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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L pinion bearing VIN: 2HNYD18651
customer noticed a high pitched noise, coming from the front of the vehicle at speeds between 70-75 mph. our shop test drove and confirmed the noise. appears to be front pinion noise, as it only happens "on throttle" and goes away when you take your foot off t...
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2001 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAVA69281
Hi everyone, Before I send this car away to a dealer (of which there are NONE anymore - at least locally), I'm hoping someone can help. CMP code in memory, no driveability trouble as ECM uses "Alternating Synchronous Double Fire" method (from MOD) when ECM can... Trouble codes: P0342 (CMP Cam Position Sensor no signal)
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5633T
THIS CAR WILL ACT UP WHEN IT WANTS TO, FROM A DEAD STOP, I ACCELERATE NORMALLY AND WHEN I GET TO ABOUT 15 MPH IT ACTS LIKE IT'S STARVING FOR FUEL IT JUST BOGGS DOWN AND MAY BACKFIRE THROUGH THE INTAKE, THEN YOU CAN DEPRESS ACCELERATER HARD AND IT WILL TAKE OFF... Trouble codes: P0141 (o2 sensor shorted or open), P0401 (egr no or low flow), P1491 (egr out of range)
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S62
Hello everyone. This 6 cyl. Sonata came in on the hook with a no start condition. The car had no spark, and no injector pulse and a code stored (I have forgotten the number) for the crank sensor. We checked and had no signal from the crank sensor. We sold the ...
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S2CG58V1P
this truck has some kind of an electrical glitch,at times it will stumble at idle or cruise and when this happens the check engine light will do a fast flicker and then go back to normal, also it has a very high idle at times.
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1995 Isuzu Trooper RS 3.2L Check trans light VIN: JACDJ58WO5
Thanks in advance for youre help. we have this trooper that customer stated erratic shifting on long road trip from mountains.Suspect this happens when hot after a long drive and heavy loads in the mountain passes she traveled from steamboat colorado to Boulde...
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1993 Mazda MX-3 1.8L no start VIN: JM1EC4345P
Still no spark. Before the ECU was replaced it had no MIL light or fuel injection. Now the MIL works(no codes) and I have injection. Valve timing has been check. Crank sensor replaced. Wiring checks out okay.
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1984 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L a/c
This Turbo has a very erratic condition that only occurs during very hot days. Over 95 Deg. Customer says that the A/C is cold but it switches to the defrost mode and as long as it is hot outside it pretty much stays that way. I have not been able to verify th...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8HD17Y8S
The problem is the truck needs to pass smog to be able to be registerd at the D.M.V but the check engine light keeps coming on. No matter how many times I try to clear the E.C.M., and the same D.T.C.s keep coming back .After installing rebuilt ECM, I drove tru... Trouble codes: 12 (mass air flow sensor), 23 (34 - knock sensor), 34 (knock sensor), 45 (fuel injector s leaking), 51 (fuel injector circuit open), 11 (13 14 21 31 32 33 35 43 55 15dtcs total)
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
Im stuck on this one. I had done a wave form on maf, it appears to be doing its job. Although if you goose the throttle at idle guickly it will surge and stall. The B1 O2 seems to be toggling at an acceptable rate as well. I cleaned the carbon out of the throt... Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V31
i want to insure i am replacing the correct o2 sensor, is the left side bank 1 or is it the right Trouble codes: P0135
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L ac system VIN: 1NXAE09B5R
Prob is no cold air being blown- blows hot air- ac buton switch has power but does not light up as should- tried new oem push button ac switch- did not help- is there a relay that is acommon problem with this veh?- (ac has plenty of 134 but compressor does not...
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1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L compressor VIN: JT2AC52L8V
Hello guys & gals I topped off the refrigrant level today thinking it was just a little low but after doing so customer returned to shop saying the car was blowing hot air again and the light on the a/c button was flashing. so first I hooked my gauges up to ck...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Surge VIN: 6TIS53SK20
Hi everyone another interesting problem, I have a camry that has fluctuation in its idle. IF I disconcect the tps sw the fault is gone. If i go for a drive the fault returns once i turn the engine off and on. I check tps voltage .56 volt i can not fault it. Wh...
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Stall VIN: JTBUF11E4N
Many thanks to all who replied my post. Most of you stating that high resistant or poor ground problem. LLoyd [...] explains that this Lexus fuel pump runs in two speed circuit. When running normal, the low voltage is supplied through a resistor until more fu...
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1992 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Cuts out, Stall
After looking and re-looking at everything, the customer and I decided to fix what was broken first and go from there. I replaced the speed sensor to get rid of the failing speed signal and the problem has not returned since, despite numerous test drives. Trouble codes: 34 (detonation detected or ckt. fault).
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D9V
Thanks to every one,the fix was the air flow sensor
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L compressor VIN: JF1SF6555W
Hello Gentlemen the fix was I changed the exspansion valve and the reciever dryer. I recieved many replies in that area you fellows are a great bunch of people and I thank you. I have much to learn from my fellow jedi masters. signed your apprentice
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2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Transfer Case VIN: JT3HN86R11
Unplugged connector on front acuator at the differential. Powered acuator in and out, after plugging back up all lights were off and the 4x4 worked fine. Thanks for all replies.
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