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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L airbag VIN: 1HGCD7153S
Hello, This accord was brought to me because the srs light was on and the check engine light also. I check for airbag codes first and got a 5-2? [5long 2 short flashes]. motor airbag book says check charging system, tested was ok. cleared codes,rechecked,same ...
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L hard to start cold VIN: 1HGEJ8175W
Cousins recently purchased car (against our wishes I might add) and it's a nightmare. Don't even like posting this but we have tried everywhere for parts and information with no sucess. We do not encounter these cars much at all and unfortunately, when purchas...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L abs VIN: 1HGCG6652X
Good afternoon to all. I have this Accord with an intermitent ABS light coming on. My question is how to get the codes. Alldata say's you need the Honda tester and plug into the DLC. My snap on Modis tells me that there is a 2 pin connector under the glove box...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1YVGF22C2Y
Thanks for any help I may receive.This Mazda will intermittently when coming to a stop and almost stopped will slam into low.Tested and found no computer codes.Fluid condition is brown and has slight smell.All up shifts are normal and trans operation seems to ...
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Air Bag Light VIN: 4A3AC44G6Y
Hello and thanks for reading this help request. Vehicle was brought to my shop due to the air bag light staying on. According to the local dealer, once that all of the problems have been fixed the light should self reset by unplugging the negative battery cabl...
1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L no shift VIN: 4S3BC6338R
Car came in a couple of months ago and owner said a lube shop said it was leaking. Inspected and found no leaks. Owner went home. Now owners back and trans will not shift. Feels like it is in safe mode. Fluid was 2 and a half quarts over full. Drained . Went t...

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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DA9350L
hi all. this car is running. first, i had to make sure the wiring on the igniter was correct. it was. i then checked and double checked everything, and on the 3rd go round i found that he must have lost a screw to the coil. he put another one in that was a hai... Trouble codes: 15 (no ignition signal).
1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 452CM58V3V
Thanks for all the help. We finaly figured out the problem. It was a bad ground on the rt fender wall just aft of the fuse/relay block. There are two grounds that come together and one of them had a bad splice in the connector. Thanks again all!!!
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1YVGF22C1W
Received 2 replies, David and Dean both with good information but these things were not the problem and had been checked very throughly. THe idle if fair but not fixed in my opinion but customer seems to be ok with how it idles.
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L axle seal VIN: 1N4BU31D8V
Thanks to all that responded to my post. The used trans that I got had too much play in the bearing for the final drive where the left hand axle goes in. This caused the axle not to seal against the seal properly which caused the oil to seep out. I got another...
1997 Toyota Celica ST 1.8L Fan switch VIN: JT2DB02T4V
This has been a puzzling problem. The car in question is a Celica ST, which appears to be a rare vehicle. Alldata only mentions the GT in its database. Three Toyota dealers, two in Canada and one in U.S., have been unable to come up with a part number for the ...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF28K1W
Thanks to all who replied. In the end I replaced the ECU and all is OK. The problem was either an ECU or in the immobilizer system. However, in my experience I have rarely seen an ECU go bad in a Toyota Camry and never seen an immobilzer system go bad ever. He...
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L door lock VIN: JTEHF21A43
Gentlemen, the door lock on this véhicule are not programmable. The key is programmable with brake pédal and accélérator pédal or with scanner of dealer. The dealer is out of key for the moment. Programming: 1-insert already registered master key in the cylind...
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