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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L blend door VIN: 2HHES35883
hi everyone, have this acura in our shop with a blend door motor that seems to choose on its own where it wants to move to, the symptom changes but always has the same type of fault, the motor moves the blend door to an undesired position. At the moment the sy...
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2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66363
Since the timing belt was replaced for maintanance reasons it will int. set code p0389 and it cuts out and limits rpm when this happens. Have rechecked valve timing, connectors and even replaced the crankshaft position sensor. Also have done a cam/crank relear... Trouble codes: P0389
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L 3rd gear VIN: 1HGCM55684
Customer was told previously clutch is worn out pedal is very hard and starts to engage at very low pedal release. One week later customer calls complains of 3rd gear grinding ONLY! All other gears are fine, ITs not hard to shift into 3rd but grinds not all th...
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Stall VIN: KNAGD12604
this vehicle was towed in,originally no spark on 2,3 three coil,swapped coils,still no spark on 2,3.spark came back vehicle starts and runs for a few seconds and then stalls,sets code p0340,cam sensor and connector have been replaced,cam sensor signal is good ... Trouble codes: P0340
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR51M4S
Sorry for this Long post but this is a strange one. We got this Montero in with the check engine light on. client had vehicle worked on at another shop for this problem they said o2 sensor was burned up and replaced it check engine light still on they told hi...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L timing chain guide VIN: 5N1BV28U44
I am about to remove the front timing cover on this Quest. 2 questions: 1. do I need to remove the oil pan, or can I get away with slipping out without dropping both upper and lower oil pans 2.any special procedure when removing ivt control valve Any input wo...
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2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L clutch VIN: JF1SF65541
This one exhibits slippage and shudder like the clutch is going bad. I proceeded on this assumption and removed trans and clutch. The disc is not down to the rivets as I expected and the pressure plate does not look bad. The flywheel looks as though it might h...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L distributor VIN: 1HGCB7658P
Thanks to all for the replies. I ended up putting a new aftermarket distributor in this beast. I also pulled the valve cover to check for blocked oil returns and found everything ok there. I rigged a pressure gauge to a large rubber cone and checked for exc...
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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96644
thanks for the replies. I was able to obtain a megger and check for an insulation leak by connecting to the two large cables at the battery junction block with the dc/dc converter 2 wire connector disconnected. None was found. Honda says to replace the dc/dc c... Trouble codes: P1444 (Ima code high voltage short to ground).
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2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Monitor wont run VIN: KMHJG25F61
After many hours of driving this vehicle in many different ways, nothing would run the cat monitor. We even tried new oxygen sensors. The owner opted to put the old oxygen sensors back in and drive the vehicle for a few days. He returned 7 days later and all t...
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2011 Mazda CX-7 SV 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER2AM5B
ask per recommendations I replaced main relay and released vehicle haven't heard anything back thanks for all the help special thanks to Jorge from florida Trouble codes: P2101.
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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L pads/rotors VIN: 1N4BL11D75
The owner has not come back for us to do any further testing. I'm not sure, but I believe that the hole in the floor [rot], along with poor track record on brakes, It has been sold/traded. Thanks anyway-
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L blown engine VIN: 4T1BE32K92
Well, consensus is that these engines are a bit picky and prone to throwing rods and pistons around and also consumers of oil. The customer has bailed after engine failure #2 (there is NO external access to the oil pump relief valve, it's in the pan) Someone ...
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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L mode door VIN: 5TEMU52N65
i would like to thank each and everyone who took the time to help us in this matter as most of you sugested that this was a normal operation of the truck customer decided not to go any further with this problem so we sent the truck on its way thanks again to i...
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