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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L P-D, R-D shift VIN: 1HGCB9851M
Momentary slippage P-D, R-D, then it's fine, power comes on suddenly after mild acceleration of engine speed ... I have noticed it alot after a hot re-start, never happens cold or in reverse, basically a 'parking lot only' type of problem. I searched the datab...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L door locks VIN: 1HGCM56683
2003 accord ex, doors unlock but will not lock, I've found that this a common problem on accords but I don't know the fix. All actuators are good. any help would greatly be appreciated, Thanks in advance John
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: JHMCM56303
fellow techs, we have a 2003 honda accord lx, the problem we have is while the vehicle is in gear with the ac on the car really vibrates, it still vibrates but not as bad with the ac off. the front 2 mounts were replaced with factory honda parts, the rear 2 mo...
2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78836
Code p2422 vent valve stuck closed. Can check operation of valve and can see it operate. Checked hoses and found spider and his web in small hose and it's connector going up into a cavity in the body. Have another hose, about 5/8 or 3/4 in going up into anothe... Trouble codes: P2422 (Evap vent valve stuck closed)
2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L SRS system VIN: 2HGFA15567
I have conflicting answers when it comes to replacing the SRS module. Some say if the SRS light is blinking the module dosen't need replaced just the codes need cleared but if the light is on solid it must be replaced. My lights are blinking. In the accident t...
2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L reverse\second VIN: JNKCP11AX2
Hello, I have this 02 Infinity that came to me with no reverse and no second gear. There was no slipping, owner said that he heard a pop, then reverse was completely gone as well as second gear. I replaced the transaxle with a used one, and it ran great and sh...
1990 Mazda MX-6 GT 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1YVGD317L5
This cars emmissions will clean up within state spec then within a brief time just fall off the table and go full rich to partially rich we've tested the inputs at the time of failure and all seem to be functional: ECT/MAF/Oxysensor is new ECt is new caris n...
1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM64JXR
Hi, this car drove in to check for an oil leak. I put dye in the oil and ran it, finding a leak under the timing cover. I opened the cover to see where it was coming from, and put it back together. The car hasn't started since. I have double-checked the crank ...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L controller VIN: 6MMAP57P41
after repairing wire i now have a signal to controller. a road test showes wheel speeds for all except rf wheel. dtc reveals lr wheel speed code. tried a used controller same symptom. not sure what to do next. i have data to upload for reveiw if needed thanks ...
2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L rear hatch & glass VIN: 4A4MN21566
Wondering if any of you have run into this problem. 2006 Endeavor rear hatch & hatch glass won't open. Both are electric in operation, no key to open the rear. Here's what I've looked at so far, and I'll mentiion that I can't find anywhere on ALLDATA a wiring ...
2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L abs module VIN: 1N4BA41EX6
Vehicle came in with ABS light on after several false ABS stops,first couple of stops of the day.Scanned found...C1110 (controller failure),c1124 (LR inlet solenoid)Found tsb NTB07-0168 for exact symptoms.Performed tsb along with new NISSON controller $$ $1040...
1992 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L No Start VIN: JS3TD02VXN
Greetings! We have an intermittent no start on this Suzuki Sidekick. Checked the igniter and it failed the Alldata test, replaced, started and ran great until i shut it off, then no start. Checked powers and grounds A1-A12-A13 and B1-B2-B14 with a headlamp-g...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT3HP10V0X
Vehicle came in with a P1133. I found the TSB #EG012-01 for replacement of the A/F sensor with OE#89467-42030. The vehicle was running sluggish and when started it had some black smoke. I ordered a A/F sensor from worldpack using the O.E.# and I installed the ... Trouble codes: P1133 (A/F Sensor Circuit Response Malfunction)
2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L unknown VIN: 4T1BE32K23
hey all, the owner of this car is complaining of the steering "will not return to center" after making a left turn, she also said that it seems to be hard to turn the wheel back to center.("like the front wheel is folding under") she claims that it has almost ...
2004 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Acceleration after hard braking VIN: 5TDZT34A94
Help will be greatly appreciated! Verified customer complaint-brakes stay locked up after hard braking (not an ABS stop) Engine rev's high on accel, then brakes feel like they release. Chirps rear wheels. No ABS Mil is activated however 2 codes set.C1223 and...

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1995 Acura Legend L 3.2L compressor & fans dont engage VIN: JH4KA7667S
i want to thank all 6 technicians who responded to my request. to make a long story short , the answer to my problem was the heater - ac control unit mounted in the dash. i dont know how the happened but it went bad. replaced with a know good unit .and now ev...
2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L alternator VIN: 1HGEM2121L
Thanks everyone, installing an OE alternator did the trick. The charging system is operating normally.
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L radiator VIN: 1HGCG66882
2007 Kia Sedona 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB233X7
Thanks! Sent customer to dealer for warranty repair. Trouble codes: P2106 (ETC System Malfunction Forced Limit Power), P1295 (ETC System Malfunction Power Management), P161B (PCM Internal Error-Torque Calculating).
1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Bucks VIN: 1N6SD11S0S
We found that fuel contamination and rust in the tank caused damage to the new fuel pump. The customer reported to us that he had just replaced the fuel pump and filter to fix the problem. He said that the problem was not resolved by installing the new fuel pu...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L alternator VIN: JN1CA31AXY
Well, I did the trick of unhooking overnight, everything was good, so I drove the car all weekend, and it was anywhere from 13.90-14.2 everytime I checked, so I let it go. Told the customer that if this one dies, we are going to have to go OE. I believe these ...
2004 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Left Front Wheel area VIN: JF1SG69634
Thanks for the response. Rechecked the suspension, rack and pinion, tire clearance, motor mounts, etc. without finding any issues. Since the noise occurs only on hard turns, the customer decided not to pursue the problem any further, and took the car.
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