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1999 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UUA5642X
have this 99 3.2 tl. customer complains no start intermittent. 1 month ago it came in and we were never able to duplicate it. we replaced the main efi relay. (vehicle has a black, heat absorbing dash). the customer experienced no start problem again. it was t...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L blower resistor VIN: 1HGCG16561
First thanks for all who helps. I have this 01 honda accord v6 with a/c compressor shuts off . I have read tsb and yes my blower only works on high speed when compressor kicks off. Customer came called initially and wanted free advise and told him could be a n...
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Starting VIN: JHMES96635
Starts ok to me. Had a P1600 in engine. Had to manually retrieve a 56 code from IMA as my Modis would not pull any codes from the IMA. I can find no reference to a 56 code. Anyone have any idea what a 56 code is for?
2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Fuel filler inop VIN: 5FNRL38205
I hate to ask for help but this Honda Odyssey refuses to go away. The vehicle was brought in back in June for a complaint of a strong fuel odor. My tech identified the complaint as a leaking fuel pump, the pump was actually swollen and cracked, it bulged upwar...
2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L downshift to 1st gear VIN: JACDJ58X32
vehicle came in with slipping trans,a complete overhaul was done by trans specialist.trans does shift down manually but will not shift down automatically.indicator switch is operating correctly,and there are no fault codes stored.
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Not Charging VIN: JM1BC1410V
Hi guys, I really need help with this here nightmare. The car came in with the Battery light on and not charging. There is a code P1631 For not charging. I ran the flow chart and came up with a bad PCM. I replace the PCM with 2 used units, neither worked. I ...
2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1BK143X7
Car was towed in. Replaced fuel pump & etv relay. Car runs fine, until it refueled. Owner stated this has been a problem prior to the pump & for some time. After alot of cranking it will start & thereafter perform fine until the next refuel. Any hints or ideas...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L rev limiter VIN: 4A4MN21S24
this is a car from a auto auction, the car will drive good if your slow accelerate, but when hard it will rev to 4000 rpm and just hang there without shifting, also there is no rev limiter when in part, it will go past 6000 rpm, i am thinking this could be com...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Engine VIN: 3N1CB51D54
Veh orignally came in with CEL with code P0011 and p0335. Another tech replaced cam and crank sensor from aftermarket. Veh released and came back with code P0011. Replaced cam sensor again but with OEM and S/W sold them timing chain due to known problems. Repl...
2003 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH80673
I have been trying to solve this issue for about a year now. This Subaru Outback has what to me feels like a driveline Vibration ( You feel it in the seat ). You feel it on take off moderate acceleration you get a vib in the seat, let off and it go's away. The...

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2007 Acura TSX 2.4L A/C compressor VIN: JH4CL95937
Thanks to all who have replied. Customer picked up car and has not returned with it.
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L alternator VIN: 1YVFP80C23
ok here it is iatn'ers. this is a good one, unfortunately i had to get a new/remaned alt delieved from japan but not built by mazda, now the fun part, the reason for this is that the voltage regulators being used right now for the mazda 2.3 alt are all from th...
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L rear controls arms VIN: JA4LX31G93
not sure the root cause on this vehicle but i tried what hendrick suggested and low and behold, the vehicle's fixed!! drilled and installed zerk fittings in the outboard bushing, pumped them full of grease and all is well. mitsu say's they're not seeing issues...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D7V
Worked on my hard drive last night and was able to use pico this morning and retested crnks again and also the cam and found cam sensor was bad. Replaced and "We have ignition". I blame this on me doing mostly domestics and they use cam sensor for injector sy...
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