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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25SXY
Vehicle came in with a slapping noise and would stall after warming up. Found balance belt to be broken and cams out of time. Replaced balance and timing belt. Checked compression in cylinders and they are good. Now vehicle does not start at all. I have inject...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKCA31A4Y
Hey all,thanks in advance for any/all help. This I30 came in on the hook as a starts and dies,acts like it`s loosing fuel,but fuel pressure is ok(34-36psi),car will start fine then slowing die just like it`s running out of gas. Nothing stand out on the scanner...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNCA31A51T
looking for info. replaced mass air flow meter for drivability issue. this fixed problem. thre was paper work with new oem mass air flow meter to reflash pcm. short & long term fuel trim % air well within specs. looked in archieves did not see where anyone els... Trouble codes: P0100 (mass air flow)
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L air bag system VIN: KNDJA62304
I'm at a loss with this one. We don't have the Kia scanner and Alldata claims that is Kia's only way to retrive codes in the air bag module. The air bag light on the dash comes on for seven seconds then go off for three seconds then comes on for for three seco...
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8JS47E9P
Car failed CA dyno smog test 3 times, first testing failed just co over .30 % max at 15mph and 25 mph testing all other reading pass. Second testing after replacement of front oxygen sensors, failed both hc and co tesing. Third testing after replacement of rea...
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2000 Lexus GS400 4.0L radio, dome,clock VIN: JT8BH68X1Y
Alldata show radio and clock recieve voltage from fuses and dome and keyless entry go through body control module. My question is there a connection between these systems. The grounds are seperate. I am hesitant to start pulling the dash apart without further ...
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L Brake Miles reset VIN: JTHBN30F51
How do I reset the miles on the information center for brake pad remaining.
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1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM3LV5224K
Vehicle came in failing emission test. Customer had replace the spark plugs, wires, air filter, fuel filter, cap and rotor himself. Found catalytic converter ratting. Replace converter. Recommended to customer to perform a fuel injection system flush using our...
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1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FC3529M
This car came in with a bad engine. We installed a used engine, new plugs and converted the car over to a 5-speed from an automatic. The car at first had a no start issue. Had no primary injector pulse and would barely run. While I was looking at the car it de...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L clutch VIN: 1234556789
i'm installing new clutch and can not get the trans off the engine. in the hole on the oil pan there is 10 point bolts. do they need to be removed and if so were can i find the socket
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2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3NICB51D42
nissan has mass air flow tsb checked voltage all checks out fine, car stumbles off idle and surges at idle. was told that this model has ecm problems Trouble codes: P0102 (mass airflow cuircut low), P1102 (testing and results)
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1990 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L master cyl VIN: JT2ST85N1L
vehicle came in with no pedal and what was left would sink replace master (bench bleed ) install and bleed first at lines at master has great pressure ther while bleeding at wheels found very little to no pressure at r/r and l/f i am aware this is a cris cross...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Surge VIN: 1HGCD716XR
Fixed and out the door. A couple of you guys hit it right on the head. The minimun air rate was out of adjustment. The throttle body had to be swapped onto the replacement engine, therefor it was not calibrated to that engine. Reset the air rate screw, and...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Speedometer VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Hello Friends Thank you all for all the responce, IATN is the best tools in my Shop, Like most of you say that there was a Service bulletin,which i find on ALLDATA # 99-029 April 1999, i check the wiring harness and really find no fault but went ahead and ...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2HGES16611
Thank you all for you assistance, there was an intermittent failure in the TDC pick-up, replaced it and no problems. To all those who mentioned a replacement distributor remember this car no long has one. Interesting read about the EX Civics, with excessive ... Trouble codes: P1361 (TDC Sensor Intermittent Interruption).
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L timing chain VIN: JHLRD78943
Thanks to all replies. Original problem was a streched timing chain. Compared to the new chain, was almost a full link difference. Replaced chain and tensioner, but did not repair all compression. Chain had jumped teeth on cam gear. Customer optioned to rep...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Temp Control VIN: JNKCA31A4Y
Thank you to all who responded. Mark [...] hit the nail on the head. Ambient Temp Sensor was the culprit. Replaced the sensor and have not had a problem since thursday. Mark thank you for the test procedures it was perfect I really appreciate it.
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1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L spark plug tubes VIN: JT6HJ88J9V
These tubes are apperently pressed in to the cylinder head lexus does not even sale them we put a v/c gasket on it and new plug well seals shiiped it ..customer advise if it is leaking that the head would have to come off thanx to all that replied Tom
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1989 Mazda B2200 2.2L valve train VIN: JM2UF1135K
thanks for all the ideas, customer denied any further tear-down. motor is clean. customer towed away! thanks again.
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L radio VIN: JA4LS41R21
THANKS FOR THE REPLYS WE DID NOT HAVE TO REMOVE THE RADIO & WAS ABLE TO GET THE CODE FROM THE DEALER VIA REMOVING THE FT COVER ON RADIO & GETTING THE INFO OFF THE RADIO WITH A MIRROR. THANKS FOR ALL THE SUPPORT.
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1991 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Dash Lights VIN: JN1HJ01S1M
Changed the whole digital cluster, couldnot find what was wrong with the old one, seems OK now. Thanks to all who replied.
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CAZ1D9X
You guys are great,it did lost key program called locksmith and click of button fixed it,thanks again
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1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L rear brakes VIN: JT4RN63A8J
thanks to all the replys problem with tech's pumping pedal and you have back brakes air extreamly difficult to bleed out.
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L cooling fans VIN: 4T1SK12EOR
thanks to all fellow techs for your input. however customer did not want to spend money on diagnostics, to find problem, I suspect it was a wiring problem but he chose not to fix it because of the age and condition of the vehicle.
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