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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L temp gauge VIN: JH4KA7664P
when driving long periods on highway(50) miles or more. engine temp will climb almost to the h mark on temp & at the same time heat will start blowing cold. any info will be greatly appricieated
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Steering VIN: 1HGCB7668M
the steering feels fine while driving,but as soon as you stop the vehicle ,the steering feels like it has little assist.i replaced the rack with no fix also i bypassed the pump on top of transmission.did not soon as the vehicle starts rolling it feels ...
1994 Kia Sephia GS 1.6L Torque Converter VIN: KNAFA1213R
Having a helluva time with this gem. I installed a used engine in this vehicle in Oct. of this year. When the vehicle left, it was quiet. Now has a loud ticking noise when engine is idling. Noise goes away slightly when accelerating. I thought it was a loose t...
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L oil light VIN: JA3AJ26E02
Oil light comes on only when you start to coast down. I can make the light come on by just moveing the gear shifter. I;ve checked the oil pressure has 25 psi. hot, I;ve changed oil sending unit, Took pan off and checked pick up screen everything check ok. Car ...
1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N6SD11S9R
Vehicle failed Smog Check, High Nox. EGR system was not working properly, hose below EGR valve was spongy, no back pressure. Actuator was not wokring proeprly. After i repair those components, strange thing is NOX is now higher then it was. WHen EGR Valve is d...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L low power VIN: JN1CA31A91
Nissan has low power (lean), when I add external fuel to intake, it recovers, if I pinch return line the power returns. I put a Delphi pump in with no change. Replace fuel press. regulator, still no change. p0171 was only code and I cannot get a running pressu... Trouble codes: P0171
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L TCC Solenoid VIN: 4S3BC6858W
Thanks in advance for all assistance! This Subaru is setting codes P0740 and P0740 for torque convertor solenoid issues.Test driving confirms it is not engaging (3,000 RPM @ 70 MPH)The trans pan was crushed while lifting the the engine/trans assembly for engin...
1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L pulse air rumbles VIN: JT4RN81PXS
Hello everyone and happy holidays. I have this 94 Toyota truck 2.4 in, that rumbles after you have decelerated to a stop for a moment and then just stops rumbling. It will do it pretty much everytime you come to a stop. The noise is rumbling up in the air cle...

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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Misfire VIN: JHMEH969OR
Thanks for every one with the suggestions,I have told the customer I wanted to replace the distribitor after every thing else look O.K., but with no concreate evidence that the distributor was bad the custome said he would think about it, but he never returned...
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L oil light on VIN: CG5554XA11
Thanks for all the replies. This vehicle does not use an eng oil cooler as suggested. Removed cylinder head, checked head gasket & cyl head for cracks, none found. As suggested by most, suspect engine block is cracked somewhere.Customer is installing new engin...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L motor VIN: KMHJF25F9Y
thanks to every one who sent me emails ,on this problem, but special thanks to jeff from ontario turn out to be a bad efi relay , had a spare ready for when the problem happened.replaced it , a start on first start, put old one back right away and no start. ...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM58W6X
Thanks to all that replied. All of your help was really appreciated. I decided to pull the upper intake to check for leaks, even though it wouldn't leak with smoke. Upon removal, I found a slight split in the gasket and also a leaking fuel regulator, which I b... Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L Air Bag VIN: 5N1AN08W25
It was simple enough, it needed the srs diagnostic unit :) I thought that's what it would be only I was afraid to jump on it with out diagnosing it first. As it turns out the unit was under 150 dollars from the dealer, go figure. Thank you all for your hel...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L engine VIN: 1NXBA02E7T
thanks to all of you replied. we replaced the front motor mount and that seemed to do the trick. the customer picked up the car and has not returned so we believe that was the whole issue.
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