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1993 Acura Legend 3.2L Lighting VIN: JH4KA7656R
Hello to all and thank you in advance for taking your time to answer my request.The brake light indicator in the instrusment pannel staying on all the time.All brake lights working okay.I checked all harness and connector all look good.All bulbs are OEM ,i don...
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Hello, and thanks in advance for all your guys help. I have this Accord that will set a MIL after about 2 minutes of cruise driving. It happens everytime. Going through the Honda Diagnostic tree, I was first pointed to the ECM as the fault. I replaced the ECM ... Trouble codes: 1 (O2 Sensor Malfunction), 43 (Fuel Supply System Malfunction)
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1HGCM82623
Hello fellow techs. I have here a customer who has been referred to me with a 2003 Honda Accord whose automatic transmission started acting up while on a road trip today, speedometer went dead, and engine light came on. The vehicle was towed into my shop, an...
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L battery light VIN: JHMFA36246
Good morning everyone! i have this hybrid that is the first one we have had in for a diag . i need all the help i can get to understand this system . we do not have honda factory tools so i need test that i can perform with my other equipment . the issue is th...
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58Y24
This Rodeo was towed in. Customer says the truck died while driving. It has three codes stored p0346, p0302, & p0304. cleared the codes and p0346 returns. I scoped both cam sensors and i have a square waves signal on both. Sometimes after i clear the codes and... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple misfire detected), P0302, P0304, P0346
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L flywheel VIN: KNADC12543
I am replacing slipping clutch in this vehicle.I sent out flywheel to be machined but since no one can find any specs on this flywheel they will not machine it. I went to and found only that not to machine over .020 I called 2 dealerships and t...
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L abs/vsc VIN: JT8BD68S6X
The problem with this car seems to happen more in damp weather. While driving car the other day I could hear the ABS pump cycling every 15 seconds or so. Then the ABS, VSC and brake light came on. When these lights came on there was also a piercing warning ton...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
car came in no start, checked for spark (good). checked for fuel pressure, fuel pump not coming on. also has no injector pulse. there is power at thr relay,s ( mfi & fuel pump). mfi relay comes on & gives power to injectors but still no pulse. we have replaced... Trouble codes: 1610
1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L starting VIN: JN1HJ01P9M
The car ran accept for a slight miss . The problem was whe injector wire had been chewed up the wire grounded out now we get nothing. It will not even turn over!
2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L rev sensor???? VIN: 1N6AA07A24
this truck has no upshift at normal rpm. if code is erased it returns immediately. there is no obvious speed sensor externally, the book shows the rev sensor is part of trans module internally??? has anyone seen this before? any advice would be appreciated. th...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAWN72N2T
Truck came in with mil lit.Checked for codes and found the 2 that I listed.Replaced O2 sensor with a new one.Sent it on it's way...but it came back 2 days later with the P0135 code.When looking at the datastream the O2 sensor always shows 1.22 volts.Checked th... Trouble codes: P0135 (o2 heater circuit bank1 sensor1), P0130 (o2 circuit bank1 sensor1)
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L left caliper VIN: 4T1BE32K62
We did a front brake job on this camry because the pads were at about 5% and now the left front caliper locks up.We have replaced the calipers thinking there may have been rust causing the caliper to stick on and we replaced the brake hose on the drivers side ...

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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L p1457 VIN: 1HGEM221L1
well sorry for the long wait fo the post, but its fixed. as many of you know by reading my update theres not much more that can be done to solve this problem.the vacumm hoses were bad , causing miniture leaks all around the evap system. there is an update kit ... Trouble codes: P1457.
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCM66513
most of the replies centered on adding oil to the compressor or a bad compressor bearing Having a friend at Honda they searched all of their bulletins and talked to a Honda Rep and reported no whining problems similiar to mine , also the compressor's have no...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Rear main seal VIN: JN1CA21D4S
You can replace this seal without removing the oil pan, but it was not easy. The seal is made into the housing which has a rubber seal on the bottom of the housing . The problem i had was getting the crank seal in and not knocking the spring out of the seal. T...
2008 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L cabin air fliter VIN: 1N6AD07UX8
The fix for the missing/broken clip on the cabin air filter access door is to use a 5mm diameter x 15 mm long machine screw and a nut and secure the door closed. The owner's manual shows such a set-up, but Nissan changed the design and left the screw and nut...
1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Pwr Steering Pump VIN: 4T1VK13E6P
Thanks to all that responded to my need for help with this Camary. I removed the Reservoir and found it's screen clean! I ended up replacing the Power Steering Pump. The Lady got Zoned, and I put a good pump in!
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