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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L pedal hight VIN: 2HNYD18891
Thanks in advance, Master was replaced , sys bleed, balance of system OK , 1st pump pedal drops half way to floor, next pump perfect pedal . I thought air, no air found with multiple bleeds , gravel road abs action(abs works correctly) no warning lights . any ...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCD5638S
Need a little help here and I DON'T want to through parts at it. Car came in with a MIL on and intermitant die. Found code 15. Cleared and it died and reset when I accelerated in shop. Then it would not re-start. Testing showed that I have spark, good pri. a... Trouble codes: 15 (Ignition output signal)
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L shifting VIN: KNAFB12151
Vehicle is in fail safe mode - with Code P1800. Followed procedures as laid in Mitchell On Demand, and it appears that the TCM is at fault. Essentially, I'm not getting 1.5-1.8 volts at pin #41 with engine idling. Checked continuity between #41 @ TCM and #68 @...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L valve VIN: JT6HF10U5Y
Thanks in advance for any help you may offer. I have this RX300 here that belongs to a good friend. It has a lot of valve noise once it is warm. I have looked on ALLDATA and found that it is time for valve adjustment, but 60,000 miles seems a little soon to me...
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1993 Mazda B2200 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22D2M
Sorry about the VIN it isnt exactly correct I dont have it here with me. This is a 1993 Mazda B2200. The truck came in barelly running. I checked fuel pressure. Exactly in spec. Checked fuel volume, ok. Checked spark, ok. Found high backpressure. Replace cat b...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A3Y
Car came in to correct MIL lamp for codes above for CT emissons. Complain of MIL and stalling at lights. We looked at these complaints only after changing out a bad battery. This seemed to help stalling, but code po1212 po1605 and eventually PO175 came around.... Trouble codes: 1212 (Comuncation line ECM to ABS/TSC controler-bad signal No MIL), 1605 (Communication line ECM To Trans ECM -bad signal), P0175
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L downshift gear VIN: 3N1CB51D4Y
Hello nissan Techs. i have this nissan sentra i got it last week. it came slipping in all gears. took pan down found metal and clutch material. replaced with a used one that has 1000 miles. transmission shifts normal in all gears but when it reaches 60 miles ...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L has reverse now &then VIN: 4S3BG685XT
this veh. has reverse now and then. cold reverse works once then no more.i don;t know if these tran. have common failures or not. thanks for your time.
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1989 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L on all the time VIN: JT2MA71J4K
hi everyone, the ac fans are on all the time with the key on, when unplugging one of the high side pressure sensors they go off, have not been to many of these supras, looking at wiring diagrahm looks like the ac amplifier is the control for these, have not be...
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1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L cooling system VIN: 0V5V056177
there is not enough heat in the heater system to warm the inside of the car. cools off while driving. engine will not come up to proper opperating temp. thermostat replaced several times including oe. way too cold while driving ... any ideas???
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1999 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L 1-2 shift when cold VIN: JT3HM84R1X
This is a manual transmission. The transmission was replaced about a year ago. That transmission failure was preceded by this same complaint of difficult to shift into second gear on a cold morning. The customer associates the difficult shift with temperatures...
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2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Starting VIN: 5TDBT48A64
This truck was in a local detail shop where we assume the battery went dead. Now the vehicle cranks but will not start. It is equipped with the "crank hold system". We have spark and fuel and severly fuel fouled spark plugs. replaced the plugs with new but the...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Clearence lights VIN: JHMCB7654L
I would like to thank all 9 members who e-mailed me, we only have two customers who have these Subaru. The obvious fix is the switch for the clearence lights is not the switch in the dash but the one on top of the column [where you would think the 4 way flashe...
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1998 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L abs VIN: F5HG8Y5G5G
well thanks for all yalls help finally got this one fixed after the dealer decided to send me the right part(it only took em like 4 tries) turns out to be the left front wheel speed sens. resistance was around 5.5 ohms, new one 1.34 . never seen a spedo run of...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 4A3AK54F3W
Well the fix was a lot easier than finding it, I found that the trigger wires to both coils had been switched so the factory plug wire routing was not the same. All 4 plug wires were on the wrong cylinder, we found the problem after comparing the ignition spar...
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1995 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L hvac VIN: JN1CZ24D7S
I would like to thank all techs who replied to this request for help. After replacing the thermostat, the temperature did improve on the radiator. There was improvement when the heater was in the manual stage. But, the difference didn't change when we put the ...
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1994 Subaru SVX L 3.3L ? VIN: JFICY3234R
WELL, don't ya just hate it when you fix something and don't know how! I think it had a bad connection at the ECU for the MAF. I had my fluke under the hood and the Vantage at the ECU and I must have made a better connection because I couldn't get it to stall ...
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1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L driveline VIN: JF1SF6355W
Thanks for the input. Toby, Harold, And John got it right on. I put the FWD fuse in and ran it on the lift. The right front axle shaft had some play in it when running. When I moved it up and down it was pretty loose. Thanks for the help everyone. Ted
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L clearence lights VIN: JF1GG29602
I would like to thank all 9 members who e-mailed me, we only have two customers who have these Subaru. The obvious fix is the switch for the clearence lights is not the switch in the dash but the one on top of the column [where you would think the 4 way flashe...
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1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT3FJ60G6H
thanks to all that helped with are problem child it was the fuel shout solnoide we had a broken wire from the computer we also adjusted valves had some to tight thanks again for all the help
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1996 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Cuts out VIN: JT4TN14D9T
Thanks to all that replied, sorry for the delay in closing but customer was out of town for a while. I got the truck back and checked all that was suggested, unfortunately to no avail. Crank sensor and pulley where fine, no glitches showed while monitoring wit...
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1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L starter VIN: JT3HN87R6V
Thanks to all. I have fixed this Toyota by replacing the starter contacts. It is nice to know that there are so many people willing to help.
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2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L auto up programing VIN: 4T1BF28B21
Like to thank all that responded I was able to remove the cable spool from motor assy. by being very careful. then ran the motor up several turns then put back together with the window in the almost down position, work it up and down about six times in the man...
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