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2007 Acura MDX 3.7L key fob VIN: 2HNYD28427
this is my wifes car. it has two key fobs they both lock and unlock the doors but only one keeps the memory for the nav. system the radio presets and the clock. the other one will lose the correct time and nav. info everytime the key fob is used to lock or unl...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L engine VIN: 1HGCG5641Y
we put a timing belt on this car (job went text book) and now the customer states that car has a noise at low speed, low rpm that wasn't there before. as near as i can here it's a low, kind like wide open throttle on 4 barrel noise, not very loud though. all b...
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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 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM85B73D02
This vehicle came into my shop with the check engine light on. Customer also stated that when they put fuel in the car, they would have a hard time starting the vehicle. They would have to try 5 or 6 times before they could finally drive off. It doesn't matter... Trouble codes: P0449 (EVAP Canister vent solenoid)
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Misfire VIN: JACDH58W2R
thanks in advance . this vehicle is missing on the left bank . we have good compression 120 psi .good fuel pressure timing has been checked multipul times,spark is good , all injectors tested ok,all are firing . cam shafts are aligned properly [ checked key al...
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1999 Isuzu fusofe 4.0L trans VIN: JW6AAEIH5T
looking for some shop manuels on these bigger truck transmissions straight drives. CD 's or book? thanks Don [...]
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73384
car came in with misfire on number 6 cylinder, in taking car apart found plenum flap broken on number 6 cylinder replaced plenum and plugs and wires, put back together same problem. removed plenum again checked compression on number 6 cylinder had 80 lbs, numb... Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire)
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L pcm VIN: 4A3AA46L1Y
Need Immobilizer Code, I have a MUTT Scannor and would like to install new PCM at our shop. VIN [...] Build Date 2/00 Thanks Ken
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1987 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1H216S2H
Hello fellow techs. I have this 87 300ZX that came in due to nd overheat problem and replaced the thermostat and vehicle left and stalled out and would not restart, I have no spark and no injector pulse, In the process of the over heat a bypass hose wzas torn ...
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1989 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2N1GB24PQK
Intermitent no Idle.
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D5X
hello-this car was towed in-crank but no start--it has injector pulse but it has no spark available on any cylinder- it has a cam sensor fault-but i didnt think this would cause it not to have spark-any help would be apreciated.-thanx brian Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor fault)
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D41
stalling during cold starts. after warm up stalling problem is gone. Trouble codes: P0505 (idle system problems)
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5N1BV28U44
Hello and thank you in advance for your time and comments. I have a 04 Nissan Quest that will cut out at 2500 rpm. It acts like the rev limiter. If you baby it you are able to drive it, accept for hard acceleration. There is an egr code p0403(EGR VOLUME CONTRO... Trouble codes: P0403 (egr volume control valve circuit fault)
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6852V
Ok, this one has me pulling my hair out. If what I have been told is true, I'm either the 4th or 5th shop this car has been to. It was bought at auction after the first two, and was obviously there for a reason. This is a 2.5L to 2.2L conversion, and engine ha... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire 1), P0303 (Misfire 3)
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2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L No Start VIN: 4SEBH63553
2003 Subaru Legacy 2.5, dies intermitantly, and will restart ONLY if the key is cycled off, and then to start,it will light right off.No DTCs,and wont have spark if the key is moved from run to crank, unless it is cycled. Tried ignitor-coil,same.Alldata schema...
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2004 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L drivetrian VIN: 4S3BH80674
hello techs,this car arrived at our shop 2 weeks ago with this problem,about a week after we did front pads and resurfaced the rotors (on the car).at 1500 to 1800 rpms taking off at light throttle like go up a small grade or power braking at about 5 to 10 mph ...
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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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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L srs VIN: 1HGCG1650Y
drivers side air bag sensor bad replaced problem solved
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL38726
Thanks to everyone that replied!!! Many of you were aware of a TSB for faulty brake pads that are most likely the culprit in this problem. Printed TSB off Alldata w/wty. claim info #'s and gave to customer to pursue with Honda dealer. (Just a reminder...she ha...
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT8VK13TON
AS I SAID EARLIER, I WAS WAITING FOR ANOTHER TRANS TO SHOW UP. WELL IT DID AND THE VEHICLE DRIVES AND RUNS GREAT.SO I CAN ONLY SAY THAT IT WAS SOMTHING LETTING GO UNDER LOAD IN THE TRANS. I WISH I WAS A TRANS WIZ SO COULD TELL YOU ALL WHAT THE ACUTUAL COMPONE...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L ridw VIN: JMINA3518M
THIS MORNING A FORD ESCORT CAME IN WITH ALL NEW TIRES AND I SWAPPED WHEELS AND TIRES TO THE MIATA THANK GOD THEY FIT ANYWAY IT ROAD NIGHT AND DAY DIFFERENCE// WITH ONLY A SLIGHT SHAKE NOW THANKS FOR YOUR HELP
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1994 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AJ46G9R
Customer called after I sent in the help request and was going to scrap the vehicle. I don't know if he actually did or not, sorry
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
While waiting for replies I contacted a technical hot line service. What I was told is that the only good way to test that EGR valve was with the dedicated Nissan scan tool. The valve is duty cycle controlled. Their suggestion was to open the valve while ... Trouble codes: P0400, P0420.
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1986 Toyota Supra 3.0L heater VIN: JT2MA70L5G
Thank you for all responses. We decided to flush out all the coolant & replace it with water. The customer has driven the vehicle for two weeks now & says the problem is solved. We now have the heater core on order for replacement.
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L radiator cooling fan VIN: 1NXBR32E94
WEll we found the problem. Found that there was 12 volts from the 30 amp fuse to relay # 1 but that the 10 amps voltage shared on fan relays # 1 & 2 was missing at the relays. Found break in wire near inside fuse box Black and white wire and repaired. Dama...
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