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1994 Acura Legend LS 3.2L battery VIN: JH4KA8276R
CUSTOMER SAYS BATTERY GOES DEAD AFTER SITTING FOR SEVERAL DAYS. CHECKED FOR DRAW AND FOUND A .030 AMP DRAW (30 mA)ON THE ABS B2 CIRCUIT. DRAW GOES AWAY WHEN 15 AMP FUSE LOCATED IN UNDER HOOD FUSE BLOCK IS REMOVED. IF YOU REMOVE THE FUSE AND THEN REINSTALL IT. ...
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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53000
What is the ohm value for the heater on the a/f sensor? Alldata could not supply this info. As you see I have a p1166 which will set after about 30 sec. and the p1167 about 60 sec. later. When ground pin e8 I have appox. 3v between pins a1 and a24, Alldata say... Trouble codes: P1166, P1167
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1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCA5640H
this honda runs fine except when you come to a stop,the rpm's fall down to about 300 & engine cuts off. you can set still with it in gear & tap the gas all you want & it will not shut off. but anytime you get over 10mph and then stop, it cuts off, even if you ...
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1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L pinging VIN: JT8BH68X7W
Not sure if this is an issue with these models. The car pings excessively and using higher octane does help it but it is still there. I have held off doing and carbon treatment until I make sure that there is something I am not missing. All the data on my scan...
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1990 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L seal VIN: JM1GD2228L
I am going to do a t-belt, cam and c/s seals. Can someone tell me the bolt size and thread pitch for the cam and crankshaft, so I can get bolts and nuts and make seal pusher tools? Mazda parts could not tell me. I plan on using a 3/4 drive socket to push seals...
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1994 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4F4CR16U0R
Hello everyone. We have a Mazda B3000 here that is driving us nuts. On occasion, this truck will not start. But by the time it gets towed to us, we reach in and turn the key and it starts up. Yesterday it got towed over and we determined it had no spark and no...
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1994 Nissan UD1400 135CID transmission VIN: JNAU4R1J1R
Hey guys, not much experience on these box trucks, so your help will be greatly appreciated! As you're going up a hill the trans. will not downshift into any gears and it just goes into nuetral. you pull off the side of the road, shut it down and start it ba...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L timing chain alighnment VIN: 1N4DL01D0X
I have a altima 2.4 engine we had out of the car and cleaned out sludge and did valve job. The tech failed to mark the upper timing chain marks. The new chain has painted links whick would make it simple except the cam gears have two marks on the gears. They h...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Cam Timing VIN: 4S3BH675XY
Would like a better pic of the timing marks before saying bad valves.
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Charging VIN: 4S3BH66531
The customer came in for brake service. I noticed that the brake light stays on and the charge light stays on all the time. When the key is out of the ignition switch, the digital trip and ODO mile still show miles (should they go off when the key is out and t...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V5W
Help please!!! I have a 98 rav4 2.0 dohc 2wd stnd trans california emissions... here in the shop... sets a hard code...erase and comes back instantly... p0340 camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction... customer replaced both cam and crank sensors and at t... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction)
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF28B4Y
Good day fellow techs. Need some help with this toy. Car came in with ac not blowing cold. Compressor was not kicking on. Did a tare weight and brought to full charge(It was 10 ounces low) and still nothing. Checked the low pressure switch and it was good, che...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L ac compressor VIN: 2HKRL18GXY
Thanks for quick replies. I actually had a code n not h. the problem was the power transistor. $300.00 And problem solved.
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L No VSS @ PCM VIN: KM8SB83D31
After replacing 2 used computers and no vss I thought to inquire about the VIN nubers of each vehicle the used mods came out of. Turns out both have ABS, this vehicle does not. Everyone, including dealer tells me it doesnot matter. I pluged in the old ECM ( st... Trouble codes: P0500.
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L bearing
Ok, gang thanks to all that offered support. This is a classic example of don't second guess yourself. I'm sure we have all been there one time or another. Turns out the original bearing was bad(extremely loose) the replacement was ok, however took to a pre...
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L Engine noise VIN: 4S2CK58Y64
After 2 BG engine flushes and cleaning the pick-up screenthe oil pressure still maxed out at 15. Owner decided to trade instead of fix. As I wasnt the original mechanic that worked on the ar off the interstate I was happy to see it go without further money t...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Vibration VIN: KNDJB72301
Thanks for all the replies. Turned out to be the driveshaft. Apparently you cannot service u-joints on this type of driveshaft. Installed new unit, vibration gone.
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1996 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3LV5232T
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT3VN29V8N
Replies received were not closely related to my problem and prior tests that the replies stated were already performed.Multiple hours were spent on this concern and customer unable to support additional time for further mechanical diagnosis.Thanks to all that ... Trouble codes: 13 (loss of signal from distributor).
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT3VN39W3P
OK we removed the heads and put them on the oposite bank, corrected the vacum leaks and spark plug gaps, Now the heads will bolt on either banks but there is a difference in water and oiling ports. After the heads were switched we had no more water in the oil....
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L abs VIN: 5TEHN72N32
Well unfortunatly this vehicle has not returned for further diagnosis, but oddly enough another Tacoma came in with the exact same problem and it turned out being a faulty ABS controller (the ABS ECU and Controller are sold as a unit.)
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