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1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L Bearing and Hub VIN: 19UYA2257X
both front wheel bearings have failed my problem is I can not get this appart I tried a slide hamer which we made up with a four ft pipe and a Morgan knocker slide weight can not get it to budge this is a bolt in bearing assembly I ended up taking the knuckel ...
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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L engine Missfire 1,2,3 VIN: JH4KA96562
P0300, p1201, p1202, p1203, p1399 codes
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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L VTC Actuator VIN: 1HGCP26828
Vehicle came in with a cold start rattling noise from valve train, after searching TSB's found that the VTC Actuator is the root cause. After removing the camshaft and the VTC Actuator, The new Actuator locked while trying to seat onto the camshaft. I have tri...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHDN45D91
I could use some help here Guys... I have an 01 Elantra that has a p0340 Hard Fault. KOER & KOEO tried clearing code but will immediately re-set. The vehicle boggs out under acceleration but will pull out of hesitation once engine RPMs & Speed get to around 35... Trouble codes: P0340, U0D00
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73D52
hello fellow diagnosticians, I got a Hyundai that's beating on me. 2002 Sante fe, all wheel drive with a p0501. according to alldata and hmas website, the analog signal starts at the rf wheel, then goes to the abs module. from the abs, it goes into the ecm. I ... Trouble codes: P0501
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2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRAS08W65
We previously replaced #1 ignition coil and spark plug, spark plug coil had a large bubble on the side and did not have any spark. Customer left and then vehicle died while driving went to the dealer and was told the problem was coils and spark plugs. They the...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L network down, widows,temp gauge, a/c inop VIN: JTJHF10UX1
Customer states everything worked before they left. Windows were not down. Now the network seems to be down, can not communicate with any modules, the a/c does not operate, door lock inop, windows only work at their door, temp gauge inop, a/c and radio display...
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2007 Lexus LS460 4.6L abs actuator VIN: JTHBL46F57
I decided to replace the actuator and accumulator. And after replacing, you have to do the next procedure: 1.Using techstream Bleed the system under the ABS menu, select BLEEDING and then click on option where Actuator was remove, followed every step and at th...
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1991 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1FC3316M
Hello RX-7 specialists. I have this old but low mile RX-7 that failed our IM 240 test. On first test the CO was 44 grams per mile, more than double the 20 GPM limit. I don't know alot about rotary engine cars, so I took it down to the emission technical center...
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2009 Mazda 5 Touring 2.3L hazzard lights VIN: JM1CR29329
Hi all Mazda techs. This Mazda 5 wagon came in with inop hazzard lights. If you hold the hazzard button, the hazzard lights flashes ok. Thinking that the switch is faulty, replaced the indash mounted hazzard switch (kind of a chore in replacement) but still th...
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start
Hello all and thanks in advance for any help. I removed this engine due to horrible sludge build up and smoking on initial start up. I removed the engine and transmission removed heads and had them reworked. Reinstalled heads and new timing chains guides, and ...
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2002 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Park VIN: 4S3BH80642
I was doing an alignment on this vehicle. Rack is the old drive on and has two air bags that lift it up. As usual when I finished I made sure car was in park. It was in park. I raised lift to lower rear safety lock then let air out to lower lift. As the lift w...
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1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Cylinder Head VIN: JT3DJ81W7P
We are in the process of having to replace a head/head gasket on this vehicle- are there any tips or other advice from anyone who has done this? My main concern is how to deal with the upper part of the timing chain when removing the cylinder head-do we need t...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L brake lines VIN: 4T1SK12E6R
I'm replacing front brake hoses for this due to dry rotten hose leak. My problem is that the flare nut on the line that goes to the fitting of the hose is flared. The nut is flared and the nut is supposed to be flat. Anyway it is next to impossible to get the ...
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTEHH20V83
Hesitates on acceleration, cuts out. With scan tool connected you lose communication with scanner when it cuts out. Does not lose Monitors met (like when you clear codes) Drops a cylinder intermittently and causes MIL light to flash, but when it clears up the ...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L ac system VIN: 1HGCM82773
HELLO FELLOW TECHS I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYBODY FOR GIVING ME SOME INSIGHT ON THIS HONDA WE DECIDED TO REPLACE THE EXPANSION VALVE AGAIN AND FLUSH THE EVAPORATOR THE PROBLEM WAS THAT THE EVAPORATOR WAS FULL OF DYE AND OIL WE REMOVED THIS WITH FLUSH AND THE ...
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2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Windshild washers VIN: 2HGFG21537
I have not been able to get this car back to try anything new but.. The replys I got were mostly constructive. It was suggested that I remove the jets from there position and see if there was still a loss of fluid. If there is it is most likely being pushed ou...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, backfire VIN: 4S2DM58W0Y
The ignition coils on the driver's side of the motor where not in the correct positions. The last coil is slightly shorter that the rest. After moving them to their correct positions the vehicle now starts fine and does not misfire. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2008 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L compressor VIN: KNASE12118
The triple switch had an open ground circuit. I spliced in an alternate ground and now the a/c works fine. I would have found this earlier, but Mitchells pin identification schematic was wrong. It was exactly backwards from what was on the vehicle. Couldn't...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT6GF10U2Y
Thanks every one that answer my request,i rechecked all the engine bay grounds they were all thight but i loosen them and retorqur them and it started and run great again so maybe one of the ground was not making good contact. thak you again alex noda
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2007 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L shift VIN: 5N1AR18WX7
First of all Thank you for all the help. We returned the vehicle to the customer it still has the problem which occurs intermittantly after a long drive under load (climbing hills). We are going to track it with a data recorder plugged into the aldl. I believe...
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