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1986 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA7444G
Help Honda Tech's ! this car has been doing these no starts for months intermintantly,sometimes it would not act up for weeks. previously we could not catch it in the act, and it would restart once it cooled off, now while in the shop it started first thing ...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Air Bag VIN: 4S2CM58V7T
Greetings fellow techs. In a little hot water and seeking help. I recently installed a new heater core in this rodeo. I had disarmed the air bag system, and proceeded with the work. During the coarse of my repairs I had laid my drop light (neon type) down near...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Rear Valve Cover leaking Oil VIN: JT8BF28G5W
For couple of Months,I have a Pretty good Oil leak at the ? rear valve cover. and been too buzy to do it! It looks like it may have a rear main seal leaking also or its following the valve cover or head and making it ways over maybe. Been Using Mobil 1 since 8...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L serpintine belt VIN: 1YVGE22C7S
Hello: This vehicle has a alternator belt ,loosens every two weeks,then squeaks then breaks.The customer told me this.after installing a new belt i inspected alignment of the belt looks good .Two week to the day comes back on a hook ,no alt belt. water pump ha...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YU09101
hello guys/gals, this is my second request for help. veh. came in for ses lamp and rough idle found po302 swiched coils and same problem, removed plemum checked plugs all looked ok unpluged all the coils cranked engine to check fuel spray pattern all were ok e... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl 2 misfire), P0174 (bank 2 lean pending)
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1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L 5th gear VIN: 4A3CF44E4R
Driver reports that it seems to pop out of 5th gear on road test we could feel play in shifter in 5th gear only when car is accelerated and decelerated, and will pop out of gear if accel. decel. is repeated 2 to 3 times Inspection of motor mounts, shift ca...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N4DL01DXY
This car is my brother's wife's. No performance or starting problems. Multiple drivers get same mileage of somewhere in vacinity of 23 MPG on long flat land trips. No codes/MIL,ect. Tire pressures o.k. and no transmission related issues mentioned. I would like...
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2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L fuel trim -20 VIN: JTDDY32T2Y
Hi members, I have this celica custmoer says it had alack of power so another shop cleaned the maf he says it helped ,but still say every so often it will feel like someone is holding the car back ,I have checked fuel pressure 40-46/ and everthing seems fine B...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L evap VIN: 1HGEM21221
Special thanks to Daniel and Tim. I could not find the drain inside the car. From under the car and now knowing exactly where to look I found a nipple with plug. Removed plug--needed a shower anyway. The installer of the a/c unit simply overlooked this step.
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1996 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24D4T
thanks to everyone that responded to my request for help.we pulled injectors and had them tested.they where plugged slightly and cleanable.but after reinstalling injectors performance was 80%improved.ended up cleaning maf also.let owner test drive before payin... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 3N1CB51DOY
Thank you for all the responses we spent more time on this car then it paid we believe the problem was the ecu customer declined repairs thank you for your time Trouble codes: P0505.
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y71
This one was just a pain because of holidays and lack of parts. This knock sensor is located under the intake and makes it tough. After extensive testing i decided to replace the knock sensor with an OE one. Put it in and the customer picked it up. Have not ha... Trouble codes: P0325, P0300.
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