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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 2HGEJ112XR
Customer brought in car to have a/c fixed, specified did not want to pay for o.e. parts, so owner obliged him and got reman parts. I told owner I did not want to install parts, but I had no say in the matter. I replaced compressor, drier, expansion valve, and ...
1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L no pedal VIN: 4S6CM58V8V
we diagnosed problem as bad m/cyl due to pedal response and info from customer...replaced with aftermarket reman...bled system...still not good pedal...replaced with oem m/cyl rebled three diffrent ways(vac/man/pressure) and still no pedal...flushed system and...
1995 Hyundai Accent 1.5L Ignition/Fuel VIN: KMHVF21N2S
Hi everyone: For the past two years, this car sometimes won't start, it cranks fine. It has never died while running. Sometimes it will go for a month and no problem, then it might do it twice in a day. Sometimes cold, but most of the time when the car has sat...
2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L driver&passenger side air bags VIN: GXE-000677
Hello, The car came too me with the air bags already installed but the mil was still on I scanned it but I cannot understand what it means any help would be appreciated.
1987 Mazda B2000 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM2UF1119H
Need to find a source for the Mixture Solenoid for this Mazada. Mazada does not service this part. My source has ordered one but it is backordered for up to 5 weeks. This is customers ony transpertation, I would like to get her back on road.
1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L oil leak VIN: JM1NA3515N
Help!! I own a small shop that does mainly Mazda and Subaru.I would like to think that I know this car well but I'm wondering! Has anybody run into a similar problem? I think that there is a small leak at the rear of the headgasket. It then runns down between ...
1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L compressor clutch VIN: JM1BB1416T
Hi Guys, I'm hoping some of you [...] have run across something like this in the past. The vehicle keeps burning up compressor clutches. This time, the compressor is locked up, but previous replacements were just the clutch burned up. I have flushed this system...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34Y2S
Hi guys I've got one here I'm at my witts end on. This vehical will not start,no spark. I've been through the book with this thing checking powers and grnds all ok. I got a new reman computor from the dealer, still no spark. When checking the auto shut down re...
1988 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2SV21E3J
The car was towed in with no start condition.Engine will start if you crank long enough and will run so so but if you goosed the gas it stalls.There is no problems with MAF,fuel,injectors,timing(ign. or valve),spark or cat.convertor.It does not start all the t...
1990 Toyota Pickup 3.0L compressor VIN: JT4VH13G3L
a/c button in dash does not engage system. Switch tested ok. Compressor jumpered to 12v - works. Thermister, dual pressure switch, & a/c amplifier - according to AllData is good. ( not to sure test is accurate for amplifier ) When jumper power to compressor wi...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1GK12W2R
Car came in with mil on. Retrieved o2 code, replaced sensor and sent customer on his way (toyota o2). About a week later customer returned with mil light on again. This time we retieved a p0402 code, excessive exhaust gas flow. Egr valve working fine, stalls w... Trouble codes: P0402
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L engine oil pressure VIN: 4T1GK12E5R
Hi everybody : The engine oil light came on after the car warm up and drive around a block,replaced new oil pressure switch with no help,hook up gauge at oil pressure switch port and reads 70 psi at cold and drop to 30 warm up at idle.There is no loud engine ...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Alignment VIN: JT3GP10V6V
We are unable to stop rear tires from chopping. This has been a problem since early in the vehicle's life if not from the beginning. As I said, others have aligned this vehicle too. This continues to occur through different tire brands, different alignment equ...

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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L starting VIN: ER47856FD7
HI, I thank you all for your imput, almost everyone (out of 27 replies) said the main relay, and after replacing that It starts with a click of the key. I was told I could open the relay up and resolder the dry cracked old solder connection but customer travel...
2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L automatic transmission fluid level gauge VIN: JNKBF01A42
Haven't fixed the car yet but suspect the tps sensor, I saw on the scanner that it reads out the voltage too slowly compared to the throttle angle variation. I got a friend at the dealer and they have one of these cars in the shop for a collision, we are going...
1994 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L First gear VIN: 4A3AJ56G8R
Thanks guys;did a teardown on the tranny and found that the rear planetary one way clutch was freewheeling CW and CCW.Time to fetch some new parts. Thanks to David [...].
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B2X
Sorry Guys, the customer has not yet returned. I did get some very good responses though regarding the Bypass VSV and the charcoal canister.. I am quite sure that either the Bypass VSV or te canister will fix the problem although I have yet to try. I got one r... Trouble codes: P0446.
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
OK... Rule 1 - If you are sure of something, dont let adversity change your mind! This Toyota has abused me and Danny for a month on and off, challenged everything we knew about idle and computer control...all because of one simple problem: My own inherant n... Trouble codes: P0505.
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V5X
some of you guys sent me the diagram and i had to connect the lines in the rigth order.then followed the steps in the scanner and rest the codes,now the ligth it`s off
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