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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Compressor VIN: JHMCB7553P
Hi all Did a condenser replacement on vehicle.rechecked for leaks and found none.The condenser was rusted out and the system had been previously converted to r134a years ago and had been working well until over the winter. Now have concern of compressor cyling...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L lack of acceleration VIN: KNDJB6235Y
Vehicle had p1115 water temp and p1624 code in TCM. Also had a bank 1 sensor 2 o2 code. Unable to retrive code from tcm but is probably a water temp code. Vehicle has a lack of power on take off but accels good on a forced downshift. Vehicle also intermittentl... Trouble codes: P1115, P1624
1997 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Ignition timing VIN: JM3LV5225V
The vehicle ignition timing is about 30 degrees BTDC. We try to adjust the timing moving the distributor with out any results .We also try jumping the distributor one tooth forward , and after that one tooth backward , trying to see if we can have the timing o...
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Steering VIN: JM1NB3533X
First time customer to us. The car has torque steer to the right when accelerating. He said he had it aligned but we checked it ourselves and the readings are correct. We found no loose or worn out parts in the front or rear suspension. The struts are OE but n...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D5Y
Any help would be appreciated. This car came originaly with PO335 sent to the dealer for recal. They replace sensor and sent away after first trip the light came back on. Back to the dealer they had car for 3 days and could not find a problem they keep telling... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor A circuit)
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4S3BH685Y7
vehicle randomly idles high (1400 rpm) with no accessories on. Throttle body and iac motor have been cleaned, no change. usually happens after it has reached operating temp. Lt fuel trims were at -24 before a/f sensor replacement. fuel trims are now -10 after ...
2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JTDBT12381
Found tsb on code and followed instructions. We did actuator test and engine stalled, checked actuator and connections ect. Bulletin said if everything tested okay replace cam gear with updated cam gear which we did. Followed instructions of tsb and timing cha... Trouble codes: P1349

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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L ACG fuse VIN: 2HGEJ2228R
hey everyone sorry it took me so long to close this one out but i wanted to close it with a fix. the car was put to the side for a fill in when we had some spare time cause the kid who had it had no money. anyways i kept looking under the hood thinking it was ...
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8D68S5Y0
Thanks for the replies. Several suggested fuel pressure or flow problems, we checked that and it appears to be normal. Customer is taking the car to a Lexus dealer.
1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT4RN55E6G
Thanks for al the great help. Unfortunately I do not have a fix at this time. I have tried all the suggestions that applied with the exception of any injector work. Because of the vintage and lack of data regarding injectors(very diffiuclt to tie into and look... Trouble codes: 5 (O2 Sensor).
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