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1988 Acura Legend 2.7L pipe VIN: JH4AKA4656
Help, We are needing a metal coolant pipe that is no longer available from Acura. The part number is 19426-PL2-000. I have exhausted all my contacts. Does anyone have any idea where one might be had? Pat
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1993 Acura Legend 3.2L abs VIN: JH4KA766OP
This vehicle will turn the abs light on as soon as you drive 100 ft or so. Im trying to pull codes to see where to hunt. Alldata says jump check connector under right kinck panel. I found a 2 pin blue connector with black and black/white wires. I jumped this c...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L door locks VIN: 19UUA56634
it took a while for me to get the pattern to this one.if you unlock door from outside with remote, then grab handle, as you pull on handle the door will lock.if you double click remote to unlock all doors the doors will all unlock and work correctly.i noticed ...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7154P
Hi All, I have this Accord that sometimes won't start. And when I let it sit for 30 minutes or so it will sometimes start right up. I checked for spark and it has spark. Plugs look good (they are dry). It has good fuel pressure and compression is good. It howe...
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1997 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L ATTS System VIN: JHMBB6155V
A Tech in my shop replaced the clutch on this prelude and ever since the ATTS light comes on and we've pulled out codes for the Linear sensor , both oil psi sensors , communication inhibition. We have replaced & flushed the fluid with OE Honda ATF and did the ...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Cylinder Head VIN: 4S2CK58DXY
Vehicle had coolant leaking into #4 Cyl., Found Head gasket deteriorated @ rear Coolant port to # 4 Cyl. After reassembly found oil leaks @ Oil Gallery Plugs(4) 2 in front & 2 in rear. I have removed all 4 plugs & resealed with liquid Teflon sealant, and they ...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L pinion bearings VIN: KNDJB623SY
Had this vehicle torn down for 2 weeks waiting for correct parts, finally got them today(the second try-got a pair of carier bearings and spider pinion the first time-I requested pinion bearings and a crush sleve)but can't find in any of my sources specs for p...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Starting VIN: KNDJA7235Y
vehicle entered my shop by tow truck, had a no start condition noticed engine light did not come on with ignition key, tested all grounds and power lines and all tested good. ordered a rebuilt computor and still had the same problem but with the new unit engin...
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Steering VIN: JT8UF11E1N
Hi Techs, This car has a shimmy on braking that I'm having difficulty trying to isolate. It will shimmy through the steering wheel and at the gear selection lever when braking. It does it at any speed above a crawl. I checked runnout on all 4 rotors front and...
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1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L Door locks VIN: JT8JZ31C5P
I am working on this sc 300 for a friend who bought this car on e-bay.I can not figure out the door locks or the inop seat heaters.He has a wireless remote with instructions on how to program but I can't seam to figure out the central locking system which does...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM2UF1132L
This truck came in no start. Plugs looked original with electrode wore down into ceramic. Changed plugs, rotor, and cap and motor would then hit but not run. Moved distributer for more advance and truck ran. Vacumn gauge reads 20 with a 10psi fluctuation like ...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L cv shaft VIN: 4A3AJ36G1W
Hello everyone. I feel foolish for posting this, but I am desperate. I have a right had cv axle that is stuck in the transaxle. This only has a small clip that retains it, but it will not move. I have an OTC fork that attaches to a slide hammer and it won't to...
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1993 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L engine VIN: 4N2DN11W3P
Auto was brought in with noises in the timing belt area and leaking exhaust in the exhaust manifold area. After this repair there remained a pronounced knocking seemingly in the center of the engine. It does not sound like a bottom end knock but rather a rappi...
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L Radio VIN: 4S3BH67554
hello, techs This Vehicle came in after collision.Radio does not work. the radio was taken from salvage yard. I,ve checked all the inputs and outputs( for speakers) and did not find any problem. Told them to replace radio, but another unit did work either. The...
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L cooling fans VIN: JT2SV22E1L
Hi, I'm hoping someone has run into this problem before. We have a 1990 camry that was towed in with a dead battery. The problem is when the ignition switch is turned off, both cooling fans run constantly. If the switch is turned on or the engine running, the...
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1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L Cooling Fan VIN: 4T1SV21E6W
This is a weird one. The cooling fans work properly with engine running. But with key off they stay on all of the time. Have replaced the relay and fan motor, still the same. Any Ideas??? Thanks in Advance.
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L vss VIN: 6T153XK200
This camry brings up code P0500 and the VSS signal drop out at 25-30 Km/h, the overdrive light turns on and flashes, the speedo still indicate speed. all sensors have been replaced, the transmission inspected by an Transmission specialist and an expert electri...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L low idle VIN: 1HGCB7657P
This one is fixed thanks to IATN. Richard from ALABAMA Todd [...] WASH) and John from CA. hit it right on. I removed the IAC and cleaned the carbon from the screen on it and adjusted the idle speed as suggested and its doin fine. Thanks very much for helping me...
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2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L left side park lights VIN: KMHFU45E52
This thing is finally fixed. Sorry about not posting the fix sooner. I had to wait and make sure that the problem did not reacure as it had done in the past.The three replies that I received were all good things to check out, but did not fix this one. They inv...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58VXT
I want to personally thank the menbers that sent me replys. I hate closing a post with out a fix. This is a very good customer. I told him let's take a gamble try a new gas cap . He been driving the truck for 2 weeks know mil light . If it comes back on and I ... Trouble codes: P0446.
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1988 Mitsubishi Montero 2.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA4FJ53E6J
I took a bath on this job and basically got screwed by the customer, I got it to pass emissions however. I ended up putting the original carb back on and replaced the cat (it had no pre cat)and it passed the IM240 on a 'second chance' after a initial failure. ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51R31
sorry so long to get back , the computer is the problem but the customer does not want to spend money on a new computer so he wants to look for a used one, was waiting to get back to you all with a answer but dont have one yet, thanks for all the help dave Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control system malfunction).
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D82
first thanks to all who replied. we cleared the code out and it never came back. the car wasn't missing it just had a mil on also added fuel injection cleaner thinking maybe #3 injector was sticking. the car went home a couple of days after i posted the help r... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 misfire).
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L blower motor inop VIN: 4S4BC63C1M
Most people said to check the relay. I have changed the relay with a known good one and it still did not fix the problem. I have traced the wiring as closely as possible. I replaced both fuses as i popped them while testing the relay. I must get into the diagr...
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1989 Toyota Supra 3.0L fuel gage power windows ac VIN: JT2MA70L4K
thanks for all the help what i found was that the lamp out module in the rear of car was causing the problem replace it and took care of short...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Traction control flashing and ABS light is on. Cod VIN: 4T1BF22K6V
Thanks to everyone who responded to my help request. The repair information I received was correct. It was the ABS control unit (motor seized), however customer declined repairs after discovering the cost of the unit to be too expensive. Thanks again
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