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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53802
The car seems to run fine. The complaint is for the MIL light. Three of the codes can be cleared and don't come back on start up; 1164,1457 and po219. The PO661 is a hard code and sets as soon as the engine is started. Our OTC Genisys machine doesn't give us a... Trouble codes: 1164 (air fuel metering), 1457 (aux emission controls), P0661, P0219
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1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L engine compression VIN: JAAGH15E8J
Hello group, This trooper came in with white smoke rolling out of the exhaust. Block test verified a hydrocarbon gases in the cooling system. Head removal and machine shop verified a cracked head. Ordered a remanufactured head and replaced. vehicle will now n...
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1995 Lexus SC300 3.0L No 3-4 Upshift VIN: JT8Z31C9S0
I am trying to help another shop with this one.The vehicle came in with the current problem of NO 4th gear. They have already put in 2 used units, which didn't fix a thing.I checked the engine temp.(thermostat), which works fine.The vehicle speed sensor readi...
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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L Mechanical VIN: JT153UF200
Hey- Toyota and Lexus Tech. Can you please help me with a problem in the aircondition on a Lexus LS400 1996. When i start the aircondition it runs ok. And all presure are ok. After around 20 min. It will not cool more. The high pressure go down to around 10 ba...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT6HF10U5Y
Hey folks- just want to pick some brains on an upcoming job with this lexus. It has a leaking rear main seal and Mitchell and all-data say for the trans removal you need to take engine and trans out together and then separate. This is the AWD with the U-140F t...
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1988 Mazda 929 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1HC2215J
Customer complained of no power. Checked car and found missing on 3 cylinders 2,5,6 Plugs fuel fowled and no spark. After cap rotor and wire we have spark but plugs and still fowling. Injector drop test ok. Compression ok. Injector ms about 8.0 at idle on all ...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22C7V
this vehicle was towed to my shop with no start. I checked for spark no spark found. Hooked up scanner checked for codes no codes present. When i crank the engine the rpm reads about 225 rpm. This makes me think that the crank senser is ok. I checked for power...
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1989 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L 1st to 2nd VIN: JT3VN66W9J
Going down hill it shifts great and has power in all gears,go up hill and takes off with good power then shifts to 2nd and has no power,after picking up speed has power,Manualy shift from low to second to drive,alittle difference,but not much.When it shifts to...
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1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TARN81AXR
hi all iatn devotees. i have 2 toyota pick-ups. 1 runs - 1 does not. the one that starts and runs is my personal drive. the one that doesn't i may soon own if i don't fix it. came in the hook and had no fuel pressure. replaced fuel pump. still cranked but woul...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L turn signals VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
l/f turn signal flashes fast intermittently ( when wet she notices it more per customer) checked to make sure the right bulbs installed/checked for corrosion at grounds & sockets (car very clean) voltage drop .001 at socket. no water getting into lens area /us...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GM84R64
This vehicle sets a mis fire code p301(only)within a 2 day span. Every Freeze frame data shows around 30 mph,1700-1900 rpm,50-60% load,coolant 130-170 degrees.Customer never "feels" a mis fire but light is consistant,no noticible miss detected,mileage consista... Trouble codes: P0301
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1990 Acura Legend 2.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4KA4644L
It turned out to be cam timing on left bank. Even though ignition timing was correct, it was off one tooth. Someone before must have reset timing. Thanks to all that replied.
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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L rear a/c blower inop VIN: 2HNYD18212
Gooooood morning everyone. I first want to start off with an apoligy. I fixed this vehicle a little over a week ago, but was unable to get to the computer due to a death in the family. And out of 13 replies, all 13 were right in stating that the rear blower mo...
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1996 Infiniti J30 3.0L water pump VIN: D6TM305394
we replaced fan clutch, although it was not noisy or had any loose motion in shaft. one member recommended this along with fan blade. blade had to be replaced anyhow because it was damaged when pump housing broke in half.
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A8Y
thank you: jeff from alabama, stewart from arizona, jesse from nevada and lester from ca. almost all the replys indicated maf, and indeed it was the maf. here is what we did and we think what happened: we read data from a same model car, maf reading at idle ... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W21
Sorry for taking so long to close this request. Mike and Ernest suggested moving the wiring harnes as it goes from the left inner fender near the air box toward the valve cover. That is where the problem was. I had to move the harness quite a bit, but got to w...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L compressor VIN: KNDUP18162
the replies i recieved were of no help-seems one other person had similar problem with no success-due to the lack of technical info. we advised the customer to take it back to the dealer who should have a the vehicle specific scan equipment as well as proper d...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L power steering VIN: JT8UF11E7L
after installing another dealer pump,flushing the system and installing an in line filter we think we have a fix.so far so good.thank you everyone for your help.sorry it took so long to close,the customer needed the car and drove it the way it was for a while....
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Ignition system
We finally figured it out. It was the wiring harness. It had gotten pinched during the engine swap, which we did not do. We finally found the pinch and got it fixed.
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