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1996 Acura RL 3.5L no power VIN: JH4KA9653T
when you first start the car and put it in gear the car feels like their is no connection between the gas pedal and the throttle body the car goes about 5 to 10 miles per hour and begins to buck. If you cycle the traction control switch the car runs normal. Ha...
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1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 4WS 2.0L Dome Light, Seat Belt Light VIN: JHMBA4141J
HELP!!! Good morning Iatn. I am about to pull my hair out. This car has a dome light on all the time, door open or closed, and a door ajar/seat belt light on all the time. Both are controlled by something called the Safety Indicator, but I can't find it! I hav...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7256L
Hello all, I am posting one that I have already fixed for the bennefit of posterity. I recently repaired a highly intermittant no start on this 90 accord by replacing the main relay. I dont work on many honda's and they present service problems due to honda p...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ824PW
When I try to retieve codes again (after I cleared them), I get ib ny scanner, it says code count 62. When I try to see what the codes, it gave me a connection error. I tried the scanner on other cars, I can view the data, but whenever I try to get codes, I ge... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0501
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L engine VIN: 2HKRL1862Y
This engine was over heated to the point that it stoped running! We are going to install a used engine and our question is can the engine come out the top or does it have to come out the bottom like Alldata said it does. If anyone has any advice or experience ...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Sliding door
This van came in to get sliding door adjusted it wasn't closing all the way and the door ajar light would stay on i tried to adjust it but i couldnt get it to close properly no matter what i did so i disconected the door ajar switch .Now the van came back this...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Slidding door
This van came in to get slidding door adjusted it wasn't closing all the way and the door ajar light would stay on i tried to adjust it but i couldnt get it to close properly no matter what i did so i disconected the door ajar switch .Now the van came back thi...
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D0V
hello fellow techs. i have this infiniti with a po443 that will not go away. the customer said the check engine light has been on for about a year.i have replaced the evap purge sol.(when you energized it sometimes it would work sometimes not) the vac. lines a... Trouble codes: 443 (evap purge valve circuit), 325 (knock sensor circuit)
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1999 Mitsubishi Lancer 1.6L 3-4 shift VIN: JMBLRCB4WW
Hi group. The costumer says when aproach a stop, the vehicle stalls like breaks apply. In the scan test, I note that thereisnīt fourth gear, the oil seems burn. We overhault the transmission. Now, still no fourth; we change: Control valve body (with solenoids)...
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1996 Nissan Turismo 3.0L Climate Control VIN: HY33-22061
This vehicle had a turbo timer fitted by customer not being aware of what he was doing he connected the power source for the timer to the scanner plug. Now the climate control will not operate, on checking the 10 pin plug at the back of the climate control pan...
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CAZ1D8U
hello friends, this maxima resets this code p1105 baro sensor. i have not had any troubles with this sensor before. a switching valve controls vacuum to sensor and sensor is used by pcm for diagnosis. this vehecile does have a mass air flow sensor. has any bod... Trouble codes: P1105
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L wheel speed sensor VIN: JN1DA31D62
This car makes no sense to me. I have a code C1105 LR wheel speed sensor 2. Data stream on my Genesis shows a good pattern for the LR sensor bot nothing for the RR sensor. NoData gives no information on this code. I can only find 1 speed sensor at each wheel. ...
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L overheating VIN: 3N1CB51DOS
This car has no heat. It will also overheat riding down the road. The temp will spike all the way up then come down very quickly, then spike back up. I thought that possible the gauge was wrong. Hooked up scan tool and showed the same thing for temp sensor and...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BG6850V
This is really bothering us... We are paying careful attention to the install of the cam and crank seals and we have also replaced the oil pump seals as a preventive measure. The PCV Valve has been replaced with no signs of blockage. This is one of several of ...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1NXBR12EX1
hi guys and gals,this car is giving me a headache...has a code p0420 cat converter bk 1 operating below threshold.. replaced upstream 02 due to not very responsive,noe it looks good while driving,switching normally.came back same code..i then figured it was po... Trouble codes: P0420
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1998 Acura TL 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4UA2655W
Well the Acura appears to be fixed. Installed a takeout computer (tech at the Acura dealership was right) and all seems well. Power seems to be a bit better but probably was getting used to the engine problem. Thanks for all the replies and in short time too. ...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L reverse VIN: 2HKRL186X1
Thanks to all that replied,we took pressure readings and fount that it was bleeding between 3rd clutch and 4th clutch ,seems the bushings in the mainshaft that seal the feed tubes for 3rd & 4th supply were worn .We replace the mainshaft & feed tubes & that fix...
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2004 Kia Spectra 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, high RPM at idle VIN: PK01728345
very very thanks. i will check timing belt and found the belt is loose.and specially you reffered for crank shaft sensor, and i will check this carefully and this is damage one side, and his grip is loose , carbon inside. i will replace the timing belt and cra...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L cat. monitor VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
I want to thank everyone for their replies, I recieved much help. The fix to achieving ready status on the cat. monitor was basically driving the car for about 175 miles. There was no way I was going to condemn the cat. converter when my o2 sensor monitors hav... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L lube spec VIN: JF1GD70634
Thanks for the replies- no one knew for sure if the Valvoline synthetic would work, so I took their advice and e-mailed Valvoline and asked them. After some research, they e-mailed me back and said it was OK to use in the Impreza STi. I guess the limited slip ...
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1972 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.9L master cyl VIN: FJ54112156
this vehicle was fixed,when i made the post,just wanted some additional input thanx for the replies
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Timing Chain? Piston? VIN: 4TAWM72NDY
Dean from Texas nailed it - a spun bearing on the passenger side balance shaft was the culprit. This block was damaged - so new short block from toyota! Oh boy! Thanks for all your help. - watch out for these things! & Make sure you adjust the valves every 60K...
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