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2006 Acura MDX 3.5L on star VIN: 2HNYD18936
red light on on star colsole overhead is on and no response from any on star buttons.i cannot find any diag procedures on all data.,ther is a page on transitioning the on star to market mode.attemped this procedure,no change.alldata refers on star to vtm contr...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge
Hello Fellow techs, I have a 92 Accord that is surging at idle between 1000-1800 RPM, only happens when engine is hot. I have been able to find limited info on the theory and operation of this system on mitchell. I checked for vacuum leaks and did not find any...
2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L interior lights inop VIN: 2HKYF1894H
hey guys thanks for the help in advance. seems so simple but im missing something.puting power to that wire while conected to panel light comes on but if you disconnect wire connector from fuse panel & suply 12 volts to wire lights do not come on. customer had...
2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L door locks VIN: 1HGCM72545
I have a curious one for everybody. Yesterday I installed a LF power window motor/regulator assem (shorted motor) as well as the master switch (cust broke toggle when window wouldn't move). I reset the auto up/down setting but forgot to reprogram the remote ke...
2007 Kia Rio 1.6L heat output VIN: KNADE163X7
After recent service car now has little heat at idle however heat is good when engine revs are picked up. Cooling system has been purged of all air and rad and heater core have been flushed. A thermostat was changed. There is coolant flow at the heater hoses w...
2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR30E87
I am getting a code for a cam/crank sensor problem. Since this engine was apart to replace a rod, I think that the timing chain was not installed correctly. I see other posts on VVT reinstallation, but I don't see what the procedure is. If anybody has it avai...

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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG3251X
Well this honda is in the done pile. Of the 27 replies I recieved, 22 of them suspected a bad ignition switch. This must be a common problem to have so many people say the same thing. The first thing I did was take the cover off the bottom of the column, and...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L suspension VIN: JHMCG5649X
Thanks everyone for the help.It seems to have been the strut rod bushings that was the major cause of the noise.The customer went on a test drive with me and was very pleased with the results.Thanks for all the help out there. ALOHA...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L brakes VIN: 5TEUX42N76
My apologies for getting back to everyone so late. We did rule out moisture or contamination in the brake fluid, otherwise we had a hard time just duplicating the condition. We used the information from the customer and a call to the Dealer to base our decisio...
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