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1997 Acura TL 3.2L cooling VIN: JH4UA3645V
hello, merry christmas to all! i have here a 97 3.2 TL, no heat at idle when outside, comes inside have heat at idle, when driving heat goes away at stop light, comes back on acceleration, have already flushed heater core out, didn't seem to plugged, have als...
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1998 Acura SLX Premium 3.5L Intake leak VIN: JAEDJ58X4W
Merry Christmas everyone! Remember the good ole days when there was a lull in breakdowns at Christmas?? This one came in today running like crap with the codes listed. I cleared codes, test ran it and the lean codes came right back. Grabbed the smoke machine a...
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L shifting VIN: 19UUA5645X
Recently, this trans will set a code P0763, Group C shift solenoid valve short or open circuit. I have called an Acura dealer and all the service manager would say that they just replace the transmission, with no further comments.I have also looked on the inte...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L shifts VIN: 1HGCG2249W
When customer was driving down bypass,she let off accel. rpms jumped up, second time speedo jumped up and cruise kicked off.Have checked for shorts but haqve found none.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5648W
My question is the vent valve works manually. From what I know it should be closed when the car is running. the computer is not grounding the soloniod. At this time I have no information on when this valve is supposed to be shut to run the test. I believe the ... Trouble codes: P1456
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Accessories VIN: KMHWF25S32
i have 2002 hyundai that keeps burning out head lights,and inside instrument panel lights go off and on.i read in several post about the diodes in engine compartment go bad. i called the dealer about them and they thought i was crazy.. is there any tsb on this...
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2004 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L bubbling in overflow VIN: KNDUPQ3174
Hello Techs, This 04 KIA Sedona came in for an overheat situation. I installed a new thermostat (gates)and radiator cap refilled with 50/50 and let the fans cycle. Everything seems fine, temp runs at a steady 198* and plenty of heat from the heater. HOWEVER !...
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1993 Mazda MX-3 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JMEC4325P0
Hi All Thanks in advance. What I have is an antique. a 93 mx3 1.8l.I have a code 22, my mitchell skips right over it, I have another manual that say's this code applies to a 1986-87, 2.2l turbo. other than that I have no info. This is a hard code after clea... Trouble codes: 22 (unknown)
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Stall VIN: 4F2YU09131
This is long post so please read the whole article. This is what the customer has told us: Two months ago the vehicle died while driving but started right back up. He brought it to us & we could not duplicate symptom/problem. He picked up vehicle & 4 days late...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Steering VIN: JM1BK323X4
This car hit a rock on the left lower suspension area, wheel was damaged, lower control arm bent along with stabilizer link and drive axle. Everything went back together nicely, however, steering is a little tight and does not return. I disconnected both tie r...
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1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4N2DN1111V
Please HELP I am confused on this one. Vehicle runs fine when cold and as soon as it gets at the opperating temp, it dosent want to go, lots of hesitation, bogs down if you give gas, the RPM keeps jumping. Park the vehicle for an hour or two and then drive it,...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L convertor VIN: 4S3BG6854X
This car has an engine vibration that was not present before the trans was rebuilt. It vibrates at 1500-2500 rpm both in drive and in park. It feels worse than a misfire and no misfires are detected. I remember having a similar problem back in the 70's with mi...
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2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L pump VIN: 4S3BH89661
Vehicle arrived with noisy pump and stiff steering problems,flushed system still noisy.found metal in reservior bottle.Replaced pump,bottle,and rack assembly. Still can hear pump whining while driving and intermittently the steering gets stiff at idle or while...
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JT3VN29VSL
We have a 1990 toyota 4 runner that is need of some toyota super techs. This one is intresting, it will start cold and run fine except for the slight bog when cracking the throttle.It is running a little rich. It will run all day long but when you shut it off ...
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1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L wipers, hvac, turn signals VIN: JT3HJ85J3T
thanks in advance for any help? vehicle came in with a dead battery and very corroded terminals. replaced battery and cleaned terminals. cleaned terminals very well and even installed missing holdown. immediatly noticed that park light in instrument cluster an...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Over Drive VIN: JT3HN86RXX
Good afternoon! Need some help with this here Toyota! customer concern is no overdrive! Scaned for codes and found P0755 solenoid #2 malfunction! droped tranny pan and ohm check solenoid #2, ohms were at 19 new solenoid ohmed @ 29ohms! We replaced solenoid per...
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2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Leaking front differential VIN: JTEHF21A53
We have this Highlander that has a leaking front differential cover. The leak is not bad so the customer is keeping an eye on it while we attempt to find out if the differential cover can be removed and resealed without having to pull the engine/transaxle assy...
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2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L battery light VIN: 5TENX22N55
Vehicle came in with a battery light on. Charging system is charging 14.2V @78amps with loads. the light just stays on.
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1978 Honda Civic 1200 1.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SGC4502624
Sorry for the late fix on this one ,it was on the back burner. Most of the replies said floats. Also most said do not buy rebuilt carb,most are junk,just rebuild it,replace floats and make sure vents work properly. After checking the car history,turns out this...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L "CHECK" light VIN: JACDJ58X5Y
the fix was misrouted vacuum lines to the gray and blue vacuum switching valves on the front axle. one member wrote how to display torque on demand codes through the obd connector while another member told me where to go in mitchell to find the definitions of...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L parking lights VIN: 1YVGF22C8Y
WOHOOO the damn thing is fixed. Mr alldata dosen't do the best wiring diagram, but perhaps it should be blamed on Mazda. Thanks to Jim [...], who was able to tell us how the stupid thing was wired. Must have been designed by someone from Ford. Anyway, turn...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L white spot on coil VIN: JN8AR05S6V
After consultation with the customer we decided to replace the distributer and not take any chances. Thanks for your interest.
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG685XT
I APLOGIZE FOR THE LATE POSTING WAS WAITING TO HEAR FROM CUSTOMER AND TODAY THEY CALLED AND SEEMS ALL IS WELL.NOW WHAT I DID I FIGURED THAT POSSIBLY ON OF THE LIFTER WERE BLEEDING DOWN SO WE CHANGED THE ENGINE OIL AND ADDED THE LUCAS OIL TREATMENT TO THE ENGIN... Trouble codes: P0304.
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L oil leak VIN: 453BK4352X
Been a couple of weeks since this car went out,and customer has not called back to complain,so I'm assuming no news means its fixed. I told the customer that its very possible he's got leaks from both ends since that is common,but suggested we start with the e...
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L speedo, tach, odometer VIN: JF1SG65653
First I would like to thank the three techs who responded to my cry for help. John [...] who took the time to look up a wiring diagram for someon...
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1989 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13G2K
Thanks to all that replied. I got mixed responses as to which wires went where so I went ahead and got a denso sensor and wired it according to their instructions and verified all wires from the ECM to the sensor and it still set the code for o2 sensor fault. ... Trouble codes: 21 (Oxygen sensor or circuit problem).
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L master cylinder VIN: JT4VN13D1K
replaced master cylinder with one purchased at advance others 2 from napa where defective
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5TDZT34A02
hi. I HAVE 6 RESPONDS, I TRIED ALL BUT IT DID NOT HELP. I RETURN CAR TO CUSTOMER BECAUSE CUSTOMER WAS NOT VERY NICE. SORRY, AND THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELPS. THANK AGAIN, THOA
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L Sliding Door/Shift VIN: 5TDZA22C44
Thanks to all that replied.I checked the vehicle over for blown fuses etc. to no avail.I sent the vehicle to the dealer,all subsystems apparently have to be reinitialized,this van would'nt even upshift,had to be towed.I continue to be dumbfounded by the ways m...
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