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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5651X
History...(would not fit above) Oct 2004 92,501 miles. Dealer replaced Cat Converter. Oct 2007 118,382 miles. Dealer replace Cat under warranty (po420) At this same time dealer replace timing belt and water pump. Dec 2007 119,909 miles. Same Dealer "Customer... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5851X
History...(would not fit above) Oct 2004 92,501 miles. Dealer replaced Cat Converter. Oct 2007 118,382 miles. Dealer replace Cat under warranty (po420) At this same time dealer replace timing belt and water pump. Dec 2007 119,909 miles. Same Dealer "Customer... Trouble codes: P0300 (miss fire random), P0301 (mf 1), P0302 (mf 2), P0303 (mf 3), P0304
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Fuse #6 VIN: 1HGCG56492
Hey, ive got a 2002 Honda Accord 4cyl that is about to drive me crazy. Vehicle arrived with check engine light on, charging system was not working, and transmission D4 light on dashboad flashing. Scanned computer and found two O2 sensor codes. Checked fuses an...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC83D41
The customer brought this in after he replaced the tps. it had a tps p0121 code and cutsout. The engine feels like it returned to Idle about the time it shifted into 2nd gear. Then would pick back up and dropback down. Replace the tps and It was good for the w... Trouble codes: P0121
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L axle assembly VIN: KNADC123X6
Hello to everyone out there in cyberspace. We attempted to install a new right side axle. The axle was stuck in the transmission. We tried everyting. Anyone out there know any tricks to remove the inner joint from the transmission? I would appreciate any input...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cooling fans VIN: JT8BF28GIX
Hello techs...Got a question for ya. While the vehicle is running if the radiator cooling fans are running or not running, when you shut the ignition off the cooling fans will run until it kills the battery. I swapped out two cooling fan relays and it does the...
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1988 Mazda RX-7 SE 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FC3717J
Need some help from you rotaty techs, This car came in with a no start the costomer had tryed to fix himself (ha ha) He dumped a large quantity of atf down intake. The car has no spark and no injector pulse. I have tested the cam and crank sensor at the sensor...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22D6T
I have this Mazda that is giving me major problems!! It will not rev up at all!! It almost acts like a restriceted exhaust. I have ran back pressure checkes, normal; compression checks, 110-120; fuel pressure, 45-50; spark is jumping 1/2-3/4 of an inch. It wil... Trouble codes: P1521 (p1195-), P1195 (p1250-), P1250
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D2V
Please help! Read the related repair history of my problem child. I again am still having vehicle stalling when put in reverse/check engine light on w/MAF codes. At times it doesn't act up. I found that other members were having some of the same symptoms & the... Trouble codes: P0100 (Mass air flow sensor problem), P0325 (Knock sensor bank one)
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2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH36553
Greetings from soggy Vermont! I have a 2003 Subaru legacy wagon, all wheel drive. When making a left or right hand turn you can feel car pulsating or binding (exactly like a posi rear end binds when it needs new fluid). Another shop has replaced both front axl...
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1996 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Lock up convertor VIN: JT3HN86R3T
I am having a problem with information. In testing this lock up system I am told to check resistance of the lock up solenoid from the ecu. If the resistance is 11-15 ohms replace the ecu. The next step is to check the resistance of the solenoid at the transmis...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR32E25
vehicle came in to fillup on gas. would not restart. no communication with ecm, obdii or generic global. mitchell and identifix have no test for ecm or wiring checked both iatn archives and identifix archives. but nothing to test no communication any help appr...
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1993 Honda Accord SE 2.2L speedo and clock VIN: JHMCB7681P
This issue was posted somewhat prematurely by an eager technician. The fix was not too difficult to find. The technician traced wiring from the gauge cluster to a junction box. The connector for the harness was not connected tightly. The technician removed the...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start, NO SPARK VIN: IHGCG565OW
Thanx for all the help. Suggestions where mainly to check the main relay,ignition module,distributor and coil.The fix was when i followed the wiring harness on the back side of the motor to the crank position sensor and saw somethig rubbed two of the wires in ... Trouble codes: 1359 (tdc sensor disconnectedconnections or ecm).
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HCG5644WA
This post was placed by my tech.. Sorry for him not posting any information besides the code. At least he did use this tool instead of always going through me. The fix involved replacing two bad parts, the evap. bypass solenoid and the evap. control caniste... Trouble codes: 1456 (evap).
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Battery Light VIN: 1HGE516554
Well turns out that Napa's alt. was putting out 13.6v and we replaced it with a Honda alt. and no more battery light. Afterwards we had the cpu flashed because there seemed to be alot of updates on this model.. Thanks for all th input
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2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78846
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. FOUND VEHICLE LOW ON OIL AND HAS NOT HAD A OIL CHANGE IN OVER 7,000 MILES. FLUSHED ENGINE AND CHANGED OIL. VEHICLE RUNS FINE. Trouble codes: P1009 (Variable Valve Timing Control).
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58W7X
Thanks to Jeff,Jess,Chris,Scott & James...The different coil (short or long) on no# 6 only pertains to 5/99 and later, earlier uses 6 of the same. The crank is the original to me but who knows how long it's had this problem. Before the cam I did replace all 6 ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L shifting VIN: KNDJA7236T
I UNHOOKED THE PLUGS UNDER PASSENGER FLOOR BOARD AND PACKED WITH DIELECTRIC GREASE, RECONNECTED, CLEARED CODES THEN TEST DROVE AND SHIFTS GOOD NOW AND THE CODE DID NOT COME BACK AFTER THREE TEST DRIVES. THANK YOU JIM FOR THE HELP, IT WAS RIGHT ON.
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1999 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Stall VIN: JM1TA2215X
Looked in the throttle body and found it to be very dirty.Did a carbon clean with BG products and it solved the problem.
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1992 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1VK13E2N
Thanks so much for everyones great suggestions! The fix was a new PCM. The PCM was making the injectors on the 1,3,5 bank run very rich and fouling them out. It was causing allot of white smoke which had many of us convinced of a head gasket issue. The kicker ...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Harsh Shifts VIN: JT2BG22K2W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I recieved many replies about the shift solenoids giving problems. I lowered the pan down to take a peek and the fluid had a bit of a metallic look to it but not burnt. The customer had flushed it 24 hours...
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