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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 1HGEM21933
after engine was started and ran i could here engine noise,i thought valves were loose,let owner drive for about 100 miles and then brought it back.came back with mil on and code for vvt not operating.first thing i changed oil and filter,used 0w20 per honda,no...
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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGES16573
I have this honda that runs fine,but intermittently cuts out when this happens the light on the cluster that tells you what gear your in goes out.the check engine light comes on but no codes.and the pcm relays 1 and 2 click.this usually happens only for a coup... Trouble codes: 0002
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2005 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Air Conditioner VIN: SHHEP33585
Hi, everyone. I have this honda with a/c problem. Customer complain about a/c quit blowing cold , after driving a while, as far as i know honda have problem with clutch relay . So we changed the relay , did not make any different.we could not dublicate the pr...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L left front speed sensor VIN: 5FNRL38626
Hi all.This vehicle was brought in with bearing noise in front end.Disabled VDG and ran on lift and determined l.f. brg. noisy.Replaced bearing asm. and now have abs light and lf. sensor code.Scanner in data mode and sensor speed is 0.Dissasembled hub asm agai...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L oil consuption VIN: JT6HF10UXY
Hello all! This request is a bit different. I have a 2000 Lexus rx 300 that was towed in here November or December of 2012! on 8-17-2012 we did brakes and an oil change. 2608 miles later, towed in with engine knocking. No oil on dipstick. Told customer needed...
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2003 Toyota Tundra 3.4L Steering VIN: 5TBJN32113
The customer has been trying to resolve this wheel vibration by installing new rims and tires, alignment, and leaf spring supports to raise the rear. I removed the rear lift spring and put it back to stock, rebalanced wheels and the steering wheel still shakes...
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Engine noise VIN: JTMBK31V46
Thanks for the help on this one. OK so customer had some warranty work done and Toyota informed him he had an engine noise which he did not know or hear until he was told. So it has an upper valve train noise.IT sounds like the oil control solenoids are not wo...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2004 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE12154
Well I am sorry to report that I did NOT repair this little monster. I referred him to take the vehicle to the dealer. A dealer the car had not been to yet. I decided to head out to my local pull it yourself and save type wrecking yard and take one apart to ch... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor), P0563 (system volts high).
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2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Blower VIN: JN8AZ08W86
Thanks for all the responses but the customer never showed back up to continue the diagnostics. Sorry for the false alarm. Thanks again
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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S4BP61CX7
First thanks to all you guys for trying to help me fix this problem child.As of now this thing still isn't running right.After checking everything I could think of and all the suggestions you guys made I ended up ripping of the right head that was all ready do... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0304.
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1991 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L timing VIN: JT4VN93G1M
Well, I received several replies informing me that in addition to shorting the E1&T1 together the TPS needs to show that the throttle is closed. That was the missing piece of the puzzle for me. Now this new information leads me down another path that the owner...
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2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEDW21A76
Thank You to everyone that replied. The vehicle did not come back with a misfire code however we found that the inverter was failing. Sent customer back to dealer for recall on inverter module/computer recall. Later found out that inverter needed to be replace... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire).
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