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1991 Acura Legend LS 3.2L vehicle VIN: JH4KA7675M
Hello fellow techs, I have here a 91 Acura Legend, the inner and outer cv boots were replaced elsewhere, now it has a severe vibration at idle through 2000rpm's, it may still be present above 2k, but thats as high as we've gone with it yet. We have compared ...
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHCG35G31
Car was towed in for a no start. the car actually started but would only idle, then die if you tried to drive.we diagnosed a poor MAF and replaced it. The car will not start now. the scan tool does not communicate. there is no MIL, even when you turn the key o...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L quits warm VIN: JACDH58W1R
Hello all, this one has me stumped. As engine is reaching operating temp. it shuts off. It will try to start, acts like an engine that's jumped cam timing. It will pop out exhaust try to start then just crank. After it cools off for about a half an hour, it wi...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Navigational Sys VIN: JT8BD68SXX
I have a 99 GS300 with the Navigational system and the disply is there but the back light is gone. I attempted to adjust brightness - no change, I suspect the back light is out and cannot seem to find a way to remove the bezel to inspect any of the components ...
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1988 Mazda 626 Turbo 2.2L Speakers VIN: JM1GD2444J
Greetings, All. I need to find out the proper radio speaker wiring color code to speaker polarity relationships for the OE (FACTORY) harness. This system is what MOD/Shop Key identifies as the "Full Logic Cassette Player". From the factory, it utilizes a Sub-W...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44YXV
Hello, this Mitsubishi came in MIL lamp on and failing to idle. Computer scan revealed code p0505 idle control motor failure. Checked resistance of motor found resistance to be out of spec by 1 ohm so replaced motor. started car code came back instantly, Mitch... Trouble codes: P0505
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AX35G2X
vehicle exhibits ignition fire from only one coil, but will sometimes second coil will only fire. when cranking vehicle acts like its severly out of time. timing belt has been checked for alignment (ok). compression at 175 psi. checked rpm signal with scan too...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Safety VIN: 4A3AA46G5Y
the keys of this car were lost. this is equipted with factory immobilizer and i need the override code to stard the car and then set the new key. the immo ecu part number is mr 482502, the serial number is [...]. please some one help me to get this code fro...
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1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L horn
if anyone could send a wiring diagram for the horn and cruise control circuit, i would appreciate it. thanks! carl kiesel, jr.
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1998 Other Asian TA 2.2L 4ws VIN: JM0TA10J20
When steering is not straight ahead rear wheels move in correct direction and then snap back to straight ahead position when engine started. The rear wheel steering then becomes inoperative. This activates code 23, code when cleared returns each time engine is...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BH6864Y
This vehicle came in with cel on and no symptoms otherwise. We hooked up Snappy generic OBD2 and found code 1131 undocumented code- Mitchell says that description is front O2 sensor. We replaced sensor. Test drove fine. Customer returned a day later with light... Trouble codes: 500 (vss), 1121 (Undocumented code)
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L lack of power VIN: JT4RN13P9K
I HAVE THIS TRUCK AND IT`S DRIVING ME CRAZY. THE TRUCK CAME WHIT THE MIL LAMP ON,BUT THE O2 SENSOR WAS UMPLUGED,ERASE THE CODE AND WE ROAD TEST THE TRUCK BUT I NOTICED THAT IT WAS ANY POWER.THEN I HOOKED UP THE TIMING LIGTH AND IT WAS GIVING ME 28 DEGREES BTC ...
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1993 Toyota Camry 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4T15K12E8P
This car runs great untill it gets to running temp. then it starts stumbling on quick acc. it will miss and blow back through the intake and most of the time will die , but will fire right back up. the car drives well if you pull out easy and runs good on the ...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E3Y
i have checked for vacume leaks and inspected the charcoal canister for damage. checked the vsv sensor resintance (good).i checked for voltage at vapor pressure sensor. i have checked all of the hoses around the gas tank and canister. we have another cust car ... Trouble codes: P0441 (evap system incorrect purge flowcar)
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1990 Isuzu Trooper S 2.6L No Start VIN: JACCH58EXL
Aftermarket pump was bad. Replaced and runs fine. I always read about the bad experiences you people on this list have with aftermarket parts. I'm a firm believer now. Thanks for all the input. Thanks again. Ryan
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1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L shift interlock VIN: JN1HJ01P3L
I recieved three replies - one to check the fuses - done first, second a possible battery problem - load test, volt drop etc good, and third suggesting possible input from the powertrain ecm failing (in the suggestion a Honda Accord's TPS was defective - the i...
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1989 Subaru Justy GL 1.2L valve lash VIN: JF2KA83A5K
Everone said on the valve side. That is the side the adjuster is on. I figured that was right, but I would rather be safe than sorry. Thanks for the help guys. Rick
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1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S4BC63CXL
Thank you so much for all the responses. Brent from MA and Mark from WA sent me in the right direction. Both mentioned possible sticking valves in the guides. This made sense, because I forgot to mention when the condition ocurred ocassionally would get loud t...
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1996 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Misfire VIN: GC8-037628
First a big thanks for all the replies. This car has been sold as it was miss and all. Most replies pointed to either coil packs which break down due to the fact that on this model they have a coil per plug. they can't take the heat down on the cylinder heads ...
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1991 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Cooling system VIN: JS3TD01VXM
Thanks to all that helped on this, We double checked the T stat found no problem with it. We went ahead and put a head gasket in it and all is well. It must have been a very small leak to have acted the way it did but its just fine now! Thanks!
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E7N
thanks for all of the replies, Mahmoud has had the same problem. I removed the ecm and removed the covers. I found diode d201 was burnt. I re installed the ecm and had a helper keep the rpm's at 2000rpm. by moving the diode, I was able to get the car to cut in... Trouble codes: 12 (rpm signal from distributor), 13 (rpm signal from distributor).
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L tail pipe VIN: JT3HP10V2W
We double checked our work and everything was fine. Sounds like these motors have valve seals that get hard and leak. Especially if it has not been maintained. Found some good info on the web and from iatn. Printed it up and gave it to the customer. We also ch...
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