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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1HGCD56335
Hello everyone! Here's the [...] dollar question... We recently had a customer bring us a 1995 Honda Accord for regular maintenance. After a timing belt and major tune, the vech left in great order...about a week later the customer returns with two "new... Trouble codes: 12 (Insufficient lift/EGR system)
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L A/C system VIN: JHMEJ8542V
I have this 97 Honda Civic EX with an odd A/C problem. The vehicle came in a few weeks ago with no A/C operation. I checked the vehicle over and the A/C compressor was bad. The system was serviced with a new A/C compressor, Accumulator, Expansion valve, flushe...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L 1st gear VIN: 1HGCG2256X
hey guys i have a strange one here 99 accord low miles this car is in perfect shape and well maintained by customer. she had a near collision and had to get on the brakes hard, afterwards the car has delayed engagement of the trans. when you come to a stop the...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L battery VIN: JNKNG01D5R
Hi to my iatn friends, I am hoping a Nissan or Infiniti Guru can help me put this problem to bed. The car came in for fuel injectors, while the customer is on vacation. I noticed I had to jump start it after sitting 7 days. Checked the battery it was junk, and...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L transmission VIN: 1YVGF22CGW
@ 70mph 320rpm why no lockup and no codes
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2000 Mazda Millenia 2.3L MIL Lamp on, Intermittent stall
This one was handed to me as another tech in the shop gave up. Car came originally with a high idle and you could hear a vacuum leak under the intercooler plumbing. Tech found cracked vacuum T and repaired. Cannot confirm this is a new or ongoing problem as cu... Trouble codes: P1540
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Electronic VIN: JN1DA31DX2
hello, We have a maxima in here that the blower motor stays on high, we did some basic tetsing on it & believe it maybe the blower motor module/resistor, wondering if any body has seen this problem in the past. Thanks Brian
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1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L oil pressure VIN: JT3FJ60G9H
Hello, all- This should have been an easy diagnosis, but it is not working out that way. Original complaint was that the oil pressure gauge was running higher than usual. Verified complaint w/ our own mechanical gauge installed in the sending unit opening loca...
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1989 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Diesels, Runs On VIN: JT5VN94T0K
Vehicle intermittently continues to run after vehicle ignition is turned off. Problem occurs usually after engine is hot and after a test drive. Vehicle also idles high, and runs rough at times. I am looking for some general areas to begin testing.
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1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT4VN13D6P
customer complaint low power occasionally dies and will not resart at times. cylinder 1,3,5 plugs smoked a little. not getting any fuel that side of engine. does not chage rpms if removing wires that side. what would cause those injectors only to not have fuel...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L srs air bag VIN: 2HGES16862
it is fixed,thanks goes out to Bob [...] ,WHO SAID TO CHECK CHARGING SYSTEM .THIS CAR WAS OVER CHARGING AT 16 VOLT.AT HIGH RPM IT WOULD GO UP 16.5 VOLTS AND THE SRS LT WOULD COME ON. AT IDLE WHEN VOLTAGE DROPED TO BELOW 15 .5 THE SRS LT WHENT OUT .THE FIX WA...
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1995 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L rabs lamp VIN: JT367H2487
once again thanks to all who replied;i found the test connector l/h side of the ip,behind the coin holder coved''trouble code 8 present ...found an open in the isolation dump valve.iATN rocks!
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7235X
Hi thanks to all who replied yes it was a timing issue, The crank gear keyway wore into the crank & gear. ordered the new parts and have to weld the crank to make the keyway fit back in. Gotta love that high quality steel. Thanks Again, Joe Trouble codes: P0343 (Cam sensor circuit hight input).
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Cut off when turns VIN: JT8UF11E3P
FIXED !! Thank you for your replies. The problem is the POWER STEERING IDLE UP VALVE. This is just a simple vacuum valve with 2 vacuum hoses connected to at the power steering pump. The idle should be kicking the throttle up when the p/s pressure increases dur...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L engine VIN: JT8BF22GIV
Thanks for all the replys. Apparently there are no real problems with oil pressure, at least in the history of this particular model. We thought we had an oil pressure problem and wondered if it was due to our work. In the final analysis, we concluded that the...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L timming belt tensioner
thanks to roger,dan,victor,sho,carter, and loni for replying to my help request.the fix is to use oem spring,pulley and bolt.the parts are all in stock,and have been updated at least twice.the customer called mazda parts to verify the updated parts, and is now...
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1BJ22542
I performed a battery disconnect in an attempt to reset the IAC counts. This has done the trick, thanks for the feedback. Happy wrenching.
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1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 4A3CT64U9M
Have not fixed this one but will try to share what information I have learned.n The relay clicking on and off is main relay under center console-it shuts off when gauge reaches 16 psi. This seens like a funny way to do the fuel cut off and is contradictory to ...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01A9Y
broken wire behind I/P fuse box=== for pcm main relay
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L vtc solenoid
I only recieved 3 replies for this. I did not fix but as per a reply customer checked and there was a recall for cam & crank sensors. took it to nissan and they did that. No more codes. I also advised about sludge so he will be sure to change oil on schedule. ...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Headlights VIN: JN8DR09Y42
Customer could not wait any longer, so i went for the DRL module for $329.00. Works great. Thanks for the help.
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start, extended cranking VIN: 4TAVC52N0T
Thanx for all the advise and experiance. We installed a clear hose on the return line at the fuel pressure regulator and noticed that when the truck acted up it was almost full of foam. The fuel pump does not cycle on for a two second prime with the key on, ...
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2001 Toyota lexus 2.4L worn out clutch plates VIN: ACU15-0004
Thanks for all the help I have recieved. It seems that somehow the parts that came in were not within spec and left too much endplay in the clutchpacks. Plus my employee screwed up by using a rag to wipe the parts down before reassembling.
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