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1999 Daewoo Nubira SX 2.0L locked VIN: KLAJ52Z1XK
Can anyone tell me the unlock procedure for the radio on this car. I searched the archives and did find a list of code #s. I do not have an owners manual for this car, so I am not sure of the proper sequence of buttons to use for this procedure. Thanks
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L headliner area VIN: 1HGCB9851M
water dripping down from headliner a few inches inboard of the right side C-pillar. this is an Accord wagon and its my car so dont be shy about a creative approach. i have no clue what the problem is this car is straight as the day it was made never any accide...
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L No Start VIN: JNKBY31D7V
Car was towed from another shop for nostart.It had 0psi fuel pressure,replaced fuel pump.We now have 40 psi while cranking,has no codes stored in ecm,shows 36ms injector pulse on snap-on scanner.we have good spark out of the 4 coils on the passenger side.car s...
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1992 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire
Got a 2.6 Rodeo that is a good one.I was told it came in as a no start and fuel pump was replaced.Car started and drove fine and was given back to the customer.Customer returned a couple of hours later saying car was running rough.Tech told me car ran fine unt...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58W5Y
This car has a sad repair history. It wound up in my shop with a no-start after engine rebuild. Removed coil to check for spark. When we turned key on, the spark plug fired continuously. I don't think this is normal! If anyone has seen this problem or can help...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YGVF22C8W
Greetings. Check engine light is on for code P0340 for camshaft position sensor. Checked sensor waveform on scope and it didn't look too bad, but not really knowing what the output should be, we installed a new sensor. The light comes back on almost immediatel... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor)
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Charging VIN: JA3AM84JXS
O.K. I don't know if it's my computer or if the site is acting up. I couldn't fill in all the blanks. This is a Mitsu. 3000GT with a 3.0 DOHC. The alternator is not charging. I checked power at WHT/RED = 12.3v Red = 12.3v and Blue + 12.3v all with KOER. ...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L sunroof rail and motor VIN: 4A3AK44Y7X
Then an attempt to open the roof during freezing cold weather resulted in the roof jammimg open. Thus I removed and replaced both rails and both cables. Put motor back in and roof closes 99% of the way. Stops when it is retracted, but does not drop down to sea...
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1HJ01P0M
This vehicle runs great under load and hard acceleration. RPM at almost 6000 on hard acceleration. While checking cruise readings vehicle started to overheat and cooling fans were not working. My Tech turned on the AC to command fans on and HC readings dropped...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
customer cam in, said pepboys read codes. told him it needs an iac for $30. the codes we found didnt say anything about iac. but coolent temp can affect it. did all the tests alldata says. mitch test. solus test,past everything. but does act like an idle air c... Trouble codes: 1126 (coolent temp), 430 (cat effi)
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BE6867Y
Car drove in with leaking head gasket. We pulled engine to replace Head gaskets. With engine out we also replaced T-belt, Water pump, front seals idlers, tesioners, rear separator plate. Started right up and ran. Warmed up, cycled fans and test drove no proble... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit range/performance problem), P0341 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit range/performance problem)
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1993 Toyota Tercel 1.5L heater
this car came in with no heat. The top rad hose was the same temp as the heater hoses and the temp gage at the bottom This car had only run a few minutes at this time and the t/sat should not of been open yet. The t/stat was replaced and a road test performed,...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K2Y
Help, PO340 code appears immediately on start up.vehicle has poor drivability. lab scoped cam and crank sensors at sensor connectors and at the ecm both patterns are good.wiring has to be good to the ecm or I would not have a good wave form..tested power and g... Trouble codes: P0340
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2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A82
Hi Guys Banging my head here. This thing runs real bad for my customer most of the time. She says it lacks power and runs rough. Feels like it will quit but never does. Four times she has brought it in and it always runs great for me. Today I drove it for 2 h... Trouble codes: P0136 (O2S SENSOR MALFUNCTION-B1S2 This code most often), P0171 (lean bank one note often has this code), P0174 (lean bank two sometimes has this code), P0301 (misfire note often has this code), P0305 (misfire note often has this code), P0303 (misfire sometimes has this code)
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2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEBU14R94
This puppy came in as a no start & we found that the theft light was blinking rapidly with the key on. There was a code B2799 in the PCM (we can't communicate with the immobilizer directly). I verified the integrity of the comm lines (EFIO/EFII @ immobilize... Trouble codes: B2799 (ECM/Immobilizer communication)
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1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L no power VIN: JACDH58VXN
well it was the timing belt.after checking everything else we decided to pull the covers.we found out from the dealer that it had a belt replaced about a month ago and then found that was when the problem started.why dont the owners tell you everything,they di...
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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 1st gear VIN: JACDS58X82
Most items pointed to a wiring concern. I did find out that I have no power to pressure solenoid. Now if I can figujre out why, I'll be in business. Thanks for all of your help.
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1987 Mazda B2200 SE-5 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JM2UF313XJ
Thanks for all the tips guys. A week later before he got me an oem distributor, the headgasket failed. Just a string of bad luck I guess.
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1997 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 6MMAP57P8V
I installed a used pcm,it stopped falling on its face but it still had a miss.Customer did not want to spend the money to replace the plugs and wires.Thanks for all your help...
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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L Starting VIN: JAP727ERT7
It got to be a little more complicated but the gut=ys at the tune up performance shop had burnt up the original so they bought a new one so the key learn system would not work, I did get the 4 didget code to program the keys so all is well
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D3V
thanks for everyones response. The distributor was replaced 6 months ago. no problem there. Smoke tested w/cold. no leaks. Cleaned throttle body and let sit for 2 days and retried. Perfect! Checked again today and all is well. Thanks guys
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: BG50022556
Thanks to those that took the time to help, a special thanks to Wayne for the much needed info. Sorry for the delay but the workshop was closed for the christmas break. I tested everything i could and was unable to fault, i gave the job to my foreman for a fre... Trouble codes: 66 (two stage twin turbocharger system).
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2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Unknown VIN: JTEHF21A42
When testing powers and grounds at the PCM found voltage drop of 1.5 volts on reference ground wire. Ran a new ground wire from PCM connector E8, pin 17 and all the shifting problems are a thing of the past.
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L daytime running light VIN: 1NXBR32E93
IATN to the rescue. Thanks to everyone replying. Two people hit the nail on the head--or the headlight switch I should say. Turns out when it got really cold, the circuitry inside the headlight switch kept sending power and left the headlights on. Now I call ...
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