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1993 Honda Accord 10th Anniversary 2.2L noise VIN: 1HGCB7697P
the car came in with a break in the flex pipe and a leaking muffler.i replaced both pieces with walker exhaust,the leaks are fixed but now under medium acceleration at 25 mph and above i hear this high pitch whistling noise.i replaced the front pipe with anoth...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGEM22531
Hello Honda Techs (magicians?) I have this 01 Civic with no a/c compressor engagement. Customer also noted that other things seemed to happen at the same time the air quit working, namely: brake lite on dash lit, no power door lock operation from drivers door ...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A4Y
Hello fellow techs, well i've got a tough one here. This is a friend of the family type's car here, It came to me with the complaint of stalling , I cleaned the throttle passages and tested for power and ground at the indicated pins at the IAC motor. i felt ... Trouble codes: P0505
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on, NO POWER VIN: KNDJA7236X
please help kia techs this 99 sportage 2.0 twin cam came in with a check engine light on with three different scanners all three say no codes, the complaint is no power, you cant rev this thing over 3000 rpm it never will shift into drive it acts like a plugge...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L engine VIN: JA3BM54JPY
Techs, Customer complains of smoke out of exhaust on warm restart. Smokes after long idle and I rev the engine. Customer says that he does not add much oil. (less than 1 quart in 1000 miles). Spark plugs show oil deposites evenly covering plugs (only 5k on plu...
2005 Scion TC 2.4L Power window VIN: JTKDE17705
Hello gang, I'm requesting this on behalf of a friend of mine. This scion has been beating him to death. Automatic feature on power windows behaves erratically. On 'auto-up' glass goes all the way and then suddenly comes back down a couple of inches. What's c...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BG6856T
I have a Subaru with a strange noise that seems to be coming from the driver's side valve cover. It happens at steady rpm's and at decel. When you accelerate fast it seems to be less. It sounds at about the same rpm as the valve train but I would like to see i...
1996 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2GB31S7V
having a problem fixing egr system, egr was plugged so we cleaned completely. test drove vehicle and mil came on again. tested solenoids and the one next to the dist. has power and ground at idle and just off idle ground would go away like it supposed to. then... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow malfunction)
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JS3TD21V9T
Vehicle came in with a poor idle complaint and the check engine light on. Found code P0102, mass airflow sensor. Watched the output reading with our scan tool, looks normal, tapping on the sensor, reading goes to "0" and the engine stalls. We are fairly confid...

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44Y9T
Thanks to everyone who sent me an Email. Thanks to Ty from Connecticut for giving me the headsup to check crankshaft end play. It should be .004 - .009 no more than .015 it had .045 I rec. that we replace the engine now the light is no big deal and she will li... Trouble codes: 1390 (timing belt skip one tooth).
1996 Nissan Pickup 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N65D11Y5T
To recap, wiggle testing wiring near the coolant temp sensor killed the ignition for good. I cut off the factory tie raps and lifted the main harness along valve cover and found where a bolt head had bored thru, taking out a 12 guage black/white stripe ground....
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S3BJ6329N
First of all I would like to say thank you's to all that took time to respond in my time of need. Like all of you know unless the car can not run at all it is hard to get the customer to let go of it for any time at all. Thus me being so slow to close this hel...
1987 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1NXAE87GOH
First of all, thanks for all your help! After I posted my help request the car would not start again. I monitored the injector control side with a vantage and I noticed I was getting injector pulse, but it would not drop all way to ground. I rechecked all the ...
1994 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Radio securtiy code VIN: 411GK12W0R
Thanks for all 6 replies, especially Paul form Cali and Jeff from New Mexico. Went through the process and got it sorted out. Great ifo again from members that posted. Thanks again guys. Sean
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L temperature guage VIN: NZE1210096
hello, I found the temp sensor it was located on the radiator. The guage was the problem it was malfunctioning I changed it everything is ok now Thanks again.
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