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1995 Acura Legend LS 3.2L Flywheel VIN: JH4KA8176S
I need specifications about the dual mass flywheel. How much play on the springs is acceptable? Any info will be greatly apreciated. Thanks
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L evaperator VIN: JHMCB7673N
hi all got this honda with a cooling problem, it came in not blowing cold. recovered .5 lbs from the syetem performed a/c service (r-12) and now it blows cold 42 deg F only out of the right vent and 70 deg F out the center and left vent. the low presure is 5 p...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1HGCB7656N
When this car is idling is running fine, when car is being driven it feel like missing, transmission little hard to chage gear. The main problem is whenever the car come to stop, the engine will die and will star after the engine is being crank with the igniti...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W7W
This Passport has Bank 1 dead, Bank 2 is strong. No MAJOR vacuum leaks, no vacuum leaks period that I can see. According to the data, Bank 1 is running dead rich (plugs and blackened O2 sensor would confirm). Bank 2 is running lean ( plugs and O2 confirms). Pu... Trouble codes: P0134 (tps), P0101 (B1S1 not switching)
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W5Y
He has had Check Engine light for a while, they blew engine up, we installed a used low mileage engine and light came on on test drive with these codes. We have tried diagnosing but with no luck. Cannot find much info at all about the ION sensing module in the... Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit), P1340 (ION Sensing Module Cylinder Sync)
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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L won't shift VIN: NONE
i did 3 transmission fluid exchange on 2002 honda odyssey, after service was done, car would not shift to 3rd gear until 5 to 10 minutes later. any body run into this situation. i would like to know what's going on? thank you for any information.
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JNKAY21D4P
It seems that the exhaust cam on the left side has seized. After considering the amount of labor to repair a old engine we decided to try the used route. Here is my problem. My connection at the salvage yard could only find high milage 93 engines, but found a ...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S2CK58WXY
this rodeo came from a local used car dealer.so the only history they know is how a bird talks( cheep,cheep,cheep). this rodeo is giving me a fit.it is popping at cold start.give it 15 seconds it clears up.it does not act back up till it sits at least 12 hours...
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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L injector pulse VIN: KNAGD12612
we got this vehicle towed to us. check for no start. we checked fuel pressure and volume, spark, plugs, compreeion, all good. we loose the injector pulse while cranking. i think it is theft detterant related but i have exhuasted my info resources to no avail. ...
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.4L charging VIN: KNAED12673
when driving car the battery light comes on checked battery and alternator with vat45 all system's show good. Is there something I am missing is there any relays that energizes charging system that could be interminent?
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1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L Excessive Emissions, High NOX VIN: JM2UF1110G
Seems to be running too lean according to smog tech. Does not run too hot on temp gauge.No vecuum leaks. Does this carb has a problem that causes a lean issue? Help, this is my parts truck and I need it to pass Calif dyno test. Any direct help you can give, 40...
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1995 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1RZ24D6S
customer complained of a slight hesitation after car warms up, under light to moderate acceleration. stated that when cold, car runs great. we test drove the car and found he was correct. when we reached normal operating temp. the car simply looses power and w... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor circuit code)
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1981 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L whistle noise VIN: JT3FJ40C7B
Hey all, this thing is killing me. The owner purchased this 2-door Landcruiser "fully restored". We finished a few things and also addressed it failing emissions. The builders had removed most of the emissions stuff & installed a Weber 2 barrel carb. I replace...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES155Z2
Thanks for the replys guys, This one is fixed and down the road turned out that the idle air control motor was bad when dead cold (motor coil would ohm open cold and just fine warm) Trouble codes: P1519.
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1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L compressor VIN: JNKNG01D6T
The ECM fixed it!!! I was a little reluctant to replace it because the Infiniti dealer in Scottsdale and Phoenix have NEVER sold a replacement ECM for a Q45. The self diagnostic test was done through the controller and the temp sensors were all accurate. After...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire VIN: JT8BF22G9V
hi group ended up being a plugged injector, problem was i did not want to pull upper plenum twice, was able to get under plenum to connector and verify i had a pulse which was ok, at that point ordered injector and all is fine, thanks to all who replied your h... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected).
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4MT31H5Y
thanks to all, after repairing some of the other problems created by other helping hands.(added repairs). replacing the fuel managment module fixed this one
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D5Y
ok i have had 2 repies to check egr. i blocked off egr and problem still present. test o2's while enriching mixture, no real change in o2 readings. due to the lack of info my scanner will produce i am throwing in the towel and sending it to the dealer. after r...
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51D12
This one was a pretty simple one, replaced the Oxygen sensor, shut the light off, no problems. The insides of the converter looked ok. They have a recall on it but the owner didn't know specifics, just that the procedure would take a day... Thanks to everyone ... Trouble codes: P0031.
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L overheating VIN: 3N1CB51DOS
I would like to thank everyone who replied. I didn't not see another valve behind the exhaust manifold. Turns out when I went to take the thermostat out I noticed a bolt w/ a brass washer, turns out this is the bleeder screw. I tried the air lift and that didn...
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L steering gear VIN: JF1SF6558W
I took the advice I received and flushed the system. The nylon screen was varnished and had sludge in the bottom. Problem did not reoccur while it was in the shop. The pump also seemed quieter. The customer will let me know, I am sure, if there are further pro...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L oil pump body cover VIN: JT2SK12E2R
Greetings, Thanks for all the FAST help, Jerry from Indiana responded within minutes. It was a very easy job,dealer had O-Ring #15188-63010 $10.42.The old O-Ring was hard as a rock. We lightly packed the pump housing with Vaseline to help prime the pump and av...
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L mil VIN: 4T1BF28B6Y
thanks to all for the replies the 2 fuel sensors where no good and ther were from toyota i went back to toyota got 2 new sensors.After installing the 2 new sensors cleared the codes no problem the car drove for 95 mil. and no MIL. thank you all.
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