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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEH2358N
sometimes when i go to start the car i will either spin over or start and kill,im suspecting cam signal a man i work with said that i should put a ground wire from the plennum to the cylinder head,i havent tried it yet any other advice would be greatly appreci...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Interior VIN: 1HGCE6678T
when you turn the head lamps on the doors will lock. what is going on here? i've read a few door lock actuator for the drivers door fixing locks that continue to lock but this is different. before i go throwing parts at it i would like some inside info. have y...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L all key off functions VIN: 2HGEJ8542X
Customer sez radio failed slowly
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHJF25F6X
(QUITS WHEN HOT) After about 5 minutes it will restart and run for about 5 minutes then quit again something is getting hot somewhere. Have replaced all the related relays checked all grounds,have checked everything we know to ckeck. when the car quits there i...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7237Y
Hey guys hoping someone ran across this . When the kia gets hot, been in the high 90s low 100s around here, it will start holding back and losing power, it will also start dieing when sitting at an idle. not all the time mind you. I drove this yesterday and it... Trouble codes: P0171, P0440
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Electronic VIN: JTHBF30G33
Finally the vehicle started and now the AC compressor doesnot come on at all, tried diffrent ways, cannot find the relay to compressor. Checked Fixed Data NO info there. Please HELP. Thanks in advance.
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L drive shaft VIN: JM2UF3138L
We have an american made mazda truck (2wd). We need a drive shaft for it all the ones that we order from both after market and dealers come in 1 inch too long. We have been told that we need to get a drive shaft from an american dealer / supplier . The drive s...
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YU08102
Checked and cleared codes, first code was p0455. (small leak) code returned, smoke tested system, found leak at solenoid valve on charcoal canister. Replaced. code returned. Ran leak test with Mazda WDS and failed, but could not activate purge solenoid to clos... Trouble codes: P0457
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1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JA3AY11A3W
this car have a misfire we check fuel pressure and its good also all inyectors are droping the same. the compression it more than enough at 225 psi. in the scan tool all parameters are ok exept the map reading 5 in hg. we put a vacuum gauge an confirm thats th...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
car came in with o2 codes and misfire #3.repaired misfire and cleared codes.car was driven approx 2k miles.came back with p0171 and p0174.checked for leaks and replaced front o2 sensors.car came back in 1200 miles with lean codes.we checked all sensors and cou... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system to lean rt bank), P0303 (misfire 3), P1320 (ignition signal), P0133 (rt front o2 response time), P0153 (left front o2 response time), P0174 (fuel system lean left bank)
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D15
This car came in running, but having a really erractic idle. We had a too many codes to shake a stick at. One of the first codes was a battery back up code p1065 ECM back up circuit. After checking that code out, it has not reset. We have checked all powers an... Trouble codes: P0113 (ect sensor circuit), P0113 (ect sensor circuit), P0123 (tp sensor circuit), P0223 (tp sensor), P0217 (tp sensor circuit), P2138
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1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6869T
This one has been a little hard. the customer got themselves into a rather large puddle. there was water inside the vehicle. as of now the only problem remaining is a intermittent cyl 3 misfire. when the problem comes up it starts dumping fuel out the tailpipe... Trouble codes: 303 (cyl 3 misfire)
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1989 Toyota Camry 2.0L Stall
This car was brought to me because it sometimes dies. YOu may go a week two weeks a day a couple of minutes it mostly will start back up sometimes you need to wait 5 min. I have had it a week witout it stalling. I have checked wiring harnesses. I am thinking m...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L tapping noise VIN: JTEGF21A51
vvt-i engine 3.0 when first started there is a tapping noise that seems to come from the front valve cover. this tapping only lasts for maybe 2 seconds and then gone till the engine sits for a few hours. any toyota techs seen this before? thanks in advance
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L No Start VIN: JTEHF21A11
This one is driving me up the wall, and I hope someone has ran into something simular before. This SUV drove into the shop, customer was complaining about poor running. As soon as I started it, I knew that the timing belt had jumped. It had the painfully slow...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L compressor VIN: 4T1BE32K82
Good afternoon gentelmen, I have an 2002 toyota camry with an intermitten ac problem.After about 10min of drive time the compressor shuts down and wont come back on.When the system works it works perfectly.When it doesnt,the ac light on the switch panel flashe...
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L abs VIN: 5TEHN72N32
This Tacoma has 2 ABS codes, 33- RR Speed Sensor and 44- Open or short in Deceleration Sensor or Circuit. I lab scoped the RR speed sensor and have a good signal at ABS ECU. I performed voltage checks at the deceleration sensor at the different angles as per r...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L starting VIN: 2HGEH2358N
THE FIRING ORDER WAS ONE WIRE OFF.THE MAP SENSOR AND THROTTLE ANGLE SENSOR HAVE THE SAME CONNECTORS,THEY WERE SWITCHED.
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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L engine VIN: 2HKPL18721
Thanks to all who replied. Several replies said 'replace the 'o'ring'. We replaced the 'o'ring and that took care of it. One reply led me to a TSB on V6 oil leaks. Apparently they have had problems with block porosity and seepage through engine mount bolta ab...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L tod VIN: JACDJ58X7X
Replies to help request said that the switch on the axle can be a problem. Still havent figured out why we cant clear codes.
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L compressor clutch VIN: KNADC12391
I had tested the clutch and all wiring before and after the thermocon.Everything worked as it should but the testing for the thermocon wasn't clear in ALLDATA.Thank you ALL for the responses, ED from CA made the test clearer for me(thank you) and JOHN from AK,...
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1N6EDZ7T1Y
Thanks to those that replied. David from Texas was correct and agreed with my original suspecion that it was a temperature control issue. I replaced the temp sensor in the evaporator and have had no more problems. So far the customer is happy.
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
I need to start by thanking all who replied to my help request. I installed the new evap temp sensor and sure enough, problem fixed. The car left last night with cold a/c and it did'nt quit. Once again thanks to all. Ed.
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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L rear crank seal VIN: JS3TD62V5X
sorry for delay getting back to everyone. was waiting for customer to get back to me;decided to pull engine and reseal crank on both ends and also reseal oil pan i do think oil is coming from rear seal will check crank end play and buy tool to do the seal inst...
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2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Starting VIN: 4T1BE46K07
Thanks to all of you who took time to respond.I ended up taking the car to the dealer to program the key.Thanks again Jeff
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