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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L no reverse grinding sound VIN: 1HGCG2256W
I have the unit apart on the bench and I do not see anything wrong. I thought I would find a stripped gear the way it sounds in reverse and doen not even try to move. I would appreciate any help before I tear into it farther. Do they have problems with the acu...
2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L driveline VIN: JHLRD186X1
this drone is still present after replacing all motor mounts thevibration thru the floor is gone, this only occurs at 40 mph in overdrive at approx. 2000 rpm---anyone seen this before???
2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L low compression VIN: 1HGCM66546
On the 5 th cylinder the spark plug blew out causing stripped threads and melted coil, Installed a timesert, new coil, and all 6 sparkplugs, after work was finished was able to do a compession test and found 75 psi on the cylinder, Customer on low budget, what...
2004 Hyundai Sonata LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35H04
Good afternoon guys. This car came to me today after being in 2 other shops one replaced the Throttle body, the other changed the o2 and cleaned fuel injectors. Vehicle continues to have lean condition on bank 2 only! Fuel pressure is in spec. o2 sensors are ... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean condition bank 2)
2007 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L Starting VIN: KNDJE72387
Customer's vehicle died and will not restart so it was towed in to our shop. She just moved to Texas and drove the vehicle about 1500 miles towing a 6x12 trailer that was loaded quite heavy. Would that have damaged the ECM? Before dying the vehicle was sputter...
1987 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1FC3311H
Hello Mazda Technicians, this car came to my shop for a smog check. The car failed the smog check. So, we changed the O2 censor and cat. But, the emission still didn't pass. Right now, we checked the O2 censor at the idle no switching. Its reading lean. Off th...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4A3AA46H41
Ok, so customer complains that the A/C is not cooling. Of course I put a set of gauges on it and see the static pressure is at about 120. I turn the A/C on and the both pressure reading get really low (low side 15 and high side 135). I assumed the freon was lo...
1993 Toyota Camry 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T1UK42W4P
I have this weird issue that does not line up with anything I have ever seen. When you are at idle with the vehicle in drive and air conditioning on the vehicle runs just fine. However when the air conditioning is switched OFF it stalls. I find this peculiar a...

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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Valve Seals VIN: 1HGCD5530S
Ok, I want to thank everyone that replied. Hubert was right on the money. It was very hard to see but there is black and silver springs on these seals. The black color springs are very hard to see if the light was not just right. They all looked silver in colo...
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: JHMCD5635S
customer took the car...checked everything that was suggested. would only run bad when cold then would run great... had the same car in and swapped everything... coolant sensors distrib ecm no help.. ???lost my ass on this 1 and still not fixed..we tried to ge...
2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5FNRL38795
Thanks for all of the replies. We found the difference's in the engines and they are different. I'm glad we caught this before we went to install the engine. Thanks Again to all that responded!
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L a/c VIN: KNADC12361
Repaired Ground on the blue and yellow come off the blower motor switch. Thanks Everyone for all your help.
1999 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L engine VIN: 4F4YR16V4X
well this truck in gone now. the custmer decided to look for a new truck. we decided to change the oil and used castrol gtx 20w50 high mialage oil.after geting more info from custmer i found that the curent engine only had about 170k on it.it,s no longer my p...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1MD28Y32
All replys appreciated and all were considered. We're unable to replace the ecm as it needs to be programmed for the security system so the customer will limp it to the dealer 120 miles from here. Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass Air Flow voltage low).
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Srs VIN: 5TDZK23C97
Thanks for the response.The fix was to dissconnect the underseat connector,untwist the wire and push the female contacts deeper into the socket.Then I sprayed the terminals with contact cleaner , cleared the code , and started and drove the vehicle several cyc...
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