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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L drive shaft VIN: JHLRD1846Y
cna this car be operated safely without rear drive shaft installed.
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1997 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.0L Door Handles VIN: KMHCF34T0V
Need some help guys.Unable to open the drivers side front door on this car from either the outside or the inside.It's equipped with PW and door locks.Door locks appear to be working.Something broke or fell off inside the door.What I need to know is if anyone h...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: JT84F11E1L
HI all, I think I know what's wrong just need a Lexus Tech to confirm!The key will not come out of the ignition lock cylinder when the battery is connected,if you disconnect the battery the key come out every time(sometimes the key will come out if you keep me...
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1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L second gear VIN: JMINA3581R
Journeymen good day. We are a Porsche shop with a client that races his Miata. He cannot engage second gear. I have removed the transmission and torn it down to removing the shift rods and am certian that the second gear synchro is the problem. I have years o...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L hbb VIN: JA4MW51R11
Hey Guys, I have this Montero that came in with the ABS/BRAKE light oon and a buzzer sounding. Checked for codes and found code 55 stored. Checked for replaced accumulator, it has been rep[laced with updated unit. I have limited information on how to pinpoint...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D02
with the canister vent valve & vacuum cut valve grounded i ground the purge valve to put vacuum in the system. the voltage on the pressure sensor drops from 4 volts to 1.2 volts at 11 in vacuum. when i release the ground from the purge valve voltage on the sen... Trouble codes: P1456 (evap very small leak)
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L spark plug VIN: 1N4AL11D93
CAME IN WITH MISFIRE, EXHAUST LEAK, SMELL OF GAS. i FOUND CODE P0301, NO OTHER CODES. THE CAR WAS RUNNING ROUGH AT IDLE AND SMOOTHED OUT A LITTLE UNDER ACCELERATION. I FOUND THE CAT LEAKING EXHAUST AT WELD AROUND FRONT O2 SENSOR. THERE WERE NO GAS LEAKS. WHEN ...
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1988 Subaru Justy DL 1.2L water pump VIN: JF1KA72A9J
Need to change the water pump and am wondering if the engine needs to come out? Looks like there won't be enough room to get the end cover off. Do I need to take the oil pan off also or can I slip it off and rtv the oil pan part of it on reassembly. Stupid des...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BK6357T
I have posted several times without any luck: Issue: Car runs perfect and for no reason after long drive, the car will not start. Only way to get it to start is to keep pumping the gas pedal. Once it starts it runs so rich and smells awful, and it feels like ...
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2005 Suzuki Reno EX 2.0L Low Beams VIN: KL5JD66ZX5
Ok, folks, this should be an easy one. You can hear the relay click, you get 12V across the fuse terminals and I bypassed what looks like an intermittant ground with a wire straight to the block with no results. Both bulbs check good w/ less than 2 ohms. Hig...
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 2T1AE09BSC
Thanks in advance I have a corolla giving some troble Three codes keep coming back(25,26,52). We will dive the car and for a secand the car stomble at the same time the eng light comes on always 25,26 codes some time all three. Trouble codes: 52 (knock senor), 25 (o2), 26 (o2)
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1997 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L compressor VIN: 1NXBB02E3V
We have this 1997 Corolla that customer states will quit cooling intermittantly.checked charge on system right on the money.(1.43lbs)The customer states that when it quits the blower motor will still work.So this tells me from the wiring diagram that the heate...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L dash indicators VIN: 5TDZT34A12
Vehicle came in with the Vsc, ABS and trac control lights on. Check for codes and find po1203, 1223 and 1241. Perform the checklists for these codes through alldata and everthing checks fine. Connect a new translate computer and still the same issue. Turn the ...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L update electric fan VIN: 5TEHN72N94
Did enybody ever uptade an electric fan to a tacoma 2004 trd supercharger? I'm looking forwerd to cancel the original fan from factory, I'm wandering if same one did put an electric fan on that particular truk by chance? I'm looking to get more horse power o...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: KMHFU45D81
First of all Thank you to everybody. Problem was auto tensioner, i didn't Know this is adjusterable. We check alldata they have all the infomation for How to set auto tensioner projected length and clearance. It was out of spec./ auto tensioner and adjuster c...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Temperature control VIN: JNKCV54E73
Many thanks to Delbert (suggested both blend door motors bad), Kenneth (suggested "temp" sensor bad), Alex (provided step-by-step self diagnostic procedure), Joseph (suggested "in-vehicle" sensor bad) & Tim (suggested self diagnostic procedure and compare "amb...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L . VIN: JACOS58XOY
sorry it took as long as it did, but this one is fixed.It ended up being a valve body,removed and replaced the valve and this fixed the problem.Thanks to all of you for help.
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8JS47E9P
Thanks to all that replied, the code 61 for the speed sensor information helped me to inform my customer that she had possibly more problems, at least. We cleaned the EGR passages and replaced the EGR temp sensor with success, but she didnt want to pursue any ... Trouble codes: 61 (undocumented), 71 (EGR system malfunction).
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2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28A24
Thank you group, you guys are awesome! live and learn, this vehicle will not set a misfire code unless the gas tank is over 1/4 full, but I found the problem the hard way, remove coils in left bank, found corrosion on coil for cyl.no 1, has a blade were the s... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304 (misfire cyl no. 4).
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L Engine VIN: 4A3AC34G0Y
Many thanks for all the replies. I forgot to tell some of the many thinks we did to this thing. There is plenty of air flow going through the rad. When you bring the RPMs up it dissipates plenty of heat. The heater works great at idle AND revved up. The idle s...
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1983 Nissan 720 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN6ND01S1D
Hi and thanks for the help, it turned out that by just cleaning the connections at the ECU did the trick. They did not look all that dirty but oh well. Thanks again
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD70654
Thanks for the replies guys. We found that the car wasnt tuned properly for the stock downpipe with the two converters. we eliminated the converters and the problem hasn't occurred at all. Trouble codes: P0244.
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