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1994 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L ignition coil VIN: JH4DC2380R
Car came in with no spark, I think the coil is bad but dont know the ohms of resistance to properly check it out to make sure it is bad and not the ignitor. if anyone can give me the specs I would appreciate it. Thank you
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAJC52Z8Y
this awesome car came to us with p1133 in memory. graphing on a road test showed the waveform gravitating close to bias voltage at a steady cruise. the sensor was replaced (bosch), and the same characteristics remain. on heavy accel or decell, the voltages wil... Trouble codes: P1133 (o2 not switching frequently enough)
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL186XX
This van had the original converter replaced at another business that went out of business. It came to us a month ago with MIL on, P0420. We found this converter bad by heat measurement. It was replaced and no other problems found. Fuel trim was + 1.0 % This v... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst below threshold)
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L timing belt VIN: 52XH512344
vEHICLE CAME IN WITH CAMS OFF 90 DEGREES, APPEARS BELT JUMPED CRANK GEAR 2-3 TEETH CAUSING ALL THE VALVES TO BEND. TIMING BELT TENSIONER APPEARS FINE, STILL HOLDING TENSION AND NO SIGNS OF LEAKAGE FROM TENSIONER.aT THIS POINT NO REAL ANSWERS OTHER THAN TIMING ...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L crank seal VIN: KMHDN45D31
installed timing belt less than five hundred miles ago. crank seal started leaking bad. installed new one but still leaking.
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L heat VIN: JT6HF1OU4Y
this lexus has no heat. all vent controls work as designed, air is great, engine warms up and runs at proper temperature, electronic temp control seems to be working. no heat in any setting. i am a german car guy and don't know much about lexus climate control...
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1MA3511L
went to restart and will not fire, bucks like when timing is to advance in a disributor engine. but this is a fuel injected with a cam sensor. rechecked timing belt marks, good. compression check 195psi on all cylinders.
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1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L 2-3 upshift VIN: 1YVGE31A1P
the tran wount shift from 2 to 3 when the trans try to shift to 3 it like there nothing there so it gose back to 2 merry christmas to all
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1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN8HD16Y3J
This truck has been in my family since 1989. It has (and still does) run great. For the past two years or so, only during the initial start of the day it has a skip that last's no more than five seconds. There is no coolant loss and as you see in the repair hi...
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L g sensor VIN: 1N6ED27Y31
hi, techs- this frontier will set acode for the g sensor intermittently but i havent been able to pin the problem. g sensor is pricey and i hate to throw money at problems without a diagnosis. does anyone out there know what the computer is looking at to set t...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L engine VIN: JN86RF8951
Hey fellow techs, I've got a pathfinder w/a rattling noise on the pass. side engine bank. I don't think its bottom end due to the fact load has no effect on it. I have pulled the upper intake and valve cover to find no obvious visual problems. Just wanted to ...
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Surge VIN: JF1SG65633
we need some help with this subaru.the engine will idle fine until the a/c is switched on.at that point idle will rise to 1800 rpm and slowly drop back down to normal,will do this every time a/c compressor cycles on.we found no fault codes.we cleaned the trott...
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2000 Toyota Tundra 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TBJN3214Y
Toyota Tundra Came in with High Idle at Stops & high idle on cold start up. I have looked for vacuum leaks and there are no fault codes. The Coolant temp runs 86 degrees Centigrade on the scan tool when warmed up, the throttle position shows 10% with foot off ...
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1997 Honda ATCY .66L No Start VIN: HA4-232936
Thanks to all 3 who replied. Fuel pump was bad. Replaced with CQ universal pump, ran for 2 days now no fire. Found a dist for used and some new parts. Waiting for a pick-up now. If it needs a CV shaft latter, Jon [...]'ll be in touch. Thanks again.
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 1-2 Shift VIN: 4S2CK58W4X
First, thanks to all who responded. Second, I must apologize for being brief in my request. I didn't give you very much information about the initial diagnosis on the transmission in an attempt to be brief. Pete called me on it so let me clarify. We don't do t...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4A3AA46H31
I appreciate the 3 responses after checking all that was suggested the customer did not want to pay for further diagnostics time, thanx again for you responses
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1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L dash warning lights VIN: JN1MS35P4M
Well guys thanks for the replies. Most said bulb check relay, but even disconnected the lights would stay on. Also tried disconecting the alt and double checked for ground issues. All replies were greatly appreciated but we were not able to meet a happy medi...
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L No Start VIN: 3N1AB51A32
Installed used computer w/matching identification numbers. Received several posts notifying us that the foam in the ECM container should be removed. Removed foan--installed used computer. We then had communication with ECM. This Sentra has a security system--t...
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Right rear electric door lock VIN: 1NXBBO2E1T
Thank You everyone for your responses as I learned a lot from them. At this time I am waiting for the customer to return. John
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