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1995 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L balance shaft belt VIN: JHMBB215XS
Hi all, Hope someone might be able to help. My son bought this 95 prelude with 123,000 miles. We decided to replace the timing and balance shaft belts since we had no maintenance records on this car. We removed the covers tonight and were surprised to find no ...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Idle VIN: 2HKRL1862Y
With the vehicle in park the idle goes from 900 rpms to 2500 rpms up and down .Check engine light was on had a code p0505 i got with snap-on scanner the code is idle control system failure if you cut the air on or put the vehicle in drive the idle is normal bu...
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1995 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L water pump gaskets VIN: 4KLB4B1A9S
Since installing a new water pump from the the dealer just over a year ago we have had to replace the water pump gaskets 3 times. This occurs about every 8000 miles (they put approximately 3500 miles a month on this truck. It has a small block 5.7L Chevy and 4...
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1990 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L no reverse VIN: JN1HJO1PXL
Hello to all,and thank you for taking the time to possibly help with this vehicle.As noted before I overhauled this transmission.Transmission has no reverse,and only 2nd and 3rd gear with overdrive switched off or on.Inhibiter switch is sending sending a signa...
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1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L dumping fuel VIN: JN1RZ27H1P
greetings...this 300ZX came in for a misfire. found #3 cylinder not contributing. ohmed #3 injector and found it open. pulled plenum and ohmed all injectors. found two others out of spec. replaced all six injectors with new OEM. put the beast back together and...
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2000 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JS2GB41S6Y
Guys, Customer came in complaining of a noise some times first time I ran it, it was quiet. Started it the next day and it was rattling badly, sounds top end. Put a master guage on the engine, had 80 psi of pressure and still rattling , pulled valve cover and ...
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1991 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3AC21SXM
CUSTOMER BROKE DOWN IN FRONT OF SHOP / WENT TO GET VAN AND IT FIRED RIGHT UP / VAN STALLED 3 TIMES PRIOR IN DAY / VAN DOESNT WANT TO STALL FOR US OF COURSE / i AM LEANING TOWARD THE PICKUP COIL AS THE CULPRIT BUT WOULD LIJE A LITTLE CONFIRMATION / THANKS JIM
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1994 Acura Integra LS 1.8L ABS Light VIN: JH4DC4351R
Sorry for the delay, The customer has decided not to fix the car untill he can afford it. I have advised to replace the right side sensor as this is still an obvious problem but I can't guaranty there is not any other problems. If and when he returns and we fi...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCB9854M
Thanks to all that replied.Seems that everyone is pointing towards the balance shaft being out of sync.Customer declined any further repairs.Once again,thanks to everyone wh took the time to reply!
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB6232Y
This vehicle has been a headache. Victor from Trinidad pointed us in the correct direction. The reference ampherage from the ecm to the coils is supposed to be 7-8 amps. When the A/c compressor was engaged, the ampherage rose to 9 amps. Victor's response refer... Trouble codes: P560.
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2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16312
I left this help request open for a while to make sure the customer was happy. I sent the car to the dealer for the PCM update, they also replaced the fuel rail, they call it the fuel distributor, and then I drove the car for 2 days afterwords and it seemed go... Trouble codes: P1166, P0717, P0732, P0733, P0740.
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Trans Range Sensor VIN: JM1TA2218S
Wow! What a brain teaser! These intermittent problems that have been to 3 other repair shops that threw their hands up on it really present a diagnostic challenge! Well, the problem as I anticipated was multi-faceted. One reply said to check grounds, and that ...
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1987 Subaru DL 1.8L Electronic VIN: JF1AN42B2H
I had several replies indicating there was a switch on the accel. pedal bracket but on this car there was only a hole in the bracket--no switch. The old car has not been modified, it just does not match wireing diagrams. I did discover that with KOER and at ab...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L speedomter VIN: 4S3BG6854X
thanks for all the responses-new speedo head fixed the problem (in stock!)as for the replies about the stripped teeth inside the transaxle-this was a different set up. thanks to all mike
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1238Y
Lots of people suggested the problem was with a dirty MAF. Cleaning MAF fixed vehicle. Runs fine now. Thanks to all who wrote. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean condition), P0300 (multiple misfire).
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Compressor VIN: JTDBE32K22
I received seven replies. Three were correct, in letting me know that Toyota is having problems with their Magnetic clutch relay. I also received detailed info from Jay in South Carolina with OE part# 90987-02028 (02 Camry) This problem is very intermittent, s...
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