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1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L ac leaks VIN: 1HGCB7542M
hello honda techs .this honda is leaking freon bad .it leaks all freon out within 4 days .have charged and added leak dye 3 times .searched with light everytime and still not find leak .thanks this car has been in shop for two weeks.
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L abs activity VIN: 1HGCG565XW
abs light intermittant comes on, stores a code in system - 54. clears but returns on driving. abs activity happens at low speed when abs should not be engaging.
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES16531
This is a strange one. this vehicle was towed to the shop. the vehicle start but dont rev up. the check engine ligth is on but i dont have comunication with the ECM. The security ligth is always flashing. if some one have seen someting like that I wold aprecia...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L suspension VIN: JNKCV51E13
hi guys got a head scratcher here, over bumps sounds like a bad strut or mount rattle on right front changed both no difference.
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58EXT
Hi, got this rodeo that is running lean. codes are stated above. Its hard starting and when it does it wants to die out at times. When accelaration it bogs out so you have to feather it. The customer states it happened all at one time last sunday. Fuel pressur... Trouble codes: P0137 (o2 sensor low voltage), P1171 (manuf controlled fuel and air metering)
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2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L od light fashes VIN: JM3LW28J82
came in with od light flashing. has no codes. data shows 0%throttle all the time. was at transmission shop the said it has high line pressure. shifts hard. i suspect a bad tcm but i cant be sure. thanks bill
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1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 4A3CT64U9M
Hello. Vehicle came to shop not having been run for aproximatly a year due to two problems. The 1st is a idle hunt and dies sometimes at idle -always starts back up. This I diagnoised as a bad isc-one of the coils is open.The 2nd problem is the engine cuts out...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
Hi Guys. This is for the Nissan techs. I have to replace the knock sensor on this 2.4l. Is there a way to remove it without removing the intake manifold? Thanks in advance Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor)
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2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L not known VIN: 4M2ZV11T61
Car came with a complaint of vibration at freeway speed- he had had a blow aout and had three tires replaced. The tire store recommended shocks and struts. We had all 4 tires balanced, cust reported improvement but still there. We replaced the front struts and...
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start
Thankyou in advance for any help you might have on this. We are second shop in on this car.Car came in with starter removed,customer saw puff of smoke from under hood and smelled an electrical burning smell in the car.Upon inspection we found,starter bench tes... Trouble codes: 1761
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1986 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L No Start VIN: JT2AE86S90
ALRIGHT! WHO WANTS A NIGHTMARE?!?!? We had a guy bring an 86 RWD corolla (originally carburated) in our shop with an ECU and wiring harness out of an 87 corolla RWD plugged into an 89 mr-2 1.6 dohc super charged engine with the super charger removed and a turb...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1865Y
thanks guys the customer is driving the vehicle an its doing great. 4 out of 6 were right the o2 sensor. the customer installed a universal upstream one. most of you said use oem o2 sensors. the customer agreed to try a honda sensor an so far so good. thanks f... Trouble codes: P0123.
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRARO5Y4X
hey guys! found problem with this vehicle, they had t-belt replaced and mil light came on after 100 miles or so, took a look at cam timing and found bank 2 cam off by a 1/2 tooth , so i set it up a little after and rechecked, no light and runs fine. its a afte... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Infiniti FX45 4.5L Electric Window VIN: JNRBS08W63
Thank you for your prompt replies Thomas , Joseph ,Rajesh and Don.I call the local dealer who comfirmed what you told me about this car having a BCM that will lower all windows at one time if the unlock buttom on the remote is held in the unlock position for m...
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1993 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3CH46DOP
Well thanks everybody for their help this car had a new distributor in it when it came to me but no spark the junk yard one we replaced it with still did not produce spark so i checked out the ECM for burnt spots but found no sign of any problems it had power ...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L compressor VIN: 3N1CB51D12
first thanks bill john sandor vehicle fix by replace pcm & ac control panel
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BK6750W
Removed heads-#4 cylinder had cracking, installed used motor had to drill/tap e.g.r. and swap intake. thanks for the responces-it appears cracking in #4 cyl is not uncommon. Brian.
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1985 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT2AE82E3F
this one is done! this vehicle was a car with a lot of little problems that all contributed to the final fix. first of all the car would surge at light throttle at 30 to 50 mph. and some times it wouldn't get out of its own way. we discovered tha it was runnin...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4T1SK12E1S
Thanks for all the responses guys. I went ahead and checked the timing belt and it hadnt jumped a tooth. A lot of people asked to check the MAF sensor but this car doesnt have a MAF. We didnt have enough time to continue testing the car so the customer decid...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 41T1BG12K8
Thanks for all the help with this one. The consensus was that the VSV valve under the intake (what a treat to get to, I'd love to have a few words with the guy who was responsible for putting it there) was most likely the culprit, despite the fact that it ap... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2001 Toyota Tundra 3.4L clutch VIN: 5TBJN32151
i would like to thank all of the technicians who responded to this problem your replies are greatly appreciated we decided to pull transmission for the 2nd time upon inspection all parts seemed to be installed correct throw out bearing seemed okay also flywhee...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L air cond VIN: JTDBE32K12
Thanks to all who responded! It was the magnetic clutch relay that failed. The dealer had the updated part.Thanks to Jason for the part number. You guys are the best, I'll be able to sleep tonight! Dave
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