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1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JHMCA5484H
Good morning techs, I know someone out there knows more about this problem than I do. This Honda came in with an intermittent stalling condition when coming to a stop & hesitating badly on initial accelleration from stop. It would also cut out intermittent onl...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L ck eng light on VIN: TNBAD13RGO
I am getting a code 1382. at first the engine would not run or would stall alot. i installed a used cyp (customer's choice) it now runs great, but the code is still there. i checked the ohms, waveform pattern is there, and the wires are not shorted to ground a... Trouble codes: 1382 (cyp no pulse)
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1651Y
Car belong to sister in law.Ran the trouble chart for code P1457, passed all tests. Even replaced the evap by-pass solenoid valve as per tsb (comes with evap two way valve from honda) yet mil keeps coming on.Is this a big or small leak? Any suggestions? Thanks... Trouble codes: P1457
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S2CY58V7R
Blows heavy black smoke on accel. no codes
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1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8JS47E8R
Check enginge light on, code 71 EGR System. Found no vacuum to EGR valve at cruise. EGR Vacuum Modulator bottom port would not hold vacuum. Replaced Vacuum Modlator now have vacuum at EGR at cruise. Light came back on, same code 71. Pumped up EGR at idle very ... Trouble codes: 71 (egr system)
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L head gasket VIN: JM1BJ2227X
this car originally came in for overheating. found siezed water pump. found hydrocarbons in cooling system. replaced above parts. car was fine for 3 months then overheated again, no visible external leaks. hc's in system again. removed head and sent to machine...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge
Hello fellow techs, This one has me stumped, I have a searching Idle intermittantly which I inherrited from another tech in our shop, It came in with a stall, surge problem when comming to a stop. The mass airflow was replaced and throttle body and IAC were cl...
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Axle seal VIN: 1N4DL010D9
Customer had bad passenger side cv joint.Installed reman axle comes back with trans leak from seal,install new seal,stilleaks.Install another reman axle and new seal still leaks?Go figure.Any help would be greatly apperciated.Is there differential preload prob...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51A92
guys, got a problem communicating with the pcm on this car . i am using a snapon modis 4.4 and it will not communicate .tested powers and grounds at dlc all are ok checked all fuses and relays pertaining to pcm. also will not respond to a master tech scanner ....
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1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Electronic VIN: JF1SF635XX
good evening suburu techs. need help please. we just repaired head gaskets on this forester and reinstalled motor all wen't well on that end. problem however is the trans temp light flashes off/on constantly when you start car. sets a code PO748 or suburu code...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
The truck idles a little rough. The fuel pressure readings at idle are excessive 44psi_=+ AND here's the deal, lt fuel is way off, almost to 40 at idle. when your cruising around, it tends to improve. However, looking at the vac diagram on the hood, which matc... Trouble codes: P0171
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2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Unknown VIN: 5TDZT34A73
Hello techs, I have this Toyota Sequoia that the trac off and vsc trac lights will come on intermittantly, also the abs light will also come on. They dont come on at the same time. I checked for trouble codes and found 3 codes, C1203 engine control system comm...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Speedometer VIN: 1HGCD5636S
Thanks to all who responded. Most of you said that I likely had a bad speedo head and you were right. I found a used instrument cluster and installed it and the problem is solved. Thanks again to all who responded. Hopefully I can help one of you next time.
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Air Compressor VIN: 2HKRL1861Y
Customer has not decided to fix car yet due to expence. she'll have it done before the summer heat gets real hot. As for all the suggestion they were pretty much the same the compressor. Basicaly what I thought. But i was wondering if some one had been thru th...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L hard start cold VIN: KMHJF25F2X
Sory for the late reply but I did not fix this car yet i did try a new pcm crank senser i did learn for a dealer that on the 99 and erly 2000 with the 2.0 that thay fix a lot of cold hard starts by changing the oil and put in 5w30 any thing else will cause a h...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start
I have rechecked my findings and found fuel pressure to be better than last checked. The relays have been egi and fuel pump relays have been replaced with oem. I have checked ect maf and o2's for shorts or opens. I have checked all thrtee power feeds to the pc...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L TRAC light on VIN: JT8UF11E8P
Thank the four of you that responded to my message. All of you were right. The TRAC accumutator was bad, leaking internally. Again, thank you.
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1995 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S3BK6554S
Hello Thanks for all the responses. I am sure this car has a faulty computer, since there was no signal from the computer to the front two injectors intermittently, I don't think it could be anything else except a driver problem in the computer. It was like th... Trouble codes: P00, 301 (Misfire 2 cylinder).
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1996 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4851T
Customer fixed this one. She called and said she went thru a car wash and when drove out light went out and hasn't come back on. So will call it fixed till she comes back with light on again. Tks for the replys Bob
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63521
Replacement of the knock sensor is ultimately what fixed this car. We tried cleaning the mounting area and knock sensor surfaces as well as the mounting bolt to establish a better ground. The lamp took a couple of days to come back on as opposed to coming on w... Trouble codes: P0328 (knock sensor circuit high).
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L power sliding door VIN: 4T3ZF13C91
thanks for all your replies.after many hours of torture with this toyota the problem turned out to be the adjustment of the pass side rear door latch.i took the door panel off of the left side,and started to compare the powers and grounds.i came to find out th...
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