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|2008 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Stall VIN: JM1BK12G28
This vehicle came in for a stalling condition, it occurs coming up to s stop on decel, at an idle, and driving down the road if the throttle is let up just a bit. The most consistent is stalling at idle though. No codes are stored and it usually starts right u...
|2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Engine VIN: 3N1AB51A25
This car runs very well but customer complained of a vibration. The whole engine vibrates. I have a friend that is a tech at Nissan and he never heard of it. It has a timing chain and balance shaft. I saw on google that the balance shaft chain slipped when ove...
|2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Surge
need help with this Subaru I know zip about them . o2 stays around 1.00 volt if i manually add carb cleaner o2 drops volts. when@ idle o2 does 1.05 to .90 driving down the road it might richin up but for the most part it stays around 1.00 and closed throttle d...
|2002 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF28B52
I have an Avalon the is eating my lunch. The compressor clutch will not engage at an idle. The a/c light doesn't flash like some will do, it stays illuminated. This doesn't have the clutch relay that always goes out but for good measure I swapped it with anoth...
|2005 Toyota Tundra 4.7L seal VIN: 5TBKT421X5
This 2005 Toyota Tundra has a leak in the right rear axle seals. We replaced the inner and outer seals with the bearing about 4000 miles ago. Everything looks O.K. and I do not see a reason why it is leaking again. Has anyone had a repeat problem with one of t...
Fixes & Summaries for Asian
|1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1851V
turns out the cr-v does have a japanese engine in it gave my customer a estimate to return it to us emissions compliance and that is where it ended no repairs done at this time thanks for all the useful info Trouble codes: P1337.
|1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L compressor VIN: JHLRD1861W
Following the suggestion of several technicians I retraced the electrical circuit and discovered the problem is an open in the circuit that activates the electromagnetic clutch on the compressor. I have not yet found the location of the open but I am closing t...
|2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8L A/C Pressures VIN: 2HGFA16817
Thank you for the many replies. A OEM expansion valve fixed this car. The car left with 20 on the low side and 170 on the high side. There were many replies stating that it would need a Honda TXV and there were also others who asked about how much oil was in f...
|2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 5NPEU46F87
Well we checked fuel pressure again. Only had six psi. Swapped out the defect part for a new pump. Everything back on track. Thanks for the replies.
|1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L lost key VIN: JT8UF11E3M
I contacted my lexus dealer, they said to come in and show proof of ownership and pay and come back in two days to pick-up key. So they would do it but, that would be two,. 2 and a half hour trips. Dan from arizona told me to contact sparecarkeys.com and with ...
|2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L brakes VIN: 5TENL42NX1
hello, sorry for the delay in closing. after all the looking for the difficult fix, turned out to be the very basic. In replacement of the suspension, the coil spring was not clocked correct in the seats. seems the different pressure in the springs fro...
|2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L cd player VIN: 4T1BF28B81
According to Dean from Florida the cd deck can get damamged as a result of the accident. I'm thinking he's probably right. Since my daughter does not use cd's, just her iphone, I'm leaving it alone and will not tear it apart to try and fix it. Thanks for the ...
|2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L engine VIN: JTEGH20V83
Mark [...] was the closest to being correct. He is one of few that can read...LOL I Had checked all basics gave my specs compression results etc. The exhaust cam sprocket has 3 marking an I w/ a dot, A E w/ a dot. One would think that they must use this cam spr...