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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L control head VIN: JHMCG5652Y
Hello, The heater control head on this car is intermittently not working, Heat and fan always work. The mode buttons to switch between defrost , heat ect are the affected area. I believe it is the control head, but thought I would see if there are any known is...
2006 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L radio VIN: JHLRD78566
i replaced battery after a battery dead no start condition radio is locked out. retrieved radio numbers and got 5 digit code from honda but the unit will not except code.i tried pulling back up fuse and dicocnecting battery nothing works cant seem to find any ...
2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L unknown VIN: 1HGCM55896
Hi I have exhausted my resources and hope someone has some input to my problem. This car vibrates under acceleration only in second gear between 2000 and 2500 rpm. The vibration feels like an inner CV joint and under a load ( foot on brakes on the lift ) the t...
2006 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC13D76
Customer wants to get the light to stay out. Took it to the dealer , they turned off the light, said it was something to do with the pressure sensor. We replaced the purge solenoid and canister closed solenoid and gas cap. We drove it 25 miles and code P0442 c... Trouble codes: P0442 (small leak code), P0456 (small leak code)
2006 Infiniti G35 3.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: JNKCV51E36
Hello everybody. I have an Infiniti G35 Base, and the instrument cluster is inoperable, and the car isnt charging with a new alternator. The car came into the shop after stalling while driving, and after a charging test, the old alternator was only putting ou...
2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L vibrates @ 3600 to 4100 rpms VIN: KNAGD12644
vehicle vibrates at 3600 to 4100 rpms. I have disconnected the cat, muffler, tail pipe and braces to no avail. you can feel the vibration in the car. I have checked everything I could think of and I am still clueless.
2008 Kia Rondo LX 2.7L Headlights VIN: KNAFG52668
Good afternoon kia guys i have this 08 rondo that the headlights dim and or flicker when stepping on the brakes wanna know if there are any bulletins and where the headlight grounds are.thanks
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L steering VIN: JT8BF22G6V
this veh came in needing a power steering pump as it was obvious when engine rev up power steerin was back.installed pump n all is good.month later,pump is out,r&r under warranty n steering is fine.guess what it came back...we r on the fifth pump as we speak.w...
1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L loss of power VIN: JM1NA353XR
hello techs have 94 miata sudden losses power while driving if pull over and sit for few car will run fine again.happens after about a mile of driving. have tested maf and fuel preasure ok. convertor has been removeded tune up at another shop. any ideas thanks
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Coolant system VIN: 4S3BJ6329N
Ok this car came in has new radiator new water pump new thermostat.engine runs smooth.oil is clean no coolant & oil mixed.sometimes it looks normal heater is hot.the radiator is hot thermostat turn on & of...but then the heater gets c...

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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DA9397M
Thank you for all the responses and sorry for the delay in the update. All pointed to the distributor assembly the customer had purchased from the parts place with a lifetime warranty. I can't say the name but I can tell you the part was not in the "Zone"... h... Trouble codes: 43 (Fuel Supply System).
2005 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Valve seals VIN: 2HKYF181X5
I was able to remove the valve springs using the Lisle 36050 tool. Removal of the intake plenum was necessary for clear access to the intake springs. Oil consumption is lowered by still higher than it should be. I have advised the customer that the engine will...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Intake Runner VIN: KNDJC733X3
Thanks for the info Guys. As far as the vehicle stalling, found carbon buildup on IAC pintle. just cleaned the IAC and Bore. No more stalling. Still have lean condition due to Intake leak. Customer stated that as long as its not stalling than good enough for h...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L front main seal VIN: KNDJD73393
When i removed the ft main seal i found rust from the harmonic damper had worked its way into the seal and was causing the leak
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C5V
Want to thank everyone who took time to offer their help. Joseph and Timothey were right on the money, weak spark. We installed a reman distributor from World Pac and all seems fine. We did a service on the engine and are sending it home. Thanks again for all ...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Right Axle VIN: JM1BK14416
Thank you to everyone for their input. Turns out the "new axle" was defective. We got a another axle and the vibrations have gone away.
2007 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L Intermiten long cran VIN: 2T1KR32E97
no call back in 2 weeks so i will call this one fixed. mike and paul gave me the direction to go in. i replaced the fuel pressuer rgulator. pressuer did bleed down some but had maintained pressure after several hours and car started without a long crank. thank...
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