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1997 Acura CL 3.0L drive belt VIN: 19UYA2252V
The A/C compressor is bad and customer would like to bypass the a/c system. The stock belt drives a/c & alternator. Anyone know what belt size will work to drive the alternator only?
2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L 3rd gear VIN: 19UYA42741
Need help from acura trans techs. I have this cl type s that a customer brought in for us to have the trans rebuilt per 2 other trans shops, we removed it and sent it out for rebuild. Got trans back and installed...wouldnt get out of parking lot. Sent car to t...
2009 Honda Civic LX 1.8L aldl VIN: 19XFA16519
houdy fellow tecs . have this 09 honda with a ses lamp on tryed to scann with snapon, launch,genisys scanners no communication with any of the moduls. checked for activity at the aldl with ase wave tool .no reason why i should not be able to read the scanners ...
1995 Hyundai Accent 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHVF11N4S
vehicle first came in with a over revving problem, traced problem to coolant temperature sensor, which fixed the revving problem. vehicle road tested great no problems except the cooling fan ran constantly when vehicle was running. customer was happy and did n... Trouble codes: 3153 (tps or harness failure), 3145 (coolent temp sensor or harness failure)
2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L steering VIN: KMHFU45E74
Customer had multiple power steering fluid leaks- Replaced small lines on Rack and Pinion w/OEM parts Replaced return line to cooler as well - OEM Installation was time consuming but no problems. When engine is started now- steering wheel shoots to and right a...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Engine Removal VIN: JM3ER29377
Hey all. This CX-7 4wd with the 2.3l disi turbo came in on the hook w/ no oil and a broken chain as well as some other goodies under the timing cover. We are going with a used engine which is getting here in a couple days. My question is on removal. Can this t...
2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 4A4MM21S77
vehicle does not want to start after filling it up with fuel. never acts up otherwise. you put gas in till it clicks off and even if you stop it before the pump shuts off when you go to start it, it will kind of start and immediately stall. then it will just c...
2006 Nissan Armada SE Off-Road 5.6L Air ride suspension VIN: 5N1AA08B56
We repacced the air ride compressor with the customer provided part and the system still did not work. We then checked the fuses and found the 30 amp fuse.(Part of a tripple all in one fuse was burned out. The dealer doesn't stock it. What a great engeneering ...
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L Rear differential VIN: 5N1AN08W37
Okay got one for you Nissan guys out there. Customer's original complaint was that he had a vibration at 40 mph when going through turns and that it got worse after driving longer distances. The first time it was in our shop, we could not duplicate the symptom...
1986 Subaru XT GL-10 Turbo 1.8L No Start VIN: JF2AX75B2G
We are needing help with this xt with no start. its not getting fuel and will run on propane. i am getting a very weak injector pulse, cannot get a ms reading, but scope shows ecu is trying to triger injectors. have tryed 3 ecu,s, distributor, ignitor, injecto...
2011 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JF2SHCDC2B
On cold starts/driving,(we are in a cold climate), theirs a load "bang" on the 2-3 upshift, occurs most on light or no throttle. dealer has looked at car-no fault, client has asked me to check-all external looks good, no codes and I think the one TSB reprogram...
1993 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Comfort VIN: JT3AC11R8P
I have looked here on IATN and there is no result on the famous whistle these Toyota Previa makes when accelerating. We have done a lot of repairs on this van and would like to know if there is a confirm fix out there for this whistle noise on these Previa van...
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4TAVN73F9S
We said we would smog the vehicle for client when done with engine. New readings with different engine, injecotrs, and O2 sensor were: HC@15mph 20 HC@25mph 19 [...],,,CO@ 25...00 [...].8 O2 both...3%.. Rpm 15 1683,,RPm 25 1644 Nox 15...

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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Pcm VIN: JH4UA2659T
Well I can kick my self. I want to thank all those who took time to offer help. After reading a few suggestions I decided to recheck my fire. (Just so you know) I had fire using the old fashion "non-hei spark tester." Well you guessed it, WRONG TOOL FOR THE JO...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 1HGEJ8148T
I checked just about everything, today I jumped the pressure switch and the AC compressor kicked on with no trouble , furthermore I checked once again the pressure and their was no refigereant , no signs of the u.v dye splattered around in engine compartment o...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Stall VIN: 1HGEM22952
Thank you all a lot. You were right. It was two notches out of time. This site is awesome!
2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L intermittent misfire VIN: 2HGES16315
Thanks to all who responded,unfortunately my question was not answered.All I needed was injector specs.Prior to my post I adjusted the valves,did compression test,replaced the spark plugs(NGK plat.) and check injector`s resistances--but I do not have resistanc... Trouble codes: P0302.
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Transmission VIN: 1YVGF22C1X
Thanks for all your input. We found a working good transmission with a warrenty and the car goes in all gears now. It's a wonderful thing. Thanks again
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Engine VIN: JT3VN29V4S
All replies were pulling us in the right direction thus solving the problem. Many thanks to all that responded.
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28K9W
this one is fixed,after checking all the wires they were good,it was a bad circit in the pcm,removed and replaced the pcm with a new pcm from toyato with 2 new keys and a flash,very expensive.Thanks to every one who replied back it was very help full and put m... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor a fault).
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1FF28P0Y
thankyou very much for the replies. The owner of the vehicle wanted to take the vehicle on a road trip. When the light comes back on i will check everything that was suggested. I will update post if i catch the problem in the act and finnally repair the vehicl... Trouble codes: P1150 (A/F sensor ckt range perfocmance B2 S1), P1150 (A/F sensor ckt range perfocmance B2 S1).
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Stall, Shuts off at 3000rpm VIN: JTDBE32K33
Ok, so after much more testing I found the last thing to do was replace all the coils (after swapping coils one by one).I replaced all 4 coils and presto! its fixed. thanks to everyone for suggestions and tips. Trouble codes: P0315, P0316, P0317, P0318.
2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZT38A45
Thanks to all who replied. This vehicle kicked my butt. After much watching data when system was working, the pump would occassionally not pump enough pressure to the valves. I replaced the pump with an aftermarket and vehicle has been gone for a week with ... Trouble codes: P1442.
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