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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2HGED6341L
Gentlemen: I have thi Honda that was running poorly at cruising speeds. The fuel filter was replaced as was the Distributor Cap, Rotor and Spark Plugs. The vehicle sysmptoms of cutting out and misfire did not improve. Now the vehicle has quit running complete...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L noise from dash VIN: SHSRD78814
This CRV came in to my shop for AC service! Pressurized system to find lead. The compressor had a 3 inch hole in the side of it, where it had grenaded! Customer said he heard nothing strange! Just didnt work when he started it after going into store!I installe...
1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T8S
Customer complained of MIL on and rough running. Codes: P0303 and P0170. I first swapped coil positions to see if the misfire would follow the coil. It did not; still #3 misfire. I then looked at spark plugs and found single electrode plugs. I replaced plugs w... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0170 (Bank 1 lean)
2004 Nissan Patrol 3.0L Lack of power VIN: JN1TANY61Z
This nissan direct diesel engine came with the complain of lack of power. We replcaed mass air flow sensor and catalytic converotr and still there is lack of power always and in all gears. Turbo pressre check and found ok. Customer complain that problem starts...
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Gauge Fuse VIN: JT3DJ81W8P
Good morning gents. Maybe it's a little too late at night over here and my brain is spark knocking. When Low transfer case range is selected and vehicle is shifted from neutral to forward gears the "gauge fuse" 10 amp blows. A quick test of that circuit shows ...

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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L rear brakes VIN: 1HGCP26878
dealer said nothing wrong they will not warrenty brakes we will put oe pads on car and watch the ware thanks again for all replies
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNDJA7230X
Group, I had 17 great replies to this problem. My customer is a used car lot and they did not want to put any more diagnostic time into the vehicle. I really think it was going to be the computer. I checked all the splices and tightened all recommended pin fit...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L no heat VIN: JT6GF10V7Y
Thanks for the help on this one we removed the glove box got to the 2 servos we could see the blend door servo would not move fully so we removed it and move the lever by hand to verify that it truly was the servo making us not get full heat the other servo ap...
1992 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L hard start VIN: JN6HD16Y4N
Thanks everybody for your help. I'm going to celebrate now that it is repaired. In the end what fixed it was filling the tank up with fuel! After endless testing and parts swapping and retrying things over and over. We did the cold compression test and...
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD06W46
sorry about the late close . with the help request replies and the i recommended the updated fuel level sender. also upon further review of my scan data i noticed that the pressure sensor data would at times fluctuate from 3.5 to 4 volts i suggested a further ... Trouble codes: P0448, P0446.
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L idle in drive VIN: 4T1BF28B9Y
Folks, I had some great feedback on the pulsing problem. I'm listing it as "not fixed" because it is just too small of a problem and too large an investment for the customer to wash. The root "failure" is transaxle-related, with no base engine, engine manag...
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