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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Air Bags VIN: 19UUA5666Y
Hi all. My wife's Acura has the SRS light on and we have not been able to read or clear codes. Since this is my wife's car and I really dont want to send it to the dealer to get fixed. While vehicle was under warranty (about 20,000 miles ago)the dealer cleared...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Fast Warm Idle VIN: 1HGCB7252L
I just performed a full tune-up on this car. It had a hesitation/stumble. The plug wires were oil soaked from the seals leaking on the top of the tubes and you could drive a truck through the gap in the spark plug(the electrodes were that worn). I cleaned out ...
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1997 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L drivability VIN: JHMBB6158V
Hi all,we changed the ignition switch on this honda .and after we hooked up the battery the factory security system activated and doses not shut off.how can we disable the disabler on this thing?Thanks in advance for your help Randy
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L 1/4 glass VIN: JA3AW75K25
This spyder came in with the complaint of the quarter windows inop after the car was washed and the top retracted while the car was still wet. When the top was put back up the quarter windows didn't move forward and close the gap. I have tested the motor for t...
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2002 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L blowing baterry main fuse VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
hey guysi have this car here we replaced the altornato 3 weeks ago and battery after parts were installed we ran a test on the charging system it was good 14.25amps befor it was battery volts it lives for 3weeks yesturday the customer call me tells me the bake...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L p0464 VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
CUSTOMER CAME IN FOR A P.M.I., AND THE S.E.S. LIGHT WAS ON. I FOUND THE CODE, P0464, FUEL LEVEL SENSOR OPEN OR SHORT. I CHECKED FOR DATA, AND HAVE NONE ON THE "RED BRICK" OR ON THE MASTERTECH. I REMOVED THE SENDER, AND TESTED IT FOR RESISTANCE, AND IT WAS FINE...
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L guage VIN: 3N1AB51D92
Need help from Nissan guru's. This nissan have a strange problem with the temperature guage reading all the way hot, and the vehicle is not overheating. We replaced the tempeature sending unit and thermostat, the guage still reading high, than all of a sudden ...
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BJ63C8M
91 Legacy with a rough, erratic idle and setting code 42 for throttle switch. Found 11.0v at throttle switch connector pin D and also has 11.0V on pin 6 B48 connector at ECU for throttle switch. Information sources say that should be a 5V reference signal. Thr...
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1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Burning oil VIN: JT4RN63B7G
OK, this is a fun one. I have oil burning issues with this truck. There is oil in the lower intake and exhaust manifolds and I cannot source the leak. This engine was just rebuilt. It has been run about twenty minutes. I do not believe it is getting past the r...
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1999 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L engine VIN: JH4DC2391X
Customer oked dissambly, we removed 4 pistons & found oil rings weak, some of the rails were lined up instead of staggered. Also rings are sticking in the ring groves. Cylender head has one exhaust valve that is wet stain of oil on the stem under the guide. ot...
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Suspension VIN: JACDJ58X1W
Of the replies I recieved, two felt the most logical source of this noise was brake pad noise. With this as a possibility and no obvious movement in any wheel or suspension assembly this one will go unsolved. Thanks for the help.
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1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN1HJ01NF5
With information recieved I was confident this trans. was toast. The bulk of the replies indicated internal damage, probably plantery assemblies. Check the replies for a better description of internal function. Thanks to all.
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1991 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT4VN13G3M
I caneled cylinders until I found #2 problem cylinder. Customer gave approval to tear down. The piston skirt on hole 2 was broken. Didn't really scar the wall but the piston was really bad. I don't know why it wasn't burning oil and missing. Ordered a used mot...
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L engine VIN: JT2AE09V5R
Many were right on about the engine having to much wear.We pullled engine and found uneven wear on cylinders. My tech did not mic out the cyclinder walls and the oil control rings appeared to be stuck. I am still not sure exactly waht happened but I had to res...
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