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2005 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Suspension VIN: 2HGES16565
between 30 and 45mph this civic will develop a pretty severe shudder. it feels to me as if only a slight bump in the road will set it off. not a big one only a small bump.i can find absolutely no play in any suspension components.shudder goes away when you slo...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L no reverse VIN: JT8UF11EXN
I was brought this trans as a bench job. I did not have the opertunity to drive this vehicle before the trans was removed. Customer said that it moved forward but no reverse.The other people who did the overhaul tried another valvebody with the same results. I...
1990 Mazda B2600 2.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JM2UF6140L
this truck got towed into the shop would start and die the odd time it would idle great then you hit the gas and it would cough and sputter then die fuel pressure 35-38psi within spec spark good no codes started hitting maf sensor while vechile being cranked/r...
2007 Mazda 3 i 2.0L variable valve timing VIN: JM1BK12F37
Vehicle now throws code p0011 current, and immediately sets MIL and code p0016 pending on first start after codes are cleared. Lack of power and strange throaty intake noise on acceleration. Also has distinctive deep ticking noise that sounds like one cyl. Kil...
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L vsc VIN: 5TDBT48AX2
Posting for another tech. Received with the vsc and vsc off lights on intermittently. Code C1231. Confirmed steering angle sensor only outputs -2 to +16. Spec is -1700 to +1700. Normal range after replacement of sensor. Performed zero calilbration. Could not c...

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1992 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L No Start VIN: JS3TD02VXN
Greetings! Thanks to all who responded! We replaced the ignitor which failed the Alldata test as there was 8-9 ohms resistance with the power source removed. The new one tested the same. Every attempt to install the computer with the engine running resulte...
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L CV Joint VIN: JT3VN39W2M
I wish to thank the knowlegable techs that offered help, especially Enrique form Ca. and Paul from Ga. You were very helpful and were right on when you said these CV joint are a real pain in the A. As several mentioned there is no information in the Toyota s...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR18E0W
I would like to thank all of you who answered my request. All the suggestions were great but, this car really gave me a hard time despite all of the help. After trying and checking everything, I decided to take a risk and replace the cluster, which was the ... Trouble codes: P0500.
2004 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Acceleration after hard braking VIN: 5TDZT34A94
Customer did not return with vehicle. To sum the problem up the vehicles brakes felt like the were not disengaging after a moderate to hard stop. The tires would chirp because of a rev up before the vehicle would move. Codes were found, but no MIL light. Pin p...
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