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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L abs light on intermittantly VIN: JHLRD1854V
We ran through Mitchell On-Demand diagnostic for code and everything checks as per spec (resistance and continuity checks are ok) ---) last line says " if wheel speed sensor is installed correctly, and DTC's still exist- ABs control unit may have a signal dis...
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2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L monitors wont set VIN: 1YVGFZZC51
Vehicle came in for failed emissions, check engine light on & runs poor . Car had misfire code in computer. Replaced plugs & wires . Cleared codes ,misfiring is now gone . We told customer to drive car a few days & bring back to us to check & see if monitors ...
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1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L valve train VIN: 3NIEB32SOR
Hello The problem with the vehicle is from the timing chain area loud ticking noise always there increases with higher rpm already have replaced lower chain tensioner guides were ok upper end checked ok tensioner is tight. looking for a way to determine the no...
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN8AR07S7Y
got a weird one here... customer delivered vehicle to my shop yesterday, check engine light on and flashing at times (mostly at idle) complains of a slight loss of power and a rough idle. scanned codes found po300 random missfires. replaced plugs wires cap and... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Engine? VIN: 1N4AL11DX2
Rattling noise, When driving or in nuetral while teasing the throttle at 1500-2000 RPM. Hard to hear at times, then gets fairly loud. I can hear a little noise behind harmonic balancer; balancer looks good, rings clearly when struck. I have removed the serpent...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V1W
I have tested the heater circuit and the operation all looks well the light will stay off but she says it will come back on whenever any suggestions ? I suspect wiring Trouble codes: P1135
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L co,pressor VIN: 5TDBT48A31
when raining or you drive it threw a car wash the a/c will start blowing warm, the outside tempature reading goes to 3 dash marks or to metric readings, vsc light comes on. the a/c compressor is usualy still running, just slightly cool, warm air out the vents....
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1998 Daewoo Nubira 2.0L Oil pump VIN: KLAJF35ZEX
Thanks for your replies, one confirming that Alldata specs were the same as our local Rellim chart (30 kpa), but importantly indicating this is a minimum pressure. After a thorough inspection of the relief valve showed no fault we concluded 70 psi @ idle was n...
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1997 Honda Accord DX 2.2L monitors VIN: 1HGCD5522V
well I want to thank every one for thier help , and ideas. here's the lowdown after unsuccesfully trying to run monitors , after 1 week , we finally got an evap pending code , that was repaired and all monitors ran , passed smog and done . thankyou everybody f...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L moon (sun) roof VIN: JTJGS10U01
Am posting a summary now ,as roof is closed completely & customer desires to wait & invest in proper repair at a later date. Received 8 replies. Suggestions included first cleaning tracks & weather stripping etc. & applying dry lube. No help. Next was to try i...
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1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5212K
hi. all tech. thanks to all who's replies my post. special thanhs to Robert [...] point right on it ,there is a sensor mount on outside of dist. housing ,order it from dealer and it took 2 days to get here put it on and light turn off it self. Again thanks so ...
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1993 Mazda 323 1.6L Electronic VIN: BHALP20765
thanks to Victor [...] from Trinidad, David from Australia and Phillip from Barbados. I replaced the ECU and double checked all connectors on the transmission and the ecu. So far the problem hasn't surfaced so i am calling a fix.
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1YVGF22C7W
Vehicle left about 3 weeks ago with no fix. We couldn't get it to act up again. The 3 replies I recieved are as follows. We didn't perform any of the recommended tests because we figured since it wasn't acting up anymore it would be difficult to confirm result...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L purge prob VIN: 4A3AK34Y3W
On this one I performed a smoke test on the evap system and found a small leak up by the intake manifold. I repaired it. Cleared the code and it has not been back since. Trouble codes: P1494.
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1X
Thank you everyone for your help. The customer installed his own alarm system and stereo system and cut the power supply to the starter interupt. Repaired the problem and the car started right up. Thanks again for the help everyone.
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L abs module VIN: JN1CA31D81
Well the rebuilt altenator solved the abs problem with the light staying on, but as far as all my crazy readings I was getting, it seemed to all clear up after some driving time was done.
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1985 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L overheating, loosing oil pressure, running bad all VIN: JT3FJ60G3F
Recieved good info form everyone. We had installed all factory parts except radiator, but still have been un able to duplicate problems at this time. What I did find out was that customer had oil changed at local quick lube shop on his journey to Alaska. I sus...
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, "anchor syndrome" VIN: 4TARN01P0R
Well, I wish I could say it's fixed, but I haven't seen it or the customer since my update. I was able to check the AFM and it had a clean sweep up and down. Yes, except for ditributor cap, all parts were Toyota(AFM was not either)Vacuum was a steady 22, Fuel ...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Parking Pawl VIN: 1NXBR12E51
I scheduled the car back in and the customer stopped by yesterday & said it just started working again on its own. Most replies stated that I could see the system after I dropped the valve body. One reply stated that metal debris could foul the mechanism. I gu...
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