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1997 Acura CL 3.0L compressor VIN: 19UYA2259V
acura techs, the compressor will cycle on for about 4 minutes cold for the first time , the it wil start cycling on & off every 30 seconds for about 6 cycles, then quits cycling. when the compressor first starts cold, the cooling fans cycle on & off with the c...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCB7674P
car only has problem after cold start. starts and runs fine at first. can drive car about 1-2 blocks before power loss starts. fuel pressure never varies. also fuel sample ok. fuel volume ok. car responds and feels just like car with plugged cat converter. rem... Trouble codes: 12 (ho2s circuit)
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Compressor VIN: JHMCD5650R
The compressor is cutting out at higher RPM's (1500 to 2000). The pressures are normal low side 32 high side 180 to 200 psi It loses the ground signal to the relay for the compressor from the ECU. It stays on when idleing, but cuts off when you hold it at a hi...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L all VIN: 4S2CM58W1W
Has a hard shifting problem sometimes will slam so hard it feels like it is ready to break drive line all shifts including down shifts are hard. The customer says that if they get in it and drive without letting it warm up it does not do it. or after driving a...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Monitors VIN: KNDJA7233X
This car will not pass NJ OBD state inspection, reason all monitors read N/A, except Comprehensive which reads READY. Kia streses that the car must be running to retrieve accurate data. Checked for problem cars that must have OBD inspections,but Kia is not lis... Trouble codes: P0137 (RearO2 sensor voltage low), P0141 (No rear O2 sensor Activity)
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1993 Mazda B2200 2.2L bogs down under load VIN: JM2UF3137P
hey guys, this is my first posting, hope someone can help me with this one... we recently received a 93 mazda b2200 pick up that recently had a new engine and catalyst installed elsewhere, but did not idle and or perform well afterwards... during the diagnosti...
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1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26S3W
This frontier has an intermittant problem with setting P0130 and P1148. It appears according to the freeze frame that the vehicle will "fall" out of closed loop at highway speed. All data values appear to be normal sitting in the bay and when road testing. Is ... Trouble codes: P0130, P1148
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2000 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE6450Y
Need some help on testing for this problem, I suspect A/F sensor is causing my trouble. The fuel trim stays at -15 to -25 all the time. I can't find how to test sensor. Fuel pressure is in spec and there are no exhaust leaks or intake leaks, which is what alld... Trouble codes: P00, 170 (Fuel Trim Problem)
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1995 Acura Legend SE 3.2L abs VIN: JH4KA7693S
Thanks for all the help!! We put another new brake master cylinder on and worked great. We think the shop that put the first one on pushed the peddle to far and cut the seal.
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1998 Acura CL 3.0L transmission VIN: 19UYA2255W
i'm sorry it took so long to reply. we wanted to make sure this vehicle was fixed. after many many hours spent on this vehicle we finaly fixed it. it turns out that we had a couple of issues. the first one was stumbled upon by accident. it was at the lock-up c...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L trans? VIN: J645GFE543
Thank you, everybody!!! It was the speed sensor on the transmission... You guys are the best - thanks!!!
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Unknown VIN: JHLR1854VC
We unhooked the wires to the converter sol. The problem is gone. The customer has decided to live with it.
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2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A6Y
replaced mass air flow sensor.car runs great. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0171.
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L P/S fluid VIN: JT8VK13T0P
Thanks to all who responded. I did clean the reservoir as was suggested by 3 members-twice to be sure. I was checking the cap & noticed an 'X' pattern in the center-like something used to be there. I tried to get info about the cap. Finally ordered (2 differen...
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1991 Nissan D21 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N6SD11Y6M
Thank You all for some great suggestions. Many of you hit on the cause which was the PCV hose. Alot of you said EGR, which I checked by making a cardboard blockoff gasket. one person said to check the T/body base gasket and another said the wiring harness can ... Trouble codes: 41 (Intake Air Temp).
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1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Safety VIN: VN1CA21A8W
i do believe the code os code 2-drivers airbag module.checked wireing in curcuit-ok.needed more time to continue,but customer did'nt have time & has'nt returned.they are thinking of tradeing it in.thanx.
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1999 Suzuki Vitara JX 2.0L timing chain VIN: 2S3TA52C7X
Hello, thanks and a big Thank You to Rich, Jim, and Robert, the three who gave assistance! This one is done, the vacationing couple is un-stuck and hightailing down the road, back to Montreal, Canada. I am in New Mexico, so I will post as a summary until I hea...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN53BXS
Thanks to all who replied . we cleaned the the mass air flow sensor and the connections to it . the veh no longer had a problem and the customer has been happy with the performance..
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L dome lights VIN: JT3VN29VXS
Thanks to all that replied and a special thanks to those that mentioned the integrator was located behind the fuse box. I never would have found it if it wasn't for them. What would I do without iATN ???
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1999 Toyota 4Runner 3.4L lean VIN: 3D7MU48CX3
Thank you to all who sent me the great help,everyone seemed to be on same page.Test drove while observing long trim value,cleaned MAF hotwire(contrary to the reccomendations of several of you,parts are always a ways off)drove again,and O-BOY,long trim dropped ...
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