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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L timing belt VIN: 123456QWER
I have already fixed this car, and this was the first time I did a timing belt on this model, but I was wondering if there was a faster way to replace the timing belt on this minivan. Here the what I am wondering. Following the direction as stated in Mitchell,...
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT8VK13TON
hello group here we go. i have this 1992 es 300 in my shop and its giving me fits.was brought in to shop approx 2 months ago with the trans inop.we obtained a used unit and replaced it with no problems.customer then brought the vehicle to us about a week ago ...
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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L CD player VIN: JTUF22E5S0
Hi people. I have a lexus LS400 that when you put the cd cartridge in, it says ERROR 16 on the display. Does anyone know what this code is?? Many thanks. Brian
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L no mil light VIN: JM1BJ2226X
I replace pcm with a mazda reman. and the same thing happens. 02 sensor look like they mimick eachother and have a new cat. Why is a code set but not turning on check engine light and why is no pending codes not setting the code this is really baffling me. ple... Trouble codes: P0420
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2000 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4FA4R16V8Y
This vehicle failed emmissions with a couple of system lean codes P0172 and P0174. Looks like a poss vacuum leak or MAF sensor from the data base. Not seeing any vacumm leaks and when I disconnected the MAF sensor the vehicle still runs. That was strange. Any ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Lean Bank 1), P0174 (SYstem Lean Bank 2)
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Battery Light VIN: JM1BV2226Y
When the engine is started charging voltage swings wildly for about 30 seconds and alternator whines. After that, charging voltage stabilizes at 14.06 V, but battery light stays on. A code P1632 had been set. I have a good battery voltage at the PCM monitor pi...
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L compressor VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
This vehicle came in with a complaint of AC compressor operated 5-7 seconds then quits Basically with the limited information that Alldata provides on this vehicle it appears that the system is sensing a belt lock up of the system. The compressor as far as I c...
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67136
we have had this car in couple times to check a hesitation at take off. i did find bad plug wires the last time and a code for the iac. the customer already put new plugs in so i replaced wires then tested iac. i double checked system for any vacume leaks or r... Trouble codes: P0519
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1993 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Right front brake VIN: 2T1AE09E2P
Right front brake applies itself while driving on highway. It eventually locks up and overheats the right front brake. You can tell when it going to happen, because vehicle starts to slow down and pull to the right. If you let vehicle sit for about an hour it ...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.4L No Start VIN: 5TENL42N94
replaced ecm,cam sensor,fuel pump,ckp and coolant temp sensor check good.injector resistance good.wiring to ecm checks good. no injector pulse and no communication with scan tool.has power at injectors but no ground signal. all grounds and fuses show good.all ...
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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L DTC1470 4th clutch pressure switch failure VIN: 2HNYD18272
Codes Po700 and Po740. Checked line pressure 125psi cold 80psi warm and 65psi operating temp. Spec is 130 to 139. Magnet on drain plug has what appears to be clutch material turned sludgy. Fluid cond marginal. Browning prematurley considering he has performed...
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1995 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Valve Lifters VIN: 4S6CG58V5S
Thanks for your consideration and advice, unfortunately we are running scared from this vehical and are not going to work on it further. Thanks again.
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2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L tcs VIN: 1HGCM66403
Dealer scan and reset only - No parts - 15 minutes labour. thanks to everyone.
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G91
Thanks for the help. the maf sensor was bad. the current data for the sensor was normal? replaced the sensor anyway and it fixed the problem. Trouble codes: P1123 (fuel sys rich idle).
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on
customer picked car up and were bring back the next day. haven't seen them since so I will close with no fix.thanks to the 4 who took time to reply.seems that the dmtl is not very reliable and that there is no good testing info available.if car does return i w... Trouble codes: P1401.
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L ant. mast VIN: JT6HF1OU7X
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED.Pulled the motor out and sure enough there was 3 diff. pieces in it. Cleaned it out works great.
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1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ221XX
I went back and rechecked everything. Also I found that the missing coil signal from PCM can show up on both cyl.s on this coil at random. This helped conferm to me that this is not a input fault. The price and the logistics of the PCM and the other needed wo...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22161
Thanks to all for the responses-the fix was to clean the egr passages again. I belive we had loose carbon in the passages like a chevy 4.3 v-6. Once again- iatn comes through! Greg and crew Trouble codes: P0400.
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, No spark coil one VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
We found it!!, Being the great technician that I am, I was testing the signal to the coil from the ECU at the plug in side of the connector. When I finally checked it on the back of the connector (at the wire) we had continuity, we replaced the connector and n...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L compressor VIN: 4T1BG12K3T
Thanks to all that replied. I replaced the thermister(evap temp sensor) and have run the car for a few days now and it appears to be fixed.
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K74
Cam was in the lock the postion. Thank You All. Removed Cam and made sure the lock pin was not locked. Trouble codes: P0012.
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