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2000 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 6MMAP67P4Y
The customer brought the car to the shop, he described the problem for me as follows: my car runs very good, it got power, good pick up, engine runs smooth and trans shifts great. except in the morning, on a cold start up, the idle reaches 1500 rpm, which is n...
2001 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: JF1GF43561
The timing belt runs forward and comes in contact with the front pulley Witch causes the belt to heat and burn up.

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L burned clutches VIN: 19UUA5666Y
From the responses we received it appears that Honda has some design issues with this transmission. The best info regarding these problems can be found on the NHTSA site where Honda engineering reports from the recall are available. After a lot of research we ...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L oil VIN: 1HGCG6657X
thanks for all your help. the customer has not followed up with the repair, so maybe thats afix
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L L sliding door lock VIN: 2HKRL18622
turns out the door lock controller mounted to left sliding door only controls that door and that is where the problem was replaced controller and no more issues thanks for help Jim
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BJ633XP
thanks guys for the replies, i had a crack knock sensors, went ahead and replaced the purge solenoid, & rechecked o2 circuit, rectify all 3 codes. well anyway believe or not my rough idle was set of cheap ignition wires, replaced it with oem wires. thank y... Trouble codes: 22 (knock sensor), 32 (oxygen sensor), 35 (purge control solenoid valve).
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S3BD4359T
Many thanks for the replies. Andy from Washington hit it. I put my scope on the signal wire on the PNP switch and it was dropping out. Thanks for all the help
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BD67S8V
This one is fixxed. I had seen a post on the same condition but it did not sink in which connectors he was talking about. Apparently when my tech went under the dash to unplug the aftermarket keyless entry box, he saw 2 green connectors unplugged and plugged t... Trouble codes: P0130 (hego), P0136 (hego), P0500 (vss), P1100 (starter circuit), P1101 (neutral switch circuit).
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