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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA21D1S
IN gear, either drive or reverse this car will surge about 200-500 rpm with throttle applied. The rpm increase/decrease will continue most of the time after you release the throttle. I scoped the TPS with no drop-out or stray voltage. At times on accel on the ...
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L gear chipped VIN: JM1NA3535V
Customer wants to replace 5 speed with a 6 speed.Brought me a 6 speed completely disassembled.Replaced several parts from dealer.I need help to make sure it is reassembled correctly.Anyone with experience with this transmission?
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2007 Mazda 6 S 3.0L airbag VIN: 1YVHP80C07
hi everyone, i got this unit here that will not let me do a pass seat weight calibration on it.code set b2290,data pid of seat shows weight at -128kg.interior wiring harness was replaced due to both front seat conectors full of corrosion and pins missing in ye...
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2T1BB02E4T
this toyota came back to day running real bad .at first no check engine lite then p0304 changed plugs ( they where in there a while)new wires and i even changed the distiboter again ran compression test (see abdove) to me compression seams fine . changeing wir... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl 4 miss fire)
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2005 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L door locks
With key fob and key in door and drivers lock button will lock all the doors everytime, but only unlocks the front pass and both rears every once in awhile. All door pin buttons appear to be working. Wiggle tested wiring in drivers door, and harness from door ...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG1657W
Sorry took so long to close my request i sold the car as-is and the new owner put in a used motor and all is well. I would like to thank Everyone and once again you all are "PRICE LESS!" If any of you are in baton rouge,la Com on By and get some "CRAWFISH" THA... Trouble codes: P1519 (Malfunction in IAC valve Circuit).
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L timing belt VIN: 2HKYF18506
Thanks to all with the info for the timing belt setting it a tooth forward kept it in time when rotating the belt for the first time also helps when pin is pulled on the auto tensioner now as for the tick i found the problem it was a bent intake valve after...
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JAKAY21D75
We keep getting different codes from this one. The newest is coolant temp circuit. I tested and found no ref voltage. I check the circuit for continuity and found it is shorted to ground. There is wiring trouble with this one and customer can not afford to... Trouble codes: 13 (ect or ect circuit failure).
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L cooling fans VIN: 1YVGF22F4Y
Thanks for your help, friends. It WAS the fan relays. BOTH of them went bad at the same time.
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2007 Mazda B3000 DS 3.0L Pushrods VIN: 4F4YR46U68
Thanks for the input guys. The sticky valve theories were right.I put the bent push rod back in place to see what it could have caught on to bend when loose. The only thing I could see was if the rocker was all the way down and the lifter was down it could cat...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire
John from Missouri hit the nail on the head, i cant beleive all data was wrong on something like this. all data had banks 1 and 2 switched. also the fuel trims were during misfire, and we told the customer that the spark plugs are preventtive maintenence items... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L cooling fans VIN: 1N4AL11D85
First off thanks for all the replies,when car came in i had limited time with vehicle i could not duplicate complaint since problem was intermittent, customer took car and said will return when problem got worse, in mean time i got a kind but firm slap on the...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L abs VIN: 4S3BH66532
I want to say thanks to Brian [...] for all the info you sent me. So with the info on flashing the code i got a code 22 abs right front wheel sensor. Found a loose wheel sensor. Thanks.
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
Thanks to every one who replied, especial Mark pointed out something that I've never thought. I did not fixed this one. I just asked this mean uncoperated Calif. CAP customer to choose another Goldshield Station to do the diagnosis & repair which he wants ev...
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1999 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L left side squib VIN: 1NXBR18E4X
Have not fixed the car yet because it is not acting up customer is driving the car trying to get it to act up. seems that the common problem is the conector at the drivers seat. or a harness problem, hell i may have fixed it just by testing and back probing ...
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2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8L a/c VIN: JTDFR32001
Thank you to all who offered help with the AC problem on the Toyota MR2. We did install a new relay as several had suggested. The problem was very intermittent, so I can not say for certain whether or not this has corrected the issue. We are on the "wait and ...
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2006 Toyota Avalon XL 3.5L radio reception VIN: 4T1BK36B56
Bob was right - windsheild guys are off the hook, I checked the right side pillar as suggested by Rodney and Brian. Harness is there but clean. You would almost have to be a hack to cut those wires. Customer is leaving alone. Thanks guys
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