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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGCG56792
This is for honda guys.This accord was towed to my shop.Customer says vehicle overheated.Has obvious signs of oil in coolant.Enough for long enough that gasket on radiator cap is swollen and cracked.Recovery tank full and has run over,probably because cap won'...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCM66593
Vehicle came into shop with popoff valve on a/c compressor blown. Valve on compressor would not reseat so compressor was replaced with new compressor. System was evacuated & recharged, upon inital cranking the pressures were 35 psi on low side and 125 psi on h...
2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Park lights VIN: KMHWF25S94
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 2004 Hyunda Sonata in that has some really freaky park light and dash light flashing problems. When i start the car and turn on the headlamps, the park light relay clicks 5 times about the speed o...
2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L air ride VIN: JTJBT20X84
This is my wife's truck. Has rear air ride and electronic adjustable front and rear shocks without the hydraulic reservoir system. She hit an unmarked, large, newly installed by the city, speed bump at about 30 mph. Since then the rear height is too low, almos...
1997 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.5L Misfire, coil 1 not firing VIN: JA4MR41R7V
This montero is not firing coil number 1 at all (top left coil, fires cyl 3 and 6). The coil has 12v at the blk/wht pwr wire, but receives no ground to fire. Good continuity from coil to ignition amplifier(blu/blk wire), amplifier has the same resistance throu...
1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L parking light VIN: JA4MT31P2V
hellow everyone,this montero turns the parking lights on when brakes are apliyed, also chime is heard ,anyone seen this before.
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11E94
Came in for no start had the 2 codes listed. Also at times had no communication to ECM. Checked powers and ground into ECM all ok. Ordered new ECM and installed and programed the security system the P1610 and P1611 went away and the security light started to f... Trouble codes: P1610 (NATS Malfunction), P1611 (NATS Malfuncton)
2006 Scion xB 1.5L camshaft timing VIN: JTLKT33426
I just finnished installing clyinder head test drove seemed to run well was setting srt,s check for codes and found a p0012 intake timing over retard. I guessing i have may have caused the problem I did not check that the cam was in locked or unlocked position...
2005 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.7L Evaporator VIN: JTEBT14R45
a/c works fine but there is a breathing noise inside car when the blower is on low. it happens everytime the compressor kicks on. kind of like fluid rushing in to car. probably does it on other speeds but it is so faint you can't hear it. thanks for any ideas

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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L charging VIN: JH4DA9350M
This is a Fix! Thanks to all the great replies. Every one is right on this one. The problem was a few things, after the second reman alternator, the amp would not go any more than 40 at 2500 rpm when we load the battery. So we installed a Denso reman, amp went...
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L 5th Gear VIN: 5J6YH27503
I Got 2 Replies That Had Anything To Do With Repairing This Vehicle. Thanks. The Rest Of The Replies Had To Do With How Much To Charge. Not What I Was Looking For. To Prevent Alot Of Down Time I Talked The Customer Into A Used Transaxle. Job Done And Out The D...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L ac control VIN: 5FNRL18053
The car started working fine and could not get to act up again. If the problem reoccurs, I will post the fix.
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC54H12
Sorry for the delayed closing. I found that the hose between the valve and soliod has a restrictor in in and that was clougded. So i replace all the ruber vacume hoses for the egr system cleared codes and had customer try. Have not heard from them in a coup... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Flow Insufficient Detected).
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