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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L vehicle stability assist VIN: JH4KA9650Y
Hello fellow techs, We have a 2000 model Acura 3.5RL. We have just replaced the rack and pinion with a factory remanufactured unit after having two aftermarket units fail in the last 18 months. We install the unit and alighn the front end, all looks good. As t...
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1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L horn VIN: JHMRA1846T
This horn will not work intermittently. Replaced clock spring and problem goes away for awhile. Then within a couple of weeks the horn acts up. This problem is so intermittent that I cannot get it to act up. I have checked all connections and power and ground....
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2000 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1874Y
Greetings! Hoping someone has been down this road before. Vehicle has a miss at idle - I believe it's a lean miss. Spark plugs replaced about 4 months ago and they look brand new - not a speck of carbon on them. Fuel pressure is good - both static and running.... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
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2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Misfire VIN: 2HGFA16568
This vehicle was sent to use from a body shop. They did some body work and sent the car off with no clamp on a radiator hose. The car ran OK for a few days until the hose blew off. The customer kept driving until the check engine light came on from a misfire. ... Trouble codes: P0302
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2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L transmission VIN: KMHJG35F5Y
Vehicle came in with complaint of rattling noise while releasing clutch. We did not hear the exact problem ,however a polished flywheel shudder was noticed ,which we believed to be the problem.So after removal and inspecting worn clutch and flywheel,we replace...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L abs light VIN: KMHFU45D51
car came in week ago with complaint of abs and trac lights coming on at times. could never get to act up but had code for lf speed sensor. c1200. watching data while driving mph stayed consistant with other wheels. ohmed sensor and found within spec but toward...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start VIN: KM8SB12B12
This vehicle was towed-in to us from another shop. It was a no start for them. They replaced the timing belt and crank sensor. Then they replaced the ignition coils and wires. There is compression on all cylinders. There is injector pulse width. The problem is...
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2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L only second gear VIN: KMHCG45C03
Customer complaint of no reverse gear, pulled codes p0732,0733,0734.i have checked the fuses that are for the ecm's and have disconnected the plugs on the trans case ,no corrosion visible ,trans fluid looks good and smells ok. Car only has second gear and make...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L dash illumination VIN: JNKCV51E43
One of my regular customers bought this car recently and brought it to me to check over.The main concern was the dash lights.with the headlights off they are on,however when you turn the headlights on or if you leave it on auto headlights,when the headlamps tu...
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JA28G16524
hello im wondering if anyone has a service manual on how to check the injetion pump. Check fuel, line, filters . ive got good fuel sorce to pump . customer stated truck quit going down the road.check pressure contol solenoid good b+ fuel shut off lever moves. ...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JACDS58X51
Hey guys, I'm pretty sure I know what's wrong with this one, but would like someone else to tell me if I'm all wet here. The car came in to the shop smoking and running very rich. I listened to each injector with a stethoscope - all were clicking ayway but #2... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire Detected - 2 cylinder)
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2000 Kia Sephia 1.8L not shifting VIN: KNAFB12134
i have this 2000 kia saphia that starts out in high gear,from what i read this is limp in mode. if you manualy shit it is fine but want shift on its on. had codes p0753 shift solenoid a elec fault, p1121 tps signal fault ecm to tcm, p1780 torque reduction sign...
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L compressor VIN: JTJHA31U54
Hello everyone. Tsis is my own car and I don't have much time to check it. What happens is compressor shuts down after 15-20 min of driving on a hot day. Air volume is good. I already replaced junction block, installed updated wire for e-core sensor, installed...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D04
the engine start but there is a spark only intermittent and the fuel injection is the same there is no code the crank and the cam signal are always ok. the 12 volts and ground are ok.
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2005 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L Starting VIN: 5N1AA08B65
she made an apointment for today for not always starting, wait 5 min and it starts, she could not get to start today, came in on a hook. no start, no scanner comm, and cooling fan on. found info for bad relays, switched ecm relay and fog light relay, no dice...
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2005 Subaru Forester XS L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JF1SG67615
Engine idles too low-will actually stall sometimes-owner states problem occurred after battery went dead.searched MOD for "idle relearn procedure" but could not find anything-no codes,drives fine down the road-just idles at 500rpm or less-HELP!!
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2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR32E37
this corolla came in with a p0118 and p2610. i pulled the codes yesterday and didn't get back on it til today, but now it won't communicate. every now and then it will communicate for a minute or two, but then i'll lose it without doing anything. i saw some re... Trouble codes: P2610, P0118
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31A8V
customer didn't want to do anything with reguards to the tps. i did replace all the ign coils do to the fact that they were arking, causing a misfire. one reply stated that the arking coil, if close to the tps may caues a glitch? customer advised of the posibi... Trouble codes: P0120 (throttle posi signal), P1705 (throttle position sensor-at).
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2001 Kia Optima SE 2.4L a/c compressor VIN: KNAGD12671
RECEIVED 3 E-MAILS. ANTHONY SAID TO CHECK AMBIENT TEMP. SENSOR, THIS CAR HAS MANUAL A/C THUS NOT EQUIPPED WITH OUT SIDE AMBIENT SENSOR, TIM SAID TO CHECK FOR OVER HEATING, A/C WAS NOT WORKING FROM A COLD START, MICHAEL SAID TO CHECK COOLING FAN WITH GAUGES HHO...
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1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L Cuts out VIN: JT8UZ30C3P
Well thanks everybody who responded! this one wasnt a technical fix due to the very intermittent nature of the symptom. what i was looking for and got was a hail mary pass from Andy. i replaced the ignition switch and lock and no complaints so far! i dont like...
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2005 Lexus GS300 3.0L Accessories VIN: JT8BD69S25
THANKS FOR ALL WHO REPLIED I HAD TO REMOVE WINDOW MOTOR TO RESET PINCH AS OUTLINED IN REPAIR POST,AGAIN THANKS.
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 4A3AC84H91
Sorry for taking so long to reply.I am extremly busy and havent been able to fix this vehicle.I did replace a supposed reman computer with a experienced computer with the same results.Customer has been very patient.I still have the vehicle here if you can beli...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JN8DR09Y02
This was a real pain in the butt job - no real shortcuts. We removed the intake manifold and injector rail along with lots of brackets, hoses, etc. and were able to snake the pipe out and replace the gaskets. Total working time was around 7-7 1/2 hours, the ...
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1990 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2AE98C5L
The car is not fixed, yet. I'm closing this thread because the boss says there's gonna be an identical car from his friend coming for swap/try purpose, but it won't be soon. So I'm closing it for now and if I've anything new, I'll post later. Thank you all for...
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