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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L blower VIN: JH4KA757XN
Is there diagnostics on this auto climate control. Customer complaint is that blower operates on high speed only when set on 90*. Fan does increase speed as set warmer, but full speed relay does not trip until set on 90*. Would a disconnected sensor under the ...
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1987 Mazda B2200 2.2L No Start VIN: JM2UF1130H
Hi Guys, Vehicle was towed in, would not start But cranks well. Ran fuel, spark, computer tests, compression tests all good. Every once in a while it will start and run for about 1 min to 5 min? and then shut down but will not restart when cranked. Similar to ...
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1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22DXW
this car has a p1506 in it for iac overspeed we dont see many mazdas in so any help would be greatly appreciated it also has a po420 but I am sure that it is just the convertor Trouble codes: 1506 (IAC overspeed error)
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L abs VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
My question is that I have to check for ABS codes and my book tells me to jump the TBS. Does anyone know where this is? Thank you.
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05YXT
hello everyone, i have this 1996 pathfinder with a 3.3l that keeps giving oxygen sensor codes. it started back in the winter when temp dropped. the c/s the vehicle ran good but the light came on. when i checked for codes i had found the two front oxygen senso... Trouble codes: P0136, P0150
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1997 Nissan Sentra 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AV41D3V
we do not know what is causing the ap sensors to fail, and the evap sensor and its circuit check good. any help would be appreciated Trouble codes: P0105 (absolute pressure sensor problem), P0450 (evap system pressure sensor problem)
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L drive or 3rd VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
vehicle has 1st & 2nd & when going into 3rd it will drop to first & sometimes will shift back into 2nd. we pulled flash codes & mitchell does have the code chart but i cannot decifer which code it is. it starts off with 1 long light, 2 short, 1 not so long & 8...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN80R07Y01
This is a new customer. MIL on with P1110. The truck runs well, yet the engine shows signs of sludging. The VTEC control solenoid has a series of orrifices which direct pressurized oil to the VTEC sprockets for timing control of the cams, based on PCM inputs. ... Trouble codes: P1110 (camshaft timing control related code)
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA07A94
Can't find info on the code and can't find way to reset the low tire pressure indicator.Truck runs fine and I repaired the tire. And we cleared the code has not returned yet . Trouble codes: 1279 (undocumented code)
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1998 Subaru Legacy 2.5L transmission VIN: 4SBBG6856W
Thanks to all in advance. This Outback will not shift out of low when temp is less than 35. Scanned ECM and TCM no codes, everything looks good. Brought it to a trans shop and they did the same. Got it back yesterday, it was 45+ degrees, worked fine. This AM i...
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L 4 wheel drive engagement VIN: JT3VN39W0L
4 wd light was flashing very quickly and the ADD relay (4wd relay) was clicking rapidly...and of course vehicle had no 4wd engagement when it did this. I checked wiring at ADD relay (harness side..relay unplugged) while the condition was existing with a LED t...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L valve train VIN: JT3VN39W65
this motor has about 1600 miles on it since a overhaul the valve noise was not there untill recently . the clearances are a little on the loose side , the worst one is only .004 over spec. is this enough to cause the valves to be very noisy ? or is there somth...
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1997 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L no 2-3 shift VIN: JT3HJ85J9V
after overhaul no 2-3 shift checked with mastertech. getting signal to shift to 3rd and forth but will not.mastertech will let you shift the unit but.it still would not shift.I beleave I have some check balls in the wrong place?when valve body was taken apart ...
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B3X
Car came in with a lean code about 2 weeks ago. I could find nothing wrong. I cleared the code and informed the customer that I could not find anything and we may have to try a MAF sensor. I was a little leary of replacing it because I had never seen this styl... Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDY38T3Y
Hello guys, This 2000 Toyota celica came in the shop for the #3 cylinder misfired. We looked through the whole vehicle. The MAF wasn't on there all the way(it has a aftermarket intake). So we resecure the MAF and replaced spark plugs. Came back 4 days later w... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfired), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfired detected)
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L engine VIN: JTEHF21A21
Lookong for some help, this 3 lt started burning 4 lt. of oil between oil changes [5,000 kms]. Just started on last change. We had him monitor how much he had to add this last time. I did a search and found alot of oil sludge issues, we pulled the v/c and ther...
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1993 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L crank bolt VIN: JH4CC2668P
Almost everyone said to use a 3/4' impact. We had alread tried that & I neglected to mention it. I learned a couple things from the posts, THANKS TO ALL. WE HAD EXCELLENT RESPONSE. We should have tired to quench the bolt after heating, possibly would have help...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5650R
i recived a lot of good ideas the fix was the pgmfi relay what led to this was the fuel injector pulse was very eratic and the voltage to the pcm was a bit low from battery voltage o i pluged in a relay from the local honda store and all is well this is one of...
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1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1NA3531R
well it seems that we could not get this car to go. i really appreciate thoes that responded to my request. unfortunatly we could not tame this beast. we tried most of what was suggested replacing relays sensors and checking the wiring harness. unless there is... Trouble codes: 01 (no ignition ref).
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1986 Nissan D21 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN6ND12Y7G
Fuel pressure 35 at idle, 30 with engine off. Checked wiring, found broken wire to mass air flow sensor in wire loom where wires come together under throttle body. Thanks for the help.
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA2106X
After chasing all the power and ground circuts I recieved some imput from fellow members. Bottom line after one post from a Nissian tech took me in the right direction. The anti theft has decided that the key is not the right one. I am waiting a call back from...
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1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Stall VIN: JS3TD21V8T
We did verify that there is one cam sensor (back of head) and a crank sensor located at back on engine, transmission would need to come out to service it. There seem to be some issues about the cam sensor, but the customer declined further testing. We may get ...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L engine
we checked pcv system, running to cold, valve covers, oil additives, coolant leaks(cracks block and heads) and found nothing wrong so customer did not want to take another chance. we put in a used engine I dont like to leave a problem like this but not my mone...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Surge VIN: JTEHH20V11
the customer has not returned and is planning to take it to toyota for them to check it. hope to find out later what it was. thankx to all who offered their help as it did help us narrow down that the iac was not at fault.
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