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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DB7555S
Car was towed in. Had no spark, so after testing for coil power supply and signal replaced coil. Car started but ran poor. Replaced incorrect spark plugs as well as remainder of secondary ignition parts (all) and fuel filter. No improvement. After replacing di...
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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L timing belt VIN: KLATA5263Y
am replacing timing belt , but need to find timing belt adjustment tool .(j42492 )any help would be appreciated .
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Door locks VIN: 1HGCD5631V
We have a vehicle that will very intermittently keep locking the door locks while driving or will do it with just the door closed. If its unlocked, no problems. I was able to verify it and had the door lock switch out and tested, o/k. It even happened when the...
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L rear axle VIN: JHLRD1849V
Vehichle came to the shop for routine maintainance and customer advised us of a noise that was happening on turns.After verifying the noise, we did a road test using a steelman chassis ear.The sound is a rotational squealing noise(only on sharp turns;left or r...
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1990 Hyundai Excel GLS 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHVF32J3L
Towed in in time for my lunch; cranks. won't start - no sparks, discover no pulse to injectors either. Folks, what I need are some places to search on this alien craft which has landed on my lift (I know someone out there has had one of these pups on THEIR lif...
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2000 Kia Rio 1.5L Compresser/fan control VIN: KNADC24321
The air conditioner compresser and condenser fan come on as soon as the key is turned on and run continuously. The compresser is somewhat noisy and the system appears low on refrigerant as the refrigerant 'hisses' through the evaporator, however this is not th...
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1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L supercharger VIN: JM1TA2221S
car was towed in with a jumped t-belt due to a piece of the cover falling in. Cyl # 4 had 90 psi. After replacing t-belt and tensioner Cyl. # 4 still has 90 psi 60 running. But now there is a loud knocking noise coming from the supercharger. Is this related to...
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1997 Mazda B4000 4.0L 1st and reverse VIN: 4F4DR17X0V
Hello all. I have a customer who has had for quite a while a concern about a poor feel when taking off from a stop light. It was intermittent before, but now seems to be present every time it is hot. It is hard to describe, but it when the truck is good an...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Speedometer VIN: 1YVGF22C21
Thanks always for your help. Here goes. Ford Dealer/used cars brought this vehicle to our shop after they have replaced the speedo head and the drive gear speed sensor located at the right axle housing. We made contact with the closest dealer ... And that de...
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D71
Help Toyota Techs(or anyone) We had a customer bring in this vehicle because of a miss at idle. After talking with the customer we were informed the valve cover gaskets had been replaced(by a friend) and the upper plenum removed to accomplish the job. Now it a...
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L code 93 VIN: EE-111-BEK
I need more detail on code 93 . Any member for IATN can help me . My scan tool did not show the code 93 . Thanks in advance
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1986 Honda Civic CRX Si 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMAF5331G
Thanks for all the help, finally the owner brought another used computer in and it fired right off. But could not see anything wrong with the old one, checked out good with the scanner and a few different tests from the manuals and books and such. But this c...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Final drive splines VIN: JHMCD5533R
Vehicle Is repaired! What had happened is the the left side axle was installed on the right side. It measures about 1/4 inch shorter and did not have a machined surface for the support to ride on and this caused it to eventually 'pop' out of the transmission...
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1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L parking light VIN: JACCH58E5K
After the dash was disassembled and after manual trace of all the wires, we finally concluded that the headlight switch was the incorrect switch. Our tech worked on this problem for two days before we posted the problem. The third day, suprise, we fixed the pr...
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L Stall VIN: JT8VK13T4N
Most of you said to check for a sticking EGR valve. I blocked off the valve and returned the car to its owner.It stalled at least once more--customer said he felt a shudder this time, which indicates a possible lockup torque converter problem. I think we elimi...
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L brakes VIN: JT85547E8P
the wheel would get hot with out the brake & rotor on the car. one tech asked about the wheel bearing. we replaced the wheel bearing worked fine for 5 days. customer brought back & it is doing it again but the brake is free. he refuses to let us take another l...
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1987 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1GC3118H
I apologize for the delay on closing this, as I was in icu for awhile. But the vehicle is fixed It appears as I was informed that after market ignitors are not reliable. I replace it with an oem piece and vehicle has not been back for any similar complaints, b...
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1992 Mazda Protege LX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1BG2265N
Hello guys, I did have to give the vehichle up recently without fixing it. It did not fail the whole time it was here. However the customer will bring it by if it acts up again or more often. I kind of suspect that the problem may be airflow meter all though i... Trouble codes: 17 (No change in oxygen sensor).
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1993 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L No Start VIN: JF1GF2449P
Hi. first I appreciate everybody who replied to my help request. Specially Tom, John, and Mark. No start intermittently of this car is because of the CRANK SENSOR. We change this one and start over and over, it works. I am not sure it fixed because this car st...
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