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2007 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L tire pressure monitoring VIN: 3D7KR29C86
Hello everyone, this is my daughters car and she came back from college and let me know it had a light on with the picture of a flat tire, Well after WE checked all the tires it did have one low, after having it repaired The light stayed on of course, now i am...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Compressor VIN: KM8SC13D82
Customer said she has no AC. I checked the charge amount and it is correct. I don't have power to the AC clutch. I tested the relay and the PCM is not grounding the it. I can ground it and the AC blows cold. I tested my switch input to the PCM on pin 24 and it...
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1999 Infiniti Q45 4.1L expansion valve VIN: JNKBY31A0X
The car came in with the a/c not cooling. When I hooked up gauges and turned on the a/c, the compressor engaged, but no change in pressures. I replaced the drier and expansion valve with OEM parts. A/c cooled fine and had good pressures. The next day, the cust...
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Battery VIN: 4S2CM58V9V
This vehicle is a 3rd car for our customer. It sits for periods of time. It sat approx. 1 month and was a dead when the customer tried to start it last week. Charged the battery up and tested the system. Every thing passed and seems good. Cables are good. Less...
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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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1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8BD42S4T
Greetings, Another mind bender. Car was in our shop for major work-- steering rack and pump, major service, timing belt, and the check engine light was on for an EGR code--only stored code. We ended up cleaning all the EGR passages and replaced the EGR valve a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1), P0306 (Misfire Cylinder 6)
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1996 Lexus SC300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8CD32Z4T
Vehicle came in for oil leaks. Valve cover gaskets, cam seals, crank seal, P/S pressure hose and steering rack were replaced. After repairs were completed, MIL illuminated and began flashing with 3 misfire codes listed below being stored. The misfire PIDs fo... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0306 (Misfire cylinder 2)
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2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L tire pressur VIN: JTHFN48Y32
I replaced the 4 tire pressures sensor since it was the dealer diagnostic. Now how do I reset the low tire presure that comes in the dash on this car.
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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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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D4Y
This vehicle first came in the shop with SES Light on, with two codes PO705 & P1706 Neutral Switch problem. Not other information is avaliable. We shut off the light, and it did not come back on for a month. Again the customer was back with same problem. After... Trouble codes: P0705, P1706 (Neutral Switch Problem)
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT3UN39W0S
The whole story - came in the drive shaft had fallen out of it in the process it cracked the transmision case, broke the exhaust,took out the heater lines,and a shock. Everything was replaced that was destroyed. Now it would idle before the transmission was re...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Performance VIN: 4T1SK12E7S
I have this Camry that will start and idle fine and accelerate good when cold. After the car is run a few minutes and warms up, it will still idle fine and will accelerate if you accel. slowly. If you accel normal or quickly, it will bog down real bad and some...
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1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4TAPM62NXX
Hello toyota gurus. this tacoma with 125,[...] on it hesitates badly for the first minute of operation.I have monitored fuel pressure while the hesitation occurs.this thing acts like its starving for fuel. Another shop has replaced MAF(toyota) and spark plu...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GP10V0Y
Thanks in advance for any help/advice. we have this Rav4 with an intermittent MIL that keeps setting code PO401. When we test the system components individually,(Vacuum hoses, VSV, EGR valve, Transducer) they all test good. I even replaced the transducer to ma... Trouble codes: P0401
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58DXW
customer picked up truck because he needed it. said he will bring it back later. when he does i'll try putting another cam sensor to see what that does. thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0301.
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12653
Further verified the new sensor with lab scope and showed a flat line all across. Rechecked previous work such as timing belt, water pump and all gears/pulleys alignment. This vehicle uses crankshaft sensor to trigger ignition and injector pulsing. The fuel p... Trouble codes: P0335.
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G9X
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THE TECHS WHO REPLIED TO THIS POST. I ORDERED THE NEW HARNESS FOR THE KNOCK SENSORS AND REPLACED BOTH SENSORS. THE HARNESS WAS CORRODED VERY BADLY AS YOU STATED IT WOULD BE. REPLACED INTAKE AND PLENUM GASKETS CAR RUNS GOOD AND CHECK E... Trouble codes: P0330.
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer LS 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AJ36E13
this car turned into a time consumer,after running into the wall we asked our local bussiness across town to recheck our work and they did not find a cause either.after work one night i dropped off old cam and crank sensors so they could switch them and look a...
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Convertor VIN: JF15F6356Y
A big thanks to all who replied! After taking a fantastic weekend enjoying the Knoxville dirt late model nationals, I stuck a couple long 8mm bolts in the convertor and worked it around. Had to pull it out a couple times and check things before installing new ...
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1986 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4RN67S3G
First of all I would like to thank all of the professionals that sent a reply to my help request. Jeff from New Mexico and Doug from California nailed it on the head with the throttle position sensor being the fault. When I tested it I received absolutely no d...
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2005 Toyota RAV4 L 2.4L crankshaft/block VIN: JTEHD20V45
Most of the replies centered on select fit brgs.,checking the brgs. to see if they are undersize,& checking the block for possible warping,or misplaced caps. As I had stated,the crank was tight before even putting on the caps. Anyway,we came up empty,& will do...
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