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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5530V
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this Honda that was brought in for an intermittent no start. This "do it yourselfer" finds that very intermittently, the car will crank but won't start. Each time, he states that the plugs are wet and...
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2005 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L compressor and a.c .fan VIN: JHLRD78915
Hi to all. my AC dosent engauge, bypass the ac relay and it works but the fan dont work , bypass the fan relay and it works. bypass both relays and the ac system works good. at the relays one is hot all the time and the other is hot with key on.the heater fan ...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Compressor VIN: KMHWF35H23
Problem with this vehicle is the AC clutch disengaging. This is manual AC. Start the engine up clutch may operate for two to five minutes then shuts off, pressure reading when shutting off is 31-33 on the low side. I do have good cold air when clutch is operat...
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1998 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JNKBY31A7W
Hello all, I have this Infiniti that is driving me crazy, the problem all started a few days after a major service, plugs, air filter, fuel filter, pcv valve and fluids, plugs were OE. At an idle the engine will intermittently skip/missfire in gear and sometim... Trouble codes: P0304
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Tach&Speedo Illumination VIN: JT8UZ30C5N
Hello, all- Am looking for some correct information. The speedo and tach needles will either go out or flicker as they want. As I understand, there are failing LEDs' which can only be repaired by the replacement of the tach and speedo head. I have called two d...
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1995 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Excessive Fuel consu VIN: 4F4CR17X6S
I have a Mazda B4000 4x4 that is dumping fuel into the engine. Fuel will literaly run out of the exhaust pipe. We have tested the injectors and they are not leaking. The O2 sensors read -0.10 connected or not. Have retested with known good PCM to no avail. Hav...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34Y8S
Vehicle was brought in as a no start. Vehicle cranks over fine but will not start. Tried to put the scanner on to check for data and codes and scanner will not communicate. Started testing and found the ground side of both the auto shut down and fuel pump rela...
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1999 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JA3AY26A7X
hey guys...sigh...it's me again...lol...customer came in for very low idle/almost stalling...so i adjust the idle up to about 750rpm..customer leaves happy..NO CHARGE..one of those tickets to heaven...so i thought...about 1 week later...calls me up...check eng... Trouble codes: P0505
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1988 Nissan Pulsar NX XE 1.6L headlights VIN: JN1PN34S5J
I have this nissan that has been sitting for 3 yrs and I dont have any history of it. I have checked all the relays under the hood and all the grounds. The headlights work when the passing switch is clicked on the dimmer switch. I noticed there are more relays...
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1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11W8T
I preformed the above repairs the veh runs fine and the sensors read proper when the light comes on any help would be apprecited Trouble codes: P0325, P0135
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1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3DJ81W7R
HELLO, THIS TOYOTA HAS A LEFT AND RIGHT O2. THE LEFT SWITCHES NORMALLY, BUT THE RIGHT STAYS AT ABOUT .1V ALL THE TIME.THE HEATER IS OK AS WELL AS THE GROUND. i CAN PROVIDE ARTIFICAL VOLTAGE VIA JUMPER WIRE TO SIGNAL WIRE AND CO EMISSIONS DROP WELL UNDER .5% tH...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L pings VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
hi fellow tech's.would appreciate any help you can give me on this good customers car.this camry was purchased new by this customer.it has 90% h way miles.has been serviced regularly and religiously since new.since about 70k miles it has developed mild to mode...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Stall VIN: 2T1BR12E71
When starting car first thing in the morning and driving a few feet it will stall. It will then start no problem. While in park and stepping on the accerator there is a hesitation. Fuel pressure is 45 p.s.i. Have clean injectors. I have replaced injector clean...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12EX1
hey-got this 2001 corolla with a p0446 code evap vent control ciruit malfunction-with my scanner i can control on/off oopertion of all three solenoids and seem to be working. i can also draw a vac. and purge vac through scanner and test gas cap on vehicle same... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent control circuit malfunction)
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGED6454M
Thanks to all who replied. The idle controller tested bad. While the vehicle was here for repair the customer had to have back surgery and will not be driving for some time. He declined repairs, so I do not know if a new controller would have fixed it.
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1NA351XL
Thanks again for all of you help with this Miata. It turns out that the intake cam was off one tooth. I did the Timing belt and was carefull with the crank shaft key wedge Eddie from Georgia said that he has seen them fall of or get out of round. Once the timi...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L transaxle VIN: 453BG6854X
Thanks for the help on this one. The three replies that said to look closely at the large bearing on the center differential in the transfer case were right on. The bearing felt good with oil still on it, but closer inspection revealed severe pitting on the in...
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1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L No Start VIN: JT111UJ800
Hi Everybody thank you for all the help, most of all replies suggested the cable harness next to the egr valve, but i checked the cables nothing no wires look melted, i beleive it is the engine wiring harness but the customer decided to take it to the dealer. ... Trouble codes: 42 (Vehicle Speed Sensor Signal Abnormal).
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1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3HJ85J5T
Hi Everyone. After following the wiring harness again for the fourth time. lol We did find a bare wire underneath the truck where part of the harness had fallen and it would bounce off the drive shaft and eventually caused a bare wire to come through and to gr...
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start, VIN: JTEGH20V02
The short pin was the key many thanks to every one and double that to the tech who had the right info.I don't ask many times I think this is my secound time. We are all in this together and helping each makes the differents. Thanks again Trouble codes: B2796.
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2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Tranny fluid VIN: 2T1LR32E15
Thanks everybody for help, as most responses suggested, I adviced the customer to buy this car and do the transmission fluid flush with Toyota fluid.
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