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2005 Acura TL 3.2L low beam VIN: 19UUA66275
thanks in advance for any help. this acura came in for rt low beam inop. replaced hid bulb, still inop. according to alldata, if there is power and ground to the inverter w/the headlamps "on", and the new low beam does not correct the problem, replace the igni...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1862Y
Van came in with P0172 code (Fuel Metering Too Rich), with no driveability complaints or symptoms other than MIL on. Ran the diagnostic flowchart, which ended with adjusting the valves. The flowchart says that if this doesn't fix the problem, to replace the in... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel metering too rich)
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L rf cv axle VIN: KM8SC73E14
this vehicle came in with the pinion shaft in the rear differential sheered, upon replacement we found that the transmission was slipping badly. we replaced the transmission with a used unit. the customer drove the truck for over a week and called one morning ...
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1995 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Stall VIN: JNKNG01D8S
Customer complaint is that this Q45 will stall when put in gear to back out of garage in morning. Also customer says that the car will stall at stop lights when the car is warm or cold. The condition is VERY intermittent and I have not been able to duplicate t...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDS58XOY
Hi, all. Customer normally uses vehicle for close local driving, within 25 miles, and has not been a problem. Recently her husband has to go to Houston weekly for cancer treatment, and it is on these 150 mile one way trips that it acts up, running at least a c... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430, P0137, P0157
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L all electrical VIN: JT8UZ30C5N
intermittently with the lights on, heater on, radio on, turn signal on, and stepping on the brake, the charge light comes on and the idle drops, thus causing the vehicle to stall. idle speed is 700 rpm.
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2001 Lexus GS430 4.3L timing belt VIN: JT8BL69S51
we are replacing the t-belt because of mileage. the car is running like new now and we want it to stay that way. we are alittle confused about how to exactly line up the timing marks. alldata is not helping that much either. it has c am timing marks and vvti m...
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Surge VIN: 1YGF22DO25
hi guys. can someone out there please help me with this mazda 626. problem with engine idling up to 1500rpm when a/c compressor and condensor fans are on. all a/c system working okay.tested iac motor and okay.iac recieving up to 7.8volts when when a/c compress...
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2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L noise
This is an odd one. this customer complains of as siren noise any time the engine is running. he mentions it has been doing this for a couple of weeks and he has witnessed the noise change;high pitch, low pitch, loud scream. i can only hear it at idle. the thr...
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2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L Unknown VIN: 4A3AK34T16
i have a good one, a local body shop has this car in & they had to replace the under hood fuse box and the tech did not record the location of the wires correctly & now he is comming to me for help. the alldata picture of the fuse box is not showing what we ne...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, OIL CONTAMINATION VIN: 1HGEM21933
Slow Oxygen Sensor!! Jay from Ontario responded that by disconnecting the TPS the vehicle was defaulting to FMEM. We were beginning to wonder if maybe our readings were normal or atleast close to normal during the first 2 minutes. So we had nearly given up. Th...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Misfire
Thanks to Jerry [...] The honda has been fixed. The car had bosch plugs in it. changes them over to ngk and have not had a problem since. Thanks to all who replied your input was greatly apreciated! thanks, Scott Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (No. 1 Cylinder Misfire), P0302 (No. 2 Cylinder Misfire), P0303 (No. 3 Cylinder Misfire), P0304 (No. 4 Cylinder Misfire), P0305 (No. 5 Cylinder Misfire).
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L pings VIN: KMHDN46D04
Hello everyone and thanks for the input on this one. As many said, the customer was probably using the cheapest fuel available(understandably). I told her if she wanted to see, put in a higher grade of fuel and see what happens. It quieted it dramatically. ...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JNKCA31A3Y
Thanks to all for yor help, We had to wait until the temperature dropped below 36 degrees to recheck and this is what we found. Right after you start the engine and drop it in gear the engine starts to loose rpm, we sprayed carb cleaner around the plenum and t...
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1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Surge, Stall VIN: JM1BA1419S
Per feedback have checked vacuum at idle. Vacuum stayed at 20psi in idle, drops to 15psi when put into gear then recovers to 17psi. Open throttle wide, vacuum drops then recovers fast. Checked cylinder compression: cyl #1 = 180psi , cyl #2 = 165psi , cyl #3 = ...
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1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AM64J3R
WELL GUYS IT TUNRED OUT TO BE A DEFECTIVE CRANK SENSOR. INSTALLED ANOTHER SENSOR AND ALL IS FINE. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP. Trouble codes: 22 (crank sensor malfunction).
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D3T
MY WIFE IS HAPPY NOW THANKS FOR YOURE REPLIES FIXED WITH A CAP AND ROTOR. THE CAP AND ROTOR WERE NEW BUT BAD. THANKS DAN Trouble codes: P0335.
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1999 Nissan Sentra XE 1.6L No Start VIN: 3N1AB4AD3X
SORRY FOR TAKING SO LONG TO CLOSE BEEN VERY BUSY THE CRANK SENSOR AND 2 WIRE CONNETER AT DISTRIBUTER WAS PLUGED IN BACKARDS SOUNDS DIFFICULT BUT CONNETERS COME OUT OF SAME PART OF HARNESS AND PLUG THE SAME THANKS FOR ALL HELP Trouble codes: P1320 (no ing signal).
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA31D51
replaced iac and ecm its all good now road test moniter o2 slow replace o2 clear codes Trouble codes: P0505, P0135.
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4358T
thanks to don and daniel for the first starting point . you guys were right , cam #1 was off one tooth . now the good part ! the sawtooth pattern on the 02 cleared after the cam was corrected , but since this is a c.a. emissions test , the 02 and cat codes sti... Trouble codes: P0130, P0420.
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2007 Toyota Tundra 5.7L Maintenance Reminder VIN: 5TBDV58157
I finally got it, and will try to describe the process. There is a button in the center of the dash, which selects the odometer display mode: Odometer, Trip A, or Trip B (the "Trip Button"). On the right side of the dash, there is a row of four buttons, the to...
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