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1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEH2467P
Car has new battery. Engine cranks, but won't fire. Verified t-belt; cam sprocket; Crank sprocket in proper alignment. Fuel pressure normal. Nice blue spark at all 4 new spark plugs. Fuel injection pulse at each injector.Ignition coil primary and secondary res...
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L compressor VIN: JHLRD68402
Hi techs I have a honda here that seems to have a multiplex control unit failure. Question is does this part need any kind of programming. I would think not but need to make sure before we continue on, we don't have the capability for that. Thanks for your tim...
2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L seat belts VIN: 3CZRE4H54A
customer hit a pole with right front rim and both seat belts deployed and wont retract. it also popped the interior trim panels but not the airbags. the code in the airbag module is a 83-2 no signal from the front passenger weight sensor. don't think there was...
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L fuel gauge VIN: 5NMSH73E38
Customer came in with cel light on and codes for fuel sending unit ,we replaced both and cleared codes.1 week later she called and said she had run out of fuel but gauge showed 1/4 tank, we got the vehicle back with 3/4 tank so i ran the fuel out using the pum...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JNRDR07Y41
intermitent rought idle when cold. when idling rough performed cylinder balance test and found one cylinder suspect for missfire, swapped coils with another cylinder to verify if coil is at fault. code p1320 returns but vehicle does not have rough idle Trouble codes: P1320
2008 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Vibration VIN: 5N3AA08D18
Came in yesterday for and oil change and air filter. She brings it back in today saying that now it has a bad vibration on acceleration. Yeah, ok. So I went for a ride with her and sure enough is has a bad vibration under load. It doesn't have to be moving. It...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1YVGF22C8W
This vehicle has a persistant misfire at idle. No codes are showing now and I have driven it and tried to get them to return. We have scoped the ignition primary and the spark line, dwell and duration as well as firing lines look normal. The plugs showed a s...
2002 Mazda B4000 4.0L Shift Cable VIN: 4F4ZR47E52
This truck would not shift into low because it seemed like the shift cable was stretched. I could adjust the cable to go into low but then it wouldn't go into park. We replaced the shift cable and it is exactly the same. It seems like the shifter handle is a l...
1991 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire VIN: JS3TD01V6M
Hey guys got a real screwy one here that i can't seem to figure out. Came in with a emission failure for co and hc. It has a misfire slightly at idle but mostly at 2500 rpm just revving it up. My scope doesn't seem to pick up which cyclinder it is because it s...
2005 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Power Sliding Door VIN: 5TDZA23C15
Changed the center roller hinge because it was loose. The other problem is that the door works from buttons but not from either inside or outside handle. If you pull and hold the handle and pull out slightly on the rear of door it would began to open. Had door...
2010 Toyota RAV4 2.5L No Start VIN: 2T3JF4DV2A
No voltage at fuel pump, all fuses test ok, not able to locate fuel pump relay, mitchell shows it located under hood on left box but it is empty i can power yellow wire at fuse inside box and pump runs scanner shows pump being commanded on when cranking am i m...

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2001 Acura TL 3.2L power steering VIN: 19UUA56661
Thanks for all the replies. As I stated I had replaced the pump 2x, the pressure hose 2x, then the suction hose and reservoir. I was able to finally bleed all the air out using a 10" long piece of hose that fit tightly into the top of the res. and a small funn...
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57D3X
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Turbo VIN: JM3ER29377
Well I pulled the intake tube off and found a ton more oil. I go to spin the impeller and it turns with way too much resistance (Usually never feel resistance). Oil is on both sides of the intake side of the turbo but no oil found at the exhaust side. We repla...
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L starter, door locks VIN: 4T1BE46K57
First of all let me thank all the members that responded immediately and without hesitation. Ken [...],for t...
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Engine VIN: 4T1BE46K57
Hi Techs Thanks for the help I tried every suggestion in order to rule out possible causes. The longer it ran the louder it got. Started to sound like Rod Knock. Finally got authorization to pull the oil pan. Pulled off the Oil pump pick up tube and scree...
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