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1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No 1st, No 4th. VIN: 2HGEJ6320T
This Honda Civic came in for an original complaint of slipping, and had a P0715 code along with a p0730 code. After tearing down the transmission replacing all of the clutches and installing a new torque converter the 715 code remains. The car starts off in 2n...
2003 Honda Civic SiR 2.0L compressor
Hi guys i have this civic it is a new customer the ac was empty i checked for leaks none found put the correct charge now i have low side at idle at 50 psi and high side 100 psi at high rpms low side goes into vacuum and low side drops i ordered a TXV, just wo...
1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L Intake Rocker VIN: JNKCP01D8S
This nissan spit the number four intake rocker. Searching the archives shows one response where the tech says valve height must be the same on both valves otherwise it will spit the rocker. He also said there is a way to check this with a tool that even the de...
1991 Lexus ES250 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT8VV22T4M
This lexus came in cutting out. It seemed like the ignition was getting shut down, like a go-kart at the amusement park when it's time to come in. So I started tapping around on the MAFS and IGNITER to see if I could get it to stumble. Nothing. So I got out ... Trouble codes: 71 (Egr malfunction)
1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: JT8JS47E8P
Hi every one this baby start and run fine untill we put it in drive !! that in when she falls on her face , loosing power and hardly move. Any idea will be nice from you gentlman or ladies thanks in advance matt
2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L Safety VIN: JTJGF10UX3
Car originally came in with srs/airbag light on with codes b0133 short in p/t squib rh circuit to b+, B1100 air bag sensor assembly, B1241 body circuit diagnosis, b1421 solar sensor and B1141 Air bag sensor LH. Cleared codes and rescanned with only B0133 retur...
2000 Mazda Miata 1.8L Unknown VIN: JM1NB3539Y
Vehicle has an intermittent vibration From 65 To 68 mph. Then car shakes all over. We had thoughts of a possible bad CV axle in the rear! Any help would be great!
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22D82
We have a Mazda 626 that we changed PCM because it had bad driver cicuit for A/C.Our problem is that now car will not start,we purchased reman PCM from local Mazda dealer,we had the new PCM flashed but are unable to program the ignition key.This car has securi...
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitate start VIN: JN1CA21D2X
Hello fellow technicians, I have this 1999 nissan maxima with a hard start. Vehicle cranks, and starts after a few long seconds. Sometimes after cycling the key. When it does not start, vehicle has no injector pulse, has spark; security light NOT ON. I've c...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L air bag VIN: JN1CA31D11
I have a 01 nissan maxima with a flashing air bag light, scaned and have code for passenger air bag circuit short and passenger air bag 2 circuit short. i have replaced the air bag, when testing if i disconnect the passenger side air bag i get a open circuit c...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Stall VIN: 1N4BL11E35
This vehicle cam in with intermittant cam sensor code on the engine side, and loss of speed input on the transmission side. After reviewing the knowledge base, I replaced the cam sensor b1 and retested. Now the vehicle has hard faults both the 340 cam sensor, ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0724, P1001, P1012
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BG6851T
The customer brought this car in with an issue with the engine cutting out and almost like the ignition switch was turned off. We could not duplicate the concern. We recommend doing ground repairs and customer approved. She took the car back and about 2 days l...

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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHJW35F7Y
michael got it right!! all 3 wires at ftp sensor were ripped out and laying bare on the tank.thanks for all your help
1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L Throttle stuck close VIN: JT8JS47E6R
Thanks to all 13 who replied. There was some confusion as to what system this car had. Whether it was a cable or drive by wire. This system was a cable and had two throttle plates. The inner plate was stuck closed do to carbon build up. A good cleaning cured t...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L clutch VIN: JM1BJ2220Y
Thanks for the help you guys, all of you who said the rubber pipe for the intake is cracked got it right! There was a crack approximatly 2 inches long on the underside of the pipe. We ordered a new one from our local mazda dealer and it was a quick fix. Thanks...
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