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2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Drive-axles VIN: JHLRD18631
Hi Group I have this Honda that has a bad universal joint at the rear end of the main drive shaft to the rear differential.Honda says there is no repair to this and you need to replace the complete drive shaft for big dollars. I know there are after market co...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L compressor cycling VIN: 2HKRL18691
Hey Guys, This 01 honda Odyssey compressor is cycling on/off every second. It is not the fron level. I am not sure if these models are having a common electrical problem. It is hard to diagnose as I do not have a good schematic. Any fixes known for this proble...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 5FNRL186X2
We overhaulded transmission. The van on first ignition cycle of the day slips on the 1-2 shift and has no 5th. After you shut it down and cycle the key you would never know there was a problem with the vehical.Any suggestions Please.
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L bucking/jerking VIN: 4A3AK44Y8W
We thought this would be a slam dunk. replaced coil, spark plugs, rear o2 sensor and cleared codes and none came back and it ran flawless until it was fully warmed up then off and on under very light or hard accel it would buck and jerk until you let off gas. ... Trouble codes: P0137, P1391
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AX35G3W
This is my fathers car so have to fix it. He just purchaed it from Florida and it has low miles but appears to have had little maintaining done. first thing I did was replace the timing belt and water pump. Two weeks later it dies when starting. if you hold yo... Trouble codes: P0505
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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Air Temp Blend door Motor VIN: 1N4AL21E28
This nissan came to us with a complaint of noisy blend door motors when switched from hot to cold, as well as opposite air temperatures to what the knobs were set to. We replaced the drivers side blend door motor first, fixing the noise. Now here is the proble...
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1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Oil Pressure VIN: JF1SF635XW
Installed Mechanical Guage. First Of All, Problem Is Oil Light Flickers When Idling When Hot. Anyways, Cold 80 psi And After Running For 10 Mins. Pressure Is Down To 10 psi. Pressure Does Increase To Maybe 40 psi When Revved To Maybe 1500-2000 rpms But No Engi...
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2002 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L engine VIN: 4S3BH80622
multiple cyl misfires, vehicle wont stay running, high fuel trims. -29.5 while misfiring.
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2000 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L Shake at idle VIN: 2S3TE52V6Y
It came in for a poor running/ misfire so we did the spark plug boots and no more misfire. It came back with a intermittent stall condition and found a camshaft code in it. Replaced the sensor and no more stall, but this thing has had a vibration at idle since...
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2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L engine
I had a prius owner come to us after the last shop he went to failed to offer an accurate diagnosis of low compression, and left the customer with a pinched valve cover gasket and a huge mess. This other shop was diagnosing a misfire on cylinder 4 and replace...
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2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
When i remove the cylinder head I had a machine shop recoil the tread for the head bolts. I torque it properly but im now questioning this action. I need help. has anyone run across this problem? Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire Detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misrire detedted)
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U85
Guys we have a head scratcher here. Toyota Prius 2005 [...] with 142724 miles Car came from another shop having been scanned with a fault P0A7F Battery pack deteriorating. Car has had a light repair collision to passenger front corner but nothing ...
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2009 Toyota Corolla XLE 1.8L compression VIN: 1NXBU40E59
hello group, we have this corolla here that has lost compression on cylinder 2, originally suspected a coil because of a intermittant missfire, swapped coil to cyl 1 due to car running flawless at time and for the first time came to the shop misfiring, still o...
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1995 Honda Civic del Sol S 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEG1248S
thanks for all the help.replaced ecm and have had no more problems for over a week
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L Front crank seal VIN: KMHDN56D94
Thanks for the help ; Boris [...] was correct. We pulled the oil pan to inspect the oil pressure relief valve, it appeared to be fine. We found a crankshaft thrust bearing in the oil pan. It is great benefit to gain insight from those who "have been there b...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L transfer case
Thank you all for the replies! If time had allowed I beleive I could have done this without removing the complete assembly, but customer needs it fast! I could not promise him that. He already has a Geo Metro here needing a tcm, and then I had a lot of small s...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4AL11D92
HI; EVERY ONE. THANKS TO ALL YOU TECH. FOR TAKING TIME TO HELP. THE PROBLEM WAS IMMOBILIZER AND REPROGRAMING THE KEY. THANKS AGAIN
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2009 Nissan Rogue (Truck) SL 2.5L RH seat belt VIN: JN8AS58T59
Ordered and installed another "New" right hand seat belt retracter assy from Nissan and the vehicle is fixed.Thanks for all the help
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Cylinder 1,3 VIN: 4S3BG6853T
THANKS TO EVERYONE , ALMOST ALL SAID THE TIMING WAS WRONG , AND IT WAS , WHEN I INSTALLED THE RIGHT SIDE INTAKE CAM PULLEY I RUINED THE INDEXING PIN AND CAM TIMING WAS OFF , AFTER 30 YEARS AND STILL MAKING DUMB MISTAKES , THANKS FOR GETTING ME BACK ON TRACK MI...
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