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1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L ?rotary air control valve VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Quite suddenly two days ago this car began to surge severely when engine reached normal operating temperature (previously it had performed flawlessly.) Car idles normally when engine is cold; however, once it reaches normal operating temperature it begins to s...
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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGES16543
the compressor will not turn on due too relay not being grounded by pcm. I can groung e18 red wire at pcm and compressor will turn on. Scanner indicates no a/c command.I grounded blue wire at pressure switch and compressuor will run so I replaced thermal switc...
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2009 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Power Steering VIN: JHLRE48389
Vehicle came back, with noise just as loud. Removed drive belt, noise ceases., confirming drive component issue. Lot of air in power steering system. Replaced pump again, with up-dated (green) o-ring at pump. Used honda power steering fluid. Got all air out. N...
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L driver door window VIN: JNKCV54E84
Infinity techs help me please. A few months back this Infinity came it with the driver side window stuck about half way down, we diagnosed it and replace the regulator and motor (cable wound up inside and burned motor). I did do the reset procedure on the wind...
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1994 Isuzu NPR 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 4KLB4B1A4R
First of all thanks for any help up front. This I hope is a simple request. I need some real good pictures of the engine compartment to remind me of where everything is and what is missing on this truck. I only work on about 6 or 7 of these and its only about ...
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L turbocharger VIN: JM3ER29317
After complaint of smoke from exhaust at idle, I began researching bulletins on alldata and searching internet for info... I have seen where Mazda sells a "vent kit" for up-dating breather system, including replacing newly configured valve cover and several br...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L engine VIN: 1N4BA41E95
guys i need help. this car was at another shop where it came for no start. engine died while driving.that shop said it had low compression and changed the engine. it ran great. then it died on them too. they changed cmps and ckp.nothing. they changed the compu...
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2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL21E67
Hello everyone, I have a dilemma on my hands! Serviced my customers Altima approx. 1 mo ago. Three days after the oil change she was going on vacation an the oil filter started leaking an now the engine is locked up! Had it towed too Nissan dealer, I personall...
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2011 Toyota Prius 1.8L a/c VIN: JTDKN3DU9B
Car came in with complaint of A/C blows hot. System operating good now. 39 degree's out of vent. Has a Code B1475 which is cooling fan operation. I'm able to cycle fans with Modus at this point in time, so with it apparently being intermittent, was hoping some...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L transmission VIN: 2HGED6350M
I will accept the unanimous opinion of the technicians who submitted a reply was that I should buy and install the used Honda transmission from Foreign Engines Inc.,because it has probably been driven only 50,000 miles as the seller stated. I want to especiall...
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1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L steering VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
I am grateful for the comments I received but I don't believe we have diagnosed the problem of intermittent play in the steering. Several techs suggested the manual steering rack may be slipping but there is no evidence the rack was sliding inside the rubber b...
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2005 Hyundai Tucson LX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JM72D75
Thank you all for your valuable time. After checking CTS and Crk Sensor wiring I followed the suggestion of many of you and did a decarbon. I also put a can of seafoam in fuel tank. Seems to have helped a lot but she did report one rough idle almost stall inci... Trouble codes: P0306 (6 misfire).
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Hi and thanks very much for your help and time. This junck is gone, running of course. In my post I explained that, no matter why I did to the harness trying to duplicate the short, it was impossible to produce another short, except that I was doing it to the ... Trouble codes: N0, C00DE, N0.
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2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L Master Cylinder VIN: 5N1AN08W36
Replaced front and rear brake pads with Nissan O.E. Found front caliper slide pins had seized. Corrected issue with all new parts. Problem has cleared. Thank you everyone for your time and input.
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