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1998 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHJG34F9W
Hi everyone, this car came in about a year ago for an intermittent stall, and at that time I found that the harness to one of the HEGO sensors had fallen out of place, and was shorting against the C.V. axle shaft. I repaired the harness, and it was fine up unt...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Radio VIN: KMHWF35V71
The backlight on the radio comes on when you turn the radio on, however the numbers do not light up. When the vehicle was in here no audio was present. I was just notified by the customer that now audio is present, however the numbers still do not display. Thi...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L factory stereo VIN: 4A3AJ56GXW
bought facory cd player from ebay from another galant,plugged it in.says "code" on display does anyone know how i get the code? this is all the numbers on the sticker mon the stereo: [...] oy-2u05cwd 34w0190 sn=[...] thanks for your help
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2005 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AB76S15
Hello! I've got a bit of a monster here. This vehicle was brought to us after what the customer has said "a few months of hard starting" And we have verified the concern. The vehicle will act like it's flooded out (you can hold the pedal to the floor to get it...
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Surge VIN: JN1DA31A93
customer states that when at a stop foot on brake the cars throttle will surge and the car will start to move foward and that he has to step on the brake harder to hold it back. he says its only happens once a month at the most and that he has brought it in to...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Engine VIN: 5N1AR18W95
Greeting Nissan Techs, I had AAA drop this vehicle off in my lot with no explanation to the problem. It started up and ran fine. I scanned it and found a p1122 code ETC Function Circ. Cleared the code and drove it 5 miles with no problem. Still did not hear fr...
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1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L abs VIN: JS3TD21V7V
i have a 97 side kick with a 1.8 dohc . there is an abs light on in this vehicle. i don't know how to pull codes on this vehicle. i have tried modis and gynesis, neither have the ability. i also seen on alldata how to ground diagnistic connector under the hood...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF22K6V
Please help, MIL on. P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire). Condition occurs after driving 17-20 miles. Rough idle when MIL illuminates. Test performed: New coil, New plugs, Pin fit checked at injectors, Harness jiggle tested, Pin contact inspected at ignitor unit. Too ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire detected)
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR18E1X
This car is kicking my butt. It acts like a govenor kicking in at 2800 rpm, cuts off injector pulse and coil signals. Car bucks and missfires at anything over 2800 rpm, constant in stall or driving. All waveforms from crank and cam sensors are good, has vss in... Trouble codes: P1310
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RTS 3.5L popping noise VIN: 2HJYK16496
Picked vehicle up from dealer. Right away started making clunking noise coming from right front and a loose change noise coming from left front. Brought back to Dealer. They said the end links were loose and had to have been like that from the factory...Uh,...
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UZ30C5N
Thanks to all that have responded. As suggested, I tested for air leaks and MAF problems. Eveything looked good, so I tried to sell an ECU. The customer declined repair, they had been trying to decide on a new car anyway, so this may be the last straw. T... Trouble codes: 21 (Left Main Oxygen Sensor Circuit), 28 (Right Main Oxygen Sensor Circuit).
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1996 Mazda B2300 2.3L monitors do not rese VIN: 4F4CR12A3T
I have not got the car back in my shop yet. I did not get chance to even try anything yet. As soon as I will find out the solution of the problem.I will share with every one.In the mean time if any one has a solution other than the one I received please advis... Trouble codes: P1000 (monitors are not set).
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2002 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1TA22292
I recieved 3 replies that said there was no way to idetify the difference between the left and right head gaskets and to order gaskets from Mazda which I did. The Mazda gaskets were clearly marked R and L for right and left. However you can identify visually t...
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.4L Transmission VIN: JA3AJ66FD4
well I finally fix this thing I ended up replacing the input shaft bearings lube up the rel fork pivot point. ran car 15 miles and no noise thanks for all your help thanks Randy for the info I didn't think to look there untill you said to. and the customer rep...
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1995 Nissan 240SX 2.4L t chain rattle?? VIN: 1AS1A5DWDW
This one remains a mystery and the customer wont stop driving the car long enough to let us check it out any farther.I will keep trying to get him to leave it with us for a while and post any fix here.
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2003 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L test connector VIN: JF1GD29673
We found the connector. It took awhile to get the car back here ...seems like the snow needs plowing every other day! Many thanks to Roch [...] who referred us to Endwrench.com, the Subaru tech website. Bo...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Heater VIN: 4S4BP61C35
Thank you for all that replied. So the Fix is to do mulitable heater core flushes. The coolant always looked clean but the flushing seems to has cured the problem. Customer has called back to say all is A-OK.
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2002 Toyota Echo 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDAT12342
Well, I never fixed this vehicle, because I was never able to duplicate the condition. After 2 weeks and about 100 starts, the concern never reared it's head. I received a number of replies, which included answers to my questions such as the importance of oi...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T1BF30K93
First of all a huge thank you to all who replied. The description given by Geoffrey, Dave, Stanley and Philip helped tremendously. Speed sensor signal from compressor must be seen or the system shuts down the compressor to save the drive belt, makses sense. Wh...
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