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1995 Acura Legend GS 3.2L Vibration at idle VIN: JH4KA8175S
Hello everyone... Any honda or acura techs... I have a 95 acura legend with a 3.2l manual 6 speed that the customer is complaining about the idle vibration that he feels more when the car is fully warmed up... We have checked ignition system, compression and f...
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L No 2-4 Shift VIN: 2HKRL1866X
Replaced Transmisson with a used one and still does not shift from 2nd to 3rd or 4th gear. Theres no codes and everything on the scanner seems to be fine.
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5NPEU46F96
Customer Complaint: When coming to a corner the power steering goes out, the check engine light comes on and sometimes it dies. If it dies it starts right up and drives away fine. Intermittent, maybe once or twice a day. After 13 miles of driving we could not ...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JNKCA31AXY
This vehicle came to us a month ago with shakes and runs rough - scanned it then and had misfire codes - after diag and research we replaced 6 coils and 6 spark plugs and it has ran good since. Customer brought it back today with hesitation under acceleration.... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0300 (Random misfire)
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57W9X
hello isuzu techs. here i have a 1999 isuzu rodeo. this truck has been worked on by the owner who is mentaly disabled. i've fix his f-ups before but this one has me baffled. It runs rough random missfire code and map sensor code. new spark plugs, new map senso... Trouble codes: P0108, P0302
2001 Kia Optima LX 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGD12621
Group have this KIA towed in for no start:pulled codes with my taskmaster and had p0335 for crank sensor. Checked wires for fraying and pulled timing cover to check timing. Vehicle is in time and no teeth are missing off belt. Car had been at another shop and ... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor)
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8BF28G4W
Hi, need some help on this one. The symptom is at around 3500 rpm the engine will act like it has a rev limiter and begins to act like a misfire but it is not misfiring. On the road it will severly hesitate and loses power at around 4000 rpm under load. Though...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L dash
customer complaint that half the dash is dark on the tach side of the there a replacement bulb or is it a cluster assembly? Can't seem to find any info anywhere! had the cluster in pieces but wo/ knowing we reinstalled the cluster untill we can dete...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22251
Code P0105 - MAP Sensor - car runs good at idle, has enough power, but customer says its stalls at freeway and will not restart right away, after 30-50 min starts & runs again. Checked MAP Sensor (& replaced), checked MAP Solenoid - OK! Code P0105 MAP Sensor ... Trouble codes: 0105 (MAP Sensor/Circuit Problem)
2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JM3LW28A43
hello, have a troubling mazda here. vehical came in with rear heater lines leaking, replaced lines front to rear while filling cooling system found head gasket blown. replaced head gaskets and water pump. problem now is can't get heat to rear and oil light fli...
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L transfer case VIN: JA3AH86C66
Hello Mistubishi guys. Help this Porsche tech work in this Lancer Evo MR. I am just trying to replace the clutch, BUT, Shopkey and Alldata both say remove the transfer case first. They just say to remove the axles, driveshaft, hydraulic lines, rack, crossmembe...
1976 Nissan 620 2.0L Mechanical VIN: HL62010747
This truck is giving me fits. Came in with no brakes. Pulled front and rear apart and replaced front shoes and cylinders, rear shoes and cylinders, turned drums, freed up adjusters and made sure lower adjuster would slide.Packed bearings and replaced seals. Bl...
1989 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N6HD16Y5K
truck came in failing air quality test-over 1.2 co and 220 ppm hc.-is running about 2.5 % co at idle and 250ppm hc.these readings will fluctuate up and down considerably.we replaced o2 sensor with no appreciable help.we found air injection reed valve assys. no...
2003 Nissan 350Z Touring 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JN1AZ34D54
Any help to solve this puzzle really appreciated. For now the car goes back to the customer. Trouble codes: P0345
1997 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF22K6V
Hello felow techs I need some wisdom on this one came in with broken vacume hose to canister . replace hose clear codes. customer came back with the same code p0441 . smoke test system replace vacume lines test system found vsv not working and per tsb eg003-98... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap incorect purge)
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L ABS Lights VIN: 4T1BE32KX3
Hey everyone, this one here's for the Toyota techs. I have this Camry that came in because the ABS light and the Brake light were on. I test drove the vehicle and the lights weren't on, but as soon as I pulled into the shop they came up. I turned the car off a...

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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D83
Thanks, to all. I have not repaired this vehicle, but I did recieve an email from another member stating that he had seen this car in his shop and was able to use the information you folks provided to repar the car. It seems, as most replies suggested that lac... Trouble codes: P0010 (A camshaft position actuator circuit bank 1).
2001 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L no rev. no 2-3upshift VIN: JACDS58X81
Thanks to ALL who took the time to reply. Alex from Trans for less in hollywood fl was correct. The adapter case valve body plate on my unit has 2 holes where it corresponds to a check ball opening on the case. IT TAKES A CHECK BALL. I overlooked that and buil...
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1YVHP80D63
thank for all the help...dropped the cats and ran lot better.. there was no cat material left in the cats... compression low in cyl #5 rings bad..put a little oil and brought the compression up customer didnt want to put any money into the car...thanks for al... Trouble codes: P0300.
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L eps steering VIN: JM1FE17N34
Ok the vehicle is fixed. this was a fun one. I fortuneately had researched this ahead of time and had let the customer know it could be more than one overpriced part that was wrong. I first had solderd all the crimps on all the wires at the connectors on the s...
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