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1992 Asuna SUNRUNNER 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CKBE18U4N
i loose the computer ground internally in the computer for the four main fuel metering sensors ( map,iat,tps,cts ), computer grounds good. replace computer with used (supplied by the customer) and its ok for a month or so. then the same problem happens again.i...
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2007 Honda Ridgeline RTS 3.5L auto door locks
Hello everyone. Im having trouble with a customer's pickup truck. We've installed a remote starter in the truck and the customer claims that since then, her door locks will lock her out of her vehicle if the key is in the ignition with the engine running and t...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs VIN: JT8BF28G9W
Thanks up front for any help on this car. Car came in with an "ABS light" on complaint. Took car for test drive and ABS light was not on, ABS and traction control functions worked with no problems. Pulled codes by jumping E1 to TC and counting the flashes. Und...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L everything electrical VIN: 1YVFP80CX3
HELLO, What a nightnare! The fuse block melted together the nuts for the 100A main fuse. The orginal complaint was no start. the car never had a problem. I found a (what i thought was a loose connection)melted plastic seperating the contacts jumped it and sta...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44YTE
This car has a check engine light on. But I can not communicate with computer. I have tried 3 different scan tools and same thing. I have follow with Mitchell tests. Everythings passes test and it says to replace PCM. I have done that and same problem. I have ...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Oil system VIN: JN1CA21D9T
Vehicle came in with severe oil leak due to oil pan gaskets. Replaced both upper and lower seals and applied RTV Silicone both the upper and lower oil pan mating surface. Still leaks at rear (toward rear of vehicle) on the front side of upper pan seal. Re-do s...
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2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L steering effort VIN: 5N1ED28T74
this 04 xterra is hard to steer to the right when cold. steering effort to the left feels normal at all times. after it runs for a couple of minutes it returns to normal we have installed a remanned gear and pump to no avail. it has a p.s. presurre swit...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E95
vehicle came into my shop with a bad tps. No power during acceleration. I replace the throttle body assembly with a nissan part. Now the vehicle drives great,but has a 507 code that reoccurs after startup. I tried pedal relearn, throttle relearn and idle air r... Trouble codes: P0507 (high idle rpm)
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1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L distributor VIN: 4T1SV21E6L
i am working on a 1990 toyota camry that is getting no spark to the plugs. i changed the igniter off a junk car that was running and also the distributor off the same car he has also changed the distributor off of a running car previous to this also changing t...
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JT3VN29VSL
We have a 1990 toyota 4 runner that is need of some toyota super techs. This one is intresting, it will start cold and run fine except for the slight bog when cracking the throttle.It is running a little rich. It will run all day long but when you shut it off ...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L 4wd VIN: TDBT44A73S
The 4wd transfer case light blinks and vehicle will not come out of 4wd.
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1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGED3559M
Thanks to all! Tried another ecm- did'nt help. Wish I could say otherwise but the vehicle started up when we were sweeping the distributor checking for signal and now we cant get it to die. Mike Trouble codes: 16 (testing and results).
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L radiator VIN: 1HGCG5658X
thanks guys for all help the only fix for this vehicle was to replace the engine job completed happy customer
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Continuous lean VIN: 2HKYF18523
I double checked the o2 sensors and found them ok. I checked restriction in the exaust and found none. I double and triple checked timimg and timing marks. Map readings looked good with eng off and acurate eng running. The fix ended up being the injectors. I ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Lean Bank 1).
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2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L windshield wipers VIN: KMHDN46D66
thanks to those who replied to my help request this car had two problems first wiper transmission linkage was bent Parts department said this is very common after a snow storm like we had second the wipers would not go to the park position that was internal in...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11DO2
replaced timing chain & tests ok for now(fingers crossed). We have two Nissan dealers in the area & one of them is selling " one sensor that works for cam or crank, same part#". The other dealer sold us a sesor kit both pieces. Don't know what is going on ther... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Oil useage VIN: JN8DR09Y43
After your responces on a plugged EGR system we removed the valve and cleaned the passage way plus ran a fuel system/intake cleaner through it. We have not heard back on the oil usage, it will take a few more months. The good news is the light is no longer com...
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1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L leak from speedo VIN: JT2SV21WCK
Thank you to all that replied. I ended up putting 80-90 in the final drive because thats what it had in it. About half of the techs responding said it was Dex-Merc, the other half 80-90...The fix for this condition was to replace the seal inside of the speedo ...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L no power VIN: 4TAVN13D7R
The Fuel Pressure Pulsation Dampner was the problem. Even though the fuel pressure checked OK at the cold start injector line replacing the dampner did the trick.
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Hesitation, no accel VIN: 5TGG544161
the problem turned out to be poor contact at ecm connector which I had to remove ecm cover to find with back probe and test terminal on ecm board thanks to those who did offer help! Trouble codes: P1129, P1126, P0155, P0135, P0125.
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