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1990 Honda Accord DX 2.2L balance shaft belt VIN: JHMCB7642L
both timing belt and balance shaft belts broke. the rear balance shaft alignment is a fun one! question? the 6mm bolt that you are suppose to use works, but it slides in in two positions. how do you know which hole to use to line up the rear balance shaft? ...
1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6126V
Just need a little info today please. Could anyone kindly tell me what a P1399 is on this Civic? I tried both my snap-on and the shops OTC scanner and get the code in both. It comes up under vehicle specific as well as OBD-II generic. Neither scanner has a def... Trouble codes: P1399 (unknown)
2000 Honda Insight 1.0L batterys VIN: JHMZE1355Y
hi all got this customer who recently bought a 2000 insight off the street after totaling thier old one. the problem with this one is that after driving for a long time the battery capacity indicator on the dash drops extreamly low(one bar) and vehicle wants...
2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Charging VIN: 1HGEM21252
hi, this honda isnt charging, stays at bat voltage, and will eventually go to dead battery. when running the alt lite flashes rapidly, something ive never seen before. i pulled the alt and it bench tests good. however, i wanted to peek inside but the thru bolt...
1995 Hyundai Accent 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHVD4N65U
Help, I am 23 years old and have had a mobile repair business for about 4 years now and and have not had the benefit of a tutor, tech schooling, had to rely on manuels, all data and other mechanic friends. My problem is this. A customer had a no start and I d...
1990 Infiniti M30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire
I have this infiniti V6, the problem is that #6 injector is not working, no signal, checked with noid light. I am getting batt power to it. Checked ground side #6 injector at computor still no pulse. Other injectors work ok. Last garage that worked on it insta...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L rear trailing arm bushings VIN: JT8UF22E7S
The bushing where the trailing arm attaches to the bottom of the rear axle bearing carrier is cracked. Lexus does not offer the bushing separately - have to buy the whole bearing carrier. Has anybody found a source for the bushing only? thanks
1990 Subaru Legacy 2.2L compressor VIN: JF1BJ6310L
everything lights up on the control panel.If I ground the brown and yellow wire at the pressure switch the compressor will come on and blows perfectly cold air. I checked the evap temp switch and even bypassed it with no fix. with the sensor plugged in I have ...
1998 Suzuki Swift 1.3L spark VIN: 2S2AB21H4W
The vehical starts, runs for 10 min. then dies No spark is found after it dies... If we wait a few hours it will start up again then die in 10 min. replaced; crank sensor, ECU twice. ignition switch. None of the above fixed the problem, Suzuki dealer had it f...
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV21E9M
Helllo Everyone, I have had the car 2 weeks with no positive results..The car cranks but won't start. I have cam signal but no spark or injector pulse. I have checked all grounds that i can find and all seem good. The mil light does not come on with key but c...

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1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L No Start VIN: 4S2CG58EOR
had 3 replaies, alternator trouble, oil pressure sending unit trouble and a poor connection at connector at left fender. charging system always tested good, oil presure unit, light would go off during cranking, and could not find the connector with trouble at ...
1996 Lexus SC400 4.0L alternator VIN: JT8CH32YXT
Thank you to the Lexus and Toyota techs who helped on this one! --Alternator had failed. The copper plating had worn off the inner slip ring, about half way around, exposing the insulator--so, that brush was making little or no contact. It looked like the same...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on, PO400A VIN: JA4LS31H3X
decarboned intake and the MDP sensor vacum passage way and cleared DTC P1400 Trouble codes: P0400.
1987 Nissan Pulsar NX SE 1.6L Hesitation, Skips or cuts out VIN: JN1PN3453H
Thanks to all that helped with ideas. Fix was to replace air flow meter in throttle body. Runs better than ever now.
1990 Nissan Axxess SE 2.4L Front seal VIN: JN1HM16S6L
Many thanks to all who replied! It was definetly the timing cover seal. A bugger to get at and a timely fix. Customer is now looking to trading this vehicle in for a newer model. Again, I cannot thank everyone enough. Regards, Randy D
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1H501F4P
Thanks Guys- maf sensor took care of the issue-it stopped stalling.
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D9W
Well talked to the used car dealer about the suggestion that were made and everyone agreed that the sub harness wire and knock sensor should be replaced. But all he wanted was the light out and try to sell it first if it comes back he'll have me fix it then. B... Trouble codes: P0325.
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