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1999 Honda Prelude 2.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBB6247X
Dear Members, I am having reoccurring problem with 99 Honda Prelude with P1382, CYP (crank) sensor fault. We replace crank angle sensor about 6 weeks ago, and this code coming back repeatedly, sometime within a few minutes, sometime 3 days or a week. When this... Trouble codes: P1382 (CYP sensor)
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1997 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L hard downshift VIN: KMHJF24M6V
Came in with codes p0707 and p0712 not shifting and no reverse. p0712 is temp sensor out of range code. found it unpluged. fixed that. p0712 in park/nutrel range switch, checked it 80% of the way and figured it was a false code. cleared codes but still had no ...
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1992 Infiniti G20 2.0L Starting VIN: JNKCP01P9N
This car came in for an intermittant no start. tested and was able to get it to fail and there was no power to soloniod ingnition wire wheh it would not start. replaced clutch relay and worked fine for a week. It is back and i looked in the fix database and th...
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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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1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1EC4342N
at idle warm it surges between 100-900 rpm this vechile has been around now its my turn it has had a distributor put in for this problem.. fuel pressure ok the customer has told my that they( other shop)has got code 12 tps problem and always ignored it because...
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1992 Mitsubishi Pajero 3.0L No start occasionally VIN: CONV430NJ0
Hi fellow mechanics, We have this Mitsubishi Pajero sometimes difficult or no start. We decided to give it a tune up but we are confused on the firing order of this 6G72 V6 engine. According to the manual it is supposed to be 123456 with 1,3,5 cylinders on the...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L radio VIN: JA4MT31H6Y
we have a montero with a locked radio. I found some fixes in the database on similar conditions so I figured iatn may save me again. We got the code finally from a local dealer that was not to helpful. The code did not work. After three attempts the radio sc...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31F6P
need some help on this one, this altima intermittently will have an extended crank and or run rough on cold start seems like it is lacking fuel volume after it sits overnight / fuel volume is good when checking pressure any help would be appreciated thinking f...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1X
Hello fellow techs. Need help on this Nissan Altima. This car won't start. It has spark but no injector pulse. Thought it was the security system but it does not have a security light on the instrument cluster. Wanted to know if it could still be the security ...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L trans VIN: 3N1CB51D0Y
hey all this car does not shift. put in drive it takes off in second gear, will not shift up or down. manual shift does not work eather. it stays in second gear. park,revrse,neutral are fine. i have worked on the car since it was new, never had a trans problem...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Camshaft VIN: 4N2XN11T8Y
I have an "00" Nissan Quest 3.3L that the dist. froze-up & broke the hold-down as it ejected itself from engine, in the process it broke 2 teeth off the front camshaft. My question is can the camshaft be removed w/o removing head??? MOD says head must be remov...
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2003 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27Y23
thanks in advance for any help. i have smoke tested this, and have found no leaks. vent control valve works, as does the purge volume control solenoid under the hood. tested pressure sensor, voltage drops w/ vacuum as it should.i did not see any info for this ... Trouble codes: P0456
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2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L Propeller shaft VIN: 4TASM92N8Y
Hello everybody, This Tacoma runs great except for one really annoying issue. Every once in a while a (sometimes) severe 'clunk' is heard from the drivetrain. This only happens when you come to a complete stop (at a traffic light for example) and release the ...
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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53802
The hard code P0661 is for intake manifold runner control. The electrical connection at the intake manifold runner control was unplugged. There was also a vacuum leak at the EVAC canister. We fixed those and cleared the codes gave it a test drive of about 10 m... Trouble codes: 1164 (air fuel metering), 1457 (aux emission controls), P0661, P0219.
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Shifter VIN: 1HGCG165XY
Thank you all for the helpful tips and suggestions. The brake light switch was intermittently faulty. When it failed in the shop, tested and confirmed that it was the cause. Replaced the switch and the shifter operated as it should. Thank you again.
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W91
Hi all, This car is fixed. I want to especially thank Marty [...] for taking the time to fax over diagrams & help us out. It ends up being a spun gear on the camshaft. This cylinder head has a gear in the middle that is driven by the outside sprocket. The gear...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Valve VIN: JT6GF10U8Y
Well we did have a burnt valve on the cylinder in question. Sent the heads off for rebuilding & installed them. It was a lot of work doing the valve job but it ran much better of course. On one head after torquing the bolts and installing the cams, we for got ...
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1992 Mazda 929 3.0L hard shift VIN: JM1HD461XN
Problem is some one else did initial test, after redoing test found excessive resistance in the dropping resister circuit, traced pink and black wire to to resister and found open in wire about 6 inches from connector repaired wire and it worked great. Thanks ...
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1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2213X
Hi guys and thank to all of you that helped the problem was the ecm the ecm was not procesing the right info the voltage from the fuel pressure sensor was right going into the ecm but the ecm was not seeing that voltage replaced the ecm and problem has not com... Trouble codes: P1450 (large evap leak evap system malfunction).
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Timing chain VIN: 1N4EB31FXR
Thanks to all that helped. After taking the front of the engine apart I noticed that the upper chain was loose and had jumped 1 1/2 teeth. I replaced both the upper and lower chain and tensioners. When I finished and started the engine the chain was now quiet ...
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1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN110VD
Hey guys, sorry for the long delay. Since the Knock sensor did not turn the check engine light on and the customers main interest was smoging the car, i cleared the codes, checked and tested the tps, found it to be ok, proceeded to have the smog test done. It ... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor), P0120 (tps), P0732 (a/t 2nd gear shift malfunction), P0733 (a/t 3rd gear shift malfunction).
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D4V
Thanks for the many responses, replaced the ignition switch as many had stated and all is well. Thanks Mike [...]
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1992 Suzuki Samurai JL 1.3L Poor Fuel Economy, POOR PERFORMANCE VIN: JS4JC31C5N
Thanks to all who responded to my help request. I only hope that when I try to help someone it means as much to you as it does to me. I haven't gotten the ok to repair this vehicle yet, but Aaron [...] hit the nail on the head. Not being famil...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GM84R64
Sorry,Customer was a first time home buyer and when given estimate of possible cylinder head removal if valve adjustment did'nt fix she chose to trade in.Vaccuum fluctuation incresed when cold and appeared to be valve train related. Trouble codes: P0301.
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