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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGEG8641N
When Cold Have To Start Car 3 TO 4 Times Before Will Stay Runing, Have Checked Fuel Pressure Idling And When Driving Car Will Fall On Its Face If You Give It Any Fuel When Idling Or Driving. Have Replaced O2 Sensor, Dist. Map Sensor Wemoved Air Filter And Ex-S...
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1995 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L compressor VIN: JHMRA1864S
posting for another tech.this honda blows cold for about an hour then stops blowing cold for 30 mins.i dont know if this thing is freezing up or has a relay shutting it down.supposed to have proper charge.any advice i can pass along would be helpful.thanks in ...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL186XY
went to all data and diag above code replace evap valves part#17012-s10-l01/17310-s0x-a02/17371-s0x-a02 cleared code at test drove.check gas cap oem cap test good. Trouble codes: P1456 (evap control leakage fuel)
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6685Y
We have an Accord EX with that will hesitate when hot under moderate acceleration kinda like the ignition is shutting on and off very quickly, fuel pressure stays steady. Check engine light comes on and code P1381 (intermittent interrruption in CYP sensor circ... Trouble codes: P1381 (Intermittent Interruption in CYP Circuit)
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HG3M22983
Help! Veh came in w/ downstream o2 sensor wire torn out from sensor. No communication with scanner. vehicle start up but for the first 30 seconds vehicle feels like it wants to cut off ( when this happen MIL flickers). With engine running, transmission shift i... Trouble codes: 2 (multiplex control unit cannot receive signals from the ecm/pcm), 5 (the gauge assembly cannot receive signals from the multiplex control unit/ ecm)
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L door remote VIN: 1HGCM56864
After installing correct harnesses and switches power windows and locks now work. Remote control on key head will not operate the doors or trunk. Is there a way to program remote? My Mitchell system has no info on system. Thanks in advance.
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12BX4
lost, we have replaced everything except the ecm in an attempt to correct the check engine light from coming on, plugs,coils, wires,cranksensor, we have followed alldata test procedures, we have come up short of fixing the problem. has anyone ever seen this be... Trouble codes: P0304
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D7T
Originally came in for intermittent stalling . Came from dealer, customer said they adjusted idle and that car still stalls, customer said will be bring in recipt latter. No Mil on, history code p0400 all non-continous monitors incomplete. Unable to get to sta... Trouble codes: P0400
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L tod VIN: JACDJ58X7X
Hello we are having problems with tod system.Check tod light is on on dash.Pulled codes dtc.24 rear speed sensor&[...] hub doesnt shift between 2wd&4wd.Tried to clear codes using proper procedure 4low light should flash while stepping on brake but does no...
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1997 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGE31D6V
This car will will idle ok for about 5 minutes. After that it will start to run rough and stall. Have cleaned injectors and checked fuel pressure, 37 psi. Fuel pressure does not drop off when stall occurs.Have checked egr and pvc valve and both are ok. Have sc...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34Y8X
This vehicle came in on the hook , no start (cranks ok). Data stream shows no rpm signal with engine cranking as well as no codes. Checked the vehicle over found the white wire to alternator was shorted to the battery hold down bracket. Repaired the wire and f...
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1N6EDZ7T1Y
Vehicle came in for intermittent cooling. Presures are correct and when clutch is engaged cooling is great. When evap temp is cold ..38.. the clutch opens and low side presure goes to 100 psi before compressor turns on. Low side drops to 50 psi and will cut co...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L oil system VIN: 4S3BG6856T
ok suby gurus, see if you have any ideas on this one. we work on a lot of subys, and this one has us and the local engine rebuilder stumped. cust brought car in about 2 1/2 years ago, had overheated it prett badly, we sent the entire car to local rebuilder, ha...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BG6850X
this car was towed in, no start. engine stopped while driving. has spark and fuel, no obdii codes stored. compression is very low(40 psi) cyl 2 and 3, no compression cylinders 1 and 4, checked camshaft timing marks are ok. dial indicator on piston cylinder 1 d...
