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1995 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L abs module VIN: JHMRA1868S
Hello Honda techs, thank you in advance for your help, vehicle came to us with ABS light on in dash. After inspection of system, we found ABS relay missing. Replaced relay and pump operates all the time. Code 1-2 present, we have limited info on test procedure...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Positive battery cable VIN: 1HGEM22934
I have to replace the engine control wiring harness and was looking for some idea of the time allowed for this procedure. This harness covers all engine & transmission functions and enters through the firewall near the glovebox. The positive battery cable was ...
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1999 Lexus IS200 2.0L Central locking VIN: JTDBS18200
Hi We have a 99 Lexus IS200 with remote central locking not working. Central locking works on inside button - so system works ok. Key in door unlocks drivers door but doesn't operate cental locking - we think thats normal. Remote in key doen't lock or unlock ...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Mechanical
car in shop for knock in engine, recently had engine installed at dealer (yr. ago). has slight knock at idle, off idle noise goes away, comes back on decel. more pronounced at upper engine, (plentum, timing cover). our question is there a problem with these en...
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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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1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D5V
car came in no start. found that we had no injector pulse did all tests back to ecm found we had no signal out of ecm to injectors. checked all powers and grounds to ecm. found high resistance on ground pin #106. has 61 ohms. replaced pcm. did not fix problem....
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67572
I'm confused ! Today a regular customer called to report that his MIL light had come on . I asked him to stop by so that I could retrieve DTC's and determine if it was safe to drive. As I test drove the car I felt that it performed normally so I drew the troub... Trouble codes: P0065 (air assisted injector control range/ performance)
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1989 Toyota Celica ST 2.0L No Start VIN: JT2ST65COK
This car has been a real problem with its intermittent no start problem. The car always fails on the customer and rarely for us. The times it does fail for us it never stays dead long enough for us to do any testing. Sometimes you can check for spark and find ...
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Lamp Out Light VIN: 4T1BF12B4V
The lamp out light comes on when the lights are turned on, but all the lamps are good. I tested the circuit to the lamp out sensor and found one ground wire had no continuity to ground (#12 on circuit). My wiring diagrams are incomplete. I am not able to trace...
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2004 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Alignment VIN: 4T1BF32K84
Hello everyone, This is a friends car that has been a great customer for along time. She came too me & asked for my help. I have driven her car several miles. On a smooth road this car will go as staight as you would want it too. You can drive it with one fing...
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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L Temp Guage VIN: JH4KA7655P
Thanks for all the responses. The temp sending unit was right where most of you said it was, next to the water jacket on top. I could not see it for the plastic cover on top. The problem was not the sending unit, there was air in the system because coolant was...
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1987 Honda Civic 1.5L Surge VIN: JHMEC5820H
Thank you all for the Help! I ran the car with the Fuel Cap Removed I Removed the Sock from the Tank. I filled the Fuel tank. I installed an electric pump in place of the mechanical one and hooked it to a fuel can and pumped out two gals of fuel...I the volume...
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L AC compressor VIN: JHNEH9695S
Thanks to all that responded with help. All the information was useful. Special thanks to Grant [...] whopretty much walked me through wiring diagram to relays and what each wire did. The condeser fan relay is energized by the ground supplied from the ECM on t...
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Radio Fuse #2 VIN: JT8UZ30C7N
Thanks for the 3 responses that I got. Turned out to be the amp in the trunk. I had disconnected what I thought was the power lead but I guess it wasn't. Removed the rest of the leads and the short went away. Now if somone just knows where to get another one o...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L shifting VIN: 1YVGE22C3V
sorry for the late reply, but here it goes. Trans guy removed the trans and found that the chain was 'sort of' sloppy. He thinks the slop in this could have caused a sensor to read this and cause erratic problems. Since fix all is well. Also side note the cu...
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1988 Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2.6L jet valves VIN: JA7FJ23F4J
Well guys, it seems thje grneral concencess is that the valves were adjusted wrong or too tight. I know they were at .010 ,So we put in a new set of jet valves thinking that maby the rebuilder left some dirt or something in a passage that I didn't see and they...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L left cam VIN: JA4LS31H31
well it looks like we won't be fixing this one. the customer has not owned it long so we don't have any real history on it and she owes about $13k (ouch I think she was takin advantage of). she is trying to see what can be worked out with the seller but I see ...
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1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L battery & brake lite VIN: 1N6SD16YOS
My tech has found the problem with this vehicle. Thank you to all of our IATN friends. We had lots of responses and most of them said bad rebuild alt. Thats what we thought also but after 2 with the same problem we knew it was something else. Mitchell shows a ...
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1N6SD11S4V
Thank you all who offered help. I did not fix this vehicle. Customer denied repairs. Our cost for new PCM = $680. Don agreed that it was the PCM. Robert said P1336 indicates that CAM and CRANK are out of sync. That i should graph them and make sure they are. R... Trouble codes: P0335, P1336.
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1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L 4 th gear VIN: 1NHDL01D7W
Dear Members, I had 6 replies, most of them said temp sensor. I drove trouble car for 3 days, -8 degrees C, with MODIS hooked-up. I had never experienced the problem.I gave back the Altima to customer. He called the next day, he said still delay 4th gear. Afte...
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L starter motor VIN: JF1SF63512
thank you group - this car returned to the dealer, where after not being repaired was traded in on a new car.
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1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Rotors/Suspension? VIN: JT4VN13D5M
Greetings, The fix had nothing to do with the brake system. We ended up replacing the blown out rear shocks that the customer had originally declined to replace due to budget limits. All vibration is gone!!! Isn't this a strange business that we are in. Thank ...
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1993 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4VN13G3P
Thanks so much to the 8 people who replied. Gregory, Tom , and Don hit it right on the head. An original equipment igniter was the fix. Sorry it took so long to post a fix but customer had fork over the added cost. Thank you so much again...Doug Trouble codes: 15 (IGF Signal Loss).
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2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L A/C inop VIN: JTEHA05310
I haven't fixed this veh yet, nevertheless its still in my shop and I will keep trying later once I finally get the appropiate info. Its been very hard to get technical info for veh not sell in USA, but searching in the net I found a couple sites that might he...
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