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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1863X
this piece of honda engineering came in approx 4 weeks ago with fault code p1457 evap system leak, fault traced to shorted by pass valve and vent shut off valve, once the repairs were done i not only replaced those pieces but also replaced due to rusty screws ... Trouble codes: P1457
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S6DM58W9Y
Hi there, Another shop asked us to look at this Honda Passport, we don't work on very many of these. The problem is the vehicle will start and immediately stall, as if someone shut off the key. Sometimes the car will run normally, as we found out the hard way...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D21
Hello hyundai techs: I have this 01 elantra with MIL on and code P121. The car idles rough and hesitates on acceleration. My scan tool did not have the description of this DTC. I have also checked Alldata and found none . Can you please help. Trouble codes: P0121
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1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L dipstick VIN: JACDH58W0P
i give up. wher is the trans dipstick? i looked all over and cant even see where a tube goes. any help is apreciated. mitchel says the dipstick is on top of engine but it's not there. thanks in advance.
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJGF0U810
Good morning, this RX300 will set the P01155 within approximately 1 minute every time it is cleared. I tested the 12 volt supply to the ho2 which is good, and checked the voltage on the heater control ckt from the pcm = 3 volts, according to our information it... Trouble codes: P1155
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1991 Mazda MX-6 LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD31B3M
this car has spark, fuel, injector pulse, and no codes. will start on rare occasions but, at its own will. got it to start and was revving it up and it just died like fuel was being shut off but, pressure never wavered. stayed at 36 psi. problem occured after ...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGF22D4Y
Car has a hard buck under slight accel mostly in 1st 2nd and 3rd gears almost like you have cycled the switch off. Had code P0122 but no check engine light on so i cleared and now get a P1125 keeps coming back. I can watch the TPS drop off almost to 0volts whe... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP sensor low input), P1125 (throttle position sensor intermittet)
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L injectors VIN: 4A3AA46G11
Help Mit guys! I have this galant that was towed to me because it cut off and wouldn't restart. Customer thought it was the alternator, so he took it off and for whatever reason didn't put it back on and had the car towed in. I installed the alternator and fou...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMYLYV78W1
This montero is turbo diesel intercooler with engine DI-D model 4M-41. The problem is sometimes the engine misses and smoke real bad black, and engine does not have power. The check engine is on, but the gensysis does not connect neither get trouble codes. Is ...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D7Y
P1491 mil light on Trouble codes: P1491 (Vacuum Control Valve by-pass valve)
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1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT3VN39W4M
Hello everyone. This vehicle came in with the complant of using some oil and a slight lack of power. After some checking out it was determined that the engine was getting worn out after 200k miles. The customer decided they really like the vehicle and wanted t...
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1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start VIN: 1NYAE941NZ
HELLO ALL YOU TOYOTA TECHS HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME. CAR CAN TO ME LATE THIS AFTERNOON FROM ANOTHER SHOP. THEY PUT A REMAN DIST. IN THNIKING THAT WOULD FIX THE PROBLEM WHICH IS SOMETIMES IT HAS SPARK & SOMETIMES NOT .I HAVE SEE THIS FIST HAND & NO TIME AN YOU GET ...
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1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Throttle sensor ? VIN: HDJ101-002
This is a turbo diesel with intercooler, 4163cc electronic control engine. The MIL light was on but the engine ran fine. Tried to rethrive codes with jump wire at the 17-pin diagnostic socket but there were no connectors at TE1 or TE2 sockets. There were only ...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L smell\ordor VIN: JT3HN86R1X
customer complained of smell like natural gas(order put in natural gas) or sulfur. we could smell the ordor but can not detect source. we have replaced the battery with no help in diminshing smell. we also performed smoke test on the intake system and on the e...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Engine VIN: 4T1BE32K12
The customer has brought this in to our shop. They have already replaced the spark plugs. The complaint was a rough idle and that the "Check Engine" light is on. When we scanned the system we found a code P1300 - erratic crank signal but, we do not believe th...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L LF wheel VIN: 1HGCE18275
Dear Fellow Techs: Many thanks to the 22 members that responded to my request. The general consensus was that the brake hose was holding back pressure in the Lf wheel causing the problem. I advised the customer of your advise and he authorized the hose replace...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHDN45D12
Thanks for all the responses. After investigating the throttle I found that the tech. that replaced the timming belt had lowered the engine to low and it pinchet the cruise cont. cable inside the module. this caused the throttlebodty to be open a slight bit. e...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR0PY11
Thank you everyone for your responses. sorry this took so long. We ended up replacing both down stream o2 sensor and reprograming computer. We and the costomer has put over a hundred miles and no light. again thanks sooo much for your help. Trouble codes: P0138.
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