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1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L oil in coolant VIN: JHMRA184XT
Hi, this vehicle came in with a complaint of coolant loss, it has oil/ trans fluid ? in the cooling system, the owner said he replaced a blown radiator hose a few days ago but has had no problems since. We are suspecting a head gasket problem, anyone else out...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG554XX
Hello fellow techs, I'm not sure I'm going the right direction here. Car came in with code P1259 VTEC malfunction and low idle, stall. Oil was low and dirty, so we changed it and cleared the code. As soon as the car got up to speed the code returned and the s... Trouble codes: P1259 (VTEC Circuit)
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 1HGEJ8145X
Vehicle came in with a compressor failure. I repalced compressor & dryer. Installed a screen in suction line & flushed condenser. Evacuated system & recharged to 46 deg F. Owner came back with no A/C. When I put the manifold on the pressures were at 150 lbs on...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Moniters VIN: KNDJB7236T
Greetings IATN members! I need more HELP! Before I spend to much time on this car, i thought I should seek help. This car will run ONlY Missfire,Component, and Fuel. All the others will not RUN. All engine Data seems normal. Coolant temp is normal. I am h...
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1986 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CZ14S9G
no start, no codes. starts with mass air unplugged runs very good but won't rev up over 2000 RPM. engine stalls when mass air is unplugged. fuel pressure is good. timing is good.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y21
We have only generic scan tool capabilities, we do not have access to a Consult-II, so we cannot see the PID value on this switch, but looking at the scope, it shows that we do not have any problems with this circuit, according to Nissan's diagnositc flow char... Trouble codes: P1706
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1992 Toyota Pickup 2.4L 3/4 gear VIN: JT4RN81A1N
I am not a sponsoring member so I don't have access to the knowledge base (I should change this soon). This vehicle has no 3rd or 4th gear(s). Sitting still or moving. Running or not. The linkage tries to move in to either 3rd or 4th spot/slot, but only goes ...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L rack and pinion VIN: 41ASM92N3T
Ok weve got this Toyota that is a 2 wheel drive extended cab (the biggest tire option available) with a vibration above 65-70 mph sometimes its worse than other times . I checked the archives found that the drive shaft slip yokes need major greasing, did that ...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A61
Thanks in advance. This truck was i a big accident , knuckle, control arm , axel shaft. I did the suspention part of it and after i was done it had a abs code , wheel sensor bad , replaced and all was well. customer picked up from body shop and three days late...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Dome lights VIN: 5TDBT48A01
This Sequoia keeps blowing the fuse for the dome light. It also makes the clock and the power antenna quit when the fuse blows. Problem is, it only blows once every 2-3 days. Never in the shop, of course. I have wiggled every wire I could find. The vehicle has...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L right front marker light VIN: 1HGCB7659M
hey guys, thanks a lot for your help. the customer decided not to go any further with this problem. took the bulb out to keep the battery from draining as requested by the customer.
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L speedo VIN: 1HGEJ8240V
Hello all, There really was no fix for this problem. There was not really a problem. This was just something we were trying to modify. Mom took the keys away for bad grades Thanks all for your ideas and thoughts
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1997 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L ATTS System VIN: JHMBB6155V
I found two wires crossed on the linear sensor which I was only able to access with a mirror & flash light . Thanks for the replies.
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L won't start VIN: JHMEK3650X
Hi all, Thanks to all that helped. The customer is trying stateside to order parts; I don't think they will have luck. Due to seriousness of the flood, and the wiring falling apart I am recommending the vehicle to be written off. I Can't tell the customer in a...
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2004 Honda S2000 2.2L Mirror VIN: JHMAP21444
I followed the advice recommended and wound up using JB Weld and attaching the button to the existing button. The way this is set up is the mirror button is large with a recessed area for the mirror to sit. We took 2 buttons, drilled and counter sunk one and d...
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1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L throwout bearing VIN: JACDH58V1P
We are closing this post as a 'fix' but we are only hoping that that is the case. To the best of our knowledge, we replaced the ORIGINAL clutch at 110,000 miles. It was worn out and the throwout bearing had pulled out of the pressure plate (this is a strange c...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31F8P
well thanks to all of you who helped me on this nightmare i chased wires for a week straight.this car doesn't have a crank sensor i checked every ground and power wires going in and out of pcm' every conector and every thing else.half way through this new care...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L noise when cold VIN: JN1CA21D8V
hello the noise was to difficult to diag being so intermitten and faint .customer took the car for us to tackle it another day
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
Thanks to everyone who responded, if I were Oprah I'd buy you all a car. Special thanks to Nissan Masters Jay and Steve for their guidance. I checked every fuse in the vehicle numerous times and in an attempt to be thorough, even looked for any that weren't lo...
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1999 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L rotors VIN: 4N2XN113TX
most of the replies received were regarding wheel torque, quality of rotors, load sensor etc. Problem was restriction due to mung in the ABS controller. Customer declined repair (of course).
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1GC6752Y
Tim8416 hit it squarely on the head. I'll just paste his answer in here: SUBIE KILLS 2 CYLINDERS WHEN AN IDLE AIR CONTROLL CODE IS SET TO PREVENT UNWANTED HI OR UNCONTRLED IDLE. FIX THE IDLE CONTROLL PROBLEM AND MISS WIL GO AWAY WHEN NO CODE FOR IDLE IS SET. T... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304, P1507.
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1981 Toyota Celica GT 2.4L timing chain tensioner VIN: JT2RA44L6B
The timing chain noise ending up being a wrong head gasket given to me by my favorite Toyota dealer.They sent me one for a 20R engine instead of a 22R.It was somewhat confusing from the beginning as to where the niose was coming from, but it sure sounded timin...
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1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L electric window, door locks VIN: 1254879638
thanks to the four replys i got,there were two problems, first broken wires in the d/ side door harness, second a blown fuse 30 amp to the right of the integration relay this bank of fuses is hard to see bcause dash vent tube is in front of it.
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