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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Torque Converter Lock up VIN: 1HGES165X1
Hi guys!! I have this civic with intermittent P0740. I can test drive and it will set P0740 once in a while and I can see the command for lock up and nothing happening. But it locks up fine sometimes too. I just drove it home and it did not lock up and set P0...
2011 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 5FNRL5H48B
First thing we did scan for codes, found p0171 and 174, 2nd, check gas for contamination, first sample was dark but, no water was found, second sample was clearer, 3rd sample was good , 3rd we checked the fuel pressure, perfect, then we try to run the engine u... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system too lean right bank), P0174 (Fuel system too lean left bank)
2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L Heater VIN: 5NPEU46F27
Heat not hot enough coming out of vents, temperature at core is 135 degrees. Temp actuator is moving, disconnected and manually moved it and no change. Do these things have problem with doors not sealing properly. Everything else seems normal. I did notice I c...
1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4S2CY58V9P
Vehicle came in with a faulty fuel pump (verified by fuel system tests and physical examination of pump, filter, and inside of fuel tank) which was causing the vehicle to go into a cycling loop as if the vehicle was bouncing off the rev limiter. After replacin...
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Clutch Coil VIN: KNDUP13184
Customer bought this vehicle with the AC not working. We found an open clutch coil, customer requested replacing complete compressor. We put a KIA compressor on and all was well for ten days. Vehicle comes back with AC blowing warm and another open coil. We re...
1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L 1st gear VIN: 4A3AJ56G5V
like to thank anyone for help on this one.. I am not up on the mitsubishi transmissions and this job is killing me.. the car came in with bad engine... ran hot burnt..pulled engine tranny torgether and mechanic did mess up when assembling. damaged the pump gea...
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Hesitation, Pinging VIN: 1N4BL11E13
Hello everyone. This one is draining my energy. Car starts very good, idle is very good. No abnormal engine noise. But it is pinging at WOT at around 4000 RPM and it lacks power. Code P0420 was pending with the MIL lamp off. Tested cat back pressure on both b... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1)
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L Starting VIN: 5N1AN08UX7
Hi Friends, a help here please. I have this Xterra, complete VIN: [...] with no start condition. After reading all the help in the forums and fixes, I have done a lot of work here and concluded the ECM is bad. I can access all other modules, but no...
2007 Subaru Forester X L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG67697
Car came in originally for a Check Engine light Had P0083 OSV solenoid valve Left side malfunction (High). Replaced the VVT solenoid and Oil Switching solenoid cleared code, customer took car. Customer came back couple weeks later with CEL on and with same cod... Trouble codes: P0083 (OSV solenoid Left side malfunction)
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L a/c VIN: 4T1BF18B4W
What are we missing?? no ground to clutch relay unless you hold the a/c button on.when you let off the button,we loose the ground at the clutch relay..a/c button is not blinking..a/c works fine if you keep the button on with finger.we have checked clutch rela...

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2006 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Starting VIN: KMHHN65F76
I discovered that the body control module was opening the burglar alarm relay for the starter circuit, the owner did not want to bring to Hyundai for further testing so we installed a jumper wire at the request of the owner. Also found the blower motor relay w...
2004 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Engine Performance VIN: 1N4BL11D34
Aloha All.. Thank you everyone who replied to this problem. The whole thing was taken apart a second time and I inspected every timing component. Physically aligned the camshafts to the heads before placing the gears. Made sure all marks were lined up... Coun...
2001 Suzuki Vitara JX 1.6L Coil Spring VIN: 2S3TD52V31
I found the crossmember earlier. I meant the spring was broken at control arm. Thanks for the help. I was hoping to find new coil springs. I'll source springs from a current salvage yard I use. They were listed as having them through car-parts.com. Thank...
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