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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JHMCD56575
#3 injector plugged up after 250 miles, ran Pro Clean through the rail again, worked, great ran great. 250-300 miles later #3 plugged again. Ran another bottle of Injector flush. Good for a few hundred miles. #3 plugged again. Finally conviced customer to repl...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Stall VIN: JHGES26712
car ran fine before I replaced timing belt and water pump now it will start and run only 2-3 seconds then stalls I have double check belt timing and is OK . Also replaced both main relays did not help. thank you for your help Bill
2008 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L hydraulics VIN: JNKCV64E18
Hey I did a maintenance flush/bleed on the clutch sytstem and cannot get a good pedal. I tried pressure bleeding, vacuum bleeding, & gravitity bleeding. I do get a pedal but it's only about 1" and the pedal stays on the floor. I would appreciate any help.
2009 Infiniti G37 3.7L No Start VIN: JNKCV64F99
Cust was driving car @65 mph, no problems no lights car shut off, she had towed to dealer, dealer found low engine oil, drained says only had 1 quart in car they filled oil level put their filter on and still no start cranks grea and strong no noise in engine ...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S2CK58W9Y
Trucks bogs down at 70-75mph. no codes. tried new maf, crank sensor. oxy sensors graphed and read close to each other. starts to buck and surge hard. customer installed new fuel pump and filter. starts great everytime. smooth idle. does anyone have resources...
1996 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L compresser VIN: 4F4CR16X9T
Hi fellow techs. I have a 96 B4000(my own vehicle) that will intermittently lose a\c cooling. The first thing i did was check charge and found system to be low. Performed leak test which passed and recharged system. System will still lose cooling intermittentl...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L radiator VIN: JN8DR07X31
Have used a mityvac airevac system to pull vacume on cooling system and refill. Have checked degas bottle while boiling over with combustion leak tester and no indication of blown head gasket. I am at last nerve to get this figured out and I now the owner has ...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28YX2
Thanks for the help guys. Car came in and customer complains that on first start up of the day when motor is cold the car misses for 10-60 sec. Check engine light comes on after a few mornings of missing. Found a p0305 and another tech replaced cap and rotor f... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire)
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L no shift VIN: 4S3BE68691
It has no spedometer and is stuck in 3rd gear. It sets p1698 and p1596 Input sig high and 1698 torque sig low, I have followed flow chart in alldata and keep coming up with connector at ecm or tcm. The connector is tight and I even took apart tcm and it has a ...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No spark VIN: JT25K12E9P
Vehicle Stalled on customer and would not restart. Owners had friends son look at it, and he diagnosed it as a bad fuel pump, so he replaced it for them. Now that the vehicle still doesn't start, they had it towed to my shop. I have rarely if ever seen a fuel ...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Valve Train VIN: 5TELU42N36
Engine noise, Sounds like a fuel injector - clicking sound. Not Consistent. Used a stethoscope to locate noise under right side valve cover, near #five cylinder. We pulled that valve cover and checked valve clearances. found them to be in spec. This noise is n...

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2004 Acura RSX 2.0L Srs VIN: JH4DC54874
Wanted to wait a couple of weeks before closing this request to be sure SRS light is still off.This car is apparantly fixed. Emailed customer today, and he said all is well. Honda factory diagnostic system (HIM with HDS on laptop) would not give me a code, so ...
2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: KLAVA6924Y
First off a special thanks Eric [...] hate when there is an unknown didn't know if a relearn was in order. This vehicle ended up having two problems a camshaft sensor failure and a bad ignition coil replaced both and all is well Thanks again this site is great Trouble codes: P00, 342 (Camshaft position sensor low).
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Drive-axles VIN: JHLRD1863X
Got both halfshaft from a junkyard. Installed them and vibration is gone. Thanks everyone, maybe except Alice??! WTH? Alice! LOL
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, Evap VIN: 2HGES16591
looks like the general repair for intermittent 1456 from everyone here and from honda is an evap canister, give it shot and post results. Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap contol system leakage Fuel tank area).
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45DX2
After double checking wiring and voltage drops, smoking intake and exhaust. I pulled the plugs for a compression test. #1 was stuck so I left it alone. After performing my compression test on the remaining cylinders, I noticed the #1 plug boot was considerably... Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 sensor circuit slow response Bank 1 Sensor 1).
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Trans VIN: 1YVGF22C12
The issue was not with the axle shafts or engine mounts. The drive chain in the trans had excessive play causing it to jump on the sprockets under load. Installed a 2nd used and "good" trans. The only way I came to this conclusion was to tear down the orignal ...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Rear wheel bearing VIN: JN8HD17YXX
thanks to the folks who replied the fix turned out that our year and model did not use spacer ring that the parts fax showed and was for our vin truck maybe rear was changed before. it has had a rough life
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T14
Thank you everyone for all the responses. I managed to figure out the issue. In fact it was a collective of 3 different items. Though just to clear the air, I made an error on the compression readings. The compression was actually 216psi across all cylinders. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire), P0301 (Missfire Cylinder 1), P0302 (Missfure Cylinder 2), P0303 (Missfire Cylinder 3), P0171 (System Lean Bank 1).
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