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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L steering VIN: JH4KA766XN
this acura has no power steering whatsoever at low ambient temps, [anything below 30 degress], once car is brought into shop for a little while the power steering performs normally. when there is no power steering i can't hear the pump whining at all.i don't h...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L blower VIN: 2HKRL1864Y
Hello Honda Techs, We have this Odyssey here with Auto temp a/c. The customers concern is that when the system is set on Full Auto at around 72-73 degrees, the airflow drops to near nothing from the center vents and doesn't maintain the temp. If he overides to...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG665XY
vechile came in from another dealer,diag by honda as o2 sensor failure , replaced 02 sensor ,lamp still on. scanned history ,and found codes po133,p1164 both related to primary 02 sensor slow response,curcit range /performance maybe there is a tsb or re-progra... Trouble codes: P1167, P1164, P0133
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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18591
Hello fellow warriors hope all is well and at the best to all for the festive season and new year.i hav e a 01 odyssey,it had a egr code,we tested the egr valve and it was weak,we replaced it,cleaned out the ports as best as i could with a old speedo cable.We ...
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2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Power Windows VIN: 1HGCM66324
Just wondering if anyone has seen this problem. Power windows (all 4) will drop about 1-3 inches sometimes overnight. Very interm. This vehicle has option to raise and lower windows from drivers door key. Have not had the chance to see this happen for myself y...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U4Y
i can't even fix my own car! i had both front cams off of this 2000 rx300 to adjust the valves, and after i put it together i got a p1346 vvt sensor/cam pos. sensor circuit range performance problem. the car runs fine. i'm suspecting a problem with the cam gea... Trouble codes: P1346
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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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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51A43
a previous repair shop had cut the wire (computer ground side) of the intake timing control solenoid and and grounded it (solenoid side) to the frame. after reconnecting the wire to the computer the car wouldn't idle, started fine every time but would run only... Trouble codes: P1111 (variable intake valve solenoid fault), P1444 (purge system fault)
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Heating VIN: JTDBF30K52
The problem is that this car has poor heat on passenger side only.Temp(defrost)drivers 135 F,passenger 100F and is the same on all functions.All moters and doors move all linkages attached.Modes all work fine.No codes and passes actuator self tests.This system...
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2004 Toyota PRADO 3.0L MIL Lamp on
THIS VEHICLE IS A RIGHT HAND DRIVE JAPANESE DOMESTIC MARKET VEHICLE.CAR WAS TOWED IN WITH A NO START SITUATION, LOW COMPRESSION . OVERHAULED ENGINE WITH NEW SLEEVES AND PISTONS. STARTS AND IDLES WELL.START DRIVING AND AS SOON AS IT BUILDS SOME BOOST CODE P1226... Trouble codes: P1226
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L climatem control vents VIN: 1HCG3279WA
Hello gentlemen. I would first like to thank the 2 techs who took time and replied. Both of their responses were very informative. To refresh things, I retrieved a code from climate control unit. It has two blink codes stating malfunction with mode control mot...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L door locks VIN: 1HGCG5655X
Thanks to all that replied. I replaced the drivers door lock actuator and its fixed. thanks again.
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L rear wiper
thanks for all the replies, It turned out to be a defective wiper control module. i disconnected wiper switch,turn off ign. Is there continuity between the switch side conn. I-16 term. 5&7? If yes, replace switch. if no in my case replace the wiper module than...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA723XT
Thanks for the replies, I [...] another shop was the ones that put in the new oxygen sensors but they put in universals. Once we actually put in OE with proper connectors the MIL has stayed off and all is good. Thanks again and sorry for not mentioning this ... Trouble codes: P1115 (Mfg control AF metering), P1117 (Mfg control AF metering).
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE85H51
customer has never returned for continued diagnosis of the egr problem previously mentioned-she has stayed in contact with us and states the cel has stayed out-we are going to close this out for now and will repspond with successful fix note whenever the custo... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr flow).
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y31
Hi guys well this one is fixed. Ended up changing all the coils like the tsb suggested.Cleared light and drove runs super again. Thanks to all for the great ideas. Especially Marion from Mississippi who told me about tsb. Happy Holidays too all!!! Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected), P1300 (Misfire code).
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1987 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: JV12B0124E
Hey guys thanks for all the help on this one. I finally figured it out. First rule don't listen to boss & keep it simple. Timing belt skipped about three teeth. I re-set and vehicle started. As for the weak noid light one of things that make you go hummmmm.
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF12B1W
Customer has decided he doesn't want to spend more money on this car. Replies were all read and considered. Tone rings had been checked, sensor resistance and orientation are fine. As stated,Toyota speed sensor diagnostics {signal check} were already performed...
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