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2000 Acura TL 3.2L audio VIN: 19UUA5668Y
This car has the original audio that has an anti-theft code. I recognized that the audio does not work if I remove the battery and do not know the pass code. How can I safely replced the battery? How can I get the pass-code? Thank you guys.
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5656V
Somebody pleeeeaaaasseee help me with this one. The vehicle has been in three times. The MIL light sets as soon as the system runs through the cycle. I have smoke tested the circuit and found no leaks. Also have tested the electrical system and found no leaks.... Trouble codes: P1457 (Evaporative System Leak Detection In Canister Area)
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 1HGEJ8147X
Come in for lack of cold air at idle. Found compressor rapidly cycling. Would do this for a spell then shut down or sometimes stay on. Base idle adjustment and throttle body cleaning took care of the rapid clutch cycling. Now I am left with a compressor that w...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16493
This car has a miss at 15-1800 rpm. We have changed injectors,plugs and the ignition coil. We hav also disconnected the exhaust and fit a new egr valve. The egr passage is clear. Timing and belt have not been touched. What am I missing
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2006 Infiniti m35 3.5L tire pressure VIN: JNKAYO1E96
the tire pressure sensor was replace on one tire becuase it was damaged from a tire off an 18 wheeler (the vavle stem was knocked off) i drove it for about 15 miles and it still show ** on the screen and the light on the dash is still on. is there anything i c...
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1989 Isuzu Pickup S 2.6L Misfire VIN: JAACL11L6K
Vehicle towed in due to no start after owner and shade tree friend replaced the distributor. Found dist. 180 degrees out. Timed engine and it started but has a miss. Talked to owner and he said that it had that before dist replacement. While running pulled eac...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U9X
hi guys. looking for help diagnosing code p0171 bank 1 lean. mass air flow sensor was replaced two weeks ago with oem part from lexus. engine has no vacuum leaks, smoked intake system to test gaskets and all was good. tested both air fuel ratio sensors with va... Trouble codes: P0171
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1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L Surge, Cuts out, Pulsation VIN: JM1NA3536S
Hello All and Thanks, Got this car from another shop and it goes into fuel cut at 2000rpm after it is warmed up and the throttle is opened, it idles and starts fine. It will do this in timing mode also and the computer will set codes if I cause them and flash ...
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1985 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L warning lights VIN: JN1H216S2F
The dash warning lights [ front head lamps, rear lamps on all the time, battery lamp glows dim] If you press the brake some time the lights go out. if you unplug the lamp relay in the under hood fuse box the warning lamps go out but the battery light glow and ...
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1990 Nissan SKYLINE 2.0L poor performance VIN: 6U9000HCR3
I am a little stuck on this one. Basically this car has very poor perfomance until aroun 2500-3000 rpm when the turbo kicks in. It sorta feels like the timing is retarded until the turbo winds up. Just during normal testing I have found fuel pressure to be a l...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L VDC & Slip light on VIN: 5N1AR18U35
Brake lights work sometimes. ADC & Slip lights are on.
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1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT4RN63B7G
Vehicle towed in as a no start. Found low voltage to pump relay and pump. No pressure at cold start injector. Replaced ignition switch due to voltage drop across switch. Pump came alive with good fuel pressure. Vehicle started and ran for 2-3 seconds. Fuel pre...
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1988 Toyota corona 2.0L Cuts out VIN: ST171-0005
Engine starts and runs fine, when warms up idle drops then cuts out. Some times will idle at 1000rpm then kick throttle and drops to 300rpm then stops. Has on a couple of times surged then dropped and cut out. Trouble codes: 51 (Throttle position sensor)
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Oil in radiator VIN: 1HGCG325XX
thanks for all the help with the scoring in the clyinder walls and 3 reports of a possable porus block we recomended that the engine be replaced
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1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Battery VIN: JNRAR05Y1W
Thanks to all who replied. I took the advice from Kelly and decided to take the vehicle home. After I arrived home, I noticed that the seat belt and brake lights were on only at an idle. I quickly opened the hood and connected a multi-meter to discover the vol...
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