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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L a/c VIN: 1HGCE182XS
This Accord came in for A/C not cooling and low on freon. Checked for leaks and found evaporator covered in oil, replaced with aftermarket evaporator, O.E. expansion valve, and put in O.E. drier. Airflow from vents was dramatically improved and the pressures l...
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L A/C Leak VIN: KMHWF35H54
After Multiple Evacuations and Recharging over the Last Month Im at my Wits end with this one. System has been Serviced with Tons of Dye to Locate a Leak that Goes down over the coarse of a week. Customer just recently Informed us that he noticed a mist or vap...
1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Starting VIN: JA4MR51M2S
customer replaced battery and wired backwards. no start. we installed a new battery and replaced the 100 amp alternator fuse that was blown next to the battery. vehicle will still turn over but not start. appears to not be getting spark/fire.
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...
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Timing Chains VIN: 1N4BL11D75
Car came in with a very loud noise from timing chain area, tear down revealed the main shoe on the primary tensioner had broken on the top and slid down, causing the tensioner to fully extend and not rest on its perch. all chains and guides were replaced as wa...
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L A/C Compressor VIN: 1N4AL21E37
Need some advise here, we have replaced this clutch 2 times keeps burning each time. Voltage to it 12v+ has anyone gone thrue this before i called the parts dept at nissan and he said to bring it for hes tech to check it and if nothing wrong with the electrica...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BK6354S
This car is driving me nuts. The vehicle has 2 main problems. 1st problem is the vehicle stalls sometimes coming to a stop sign/light from about 30 mph. This vehicle is a 5 spd, so coming up to a stop light I press in the clutch pedal, throw the trans in neut...
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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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Drive-axles VIN: JHLRD1864Y
Thanks for all the help. The customer interupted this job. So i just got it back today and replaced the left shaft ond all is well. I was in the right spot just the wrong side. Thanks you guys are awsome
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L cruise control VIN: 2HGES26762
After the customer opting out for the new module, I found one used module and replaced it and the problem solved. I felt like it was an electronic part issue and some of the replies were correct. Thanks to all who took time to reply. Customer was happy to have...
2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Hydraulic VIN: JHMFA36207
Well this one is a FIX, First I would like to thank all who read and replied to our call for help. As I mentionded in my request every intervention was done according to procedure in Mitchell. We again tried to reprogram the pedal stroke sensor,measured brake ...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KMHDN45D12
this car is fixed with a new computer from the dealer. apparently the one we tried may have been different. the customer was willing to pay for it brand new so we went ahead . thanks to all who took the time out. Trouble codes: P0420.
2002 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L shft solinoid A VIN: JM3CW28J52
I've replaced shift solenoid A. It had low resistance 3.3 ohms.The new solenoid has 17.4 ohms. Still the transmission is the same. I'm told the problem may be the reverse 3rd gear drum. Too busy to get after this as it is my vehicle for sale,all I can be thank...
2005 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JM1FE17N75
sorry for take so long but the costumer get me a use engine so the day the we got it running was fine but nex day ran bad and when hot was hard the start so i check compression;& was low so they when and got me other use engine ( people dont lern) this one was... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0171, P0174.
2010 Toyota Prius 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDKN3DU9A
Well I replace the tcm for a second time with fully charged battery and was able to program smart key. What I learned was that if you have a smart key module failure and do not have a programed smart key you will have to replace the tcm as well as smart key mo...
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