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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Surge VIN: JHLRD77842
After we did the ac repairs to this vehicle the car came back 2 days later with the complaint that it was surging on the highway with the ac running. It only jumps around a few hundred rpms when it surges. If you turn the ac off the surging stops. We made sure...
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1991 Mazda MX-6 LE 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGD31B6M
hi all. got this car from another shop and found the t-belt did not slip, like they said.compression is good. car runs good till 4000rpm, load, no load, it cuts out. i checked fuel pressure and spark ,both ok.exhaust is not restricted. when i check the o2s, wh... Trouble codes: 16 (egr pos sensor)
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L Unknown VIN: JA4NW51SX3
This truck drives perfect 95% of the time. Always after 20 Min plus of driving a noise developes in the trans or driveshaft area. The sound is consistent with a very bad carrier bearing, it is loud enough for other cars to hear. The noise goes away when you sl...
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1984 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L dash/gauges VIN: 1N1CZ14S1E
This is a turbo w/digital dash that blinks all the gauges once every couple of minuts cold than stops all together when hot. The power supply is new from Nissan. We can't find a new cluster. Anyone know how to diagnose these? I have a neg. 20-22 volts from the...
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D3W
Hello again fellow techs.Had this one posted a while ago with fix.It didnt last.Co-worker did engine R&R with used motor.Suddenly developed this starting problem.Motor would crank &crank,kick back at times, crank&crank ,when it finally would start it would run... Trouble codes: 0802 (crank sensor malf.), P0300
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D02
checked for TSB's on this concern, none found, monitored pcm and cannot recreate misfire, consult shows p0300 misfire 3 times, engine runs smooth, anyone seen this before on the newer alimas? Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Subaru Legacy 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4SEBD6757V
Subaru techs help!!! As I stated in the related repair history this is a new Subaru engine (2 months ago). Has new converters and new oem oxygen sensors. Installed known good mass air flow meter. Has new y/header pipe. P0133 02 circuit slow response MIL lights... Trouble codes: P0133
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1986 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN67P8G
Cust installed a 7MGE motor in his 86 4 Runner. Took it to the smog referee - everything passed except the egr system - vacuum line problem, physical damage to valve. Instead of fixing it and running down to the DMV he decides to change the body to an extra ca...
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1988 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Cooling Fans VIN: JT2SV21W9J
Hi tech guys, got a good one for all. Car came in because the air conditioner stops blowing cool air at the stop lights. Did a quick check and realize that when the car is idle and in gear, the fans stop working. If you put the car in park, the fans come on. P...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L crankshaft VIN: 1HGCG5554W
Thanks to all who responded and kept me from going down the wrong road. We found a used motor with 50k on it and we will be installing it next week. thanks again!!!
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR INPUT. WE RAN ANOTHER GROUND TO THE TANK CONNECTOR AND VOLTS CAME UP TO 14.3 RUNNING BUT FUEL DID NOT STAY AT 90 PSI AS I EXPECTED, IT STARTED AT 90 AND DROPPED QUICKLY TO AROUND 50. ON ACCEL IT STILL DROPPED TO 30 TO 40 PSI BUT VOLUMN WA...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L no start VIN: JN1CA2100T
Several of you suggested that there was a ground issue with this vehicle. Several of you were right, it was a ground issue. However, George from Rhode Island hit the nail right on the head. Cleaning the ground & moving the ground was not effective. George s...
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1993 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L H-A/C control doors VIN: 4T1SK11E2P
Car will be picked up soon by owner because they needed it for daughter going out of state. I was unable to obtain plastic clips necessary to fix interior air ducts. I tried some make-shift hardware but did not have enough access to upper door lever to make i...
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