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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L door locks VIN: 1HGCM82633
Hello there, i have a honda here that i replaced the window master switch and customer said that since that switch was replaced the keyless entry dosnt work , he tried spare keyless entry and that one didnt work has well, has any body ran into this befor ? doe...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG35GO1
I have a code P1402 for Diagnostis Module-Tank Leakage(DM-TL) over pressure motor malifuction. The Mitchell tell me that testing for this code is not available from manufacturer. I have replaced the motor and canister with a used one. The check engine came bac... Trouble codes: P1402 (DM-TL over-pressure malifuction detected)
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L valve timming? VIN: KNDJA72342
We put in a used engine out of a 99 sportage, we lined up the timming marks on the used engine and put on a new t/belt and water pump, when we got done the vehicle had very little power, and set code po343. When we changed the engine the tech had to switch the...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Trans neutrals after 1-2 shift VIN: 1YVGE22C9W
Trans would neutral intermittently when shifting into second gear,let off throttle and would go into gear and proceed with no issues. After doing this for about 2 weeks, it neutraled and would not go at all, stop and would have nothing, no reverse or forward a...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA3CK56R3N
First timer here, so here go'es... Customer brought this car in for inspection as well as engine running rough & stalling complaint, found multiple probs & also had a intermittent missfire @ idle, you guys that have been around the block know the type of miss ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A1AA46G6Y
Hello. I got this mitsu that will keep misfiring. it originally came in due to misfire and the check engine light was on. Found code for misfire cylinder 4. Removed the plug and found the electrode smashed and broken. Since these were the original plugs I put ... Trouble codes: P0303
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Steering Wheel VIN: 4A3AA46G21
Hi Gang This car has a bad vibration in the steering wheel when using the brakes at 50 MPH or faster. We have already replaced both front rotors once and the right rotor twice. I am certain the problem is not in the brakes. We have also pinched off the rear b...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D4Y
Everything looks good no intake leaks the only code I;m getting is an evap code P0443. I don't think that would affect it. Scan tool data looks good to. It's so intermittent sometimes when cold sometimes when hot sometimes when driving. I'm at a lost please gi...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Hello Techs, This car came in for hesitation.I roadtested it and it feel like hitting rev limiter or turning the ign off and turn it back on, it never stall.I couldn't duplicate it on park or neutral so I wiggle the harnesses on the engine.It seems the problem...
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2005 Nissan Murano S 3.5L starting VIN: JN8AZ08W25
this vehicle came in out workshop on a recovery! according to the customer it stopped suddenly while driving! checked with obd ii and got a error code p1612. please advise what can be done?
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S4BJ63C0R
I have this '94 Subaru with no power to the fuel pump. Fuses are good as well as grounds. I can't seem to find the fuel pump relay on this car. I've looked in Alldata and Shopkey and found the normal location. However, this is a postal vehicle. Does anyone hav...
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L starter VIN: 4TAP558JIK
hello toyota techs a friend has called me long distance to ask about the starter in her truck . since i have not done one of these , i wanted to ask you guys about it. toyota has quoted her over 900$ to replace the starter , it is under the intake , but toyot...
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L radiator cooling fan VIN: 1NXBR32E94
No cooling fans, All fuses and relays ok. Replaced with new. Jump relay fan #1 and fan comes on. Temp sensor ok. But fan will not activate. Changed ECM with known good one to check for ac signal. Still no fan with or without AC signal. Nothing on all data, and...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5644W
Well, I put a convertor on from Honda & the light has been off now for several weeks.Since it would take up to 8 months before the light would come on sometimes I,m not positive of the fix but feel that it is.I needed to close it out but if it comes on I will ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst efficency below threshhold), P1739 (3rd clutch press. switch).
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2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNALD12404
I have found out that indeed Kia did have issues with the APS (accelerator position sensor) and that it is supplied by Hyundai and the same part as Hyundai uses on their cars. It tends to be a very intermittent issue and as some have emailed, there is no upda... Trouble codes: P2125.
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation VIN: KNDUP13255
thanks very much for the information. but i finally fix the van by replace the both new cv axle. it cause similar in hesitation under load at 60-70 mph. after check out the engine condition good and fuel pressure. it all good now. thanks for time.
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28TX1
RECEIVED 4 REPLIES, THANKS TED, MELVIN, JOSEPH & FRANK. JOSEPH APPEARED TO BE CORRECT IN HIS ASSUMPTION. REPLACED EVAP VALVE ON PURGE CANISTER, CLEARED CODE, TEST DROVE 2 TIMES, EVAP MONITOR RAN & PASSED. VEHICLE HAS BEEN GONE 2 WEEKS & NO PHONE CALL FROM CUST... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor), P0455 (evap. system gross leak detected.).
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2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L intake gasket VIN: 5N1ED28T04
Thanks to all for the help. The overwhelming response was the intake gasket. Several recommended checking for a knock sensor code and sure enough there was one. Nissans won't turn on a check engine light for a knock code. I replaced the intake gasket and knock...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Anti Theft VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
This was an after market alarm that used the vehicle horns to sound the alarm. When i found & unplugged the alarm module the engine started. When I looked at the writing on the key, Toyota was not on it. Took it for a spin & all is well. THANKS 2 ALL.
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2001 Toyota Solara SLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 2T1CF22P71
thanks to all who replied it ended up being we replaced the three coils up front they intermitently misfired after driving for forty five minutes at steady highway speeds
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2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Warning Lamp VIN: 5TDBT48A13
Check all wiring. Tested all sensors and switches. Replace traction control computer. Problem solved
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