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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCD560XV
I have this car with front bakes sticking on intermittently. I lose the front brake caliper bleder and the tire becames loose, after few brake pedal pumps and the front tires lock up againg, then with tires luck up I disconect master cilinder from the brake b...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES257X1
01 civic no codes. No spark no injector pulse. No immobilizer flashing.did new cylinder head work after they lost t-belt. We have new crank semsor and original cam sensor.good fuel presure.i can get it runing with a little effort by cylcling the key a few tim...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L gauges VIN: 1HGCHEACX5
Hi Honda techs or anyone who helps in general. Thanks to start. friends car came in withthe instrument cluster going hay wire. thought it was the alternator but tested ok. The D indicator flashes intermittently as if its losing power and the battery light will...
2006 Honda Civic DX 1.8L a/c VIN: 2HGFG12826
Car came in last week for a/c check. Found it to be 8 oz low, topped it off, was cooling good. Car came back 2 days later for same problem, recovered a full charge (16oz) and charged it up again. Still barely cool-(70 F). (Ambient air temp 90 F.) Pressures at ...
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L locks in 4th 0r 5th gear VIN: KNDJD73355
I am working on a kia that locks in gear when the customer stops at a stop sign.I verified it once (it has happened 3 times in the last month), The shifter moves forward and back like you are shifting in first or second gear but the trans is locked in 4th or 5...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Communication VIN: 443AC44GX1
Hi all I have this eclipse that customer tried to get inspected and the equipment wouldnt comunicate through the dlc. Car runs good But It doesnt comunicate with any scanner I try. The check engine light is not on but goes on and off when you start the car lik...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire, runs on two cylinder VIN: 4A3AA46G02
The vehicle came in with complaint "running rough, lack of power, misfiring" after having the above repairs done elsewhere. Customer states this problem didn't exist until he picked up his vehicle from them. Since it had just had a timing belt done, I remove...
1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L door locks/security VIN: JN1EJ01F3P
none of the door locks work and the cust.complaint is that unlocking the driver door with the key[she has no fob] does not disarm the alarm.she has to unlock the pass.door and climb manually unlock the driver door.the only door lock switch is at the ma...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L check engine light VIN: 1N4AL11D85
P0335 crank sensor code, replaced crank and cam sensor, code returns after 2nd start. Vehicle will crank for 20 seconds before starting. The signals all look okay 5 v ref, ground and signal looks good on the scope. Thanks for any help. Mike
2002 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L alternator VIN: 4S3BE64592
Hello all I have a newer customer with a subaru thats throwing me for a loop. Customer had a alternator belt break on the highway out of state. Another shop installed aftermarket new belts and a alternator. Now the customer has a high pitched squeal/whine ever...
1990 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1NXAE94A1L
I know this is no excuse, but we're not to familiar with toyotas over here. So let me start by thanking you for your time in advance and give you what i started with. This car has come to us for the first time, its a good customers mothers car. Vehicle came in...
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L Unknown VIN: 5TBRN3416S
truck came to the shop complaining of a vibration when coming to a stop it needed rear brake shoes and drums. now its there is a vibration when steping on brake only. help we did everithing.

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1997 Acura RL 3.5L Compressor VIN: JH4KA9646V
Thanks for the informational replies, I really appreciate it. It came down to the climate control unit not switching the compressor off, it just kept running and getting colder and colder, thus lowering the low side pressure. At 1500 dollars I dont blame the c...
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L oil burning VIN: JHMCG5554Y
I am going to close this request with thanks to the techs who offered advice. In sum I received the following advice: a) Oil burning is probably caused by stuck rings: try a commercial flush to see if that reduces oil consumption. b) If a rebuild is needed con...
2004 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L MIL Lamp on, no communication VIN: 4KLB41U24J
Found that the ABS module is causing the concern with no communication, internally shorted.The module was putting a slight amount of voltage on the serial 2 data circuit, found no voltage should be on the circuit
2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNALD12434
i did close this help request long ago, anyway, thanx a lot the problem was on the wirng harness no parts required, at least i know more on this kia's every day we learn something new.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 14NAL11D85
Going to Repost, the description of the problem was not defined enough to help with the problem. Thank you for the help. The problem is not a no start, but a P0335 CKP sensor code makinng it hard/slow to start. Trouble codes: P0335 (crank signal).
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1SF63521
I ended up back probing the wire at the pcm that went to the relay that wouldnt quit clicking. I used a computer safe led test light and found that the computer wouldnt hold the relay to ground. I informed the customer that I suspected the computer was the pr...
2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BC6332P
Thanks to all who replied it sound like leaking oil is the issue but the cars are still worth having.
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