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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Left Head Light VIN: 19UUA5659X
Customer said sometime light is flickering on off and sometime is off checked all wiring all is clean and tight, I don't have any test procedure for the Head light Xenon Igniter ? any help. found no archive related or TSB. Thanks..
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1856X
Hey Honda Techs, What will cause these 2 fault codes and engine stall all of a sudden. Van was running fine until Sunday when after starting and driving approx 2 miles engine stalled whenever speed would reach 10 mph. Now engine just shuts off as if key were ... Trouble codes: P1361, P1366
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1857Y
i replace the new one from dealer . the passage clear. clear the code . but the cel come back /please help Trouble codes: P0401
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Instrument lights VIN: 1HGCG1651Y
Hello All - This 2000 V6 Accord doesn't light the dash lights. The rheostat is presumably OK, since it varies the brightness of the P-R-N-D-L display. I have tested every fuse in the car - all good.I have pulled the instrument pod and tested the bulbs - all OK...
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1997 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L overdrive VIN: KMHJF24M3W
With od drive switch off car shifts fine 123 with od switch on goes 123 neut,no od,fluid is clean and full trans was flushed,Any help except a new transmission.I believe it set a 743 for the slip
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2004 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KMHHM65D74
thanks in advance to all .clutch removal all bolts out . no info. on how to release trowout bearing . no access can be found .trans. only move away a bit and new clutch have ellease clid
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2003 Infiniti M45 4.5L etc VIN: JNKAY41E43
Hi Guys This M45 was originally towed in in limp mode showing a P 1121 code. I used my Genisys to check the datastream and take a snapshot,although I saw nothing remarkable with the throttle sensors,MAF, or anything.After clearing the code the car ran normal....
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L ignition switch and passenger door lock VIN: JT6HF10UXY
This vehicle came in with the D range bulb burned out for the transmission shift indicator in the instrument cluster. I removed the cluster and replaced the bulb. Before removing the cluster, I removed the ignition key and laid it on the passenger seat. After ...
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1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L front turn lights VIN: JM2UF3140N
When I turn the turn lights on to the right or the f\left, only the rear lights operate, the front light don't. Then if I turn the lights on the front bulbs turn on. This tell me that the ground side of the ckt is ok, but I cannot see the reason why the bulbs ...
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L suspension VIN: 1N6AA07B05
There is a thumping noise when driving this vehicle. It is felt under your feet not transfered through steering wheel. Have inspected this truck several times. The front end parts -steering, suspension, etc seem to be in good condition with no signs of loose o...
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2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4AL11D16
This vehicle has come back now three times from an EVAP gross leak detected. Our technicians have replaced the gas cap twice and every time the vehicle has come back we have put it on a smoke machine and there are no leaks found. All the EVAP sensors and valve... Trouble codes: P0455
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1993 Subaru Impreza 1.8L No Start
have a Intermittent no start. has spark and injector pulse and no fuel presure, has 12 volt and good ground at pump so replaced fuel pump and assembly with wiring to pump. still no start.then the back the next day and starts and runs.. later a no start again.o...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Misfire VIN: JT3HN86R8Y
pressure test heads and surface heads. keeps cracking # 3 spark plug, replaced 4 spark plugs and one injector on # 3 cylinder, didi leak down test, please help ! Trouble codes: P0303
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L hvac control panel not working VIN: 4T1BF28B1Y
Car came in with the climate control panel backlight flashing on and off. None of the buttons on panel seem to operate. Display is blank other than what seems like the backlighting flashing on and off.Tried to pull codes from panel and nothing happens. I then ...
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2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Electronic VIN: JTEHF21A43
Hello Group, The VSC light is on. Codes C1210 / C1336. I think I need to do a Zero Point Calibration. I have a flow chart for doing this without the Toyota tester. Two problems... Do I need the jumper refered to as SST 09843-18040 and I can't find a wiring dia...
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L valve seals VIN: 5TDZA23C84
customer took vehicle to dealer with problem when van is started cold will see cloud of smoke for 10 seconds then ok after that;; dealer pulled valve cover and found sludge, declined warranty work stating customer did not change oil on recomended intervals. cu...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4DA9353M
thanks everybody for fast response ,new distributor fix the problem a little mor money but ,no problems thanks again...
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Throttle Cable
Battery ground cable found rotted inside of insulation. Thanks for all the advice.
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Electronic VIN: 2HGEH2350N
Problem turned out to be a bad A/C clutch. It would work sometimes, but not always.
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L instrument panel VIN: 2HKRL1868X
Thanks to all who replied almost all said ignition switch .Its been trouble free for about a week so I will consider it fixed.I guess Honda has had alot of problems with igniton switches in these vans.
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L starting system VIN: JT8VK13T4N
MAF was bad. thank you for all the ideas and suggestions, greatly appreciate it.
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1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5234N
This one is fixed. It was the timing belt, it had skipped a couple of notches caused by the hydralic tensioner and a worn out tensioner wheel assembly. Thankyou for all responses, this was a good learning experience.
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C4X
Thanks Everybody, Checked t/belt and found tensioner spring broke. T/Belt was off just enough to keep it from starting. Replaced belt,tensioner, and spring. Thanks
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Ignition switch VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
Hey gang, sorry for the late post. I had a little issue with the customer and the labor for finding the problem, after I told him what the problem was and what the labor was for the diagnosis he flipped and said that he found it on Google in 10 minutes and wou...
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2005 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LX41FX5
The dealer put a new throttle body on it and that fixed it. The tech said there was a bad diode in it. I'm assuming the diode was in the circuit for the motor. My customer is going to bring me the old t-body tomorrow so I can "reverse engineer" it. (His wo... Trouble codes: P2138 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/ Switch D/E Voltage Correlation).
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N2DL01D7X
snap on scan tool code tips said to weigh the canister if over 4 lbs it may be contaminated. we in fact found dirt contamination in the charcoal canister.thanks for all your responses. Trouble codes: P1446 (vent control valve closed diag).
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNIDA31A53
OK I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU FOR ALL THE HELP ESPECIALLY DAN FROM CALI. EVERYONE SEEMED TO BE RIGHT IT NEEDED TO BE RELEARNED I RAN IT THREW ALL THE STEPS AND IT WORKED BUT STILL KEPT MESSING UP SO I FINALLY BROKE DOWN AND TOOK IT TO THE DEALER AND THEY FLASHED ... Trouble codes: P1121 (throttle out of range), P0507.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA1E04C
SORRY FOR THE DELAY IN POSTING MY FIX. FIRST OF WHICH WAS A NO INJECTOR PULSE CONDITION AND THE SECOND WHICH WAS NO FUEL PUMP PRESSURE. THE OWNER HAD A AUTO START SYSTEM INSTALLED AND THEY TAPPED INTO THE INJECTOR DRIVE CIRCUIT. THE SYSTEM WAS NOT ALLOWING THE...
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