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1993 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4DA9347P
Hello all you tuner guys, having problem with this car. after getting everything done car runs very rich especially at idle. timing in specs cant seem to get base idle right because of how rich it is, map sensor reads 15"hg at idle specs should be 21, dont kno...
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1993 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4CC2669P
thae car has a aftermarket alarm system. we disconnected the alarm and checked for any in line fuse that may have blown - didnt see anything so we reconnected it. we check all fuses 3x - all ok. we check crank sensor for signal- ok. we checked ignition module ...
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2000 Acura EL 1.6L Alarm VIN: 2HHMB4573Y
Car came in orginally in November for alarm going off at night for no reason. Found alarm module was faulty. Replaced. Alarm went off once or twice in the next month or so, but not as frequently. Now for the last week, happening alot more frequently. We cann...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L ingntion VIN: 1HGCB7656P
This car had been running good up till two week ago. Customer complaint missing or cut out after warm up it misses between 1700-2100 rpm or under load. It misses on the number 1 cylinder. We have installed new plugs, a new injector, egr valve, adjust the valve...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, no mil VIN: 1HGEJ8140X
Group, I have this 99 civic 1.6 vtec that is driving me insane! I will give the story from the top. Customer brought vehicle in as a no start. Checked and found that the cam was galled on number 3 and had trashed the head. Advised customer of other problems wi...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2HGES26722
This vehicle cuts out intermittently. Customer drives to work for 30 minutes in the morning and car runs fine. At 12:00 when she goes to lunch the vehicle hesitates/cuts out badly for a minute and then straightens out. We have duplicated the condition with a f...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Accessories VIN: 1HGEM21972
We have a customer's Honda Civic that the customer had his radio stolen, he found another stock radio with a code number of 13255 on the box. My customer installed the radio and he gets a message on the radio that says..ErrE. We have doubled checked his insta...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L power outlets VIN: 5FNRL38445
i have a 2005 honda oddessey that when the customer plugs in a cell phone in the left front power outlet it works for a while then eventually blows the 10 amp fuse. we replaced the fuse and all was well untill the next time she plugged in her cell phone. we re...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L reverse/2nd VIN: KNDJC73323
customer complained about trans slipping when backing out of a long driveway. when shifted into reverse the "r" & "2" both light up. it has a trouble code p0708 for trans range sensor circuit fault. tested sensor, ok. with sensor & trans computer unpluged ther...
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Starting VIN: KNDUP13193
Towed in because of no-start condition first time in AM. It now starts and runs good. Checked fuel pump waveform, fuel pressure & flow, press. regulator, CKP & CMP signals & sync., ECT, IAT, fuel trims, etc. Did visual inspection of wiring and for signs of lea...
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1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L No Start, Cuts out, starts up dies out VIN: JM1FC3322M
got this one killing me. did a reseal on front timing cover. when the vehicle got here it was running fine just leaking alot of oil out of timing seal. did job and now i have a no start issue i have back tracked and have found only on vacume line that i left o...
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2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L automatic tilt VIN: JM1TA2222Y
i have a 2000 mazda millenia in the shop.and when it first came in the automatic tilt wheel was not working intermittently when you put the key in the ignition.i checked all the wires and connections and they seem to be ok.i didnt find any short @ this time.an...
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2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
used engine installed and transmission rebuildt.at times will start and die.other times will start and stay running but idle surge and die.i did test drive vehcile and lacks power. engine runs only after tcs lamp comes on.i have erased dtcs but immediately ret... Trouble codes: P0102, C1119
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1996 Mitsubishi lancer 2.0L Radator Fan VIN: CN9A-00015
Have no go with radiator fan - have tested sensor and isolated circuits to ECU but not out as have no wiring information. Have located two relays one each side of the engine in there respected box's I assume that they are for low/high speed. When each relay ci...
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1RZ24A5L
need help from the nissan guys. this is a wierd one. the car works fine at idle. works awsome on full throttle but under light load at about 1/4 throttle especially on the highway at about 110 km/h it cuts out almost like the key is shut off then all of a sudd...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JN8HD17Y9S
This nissan slips during the 2-3 shift and slips in 3 gear. All other gears are fine. I have alread serviced the transmission no change. Any suggestions
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1995 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L radio VIN: 4T1GK13E1S
helppp!!! if there is anyone out there that has the toyota radio code to unlock a customer radio i would be thrilled. the radio number is a 16806 cass w/cd. thanks
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Skid Control Module VIN: 5TDZT34A32
I have 2002 Sequoia with abs, traction control and vcs lights come on at the same time. Codes C1241 and C1223 [ABS Control malfunction,IG Power Source Circuit]are stored. Have OE scanner and was taking freeze frame snap shot and back probe IG circuit with lab ...
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1997 Acura RL 3.5L Compressor VIN: JH4KA9651V
Hey guys. Thanks for some great responses and time spent, I really appreciate you all. I did not mention in my original post that we had jumped the pressure switch. Any way, there were actually three problems!!! Corroded, spread out terminals at the Pressure s...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L abs activation VIN: 2HKRL18621
Thanks for all the replies. Looks like it was back to the basics. Disabled the ABS first and drove the vehicle, RR the first to lock up. So I brought it back to the shop and checked the drums, resurface the drums and adjusted the brakes. Brakes stopping evenly...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L all gears VIN: 1HGCG56682
Watch those pipes!!!One of the 3,70mm pipes on the regulator must have come loose & fell out of place w\o me knowing it. that kept the torque converter from filling.Thanks for all the replies.
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2006 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Piston VIN: RLHFD26376
Firstly, I would like thank to every one who was advised me in this happen. After deep analyze, we've found that vehicle got flood in last raining season. So the connecting rod has bend. Then broken when running. We found 2 marks of piston ring in Cylinder wal...
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1995 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L right head VIN: JNKNG01D5S
Thanks for the replies. We removed the alternator belt and the noise was gone. Replaced the alternator and all is well. Sure sounded like it was coming from under the timing cover. Nice to get an easy fix every once and a while.
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2000 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDS58XOY
I got my 30 day notice from IATN to close this request. I talked to the customer again and found out this problem has been going on since hurricane Rita hit here in Sept. 05. It quit acting up for a while so they did not worry about it, till these long trips t... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430, P0137, P0157.
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L 1-2 2-3 shifts VIN: 4T1BF22K2V
We still working with this vehicle we found a valve in valve body was stucked. We are completing the job but this post have a month and i have to close it. But when i finish this vehicle im goin to post the result.
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L timing belt VIN: 1F6TGGHERU
Hello, Thanks for all the replies,everyone said the same, you don't need special tools.Alldata was not to clear on this so I appreciate all the replies.This went well,take off alternator,serpentine belt,power steering belt,crank pulley and covers.Also have t...
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