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1988 Acura Legend L 2.7L No Start VIN: JH4KA4658J
Hello, This vehicle cranks, but does not start. It has no spark and no fuel injector trigger. We checked for codes and found a code 15, ignition output signal circuit. The check chart led us to replace the ignitor. The vehicle had no change in symptoms after ... Trouble codes: 15 (Ignition output signal circuit)
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1988 Acura Legend 2.7L Brakes lock up VIN: JH4KA4648J
Car came from another shop for brake problems. After driving car for 5 minutes brake pedal starts to get hard and rise. Other shop installed two new master cylinders and 2 power booster. We flushed brake system, was very dirty. No change. replaced master cylin...
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1997 Acura TL 2.5L tires VIN: JH4UA2655V
Thanks for checking this one out. This is may dads vehicle so I am under pressure for some answers! The problem is that the tires are cupping bad! We initially installed Michelin x1 tires and they were shot in 10,000 miles. We did later find out that they were...
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1992 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L Engine oil in coolant VIN: JHMBB2258N
Hi guys, need some help on this one. Seems like a slam dunk for head gasket, but leakdown is better than terrific at (5% leakdown per jug. Could engine oil be forcing its way into the coolant inside the oil cooler? (where the oil filter screws on) Engine oil ...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCG16SSX
We started with plugs cap and rotor, no fix, checked for vacume leaks, none found, squeezed of fuel return line studder went away, put fuel pump in, prob. still there, checked fuel pressure 40 psi, put in pressure regulator, pinched off return line again 80psi...
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1996 Hyundai Accent 1.5L No Start VIN: UD11NPVU22
We have two of these models with identical symptoms. Periodic instances of failure to start, never stops once running. When the fault occurs, it has been established by a roadside assistance organisation that there is voltage to the coils but no spark. Once th...
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2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L tcm VIN: KNAFB1214Y
Customer brought vehicle to Kia dealership with CEL (check engine light) on and o/d off (offdrive off) light blinking and was diagnosed with a bad tcm. However, the tranny seems to drive fine and it's been over a year since the diagnosis and 2 yrs since the cu...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JT6HF10U0X
hi all- this rx300 is at a friends transmission shop up the street, and they have got a problem. It came from a used car lot so the history is, it was traded with the problem. Its a u140f transmission. It came in with no 3rd gear, they tore it down and found ...
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2001 Mazda Protege LX 2.0L Converter VIN: JM1BJ2211Y
Car has come in approx. two months ago with same codes. Was unable to reproduce complaint, Customer took vehicle to dealer and they set everything back to default. Customer said it has started acting up(Harsh Shifts)more frequently. She brought it back and it ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L egr code VIN: JN1CA21D0X
car had egr low flow code, we had the egr valve, egr air sensor changed and clean egr pipe sensor clean out of carbon, car still will have the same low flow egr code even after egr monitor is set.
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cooling fans VIN: 4S3BG6856W
CAR CAME IN FOR OVERHEATING / CHECKED CAR AND IT WAS PUSHING WATER OUT OVERFLOW / USED 5GAS AT RADIATOR AND CONFIRMED BLOWN HEADGASKET / REPAIRED HEADS AND REASSEMBLED NOW THE FANS TURN ON AFTER CAR WARMS UP BUT DONT CYCLE OFF / REPLACE SENSOR FOR COMPUTER NO ...
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2002 Toyota Echo 1.5L vvti VIN: JTDBT12362
i have a echo here that originally came in with a code 1349 vvti malfunction.i tested the system according to the tsb and the accuator would stick every once in a while.by this i mean with power applied to the oil control valve the engine would sometimes idle ...
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Power Steering Pump/Fluid VIN: 19UUA5640X
As many sugguested, resealing the pump solved the problem. Evidently, the combination of the tension of a new belt, a brittle shaft seal, and the large pulley diameter on this model all come together to cause this trouble. I will make sure to tell customers ab...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7264M
The Final fix ended to be a coil, The replacement coil was defective, In all my years as a technician, I have never seen so much of defective new parts in the last two or three years) The quality is certinaly down. The conclusion come to be inside the distribu...
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2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB1212Y
Thanks for the input, cleared the the code & told the woman it may have been a fluke thing. Thanks guys Trouble codes: P0460.
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1987 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L engine VIN: JM1FC3325H
Thank you to all who replied, especially Alan. Following the procedures outlined by your emails, I was able to build compression in the front rotor, but not the rear. I have been too crazy with other work to get back to it, but I am confident I can bring it ba...
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JM2UF1236N
Good morning techs.This one is out of here.after checking for ref voltage which was good and checking all grounds and disconnecting exhaust the truck was still running rich enough to blow a hole in the ozone.I removed the ecm and checked the board for any mark...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L 4wd VIN: JA4MT31HX1
well I finally got it .special thanks to claudio,cameron,jeff,bruce,stanley,richard. CLAUDIO,you hit on the head.The solenoids under the air breather didn't have vacum going to them.we had pinched a hose when installing the motor off the steal line on the fire...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNICA31DXY
I would like to thank everybody for taking the time to help me and my customer on this issue...The issue was the price of the MAF..We got one out of U.S. for $103.00 u.s In Canada this part was $526.00 what a rip of to Canadian owners of this product I have no... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L compressor VIN: JT3VN29V5S
Thanks to all who responded,got it nailed. Ordered a new expansion and Receiver/dryer (Denso parts), removed the evaporator (with the helpful tip of removing the glove box for access), flushed the bejeezus out of the lines and removed the packing of leafs and ...
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