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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L exspantion valave VIN: 1HGCD5633T
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L timing belt VIN: 1HGCG5657W
Hello all, Routine timing belt replacement on this car. Timing belt pegs the tensioner completely and still flops like a dead fish, no tension at all. Young tech disassembled, cant tell me anything for sure. The slide bolt in the tensioner arm was not ins...
1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Blower, tach, speedo, signals VIN: JHLRD1749X
Hello! This has been a mind bender... New customer has always taken car to dealer since brand new. Last year she had the blower power transistor (electronic resistor) replaced because blower only worked on high. Several months later she had the following sym...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Eng. VIN: JNRDRO9Y81
This is the same as a niss. pathfinder eng. or so i"m told. The cust.drove it in overheating. Yes drove it in. Frist i tryed a therm. Also i changed the oil & filter no water in oil. No smoke from tail pipe Eng. is not skiping. Changed cracked belts. Still Ove...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W21
I need a little help from some Isuzu experts. This vehicle came in with a complaint of cutting out on acceleration. I found that it surges on acceleration intermittently, does not feel like an ignition issue. I am able to duplicate the condition in the shop po...
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: KNDJA723XT
this car came from used car lot purchased fron action. other techs from the grapevine,have told me thatthey have replaced fuel pump ,tried another ecm,&replaced coils &plugs. what happens is the car runs perfect has plenty of power,has no ignition miss ,coil o...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L no power VIN: KNDJA72391
Hi Techs, This Kia came to my shop from the dealership and it's driving me crazy. This car has an important lack of power no matter it is cold or hot and as previously mentionned in the history, the dealer replaced both cats thinking it was the problem with n... Trouble codes: P0101
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UF11E0P
Hi Guys I got this 1993 Lexus LS400 car came in with no power when you accelerate feels like clogged muffler, at idle runs smooth , when you put in drive & takes off there's no power at all, fuel pressure is 35 psi at idle , check timing marks is right on. any...
1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4F4YR12C5W
Intermittent very rough idle - attempts to stall. Have checked all obvious, fuel press ok at 66 psi - solid even when acting up, no codes, no data stands out as way out of spec, no misfire present, tapping on IAC or EGR makes no difference but unplugging MAF i...
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22561
I need help from folks familiar with Mazdas. I am looking for the repair terminals for the ECU connector. The terminals look like Ford terminals but unfortunately the Ford ones I have are too big. Does anyone have any information. I have a few terminals rotted...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AX55F6V
Care came in a week ago with p0443. I tested the purge solenoid (above master cylinder, center of 3) and wiring as well as signal. All tested fine. Cleared codes, test drove 2 ten mile trips on separate days with no light. Sent car out explaining all of this. ... Trouble codes: P0443
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y2V
I have this 97 nissan pathfinder here and it keeps throwing out a code p0100 for the maf. After doing all system checks, cleaning grounds, cleaning MAF sensor. I had sent the customer away with light off. Customer returned a week later with mil light back on a... Trouble codes: P0100 (maf sensor circuit malfunction)
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L relay VIN: JN1AZ34E23
According to Mitchell and Alldata the fuel door relay is behind center dash at gauge cluster. We have totally disassembled the dash to no aveal. Does anyone know where else they hide the fuel door relay on a 350Z. Thanks for any help. James
1986 Toyota Supra 3.0L a/c VIN: J5G0019453
The client's concern was a/c blowing hot air. According to the manifold gauges, the pressures did not indicate any need for freon. A/C compressor was not actuating. Found a fuse that was burned out and replaced. Thereafter, the compressor became operational. I...

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1996 Acura TL 3.2L abs lite VIN: JH4UA3641T
found plug and filled .abs unit was leaking and replaced...thanks
1990 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Mechanical VIN: JHMBA4167L
thanks for the advice. sorry i have been so long replying i have been on holiday's. a used one was installed and all is well
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Pedal VIN: 1HGCD5533S
I did replace Master cylinder again and customer has been gone for over a week although the other day he called and said the clutch pedal was feeling funny again but has not returned for me to verify thank you all for the help who would of thought that 2 diffe...
1992 Isuzu NPR 4.5L Shifting VIN: JALB4B1K9N
The consensus of replies seems to direct me to remove the transmission, and look for a band problem. The only thing in common that 2nd gear and 4th have is a common band. Of course I did not want to believe that this was possible, due to a recent overhaul, and...
1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JM1TA2214W
Hi Guys! I want to thank everyone who responded and especially Mr. Clay [...]. He was right on the money when he suggested to check the dowel pin for the camshaft gear. My tech pulled the gear off and found the pin sheared and had slipped several degrees...
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3A1C34Y8
Well what we have here is a case of stuck on stupid. After walking away from this one friday and heading to Moblie to give my daughter way in marriage I came back with a fresh view on this one. So I pulled it down again. Timed it by the book. Did the 21 ft lbs... Trouble codes: 1390 (cam /crank error).
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51DX2
The car is fixed after replacing the ECU. Special thanks to Kelly and Aaron, both from California and also to Stephen from New York. They all hit the nail by saying the pcm problem. I removed the foam from shell also. Dealer says it did not cover because of th... Trouble codes: P0037 (HO2S heater control circuit low [...]).
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L no foward in any position VIN: 1F1SF6357X
yes THE PROBLEM WAS IN THE TRANY. this trany was replaced with a used unit doimg ok now. guys were right it was in the trany would have like to seen the seals. the pressure dropped to about [...] in drive while driving thanks a lot gentlemen the comments w...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Wheel sensor not working VIN: JT3VN39W3R
I sent the axles back to the machine shop to reposition the ABS Ring. Everything is working fine now. I want to thank everyone who took the time and patience to assist me. Mike
1995 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT2STO7F1S
ok so here is the deal, I replaced the ignition coil, with no change, frustrated with the car i put the old coil in and we sent it to the dealer, they replaced the coil, wires, and plugs, we called and it was the same yet, while on hold for about 10 minutes, a...
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