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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Accessories VIN: JHLRD78812
hello all,i need your help again.i have this crv that is kicking my butt.front passenger side power window not working..first i had it was blowing the fuse for the right front power window..for some reason it stop blowing fuse but the window still doesnt work ...
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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, ping VIN: JT8UF22E7S
Car was towed into our shop for a noise. Found noise to be coming out of fan assymbly. An other tech replaced it. Went to start it and it battery was dead. Jump started the vehicle and it started right but it was surging and would stall. Figured it lost its ... Trouble codes: P0336
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BF28GXY
Security light flashes all the time. Can not communicate with PCM on either data line and jumping connecter E1 and T1 under hood does nothing. Have 12 volts to all PCM inputs and all grounds test good. The check engine light is on with KOEO also has 5 volt ref...
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2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L fuel pump VIN: 1YVGF22C2X
Need some help, can the fuel pump be accessed under the rear seat or do I have to drop the tank?
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Valve VIN: JM1BK12F34
This is my sisters car. She doesn't take care of it and as a result ended up needing the engine replaced. I found a good deal on a used one from the salvage yard that had 43K on it. It was a long distance deal so I can't just send it back. The one I recieved i...
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2008 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D48
Vehicle came in with CEL on. Code says misfire on cyl 4. Vehicle ran fine on test drives. Freeze frame showed misfire happened at 4500 rpm, ECT 70 degrees Celcius, 95 kph, 99.22 load. Swapped coils and plugs. Test drive: OK. Days later vehicle came back with s... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire)
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C9Y
vehicle came in with mil lamp on, po100 mass air flow meter pin tested conector at meter all powers and grounds were good. scope tested meter found bad pattern.replaced meter with oem unit,same code returned,scoped meter again pattern was good,checked at pcm p... Trouble codes: P0100, P0120
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2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA07B24
customer has had this vehicle to different shops. it was dying at stops and hard start was told there was a recall took to nissan and when got back. vehicle died and would not start. has good fuel pressure but no spark. ckp signal goes up to 175 rpm when crank...
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2005 Subaru Outback VDC Limited 3.0L engine vibratio VIN: 4S4BP85CX5
we have had this since it was new. she came in for 100000 mile checkup and we found the axle boots were dry rotted so we put in both sides. evere since then it developed a vibration somewhere in the engine. when it is in park it isn't bad but you put it in dri...
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1996 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF1286T
We had just resently replaced the left front cv boot and replaced the right front axle...when you drive the car just before you get to a stop the abs will ingage for a split second... I inspected the abs sensors and sensor rings and didnt find any problem.. Si...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L reverse VIN: 1NXBR12E01
cust complaint of intermitten slip when cold, mostly uphill. has been happening for years cust says getting more common.havn't been able to verify,any ideas out there?
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Noise VIN: JM2UF3138N
This rig is not fixed yet, but we do know what the noise was. Since I could not find anything in the bottom end, I started taking the valve train apart. Found the cam journals in the head shot and the cam all ruined at the bearings. We sold the owner a new ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer OZ Rally 2.0L Hydraulics VIN: JA3AJ86E53
Thank you everyone for your replies regarding the spongy clutch on the Mitsubishi Lancer. We considered everyone's suggestion and it ended up being a flaw in the aftermarket slave cylinder we had installed. It had a tiny leak; enough that it allowed air to ent...
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Park Light, Backup Lights Horn VIN: 4A4MM41S24
Thanks to Jason [...] who set me straight .The ETACS-Ecu was fried. It is Mitsubishis answer to a body control Module. Truck is on its way to the dealer for programing. Never realized a Snap On Scan tool was such a dangerous weapon in the wrong hands.
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1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start, Stall
GREAT RESPONSE IN A SHORT TIME . ALMOST ALL OF YOU SAID TO CHANGE THE DISTRIBUTOR. GOT THE OK FROM THE CUSTOMER,CHANGED THE DISTRIBUTOR AND PROBLEM SOLVED.THANKS FOR THE GREAT FEEDBACK...RAY
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K3T
Ok this one is fixed!! I had checked the egr by disconnecting the vacuum line but it didn't change anything. I wasn't too sold on a fuel pressure or plugged converter becuse of the fact that as soon as it went into open loop it would pull hard. I liked the ...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Engine VIN: 4T1BG12K8T
First I want to thank everyone who took time to help me with this Camry. Customer decided to just buckle it back up and he'll drive it until it quits or if it lasts for awhile, he plans to trade it off on something newer. Several mentioned the water pump, idle...
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2001 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Monters VIN: JT3HN86R71
THANKS FOR THE INFO. SET VEHICLE INSIDE OVER NIGHT AND WAS ABLE TO GET MONITERS TO RUN.
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