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Verified for the Acura CL
The fuel pump electrical relay sometimes stops working.
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Verified for the Honda Passport
A leaking fuel pump o-ring can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to come on. Replacing the faulty o-ring will correct this.
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Verified for the Porsche 928
A failing ECM or a fuel pump issue can cause a "No Start" condition.
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Verified for the Lincoln Continental
If you experience poor running and low fuel economy after the starter has been repaired, it could indicate that an incorrect starter relay was used. A diode-suppressed starter relay may be needed.
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Verified for the Ford Taurus
Bad motor mounts can damage the engine coolant temperature sensor wiring, causing intermittent full rich conditions.
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Verified for the Ford F-250
The gears for the timing chain can strip, causing the engine to crank but not start.
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Verified for the Mercury Tracer
A cylinder head replacement could be needed if the vehicle overheats and causes the cylinder head to crack between the valves.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
Corrosion on the antenna mast can cause poor reception. Replacing the antenna and any corroded parts will improve reception.
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Verified for the Honda Accord
Poor radio reception can be caused by corrosion in the antenna mast. Replacement of the antenna and other corroded parts will be needed.
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Verified for the Porsche 944

Corrosion/moisture at the throttle position sensor can cause performance issues relating to low boost.

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Verified for the Jeep Cherokee
Floor pan rust and corrosion typically happens where salt or mud is allowed to accumulate on the vehicle. Holes drilled in the floor can contribute to rust if the bare metal is not painted or protected with corrosion resistant coatings. Floor pan kits are available from Jeep and the aftermarket to repair rusted areas.
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Verified for the Honda Civic
Primary oxygen sensor heater failures can cause a Check Engine light. Replacing the sensor is required to repair this issue.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
On certain models the primary heated Oxygen sensor heater can fail and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the Oxygen Sensor is will fix this problem.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
On certain models the primary heated Oxygen sensor heater can fail and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the Oxygen Sensor is will fix this problem.
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Verified for the Toyota Avalon
By the time the EGR system is plugged, the Oxygen Sensor is getting slow or 'lazy'. When servicing or cleaning  the EGR system, it is a good idea to replace the Oxygen sensor because it works in tandem with the EGR system.
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Verified for the Dodge Dynasty

Corrosion on the coolant temperature sensor wiring may cause a hard or no start condition in cold ambient temperatures.

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Verified for the Honda Civic
On certain models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) misinterprets data from the coolant sensor and sets a false Check Engine light (MIL). A software update from Honda is required for this repair.
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Verified for the Honda Odyssey
On certain models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) can misinterpret data from the coolant sensor and set a false Check Engine light (MIL). A software update from Honda is needed for this repair.
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Verified for the Porsche Boxster
A failing mass air flow sensor or EVAP purge valve can cause misfire issues.
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Verified for the Ford F-150 Lightning
Tubes for the EGR system (exhaust gas recirculation) can break, causing an exhaust leak and noise under the hood.
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Verified for the Ford Bronco
Rough or unstable idling could be caused by the idle control valve and throttle plate being plugged with carbon.
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Verified for the Ford Aerostar
MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor failure is common and the MAP sensor hose to the intake port commonly plugs up or breaks, which can cause unstable idle conditions.
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Verified for the Dodge Dynasty

It is not unusual for engine vacuum hoses or sensor electrical connectors to cause driveability concerns and/or the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

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Verified for the Oldsmobile uCustom Cruiser

The engine vacuum hoses may be misrouted after major engine repair, causing various drivability concerns.

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Verified for the Pontiac u6000

3.1L V6
A wire for the engine temperature gauge or warning light may short-circuit and cause erratic operation of the temperature gauge/light.

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Verified for the Honda Odyssey
Overheated engines are prone to head gasket failures. An engine running hot is a symptom of a failed head gasket. The head gasket will need to be replaced to repair this issue.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 420SEL
Power steering hoses and components can develop leaks.
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Verified for the Volvo 960

The intake manifold gasket will often be a source of vacuum leaks. This will cause a rough idle and the Check Engine Light will illuminate. Replacement of the gasket is required to resolve this issue.

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Verified for the Toyota Celica All-Trac
Our technicians report that by 100,000 miles, the ignition key tends to wear out and should be replaced or it may not work as well in the door locks or ignition lock cylinder.
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Verified for the Toyota 4Runner
By 100,000 miles the ignition key tends to wear out and should be replaced or it may not work as well in the door locks or ignition lock cylinder.
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