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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L remote central locking VIN: 1HGCG2256W
Hello Honda Techs- I have this Accord EX Coupe that originally came in with the trunk not opening with the remote. The doors would lock and unlock with the remote, but not the trunk. I hooked up a voltmeter to the white / red wire to the trunk lock motor and t...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Starter inhibited, tail light relay on, power wind VIN: KM8SC13D12
Hyundai Dealer techs and Specialist, I need your help. Customer drove in, complained about vehicle not starting and tail lights stuck on. Said problems started after son removed some fuses from fuse box until engine stopped. Customer started vehicle by jumping...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21DXT
This vehicle has been a severe thorn in my side. This vehicle arrived at the shop towed in with a no-start condition. Testing with Snap-on SOLUS revealed the code 1335. Data stream shows inaccurate RPM display, but all other PIDS seem to be normal. Injector dr... Trouble codes: P1335
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Fuel gauge, IPC lights, VIN: JT8UF11E2R
This customer just bought this car. The gas gauge dosn't work. Odometer reads 621,464. Brake light warning stays on, even though all brakelights work properly. Most recently the lighting stopped working altogether. The needles will light up for a second when y...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Temperature Gauge VIN: JT8BH28F1W
The customer called us 10 days ago and said it was running hot, she made it in 2 days ago and she has been driving it at aprox 90 percent on on the gauge. The car runs great and has no codes. Coolant level is good, and condtion is good. The fan clutch test goo...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L speedo inop VIN: JN8HD17YSW
Vehicle came in with speedo malfunction, it will start to register at about 30 mph. Speed sensor resistance was high. Replaced the sensor & checked the drive & driven gears. Both gears are okay, speedo still is operates the same. Analog type speedo.
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1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L camshaft VIN: 4N2XN11T6X
I was given this car by a customer. The camshaft on the front head is locked up and broke the distibuter. My question is can the camshaft be taken out of the car without removing the engine? Have any Nissan techs dealt with or heard of this problem before? Can...
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1989 Toyota Camry 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 4T1SV24E9K
Thank You All for your help,this toyota on cold start will run rich,miss & black smoke out tail pipe,some times will not stay running on first try but some times will if i pedal it. Has no codes in computer, any help at all would be great thank you again.
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Speedometer, Tachometer VIN: 4T1BG28K7W
I have this 98 camry that came to me with speedometer and Tachometer and odometer, trip meter not working. I have replaced intrument cluster with used one, every single light works and fuel and temp gauge works, at his point a have run out of ideas, any help t...
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L cruise control VIN: JT3HP10V6X
Problem with cruise control is that if you set cruise at say 50 kph, the vehicle will either slow down to 40 or accelerate to 60 kph and will continue to slow down and speed up erratically. When cruise is not on, the speedometer does not fluctuate at all whil...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1992 Acura Legend 3.2L lubrication VIN: JH4A7661NC
I'm calling this one fixed. These engines ,according to the help posts, do have problems with the valve stem seals. I pulled a valve cover and could see pieces of the seals cracked and falling off. I did do a compression test, but it never ran bad. All was goo...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L park release solenoid VIN: 1HGCB765XL
we replaced the tcm.the trans now comes out of park and the 's'light works,trans starts out in low gear.you guys are great!thanks to everyone.
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Lock up converter VIN: 1HGCD7239R
Thanks to Joel for insght on the lock up control valve spring that is way inside the transmission, he has replaced his converter and still has the same problem. Also thanks to Dave for having us check the cable adjustments the lever seems to return fully, so...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG665XY
ground wire to heated sensor broken,chaffed repair, ok #6 fuse open,replaced using oem primary sensors,others are not compatible Trouble codes: P1167, P1164, P0133.
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1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L steering pump VIN: 4F4YR12C0X
thanks for all the input, we did a carefull inspection of all lines and hoses, return line connections were poor, we replaced 3 spring type clamps with regular hose clamps, at pump and aux cooler, system was filled and bled, held vehicle overnight, all ok prob...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L ABS module VIN: JM1BJ24522
customer is holding off on repair at this time. Thanks to everyone.
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1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L tensioner VIN: 1N4AB42D0S
Hey well I was waiting to write this to make sure the car didn't have any problems. I really appreciate all the help, I had put the wrong bolts back in the tensioner that where a little to long I guess where bottom out in the cover install shorter bolts every ...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG12K7T
well you can say that this was the official asskicking car of my auto motive job coverage . well this one took at least a couple of more power and ground test and the all lead me to my final diag which was a e.c.m i put a used on in it as per customer and it w... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter bank 1 circuit problem).
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