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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1HGCB7656N
ok,i have a higher than normal rpm at highway speeds,it had been shifting in and out of lockup for awhile then that quit.it still shifts into lockup but the rpms are about 300 to 400 higher than they use to be.i know this because i own two of them.now i have n...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Heater VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
The heater on this van stopped working in the spring of 04, it worked ok during the winter. It stopped working on it's own and was not related to any repairs or visits to a auto shop. We have a clear hose connected to the outlet of the heater and it shows very...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L srs VIN: 1HGCG3256Y
Customer complains of an intermittent SIDE AIRBAG light. Both SRS and SIDE AIRBAG lights comes on when the engine is started and then go out. When the vehicle is being driven with nothing in or on the passenger seat the SIDE AIRBAG light flashes intemittently...
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1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, trans in limp in VIN: KMHWF35V5X
this car is strange. customer came in saying ses light on. said there was no drivability issue other than they thuoght the rear brakes were sticking. I went to check codes and had no communication with my Genesis scan tool. so i tried generic obdII communicati... Trouble codes: P0418, C0101, P100
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1997 Isuzu Bighorn 3100CC Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: UBS69GW007
Hi, Can anyone help with a code list for the Isuzu Bighorn with 4JG2 turbo engine cant seem to find any info on these electronic diesel engines over here in New Zealand. We have a code 32 and 25. I have been able to pull the codes by flashing the engine check ... Trouble codes: 25 (32 -), 32
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA4MR51M1S
when you try to accelerate under load the truck back fires and has no power also after running (reving engine) approx 3-5 min. catalitic converter starts to glow red hot. At idle the converter works fine,(doesnt glow) any help would be great.thanks in advance.
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D4S
Jeeze I hate Nissan. Now that that's out...This thing is back with a P0400 EGR Malfunction. The BPT has been replaced. The EGRC-solenoid has been replaced. The vacuum hose routing is correct. I replaced all the vacuum lines in the EGR/Canister circuit jus... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Malfunction)
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D1T
We are beating our heads against the wall on this one. Vehicle was towed in. Apparently it was parked several months ago due to knocking CV joints and was running at the time. When the owner got in it to bring it in, it wouldn't start. We checked for injector... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor low or high voltage), P0335 (CKP sensor signal missing), P1400 (EGR valve solonoid improper voltage)
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1996 Subaru SVX LSi 3.3L N-R, R-Park VIN: JF1CX865XT
Subaru techs: We do a bunch, but this one's new on us. Car came in, operates and shifts fine, but when shifting from (or Through) Neutral, trans will bang or shudder most of the time. and then when it is put in park, when you shut off the car, you can feel tha...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L radiator & overflow VIN: 4S3BG6854T
this outback was sent to us by a quickie oil change shop, the customer wanted a coolant flush,when they saw oil in the overflow,they called us. it does not appear to be tranny fluid,so I ruled out trans cooler leaking, it looks & smells like oil,cooling system...
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Rear differential VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
Car was originally presented with a "dragging" feeling after driving a short distance. Vehicle owner commutes about 60 miles daily at highway speeds. We noted that after driving less than 1 mile, the car would not roll after coming to a stop. It felt like a "h...
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L heater core VIN: JT4RN13P3K
hi does anyone have the heater core r&r? checked alldata and mitchell and they are not listed thanks bill
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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L engine VIN: JH4KA8263N
Suggestions: exhaust vibration, no contact with anything, this was more an engine vibration; EGR clogged, this is a V6 not a 4 cylinder; possibly wrong axles, car would vibrate even sitting still; The most likely response (even from local 'Honda' mechanics), '...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCB769XP
Thanks to all that replied. I have been in this crazy business for 35 years, and for you younger guys, once in a while you will get one that just dosen't want to get fixed. Most suggestions were for egr passage clogged, but I removed egr valve and checked for ...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Vibration VIN: 4S3BG6854X
We've check cam timing, leak down test and not able to find the caused of vibration. The vibration is just a bit more than normal. We've compared to another Subaru. The customer took it to the dealer. What the dealer told the customer, that the year 97 through...
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1990 Toyota Camry 2.0L Unknown VIN: 4115V21LE6
I call the Customer & ask him,How many year haven't you change a Trans Oil/filters & he say i haven't change it 3-4 yrs, at that time scare me up ahh. So i change the oil & filter, the oil already dark. After i check it i didn't see any debris come out & the c...
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