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1997 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Timing Belt VIN: JH4DC4366V
Timing belt broken on interstate and valves seem ok or close, cylinder balance/leakdown ranges between 8 to 25% on (8 best and 25 worst)cylinders with cold engine. Wanted to know how common bent valves are with this engine and do these pistons have that slight...
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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Electrical Short VIN: 19UUA56862
I need help please the Engine and Imbolizer light will not come on and vehicle will not start, the ACG S fues will blow as soon I start to put it in, I've checked for any burnt wiring none Do not have the wiring harness Diagram, Any idias Please Thank you
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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L wheel bearing VIN: 2HGEH2447S
Hello everyone! My problem is pretty simple just need some input to avoid unnecessary parts. I just replaced the left front wheel bearing on this car and there was no play after the replacement but after taking it for a spin and brought it back to do the align...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L lighting VIN: 1HGCG6678W
the vechicle was brought in with the headlights flashing. we replaced rh multiplex unit and headlights stopped flashing but the car has no running lights or brake lights (with either multiplex unit)
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1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Surge VIN: 2HGEJ6527W
Engine ran fine except for 20 PSI compression in one cylinder with misfire code. Customer decided on replacement engine which is now installed. Engine surges 800-2000 than will settle at about 1200 until surge starts again. Had replacement throttle body and t...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Carpet VIN: 1HGES16561
Hey guys, My problem is the carpet,driver side, is getting wet when it rains. My driveway is on a pretty good slope, so it doesn't matter if nose is up or down. Doesn't matter if it is driven or sits still. I've tried numerous times to see where it's coming fr...
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2003 Honda Civic DX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGEM21543
the vehicle blows cold for various periods and then low side pressure climbs and compressor shuts off.When ac is running no condensation from drain.If you have run into something like this please help.
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2005 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L radio VIN: 5FNRL38875
need radio unlock code. navigation code was on sticker in glovebox-i unlocked it but no code on radio sticker in glovebox. there is a number on glovebox radio sticker-i am guessing its radio serial it is [...]. thanks
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: KM8SC13E54
This vehicle has been brought in numerous times, with a no start condition. Every time it's been looked at it starts with no delay or problems, so I haven't really tested much. The only solid code I can ever retrieve is a P0181 Fuel Temp Sensor Out of Range. H... Trouble codes: P0181 (Fuel Temp Sensor)
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2008 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Charging VIN: JM1BK34348
Car was brought in for collision with a deer in the right front corner and would not start. Replaced starter and now car will crank but not start. Sounds like the timing belt is broke, but taking off oil fill cap you can watch rear cam turn and if you take out...
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1999 Mitsubishi Diamante 3.5L Temp. Blend Door VIN: 6MMAP47P9X
The temp. blend door motor clicks when it get moved all the way to cold, it stops clicking if I set the temp. to 73 deg. I have scanned it with no trouble codes. It sounds just like the Chevy blend door motors that go bad and just sit there clicking. We replac...
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Egr VIN: 41TBG22K6V
We put used engine in with customers intake. Had bad transducer which we replaced. Tubes are clear and egr will kill engine. Problem is, keep getting insufficent EGR code. Felt valve and it works with no restriction. Two different transducers both with Toyota ...
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L blown fuse VIN: 5TEWM72N21
it blows 15amp efi fuse Intermittently.The truck stops running put new fuse in and it runs fine,till it blows agian thanks scott
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2005 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA23CX5
hi guys: i have this sienna that has a wier problem when reading scan data bank 2 sensor 2 & bank 1 sensor 2 on a cold motor is supposed to be about 0v, but my b1 s2 read voltage of about 1.6v to 3.6v, but if you leave key on for about ten minutes engine off, ... Trouble codes: P0138
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG2240W
you solved my problem. main relay was the problem, easy to replace. problem has not happerned again
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2005 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L sliding door VIN: 5FNRL38475
THanks for all the responses. We should not cut the cable to eliminate the powersliding door system. Since customer chose and we cut the cable already, customer just have to turn the switch to off position when they drive. Lesson learned. THanks guys !
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L No Start VIN: KNADC12351
Thanks for all the help after more grd checks found an inter open grd at the main relay point repaired an the car is running great thanks again for all the help. Trouble codes: P0335.
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2CZ941X3
Thanks to all who replied.This was a difficult one to track down. It was intermitant, but finally after test driving one day missfire stayed and we scoped the coil on # 6 cyl miss fire and saw abnormal pattern. WE changed coils on cyls # 5 & 6 pattern followed... Trouble codes: P0396, P0300, P0303, P0306.
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2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L engine mount VIN: JN1AZ34E73
Everything was in the way but after struggling with it for a while i was able to get them mounts changed. Just straight forward but time consuming. I spoke with a few people that have dont alot of work on these and they say the easiest way is to just unbolt th...
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2004 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 5N1ED28T54
SURVEY SAYS!!! Compressor. Thanks to all who replied, The clutch was in fact engaging but not engaging the compressor after a teardown to see what was going on. Put a new compressor on, evac and recharged system and away it went cooling it's butt off. Thanks a...
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2008 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L dash lights VIN: 1N4BA41E08
Thanks Ken from Florida. I tested the alt and found intermittent charging from the alt ranging from 0 to 45 amps max. Never stayed at any amp range for any length of time. Replaced the alt and all is fine. Still don't know why the brake light was on.
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH6656Y
Sorry the "fix" post is late but I've been hoping the customer would return (as I said she lives out of town). Several people responded. Most suggested a TPS problem. I scoped the TPS while the vehicle was acting up and I saw no problems at all. I even scoped ...
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2005 Subaru Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 3.0L a/c compressor VIN: 4S4BP86C85
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES, UNFORTUNATELY, BOTH REPLIES WERE FOCUSED ON THE TSB FOR THE COMPRESSOR REV SENSOR, AND THIS VEHICLE IS OUT OF THE VIN BREAK FOR THE REV SENSOR (DIFFERENT SYSTEM)ALSO, WE HAD REPLACED THE COMPRESSOR COMPLETE WITH REV SENSOR. WE WERE OVER...
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2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L 4x4 VIN: JS3TX92V73
The problem ended up being something in the pump that makes prussure to the front diff. Even though it was making pressure, and kicking in the 4x4 it would keep running and cause the lite to flash. Different pump fixed the problem.
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 4T1SK12E2S
thnks for all the help checked the cooling system for exhaust gas and it failed only boiled over under load replaced head gasket and resurfaced head it is ok now.
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