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1998 Acura CL 3.0L engine VIN: 19UYA2250W
Hey guys I got his car it cuts off a idle when try to restart it does not idle sometimes it does for awhile an then cuts off I cleaned the iac valve & check for codes nothing works thanks in advance.
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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: NONE
car came in mil on. found code 1457, found defective gas cap. assume it would be ok. vehicle came back a week later mil on, but this time found code 1456. any help would be appreciated, thank you... Trouble codes: 1457 (evap leak tank area), 1456 (canister area)
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18602
Sorry for the long post in advance, but maybe all tis information might help. Orginally came in for poor starting and poor performance. Had code p0131 for oxygen sensor. Was flooding badly on start up and running poorly. Replaced O2 with NGK on 01/14/2007 an... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft postion sensor)
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L 1-2 & 2-3 shift VIN: 1HGCG564XW
This is are shop car. When the vehicle is cold, the 1-2 shift flares and also the 2-3 shift flares. The warmer the vehicle gets the less the flare is and then it shifts normal when at operating temperature. I did perform a BG trans flush to see if this would h...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wiper system VIN: 2HKRL1879Y
Hello everybody. Im having a hard time with this 2000 Honda. I keep blowing my fuse the second I turn on the wipers. I have tried replacing the wiper switch and motor. We are a new shop and dont have alldata or any other diagnosis information yet. Please if an...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wiper system VIN: 2HKRL1879Y
Hello everybody. Im having a hard time with this 2000 Honda. I keep blowing my fuse the second I turn on the wipers. I have tried replacing the wiper switch and motor. We are a new shop and dont have alldata or any other diagnosis information yet. Please if an...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wiper system VIN: 2HKRL1879Y
Hello everybody. Im having a hard time with this 2000 Honda. I keep blowing my fuse the second I turn on the wipers. I have tried replacing the wiper switch and motor. We are a new shop and dont have alldata or any other diagnosis information yet. Please if an...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L heater VIN: KMHDM45D41
Hi guys Iam posting this for a friend .He has a car in his shop that came in with customer complaint of no heat at idle .They replaced the thermostat and it made no change so they got one from the dealer.They replaced the timing belt and waterpump at this time...
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1991 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L abs VIN: 4S2CY58Z0M
i have this rodeo in here. came in with low pedeal. as in ON THE FLOOR!!! car barly stops. i installed a NEW master cycl, no inprovment. bled the brakes 10 times useing every way i know how. ( do not have a press bleeder). found out that antilock light was out...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72391
Hello Kia techs.I have a 01 sportage with a check engine light on.P0171,fuel system too lean.Checked freezeframe data and the long term fuel trim is at -1.5% and short term trim is at -3.5%.I checked alldata and for this code fuel trim should be at more than 2... Trouble codes: P0171
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2004 Lexus SC430 4.3L batt VIN: JTHFN48Y70
This vehicle is showing a current draw of 0.110mill-amps still after being sat for an hour. Customer can leave vehicle up to a week before used again. After awhile the battery is flat. From what iam hearing this is a comon problem with these vehicles, is this ...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L converter VIN: 1YVGF22C8X
Hello This mazda 626,2.0L stalls like a torque converter lock-up engaging in drive or reverse when stopped no stalling in nuetral or park. dissasembled valve body inspect lock-up solenoid OK. check bypass -clutch control valve in valve body was moving free,fou...
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1994 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JA3EA11A8R
misfire under hard acell if you back of to 1/4 throttle it will come out of it or if you ease into the throttle it will not do it has to be hard acell can also do it in bay
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4EB32A8R
vehicle came to me with rough run condition, found plugs fouled, car had moisture in it, coil and injector ohm readings over spec. replaced all affected parts and vehicle would not start. found no spark present. reinsp. and replaced coil faulty. at this time v...
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JNICA21D8S
Hello all,this vehicle was towed in.Complaint was that it will not start but will crank good.Has code P0600. It does have injector pulse but no spark.Checked cam and crank sensors show good valves. I even replaced the crank sensor at the trans. Ground circuit ... Trouble codes: P0600
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1N4DL01D7Y
This transmission will rev up and bang into first gear from a full stop. If I use the shifter and select first gear manualy it will take off fine. I had a code P1605 (A/T Diag. Communtion Link). After clearing code it will not come back. I relaced TPS sensor w...
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2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 3N1BBJ1A61
This car came in on a Tow truck from a used car dealer. Cust states veh just sit in lot and wont restart. He change battery, Plugs and ig rotor. Still wont start. We check it out, No spark, no pulse. We change Reman Distributor, No start. Crank signal is good ...
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1998 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L security? VIN: JF1GF4357W
Thank you in advance for your help. The vehicle was sent to me for a clutch and timing belt. After repairs were made, I hooked up the battery and the parking lights and dash lights began to flash. The car starts fine and runs like a bear. It won't idle, just s...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L air bag VIN: 4S4BP61C85
i am trying to diagnose the srs light on this car. does any body knows if it is possible without sending the car to the dealer?? thank you
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1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start VIN: JT3FJ80W0N
It has power to coil and igniter. All grounds to ECU are good. Has good crank and came signal to ECU. The customer was complaining about it stalling after getting hot now it will not start at all.
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L ignition switch VIN: JT4RN93P5R
Hey guys, this trucks ignition is sticking sometimes. I replaced the tumbler with key and guess that didnt fix it. Its happend to the customer but feels good to me, I have the tumbler casing and switch ordered from the dealer. The customer says he moved the st...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L vvti VIN: 4T3ZF13C5I
hello, i have a sienna 3.ol w/ VVTi. it has a tinny rattle always on decel, and only for a short duration. (amost sounds like a heat sheild.) the noise is primarily on the front bank at the rear of the head. most noiceable near the VVTi actuator. the rear bank...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on
thanx to all my fellow techs that replied for all the help. first forget what every computer i have read has said about the car taking 5 minutes to relearn idle. i had to disconnect the battery and let it sit for over an hour. after the hour start it and it re... Trouble codes: P0505.
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2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L srs system VIN: 5FNRL38225
with the help of iatn members i deduced that the srs control module was bad and sent the customer to the dealer for the repair under warranty
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W83
Took intake off the vehicle and found the gaskets to the heads broken in numerous places. Seems like a poor design to me. Thanks for all the help and responses. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire).
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1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Stall VIN: JM1NA351XN
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. A few replies stated that ignition switches are issues with these as well as main and fuel pump relays. I rolled the dice on this one and installed new main and fuel pump relays and drove the vehicle around w...
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1993 Nissan D21 2.4L Engine Oil VIN: 1N6SD16S7P
Hello all, Well I recommended to the customer a regimen of frequent oil changes to see if it cleans out, but the customer is very picky and loves his truck, so he talked me into doing exploratory surgury. I got it apart and found the timing chain stretched...
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