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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16532
Good day to all and I greatly appreciate any and all responses to this post. This vehicle I am working on is a neighbors car and Im not sure if I am heading in the right direction for a repair or not. Her vehicle will not start. battery is definitely no good. ...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L battery VIN: JT6GF10U7X
Hello everyone. I hope someone can help. This vehicle has to be jump started after it sits for a little longer than a week. I thought the defective alternator was causing the problem but not. The new alternator is working very good. If I let the vehicle rest f...
1991 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L Rear Drum Brakes VIN: JM1BG2244M
Niece inherited vehicle from stepfather passing away - on her way to school in another state - I am checking it over.Pedal is basically to the floor but solid. Went to clean and adjust rear brakes and found this ridiculous setup that Ford uses where the e-brak...
2006 Subaru Forester X L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Fuel smell VIN: JF1SG67696
well first off the customer concern is that after he drives around etc.. he gets home and parks his vehicle inside his (sealed) garage. so then the next day or later on in the day he walks up to his vehicle and smells fuel right away near the rear - without ev...
1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1SV21E9M
Purchased this car about 6 months ago running rough, no power, found coil was cracked, pickup coil was coming apart (windings fraying) plugs and wires appeared new, cap dated several months back, replaced pickup with used dist, installed new coil, ran better b...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L valve train VIN: JT3HN86R0X
Hey guys, i am replacing head gaskets on this vehicle. I laid out the parts( cams,lifters/shims etc.) in order. Unfortuantly i bumped into the table and it collasped sending parts everywhere. now i have to figure out which shims go where. i have measured the h...
2010 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Balance Shaft Assy VIN: 4T4BF3EK7A
We have this vehicle in for repair after a front end collision damaged the upper oil pan requiring replacement. (cracked just rearward of the front lower engine mount bracket) We're in the reassembly phase but I'm unable to locate (or maybe I'm not using TIS c...

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1998 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JHK4A964XW
Ok thanks for the quick responce, I will install a new pump relay today and ck the main relay for bad solder joints. Have seen alot of pumps at 3and 4 amps so I thought 6 was just a little high.
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG73D39
I was unable to sort this one out. However I did learn about the Vacuum controlled motor mounts on these. I did not see any issue with it. I was not able to find any vacuum leaks and I did not have a known good MAF sensor to look for a difference in grams per ... Trouble codes: P2187, P2189.
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHA31U64
Greetings! Thanks to all who replied. I ordered the vapor canister and filter, then decided to follow Francis and Andrew's advise and check that wiring harness. They were "spot-on" as several inches of the loom was missing and those electrons just couldn't jum... Trouble codes: P0453 (Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure SensorSwitch High Input).
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 5TBBT4416Y
Thank you to those who replied, your insight was greatly appreciated. We found a used PCM thru LKQ and that took care of our problem. Haven't heard or read any thing on whether there is a connection with the T-body going bad and causing the PCM to blow or if i... Trouble codes: P1121, P1127.
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