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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Shifts erratically VIN: 2HKYF18633
Check engine light came on, D light was on or blinking according to customer, and the trans wasn't shifting properly. Two previous times she said the VMT light was on when this happened, but by the time she came by the shop no lights were on, and no codes were...
2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L wheel bearing VIN: 1HGCM55655
hello all i have this accord that is driving me nuts. this vehicle has a wheel bearing type noise that starts @ 65km per hour and continues to get slightly louder with speed and very noticable @ 110 km per hour. i have done all checks for wheel bearings and c...
1998 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L battery VIN: 1N4AB41DXW
this sentra de-charges a battery in a matter of hours there is a huge draw with key off all doors and accessories turned off. when i pull out the 7.5 amp fuse for the ecu the draw goes away. what else should i be looking for on this circuit the ecu is the only...
2002 Toyota Tundra 3.4L drums, rotors VIN: 5TBBN44152
Vehicle vibration when brakes are applied. we replaced front rotors and rear drums. Upon road test, vibration still present. Replaced drums and rotors for a second time, still vibrating when brakes applied. Determined some vibration originates in the rear. Fou...

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L harmonic balancer VIN: 19UUA5662Y
Thanks for all the replys i will be prepared next time. it is a little difficult to find special tools down here so after a few more trys using some of the suggestions I called up the local mobile tire repair he brought over the 1 inch impact for semi tires. t...
2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L engine VIN: 5FNYF18486
thanks for all your help!...the customer will return the car to the dealer because its under warrenty. the customer will emphisis that they look closley at the harmonic balancer and inspect the previous repair that the dealer made.
2004 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L flywheel VIN: KMHHN65F54
Thanks very much for all of the great replies! This was one of those "gee why didn't I think of that!" problems. All that I had to do was turn over the clutch lever and pull back to set the throw-out bearing into the pressure plate before the clutch would di...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KNDUP13142
i tryed using obd2 setting on my scanner but the readings were the same.customer is taking vehicle to another tech,to compare ect and maf readings against the readings my scanner displayed.i will be going with customer to the other shop so i will post the outc...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L timing belt VIN: 1YVGF22D2X
first of thank you all very very much for your insight. I checked and double checked every single thing that you guys suggested. unfortunately the customer decided to take the car and get his money back. Some of you suggested the hydraulic tensioner, which I r...
2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4DL01A3Y
This vehicle is finally fixed. We were fortunate enough to have another Altima come into the shop. We swapped Mass air flow meters and all issues went away. In all we tried one dealer and three reman. mass air flow meters before we ordered another one from the... Trouble codes: P0171.
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4AL11D33
replacedthrottle chamber tried many times to preform relearns with no sucess cust took to nissian prefomed relearns with scan tool problem solved thanks for all the help
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Steering Wheel Angle Sensor VIN: 5N1AN08W55
Thanks to those who responded. The vehicle simply needed the alignment completed and steering wheel centered inorder to clear the lights. We thought that might be the case, but having never come across it before we longed for that re-assuring "hug" and "eveyth...
1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire VIN: JT3HN87R4W
It was the injector. I had checked it before, but the problem was that by the time I removed the intake to get to it, it had cooled down enough to check good. After reading all the replys I decided to check it again and it stayed broke long enough to show ba... Trouble codes: P0304.
2004 Toyota VIGO 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: MR0F-Z29G9
hi fellow techs: I have noow come to the conclusion of this puzzle, first i clean the air fow sensor which was very dirty,the fuel filter and the air filter which i change ,i put down this problem to a share lack of maintainence ,then i had to deal with a clo...
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