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1997 Acura RL 3.5L Compressor VIN: JH4KA9646V
Car came in for a grinding noise, I found that the A/C stator had melted and the clutch was shot. We sold a reman compressor. It blows plenty cold now but when its on Auto or A/C on the compressor doesnt cycle. If its on Econ mode then it cycles normally. If l...
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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UYA424X1
when ambient air temp is under 53F car starts perfectly. After soaking on a warmer day the car will crank, almost start the first attempt- 2nd attempt will crank only. Car will not start again until ambient temp drops again. Once the car starts, it runs perfec... Trouble codes: 1457 (manuf. controlled aux. emmision controls), 1739 (manuf.contr. transmission)
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1999 Daewoo Lanos SE 1.6L valve cover VIN: KLATC5260X
have a good one here as seen.Car came in running bad checked for codes had p0304 valve cover leaking and spark plug boots oil soaked installed new plugs and wires and valve cover gasket car left and came back 3 days later with valve cover leaking oil.Has anyon...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall VIN: JHLRD2849-
This CRV floods itself like crazy. Vehicle was towed in as a no start. pulled plugs, they were dripping with fuel and sooty. If I clean and dry the plugs, and blow out the cylinders, the vehicle will start immediatly, then die after running 1-2 sec. When i pul...
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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L End cover VIN: JHMES966X4
Vehicle returned this week with a crack in the end cover near the lube oil pressure test port? Is this a common problem? Has anybody else ran across this? I have a hard time believing it was cracked when it left (used installed in 11-09) and took all this time...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN4D34U
Why catylist is bad, although sensors are functioning normaly. Is this a common problem? I really would like to avoid putting a very $$ convertor on this. Mica Trouble codes: P0420
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1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1NA3530T
We changed the timing belt on this car and now it will not start. The belt timing is correct with crank gear notch aligned at 12 o’clock to pointer on front housing, exhaust and intake cams aligned with the marks on the front cover and 19 belt teeth between I ...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L no charge VIN: 4A3AK44Y4T
according to the owner the problem started when something in the dash shorted when he was messing with the radio (aftermarket) I have looked for burned wires there, but none to be found. I have 12V from the 2 white wires, 12V on the 2 field wires, a good groun...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Valve Seals VIN: JA4MT31HXY
Good Morning: This vehicle came in with the complaint of excessive oil consumption. Raised the vehicle and checked for oil leaks. Found one small one but not enough to justify the usage. I let the vehicle idle and while it did not smoke while idling, it did le...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51A3Y
CODE PO430 EFFIENCY LOW BANK 2 , ( MODE 6 TID03 -CID 02 FAILED VALUE 178 // TID 04 CID 02 FAILED VALUE 45 FAILED, I COULD NOT FINE ANY INFO ON THESE TID FROM ALDATA OR SNAP ON, DOES ANY ONE KNOW WHERE TO GET THIS INFO. DEALER WEB SIT ??. THE FF. GLOBAL HAS STF... Trouble codes: P00, 430 (Cat. Effiency code low bank 2)
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2007 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N6BD06T27
Hello everyone, I have a strange one here. White smoke from exhaust if you run it hard it goes away but at a idle the oil will build up or if you shut it off for 5-10 minutes it will smoke heavily like valve guide seals are bad. Removed cylinder head and had i...
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2007 Toyota Tundra 5.7L compressor VIN: 5TBBV54117
Some help from toyota techs please. I have this tundra and the compressor does not turn on. the a/c light flashes on the dash after about 3 seconds of turning it on. I have found that the relay is not being grounded. traced back to a/c amplifier which controls...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 621H572888
Well once again thanks to all for the usefull information. Winston form California and Joseph from Pensylvannia gave me a some insight on how this Odysseys act up when a coil is bad. Customer came back I checked the OBDII monitors all passed no stored or act... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder number 1), P0303 (Misfire cylinder number 3), P0304 (Misfire cylinder number 4), P0305 (Misfire cylinder number 5), P0306 (Misfire cylinder number 6).
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2004 Honda Accord DX 2.4L Lack of power VIN: 1HGCM66813
UNABLE TO RESOLVE CUSTOMERS PROBLEM. CUSTOMER WILL COME BACK WHEN PROBLEM REOCCURS WITHOUT HESITATION IF POSSIBLE, BUT THE FREQUENCY OF REOCCURANCES THIS REQUEST MAY WELL EXPIRE FIRST. I'LL ADD ANY MORE INFO I GET TO THIS. I DROVE THE CAR SO FAR ONE WEEK WITHO...
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L at rear of engine VIN: JHLRD68575
Posting this summary for now, waiting for customer to bring back in then I'll change to fix. Several people said there is a plug in the back that has a washer on it like a drain plug. Thanks for those that responded.
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C22
sorry it took so long, but costomer scraped car didnt want to put out the money for new ecm thanks for all the input guys, sorry agai n for the wait just forgot about it after the car had gone
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2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L rear diff VIN: 5N3AAD8C84
Somedays you over think things and over look the obvious. Found rear u-joint front driveshaft bad, did not see first time due to cover over rear joint. Replace joint OK now. Thanks for all the input and sorry for late response. David
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1997 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L upshift VIN: JALB4B1K4V
FIX INVOLVED REPLACING NEUTRAL SWITCH AND ACCEL PEDAL ASSY DUE TO RUST AND STICKING, ADJUSTED TPS.
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF22K6V
Thank you so very much for all your help I call this a fix most of you mentioned to look at the vsv in the engine conportment and that was the problem . replace with the oem part and all is good . special thanks to Lloyd [...] and may you get a blessed day. n... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap incorect purge).
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