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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEH2356N
This vehicle came in no start. We checked spark and fuel. It has neither, it gets no spark, does not fire a noid light, and the fuel pump does not turn on. I tested all three sensors in the distributor, they checked out ok. But I will say that we have tried in...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6684X
hello on this honda we found the parts listed to be no good replaced them all was good for about 200km then the light came back on tested the evap system cant find anything we drove the the car for 3 days then the light came back on hoping someone can help wit... Trouble codes: 1457 (evap emission system leak dectected evap control canister area)
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on, CODES PO134 AND PO49 VIN: JHLRE77844
this one has been a trouble child frome the start, so thanks in advance for any help i can get on this one. the o2 sensor is a no brainer, bank one is on the no 1 cyl side to my recollection. but the emission fault i cant find. checked all the wires and cannot... Trouble codes: P0134, P0497
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1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVGE31A8P
Thanks in advance, After car sets for about 5 hrs or overnight it is very difficult to start, injector harness shows pulse, spark plugs are firing, block off fuel return line, pressure comes up to 74psi, car starts and runs normal after about 20 seconds with h...
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1998 Nissan 200SX 2.0L Evap monitor incompl VIN: 1N4AB42D0W
Hello Nissan Techs: I have this 98 200SX that I can not set the readiness status. All monitors have run except the EVAP monitor. I have driven this vehicle for a week, following the ASE generic instructions. I sart the vehicle cold from overnight, idle intil t...
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 14DL01D4YC
This car came in from our other shop after having a "tune up", the car was running poorly at idle prior to tune up parts being changed. I was told the IAT P0110 code was there prior to the tune up as well. I tested the sensor and sure enough it was dead. I ver... Trouble codes: P0110 (Intake air temp sensor)
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D11
hello and thanks in advance, this nissan has a code 420 inefficient cat bank 1, also a pending code 140 no 02 change bank 1 sensor 2, my question is this, can the slow/ no change in 0-2 sensor cause ecm to cause code 420 due to no activity on 0-2 sensor or wil... Trouble codes: 420 (cat convertor ifficiency bank 1), 140 (bank 1 sensor 2 no change pending code)
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN8DROY93W
Customer complained after pick up vehicle 'check eng. lite' and driveability problem. Engine operates fine until 2500 rpm then cuts out like loss of fuel. Slow acceleration fine till 2500 rpm. If just step on gas pedal hard surges real bad. On and off. regulat... Trouble codes: P1130
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2005 Nissan 350Z Grand Touring 3.5L Power window VIN: JN1AZ36AX5
We have a customer coming in tomorrow for some work and he called today to tell us that he now has another problem with his car. The customer says that when he drives the vehicle and shuts it off then opens the door, both windows will go all the way down and s...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L starter VIN: 4S4BP61C85
As stated, both the starter and security relays are working properly. To move car into shop we jumped starter to poer aat connector B14. car cranked, started and ran fine. When we started diag. We got to the point of testing the security relay and descovered ...
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1995 Acura Legend L 3.2L starting circuit VIN: JH4KA7661S
HEY GENTLEMEN THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR ALL WHO REPLIED. I REALLY TOOK THIS VEHICLE APART FROM FRONT TO BACK IN SEARCH OF THE ISSUE AT HAND. ANYWAY COULD NOT COME UP WITH A SOLID ANSWER. CHECKED ALL THE POSSABILITIES THAT EVERYONE WHO E-MAILED ME SAID TO CHECK. ...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Reverse lock/bind VIN: 1HGCG1647X
The one reply received from Mark hit the nail on the head. "The reverse hub in the center is in upside down there`s a step on one side of the hub just flip it over. very common misstep hope this help`s Mark" I was worried about some weird hydraulic problem ...
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2004 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL18763
I'd like to thank everyone for the replies, sorry for the late update, but we just got the van back together and can definitly say it's fixed. I began with a valve adjustment, which made little difference to the condition. Further testing revealed a leaky val...
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E0N
ERIC, TOLD ME,"There is a 6 wire connector at the front of the intake on the left side that gets filled with water at times--it is sunk down deep toward the front bolts of the intake.Also check the rear spark plug tubes they like to fill with water." Sure eno...
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3538X
The fix was the small egr passage located behind the throttle plate was partially clogged. The upper plenumn had to be removed to complete this repair. Thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0402 (excessive egr flow).
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH675X4
HI GUYS/ THANKS FOR ALL THE ADVICE ON THE / SUB. OUTBACK PO 420 CODE, I CALLED THE DEALER SERV.DEPT. THEY SAID THE CAT WAS NOT UNDER WARR. I TALKED TO THE PARTS DEPT. THEY SAID THAT IT WAS/ WHAT GIVES??? ANY HOW THE OWNER IS GOING TO TALK TO THEM AND LET M... Trouble codes: P00, 420 (cat. effiencey low bank 1).
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K9Y
After further consult, I am trying an OEM gas cap. Some aftermarket caps apparently dont make the grade. Also a suggestion was to check the fuel pump o ring. If its bad it could leak on a vac test,but not leak fuel. No pcm updates for this code were found. Trouble codes: 442 (Small evap leak).
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