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2003 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L Safety VIN: 19UYA41663
Hello every one, i have a 2003 Acura CL, THE BATTERY WENT DEAD OVER NIGHT, the key was left in the igntion over night, and the battery drained, i charged the battery and when i started the car the srs light stayed on. the pass side seat recognition light come ...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG6659X
This car was tuned up and then returned a week later as a no start. It had an aftermarket alarm which was removed. It would disable the starter. Factory anti theft is okay.The light goes out after a few second when key is turned on. I installed an aftermarket ...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L timing belt tensioner VIN: JA4MR51R0X
I have conflicting information on how to setup the tensioner on this. Could somebody please tell me whether to set this so that you can freely reinstall the locking pin after rotating the engine a few times or if there should be .19-.22" of clearance between t...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Cuts out, Misfire, will not set a P0308 VIN: 5TBBT4415Y
Client returned with an intermittant misfire on the #8 cylinder, most often at 2000-2500 rpm. Swapped out coil, plugs, injector with know good ones. Compression good at 150. running compression at 45-50. Misfire monitor for #8 cylinder goes crazy when it start...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L unknown VIN: 4T1BG22K01
hi. techs this car came in for different problems, one is very spongy brake pedal which go to floor. w.cs and calipers tested very good, no abs just plain hydrolic brake system and booster. changed master cylinder with reman. then new master, make no d...

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1998 Acura TL 3.2L compressor VIN: JH4UA3644W
This one had me stumped,however i believe problem is with pcm as diagnostics suggested.one reply was concerned that problem might be in control head since it would'nt go through it's own diagnostic routine but i had checked a/c output from control head which s...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: J4T1798654
Customer declined repair. Paid check out time and said he would fix it himself. Trouble codes: P0404 (EGR circuit/performance).
1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D3W
First thanks to all who took time to respond. I wish I could say we found some extroadinary fix that was the cause of all our grief but that was not the case. Special thanks goes to Davon. You hit the nail on the head with the correct routing on the coil pack.... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S2DM58W91
We replaced the Ion sensing module because of the code P1312 kept coming up and no change. The customer wanted to try a used PCM and its now fixed. There must be something in the PCM that will allow one side of the engine to run rich if it fails in a certain w...
2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L hydraulics VIN: KNAFB12111
Many good replies, defective master, binding caliper slides, etc. Isolated master and had good pedal. Released fronts, still good pedal. Problem was from the rear, bled it some more, still no good. Removed drums and realized the rear cylinders are not mounted ...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Evaporator VIN: 1N8AR07S3X
I have not fix this Pathfinder yet, I have been studied about what you guys told me, I told customer to bring it back so I can try to fix it. Customer told me she is soo busy, will bring back, been driving with bath towel on right side floor board. Any way tha...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L speedometer VIN: 4S3BG6856X
There were a bunch of good replies to this post all of which helped lead me down the road to solving this one. This car uses 3 speed sensors mounted to the left side of the trans case (2 vehicle speed sensors and 1 turbine (torque converter) speed sensor). O...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JT2SK12E6R
some of your replies said to check temp sensor,I had looked at scan data of it a few times before and it seemed accurate. So I hooked scope to it after idleing for 15 or 20 min. car died and I was lucky enough to catch a glitch in sensor voltage. The connector...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Turns out that there were 2 different forces fighting me on this one. After I originally tried 3 different scantools I went back to the Mastertech with the Toyota software, problem is I never tried different scantools AFTER I pulled the other wires off the bus...
2002 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L engine VIN: JTDDR32T32
thanks for the replies, thanks to whomever pointed out the 2 piece block, guess i will pull it and do the whole show...no short cuts for this poor guy.
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