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1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L oil pressure VIN: 1HGED3553M
this is a single cam vtec. Came in for lf axel replaced axel and drove no problem sat 3 days. customer picked up and drove 20 min when the engine light came on and the oil light. He checked the oil and it was full. I did not add any when I had it. Next day he ...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No warning buzzers.(headlight on,key,seat belt) VIN: 1HGES25721
The headlight warning chime does not work. It doesn't chime with the key in the ignition. We have tested all the fuses. When looking in Mitchell wiring diagrams, everything indicates that the "Multiplex control unit" controls the chimes. I talked to my Honda p...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Door panel VIN: JT8UF11E1N
This should be an easy one but I can't figure out how to get the inside door handle and trim loose. Got all the other hardware loose but am hanging on this one part. Looks like it unclips from the passenger compartment side but it's not working for some reason...
2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65622
I need some help with this Subaru. Cleared code several times and always came back. As per mitchell on demand we checked for exhaust leaks, lowered and checked, visually , both converters, looked fine, check for damage on rear o2 shield wire, disconnected harn... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat effic. below treshhold)
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT3VN39W3L
HELLO TOYOTA PEOPLE- I have this truck in the shop for a condition that causes a stall and hard restart when cold. Truck initially starts ok, then when trying to move, the engine speed cannot get below about 1,000 rpm during the launch or it will stall. It is ... Trouble codes: 14

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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L auto tilt VIN: JT8UF11E4N
Greetings all, and thanks to all who offered advice. The vehicle owner finally returned for us to test the auto tilt wheel feature that had stopped working following the tune-up and power steering pump replacement that we had performed. We removed the lower da...
1991 Mazda 929 3.0L No Start VIN: JM1HC2241M
After a lot of tail chasing and such we have a fix. Got a few hits on the HELP request , One good tip, but no Silver bullit. Kenny sent me a reading off a car he owned--Thanks. It proved that out. Dave [...] using a soldering iron-KOEO next to the Ignitor ... Trouble codes: 01.
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y91
Hey everybody thanks for all the input. This vehicle does not have egr valve on it. We did ask the customer about warrenty. He said it was out of warrenty so we did not proceed any further with that. We also were suspecting a mass air flow playing games becaus...
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L shift interlock VIN: 2S3TD03V7V
Thanks to all who replied. I really appreciate the help. Three of the four replies refered me to a tsb. Unfortunately, our shop key doesn't have the tsb. We called a Suzuki dealer and they either couldn't our wouldn't help us. The fourth reply described the ci...
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