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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L failed caliper VIN: SHSRD78844
car came in left front caiper leaking replaced front calipers with rebuilt units bleed system brake pedal goes to the floor pressure bleed system same problem bleed A B S pump by cracking lines there is no bleeder on this unit still same problem let it sit ove...
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2007 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Engine
Car is a headache that just wont leave. 1 thing leads to another. Originally came in for t/belt water pump service. After 3 days the tension broke and as you guess, bent valves - 12 to be exact, broken timing covers, cam and crank sensors also damaged. Replace...
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2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ24523
Got a Mazda [...] here with an interesting problem. I get tons of lean codes, but hardly ever find rich codes in cars these days. This one has a p0172:system rich bank 1. Fuel trims are way negative: LT= -25%, short term fluctuates between -12% and -20%. Fu... Trouble codes: P0172
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5N1DD28T42
Hello Nissan tech's, this one will bog down on acceleration bad. We found that when this happens the timing retards quite a bit. It will advance to about 40 degrees and run fine until you give more throttle and drops to as low as -9 degrees . Let up and will j...
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2007 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L blower motor VIN: JN8AZ08W87
heater fan dose not blow untill 15-20 min. of driving after sitting over night can see dig. display showing fan speed increase but fan dose not blow
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1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L No Start VIN: 19UYA225XX
After trying two main relays, known good computer and imobilizer with keys from running vehicle, multiplex unit and disabling the aftermarket alarm system we still had a vehicle that would not start and still had no communication with PCM. Tech started disconn...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Bump downshift VIN: KMHDN55DX2
The throttle position sensor was replaced with a new unit from Hyundai. Customer was given the car back. About a week later he called to say it was acting weird again. He was told to bring it back in but he has yet to do so. I have to close this post out. I wi... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS range/performance).
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2004 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Bucking, Jerking VIN: KNAFE12164
Thanks to all that responded. The Customer took the vehicle to the Kia dealer to get a part I thought would fix the problem, nearest 1 60miles away, while there had them diagnose, they said the trans module needed adjusting only charge for diagnoses. Maybe i...
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L electric windows VIN: JN8AZ08W93
I added dielectric to the lock actuator plug. I still had problem. I inspected harness did not see anything wrong with it. I then gave customer an estimate to fix vehicle high enough to keep me digging. Hard to do when you dont know the problem. Customer decli...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Brake Lights VIN: 1N4BA41E65
First i want to thank Tam, Mikol, David, Mark and Mike for their replies. Mark hit it on the head. A dime had fallen down in front of the radio and found its way into the unified/meter control unit. The dime was setting on top of the circuit board and short...
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No power VIN: 4S3BL68625
Thank you to all that responded. I had gone over the information diligently with the customer. He is going to get rid of the car with out spending any more on repairs. He is very thankful to us and all the information and time we spent helping him make the ... Trouble codes: P0011 (A cam position over advance or system performance b1).
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L engine VIN: 4T1BF12B3V
first of all, thanks for all the replies. this is what happened we checked timing marks all lined up,checked fuel pressure,vacume leaks,m.a f. sensor,map sensor etc.etc. every time we cleared the codes, crank sensor po340 kept comming back ohmed out and it che...
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2008 Toyota KDH 201 3.0L MIL Lamp on
ECU reflash is avilable at agents but owner installed DPF delete pipe Problem is fixed.Engine has great power now.Thanks. Trouble codes: P2002 (DPF below efficiency thresholdPlugged dpf filter).
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