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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L Clutch
Just finished replacing clutch. Test drove and shifted like butter.Turned off.Thought I'd adjust cable just a tad by putting a little more play in fork. Get back in car and can't get into gear. Thought I must have put too much play in cable. Start taking play ...
2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Burning shell
Burning smell from r/rear wheel. Smells like burning rubber. It si not brakes hanging up or diff. Happens intermittently. Only when driven hard and up hill. Tryed every thing from changing exhaust to backing off brakes and changing diff fluid. Poss the people ...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L O/D flashing,Odometer not working,Not shift to Ove VIN: JM1BJ2226Y
Hi Group, This car came with O/D flashing, Speed-O-meter not working, Check engine light on with code P0500: Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) malfunction. We replaced Transmission Speed Sensors (the one at the bottom of the transmission and the one on the top of the...
1995 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA11A3S
thanks in advance...initially came in with these three codes,after the basic checks,cleared memory and road test,now only po505 sets. in park engine revvs up fine with no malfunction or symptoms,but under load,no matter how light or heavy its very sluggish... ... Trouble codes: P0105, P0505, P0303
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L starter VIN: JN1CA21D2V
Hi, this Maxima has no voltage from the ignition switch to the starter. I checked all the fuses, and they are good. There is voltage at the starter signal fuse while in crank position with the key. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you, Tom
1999 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L transmission VIN: 1N6ED26Y2X
My concern with this hard to shift condition is only first in the morning and when stopping at a stop sign. All gears shift in and out smoothly. Problem occurs as the engine RPM rises, then falls back to idle... It is during this time it is hard to get into ge...
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L battery VIN: 4N2XN11T6Y
Vehicle battery will intermittently go dead overnight. Had it parked at shop several days with no problem, drove it home and battery was dead next morning. Battery is recent, recharges and tests new, charging system OK and less than 10 ma current draw when sys...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Condensor fan VIN: 5N1ED28T3Y
I wish everybody have a good week-end cause I'm not; the vehicle I'm married with belongs to my dear friend and the problem is the electric condenser fan will not engage at all. Fuses all good, fan relay is new, ECM reconditioned from dealer. Originally, the v...
1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 453BK4356V
Code p1507 low power stall starts back up runs good 2weeks to actup again Trouble codes: P1507
1994 Toyota Paseo 1.5L 3-4 shift VIN: JT2EL45U8R
Hello, this is my daughters car. She has owned the car for 2 years. We bought the car from one of our customers. He told us when we bought the car that once in awhile it will not shift into 3rd or 4th gear. Over the last 2 years it has acted up for my daughter...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2GK12E8S
Thanks every one Car came in running had a code 340 and a 1300 sat over night and now will not start has steddy injector pulse spart is iratic fuel pressure ok so I checked T belt marks I was sure it had to be off pulled top cover marks are on so just in case ... Trouble codes: P0340, P1300
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Cooling fans VIN: JT2BF22K4X
I need help with this Camry if possible,my fellow tech was checking for cooling fans not coming on,found the main engine relay almost melted,after replacing it and ran the car for about an hour fans were coming on and off normally and we let the car go and cam...

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA5668Y
Works! Thank you especially Steve. I sprayed the penetrating oil lots of times and hitted the washer everytime spraying. Soaked overnight. Next morning I used Honda Crankshft Holder (OTC 4731) and 3/4' playbar and big pipe. One guy hold the holder, and another...
1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JA4MR41H2S
replace gears bolt pulley and Torque 135 lube bolt with oil
1994 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start
thank you so much for all the information. the fix ended up being a new coil and resealing the distributor shaft all the info was very helpfull. thank you again!!!
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1NXBR12EX1
thanks to all who replied.I hadnt even really thot the oil concumption could be a problem other than just that.anyways customer is thinking of rebuilding the engine or possibly getting rid of the car it is pushing 165000 miles.again thanks for the eye opening ... Trouble codes: P0420.
2003 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T63
After reading the reply from Harold in Washington, suggesting a reman cat in a factory assembly, we asked to see the reciept for the cat that had been installed on the vehicle previous to arriving in our shop. It was determined that it was in fact a reman cat ... Trouble codes: P0420.
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