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2000 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L valve train VIN: JH4DC2399Y
this is the second rebuild on this motor, everything was done except boring block. put engine together a second time and run it and it idles good, sounds great, when you tach engine to around 2500 rpm it makes what sounds like a valve train noise like it has f...
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L battery VIN: 2HGEJII26S
Isolated parasitic draw of 154 m/v to 7.5 amp fuse for the interior lighting All lights seem to function properly, Checked trunk & hood lights, This Honda has no glove box lamp. I have no wiring diagram for this unit, Any help would be appreciated, Thanks in a...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L immobilizer VIN: 1HGCG5649X
Good afternoon. Please help with any suggestions reguarding replacing ignition switch (electrical and keys) with all new keys. dealer insisted the immobilzer ring had tio be swapped or key would not be recognized. Did that and green (key) light is still flashi...
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JHLRD1867Y
Hey folks I've got a 2000 CR-v with a disobedient transmission. There is erratic shifting between 1st and 2nd. Feels like its slipping or it can't decide which gear it should be in. There is a PO730 code in both the engine and trans data on our snap on scanner...
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1995 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, slow start VIN: JALC4B1K6S
I had posted and updated the original post on this one on Friday but I have just started thinking in a different direction. This vehicle has had issues with hard start and rough run following cold start-up and driver had stated that mostly this vehicle would b...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L coolant in oil VIN: 4S2CM58WOW
Coolant is leaking into oil.We confirmed this by pressurizing the cooling system overnite and marking the dipstick ,this is a slow leak .I have no experiance with this engine,I dont see anyway that the intake could cause this.Nor the changing of timing belt.Th...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L tcc VIN: JACDJ58X2Y
hi all, we could really use the help on this one. an engine was replaced on this vehicle because of rods knocking. two month later check engine light came on with a transmission code of po742 tcc sole. stuck on. when road testing statrting off in drive it felt...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7231T
we replaced knock sensor here oct of 2005 at that time the codes p0326 and p1386 were in the ecm. the p0326 code has not been back since we replaced the knock sensor. i have ck'ed the wiring and did not find a problem. but what concerns me is the freeze frame ... Trouble codes: P1386 (knock sensor control zero test), P0326 (knock sensor 1 circuit performance b1 single sensor)
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13162
have a problem child here. vehicle came in with check engine light. scanned and got code po301. customer stated light came on shortly after a tires plus did plugs, timing belt, water pump. after removing plenum, found ripped plug wires and one coil connector h... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire)
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L pannel lights VIN: JT8UF11EP0
customer lights on the dash are intremitt and take a long time to illumanate
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L hardcodesetsimediat VIN: JHTEK549PO
it would be most helpful if some one could tell me where shift sol E is located in the trans i keep getting a po 773 with no apparent problem Trouble codes: P00, 773 (shift solinoid E)
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1987 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1PB21S2H
will not idle sounds like out of breath
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L intake VIN: 19UUA5643X
My thanks to all who responded to this help request. Bob [...] was spot-on with his advice to replace the IAC valve...this cured code P0505 and turned the TRAC light off as well. My apologies for not closing this sooner...it got away from me.
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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L ball joint VIN: 19UUA56812
the car is now at the selling dealer/acura has stated that they believe damage is from the wheel impacting something/insurance company is sending in an adjuster/customer has hired a lawyer and is in the process of having a labratory investigate the broken stud...
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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L clutch master cylinder VIN: 2T18R32E23
The Honds's fixed!I can't believe the responce I recieved.I'bench bled' the master and then let the rest of the system gravity bleed.Even the initial clutch adjustment was O.K.Thank you every one who responded.TISH
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1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5L battery VIN: 1HGED3552L
Thank you everyone.. The problem was the alternator, the parts house I bought it from assured me that the second one they brought me was good as they had tested it. Low and behold I trusted that and of course the alternator was still not charging. I tested for...
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1994 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start VIN: JNKCP01D7R
vehicle fixed with the help of two replies out of eight don't think a couple was reading & absorbing my post. found 10 amp fuse missing in passenger compartment fuse panel, labeled only as, start. most likly removed during radio instalation around the same tim...
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1991 Lexus ES250 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8VV22TXM
Well here it is... I decided to check the KS signal with the proper tool, my lab scope. I found that I was indeed getting a signal from the KS sensor all the way back to the computer. Although it was a higher freaquency than the sample held in the memory card ... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock sensor signal).
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1YVGF22C8W
Thank you all again. After checking the fuel pressure regulator for the third time it finally was leaking. Replaced it and the car ran great. Trouble codes: P301, P0302, P0303.
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4A3AX35G1X
Problem solved! Found corrosion and bad capacitors inside Fuel pump relay module (behind center console). Three of the five replies suspected this module. Their analysis was dead-on. The disconnected Air Flow Sensor put the car in limp-in mode. This allowed th...
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG28K11
Thank you for all the replies. I ended up putting new plugs and wires on it using original equipment parts. I cleaned the injectors and told the customer if it comes back on we may have to put the ecm in it. Well it has been a few weeks and the light did not r... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L wipers VIN: 4T7BF2A852
The car never returned for any further work.But it seems the park control is in the motor acording to about 8 of the 12 replies.No one addressed the issue of no intermittent controls.Thanks to all.
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