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1995 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L Suspension VIN: JH4DC2386S
I just received the new Honda/Acura rear trailing arm bushing X-Tractor on-car press from Schley Products, Inc. Since Honda only wants to sell the entire trailing arm, I found the Honda service bulletin 00-006 which has a p/n 52385-SR3-000 bushing for the 1988...
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6677Y
see above description Trouble codes: P0420
1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHWF25V3X
very hi nox emissions only lower cat tested two others near manifold not tested
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHJF25F0Y
Sometimes start very well. However, driving after a few minutes stalled again. Once stalled, could not start. After one or two day, it starts. But stalled again and did not start rightaway again. I replaced new battery. I checked the timing is good. The CKP se...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHDN45D12
We have an 02 hyundai elantra that came in for a timming belt a waterpump & spark plug replacement for sceduled maintance. After performing above service the car now surges form 150o to 3000 rpms. I scoped the MAP, the IAC & the TPS. all are within there peram...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on, ping under accel,
Vehicle came in with 2 codes p1145 varible timing sensor bank #2 (installed new, code went away) Was getting lazy readings on o2 sensor bank #1 sensor #1 (installed factory o2), reset light came on next day at start up. Took vehicle to Nissan, was told that th... Trouble codes: P0171
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Instrumentation VIN: JT8UF11E8P
Repaired similiar condition 6 weeks ago. Back then they didn't work at all. Now they come on after 10 minutes driving and work fine thereafter til the next day. I was able to test fused circuit that I previously repaired while the lights were inop. Circuit has...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L antitheft VIN: JM1BK12374
This car is in the hands of another shop and they requested a second look from us. This car has been exported from the United States after it had an accident. However, car was fixed and ran perfectly for a few months without any problems. Then customer started...
1989 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN8HD16Y3K
Hi Guys This truck start and run fine, but when you gas it over or at 3000 RPM it will cut out, but doesn't die out. I checked the injector pause switch only one of the injector is fired. The other injector is not fired at any time at any RPM. I replaced the E... Trouble codes: 51 (one of the injector is not working)
1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L driveability VIN: JT2SV22E0L
customer complains that after starting the vehicle it feels like power stops being delivered momentarily while driving, followed by vibrations. happens in cycles, no noise associated with what is felt. on test drive from after vehicle sitting for a week i had ...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT28G12K0Y
Thank you all in advance This camry came in on the hook. but we drove it into the shop had codes PO300 randome missfire P1300 ignitor circuit and Po 340 cam position sensor. we swapped an ignitor from another camry no changes.still stalls after running for 15-...
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L gauges VIN: 5TDBT44A82
This car broke while driving. Speedo, tach, and odometer are all inop. Other gauges, temp, fuel, volt, oil pressure work but deflect to 0 every three dings of the seat belt alarm (which is also affected). Also the overhead display module illumination will brig...

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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5537V
thanks for all the ideas to fix this honda we found that when it got so hot it melted the the timing cover plastic to the crank sensor was giving false reading on the pickup & it broke the tooth off the crank pully replaced pully & sensor & it started right up...
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Hesitation VIN: KMHWF2SS11
Hate to close this as the customer has left this car with us, and is in no hurry to get it back. I covered the first four replies in the two more. One was 'check the tps', but that was done...Sung-il wrote me all the way from South Korea which was... Trouble codes: P0705.
2005 Hyundai Santro 1000CC Hesitation VIN: PKOO247895
regarding to your replies i will check all sensors, all wiring grips, replace the fuel pump, replace the fuel filter, cleaning the injectors and rails, cleaning the trottle body, iACvalve, and after this the problem is any more problems in
1992 Isuzu Amigo S 2.6L No Start VIN: JACBG07E7N
I have sent an update to the first four replys, in my help request. Stan from N. Carolina has been extremely helpful in my quest to still try and figure out this problem. We tried replacing the power switch box, with no change. I did figure out that the igniti...
1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM1NA3514N
The customer declined any further work to the vehicle so the suggestions that were given by the people who answered our call did not get implemented. She will return the vehicle when she can.
1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Surge, rpm races up to 4000 VIN: 4F4YR16C8W
Thanks for those whom responded. I suspect it will be the tps pigtail that will fix probelm. Pigtail is $106.08 from dealer & customer is not ready to repair at this time. Will write back when customer has repair done. Thanks again, Brian
1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Electronic VIN: JA3AM44H9V
had a bad fin thermosistor .I would like to thank everyone for their time .
1993 Nissan D21 2.4L high nox, intermitted high c.o. VIN: 1N6SD16YXP
thanks victor from trinidad. i pulled the two allen plugs and clean out the ports. nox went below specs. thanks for the info
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D1S
First, thanks again to all who replied. Well, the owner decided we needed to give up on this one and let the customer take it to the dealer. I heard back today that the dealer was trying to sell the customer the same things that we'd already tried. Most of the... Trouble codes: P0340, P0136.
1998 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Pings VIN: 2S3TA02C8W
When this POS first came in EGR worked fine,& when opened manually 1/8' car would stall. Then the other day it wasn't opening control solenoid but as it turns out I must have had wheels off ground in neutral the first time & thats all it needs is slight rotati... Trouble codes: P0740 (converter clutch).
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L display center VIN: 4T1BF28B2Y
All testing and information I was able to find leads to a faulty Information Center. Custumer declined further repair at this time due to price of part (Over $500 after programming from dealer).
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