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1997 Honda Civic CX 1.6L Lighting VIN: 2HGEJ642XV
hi all thecnicians i have this honda civic,no dash light,taillightslicence plate light,check fuses,and inside fuses [...],i replace blonw fuse,and blonw right away,i disconet rear conecction,in front and blown the fuse,all tha other lights is good.thank in ...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 123HJYJKHH
I don't know what i am missing here. If you try to hold the vehicle above idle it breaks up and pops almost like the timing is off. If you let the vehicle idle it idles good for about 10-15secs than stalls. Compression looks good. Cat is not clogged, it seems ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Detected), P0301 (Misfire cyl. 1), P0302 (Misfire cyl. 2), P0303 (Misfire cyl. 3), P0304 (Misfire cyl. 4)
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L evaporator VIN: 1HGCM55383
Hello, We are trying to remove the evaporator from it's case.Some data has you removing the blower housing,removing 8 screws from the evap cover and then removing the cover.We have done all that and it still feels like something is holding the cover on.Has any...
2006 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12B86
Vehicle towed to shop with a no start complaint. No spark present, scanned to find code P0338 for crank sensor signal high. Verified 12v power and ground circuits, and lab scoped signal wire to find correct square wave duration and amplitude but signal was off... Trouble codes: P0338 (Crank position sensor signal high)
2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L low power VIN: JNKCB51E05
This came in from two other shops. The best we can make out is once upon a time the car ran perfect, all of a sudden it made a loud bang and the car didn't move anymore. Shop#1 rebuilt the transmission, looks spray-painted and possibly customer was ripped, bol...
2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L Water Pump VIN: 2T2HK31U57
Hi all, Is AllData correct that eng./trans. R&R is required to change water pump on this RX350 ? I did find archived Fix posts related to a High Lander & an ES350 that said it wasn't required. I don't want to assume that applies to the RX350 & be wrong!! Th...
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Engine interchange VIN: JF1SF6556X
Planning to replace the engine on this car due to loss of compression in a cylinder and a mystery knock which I believe to be a piston. Used engines are quite rare evidently because this is a one-year only engine. At least this is what I'm told. Others say it ...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN61C1S
My customer complains that the truck will not start after a hot soak,it cranks with plenty of speed but will not start unless allowed to cool for 20 minutes or so.I haven't caught it in the act but I have seen a lot of similar complaints on similar Tacomas wit... Trouble codes: N0NE
2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L pulsing..shudder VIN: 5TENX22N85
Hi Toyota techs, we have an 05 tacoma that has a very intermittent problem with rear brakes pulsing and chattering when braking at low speeds (3-5 mph) and sometimes after vehicle has already come to a complete stop. When pulse occurs it lasts approx 1-2 seco...

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2005 Kia Spectra LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE121X5
Hi my name is Kelly.I work for Paul [...]. Thanks for the replies.Dan got me on the right trail. I could write 2 pages on this car,but I wont.I'll be brief. Dan said to disable alternator and check V at pin 14,21,& 22. Found 18v at 21 and 22. Traced the... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor), P0132 (O2 no activity), P0563 (System voltage high).
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L 4th gear VIN: 1YVFP80C33
We received a used TCM to try and we now have fourth gear. We tested for duty cycle and there was no change in the percentage going to the transmission (58-78%) even though the scan tool said 100% but the darn thing shifts into 4th gear. I guess the moral to...
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Hesitation VIN: JA3A26E62U
Found that the mass air flow sensor is not working properly. It is causing vehicle to run lean especially noticable on acceleration. Installed a used mass air flow as customer did not want to spend any more money and vehicle runs much better, new mass air flow... Trouble codes: P0304.
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L Alignment VIN: 4S4BP62C97
First of all I would like to thank everyone for their suggestions and ideas. After checking all the bushings, nuts and bolts to be certain all was in place, the fix was bleeding air out of the power steering fluid. It took me 3 times to get all the air out o...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L valve train VIN: JT3HN86R0X
Thanks for all the input guys. I should have stated i already had the heads bolted on when the part mix up happened. I removed all the adjusting discs from the lifters, measured the thickness, and put in where i thought the clearances would be correct. Then ch...
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Yaw Rate, VSC VIN: 5TDZT38A12
Thank you everyone for your replies. I rechecked the output voltage from the yaw rate sensor for correct reading & it was. Replaced yaw rate sensor & performed zero point calibration. Called customer 2 weeks later with no problem from vehicle. Being so errati...
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