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1996 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4UA3652T
Hello everyone. I have this acura It came in as a intermetent no start. I finally diagnosed it as a main relay (as ussual). But It still won't start. Tried another relay (both from dealer) no luck. My wiring diagrams for this car is wrong. I have no power goin...
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1999 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC2395X
Hello. This car came from another dealer with MIL light on. Upon inspection I pulled the codes(p1381) and check Alldata. They declare a cylinder position sensor malfunction. I see a recent valve job was done. Rebuilt distributor, crank shaft position sensor an... Trouble codes: 1381 (manuf. control system misfire)
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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Surge VIN: 1HGED3646L
Thanks in advance for any help. Working on a 90' Civic 1.5L AT. Kind of strange symptom. Custpmer complained that when comming to a stop after a long cruise the vehicle would start surging. We had the car for 2 days and could not duplicate. Suspecting an EACV ...
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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: KNAGD12632
Kia techs, low oil pressure problem! This vehicle came in for some much needed services and a stalling problem. I noticed that the oil pressure light was on solid at idle, and flickered at 2000 rpms. I also noticed a loud top-end noise (a fast "rattle", too f...
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2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Ignition lock VIN: KNALD12494
I have a 04 Kia Amanti that the ignition lock cylinder will not turn. Can the lock cylinder be replaced without having to be reprogramed. Can a new lock cylinder be coded to the original keys and what is the procedure for removing the lock cylinder. Alldata an...
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Passenger window VIN: JTJGF10U42
This has ALL AUTO Windows. Only the passenger front window is a problem. Has the same problem with both the master and door control switches. If the window is comanded down by either switch the window will start and continue DOWN if switch is held or pushed al...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Radio VIN: JA4MW3IR71
I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Montero. We need a radio code for this specific vehicle after doing the repairs. We have the Model: [...] If anyone out there can provide me a code for this vehicle, it would be greatly appricia...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA210D3
Hello guys.I got weired one here,in order to get it to run is you have to bump the starter then the eng will run,but if you hold the one the start position it will not start just keep turning over checked compueter sys no fualt found no cods present,if you loo...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, HARD START VIN: JN1CA21A8X
Hello techs, thank you for your time. Customer stated that CEL has been on for some time. Without warning, had trouble starting cold engine. Stated that he had to use the accelerator to get it to start, and ran rough (seemed flooded) for about 30 seconds. Car ... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr problem), P0325 (knock sensor)
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 4N2XN11T5Y
i have some power loose and a bad flat spot at low rpm most data looks normal with the following specs that are not normal b1s1 o2 sensor looks normal 3.5 to 6.5 millavolts. b1s2 o2 sensor is always 7.0-8.2 millivolts. stft always rears - 15 to -18.5. ltft awa...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D65
I have a nissan Altima that a mil light,p1273.at an idle both the front and rear sensor stay at .23.If you snap the throttle it Air fuel sensor goes to .83 and the rear Ho2s stays the same.Off idle they stay the same at .23.If load it up with carb spray the fr... Trouble codes: P1273
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1995 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JF1GC2354S
Help Mr. Subaru wizards! This car has a very slight hesitaion most noticeable at about 2500 rpm. It runs fine when cold and no miss on acceleration. It feels like an ignition miss but we have checked and replaced every thing we can think of. Car has new MAF, s...
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1999 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L cooling system VIN: 4S3BD675XX
HELP!!! I have a Subaru 2.5L that overheats very sparatically. It may go 10000 miles or 50 miles before it does it. The customer claims it has done this for about 3 years. I first inspected it 1 year ago and flushed the system and replaced the thermostat, work...
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1985 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2AW15C0G
Have already found a multitude of problems with this car. fuel pressure way too high-fixed with new regulator,maf inop-fixed with new maf. Wiring to pcm corroded,repaired harness. cap rotor,wires of the 1985 variety,replaced. Now the problem I'm having is that...
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1987 Toyota Supra 3.0L Tail lamps/front park lamps VIN: JT2MA7OL3H
These old wiring schematics on Alldata are horrible for a GM tech. Any Toyota people know why this tail lamp fuse would keep blowing. I've been using a short finder but I'm coming up short.
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1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L unknown VIN: JT3HN87R9V
Need some help, the orignial complaint was a severe vibration at 60-80mph first you feel it from the body then you speed up a little and steering wheel starts to shake now here is what weired the speed and intensity of the vibration changes in intensity someti...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JTEHF21A81
This vehicle had a flare 2-3 shift that for the last 15,000 miles got progressively worst. The fluid was burned with a strong smell. Eventually, the flare became a buck and a bad vibration. We replaced the transmission with a low mileage used unit. The used un...
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L compressor VIN: 5TBBT44111
Good morning Toyota techs,I have a 01 tundra that came in with an a/c problem,the compressor cycles constantly,so I recharged the system and it still does the same.Turn the a/c on and the compressor comes on for about 10 seconds,then goes off and the light on ...
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2003 Infiniti I35 3.5L Suspension
SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG TO CLOSE BUT HAVE BEEN WAITING TO MAKE SURE IT WAS ACTUALLY FIXED. TOOK CAR TO DEALER FOR DIAG. THEY SAID FRONT MOTOR MOUNT.NEVER HEARD NOISE AFTER PICKING UP FROM DEALER WITH OLD MOUNT STILL ON IT. WENT AHEAD AND REPLACED MOUNT AND HAVEN...
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L abs light VIN: KNDJA7237V
replaced switch on monday. TGIF works great. it had the ford melt down problem thx for all your imputs, jeff evans
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2000 Kia Sephia 1.8L shift solenoids VIN: KNAFB12211
We had to go to both ford and Mazda to get the terminal inserts to repair this connector. It was pretty simple. One by one we released the wire, cut, connected and inserted in the pigtail. After that there was SOME improvement. The pins in the connector at the...
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1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Initial shift in drive after start-up VIN: JF1SF6350X
We tried replacing the seals. Same problem, so we replaced the transmission. All is good. Thanks.
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Oil in the Coolant VIN: 4T1SK12E7P
Flushed coolant system and pressure checked the trans cooler(no leaks). I dove the car 100 miles with just water and could not duplicate problem. Drained system and refilled with coolant. I'll see the it in 3 months. The reason went more to the oil cooler ...
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1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Starting VIN: 4TAWM72N7X
Thanks for all of the help guys. Even though the fix wasn't any of them. Sorry it took so long to get back to you but the problem was so intermittent it took forever to find. In the end it was the computer. It wasn't grounding the injectors.
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Electronic VIN: 4T1BE30K92
Checked solenoids-ok at this time.Checked all electrical connectors at trans.Flushed trans & replace fluid & filter.Works great at this time. Will update if vehicle comes back.
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