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2004 Acura TSX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CL96804
Front 02 Failure Repaired - Heater Circuit Fault, R & R With New Sensor. Question Is: P2A00 Fault Code ??? Has Not Returned, But Still What To Know... Trouble codes: P0135 (02 11 Heater Circuit Fault), P2A00 (Undocumented Fault Code)
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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Stall VIN: JHMCG56481
Hi all, This vehicle came in on the hook, customer stated came out in the morning after sitting overnight and engine would start and die after a few seconds. Checked fuel pressure found 50psi,checked spark at plugs good and strong, injectors have pulse signal ...
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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L starter VIN: JNKCP11A7X
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L fuel smell VIN: KNDJA72332
the vehicle was at the dealer. the customer complant was a strong fuel smell coming in vehicle. dealer called the injectors. replaced injectors. smell still there. fuel smell stronger when vehicle is just shut off. smells like coming from engine compartment. c...
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L a\c control head and radio VIN: JT8VIC13T1
green light for radio stays on with radio off and ignition switch unplugged.a/c control head stays lite 24/7.both radio and control head work fine.no wiring looks hot or burned in dash or under hood
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2228X
Light will come on after a short drive and restarting after a short stop.Data steam does not offer a BARO or MAP pid.This one has me stumped.Any help is greatly apprieated. Trouble codes: P0106 (Map/Baro out of range.)
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L timing belt VIN: JM1BJ22572
custome replaced head gasket and was unable to get engine to run, timing belt is not correctly installed cam. unsure if cam gears were installed on right camshafts. valve are not bent. i cant seem to get belt position correct. i have switch cam gears and diffe...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G21
HELP This Car Is Killing Me. Vehicle came to us with a check engine light on and a code P0340. Customer states vehicle stalls and runs poor intermitantly. They also complained about the transmission not feeling normal. We changed the cam sensor and scoped the ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2005 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ26E75
This 2005 Lancer came in with a SES light on with no drivability concerns. Pulled DTC P0401 - EGR flow Insufficient. Did find a plugged vacuum hose to the EGR solenoid. Cleared & inspected all vacuum line and all clear and crack free. Pulled EGR valve and foun... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr flow insufficient)
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1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Electronic VIN: JN1HZ06S3D
The a/c works great on max cold,but as soon as you move the temp lever towards heat a little,it blows full heat out floor ducts.Tested temp control rheostat & trimmer circuit-ok.Tested ambient & in-car sensor circuits-ok.Any help would be appreciated.
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L blower motor resistor VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
this vehicle came in blower motor resistor blown.after changing resistor.gave vehicle back to customer,after 2 days,its back with same problem.replaced resistor again witn nissan part.(same as the first).after about 2 min it is so hot that it is melting the so...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
Check Engine light Illuminated. DTC: P1140 (Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor). Already replaced with new sensor (Intake Valve Tiing Sensor)and cleared DTC. After vehicle idles for 30-40 minutes, Check Engine Light returns with same code, DTC: P1140.... Trouble codes: P1140 (Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor Fault.)
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
This one is simple I hope. Someone hard wired in an oxygen sensor (sensor1) and now the computer reads a constant .6v I hope the computer is OK. BUt i need get the wire colors / pins to verify their integrity to the ECM and make sure its actually correctly w...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BC22K8X
Hi thanx in advance we actually have 2 of these one is a lexus ES300 both have codes po446 I saw a TSB on these toyota changed the design on the vapor pressure sensor When we test it like all data says we get the voltage at the sensor that tells us that there ... Trouble codes: P0446
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L SRS, battery VIN: 4TAVL52N6W
Customer complains that battery goes dead if vehicle sits overnight. We observed that SRS light is on bright with key off, the brake warning light glows dimly with key off, and the passenger air bag shut-off switch light glows dimly with air bag turned off and...
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B3Y
Hi all, I have a toyota avalon with a couple strange complaints. First of all the tune up parts all are factory and ok. This car will be driving along fine and with a steady foot the car will suddenly start to decel like the thing loses all of its power. It wi... Trouble codes: P0330 (Knock Sensor), P1354 (VVT system malfunction intake valve timing), P1150
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2008 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Oil change reminder
The question is how to reset the oil change reminder message from this screen ? Any help will be welcomed !!!
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1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3648W
ok, I went ahead and found a new/used PCM. It solved the problem. The PCM was put in, and the light went right out. I then drove the car, and all monitors set. The car went thru inspection no problem. I just can't believe that I had to replace a Honda PCM. I t... Trouble codes: P0155 (left primary ho2 sensor heater circuit problem), P0135.
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L 4th clutch VIN: 2HGES26721
I took the advice that I got from the iatn transmission forum and bought a guaranteed core. I overhauled it and put in a reman converter and it went down the road just fine. The core cost less than half of what replacing the suspect parts would have been. prob...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L tcs VIN: 2HKRL18912
THANKS FOR WINSTON [...] AND EDUARO SANTAN RESPONSE MY HELP REQUEST . PROBLEM FIX WITH LEFT AND RIGHT MULTIPLEX UNIT WITH ABS/TCS CONTROL UNIT REPLACE AND REMOVE FOG LITE COMPLETE.ALL PROBLEMS BEGIN WITH HONDA DEALER INSTALL FOG LITE.THAT CAUSE TSC SIGNAL LINE ...
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L air bag VIN: KNDJA7230W
I would like to thank everyone for there help. After ohming out the wires between the knee pad airbag and the airbag module we replaced the airbag module. The light is finally out. As a side note when we order the airbag module from dealer they told us,they t...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs/traction control VIN: JT8BF22G5V
Thanks for info about alternator. alt. had 750mv ac, tested a known good alternator it was 250mv ac voltage. Renew alternator and problem is solved! Over looking basics can be costly. thanks again, Derek Latham
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2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C11
well, jason had it right. the dealer i sent the vech to replaced the pcm, then the iac, then the pcm, then the iac until i told them to replace both at the same time. low and behold it worked. they replaced both the iac and the pcm at the same time and perform... Trouble codes: P0507.
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y92
Thanks for the replies, the idle air control is under the plenumm and the data on the scanner was correct however trying to change the idle using the modus scanner gave me no reaction, ended up being at and inside the connector. Thanks again for the feed back Trouble codes: 0505 (Idle Control System Problem).
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2006 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BK36B86
Thanks once again to you guys out there. I am happy to say this one is FIXED. After looking at the schematic carefully I noticed a ground shield around the O2 sensor signal wire (blk).I found that the impact of the accident caused the signal wire(blk) and the ... Trouble codes: P0156 (o2 sensor circuit b2 s2).
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