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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L No shift VIN: 2HKYF18493
Hey Techs, This vehicle recently at body shop for major repair. Engine,trans removed for frame, body damage repair. After reinstalling power train.Test drive, trans hesitated to shift to second,check engine light appeared, trans in limp mode. Code PO780 Shift ...
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1992 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP01P9N
Thanks in advance. this car came in with a check engine light on. performed self check to get code. code 32 present.tested with factory flowchart and found a cracked vacuum hose at egr valve , replaced and i had good vacuum (16 hg) at 2000 rpm. cleared code an... Trouble codes: 32 (egr malfunction)
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L high idle VIN: JNKCA31A31
Car came in with a no or low idle problem . Former coworker drew the car and found that if he tapped the iac it would idle . He hung an iac and now the car runs at about 1500 rpm to the point the injectors cut off and back on. He smoked the intake trying to fi... Trouble codes: P0505
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall VIN: 4SZCK58W6Y
truck will start and die in the morning i only get that short time to do my testing. truck has been to two other shops and now it is here. i have smoked tested it every morning (three days) and have not found a vacuum leak. i have seen the feul psi leak down b...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L compressor clutch VIN: KNADC12391
If there is a KIA person out there please help.This gem came in for a a/c service and one was performed.The clutch is not kicking in.Testing at the relay shows power at both 87&85 and if i feed 12 volts to 30 the clutch kicks in.I started running the flow char...
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2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L throttle VIN: KNDMB23386
I just got a Phone call from this customer. long story, but she was merging onto the freeway and "floored it" to fit in, when she let up on the accl. the van cont. to accl.and would not slow down, she burned up her brakes, when she put it in nut. Got it stoppe...
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1986 Nissan D21 2.4L hard to start interm VIN: JN6ND11S3H
starts great 95 % of time when it doesnt want to start you can hold full throttle and clears out blows black smoke kinda like it loading up drives down the road great on hard start fuel pressure is in spec
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1N6SD1650S
Idle is erattic, like idle control valve is sticking, or chasing it'self, sometimes idles too fast. Also if you punch it wide open it dies and cuts out like injectors are shutting off... we had several bad grounds, and bad connection at the mas airflow sensor,...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D2Y
This car came in with a complaint of stalls when hot at idle, excessively high fuel consumption. Co was 10.0+ at idle. Hc 200, CO2 11.5 We scanned and O2's were dead. Replaced with OEM O2's. CO dropped to 7.0 at idle and 0.05 at 3000 rpm. HC down to 1.1. Check... Trouble codes: P175
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D44
Hi, I have a hard nissan sentra trouble, the customer send me the car on towing because it stall in our house. The car will want to start but it does't able to continue to run when i stop the starter motion . I have spark at good time when i begin to start bu...
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BA07A46
I have a 2006 nissan titan. It came in for no start. Its been under some water. Customer bought it like this. At first we didn't have any communication to the ecm and body control module was fried. Replaced some bad wiring and cleaned up all the grounds. Repla...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BH67542
o.k. This one has my puzzled 02 subie 2.5ltr with a po171 code coming up after you drive for a day or two.I cannot find anything wrong tested the map it test fine,fuel pressure with and without reg within spec,smoked the intake for leaks and smoked the exhau... Trouble codes: P0171
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1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Can't bleed brakes VIN: JT4RN01PSM
Ok guys here's the deal. customer brought this truck in and said I put a new master cylinder on it and I can't get the brakes to bleed. So I put it on the rack put the mity vac on the bleeders and started bleeding. Alright, got done and still the pedal goes to...
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1994 Toyota T100 SR5 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT4VD20A9R
This truck came in a month ago for a missfire which was most noticeable upon acceleration. We had done a tune-up 6 months prior (cap, rotor, plugs, wires) and there were no codes present. We changed the fuel filter and some fuel lines (leaking)last month as we...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L No Start VIN: JT2AE09V4S
i have this 95 toyota corrola with a no start.i have no way of seeing data.i did jump the conector and it doesnt have any codes.there is no fire or injector pulse.there are power to the injectors and coil.ive replaced the crankshaft sensor.i cant find an ignit...
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2005 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Timing Belt VIN: 5TBDT44785
Hello, I am in the middle of doing a timing belt service on 05 Tundra. I have done 4.7's with OUT variable valve timing. This 2005 tundra has VVTI and I don not understand how to time the cam pulleys. Alldata "says Align the camshaft knock pin with the knock p...
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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HNYD18243
Thanks [...] be flashed by dealer. When flashing a Honda or Acura using the J2534 global programmer it can take up [...] 45 minutes for the download [...] ...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L cv shaft VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
YES THE BEST WAY IS TO ORDER THE CV SHAFTS W/O THE INBOARD HOUSING (AS MOST SUGESTED) BUT BE SURE TO CHECK THE OLD INBOARD HOUSING FOR WEAR. THANKS GUYS.
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1998 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Air Bag Light On VIN: JNKBY31A6W
Thanks for the help guys. Checked wiring @ and going to left side module looks good. Customer has aggred to return and we will replace the left side module. Again thanks!!!
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2002 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6MMAP67P52
thanks for one reply that i received. i replaced the oxygen sensor and clear the codes and so far i've driven it and the check engine light did not come on. Trouble codes: P0141.
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Fuel System VIN: 1N4DL01D4Y
Didnt have many replies I was injector bodies leak and the other 2 were plastic portion of filter will leaks. I checked both and no leaks. Customer took car and will bring back if gets worse. Thaks for your help
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L oil system VIN: 4S3BG6856T
thanks to all that replied, i found by checking oil pressure on 3 other subys, that 80 psi cold seems to be normal. who whould have thought that!! i never have seen pressure that high on a non race car in my 40 some yrs in the business. customer has not re...
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF12K3T
Turns out most of you all were right, Debris in the fuel. I replaced the fuel filter, pulled the pressure regulator and flowed clean fuel, and did a BG fuel injection cleaning. The car has been running great for a couple of weeks. #5 injector is the last i... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 miss fire detected).
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