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1996 Acura Integra LS 1.8L instrument cluster indicator lights VIN: JH4DC4352T
Here's the deal. This integra has instrument cluster indicator lamps that stay on with the car off and all. Sometimes the door chime will be on for no reason at all. This only happens when it rains. The car has a water drip on the driver's clutch pedal area su...
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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L No Start VIN: KLATA22691
Hello everybody, this car came in as a no start. I have traced it to a problem with the PCM not pulsing the injectors. All injectors have battery voltage to them, but computer will not pulse to ground. I have check the wires between the PCM and injectors, all ...
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1HGEJ8121T
Hello,and thank you for taking time to read my help request.This Honda is shortening my life expectency,as you can see it came in originally for a cylinder head gasket repair.Everything was fine up until approximately 1000kms after vehicle left,customer stated...
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1999 Hyundai Bering 638CID Mechanical VIN: KMFHB47A4Y
Hey guys looking for help on this 638 detroit diesel.Leaking oil from in between engine and transmission removed trans found seal silicone seal reassemble still leaking anything i should know please help
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4S2CK58D71
Hello to all, I have a 2001 Izusu Rodeo that we have replaced the timing belt, crank timing pulley, crank seal, cam seals, both idlers and tensioner pulley due to a whirring noise in front of engine. We also replaced the water pump because we were right there....
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L wiring VIN: JM11A2223S
This came in with engine will not shut off. If I pull the door lock fuse all is ok. I disconnected stereo (bose) pcm, abs, srs relays, body control module that piggybacks the fuse box. the door lock wire, wht/ green feeds voltage to blk/ wht wire from engine f...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: DON'T KNO
car came in no start fuel pressure ok, noid ok, no spark, check eng light on. voltage to coil + side ok. replaced dist. same thing triple check fuses voltage . clean all grounds i can or find ran more no good. being bit before I've tried 5 dist new reblt used...
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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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2006 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D76
Hi folks and thanks for reading this. This car was fine a month ago when it got here and has not been driven. Now we sold it and went to drive it and have these codes. It falls on its face badly and the mitchell diagnosis sends me in circles with no end to it.... Trouble codes: P2179 (Too lean off idle), U0121 (Loss of communication to ABS)
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1999 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, No Throttle Responce VIN: JA3AY11A8X
Good Morning I have this problem with this Mitsubishi. It will start when it is floored and idle when floored but not very smoothly. Supposely customer brought vechicle in to another shop for timing belt replacement installed timing belt reconnected battery an...
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1990 Subaru Loyale RS Turbo 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2AN52B8L
ih guys, this is a strange problem for me , this car has a code 55 egr temp sensor code , (calif. only ) ,but this car is a federal emissions car. there is no egr temp sensor that i can find and on the ecm where the wire for the sensor should be there is none.... Trouble codes: 55 (egr. temp sensor)
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAUN73C8S
This truck came in with a hard start when hot and poor running worse when cold condition. The hard start ended up being the coil. Now I am stuck with a sparatic cutting out under load between 0 - 50 MPH. It doesn't feel like a single cylinder. More like all of... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank sensor A performance), P0340 (Cam sensor)
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1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HT05J7W
Hello all, This vehicle keeps coming back with a P0446 code in it. We are having difficulty testing the system and finding anything wrong. We have smoke tested the system. I feel like we are missing something or not testing the system correctly. This is the e... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent solenoid problem)
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L engine VIN: 4T1BE32K73
help...vehicle presented with milk shake in coolant system. Cyl head sent out & recond, installed new gaskets & head bolts. customer returned 2 days later w/coolant in oil. no overheating problem. customer filled resevoir twice in 2days. head bolts retorqued w...
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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L wipers VIN: 19UYA42411
thank you everyone. half of you said the motor was bad and half the switch. we were confused due to all the extra crap in this wiper system. kept it simple and turned wipers on and then off and checked at motor. the motor was still getting power. fault was in ...
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L flywheel VIN: KNADC12543
i took this flywheel to a 3rd machine shop and they were able to machined it. it was a 2 step flywheel they just measured the step and kept the dimensions the same it took about .010 to clean it up. i am not sure why the first 2 shops didnot want to do it. the...
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2002 Nissan Frontier 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N6DD26S72
Well thanks for all the help. I've been waiting for the car lot to make up their minds and they don't want to spend any money on this truck , or maybe they wanted me to troubleshoot to let thier car lot machanic fix it. Most of the help i recieved said the egr... Trouble codes: P0302.
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Gas Tank VIN: 4T1BF18B5X
Have not heard back from my customer on this one, so I will close it out. I Probably scared him off by explaining to him some of the possibilities of dealing with componants that looked like they came off of the Titanic. (Severe Rust) I recieved several rep...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR32E25
all fuses and powers and grounds at ecm were good. did not have bus data coming out. customer had ecm replaced by dealer under warranty. all good.
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