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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Seems to be in limp home VIN: 1HGCB7668M
This car came to me with the S light on and the trans is in limp in mode. If you put it in drive its locked in 2nd. if you manually pull the shifter into low it will shift into low. Also it rattles the shifter interlock when the key is on. I've checked for sim...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Open loop closed loo VIN: JHMCD5645R
Vehicle failed for nox hc and co at a test only station. Egr worked fine then we replaced o2 sensor and converter. Then vehicle passed california smog test three times at my shop but every trip back to the test only shop it failed for hc and co. I then noticed...
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2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L oxygen sensor VIN: 2HGES15114
replaced the oxygen sensor 3 times, the last time with a oem part but it still throws a code p0134 and p0135, any ideas?
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L all shifts VIN: JT8VK13T3P
Well here it is guys. See if you can help me with this problem. This transmission will go into all gears manually. But won't shift on it's own hits real hard when it does shift starts out in 2nd gear. I have adjusted TV cable as per setup percedure 1mm past be...
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2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L Compressor VIN: JTHCK26206
Greetings to all this lexus came in with a bad compressor customer supplied reman unit today we installed it and still have no ac operation.we have no power going to compressor we checked fuses and relays they are good.we retrieved a code p1420 compressor lock...
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2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring 2.0L Engine Cover VIN: JM1NC26F78
thanks for at least reading this, i have this car and its the womans toy car, the engine cover turned a white color as if it got hot. no codes, no other indication that it did get hot, customer is very good at watching gauges and she said it never got hot. che...
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2008 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Camshafts VIN: JM1BK12G98
Car was overheated and came in with a warped head. Machine shop surfaced and rebuilt the head. Put it on and now getting a P0012 Code retarded intake cam. I changed the oil and put in Motorcraft 5W-20. Also rechecked the cam timing with Ford Special Tools all ...
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1985 Nissan 720 Deluxe 2.4L Mechanical VIN: JN6ND02Y7F
HELP!!! What's the secret to pushing back a timing chain tensioner on a '85 Nissan pick-up with a 2.4L engine. My mechanic pulled the head off and didn't get a wood wedge in far enough and he can't push the tensioner in enough to get the cam sprocket on the ca...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3N1CB51D74
burning oil really bad and smoking
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U14
Vehicle arrived with internal metal clinking noise and we found timing chain tensioner was damaged and chain was loose. Replaced timing chain section per tsb and all the other assoicated parts needed to complete the job. We removed the engine out of the vehicl...
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2006 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1AZ34D76
Car was towed in cranking, not starting. found ECM Not responding. I have no power to ECM Through ECM Relay. Relay has power to it but no ground control signal, which comes from the ECM. My question is what does the ECM Need to control the ground circuit? they...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4TAUN53B5S
This truck is driving me up a wall! Vehicle originally came in with a complaint of a low/rough idle and stalling at stops. Test drove and verified, ran great down the road with a very intermittent hiccup(misfire) under very heavy load. At idle would get low an...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy, vibration VIN: 5TEWN72N44
hey you toyo techs, have a customer coplaint of a vibration when decal and above 70. thought the rotors were bad did a brake job. all was good til he got up to 65 or more and vibration got worse and when hitting bumps the steering wheel shook. whe he brought i...
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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA56842
I want to thanks everyone for their inputs/help. I installed O.E.M sensor. The light has not come back on. Customer drove approx 200 miles. I'm going to call it fixed. Trouble codes: P0131.
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L AC Climate Control VIN: 5FNRL18004
thank you to all who replied. as recommended I did remove my wiring and return the factory wiring and all is okay. I still don't understand how or why since both Mitchell and Alldata only show this being a straight wire from the control head to the pressure ...
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2005 Honda Accord SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM82435
thanks to all that responded. the problem came out to be an engine problem. customer stated that when he bought the car used, timing belt was replaced and broke after the second day. the shop had to remove the cylinder heads but did not do a complete valve job... Trouble codes: P2279.
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN56D05
THE FLEX PIPE WAS LEAKING. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED AND MOST SAID THE FLEX PIPE WAS THE CULPRIT AND THEY WERE CORRECT. THANKS AGAIN, YOU ALL ROCK! Trouble codes: P0139 (O2 sensor slow operation bank 2).
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