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1998 Acura RL 3.5L odometer VIN: JH4KA9661W
removed dash cluster replaced bulbs for illumination and now the odometer is inop only all 8s is shown and does not illuminate.all the gauges and lights work in the dash cluster. any help would be appreciated
2002 Acura CL 3.2L Drivers Seat Adjustment Switch VIN: 19UYA42492
This vehicle came into our shop with a defective seat track. The seat would not move. After replacing the seat track all was well with the vehicle. The vehicle owner later called and said that the DPMS Drivers position memory switch on the drivers door panel d...
1984 Honda Wagovan DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JHMAN5529E
Wondering if any one could tell me how to adj the lambada adj screw on the carb had one of my employese adj the fast idle du he turned the wrong screw this is on my own vehicle . Tryed to set by ear . Better but not right alldata dosent give any specks or how ...
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCD56685
car idles fine, runs ok on flat road but going up hill it seems to get worse when it drops a gear to accel. engine is in good running condition otherwise, no codes in ecm. dropped catalitic converter, visualy inspected-okay. drove with cat off and runs...
2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Remotes VIN: 1HGCM56354
The customer had a right rear window motor burn up from the master swtich staying on .we rplaced the window motor and the switch block in the drivers door .everything worked .we though .he called back and said his remote do not work now. We looked up and found...
2008 Honda Fit 1.5L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10D64
Have all powers but the coils have no power, Fuse is ok to coils. Any help would be great on where to look. Just started up business and have no access to electric diagrams yet. Thanks
2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L anti-theft VIN: 4S2DM58W13
we bought this car about 18 months ago with the rear axle inside the car with the ring and pinion melted, after much searching we found a rear axle and installed it, then the FUN started, the key we got with it was NOT an original key so it would not make the ...
1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L engine VIN: 4F4YR12C1W
Ford/Mazda guys I need your help. I have a 1998 Mazda B2500 p.u. reg. cab 2.5L. 2x4 5spd. Vehicle will run rough and at times die. When I perform wiggle test on engine harness near pcm/rear eng area engine dies. please advise me where the shorted or loose wire...
2006 Mazda B3000 DS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR46464
Greetings. I just installed a new 3.0 litre crate engine in the truck. I set the cam sensor and synchronizer with the ford factory tool. I am still getting the code though... Any thoughts? It runs mint besides setting the code... Trouble codes: P1336 (Misfire Monitor Hardware H CMP Misaligned H CKP / H CMP Noise)
2005 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L Ignition VIN: 1N6BD06T85
Ok, guys im gonna need some real feed back, because ive done all the tests by the book and nothing makes sense. The back story is as follows, it came in running. It had an awful howling noise from the front. Took off the belt started it and determined it was u...
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L shift down VIN: JT3AC22S5R
Hello Toyota techs, I have a customer with this high mileage previa. The van Idles irratically on a intermittent basis. Acts like its surging and Bucking. My first thougt was a loose timing chain except that it has a second symptom that developed at the same t...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L steering wheel VIN: 4T1BG22K4V
My mother purchased a 97 camry with about 40,000 miles from a dealer auction. She immediatly noticed that it had a steering wheel shimmy and vibration at around 70mph. I now own the car and it now has 235,000 and still has the same problem. I put new wheels on...

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2007 Honda Fit 1.5L Ignition VIN: JHMGD38657
OK,, I should not have gone against my gut feeling. But after seeing so many post's suggesting valve adjustment I proceeded with the adjustment. The customer did not want to pay for the adjustment because 2 dealerships had "already adjusted the valves". I pers...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L starts and dies VIN: KM85C73EX4
We received four replies however they did not solve the problen. We located a trouble shooter on the modis on the throttle body. We removed the throttle body and found the backside gummed up. vehicle will now idle correctly. Tnank you
1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR05YXW
Exchanged the distributor under warranty and now it starts and runs fine, but is has an intermittent problem becuase it choose's not to start randomly. Still looking into it. Thanks.
2001 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Charging VIN: KNAGD12651
Thank you all for your help! it ended up being a faulty wire, with a voltage drop. corrosion was really bad inside the wire it actually had a bump that i felt on the wire its self. i appriciate all the help!
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L overdrive VIN: JTJHF10U32
found tcc solenoid thru alldata but sol. tested good, removed small sol. [black terminal]and found ground terminal had bad weld to housing. Car now runs great and no check engine light !Lexus was no help at all. thanks to all who helped and merry christmas O...
1996 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR17X6T
Rechecked all wiring to ecm good.Unable to koeo test with scanner.Replaced ecm returned to customer been driving for two weeks with no return.Thanks for all that helped Trouble codes: P0304.
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