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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L 1-2 VIN: JH4DB1652L
This vehicle was brought in with a no shift to 1st. (weather in shift mode D, S4, S3) the vehicle only moves when shifted to (2) We check fluid level,and condition of fluid was not good, so we proceeded to flush the transmission with o.e. HONDA A.T.F. This veh...
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Suspension VIN: 1HGCB7563L
one of our good customers bought this for a work car and his has been complanig about a vibration that starts when he is have way to work and then does not go away till he gets there. so it takes about twenty miles to get this thing to act up. after acouple of...
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2001 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L Steering VIN: JHMBB61591
Hello Fellow techs, We have this vehicle in the shop, It has a check engine light on & atts light on, we scanned for codes on obd2 connector & no codes present. How do you check for codes for the atts system we have mod & can not find any info on how to diagno...
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2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCF85431
This car came in because the MIL was on and starts running poorly and looses power after 1800 RPM.. It had stored code P0135-CPS. We did a basic ck for vac leaks,loose hoses, damaged wiring harness ect. Replaced the the crank and cam sensor assem. and checked ... Trouble codes: P0135
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1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start VIN: JNKCP0107P
hello again everyone. I have this infiniti G20 here in the shop that wont start.This car was towed here with a no crank issue. we found a rod through the block from behind the a/c compressor. Installed a used engine assyl. we did have to switch the intake and ...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L battery and alternator VIN: JT8UF11E1P
this vehicle came to us after the customer replaced both battery and alternator with the same results. i looked in the fix databases and found similar situations but this vehicle checks fine; unless i am not understanding how the system works. alldata's wiring...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L gremlins VIN: JT8BD68S2X
Happy New Year to all! Starting the year off right with a real good one! The GS300 is exhibiting a plethora of unusual problems. Customer stated that the problem started with just the low fuel light flashing, and has progressed to its current condition in abou...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L defrost VIN: 1N4AL11D42
car had no heat, 165 degrees on inlet hose, 100 on outlet hose. replaced heater core, have 165 on inlet, 148 on outlet. on first start, defrost is 40 degrees, but vent temp is 134 degrees. can accelerate engine and defrost immediately starts warming up. drove ...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L rear of engine VIN: 4S3B06757V
This car came to us with a oil leak at the rear of the engine. It looks like the rear of the oil pan is leaking. I am a little worried bought the rear main seal. I also searched the fix database for any info. There were a few post that talked of a updated PCV ...
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1997 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L rear differential VIN: JF1GC4351V
This is my first time posting, I sure hope you can help. This one really shouldn't be that hard. This subaru comes in, its AWD. The left rear tire hit a curb sideways. Ever since then, when you go around corners (forewards or backwards) the rear end binds/hops...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6859W
This Subaru was towed in with no-crank/no-start. The customer stated that the vehicle needed to be jump started about two weeks ago but then had no problems until yesterday when it wouldn't crank again. He tried jump starting it and it cranked but wouldn't sta...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Engine oil leak VIN: JT3VN39W5N
Hello, I've got a strange one, hopfully someone out there has run into this before. Customer came in with severe oil leak from rear of engine after driving. Removed upper plenum and performed valve adjust, thinking valve cover gasket was faulty. Leak appears t...
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1995 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2GK13E3S
Customer brought vehicle in saying that vehicle was running rough and exhaust was glowing red. Scaned for codes and found p0340 and p1300. lab scoped cam sensor and pattern was very bad. We replaced the sensor and ran a diag for igniter problem. Igniter circui... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor), P1300 (Ignitor bank 1 circuit problem)
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K5W
cAR CAME IN RUNNING ROUGH WITH CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON. HAD FRONT O2 SENSOR CODE I FORGET WHICH ONE AND PO420. I FOUND WRONG SENSOR IN FRONT OF CAT. HAD AN O2 SENSOR RATHER THAN A A/F SENSOR. REPLACED WITH A/F SENSOR AND REPLACED PLUGS AND WIRES. RESET COMPUTER.... Trouble codes: P0420 (cataylis efficent low bank 1)
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, No MIL when no start VIN: JT8VF11E6P
Thank you for your replies. I know my original post was long, but the question I longed to have answered was, 'What turns on the computer?' Mitchell's wiring diagrams leave much to be desired, and it was virtually (you'll see why I say that in a minute) imposs...
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1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JKI569HYT9
thaks for all the replies, replaced dist with oem, problem gone, original codes 1345 cam sensor code, with 420, and -later 301 misfire Trouble codes: P0420, P1345.
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46H71
I would like to thank all who replied. Especially Darrly from Maryland and Phillip from Arizona. You replied in a very short time that allowed me to check more things on the car before the end of the day. I suspected the EGR solonoid would be the problem but t... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR Solonoid Circuit Problem).
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L engine VIN: IN6ED27Y8Y
Nissan Distr.assembly,fixed this truck. Thanks to Craig from Pa. and Aaron from Colorado, They stated that timing belt wont set light.Thanks again for all the replies. Russ in Virginia
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Rear end of car VIN: 4S3BG6857W
This car is fixed thanks to Patrick, Joseph, Dan, Jeff, Bob and Jay . You all hit the nail on the head with the AWD clutch pack wearing into the inner and outer drums. Both drums had rather deep grooves where the clutches and steels ride. This repair isn't too...
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1990 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start, HARD START VIN: JT4RN01P6L
i would like to start by saying thanks to all; jim a fellow jersey boy nailed it; after fixing found out problem has been there since motor swapped; did not even know engine was out(very dirty) ground on side of intake was never connected; i looked at those wi...
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