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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L wiper VIN: 2HNYD18863
auto wiper function inop, and washer squirter function works but wiper motor does not kick on momentarilly
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8145Y
Intermittent no start on this vehicle. Customer had dealer replace ignition coil. Problem was verified after running engine, and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Main relay was replaced already. There is no codes, engine cranks but no start. Fuel pressure is w...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L voltage VIN: 1HGEM22572
we have a car that came in not charging bat.lit on Replaced alt ,charge lite went off After running a A.V.R. test it came up with low system voltage 12.6 at 2000 rpm. max 30 amp output After checking for bad connections etc Replaced with another alt,same prob ...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN55D77
Intermittent stall on this elantra. We plug scanner and when problem occur (engine stall or just a cut...) we lost datastream on scanner, mil and charge indicator light on with no codes. We replaced tps sensor like some fix in iatn suggested and problem still ...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D1R
Hello all, I've got a car here that leaves me scratching my head a bit. '94 MY Infiniti Q45t. Owner is one of my office guys. Background: Owner has fixed minor issues himself. Car had issues a few months back with sputtering and cutting out. Through the Nis... Trouble codes: 45 (Injector Leak)
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2000 Infiniti QX4 3.3L wheel bearing VIN: JNRAR07Y3Y
QX4 has a leaky rear axle seal. There are two seals on this, one on the axle shaft between the bearing and differential and one between the bearing and axle flange. Obviously this bearing does not get its lubrication from the differential but it is not a seale...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Trans Shifting VIN: 4A3AA46L1Y
This F4A51 trans stays in first gear intermittently. Has never set a code. The PCM controls the Shift Solenoids and when it sticks in 1st gear THE SHIFT SOLENOIDS ARE GETTING A 1ST GEAR COMMANDED. If you come to a complete stop and take off it shifts OK. When ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 4A3AA46L1Y
This F4A51 trans stays in first gear intermittently. Has never set a code. The PCM controls the Shift Solenoids and when it sticks in 1st gear THE SHIFT SOLENOIDS ARE GETTING A 1ST GEAR COMMANDED. If you come to a complete stop and take off it shifts OK. When ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GTS 3.0L ac light flashes VIN: 4A3AE75H93
Hello and thanks for help with this one. I have this 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse in for intermittent no cold air out the vents(blows warm) and the light in the center of the AC switch flashes when it won't blow cold. The customer states that after the engine is w...
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1990 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L body VIN: JT764STJ40
This vehicle has a vibration in the engine it is worse at idle and upto 1000 rpm goes away at 2000 rpm also make no difference in drive or stationary,this vehicle had all these problems before and work was done to it,I have replace gearbox mounts front and rea...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L roof VIN: 2T1BR32E5C
This Corolla has a high pitched buzzing noise from the middle of the headliner close to the windshield. It is present only at 100 km|h plus. When pushing on headliner, the noise stops. We tried stuffing foam between headliner and roof and also tried a sheet o...
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L rear head VIN: 19UUA5642X
we removed both rocker shafts to inspect the cams more closely. we found a flat spot on the exhaust cam not on the lobe where we were concentrating before but at the begining of the ramp. it was only about 3/16th of an inch long and the width of the roller. th...
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1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Charging system VIN: 1HGCD5622R
Well Honda Guys, I followed the advise of most of the replies, consulted with the customer, gave him his options, and he opted for an OEM rebuilt alternator. It was installed, tested, and the charging system is now in good working order. Thanks for all yo...
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, LOSS OF INJECTOR SIG VIN: 1HGEJ8147Y
Thanks you all for your replies to this post. IATN members are the best. Unfortunately this problem was posted by someone other than me who apparently hacked my account. Sorry for any inconvenience and thanks again to all for your responses. Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel metering too lean).
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Transfer Case VIN: KNDJA72332
i want to thank every one who replied. the front hubs were the problem. my cheep date service manager opted to get bone yard ones. so far so good. for now.
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E5M
Thanks to all that replied. The problem was a poor connection at the efi main relay in the underhood fuse/relay center on driver side. After tested for power and grounds at the ECU, we found only a small amount of voltage would show up for a split second an...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Charging VIN: JT8BF28G2X
Most of the posts said to put a smaller pulley on alt. I guess this is a fairly common problem. Nobody new a part number for pulley. Customer has not returned so I have no real fix yet. I will update if & when cust returns. Thanks again to all who replied.
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2005 Lexus ES330 3.3L ABS Pedal VIN: JTHBA30G45
hello, I recieved two responses both of which said the same and i agreed with, ignore the phantom c1267 and concentrate on the two you do know, which left me with only one to diagnose. C1203 no communication between engine ecm and abs/skid control. After per...
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1997 Mazda B2300 2.3L no power VIN: 4F4C12A5VM
SORY FOR NOT GETTING BACK SOONER SENT TRUCK TO DEALER THEY HAVE NOT FIXED IT YET.I CHECKED EVERYTHING ICOULD AL [...] REPLIES SAID, I THINK IT MIGHT BE A PART IREPLACED AND ITS NO GOOD ,BUT I HAVE GONE ...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3AM84J8S
Thank you to all who responded. The problem was the timing belt jumped several teeth. That sent improper signals to the computer resulting in coil #3 not firing. I found the problem with a lab scope by viewing the crank and cam signals at the same time. The si...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L timing chain alighnment VIN: 1N4DL01D0X
Thanks Keith and Gary for your help. What we finally done was tried it in different positions and turned it over very slightly to see if it hit valves. The final correct position was if you are standing in front of the engine the painted mark goes to the left ...
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2001 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L compressor VIN: 1N6RF27Y31
SORRY FOR THE LONG DELAY WE DID FIX THIS TRUCK BY REPLACING THE COMPRESSOR THE AIR GAP WAS TO FAR. THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT INFO
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1995 Toyota Camry 3.0L blows injector fuse VIN: 4TIGK1ZW9S
Thanks you all for your replies to this post. IATN members are the best. Unfortunately this problem was posted by someone other than me who apparently hacked my account. Sorry for any inconvenience and thanks again to all for your responses.
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1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L brake paddle VIN: JT3HN87R4W
THANKS TO EVERYONE. REPLACED BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER AND ALL IS WELL.
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L door locks VIN: JT3HN87R4Y
THANKS FOR REPLIES- INSTALLED BCM/ INTERIOR FUSE BOX. FIXED PROBLEM. THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL REPLIES
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