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2006 Acura RL 3.5L Oil Light VIN: JH4KB16516
Hi group, I did an oil change and filter on a Acura RL 2006. I need help on how to reset the oil life or maintanace message. I followed ALLDATA instructions with no luck. Any help on this will be appreciated, thanks in advance.
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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KLATA5265Y
my self and 2 other techs are baffled by this vehicle, all the wiring checks out good, we have replaced tps and connector, map sensor. The code for tps rationally keeps coming back. all grounds and powers test out ok, vehicle runs great but as stated before th... Trouble codes: P0121
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: JHMCB7675N
Friends, This is my daughter's car and it should be simple. The AC barely cools, yet I have replaced every component on it except the evaporator and the hard aluminum lines. The high side pressure tap is downstream of the condenser so I can't really measure h...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Horn and brake lights VIN: 1HGCB767XP
Shift interlock would not work after customer parked and filled up with gas. Also horn blows when brake pedal is applied. Also brake lamps are not working when vehicle got here. I have a large voltage drop when brake lamps are installed, 12 volts with no bulbs...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGEM22923
i want thank everybody in advance. this honda will cool going down the highway but not at a idle . iam leaning towards a bad compressor .but would like to know is this is a variable rate compressor . i would like your opinion on this thnx again brett
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L radio display VIN: 1HGCM66534
Hello everyone and thanks for the advise. This good customer of mine came in with a battery that was weak and was not cranking over very fast anymore. We loaded it, fell below 9Volts, so we replaced it. We attached our temp battery to the cables when we swapp...
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2000 Hyundai xg3000 3.0L speedo VIN: KMH445D61A
same as related history cust complant speedo bounces and cruise shuts off all at same time
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1991 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Low brake pedal VIN: JNKNG01C8M
Brake pedal goes almost to floor on first application. Flushed brake system with pressure bleeder.No change in pedal. Replaced master cylinder and reflushed at wheels,still no change.If you pump pedal it comes up real nice.The only thing that seems strange is ...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L a/c blower VIN: JNKDA31A72
Went though the diagnostic tree and found the Amp to be bad again. Hooked up a amp meter in the ground circuit to the blower motor, current draw is between 19 and 24 amps. This circuit has two 15A fuses in parallel. I'm guessing that that this circuit should p...
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2004 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L abs VIN: JALC4B1464
rear brakes lockup at times--abs light is on--anybody know how to pull abs codes on this
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1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L starter VIN: 1YVGE22C2R
vehicle came to us with a starter issue. every third time it would just click. replaced starter and same issue still exists. when battery chargter is applied on high the starter will work great. battery is good car is charging voltage drops are good. there was...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L OBD II monitors VIN: 4A3AJ56G1W
Customer has driven this car over 100 miles, & monitors are not ready, We have replaced front oxingen sensor & reset memory have drove vehicle around 50 miles & still won't pass any, there is no codes, no pending codes or anything wrong, temperature, Throtle a...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D61
Need some help..got intermittent problem...owner drives on freeway about 25mph, ac is on, when accelerating it wont accel and tach jumps up to 6,000rpm and car goes nowhere. mil on with code p0720 output speed sensor. is there any known problems with this? im ... Trouble codes: P0720
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2001 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L no monitors set
need help from some nissan guys.Repaired vehicle and cleared codes. i can get cat.,o2 sensor, heaters to set but can not get evap or egr to set need help on drive cycles for evap and egr.No pending codes as of now. Trouble codes: P0455
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2003 Nissan Frontier 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1N6DD26T33
When you first start this thing up the air will get nice and cold.After it runs awhile idleing the high side press. starts climbing ,if you raise rpm to about 2000 it will climb higher and faster.Going down the road it will cool good for a mile or two then the...
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1997 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L No Start VIN: JF1GF4857V
this one got the key left on after the windows got rolled up before it rained.customer went out the next morning and found the battery dead.tried to jump and no luck. brought the battery in and tested(charge & retested,ok).put the battery back in ,will crank b...
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2003 Subaru Outback H6 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4S3BE89613
This vehicle came to me from the body shop. Front end was damaged and went into water. I installed a new factory A/C clutch assembly because the bearing was noisy. After the body shop returned the vehicle to the customer the customer drove it for 2 weeks when ...
