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1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L turn signals VIN: 1HGED3651M
Left turn indicator blinks fast as if a light bulb were burned out. All lights work. Switched sockets, still the same. Right side works normally. Tried different flasher relay and bulbs, checked grounds, added redundent grounds. Thanks in advance for any ideas...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L SRS light stays on VIN: 1HGCG1659Y
ok, i'll try to get everything in the first post, im one of the techs and this is my first post here. car was found to be taped. fixed that and was expecting to go after a code,but it turns out the light never goes off. alldata has 2 charts, one for "SRS lig...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Check engine light VIN: 1HGCD5638T
Greeting techs, I have this Honda Accord that has a check engine light on with code P0715 Input/turbine speed sensor circuit malfunction. The transaxle stuck in low gear. I have followed the diagnostic flowchart for this code, and it lead me to: bad connectio...
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2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BH28F8Y
hello techs,i have a 2000 lexus ls400 in my shop with a dtc p0420.(catalyst efficiency below threshold bank 1) about 2 weeks ago this vehicle was at my shop with a dtc p0430 (catalyst efficiency below threshold bank 2)no other codes were stored nor did the cus... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat efficiency below threshold bank 1)
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2229X
This is a strange one, at least to me. The car misfires, under load, hot and cold and everywhere in between. A scan with the Snapon scanner said #2 misfire, so, after checking the plug, compression on all four, I went to the coil pack mounted on #2 spark plug....
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1992 Mitsubishi Expo SP 2.4L engine? VIN: JA3CZ59W1N
between 2800 and 3800 rpm, feels like a slight vibration in the engine. we rechecked all time marks and the balance shaft for correct alingment, all checked ok. checked motor mounts and all looked ok. not sure were to go with this one!
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1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L battery & brake lite VIN: 1N6SD16YOS
replaced batt and alternator and batt and brake lite stays on. charging system is working good. what could be the problem that causes the lites to stay on?
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1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L engine VIN: 4B3BG6857T
Car came in overheating around town. Car history is unclear. Customer has driven 6 months with no problems. The customer replaced his own thermostat after an overheat. Still overheating, he brought car into our shop. On our first inspection, we did not find an...
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1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L TCC locked? VIN: 4T1SV22E4K
This car was towed in from church (old lady , like new 89 camry) would die in forward gears - won't flash codes ( manually or w/ Snap On Scanner) -If you get to move forward it's like high gear only , no engine braking. If I unplug solenoid harness w/ drive w/...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Transfer Case VIN: 5TDBT48A71
The 4 x 4 is not functional. The transfer case won't disengage, but the front differential won't engage. The 4 wheel drive indicator will light up like they are supposed to when you select or de-select 4 x 4, but the center differential lock indicator light fl...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L See discription VIN: 1HGCM66543
Thanks for all the replies. It ended up being a shorted climate contol panel. it was feeding back through the multiplex unit causing the problem. Thanks again. this was a nightmare to find
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKAY21D2S
Thanks for the replies. The client is not sure if she wants to go further with this since there may be a transmission repair involved. So far the replies point toward a torque converter problem, restriction in trans cooler or carbon build up on the throttle bo...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D0X
First off, Thanks for the replys. I went into work with a clearer head today and attacked this problem methodically. I started at the beginning of the engine harness on the left firewall and checked every connector. One at a time, I pulled on the connector and... Trouble codes: P1627 (analog to digital conversion problem 5 volt reference shorted or open.).
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L cyl head VIN: JM1TA2218S
Thanks are in order to all who replied and especially to John [...] for his detailed explination and instructions. The fix was, as most replies suggested, was updating the friction gear spring washer on driven cams. I would have never guessed that this was th...
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1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start
evey one said pressure was to hight i remved the fuel rail and disasemmbled no problem there checked fuel press with return line diconected pressure still way to high customer declined further diag and repair
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1987 Nissan Multi 2.0L ignition VIN: JN8HMO5S3H
we received 5 replies . one suggested computer .tracing ciruits with wiring diagram i think i agree . when ign fuse is removed all systems work . customer wants to drive car as is .if it acts up we will try to find used unit.
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1993 Nissan Altima 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N4BU31C2P
well my problems remain on my own car. the three most common tips where intake leak , oil in dist pick up and voltage drop in mass air flow circuit. to recount the dist was bone dry pick up wheel included. could find no intake leak using several differant mean...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D6Y
Thanks for all the replies. Ken from California was especially helpful. It turns out that the front and rear o2's were sending the same signals due to the cat being faulty. No catalist activity. Ken thank you for taking the time to help me over the phone. It's... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat Efficiency Below threshhold bank 1), P0430 (Cat Efficiency Below threshhold bank 2).
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2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Soft Brakepedal VIN: 5TBBT441X3
Hi to everyone who respondet I checked all the basics again, re-adjust the rear shoes,cleaned and greased the pins, calipers, bled the brakes again. Called also Toyota Dealers and Tech. Service. And guess what, thats the way it is, like a few of you guys sai...
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