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1995 Honda Prelude SE 2.3L abs light on VIN: JHMBB2278S
hey you honda techs! problem; abs light comes on after one minute of driving and stays on until you shut off vehicle. when you restart vehicle, no light until after the one minute of driving period and also a clicking noise heard at the same time-sounds like a...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HCG2252YA
hey car came in as no start and had no fuel pressure and no power to the fuel pump. checked the main relay and found no pcm ground for the fuel pump relay control scan tool says pcm is commanding fuel pump on no wires are broken i'm condeming the pcm just wond...
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L sub freezing outlet temp VIN: 5FNRL38475
Customer came in a week ago with poor a/c performance. Recovered only half of what full capacity should be. recharged with proper amount of refrigerant, and performance was great. This is a fully automatic system with driver/passenger controls as well as rear ...
2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L A/C clutch coil VIN: 2HJYK16266
We have put two compressor clutch coils from Honda Pt#38924 RJE A01. Now the vehicle has returned with another bad coil. Jas anyone experienced bad clutch coils from Honda or does anyone know why they would keep failing. Circuit does not have short to ground o...
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16543
Rio came in with complaint of intermittent hard start and rough run with MIL on only when running rough. Had no codes so was taken for a road test (scanner not installed at the time) during the road test it suddenly lost power and had a dead miss with MIL on b...
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L no shift VIN: JM1BK32486
THIS CAR IS STUCK IN THIRD OR FOUR. I cant tell the scann tool has no comuncaitoin and the trans trouble light is on. I have no test or data on this car. no communacation to trans. runns fine other then that no slipping or binding.
1994 Nissan D21 2.4L Stall, VIN: 1N6SD11Y6R
I have an unusual request but I have exausted all of my recources to help this customer. I have a 1994 nissan p/u 4x4 5 speed that I need an air flow sensor for. The dealer wants over $600.00 for the upper portion of the throttle body and the customer can not ...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28T42
Hello Nissan techs. Have this xterra that after about 30 min of driving at highway speed, LR wheel starts to grab until almost locked up. We have put new wheel cylinders on with no change. Customer just bought vehicle and the shoes in the back look new. They a...
2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Communication VIN: JF1SF5LP5Y
We have this imported 2001 Subaru Forester S Turbo that we are unable to give a Massachusetts state inspection because of lack of OBD11 connector.We believe it was imported from Sweden? and have no access to wiring diagrams.Can anyone help us adapt an OBD11 co...
1995 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JT2EL56E1S
Original complaint was intermittent hot air after operating for a few hours in 100+ degree temps. I checked the charge and it was full so I evacuated it for about 5 hours, refilled it and sent it on its way. Today the car came in blowing hot air, evaced and r...

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1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Clutch VIN: JHLRD1740W
Well thanks for all the replies. Most of you got it right. Obviously the aftermarket stuff was not specifically designed for this vehicle. The solution was to shave off a bit of the master cylinder pin. We adjusted it as much as it would go but still had s...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Shifter cable VIN: 1YVGF22C2Y
I did get this one fixed. I found a rubber gromet that fit the shift cable. Sorry I do not remember the part # I had to order a few different numbers to find one that would fit. It has been gone for a week now. So far so good. Thanks for all the help.
2001 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L big noise VIN: JM3LW28Y61
As recommanded, I ordered the IAC valve. Replaced. Killed the noise. Amazing! The recommand looked like resonable, but it was hard to believe completely. Consequently, it worked. Thanks for helps!!!
2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L harsh engagement VIN: 1N4BA41E1E
this one is fixed,everyone said that this transmission has a val body problem.For what it coast to replace the val body i was able to buy a transmission from LKQ for 1200 and bought the nissan high dollar fluid.Put the transmission in and found that it had two...
1990 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Surge, Misfire, lean misfire VIN: JT3FJ62G1L
replys suggested smoke testing. I had already done this and posted results in the "test results" section. We found 3 misrouted vacuum lines. corrected vacuum lines and lean mis -ire gone and o2's sweeping at all RPM's.
1992 Toyota Camry 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: JT2SK12E9N
sorry I didnt tell you all that we did a block check and sniffed it for hc in the cooling system all test negative. it had great flow through the radiator and I did use green coolant i have never had a problem with green coolant either. i changed out the ther...
1993 Toyota Celica ST 1.6L tachometer VIN: JT2AT86F9P
OK, it's fixed. People suggested it could be a spider web shorting it out, or a loose connection,but no such luck. I took the dash apart and a known good tachometer worked fine. So, I moseyed on down to the local Toyota Junk Yard and bought a used dash unit fo...
1998 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L temp guage dome lite selector switch lites up p li VIN: JT3HM84R9W
sorry it took so long customer has not been back untilk this morning found bad ground under left side of dash repaired all ok thanks for all the responses
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