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2007 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA66207
As stated in history this was a flood car that hydrolocked the engine we pulled plugs and cleared water out changed oil and cleaned t-body. After doing these things the car rsn great no codes on long test drive so we gave car back to customer. The customer had... Trouble codes: P2279 (Air Intake System Leak)
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L compressor VIN: JHLRD2843Y
here is one for u honda techs, came in with complaint about ac blows hot after about [...] of drive time. on my initial test drive ac did blow cold then it started blowing warm 20min into test drive. it blew warm about 3-5 minutes then started cold again. ...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Vibration
This customer just bought this Accord. His other car is a 3-series BMW. He came in with a complaint of vibration at idle with A/C on. I looked at the car and drove the car. There is a vibration, but it is not that bad. I told him that the Honda is not going to...
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2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L Unknown VIN: JHMCN36445
Good Morning to all This Accord Hybrid has a humming/vibration when the eco system is active. It happens at 50 to 55 mph and between 1700 to 2000 rpm holding this steady rpm range while driving. This can happen for a long period of time and will go away if yo...
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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Stall VIN: 2HGES26725
This car died while driving and was towed to the shop. It will start up but dies 2 seconds later consistantly. The imobilizer light on the dash shows the system to be working correctly and the scanner shows the system in the run condition. If the ckp senser is...
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2006 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L engine VIN: KNAFE12286
Car is a relative's and I'm trying to fix it...for free of course. I found a used engine I want to "freshen up" but the aftermarket suppliers want a build date for stuff like the timing components. I don't know Kia and am looking for advice. The above VIN nu...
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2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A65
initally i thought this was going to be fairly painless vacuum leak, MAF, so on and so forth and it may be but im having trouble finding a place to start because all the HO2S voltage is at 0.01 all four of them but at the same time STFT is at -128. so why woul... Trouble codes: P0134, P0154, P2179, P2195, P2197
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2006 Mazda B2300 2.3L steering VIN: 4F4YR12D26
So this is the mystery problem we are having. Driving the vehicle, Hit a bump or pot hole, the steering wheel will shake as if the front end was loose. Power steering intensifies the effect and the steering wheel shakes left and right on its own until you hit ...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AK54F9S
Idle speed screw is adjusted correctly at throttle body, idle speed gets higher as engine warms up, starts out at 1500 and goes to 2300. No codes, I think it needs a throttle body according to the repair info. It sounds like the idle air passage wears out. Any...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L limp mode VIN: 4A3AA46G1X
Car sent to us by shop that replaced transmission three times and still getting codes P0750 and P0755 for Low/reverse solenoid and underdrive solenoid respectively. When codes are cleared, we start driving and as soon as second gear should shift, a very harsh ...
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1983 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L compressor VIN: JN1CZ06S7D
hi all, car was converted at another shop. customer came with lots of complaints and very dissatisfied with work that was done. now its my can of worms! its a auto system all modes work, all blower speeds work, system works as designed just wont cool below 60 ...
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1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN50R5G
hi guys hope some one can help me here i got this toyota in the shop with no spark,22r,carb i am not getting any thing from the coil at all i checked the pick up and got no ac wave from it so i put a new one in and set the air gap at .008 still had nothing loo...
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2008 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L Differential VIN: 4T1BK46K18
Vehucle shudders upon acceleration, especially going up a hill or under hard accel. If you accelerate slowly, you can't feel it. Does it in all gears. Seems to be in the transaxle or maybe TC. I know there were some bad years for the 6-speed...anyone experienc...
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2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18845
Spoke with customer, said valve adjustment had never been done, and got the OK to have car overnight. Plugs are denso iridiums, replaced at previous service. First thing in the morning put vac gauge on engine and was 16" at idle; sold customer valve adjustment... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L cylinder head VIN: 1HGCG55401
Hi guys Head was to bad to risk. I ordered a reman head from internet. I will do new main and rod bearings, and rings. That should get it done. If any pistons look bad I will replace them. Thanks for the input. Rick
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2005 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Noise VIN: 5FNRL38885
Thanks for all the helpful ideas. I installed chassis mics to the air box , Transmission bell housing, intake,egr, and block. The sound was loudest at the airbox, but was still there with the box removed completely! It turns out the body shop worked on the rea...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Charging VIN: KMHWF25S93
We tried the pre-excitement resistor which did not help (it actually ohmed at 2.5 mega ohms). Upon further investigation my guy found that the white B+ wire had a spot that was corroded and frayed, 16 volts on one side 11 on the other. Thanks for the help, T...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV51E93
The customer has yet to bring back the vehicle. If they do I will post what I have found. Thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Condition Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Condition Bank 2).
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1999 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 4KLC4B1R7X
Thanks to all who replied I replaced the radiator but unfortunatly still had the same problem. The after market water pump I did not trust I replaced it with an original pump. The Temperature at upper hose is F202 at the lower hose is F172. The radiator temp i...
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1996 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB41D3T
SORRY ABOUT THE DELAY IN CLOSING THIS REQUEST. I'VE BEEN WAITING TO HEAR BACK FROM THE OWNER ON HOW ITS BEEN DOING. SINCE I HAVN'T HEARD, IM GOING TO SAY THE CAR IS FIXED. I REPLACED THE EGR TRANSDUCER & CLEANED THE EGR TEMP. SENSOR PROBE AS WELL AS THE ITEMS ... Trouble codes: P0400 (Insufficient egr flow).
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L cam timing VIN: 3N1CB51D34
Thanks for all the replies. I did replace the chain, guides & tensioner and it is 13 links that are suppose to be between the sprocket marks. That left me at 35 deg at idle. I moved the intake cam to 13 1/2 teeth and now it is at 0 deg at idle and no more code...
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1993 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L compressor inop VIN: JT5ST87K3P
I wish to thank everyone who replied to my call for help. You sent me much valuable informatin such as wiring diagrams,pid values, and descriptions of operation. I was able to determine that the ecm was not communicating with the #2 thermister or the ac amplif...
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