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1999 Honda Civic HX 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGEJ7121X
Hello Everyone, This Honda was brought in for smoking. Found that it is burning coolant. Tested for HCs with gas analyzer, no HCs were found in cooling system. Cars runs excellent, no misses. Cooling system still full from when customer brought it in. Does not...
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2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A3Y
Car Has failed CT emision. We are the third garage to work on it for this problem. It has a lean code 171. Other shops have replaced both o2s. Cars runs fine. I checked all Vac lines and gaskets with carb clean. (We do not have a smoker) I cleaned air flo. O2s... Trouble codes: 171 (Lean Baank 1)
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L oil pressure VIN: 4S2CM58V0V
Hello Isuzu techs, This vehicle exhibits low oil pressure when warm. it taps very intermittently (almost like a lifter sticks then frees up)and this doesn't change with rpm increase. Also when you get into it @4000 rpm a tap/slight knock is audible. I have se...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start
Would not start upon arrival. Tested EGI and Fuel relays with known good. no change, tested fuel pressure )30 psi while cranking. Ckp signal should be fine due to fuel pressure. Tried a timing light pickup on Coil connector got flash but unable to really verif...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L TRAC light on VIN: JT8UF11E8P
Hey guys, I need help. TRAC light is coming on after the TRAC pump runs for ten to twelve times. I guess that's why the TRAC light comes on. I think it may have an internal brake hydraulic leak somewhere but I don't know where to go. I tested the pressure at a...
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1987 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L AC amplifier VIN: JT4RN62S4H
I have made a custom ac system and wired the clucth fan direct to see if it would cool. Everything worked fine until I hooked it up to the ac ampifier to operate the clutch on the compressor. I now see that the original setup has an igniter signal and an signa...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L door locks VIN: JT3HN87R1X
Hi Group! The power door locks do not lock from any door or from the remote. They will unlock with no trouble. I know the remote is sending because i can hear the buzzer. We tested the door switches and they all work. We tested the lock cylinder switch on the ...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDPR32T8Y
Very randomly, only has happend on freeway check engine light comes on. Same code both times. We did a BG fuel injection/decarbonize service. Checked for vacuum leaks, everyhting ok. Monitored data on scanner, all normal. Inspected spark plugs, look fine. Clea... Trouble codes: P0171
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1999 Daewoo Nubira SX 2.0L clutch VIN: KLAJA52Z4X
Thanks for the replies! Jose hit it right on! The weld broke that holds the release lever to the shaft. Welded it fast again and it now works.
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1999 Daewoo Nubira SX 2.0L odometer VIN: KLAJA52Z4X
I was advised to replace the speedometer head. In the end speedometer head was removed and wire plug was removed and installed and head was tapped on. It was reinstalled and it started working again. Sorry I don't have anymore to offer. Thanks for the replies.
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7671N
Group, Here's a fix I'd never expected. Maybe that's why it took so long! Z dr.. in Orlando tested the PCM and discussed it with me at length today. When I confirmed over and over that system voltage was indeed goin into pin 16 C434 (o2 signal input at the PCM... Trouble codes: 43 (fuel supply problems).
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Clutch Assembly VIN: 4S2CG58V6R
Hi guys. Sorry I haven't updated the request promptly. On this truck we bled the system to find no air. We then checked the clutch master pushrod for proper adjustment and found that the adjustment was almost fully extended keeping pressure within the system. ...
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1998 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on
hi everyone i think u all should laugh about this one. end up my tech change post 02 sensor instead of pre cat! go figure. two reply are helpful. it helps a lot. Bobby from Georgia Layne from Texas. Denso don't have the pre-cat o2 but has post cat?!!! i end up... Trouble codes: P0130 (O2 sensor B1-S1 Circuit Malfuction.).
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1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 1.8L No Start VIN: 4A3CS44TBM
i want to thank everyone you sent me help i checked for 5 volt referance at all senosrs all good. check sensor ground had done resistance on ect cold & hot in spec. car had been starting good last three days till this morning finally check voltage at tps again...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK3445W
i was glad to see this one go. i appreciate all the replies. this is one i hope is fixed . i cleaned all connectors in evap system and plugged everything back together. another tech that lives 65 miles away from the shop drove it home to run the monitor. no co... Trouble codes: P1494 (evap vent solenoid switch or mechanical fault).
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1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start VIN: HLS3046127
Fixed...The manifold was warped. Had it machined. The old manifold gasket that was on the manifolds was all one thick paper/composite type gasket (aftermarket I suppsose) You could see burn spots on the gasket especially all over the center of the exhaust mani...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on, P0420 VIN: JN8AR05Y0T
Thanks everybody !! I went on an educated hunch and replaced the upstream O2 sensor, even though testing indicated it was ok. I just got off the phone and the customer said the MIL was still off. Thanks for the input. Trouble codes: P0420.
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CAZ1D45
Hello everyone, The vehicle is fixed after the tech that work on it decide to get back in there to double check the chain timing and found the long chain was off by a tooth . thank you Matinus , Thomas , Mike , Troy for your prompt response your guys are wonde... Trouble codes: 1320.
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1988 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Misfire VIN: JT2AE95CX3
WOW! There are some real toyota experts out there in IATN land. Anyone want to relocate to Fonddulac and open up shop? We could use some Toyota help in town. It was the auxilary accelerator pump like most everyone expected. I was able to get just the diaphram ...
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