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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L flex plate VIN: JH4KA96621
Any body have heard that Rl brake flex plate, and why? we have checked everything around, torque bolts to specs, make sure transmission is aligned to the engine. We lost now. Please help.
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG5650X
I have a 99 accord with p1457. Checked evap system, Replaced Canister vent shut valve for solenoid inop when energized,performed drive cycle and has pending p1457.Check Tsb Repaired vacuum hose at Cleanair canister. My question "There is a Y vacuum hose (under... Trouble codes: P1457 (Evap)
2003 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Abs Module
Customer came in with complaint of antilock brakes activating and abs light on.Checked and had numerous codes and replaced module (customers request).now it only has code 52,62,61.Cant find these codes in alldata.Any help would be appreciated.
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L oil consumpt VIN: 4S2DM58Y44
Thanks in advance for any help you can give. this truck has a 3.5 in it with 200 plus miles and is loosing a quart or more of oil every two to three weeks. Motor is dry as a bone see no external leaks, plugs show no signs of oil contamination with 20 thousand ...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G1W
customer came in several months ago with p0171 and p0420-at that time we replaced fuel filter and cleaned mass air sensor and replaced pcv. did a cat efficiency test with escan which revealed bad customer took it to exhaust shop and had cat and bank one... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L VVT Actuators VIN: JT6GF10U6Y
Now its month 3 and the owner shows up at my shop stating that the RX300 feels knarly and not quite the same a couple of days ago. Test drive confirms what she is saying, as it is low on power (30% loss, I would guess) and there is this odd diesel like noise n...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D01
On accel this car will just fall on it's face and just surge. The engine makes that noise you hear when the engine is starving for fuel like a fuel pump is going bad and when you accel you hear the loud air noise coming from the throttle body. Don't know any o... Trouble codes: P0160, P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0732 (Auto trans 2nd gear function)
2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1N6ED29X54
Customer stated the vehicle stalled driving on highway.. Has good fuel pressure, spark and injector pulse. Cam timing and ignition timing good. From what i can tell it is over-fueling and gas fouling plugs. As i stated, it has injector pulse but very odd.. Eac...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1BBUJ31A
Hi all, I have a Maxima that intermittently doesn't start as well as long crank time before starting other times. Originally the car came in for Mil on and had P0354 stored. At that time we scoped cam sensors and found no signal from bank 2 sensor, so we repla... Trouble codes: P0345
1995 Toyota Supra 3.0L Cuts out, Stall
Thanks for the help in advance. Sorry for no VIN but I'm at home and forgot to get it before I left. Vehicle is Fed emissions. Vehicle came in on hook. Will run only upon start up then die. This system uses a FPC (Fuel pump control module mounted in the L Rear...
2005 Toyota RAV4 L 2.4L engine block VIN: JTEHD20V55
Greetings, all. I have this Rav4 I'm dealing with that has the old "stripped head bolt thread" problem. Common problem, right? Found the TSB's relating to updated engine block and installation of head bolt thread inserts. We priced out a new short block and th...

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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Steering VIN: JHMCM56633
So we head and got a used honda pump from a junk yard because the customer didnt want to put more money in and dont Fix it. So we put a used one and it finally fix the problem the steering is nice and soft again.
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L engine VIN: 4TARN01P2R
well techs thanks for the replies. i went and checked the chain guides to make sure they weren't broke then put back together so customer could drive during hunting season. i also checked end play seemed ok. i havent put a mechanical oil pump gauge on yet to ...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Unknown
thank you all good members for your help ,mitchell [...] helped me to understand the kind of trany i have. this is 4 gear auto trans but gears 1-2-3 are auto mechanical and the overdrive is electric, the problem was that o/d solonoid had 12v all the time and i...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Light on VIN: JTEGH20V21
After closer inspection of connector we found one of the tabs on the black shorting bar to be missing. We must have broke when trying to remove connector. Waiting on new one.
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