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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Clutch VIN: JH4CC2547N
Hello, First time to replace a clutch on Acura Vigor 2.5L 5 speed. I need to remove the extension shaft from diff but have not been able to locate it. Could you instruct me on where it is. I must be going blind... Thanks
2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L oil pressure VIN: JHMCG6690Y
Car came in with an oil light on and an engine oil leak. Customer wanted an oil change also. Found oil pressure switch leaking pretty good and did the oil change. Failed to do a pressure test at this time due to the new switch turning off the light and the eng...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 2HKRL186X2
OK, I know there are many problems with these transmissions, but I need to know the shift schedule from 2nd to 3rd gear. I have some info from alldata but just want to be sure. I know it is going to need a trans but just want to know what I am looking at Here...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18023
Got one here that is making me pull my hair out. This is my service advisors car. It misfires when cold and idling, it still misfires in my opinion when it warms up but only codes when cold and warming up. I adjusted the valves while cold(no tight valves) repl... Trouble codes: P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306 (testing and results)
1994 Mazda MX-3 1.6L Starting VIN: JM1EC4330R
hi technician,i apreciate to help me with this car mazda mx3,my problem is i dont have spark,and no check engine lighti check all wires for power looks to be ok,i can not get codes.i try to put an other pcm.if somebody send me some ideas or informations,will b...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JN8AR05Y6V
Just need some direction here. Truck runs fine when cold,but hot the tach starts to drop out like a ignition miss.If I accelerate it breaks up like a really bad ignition miss.If I was to go with first gut feeling I believe I have a bad distributor(makes some n...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L noisey idle air VIN: JN1CA31D81
Hello everyone. I have this Nissan Maxima that has no driveability problems idles fine no stalling nothing. It has a noisey IACV when keyed up and keyed off. You can also here it if you listen closely when you shift from park to drive and vice versa. I have re...
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6850W
Two weeks ago vehicle died going down road-customer said lights kept getting dimmer and dimmer then died. Had towed 35 miles to Her home. Started up next day and drove to us to check. Alt charged and battery tested good. We scratched our heads and decided to p...
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JF1GD70624
This is for you Suby guys. I need to know how much time to quote pulling apart the AVCS and cleaning them out. The car has the poor idle and stalling symptoms and the duty cylce of the variable valve timing solenoids is near 10%. It matches the factory TSB rep...
2007 Subaru B9 Tribeca 3.0L radio/hvac VIN: 1SUHGST76M
hi there i have a customer that is goint to take back a leases vehicle and has experienced a problem. sometimes the volum on the radio will increase by itself and the down button wont work on the radio face but the steering wheel down volum button will work a...

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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L driver's module VIN: JH4KA9658Y
Thank you all, for the help. I found the problem circuit. It was the security indicator circuit in the driver's door. I found it connected to the speaker in the door(same exact plug). This would burn out the module when the alarm was set. I corrcected this, an...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4S3BH66552
Thanks for all of the responses. A few said the fuel ratio (wideband O2) sensor could be the cause, and that the weird skip when unplugging th IAC valve was normal. I drove the car over 1 1/2 hours yesterday, and put 50 miles in 3 hours on the car today and ...
1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT3HN86R5W
Well thanks to all who put in there 2 cents, It indeed turned out being the crank sprocket. After replacing the crank sprocket and key, rechecked and cannot reduplicate the issue. All I can say for future issues is, if the complaint is similar to this one take...
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