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2000 Acura TL 3.2L brake lights,park
hi all, customer states one day his tl would not come out of park.he went to dealer,bought and put in a brakelight switch.most common fix,right,but it didnt work.so it came to me.i have checked all related fuses,i have jumped the brakelight switch wires and st...
2005 Acura TL 3.2L Front Shimmy's when car is hot VIN: 19UUA66245
Car has a bad brake pulse only when the car is hot. Owner drives a good hour and half to work everyday. Car only has problem when he's almost at work or at home. Steering wheel shakes very bad. When the car cools off its fine pulse is gone. No codes on ABS sys...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L hvac VIN: JNKCV51E33
After installation about same results. suction line not getting cold pressure at idle lo side 45 high side 225
2007 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L shift VIN: 5N1AR18WX7
Vehicle came in with transmission in limp home mode with glycol contamination in trans and trans oil in cooling system and lots of metal from transmission. Transmission fluid burnt and coolant silver gray. We had transmision rebuilt replacing tcm/valve body wh...
2008 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5JD56Z98
Hi all, Thanks in advance for looking at this post. A member of my church owns this thing and they know I am a master tech, so I should be able to wave my magic wand over it and it would be fixed. Any way im a dodge guy. scanned it came up with two codes. 1st ... Trouble codes: 0700 (tcm request), 1855 (manufacture specific)
1985 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2AL32G6F
This vehicle runs rich during loaded mode testing. After initial repairs, ground side of ebcv was monitored during test and found to work intermittently. Removal of vacuum lines from ebcv cause the engine to run considerably lean, to the point of being almost ...
1990 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT4RN01P8L
I have a general question to ask about 02 sensors. We have this Toyota in where the customer had cut in to the o2 sensor wires and shortened them a couple of inches. I have a new mechanic that was told that you cannot change the length of the wires from the 02...
2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEDW21A77
Repeated Aux. battery temp code p0517, comes up every couple of weeks. SUV was hit 6 months ago, pushed up on a fire hydrant, Toyota replace the engine, We have not been able to duplicate the problem, we have replaced the aux battery temp sensor and pigtail le... Trouble codes: P0517
2008 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L A/C Compressor VIN: 4T1BE46K18
Customer stated that A/C suddenly quit blowing cold air. I installed my gauges and system pressures read like the system is not running. Although,there is plenty of refrigerant in lines and the compressor appears to be engaged even when the A/C is turned off. ...

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1994 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JH4DC445XR
Thanks everyone for the help. I told the customer that we needed to replace the distributor with an OEM unit. He paid for his diagnostics and went to get a dist. from the wreck yard. I did confirm the fix but we'll see how long the used unit will last I suppos... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP Sensor Malfunction).
1996 Acura NSX 3.0L automatic climate unit in the dash VIN: JH4NA1289T
I sent the HVAC control unit out for repair but have not received it back yet. I do beleive that is where the problem is. Thanks for all the help.
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGCG56792
Thanks for all the replies.Tested trans cooler,no leaks there,also no leaks from cylinders into cooling system.No oil cooler on vehicle.Since problem was internal and possibly due to porous block and with the mileage on car,customer opted to go with used engin...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 2HGES26783
thanks guys for the help the control head was the problem no ground on blue/white wire when pushing a/c switch new control head and system works great thanks so much
2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L Compressor VIN: JTHCK26206
2003 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L compressor
Thanx to all the useful info I went on vacation and the customer did also it should be back in this week I will repost and close when I fix
2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy, vibration VIN: 5TEWN72N44
well sorry for the delay. the customer is an electrician and with all the storms he is busy. i ended up getting rotors from the dealer and got rid of the braking vibration. but the high speed vibration is still there. i tried my wheels off my toyota, tried dif...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: JTEBU14R94
Thank you all for the great information. Andrew from Belieze hit the nail on the head. After pulling the valve cover and seeing the vvt-i gear, it is infact a 2005 engine. The 2004 engine has 3 finger relutor. The 2005 has a hall effect style gear. Here is the...
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Converter? VIN: 5TBDT44156
Tried transmission fluid change with no help. Rebuilt transmission and changed torque converter. One set of clutches in particular looked like it had been chattering. Drives great. Thanks for all of the input.
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