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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L crankshaft VIN: 1HGCG5554W
Hi honda guys, I have a 98 accord ex 2.3 v tec has a lot of crankshaft end play causing a noise on clutch apply. My question is, is there a thrust bearing or washer that can be serviced in vehicle or should i be looking for a new motor? Alldata doesnt show a p...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Compressor
Customer says that the A/C will stop working intermittemtly (usually on hot-humid days). The A/C stops blowing cold then after 5 to 10 minutes the A/C comes back on. The blower motor continues to move air the entire time (Evaporaor not freezing-up). We have lo...
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1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KMHCF24F0V
Well Boy's I have a honey of a hyndai here. I have been checking the wiring checked all the grounds and powers. Some of the wires that are on the vaf sensor do not match the mitchell schematic. If I run a jumper from the sensor to the ECM I can get the temp co... Trouble codes: P0110, P0100, P0105 (Barometric sensor)
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L No Start VIN: 4LKB4B1R11
Help! This is an Isuzu cab over W/a GM 5.7L. That was towed in for no start. I am asking for help because we have no electical diagrams for particular vehicle. Has Fuel pressure of 60 psi but only when cranking. NO spark. No 12v reference voltage to cam sensor...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1YVFP80D13
hello mazda techs we have this mazda 6 that goes into a miss at cruising speeds and once in a while at idle when stopping. when we connect to a scanner we can not communicate at all we have tried 3 different scanners checked all fuses and relays. any help woul...
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1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1HJ01F4P
Hello, Customer called, said car wont start turns over fine, tried to start it at customers house wont start,tow to shop push in garage, car starts right up, replaced fuel filter which was 99% blocked, drove car all day, next morning car wont start, turns over...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8T
After the switch replacement we lost tach operation and set a p0505. There is a good signal at the back of the cluster but the tach slowly creeps up after a while. The idle air control motor pass all the tests but sets the code as soon as it is accelerated. Th... Trouble codes: P0505
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D7X
Hi folks. PO400 still appearing after egr valve, egr air temp sensor replaced. EGR lines also checked for blockage. Mitchell tells me there is an egr volume control valve that is operated electronically. Is this component integral w/ the egr valve?? Could use ... Trouble codes: P0400
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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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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BA07A46
nissan techs I was wondering if any of you have run into a problem like this. no start, security light doesn't come on when inserted. Then comes on when the key is in the on position and cranking, but wont start. I replaced the above parts because of an electr...
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Customer complains check engine light comes on after starting. I noticed when starting cold no mil light, after engine warms up it comes on when started, code 35, I tested the resistance at solenoid and it is 49 ohms cold, 106 ohms hot, connect green connector... Trouble codes: 35 (purge solenoid)
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6356Y
Please help!!! Vehicle was brought in 2 months ago with a P0440. We replaced the purge solenoid under the intake. Replaced the fuel cap and charcoal canister. Customer brought it in today for a check engine light. Vehicle has been driven approx 3000 miles sinc... Trouble codes: P0440 (evaporative emission control system malfunction)
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1996 Suzuki X-90 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3LB11S1T
P0400 was the only code in the memory. We followed the test procedure from Alldata for this code. All tests showed proper operation of the system. There was only one of these in the archives and the definite fix is unknown. After spending a good amount of time... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr low flow)
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1993 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L H-A/C control doors VIN: 4T1SK11E2P
I recharged the A/C system but I have interior air flow problems with this car and have little correct info. I found the top control rod that controls the flap for defrost vent unhooked because of plastic clip breakage. The central A/C vents never get air for ...
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L steering VIN: JT2BK18U43
Hello again best techs in the world, I have not been able to experience this problem myself because it wont show up for me. Intermittently (several times last winter and once recently) this Prius, when turning, usually to the right but not always, the steeri...
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2005 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L brake pads VIN: JT2AJ82J0S
I used factory pads and rotors (directional cooling). I used factory anti-squeel pads supplied w/o any lube or glue as the existing brakes were not squeeling and am not familiar with supras so I kept it as it came in. Car returned with loud squeel front and re...
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1992 Honda Accord DX 2.2L tcm VIN: 1HGCB7647N
I have checked the sys over and over i could not find any thing wrong with wires or component all ok,found used tcm and i am driving the car for 3 days and all ok,i guess reman tcm is not worth much,i waisted too much time to find out it just crappy tcm.Thanks...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN65F03
Thanks to everybody that replied. Turned out that the B.C.M. had an internal problem and I had to send the car to the dealer for repair. Again thanks to all the iATN members.
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1993 Mazda B2200 SE-5 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Lacks Power VIN: 1M43R5G5H4
WELL. ill start by saying that I.A.T.N. is,.. by far, the [...] idea anyone has had since the red brick snap on scan tool back in the early nineties! . Well after MANY hours of pinpoint tests, voltage drop tests, Checking the valve timing, checking the ignition...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L lifters VIN: JMYORV250V
Problem was bad lifters. I found in fact four (4) bad ones. They are internally locked. Without the internal spring effect it was not possible to bleed them. Next time mechanic will remember to bleed lifters prior to assembling engine! Thanks a lot for the ri...
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1986 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HU11S2H
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, MANY OF THE TECHS WERE RIGHT.CUSTOMER SUPPLIED US WITH A USED MAF. SENSOR AND CAR WOULD START AND RUN. VEHICLE STILL WOULD RUN ROUGH WHEN COLD, BUT I THINK THAT IS A DIFFERENT PROBLEM. (BUT THE CUSTOMER IS HAPPY SO I'M HAPPY)
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2001 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L ac lines VIN: 4N2ZN17T51
Installed front a-c only [...],and system works fine.
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT4VN35HXL
Only thing I could find was the T.P.S. out of adjustment set it to factory specs, seemed good after that, I wanted the Owner to try it out for a few days to confirm, last I heard she left the shop saying her friend will put in a used one??? never saw or heard ...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4TAUN61CXS
I wish to thank-you for your help. I feel the problem is in the distributor (coil). I had three replies. But, none were a true fix or a check for the problem. One reply said to check camshaft position sensor signal as problem occured. But, I could see no prob...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L A/C Compressor VIN: JTEHF21A71
Thank You to all who have replied. The customer (understandably) does not think the compressor is the problem. I have .85v voltage drop on the clutch apply wire. Am chasing that problem. I doubt this will be resolved as per customer resistance to a new compres...
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K31
Thanks for everyones help. I did not do much testing, my vantage is in for repair.I used James from New York advise about looking at the contacts at the cluster and they where bad.I cleaned them and the problem has been corrected. Trouble codes: P0500 (vss speed sensor).
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2005 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Timing Belt VIN: 5TBDT44785
I made this job to complicated. I was gun shy because of a Ford zx2 with variable valve timing gave me trouble. All you had to do was hold the cam in place. We did not need any special tools. Thanks for the help, Dan
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