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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L No Start VIN: JF1GD296X5
We had this Suburu come in last week blowing the sbf #5 fuse every few days and cranking with no start. Of course, the customer couldn't leave the car so we gave him a few 30A fuses. It came back in today on a flatbed, blowing the fuse within 5 minutes now. We...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4T1GB22K9X
VEHICLE HAS NO POWER when climbing hills and has very high shift points.slight surge on light acceleration. No codes Noticed pid for eng load reads 30% at idle. All other scanner data normal. Tested for restricted exhaust by dropping header pipe and also remov...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Timing chain? VIN: 4T1BE32K02
Short version: Has a very fast ticking noise in timing chain area, definitely not a valve noise due to the frequency, very noticeable at upper timing cover/valve cover area with stethescope. Sounds like loose timing chain or chain rubbing on something. Noise d...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C9Z
This one has me stumped. It is definitely misfiring and it shows on the Toyota scanner. The STFT on bank 2 is -20% at idle and -5% to -6% at 2500 rpm. Bank 1 trims are near 0. The plugs show signs of over fueling. The Bank 2 VVT never shows to activate like th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple cyl. misfire), P0302 (Misfire Cyl. 2), P0304 (Misfire Cyl. 4), P0306 (Misfire Cyl. 6), P1351 (VVT Sensor Circuit Range/Performance Problem)
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1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L broken switch VIN: KMHCF24F5W
lam closing this post with not much help.thanks to those who replied.the switch is a thermal type but could not find anything that it wouuld affect (fan, gauge or pcm input)we replaced the switch and repaired the wiring,ran drive cycle numerous times.reinspect...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L MIL Lamp on, No Code Set VIN: KMHWF25S62
Hello all, The no code MIL was never adequatly explained. I later had my P0340 camshaft correlation code come back, and during a tear down to inspect the CKP reluctor plate found the timing belt had teeth missing in spots. Replaced the timing belt and made...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58W91
We had power at ecm and all grounds but ecm was not sending signal out to ignition or fuel pump replaced ecm with used one and still no start no ignition or fuel so the customer wanted to take to dealer so 1 week after dealer recieved vehicle they replaced ecm...
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2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Ignition lock VIN: KNALD12494
Ended up that something was wrong with the ignition lock cylinder. I did'nt have the ability to reprogram, so I sent it out to Kia. They ended up replacing all of the locks on the vehicle with a lock kit. And then reprograming the ignition. I think that just t...
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1986 Nissan D21 2.4L hard to start interm VIN: JN6ND11S3H
coolant temp sensor fixed it thank you has been gone for awhile and no9 complaints tim was wright
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1990 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L low power VIN: JN1HJO1P9L
thankyou for all of your help. what we found was that the timming belt had jumped one cog and that the belt was stretching wich was throughing off the rear bank even more. Thanks again, Mike at ultimate auto care
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
sorry to take so long but car just came back in.we found a leak in the intake manifold with the smoke machine.replaced it and so far is ok thanks for all the info 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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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L g-sensor VIN: 1N6ED27Y31
SORRY TO CLOSE THIS WITHOUT A FIX, BUT REPAIRS WERE DECLINED. RESPONSES INCLUDED CHECKING ALL BODY AND SYSTEM GROUNDS, REPLACING CONTROL UNIT, AND MONITORING CURRENT LOAD [FOR WHAT, SPECIFICALLY,I ASSUME A CHANGE IN IT? FURTHER RESEARCH ON MY PART TURNED UP A ...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D43
MANY THANKS TO STEPHEN FROM NEW YORK,KENNETH FROM CALIFORNIA ,JEFFERY FRON MINNESOTA AND BRIAN FROM SOUTH DAKOTA THESE 4 GUYS ALL HIT IT DEAD ON. I REPLACED THE CRANK SENSOR LAST THURSDAY AND HAVEN'T HAD A PROBLEM SINCE.ONE THING THAT HELPED ME CONFIRM WHAT TH... Trouble codes: P0725.
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1997 Subaru Legacy 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4SEBD6757V
Sorry about the delay!!! yes this car is fixed yes it is possble to have a bad brand new o2 sensor.but what is the chances of having two ??? well it happend here.thank you for all your help and sorry for the delay.. . Trouble codes: P0133.
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Cam Timing VIN: 4S3BH675XY
Hi, and thanks to everyone who responded to this help request. I did have the timing marks dead on the whole time, not the first 2.5 tbelt I've done, but the dohc's are usually more difficult. The problem was carbon in the cylinder, took out the spark plug...
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2003 Subaru Baja 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BT61L13
as of closing date 8/6/07 - customer has not returned with the problem - it usually takes about a month before the MIL will return - will update again when i have more information. thank you all for your help!! Trouble codes: P0302.
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1984 Toyota Pickup 2.4L alternator VIN: JT5RW55D3E
Received three replies, all of which were checked and found to be OK. I HATE to install parts as a test, but went ahead and replaced the alt with a Carquest unit. It still did not charge with the old regulator or the latest one I had gotten, but did charge wit...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L front right brake VIN: 2T1AE0980S
Thanks to all that replied, The repair was to space the master cylinder out away from the booster. After adjusting rod length @ pedal the problem was still there. Apparently toyota changed the design of the master. Anyway it is fixed and I am glad to see it ou...
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