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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L vtm-4 VIN: 2HNYD18251
Hi, I got this problem and don't know where to start . After vehilce driving for 10 minutes the VTM-4 light on the dash come on and the 4 wheel drive inoperated either automatic nor manual.The daeler said he need the trans but I don't think so . When the engin...
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2002 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L MIL Lamp on
customer came in for a t-up. asked if could check why MIL on. I found code P0300. No misfire detected. car runs smooth. good fuel press. no restrictions. I found no vaccum or airleaks at intake manifold or vac. lines. I did find a chaffed wire at the coil. fou... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/mult. cyl. misfire)
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1996 Isuzu Bighorn 3.1L engine VIN: UBS96GW-72
This vehicle has had numerous running and starting faults. We have replaced injection pump and injectors, this left the vehicle starting and running good. The customer took the vehicle away to try all seemed well, just over a week and a half and it was back wi...
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L reverse gear VIN: JACUBS26GW
Hi this is my wife's vehicle and i used it yesterday and when i went to move backwards there is little or no reverse. All forward gears are ok. the reverse gear has always taken a few seconds to engage but there is nothing now. i have very limited experience ...
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2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L Drive-axles VIN: JT8BH28FXY
hello fellow techs , im a honda guy and i need help. this car started vibrating at about 35mph , feels like a shudder , up and down and continues to about 45 mph ,after that its gone smooth to 80 mph. you can feel it in the seat, and will vibrate on accelerati...
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1984 Mazda B2000 Sundowner Base 2.0L Differential VIN: JM2UC1214E
Hi everyone, This problem is on my own work vehicle, a 84 Mazda B2000 5-spd. A few weeks ago I noticed a clunk on sharp turns. It sounded like something was shifting under the truck. I put it on the lift checked to see if anything was loose. The trans mount w...
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1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Timing belt tensioner
Hello Mazda/Ford tech's! Just a quick question that came up on a recent timing belt job one of my tech's did on this vehicle. Sorry about no VIN but it's one that we don't have on record for some reason. During routine maintenance on the car we replaced the ti...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D62
hi techs : this vehicle came to our shop.This car would not start ,we check the fuel side and the fuel pump is not being activated,we check for current and current is comming to the coils but no output.any help on this job would be appreciated . Does any one ...
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1988 Acura Legend L 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA4552J
Dear friends, Thanks to everyone for their help. Suggestions included: (1) intermittent failure of the EGR vacuum solenoid (2) plugged vacuum filter (3) bad O2 sensor (4) clogged intake ports (5) leaking diaphram in the EGR valve (6) damaged temperature co... Trouble codes: 12 (EGR System).
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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Charging VIN: JHMCA5533K
Thank you all for the help, car is fixed. Cleaned and corrected weak grounds. Replaced Alt. again, possible defect or possible bad ground did take it out. I also replaced the battery, strange tested good three times and failed once. All I know for sure is ...
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2000 Honda S2000 2.0L engine VIN: JHMAP1147Y
Thanks to all the guys who took their valuable time to reply. I meant to wrap this up sooner, but I have been in a rather complicated battle with a kidney stone. This stone has now kept me out of work a total of 6 and 1/2 days. Try not to have these! The vast ...
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1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on, Extended Cranking VIN: 4S3BC6331P
Well, it's fixed! It ended up being a faulty ECM. The cooling fans were coming on KOEO, as a couple of the responses mentioned. I did notice that originally, but forgot to mention it in my first post. I also tried clearing the memory by disconnecting the batte... Trouble codes: 12 (Starter signal), 21 (Water Temperature Sensor Problem), 32 (Oxygen Sensor Problem).
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67572
At this point I'm not 100% sure that the car is fixed , but so far so good . I checked the solenoid resistance and for shorts and found none . I also checked the hoses to and from the solenoid and things around the throttle body. The connections seemed good so... Trouble codes: P0065 (air assisted injector control range/ performance).
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L cv axel support brg VIN: JT2BG12K6T
20 thanks to You for your quick help replies!-Most replies(which saved me a lot of work) were to pull the engine/axel brg mount with the axel assembly- and on the bench seperate the two loving parts(which could be expected to take about 90 minutes). A few sugg...
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