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2001 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Transmission VIN: JH4DC44511
Replaced transmission with salvage yard unit of same approximate mileage. Approximately one week after replacing the trans, the right axle popped out of trans causing a 'no pull' situation. Lost a little fluid. Popped axle back into trans, topped off with Hond...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Engine cooling fan VIN: 1HGCG165XW
Tested cooling fan timer, can not get power to plain white wire. The wire is the feed to control timer coming from fuse #58 (20A),I don't were the connector is for the white at interior bulkhead. Please Help.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5647W
The engine just got replaced at another shop. now we have code p1382. i disconnected the ecm and Ohmed the cyp wires (29 &30) and i got 1090 ohms. the specs are 800 to 1500 ohms. i cleared the code but it comes right back so i swapped the distributor with anot... Trouble codes: P1382
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3253X
this car came in with the check engine light on and only the p0401 was set, removed the egr valve and sprayed the port with carb. cleaner; turned the car on and sprayed some more to make sure the port is open and clean, then installed the new egr valve. i test... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow detected)
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1HGCM72683
Good Afternoon, This car has a shimmy on acceleration, goes completely away when you let off the accelerator. Tires have been replaced. The right axle has allot of lateral movement while running the car on the lift, and the right axle flange seal (at trans) a...
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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L cant pump fuel VIN: 2HKYF18514
customers complaint: can't pump fuel into vehicle most of times.pump handle just clicks after a few seconds. tech tested vehicle from alldata and mitchell under symtoms, test said to remove hose from roll over valve,and see if fuel comes out replace rollover v...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L blower fan VIN: KNDJA7228Y
One of our other techs installed a heater core and after his looking for a day the boss called me to come look. I am retired most of the time. My problem is I cannot find the A/C relay. Looking at MOD they say it is right side of dash and the locater showed it...
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KNDUP13155
Hi Group, This KIA van has low power at higher rpm's. I checked exhaust backpressure, fuel delivery and the maf sensor, all tested good. I verified the crank pulley said 0 when at tdc, then checked ignition timing. Initial timing is 0 degrees, when revved up ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Forward gears VIN: 4A3AA36G0Y
Costomer stated that while driving there was a loud BANG, that shook the vehicle and then vehicle had a lack of power. SES light on with code P1751- A/T Control Relay Malfunction. Found that trans is stuck in 3rd gear. Manually shifting it makes no difference....
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L compressor VIN: 4A3AC54H32
vehicle came in with an inop a/c. replaced faulty compressor with reman. replaced condenser. evacuate and recharge. ice cold everything seemed ok. came back a couple of days later cust said it works sometimes but cuts out while driving. found that at idle it w...
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2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Starting VIN: JA3AJ86E22
I have a mitsu driving me up a wall. The complaint on this vehicle is a simple dead battery after sitting overnight. The customer claims to have jump started vehicle as much as 4 times in a week. When I took the vehicle in I assumed a simple drain or a bad bat...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR18U85
Need some help with this Nissan Pathfinder that has a light on. The code is a P0011 ivt control problem. Nissan has a TSB on the intake valve timing soleniod and it was replaced also with the cam sensor on bank 1. When you start the vehicle the timing on bank ... Trouble codes: P0011
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1993 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L Master Cylinder VIN: JT4VN93GXP
Hi All! I have a problem where while driving, as I apply the brakes, in a very gentle, light foot pressure fashion, the brake pedal will go to the floor and then I feel a pressure pushing back against my foot just before the truck stops. I changed the MC with...
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1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Noise VIN: JT3DJ81W9S
Hi: I have a 1995 Landcruiser that makes a whistling sound on the highway at 40 mph, it then dissapears and reappears at 60 mph. It sounds like air noise from the roof rack. I removed the rack, aftermarket sunroof deflector and taped up all window seals and it...
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L ac switch VIN: 4T1BF22K2Y
hope someone has seen this and fixed it---every year when it gets hot for the last three years-this gal brings in her celica because the AC stops working and every year it turns out to be a bad switch-the first time the ac quit on her she took it to the dealer...
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2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF28B21
This car will apply the abs brakes about any time it wants to. And then the vsc light will come on and stay on untill you cycle the ignition switch. But this only happens very rarely, Has anyone seen this type of problem??? I have replaced the rear wheel speed...
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Engine VIN: 4T1BE32K24
The Camry has been to three different shops which includes the dealership, I have connected the MODIS to the vehicle to check for codes po120 and p0010 appear. The timing solenoid checks out at the harness side from computer to solenoid. The vehicle will start...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22551
replaced evap canister cleared codes and reset monitors,returned vehicle to customer thanks for all your help Trouble codes: P1457 (EVAP Leakage).
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S34
thanks to all who replied.it was the crank sensor. replaced new one with another new part and the car fired up.thanks again for your replies Trouble codes: P0335 (crankshaft position sensor circuit).
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Pwr Steering Line VIN: JALC4B146Y
Pressure lines were very long and went from one side of the vehicle to the other. Got company to leave truck long enough to repair properly with OEM lines for pressure and return. Thanks to all that responded.
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2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNDUP13184
FELLOW TECHS WE GOT THIS VEHICLE BACK IN THE SHOP,DID WHAT WAS RECOMMENDED IE CLEAN MAF AND TPS CONNECTIONS MADE SURE CONNECTORS WERE TIGHT,DI ELECTRIC GREASE AND SENT HIM ON HIS WAY,THIS PROBLEM WAS VERY INTERMITTANT AND HE DIDNT HAVE THE PROBLEM ON HIS LAS...
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L gas guage VIN: 4A3AA46G93
It was the gas gauge I replaced the cluster and the gas gauge works great thanks
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2002 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65552
found the purge solenoid under the intake had previously been broken and had a plastic straw stuffed into the broken vac. port and slid back together. the straw had finally kinked causing the valve to act plugged. gotta love em. Trouble codes: P0442 (small leak).
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2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L VSC Light VIN: JTEHF21AX2
Once again I.A.T.N. saved our shop.After reading all your replies and digging in "referance" matrial I agreed that re-calibrating the YAW rate sensor would fix this vehicle. We updated our Mastertech. We scheduled the vehicle in and re-set the YAW rate, it is ...
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L rear tow VIN: JTDKB20U55
thanx to all replies we are putting in the plastic shims in the spindle backing plate bolts that seems like the only way thanx again
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