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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L full lock vibration moving slowly forwards VIN: 2002364535
Vibration can be felt through steering wheel on full left/right lock when moving slwoly forwards
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2006 Honda Accord LX Special Edition 2.4L srs light VIN: 1HGCM563X6
Hi Honda techs.Air bag light is on. Car was hit in right front and air bags did not deploy. Jumping DCL pins 4 and 9 the original module flashed codes 5-1 and 4-2. Replaced seat belt pretensioners and air bag module. It now flashes a code 8-1. Information syst...
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1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No Start VIN: JM1BA1418S
Car was towed in for no start. Checked for spark and fuel. It has both. I have cleaned the sparkplug. Car still doesn't start. Checked timing belt all is lined up right. I went back and checked spark again and it will only jump about 1/4".checked on scope and ...
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L coil VIN: JA3BM64J0P
this car came in running on four cylinder coil test show # 3,6 coil not working test signal from ecm at transistor # 1,5 and 2,4 coil has signal # 3,6 has none test wire at ecm at ecm same signal replace ecm twice still have the same problem can anyone help pl...
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1992 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2JHEG254TS
A customer brought in this 1992 Nissan Sentra CLASSIC Apparently the classic model is a 1987 model that was carried on through multiple years with no changes. This vehicle came in with a rough run, misfire, and surge after it warms up. Runs ok when cold. Check...
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1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L wipers VIN: 4N2DN11W7T
Hello Could you please help me I have this 96 nissan quest that has wiper problems, wipers work only on high speed and when turned into low speed will stay on intermitent all the way to the low side of the intermitent side of the switch, I have replaced the sw...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D1V
This car has been in the shop 3 times and every time I think it's fixed it'll come back a day or 2 or 3 later and not start again. It has no spark and I can't figure out why. I have a good RPM signal on the scan tool, all data looks to be ok, but no spark and ...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y4V
HEY NISSAN TECHS WE NEED A LITTLE HELP. THIS PATHFINDER CAME IN W/ MIL ON AND P0300 STORED. CUSTOMER SAID THE TRUCK WOULDN'T REV PAST 3,000 RPM. NEEDED TUNE UP. REPLACED CAP, ROTOR, WIRES, AIR AND FUEL FILTERS, PCV AND BOTH UPSTREAM O2 SENSORS...ALL FACTORY RE... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple cylinder misfire)
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1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 1N6DD26S3W
Hello every one , Hope you can help me with this one . The truck idles fine . When reving up engine at idle the rpm range fluctuates between 2-3 thousand rpms. If you push the throttle a little past that point the engine will rev up normally. the only thing th...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L tank VIN: 1N4DL01D7X
This vehicle has a problem when refilling the fuel tank. The tank will receive fuel at full rate until the last 4.5 to 5 gallons. It then seems to take just a few ounces at a time. It will back up and cause the fuel nozzle to shut off repeatedly. I have been u...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
This car came in with a bad battery, and a complaint that it hesitates and idles high, and the check engine light on. I replaced the battery and checked the codes which were P0510 (closed tp switch), and P0732 (gear 2 incorrect ratio). I replaced the combinati... Trouble codes: P0121 (tps)
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2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE635X3
Vehicle came in with code P0519, idle air control circuit system performance problem, we ran through the trouble code diagnostic procedure, and came up with nothing, we loosened the throttle cable and cleaned the IAC and throttle plates, cleared the codes and ... Trouble codes: P0519 (Idle air control circuit performance)
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L anti theft VIN: JF1GD70686
posting for a friend car is a theft recovery and he has the original keys cylinder wasnt touched (must have been flatbeded) vehicle wont start and antitheft light is on. he is wondering if anybody knows how to reprogram the keys or bypass the system. thanks.
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L crankshaft gear VIN: JT4VN02D6K
several years ago this truck came in the shop and acted as if it had jumped time. after a tear down it was discovered that the keyway for the crank gear had broke, and the crank gear was able to spin about a quarter inch in either direction on the crankshaft. ...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1NAXE04B28
car runs extremely rich,has gas in oil,seems to be too rich for sensor problem,also mil not on.stuck injecter on an asian car? anybody see this before? thanks,jack
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Surge, Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
this is my mother in laws' vehicle so i am catching a lot of heat for it. need a lot of help. she complained that the car would stall and would not start back up.the mil was on. pulled the code for insuffent egr flow,it ran like it was starving for fuel as wel...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KOW
Thanks in advance for your help on this nightmare. This thing came in originally for an intermittant stall about 14 months ago. We did a full tune up at that time and also changed the timing belt as it was long overdue. Customer went happily down the road. Thi... Trouble codes: P0303
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BC22K21
The customer says that this car will stall while he is driving, but is very intermittent. He says that when the car stalls, it will usually restart right away. I've had the car for several days and have not been able to duplicate the problem even after driving...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L warning lights come on VIN: 5TDBT48A41
Intermittantly the brake, abs & tracs warning lights all come on together. This usually happens shortly after starting the car, backing up & when starting to drive forward. Fault codes: C1223, C1203, C1241 all are found in the memory after this happens. Identi...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L tailgate VIN: 4T3ZF13C42
Hello Toyota Techs, We have one of those Siennas with a broken tailgate handle, so we can't get the hatch open. We have the new handle coming, but hope someone out there can give us some tips on prying open the hatch. Thanks!
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1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L Electronic VIN: 19UYA325XX
Many thanks to all nine members who respond my post. The culprit is bad/worn O-ring on the converter snout. It was internally seeping fluid pressure, causing torque converter lock up slipping and the ecu caught attention and flag the code. Special thanks to Ma...
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1997 Honda Civic HX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ7127V
Thanks for the help. The problem was in the harness. All circuits ohmed ok with engine off, but had an open when the engine was running. Trouble codes: P1162 (front heated o2 sensor malfunction).
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L rear wiper VIN: 4S2DM58W01
Norman was correct, i found the wire which goes to the park switch in the motor had grounded out to the tailight wire which supplies power to the license plate lights. I found the wires in the pivot for the rear tailgate, both wires are green and red so you ha...
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy, lose of power VIN: JM2UF1135N
thanks to Terry, James, Joe & Eddie. computer board clean, no burnt spots. timing belt tight, crnk pulley not loose or slipped. Have concluded that problem is internal carb. can get computer to try & control fuel mixture by propane enrichment but very diffecul...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGE22COU
after check all voltages at computer (and even replaced computer with used one). replace distributer again. vehicle runs fine now. thanks for all the help. after this car i will never assume new parts are good parts!
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2004 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4L11D74C
carlot picked up car.they did not want to put any money into this car when a tps would have fixed it... Trouble codes: P0507, P0011, P0725, P0335.
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