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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L shift lockout VIN: 1HGCG6675X
this is a well maintained honda. this car will not shift out of park.if you wait long enough it will eventually let you shift to gear with your foot on brake.i am on vacation and have no way to test anything so i am looking for help for family member .i know t...
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S6CK58W41
This Passport will idle rough and sometimes stall only after sitting over night. It will idle real low and rough, sometimes stall as if the IAC were too low, but only for a few seconds. Then it will smooth out and not do it again untill the next morning. This ...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L driveability VIN: KNADC12331
we towed in this car a few weeks ago for a no start condition.we found that the car had jumped time and that all of the intake valves were bent.we installed a remanufacutred complete cylinder head from a company we have used several times in the past without a...
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1995 Nissan Almera 1500CC Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Hi, you nissan techs out there, I need some help here.This one beats me. Customer brought in this Car because of cutting off and poor idle.Ignition, compression, fuel pressure are all o.k. Scanned with LAUNCH, and the code that came up indicated CRANK SENSOR C...
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D8T
hello friends, have a tough one. engine misfires under load at 1500 to 1700 rpm after engine warmed. vehicle has been to other repair shops and dealer, has new facory ignition wires, cap, rotor and spark plugs. road tested verified fault. felt like ignition mi... Trouble codes: P0301
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L alighnment VIN: JN8AR07Y9Y
hello fellow techs looking for a little help on this nissan . cust went off the road & bent the r/f strut . we installed 2 new front struts & mounts .also performed wheel alighnment. car came back 3 days later pulling very bad to the right . criss crossed both...
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27T41
Hey Nissan Techs I need help. This vehicle came in running real bad from idle to about 2500 rpms. It had a code P0300 cylinder misfire and a P0325 knock sensor. Checked for vacuum leaks, fuel pressure, cap, rotor, plugs, maf sensor, O2 sensor wireing plugged i... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
hello,and thanks in advance for any and all help.i've been seeing this camry about every six months (third time now)for a reoccuing dtc p0171 and a p1210.one of main problems i'm having is finding information on the p1210 code on the toyota information site (t... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean fuel trim), P1210 (sub injector circuit malfunction)
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Unable to scan VIN: 1HGEJ6679X
The DLC found and the rest was a piece of cake. At first I`d like to thank EVERYONE who had an extra minute to reply, very fast email answers!! In about 3 hours 10 people responded! IATN rules!!! Now the fix follows: I took apart the dr side dash and found dis... Trouble codes: 61 (D4 light on the cluster blinks 61 when blue 2pin connector shorted).
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L starter VIN: JT8UF11E6N
thinks to all that replied.the problem was in the wireing.some one had pulled the st fuse and throwed away.cover to fuse block was missing ,fuse would blow every time you would crank,wires on trans was grounding out ,motor had been pulled 1year ago fixed wires...
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JNICA21D8S
Thanks all for the replies. The replies were very good. I did try a known good ECM. Still no spark. I cut the wiring harness open at the right front strut tower check for broken wires found nothing bad.I ohmed most all wires out of the computer back to the cra... Trouble codes: P0600.
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L fuel VIN: 4S3H675347
The problem was fixed by replacing the fuel tank pressure solenoid. This unit was partially blocked causing the fuel vapors to be trapped when the new fuel was entering the tank. The fuel was backing up the fill pipe therefore shutting the fuel dispenser. This...
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1983 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L valve train VIN: JT3FJ60G9D
Well after some serious thoughts the customer has decided to put an enging in the vehicle. The guys at the shop want to thank all those who responded and We all tend to agree with Bradley from Missouri that it is indeed a cam beaing that has spun. Customer dec...
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1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RNO1P8K
Thanks for all your help guys , after probing the customer we got some new insight . Seems he neatly installed a new wire into the harness to replace the wire he could not find to repair and hot wired the fuel pump after the relay circuit (hence fuel pump ran ...
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1993 Toyota MR2 2.2L overdrive VIN: JT2SW21M2P
Thanks for all the responses. Everyone was right on. The thermostat was stuck open causing the delayed shift. After replacing it, the delay is much shorter. I guess if I was from a cold weather state and not San Diego I might have come across this before.
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Surge, Bucking under LOAD VIN: 1NXAE09B4S
First of all I wish to thank everyone for all the time and help! We ended up putting in another IGN Distributor from another vehicle that had come into the shop and it took care of the problem. So from there I had to figure out what part was bad. To make a lon...
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1996 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R4T
thanks for all the help, but customer declined repairs... found head gasket starting to leak... customer debating on trading in car or repairing. thanks for all the helpfull info !!! Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 missfire).
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2006 Toyota SEQUOIA 4.7L Safety VIN: 5TDZ38A46S
I did not answer back since I just got the car here today and here is how I did. You must use black key to do the reprogramming not the grey one. Follow the steps 1-Sit in driver's seat with all doors shut except driver's, key out of ign. 2-Key in ignition, ...
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