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1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Initial shift in drive after start-up VIN: JF1SF6350X
Only on initial start-up after sitting for 20 -30 minutes when shifting to reverse all is fine but shifting to drive there is a several second pause as if in neutral, then a hard shift into gear. After that the car runs great with no problems until car is turn...
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1978 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Mechanical VIN: FJ40256633
The brake pedal drops on first application. Second application it comes up. release brake pedal and apply it will drop. The pedal on second application stays firm. If the rear brake hose before the axle brake line T is clamp shut the pedal does not drop. We ha...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L cooling fans VIN: 4T1SK12EOR
Hi to all fellow techs I have a cooling fan inop. condition when vehicle is hot. fans will not come on thru the #1 relay when the temp comes up. however the fans will come on when I unhook relays or the ac pressure switch at the drier also they will come on wh...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4TAUN61CXS
Thank-you for your time. I have a Toyota Tacoma with a 4-cylinder engine. The owner brought the truck with a bad clutch. Another shop replaced the clutch. Then, the owner overheated engine. The radiator was replaced with a valve job done to cylinder head. The ...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Readiness Monitors VIN: 4TAWN72NXY
This vehicle will not complete readiness monitors so it can be inspected. Vehicle has been driven over 1,000 miles since we've had it with fuel levels everywhere from 1/8 to 3/4. Can't have more than 2 readiness monitors incomplete, the closest we've come has ...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L reverse VIN: 1GCCS14Z5K
Thanks for all the advise, i removed the cover and found the bushing out of place.
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Accessories VIN: JNKCV51EX3
Sorry for the slow close. The customer needed the vehicle. The draw is the radio and due to cost he opted to just leave it disconnected due to cost. Thanks to all that responded.
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2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L oil usage VIN: JNKCV54E25
Sorry for the delay on closing. I got a few responses and found this is a fairly normal problem for these vehicles. Four out of the six said they have customers who have similiar complaints. The customer is going to keep monitoring the oil usage. I think h...
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2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Electronic VIN: JM1BJ226X3
THE OVER CHARGE OF FREON WAS THE MAIN PROBLEM WITH THIS SYSTEM, THE OWNER SAID IT HAS NOT ACTED UP , THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, JIM
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1984 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L Noise VIN: JN1HT13S8E
Thanks for all the good information on US Tire and Exhaust, www.bestundercar.com . I will be able to get this fixed affordably with your info as soon as I have time to get it back in. Thanks!
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1985 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JN1CZ14S4F
thanks to all that replied, cust declined further diagnostics. at this point i wanted to pull the ecu and send it out to have it checked, so i would have somewhere to restart the whole thing. bottom line, someone jumped the battery on the side of the freeway,b... Trouble codes: 14 (vss), 23 (tps), 24 (neutral saftey switch), 31 (air con).
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1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L timing chain
Had 3 replies.1 said that cam keyway should be at 12:00 o'clock.Others said that chain can be reset with special tools,without removing cover and only use dealer parts.1 said piece of carbon stuck in tube that lubes chain and gear.I think this is what happened...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L oil consumption VIN: JTDDR32T4Y
WE HAVE FOUND VERY BAD VALVE STEM SEALS ALLOWING LARGE QUANTITIES OF OIL TO SLIDE BY. WE ALSO FOUND THE OIL RINGS EXTREMLY CARBONED UP AND STUCK. WE ARE REPLACING THE PISTON RINGS AND VALVE STEM SEALS. WE DID NOT FIND ANY REAL SLUDGE DEPOSITS BUT WE CLEANED OU...
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2007 Toyota acr50-gfpgk 2.7L Lighting VIN: JEGDJ4M627
the car model is acr50,the car name is previa,allmost every new previa come to my shop have the afc light blink,all can draw the dtc,after run sometimes the dtc is lost ,the light is not blink
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