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1989 Acura Legend L 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA4666K
customer claims the car is not charging causing a no start,unable to prove the charging concern,i keep getting this code 4 which has been in the ecm memory since befor we ever worked on the car.my concern is the code 4 causing the no start? if so how can the c... Trouble codes: 4 (crank angle sensor)
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L rotors VIN: 19UUA66224
I have a customer that came in with this TL for a brake squeek with 100,000 miles and original brakes. They were squeeking and needed replacement. After replacing the front and rear rotors and pads, (Wagner's) I still continue to get front brake squeek. I remo...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCG2258W
This is a once a week intermittent issue. The vehicle will always start in the morning but when taking a lunch break or after work he will go out to start the car and it will crank only, no start. It is ussually when the car is in the sun or warmer day above 8... Trouble codes: N0NE
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1995 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF23M2S
OK. I have no information on this code. e8 lower case e. On Demand has nothing and Alldata doesn't have a code e8, but has a code 8 under engine. So thinking that, it would have been a Camshaft postion sensor. Tested the sensor and it had no signal. Replaced S... Trouble codes: E8 (unknown)
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D52
my question is long term fuel trim displays on scanner at 25% after you run car at highway speeds and then remains there till you disconnect battery it then goes back to zero cant find info in alldata or on hyundia website on what correct readings should be ca... Trouble codes: P0133
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1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L Surge VIN: JNKAY21D1R
The car came in with a check engine light on and we scanned and cleared the codes. The first code was EGR flow too low, we cleared and sent the customer off. The light came bach on a week or so later and we re-checked the codes and it was the same. We tested t... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR sytstem malfunction)
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2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start VIN: JNKCP11A22
we got this car as a no start. no spark. we have two codes 1612 and 1610. after clearing the codes 1610 returned immediately. 1610 refers to the NATS module or immobilizer module. this vehicle also has a lojack system installed. Customer states that she had tr...
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1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UZ3OC7S
Car came in with complaint of lack of power. We noticed on initial take off has "tip in" hesitation(like egr bogg) - All ign. components ok, exhaust backpressure ok(1/2 lb) fuel pressure at specs. We cleaned slightly dirty throttle bore/plate. Fuel filter new....
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L purge prob VIN: 4A3AK34Y3W
This care came in about 2 months ago with a code p1594 ldp sw or mech fault. Replaced ldp and now it is back with smame code. Any ideas? Trouble codes: P1494
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AE45G01
car came in with broken timing &balance shaft belts(looked like arats nest inside lower timing belt cover) ,also broken ckp sensor&(low& behold,bent valves. head was reconditioned by avery reputable machine shop,&new belts&ckp sensor&reluctor were installed.be...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Speedometer VIN: 4A3AA36G22
Speedometer quit after the customer installed a new stereo. I assume he connected the speed signal wire to something and killed the speedometer, He disconnected all the stereo wiring but the speedometer still doesn't work. I'm guessing I'll have to R&R the spe...
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1984 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L ect sensor VIN: AC177252MD
we have looked everywhere a cts normally is positioned on a car, and we cannot find where to install the coolant temperature sensor, or remove it for that matter (for pcm) nissan part #22630-01p01. we have the part we just can't figure out where it goes. allda...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1EJ01F9N
this car has been a nigtmare for me,this car will die drivig down the road at 40 to fifty mph. almost like somebody shut the key off.there is no check engine lite when this occurs it then will pick up again and run fine.replaced airflow meter, crank angle seno...
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L alt. light VIN: 1N4EB32HXR
Have a problem with the alternator light and the brake light coming on intermittantly while driving. Alternator is charging fine, even when light is on. Diodes check good, drop test on battery leads is o.k. Also, sometimes has a buzzing noise from the fuse box...
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1997 Nissan cefiro 2.5L engine condition VIN: WPA32-7224
Hi there, i am looking for a bit of direction with this v6 nissan it has a VQ25(DE) engine in it and it smokes on acceleration after decelleration ie after intersections or after slowing for small towns and then accelerating back to open road speed. it smokes ...
