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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L code p1705 VIN: 1HGCD5639V
Car came in trans code P1705 - shifter switch shorted. I carefully followed the mitchell lack-of-data and looked on IATN to see if there were any responses for this system. One man had replaced a computer for this problem, and I also found another test for the...
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1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cooling system VIN: JHLRD1745W
This ones a weird one. Customer complained that the vechicle was overheating (guage went up) when at a stop and went back to normal when he accelrated.. Checked the coolant level and system for air and everything was normal. Installed honda thermostat and made...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L clutch noise VIN: 1N6SD16S1T
hellow all, got this nissan in today with a noise when clutch pedal is depressed to the floor with the engine running.you can feel it in the clutch pedal.right around the bell housing area.Sounded like noisy throwout bearing because the noise only happened whe...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DOT
Thanks for help in advance. After it sits it has a misfire AT 1300 TO 1800 rpm under light throtel. The tach will drop when this occurs. I have no way of scoping a cop system on this type . The crank (cid ) and the cam signal did not fail when this happend. It... Trouble codes: P0340, P0325
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2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L light on VIN: 5N1AN08W06
Nissan Techs, I have 1 Nissan Xterra in my fleet and no info on how to reset the tire monitor. Tires set at 35 psi. Spare does not have monitor according to owners man. Someone know how this is done without the tool? Any tricks or tips, I would appreciate a h...
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1993 Toyota Camry 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E2R
Helping with local vocational school. They took on a Camary from a local repair shop. Timing belt was replaced and oil pump housing resealed. Now after repairs, it wants to die at times when coming to a stop or just sitting and idling. Sometimes it will restar...
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2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 43TZF13C64
Misfire on 2 and 4 looking at scan tool. No codes with a blinking check engine light.
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2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TEGN92N53
i have 2003 tacoma 3.4l v6 that gets 12to 13 mile per gallon since i have owned it. the truck performs fine, i use synthetic mobil 1 every 3 to 4,000 miles, changed the fuel filter at 20,000 never had any driveablity issues. the dealer gives no help they just ...
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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA766XC
Evening techs thanks for all the help, found ground at front of motor under upper hose was corroded. removed bolt and cleaned everything - car started like nothing was ever wrong. Some times I wonder how we did this without IATN. Thanks again for everyone th...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Torque converter clutch VIN: 1HGCB7277P
I'm still not sure if the symptoms exhibited by this vehicle are normal, but if it is not, the problem is likely caused by an internal transmission problem. Due to the high mileage on this vehicle, the customer elected to take it like it is. Thanks to all who ...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L odometer VIN: 1HGCD5636T
Thanks Again, Got A few respones check for trip meter being stuck to check that if not replace speedo head.All others said just To replace I got A used one and the problem Is Fixed .Thanks again to the great people At IATN.
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18912
Thank you to the eight techs that replied to my post you were very helpful the car is going back to the Dealer to replace the E C M under warrenty the owner talked to a Distric Service Manger about money spent on the repair and what I found on my tests I could... Trouble codes: P1457 (leak in evap system).
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2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Unknown VIN: SHHEP33592
Most technicians states that the inboard cv joint goes bad and cause vibration, The reasons it's most noticable is that 3rd gear is 1:1 ratio. One tehnician suggest loose all mounts and let driver's and passenger's mount hange and secure, than secure front(rad...
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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L power door locks VIN: JT8BH22F9T
Thank you for your assistance. Jim [...] of Betts Auto Campus in Clive Iowa was right on target with the cause of the symptom when he said it sounds like the door lock ECU was getting a random, false lock or unlock input. That's what we found. The culprit...
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3BM54J5P
Well, the module/transistor did it. I guess like an injector failure this thing was affecting the signal from the ECM. Thanks to all who replied escpecially Don who is dealing with (what sounds like) the exact same situation. Don't get burned thinking timing, ... Trouble codes: 52 (ignition signal or coil 2/5).
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D71
Customer feels he has spent too much money on car. Don,t know whos advice he took on initial repairs. Would only say the other guys. I agree with responces. A computer replacement or reprogramming and MAFF sensor would have been a good start.Thanks again. P.S.... Trouble codes: P0100, P0180, P0300, P0171, P0174, P0464.
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