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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Oil in radiator VIN: 1HGCG325XX
We are a Nissan dealer and have very little Honda exsperance. Car is a employe. states there is oil in cooling system has not owned car for long. We have pulled clyinder head to inspect head gasket. Do no see alot there are several areas that gasket may look l...
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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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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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1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L compressor VIN: JNKNG01D6T
This Q45 came in with the complaint of no A/C cooling, the blower and vent operation are ok. We confirmed proper system charge level. The clutch is not getting 12v from the a/c relay. We went through the self diagnostic system using the control head and there ...
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1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Battery VIN: JNRAR05Y1W
Vehicle was towed in on Friday the 19th for no power. When the tow truck dropped the vehicle into the shop it immediately started. Performed tests on the charging system and checked the battery. Nothing out of the ordinary showed up. The vehicle ran for 1 hour...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L May set code VIN: JT6GF10UGX
Hi guys, We have not had a problem yet. But, we had to remove both of the knock sensors on this Lexus RX300 and until now, there has been no MIL on or driving symptoms. Our concern is that, on some of these vehicles, when you remove and reinstall this type of ...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, NO POWER VIN: 1YVGE22C4S
hey men!i've got this 626 that has no power.when you first start it is worst.once it warms up its better.but still no power.i want to lean towards the fuel pump.but at idle my psi shows 40.and 45 when you give it throttle.maximum psi is good at(75psi).specs.ar...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L timing belt VIN: JA4MW31R61
hi all, thanks for your help. this is my 1st timing belt job on a 2001 mitsu montero with a 3.5. seems like the timing marks on the cams and crank fail to perfectly line up. tried numerous times. seems like they end up a hair off. i have the service procedur...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L accessories VIN: JN1CA31A9Y
When the key is removed from the ignition all warning lights stay on, signals, accessories stay powered up as if the key is still in the on position. Unplugging the ignition switch had no effect. When the ignition relay is removed and replaced everything shuts...
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2004 Subaru Outback H6 35th Anniversary Edition 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Erratic VIN: 4S3BH81594
This code has come up a couple of times and we have been unable to duplicate the customer's complaints. He describes erradically high idle, especially at cold start and a miss that we finally determined was a lock-up converter going in and out. We replaced the... Trouble codes: P0122 (Throttle Position Sensor circuit low)
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1GK12E1R
Hi IATN techs. I have a 94 Camry in need of spark plugs. It has coil on plug ignition. Mitchell says nothing intelligent about changing plugs. Does the upper intake have to come off? I found one exact post in the archives with no fix. Thanks in advance for any...
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L noise
i see a costomer drives seinna 3.3L complaint about knocking or pinging noise under light load between 1000 to 2000. i test drove the car i heard the noise but i can't tell what causes it. not just seinna, alot of 3.3l with vvti system seems to make the common...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L engine VIN: 2HKRL1862Y
The engine came out just like everybody said it would. We had the engine sitting on the ground in about 3 hrs. the job looked harder than it was. Thanks again to all of your help.
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1991 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKNG01C1M
Sometimes we get ahead of ourselves and forget to slow down and examine.The codes extracted from the computer told the story,21-Ignition system circuit and 34-Detonation circuit. Found connectors reversed! Thanks guys.
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ22501
sorry, customer does not want to spend any money to repair the problem. i suspect a ground problem, loose connection, or computer problem. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JB3XD54BXM
we first replaced the iac motor and was a little better , we then replaced the cloged fuel filter that was restricting the gas flow. it was turning over fine...still high emisions. What the customer did not tell us is that they had cleaned the trottle using ca...
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1988 Nissan Pulsar NX XE 1.6L headlights VIN: JN1PN34S5J
I want to thank all who replied to my help posting. The problem ended up being simple. This vehicle came to me with no history at all. I was about to remove the fuse panel and saw a wire installed somewhere along the line by some owner added accesory, I decide...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y4T
Thanks to all that tried to help. This was a totally strange problem. After checking and rechecking we went back to square one replaced the knock sensor with the old one,[the new sensor used was a Nissan sensor] problem solved. Replaced the oxygen sensor that ... Trouble codes: P0161 (left rear o sensor heater).
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C41
Sorry for the delay but i forgot to close this one. The compressor has an rpm sensor built in and the compressor had to be replaced.
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