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1991 Honda Accord EX-R 2.2L front end VIN: JHMCB7565M
the car has a manual transmission. this car has had a vibration for 2-3 years at highway speeds. now the customer would like it gone. The vibration is there with summer tire and mags setup aswell as the winter tire arims. the balancing was checked and i even t...
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2001 Lexus GS430 4.3L power windows, warning lights,door locks VIN: JT8BL69S31
Customer stated random dash warning lights (air bag, low fuel), intermittent door lock operation and erratic window operation. The door locks and dash display are working normal at this time but the power windows are not. The drivers window is the only one tha...
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2008 Mazda 3 i 2.0L windshiedl wiper motor VIN: JM1BK32368
We have this Mazda 3 that the wipers don't work. Fuse good, can't hear any relays clicking. I am told that the "relay" is part of the fuse box, or BCM. Any tips on where to go from here or what to do. My scan tool is of no help in this situation. Thanks!
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1997 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D5V
hello everyone, i have next to no import experience. my neighbor called me over and we took a quick look at this car, its misfiring, popping and its acting like its running on 2 or 3 cylinders. when i open the throttle it wants to and will dye out. i only had ... Trouble codes: P0325
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1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N4DL01D9W
I think i may be over looking something simple here. this nissan has a surge at idle,sometimes you can start it and it will idle find then it will slowy start surging, when it surges its from about 1,000-1,800 rpm.when you put it in gear it goes away but has a...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L intermitant charging VIN: JN1CA31D81
I replaced a failed alternator with a german rebuilt, it would have the charge light come on during test drives and show a no charge problem with my meter. I replaced with another alternator (same brand) and it seemed fine. After 2 weeks my customer came back ...
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2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BE6358Y
customer called friday evening said when he left work and went about 1 mile the subaru quit pulling like when in netural no drive or reverse had towed to shop car now goes in gear and runs has problem with third gear dont shift very good shifts up and down
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39W3R
this truck refuses to start. We've tried replacing the coil and the distributor, the plugs, starting on propane, starting on carb cleaner. distributor is not giving out a cam or crank sensor signal, but i am getting injector pulse and spark. fuel pump isn't ru...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4TAUN73C9S
Techs, This truck belongs to a body shop close to us, came in as a no start, owner stated he hit a bump and it died. Truck has had a front end hit, the body shop repaired the truck and uses it for shop stuff. A new coil repaired the no start, but truck ran re...
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2001 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF28B31
hey Toyota techs, this ones got me crazy, might be lengthy but bear with me. Vehicle came in after customer replaced abs hydro unit himself because the ABS,VSC,TRAC lights were on, he bought the hydro unit and computer from a junkyard. the customer then brough...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Hunting at 2000 rpm VIN: 5TESN92N83
The problem shows as "hunting" from 1900-2100 rpm when load increases slightly, with steady throttle. Tap and hold brake and the tcc unlocks, hunting stops as long as tcc remains unlocked, release brake pedal and hunting returns until throttle changes. This tr...
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1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Timing Belt VIN: JURARQ5Y7W
iatn members Thank You for your help!@ the answer was there in front of me but it took your help to see it. If the timing belt comes with marks for the two camshaft sprockets and a mark for the crank sprocket then if the belt marks line up there is no need for...
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1994 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU44X8R
Thanks to all, we removed all the sensor connector's and at the ECM and cleaned and tightened these connectors. We also put on what VW/AUDI call stabilant to all these connertion's . Don't know whitch one fixed it but it is great now, thank to all
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AH36D34
As I suspected it turns out this vehicle has been fixed at a body repair shop sometime in the past, the current owner just did not know and the repair facility did a good job on the sheet metal so I did not notice it right away. I ended up removing the relay b...
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51DX1
first, thank you all people to help me.the problem is the ecm.i put a rebuilt ecm from nissan dealer but the engine was running on 2 cylinders.i was working 1 day for recheck my problem.finally i was calling another ecm from nissan [900$] and my problem was re...
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