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2004 Acura RSX 2.0L evaporator VIN: JH4DC53884
Vehicle came in for ac blowing warm. Checked pressures at idle, low side 32 - 38 psi high side 130-145, when rpm raised low side pulls down to 5-10 psi high side goes to 250 compressor kicks out and does not come back on for long period of time. Scan tool will...
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L no blower motor,compressor,no rad fan either VIN: JHLRD68492
tested componets individually to make sure they worked
2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L vibration VIN: 2HGFG12666
Engine runs perfect, can see too much run out of rt hub,I think we just found it.Its eaither bad rotor or bent hub or both.Vibration starts at 35.On lift can run and see hub, we do both wheel bearings also.
2008 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMGD37678
Last time in we replaced spark plugs with OEM plugs, cleaned dirty throttle plate, replaced very dirty air filter, checked for vacuum leaks etc. cleared codes, did long road test after 2 weeks and several hunded miles mil light came on again with PO300 and PO3... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L rear differential VIN: KNDJD73375
Seems it tries to grab rear end at take off only, like limited slip rear end damage. There is no tag on rear end, but I believe it is limited slip ? Has anyone experienced similiar concerns? I think I ruled out the driveshaft/carrier brg/u joints but would lik...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy
car came with a miss, check with smog machine noticed co going up and down, the o2 sensors fluctuating , maf sensor frecuency should be 35-37 hz reading 22 hz when disconnected maf readings still the same, any ideas? is very weird because usually is lean or ri... Trouble codes: 25 (too lean), 26 (too reach)
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Clutch VIN: JM1NA3510M
Customer returned the car yesterday with no clutch pedal pressure. Verified there were no external leaks, clutch master was full. After shifting gears while engine is running, the pedal gets lower/softer to the point of not being able to shift gears. I can see...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
Car will stall, hesitate, we put in new fuel pump and filter. car ran fine for 60=70km. Customer noticed car would also die out at 3/8 tank of fuel We rechecked fuel presures and found fuel presure regulator was stuck open, repaced regualtor, thought car was f...
2004 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AB36F74
Is there any way to verify proper egr operation scoping out the map sensor signal? Trouble codes: P0401
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L camshaft VIN: 1N4BA41E64
vehicle came in with a check engine lamp on.trouble codes p1135-timing control bank 2 funtion,p0021-bank 2 cam A pos timing system drivability issues.runs great.just light comes on after u drive a couple miles shut engine off and restart..this v...
2009 Nissan Cube SL 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN8AZ28R39
Cust said while driving all power cut off to dash and other electrical items and vehicle died.Pulled over and vehicle restarted 1st time.Have not duplicated problem.ALSO cust said that blower was inop at all speeds.Also ac button and recirc button do not light...
1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L Cuts out VIN: JT2SW21M6M
Hi, This MR2 cuts out at higher engine speed, 4500 rpm. Acts kinda like a rev limiter would. Customer says that sometimes it cuts out at lower engine speed and won't pick back up right away. Had a code 24 - IAT sensor circuit. Checked IAT resistance good. Trie... Trouble codes: 24 (IAT sensor circuit)
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L HV Battery VIN: JTDKB22U46
check engine and red triangle warning lamps on. OBD codes- P0a80 replace hybrid battery, P3017 battery block 7 becomes weak. HV ECU code - P3000 battery control system. I have monitored individual battery block voltages and notice when not charging the HV batt...

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1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L clutch plate VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
The techs were unanimous the problem was a worn clutch and I will take their advice and replace it with an Exedy OEM kit. However, before I pull the clutch I will use my mini TV inspection tool (Harbor Freight) to look inside the clutch through the rubber boot...
2008 Honda Accord EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 1HGCP368X8
Thanks for all the replies, I cleaned the throttle body even though it was a very small amount of build up, and the customer has driven the car for weeks now with no stalling issues. I don't know if these cars are super sensitive to dirty throttle bodies but t...
2007 Hyundai Veracruz SE 3.8L Charging VIN: KM8NU73C87
Well this vehicle has not come back. Looks like battery was the problem even though I replaced the alternator. Please be careful with these, the charging system may say 12 but will kick up when the computer feels it needs the power, and i only saw it go to 13v...
2008 Lexus LS460 4.6L Automatic AC control VIN: JTHBL46F48
Thanks to all the responses. This car has been gone for a while and the customer says it is acting normally. My thoughts are the module originally got out of wack when the cabin filter was changed; either the recirculating air door was forced open or maybe bou...
1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1N4AB41D6T
thank you your info has been always very valuable, there is a proverb that states there is wisdom within many counselors, and yes it was the distributor the igniter was contaminated with oil change the igniter and problem solved, you guys are good
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L idle speed VIN: JN1CA31D5Y
after i removed the PCM it won't smell burn around it but when I opened it, I found burn micro processor on it that was toasted and that was the caused for not responding to control the RPM's and not responding to the re-calibration. thanks all of you for...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D71
Thanks for all the help everyone, this site is awesome. Well as we all suspected it was the MAF causing the problem. I lucked out and had a good running one come in the shop and left for a few days. I swapped it and it fixed the problem. Now it's just up to my... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean B1S1).
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: 4T1BK46K67
good morning guys, thank you for your help.this car came from the dealer wth this problem,after i investigate the customer,she toll me the key word,the dealer install a new heater core,and a connector to the ip was loose. thank you all .
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