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1989 Mazda RX-7 GTU 1.3L control
Vehicle has been sitting for 2 years. Customer wants to fix and ship to Italy. Heater control does not operate at all. Blower blows but nothing changes in the doors when switched.(temp, panel or recir) Other systems not working are the power windows, both side...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G9Y
Does anyone have a code description for for this P1512 ? I suspect it's a trans code . Thanks in advance for the help. Trouble codes: P1514 (unknown no known description)
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L heater core leaking VIN: 4A3AA46G71
the first time the customer brought the car to the shop, the heater core hoses were bypassed, we changed the heater core, the car was fine, but after 3 or 4 weeks brought it back again it was leaking, we changed the heater core again after 4 weeks brought it b...
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1992 Toyota Paseo 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2EL45F2N
This Paseo runs rich at all speeds. No codes. ECU has capability of storing codes.coolant,air,vacuum,o2 sensors all have relevant signals,tested at ecu. Sensor ground tests good. inj. pw 3ms idle, 2.85ms cruise. plugs & o2 sooty black. Crankcase is dilluted a ...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L brake booster VIN: 4T1BG28K2X
Have checked car over everything seems ok, lines brakes master cylinder, customer says every now and again intermittant problem that the pedal will get real hard like brakes are not working, have not duplicated problem nor have we ever seen a booster problem w...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Dashboard Clicking VIN: 1HGCB7664M
This vehicle does have an interlock system with a interlock pin that comes up from the underside of the ignition switch into the ignition lock cyl. This pin is the source of the noise. Why it is intermittently cycling I have not been able to confirm. My wiri...
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1992 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JM1BG2266P
Thanks for the responses. The problem ended up being an intermittent ground problem. The ground wire at the vane airflow sensor was internallty damaged. Not sure if it was the quick lubes fault or not. Thanks again for your help.
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L blower motor resistor VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
THANKS FOR ALL OF THE HELP.THE FIX WAS THE BLOWER MOTOR ITSELF.CUSTOMER HAS HAD VEHICLE FOR THE WEEKEND NO PROBLEMS.AGAIN THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES!
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2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3NICB51D56
Thanks to all who helped,turns out the car is still under warranty,36K miles or 3yrs took it to the local Nissan dealer they were very helpful they put in a new fuel pump/regulator assy part# 22670-8U70C road tested car all day appears to have fixed the proble...
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2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Electronic VIN: JT3HN87R02
Thanks for who helped. What I ended up doing was lifting up the trunk and putting it in 4x4 to see if the front wheels turned with light on, and it worked each time, locking right in! So I still decided to remove the front diff. acuator put it in 4x4 to make s...
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cylinder head VIN: JTEHH20VX3
YES timing cover most come off, front or left chain guide has one bolt into block (lower) and one into head (top). As for pan it is just as easy to remove and clean as to try to leave it on. This is a job that "Haste will cause "Waste". Thanks for the replys J...
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2005 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Suspension VIN: JTEBU14R95
It seems the parts guy at the Toyota dealership was misinformed. It turns out that with this X-Reas suspension, shocks are to be replaced in pairs, meaning LR and RF- RR and LF- If there is a significant enough of a leak, the entire line and damper valve are ...
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