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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L DTC1470 4th clutch pressure switch failure VIN: 2HNYD18272
Its kinda intermitant. Does anyone know if this is common and if possible a bad clutch pressure control solenoid valve A&B or is it more likley internal pressure issues. I don;t have trans pressure gauges and am just trying to help a good customer before a tra...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCD555SC
Extremely bazaar one here. Which probably means it’s a bad ECU…….but Drive the car for no more than a mile or two and it bucks once and the CEL comes on. Still runs fine till 3000 RPM then it bucks over and over any time the RPM is over 3000. Smells rich, che...
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation VIN: KNDUP13255
hi group. this 05 kia come in for vibration at 58-75 mph. i balance the wheel. it better for 2 days, then the same vibration under accel around at 58-75 mph.no code at all. then we replace 4 new tire and alloy wheel, then i done the tune up due to vehicle mile...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E5M
Car was towed in as a crank no start. Don't see many Lexus', this is a good customer so we thought we would give it a shot. Car cranks good, has no spark or injector pulse. Turn key on and do not see a check engine lite. Scanned for codes/data and could not co...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L abs module VIN: JTJHF01U01
Hello everyone. I have a vehicle from hell. This 2001 lexus rx300 arrived at my shop with an odd problem. With steering wheel cut hard right ang giving it gas to turn right the VSC/traction control activates till you turn the steering wheel straight. Only does...
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L fuse blows VIN: JT8BF28G51
help have a car that keeps blowing the fuse for the meter, all the gauges stop working and the alternator stops working and the windows are inop aswell. thought the alternator was over charging so put a new one the fuse blew again the next day.
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3AM84J8S
Hi everyone this car came in with no spark on cyl. 3 + 6 which is coil #3. I tested the coils - OK. Tested power transistor unit - OK I have crank and cam signals that seem OK. I checked wires from computer to power transistor unit and there are no shorts or h...
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ26E94
Hello IATN members, I have a 04 Lancer ES, no start. Codes are PO335 and PO340, cam and crank errors. Replaced both sensors still no start. Checked wiring from sensors to ECM, no problems found. Checked ECM powers, grounds and fuses, all good. Checked timing m... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: TT156462
all solenoid test ok even new part install it still come up same p1441 please get me some advice Trouble codes: P1441, P0325
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D0V
hello techs This car came to me with what I thought would be a simple problem and it has eaten my lunch.I have spent more time than I care to tell you.Customer complaint is intermitent stall at idle.no codes. The car dosent idle rough it just idles slow and st...
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21A6W
afternoon techs we installed a used trans in this Maxima and when we tried to start it it sounded like it was trying to back off on the starter. I did a visual check on the flexplate, looked good- no teeth missing or bent flex plate. The tech checked the cran...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28TX1
need a little nissan help. familiar with code p0325, does not turn mil ligh on & not the issue. have code p0455-evap system gross leak detected. quized customer after checking codes about possibility of leaving gas cap loose or off-answer was no. checked tsb's... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor), P0455 (evap. system gross leak detected.)
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1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L popping noise, loose toe setting VIN: JT3HN86R5W
Replaced 3 rack-n-pinions, first 2 replaced, aligned and test drove, made 20 u-turns, heard popping noise, lost toe setting. Contacted the manufactures tech support on racks, they could not give reason or any known problem with racks. Advised to replace rack a...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K2X
Apply vacuum to EGR valve while running(idle) car will stall. Rev engine above idle while feeling EGR diaphram with fingers to confirm valve is working. All seems ok. What causes code to keep reseting.No other codes are set and car runs ok. Trouble codes: P0401
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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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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
We replaced r.f.brake rotor,it had the swirel finish,as the other one did not,I guess that's what you get when use aftermarket parts,customer just got back from vacation that's what took so long to close,most replies said to use honda parts.Thanks for the help
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2000 Hyundai xg3000 3.0L speedo VIN: KMH445D61A
the car has a input speed sensor, the problem was the output speed sensor was bad
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L motor VIN: KMHDW45D12
it was the cruise control. my computer went down sorry it took so long.. thanks though for all the help!!
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGE22C8U
i do not normaly work on mazdas. when i took the iac out to clean did not notice the little spring that goes on the solinoid side of the plunger. pushed the car out to work on another car and saw spring reinstalled and all is ok. Trouble codes: P1506.
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C02
Thanks again to any responses that you gave us. The Idle Air Control valve was the problem, we rechecked the PIDs and saw a problem with them especially cold. Replaced the valve and problem solved. I had never seen this but that is what keeps up the excitement...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L OBD II monitors VIN: 4A3AJ56G1W
Well i like to thanks everybody that took their time, I did tried to drive this car and drove around 85 miles my self & tried a few tricks that some of you suggested but car still not passing monitors, i did returned to the customer & He will be back later i d...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L hard start VIN: JN1CA21D0S
Thanks to all who replied. The consensus was poor grounds to the CPS. The CPS signal can be monitored during starting, using a scanner it should lock on 180. Since I did not have a scanner for this vehicle, I went ahead with this sound advise and installed a...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DOX
Hey sorry it took so long.Fixed and returned to customer.Waited for customer feed back.So here it is ,the sensor that my modis in specfic Nissan was coding S1B1.Replaced .To my dismay it continued to come back after replacing twice.Still coding S1B1.Noticed th... Trouble codes: P0133.
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1988 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Misfire VIN: JT4VN63C2J
Thank you to Gary [...] that suggested cam timing was off, and to the few others that posted. I removed the top timing cover to find both cams were off a tooth. Adjusted cams, tightened injector harness ground, bench cleaned inje...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF18B7W
came up with code 72 and confirmed what i already suspected...tech had let spindles fall out in the rear and had damaged both the WSS. Dont know why Modis wouldnt flash the code but thanks for the help guys.
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T3ZF13C7Y
[...] was correct about the used ecm. it will start the car with no programing if the car does not have imobilizer. that was not the problem however.3 or the 4 wires running from the igniter to the ecm were broken in the harness about 4 inches from the igniter w...
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2002 Toyota Solara SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2T1CE22P12
Thanks for the help!! I had already tried checking fuses and clearing the memory by disconnecting the battery cables & touching them together. The fix was to clean the throttle body with BG intake cleaner. The customer didn't want to do anything else!! No MAF ...
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