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1986 Honda Accord DX 2.0L No Start VIN: JN1RS04S6C
We looked at this vehicle last week and replaced both the ignition module and the coil, on determining the ignition module was bad. It returned a few days later with a complaint of an intermittent no start condition. Testing revealed the ignition module was b...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1867X
Vehicle came in with a check engine light. check codes and found miss fire code on cylinder 1,2, and 3 cylinders. Also had code for low cat. efficiency. replade bad coils and clear computer. test drove vehicle. code p0420 came back as low cat. efficiency. chec... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat. effec. is low)
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKAY21D4P
This one is a hair puller, The car starts and runs well until it warms up. When the engine is warm it will loose spark on Nnumber 6 coil only. If you accelerate over Idle the problem goes away. If you scope the signal side of the coil it will slowly disappear....
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Misfire, PINGING VIN: 1N4BL11D92
i was hoping to repair this problem myself, but after two weeks i'd better get some help. this car is skipping only when at a stop light. customer brings car in for ses light and rough idle. we replace the knock sensor after finding a rodent had chewed it up. ...
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2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L low power VIN: 4S3BE63533
HI everyone, this legacy bogs/seems to be dropping a cyl on hard accell. checked all basics, new T belt valves adjusted new secondary. Im wondering if there is a patern failure Im dont know of due to the fact that subaru is rare in my shop. Do these have any i...
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1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L backfiring VIN: JT4FN50R3H
hey guys hope you can help with this one. toyota p.u. backfires only on decel. have checked everything on carb and everything looks to be good. it runs and idles great. hopefully someone can help me it is probably something obvious. thanks.
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1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L master cylinder VIN: JT3DJ81W3R
vehicle came in our shop yesterday with low/sinking brake pedal. we tried to bleed the brake system and the pedal did not improve. we then replaced the master cylinder. after bleeding the brakes, the pedal is still sinking to the floor. this only happens when ...
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2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28861
When starting this engine cold, MIL will come on about 30 seconds later. Sets P1135 and P1155 consistently. Both are A/F heater circuit problems. Shop manual says can be set by either less than 0.25A or 8 amps or more. We did pinpoint tests of both heater circ... Trouble codes: P1135 (Heater Circuit Malfunction), P1155 (Heater Circuit Malfunction)
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2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Poping noise VIN: 5TBRT34152
I have this 2002 Tundra with a 4.7L and 75,719 miles. I had a code in the PCM for the throttle system not working correctly. Please forgive me , but I left the code discription at work. The complaint was besides the CEL being on, there is a poping noise in the...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Radio VIN: 4S2CK58W52
sorry it took so long to close this the customer decided to take it to the dealer if i get more information which he was supposed to let me know i will pass it along thanks to those who took the time to respond. i don't like closing without a fix this site is ...
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L vent tube VIN: JA4LS31H2X
There is an updated trans pan for the 2000 and newer Montero Sport. Its is deeper and helps keep the trans cool and fits the 1999. I put it on and the vehicle and the problem went bye bye.
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Electronic VIN: 4N2XN11T1Y
Thanks to Joseph,Gordon and Tommy the FIXED was a used Cluster,now the Odometer and the Speedometer are OK,thanks for all the reply on this message.Thomas
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L anti theft VIN: 1N4DL01D11
thanks to all who helped. the problem turned out to be a faulty keyless entry remote just like i was told. i wish the customer told me about the extra remote that was stashed in the car. this remote i didn't know about was the problem. Lucky me thanks to all w...
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1989 Toyota Celica ST 2.0L Alternator VIN: JT2ST66C0K
Thanks to Jim [...] for your time and help. We got 4 replies. The fix was to replace the alternator. The strange thing is that the alternator bench tested fine, reinstalled still no charge and removed again to b...
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1991 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Surge VIN: JT4NVN13D7
Thanks to all who replied, it was your help that fixed this one quickly. Had some good tips, but Jeff [...] nailed it. He said the bad O2 causes the system to go into feedback too early, causing too lean for engine temp. This problem then is resolved once engi...
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