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1985 Honda Civic 1.5L pings VIN: JHMEC1325H
Hello Group, Honda CRX pings under load and acceleration. Ignition timing at spec, EGR functions, valve timing at spec, distributor function is normal, vacuum controls seem to work, and fuel delivery is good. Any thoughts on a next step? Thanks for the help.
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1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Speed sensor VIN: JHMBA4146M
Have two replacement sensors, both sensors are the same part(taller than original part) but have different length pigtails(78410-SF1-[...] trans, longer pigtail)(78410-SF1-506 auto trans, shorter pigtail). Orginal part is short enough to clear heater hose ...
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Front Windows VIN: 14GCD5663V
Hello all, Vehicle came in with Front windows working very slow and sometimes even not at all. We replaced both motors and regulators and everything looked fine. Until first cold snap. Customer came back, we lubricated window track with some kind of spray oil...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L r.r. electric window/r.r. door lock VIN: 1HGCG1650X
r.r. window inop, gets power to both wires up and down. r.r. door lock will only un-lock. i have tried passiger and drivers door multyplex, no change. waiting on drivers side multiplex from dealer, any sugestions in mean time from someone familure with these s...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78892
on 09-02-04 found faulty heater ,03-28-05 warranty a\f sensor for faulty heater,and on 04-28-06 replace a\f sensor due to faulty sensor showing lean.thanks in advance to all we know these honda's have a problem w\their a\f sensors what we'd like to know is the... Trouble codes: P1157, P1167
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2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJG2JFYU
Hey guys, code P0452 for evap pressure sensor low signal is reoccuring on this vehicle. Voltage referance to sensor is okay and so is the ground. While backprobing signal wire I was unable to get any response as I simulated changes in pressure with my mouth (t... Trouble codes: P0452 (Evap pressure sensor low signal)
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1999 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Power steering VIN: JNKBY31A8X
This vehicle was brought in with no power steering, power steering fluid all over the passenger side of the engine compartment and the only leak found to be coming from the top of the reservoir when the vehicle is shut off. We refilled the system and bled all ...
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Transmission VIN: JT8GK13TXR
Hoping you Lexus experts can assist me with this one and save me some time and money. Bought this Lexus for personal use with a broken automatic transmission. It has no forward or reverse drive. Fluid is in good condition, nothing unplugged and no external dam...
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1993 Mazda 929 3.0L no 4th gear shift VIN: JM1HD4614D
Trans will not shift to overdrive (4th gear) Have tried computer and checked voltage from prndl switch. Shift solenoids have been replaced also.
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1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 1.8L fail safe VIN: 4A3CS44T6M
hello , i have inherited this creampuff that is stuck in failsafe mode i am not up on import trans problems . it came in stuck in failsafe . takes off in third gear in any selector position indicating to me a electronic issue . i attemtped to retrieve code but...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L ses light, 2-3,3-4 shifts. VIN: 3N1CB51DX2
this tps code and pending codes start coming on after a few miles of driving. shifting up to 3rd and 4th is hesitant and erratic. the tps code is the only one turning light on, but it will not set until after shift malfunction has occured and pending code p073...
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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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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL11D33
ok , for the Nissan tech , i have this really weird problem with this 2003 Nissan Altima. Costumer complainsthat car dies out sometimes after driving it for 10 to 15 mins or after she had been driving it and then park it and then start driving after 30 mins or...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E1N
car went about 50 miles and would not start. towed car in and had no spark knowing toyota's we just put in dist from other engine. car started. customer came to pick up car and car started than shut off and would not start. preformed voltages and ground test, ...
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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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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2T1BR38E93
i need some information from all toyota techs. this vehicle came in for a complete inspection (winterize). i suggested to replace the spark plugs due to the build up of carbon on the plugs. it also need other services. customer took vehicle to oakville toyota ...
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L engine VIN: 4S6CM58V0S
there are 2 timing marks on the front cover, one is the notched lines, wrong ones, the other is the circles slightly in the cover, timed this way and vehicle runs, thanksto all who replied.
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L shifter VIN: JHLRD1857V
we split the brake & harn wiring to two circuit to find out which was drawing the large amp, found rear brake lights are taking the large amp, found rear top third brake lamp having problem.
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGES25751
Replaced intake gaskets, found a vacuum leak at intake to head. After intake reseal, confirm leak fixed. Idle problem still present. Replaced PCM, problem gone. Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control system).
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2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L monitors wont set VIN: 1YVGFZZC51
Looked at ALLDATA , Solus scanner & genysis scanner protocol for setting these monitors . Gave Info & instructions to customer. Customer tried driving over the weekend as per instructions I gave . Customer returned for us to check monitors after & they all are...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31F6P
Once we included the fuel pressure regulator in the fuel pressure bleed-off test, it became apparent it was a problem. Fuel pressure crashed to less than 10psi as soon as the key was turned off. We replaced the regulator, still have a drop of 5psi after engine...
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2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1BBS1DXY
on this car we we'er unable to diagnosoe the problem, so we have sent it to the datson doctor for help, unfortunatly they have made no progress on the vehicle.
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2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L ABS and red brake warning lite on VIN: 1N6DD21S2Y
After a lot of studying wiring diagrams and reviewing the procedures that Alldata had published along with taking time to better understand the operating system I was able to find the problem with this ABS system. Counting the flashes of the ABS lite on the da...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Fix was a new ECU. After checking and rechecking all sensor inputs and outputs I found coils being triggered at different times. Thanks Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft sensor).
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1993 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L Stall VIN: JF1GF2443P
Thanks to the two folks that gave it a shot. Unfortunetly, nether solution was correct. Seems the module we got from Carquest was not quite up to snuff. Replaced it with OE unit and as far as we know (two follow up calls) all's well. Vince
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1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L no kickdown VIN: JT2MX73EXG
Hello all, this car is not fixed, but problem areas have been identified. The engine replacement appears to have been facilitated by cutting and splicing a large wiring harness just behind the intake manifold. Transmission circuits from transmission computer t...
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1992 Toyota MR2 2.2L Clutch VIN: JT2SW21N1N
A few of you nailed it. Since the clutch fork would not move any further and it was still not disenguageing I figured it had to be mechanical not hydrolic. Pulled the trany and wala the clutch disc had abroken spring lodged between the disc and the flywheel fo...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1GK12E8R
Guys i have done everything sugested still running problem thanks for support Trouble codes: P0336.
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 4TAVL52NOW
ive had little trouble since this months change of gas mixture by the 'BIG BOYS'.Ill probably r&r the pump b-4 the winter seasons out.thanks for all the great ideas.good luck to all out there...mjgilbert
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