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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA9651Y
OK customer came in for tune up estimate. I saw ith had 150k and also estimated fuel filter, timing belt, water pump, t stat, rad cap.(it is winter here also) and indution cleaning. So I get into it and find all the potting melted out of crankshaft cylinder po... Trouble codes: P1399 (Misfires manufacturer temp misfire code)
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2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L cracked block VIN: 2HGFA16518
Hello have a 08 civic leaking coolant from block removed alternator right behind it on block is coolant leaking out, my ? is has anybody seen this, and cxould you weld this block.thanks from all who reply. John.
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2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L Navigation,climate control and stereo VIN: JTHBN36F84
This Lexus came to us after battery was replaced with complaint of navigation,climate control and stereo system not working.I found no blown fuses in the underhood,kickpanel or trunk fuse blocks.I searched the fix database and found talk of initialization need...
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2002 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Stall VIN: 6MMAP67P82
I need some help from Mitsubishi Techs. I have a nightmare with this Diamante. This vehicles comes from another shop with high idle when vehicles itís hot approximately 1500 RPM. They replace the idle speed control valve. We check with smoke machine and found ... Trouble codes: P0507
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
Came in with code po505 ( idle air system) and would not rev over 2500. Removed idle control motor, and found coolant in the intake, so replaced the idle air motor ( new) and the computer ( used out of same model). Started and ran the vehicle to do the idle re... Trouble codes: P0505, P0403
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1986 Subaru GL Turbo 1.8L blower motor relay VIN: JF2AF53B7G
Hi, I have this little Subaru that came in with a blower motor not operating. after testing the blower motor and the blower motor resistor and finding them to be ok, I turned to the blower motor relay but cannot find the blessed thing. I know it has one, I can...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Speeometer To Fast VIN: 4S3BG6854X
Car came in with no Speedometer. Scan ck had no vss on tool with Codes PO500 speed sensor and P1540 VSS malfuction. Replace sensor Harness assmbly with new factory one. Now we have vehical speed on the scan tool and speedometer but it double wath the car is mo... Trouble codes: P0500, P1547 (VSS malfunction)
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2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Monitors VIN: JS3TD62VXY
Hi guys, this is my own car. I went to have vehicle inspected today only to find out that 3 (Cat, Evap and 02 heater) monitors were NOT RUN . Drove home and let the car run until I got the scan tool. Rechecked and found same. Turned key off, restarted and watc...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Engine VIN: JT4VN36H4S
One of our better customers brought his daughter's 4Runner in with a 'rough running, white smoke from tailpipe' complaint. Suspected typical 3.0l head gasket failure, milkshaked oil, etc. drained oil, removed radiator, and began tear down to find coolant in th...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD7148R
very much thank's to all the replies and most of you guidance to accomplish this repair and yes it was the ECM when it stalled I tap on the case and the car started back up, thank you and happy new year,
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG665X2
I'm Going To Say Fixed Because I Haven't Heard Back From Customer Yet. It Was A Very Intermittent Issue So I'm Hoping For The Best. I Ended Up Replacing The Main Relay. The First Replacement Relay (BWD) Wouldn't Even Start The Car Unless I Beat On It. The Sec...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Unknown VIN: JA4LS31H3Y
SORRY IN THE DELAY IN CLOSING. I GOT A NUMBER OF RESPONSES PERTAINING TO THE TPS. I DID DRIVE WITH THE SCANNER CONNECTED & FOUND NO ISSUES. I STARTED THINKING ABOUT THE CONDITIONS THAT MY PROBLEM OCCURRED AT & IT SEEMED TO BE THE TIME THAT THE CONVERTOR CLUTCH... Trouble codes: P0400 (Egr flow issue).
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2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Starting circuit VIN: 1N4AL21E77
This vehicle has been returned to customer for over two weeks without a return of the problem. I have instructed the customer to monitor the brake lights if the symptom returns. When the vehicle is finally repaired I will post the fix.
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Abs Pump VIN: JF1SF6351Y
thanks to all that responded!i temporarily disabled the abs pump for the customer,as i had to order the tone rings for the front wheels,and they needed to use the car over the holidays.i should be getting it back soon to complete.i'm also replacing the splash ...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 4S3BE686X1
Hello everyone. I have repaired the problem with this Subaru. When I pulled the trans I had the main engine wire harness disconnected. I don't know where it came from but there was water in one if the connectors. I went over all the connections and this is how...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T2Y
Hey there, thanks for the help on this one. It appears smoke from around the neck is normal. The vent valve ended up being the culprit. We replaced and all is good, Thanks, ROn
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