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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L door latch front door VIN: JHMCB7663M
Hi, guys, whenever we get one of these in, we knnow its going to be a headache. 1991 Honda Accord 4DR, drivers front door will not open from inside or out, anyone know of any tricks? Trying to do this with breaking the least amount of parts as possible, perfer...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L convertor lock VIN: JT8BF28G4X
hello i have issue with this es 300, it came in smoking pretty bad, so i determined that we should replace the valve stem seals. noticed alot of sludge up top, i most of spent a solid day cleaning it out. i did not remove the heads, only the valve covers, uppe...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10V3X
Got one of the fancy Toyotas here that doesn't run so good. Came in with running rich, mil on, idling poorly, and occasional stalling. Had the Snap-On guy putting on a school to try and sell more Modis scan tools. A guy named Kevin popped up from Florida long ... Trouble codes: P0172
1985 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HZ14S9F
This car has been to about ever shop in town and the next town.And now to me.I would say just about ever part has been put on this car to try to fix it.I have not put any parts on it at this time.Starts good when cold.And if you turn car off and go in to gas s...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L evap canister VIN: JN1CA21DXS
Hello Nissan Techs- Out here in Calif. 1995 and older vehicles are required to pass a low pressure fuel evaporative test. Basically, you pinch off the fuel vapor line after the canister and apply pressure to the fuel tank and canister system and see if there ...
2008 Nissan Versa S 1.8L blower motor VIN: 3N1BC13E18
need some r+r help here. customer has mouse house in fan motor. extremely noisey with minimal air flow. how does blower come out of center distribution assembly? is there a filter on this baby upstream? ive got no repair info or owners manual so its pretty dar...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L trac light and abs light VIN: JT2BF22K2W
have this toyo with a blinking trac light and abs light on not blinking,the trac light is blinking steedy, no codes and can not preform speed sensor test. the light is blinking steedy.tryed to claer codes still blinks. checked codes in all systems no codes fou...

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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB121X1
I have not had the vehicle back as the customer has told me he is out of town for the rest of this month. I will open a new post when I see the vehicle again!
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L speedometer VIN: JT8UF11E7M
thank you everyone for your input, my buddy is checking around the local yards for a used one, (good luck). he will probably trade it in for something newer, thanks again "IATN"
2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L TPM Initialization VIN: JTHCK262X6
This vehicle was looked at by four other shops without success. The local Toyota Dealer then had it for three days without success. Finally it was brought to a Lexas dealer 50 miles away who (says that they) replaced the TPMS module under factory warranty (...
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y3W
well heres the scoop.come to find out there is an early and a late production 98.this one was late.mitchell shows vehicle having only vent solenoid and purge and the flow chart very minimal.in 99 they went to leak dtection pump with purge solenoid and vent val... Trouble codes: P0455.
2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A93
Many thanks to all who replied to this one, I received a lot of responces that said to replace throttle chamber. Appearantly this is a common problem on these vehicles, after checking all electrical connections at throttle chamber I decided to try what Ken fro... Trouble codes: 1121 (etc return spring).
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JTDBF30K43
Well guys I would never have believed it, because of the readings of the 2 AF sensors being within spec that one of them could cause this vehicle to surge the way it did, but because of the replies I got, I went ahead and changed the B1S1. Went for test drive ...
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