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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Radio VIN: KLAVA6922Y
Hello, I have searched the fix data base and there is some information related to my probelm but it didn't work. I need the radio code for this vehicle. I put a battery in it and no one I have talked to can find out what the code is. I have had the radio out a...
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1994 Honda Civic VX 1.5L Cuts out VIN: 2HGEH2372R
Note this is a Civic VX with 1.5 V-Tec-E, and has EGR. Within last year, car has new timing belt, distributor and major tune. Runs great. Came in 4 months ago for fluttering misfire under load. Traced to plugged EGR ports, much like an Accord. Drilled and cl...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Air Bags VIN: 1HGCD5630V
Vehicle was rear ended in right rear 1/4 and repaired. Vehicle was involved in crash damaging center of right front fender from turning left in front of a Saturn. These two are documented and no receipts of repair for that crash. Undocumented and denied crash ...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L acceleration ping VIN: JNKCA31A2Y
Customers concern is that cold start vehicle run rough for short time , after car is hot pings on acceleration i received car when was hot test drove and couln not recreate symptom .When car is in shop snapped throttle , hood open could hear pinging like timin...
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Safety VIN: JT8GK13T2R
thanks for checking this one out. customer came in with some burnt out bulbs in cluster. we removed cluster and replaced all that were burnt. after reinstalling cluster, the air bag light was on. we dont know if it was on prior, according to customer, it was n...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Valve VIN: JT6GF10U8Y
Vehicle came in with lower compression on 1 cylinder-about half of a good one. Valve clearance was checked/adjusted with no help. We are going to pull of the front head and check what's going on there. Are there any tips or precautions or any other useful info...
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1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FC3521M
Car came in with oil metering pump stepper motor code 27. Pin out test reveiled that one side of the stepper motor was bad. Replaced oil metering pump. Now get codes 12, 20, and 27 for tps out of range, oil metering position sensor out of range, stepper motor ... Trouble codes: 12 (Throtle position TPS circut malfuntion), 20 (Oil metering pump OMP position sensor), 27 (Oil Metering Pump stepper motor circut)
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G72
I have this one that leaves the egr valve open at idle all the time. When you disconnect the vacuum line from the valve the car runs great. I could find little technical info on how this egr system works. All the vacuum lines look to be hooked up and I can fee... Trouble codes: P0301
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L timing chain tensioner VIN: JN1CA21D9S
I've got a timing chain tensioner question for any Nissan techs. Prior to changing the water pump I read all posts in regards to proper procedures. I was very carefull to begin at TDC before releasing the tensioner. The piston was almost flush with the end of ...
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Check engine lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DOS
Vehicle was brought in for service 3 weeks ago. Checked for codes and found P1605, TCM diagnostic signal not recieved. Code cleared and did not return on road test. Transmission was diagnosed and removed for inspection. Complete overhaul with several hard part...
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1995 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L left front rotor VIN: 4N2DN11W35
Van came in with left front caliper dragging, after customer replaced l.f. caliper and pads on both sides in an attempt to solve the same problem himself. No ABS codes, this seemed like a hydraulic problem; opening bleeder @ l.f. caliper, frees up binding. To ...
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2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1BBS1DXY
This car will start cold with a low idle and then shortly stall, as it warms up it will begine to idle fine but will stall at slight throttle opening, when it is at temp it will idle and as you open the throttle it has a major hesitation and lean misfire. at f...
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B2Y
I have this avalon here that has a starting problem sometimes. It will start and die and if you try to keep it running with the gas pedal it pops through the intake and still dies (feels like spark or fuel goes away). I found 2 codes listed below. The p1765 co... Trouble codes: P1765 (open/short in SLN solenoid ckt), P0773 (Shift solenoid E5 ckt fault)
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1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L brk warning VIN: 1HGED365XM
Hey guys thanks for all the help,car came back in with light off,went over all conn.and bulbs to make sure were right.Checked park brake and master cyl switch were O.K. check cluster all conn good,I appeciate all info and time,but cannot duplicate prob. thanks...
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2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start VIN: JNKCP11A22
This vehicle was sent to the dealer for a reprogram. It seems the dealer has the upper hand on this one even my local nissan dealer was unable to reprogram the module. Also my lock smith who has been able to program many keys and modules for us was unable to d...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JACDJ58X31
thanks for all whom took time to read and respond. same responce from 9 of you. basically, replace engine or complete overhaul. wow, a common problem. customer chose to not have repaired. they are hoping to sell. sorry to the next guy who buys this one! thanks...
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1988 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM2UF3132J
I tried the map sensor, no help or change. Checked all air bleeds, vacuum lines, egr, leak down test. The engine is in good mechanical condition. Could not find the source of extra fuel. I have over 20 hours in this thing, and have asked people who are smarter...
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1994 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Safety VIN: JM1FD33ORO
The srs light does flash a code. It will start with lowest code first then move on up Code 3 is a power supply code Thanks to Sam from Oklahoma who was kind enought to fax me a diagnostic sheet for code 3 I had power to all three power points I have determaned...
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Shift Interlock VIN: 4S3BK6755W
Big thanks to all that responded. I was never able to duplicate this sticking shift interlock problem, but needed to do something. I took Bradley from Vermont's advice and drilled a clean hole in the shifter trim bezel that my customer can put a pen in to over...
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L door locks VIN: 4T1BF12KXT
i replaced the door lock assemly to be on the safe side.the lock actuator is part of it the unlock swith is part of it also the blue wire from the unlock swith was broken in the harness between door and the A piller body. thanks to all that responed.
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A21
This one is fixed, Replacing both air/fuel sensors was the answer.Both bank front sensors or b1s1 and b2s1 are the same part number.It looks like when one front sensor goes lean or dies the engine control system over fuels both banks resulting both front air/f... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1130, P1150.
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