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1999 Acura TL 3.2L master cyl VIN: 19UUA5640X
Replaced front pads and front rotors Replaced rear pads and turned rear rotors Vac bleed brakes then manual bleed Pedal is high and hard with engine off but fades and soft once engine is running I can pinch off the rear lines No change Pinch off the front line...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM55884
This is my first help request in three years of Iatn membership. Not sure I am supplying all the info needed but will do my best! The Honda belongs to a very loyal customer that never questions the bill and for this reason I want to get this right for them. Cu... Trouble codes: P0404, P2413 (EGR System Performance)
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L compressor VIN: 3HGCM56445
Not really an a/c tech but this one is my sons trying to fix it long distance. Checked it about a month ago and the condensor fan was bad replaced it all worked well ac would freez you out. A few days later it started working part time. Sometimes you can turn ...
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L bulb color VIN: JT8UZ30C9N
car came with blank inst cluster. we pulled it and sent it to BBA for repair as suggested by many in iatn archives. we installed it and returned it to customer 6 weeks ago. now he is back stating t\s indicators are white and they used to be green and left side...
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2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1TA2228Y
Hello fellow techs this is my first time asking for help on iatn. I usually just have to read other posts to find the help I am looking for. no such luck this time. The car was towed into my shop with a no start condition. I got the car to start and drove int...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L timing chain VIN: 1YVHP80D43
unsure on this car. please any ideas to help. rear converter is clogged, but compression is low on rear head timing marks are very hard to understand, has following codes po22 in cam position timing over ret b2, po303 cyl 3 misfire, p0012 in cam position timin...
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2004 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L shift into reverse or drive VIN: 4A3AB76S04
Vehicle had delayed gear engagement from park to reverse and drive. When coming to a stop felt as though it went into neutral. P0734 stored in computer. Past experience with same problem on another mitsubishi solved by having transmission rebuilt...so I remove...
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L No Start VIN: JF1GD29604
This car will intermittently crank, but will not start. It seems independent from temperature. We checked as the car acted up for injector pulse and there was none. We sprayed carb cleaner in the air intake boot and car would still not start. The only consiste...
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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, MIL Flash, no miss VIN: 4S3BL62686
MIL flashes constantly when engine is running, engine is not missfiring and sets no missfire DTC's. Key on, Engine off, the cooling fan, A/C compressor, EGR solenoid continuously cycle on and off at around 1 to 2 second cycles. After clearing codes and let eng... Trouble codes: P0851 (P/N Switch low)
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2008 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L Heater VIN: JF1GH63648
Howdy Folks, This Impreza has cold air blowing from all the right side ducts, while pretty warm air blows from the left. Identifix says this heater core flows left to right, and blockage will begin by obstructing right heat. I reverse flushed the core, reteste...
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2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHD21A42
hi to all i have this 02 highlander with a reman engine with ck engine light on code 1349 vvt problem i powered up the vvt oil solanoid per mitchell and there was no idle change removed solanoid and powered agian solanoid dint move replaced it same problem but... Trouble codes: P1349
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Power Steering Fluid VIN: KNDJD73365
From what i have gathered, the problem with this vehicle was a combination of excessive debris in the system, clogging the internal screen of the reservoir, as well as poor fluid quality. Removing the screen of the reservoir revealed the lower (input) section ...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L no power VIN: 4F2CU08111
The customer decline the repairs. I would guess that the pre- converters where the cause. we did drive the same make and model that ran good and got 3 psi the front and 6 psi in the rear, but at 5000 rpms instead of 3000 rpms. I would think that this engine d...
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2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L engine VIN: JM1CR29L96
I unpluuged the solenoids at the intake manifold and the noise didnt improve. I also removed the valve cover and inspected the chain guides and the alignment of the VVT actuator to insure the pin is working properly. While I had the valve cover off I pulled th...
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2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29L18
All 3 of you are correct. Thanks to Alan for sending me a video of an intake. There is a plastic lever that goes around the shaft for the intake flap and contacts the switch. Customer took the vehicle and I am not sure if I will see it back. He didn't like th... Trouble codes: P2006.
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L abs module VIN: JTEHF21A31
Rust on the right front hub was just enough for the sensor to sit cockeyed in the hole. Chiseled away the rust on the hub and reinstalled the sensor and all is well. Thanks to all for taking the time to respond.
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2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Brake Pedal VIN: 4T3ZF19C03
FIRST OFF, THANKS FOR THE OVERWHELMING NUMBER OF RESPONSES I RECEIVED ON THIS HELP REQUEST. IM GOING TO BLAME IT ON THE QUALITY OF THE WONDERFUL QUALITY OF AFTERMARKET PARTS. AFTER TWO SETS OF REMAN CALIPERS WITH BRACKETS & SLIDES, I DECIDED TO REBUILD THE ORI...
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