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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L air bag VIN: 1HGCG5648X
We recently received this Honda from a local body shop that we do post deployment air bag repairs for.This car was hit in the drivers front area-however only the pass side air bag deployed???-We went ahead and replaced the pass side air bag and replaced the co...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D0T
Car was brought in for oil leaks and we resealed the oil pan, inner and outer timing covers and replaced the inner cover o-rings. Car now runs with no oil leaks but cuts out while idling and sets a code P0340. As its warms up, the problem gets worse. We've rep... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor)
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L door latch VIN: JNKAY21D2V
this vehicles drivers front door will not open. the door lock will not unlock. i know it is a latch problem, but to replace it, the door needs to be open. how do you get this door open with a broken latch? i have been able to get the panel off a bit, but the f...
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1995 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 4S2CM58VXS
yeah everyone this one has got my brain twisted. Any how, after replacing the water pump, timing belt, tensioner bearing, and idler bearing; I notice that the lower hose would callapse off idle. I tested the t-stat and it would open at 198 degree and the spec ...
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1995 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L No Start VIN: JACDJ58V9S
This vehicle came in for a bad engine.The oil filter was loose and pumped all the oil out.We got the new engine in, and a I have no spark and no injector pulse. It uses a GM ignition module with the three coil packs.It only uses a crank signal to trigger the i...
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1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L tail and dash lamps
intermittent dead short on this circuit. all lamps and sockets checked. scanned harness with magnetic field inducer to no avail. have exposed all harnesses in vehicle including optional trailer harness not in use. short will come and go as it pleases. all runn...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AX55F5T
need help with a mitsubishi. I do not do many of these so maybe someone will have a clue for me on it. There is a no start. engine will pop in intake some of the time but that is about all you get. Checked the cam timing and it looked right on the money.checke...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BGD857X
I ran all vehicle diagnosis on the EGR system, no problems found, no excessive buil up on the EGR valve. Solenoid operating correctly, runs like a champ at all speeds. Checked all scan values, all within spec. What am I missing?? Trouble codes: P400
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT3VN39W8L
Customer states car started running bad after a potential buyer took it for a test drive. Customer states that car uses less than 1 quart of oil in 3,000 miles. We found engine idles on #2,4,6 cylinders only. Compression readings as follows 1/100 2/175 3/100 ...
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1995 Toyota Paseo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2EL45U3S
Hello all... This Paseo came in with check engine light and code 52 stored. Cleared code and it reset almost immediately. Checked output of sensor at ECU and directly at sensor and had neither voltage or frequency siganl. Replaced sensor with Toyota part # 8... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor circuit open or shorted)
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L abs light VIN: 4S2DM58W8Y
Hi to all, Sorry it took so long to close or respond, but the customer took the vehicle for alittle while. I retested everything, & got 3 codes. 2 of them were for the left front wheel sensor.(#51 #61). I tested that senso & it is defintely bad. I tested the r...
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1993 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L No Start VIN: IYVGE31B3P
Hello everyone, Since the engine starts and runs for a short while and quits again, I decided to replace with A-1 cardone rem:distributor and the engine came back alive very well.Thanks to all who reply my help post.You all mention about the very commom dist...
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1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L ac clutch VIN: 1N4AB42D8S
Well hopefully this will help someone else. The ECM was shutting off the AC because it saw that the engine was running hot. This vehicle was not overheating. We replaced the thermostat and the AC problem was fixed. It appears that the heater core was enough to...
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1992 Subaru Loyale 1.8L head VIN: JF1AN4220N
Thanks to all that replied. Although the vehicle has not been back yet to have the coolant leak fixed, I have a better idea of what to look for. All the replies that I recieved said that it is probably an intake gasket problem. If the vehicle ever comes back i...
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1986 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN62D2G
Hello, I would like to thank all 14 who replied to this problem. I finally got to get back on this Monday 6-7-04 and Romain from Alberta and Randy for Wisconsin were dead on the problem. Several members stated that the splice connections at the right front fen...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L abs modulator VIN: JT3VN39W3N
well the 3 replies i recived said that the abs modulator unit is most likely the cause but its about $700 and special order. customer dosent want to spend that much. customer did say that the symptom dos'nt act up in four wheel drive? i learned that the p/s pu...
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1996 Toyota Paseo 1.5L AC compressor clutch VIN: JT2CC52H8T
removed short factory wiring harness from side of core support to compressor . This is a 2 foot pre-made factory harness that is wired tied to the Ac lines, there was a break in the wire INSIDE the flexable conduit at the lowest part of the harness. The confus...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K3X
Thanks to all that replied. I had trouble with the customer to bring the vehicle back to the shop because the check engine light is off. Majority of everyone said replace O2 but Rodney from Hawaii gave me resistants on 2 black wires on 02 should be 11 - 16 ohm...
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