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2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L engine/trans. mounts VIN: 2HGFG12687
The customer is upset and wants to get rid of this annoying vibration. Do we replace each motor mount (including trans. mounts) until we find the problem? I know the Honda dealer stocks the passenger side motor mount for a good reason, but I don't know if it w...
2010 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4T1PS3EK9A
This car was bought at an auction with front right damage, customer says, and now the engine makes a loud whining, growling noise. The noise sounds like a power steering whine with no fluid in it but, much louder. I took of all the belts and the noise is comin...

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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Intake Valves VIN: 19UUA5643X
Thank you all for your suggestions on this one. The amazing thing is that we had a second Acura do exactly the same thing a few days after this one. Both vehicles were sitting for some years. We tried cleaning the intake valves with WD-40, ATF, and thinner ...
2000 Acura TL 3.2L Lighting VIN: 19UU5660YA
WOW!!! thanks guys ... you guys hit the nail on the head with this one !! the daytime running lamp module was the problem .. but the best part is i was able to fix it never mind replacing it .as everyone said the solder joints on the 6 large contact points ...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L NATS System VIN: 1N4BA41E24
Thanks Andrew that worked. Anybody working on Nissan's that dosn't have a Consult-II should check out the Launch X-431.
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Starter VIN: JT2SK12E6N
All of the responses that pointed me toward the neutral/safety sw. were tight on the money. When I found the relay, I was able to probe the plug and confirm that the ground from the n/s sw. was absent. I then removed the switch and took it apart, finding very ...
2003 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L body vibration VIN: 4T3ZF19C23
Thanks for all your help,to repair vehicle we replaced rear brake drums,weights were gone off them that took 50% of vibration away,we then replaced front drive axles inner joints had excessive play,thanks again appreciate all your help.
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