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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Front Locking Axle VIN: 4S6DM58W81
Hey Guys, This Passport is almost always reluctant to switch from 4 wheel drive to 2 wheel drive. (Flashing 4X4 indicator on dash). Occasionally, it takes it's own sweet time about switching from 2 wheel drive to 4 wheel drive. When I pick it up on the lift, ...
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C82
Vehicle had new crank sensor installed 6 months ago with OEM unit due to long crank time. Now when temperature is below 45 degrees vehicle is a no start. Scanned computer data while cranking, ECM shows that it is receiving a crank signal. While in its no star...
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8GK13T6S
customer states vehicle is eating gas. he claims 200 miles to a tank and progressively getting worse. first visit he complained of gas mileage, smoke coming from right front wheel well during start-up. we could not confirm smoke problem but found cracked flex ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 4A3AA56H61
hi all. this one came in with a intermittent stall at idle. customer said it has been randomly dying at lights. he started it for me a few times and sure enough instead of idling it quit. it would always restart. he dropped it off and now I cannot duplicate t...
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1989 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L timing VIN: JN1HS36P2K
Can any of you nissan tech's or any high performance tech, help me get cam timing & torque spech's for an s14 SR20DET engine.This engine will go on this 240sx. thank's for the help.
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1991 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L vvt solenoids VIN: JN1CZ24A8M
We have a 1991 Nissan 300ZX with the [...] engine in our shop with the complaint of an oil leak present. We have installed dye and traced the leak to the Variable Valve Timing Solenoids at the back of the cylinder heads. We talked to Nissan parts about seal...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4BU31D6R
hello, this vehicle stumbles and hesitates when it is out of park, more on accel. i have checked fuel pressure and that is good. i tried to check the egr transducer and the test the the computer gave me, told me that it was bad. i ordered a new transducer and ...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BG6854T
looking for subaru guru. car came in for oil leak, crank seal actually fell out.when i first started the car it ran horrible for a few moments skipping, not taking gas well and falling on its face then straightened out and ran well. replaced timing belt and al... Trouble codes: P0325, P0420
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JF1GD29672
After rebuilding the transmission in this car, It simply would start, and immediatly die. The batterty had been disconnected for about 10 days waiting on parts. (Required a new battery as well.)Vehicle was left in the shop. Fuel psi test showed fuel psi availa...
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT2BF22KXY
replaced fuel tank ,now every time car is filled up on light excelleration we get a slight bucking or hesitation, once fuel level drops 2 gallons car stops doing it,we dropped tank and cheched all hoses were at a loss Trouble codes: P1153 (02 sensor code)
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L speedometer VIN: JTEGH20V81
Vehicle came in with the speedo inop. Check for fault codes PO500 vehicle speed. On the test drive the ECU is seeing vehicle speed. Also the cruise does work. If we unplug the cluster the fault does not return. Checking the wiring diagram we do have signal int...
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2003 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0L abs VIN: JTEHF21A62
Hopefully someone else has seen this problem. When driving and coming to a stop or applying the brakes the rear ABS activates at about 30 or so mph and continues to operate down to about 8 mph. The wheel speed sensors all look the same but were changed anyway....
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L passenger seat VIN: 1WXBR32E95
Frankly I'm growing very tiried of trying to keep up with the updates and info you need to fix these cars anymore. I have this 05 Toyota that came from the body shop next door air bag light is on and they say all they did was remove the door panel on the passe...
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1999 Daewoo Nubira SX 2.0L locked VIN: KLAJ52Z1XK
This turned out to be an easy fix. If you have the code #s, it is as simple as turning the radio on and using the preset buttons to enter the code. I was expecting to find a more coplicated sequence of programming this thing, such as the GM systems. I had foun...
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L engine VIN: 4S2CK58D13
i removed the cylinder head again because the valves were damaged due to the machine shop installed the cams and gears incorrectly.the cams are marked for intake and exhaust with the letter k for intake and the letter m for exhaust and when they assembled the ...
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1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4ZR17X4W
This fix took a little time to finally resolve mostly due to customer involvment with the fix. However after the MAF was replaced the lean code reappeared after a week or so. Customer wanted to replace 02 sensors mostly because they were the original sensors, ... Trouble codes: P171, P174.
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L fails emissions VIN: JM3LW28Y51
I came up with a bad cat and requested the customer also replace the 2 ho2 sensors. I found out that he had the MPV at another shop first. I think that is where the code P0562 was set. After driving for longer periods between 50 - 60 MPH as suggested, The mo...
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1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine
MOST TECHS TELL ME THE PROBLEM WAS THE MAF.BUT I AM NOT SURE IT WAS THE MAF,BECAUSE THE FIRST TIME THAT I HAD THE CAR I HAD DISCONNECTED THE MAF MANY TIMES AND TRIED TO START AND IT DID THE SAME THING.THERE WERE NO CODES FOR O2 SENSORS AND FOR MAF NEITHER.THER...
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L low power VIN: JN8DR07Y41
even though maf was replaced, i installed one from the dealer. what a differance. customer was very pleased and so was i. thank you everyone for your information.
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Alignment VIN: 5N1ED28YX2
Thank you to Douglas in Colorado for the informative reply. I should have thought to call the dealer with the VIN. This particular vehicle is not equipped with the radar or laser cruise control (ACC, ADR Distronic, etc.) or electric/variable ratio power steeri...
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2001 Toyota 4Runner 3.4L torque convertor VIN: JT3GN86R81
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP . WE FOUND A BROKEN CONVERTOR AND TRASH IN THE VALVE BODY.
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