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1989 Acura Legend 2.7L pwr window VIN: JH4KA3240K
Driver's pwr. window [motor ?] eating window regulators ? Three window regulators later, plus factory issue reinforcement sheet-metal, and some added welding [for additional support] the pwr. window motor is still trying to break the new regulator ? I suspect ...
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2000 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: KLAJB82Z8Y
car belongs to friend (used car dealer), says he checked vacuum, fuel pumpand everything he could think of. No codes runs great except going around corners, and about half throttle - nothing. Before that spot and after he says it couldn't run better. Just got ...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L vtc oil control valve VIN: JHLRD78833
Vehicle came in with an oil leak front of engine . We degreased engine and road tested and brought back in and it looked like the oil was dripping right off the end of the VTC valve in the timing cover( middle towards top ). So we replaced the valve and 2 week...
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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L rear brakes VIN: 1HGCP26878
to all honda tech out there we have a regular customer daughter car here with brake issue in rear the inboard pad is worn to metal the mileage 20000 on car is all highway everything is to be in proper working order need some insight on this mileage too low for...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Air Bag VIN: KM8SC73D03
Thanks all in advance. Vehicle was in slight front end damage, no bags deployed, vehicle was repaired and was about ready to go back to the customer when the "air Bag" light came in. Body shop brought it to me as i do their "other" work for them. It shows Air ...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L oil pressure VIN: KM8SC73D13
after replaced new uper and lower oil pan gaskets, the engine was makeing lifter noise on left head, right head is find , we opened the valve cover and there is not oil pumping on top of valves or cam, oil pressure is @ 90psi when tested by pressure tester,
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L wipers VIN: KNDJC73355
car came in last night wipers wont shut off (dealer car delivered 3 days ago)dealer tryed wiper switch and motor to no avail. alldata is not giving me any decent schematics or leads where to start. checked for body data - doesnt support it with solus or launch...
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2008 Lexus ES350 3.5L tpms VIN: JTHBJ46G48
I have a customer with 2 sets of wheels for this car. When they bought it,the Lexus dealer moved the tpms sensors from the stock wheels to the chrome wheels. Now winter is here and they want to put snow tires on the stock wheels. I bought 4 new sensors to put ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JA4MW51RO1
Heatates falls on its face. We need your help IATN family. This is going to be long but I donít want to leave something important out. We have a 2001 Montero that came in May 2007 with an overheat and the engine cranked with no compression. We removed the engi...
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1994 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Speedo VIN: JN1RZ24D3R
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
This car will idle fine when cold. When it warms up and is idling for any extended time, intermittently it will just start loosing idle speed and then die. We have accessed Mode 6 info and have a TID 02 CID 01 Fail and a TID 04 CID 02 Fail. Does anyone know wh... Trouble codes: P1320 (Primary ignition circuit)
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4DL01D51
vehicle came in with idle problem, huning for idle and code P0505. Performed idle speed test and failed. idle speed did not go up with ac on. it goes up with cooling fans on . replced idle speed control valve and stable idle, and can make idle go up and down w...
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L engine VIN: 5J6YH28663
Thanks to all who replied. The problem ended up being carbon on the pistons. Thanks to Victor from Trinidad and Tobago who triggered my mind and ended up with the fix. I soaked the pistons with top engine cleaner overnight and cleaned it all out. I'm sure the ...
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25H15
customer finally braoght vehicle back 4 diagnostic, the pressure sensor was faulty. thank you to all those gave their advice Trouble codes: P0455.
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
WE HAVE CALLED CUSTOMER TO VERIFY THE LIGHT DID NOT COME BACK ON AND IT HAS NOT. FOR WHAT EVER REASON THE REAR O2 SENSOR REPLACEMENT HAS STOP THE LIGHT FROM COMING ON, WHY IT HAS A STUCK VALUE AT .75V IS NOT KNOWN BUT THE CODE THAT WAS IN THERE WAS FOR THE REA... Trouble codes: P0146.
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MIL Lamp on, hard cold start VIN: 3N1CB51DX4
change ecm, everythings ok the signal was there and some time we lost it Trouble codes: P0340.
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SF6557W
Haven't fixed this one as yet,I really wanted to post an update, but can't figure out how to do this on the website. Customer took the car to local dealer, they ran compression test, say the misfire is being caused by too much compression in #1. Too much c... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0303.
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JF1SF6354Y
I would like to thank everyone that reposnded, I am always very appreciative and very happy to know that we can all come together to solve problems. We finally brought the customer into the situation and notified them of what we did and where we were at. th...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T1Y
I hope I have fixed this vehicle. We ended up doing an injector cleaning and cleaning the throttle plate. The trims immediately started coming down. The throttle plate was not that dirty. We did an injector balance test before cleaning and we didn't feel that ... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system too lean).
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