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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Torque converter clutch VIN: 1HGCB7277P
I need some input from you Honda experts out there. When driving about 65 mph at a steady speed and you accelerate, the rpm's momentarily increase, you feel a bump and they decrease. From that point on, everything works fine. It feels as if the TCC is partiall...
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1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTE24FGTYP
Greetings Honda masters... I have a old civic whipping me. This thing belongs to a good customer and the car has been well maintained for 200k. This civic has a hard starting condition all the time. It seems worst in the morning but is really there all the tim...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L cylinder head/radiator VIN: 1HGCG6658X
ok honda guys, i need some help with this '99 honda accord lx. the first time this car came to me it had oil in the water and water in the oil. the car wasn't missing and had good compression. i removed the cylinder head and had the machine shop pressure test ...
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1996 Hyundai Accent 1.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHUD14N8T
Help! i have this hyundai that is killing me. It cuts out at full throttle and low rpms. If i ease into the throttle it will rev up, but if i floor it from an idle it cuts out (bogs down)and will only go to 3000 rpm. It will do it while driving and also if i j...
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1994 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start VIN: JNKCP01D7R
have followed service bulliten # 1TB97-041A FOR HARD TO START COLD, HAVE CLEANED FUEL INJECTORS WITH FUEL SYSTEM CLEANING MACHINE, HAVE DECARBONIXED COMBUSTION CHAMPERS, FILLED TANK WITH FRESH FUEL, CHECKED FOR THE CORRECT SPARK PLUG,HAVE CHECKED COMPRESSION, ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46H01
car came to me with p0300 code and seemed to misfire rechecked all other work and preformed comp test.injecter disable test showed no idle change in cyl#3& #5.i swaped injectors front bank to rear got no change cant, find any vac leaks has any one had a proble... Trouble codes: P0300
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1988 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1HU11P3J
this car will not crank over but will if starter is bypassed no fuel no spark fuel pump works if bypassed at efi relay wire. eccs does not come on. wire diagrams show a eccs main relay where is it at.the starter wire from ingnition switch goes to pin 9 of eccs...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN8HD17Y5S
Hi Everyone, I am in the process of removing the transmission/xfer case in order to replace them with a used unit that is being supplied by the body shop that I am doing it for. I have never pulled one of these transmissions and it looks HARD to get out. Is th...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L runs great VIN: JN1CA21D1T
We checked freeze frame data on the car.The codes appear to have set when the car was cold and "not" running.We cleared the codes and went to start the car but they both immediately set again (KOEO).Tried this several times with same result.I am having a hard ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor 1 circuit malfunction), P0446 (Evap Emis Ctrl Vent Ctrl Ckt Malf)
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L abs, vdc, tcs VIN: 5N1AR18W85
Well I used to work for Nissan and would have worked on this myself but I had to have them do it because it's still under warranty. They replaced the Left rear sensor and the problem is still there. What happens is all the lights come on...ABS TCS and VDC. I g...
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1987 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2AE82E7H
Thanks in advance for your suggestions! This car has the following symptoms remaining: 1. Rough idle. 2. Hesitation / miss (from throttle to throttle). 3. Faint high-pitched humming sound at idle (only with warm engine). 4. Lack of power. 5. Poor gas mil...
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1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JT4YH62M8J
Hello fellow techs,we have this truck in our shop that we replace cylinder head gaskets 3 weeks ago everything went very well until customer complained about oil in the coolant reservoir and he had to add oil on the engine.engine doesnt over heat,pressure test...
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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L torque steer VIN: 1H4CC254XN
Were going to call this one as a fix simply because it is out of our hair. I appreciate everyones helpful replies. We removed the P/S belt to see if that was causing the problem & it changed nothing. We rotated & swapped tires all to no avail. The axles looked...
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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DC4351R
Well the vehicle is now running and out the door. Replacingthe distributor fixed the no start problem. Thanks toeveryones reply that said the distributor was the problem.AS to the smoking problem I think it was the intake gasket,When I remover the head again t...
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1986 Honda Accord DX 2.0L No Start VIN: JN1RS04S6C
Thanks to everyone who tried to offer help on this one. A lot of people suggested the culprit might be the main relay, though this vehicle is not fuel injected, so the 'main relay' is essentially the fuel pump relay. Most people suggested using only OEM Honda ...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L compressor VIN: 1HGCD5639S
Thanks to all who responded. After all the posts that referred to bad compressors, I made the decision to remove the compressor and test it. With the compressor off the vehicle, I spun the shaft and noticed no high side pressure. I replaced the compressor with...
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out
Thanks to both Mikes,Nelson,Lewis and,Eric.Everybody provided useful info.Both of these cars belong to the owners of the shops and neither one is in a hurry to solve.On the ES300 the timing belt replacement was a maintence item and the mechanic who replaced it... Trouble codes: 13 (rpm signal).
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1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L belts VIN: JT6HJ88JSV
Thanks all, OEM 'non serrated' belts fixed this screamer. We first tried an aftermarket set from WP and that did the trick but opted to put in the OEM when they showed up.
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L shift solenoidss VIN: JM1TA22161
thanks to all that offered advice- the stalling turned out to be a faulty ign. dist and since the replacement no trans issues have occurred-odd i know!!- thanks again to all- iatn is a life saver
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1989 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L kick down and dropping out of 4th gear VIN: VRY60-5106
Thanks to those that responded to this help request. The vehicle is being used as it is until the client can save some money for further inspections.There was someone who questioned the 24 volt aspect, we have heaps of these thing that are 24 volt ,all impoted...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
As with most of these vehicles, the coil packs usually fix the problem. I was surprised at how many respondents did not fully read my post. I had stated that I DID replace ALL of the coil packs, only to have the check engine light to on a day later. It was ver... Trouble codes: 1320 (Loss of Ignition Promary Signal).
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L head gaskets VIN: 4S3BG6857V
talk about a great response,you guys are great . unfortunately , this customer bent the ear of the local subaru dealer so much , they gave him an unbeatable deal on a trade and we lost the job. i did receive tons of great tips though and have decided to upgrad...
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1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No 1-2 Shift VIN: 1NXAE91A2N
Thanks for thr replies. David from Australia and Lloyd from Ohio, You guys hit it right on the head. Govenor gear was munched. Replaced it and all is well. Thanks You Guy's. You're the best.
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