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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L rear suspension VIN: 5J6YH28553
Vehicle came in with loud klunk from rear when going over bumps.The only obvious problems where stabilizer link and bushings.Anything common on a Honda Element?
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2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Engine block VIN: 1HGFA16506
Does anyone know if this block can be welded it is alluminum and pin holes seem to be right at water jacket or is there some chemical i should use before replacing the engine Thank you for any help
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G5Y
2000 Galant was towed in for poor idle and rpm would not raise above idle. I started vehicle and it started up OK. Road tested vehicle, and it was fine. CEL was illuminated, so I scanned it and it gave me a code of P0340 Camshaft Position Sensor Fault. I Repla... Trouble codes: P0340, P0300
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L high idle speed VIN: JN1CA31D01
Dear techs. I have this maxima with code P0505 and high idle speed i cant figure out.i did testing per mitchell on demand on this code. replaced iacv and still have the same problem. high idle speed. after performing idle air volume relearn it idles to spec. b... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle speed control solonoid)
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Front wheels
Attention Subaru Guru's! I'm dealing with a 2004 WRX STI that torque steers to the right under hard accel. The owner hasnt had it very long so there is really no service history. At coast, cruise, or very light accell this car tracks dead straight. Put your fo...
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2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L No Start VIN: KL5JD86ZX6
vehicle was towed here with a no start problem customer stated that the car shook and acted like it might start, but didn't. It started after it arrived here. The next am, it started ok, I shut it off and restarted it. it cranked, chuggled and started after mo...
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2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L Surge, No Throttle VIN: JS3TD94107
This is the first Suzuki we have had in the shop and it came in with no power and the Check engine and ESP lights on. The computer is seeing a problem with the throttle control motor right away and the code comes back on even before you start the engine. We ... Trouble codes: P2101 (Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit Range/Performance)
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1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L fuel pump VIN: 4T1SV21EXL
This car is driving us crazy. First of all it was towed in due to a no start. found no spark and no injector pulse. found no signal coming from distributer. replaced distributer and now have spark and injector pulse will start if we energize the fuel pump but,...
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2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBET34196
Hello every one, i have here a toyota tundra that has this recurring P0302 #2 cylinder misfire code. Vehicle road tested and it does have a misfire which gets more pronounced when its driven for like over 10 minutes. The injector was changed on #[...] and...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA5668Y
Here is what I did. Roger (from FL) sugested smoking the intake. I found a small leak at one of the aux. air valve o-rings on the intake man. Since I had the plentum off to replace the o-ring I went ahead and adjusted the valves. Many of you sugested this but ... Trouble codes: P0131 (O2 low volt.).
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1984 Honda Prelude 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JHMAB5220E
after carb replacement and subsequent still running rich all carb controls (power valve, bowl vent,etc. were tested and i ended up at the frequency solenoids. after posting my request i found another test for the feedback solenoids and in the process of doing ...
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2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Lack of power VIN: 4S2DE58Y54
WELL THANX FOR THE HELP GUYS. AFTER READING YOUR REPLIES AND TRYING TO RUN DIAG. OUR SCANNER WOULD NOT READ SOME OF THE PIDS REQUIRED TO DO DIAG TEST. AFTER TALKIN TO SEVERAL PEOPLE SEEMS THAT THESE VEHICLES HAVE LOTS OF HIGH PRESSURE PUMP ISSUES. WE SENT CUST... Trouble codes: P1239 (High fuel pressure system).
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2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L Engine
I took the vehicle to Lexus and explained the situation. They could not cover it under warranty without corporate approval. First I was offered parts only. I said no. It was taken to a higher level and after much 'persuasion' on my part and our local deale...
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Poor Idle Quality
Hi thanks all for your responses, they helped me come to a descision as to what to do with the vehicle. Being a one man business with no Mazda dealer next door, I chose to not take on the job given its possible complexities & difficulties obtaining anxcillary ...
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2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L radio, trip odo
Thanks to those that helped out with this one. I did find corrosion under the under hood fuse panel. Fixed and gone!
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2007 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17337
Marty and Fernando hit it on the head. Marty's method to check it also is simple and worked great. Replaced all 4 coils and wires. Had to add trans fluid to get rid of the flooding but it ran fine after repair. Thanks for all of your time Trouble codes: P0302 (Missfire Cyl 2), P2504 (Charge Voltage High), P0506 (Idle Air Control).
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2008 Mazda 6 i 2.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1YVHP80C08
the trans shop picked the car up and they plan to put a differant unit in, were sure there is a loss of pressure somewhere in the trans pos the bore for 2-4 band piston thanks for all who helped
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51DX3
Thanks to Adam [...]. A picture is worth a thousand words. Found the sensor and replaced it. All is good now. Think the previous instructions I got about the cam and crank sensor being the same meant it was the same part number not the same part on the c... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft/Camshaft sensor).
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2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L auto a/c VIN: 2T1CF28P1Y
Thank you for the replies, the fix was the ECT in the engine. Toyota makes an obscure reference to checking engine coolant level, but does not show the ECT as an input (that we found anyways). Like many fixes, it all makes sense now. The customer will probably...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E11
Finally, we got this car back into the shop! The P0420 code had reset, but no other codes were present. As we looked into the P0420 code we found that he fuel trims and o2 data appeared normal. However, at times that same data would "flat-line" and the ltft wo... Trouble codes: P0420, P0171.
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