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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L subframe bolts VIN: 5FNYF18535
I am replacing the rack and pinion assembly. The left two subframe bolts are seized. I was able to free the left front bolt, and back it out. It seems to be stuck in the bushing... The left rear bolt will not budge! Well actually it moves about 1/8 of a turn, ...
2012 Lexus IS250 2.5L no ignition VIN: JTHBF5C22C
Guys need your guidance with this push to start ignition system that I'm not very familiar with this car came running for body work (rear bumper) the body man disconnected the battery did therepair and now that his done it won't start- the lights on the cluste...
2013 Lexus GX460 Premium 4.6L airbag light VIN: JTJBM7FX9D
Group vehicle was in a wreck. Brought to me to scan for airbag light. Has short in driver knee airbag code b1860. Mitchell is pretty unclear on testing. check wiring, plug and airbag was replace by body shop. Code clears but after vehicle restart comes back. T...
2006 Scion xA 1.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKKT60496
Hi people. I am really having a hard time with this one. This vehicle came in with this code, and the customer has stated that now and then when coming off the highway onto an off-ramp, for instance, the engine doesnt slow down, seems like its revving. I have ... Trouble codes: P0011
2011 Scion tC 2.5L Exhaust Valves VIN: JTKJF5C78B
This car came into my shop with an engine misfire #3 cyl. Took compression test #3 cylinder had a lower compression than other three cylinder but not that bad to cause a misfire. Misfire was more noticeable at idle. Then I did a cylinder leakage test and to my...
2003 Subaru Baja 2.5L Oil Consumption VIN: 4S4BT61C03
Has anyone seen oil consumption problems on these cars
1990 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2ST85N2L
this celica stalls out while im parking uphill and i am giving it light throttle around 1100 rpm. i noticed it loses power while around that rpm range and as i soon as i let go of the throttle it stalls out. restarts perfectly and it picks up right away @ wot....
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20UX8
P0304 code on acceleration Trouble codes: P0304

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2006 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L No Start VIN: 5FNRL38886
Looking closer at the auction label I found a Geico number, I ran the number with a adjuster and found that it had been hit by lightning and was totaled. the original ECM and the replacement (new) ECM was bad replaced the a used ECM now running , as well as re...
1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L serpentine belt VIN: JT8UZ30C6S
Well even though the balancer looks fine I swapped it out and it seems to have been the issue. I put a new belt on at the same time for good measure. The balancer was everyones suggestion. Thanks to all once again.
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC54H02
First I want to thank everyone for the help. It turned out to be a number of problems. When it was at the previous shop I was later told it had a bad intake leak and may have backfired while cranking over. At any rate the timing belt was original and had jumpe...
1991 Nissan 300ZX 2 2 3.0L compressor VIN: JN1RZ24H3M
Firstly, I want to thank everyone who took their time to read and reply to my post. All your information was helpful. The culprit was the new compressor. It was defective. As most of the members suggested, I have checked the relay circuits, the under hood fuse...
2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Hesitation VIN: JF1SG69675
thanks to all that replied. it is the rings but at this time the customer wants to wait to do the repairs. Trouble codes: P0302.
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