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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18271
Customer complained of a rough idle hard start issue. Had p1607 ecm failure stored. reset pcm, problem did not return. Started vehicle this am. Very cold out. Idled fine but MIL on and AT temp light on. When raisng rpm at temp light goes off until returning to... Trouble codes: P1607
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L drive line VIN: 5J6YH28573
Has a vibration at low speeds when turning sharp left that sounds like the drive line is vibrating. Am not sure if fluids in transfer case or transmission have been changed. but the noise sounds similar to a rear differential with posi-trac that has the wrong ...
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Clutch VIN: JNKCV54E54
I have an intermittent but frequent noise that should be a release bearing ( only with pressure applied to the clutch pedal). No noise with it released or in neutral. There were some in the help section that indicated bearing replacement didn't cure their nois...
1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L stop lites VIN: 1YVGF22D5W
stop lites r inop,replaced stop lite switch n still inop at rear.only stop lites are affected all other lites r ok,fuses r good
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Lifters VIN: 4N2XN11T2X
This is our family vehicle which I am trying to fix between customers. Oil leaked out the back valve cover onto the exhaust pipe making several sensitive people sick. Now that I have the intake manifold and valve covers off I can see that on the rockers for 3...
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L small cable at middle of sliding door VIN: 5TDZA22C04
This is my daughters car and while on a trip to Phoenix the right side sliding door failed to close, the son in law closed it and they didn't use it any more. Once home I got it open manually with much effort and noise to discover the cable frayed! My question...

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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Starting VIN: 2HGES16503
We have fixed this vehicle. We are still waiting on the insurance company to pay the supplemnet so I am holding the vehicle hostage. The PCM failed,a replacement and reprogram all was well. Now the insurance company is trying to say it was not accident relate...
2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNDJD73393
In the end, re-examination of timing showed its was actually 6 teeth off. Could not believe it was still running under these conditions. Thank you for all your help. You all steered me in the right direction.
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJC73343
Thank you all for the help I replaced the temp sensor for computer because this vehicle only acted up once in a while I let the customer take it and have not heard back I assume it fixed it. Thank you again if It comes back I will repost
2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L day light VIN: JTHBN36F04
Thanks to all for your precious time to help me out, customer told me that he'll be back by next week or so, and i got good info from u guys, i am using X431 scanner couldn't be able to close with that so i'll take the relays out, even turned off the switch sa...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L A/C Compressor/Blend Door VIN: JM1BJ24642
The vehicle is not yet fixed. However, I did locate a bunch of after-market wiring from a enhanced stereo system. I am all most positive that this is likely causing the electrical problem. I am going to remove all of it and restore all components to factory. t...
2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L hard start VIN: 2T1BR30EX7
After a discussion with the customer he is taking the car to the Toyota Dealer.Thanks to all that replied to my request. Thomas [...]
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