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|2012 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Blower VIN: 19XFB2F50C
Blower noise from the center of dash when blower is on the middle position. It will cnange pitch when you move the temp. knob from hot to cool. Goes away once the car warms up although you can get it to make the noise when you play with the hot/cold knob by tu...
|2009 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L Power Steering VIN: KNDJE72399
Vehicle came in no power steering assist some times usually when cold . It seems like once vehicle was driven for a short time then PS would kick in and work. We tried removing reservoir because fluid was dirty & changing fluid but still has the issue. We did ...
|2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L Sunroof VIN: JTHBN30F61
Vehicle came in a couple weeks ago for valve cover gasket replacement, car battery died repeatedly in bay and lot. Diagnosed as a bad battery, replaced, checked starting and charging system. All ok, test driven, all ok, customer called, picked up car, no immed...
|2010 Nissan Altima 2.5L heatet VIN: 1N4AL2AP9A
hi guys i have this nissan altima 2010 with no heat if give it gas to 2500 rpm i have a lot of heat the car does not over heat .i am thinking of a circulation problem .i want to change the 2 thermostat first .what u guys think .any help thank u
|1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4T1BG12K5T
Exhaust system? This fedral Toyota camry 2.2L had previously had a code P0420 for catalytic converter low efficiency. This vehicle came in and it had only the P0420 code. The vehicle was a smog failure. The previous smog tests on this vehicle show no tamper fa...
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|2009 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Electronic Stability Control VIN: KNDMB23399
Thanks guys for all the responses. There was a recall on the van. The customer stated that he called the dealer and they confirmed the recall and scheduled for him to bring it in. It was weird though that he claims he never got a notice in the mail. Oh well. N...
|2005 Toyota RAV4 L 2.4L engine block VIN: JTEHD20V55
Thank you all for your replies. Although most of you suggested the thread repair for this problem, my customer wasn't comfortable with the idea. So we are putting a 2006 2AZ-FE into this thing. It does swap, as some of you told me, although I did have to swa...
|2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Drive-axles VIN: 5TDZA23C86
THANKS TO AL [...]! FOUND AFTERMARKET FRONT MOTOR MOUNT ( DONE BY ANOTHER SHOP) AND LEFT SIDE AXLE SHAFT TO BE THE PROBLEM. AGAIN TRYING TO SAVE CUSTOMER SOME DOLLARS BEFORE XMAS BITES SHOP IN WALLET. THANKS AGAIN!