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Verified for the Porsche 944
The cooling system must be inspected regularly, as small leaks can develop at the reservoir. The heater valve and fan operation should also be inspected.
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Verified for the Porsche 968
The cooling system must be inspected regularly, as small leaks can develop at the reservoir. The heater valve and fan operation should also be inspected.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 190E
The expansion valve can get stuck and is difficult to replace.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
Fuel leaks, erratic or rough engine operation, and fuel economy issues can be caused by the failure of a fuel system component called the EHA (electro-hydraulic actuator) valve.
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Verified for the Acura SLX
Even when the vehicle is in 2WD, the 4WD indicator light does not go out because of a faulty switch in the dashboard.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 190E
The dashboard is known to crack in hot climates.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300E
The part that attaches the distributor rotor to the camshaft can break; the starter will still crank, but the engine will not start.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 190E
The part that attaches the distributor rotor to the camshaft can break; the starter will still crank, but the engine will not start.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
Improperly sealed wheel well grommets can cause a water leak in the driver and front passenger foot well area. Resealing the grommets will repair the leak.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
Excessive clearance between the caliper bracket and caliper slide pins can cause a rattle. Replacing the guide pins is needed for this repair.
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Verified for the Honda CR-V
The rear trailing arm bushings tend to crack and break requiring replacement of the bushings.
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Verified for the Honda Civic
Rear trailing arm bushings crack and break. The trailing arm bushings will need to be replaced when they break.
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Verified for the Honda Accord
Our technicians note that this model must be fully warmed up in order to pass the smog/emissions test.
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Verified for the Chrysler Town & Country
If the seal is not properly lubricated, the moon roof (sunroof) can make noise.
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Verified for the Chrysler Pacifica
If the moon roof makes a thumping noise moving from the closed to the vent position, using some lubricant (available from Dodge) on the moon roof seal can solve the problem.
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Verified for the Honda Accord
On vehicles with a squeaking moon roof, there is an anti squeak tape available from Honda.
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Verified for the Honda Accord
An oil leak inside the distributor can cause misfires and loss of power.
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Verified for the Honda Odyssey
High mileage distributors can leak oil onto the heater hose below it and cause the hose to fail and loose coolant. The distributor will need to be replaced along with the heater hose to address this issue.
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Verified for the Honda Accord
Some models can leak engine oil from the camshaft seal.
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Verified for the Acura Legend
If the engine oil is not changed frequently, the car can develop a rattling noise from the hydraulic lifters in the engine.
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Verified for the Acura Integra

The car may not start or drive well because of problems with the ignition coil. This can be resolved by replacing the ignition coil.

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Verified for the Lincoln Navigator
When replacing the battery, make sure the battery height is correct; a battery that is too tall can cause a short circuit when the hood is closed.
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Verified for the Lincoln Continental
Vibration caused by the air compressor for the air suspension can be solved by installing an insulator kit at the air compressor mounting points.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
On certain models a flapping noise in the engine can occur due to an improperly tensioned timing belt.
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Verified for the Mazda Millenia
Timing belt replacements can be very expensive on the supercharged models. It is important to be sure the timing belt is replaced at the scheduled interval.
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Verified for the Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
The timing belt may fail prematurely. Our technicians tell us that the belt tensioner and idler pulleys should be replaced when the timing belt is replaced.
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Verified for the Toyota MR2
The timing belt tensioners may make a rattling noise at a higher mileages. This is due to the adjustment being at its limit. Our technicians tell us that the range of the adjuster may be lengthened by elongating the slot where the spring attaches by 2-3 mm to remedy this problem.
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Verified for the Toyota Celica
The timing belt tensioners may make a rattling noise at a higher mileages. This is due to the adjustment being at its limit. Our technicians tell us that range of the adjuster may be lengthened by elongating the slot where the spring attaches by 2-3 mm to remedy this problem.
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Verified for the Toyota Corolla
The timing belt tensioner may make a rattling noise at a higher mileages. This is due to the adjustment being at its limit. Our technicians tell us the range of the adjuster may be lengthened by elongating the slot where the spring attaches by 2-3 mm to remedy this problem.
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Verified for the Land Rover Freelander
A rattling noise from the right side of the vehicle can be caused by worn timing belt rollers. These tend to fail and should be maintained to avoid serious engine damage.
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