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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 1HGCG5640W
car was towed in,lack of power ses light on.Vehicle started and ran ok.ses light cylider positin sensor. ran tests checked out. had known good distributer swapped out no change SES light sets immediatly after resetting.PCM is receiving signal from sensor and t... Trouble codes: 1382 (cylinder position sensor)
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L hard to start cold VIN: 1HGEJ8175W
Cousins recently purchased car (against our wishes I might add) and it's a nightmare. Don't even like posting this but we have tried everywhere for parts and information with no sucess. We do not encounter these cars much at all and unfortunately, when purchas...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45DX1
HYUNDAI TECHS I have 2 differant vehicles giving me these strange codes. PO 081, u3118 & a CO300. Does anyone know if these are product codes, manufacturing codes ??? They will not clear/erase. I could'nt find any info in my shop key or scanner Thanks for the ... Trouble codes: P00, 081 (u3118-), U3118, C0300
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJFG10U02
I am posting this because this one got us. After following mitchell test procedure, checking TSB's, and IATN information, we replaced the EVAP canister assembly. This did not fix the vehicle. The customer lives out of town and decided to call Lexus. They infor... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system)
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Starting VIN: JM1BJ2222X
Hello, put on your thinking caps. the driver said that he was driving the car and it started to run rough. But still drove the car. Then it started stalling and bucking and then it would not start at all. When I got it, it did not start but it will try. When i...
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1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Misfire, no spark #3&6 VIN: JA4MT41P2V
Hi Y'all! Here we go AGAIN. There is loss of spark on coil for cyl #3&6. If we swap coils the problem stays there. There is 12v to coil thru to the power transistor. I verified the cam and crank signals and jumped to the ECM. We replaced the ECM!!! Guess wha...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4A3AA46G6X
Greetings to all.This car has a very bad hesitation at times when you throotle into it.The customer had the engine cleaned and then oput the car away for two weeks which in that time the battery went dead so he had it towed to me.I put in anew battery but when...
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1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L calipers VIN: 4N2DN11W4S
first of all thank you for your time. ok.van came in with driver's front brakes making noise due to overheating condition.almost metal to metal. Recomended replament of calipers and hoses for both sides. after repairs were done, the left front drags and smokes...
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall
this path finder has stalled twice in a four week period.will not restart right away, it takes about two min of trying ,then runs fine. now we have the vehicle and it won't act up . everything tests fine at this time and there are no codes.i was hoping to get ...
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1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK6758T
intermittant po400,egr modulator fills up with water,requiring replacement,have cleared metal lines of moisture,replaced valve and solenoid,what does the computer see to determine egr fault. Trouble codes: P0400
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1986 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L battery light VIN: JM1GC3114G
Thanks to all who respondend. After verifying all other components were operating properly, inlcuding idle, air leaks etc, charging relay etc. I decided to send alternator out to have inspected and as you would have it there was a faulty diode. Replaced altern...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: XXXBXXX2XY
Thanks for the help guys! I did get the VCTS valve and solenoid working when I replaced the PCM. According to Alldata it opens during warm-up under 86f at 1500 rpm. Was not working at all before. I found the Baro/Egr sensor vaccum source plugged, and cleaned v... Trouble codes: P1512 (VTAS stuck closed), P0172 (testing and results).
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1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3CS44RSN
The Z Doctor said the Computer had pretty much self destructed on its own and was not nessecary to check other circuits.Computer fixed the car.Thanks guys. Trouble codes: 13 (iat error New Mass Air Meter Took Care Of This Code), 42 (Fuel Pump Circuit).
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L chime VIN: JA3AY11A1Y
most all said door switches are a common problem,we have not gotten the car back to repair,i will let you know when we get it repaired,thanks for the help
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L radio VIN: JN1HZ14S6G
I ran voltage tests on all wires at the main radio connecter and found no positive or negative voltage at four wires. I had good ground and positive voltage at other wires on this connecter. I applied positive voltage to any of the four wires and everything wo...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L ac compressor VIN: 3N1CB51D62
come to find we had two problems no ground from pcm also bad control head switch
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4S3BH66552
Well you win some you lose some. I hate this but customer decided to take car to dealer. Its mainly cause I'm just to overwhelmed with work to spend any quality time on it. Thanks to all who replied, many suggested 02 sensor in front or should I say AF sensor ...
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