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1996 Acura NSX 3.0L automatic climate unit in the dash VIN: JH4NA1289T
HVAC climate control unit in the dash will not light up, can not control anything.I believe it is the control unit, but hate to just stick one in without knowing for sure. The part is $1300.00. I have checked all of the powers and grounds to the unit and they ...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Passenger Side VIN: JTJGF10U32
We have a lexus with a b0108 code passenger squib shorted to power the problem is the trouble tree is not very clear which end of the connector we are suppose to be checking for power, and is it plugged in or unplugged. We have 12 volts at the passenger air ba...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L upper control arm bushings VIN: JA4MR51R0X
Alldata does not have any info on torque for the front upper control arm bushings. I wondering if someone out there might be kind enough to send me the spec for these. Thanks in advance
1987 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Compressor VIN: JN6HD16Y2H
I have a customer with a 1987 Nissan D21 4x4 pickup that has an intermittent problem with the compressor clutch working. Identifix Direct Hit suggested to check the ac relay and clutch itself. I can probe the wires to the pressure switch on the compressor with...
2002 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L low performance VIN: JTDDY38T32
Replaced water pump, surfaced head, installed new head gasket. This is a 2zz-ge engine. After everything has been reassembled the car starts and idles normally. The car however lacks power, its runs good but does lack the power it had before the replacment gas...
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Converter? VIN: 5TBDT44156
Customer complains of intermittant "washboard effect" while holding a constant speed of about 40MPH. Verified complaint, and every mechanic that drives this truck says the same thing, that it feels like torque converter chatter. However, the TCC does not lock ...

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2009 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3N1BC13E49
Thank you to all who took the time to reply ! The fix was to clean the throttle body, replace the battery and do the idle relearn process. As many of us have been through, the vehicle owner tends to give you false information causing a "wild goose chase" somet...
2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG63625
Unfortunately, our customer has chosen to put this problem on the back burner. She is not terribly bothered by it and has until January to figure it out, in order to get her emissions done, plus her A/C compressor just went during the hottest weather we've had... Trouble codes: P1714 (Throttle Position Sensor Power Supply Circuit in TCM), 48B7.
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: JT3HP10V3X
paul hit the nail on the head the up steam air fuel sensor was stuck at 3.30 volts never moved put a new one in and let the computer readjust ran like a champ also the same day found a chipmunk running around my shop found his nest in the air cleaner of the ra...
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