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2006 Acura RL 3.5L a/c compressor VIN: JH4KB16586
Hi every body. Thanks in advance for putting attention to my request for help. We have in the shop an acura 2006 whose a/c system does not cool. It came with the compressor inoperative although there were 12v at the coil connector. We put a DENSO reman. compre...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGCG6671X
This car came into our shop with a low idle / stalls occasionally complaint. I cleaned the throttle body; replaced the idle control valve; adjusted the valve clearance. The spark plugs were recently replaced, and compression readings of 165 thru 175 were recor... Trouble codes: P0301 (1 Cyl Misfire), P0302 (2 Cyl Misfire), P0304 (4 Cyl Misfire), P1457 (Evap System Leak Detected)
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L expansion valve VIN: 1HGES26892
thanks to all ahead of time for the help. my question is where is the ac expansion valve located on this 02 civic and if under dash does it require all of dash to remove. it is my sons car and he won't be here for a week or so and i can't look. we looked a whi...
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2009 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDU46D99
Here's a gem guys and gals. This beauty came in on the hook after stalling and no start. Someone had started to diagnose and had removed valve cover, which showed the rockers CAKED with 1/2 of oil. Oil probably not changed for 20000 miles. Customer was told th...
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4L Compressor VIN: JTMBD31V96
My question is will the solar sensors stop the compressor from cycling refrigerant? This is a variable displacement compressor that does not use a clutch. My understanding is that the solar sensors control the air conditioning settings when on Auto. If the rig...
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2010 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L Abs /Track VIN: 4T4BF3EK6A
Started car after eng swap no ses light eng runs ok. Test drive abs & trac light on p0500 speedo is inop .insp all conetors none left off . Is p0500 comen
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L blower motor VIN: 2HNYD18652
Thanks to all for the help, it turned out to be the climate control module. Louis from North Carolina was of huge help by giving us the pin values. Thanks again.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3146W
after verifying which computer that was in the car ,which was a lev we made sure we had the right sensor .we then used a headlight to check circuit from pcm thru power circuit .after supplying ground at pcm headlight lite up with no loose of voltage accross an... Trouble codes: P0135 (Sensor1 heater circuit).
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L oil in oil VIN: 1HGCG32662
Well, the vehicle is gone. The insurance company sent a adjuster to look over vehicle engine. His final word was there was water in oil and cylinders due to unknown reasons and probably could not be determined for certainty. The insurance company called us ...
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM3ER29317
There were six replys, the low voltage issue was fixed by cleaning all the multi pin connectors at the fuse box and computer behind. The turbo, entire exhaust from turbo back, oxygen sensors, spark plugs (which were still OEM at 107K miles, oil and flter all c...
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2007 Subaru Forester X L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG67697
Thanks to all who responded, especially Hong [...] from Virginia. We do understand that the PCM looks for excessive current in this circuit to set the DTC. We had to release the car for a while but have it back now. The P0083 took 150 miles to reappear. The ... Trouble codes: P0083 (OSV solenoid Left side malfunction).
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2009 Toyota Corolla XLE 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDBL40E69
EVERYONE WAS ON THE MONEY ON ENGINE TESTING BEFORE TEARDOWN AND COMPRESSION TEST REVEALED BLOWN GASKET OR ENGINE DAMAGE W/SMOKE TEST.INSURANCE COMPANY TOOK OVER AS A CLAIM WAS DON [...] ON VANDALISM.HAVE`NT HEARD BUT HOPE TO GET ENGINE JOB.THANKS AGAIN FROM TOP SHO...
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