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1989 Honda CRX HF 1.5L shift light VIN: JHMED8368K
we replaced a manual transmission in our 89 crx hf and now the upshift light does not turn on, the bulb is fine(works during bulb check) the trans only has one switch on it(reverse light). we're having a hard time finding any info on what turns this light on(v...
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Stall VIN: 4S6CM58V7S
Vehicle stalls after reaching operating temperature and only intermittently. At first it seemed to only stall after turning on AC or turning the steering wheel or shifting into Reverse, Neutral or Drive; but now it may stall just sitting hot and at an idle. Wh... Trouble codes: 42 (Electronic Spark Timing EST)
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L engine VIN: KMHWF35V5Y
Ok everybody This one has slaped me upside the head and now I need some input. Thanks for your help in advance!! This car came into my shop with a coolant leak . Ok no problem we foud that right away. It is the water pump. So we order a timing belt and wate...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L hydraulic system VIN: KM8SB12B02
Sorry for the length. This 2002 Santa Fe came to us after sitting for some time. The release shaft was siezed in it's bushings and the original plastic clutch master cylinder was broken. We replaced the clutch master and tried to free the shaft with wd40 and b...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Charging VIN: 4S2CM58WXW
Thanks in advance. Got a 98 rodeo with bat light on dash until raising rpm to over 1500. then goes out. seems like an alternator. However customer stated car was at another shop and they put 2 alternators in it and didn't fix problem. Before putting a third al...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L "CHECK" light VIN: JACDJ58X5Y
After driving a mile or so the CHECK light on the left ide of inst. panel begins flashing. Also, the two green rear wheel symbol flashes all the time. I manually extracted the above codes through the OBD11 connector but have no idea what the codes are. Can't f...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L spark knock VIN: 4S2CK58W32
it came back to me. now it is only happening between 65-70 mph. the egr tube was partly pluged. the coolant temp is running at 177. and i need to drive it about 15 miles before it will happen.when removing plugs found #6 plug had cracked porcilin.after drivein...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB62372
We replace all four injectors due to them leaking and a poor spray pattern. The vehicle still did not start. We disassemble the front of the engine as a last resort and found that the timing belt had jumped again. We did a timing belt a month ago due to the sa...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L valves VIN: JM1BJ2223Y
this vehicle is a regular customer for a few months. towed in and we found t-belt stripped teeth at crank sprocket. on proceeding to replace belt the overhead cams would not turn. we loosened them and found the shafts fine but the valves wouldn't go up and dow...
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L no start VIN: JN8AR05Y9W
hello all have this nissan with interment long crank no start. after car start it will start fine for few hours. let it sit for few hour. wont start. long crack. no codes, fuel pressure at 43psi koeo and koer. tested fuel pressure reg. good. coolant temp in ra...
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2007 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N6AAO7B07
No codes, shakes at idle and in gear, lots of power off idle, power balance tested ok, with and without modis, checked flex plate visually no breaks, harmonic balancer looks good. sprayed with brake clean for intake leaks no change. o2 sensors b1,b2 stay aroun...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Mil lamp out VIN: 4TAUN73C9S
Following fuel filter installation and fuel pressure test (40 to 50 PSI) we suggested and customer agreed to: Testing the cap, rotor, wires and coil for leakage and opens. Tested OK. Then checked spark plugs and compression test (Variation in compression be... Trouble codes: P0141, P0133, P0125, P0130, P00, 110 (Intake air temperature sensor problem)
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L abs VIN: 5TDZT38A92
We have a 2002 Sequoia that has come in several times with the ABS/Traction control lights on. Today it has the following codes: C0210 Rt. Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Signal Missing C1223 Malfunction in ABS control system Our shop General Manager called and spoke...
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2002 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L headlights VIN: 4T32F13C12
came in with no high beam headlites and no highbeam indicator lite. replaced brl module head relay and now i don't have any headlites high or low beams. does have flash to pass.
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2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 2T1KR32E94
Vehicle came in as a no start, replace battery. Let vehicle idle for about an hour, temp was within limits. Took vehicle on a test drive and it overheated. Got it back to the shop and let it idle and temp stayed within limits. Seems to only overheat while driv...
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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Lacks Power VIN: JH4DA9357L
Turned out to be an incorrect ECM installed in the vehicle. I noticed in the AllData picture, the LED window on the ECM was on the top. The one installed in the vehicle, the LED window was on the side. I checked the part number and it was incorrect. Got anothe...
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2006 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L rear diff VIN: JHLRD78906
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES, THEY WERE ALL RIGHT ON THE MONEY. I CHANGED FLUID USING HONDA DUAL PUMP FLUID AND RETESTED PROBLEM WAS GONE, AS YOU REC. I DRAINED AND REFILLED A 2ND TIME. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP AND SUPPORT BARRY
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2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH80651
#5 coil pack & both front a/f sensors. I am convinced the coil pack was causing the random misfire code, maybe because of the opposed design of the engine? Thanks again to all who took the time to read & reply. Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Timing
It was basic timing belt alignment... took a few tries!... tricky little turd... thanks for the replies!
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L overall vehicle VIN: 4T3ZF13C01
First, thanks to all who replied. The vehicle returned and we found the following: 1. 3 out of the 4 tires took on an abnormal epliptical pattern above 60mph and vibration could be felt in vehicle. (tested on lift). 2. Complete drivetain had excessive movemen...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Fuel Odor VIN: 4T1BE32K22
Thanks to all the members that replied. I spoke with the customer and am still waiting for them to reschedule the car for repair. So basically I do not know if what the other members suggested is the problem. I will update this when the customer returns.
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