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1996 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JH4DC2389T
...Losing Sleep...have a 'hot-rodder' with this car; came in and asked us to R & I engine for build at machine shop. He is going to have a turbo installed at a later date and wanted to freshen up his motor. He states he had new racing rods & low compression pi... Trouble codes: P0453 (evap sensor high input)
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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Rack & Pinion VIN: 1HGCA6289K
Hey Everyone, A little help on this old Accord please. Customer stated "During a normal curve on a highway exit ramp, the steering did a hard pull to the right and then the steering became very effortless to turn". We thought maybe a ball joint dropped or some...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power Slider VIN: 5FNRL38425
Hello, This vehicle came to us from a body shop in town. After repairing some minor damage to the left rear. The sliding doors work properly with the ignition key in the off position. They will close with the key in the on position but will not open. There are...
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG41GPY
This 1 came in with SES light on,customer complaint that what he feel when the lamp in on position - is a high fuel consumption! with Snap-On I found DTC P1128, I saw that the O2S B1 S2 show steady PID about 0.0150V... the upper one works correctly. I checked ... Trouble codes: P1128 (Fuel Trim Lean under Load)
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2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHJG25F91
thanks in advance guys,we have an '01 tiburon that has not started for the customer two times in five months. when the car gets here on the hook it starts. check codes and there are none and the fuel pressure is fine. seems to happen after sitting. it has all ...
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1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 4S2CY58Z5N
Veh was towed into our shop not running. Was diag with no fuel pressure at filter but had ground and power at the pump when key turned on. Introduced fuel at TBI( carb clean) and veh starts and runs as long as fuel is supplied by outside source. Cycled key man...
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1997 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L cmp synchroniser assembly,coilpac,starter VIN: 4F4CR16X4V
Truck came in on a rollback with a no start condition.Had 2 codes stored.P0341 and P0352.I checked the cmp,it was destroyed as well as the cmp synchroniser.I ended up replacing both items.The coil was split open on the underside so I replaced it as well. Alsow...
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2001 Mazda Protege MP3 2.0L Misfire VIN: JM1BJ22761
i am listing this for a friend at another shop. he had a 2001 mazda protoge 2.0l dohc mp3 come in with a p0300 multiple misfire code. he replaced the coils and spark plugs but still had misfires. he removed the new coils and installed the original coils thinki... Trouble codes: P0300
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L 20amp fuse VIN: JA3BM54JXP
hey guys, is there any mitsub. top techs out there, i need your help. Car came into the shop, with a no start. Found the 20amp ECI fuse blown, replaced the fuse, car started and ran fine, car idle for five hours. When test driving, on the way back to the shop ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C6Y
When vehicle first arrived it arrived on a flat bed do to a no start. Upon inspection found the vehicle to be flooded. When I check for trouble codes found there to be a PO505- IAC circuit malf. When I finally got the vehicle started the idle did not raise. So... Trouble codes: P0505
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: JN1CCUA32A
as tech's we always have one vehicle that stumps us every year & this is it.the customers complaint was an occasional no start, stalling when cold, cuts out while driving & will not restart. the no start has only happened to me once to me & the vehicle had fu...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8DR09Y71
Hello Friends, I'm having problems with starting on a '01 3.5 Pathfinder. The problem is noise or extra pulses on the 1 degree crank sensor in the bell housing which is keeping the engine from properly starting, some times backfiring, then flooding. The en...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on
Hello all!! I have a 03 Altima 2.5 that will keep setting a P0340 cam sensor code and sometimes will not start. When the vehicle will not start I have no ground trigger to the injectors or ignition coils. I always have power to coils and injectors just no trig... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Sensor Problem)
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E4P
hello tech! i am working on this car was drive me nut,93 toy. cam 2.2l at idle it fine if you bring it to 2000 rpm slowly it will fine but if i open throttle suddenly it will stumble then stall out.fuel pump filter, cap ,rotor, wire has been change it has cool...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L ODBII drive cycle VIN: 4T1BG12K2T
Customer is preparing for NJ State Emissions testing. Customer came in with P420 - Cat Eff low. We reset codes and sent him home with instructions to return is MIL reset. He was back in three days... same P0420. We changed out both O2 Sensors, cleared codes a... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat efficiency below threshold)
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1996 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L no data VIN: JT2DG02T6T
Hello techs, Toyota is failing NY Emission inspection for no comm. Has power and grounds on ALDL. Pin #2 has data continuity from ECM. Scan tools do not read. Toyota states computer in car is wrong one, #12D440. Toyota says ECM should be #2D721, not available ...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L differential VIN: 4T1BG12KXT
This car makes a loud bang when you shift from rev to drive or drive back to rev. I can grab both axles or wheels while under car when rotating in same direction and feel a lot of play coming from differential, I thought something was broke in spider gears. bu...
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2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L shaking VIN: 4T1BF28B11
I have a toyota with a streeing wheel that shakes about 65-75 miles We did alignment balance all wheels,didn't change.The custmor went out and bought new rims and tires,still did not change the problem.Is it in transmission? any ideas. Thank you. Jim.
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2002 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T9Y
suspect intake gsks hi idle cold thanks for help Trouble codes: P0171
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L wont run VIN: 5TEWN72N14
I have voltage at injectors, coils, no groung from computor for injectors, truck runs for 3 sec. than dies, will run on throttle cleaner. Truck ran for 2 mouths no problem, repaired brakes and now wont run, reprogramed key locks, no codes, MAS sensor .31 key o...
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2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L No Start VIN: JTDBE32KX5
need some input. thanks in advance. we replaced with a used engine,condition unknown, from the crank pulley/both cam gear, marks seems aglight ok.never started up. compression 165 all around, injector signan, spark are good.no DTC, no freeze frame.fuel pressur...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L No Start VIN: 1HGCM56714
This vehicle finally fixed! Close inspection of internal circuit board of the PCM revealed damaged soldered pin from one of the processing chips. It is a mystery how it got damaged and could be as well a manufactures defect. All PCMs are covered by Honda for 8...
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2000 Mazda Miata 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3536Y
Thank you all very much! I keep the car for the past week (cust on vacation) started many times and drove to lunch every day, never acted up. Finally the vehicle acted up when pulling it into the shop for end of day yesterday. Got lucky and was quick enough to... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire).
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1998 Nissan 240SX 2.4L reverse/1st VIN: JN1AS4409W
Hello, and thanks to those of you who have replied. I am happy to say that this vehicle is finally fixed. Finally on the third transmission from a reputable salvage yard, we were able to get 1st and reverse, and every other gear inbetween with incredibly smoot...
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1994 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L comp pulley bearing VIN: 4T1GK13E6R
The customer declined A/C repairs, but the A/C and alt share the same belt. Since A/C pulley bearing is locked up, he asked if I could put a belt on the alt, and bypass the A/C pulley. This would be great, except, the A/C pulley is in the way. I R&I alt and co...
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