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1996 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L Electronic VIN: JF1GF4551T
The trans temp light flashes on start up. I know where the test connectors are, but I cant get any trans codes to flash.What color wire do you jump or ground to get the flashes? Mitchel just says to jumper terminal 6. Thank you
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BK4256X
Vehicle has hesitation and cuts out. First came in September 2005 with same complaint, had code p0122 TPS low input, replaced TPS and had no problems for 4 months but returned with same complaint but difewrent problem recommended to dealer for MAF recall but e...
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L engine VIN: JF1SF63522
intermittently engine surge and lack of power when engine is warm
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 2.7L abs VIN: JS3TX92V01
Suzuki techs! We need help. Our customer brought in this suv with the complaint of premature ABS event when coming to a stop. We connected our snap on tool and noticed that there was a problem with the sensors. Replaced sensor and road test problem solved. 2 w...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L bearings ? VIN: 4T1BG12K5T
car came in with left wheel bearing falling apart did replacement test drove an heard right bearing whining also replaced drove again an heard noise fron left side bearing bearings were bca. final installed bearings were toyota. when driving car noise sounds l...
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2002 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JTDDY38T72
Hi everyone. This car is killing me. I replaced the above parts the new front O2 and MAF cured everything except the severe hesitation upon initial acceleration when cold. The car will not go until the RPM's come up around 3000 then its fine. The car has a K&N...
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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGCA6185J
Thanks to all who response my post. The fix is a rem: ecu. The egr solenoid is now switching like a pulse signal to the egr valve and the nox reading drops down to below average ppm at both 15mph as well as 25mph speed on a dyno. Before I replace the ecu, I re...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCB7154N
thank you all for your replies after some blood and tears i found the #1 runner on the exhaust manifold was totaly clogged with an unknown substance the only way i found it was when i removed the manifold to get a good look at exhaust vaves i saw unburnt fuel ...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L valve train? VIN: 1HGCG1659W
thanks to everyone who replied to this post. recived one very good reply talking about the lost motion assemblies that get weak and cause noise. that was not yhe problem on this engine. i was unable to determin where the noise was coming from. few of you said ...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Piston Ring VIN: 2HKRL1859Y
Well, things are looking up. After soaking the cylinder with Gm TEC and doing a wet/dry with mediocre results, customer was called and given an estimate on a short block (OEM) and was asked to stop down for the down payment. Customer stopped by and I took a wa...
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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18604
Thank you all for helping fix this Honda. Pulled the cover on the upper intake, cleaned out the plugged EGR passages, no more misfire! This job is simple enough that if I owned one of these, I would clean the passages whenever the spark plugs are changed. You'... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1).
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1988 Mazda RX-7 Convertible 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FC3513J
Thanks to David from missouri and Mazdatrix.com I have parts on the way Thanks to all that responded!
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2004 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1AZ34D24
Thank for everybody who helped me.The body shop man said that the car started even with the car crashed & it doesn't have key fob.Customer will take the vehicle to the dealer.I don't have Nissan Consult II scanner & i don't have any choice.Thnaks for everybody...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L valves VIN: 1NXBR12E81
Well we haven't actually fixed this but we know what happened and what we need to do to fix it. Thanks to Allan who send two responses. The exhaust cam was not broken, was turning, the timing marks on the gears were lined up, bolt was tight and the alignment p...
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2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5BRT38112S
This truck has not come back as of yet. The owner had the intake installed but somehow the original tube was misplaced/thrown out? We are in agreement that the tube is to be replaced first as suggested by a few here. Thank you all for your time! Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 fuel system lean), P0174 (Bank 2 fuel system lean).
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2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BE46K27
Thanks to all who replied. Apparently this is a common problem with these systems. One member offered a TSB, but it doesn't apply to this situation. Some think there may be a fix comming in the way of a memory flash, but nothing yet. I passed the info along to...
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