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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGEM229X1
I have this civic coming in next week. The ac is'nt working. I had the car in for a lube service last week. She asked me if I could check the ac. It just stopped blowing cold air a few day's before the the warm weather ended. I checked to see if the compressor...
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2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A11
re-occuring p0505 iac control problem code. code came about 3 days after prior work. vehicle runs well on the road and has smooth idle. no drivability problems other than that if you are in park or "n", and you apply the accelerator, the rpms bounce at 1300 an... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac control system problem)
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1998 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM57DXW
Thanks for your time reading this! After all these years doing powertrain control systems, this is the first time I've been completely stumped. I hope someone can help! This vehicle has the CEL light on, and it comes back on within 15 seconds after clearing c... Trouble codes: 1627 (PCM A/D Conversion Malfunction)
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALC4B142Y
Hey Gang, VIN # is [...] 1st off I am not a diesel Tech, but am trying to help a good friend. He was under the assumption it was a glow plug problem. I believe otherwise... I have the shop manual on CD, not too descrptive about system operations. ...
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1992 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4GK41S8N
hi guys. got this 92 montero in my shop. check engine lamp on, dead cylinder, #2 cylinder. injecter dead. the engine is tight, good spark. plug a noid light into the harness, nothing. steady 9.4 volts there. has code 41 stored in computer memory. (injecter cir... Trouble codes: 41 (injecter circuit fault)
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Alarm System VIN: 4A3AXS5F0W
The vehicle came in for a timing belt breaking bending valves, So I dont think it was any thing we could have caused, The problem we are currently having is the Alarm will go off for no reason. Sometime it is within 5 minutes other times it takes a couple of d...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DXT
Hey, Car came in with code P0400. First thing I did was to open egr valve with a handheld vacuum pump with car running. No change. I made sure egr valve was moving and it was. I removed egr, egr plate and egr pipe and cleaned them(with carb cleaner and piece ... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow)
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2002 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH63542
Hello Subaru techs. I have this car with a code 0065 .The alldata dignostic chart is pretty useless on this one. What I am looking for is what this injection solenoid does and what the computer is looking at to set this code. Any input would be appreciated. th... Trouble codes: 0065 (air injection solenoid)
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B4Y
Car came back after 3 days with PO171 present.Engine runs greate,plenty of power.Can't locate external vacuum leaks. I hear hissing sound around air bypass valve at idle. When I clamp a hose connected to AIR BYPASS VALVE which collects a vacuum from bank1 and ... Trouble codes: P0171
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Rt. Bank Dead VIN: 4S6CK58W3W
Many thanks to all who replied. A special thanks to Ralph from Washington (see replies to original post) who hit the nail right on the head. His advice to 'Throw out everything you think you know about cam timing!!! It don't work on this engine!!!' rang true h...
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1998 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: F7WA110998
Well I appreciate the respones on this, it is almost embarrasing, we re-checked the timing and found that there are two sets of marks on the cams, one is with the dowl pins pointing down and the other is with the dowl pins pointing up, with them pointing in th...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L bleeding brakes VIN: KM8SC13012
well we ended up sending this one to the dealer. they had it two days so far and the customer called to let us know they put an abs module on it. apparently that didn't fix because they ordered a master cylinder for it. we are not sure why but the dealer is re...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8BH28F4W
Well some things just dont have a happy ending. We came to the conclusion that the problem was in the immobilizer section of the car, The only problem is that with lexus, There is no reset on this car. The only thing you can do is replace the $900.00 ecm. I mu...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L codes VIN: 4A3AK44YOX
Thanks to you who responded, especially Michel in TX. He thought I should use Global OBD11. Using it I found a code that was hidden from the 'regular' side of the computer. It was an input speed sensor code. I replaced it and put the original tcm back in the c...
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1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JN1HJ01P7K
Sorry about the long wait in closing. I just now have been able to get this thing apart. Many of the 1-2 and 3-4 clutchs are fried. I am installing a deluxe rebuild kit and all solonoids. It needed everything. Thanks for all the replies and I think most said e...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11E12
Greetings Want to thank all who replied.From Jerry from Quebec when I got the vehicle back in fact we did try global obd but same results.Have all power and grounds at DLC.Like I mentioned before the vehicle has no driveability problems just the light on.Will ... Trouble codes: U1000 (can communication).
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1980 Toyota Cressida 2.6L No Start VIN: MX32037208
This is a case of poor procedure in an engine swap. There were 3 connectors that had the wires pulled to remove them from 2 injectors and the coolant temp. sensor. The injectors we had already found and fixed but the coolant temp sensor was a poor connection t...
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1992 Toyota Celica ST 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2AT86F8N
It seems the corolla had a the same engine without egr passages in the head. This was the most common conclusion from the replies. At the states request I did remove the intake far enough to see what the problem was. The head did not have any EGR passages. Thi...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF22K7V
I guess I failed to mention this was a fleet vehicle. And it had a twin who had the cat put on it. We had opened the ticket under the wrong vehicle therefore we had the wrong repair history. So in the end there is actually no problem. Thank you for all the rep... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst inefficiency).
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2004 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L alignment VIN: 4T1BP28B74
We received several helpful replies to this post, most agreed that replacing the front springs or repositioning them would solve the problem. We passed on the info to our customer and she thought she could get the dealer to replace them under warranty. As of n...
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