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1992 Acura Legend 3.2L neutral VIN: SALTY1245X
This Acura Legend is my son's car and he is complaining that sometimes when he tries to pull out from a stop light the engine revs but the car does not move.I ask him to try to pull the shifter down to a lower gear to see if it made any difference. he told me ...
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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L oil system VIN: JH4KA7667P
Hello, This acura came in 6 months ago complaining about white smoke comming out the tailpipe occaisionally. We could only get it to smoke a little at that time, if we revved it up a few times. Now it'll start smoking if you let it idle (or drive it around) ...
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1997 Acura CL 2.2L compressor VIN: 19UYA1249V
Thanks to all. The ac system on this vehicle fails to come on after the vehicle sits in the sun for the day. The problem is intermittent and fails once every two weeks. When the ac system does work, it cools fine and will operate normally. If the ac comes on, ...
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L starter VIN: 4S2CY58V3R
Need wiring info on starting circuit. I'm primarily an A/C shop and don't have any info on the starting circuit. Ignition switch was replaced and I sill have no voltage out of starter relay.
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L a/c VIN: JTBUF11FFX
Thanx in advance we replaced the compressor denso reman. ,reciver drier , expansion valve , evaporator core. the low side reads about 20 psi and the needle moves real slow from 20 to 25 at idle it goes up then down up then down like a second hand on a clock. t...
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1992 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JA3CV40D9N
greetings, i need some mitsu techs help here. this expo will run and die after 15-20 minutes. injector pulse drops out. i need to know what mitsu uses for an injector trigger (dist.,oil pressure,voodoo spell!???). thanks jli.
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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3XC57BNY
Car came with a no start. Cranks over good. Snap-on scanner gets no response. Followed all the ns-1 - ns-5 flow charts. Will I used ones for a Stealth. There are none in the book or on our snap-on computer for this car.Also checked all power and grounds to the...
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1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN1HJO156R
This car has a severe surge at light to moderate acceleration. The first thing I could think of was a clogged up fuel filter. It was and I replaced it. That didnt help, so here are some other things I have done: I can advance the ignition timing to the point t...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN41B6S
Head Scratcher.. Has any one seen this before. Problem only happens after motor is warmed up and is allowed to hot soak. And it is an intermitant ocurance. Problem is a long crank to start engine. Motor does start and idles rough for a few seconds. No other p...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, pings VIN: 4TASN92N8Y
Customer complains that engine runs rough cold and that there is a loss of power and engine pings. found long term fuel trim is at -8.5 at idle, short term is at 0. checked fuel pressure and valve timing both -ok. tried replacing the MAF sensor with no chage i...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L bucks slightly VIN: JHMCD5566S
Hey thanks everybody. Wow 24 responses on this one, vast majority correctly suggested EGR. Cleaned the ports and the plenum and it's all good. Thanks for taking time to answer this.
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1992 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L AC hose and compressor VIN: JT2MX83E3N
Great information, thanks a ton. Turns out the aftermarket 'made in the USA' hose was the entire problem. It just had to be my wife's car, so I had to fix it that day. I ordered the Toyota made in Japan hose and put it on. Guess what, no more noise. I sawed th...
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