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2008 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Accessories VIN: 1HGFA16878
Wipers stop in the middle of the windshield on delay & regular speed but work fine on high speed. After they stop you can turn the wipers off & they always park. There seems to be a module in the fuse box for delay so I called Honda about it & they said they n...
2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L fuel neck/ cap VIN: KMHCG45C55
Help Hyundai Techs! this vehicle came in with p0442- minor evap leak. confirmed leak between fuel cap and filler neck. Filler neck sealing surface for cap was damaged- we ordered new parts from dealer by vin and replaced them- the cap does not thread in proper...
2010 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPET4AC1A
I have used scan tool to energize sol and actuator with engine running.Both are working last resort is to pull intake to see if any of the valves broke free.Has anyone seen this happen on this car.I could not find any TSBs for this issue.Customer n... Trouble codes: P2004 (Intake manifold runner stuck open), P0661 (Intake manifold tuning valve control circuit low)
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
hello , thanks in advance vehicle cuts out intermittently with codes p1300 , 305,310,315, 320, and 325. wich are all igniter circuit problem. my question is how do you rule out a bad pcm? if igf signal wires for each coils are not open or shorted Trouble codes: P1300, P1305, P1310, P1315, P1320, P1325
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D52
Service engine soon,check engine light on. No communication with ecm.Tried 3 different scanners in both vin specific mode and Global obd2,can communicate with air bag and trans models,pulled fuse to ecm to no avail.Any one else experience this on a Sentra?
2004 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BL11D24
This vehicle will have a long crank time before starting at times. No codes present or pending. Generally after sitting for a period of time. On one occasion the vehicle would not start at all. Removal of the spark plug indicated that it was flooded. Plugs wer...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L overheats VIN: 4S3BG6853T
This little ole car overheats after driving 20 miles, we performed the test to check for combustion in the coolant & it passed, had the radiator cleaned out, replaced the t-stat with an aftermarket unit. It appears to be head or gasket related but I thought I'...
2011 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JF2SHADC5B
This is my own driver, bought it new in March 2011. The first year I had it the fuel mileage was 22 to 25 around town, 29 to 31 on highway (minimum 100 miles). About a year later the mileage began to drop a couple if miles per gallon each tank full until it bo...
2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L intake VIN: 2T1KR32E74
Help! This car came with a fast and fluctuating idle at cold start, with p0171 and p0133 codes. Have changed MAF and O2 sensor #1. Now, no pending codes, but he already have fast idle (between 2000-2600 rpm) when cold starting. Idle is already fluctuating by u...

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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L 3rd gear VIN: 1HGCM55684
Thanks for all the replies, the fix was too replace 3rd gear set, 3 weeks on the lift to get parts a have gear set installed. lots of snow here in central jersey backing everything up. And don't forget to install very small spacer under speed sensor so it does...
2002 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0L Engine
Thanks everyone who responded, I have yet to fix the engine but now I know that I deffently need a 4WD block!
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