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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18282
The main reason for this request is to see if anyone has any information on a p1399 for this vehicle. Any of my sources (snap on, alldata, etc) tells me nothing for this vehicle. I get misfire codes turning on the check engine light, always accompanied with a ... Trouble codes: P0304, P1399
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2001 Honda Accord Value Package 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1HGCF86601
Hello,this car has excellent stopping ability, rides good and is quiet.But!!! only on right hand turns at 15 mph and above it has a rubbing type noise.Cannot tell where it is coming from.it sound like left side of car. we checked all backing plates,we machined...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Oil pressure warning light VIN: 1HGCG56612
Hello and thank you Honda masters. This well kept Accord came to us with a flashing op warning light. Owners manual is not present, but Alldata shows a vague (empty box in wiring diag) troubleshooting routine on the drivers side multi-plex controller. All the ...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L alternator VIN: 4S2CM58V9T
This one is a killer. We have replaced the battery. alternator and 2 pcms with junk yard pcms. We have tested all wires going to the alternator and all have the requried volts. We then went to the pcm and tested all of the pin volts and all were ok except c12 ...
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L no communication VIN: 4S2CM58V3V
I have here a Rodeo that I can't communicate with the ECM. Someone else (used car lot) has replaced the OBDII connection. I need verification that all the pins are in the correct position. I have Mitchell on-demand, but it shows 2 different configurations of p...
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CH58V57
ok this is a nightmare truck. so help would be great or a match. truck came in with a no charge problem. customer said that he jumped started truck, and then he saw smoke at back of alterntor. checked & no charge. replace alt & battery still no charge. said it...
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2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3LW2AG9Y
hey guys i hope that you can help me out i have a mazda mpv performed head job and does not want to start 90-[...] on all six cylinders. i have not spark no fuel i have checked the crank sensor and im receiving a signal at the sensor and the computer....
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17314
Vehicle came in with check engine light on, complaint of running rough in the morning and blowing white smoke out exhaust. Scan vehicle for codes, find p0302 rotor #2 misfire. Remove spark plugs and find rear rotor plugs have rich condition (black), and to hav... Trouble codes: P0302
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1981 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CZ04S2B
All sensors ck good all the way to computer, found slit in air boot from air flow meter to turbo, fixed and helped a lot. but still lean at idle, can sray a little carb cleaner down a vacuum line and runs great at idle then. When completly warmed up runs good,...
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1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L compressor
This AC has been not used in a regularly form. I recharged the sistem and it began to work properly, but after a few minutes, the security valve opened and permited the escape of gas. After this I became to charge the sistem, but it didnīt work anymore. I donī...
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Rear Suspension VIN: JN8AR05Y5W
This Nissan has the sensation of wobbleing while driving at highway speeds as the load to the truck changes.Feels like the rear differential is shifting.An inspection of the rear truck arms and links is in conclusive.Being a Ford tech I`m not sure how much pla...
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L battery VIN: 1N4DLO1D4Y
I have this voltage draw and I found the draw on the what appears to be a dropping resistor mounted on the strut tower, I check alldata and found nothing on it. It does not show up in the wiring harness, It is wired into the main feed to the ign switch. Questi...
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, p0507 VIN: JN8DR09Y33
This is my first time posting a help request so thanks in advance to all! This pathfinder came in for a service about a month ago in which I replaced the air and fuel filters and also cleaned the throttle body. It now has a code P0507 and an erratic idle (most... Trouble codes: P0507
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L down shifts hard VIN: JF1SF63511
we got a subaru with a harsh down shift . the customer has been to a national chain trans shop and they thought it was engine related. the trans fluid is full and has been flushed recently to try and repair shifting issue. no codes with snap on scanner. scoped...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L headlights VIN: JT3F9DNJH5
customer installed alternator and let the power wire spark by grounging out then he found since then the headlights will not work low or high beams but they will work by pulling the light switch all the way back and holding it
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E61
I'll start from the beginning (and customer has not bee good at getting car back for diagnosis). 04-09-23 Car came in with code p1346 (VVT-i timing circuit performance). Had just replaced the timing tensioner o-ring recently, so just cleared and let customer... Trouble codes: 1439 (VVT-i accuator bank 1 malfunction), 1436 (previously), 500 (previously)
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L ABS module VIN: 5TDBT48A02
Ok so two months later car come's back with VSS light on again found code C1203 wich is a ECM COmmunication Circuit Malfunction. I followed the Diagnostics again on and they dont really turn up any thing other than one of the modules could be bad. So What modu...
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2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L daytime running lights VIN: 5TBDT44105
i'm embarrassed!this is the second day in a row i've needed help.i have two tundras in the shop (2005 & 2007).i need to install day time running lights in both.i can't find an aftermarket kit that will work because these trucks switch the ground circuits (inst...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA57644
read no more other than coil pacs ( 4 ) YES 4 bad COIL PACKS!!! I Think I went about diagnosing this one pretty bad my shop replaced 2 coils about 2.5 yrs ago and plugs at that time When I went to the all data it says check compression, fuel pressure stuff...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L engine VIN: 1HGCG5641Y
AFTER RECHECKING BELT TENSION INCLUDING TIMING BELT WE COME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT SHAWN LEE FOR CALIF IS PROPABLY CORRECT. NEW BELT MAKES DIFFERANT NOISE. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR REPLIES
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1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D8Y
Customer decided to junk car. The four replies were all over the board. Starter, distributor, coolant sensor, and lower chain jumped time. I think the chain has jumped, but nothing conclusive. Jim [...]
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D41
TOOK VECHILE IN TO NISSAN DEALER AND REPLACED ECM. ECM HAD DAMAGED DRIVERS THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP GUYS.. Trouble codes: P0505 (idle system problems).
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S4BJ63C0R
Okay all, the Subaru is fixed and out the door. The fuel pump relay is where everyone specified, even on the postal vehicle. It is above and kinda behind the fuse box on the right hand side of the instrument panel. You cannot see these relays at all, howeve...
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2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L speedometer VIN: JTEZU14R14
Hi guys sorry it took so long to respond, but custumer finally brought the vehicle back to us.We rechecked speed sensor signal at instrument cluster and all looked good,so we order a new instrument cluster, road test vehicle couple of times and all work good. ...
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