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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L compressor VIN: JHLRD1866X
we have this honda crv that when it warms up the compressor clutch will rapitly kit in and out for a very short period 10=30 seconds this only happens at idle, we have bypassed the themo protection switch on the compressor, and the low preassure switch and nie...
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2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7L mechanicle torque converter lock up VIN: 1HGEM22701
vehicle came in "tow in, no acceleration, check eng light on" I drive car in, I put it in gear, does not ingauge untill I give it a little gas, then car jerks in and out of gear erreticly and accelerated as if zero slip in torque converter and then complete di...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L MIL Lamp on, No Code Set VIN: KMHWF25S62
Hello All, Ive got a case here. Its been an extended case but there's one part of it I cant figure out. I have an SES light that comes on when the engine is hot, under load, above 3000 RPMs, and does not set any codes. While driving down the interstate, the...
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2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Air Bag VIN: KMHDN46DX6
Have a 2006 Hyundai Elantra in shop- Air bag light is on. Just bought OTC GENISYS ASIAN 2006 update, but it has ZERO capability to do anything on Hyundai (despite it having a beautiful Hyundai Icon on the screen), other than OBD2 Generic for the engine. This...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KNDJB7238Y
hello, this is my first help request and its a good one. i have a 2000 kia sportage 2.0l in my shop. it was towed in for a lack of power and mil concern. connected scan tool, retrived codes p0303-cyl 3 misfire, p0300- random misfire, p0302-cyl 2 misfire, and p...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L lifters VIN: JMYORV250V
Engine was rebuilt because low end failure. Changed crank and connecting rod bearings. Assembled with factory gaskets set. Everthing cleaned very well (maybe not enough). After first starting engine I noticed lifters was "hard to bleed". After a road test, a...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Steering VIN: 1JN1CA31A4
HI,Techs. I have a strange one here. Customer complained of car steering funny. Went on a test drive and noticed when trans. shifts car will take off usually to the right but some times will go left and then right. Havent found any thing loose on front of car ...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4S3BG6858V
My student techs are struggling to diagnose and correct an annoying whine coming from the timing belt area of a '97 Subaru 2.5. The short block was replaced with a factory new because the original engine had been severely overheated several times in it's 150k ...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L pads and shoes VIN: 2T1AE04B4S
Car came to shop with brakes draging in front, found front caliper slid pins rusted and stuck. replace front calipers rotors, replace front hoses because of high milage. After job was done road tested and customer picked up car. He drove 3 miles down the road ...
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1992 Honda Prelude S 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA8142N
SORRY IT TOOK A WHILE TO CLOSE THIS REQUEST. THE CUSTOMER TOOK THE VEHICLE TO THE DEALER AND AFTER 7 DAYS THEY CONCLUDED THAT IT MAY BE "BAD GAS" SO THEY WERE GOING TO DRAIN THE TANK AND PUT FRESH IN. CUSTOMER IS GOING TO LET ME KNOW IF IT FIX'S THE PROBLEM.... Trouble codes: 1 (02 sensor).
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L 1-2 Shift intermitent harsh shift VIN: 2HKRL1862Y
well vehicle is fixed this is the second transmission installed. I talked to Honda Service manager he printed up and showed me that Honda was having problems with transmissions any code associated with valves is covered under warranty up to 100,000 miles. he a...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L windows, locks and dome lites VIN: 5FNRL186X3
Thanks for the replys but a special thanks to John in I think Jacksonville. He faxed me over a proper wiring diagram and after looking at it I discovered that the right multiplex control unit was what all of my circuits had in common. I was a little sceptical ...
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1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L will not run monitor VIN: JA3AA26A6T
I think Andrew from Utah put it best in saying that the program managers here need to get their heads out of the sand.IMHO this car should be allowed to take some other test but I never even got a form reply to my e-mails and the telephone contacts basically ...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BH67542
We put a oe sensor in it and have not seen the car since. We could not get the code to set again. Thanks mike Trouble codes: P0171.
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