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|2009 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Transmission VIN: 2HGFA165X9
Happy St Patty's Day everyone! WE installed a used transmission in this car, all went well until after the road test - when put into "Park" the car rolls like it is in neutral. We checked the shift cable and made sure it was properly adjusted. We tried manual...
|2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11E32
Hello, this altima came here with a rough run misfire number 1 cylinder. removed number 1 spark plug to find the electrodes were touching like something had impacted... re-gapped retested ok. vehicle seems to be running fine, has anyone ran into this before? M... Trouble codes: P0301
|1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L reverse intermitent VIN: 1NXBB02E1T
when cold start up everything is ok.after warm up it has tendency of taking off in wrong gear so it loses power and reverse will lapse.noticed when reverse will not engage i can drop shifter to low[1st] and torque it up and will go in reverse normalmbut later ...
|2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K71
Hello to all, Had this car come in with a check engine light on and pulled a p0171 code. Also had a broken flex pipe. Replace flex pipe assy to repair exhaust leak and also replaced air fuel sensor due to no responce when car rpm is held at 2500 rpm and also w... Trouble codes: P0171
|2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JTDKB20U87
Vehicle has been basically trouble free for 150K. Kept in heated garage. In Michigan. Very Cold. Out of the blue it developed a noise that is load related. If I had describe it it sounds like ring in pinion noise in a conventional diferential. Looks parts are ...
Fixes & Summaries for Asian
|2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Immobilizer VIN: 1HGCG1649Y
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. WE USED A LOCAL LOCKSMITH WHO HAD THE NECESSARY EQUIPEMENT TO REPROGRAM. HE WAS USING A TOOL MADE BY "AUTEL" AND WAS ABLE TO REPROGRAM VEHICLE IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING INTO REVIEWING AND POSSIBLY PURCH...
|2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N6ED26Y6Y
I would like to thank all that replied to my help request, had tried to set the TPS using a fluke meter, KOEO, repair was to use my scan tool to read the voltage and adjust while the truck was running. Now idles as it should. All replies were well thought ou...
|1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Emissions VIN: JF1SF6350X
I ended up adding a ecu ground and cleaning the mad sensor and it passed thank you everyone for the information.
|2011 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JF2SHADC5B
Thanks to all who tried to help but Steven got it right...a map sensor just barely out of calibration. As a retired tech I don't have a lot info or equipment available to me but here is what I ended up doing. After picking it up from the Subaru dealer who to...
|2011 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Cylinder block drain cock plug VIN: 4T1BF3EK8B
OK, I actually flushed the cooling system the day after I opened this request. I've simply been waiting for another tech to verify what I found. Jon [...] [a Toyota dealership tech] just contacted me off list. He verified what I suspected. The factory manual [...