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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L reverse VIN: 1GCCS14Z5K
brought vehicle in to service engine and a/c.after finishing car will not go into reverse,it was working prior to bringing into shop.checked shift cables ok,1 thru 5 gears ok no noise or grinding.will not go into appears that the reverse is locked o...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HKRL1864Y
Looking for some expert trany people. I installed a new Jasper trany in this odyssey. It now has a slow and slightly harsh shift between gears, mainly from 1st-2nd at more than half throttle. It takes to long to shift, but doesn't shift into neutral. I have re...
2003 Honda Element DX 2.4L ignition key VIN: 5J6YH18243
Honda techs please help! The ignition key will not turn in this element. Asked customer if they had any spare keys and they said they have tried all keys several times. Alldata has very limited info on this system and I do not want to tear into the ignition lo...
2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L abs VIN: H0NDA727F5
body shop car replace knuckel wheel bearing sensor for left front wheel originally had wheel bearing in backwards new bearing in the right way brown seal faceing the sensor. I now have a speed signal that is erratic and drops off. I tryed another sensor found ...
1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L Start then die VIN: JT8JZ31C8P
I have a SC 300 that has trouble after it gets up to temperature and you shut it off. It starts but dies right off. That is it will start idle then die. I have chased it back to the fuel pump. After it starts my power just quits. Scope shows a good ripple and ...
1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L timing chain
Need nissan expert.Car starts good,idles good but when giving it gas,it boogs out and stalls.Did compression test and got 120psi on all cylinders(alldata says 175psi-145psi min).Timing off 25 degrees.Moved dist and set timing.No boog,runs ok on road but not gr...
2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L compressor VIN: 1N4DLO1D3Y
car came in with a/c compressor working whenever it wants.but now it stoped working all to gether. started with an evac & recharge 1.5 oz freon. fan comes on but no power to compressor clutch. need help !! lady geting hot like the weather. working on car for a...
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L Unknown VIN: 5N1AA08B44
This customer came into our shop with a brake concern. She states that the vehicle luches or surges forward when braking. It happens at 35 mph or slower. We have not been able to reproduce the concern. She says it happens intermittently. Her description was,, ...
2000 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L front brakes VIN: JS2GB4155Y
Overheating and smoke coming from the front brakes. Calipers are working properly.
1987 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L no power cold VIN: JT2EL31GXH
Hi All: This one has been dropped on me from another shop. It bogs at cold accel for about 5 min until it warms. Timing is bang on, secondary is good. Compression good. It acts like not enough "choke" or an egr slightly open when cold. It will idle fine but if...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L engine VIN: 4T1VK12E7N
Hi All Thanks in advance for taking a moment to look at this post. I have a hopefully simple question. But first background info. Customer ran out of oil cooked heads, and either collapsed rings or piston skirts, no power severe leakage by rings , very low c...
1993 Toyota T100 3.0L rear axle VIN: JT4VD10P00
we have a t100 in the shop that has a rear axle fluid leak comming aroud the spring perches on both sides. have not torn into this yet but we did install dye in the rear end. has any body seen this & or reapaired for this problem? any replies will be great. th...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L cylinder 2 & VIN: JTEGF21A51
This Highlander came to me about 4 days ago. The mil light is flashing, the trac on/off light is on(switch on the dash makes no difference, and the VSC(vehicle skid control light) is on. Customer says that she was passed on the right side by a large truck and ...
2007 Toyota acr50-gfpgk 2.7L Lighting VIN: JEGDJ4M627
AFS Lamp flash (Adaptive Front Lighting System).use intelligent tester II read the dtc b2421( Incompletion Automatic Correction of Steering Neutral Point ).i have none repair manual of the afs question is what does the dtc b2421 mean,how to repair th...

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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L trans temp sensor VIN: 2HKRL18012
Well we got the bugger out by putting a screw through it & tapping it out with a chisel. The trans. was not warrantied(I called the dealer on this BEFORE we started on it)Thank you for all the replies!
2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L driveline VIN: 2HKYF18404
thanks for the responses - I think charles [...] got it right - after reviewing the replies I got the pilot back in and tested the engine much closer and found a intermitant misfire. switched plugs & coils. mis still #1 at times . came to conclusion it was fu...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L air bag light on VIN: KMHJF25F6X
No, I did'nt get the chance to repair this vehicle. I had a really good idea that it was more than likely in the driver's seat. She also provided me with late information that the car had been in the ditch. I simply did'nt have the resources to retrieve codes ...
1999 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Hesitation VIN: KMHWF25S3X
Yes, this car is fixed. Thanks to Boris we replaced the mass air with a 02 Accent sensor. This new sensor cost $300 instead of the $710 for the correct. Thanks to all the replies. Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L band VIN: JACDJ58X11
Special thanks to Tony from Washington who went out of his way to help me with this one. I found the problem by placing two guages on the transmission. One guage was to read main line pressure from the factory port on the front driverside of transmission. The ...
1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN8HD16Y5J
Unfortunately we didn't receive many replies on this one, but we were able to find the problem though. The first problem that was causing the surging idle was that the throttle position switch was faulty. We had checked and adjusted this switch before, but aft...
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: JN1CCUA32A
Well guy's we have a 90 % chance that this one is fixed.Firstly thanks to all that responded.There were several complaints with this vehicle & I think we have eliminated all of them. The rough idle was the EGR gasket. It had a tiny crack in the gasket & thus...
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Horn VIN: 1N6SD16S5V
Thank you all for the emails & Help. Steering wheel contacts loose (ClockSpring).
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BJ6325N
Well the boss traded the customer one of his other vehicles for it told me not to proceed with repairs, I still agree with Shannon that it might just be a bad ECU sorry guys, but thanx for all the help
2001 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L check engine & over drive lights VIN: JS2GB41S31
found the tcc solenoid to have an open. R&R tcc solenoid ok now.
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E4P
hello all tech. thanks all who reply ,this one has fixed it has a arc from ignition coil( built in with dist.) i put new coil vehicle ran perfectly. once again your guys was the best. many thanks
2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L wont run VIN: 5TEWN72N14
Thank you everyone on this pick up. The fix was to replace the new MAS sensor from Toyota. Tried new PCM, anti thief unit, put a new MAS on runs fine. Thank you again Mike
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