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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCA5630K
ok here is the problem i have 2 honda accords 1 a 1988 and the other 1989 both carb. both failed for high nox. i have checked egr valve if i pump up the valve to about 5 in it opens compleatly and the car stumbles the only problem i have is that the egr only g...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L 1-2 gear VIN: 1HGCB7276N
Good afternon group. I have a 92 accord that is not shifting. This is somewhat of a follow up as i posted a fix to soon because i was going out of town and thought we had it. The car is in fail safe mode and the d4 lite stays on all of the time but it doesnt b...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58WOX
Greetings gentlemen. I posted a help on this some months back and wanted to update you and ask for your help again. Vehicle came in with a high rpm knock and customer wanted a new engine so we installed one. Customer never came back so I put lien on the vehicl...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L ride control VIN: 5TBBT4410Y
Does anyone have a problem trying to balance toyota truck wheels? I have a Snap On computer balancer and can't seem to get them balanced out right.

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1990 Acura Legend LS 2.7L Stall VIN: JH4KA3271L
I was not able to fix the car. We kept the car for a week, and was not to get the problem to occur again, cust. was advised to return if and when the problem becomes worse, or at least more frequent, for us to continue diag. Had some good responses, that confi...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L pump motor VIN: 1HGCD5656T
Thanks for the help. I got several ggod tips. I want to thank Phil [...]. WE rans the honda TSB that Phil sent me. It helped prove that the 1st used unit was bad but in a different way than the original. I also got a caution to not remove the relief plug on t...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L keyless entry VIN: 1HGCM716X4
Thank you to all who replied. Below is the procedure that Wayne [...] sent to me. Fotunately the immobilzer part of the key was ok and all we had to do was reprogram the remotes and saved the customer an overpriced trip to the dealer. 2003-04 Accord LX and E...
2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALC4B14DY
Quite a few of the replies mentioned a shutoff lever on the back of the injection pump as well as blown fuses causing this concern, however, after checking those and trying to start this engine even on supplimental fuel (I.E. WD-40/JB-80/even a breath of carb ...
1996 Kia Sephia GS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KNAFA1251T
The surge and rough idle seemed to be related to vacuum lines to the EGR valve and solenoid under the manifold. Replaced lines and idle is better after being on the highway. Cleaned throttle body and maf but did not change anything. Fuel pressure stayed within...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L hydrolics VIN: JN1CA21D2S
It's been over a week,we called the customer, and she says car is doing fine. The fix was to allow more free play in the master cyl. rod. One suggestion was to loosen the mounting bolts holding the master cly. to the firewall. If the trouble went away, linka...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D61
Thanks to all the techs that responded.I cleaned mass airflow conector,checked and cleand all grounds,especially battery posts which were corroded.Warned customer lite may come back on if this does'nt work.Car has been out for a week with no problems.Thanks to... Trouble codes: P0100 (Mass Air Flo Meter).
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L long crank time VIN: 4S3BJ6320N
Howdy, Sorry that I didn't close this sooner,I thought that I had but obviously I didn't do it right. I hope this works this time. What we did on this vehicle was we checked the computer system for wiring integrety, replaced the temp sensor and that appeared t...
2005 Subaru WRX Wagon 2.0L Speedo Gear
Hi all Subaru Techs thanks very much for all your inputs. all state that time to r+r unit is way off. it should be 3.5 plus .6 for tubro car. and plus op time for gear. most also said about it is not common but happens time to time about these nylon gears got ...
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