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1989 Acura Legend L 2.7L Cruise control VIN: JH4KA4652K
Guys, I'm stumped on this one because I've seen numerous failed check valves that leak causing various problems, but this check valve is good. Any other suggestions for me? Many thanks in advance. BTW, factory valve is $27!
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L maintanence light VIN: 1HGCG1652W
hi, need a Honda Tech's help on this one. The maintanence required light is on, when you try to reset the light it goes out and then about 1-2 seconds later pops right back on. Alldata provides no information on this light except how to reset it. the owners ma...
1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JACDH58V8N
lack of power when cold. cuts off. once is hot it has no problem. fuel ps is ok at all times replace ign coil pack and module. no codes
1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CY58Z3N
vehicle came in with customer stating: "hard to start,runs rough,has not had tuneup in quite some time,please tune". test drive revealed sluggish performanceand stutter at various speeds,intermittent check engine lite on.scan check revealed code 43(knock senso... Trouble codes: 43 (knock sensor...eeprom), 21 (tps high), 22 (tps low), 33 (map high), 34 (map low)
1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L quits warm VIN: JACDH58W1R
Hello all, this one has me stumped. As engine is reaching operating temp. it shuts off. It will try to start, acts like an engine that's jumped cam timing. It will pop out exhaust try to start then just crank. After it cools off for about a half an hour, it wi...
1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L P/S Fluid VIN: JT8UZ30C0N
The power steering fluid mysteriously disappears! Vehicle came in prox one month ago, with obvious leaks in P/S pump. We replaced the pump. Vehicle returned following week, customer had added fluid, reservoir was low, no sign of obvious leaks. After careful ...
1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L ABS Light VIN: JM1EC4348N
ABS Light not on when car brought into shop. Replaced clutch without opening hydralic Clutch system. Release bearing was siezed and worn prssure plate fingers down. Reinstaled transmission, reconected battery. ABS light came on and stays on. I do not have a sc...
1994 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L No Start, hard starting cold VIN: JM3LV5227R
This came with many problems,all are fixed but this and I need help with this last one. We have spark,fuel pressure,inj. pulse,compression. Mostly cold,sometimes after it sits about 1 hour it doesn't want to start,if starting fluid is sprayed into the intake i...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L don't run VIN: 4A3AA46G31
Need help, I have a car here that as far as I can tell there is no spark and injector pulse, checked the fuses under the hood and in dash, all OK, nobody around here work on these type of cars, and no scanner either, and I got stuck doing it. I don't work on t...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Blower Motor
Hi guys, this Maxima’s blower motor would go on and of at times. Anyone have any ideas, tips or advice.
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CA21D8W
Car came in with bad surge when in drive or rev. will rev up in park or neutral just fine. seems only to do it in rev or drive. we checked maf voltage should have been 1 volt koeo it was only .2 volts koer voltage was 1.5 volts which was normal. voltage increa...
1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L tcc VIN: JF1SF6554K
hi all we have a subaru that when the cust drives it up mountain mil light comes on and code 38 sets if you dont use od it will not set but every time with od on is this a normal deal or has anyone seen a pattern here if you pull over and shut engine off light...
1986 Toyota Van Wagon DX 2.2L No Start VIN: J14YR27V8F
This van started running badly for owner and then would smooth out. Did this a few times and then died. Had towed to shop. The fuel pressure is only 10 psi but upon checking voltage at fuel pump connector, it only has 6 volts. I am hoping someone out there can...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L hydraulic unit VIN: 4T1SK12E7R
need some help locating used or rebuilt part or someone that will rebuild the abs hydraulic unit on this camry, new one $1300.00 so salveage yard said they had one, but sent wrong one, removed old one from car for them to match up, and now after 1 week they sa...

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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L rear trailing arm bushings VIN: JT8UF22E7S
Thanks for the help. 2 piece bushings can be purchased from One Stop Undercar [...]) in Vista CA for about $30 per side. The bushings are 'top hat' shaped & have a steel sleeve that fits inside. They are easily installed. There is also a Ford part numb...
1989 Nissan D21 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy,
thank you to all that replied it turned out to be a bad egr valve it was fouling the #4 plug and caused the low mileage
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L all gauges VIN: 1N4DLOID9Y
Hello everyone, just about everyone said dash speedo cluster problem , only problem customer dont want to repair untill problem gets worse. Thanks for information, Nick from New Hampshire, David from Arkansas, Keneth from Florida Stephen from New York, Jimmy f...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L all gears VIN: 4S3BJ6336P
We have pin checked every inch of harness and the connectors between the ECU and the transmission, looking for proper voltage, grounds, shorts, etc. The only thing found was what appears to be a lack of reference signal from the computer to the ATF sensor and ...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6853X
Well it seems this car is fixed thanks to your help it has been awhile and has not come back it seems most of you wanted me to adjust vavles and that seemed to work thanks to all who replied Trouble codes: P0303, P304.
1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, poor power VIN: 4T1GK12W1S
Vehicle was not repaired at my shop but was taken to the local dealer. I got lots of good responses but I had covered all of those and then some. I was convinced the MAF sensor was/still the problem. I finally came across a used one w/the right part number. It...
1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT3HJ85J7T
Thanks to all for the replies. Most of the suggestions we had already tried but the one about the computer harness rubbing at the back of the glove box looked like it may have been the problem until we got it all apart and found the rubbing had not gone all th...
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E3Y
Thank you all for your quick responses. We recieved seven replys to our help request. The problem was the vapor pressor sensor. Toyota dealership recommended that the canistor, vapor sensor VSV could be bought as a unit. To be safe we took that option. Wheneve... Trouble codes: P0441 (evap system incorrect purge flowcar).
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