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2001 Acura EL 1.7L srs light on VIN: 2HHES36601
I was going to try to see if this is a hard code by clearing if first. I got the code by I.D.ing it as a civic on the MODIS . Does anyone know how to clear codes on this vehicle and what the 5-3 code definition is?
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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L compressor VIN: 1HGCD7207V
This car came into our shop today with the a/c not working. The freon is full (21 oz.). Found a bad a/c clutch relay and replaced it to get the a/c to work. Also had a bad condenser fan so we replaced it and everything works fine except the compressor will not...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCG1652W
I am at the end of my rope with this one, so here is my last effort. I have been attempting to repair the customer complaint of intermittent hesitation on several visits of this vehicle over the last couple of months. The problem is an intermittent hesitation ...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L srs VIN: 1HGCG1650Y
code 10-2 was in srs unit only code retrieved. reset light with old unit in light would never flash 2 times to let you know it was reset. put new srs unit in light would flash to let you know it was reset. code returns instantly put new impact sensor under dri...
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L engine VIN: JN34EY5267
hi tech my friend installed timing belt,balance shaft belt tensioner,water pump vehicle came back for noise around the t belt area he said he installed t belt very tight he wants to loose a belt and readjust question he wants to know does he has to remove tim...
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Misfire VIN: 2HGEFG1133
i just did a short block, clutch and flywheel on this car and now i have a misfire in #1 & #4 cylinder. all the sensors are hooked up. i swapped the outside coils with the inside one's to see if the misfire would change cylinders but it didn't, i changed the p... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0304
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2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L brakes VIN: KMHWF25H42
Hello to all. I have this hyundai that has a lack of braking ability and by that I mean we cannot get the front brakes to lock up. The brake pedal is fine, high and hard, no travel, but the cars wheels will not lock up. The proportion valves seem to be doing t...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L spark knock VIN: JNKDA31A22
We have a spark knock on light acceleration near cruise speeds.When it occurs the 02 readings drop to near zero and MAF drops to 8.5 grams.No other driveability problems are present. Trouble codes: P0507
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1995 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L timing belt VIN: 4S2CG58VXS
Need help with the timing marks on the cam sprockets. Timing mark on the crank is pretty much stright forward. We are not sure of what marks to line up the cam sprockets to the backing plate. Would have been nice if, when my tech tore this thing down he marked...
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB12171
replaced k-frame,due to being bent. pulled down steering column to disconnect from rack. put all back together and wouldn't start. hooked up battery charger, let charge and cranked, but wouldn't fire. rechecked all my work, found nothing unusual or disconnecte...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G9X
vechile came in with complaint of check engine light and vsc lights on pulled code po330 checked wiring looks ok we do not have a trouble shooter for this code is there a way to ohm sensor i just bought mitchell on demand and they took my alldata so we do not ... Trouble codes: P0330
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L ridw VIN: JMINA3518M
hello mazda techs just wondering if anyone has had a 91 miata with a bad vibration at 62 all the way to 80 this car shakes so violently that its scarry// it seems to becoming from the rear// i balanced all 4 tires and replaced a l/front loose ball joint //and ...
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1BK12F16
Is it possible to install a used PCM and reflash it with VIN specific programing. or is new the only way to go. Thanks for any help Quentin
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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 Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L all gears VIN: 4A3AE85H81
Hello Techs, I have a friend with a Eclipse Spyder GT. Her car does not engage in drive or reverse. I drained the transmission fluid through a strainer, no shavings or debris. The fluid looked good. I pulled the transmission expecting to find damaged torque co...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L injectors won't fit VIN: 4T1BG12K7T
I have a problem with injector fit. This 96 Camry 2.2 blew its head gasket and warped the head. I ordered a boneyard head, having been assured that it was compatible. So far everything has been ok except the injectors from the old engine will not fit into th...
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2005 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Door Locks VIN: 4T1BF30K95
Hey Guys, We have inspected fuses and circuit breakers. All doors appear to be functioning at this time but here is the intermittent description of the malfunction. Periodically, but very very seldom all doors will open. When that does happen, it is always i...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN55D77
After a lot of drive cycle and test problem solved! Replies talked about maf and ignition switch. Ignition switch have been tested on road test with a test light plugged on and when problem occured there was no current drop on test light. But on a road test in...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13112
Many thanks to Brad, Brian, Donald, Mike and Shawn. We acted on all advice given. Checked pin tensions at the connector and ECM, checked all grounds (again) and checked fuel tank pressure and temperature sensors. Installed another MAF from Kia. It has been ... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass Air Flow Input Low).
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2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L abs master VIN: JTJBT20X63
Customer has not returned for further service. From our discussion it sounded as though they are going to go to the dealer for the repair. The replies I got were helpful. One suggested the brake light switch, indicating without a factory scan tool I would not ...
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1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L engine VIN: JM1BC1416W
first i want to thank everyone who replied, we installed the frt mount first to see if it fixed the problem and it did. we only installed 1 at time to see if it fixed the problem because the mounts are so expensive. again thanks to all who replied, this the be...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA3CK56R3N
Well, as usual the customer on this one chickened out & would'nt go any further, most postings recommended being ABSOLUTLY SURE that the timing marks are dead nuts, I myself checked the marks after my tech installed the belt as is sop in our shop (the two eyes...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
Thank you very much for all you guys who replied. Unfortunately, my store manager refused to install an oem sensor and sent it to the dealer for diag. You know how it goes. Happy wrenching everyone!!! Trouble codes: P1140 (intake valve timing control position sensor).
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1990 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L body VIN: JT764STJ40
Thank you all for your replies,most were right,replaced front engine mount the one by the timing case and all is well.
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L starter VIN: 4TAP558JIK
thanks to , steve , brent,phillip,mark,randy,jon and brad,your info is very appeciated ! and special thanks to mark and brad for your info about the starter !!! my friend is bringing her truck down here to have me work on it .mark and brad , this would explai...
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2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4T3ZF13COY
well thank you for the response. I could never determine the actual problem. Come to find out the dealer had done warrenty work to the motor less then 4,000 miles ago. Why they did not take it back there i am not sure. I do know that when inspecting the airflo...
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