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2005 Acura TL 3.2L electric window VIN: 19UUA66275
passerger front electric window will not go up , when I pull the driver or passenger switch to close window it will go up about 2 inches and automaticly go back down , the only way I can get it to continue to go up is to ever so slightly tap the switch , conti...
2005 Hyundai Tucson LX 2.7L esp VIN: KM8JN72D65
what could restore power to the esp motor?
2007 Hyundai Accent SE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KMHCN45C67
hey guys and gals...need some help...new customers vehicle came in on the hook not running. diagnosed at local dealer as "plugged cats". I changed both with used units(secondary one was broken down into pieces)as new were $2500 plus labour. on first startup an... Trouble codes: P0302, P0300
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L engine VIN: KNDJC73343
Has a slight rythmic knock-with stethoscope more prevalent near AC compressor-with compressor off. Suspect Timing belt pulley but cutomer hesitant to do if this could be an engine mechanical problem--doesn't sound like lower end. any one seen this?
2008 Nissan Versa S 1.8L tpms
Need a Nissan expert. Car came in for tire rotation. Customer stated that the yellow tire light has been on for the last week. I checked tire presure and all tires were 62psi ( his gauge way off). I set at 35psi and rotated tires. The light is still on after h...

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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L All gears affected
Thanks for the help. So far, I've gotten lucky with the second rebuild. He's had the car for several weeks and has been driving regularly. Car was here for brake work and transmission fluid inspection showed no signs of contaminants. Not really sure what f...
2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L heater VIN: 1HGCM826X3
tested blend dooor motor and found it faulty. replaced and all is good .
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L coolant flow/ heat VIN: 5FNRL18983
well i cant really call this fixed, but it appears after badgering he customer. he and his "buddy flushed the coolant about the time the problem started" my guess is both cores are clogged with some sort of coolant conditioner or stop leak. cust wont approve r...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D44
This car is done. I took the cylinder head off and took it to the machine shop they drilled out the oil control valve. reinstalled hthe head and all is well. Thanks Eric Trouble codes: P0010 (A-cam position actuator circuit bank 1).
2002 Kia Rio 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNADC12302
well here is what dealer is going to do he told us after a little prodding that the engine that we installed in the car was hit very hard. so we informed him that it must have damaged the engine internally. he is going to take it for a few says and drive it th...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Lighting VIN: JMBC102565
2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Master Cyl & Abs(?) VIN: JN8AR07Y7Y
After trying many of the excellent ideas we ended up putting yet another master cylinder on this vehicle. It has been a couple weeks now and so far so good, fingers crossed. Thanks to all for the ideas and suggestions.
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L intermitant charging VIN: JN1CA31D81
Thank you for the info. I installed a rebuilt Hitachi alt which is what the local dealership sells. The wiring for the warning light seems fine. Charging and warning light working, if there is a problem down the road I will tell you about it. Thanks Will
2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Stall VIN: JN8DR09XX2
First I want to thank Paul,Dale,John and Reno for taking the time to help.After checking all wiring and connections again from ECM to IAC valve with no problem found and finding no noticable burn marks on ECM board,I ordered a used ECM.We installed ECM and veh... Trouble codes: P0506 (Low engine idle).
2003 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: JN1DA31A43
Internal 3rd gear clutch failure. Had transmission rebuilt, works great.
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Fluid VIN: 4S3BH6658Y
Pulled the transmission again as my update mentioned, removed the bellhousing, found a couple teeth laying loose inside the differential. Inspected all the gears, nothing missing! The only explanation is that this things been apart a couple time, we think the ...
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