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1998 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHVD14N3W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. Customer stated that they were driving down the road and heard a funny noise from under the hood and the car lost power, then died. They thought they had ran it out of gas because the gauge was on E, put a couple of gall...
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1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Surge VIN: HMHWF35V5X
Hello everyone, I have this hyundai that has a lean surge at cruising speeds. Checked fuel supply and volume, both are ok. Checked ignition system and found no concerns. Smoked and found no vacuum leaks. Intake boot is ok. O2 sensors test ok and have been rep...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L compressor VIN: KNDUP18162
thanks in advance this vehicle came in with a complaint of no cold air- original inspection revealed good residual pressure(120psi) all fuse tested good but no power to compressor-futher test showed no signal to relay from pcm - we pulled control head to inspe...
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Accessories VIN: JT8BF28GXY
Symptom: Vehicle will unlock fine with remote transmitter. Vehicle will intermittently open trunk with remote transmitter. Vehicle will NOT LOCK with remote transmitter. We ran through the transmitter diagnostics and the vehicle is recieving the signals. For ...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on, P0400 VIN: 1YVGE22C7V
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one in advance. I have this 626 in for the MIL being on and it has a code P0400 stored for EGR flow problem. When i apply even a little vacuum to the valve, the engine stalls out, so it seems the ports are wide o...
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1991 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA7FL24W4M
I need good diagnostic/pin info on this truck. Ireplaced the ECU in this truck with a reman unit. It had no output to diag connector and Ecu circuit board was corroded. I am trying to test MAF, but mitchel and my PRI book show wrong connector and wiring colors... Trouble codes: 13 (Intake air temp sensor), 15 (Motor position sensor)
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1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Ino shift VIN: 4A3CF44E4R
car came in with wireing all messed up and a different trans with codes 47,81,86,45,47,31,53,52,corrected wireing and switched psg a and b to correct holes retest pulled codes 83.41,47,43 removed pan and found ground for solenoids loose tightened and then chec...
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1995 Nissan 240SX 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1AS44D7S
the customer said this car went dead going down the road i've checked everything i know to check and don't see any reason for this car not to start unless it just don't have enough compression,it is about 50 psi below spec. i put oil in the cyl. to bring the c...
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1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD11SOV
car came in with code po402 change egr,egr solinite,bpt valve and motor vac clear code send car out came back a few days later can any one help me Trouble codes: P0402
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L tail lights VIN: JN8AZ08W33
vechile blows 15amp tail fuse underhood module behind right head lamp. not all the time some times it has a 51amp draw.
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L ign lock & key VIN: JHLRD1842V
Thanks to all the members for great information and speedy help. My customer requested that we reinstall the old lock cylinder and go no further with the diagnostic procedure so i cant add anything here except im always amazed at how quickly iatn members respo...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Drivers Seat VIN: 2HKRL186XX
The customer says this all strarted after the Hoda dealer installed the new trans. Shes going back on them.
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L between Eng & Trans VIN: JACDH58W9R
The customer finally returned the vehicle for repair. We removed the Trans and found that the flex plate was cracked in 2 places. We replaced the flex plate and the noise was gone as expected. Thanks to all who replied.
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L Tachometer VIN: JT8BF28G51
I'm certain (90%) that it needs the cluster or the speedo/tach section at least. But the customer declined to go further so I cannot say without a doubt that was the issue. I was getting a miniscule waveform on that got tighter as RPM increased. All wiring to ...
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1989 Mazda B2200 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF1135K
What I did was, I reset the computer and drove again, light did come on and only code stored was egr code, I traced vacuum problem to crisscrossed hoses at the egr control solonoid, re test drove and no more light and now egr valve is getting vacuum, as for co...
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1987 Nissan Pulsar NX XE 1.6L Surge VIN: JN1PN34S0H
Since the car has a code for the mass airflow sensor and has no output voltage from it, it needs a new maf. The customer decided the car is not worth the expense the maf costs. To the junk yard it goes. Thanks to everyone that offered help.
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1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1AS44DTX
i only recieved 3 replys on this one- thanks to all who responded. what we found was a major melt down of the wire harness from ign switch all the way to the injectors on the red/black wire- harness is so damaged we cannot save it and a new one is obsolete. lo...
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2002 Nissan Frontier 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26S22
Thanks for the replies 2 hit it dead on Kelly & Scott the egr ports in the intake were plugged & are servicable through the pluggs in the intake # 4 almost completly plugged. Trouble codes: P0402 (egr).
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L front suspension VIN: 1N4BA41E34
wanted to let all who offered help on the maxima. problem was the front strut. thanks to all who replied. kim
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH686X1
Igot 3 replys stating that there was a reflash for this outback.After contacting the dealer they said that there was no update for that vin number.the customer stated that the check engine went out and has not come back on in the last 2 weeks,but the battery l... Trouble codes: P0133.
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L no compressor engagement VIN: JT3VN39WXP
Good evening Techs, We have not fixed this problem yet. The customer wants us to put it back together. The problem is so intermittent that we ha ve a problem troubleshooting. We had 3 replies saying to check the amplifier, pressure switches and relays and we d...
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2005 Toyota highlander 3.3L turn signals VIN: JTEGD21A75
Thanks to all that took the time to offer help. Carolyn from California has the best idea. Let the customer go shopping at radio shack or store of choice and bring me something to install. His ears need to test it. Another good idea was the old Cadillac chime ...
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