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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L trailing arm bushing VIN: 2HGED6350M
I realize these rear trailing arm bushings frequently fail and that Honda has issued a TSB and replacement bushings that require the removal of the arm from the car. I also know that Schley has produced a nifty tool, [...], that allows you to press out the ...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGCD7256R
This car will push out the coolant to the over flow jug but will not pull the coolant back into the radiator jug will actually over flow car does however run perfect any pointers would be greatly appreciated thankyou
1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Control Head VIN: 1HGEJ22XSL
This car came in -no a/c -pressures ok- compressor not recieving ground. Checked and found bad a/c switch in control head and bad temp sensor by evap core. Called dealer for parts, said a/c switch not serviced seperate- ordered control head. Control head came ...
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGEJ8142Y
vehicle came in with hard start and bog. checked fuel pressure and have 32lbs with engine running. when i snap the throttle the engine boggs like a bad accelerator pump on the old carburators and the fuel pressure goes up to around 41 lbs.when we accel slowly ...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L cooling fan VIN: JT8BF28G3X
Hello everyone, I have this Lexus and the problem is that the cooling fans are always on when when the key is in the on position and when the engine is running, on cold start ups and when hot. (fans on KOEO & KOER, always). I tested both temperature switches ...
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AK24F56
Customer STATES car died while driving and would not restart. At the same time driver's side window would not go up, I can hear the motor when commanded down-don't know if this is related to the problem. Found no spark and no injector pulse. Also found codes f... Trouble codes: P0335
1987 Subaru loyale 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: JF2AN5786L
This is a 4 speed auto trans. It has a control button to lock it into low gear. It has a hard 1-2 shift. Everything else is normal. On the 3 speed auto trans there is a brake band adjustment to correct this problem. Is there a like adjustment on this 4-speed? ...
2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT1HF21A12
Mainly when hot, there is a high idle, we get the code, seems to be a bit of change at idle when scanner activated vvt solenoids but acts like valve timing is advanced at idle , rev engine, idles well after releasing for a few seconds. Trouble codes: P1354

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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1HGCG1654W
Found blower operation only on high speed. Replaced blower resistor ( power Transistor ). System works !! Thanks for all the tech help, espeecially Jeff [...] - you hit the nail on the head. FYI - I also found a TSB regarding compressor issues, must have blo...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D92
well it is fixed! i failed to mention that i did replace the crank sensor with one from napa that was my first mistake, after reading all the replies and doing more testing idecided to purchase a oem crank sensor. installed it and its alive. i am begining to b... Trouble codes: P0335.
2001 Lexus LX470 4.7L ride control
Thank you all very much excerlent responce and now i can say i learned alot from the toyota AHC suspension system . It was as you all suggested the Balls as you saidLOL. removed all four and only one has had made it the others had died a horrible death. The...
2005 Lexus LS430 4.3L wipers VIN: JTHBN36F55
Hi, folks. this car took a little time to get to the bottom of. The customer took the car before I could check any of your suggestions. He later brought in another of his cars and I had a chance to check the windshield. You were right. I saw no Lexus logo on i...
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Won't set readiness VIN: JS3TD03V2V
Well I did everything everyone told me to and the EGR monitor still would not set, but I got 6 of 8 monitors to set so it went through emissions fine. Thank you to everyone for their input it was very helpful. Doug
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L cel on po770 VIN: 4T1BG12K2T
Thank you to all that replied to my post. well i could not beleive that 2 transmissions could cause the same po770 code, but I was wrong we replaced the "used" trans with a rebilt and it was fixed. just shows us if you get po770 and you narrow it down to trans...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K2X
I removed the exhaust to inspect both catalytic converters for any obvious damage; the front cat was ok, the rear cat had seperated internally from the housing and was stuck in the housing sideways. This expains the excessive backpressure and hissing noise I w... Trouble codes: P171, P1133 (Manufacterer controlled air fuel ratio).
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