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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCB7276P
Customer wanted timing belts replaced because of how it cranks over. Removed timing covers and both belts are exactly on time. Checked compression and the most I got was 20lbs on #2. All others are 0. Is there something in these engines that can do it all at o...
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Trans goes into fault mode VIN: 4S6CY58V6S
This vehicle came to us from another repair shop. It has a 3.2 v-6 engine with a 4L30E auto trans. They had replaced the engine with a used one. Before the engine was replaced the trans worked fine. While replacing the engine they welded the exhaust system wit...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L shifting VIN: 2HKRL186X1
have interm seems to down shift on its own sometimes, ck eng light on pulled codes has code p0112, ck fluid ok, using otc scanner dont know where to begin problem is very interm have driven about 100 miles has happened 3 times it is very short term on us but c...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Radio Code VIN: 1HGCM56834
Working on relatives 2004 Accord EX- trying to get the radio out to get the code for it. I was told to 1) Turn Key on, Radio on, 2)Press and hold buttons "1" and "6" at the same time for at least 5 seconds. 3)It is supposed to give me a code after that. When ...
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1985 Nissan 720 2.4L No Start VIN: JN6ND01S9F
While trying to time vehicle i found the distributor turned all the wayn advanced, still only at 3 degrees. i removed oil pump to move the drive gear, but did not mark the initial position. now the vehicl will not start. i need to know the distributor position...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L blower motor VIN: JN1HJ01C6N
i have a problem with this car it has electronic automatic climate control and the blower motor wont stop even when the whole thing is turned to off i seem to have 2 speeds when i turn it to the fourth speed it speeds up and then on any other speed it stays in...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2XN11TXY
Vehicle came in with a mil on. p0105 p0125 customer said that the map vac hose was rerouted wrong and he rerouted the right. I check map absolute sensor at start up it gets its vac source 5 sec seconds after from map solenoid. I checked the signal at the compu... Trouble codes: P0125 (knock sensor), P0105
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
Ok guys pull up a chair and take a seat this may take a bit to explain. I have 2002 sentra GXE that sets a P335.You can turn this car over a few times and it will not set.But it will thetn if you turn it over about five times.I have installed a new PCM from t... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP sensor Fault)
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6853V
HI guys, hopefully someone has seen this cause I'm stumped! This vehicle misfires ONLY at IDLE! # 2 cyl HOT. hmm. I have seen archives and have dropped exhaust and did not see anything alarming on valve guides. I have installed ... new plugs, coil. swapped inj... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire cyl 2)
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4S3BH66572
We replaced head gaskets, timing belt and all associated parts (all idlers, tensioner, water pump and belt) with factory parts about 2 months ago. Vehicle was towed in with a no-start. Sounded like no compression when cranking. We removed timing cover and foun...
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2003 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BH68633
This Subaru came in for a timing belt,water pump and thermostat with as far as we know no existing issues.The test drive afterwards was fine,with the temp gauge staying right at halfway the whole time and no leaks.The vehicle came back the next day with coolan...
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2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JF1SG69664
This vehicle came in missing on #1 and #3 cylinders with the check engine light on. Also had code for cam timing. Idles extremely rough but seems to run ok?? off idle but power is not as good as normal. We have compression tested the engine and all cylinders a...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B2W
goodday to all my fellow technicians out there. this vehicle has been in my shop approx. 4 times all related to the same po171 code. after a few days of driving locally the vehicle seems to have all the same symptoms after any related repairs are made. exhaust... Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JTDDR32TOY
Hey Fellow Techs This Veh will hesatate and pop back through the intake when you step on the gas hot or cold. Checked tps, maf, cts, iat, and all sensors are with in range. Fuel pressure is with in spec. and does not drop out when you step on gas. The comunac...
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2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Misfire VIN: 2T1KR32E04
Hey toyota techs.Hope you can help me on this one.This Matrix XR has a bad multiple cylinder misfire.First tried new dealer plugs and no change.Cleaned the MAF and still no change.Tried to swap coils to the cylinder not misfiring and it still doesn't misfire.S... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302, P0304, P0300
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1HGCE6667S
THANKS ALL FOR INPUT, CAR IS NOT FIXED DID CK ECT CK OUT OK SWAPED ECU, NOCHANGE DID FIX EXH LEAK AND MPG WENT UP, THI WAS FOR A FRIEND AND HE HAS DECIDES TO JUST SELL IT,
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46GSY
THAK YOU GUYS I HAD TO SENDTHE CAR TO THE DEALER AND THE FIX THE CAR I NEED TO READ MORE OF HOW THIS THING WORKS I THANK YOU GUYS AGAIN I DO HAVE THE FACTORY SCANNTOOL BUT I NEEDED TO READ MORE
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2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L battery & brake warning lights on/flicker VIN: JA3AY26C11
customer needed vehicle back before we could figure this thing out. the lights still flicker as before but it seems to be charging properly according to [...] tester. i did notice in the wiring schematic that the regulator is wired into the pcm. curious as ...
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L heater core VIN: 3N1CB51DX5
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED - REALLY SCRATCHED MY HEAD ON THIS ONE - THIS VEHICLE HAD A SECONDARY PROBLEM - TURNS OUT TO BE RELATED TO MY NO HEAT -- IF THE VEHICLE SAT OVER NIGHT - THERE WAS A MISFIRE IN THE MORNING FOR ABOUT 5 SECONDS - SOMETIMES A CEL CAME ON,...
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