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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB755OM
this honda run great but will not start after a hot soak. sometimes it will not startfor 30 minutes other times just after a couple trys. i have not been able to diag. because it always starts by the time i get under the hood. i did catch it once long enough t...
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2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Compressor VIN: KMHFU45E32
Hello all, I have a Hyundai I'm having some troulbe diagnosing. Initially, the complaint was in damp/humid weather, the A/C would not blow cold. Now its to the point where it won't work at all. The compressor is not engaging. The system has a full charge of re...
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Axle seals (rear) VIN: JNRAR07Y3X
Have replaced rear axle seals on this vehicle 4 times in the last 5 years (once under warranty by dealer). I don't think it is due to technicians error, but they leak almost every year, to the day, after replaced. Is there a speedi-sleeve, better seal (have u...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22191
Car came in last week with a PO400,found no voltage change from Egr Sensor while driving,vacuum supply fine,no broken vacuum lines,EGR passages not restricted,moniter vacuum between EGR valve and soleniod with gauge spliced in during test drive soleniods seem ... Trouble codes: P0400
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Wish I knew VIN: 1N4BU31F5P
Car came in with hesitation upon moderate to heavy acceleration. Light acceleration is okay. While testing and driving it became worse.Fuel pressure and flow good. New fuel filter. Throttle position sensor and coolant temp sensor good. Replaced mass air flow s...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L ride VIN: JN8AR05SXV
this vehicle when going obove 60 mph it seems like it's floating. very strange feeling. almost like the shocks are'nt doing their job. i 've never experienced anything like this before. any body come across this please share it with me. thanks alot.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN8DRO7Y41
Exhaust smells like rotton eggs put vacuum gauge on intake port at idle truck has good vacuum rev up to 2000 plus rpm vacuum gauge and rpm drop alot. We are guessing possible plugged exhaust. condition is even worse on the road hard to hit 100 kms. per hour . ...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L abs VIN: JN1CA31A01
ABS LIGHT ON, FOUND CODES 31,35 REPLACED THE RIGHT REAR SENSOR AND TRIED TO CLEAR CODES. "MODIS" SAYS GROUND PIN NINE FOUR TIMES WITHIN 12.5 SECONDS FOR ATLEAST 1 SECOND AT A TIME. WELL GUESS WHAT IT DOES NOT WORK AT ALL NO INDICATIONS AT ALL THAT IT IS DOING ...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Starting VIN: 3N1CB51D61
Car came into shop with no start. All arrows pointed to ECM so I installed one and no change. No start, no spark, and injector pulse is intermittent. Fuel pump is operating correctly. All input signals normal and good. Power and grounds tested good including w...
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2002 Subaru Impreza TS 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GG65502
everything is telling me that the air/ fuel sensor isn't working. Can not locate data to verify. Would love alldata to actually tell me how to test some things instead of just replace. Can someone out there Please tell me more info on this system. It would be ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat Eff. below par)
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2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Air Bag Light VIN: 1F1SG63603
This Subaru sometimes has the Air Bag MIL on. According to MOD you connect Diagnostic Term. A to Diagnostic Connector #1. This is supposed to be located below the instrument panel near the console. Trouble is I can't locate this connector to get the codes out....
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2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BE46K27
Hello folks, I just want to pass along to customer any info I can get. Car is under warranty and has a hesitation after slowing down and trying to accelerate again as after a turn. It seems to go from third to second gear on accel, but seems to take a while to...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L reverse VIN: 1HGCB7659M
Well, I do have to say that this one kicked my ass and I gave in. I ended up pulling the trans out again, pulled it apart again, could not find anything wrong, put it together and back in the car, and it still did not work. One call to a local salvage yard net...
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1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L Crankshaft Dampner Bolt VIN: JT8JZ3101P
Thanks to all that replied. We used the Chain wrench to hold the crank and 2 ohter guys on a long bar and it broke loose. Thanks again.
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JT8VK13TYP
Thanks for all the help. On this car we had the head gaskets swaped from head to head. When you do this the lower hose stays cold beacause ther is no flow through the water jackets because the ports are coverd up.
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1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JT8VZ30C5S
upon inspection of the circuit wiring to the cooling fan solenoid, i found the vehicle had been in an accident. there was a harness behind the coil on the left side pinching the wires to the connector. pulled apart replaced the wire, and re-routed the wires. a...
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1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMITA2219W
Well, it is fixed. The o2 sensor was intermittently opening internally, but not long enough for the computer to set a code for the o2. Computer thought o2 was just reading lean and started adding fuel. Loaded up bank 2 causing a misfire. It would last about 10... Trouble codes: P0300, P0325.
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3W
first, thank you for help. what this turned out to be was, a bad wire, almost severed, at the wiring harness, on the passenges side near the fire wall. the wiring harness splits there. when we crank the engine we would loses power at the coil, when we were not...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Brake Pads/Rotors VIN: JN8AR05S1T
Finally got vehicle back to shop and swapped in new shields and probel gone! Thanks guys, this is one of those ones that would have u chasing your tail for days. You know, I heard from one of the tool guys that our shop was the only one in town (out of 30 shop...
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4DG01D11
thanks to all esp kelly from california.it went just as he described ty.
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Electronic VIN: JN1DA31DX2
Thanks for the help guys, it was the blower resistor module
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Electronic VIN: 4S38E68691
A/C cutout is normal at high throttle angles but this subaru seemed to cut out excessively. I evacuated the ac system an found the amount of freon to be low (5 oz.). Recharged the ac with the proper amount of freon the system performance improved greatly. Also...
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1983 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L hard start hot VIN: JT2MX62W0D
All the way from 'Down Under' and local, the help was incredible. The problem came down to fuel presure, not amount but how fast it got there. Because of the temperatures here the cold start valve didn't come into play because we knew the car wasn't flooding. ...
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1992 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L mil VIN: JT3AC11R7N
Thank you for all the replied, almost all of the reply saying broken wires near the connector espeacially the brown and yellow wires. But this time is both of the blue wires are broken inside. If anyone run accrossed this problem again i rec. to pull all four ...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L engine VIN: 4T1VK12E2P
All results are leading to the same thing. Internal engine problem w/very costly repairs. Customer has agreed to let the car go and put money into something newer. Coincidentally, I found another older V6 in a 4-Runner that acts the same way- Again high mile...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K8T
Customer did not want to go any further with repairs. They did not want to check timing belt. Traded car for new. Thanks for the help Trouble codes: 340 (cam sensor).
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, starts hard/dies VIN: 1NXBAO2E1V
Timing belt jumped two teeth. Replaced belt & tensioner pulley. Runs fine . Thanks for all replies. Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft position sensor A circuit range/performance).
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