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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA5651X
Vhicle came in brakes grinding and low brake pedal, found pads metal to metal and rusted to caliper bracket. Replaced pads and calipers. Sill has low brake pedal. replaced master cylinder still have low brake pedal. Bled vehicle several times getting straight ...
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Engine block VIN: 19UUA65554
Need tech support here, 04 perfect shape TL. started burning oil to the point of flashing MIL, almost impossible to drive. Oil deposits on most plugs, pulled firewall side B1 head, strange wear on cylinders. Car has extended warranty, warranty company inspecte...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L mounts VIN: 1HGCB7651N
i feel the problem lies in the cheap aftermarket mounts ! any suggestion on the easiest way to remove rear vac controlled mount ? thanks
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L 3 cranks to start VIN: 1HGCD7238T
Hi Honda Guys, This is an F22B2 engine, with only one sensor in the distributor. the code is a hard #9 CYP. Alldata test on the sensor is Measure resistance at distributor terminals they should be 0.8-1.5k ohms. my distributor ohms out at .334k, then i check t... Trouble codes: 9 (problem in CYP sensor circuit)
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Loosing Coolant VIN: KM8SC73D82
Hi there, we have performed a cooling system pressure test and have coolant filling the engine valley under the coolant transfer tube. looks as though it is coming from a rear drain or casting hole at the rear of the engine block. Not quite sure if there is fr...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L cylinder head VIN: JTHBD18261
Customer complained of coolant loss and overheating. After removal of head found warpage of .008 inch. Book says anything over .0039, should replace head. The macine shop I use couldn't verify if head is ok to mill or not. I know Toyota specs for warpage are p...
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2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1G23AR5622
The vin is not right I forgot to write it down before I left the shop. Thanks for all of your help. I'm going to do the timing belt on this inline 6 cylinder. I'm waiting to get the pulley holder to proceed further with the job. I noticed when I removed the up...
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2011 Lexus RX350 3.5L Safety VIN: JAP56YY47B
Customer is bringing in a car this week with a SOS light on I am assuming that this is like a on star for lexus, the car has been wrecked and had all necessary parts replace as in the air bag light is off. I just need some information about the system and how ...
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2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A25
This van Just won't seem to go away Came in with a P0403 EGR Control Circuit. Checked wiring including a volt drop test. Replaced the EGR valve with a Mazda valve as a last resort to fix the van after many test drives and no code I shipped the van The passages... Trouble codes: P0493 (EGR Control Circuit)
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, No power VIN: 4A3AC54L1Y
Hello, I am surely stumped on this one. After numerous searches, tests and repairs ive resulted in asking for help. the vehicle came in from auction running fine, but didnt have the power it should in higher rpms. On test drive, it starts out fine, 10-15mph un...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L turn signal indicators VIN: 1N4AL11D45
after installing oem style crank sensor the turn signaal indicators not working
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2006 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S4BT63C16
This Subaru has a misfire when cold, and has been a thorn in my flesh for the past year. When the owner first complained of a misfire, we couldn't find anything wrong the car. We noticed the spark plugs were old and worn out, so we replaced them. Fast forward ...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTDDR32T6Y
The vehicle will start and idle for 2-3 minutes and then stall. The battery light is always illuminated.The voltage is charging at 14.3 volts. After a minute, all the relays will begin clicking along with the injectors. Then the cooling fans will cycle. This c...
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L Mechanical VIN: 5TBRN34141
Greetings Trans techs. When driving this truck in overdrive there is a faint but clearly audible noise in the transmission. More like a bearing noise. When you take it out of over drive the noise disappears. Are there any ideas as to what this could be. Thanks...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L filler neck VIN: 4T3ZF13C41
Hello Iatn. Thanks in advance for your time. I have a vehicle here that refuses to receive fuel. It takes forever to fill this vehicle. I have been underneath the vehicle and visually inspected the canister and filler neck.All of the evap hoses appear to be ho...
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2005 Toyota Tundra 4.0L Unknown VIN: 9W1WB55645
this tundra came in with a stiff shifter i disconnected the shift cable and found shifter and cable all moving well, ended up lubeing up the shifter rod that goes into the transmission and it freed up for about two weeks and now has come back, was hopeing some...
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2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L engine internal VIN: JTEEP21A36
oil nice &clean went away warm in shop cust said made noise all the time & was getting worse had lof at another shop with additive will check later outside cold for noise
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2006 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L air bag warning light VIN: 4T1BF30K36
Air bags did not deploy car was hit in left rear qtr panel .I did not notice the warning light being on until we were cleaning the car before returning it to the customer.It is showing code b1650 which says drivers knee bag squib shorted , it has no knee bag ....
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2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHCH96S36
Fuel pressure sensor attached to the rear end of the fuel rail was in fact the fault. Thank you so much for all of your fine brains. You all are #1 God bless us all Henry Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel rail pressure sensor circuit high input).
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK14374
thanks to all for the responce purge valve must have been sticking. i replace the purge valve along with the pcv hose and valve. what a hassle to replace the valve. had to remove the intake manifold to gain access, valve was held in by a plastic cap you had to... Trouble codes: P2187 (System too lean at idle).
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GTS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE75H83
Well, it's all fixed and runs like a top. Took it apart and got it back together saturday. Turns out that the relucter blade came loose from the crank sprocket. So I had to install new pins, one of the originals broke and one was not preaent. The timeing was r... Trouble codes: P0335 (p0340-), P0340.
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L transmission? VIN: 4S4BP61C75
My apologiges for not getting back sooner, but the vehicle went on the back burner. I neglected to mention when I opened this request that we also put 2 new axle shafts in the vehicle with the trans. [the boots were ripped].I went along with the changing of th...
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1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L wont warm up VIN: JT3AC14R7S
yep TOYOTA OE T-Stat did the trick just thought the stant one would be good but when you look at the OE toyota opening it is 1/8 inch smaller than the Stant thanx for the help
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