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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L passenger door window VIN: JHMCM56613
This car may have a ghost!! Customer brought in vehicle claiming drivers rear door window opens by itself then wont close. We assumed she was a nut case and must have opened it unknowingly and probably just needs a motor. Window would not close from either swi...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No start when hot weather park under the sun VIN: JT8VF11E5P
Hello, This 93 LS400 will crank over but it will not start when the weather is hot, park outside with all windows up. I have to let all windows down for a while so that inside cool off then it will start normal. I live in Houston, Texas. (The problem very much...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
ENGINE LIGHT ON, CLEAR CODE 158 RETURNS IMEDIATELY, REPLACED maf SENSOR INITIATED CONTINUITY TESTS, WIRING DIAGRAMS AND ALLDATA ARE LIMITED TO VOLT TESTS AT maf, TERMINAL 50 AT COMPUTER SHOULD INDICATE .6 VOLTS, INDICATED VOLTS ARE 7 VOLTS VEHICLE RUNNING, NO ... Trouble codes: 158 (MAF signal volts high)
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC84H73
crank no start, no fuel psi, replaced fuel pump, r&r plugs, fouled, replaced spark plugs, fuel psi is good now, still crank no start, seems to be over-fueling, no books to cover this car, were is the fuel temp sensor A,would this sensor cause a no start concer... Trouble codes: P0183 (fuel temp sensor a high input)
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1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N65D16Y4V
Need some help here guys and I'll tell you now that I don't have all the info that I would normally present if I were working on this vehicle. I am a retired Ford tech in Florida - the vehicle in question belongs to my brother in Texas and the poor kid is gett...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L starter VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Need help locating factory alarm module. Module is not located where Mitchells says for years 1995,1996,1997,1998. Tried to locate using wiring diagram and was unsuccessful. Intermmittantly starter will not engage and lights flash and horn sounds. Also the sec...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KMHDN45D52
they always seem to be the smallest things. the timing belt tension was toooooooo tight, making all sorts of noise..thanks!!
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X21
Wow what a ride I found small vac leak at egr valve and replaced it. That fixed my lean problem. after that the code switched from multipul missfire to cyl #2 missfire all the time. Then a BIG thank you to Dean [...] and Clyde eliott who both tipped me off t... Trouble codes: P0300 (multipul missfire pending code).
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2002 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22292
The problem with this vehicle was that the ABV vent was not venting and causing an overboost condition. When the PCM sees a problem it stops communication with the Traction Control Module and goes into a limp mode. The computer was sensing a overboost conditio... Trouble codes: P1540 (ABV Control System Malfunction).
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1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6HD46S2G
ok guys gonna close this one for now. Apparently this one is not a priority right now. its gonna be the new shop truck. Got the inj. back just need to stick them in. thanks alot I will reopen later if needed
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D6W
Hi everyone: Thanks for all the good info about this issue. DTC P0135 is for the crank sensor reference signal, (the one in front of engine behind crank pulley). Inspect the harness for oil contamination and damage from PS belt if harness has been touching the... Trouble codes: P1335.
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1995 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2L rear wheel assist VIN: 4S3BK6958S
thank you all that replied. Unfortunatley the customer doesnt seem to want to let the car go long enough to diagnose the problems. I did check the speedo problem and it seems to be the speedo gear inside the differential. Not sure whats up with the ...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: 4T1SK12E6R
I disconnected the egr valve and gave it back to the customer 3 weeks ago. so far no more problem. when they come back I will replace the valve. thanks for the many replies that I recieved, Jim.
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R7X
Thanks for all the help guys. Most of you were right about the MAF being the problem. That's what I initially thought was the problem but it looked fine on the scope, just a little slow but would go higher as the RPMs went so I thought it was working correctly... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean condition b2).
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2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E05
Thanks to everyone for your help.I check all connt.and pin outs and main fuse all good.Customer took to dealer and they replaced the ecm under warranty.Dealer said they saw on their scan tool live data a ecm failure.I guess my scan tool dosen't have all the so... Trouble codes: P2118 (throttle acuator control motor current range/performance).
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