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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Center high stop lamp. VIN: JH4KA96521
Thanks for help with this up front, Have a 2001 Acura RL that goes through center high stop lamp bulbs. Sometimes it lasts for a couple days, others it lasts only a couple uses. Noticed in the last few days about 3 RL's (about same year) driving around without...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78853
Hello fellow techs I have a dealer car here came in for oil leak and mil light on.Leak is Defective valve cover,cracked near base on pass. side(simple). Mil light says ECT and also O2 heater circuit. when looking at readings ect says -40'C always. All o2 readi... Trouble codes: P0117 (ECT low), P1166 (A/F Heat circuit)
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L brakes VIN: 1HGCM56435
Hello all this car has low mileage well kept retired gentlemen. driving car will apply brakes all is normal for a second then the pulls hard left. I felt it once. customer felt it half dozen times in the last few weeks. I thought maybe a flex hose might have a...
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1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Locking Hub VIN: 4F4ZR17X9W
Replaced left hub assembly (OEM), now new hub will not release after engaged. Switched new hub with right side hub, now right side will engage but not release, but left side will operate normally. Dealer suggested hub could be defective & gave another new one ...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C33
Good morning Techs, This 03 Mazda 6i was a repo from a angry customer. We have cleaned all the water from the fuel tank, brake system, ps system and the transmission. We also had to reconnect some cut wires. I have a no start when I turn the key. I can ground ...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L 4wd m.i.l. VIN: JN8DR09Y21
Vehicle occasionally would crank, but not start, and occasionally hesitate slightly. Always started normally next attempt. Condition could be duplicated by holding throttle WOT in clear flood mode. Since codes 8 and 14 relate to TPS, it was replaced. Adjusted ...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L engine VIN: 4S3BK4250X
Suburu guru's, HELP! I keep getting wrong parts for this vehicle,it seems to me that this engine is a 2.5 sohc. According to dealer per VIN it has a 2.2. #1 I think the 2.2s have plugs outside of the valve cover. This engine has plugs through valve cover at a ...
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1986 Suzuki Samurai JA 1.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1S4JC51CXH
Hello everyone, I really hope someone out there has a great idea for me. This sammy has been around the block. The problem origanally was that it had no power in 4th and5th, it wouldnt pull itself well on the hiway. The 2nd barrel on the original carb was not ...
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1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Starting VIN: JT2SV21W3M
this is an intermittent crank, but no start. when cranking, i have spark, fuel pressure, fuel injector pulse. vacuum at cranking is about 4"hg. checked timing at cranking and found it at about 5 deg. without shorting the actual timing check pins. after dist. w...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJW34M3W
Well it is fixed.I installed the fuel tank pressure sensor. it mounts to the frame near the back of the fuel tank. All data list it as a fuel tank pressure sensor but doesn't list it under evap. over 100 miles later no light. Special thanks toTy for a fast r... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak).
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1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L timing belt VIN: JM1TA2223S
Good Friday to all. A special thanks to all that read and replied to my post. A failed tensioner was the gremlin on this(1/4 in deflection with finger) so it got a belt and tensioner(oem). I got to the rear plugs after some mechanical turets, I was the first...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L coolant fan VIN: JN34B35T67
thank you for your help .replaced ect switch drove test took care the problem
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L paracitic load VIN: 2T1BR12E6Y
FOUND IGNITION SWITCH SHORTED INTERNALLY. REPLACED SWITCH ALL TEST GOOD.
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L roof VIN: 2T1BR32E5C
Sorry to take so long to close this help request.My service manager informed me that the noise is fixed. We had our windshield guy insert urethane under rubber molding up A-pillers and across roof. Thankyou for your replies,Five of six were most helpful.
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2005 Toyota Corolla XRS 1.8L EFI Fuse Blows VIN: 2T1BY30E55
Thank you for all the responses. I was unable to Confirm any of the suggestions that were given, but I did finally get the failure to happen regularly. I got the EFI fuse to blow when hot on hard right hand turns. Don't ask why they had to be right hand turns,...
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