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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Engine VIN: 2HGED6355L
Hi i have a 90 civic hatch back with a 1.5l engine it came in with a no start we checked for fuel we have fuel coming up to the injectors also we check to see if we have spark we have spark then we checked the timing the timing is ok checked all fuses and rela...
1994 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L Abs Module VIN: JHMBB2251R
Came in with abs light on, found code 1 pump over run, and had no pressure. We replaced with a used abs pump assembly and can not get it to bleed out of the blleder valve. We recieved 2nd used abs pump assembly and we are trying to bench bleed with a jumper bo...
2004 Honda Element LX 2.4L body VIN: 5J6YH18594
Hello, We have a honda element that has a vibration & shake around 25mph to 40 mph. The condition is pretty consistent but then there are times it drives fine. We replace the front left & right axle which took care of about 80% of the problem but it's still no...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21594
Customer dropped off car stating that the check eng light was on. She asked if it had anything to do with her battery. I told her no and took the keys and her phone number and off she went. As this was not an appointment and I had other cars ahead of her, I di... Trouble codes: P1298, P0135
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation VIN: 1HGES26734
Hello Techs. I need your advices. 2004 Honda Civic EX intermittently hesitates, almost cuts out, in the highway on hot days after an extended drive. When it happens, RPM will not go higher than 3000 rpm. It goes to normal right away when the car is driven 'nor... Trouble codes: P2646 (Vtec oil pressure circuit low voltage)
2007 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Rear of vehicle VIN: JHLRE48337
Hope someone out there can help. Vehicle has a vibration going down the road. Starts to be noticeable at about 30mph. By 40, it's excessive but it's something you hear more than feel - especially with the rear windows open. The rotational frequency of the vibr...
1989 Hyundai Excel 1.5L flywheel VIN: KMHLD11J2K
The probelm is that there is a collar (sleeve) 1/8th inch approximately long by approx. 1 1/4 inch outside diameter protruding from the rear face of the crankshaft. It appears to me that there should be a spacer installed on the crankshaft for the flywheel to ...
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L evap monitor VIN: KMHCG45C13
Hello everyone. I hope someone can help. After repairing this Hyundai's evap problem, the evap monitor will not run. We have a generic drive cycle but we are not able to get it to run. All other monitors have been run. we need it to run to pass the state emiss...
2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Safety VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
hello once again i need your help on this MPV,the problem is i cant figure out why no gear shift position is showing on the instrument cluster when changing gear to any position,the transmission is working good in any gear position..another shop diagnosed the ...
2000 Mazda Millenia S 2.5L Misfire VIN: JM1TA222XY
I have a 2000 mazda millenia s in the shop that is driveing me nuts. It came in for check engine lite on. Checked it out and found codes po305,p1526,p1540 in it. Have put timing belt,plug,upper intake gaskets on it. On start up after repairs ran fine. After ru... Trouble codes: P0305
1992 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Long crank and smoke VIN: JA7FL24W7N
This pu came in with customer complaint of long cranking times when starting cold, high idle, ses light on and heavy fuel smoke cold. I retrieved the codes and found 13,15,21,25,42. Veicle had been sitting 1 year, battery was dead. Charged the battery, cleared... Trouble codes: 15 (motor position sensor/TPS), 42 (Fuel pump harness/control relay)
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1N4AL11D72
Hello, I have an Altima that will intermittenly cut out under load. If feels like a restricted exhaust. We checked for excessive back pressure with a back pressure gauge and there was no back pressure present. We replaced the oxygen sensor because it had a cr... Trouble codes: P0732 (Incorrect 2nd gear operation)
1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Stall VIN: 4TARN81A8R
morning to every one. i have a problem that has seen a few parts hangers and still isnt fixed. when you start the truck it begins to idle then immediatly dies. fuel pressure is ok, doesnt loose spark or injector pulse, and thusfar the only problem i have found...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L blowing 30 amp #13 AM2 fuse VIN: 4T1SK12E6S
Vehicle came in on the hook for a no start. Started troubleshooting no fuel, no spark, no injector pluse. Replaced ECM with rebuilt unit and no change still won't start. After further checking the 30 amp fuse in the junction box No.2 #13 AM2 is blown. This fus...
2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L Abs VIN: JTDKB20U84
Need help from Toyota gurus please... Went to start vehicle, ABS and master warning lamps are now on. Pedal pulses, relays click and pump runs all the time key on or key on READY light on. No brakes with the exception of a tiny bit of mechanical brakes. No pr...

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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L steering VIN: 1HGEM21971
It does look as if the rack is the problem, the customer has declined reapairs at this time, thank to all that helped
2004 Honda Element LX 2.4L Differential ? VIN: 5J6YH17644
Thanks so much for your replies everyone!! Many of you where suspicious of the reman axle we put in. (I've had bad luck with the Chinese new assy's and have gone back to cardone reman) But after removing both front drive axles we still had the noise, albeit...
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L temp VIN: KNDJA7232W
Scott had it right. Rad was plugged in the center tubes. Checked with a temp gun and found outside edge of core to be at 200 plus deg, and center at 75 to 150 deg.This is why fan clutch would not work correctly, Not enough hot air getting to the clutch assembl...
1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Stall VIN: 1YVGF22D9W
Thanks for the replies I found the problem to be the new pump after 30 miles of driving & pulling the car home. I am going to try a factory pump the last one was from napa. It just seems odd to the customer that he has had the same problem & a pump didn't fix ... Trouble codes: P1132, P0153.
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L engine VIN: JTDKB20UX7
Thank you for taking time to reply. vehicle is not fixed, still working on it. still no codes and no useful info recieved at this time. I suspect a bad transmission or invertor. will try to repost when I fix the car, so maybe we all can learn.
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