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2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L srs light VIN: 1HGCG5673Y
I have a dtc 9-4 sedan model. Is this a common dtc that has a failure pattern, or easy test to isolate problem? thanks..
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Traction Control VIN: 2HKRL1867Y
Hello Honda Tech I Have This Odyssey and It Has 3 Codes PO 740 TCC System For Trans, 31 For {TCS]Traction Control, and One For ABS 61 The 61 Code I Have Repaired It Was Low Voltage to the Controller, 31 For TCS Says Engine Retard Command { PFINH }Singal. My Qu...
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2005 Honda Element EX 2.4L No Start, immobilizer VIN: 5J6YH186X5
The problem we have here is we use a key programmer normally to add,delete keys. This tool goes through its normal routine as normal and gives the success message, but when completed the key is not programmed and the security lamp is flashing. I have a HIM, in...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: KMHWF25S6Y
intermittenly chugges or surges at 70mph cust states when letting of gas then re-appling gas it does this. also she states tac will drop off almost to 0 but car does not stall. no codes, recent tune-up, fuel pressure ok. i can not duplicate problem. thanks for...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L No VSS @ PCM VIN: KM8SB83D31
Hi guys me again. Last week installed PCM for no start. Vehicle fired right up, but threw code p0500 vss malfunction. Speedo works, and input and output speed signals are all good. I have no vss in my pcm live data. Tried another pcm just in case. I have a Hyu... Trouble codes: P0500
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L power assist VIN: JT8UF11E2P
Steeing will have no assist on turns intermittently but most pronounced when rpm's are under 2,000. There is no audible noises ever as when fluid would be low or pump is failing.We installed a dealer rack-original one was leaking.We also installed two rebuilt ...
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2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L shock absorbers VIN: JT6HT00W8Y
Vehicle came in customers cleaims "bouncey". I road tested, it is indeed "bouncey". The front end seems stiff and bounces on bumps. This vehicle has the variable ride height and dampening control. The height control seems to funtion, but the dampening does no...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L compressor on all time VIN: JN1CA21D8T
How are you guys? We have this Nissan with customer complaint a/c not cold. Initally ran the ac system without guages hooked up. Vent temp on high blower speed would cycle between 40 and 60 degrees about every 5 minutes and would continue to do this at idle (d...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Possible PCM or TCM VIN: 5NIED28Y2Y
Hey guys Hope anybody could help with this issue. I have a 2000 Nissan Xterra with a P1605 returning soon as its cleared. Inspected all grounds and connections at PCM. Researched Fix Data base found one technician replace the PCM to resolve the problem on a 20...
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L check engine light on VIN: 1N4BL11E73
check engine light on p1456 evap has very small leak with evap system code. i reset light the light and retighten the gas cap. 3 days later customer came back again.i did smoke test to evap system to see any leaks with the system and there was no leak at all a...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT3VN29V8N
vehicle idles rough and stalls after hot restart.customer had o/heated vehicle previously and replaced radiator because of leak. block tested:passed maf sensor shows signs of tampering so swapped out with no change. there is no external idle speed control on t... Trouble codes: 13 (loss of signal from distributor)
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1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Blower Motor VIN: 2T1CF22P8X
We are looking to find out how we can test a a/c blower motor linear controller on this vehicle. We checked Mitchell OnDemand and also through Toyota but have found nothing. Any ideas? Specifically, what signal comes from the A/C Control Assembly to the A/C Bl...
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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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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L compression VIN: 4T1BE32K92
Customer brought vehicle in for smoke upon cold start. Otherwise ran fine. Verified complaint and recomended valve stem seal replacement. Customer opted to have cylinder head replaced as an asy for time frame reasons . Instaled reman head and gasket set from c...
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2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78831
so it seems that once again it is communication that is the issue orignially we changed the VTEC valve -- thinking it was the VVC valve and when it did not fix it we started scratching our heads -- so the diagnosis was correct we just chaged the wrong part. S... Trouble codes: 00341.
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22562
REPLACE THE ECM WITH A USED UNIT AND REPROGRAMED. THANKS FOR THE REPLIES. MOST WERE DEAD ON. Trouble codes: P1607 (ecm/pcm failure).
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2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L throttle VIN: KNDMB23386
We could not duplicate, or verify the problem with this vehicle. The owner is so scared of the van she will not drive it. so I think there is something to this. I have tested all sensors involved with the throttle system, and everything is working the way i...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 3.0L gas guage VIN: 1N6HD16S2S
I CALLED THE PARTS MANAGER AT THE DEALER WHERE I BOUGHT THE PUMP,AND GUESS WHAT, THEY HAD SOLD ME THE WRONG PUMP, IT FIT LIKE A GLOVE AND RAN GREAT,I GOT THE NEW PUMP THIS MORNING, OPENED THE BOX, AND READ THE RESISTANCE, 5.1 OHMS IN FULL POSITION...HOW DID 2 ...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8DR09Y41
Removed salt and sand from sending unit area. Cleaned connections. Gave vehicle back to customer to try seeing vehicle never actually died on us. Customer says so far so good. We will see what happens.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Surge, idle VIN: JN8DRO7Y51
Ecm was bad, replaced everything good now. This is what I thought was bad. thanks guys! Trouble codes: P0505.
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D15
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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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D65
Customer has decieded to take vehical,I did find that the rear O2 is part of the fuel control on this vehical Trouble codes: P1273.
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6356Y
I decided to rehook the evap smoke machine back up to the system and found the leak. The drain valve above the canister was leaking after i activated the valve to close. I decided to replace the drain valve filter as it pretty dirty. Thanks for all the replies... Trouble codes: P0440 (evaporative emission control system malfunction).
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2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L a/c lines VIN: JTEHT05JX1
after dropping the spare tire cross member i trimmed about 1/4 inch from a body cushion.i was then able to snake the rear liquid line to its midway conn.without having to bend it. the local toyo dealer quoted 4497.00 for the repair.they wanted to replace the r...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L 2-3 shift VIN: JTDBE32K42
Hey All,Thanks to all who replied.It ended up beeing the ecm.Back probed ecm circuit to the sl2 solenoid w\logic probe while driving and can see the hesitation in the command of the sl2 solenoid from the ecm.Replaced ecm and all is well.Thanks again Alex J.
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2005 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L brake pads VIN: JT2AJ82J0S
turned rotors, cleaned backing pads, flat sanded pads, lube with anti-sieze, so far so good. Thanx to ALL who replied
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