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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6647S
Hi Guy's, This car has good fuel pressure, just did tune up, cap, rotor, wires fuel filter and injection service. the problem is on any kind of moderate acceleration the engine will shut off ( loses injector pulse) fuel pressure stays right up you can keep the... Trouble codes: P1361, P1381
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES25701
Hey Honda guys need some help on th, have this civic with the imobilizer light flashing and a no-start. Is there anything that I can do to reset the system or is this thing going to have to go to the dealer for reprogram. Original key, actually test drove the ...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L rear ac VIN: 5FNRL18673
Hello all. I have this Odyssey that came in back in june for rear ac not blowing cold. The front ac works just fine. I checked the pressures and they were ok. High side around 175 and low side around 30.I did the feel test on the lines at the rear ac and the i...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNKCA31A0Y
hello fellow techs, We have a vehicle at our shop, when its warmed up it stalls at idle . At 2000 rpm engine will surge 500 rpms when held steady throttle. No vacuum leaks, tried a new maf(no-help), cleaned the throttle body really well including iac passage-... Trouble codes: P0175
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2003 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L drain VIN: KNDUP13143
Looking for spec for acceptable parasitic draw for this vehicle...customer claims vehicle has to be jump started after sitting for about 5 days. Battery/alt/stater have passed all tests...the only fuse that seems to affect drain is "memory" 10 amp mini in fuse...
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1BK34396
This car has a rod knocking noise that only can be heard a the rpm range of 1500 to 4500. You can remove the spark on cylinder number 2 and the noise will go away. I was thinking this could possibly be a rod bearing??? I did take a oil sample and looked into i...
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1992 Subaru Legacy 4x4 2.2L ride quality VIN: 4S3BJ6320N
ok, got one we could use some help with here. 5 speed vehicle has a substantial vibration at 40 mph, espescially on decel. the first tech to look at it noticed the RR wheel was somewhat wobbly. we obtained a used hub/knuckle assy and control arm and installed ...
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BH67583
Help!!! Don't know if it's us or the Subaru gods have it in for me. 2.5 sohc timing belt failed at road speed, bent all valves. Vehicle had good maint. record. Customer stated no running problems prior to belt failure. Pulled heads, engine looked good inside. ...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L readiness monitors VIN: 4T1BF32KX2
Hi Toyota Techs, I have a 2002 camry that came in with ck engine light on and a p0430 code for bnk 2 cat. looking at scanner I saw that bnk 2 rear sensor was a little faster than bnk 1 but not very much. client needed car to go thru emission test to renew tag... Trouble codes: P0430, P0116
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2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4L master cylinder VIN: JTEGD21AX5
Calling alll Toyota specialist. I have a 2005 Highlander w/disc brakes front and rear that is running me up the wall. It has no rear brakes unless you pump the brakes it will hold pressure and not bleed down until you release the pedal, next application only f...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L ring gear
Thank you for all the information, this is a very good, trusting customer, as well as a friend. I printed out all your responses and let her read them. This helped my situatin enormously. I stand by my work 100% and if this was a fault of my own, I would eat i...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L rotors, pads VIN: JTJHF10UX1
After making sure that all of the brake components were in good working order the concensus was that the ACDelco ceramic brake pads that I used are the culprit. The customer declined to replace them with OE pads as the Delco pads leave less brake dust on the w...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 2.0L compressor VIN: JA3CX56U5M
Thanks for your help everyone. I ended up replacing the compressor again and that fixed the bouncing high side pressure but the valve blew again while i was driving which was a good thing because i figured out that it blows at 7500 rpms which is well over red...
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1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Stuck In 3rd Gear VIN: JXRY006187
THANKS EVERY BODY FOR YOUR HELP, THE PROBLEM WAS BROKEN OIL PRESSURE SOLENOID VALVE WIRE (BLUE/YEL)BY THE CONECTION, FEW TIMES THAT I TESTED THE WIRE, IT WAS OK ,BECUSE FOR SOME RESEON WIRE WAS BROKEN IN SIDE THE COVER.ONCE I FIX THE WIRE EVERYTHING WAS GREAT....
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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Security light VIN: JF1GD706X5
This was a students vehicle: We tried all possible suggestions, but none seemed to be successful. Finally we tried a method that was correct, but the remote did not beep as it should. Open driver side door with key, go inside the car hold the remote to open fo...
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2007 Toyota Camry CE 2.4L Valve Cover VIN: 4T1BE46K37
My worry was that I was missing something that the Toyota techs have seen commonly. Doesn't appear to be a common problem, so I replaced the valve cover, damaged coil pack, and with no other apparent problems, car is down the road.
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