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2005 Acura TL 3.2L pressure plate VIN: 19UUA65515
Hi, we are replacing the clutch on this Acura TL. And reading info on Re-Re procedures we ran across a special tool needed to replace the pressure plate.The tool is designed to remove pressure by pressing down on the spring fingers.By looking at the clutch des...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Power Steering VIN: JHMCB755XL
It's a little embarrasing posting a help request on this old thing, but were diagnostically unfamiliar with the unusual Honda power steering system. I'm used to seeing turbulence in the reservoir as it runs indicating fluid circulation. Not seeing it on this. ...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Battery, Fan VIN: JHMCD5636R
Hello all, I have a customer's 1994 Honda Accord LX that seems to keep draining the battery. When the car is jump started after the battery is dead, the main fan kicks on, then when the car is started, fan shuts off and resumes normal operation until the batte...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L neutral to drive VIN: 1HGCM66563
this one came to me with erratic shifting and then no up shift passed 2nd, tore down, found 3rd clutch burned up, rebuilt trans and reman torque converter, shifts fine while driving. i have this "thing" when driving that i will put one in neutral when coming t...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No go VIN: 5FNRL38796
Vehicle towed in. Starts but will not go. Had numerous codes. P16C4 " Engine Mount Control Solenoid Supply Voltage Circuit Open. " Additionally, has these Codes " ABS - Secondary System ABS " 12-01 Right Front Wheel Speed Sensor Malfunction. 14-10 Left Fron...
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Lighting VIN: KMHET46C26
hi all technicians,i have this hyundai sonata 2006,my problem is small lights front an back,do not go off even when i close the ligts always steel on.i check all the fuses,grounds.may be it is a module or so.thanks in advance for your help
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2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JNKBV61E17
Vehicle came to us with stall and or hesitation when rpms reach 1,200 consistantly in drive or reverse only when hot never happens cold. I performed idle relearn problem still there. Dealer performed relearn problem still there, no codes present. When monitori...
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1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L OD light flashing VIN: JT8JS47E9S
OD light was flashing, DTC 42 Vehicle No. 1 speed sensor circuit. Tech found oil leaking through sensor, replaced sensor with Lexus part, test drove, and O/D light never came back on. Transmission seems to shift ok. Waveform pattern at the sensor on my Vantage...
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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L master cyl. VIN: 4A3AK24F17
This car has been back again for loss of pedal(to the floor she states) I'm asking for help for new boss. I work part time. He bled brakes both times and pedal was high and hard. After a few weeks owner called and said pedal went to floor.This has happened twi...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JN8HD17Y3S
Hello folks, this Pathfinder has been an amazing headache. The complaint is an intermittent no-start and loss of power at times while driving on freeway. We eventually experienced the no-start, but have never had a problem on the road. It will pick random time...
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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Oil pressure VIN: 1N4BL11D05
Car came in for oil light coming on at idle. Replaced oil sender with no change. Pulled timing chain cover off to check timing chain tensioners and guide rails. All look ok. Car is well maintained with regular oil changes. No sludge or varnish. I have read som...
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2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L upshift? VIN: 3N1BC11E57
Car originally slipped constantly and engine RPM was 5500 at 60 MPH when engine was cold. Found lots of debris in fluid. We installed a used unit with about 60K on it. Slippage gone but over rev is still occuring with the cold light on. It takes up to 10 minut...
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67564
hi guys i have this 2004 sabaru outback car came with p0420 cat efficiency so we replace the cat with oem from subaru . the problem the code came back i repalce the rear o2 sensor .same code came back . now the problem is that this car has 5 02 sensor . the ca...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E31
This toyo is giving me fits. I have a P0171 that i can't get rid of. LTFT is steady around 32%, when i take it on a test drive at WOT it drops to 4% then returns to 32% off of WOT. I have cleaned the MAF including the hot wires inside. I have also put a new (a... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1)
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2002 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 5TEVL52N32
Hello iATN, Well I have this truck that has me all confused. My customer brought it in for a CEL. The code was a misfire Cylinder #1. It's weird because the engine is not shaking tremendously, nor its stalling at idle. I can see the misfire happen with the sc...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Surge VIN: 2HGES16581
I replaced the IAC valve twice and map sensor once and found an intake manifold gasket leak and still end up with the same surging problem I am really loosing the battle to this one. if any one have useful info please help me out
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1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L dome fuse VIN: JT8JS47E8R
THANKS GUYS FOR THE HELP...After removing the after mark alarm, the draw didn't go away but it hasn't draw the battery yet. i'm assuming that the alarm was draining the battery, so far the car has been sitting for a week n it hasn't drained battery yet.
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L cylinder head VIN: JTHBD18261
This one I fixed by relacing the cylinder head with a rebuilt head. I received 6 responses that said to have a machine shop "straighten head. I had 9 responses to replace with used engine due to unknown damage caused by overheating.Customer agreed to head repl...
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2002 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L Alternator
I checked ohms on both wires from the alternator, power wire from alternator to the battery, meter circuit, and b+ wire to the PCM(Pin 4). also checked for proper voltage on on all circuits. Everything checked out good. According to DTC P1632 flowchart It aske...
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Speed sensor VIN: 1N4AL11E34
Well it took a few days, but its fixed finally. unfortunately I can't take all the credit on this one. I did get an OE bearing and sensor from the dealer. I was able to get MPH data on the scanner. I still had the false engagement intermittently. However I had...
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2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR30E85
first thanks to all. second I never found out why tank pressure sensor was so fer off,ordered second canister from toyota and pluged it in-tank pressure reading was EXACTLY the same[-3.69 kpa]so second canister was returned.next I smoke tested for 5th time and... Trouble codes: P0455.
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