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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Entire system VIN: JHMEG8651S
I received the car and the system was completly empty. I have checked the entire system with a UV light. I even removed the evaporator and checked it for leaks. Is there anything common on these things that leak? There is a TSB that says the condensor has corr...
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1991 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L engine noise VIN: JN1RZ26H8M
Engine has loud knocking noise at idle and acceleration. Used electronic stephascope to try to fine noise, but it is traveling all over. Loudest seems to be at where block and transmission bolt together and at rear cylinders on valve cover. I a trooper make si...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L shifting VIN: 1N4AL11D42
Thanks in advance for any help. I just installed a used engine & replaced the heater core on this car. After the repairs I road tested the car & all seemed fine until stopping at a light & when I started off the trans will not shift. I found out that if I put ...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L engine VIN: 5N1BV28U34
this is a 2 ouestion post. customer states noise started about a month ago. changed oil & filter(oe)with no change. on cold start rattling noise, loudest in area of variable cam timing covers on both banks. noise on front bank goes away witihn 2 minutes of col...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L ps pump VIN: 1HGCG164XW
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. LIKE A DUMMY I WAS REPLACING THE PRESSURE SIDE ORING AND NOT THE SUCTION SIDE. I REPLACED THE SUCTION SIDE AND PROBLEM IS GONE. THANKS, LARRY
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1858Y
WELL GENTLEMEN I REPLACED THE FUEL PUMP SEAL ON THE TANK ITSELF. I DIDN'T GET TO RUN THE EVAP MONITOR HOWEVER I DID GET BLOW OFF WHEN I OPENED THE GAS CAP WHICH I DID'T HAVE BEFORE. ANYWAY SO FAR SO GOOD IF IT RETURNS I WILL INFORM ALL OF YOU WONDERFUL PEOPLE ... Trouble codes: P1456 (leak detected in evaporative control system fuel tank).
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGEM22982
The customer has not returned for further testing & inspection. The problem is very intermittent, so he doesn`t want to waste anymore of my time or his money. I thank you all for the replies, especially Tim and Kevin, both from California, I feel you guys wer... Trouble codes: P1298 (eld), P1457 (evap).
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJGF10U21
A new OEM MAF sensor fixed this car. Overwhelming technician's concensus was "Replace MAF with OE". A couple suggestions were check wiring to MAF, try tap test on MAF, check for vacuum leak and fuel pump restricted sock. MAF cleaning doesn't seem to help th... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Transmission VIN: JFISF6559X
We serviced the transmission, added some "Seafoam" transmission conditioner, replaced the o2 sensor, Subaru sent us the wrong speed sensor,(there are 2 designs ours takes the more expensive one that comes with wire harness and other sensors for $179) so that ...
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L at oil temp VIN: JF1GC6751Y
Thanks a lot guys. I have gotten a new pressure solenoid and the at oil temp went away. The old one was cracked pretty bad.
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1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
well after all that hub-ub i checked nthe fuel cut solenoid . IT WASNT BEING GROUNDED !!!. the fix a comnputer. HA! try and find one I dare you . all in all we found one and it purrs like a dream the customer couldnt be happier ( i couldnt be happier she isnt ...
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