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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L SRS Light VIN: JHMCG66871
I pulled codes with a Master Tech.15-3 was the code check power & ground circuits to OPDS unit they are good. I replaced the OPDS unit. I tried to clear codes and the light came on steady again this time with a 15-1 code. I rechecked power and grounds and foun...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78412
Vehicle is slow to restart after adding fuel to the tank. Customer says it is not necessary to fill the tank to generate the slow start, adding a few gallon will do it. There was a code p1457 which Honda has produced a TBS for slow response on the two way valv... Trouble codes: P1457
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1995 Lexus SC300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8JZ31C2S
Hello all, I have this Lexus in here with an egr code. I have replaced the egr valve and unblocked the passageway into the plenum. The solenoid is working every time I check it as well as the temp sensor. I still have the light coming on after about 2 days of ...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L Turbocharger
I am working on upgrading my stock TD05 14B turbo to a TD05 Evo3 turbo by replacing the compressor housing and impeller. JOB DESCRIPTION: Porting of the turbine exhaust housing inlet by taking out ridge and smoothening out, porting of the wastgate opening, m...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L starter VIN: JN1EJ01F0P
Customer stated car would not start but when he turned off key and took it from car it continued to crank until the battery had died. Got the car towed into the shop. When I hooked up the battery charger and turned it on( Battery charger not the key in the car...
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1N6SD11S4V
I placed my vantage on ckp signal wire to check frequecy. While i accelerated up and down i saw many spikes. I replaced the ckp sensor and now i have no signal at all. I placed old one back in and still no signal. I finally cut the ckp signal wire going into P... Trouble codes: P0335, P1336
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L seals VIN: 1N4DL01D0X
Fellow techs: Vehicle has transmission fluid leak from driver side axle seal which we are trying to repair! This vehicle originally came in with loud wheel bearing noise from driver side front wheel bearing & both outer cv boots split open. Replaced both axles...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D91
A friend of mine got a Nissan sentra at his shop. Itís cooking the cylinder 4 coil. This vehicle has one coil per cylinder. it will run for about 5mins with a missfire and then u will see smoke coming the coil. It has good compression, fuel pressure,injector p...
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1999 Suzuki Vitara JS 1.6L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: J4JDSLK232
This vehicle seems to have a hesitation or serious lack of power under load. Such as when going up even moderate hills. Cruising it seems to run just fine. When this hesitation occurs it "feels" like either the ignition is breaking down or it is being starved ...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W4S
Hello everyone, I thought I had this repaired when I found the clogged fuel filter. Code 25 (system lean) still sets. Some tips in my Snap-on scanner troubleshooter says check O2 signal. Checked waveform with Vantage graphing multimeter-looks good. 8-10 pulses... Trouble codes: 25 (System Lean)
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L belt VIN: 1HGCG65821
Thanks to all who helped. Replaced the belts and tightened them pretty tight. Since problem is intermittent, could not verify repairs, but will try to post later. Thanks again, Jim.
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1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L monitors VIN: KMHCF24F9W
Hello Techs, Road tested vehicle and found that coolant temp was not up to par.Replaced thermostat and temp.was at 188 deg.F.Ran drive cycle and ready'd monitors. Thanks John G.
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1993 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L 4wd unit VIN: JM3LV5233P
Fixed front axle sensor, problem was in conetor. now get open when open and 3 ohms when closed. Checked all inputs at ecm by working change motor and switching switches but it still dosn't work. dash switches all work perfectly. Ecm conetions all good. If cust...
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1987 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1N4PB21S8H
Many thanks to David [...]. ECM is ok. To quote as follows: 'Paul: From 1994 Tune-Up Specifications Guide published by Chek-Chart: 1). Red LED off, Green LED on: no problem in system. 2). Red LED on, Green LED flashing quickly: vacuum sensor, altitude sens...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L blower motor VIN: JN8AR05Y3X
Well I got this one fixed, most of you said blower motor resistor , 2 of you said a/c amplifier. This car doesn't have an blower motor resistor it has a blower motor amplifier. Which acts like a blower motor resistor. The blower motor amplifier was the problem...
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1990 Subaru Loyale 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2AN52BOL
Hi Guys; I am forced to close this post because the courts (or counsulers)are so slow. The Subaru has not been back in to be checked but I did get confermation from you guys that this has been a witch hunt. It's not over yet and I have every intension of fight...
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2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65612
The customer decided to take the car to the dealer. They replaced the air/fuel sensor, reprogramed the computer and it was covered under warranty. thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0130 (front air/fuel sensor circuit range problem).
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1988 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN67M2J
I'm sorry it took so long to reply, but finally we fixed (you, iATN and me), i did evething you sugest Thank to Tom from British Columbia, Sean from Colorado, Matthew from Minnesota, Steve from Michigan,I replaced the ignitor (3 times) and tps checked ok, I ch...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L engine/transmission VIN: 4TAWN72N9Y
Hi, sorry for the delay in posting a fix, was making sure we had a correct fix on this one. Would like to thank all the responded. The problem was a build of debri on the ac drive belt. caused a knock which was loudest at mid engine area. One of the posts sugg...
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