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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGEM21972
Vehicle received with A/C not working. Compressor is not kicking on and neither is the fan. I have all powers to the relay and if i control the relay side the compressor kicks on. But I still get no fan. I can ground the Blue/White wire from the multiplex cont...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Stall VIN: KM8SB82B61
This Santa Fe loses ignition after hot soak. I can't find an ignition module, so I assume it's in the PCM. Both coil packs couldn't have quit at the same time?? I'm strictly a domestic tech at work, but this import belongs to a good friend who has already spen...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D1T
Greetings Earthlings, I would like thank everyone who takes the time to read this. This car came in with a p0136 downstream o2 code, no drivability problems. Downstream o2 often reads very low .200 volts or less, even reads 0.00 volts much of the time at idle.... Trouble codes: P0136
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13182
Am having trouble pinnng down the problem with this van. The van has a real hesistation almost like it is cutting out under load. Have read some of the fixes that other people have posted and am leaning to a couple possibilities. Have checked the MAF and air i... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM18J225X2
hi techs I have this mazda here has code p0401 I take off the valve look at the passage it seem clean I run a wire through both intake and exhaust to make sure put it together and run monitor , it pass .mode 6 it also within limit, few day later customer come ... Trouble codes: P0401
1998 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L master cylinder VIN: GMMAP37P2W
hi fellas .this car came with brake pedal sinking at stop light and some times at hwy speed so we figure have to be master cylinder we replaced it with no avail the customer came back and we replace the master again now he came back again tells me that mostly ...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D1V
I really need help on this one. so as stated above i have replaced the fuel cap, charcoal canister and vent control, and evap pressure sensor as per tsb. i have checked the vent hose for obstruction as well as the vac lines that connect to the pressure sensor.... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap control system), P0446 (evap control system pressure sensor)
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BK6354S
We have this Subaru that will not start.The biggest clue we have from this one is the fact the check engine light is on with the key OFF. When you try to start it it lights off for a split second only one time. Then cranks start.When the key is
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L torque convertor clutch VIN: JS3TD21V4T
i have this sidekick it has code p0771 is this for the tcc solenoid .also what can i check .were is the location of the solenoid .Car shifts fine .Has any one seen this code and what was the fix.Called dealer trying to get a price on it they asked were is it l...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L ac switch VIN: 4T1BF22K2Y
hope someone has seen this and fixed it---every year when it gets hot for the last three years-this gal brings in her celica because the AC stops working and every year it turns out to be a bad switch-the first time the ac quit on her she took it to the dealer...

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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L flywheel VIN: 2HNYD18923
Thanks for all the responses stewart and ken had the right idea when i removed transmission i found only one dowel pin some loose bell housing bolts and obvious wear on bell housing holes showing trans out of alignment will replace flexplate and converter seal...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Engine cooling fan VIN: 1HGCG165XW
I found the connecter, repaired the pins.Everything works fine. Thanks for all your help. Jack.
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3253X
Thank You for all the great responds. as many of you said the egr port in the intake plenum was glogged with carbon. thank you, Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow detected).
2005 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L timing chain VIN: JHLPD78965
thanks to all the techs out there !! turns out to be the a/c compressor making all the noise . replaced a/c compressor and all is well. it just did not sound like anything i have ever heard .
2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Transmission VIN: 4F2CZ94133
We replaced the valve body with a reman valve body. I have driven the vehicle extensivly for one week and the od light has not come on. however I am not convinced that we have solved the root problem. I feel the trans temp is getting too hot especially in f...
1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JN1HJ01F9P
I haven't been able to get back to the maxima. I did recieve many ideas I checked and replaced the battery and connections tighten the dist rotor rechecked fuel pressure. I am going to pull it down and check timing marks but haven't had time.
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N4BU31D4S
Thank you all for your help, it turn out that it had a leak in between intake gasket #3 and # 4 and also the vacuum hose from the canister to the intake leak. It took me a while to find out 2 leaks in the system, I have to spray a lot of brake cleaner in order...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Starting VIN: 1N4DL01D8W
well everyone i fixed this one i was thinking about it all weekend why i had fuel to the fuel rail but i could not see or smell it when i was cranking motor with plugs out when i got here this morning i switched the fuel lines going to the rail fired right up...
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