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1996 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L Hesitation VIN: JHMBB2155T
used engine installed, all sensors/switches etc. transferred from original motor, new timing belt, clutch etc. complaint is an "intermittent" no throttle response at 60/65 mph for 1/2 seconds, then good acceleration. no backfires etc. tech drove it, and once, ...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L blower motor VIN: KNDJA72381
we have replaced the blower motor fan 3 seperate times in the past 4 years along with the blower resister 3 times. we have used dealer parts only. the problem appears to be moisture somehow getting into the blower motor causing it to seize, and blowing the fan...
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L No CAN communication VIN: 1N6BA07A75
Truck came in after failing Texas state inspection due to non communication with vehicle. Truck hasn't been in a collision and no custom work has been performed on it, like stereos or alarms. Verified complain by hooking both a snap on verus and an otc genisy...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L a/c pressure VIN: 5TDZT38A21
serviced a/c system to times. customer complaint was poor cooling when sitting at idle. found on hot days (100') when vehicle is idling for 5 minutes or so, high pressure shoots up to 450 and compressor is shutting off. thought possible too much oil in system,...
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2004 Toyota Echo 1.5L insufficiant cooling VIN: JTDJT12304
Hello Techs!I have an intermitant problem with this ECHO.It will cool fine for about 15 minutes,good pressures etc.Then all of a sudden the pressures will try to equalize.The low side rises to about 90 psi. and the high side will drop to about 120 psi.It doesn...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGED6350M
Thank you to everyone who suggested solutions. This vehicle is fixed but the solution is a personal embarrassment. The problem was a tight accelerator cable adjustment at the throttle body which caused the engine to race even though the idle adjustment screw w...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L compressor clutch coil VIN: 5FNRL38785
another tech looked at it i guess two heads are better than one what we found that i measured the air gap wrong and of course it all goes down hill from there
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Accessories VIN: KMHWF25S23
I FOUND OUT THAT CUSTOMER HAD A NEW BATTERY INSTALL 2 DAYS AFTER HAND REMAN ALTERNATOR INSTALLED THATS WHEN SPAEEDO STOPED WE DISCONNECTED ALTERNATOR DROVE CAR AND SPEEDO WORKES INSTALLED REMAN ALTERNATOR CAR IS FIXED
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 452CY58V9R
thanks to all who replied the vehicle is fine i had never worked on one of these aparietly the motor has 15 psi for every 1000 rpm at 3000 55psi do to oil pump design gyrotor style like many disiel engine motors. the noise gets quiet under load off idle thats ...
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2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L engine swap VIN: JM1CR29326
It turns out that rear part of the automatic transmission engine is cast differently than the manual transmission engine. They cannot be interchanged. Fortunately, I found this information out before I purchased the engine. I hope this saves time and money ...
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1990 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNIHJO1P7L
Air Flow sensor corrected the intermitant rough running and still.After finding known good patterns for the sensor we found our old sensor did not have a smooth pattern when yuo snap the throttle. After replacing sensor with a rebuilt the patern rose when open...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y4V
This car hasnít come back so I canít post a fix. I would like to have checked the thermostatically actuated Idle dashpot for sticking as Charles from New jersey suggested. If this car comes back in I will update this posting. Thanks everyone for your help. Trouble codes: P0505 (IAVC-ACC Valve Fault).
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED27Y3Y
Thank you all so much.As it would restart and stop missing in a short time it was hard to be sure.But after 12 replies suggested the distributor and even told me where i could get one we ordered a new one and installed it today.Runs great know.Thanks again to ... Trouble codes: P1320.
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