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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L fans VIN: JHMCA5544K
hello everyone//customer came in overheating and we roadtested vehicle with normal temp after filling with water and the radiator was leaking badly.we installed new radiator and ran to temp with no fan operation.temp will climb to the red zone after 20-25 minu...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L r.f. high beam VIN: 1HGCD5610V
vehicle has no high beam on passenger side with no power to bulb.daytime running light is illuminated but i can not find test procedure in mitchell.wiring diagram shows drl control unit located on r. side of instrument panel.i know from past experience that th...
1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L 1st gear VIN: 2HGEJ6623W
I need help on a honda B4RA trans. The car came in with the trans slipping on take off in 1st gear. Removed trans and found 1st gear clutch pack burnt up and seals blown. Rebuilt trans replacing all clutches & plates, seals & torque converter. Went through val...
1995 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L unkown VIN: JACDJ58V75
Vehicle came into shop and would not pull.Found that the clutch was shot.Bolts on flywheel and flywheel itself was blue.Found that the rear brakes were locked up on this vehicle causeing drag.Replaced clutch assembly including slave cylinder and flywheel with ...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58XX1
Hello techs, We need some help on this Isuzu trying to pinpoint the cause of a cold start misfire, rough idle, popping, spitting, and hesitation. If you let it idle for a little, engine will smooth out and run fine for the rest of the day. Engine light has co... Trouble codes: 1340 (ION sensing module- cylinder syncronization)
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Tachometer & Speedometer VIN: JT8UF11EXP
I am lookin for a rebuilder of spedo head and tachometer assy,both of these items intermittently drop to ZERO @ times but independently of each other have read all archives and fixes for lihtin issues I DO NOT HAVE A LIHTIN ISSUE I am lookin for reputable serv...
1983 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1FB3314D
i just recently bought an 1983 RX-7 and it has no power when u step on the gas and it will not stay running at idle. i checked the cats for temerture varriance and it was only a diffrence of about 50 degrees which is way to low. I originnally belived it to be ...
1995 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BA1424S
Hi everyone, This fine Mazda Protege came in with a store code of P1000, readiness fault code. There was about 6 possible problems listed. I did a visual check of the data with a snap-on scanner. However, the there was an exhuast leakage coming from the manifo... Trouble codes: P1000 (readiness code)
1973 Nissan 240Z 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: HLS30-1258
The front carburetor is dumping gas out of the bowl vent tube.As you can see from the mileage, this vehicle has spent most of its life sitting in a garage.I have found a manual (Haynes)with fairly clear and accurate info, but cannot find any repair parts for t...
1986 Nissan Multi 2.0L Unknown VIN: JN8HMO5S6G
Hi all. I have a nissan multi that vibrates in reverse only. It's a 2 wheel drive model with an auto trans. and the strange vibration started after removing the trans. to replace a worn ring gear. I have replaced motor mounts, tried adjusting the torque mounts...
1995 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L low beams
Hi there, I have this Sidekick with headlights that refuse to work on low beam. I have good fuses and power to the bulb sockets. I cant light the bulb on low beam by grounding the red/white wire at the socket. I can light the high beam by grounding the red wir...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L final drive VIN: JT2BJ22K5V
test drove transmission seems to shift ok,but when shifting from forward to reverse trans is popping removed left axle and replaced with new did not make a difference. removed diff cover and had tech power brake while under car to see if we could see a problem...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K8V
originally when vehicle was is, attempted to diagnose system according to diagnostic chart and suspected vacuum modulator may be faulty.installed new modulator and customer said after 3 days light was on. usually stays on but he said it will go out intermitten... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr flow insufficient detected)
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L engine load VIN: 2T1BR12E31
HELLO WORLD, This wonderful vehicle has me stumped. I spent a total of eight hours chasing this one before looking to the big brain. On startup falls on its face. Cannot accelerate very well. When the throttle is snapped open Park or nuteral RPM doesn't go ov...

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1992 Acura Legend 3.2L neutral VIN: SALTY1245X
I have not done any more to the car other than flush the the fluid again,and check the fluid level.All 6 replies placed emphasis on flushing fluid and making sure level is correct.David from Australia also mentioned that all power in low gear is transmited thr...
1991 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGED635MH
Many thanks to the 27 techs that replied. the overwhelming concensus was that the main PGMFI relay was at fault. I only caught one no start occurance, so I replaced the relay when it was performing fine. It has been fine for over 2 weeks, so I will call this a...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L steering wheel VIN: 4S2DM58W71
Thanks Bob and Joe for your comments. Bob, I did look at the things you suggested. Jos Thanks for the thoughts, and I have looked at your comments also but I am still having the shakes. I believe that bent wheels is where I am going to look. Had the wheels bal...
2000 Kia Carnival 2.9L Mechanical VIN: KNAUP75251
Received two replies for this vehicle and I appreciate the information. The customer ended up buying a used engine and having it installed. What I learned the most was start reserching technical information for Kia.
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 4A3AJ56G4S
Thanks all for the help. The car runs grate the distributor was the culprit on this job. I just couldnt belive i sure thought it would be in the fuel system not the ignition. Thanks again.
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4T1SV21E4M
thanks to all who replied to my request, many of the suggestions made i had already tried. some of you suggested that the cat may be blocked however i had previously checked for backpressure using a guage in the o2 hole with zero psi cranking then after some o...
1991 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L differential VIN: JT2SK12E5R
Hello to all menbers, I got 3 help on this one THANK to Lloyd [...]-Ohio,Michael-N.J. Steven-Kentucky. I can't do what I wanted to do because there is a center diff. in transfercase, the front diff must to be working. Lloyd explained the smoke front diff. is ...
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Engine VIN: JT3DJ81W6P
I would like to thank Paul, Chris [...], Loren, and Gregory for their help. Unfortunately I was not able to repair this vehicle, as the customer decided that due to the high mileage on this vehicle, he would trade it in. Everyone confirmed the durability of the ...
1999 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L Starter Motor VIN: JT2BC53L3X
Lets START by saying the vehicle is finally fixed !!! Thanks all who took the time to read my cry for help (Benny from Georgia, Eigil from Ontario, Jeff from California (Northern), Mariano from Costa Rica , Brian from New York, James from Oregon , Larry from...
2004 Toyota prius 1.5L smart start and smart entry VIN: JTDKB22U04
turns out only a brand new transponder key can be registered when adding a key to the smart ecu memory. not sure why the first key was programmed to the new ecu because it was used but it worked and now he customer has two fully functional smart keys.
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