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1992 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JHMBB2150N
I converted this 92 Prelude SI from a 2.3 to a 2.2 VTEC. Engine(complete)& transmission both from a 93. After initial install with the original ECU(P14) and VTEC wiring not completed yet,it ran perfectly. After completing the VTEC wiring to the ECU and ...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CMS7WOX
Hello, I replaced the heads due to cracks. No start, no injector pulse. Batt.+ at injectors. Grounds on each side of manifold are good. I have rpm reading while cranking so that should eliminate ckp. Passkey faults should disable starter and fuel injection(I a...
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L valve train VIN: JM1NB35381
mazda techs; this miata makes a rattling noise(very fast) only when dead cold, for about 3 seconds. as far as we can tell, its emulating from top, front of engine. checked all tsb's, emails, and dealer sources. we are thinking noise may be coming from variab...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L cooling system VIN: 4A3AK44Y1V
hey guy's we have a 1997 eclipse that is giving me a fit. car came in with dealer diagnose for head gasket. we could find no c0 in coolant & pressure check showed normal at first. we replaced t-stat to start with. then we drove a good while. never seemed to he...
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1EB31P5R
Vehicle came for treadmill emmision test failure. 30 GPM CO. Confirmed high CO reading, O-2 sensor voltage at .9 volts at 2000 rpms or higher stationary or cruise. In fuel control at idle to 2000 rpm. Lab scoped O-2 sensor, good voltage range .1-.9 vlts and co...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L no start VIN: JN1CA2100T
replaced clutch car would not start check wave form crankshaft sensor ok cam sensor was out of spec. replaced it still no spark cleaned ground cable up . replaced spark plugs .check fuel pressure good have power going to coil
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L engine VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
Engine noisy from timing chain area. Removed upper chain cover. Noticed lower timing chain guide plastic pieces are broken. I don't have any experience with this engine. I plan to replace the guide and the chain. My question is, should I replace the tensione...
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2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Starting VIN: 1N4DL0107Y
Vehicle towed in from another shop. Crank no start. Vehicle was steam cleaned. Vehicle started running rough. Vehicle was parked, and would crank but no start. They have replaced dist. 02 sensor, crank pos. sensor. Tested fuel presure and spark. Both good. I h...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L battery light, park brake light, VIN: JN1CA31A4Y
This vehicle has an electrical phantom in the dash. The battery light and the park brake light will both come on at the same time. At this time, the charging system is charging fine, the park brake is off, fluid level is good and the brakes feel fine. Once whi...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Greetings all, Car came in with a code P0057, indicating a problem with the heater circuit in O2 sensor 2-2. Checked sensor with ohmmeter and found the heater circuit open. Replaced sensor, only to have the code set again within a few miles. Checked circuit vo... Trouble codes: P0057 (Heater circuit low sensor 2 bank 2)
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1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L ABS unit
Good Morning Group, Customer has requested removal and bypass of ABS unit on this 4 wheel disc brake model.Is there a kit to do this? 2 union blocks would do the trick on the hydraulic side. (3 way unions). Who makes 3 way brake union blocks to fit Toyota? Man...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L compressor clutch VIN: JT2BG12KOT
well when you push the a/c switch on the engin idles up for a second or so then idles back down then the light on the a/c switch will start to flash the compressor never engages, when i look at the data stream when switch is off it say a/c command off a/c clut...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1859Y
Hello all Techs, thank you very much,I replaced the vtec solenoid it ohm at 14.7,Mark said it should be between 15-40 ohms.I aslo changed the oil,most said low and dirty oil can cause that code.So far I don't hear from the customer,So I think both suggestion f... Trouble codes: P1259 (VTEC system malfunction).
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKCA31A4Y
Thanks for the replies and advice Gary and Kimo!!! You were both right,i installed new MAF sensor and the car runs great,thanks again for the help!! Jim
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1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1TA2215V
Thanks to some help from Alan [...] this is fixed. Yes we found plugged EGR ports, even though it passed a vacuum test and would stall when EGR was applied. And that must be the reason that it did not set a EGR flow code. Cleaning the passages were pretty st...
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2002 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Surge VIN: 1YVGF22D32
THANKS TO EVERYBODY THAT TOOK THE TIME TO RESPOND. THE CUSTOMER CAME BACK FROM VACTION AND WE WERE ABLE TO WORK ON THE VEHICLE TO FIX IT. THE COMPUTER CODE PO125 AND HIGH ENGINE TEMP GAUGE READING WAS CAUSED BY A LOW COOLANT SYSTEM. IN WHICH WAS CAUSED BY THE ... Trouble codes: P0125.
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L clutch VIN: 1234556789
this was the first time doing a pull type clutch and once i got the info and looked at it again it came apart easy! thank you every one for the info
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y8Y
thanks to all the replies sent . i found theat someone had installed an aftermarket alarm into the black wire on the ignition feed circuit . when i unhooked the alarm system then code did not return . i would say that its fixed and the customer is happy . than... Trouble codes: P1320.
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2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3NICB51D42
Found used ECM for car replaced and have test drove for 40 miles have not had code return, driveability issues did not return. Trouble codes: P0102 (mass airflow cuircut low), P1102 (testing and results).
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1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Unknown VIN: 1NX1BR18E6
Thanks for all the replies. But the problem was simple the customer installed the cooling fan by himself and wired it wrong which made the fan spin the wrong way, and made the condensor very hot.
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1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Steering VIN: JT3GN86R3W
this is down the road and fixed. While talking with the customer and explaining to them what was going on the husband told me he thought the brake master cylinder was for power sterring fluid. mmmmm thought to myself. asked him if he add p/s fluid to the cylin...
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Entire steering VIN: 4T1BF18BXX
Thanks to Russell from Illinois and John from Florida. The problem was the rack and pinion assembly. The rack valve and spool were bad causing the air lock condition they described. Thanks to all for your replies. IATN is the BEST network of it's kind anywhere...
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