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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L motor unit VIN: 1HGCE6678V
Our shop has put in 3 additional motor/regulators. Door is straight, Act's like in a bind. when it comes back a mo. or so later. Window go's down ok, go's up part way, then reg. is too tight and motor makes "rapping" sound. 5 units Can't be bad! W/reg. off, wi...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6658X
Hey everyone had this car come in for a missfire and check engine light. i pulled the all misfire codes and 2 mass air meter codes. i took car of the air meter codes by replaceing it. For the missfire we did plugs wires cap ect. and it was fine. little did we ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss on all cylinders), P0301 (missfire cylinder 1), P0302 (missfire cylinder 2), P0303 (missfire cylinder 3), P0304 (missfire cylinder 4)
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Accessories VIN: JNKCV51EX3
This car has a parasitic battery drain, overnight in many cases. The only drain I can find is the radio circuit. Pull the underhood fuse for the radio and all is good. We are unfamiliar with Infinities as there are few around here and info is limited. I assume...
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73344
I have an 04 sorento here that is giving me evap codes, 2 months ago it came in with a po442 code for small evap leak, visually checked all lines, vent and purge valve w/ no problems found. cleared code and let customer drive. Car came back today with now a la... Trouble codes: P0455
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2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19222
.To all valued techs this car came in for catt efficiency po420 bank 1 checked basics because before we address cats we found LT 1 & LT 2 POS 38% ST bothe at around 7 % obvous lean condition this is at idle comes down just a little at cruise .did complete smok... Trouble codes: P0420 (catt efficiency b1)
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1989 Mazda B2200 2.2L valve train VIN: JM2UF1135K
help mazda men! no oil getting to valve train. has 54-lbs oil pressure at sensor near oil filter. bottom end has no noise. valve train clatters. runs great. where is my oil going?? is it similiar to 2.9L-V6 ford timing chain guides that sit in block forcing oi...
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L intake manifold VIN: JM1BK12F16
this car has a broken plastic intake manifold. Mazda wants rediculous money for a new one. does anyone have a manifold from a core motor or know where a good experienced one can be located? thanks for any help. Quentin
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1991 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1RZ24H1M
I have an unusual problem with this car. customer complains that if you speed up to 70mph real fast & let off gas & shift manual trans into neutral, engine will cut off. Normal driving it does fine, but he is set on fixing this problem. any help appreciated. W...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Hard start VIN: JN1CA31A1Y
This car came in with a long crank when trying to start and at times would not start. No codes in computer. When it did start, it acted like it is kicking back on itself, like a bad distributor cap or crossed wires. We monitored the 2 crank and 1 cam sensor. T...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
this vehicle has a hard po335 crank position sensor code after cranking. i installed an updated cam, crank and var timing senor kit from nissan as per tsb. code still present - checked wiring integrity from ecu to sensor. checked trigger wheel - ok. replaced e... Trouble codes: P0335
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28K7W
Hello everyone, this one is giving me a fit. This 3.0 Camry has a multiple cylinder misfire code P0300 and also: P0301, P0303, P0305. From the scan data it appears bank one cylinders all show intermittent multiple misfires. After driving for a few hours it wil... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire)
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L oil consumption VIN: JTDDR32T4Y
this car was bought last month . they have put over 12 quarts of oil in it over the last several weeks. it has good compresssion 150-160 psi. good leak down test 6% each cyl. no oil leaks. sparks plugs slightly discolored with white colored ash. exhaust shows ...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: JTEGH20V71
this vechicle came to the shop with a blown head gasket ,was not running ,water in cylinders .did head gasket and took head to machine shop to resurface only,placed head back on the block with new gasket and torque to specs.set timing shain on marks with gold ...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L altenator
sorry for no vin i am doing this from home. vechile came from local tow shop. new battery installed by them.wanted me to set idle with a scan tool? checked charge system 14.2-14.5 walked away and let it run noticed idle start to go down looked at meter charge ...
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1988 Acura Integra LS 1.6L No Start VIN: JH4DA185XJ
A really big thanks to all you guys that gave me help. I went straight to the main relay which was kinda hard to reach due to an alarm system. Sure enough, when I tested the relay, it was bad, but only did it in warm weather.
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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L none VIN: 2HNYD18713
This was not an eaily identifiable problem. The main reason we asked for help was that we were hoping someone might have run into this before. Apparently,this was not the case. There was one reply that noted the TSB from Acura about changing the rear different...
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CK58W91
I want to thank all who replied. I was an ecm. It took the customer a bit to commit to the price plus flash, but htis thing fired right up and so far I have seen nothing but brake lights as it pulled away from my shop. I ran the power and ground circuits sever...
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1991 Isuzu Pickup S 2.6L alternator VIN: JAACR11E8M
thanks forall replies the infoemation that paul from georgia gave was very helpfull.went back checked wires,and fues again. #8fuse is were the problem was, termanal was bad in fues block,thanks to all.
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1997 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L cmp synchroniser assembly,coilpac,starter VIN: 4F4CR16X4V
Sorry for the slow fix reply on this one.Unfortunately none of the 4 replies applied to the fix this time.After throwing several parts at it(I hate to do that),I finally swapped out the computer.It has been gone now since 5/20/07 now...so I will consider this ...
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Insterment cluster VIN: 1N4EB31FXR
With the help of two members who sent wiring diagrams and a visit to the nearest Nissan Dealer to get even more I was able to track the problem to the timer circuit. Replaced the timer and all is well.
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1999 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Stall VIN: JF1GF4356X
Hello everyone. Sorry it took a little while for the fix. It turned out that this model has the two air filters and on the box mounted on the throttle body was open at the bottom. Pretty much all of you said to look for an opening after the MAF. I went out aft...
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