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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L transmission VIN: 19UUA56853
we installed a waterpump and a timing belt on friday and the car came back on monday with the complaint of bucking on the highway. hooked up scanner an pulled coeds p1739 po730 po780 did some testing found oil in in 3rd clutch pressure switch replaced with new...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5548W
Hello all, I have a Honda here I'm having some trouble with. The check engine light goes on and off intermittently, setting the misfire codes listed below. While driving the vehicle, you feel no evidence of 3 cylinders misfiring? I replaced the plugs because o... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire)
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L radio interior light key alarm VIN: 2HGEJ8542X
all circuits on the same fuse according to the wiring daigram Any ideas? Thanx
1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8UF11E6L
hey all, thanks in advance for your help. we have a lexus ls400 in the shop for failed emission. a question we have is: that section behind the 2 cat. converters, is that a resonator or a nox bed? appreciate anybody's help because lexus was no help. they call ...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L noise VIN: JT8UF11E3R
Hello to all, I have this LS400 thats makes a knocking noise just after starting in about one of 30 starts, Of course it started after I replaced the belt,in 50 starts I had'nt heard it finally have heard it and it sounds like pre-ignition four or five good ...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, FLOODED VIN: JT8UZ30C5S
This vehicle will not start in cold weather. The customer has had the problem for three years, has had to several garages. It is towed in, we always find it flooded. Changing plugs starts car but does not solve problem. Any advise is appreciated.
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNLCA31D7Y
need some help from you nissan techs. Had this maxima come in with the code p1320 found a tsb ref # ntb01-059 that said if premum gas is being used replace ignition coils. I have now replaced all the coils and still have the code any help would be great. Ps ha... Trouble codes: P1320
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L variable cam timming VIN: 1N4AL11D8L
this one making a rattle sound on start up and about 1500 rpm power braken it .and during driveing under load. we removed the serp. belt still there. sounds like it's comeing from behind timing cover on top end. were thinking the variable cam timing system but...
2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L transfer case
to all you nissan murano specialists. this customer is a real good friend an excellent bodyman but not a mechanic. he built this murano from a wreck 2 years ago and never checked fluid in transfer case. pulled drain plug and no fluid came out. now I need to re...
2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Pass Headlamp VIN: JF1SF65632
This one is Blowing the Left Headlamp fuse that is located in the Fuse Panel under the Hood next to the Headlamp relay. I have done an inspection of the wiring harness from the Bottom of the fuse panel and to both headlamps and do not see any signs of damage. ...
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L rear seatbelts VIN: JT3HPLOV7Y
has anyone out there any good ideas on how to replace the gummed up latches on the rear seats of this RAV 4 short of cutting the upholstery-I'm sure that this upholstery must come off but I'd appreciate any clues so I don't mess up these seats. thanks for any ...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Surge, Decell VIN: 4T1BF32K62
 I need to be educated on the Throttle Actuator Control system. After a slight warm up driving at study speed of approx. 45 MPH it just decelerates down to around 35 sometimes 40,and if you just hold the pedal it will pick back up. If you push on the a...

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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCE6670V
Thanks you all for great advice and fix on this car. the customer finally authorized to put in the main relay. We drove the car for three days with no problem. Once again thank you all.
1999 Kia PRIDE 1300CC Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, LACKING POWER VIN: KNEDA2422Y
Thank you to all who replied to my plea, the main problem I had was getting any Kia data or test proceedure at all.I was convinced I had an electrical missfire underload which was due to speed sensor within distributor unit, my snap on old brick would not hook... Trouble codes: 13 (This code does not appear to exist).
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L obdII monitor VIN: KNADC12593
I would love to tell you that I was the one that fixed this vehicle, but I am not. The vehicle was still under warranty so the dealer took care of it. What did cure this problem makes absolutely no sense to me, considering that there was not 1 code stored in t...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L oil seals VIN: JT6GFLOU1X
I checked this out after my tech removed the covers: the cam seals are fairly accessible. The cam sticks out far enough to put the seal on the cam and push it back to the head--then use the press tool to push it home. Our problem was we gouged the cam sealing ...
2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JTHBD18201
Finally this car is gone,the problem was a faulty ECM, even the dealer said it wasn't a common, problem but whomever worked on the engine did something which caused this condition. Thank you to all the helpful responses from all of you guys, Jim,Eric, Chalk, R...
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4N2XN11T6Y
bad injectors dumping too much fuel in there. started on the bank that 6 is on since it was showing a misfire there, but didn't think it would be just one so replaced all three on that bank. had to run for a while to burn off all the extra fuel in there but cl... Trouble codes: 306 (misfire 6).
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Surge VIN: 124AL11D22
HI and thanks to all respond and great info,i would like to say that you know thing more than i do know and that for sure,i told the customer on what you told me to do,so customer took the car to the dealership ask them to realern the pcm and that what it was....
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Heated Seat VIN: 4S4BP61CX5
Thanks for those of you who tried to help. It went to the dealer to let them fix it under warranty. I had already verified the basic pwr and ground to the switch and all connections so all that was left was the switch and the heater unit it self. First the dea...
1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, hunts at idle VIN: JT3VN39W3P
Thanks to all who replied to my help request. A few of you talked about compression could be the cause and some said to look at the TPS. We did find the TPS to be bad. We also found a small write up in the Modis talking about this problem. Thanks again for the...
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