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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L shifting VIN: 1HGCG32791
Hi every one I have 2001 honda accord with transmission problem I am not a transmission tech but this is my own car, I try to diag by my self and I need your help, And the problem start car in the morning put in D4 start driving drive fine until get a little b...
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L starter VIN: JHLRD68472
Does the intake really have to come out to replace the starter in this CRV??? are do you guys have tricks? Aldata does not show remove intake? Honda guys/Gales, give me your trick book lol :)
2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L #4 cylinder VIN: KMHCG35C35
This one had an oil change interval of 9000 miles. Sets P0304 immediately after start. Plugs good, wires new, spark very good, compression good. There is a knocking noise from the drive end of the head that is heard immediately on starting and does not really ...
1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L all forward movement VIN: JACDH58V6P
this vehicle will have the transmission light on the dash iluminate the the drive train will go into neutral sometimes coming up to a stop sometimes driving atb lower speeds between 25 and 35 mph and will stay in neutral until you come to a complete stop and c...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on
regular cust- has had in last year: timing belt, plug wires and plugs, filters, along with bunch of misc. other maintenance. month ago had random misfire along with cyl 1 misfire- replaced #1 plug along with wires [although the eng was tuned 6 months ago] clea... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80D43
Please help this thing is killing me!! Has a p0301 for cylinder 1 missfire. I have replaced the coil and plug with dealer parts and the injector as well. I cant get it to come back on with me. The cust usually has to drive it for a week before the light will c... Trouble codes: P0301
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L no 1 cylinder misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G3Y
Cylinder one misfire
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Cylinder Head removal VIN: 1N4AL11D02
I've never done a cylinder head on this engine. AllData claims 9.9 hours for cylinder head removal. However, they say that I need to drop the front sub frame to remove the oil pan and front cover to do this job. Seems like not enough time to do all that work. ...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Coling Fans VIN: 3N1CB51D73
Ok, I have a vehicle with no working Cooling fans , which in turn hinders the A/C performance. So basically, the A/C doesn't blow cold because the fans aren't pulling air through the Condensor/Radiator. So far I have confirmed that fuses "h" & "i" are intact....
2008 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Evaporator? VIN: 5N1BV28U48
Car came with poor cooling performed ac test pressures good high225-250 low 35-40 i thought bend door was not closing checked it it seems ok evacuated and recharged same problem unit releases copius amounts of condensation

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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HNYD18653
Well this vehicle will only act up in cold weather seeing its now like summer here it will not fault! Keeping in contact with the customer to see what or if it repeats. Thanks for the posts. Trouble codes: P0705.
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18653
Sorry no fix on this problem. Coustomer did not want to spend any more money at this time. Thank You for all the helpful information. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random mis fire), P0304 (mis fire cyld 4), P0303, P0305, P0306.
2008 Honda Element EX 2.4L Stall VIN: 5J6YH27778
thanks to you guys i will check the valve ajustement , but the temperature is now warmer here so the problem is gone and the customer is waiting to bring me the truck .on is next oil change up i will ajust the valve because three of four answer said that ,than...
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Hesitation, no acceleration VIN: 5NMSG13D77
The nightmare is over, a new engine wiring harness solved the problem. The pcm could not produce a 5v ref to the throttle sensor until the harness was replaced. This was after many many hours of wire checking in the damaged area and elsewhere and still not fin... Trouble codes: P0122, P0641, P0346, P2106.
2008 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L undercarriage VIN: KNAFE12238
Most of the replies suggested the strut as the root cause of the noise. I removed and dismantled it and could not find any cause for noise. Shook and tapped the bare strut and no noise. Replaced the strut new along with the upper mount and all noise is gone. W...
2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L Charging VIN: JT8BD69S42
Didn't get much help, so thinking about this last night on the way home I got an idea. Some of will call this a hack job. I drilled a 1/2 inch hole in each side of the plastic cover where the bolts are that hold the fuse link in the fuse box. Patched the holes...
2010 Mazda 3 S 2.5L No Start VIN: JM1BL1H60A
Thanks for all help have fixed. It end up being the pcm something in the driver for coils and injector.Never have I seen a pcm fail this way and still do not know what caused failer.I whould say something was hooked up wrong at one time or battery jumped backw...
2010 Mazda 3 S 2.5L engine VIN: JM1BL1H60A
Thanks for all the help vech. fixed pcm. I found that it was proper engine. 2.5L vin 6
2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L unknown VIN: JTDDY32T5Y
Car is fixed! The oil pick-up screen was partially plugged up. There was some sort of carbon or soot on 3/4 of the screen. I have no idea where it came from the oil pan did not seem to have any sludge in it. Either way I am happy it is finished and fixed. THAN...
2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Engine VIN: 5TDBT48A05
Thanks to all of you for your sugestions. Before I start, I believe this is partially a Diagnostic defect with Toyota. It turned out taking a factory Engineer to answer our help request. The Toyota tech hadn't seen this either. Turns out that if the ref. Circu...
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