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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L starter/ign VIN: 1HGCG5648W
I need a touch of direction here. After reconnecting the battery, I have a no crank condition. (Original Honda key) There is a green dash light with a key icon that lights up at key on, goes out during crank, and flasher 5 times upon key off. Question is this;...
1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JHMEJ6553W
Vehicle originally came in for trouble starting while cold. Scanned vehicle and found codes for the ect sensor. Looked on the data and found that the coolant temp was out to lunch. Also found that the rad fan was inoperative. Determined that both the ect senso...
2009 Honda Accord LX 2.4L power steering VIN: 1HGCP26719
vehicle has no power steering assit,steering gear was removed and transfered over to new cross member and fluid topped off.
1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKCPO1D8S
This car came into our shop serging really bad when in drive and if the car is in park, rev, netural there is very little serging. We have checked for vaccum leaks and found none we also smoked tested and found nothing. We did find the plugs and wires pretty b...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L hvac VIN: 3N1CB51D34
Vehicle came in with poor heat at idle, heat warms right up above 1000 rpm's. Flushed heater core and found high hydrocarbons in coolant so we replaced head gasket which was split. We still have no heat at idle. Any suggestions? Engine comes right up to temp a...
2008 Nissan Sentra 2.0L #4 cyl compression low 60 psi VIN: 3N1AB61E38
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1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JF1SF6356W
We have an intermittent cut out and stall on a 1998 Subaru Forester 2.5/Auto. The customer has been fighting this for well over a year. The first shop installed a Mass airflow sensor, which did not cure the problem or change symptoms. A second sensor was insta...

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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L 2nd gear VIN: 2HNYD18661
These trans are similar to a manual trans with hydraulic controls. 2nd gear had recalls for overheating and chipping or breaking. It is easy to inspect one of the two gears by removing the speed sensor. This one has a broken gear. Thanks to everyone who re...
2000 Isuzu F FTR 7.8L parking lights VIN: 4GTJ7C138Y
We found that the circuit breaker for the parking lights was a 15 amp breaker and the system was drawing 12 to 14 amps.We disconnected the lights one at a time and there was not one circuit that reduced the amp draw to a lower level.It looks light more lights ...
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L CV joints, wheels VIN: KNDUP131U3
During our inspections, we noted the right front wheel bearing which we installed prior had developed some noise. Upon removal, a close look revealed the steering knuckle was bent. I believe this was due to the fact when we installed the first one, the old a...
2011 Nissan sentra 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1234545677
sorry it took so long was waiting on insurance to make up their mind weather to replace pcm with a new one or total that thing. well installed new pcm and all is better they come preflashed from nissan 900 dollars later purs like new.
2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 41AWN72N0Y
First thanks to all members for taking the time to reply. Oddly enough this truck was fixed by rust. After making the post we contacted the owner because we noticed the frame was rusted out. He had recently recieved a letter from Toyota saying his truck was ... Trouble codes: P0120, P0136, P0141, P0172, P1130, P0171.
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