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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L frnt blower motor VIN: 2HNYD182X2
ac compressor only operates for a few seconds and no blower motor operation at all. i had approx 9volts at org/blk wire and 6volts on small blu/red wire at transistor on original diag,installed new transistor and same problem. got another power transistor with...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Park-Dr4 Park-R 1-2 VIN: 1HGCG5646W
When shifting from park to drive4 the transmission slips then bangs in to gear the same for park to reverse and first to second. If you raise the idle to 1700 rpm symptoms greatly improve. Concerned about line pressure at idle.
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG5640W
need help have no hair left, car some times runs fine, and some times will not get out of its own way. checked timing OK fuel pressure great starts running bad and tack drops and car kills what am i over looking. and what is the setting for the idle screw it n...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHWF35V11
Hello, This vehicle has intermittent 'fishbite' that's noticeable at cruise conditions and also at times when at a stop. One time she says it stalled at a stop and started right back up.She had it to another shop that changed the fuel pump and filter (parts ch...
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2006 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L Torque converter VIN: JALB4B1686
Truck stalls out when shifting into gear. Related fault code is P0741 (torque converter lockup). Transmission fluid level is OK. A previous post ended up replacing transmission as a whole. Is this the only solution or has anyone solved this problem with i.e. t...
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2003 Kia Optima LX 2.7L Misfire VIN: KNAGD128T3
Fuel trims at 49% bank one o2s read normal Bank 2 o2s both sensor one and two always show 0.00 volts.Found that 5 volt signal on pin 3 of harness at o2 sensor reads 5 volts key on engine off as soon as you start engine it goes to a pulsing 0.0 volts like a pcm...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L extended crank VIN: JT8BH28FXW
Car came in to us with this condition happening for the customer over the last two weeks and getting worse. We checked for DTC and found a P0340. Scoped the CMP and could see no problems with sensor. Did the same for CKP pattern looks rough during cranking how... Trouble codes: P0340
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L noise VIN: 1YVHP80C87
don't know if this was a problem with old engine also, may have been what took it out. when we give it alternative fuel source at time of apparent spark knock, noise goes away. is this because we are adding fuel or cooling the cylinder? has anyone run into thi...
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2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L Engine VIN: 4A4MM31S45
We had this car towed to the shop for crank/no start condition. When cranking it had the classic sound of a broken timing belt. Through the oil fill we could see the cam turning. Pulled a cover and saw that the belt looked decent. Compression on an easy to che...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Trans removal VIN: 5N1ED28Y51
I am removing the transmission to replace the rear main seal. I am unable to get to Torque convertor bolts. Does anybody know if the oil pan has to come out to get to convertor bolts?
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2008 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Throttle body clean VIN: 1N4AL24EX8
I was going to clean the throttle body by spraying with t-body cleaner and a tooth brush when i read on a nissan forum several owners have done this only to experience a high idle and a cel on afterwards which can be reset by the dealers scan tool ( there is a...
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2005 Suzuki Forenza EX 2.0L Shift VIN: KL5JD56Z15
Will not shift out of park. Sometimes it will and sometimes it won't. Has power on both sides of the shift solenoid. Fuses all appear to be good. change the solenoid but did not fix. See no visible problems with wiring. Has anybody ran into this before?
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1999 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L left side squib VIN: 1NXBR18E4X
got this toyota here that has a lovely intermitent air bag light that blinks. sometimes it will blink for weeks then go off and stay off for weeks. in the past they thought that adjusting the seat would cause the problem to start but now it dosen't matter. thi...
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2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L abs light on dash VIN: 5TFEV54198
I have three Tundras at my garaqe with the same issue. For some reason I can not find a fix to these codes and the dash is light up on all 3 of them. If I can find the fix for one of the Tundra's I may be able to fix the rest using the same method.
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2007 Honda Fit 1.5L not cooling after 20min, pressures low VIN: JHMGD386X7
Replaced expansion valve & while apart also the evap temp sensor. The temp sensor resistance was within spec but easy to change while apart & did not want to risk intermittant fault.
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D2P
Ok guys and gals, I wont be fixing this one. The customer is trying to save money for her retirement and is not willing to fix the known problem first, ie the exhaust manifolds, with out being sure this will fix her emissions problem. I can't say if it will l...
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2007 Lexus IS250 2.5L spark plugs R/R VIN: JTHTK26237
thanks to the techs that replyed unbolt the manifold unplug a couple hoses unbolt a fuel line and lift the manifold replaced the plugs not a bad job at all dealer sent me a picture of the manifold and torq specs thanks again
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC84L7Y
Replaced ecm with 3rd unit cut out after market alarm system.After all that had check engine light and comuncation.Had to send to dealer for key code/need key recoded to car.Have no heard back would say car is fixed.I would say the alarm and ecm fixed problem.
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V37
I did a vaccum test and found a broken hoses at the egr solenoid repair it and the map - kpa is now 31 it been two week and no light - thank you everyone Trouble codes: P0172.
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Surge, Stall VIN: JTEGH20V31
Well i want to thank you all for your help replecing the ignition coils fixed the problem 2 of the coils had been replaced before. So i replaced the other 2 coils and test drove the vehicle ran great. When i scanned it no misfires showed on datastream and rech...
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L rear brakes VIN: JTEHH20V33
WELL WE WENT AHEAD AND ONCE AGAIN REPLACED THE SHOES WITH A SET OF TOYOTA OEM SHOES, CLEANED AND LUBED THE BACKING PLATE, TOYOTA HARDWARE AND TOYOTA DRUMS. CUSTOMER CAME BACK TODAY WITH SAME PROBLEM. I WENT FOR A RIDE WITH HER. WITH ME DRIVING NO NOISE. WHEN S...
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