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2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L All Electric VIN: KMHCG35G1Y
Hi iATN. Thank you in advance for taking your time to help me out with this problem. I have a 2000 Accent here. What happens intermittently is with the ignition key off and out the car stays running and everything powered up. I replaced the ignition switch new...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8SC83D71
Every time the customer goes to the gas station and fuels up he says that it spins but won't start unless he flood clears it, I took a ride with him to to local gas station and he put 5 gallons in on a empty tank, while he was fueling I pulled the evap purge h...
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1992 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L low brake pedal VIN: JNKNG01C1N
not sure if problem existed before, drove into shop rear pads grinding bad. hurried up to wait for parts moved out of shop for a few days, finished job bleed out rear calipers due to replacing, went to bleed fronts for good measure and about second time openin...
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1998 Isuzu Hombre XS 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GGCS19X4W
Thank you in advance for any help. This vehicle came to me after 2 other shops could not repair it. It is an Isuzu Hombre which I am not familiar with Isuzu however this appears to be an S10 with different stickers on it. it starts and runs fine, has plenty of...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJ872381
I have gone over all grounds, even added a new one. At idle the ecm reports a temp reading of 183 degs. The temp will flucuate between 178 and 185 while driving. A temp guage in the cooling sys is showing a good operating temp above 195 after the thermostat op... Trouble codes: P0128
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2006 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L compressor VIN: JA3AJ26E16
i can't get a/c to work , commpressor will run if we power it up , but we are not any request from the acu to the pcm . can anyone help we did replace the acu
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1EB31P3R
Car came to my shop because customer says running bad. Car will idle perfect but has flat spot on accel will finaly reach hwyway speeds just have to keep mashing the gas.When running down the road bucks back especialy about 50 MPH like a miss but of course can...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E94
ok, have maxima storing 1273 code for lean condition, replaced sensor , also ohm out injectors 1 3 5 all ok . checked for intake leaks none found, vehicle displays no symptoms runs drives like new. also checked ,cleaned maf no contamination found. called nissa... Trouble codes: 1273 (b1s1 lean)
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D05
Hi all,Thanks in advance!I have a question Identifix shows the signal return wire to be white going to cavity 14 on connector F54,but there is no wire going to 14,there is a white wire in 13,signal return for the cam sensor.Do I have the wrong wiring informati... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor), P0725 (Engine Speed Signal)
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L engine swap VIN: 4TNG789006
has anyone put a 1996 4 cyl into a 1997 camry.we know the ignition systems are different.i beleive you must use a 97 oil pump and timing belt components.the oil pump has place for crank position sensor and does the 1996 head have a place to bolt camshaft posit...
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2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L system not cold VIN: JT3HN86R81
Vehicle came in for poor cooling. the boss found a schrader valve not sealing properly and we added dye and recharged it and sent it out. He was back in a week with poor cooling and I found an o-ring at the fitting going to the evaporator right near the low si...
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2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.7L Electronic VIN: JTEBT14R14
This system has a problem of blowing the wrong temp, out the correct areas, I have done an onboard diag, the air will blow out the correct outlets but the temp on passenger side is about 10 degrees different from the drivers side. The dash has been removed, we...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Well, thanks to everyone that has taken the time to reply. I have finally fixed this vehicle and am sad to say that it was something simple and said many times before in MANY posts on this problem. A new FACTORY HONDA O2 SENSOR solved this problem. I don't kno... Trouble codes: 1 (O2 Sensor Malfunction), 43 (Fuel Supply System Malfunction).
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L lack of power VIN: KMHWF25S24
Thanks for the responses. I recommended to the customer to replace the cat. After weighing the cost of replacement versus the relatively low lack of power loss, she will drive it some more, until the problem gets worse. Thanks again for the re-in forcement. IA...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L hard starting VIN: JN1CA21DOX
thank you to all that replied. It was the starter motor, I just could not get pass the fact that it cranked over fine if I jumped it without the key on. I am considering a full membership so I can check the archives next time. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor circuit).
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L low boost VIN: JF1GD70654
Guys thanks for all the replies and help.I ended up disconnecting the wastegate and drove the car around, and found out that the turbo was boosting fine. I also reset the ecu with a cobb accessport and the car has been fine just like it use to be.I dont no why...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L bosch abs VIN: 4T1BG28KGX
It is fixed. The abs light was not on until the spindle, strut, and lower arm were replaced. It then came on while driving. Measuring ohms across left front sensor circuit at controller it was in the middle of spec. Spinning the wheel created an AC voltage equ...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L abs VIN: JTEHF21A31
Thank you for your help guy's. I had my tech pull the right rear shaft out and found the tone wheel spining on the shaft. Again thank you very much for your help.
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