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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18251
Greetings, This Acura has mil with code P1456. I inspected and leak tested the system with a MotorVac evap leak chek. As stated in the test results above it may have passed. Is code P1456 for a large or small leak? At step #21 in the diagnostics the FTP senso... Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap Control System Leakage)
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD563XV
with only limited info on this system i am inquiring if anyone has run into this problem, as i can find no tsb's or any further data on why the code is setting. the procedures are very specific as to checking the vacuum and voltage yet the conclusion condems t... Trouble codes: 0441 (insufficent purge flow)
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Charging VIN: JHMEJ6672W
Car came in after customers installed battery.Found vehicle not charging.Also had numerous trouble codes in computer system,Po501,1298,0135,0141,0700,0720.We replace the alternator and fuse for charge at vss retested system and all was fine. Customer picked up...
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1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L Cuts out VIN: JA3AY31COV
When cold the vehicle will not idle with out holding accelerator, but when worm idles fine. tech line said common problem when I.A.C. goes bad that windings in computer go bad.
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: F1PT118475
found that fuse going to eccs relay was blown after replacing valve cover gaskets. replaced fuse and vehicle still would not run. Checked and found that engine control unit was not grounding out eccs relay. when gounding pin 16 on engine control unit vehicle w...
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Transfer Case VIN: JN8AZ08W13
Hey Nissan Techs, This Murano entered my shop from our body shop on November 3rd. The right front was hit hard enough to crack the transmission case. I had to drop the powerplant to replace the trans. Everything went together smooth except for when I got it r...
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BK6350S
Hello to all Subaru techs.What we have here is a legacy 2.2 tha has an intermittant crank but no start.This car was in our shop about 2 weeks ago but we were not able to duplicate it.Cust called today and said after driving about 20 minutes,she stopped and shu...
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: GUH33NNBFS
vehicle come with fast idle problem (2000 RPM at idle speed) i will cleaning throttle body,idle air control valve, air passages,sensors grips, fast idle problem is ok BUT another problems are here that is when vehicle comes after run at road with high speed or...
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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCA5630K
i found that the egr pasages were a little carboned up. I cleaned them and the car went through thanks for all the help
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1988 Mazda 323 GT 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BF2237J
Well, bust my buttons!!! This one is fixed. Thanks to all 7 who responded with good input. Neglect was ultimately the cause of my lost time and days of frustration. Responses involved checking fuses, and/or circuit breakers;MAF sensor issues;rotten wiring arou...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L lubrication VIN: 4A3AK44Y6V
This thing appears to be leaking from the head gasket as most suspect; we will be getting it back after the holidays to pull the head and verify; seems to be a common problem on these motors. Thank you all for the help.
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1986 Nissan D21 XE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1M6HD11YOG
Thanks for the 2 replies. We had the Ecu rebuilt by some folks in Grand Prarie, TX. They missed it the first time and with Thanksgiving this took a few weeks to complete with shipping time. There was a short to ground in the ECU. They fixed it the second time ...
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1992 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD17S8N
Thanks to Richard [...] from Ohio and Mark from Illinois both of whom were very insightful in directing me to a stripped t.belt as the problem.I guess from now on i will always ck for cam/crank signal input when an ECU CONTINUALLY FIRES at me no matter how smo...
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1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L p/s pump VIN: JT3GP10V6V
Hi good people; Thanks for all the replies. It was, as 2 people said a plugged screen in the bottom of the reservoir. Cleaned and flushed and refilled with new fluid. All is well. My customer sends his thanks also. Wishing all a merry Christmas and the bes...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1NXBR12E22
To begin thanks for all of the reply's on this subject. To those that were wondering why not just bring the vehicle back to Toyota seeing as the car is still under warranty...Pride! Plus we live on an island making it a little more difficult to send customers ...
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