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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L pwr. steering VIN: JNKBY31D1V
I have this Infinity that is foaming and pushing the fluid out of the pwr. str. resivor. My question is? has the rack gone bad. I have seen this problem on other car makes but I'm not familiar with Infinity Thank You
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12594
Customer complaint of no power (sometimes only go 20mph). I have never been able to duplicate this. Car runs great but sets code after about the third time of driving. Trouble codes: P1166
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L fluid VIN: JT8BF28G9X
drained differential fluid, unable to locate the fill plug. any or help appreicated. thanks in advance
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Radio VIN: 4A3AA46G4Y
When i replaced the battery i used a battery backup to save the code, but for some reason it didn't. Our local dealer says we have to bring the car to them and pay for a 1/2 hours time. Can anyone help me out, I have the radio model & serial #'s. Thanks.
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1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L engine VIN: 1N4AB41D9T
Thanks in advance, Does enybody knows what is the torque specification to tight up the bolts for the crankshaft.
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D72
Hey Guys, I know this listing is a bit incomplete since we could only examine this vehicle for a quick check untill the customer can schedule it for actual repairs. The check engine lamp is illuminated and a P0302 cylinder #2 misfire was recorded. No symptoms... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire)
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1983 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2AL32H3D
Customer had emissions test done Dec 15, failed high CO why he waited this long to bring it back I don't know, money probably. Previously the MCS resistance was open, inop. We replaced with the only used one we could find locally. CO at that time was pretty ...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
This one is simple I hope. Someone hard wired in an oxygen sensor (sensor1) and now the computer reads a constant .6v I hope the computer is OK. BUt i need get the wire colors / pins to verify their integrity to the ECM and make sure its actually correctly w...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L Rear drive shaft VIN: 5TBRN3415Y
loud!! humming noise from rear half of 2pc. drive shaft. it occurs only in gear at a full stop (as at a stop light). the humming starts right after the car comes to a complete stop. the rear drive shaft acts like a tuning fork. if you put your hand on the rear...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Day Time Running Lights VIN: 1NXBR12E01
Customer made the appointment and stated that his Daytime Running Lights would not come on. Then when he showed up with the vehicle he had discovered another problem. He turned on his headlights manualy and now they would not go off and he had been disconnecti...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L vss speedometer VIN: JHMCD5538R
Thanks to all that responded and emailed me on this. An extra special thanks to Scot White who had one of these and mailed it to me. I can now get this customer off my back. Jim
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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGEJ2125S
Hello all.Sorry it has been so long and thanks for the help.I started with the valve adjustment.Checked them all,and found two of them a little loose.Now all O.K.I then decarboned the engine.It appeared that there was a lot of carbon built up.Customer also dec...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF18485
Thank to Russ from Florida, performed fuel injector cleaning with BG products. Vechile has been gone for 3 weeks with no miss fire complaints from customer. Trouble codes: P0303 (3 misfire), P0306 (6 misfire), P0420.
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JHLRD78875
Thanks to the many responses on this. All were correct. I serviced the rear diferential and have had no complaints. Thanks again!
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L anti theft VIN: JT8UZ30C8N
Hey All,Thanks for EVERY BODIES HELP .It ended up being a faulty reman unit.THANKS AGAIN Alex J..
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1991 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L vvt solenoids VIN: JN1CZ24A8M
Thank you for all your replies. We replaced both VVT solenoids and used sealant to seal them, giving them a 24 hour cure time to ensure we had a good seal. The customer has picked up the vehicle and so far no leaks. Thank you for helping to solve this issue!
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