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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L hydraulic system VIN: 1HGCJ16581
This vehicle has us pulling our hair out.Air is getting into the hydraulic system over a period of several months.We have replaced the master twice and the local dealer has replaced it once while the car was still under the factory warranty.The vehicle was bro...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L shifting VIN: 1YVGE22C3V
See if you guys can figure this out :D Guy has trans completely rebuilt by an outsource we use. After returns everything is in good working order and the guy drives it for a month. He comes in with an OD light blinking and improper shifting. I restart the car...
1996 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L blower,rear defog,power windows
customer called to tell me that he thought he had blown a fuse.said he was driving down the highway to a meeting,and all of a sudden his blower motor went off.then as the windows fogged up,he went to open the windows,he then discovered that the power windows h...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Fan switch/a/c VIN: 4A3AA465YE
Good Morning, This car will stall, when the a/c fan switch is pushed on. We unplugged the a/c comp. , the radiator fan, it will stall the engine. There is no voltage drop or ground problem that we can find. Anyone out there seen this? Thank's , Glenn Tidwel...
1987 Nissan Multi 2.0L ignition VIN: JN8HMO5S3H
engine will not turn off with switch. ignition switch works ok with engine not running alternator has had feedback diode installed did not solve problem.repaced relays in fuse panel no help. thanks in advance for your help. jim
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L oil leak crankshaft seal VIN: JN8AR05YZV
hellow my fellow wrenches and techs! this nissan pathfinder has us by the short hairs!seems that one of my best customers ran into a oil leak problem during his travels.after talking with me he opted for a local dealership at his breakdown position to due some...
1997 Nissan gtst 2.5L transmission VIN: 6U90000ER3
can anybody please help me with a wiring diagram for this transmission or tell me where i can buy a workshop manual in english
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D7Y
Hi, I have a Maxima that was brought to my shop with the complaint of not idling when it was cold. The Mil light came on the way to the shop. We scanned the computer with generic tester & retreived a PO505, Idle Air Circuit. we tested Iac for power & grounds ... Trouble codes: P0505
2000 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1GM6756Y
hi techs, here is the problem. We just installed a "AVO" brand turbo charger in this impreza, it required us to add an aftermarket computer so that it will communicate with the OE computer. We follow the procedure step by step and finally try to start it. No i...
1996 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Coolant overflow VIN: JT5FG02T1T
Car originally came in with a coolant leak. Found cracked freeze plug behind water pump. Car had signs of overheating. Replaced water pump and timing belt at same time. With engine tight car started puking into the overflow bottle. Put air to each cylinder and...

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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Surge VIN: 2HGEJ643XT
I removed the idle air control valve and cleaned it, erased stored codes, all is OK Trouble codes: P0505.
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Heater VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
We changed the heater core, it was not blocked in the normal sence of the word and after cutting it in half we could not see any blockage. We think it had some sort of coating on the inside. The rear heater is not working and could be in the same condition. Th...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1865X
Most replies felt that the problem still lie in the valves. After repeatedly chasing this. Many questioned settings for our elevation but we felt these were average for our area. We replaced the rotor and wires with oem parts. 2 sets of NAPA parts never change... Trouble codes: P0131.
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KMHJF25F6X
I feel stupid on this one the mass the previous mechanic put the mass air flow sensor in backward Thanks for all your replies
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L springs/struts VIN: JT8GK13T4R
Based upon input from some other members we went ahead and replaced the rear springs on this vehicle. We installed springs from Lexus. The customer has been driving for about 2 weeks now and has not had any problems.
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2225X
check engine light was on po 171 o2 senser bank one lean one shop replaced 02 senser light came back on within two days took out map senser and cleaned wire due to dirt light came back on again after two days note due to further inspection i found the air boot... Trouble codes: P0171.
1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L axel seal VIN: 1N4AB42DOT
installed new seal and packed them everything else was good thanks for help lew
1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L front crank seal VIN: 1N4AB42DOT
put new factory seal packed with grease try again thanks for all the help
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cooling system VIN: 4S3BG6852W
Thanks for all your replies. Customer declined additive but we did place a small hole in thermostat (thank you Ron) and overheating seems to have ceased. Gasket most likely still bad but car will probably be traded in.
1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L camshaft timing VIN: 4T1VK13E6P
Hello everyone. The description of my problem may have mislead some people as to what we were looking for. We had a few replys concerning timing belt alignment. Their replies are appreciated and would have been helpful if thats what we were chasing. Anyway, th...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L 1-2 shift VIN: 4TAWM72N3W
Thanks to all who replied, I replaced the nuetral safety switch on this truck and have been driving the vehicle all week. So far so good. Not one problem with the shifting. When I removed the old switch I could see where it was cracked in the back of the switc...
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