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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5634S
hi! this is my first post. code 9 i an easy one i thought!!!. replace distributor twice. ck for continuity from distributor to ecm it's ok. ck for frequency with modis at 750 rpm is at specs 5.6 to 6.2 hz. increases when acceleration. distributor is aftermarke... Trouble codes: 9 (cyp in distributor)
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L ignition switch VIN: JHMCD5638S
i have a honda that came into are shop very late in the day that has an unusual problem. was towed up here for a no start condition. from what i understand it died on customer while driving. i went out to start it and it will start and then die immediately as ...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Safety VIN: IHGES26771
Is there a procedure for extracting SRS codes without a scan tool?
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG4567Y
i have ran all the test from mitchell systems, and still cannot find out why these codes set. i cleared the codes and drove this car for a couple of days and noticed #1 the evap monitor does not complete (no codes for evap) and #2 the short term fuel trim fluc... Trouble codes: 1123 (mfr controlled fuel and air metering), 1128 (mfr controlled fuel and air metering)
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7238Y
hi group other tech in shop replaced t-belt and exhaust manifold and o2 sensor, know setting above codes, have checked wiring from pcm to o2 sensor all wiring checkes fine no opens or shorts, replaced o2 sensor again same thing, has 12 volts to heater, o2 sign... Trouble codes: P0131, P0135
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18221
Car ran fine after 60k service for a week or so, then got this 0715 code, and very noticeable hesitation problem. Removed plugs, can't see anything really wrong. Anything typical on this model that would cause this with no other codes like oxygen sensor or coo... Trouble codes: 0175 (rich fuel condition)
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1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No monitors VIN: JM1BB141XT
This vehicle came to us 3 months and 2000 miles ago with stalling at idle and check engine light. Throttle body and top engine cleaning solved the stalling along with new o2 sensor to rectify the check engine light. Reset the codes and sent the car packing. 2 ...
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L Coolant Pump VIN: JM1NA3537V
Sorry to bother the group with such a small problem, but we don't have any service info. available for this vehicle. There is a definite coolant leak at the front of the engine that appears to be coming from what I would think is the coolant pump. It looks lik...
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L overheating under load VIN: JF1SF655XW
replaced intake gasket and since then its been overheating,no air pockets and runs normal temp at idle,but drive at hwy speeds,coolant fills overflow and overheates,checked and replaced cap and then removed thermostat,and re-drove does not overheat without the...
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2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6555Y
Hello all; This Subaru came into my shop with the MIL on with a code P1133 Undocumented code. I got From a friend at the dealer it was A/F sensor heater curcuit High Input. He had never seen this code before. so was of little help. I checked the charging syst... Trouble codes: 1133 (undocumented code)
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2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF655X1
we have a 2001 subaru forester came in with a check engine light on had code p0328 knock sensor signal high. we replaced the sensor and repaired the conector. we let the car go and the light came on about a week later with the same code. we monitored the senso... Trouble codes: P0328
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4T1VV22E9L
this car is actually another techs problem car that he has been working on for the past few months that keeps coming back with a stalling problem. he is on vacation and so i am the blessed one that gets it. he has previoulsy replaced the temp sensor, throttle ...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT3VN39W2S
everything is pointing to the oil cooler, redistributing metal and causing both failures. $500.00 item. is there a way to simply bypass oil cooler?
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2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTE6D21A02
A simple question for a nutty design. I have to replace the O2 sensor for Bank one sensor 2. this is a four banger, but it has two AFI sensors on the top, and two O2 sensors on the bottom (what next?) I need to know if it's the bottom left O2 sensor that's b... Trouble codes: 141 (O2 sensor bank 1sensor 2)
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGEJ8248W
This is fixed, a top engine clean reduced the pre-cat Nox down to 2300ppm, which is normal for most engines without a EGR. A new OE Catalytic Converter reduced it down to 2ppm of Nox out of tail pipe. I did not communicate my question very well, I was lookin... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Unknown VIN: JALTY12345
I had three replies with basic feedback on master cylinder compensator port possibly plugged,and rear diff with possible low on lube and seizing bearings due to leaking axle seals.As soon as it gets out of body shop I will give both a thorough inspection.
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L spark knock? VIN: JT6GF10U6Y
sorry i did not reply sooner but vehicle has not returned dont know when i will see it again thanks to those who did reply
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1995 Mazda MX-6 2.0L Belt VIN: 1YVGE31C5S
I am going to close this for now. I took everyones adviceand recheck everything. Some said the altenator was at fault. It is and aftermarket, no problems found. Recheck the mounting braket holes for alignment and to see if holes were wallard out, no problems t...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L condensor fan
Many thanks to all four techs who took the time to read and respond to this post. I have fixed the condensor fan operation and the complete a/c system is now working good. Chris from Arkansas gave detailed pin out test on the system which i had already done, t...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
well... I knew about the bult. but the boss wanted another way to satisfy this customer. I was pleased to get 24 replies (read 24 sharp techs on my side) to back me up. almost without exception to fix was to replace all the coils (and I do mean all) and the ma... Trouble codes: 1320 (primary ignition), 0171 (bank one system lean), 0174 (bank two system lean).
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1988 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L No Start VIN: JT2MX73EPJ
we thought the coolant sensor might be the problem,but the outside temp went up so we can't duplicate the problem now. we'll have to wait until cooler weather comes again and then go after it. thanks for the sugestions the techs at [...] auto.
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TARN13P9R
sorry for delay but business is good. thanks to everyone for their help. todd and chad put us in the right direction. we cleaned the air flow sensor and so far customer has been satisfied. found the sensor to be extremely dirty. thanks again to everybody. Trouble codes: 53 (knock sensor).
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K7T
this car is repaired,it was the ect sensor,i watched it on the scanner and during warm up it went from64 degrees(c) to -30 degrees(c),then the car would stall,replaced the ect sensor,went thru warm up cycle,car runs great,other ideas were,iac solenoid,bad dist...
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1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L oil pump drive gear VIN: JT3HJ85J6T
After checking with toyota I found out that the oil gear on front of crankshaft is tighten between crankshaft timing gear and crank itself by way of the harmonic bolt. not a keyed gear or a press fit. If crank bolt is not tight enough 305 ft/lb it will free wi...
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