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1982 Honda Prelude 1.8L winshield wipers VIN: JHMSN522XC
tested motor at connector runs both speeds ohmed wires from motor to switch all ok had to turn key on for relay for one wire to have continuity use power and ground pin from disconnected motor to test it. tryed adding ground at switch and motor, no help replac...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L oil pressure VIN: 1HGCG2250W
Car came into shop as a no start. Has spark and fuel pressure. Injectors are delivering fuel. Timing marks are lined up with a new belt installed. Backfires thru intake and intermittently sounds like it wants to run. Has no oil pressure! pulled filter off and ...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire VIN: KMHWF25S82
Locate no spark problem. Replace Ecu with used. Can not reprogram with PASS THUR PRO. Made wire connections for hyundai to Pass thur with jumpers. Reprogram starts then connection error and then end of the programing. Hyundai manual says you can just plug in a... Trouble codes: P0301
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2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L shoicks VIN: JT6HT00W1Y
very excessive road bounce and hits very hard bounces 4 to 5 times after bump...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L passenger side heater VIN: JA4MW51R21
no heat coming from passenger side (nearest door) dash vent or floor heat. driver's side and center dash areas have excellent heat. i can see the mode door and mixer door levers working via cables. what am I missing?
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: JT2BG12KXT
after driving awhile the brake peddle drops to the floor. we drive approx 4miles and the customer picked up vehicle and the peddle drops,got vehicle back then test drive and we had the peddle drop. thought the brake fluid was getting hot,but the rotors are abo...
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF28B8Y
hello. i have been working on 2000 toyota avalon with a no start condition(3.0l). checked basics and all seem ok. car died on the customer while it was warming. it restarted for him and ran poorly for him and stalled again. has not restarted again. i have neve...
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Overheating VIN: 4T1BG22K01
Having a issue with what I thought was bad cooling sending unit for dash. Vehicle came in for what customer thought was vehicle overheating. Temp gauge needle in the red. Confirmed that vehicle was indeed overheating and found broken spring on thermostat. Con...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Cam Timing VIN: 5TDZT34A42
i have read that there has been some mechanics having problem with the cam timing getting off after the timing belt and water pump has been replaced with aftermarket parts. They said that go back with toyota parts and problems were gone. I have this problem w...
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JTDKB20U05
I replaced the leaking water pump & belt per the customer's request. Also had a P0420 code. Cleared it. While road testing I noticed the engine temp was not getting above 150 degrees. I went ahead and replaced the thermostat & bled cooling system again. Again ...
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2003 Acura TL 3.2L r.r. window VIN: 19UUA56673
Long from texas was right. turns out the door was from a year earlier car. the wires are the same colors but are in different locations in the connector plug. I moved all wires in the door connector the to match the same locations as the r. f. door and the rea...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18983
Thanks to all who replied. Several of you were on top of this from the very beginning as we confirmed that there was a head gasket leak (presumably as we have not removed the cylinder head as of yet). As we read the responses, we became very confident that the... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (p1399-), P1399.
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Vtm VIN: 5FNYF18545
As most of you said, the knock sensor code was caused from a severed knock sensor harness. The new one from Honda is in flex-loom with little mouse pictures with x's on them indicating that it isn't tasty for them due to capasin inside which is code for cayen...
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L abs module VIN: 4F2CZ94143
Thank You all that replied, Both brake hoses were colapsed. This one is fixed. I have done alot of brake work but have never had two hoses go bad at same time, Chuck
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2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L actuator VIN: JT3HN86R71
apparently it is impossible to reclock encoders on toyota t/case past 2000 due to home being uner spring load wich you cannot achieve while shaft still in case ,customer opted for used t/case .installed & burning gas . thanks
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