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1999 Daewoo Leganza SX 2.2L engine VIN: KLAVA6929X
I am currently working on a 99 Daewoo Leganza 2.2 engine. There is an internal engine noise and engine vibration. Noise seems to get louder when accelerating. As far as the vibration goes, it is constant. The vehicle came in with a a broken timing belt and ben...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ6522T
hello to all fellow techs out there. we have a 96 honda civic that was towed into us for a no start. after checking we found we had a no spark issue and saw a new distributor in there already. we called the customer and they said that was the second distributo...
2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Cylinder Head VIN: JHLRD17651
This vehicle originally came to us with a blown radiator that was replaced only to find that our customer had driven it too far and also blew a head gasket. We then pulled the head and sent it out to check for cracks, and if fine do a valve job and surface the...
2007 Honda Fit 1.5L Ignition VIN: JHMGD38657
The customer complaint is that the vehicle runs rough and stalls on cold starts. Not as often when outside air temp is warm. When its cold it happens all the time. Codes P0300, P0301, and P0302 set consistently. The vehicle has been brought to us warm everytim...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D23
Hello to all, I have a pretty tricky one on my hands now. It is a very good customer of mine who is religious with repairs and service. On his way to work he said the car felt like it stumbled, cleared up, stumbled again, and died. He rolled to the side of the...
2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Engine VIN: W33X002781
Trying to help out a neighbor. Car had overheated due to cracked radiator. Shop replaced radiator. Car would still overheat so the thermostat was replaced. Still overheats. I took a look at it & replaced the thermostat to be safe, bled cooling system. It would...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJC73343
Hello there I have a 2003 sorrento that will not start when cold I have spark and all data appears to be normal tried an alternate fuel did not help checked injector pulse it was there, had crank signal pulled two plugs on each bank they were wet with fuel app...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U6X
Thanx for any help on this Should be simple to replace charcoal canister Ordered part off of vin # [...] updated to part # 77740-48011 the part has been updated the old canister has a vapor pressure sensor part # 89460-0W040 it has 1 port on it only th...
2007 Lexus LS460 4.6L restarts itself VIN: JTHBL4GFX7
I have not seen this symptom occur but the owner has had this happen about six times in the last few months. After shifting into park and pushing the "start" button, the engine stops but will immediately crank and restart on its own. Stays off if push the "sta...
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22512
Hello all, have a protege kicking my butt here. Started back in April, came in missing out, random misfire cannot remeber if there was a specific cyclinder. The plugs were way out of gap and fuel soaked with fuel sitting ontop of pistons. Was a little concerne... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L heat VIN: JM3LW28A32
replace thermostat again was stuck open, good heat in shop and temp at half, ilde or high rpm good, take for ride and within 5 mile heat goes away and temp guage drops to zero,replace thermostat again and same problem. do find little air bubbles in tank, think...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L blowing cold air and leaking colant VIN: 1N4AL11D65
so i have read that the car most likely does have an air pocket in it. but i was wondering if the a/c compressor sould run when the system is set off of the defrost position. There is a leak some were that I have not found. I have doone a pressure test and fou...
2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L power windows, a/c, abs VIN: 5TELU42N15
i have checked everywire under the dash around the steering wheel and body ecu can not find i short. i have replaced the body ecu and it didnt fix it. i have check to see is there is any water in any of the juc. blocks and cant find any signs of it. but if i u...
2007 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L L.R. rear retractable seat VIN: 5TDZA22C26
Thanx For The HELP on this one in advance !!!1 This van has auto folding rearest seats(self stowing to lay flat) the one on the Drivers side will retract or stow all the way BUT : when you hold the button to make it come up the base of the seat comes up AND LA...

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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Srs VIN: 1HGCM566X3
hey all. Sorry for the late close. I forgot I had this open. We sent the car to Honda and they replaced the module. Surpris, it was not covered. Was told that Honda will cover buckles including the swithes in them but not the rest of the system. Thanks t...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Daytime Running Lights VIN: JT8BF28G6X
Found short to ground in wire from integrated relay to DRL #2 relay. Circuit was constantly grounding and would cause the DRL's to stay on after shut down. Replaced wire and all is good.
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L 3rd gear starts VIN: 14VGYE2A1P
David thanks for the help you are correct it was the computer. Thanks to all who replied.
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