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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L pcm VIN: 2HNYD18603
I HAVE A 2003 Acura MDX , I HAVE THE MAINTANCE REQUIRED LAMP ON AND I NEED TO KNOW HOW RESET IT,I WOULD BE THANKFULL FOR ANY INFO ON THIS THANK YOU
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Charging VIN: 1HGCB9851M
battery light came on, headlights dimmed, happened once on a long drive. this is my car, anything besides the alt i should look at?
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1995 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L shifting VIN: JHRMA1878S
hello honda people, i have this odessey which is in good shape and maintained well. on occassion it will not shift into park for customer. i have seen it but not sure if trans or cable or shift. after shuting car off it will work fine till it happens again. no...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KMHCG45C61
hi to every one reading this message and thanks to all of you. this car starts normal running good! but off and on when accelerating falling on her face.data stream shows every thing normal. acceleration sensor`s resistance is wihtin the range. thank y... Trouble codes: P0134 (o2 sensor /voltage .02 before cat.), P0441 (gas cap loose)
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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Hesitation VIN: KMHWF25S81
car comes in owner says not down shifting. drops off car.we test drive and notice problem is lack of power-severe.call and tell customer we scan no codes.he said he had a freind do the timing belt.it broke the week before.we recheck tining belt job.it was 4tee...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KNDJA723XY
The vechile left running good. three weeks ago it came back on a wrecker for stall and no start but when it got here it started, run basic tests everythings good could not get it to stall checked electrical connection didn't find any problems.scoped crank & ca...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Drive , M2 VIN: 1YVGF22C1W
Vehicle towed in, customer complaint: felt bang then no forward gear, engine revs up. No forward holding in D or M1, Engages Reverse and appears to hold. Diagnosis was broken internal, so unit was removed and reconditioned with a new clutch and seal kit, also ...
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1987 Mitsubishi Starion ESi-R 2.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JA3CC54N1H
This 87 Starion ESIR is a 2.6L turbo. Engine appears to hesitate and misfire under heavy load mostly in 4th and 5th gear. Fuel pressure under these condition was normal (46 psi) We replaced all ignition parts including spark plugs, wire set, dist. cap, rotor, ...
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1985 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN61D0F
Vehical came in with a start and run for about two seconds and die. I have spark but no injector pulse. Computor and known good distributor installed. Condition now is spark and no injector pulse. Won't run at all now. Trouble codes: 11 (Tps voltage)
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1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3AC22S6M
have highnox reading standard in indiana is 3.00 and my reading is 5.22can any one help please thanks
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1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1CF22P4X
This vehicle came in with a running rough, black smoke, exhaust leak, blinking check engine light, no power. Checked the basics, code lead to rear bank misfire. This vehicle has the coil over on the front of the engine and wires going to rear cylinders, checke... Trouble codes: P0300 (Mutiple Misfire), P0301 (Clyinder 1 Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire)
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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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2003 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L engine VIN: JH4DC53093
Not through with job yet but thanks to David and Vien for the web sites they are very useful. The customer has elected to go with a intake from Full Throttle Motorsports that will let RSX throttle plate work on the TSX motor. And go with the RSX oil pump and o...
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1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Surge VIN: 1HGEJ116XP
We found the PCM was bad, customer declined repair,shipped it.thanks for the help. Trouble codes: 01 (O2 Sensor or Circuit Problem), 02 (Rear O2 sensor or circuit problem), 03 (MAP sensor electrical problem), 04 (Crank circuit of TDC crank sensor), 05 (MAP sensor mechanical problem).
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall VIN: KMHWF25S52
Great! Fixed with just 2 time tranny flushes. The fluid was extremely dirty, completely black, look like engine oil. After the first flush, it was still black. In the begining of the flush, the fluid did not flow; so, we flushed first the tranny cooler line. T...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Compressor VIN: KM8SC13D82
Most everyone said it was the thermistor and you were correct. Therodore was the first with the answer and I got his reply about 10 minutes after post. Now the rest of the story... Mitchell Repair said the thermistor should read either 0v or 12v but that is no...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Stall VIN: JACDJ58X2X
didnt get much help on this one some suggested check for vac leak when problem occured which was at starting after hot soak ive never seen a vac leak only at starting but hey you never know. I already smoked intake & with fuel trim #s close to zero no leak ru...
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Alternator VIN: 4F2CZ94183
Thanks to all who answered my request. The fix was to replace the regulator in this alternator. Mazda uses the same alternator but two different methods of powering the regulator. If the alternator has a two wire plug with a light green / red wire and a black ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GTS 3.0L ac light flashes VIN: 4A3AE75H93
Hello everyone and thanks for the replies that i did get. The flashing light on these is an indicator that the RPM sensor is sensing slippage of the clutch/belt. This can be because of bad sensor or circuitry, or in fact a loose belt. We retightened the be...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1N4DL01D4X
Thanks to all I can call this a fix. I verified that cam timing did jump. Since I am just getting back to work after knee surgery, I am going to have to ship this elsewhere for the repair. Have a great weekend!
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on, trans limp VIN: 3N1CB51D6Y
AFTER UNPLUGGING AND CHECKING EVERYTHING I COULD THINK OF THAT MIGHT BE PULLING THE DATA LINE DOWN I WAS STARTING TO GIVE UP. I PLUGGED EVERYTHING BACK IN INCLUDING ALL OTHER MODULES ON THE DATA LINK I DECIDED TO PUT [...] ON THE CONNECTOR AND PINS OF TH... Trouble codes: P1605.
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.6L expansion valve VIN: JT2AE09V6S
Thanks to all who replied, and thanks to Mr. Young fot the phone call. Most replies seemed to go back and forth between chaging through high side and low side, I do have a Robinair machine and decided to charge through the low side with engine off and high sid...
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