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1990 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L hesd gasket
Hi this prelude has had the head gasket replaced twice in two years.the last time the head was machined[so the customer was told] and is still flat.i now have the car. when i was removing the head bolts [by hand] they seemed quite loose.the torque spec in alld...
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2006 Lexus GS430 4.3L air bleeding VIN: JTHBN96S26
This car came to my shop for a front and rear brake service. The mechanic opened the front and rear caliper bleeder to release the piston. He was just doing the regular service. After he finished the brakes, he bleeded the hydralic system with the ignition key...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No movement any gear VIN: 4A3AC54H01
The owner was driving vehicle in 'D' and the vehicle quit moving. The check engine lamp came on and the 'N' indicator on the instrument cluster started to flash. Customer disconnected battery before I arrived so there are no trouble codes stored. The vehicles ...
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1995 Toyota Camry 3.0L No Start, BLOWS MAIN EFI FUSE VIN: 4TIGK1ZW9S
this vehicle was towed in. the tow truck driver had tried to replace the underhood efi fuse multiple times. the vehicle was driven into a parking lot and when the owner returned it would not start. anytime the key is turned on the fuse blows. the vehicle had a...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JPDONOTHA
This rav 4come to us whit ses light on p0401 follow the chart and replaced egr but still the same also check the valve selenoid but nothing changed .I cleaned the exhaust tube and the intake hole and after a couple of days light come on again ,could someonehel... Trouble codes: P0401
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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L drive axle seal VIN: JH4DA9453L
HELLO,GUYS I WANT TO THANK EACH & EVERY ONE OF YOU FOR ALL THE INFORMATION SENT TO ME. WE REMOVED DRIVE AXLE INSPECTED AXLE SEAL AND LOOKED FINE, THEN INSERTED MY FINGERS INTO TRANS AXLE SIDE AND WAS ABLE TO SEE AND FEEL ENOUGH PLAY ON INTERNAL DIFFERENTIAL SP...
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1992 Acura Integra GS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DA9365N
Thanks for the replies. We had tried almost all of the things suggested and concluded that the problem had to be the computer by process of elimination. The customer located a similar car and switched the computer. That solved the problem (even though Honda...
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1999 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Airbag VIN: JH4KA9650X
Got a lot of responses on this one ranging from the fact that these seatbelt switches have a lifetime warranty to our right side is Japan's left side, but here is the fix: the customer would SOMETIMES leave his laptop on the passenger seat! I guess the occup...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB765XM
thank you all for the responses. Only 1 man suggested something unique and i might have to say that he was right on and this saviour's name is hondabob. said to check the ground at thermostat housing. it was in fact corroded. cleaned and let the car go. its be...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L suspension VIN: 4S2CM58W4X
I removed the rear drive shaft,it was not siezed.So i went ahead and adj the front ride heigth with the torsion bar adj.Prob fixed,thank you for the help.
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2219S
I had 2 replies for this one and I replaced the map sensor and the car has been doing fine. i had already put 2 distributers and a fuel pump on it. thanks for all the help with this one, I had already spent way to much time on this one.Lee Trouble codes: P0725, P1195.
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1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation VIN: JT3HN86R6V
thankyou for all your help after drawing all the information out of the customer and the shop that refferd him to me found out that about 2 months ago the timing belt was replaced not only did they reuse a sized tnsioner but admitted they couldnt identify the ...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L overheating
it was the radiator, after bugging the customer for awhile she said she had it flushed because it was really dirty. so i hit it with a temp gun and saw hot spotsso i replaced radiator problem solved also talked her into a toyota t stat thank you!
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