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1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Alternator VIN: 1JHMED3651
Honda Techs, Wierd... Car came in not charging, all else checked fine. Replaced Alternator, now charging! Customer drove home. 5 days later, had to jump, NO START! brought back in and retested, all good but not charging. Installed 2nd Alternator. Now charging ...
2009 Honda Fit 1.5L Unknown VIN: JHMGE88469
Car came in with complaint of a/c stops cooling and little airflow after driving for about 3 hours. Said they took to dealer last summer with same issue and was told there was moisture in system. Now it is doing it again and dealer said not under wrrnty.can no...
1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JAKAY21D75
Hi Guys Originally came in and would barely run. We diagnosed and replaced maf. Ran great and went out. It died on the freeway on her way home. She brought it back and has constant code 13 ect or ect circuit failure, comes right back after clearing. I got a... Trouble codes: 13 (ect or ect circuit failure)
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KNDJC73313
hello all, and thankyou in advance for your help. we have this sorento here that has a slight misfire at idle, and gets slightly worse as it gets hot. we checked tune, and recommended plugs and wires. did tune up and still no change. did injector kill test on ...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LLS21HX
thanx for any help on this one we did a timing belt water pump crank seal cam seals BUT when we did the crank seal we had to replace the crank sprocket and crank sensor pick up washer behind the gear. not sure if that effects anything but just noteing we did...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Electronic VIN: JN1DA31D82
We have had this 02 Nissan Maxima giving us problems for a few weeks now. It was purchased from an auction. It has a pretty recent rebuild transmission in it with no other information then that. We keep recieving P1574 and P0720 and under tranny code 10. I hav...
2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L pressure switch VIN: 1N4AL11D33
hello folks looking for some help with this nissan no compressor engagement pressure sensor voltage is 4.7 volots on white wire operating voltage spec is 1.0 to4.0 volts [...] ref and good ground when cut white wire and apply1 to4 volts system works awsome...
2008 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L blower motor VIN: JN8AS58V88
Customer came in with no blower motor. Performed pinpoint tests per alldata. Had 12.2v to blower motor, 12.2v to control amp on pin 3, had 10.3v on pin 2, 2ohms of resistance on pin 1 to ground. If ground pin 36 at control head blower motor works at high speed...
2006 Scion xB 1.5L compressor VIN: JTLKT32466
hello scion techs. I have a xb that loses ac when rpms increase and are held high for a few moments. Will work fine at Idle. No codes in HVAC or engine. Low side 40 psi when its blowing cold, duct temp 46 after stabilizing. High side seems low at 120 but it do...
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BJ6321N
Hi guys Ive got a headache in here. This suburu was towed in car would not start and customer said it melted the fusible link in fuse box under hood. Which it did I found a shorted ignition wire under dash fixed it still a no start. There is no injector pulse,...
1994 Subaru Legacy 4x4 2.2L compressor VIN: 4S3BC6334R
Intermittent operation after having system charged by another shop. we do not do AC work at our shop so please bear with me. this subaru was sent to another shop for service. they charged the system and said the ac is working intermittently and it's an electri...
1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 4S3BD6857X
Got a tough one here. 99 outback with a 2.5l. Found a severe hesitaion, bad enough that on an incline you can't actually go anywhere, rpm's stay around 1,000 even with the throttle to the floor, I have to put in reverse and turn around. On a level road there i...
2002 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4S3BH80682
Hello subaru techs, Just replaced the compressor and dryer on this sub because the pressures were extemely eratic. Customer says ac worked great for a week, now the new compressor we got from the dealer has a very loud humming noise under a 1000 rpm when the...
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L mULTI VIN: 4S4BP61C06
Hi, folks... Got a good one this time...The boss picked this one up at auction... We all know there's a reason they're at the auction, right? This vehicle has several problems. The MIL is flashing at idle. NO MISFIRES... The only code was for the "inhibit swi...
2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Limited 2.5L Engine VIN: JF1GD77607
Sorry for the long post. Subaru technicians: I Need help with an engine that will only turn 135 degrees before locking. This came from a warranty company to find out what happened. Owner is not talking. Timing belt was on, but unable to check marks/alignment d...
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Compressor VIN: 1F1SG63637
Thanks in advance to all. We have this 2007 subaru forrester x that the a/c system cycles every 60 seconds or so. The customer states it never cycled untill we replaced the evaporator and the rec/dryer 2 weeks ago. Pressures are lo-30psi hi-200psi at an idle s...
1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L inop speedometer VIN: JT4RN82P5M
We are working on a 1991 Toyota 2wd pickup with the 2.4L engine and automatic transmission. Speedometer is inoperative. I took the instrument cluster out and found the old speedometer cable to be rigged with tape and the clip that plugs into the speedometer he...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L fuel gauge reading VIN: 4T1BF22K5Y
This is my son's car. He bought the car about 2 years ago. The fuel gauge would not drop below a 7/8ths tank reading. When he fills it up the needle will read full but won't drop below the 7/8ths mark. When I disconnect the sensor at the tank the fuel gauge wi...
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L throwout bearing VIN: 5TEWN72N61
serviced this truck for rear main and clutch. customer can't or won't disclose if noise was there before first service. replaced clutch with centric brand parts. supplier says o.e. parts come in centric box?? throw out bearing makes squeak all the time. slight...
2006 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L Ac VIN: 4T1BK36BX6
customer states after 45 minutes of driving it starts blowing warm air from the vents. shut the car off and restart with no change. if they let it sit for 30 minutes or longer it works fine again. the pressures look good in the bay, but it's hard for us to tak...

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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L transfer case VIN: KM8SC73D72
Thanks to everyone that took the time to reply. Frank from New York was right on the money with the seal and crush sleeve part# The seal is part#47351-39010 and crush sleeve is 47361-39000. Before my post 2 Hyundai dealers told me there was no seal available a...
2005 Kia Magentis LX 2.7L timing belt VIN: KNAGD12695
Thanks to every one for the help we pulled the head sent it out to the machine shop got it checked had 4 bent valves thanks again.
2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L noise VIN: 1YVHP80C87
hello to all, well i think i have exhausted all avenues with this vehicle. all computer controlled devices seem to be in good working order after hours of many complicated testing by me and others. what we have found is that the new spark plugs we installed t...
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