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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCG564XX
Customer bought car at auction and came in for a service. The coolant overflow was very oily. Upon removing radiator cap we found brown pudding. At some small chance we thought the original owner might have put something in coolant before it was repoed we flus...
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L gauge lights VIN: 1HGCG22572
the tach, speedo, fuel & temp gauges do not light up, all other lights for radio, clock, odometer ect. work fine and the dimmer switch works. I have power to the wires going into the inst. panel. I can ground the RED wire at the panel and make the lights come ...
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L vdc\tcs\abs VIN: JNKDA31A02
Hello Infiniti techs, Slip, Trac, ABS lights come on after a very long road test according to customer. We were not able to reproduce in a 20 minute road test, and we do NOt have a consultII. Found a tsb related to erronoeus slip MIL. I CANNOT find the VDC\TCS...
1996 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L air bag VIN: 1F4DR17X4T
hi to all, i have this mazda truck with the air bag light flashing, we found code b1933 psgr air bag high restanince circut open. can anyone help point me in the right direction to diagnose the problem.i dint have a shop manul for this one. so any help would b...
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3535X
i have worked with tech support while testing egr system. we have tested boost sensor and selenoid, both seem to be working ok, the boost sensor has 5volts on the green/red and 4.25 on the grey. the selenoid when we grounded the grey/bk lost the vacuum to the ... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr excessivce gas flow)
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L right front brake VIN: JA3XC57BXN
this vehicle was brought in to my shop three months ago with a broken engine the customer has approved repairs to the engine one week ago. the engine now runs and on the test drive we noticed the right frt caliper was slow to release. the condition did not imp...
1992 Nissan D21 2.4L Mounts VIN: 1N65D16YXN
Well This is weaird, This nissan has a lot of FLEX in the shifter like a broke motor mount,or trans mount. Pulled all 3 ad all look good. Cust. brought in new mounts and compaired them seem to have same softness (out of truck) How much flex is normal for these...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4BU31DXS
First time user everyone, car will start(cranks alot)and will idle fine,when you rev it I boggs right down and stalls,if you bring the revs up slowly it will rev up all the way,we put a spark light on a spark plug and when you rev it quick the light dims until... Trouble codes: P0325
1993 Subaru Loyale 1.8L left head noise VIN: JF2AN52B8P
we replaced engine about 8 months ago . after fired up and test drove heard what was thought to be a slight dist noise. customer opted to monitor the noise . every time customer came in for a oil change it was a little bit louder. so we told him it was time to...
2000 Suzuki Vitara 2.0L starting
Cobra Alarms systems in Italy tried website U/S. Need writing diagram for a 5320 siren plus 6019mk2 sensor-main control unit plus immobiliser all black wires. I have looped out the starter and fuel pump circuits. Engine now runs with the siren off. siren on en...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Electronic VIN: 4T1SK12W8N
Hi guys I'm in need of help with this Toyota. I recently replaced the service port valves, for, they were leaking. However, during a pressure system check, the compressor was not work. So, I notice that the A/C switch was flicking on the off. I can find any in...
1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3DJ81W8R
OK Toyota guys, I really need you now. We started with a simple dead, no voltage output O2. Replace unit with a NTK O2 sensor (WorldPac part that we thought was same as OEM) Same problem, no voltage? after installing ANOTHER new unit and still no voltage, we p... Trouble codes: 25 (air/fuel ratio to lean)
1994 Toyota Camry 2.2L SRS Light VIN: 4T1SKHE4RU
We have this Camry with a code 22 SRS light malfunction the light is on continious the the code will not clear. The battery voltage was measured at the LA terminal as should be. We disconnected the battery and the center air bag module still the code returns. ...
1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R4V
the check engine lite will come on and stay on for a day or two then go off. the customer does not complain of a miss in the engine just the light coming on and off. Trouble codes: P0300 (radom misfire), P0303 (cyl. 3 misfire), P0305 (cyl5 misfire)

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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L oil pump gasket VIN: 4A3AX55F2V
OK, here's the deal... It turns out that this engine was installed at the Mitsubishi dealership but is not a factory rebuilt. Also, the balance shafts have been eliminated which was cause for much confusion. This engine has an aftermarket front cover which h...
2001 Mitsubishi Chariot 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: N84W013526
I have to close due to time. Car have not return yet but as soon as I got it fix will give you guys a detail report. anyway thank you for many who replied. Trouble codes: P0173 (Fuel trim malfunction Bank 2).
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Speedometer VIN: 4S3BG6851X
Just about every one came to the same conclusion aabout this fix. Speedo head, I have found a used unit and I am going to attempt the swap when it arrives, I will update if the head doesn't fix the problem. Thank you for the replies.
1995 Toyota T100 3.4L noise VIN: JT4VD22E7S
Most of the replies were for the crossover pipe going behind the engine. We installed a couple of clamps on the shield on that pipe and the customer reports noise is gone. This noise would only happen under certain driving conditions (load and temperature) so ...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
thank you everyone for all your help. the fixed turned out to be the egr vacuum modulator - had slight pin hole in it and not allowing enough flow. thanks to everyone! i appreciate it Trouble codes: P0401.
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L rotors VIN: 5TBBT4416Y
Thank you to all that responded many good helps. Michael with his policy of not allowing any more than .001' runout on any barke job. Brad saying approx. 65% fix with the larger calipers. Mark with Phase matching. Curt with the cutting of the backing plate. An...
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