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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L blend door VIN: 19UXA426X1
GOOD AFTERNOON FELLOW TECHNICIANS, My problem with this acura is that the heat comoing from the defroster or heater is just luke warm. I did find the water valve cable disconnected. After re-connecting the cable the heat seemed somewhat better , but still is n...
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1986 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JHMBA534OG
Hello everyone,this honda has a cold idle surge.We checked fuel pressure and flow,found that it had 40psi but flow was bad so we replaced fuel filter and pump.cold surge was still there.Noticed valves were a little noisey so we adjusted,no change.Inspected the...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1HGCE6667S
Veh. was towed in. Reported driven fine over the weekend and was not started the next morning. We checked plugs, all fouled with fuel. Looked thru cylinders which were filled with gas. We checked for spark, none! All fuses for ECM, ignition and fuel delivery ...
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Differential VIN: JHLRD1850V
1997 Honda CR-V (117,000 miles) Driveline chatter/vibration when warm steering straight ahead. This vehicle has developed a driveline chatter/vibration that occurs when the vehicle has been driven and in a straight line. Speeds? In the area of 30 to 45 MPH, ...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L high beams VIN: JT8BF28G4W
Car came in with complaint of high beams on whenever headlight are on. Seems to be a short to ground but cannot locate it. Any help would be appreciated
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L abs module is actaving at slow speed VIN: JT6HF1002X
She had to go out of town but I told her I would ask the "boys" and see if I didn't get any good hits on this. I have limited test equiment to test this thing with when she brings it back. Thanks ahead of time for any help.
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1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF3146L
Hi, I am Peter This vehicle came from another shop, as a no start. upon inspection, I found that the distributor cap, rotor, plug wires, and spark plugs were replaced. these are addditional check that were made: Checked terminal wire (B) for continuity. Ch...
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1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L clutch VIN: 4F4YR12C8X
Vehicle originally came in with a worn out clutch.Replaced clutch and found that the clutch would not release fully. Bled system many times.Replaced slave cylinder and master cylinder with know good parts.. no change. The strange part of this is the pedal will...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L ecu codes VIN: 4A3AC84H51
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse V6 has had an engine change to a 2002 Dodge Stratus 3L v6. Plug and play everything fit with no problem. Appears to be the same motor. Sets 4 codes p0175 bank 2 rich,171 bank 1 lean, 340cam sensor, 335 crank sensor Runs perfect. I check...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D2V
Hello members, This car was towed in. I started it and it ran fine. MIL was on. Codes PO100 MAF, PO1320 Manf control ign sys or misfire. After I came back from a road test it started too act up. It feels like the someone is turning the key on and off realy fa... Trouble codes: P0100, P1320 (manf. control ign system or misfire)
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L battery VIN: JNICA31A71
hello techs,the problem is after replacing the battery 2 weeks ago,the battery drains .testing we had a 11 volt draw.the battery completely drains to 0.the old battery just tested bad,on midtronics tester but still started the car ok.are there problems with th...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BK4351T
Car came in with oil leak. Front crank seal was leaking. removed belt and sprocket and replaced front seal,reinstalled belt and timed cams and crank sprockets. tried to start engine before installing covers and fans, engine would not start. Has no spark or fue...
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1997 Subaru Legacy 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BC6854V
All right Subaru Gurus! Towed in, died while driving. I have spark on the front coil, not on the rear. Scoped signal from ignitor to coil pack, OK. Scoped signal from PCM to ignitor, with ignitor connected and unplugged, have signal on one, not on the other. H...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Starting VIN: 4T1BG12K7T
when car sits for approx. 8 hours and cold car will start and shut off. after a few attempts car will idle rough until it warms up and then it will run beautiful. there are no codes and we changed the coolant temperature sensor. car will start and run perfect ...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R2Y
Hi techs, this vehicle got tow in last tuesday with no start complaint. Pop the hood and found a little rat home under the throttle body on top of the intake manifold. Rat bite the wires to Coil #1, Coil#2 and Coolant Temp sensor. Did a quick job on repairing ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 System too rich)
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2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L trans lockup
thank you for the reply ! Looks like trans failure again ! just wanted to be possitive .
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L coolant temp sensor VIN: 4A3AK44YRS
Thanks for all the help. Monty, greg,andrew,ronald. I replaced the coolant temp sensor and everything is great so far. Everyone was all on the same page of music. Thanks again for the help.
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 6MMAP67P21
We were able to determine that there is a mechanical problem with the throttle body which allows the throttle plate to close regardless of driver input. Since we could not access the TCS module for codes we disconnected a wheel speed sensor to set an ABS code,...
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Entire system VIN: JN1HJ01P9M
First off, thanks to all for the great suggestions and ideas. Block test indicated a possible blown head gasket. The fluid color took a while to change, but the customer finally agreed to allow me to do a teardown. I did this and found a blown headgasket on th...
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2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L Light
Not much here to say, but need scanner to erase these codes. Will see if dealer will clear codes for free using the 'I don't know light just came on' line since truck is under warranty..lol
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