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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: JH4DB7658S
Customer brought car in overheating , cooling fans not running checked all fuses ...relays and connections , located sending unit on cylinder head ,jumped the two wires together , bingo fans run ...replace sending unit ,run vehicle warms up temp .guage right p...
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1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Inner C/V poping out VIN: FAKE931211
Hi Real Tranny Techs ;)}}} I was slightly involved with this 1 ;)}}} But it was His doing ;)}} Finding the Right flywheel & Clutch was a Pain ;){{ Son replaced his "automatic" with a "ZC " 5 speed... Japan code "L3" 5 speed Tranny... Which Supposedly came ou...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L lack of power VIN: 1HGEJ6676W
we replaced the distributor in this one with a reman. unit. it had a p1362. code is gone now but the car has very low power and we cannot set the timing. the marks are close to zero when the light flashes with the dist at full advance. (that is with the timing...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L shift control system VIN: 1HGCG6651X
Having a tough time with this one. Vehicle exhibits intermittent shifting problems with check engine and trans light on. Codes: po700 (trans fault),po730 incorrect gear ratio,p1739 3rd clutch pressure switch circuit. Originally had shift solenoid A and B malfu...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L No VSS @ PCM VIN: KM8SB83D31
Hi guys me again. Last week installed PCM for no start. Vehicle fired right up, but threw code p0500 vss malfunction. Speedo works, and input and output speed signals are all good. I have no vss in my pcm live data. Tried another pcm just in case. I have a Hyu... Trouble codes: P0500
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Extended crank VIN: KMHWF25SX2
Customer has brought this Sonata in for service. It has an extended crank before starting about 95% of the time. There are no codes and I did check fuel pressure regulator for fuel in hose, none found. Any ideas would be great.
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Brake & Abs warning lights on VIN: KNDJA72302
Customer compaint is both abs and brake light are on. Customer said lights were coming on wet intermittantly and ok once dry. Fluid and brakes ok. Also noticed DRL are not working also. Cannot get ABS computer to flash codes and cannot clear codes. Unplug a...
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1996 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3LV5232T
hello to all, and thanks for the help. when the vehicle acts up, the fuel pressure drops to approx. 20 psi. the fuel pressure regulator has 2 vacuum lines on it and vacuum is controlled by solenoids, i can pull one of the vacuum lines and the fuel pressure goe...
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2006 Mazda B2300 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR12D36
Hi All: Regular customer. Truck came in with MIL on; pulled codes- P0320 only. No pending codes. I checked the crank sensor and harness, and tried tapping on the sensor. Truck idled fine. I cleared code and road tested it. Drove A-OK. I told the customer I wa... Trouble codes: P0320 (Distributor/Ignition Engine Speed Circuit)
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DOX
Thanks to any help in advance.I've got a problem with this Maxima.To start the story off car came in 5/16/07 EGR insuff. Cool clean funky EGR tube ,on its way.Good for about 15 days.Mrs. Mechanical Engineer comes back fumming."It's doing the same thing,check e... Trouble codes: P0133
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Seat VIN: JN8AZ09T03
Hello, Have any of you found broken driver's seat frames on the Nissan Murano? We had a 2003 Nissan Murano in our shop for regular service Friday 7/27/07. We got a call from the client this morning that her seat hasn't felt right since she picked it up. We fou...
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1990 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2BG6011398
This landcruiser has a diesel engine. This is a r/h drive vehicle, so I think it was imported. There is no info on Alldata, Snap-on Modis does not include it. It is electronic controlled. It usually starts fine cold and runs well on the road. After sitting war...
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1994 Toyota Celica ST 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JT2AT00N6R
Hello everyone! I have a customer who has been with me for quite some time and is looking to do an engine swap in this celica. He has a 94 Toyota Celica ST with the 1.8 7AFE motor with automatic transmission. It has power steering, A/C, Power Brakes, and alt...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Accel Stall VIN: JT3HP10V0W
When problem happens and vehicle dies injector pulse in being lost. we can turn vehicle off and then restart and vehicle runs till engine is trortlled back up, at that point engine starts to die again. This vehicle is not a mass air system. Fuel psi is staying...
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2007 Toyota Yaris S 1.5L srs,abs, VIN: JTDBT923X7
good morning everyone;i have this 07 toyota yaris s. it was in an accident hit in the left front.the impact pushed the radiator core support,air cleaner assemly,and left front headlight into the fuse box, shattering it. several wires were pulled out of there c...
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2007 Toyota Yaris S 1.5L srs,abs, VIN: JTDBT923X7
good morning everyone;i have this 07 toyota yaris s. it was in an accident hit in the left front.the impact pushed the radiator core support,air cleaner assemly,and left front headlight into the fuse box, shattering it. several wires were pulled out of there c...
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1997 Acura CL 3.0L srs light VIN: 19UYA2251V
HELLO TECHS' THIS ACURA IS FIXED BY FOLLOWING PROCEDURE FOR SRS LIGHT ON.A NEW WIRE HARNESS WAS THE LAST FIX METHOD ON THE DIAG.TREE AND IT FIXED THE PROBLEM.EVEN THOUGH THERE WERE NO VISIBLE SIGNS OFF DAMADGE.THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP.
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2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L camshaft VIN: JHLRD78503
Thanks to all that replied . Most were in agreement that it was due to oil quality or poor camshaft casting . I replaced exh. camshaft & the 4 exh. rocker arms with factory parts . Valve clearance adjusted to specs and now runs quiet . As stated earlier ,...
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1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L lack of power VIN: JA3AY11AXW
Thank you for all the replies! It was just like you said, the lower crank sprocket was warn on both sides causing the timing to be retarted. Installed new components, vehicle runs great. Thanks again to EVERYONE!
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L check engine light on VIN: 1N4BL11E73
THIS TIME CUSTOMER DIDNT TIGTEN HIS GAS CAP ON.I RETIGTEN THE GAS CAP RESET THE PCM AND CUSTOMER DROVE IT FOR A WEEK NO LIGHT CAME BACK ON.
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1988 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4RN67P8J
Thank you for the replies, those guys that pointed me towards the ground wire were right on. The wire harness under the intake had the ground wire (Three ground wire to this one eyelet) tucked up and hidden under the intake, not connected to anything. I fished... Trouble codes: 14 (ignition signal igniter and ignition coil circuit ecu), 24 (intake air temp sensor circuit ecu), 31 (air flow meter circuit), 51 (switch signal a/c swith circuit a/c swith a/c amplifier tps circuitneutral switch circuit).
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1996 Toyota T100 2.7L seat belts VIN: JT4UM11D20
thanks for the replies, as long as the stitching is intact the belt is ok. the belt cover was probably broke from getting caught in the door
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L tapping noise VIN: JTEGF21A51
Customer chose not to go into it further. Thanks for the suggustions.
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2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Control VIN: 2T1BR32E17
All information was excellent. Thank You. Unfortunately, we do not have the updated scan tool and had to send vehicle to the dealer for recalibration. I do appreciate all the help.
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