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2000 Acura TL 3.2L 1-2 shift ; D3/3rd gear ; other upshifts VIN: 19UUA5665Y
At this point, the vehicle now kicks a P0730 after a substantial test drive. Still hoping these issues can be solved with external parts replacement. Have checked with Acura dealership and the vehicles TSB recall of the added oil jets on the secondary shaft "h...
2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Auto adjusting VIN: 1FAFP383X2
Last week I replaced L. rear wheel bearing and noticed the shoes were warn close enough to replace (only to L. side.) The parking brake cable was sticking a little , backed the cable out so there is no tension on the arm. Also I replaced the shoes only on the ...

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2005 Acura TL 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA65585
Ordered a new Clutch Kit, No replacements to go Solid I tried and even browsed the Ricer Forums, No luck, finally just ordered a kti with a preloaded flywheel. Sad part Clutch kit cost more than the engine 61K miles 600 bucks.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L instrument panel cluster VIN: 1GCEK19T83
Sorry for the late closing. Replacing the gauge stepper motors and illumination bulbs, and resoldering some resistors in the instrument cluster fixed the problem. There are a lot of vendors on e-bay selling repair kits that include all the illumination bulbs a...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2B7HB11XXY
Unfortunately I have not fixed this vehicle. I got a little list in the diagnosis, but am headed in the right direction thanks to your help. Yes, it is a fuel problem. No, I do not believe it to be a delivery problem. I will close this and open a new post ...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 WS 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HC16X01
After receiving replies concerning the flex plate I put the vehicle on the lift and removed the dust shield. There were no problems associated with the flex plate. Because the compression was low on all cylinders, but it passed a leakage test, I believe the va... Trouble codes: P1391 (Loss of CMP/CKP Signal).
2012 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L Tpms VIN: 1FTFW1ET5C
Thanks for all the quick replies. I now have all four tires trained. As Tyler, Kevin, Robert and Ryan stated I needed to cycle the key three times leaving it in the run position, press and release the brake pedal and then cycle the key three more times once ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Throttle VIN: WDBRF61J52
My fuel pressure was 64 psi constant. It never dropped or changed so I ruled out the fuel pump. No security codes so I ruled out security. I was able to pinpoint the maf sensor as the failure. I unplugged the pedal and it did the same start and stall. I unplug...
1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on
Cleaned EGR ports on the intake manifold and the car has not been back. Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0402.
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