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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Compressor VIN: JHMCD56345
The compressor on this car will not engage. Tested and found no ground at compressor relay control. Went through diagnostics and found a bad ac switch. Replaced that and still inop. Continued through flow chart and it said to replace ac thermostat, we did that...
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...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L horn inter inop VIN: 1HGCG5646W
seem to be loseing grd in steering collumn.
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Engine VIN: 2HKRL1851X
Noise in front of engine. Sounds like a lifter, but is most noticeable from top of engine block under intake. Mileage actually unknown, but reasonable guess is 80,000-90,000. Have taken off front valve cover and inspected rockers and adjusted valves - no chang...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U01
Good morning , We have 2 codes on this vehicle PO440 & PO446 EVAP system problem, any help would be great.
1988 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1GD2221J
Mazda techs- High emissions. Replaced fuel pressure regulator and o2 sensor. Fuel pressure was 15lbs. too high and the o2 sensor was biased lean. After replacement pressure came into specs. (30lbs. idle) and o2 showed the appropriate response by going straigh...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L ABS Pump VIN: JM3LW28G91
I am really having a tough time with this one everybody,maybe this system is the same on the Ford minivans as well. This van keeps triggering an ABS code C1250 It is an ABS/TCS equipped van and this code for for a circuit failure for the left rear wheel retent...
2004 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 1N6MD26Y64
I am writing this for my brother-in-law because he is thousands of miles away and I cannot help him directly so I need your help. This truck isn't even due for it's first oil change, and every morning on first start up his garage is filled with thick blue smok...
1991 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT3AC11R7M
This one came in for an hesitation problem. When engine get hot it loose power. When engine cold run like new and get good acceleration. When its hot you can accelerate but only in the first quart of accelerator. If you give it much then engine die like a maf ...
1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L cooling fans VIN: 1NXAE94AXN
key on engine off or running both condensor fan and radiator fan running constantly. New relays and coolent temp sensor the 1 wire sensor on thermostat housing. Still no fix. Even unplugged high pressure switch. Only way to shut off both fans is to pull the co...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L rear VIN: JT2SK12E5P
Thanks in advance for your time taken to read. This camry has a clunk or rattle from left rear over any bump. We have inspected rear suspension several times and nothing is obviously loose. The noise sounds like a loose stabalizer link or bushing, but I have r...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1NXBA02E4V
this veh. dies every time you give it the gas above approx. 1700 rpm . it looses the injector pulse , but still has spark . it idles perfectly and will start up every time .i tried unplugging the tps ,no help . there are no codes in this veh. which seem a litt...
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Electronic VIN: 5TDBT44A12
did check all pads and rotors and electricle conns snappy scanner not up to date generic cartrige said no codes any ideas appreciated thanks mark

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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L timing belt VIN: KLATA5263Y
i recieved four relies .three said no specal tool needed .thank you bob for offering your tool.i made a tool i bought a flat wrench heated and bent the handle to make it work.thank you for the help .david
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L air conditioning VIN: 1HGCD5532T
The heater control valve was sticking. The technician who was working on the car took a closer look the next day and found it. Thanks to all for your help.
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 68741FG12D
Thanks to all who responded I was away from the shop and no serivce information avaliable found the sensors replaced the Left one car returned to customer
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10UXX
As most who responded said these new a/f sensors are a headache. Replaced both sensors and problem solved. thanks again Trouble codes: 1135 (delay in acheiving closed loop operation).
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L idle effected, smokes when starts up VIN: JM1TA222OS
since it was a used carlot car he decide to wholesale it and cut his lost,I belive jason could be right. this site is problem the best thing that came along for the techian to get other ideals to think about and learn what other people have run across.
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JMTTA2210S
I pulled the plugs and blew out all the cylinders again but this time I dropped a small amount of oil in each cylinder before spinning the plugs back in. That was it. I couldn't believe it. Changed the oil and its on its way. Of course sitting over night proba...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Chassis VIN: JT2BG12K4T
Most everyone was in agreement that we didn't do anything during the service to have caused the noise. One respondant said that the diff bearings could have been damaged if not properly filled and another said to check the engine mounts, because of the stresse...
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