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1988 Acura Legend LS 2.7L cylinder block VIN: JH4KA4669J
Hello Men, this is kind of a weird problem. This started out as a simple water pump/front brakes.We gave an estimate. We did the work with only one problem, the customers Father wanted to keep the price down because "its was an old car". The timing belt we rep...
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L compressor VIN: 4S6CY58V4S
hello A/C group. Thanks for your help in advance for considering my problem. I did all I knew to do to this thing as per above tests and repairs with no sucess yet. I did call identifix about this and they tol;d me the thing about isolating comp. from rest of ...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F8X
The problem this car is haveing is the front O2 sensor is reading 0mv on the scaner. If you disconect the sensor it goes to around 450mv as it should. The harness side connector has 12V at the heater terminal. The signal terminal if you ground it to eather ch...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L cruise control VIN: KMHWF35V31
hi guys maybe you can help about 2 weeks ago the cruise control on my 2001 hyundai sonata gls 2.5 just stopped working.we have check every thing connected to this system with no luck performed ohm test but all system check ok any help would be appreciated.than...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire VIN: JT8BF22G9V
has been back twice know with po303 code, when initally came in had dead miss on #3 the coil was dead replaced coil was fine, customer drove approx 1000 miles and returned with po301, another coil bad, replaced the other 2 coils know back with po303 again, cus... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected)
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1NA3516M
This Miata came in for a surge and lack of power. I tested the cam/crank sensor and it didnt look anything like what snap-on Vantage said it should so I replaced it. Still has the same problem. I have now done a timing belt on it also. The crank key way is sti...
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1995 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: IN4BU31D2S
Hi all, Got this very, very tough driveability problem. Vehicle was towed in with a crank and no start condiiton. Found out the spark plugs had beed fouled. Replace and vehicle runs fine but told customer there is other problem somewhere that is affecting th... Trouble codes: 32 (Knock sensor)
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2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6551Y
Hello fellow technicians. I have this Subaru that has been kicking my back side for about 7 months now and could really use some outside advise on it. The problem is the ECM continues to set code P0420. It is on it's 3rd set of cat's (counting the original set... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshhold)
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67563
Thanks in advance for any help. I'm working on this 03 outback that seems to flood #3 at start-up for about 30 seconds.Cold or hot(after 5 minutes).I have checked the fuel pressure regulator for leaking into the intake and lifted the fuel rail, no leak from th... Trouble codes: P0303 (testing and results)
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4TANL42YZ6
Helo, I have a Toyota with a drive problem. Customer complaint was poor fuel econ, and feels doggy. He is getting approx 14 t0 16 mpg and is a good reliable cust.When driven power does feel low and falls on its face when it shifts into second gear, power does ...
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1996 Acura RL 3.5L no power VIN: JH4KA9653T
HI, we don't get a lot of Acuras to work on and we really did not want the job but the customer is a regular and insisted that we look at it. He is a used car dealer and we do a lot of pick up truck running probhlems for them. With out the help of Eric, John a...
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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5606V
Hello, Guys - I want to thank you for your help on my problem. One piece of information I got I didn't know was that Honda had extended emmisions systems waranty to 14 years and 150k miles, so when I told the customer this they took the car to the dealer. ... Trouble codes: 1491 (insufficient egr lift).
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L no power under laod VIN: JNKCA31A0Y
thanks for all the help most of you pointed me in the right direction maf sensor bad very cheap at nissan thanks for the help don
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L engine VIN: JACDJ58X9W
It is a loose rod and the piston hitting the head.Waiting to see how they want to try and fix it.
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L auto wipers VIN: JTHBN30F71
Thank you all for your replies. Robert from California, Jim from Iowa and Gene from Georga hit it dead on. We don't get to may of these around here, but the problem was there was no gell between the glass and the rain sensor. $14.00 from dealer only. The glass...
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1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L dash lights VIN: 4A3AJ46GOS
it seems one of my guys did change a bulb, i wasn't informed. of course he used the wrong bulb. i should have known the bulb was the likely possibility, must have been a non-thinking day Thanks for the help, all replies had the correct idea. Pete
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1996 Nissan Turismo 3.0L Climate Control VIN: HY33-22061
This system is now operational, as well as the climate control losing its battery circuit the SRS air/bag and power steering would not operate electricially or communicate with my scanner. Going through our records we had a similar problem with another vehicle...
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CAZ1D8U
I was able to find problem. i was thinking the sensor was starting to fail. freeze data showed at idle the baro data was 30.3, that is the same as wide open throttle or key on engine off. at idle the baro pid was approx 8.0, i started jiggle test the harness c... Trouble codes: P1105.
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L a/c swith VIN: 4T1SK12E4N
test the a/c amplifer and found that the a/c compressor was bad
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