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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L 3 to 4 shift - 4 to 3 shift VIN: JH4DC54812
Hi guys, I have a customer that went to the Acura dealer and was told that there is no repairing his transmission. They quoted him 3500 to replace. It has code P845. It is a problem in 3rd Clutch Pressure Switch Circuit and I normally don't fix transmissions ...
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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1867W
This crv came in stalling and had the mil on. The codes were p0108 & p1129 which are both map sensor voltage too high codes. We had previously replaced the map but did so again. These were aftermarket parts but both read the same. The map sensor reads no lower... Trouble codes: P0108, P1129
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2006 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L heater ducting? VIN: 5FNRL38246
driver side hvac vent signifigantly cooler than right. this is not a his and her temp control vehicle. but has symptom of his and her climate control driver side stuck on full cold/ when you switch the car to heater the left side is luke warm and the right sid...
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2009 Honda CRV 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD2848K
Hey HONDA Techs I have this CRV That another shop replaced the timing belt. The problem that were having is that when you start the engine it would start and run and after a few minutes it would idle very low and stall. Then when you try to start it, can barel...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Mechanical VIN: KMHWF25S8Y
Vehicle came in with a broken crank sensor due to the reluctor ring hitting it. We replaced the 2 timing belts, the crank sensor,crank reluctor wheel, balance shaft belt. All the time being sure to follow the proper proceedure for timing both belts. Well today...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L timing VIN: KNDJA72301
cant seem to get a straight answer on timing marks to use on this kia sportage 2.0 dohc. came in not running, head gasket gone, had head shaved. is my firs, so i was extremely careful on re assembly. i used I and E on cam gears for timing. now it turns over li...
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L charging/illumination VIN: JT8GK13T2S
This car came into the shop with a blown 15 amp gauge fuse. We replaced the noisy alternator and replaced the fuse. This was the customers complaint that the 15 amp gauge fuse would blow intermittently. Replacement of the alternator did not fix the problem alt...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ246X2
This vehicle has had many puzzled thus far. After driving for an estimated 2 or 3 miles distance, the vehicle will bog down, and I mean bog. Not like a misfire, but "like" a drop in fuel pressure. The vehicle drops off power and undergoes a constant decelerati... Trouble codes: P0301
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Surge VIN: 4A3AJ56G6V
Hi guys.This car came in with a melted cat on it.We took it for test drive first and when we went to give it gas the engine would not rev up but buck.So we would pressed on the gas slowly and the engine climb.We brought it back to the shop and pulled off the c...
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1985 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
Hi there any tojo techies, i have a problem with the car as it idles when it wants to. one day it will run fine and the next day it won't idle at all. i checked all the obvious leaking vacuum hoses, fuel pressure, air filtration, timing, drained carbuerettor, ...
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1991 Toyota Pickup 3.0L No Start VIN: JHSCP35123
customer tried to fix his own wiring for blower motor, after that customer states truck will not start. after testing and fixing his wiring I find that the truck has no injector pulse at all, relays are good, check eng light comes on with key, have power to in...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF22K5W
hi guys, i'm pulling out hair on this one. this camry came in with a dead battery. customer tried to charge it at home. we replaced the battery and now it cranks and doesn't start. it has no inj pulse and int spark. the coils and injectors have power, all the ...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Noise VIN: JTDBE32K93
We have this Camry in here with a knocking noise that we think is coming from the intake manifold. We are aware of the service bulliten for this problem. The noise seems fairly loud. Will updating the manifold quiet this down?
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2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L motor VIN: JTEEP21A86
recommended customer take to dealer for possible special warranty. compression low in cylinder 6. cylinder leak down test 80% and valve clearance good. i feel the engine lost a piston or cylinder but the engine runs good. also does the vsc light always come on...
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1988 Mazda 323 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BF2229J
Found defective center button on distributor cap, causing spark to be intermitant.
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1BJ2226Y
Hi everyone: Thanks for all the replies and the good info included. However, I have not been able to fix this vehicle. Most of the replies pointed to the fact that this condition is usually caused by the MAF sensor. the recomendation is to unplug it and see if...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L alternator VIN: 1N4DL01D7Y
Sorry about taking so long to close. The car is fixed. I replaced the instrument cluster and everything works fine now. Thanks to all that responded! Duane
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Stall, Misfire VIN: 5N1BV28U44
THE INJECTORS WERE OK BUT FOUND THAT THE MAIN GROUND WAS BROKEN WHICH HAD CAUSED THE ECM TO BLOW.REPLACED THE ECM AND SENT IT TRUCK TO THE DEALER TO HAVE IT REPROGRAMED AND IT IS GONE.tHANKS FOR THE HELP.
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L excessive vibration VIN: 1NXAE09B5S
thanks to all members who read and replie for my request,all the suggestions was great. special thanks to Tadao [...] for his posted. You was right there is two types for motor muonts. The front motor mount for USA built corollas has different design, wich is...
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