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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L blower VIN: JH4KA757XN
Is there diagnostics on this auto climate control. Customer complaint is that blower operates on high speed only when set on 90*. Fan does increase speed as set warmer, but full speed relay does not trip until set on 90*. Would a disconnected sensor under the ...
1982 Honda Civic 1300 1.3L Charging VIN: JHMSL4319C
The battery went dead over night. Charged up the battery and checked the system. The battery tested good. The charging system is not charging. Found a draw of 500 ma. on the battery. Found that unplugging the voltage regulater or the plug on the back of the al...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Running Lights VIN: 1HHGCD5533
hello this 96 honda came with only headligths working, no cortesy lights, Blows fuse inmediately, I have replace headlamp swith and still blows fuse, I checked wire connector in trunk and looks good have checked at steering colum but still cant find what is wr...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6331X
Car just off warranty, cleared code but came back, all tests as per SnapOn Vantage is ok. Do I replace O2 sensor?? Trouble codes: P0135 (o2 sensor heater ckt bank 1 sensor 1)
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: 4S2CM58W0X
Hello everyone, We have this vehicle in the shop for an inop fuel gauge. Using Alldata for troubleshooting we determined the sending unit was bad, however, it also wouldn't start after the customer had driven it in and we had drove it into the bay. We replaced...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L stereo/ climate control backlighting VIN: 1GKEL19W9Y
Customer drove vehicle while speedo was out and we had to clear an airbag warning code as a result. He states after speedo repairs that the backlighting in the upper console mounted stereo/ climate control is inoperative. We notice it works with headlights off...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22CA4
This vehicle was running great until yesterday morning. customer got in vehicle to go to work will not start. checked sparked and found bad place on dist. cap at coil wire. Replaced cap, rotor, wires and plugs. vehicle started and ran all day, with multiple st...
2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
hi guys,hope someone out there can help me,i have this mazda in the shop for mil light and misfire,i pulled a code 352 ign primary/secondary coil fault. i followed the diagnostic tree alldata gave it led me to cylinder #5 coil i checked to make the the pcm was... Trouble codes: 352 (ignition primary/secondary coil fault)
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
this car originally came in with a misfire and dtcs o3o4 and 1320... the coil and plug were replaced as they were visibly carbon tracked. codes were cleared and vehicle returned to cust. a few weeks later the car came back with the mil lite on and dtc 1320. co... Trouble codes: 1320 (primary ignition), 0171 (bank one system lean), 0174 (bank two system lean)
1989 Toyota Pickup 3.0L RF axle, brake assy. VIN: JT4VN13GIK
Hello group this customer has had this noise with his pickup for six years now and he now wants to see if we can fix it, we have not tried to fix this noise in the past. The problem occurs only a few times a week and it sounds exactly like a noisy pilot bushin...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L 4 wheel drive engagement VIN: JT3VN39W0L
4 wd light was flashing very quickly and the ADD relay (4wd relay) was clicking rapidly...and of course vehicle had no 4wd engagement when it did this. I checked wiring at ADD relay (harness side..relay unplugged) while the condition was existing with a LED t...
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L steering pressure hose VIN: JT3FJ80WXN
We are trying to replace the power steering pressure hose which runs from the pump on the right side of the engine, down and forward, under the radiator, across to the left front of the radiator, back under the radiator and up to the steering gear. It looks li...
1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L oil pump drive gear VIN: JT3HJ85J6T
Recieved this vehicle in with no P/S operatoin and very low oil pressure. Removed P/S pump and check drive gear behind timing cover to see if it was damaged. I found the gear freewheeling. I understand the the gear on the crankshaft turns the oil pump gear whi...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TANL42N2V
i have this tacoma-the check engine lite is on-but our scanner will not comunicate with this car-we checked for blown fuses-we looked up on all data that showed where and what to check as far as powers -grounds and one lead was supposed to have pulse-all wirin...

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1990 Acura Integra GS 1.8L oil consumption VIN: JH4DA9467L
Hello fellow techs, Unfortunatly I have to admit failure on this one. We successfully repaired the misfire by replacing the burned valve and doing a valve job, and the car runs great now, but we were not able to fix the oil consumption. During the initia...
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCG6572Y
Thanks to all that responded the problem was faulty iac Thank once again
1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L door locks VIN: JNRAR05Y9X
First of all I would like to thank the six people who replied to my help request. After much testing and researching of the system, the only thing I found that was out of the ordinary was the door switch on the driver's side door. The boot that covers the swit...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L alarm, trunk release VIN: 1N4DL01D21
I have called owner of vehicle twice since it left shop, within two days problem happened one more time, in the last two weeks problem has not happened. Of the three replys two mentioned over sesative key fob, possibly caused by water damage. Since this proble...
1995 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L hi beam headlights VIN: JF1GF2359S
thanks for the responses,well after going nuts with this car ,i found a harness connector behind the fuse box inside the car that had a melted wire.i bypassed the connector and the lights work was the red wire for the hi beam ground
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