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1990 Acura Legend LS 2.7L ABS module VIN: JH4KA3271L
Hi Acura tech's, This car came with the ABS light on and the pump would make this wild noise at times and affect the brakes. We got a used unit with everything, accumulator and all. All-data says that we have to have a bypass harness to bleed the pump. My ques...
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1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on, P0443 VIN: JNKCA21D4V
NEED some help to sort this out. ckd ckts--good/ changed out solenoids and valves--flow control valve was bad--replaced--now problem is more regular ckd hoses for blockage--nothing found the only thing we notice is map sensor is out of spec at idle--voltage ... Trouble codes: P0443 (evap leak related to flow)
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1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 4S2CY58Z4N
hello fellow techs. this rodeo was towed in for no start. found all 3 ecm related fuses blown would crank fine and ran on carb cleaner. fuel pressure and volume ok. replaced ecm and now has injector pulse while cranking turn key back to run and loses pulse. we...
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L combi valve & M/C VIN: KNAFB1217X
my daughter just moved from wisconson to napa vally cal her brakes started leaking when sitting. Kia dealer wants 1200-1300 for master cyl & combi valve. local A Zone cyl is $60 has anyone seen thesw combi valves leak on kia's ? car part . com has a thousand m...
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2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, LOSS OF POWER VIN: KNDUP13184
hello techs here is my problem in a nut shell.you drive this van at highway speed for 1.5-2 hrs with a/c on all is well,then all of a sudden,the van will start to run out of power,bog down,try to accelerate and it just is gut less foot to the floor do nothing...
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1991 Mazda 929 3.0L Diveline VIN: JM1HC2249M
Can Hear and Feel Vibration from Driveline while under HARD Acceleration or when forcing downshift at highway speeds.Before Mount replacement was very bad,after replacement now only acures under loaded driving.exanple-take off or kickdown.Diveshaft center supp...
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2003 Mazda B2300 2.3L high voltage VIN: 4F4YR12D23
I have this Mazda B2300 that came in with the battery gauge fluctuating. I checked it out with the shops ED-18 battery anilyzer and it came up with a high voltage charge, rechecked it about 10 minutes later and the system tested no problems. So due to the cust...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BK34344
has very slight shake at idle.car runs great.code p2187 keeps returning after 3-30 miles of driving.I changed maf sensor/bank 1 o2 sensor/air filter/pvc valve/spark plugs/added injecter cleaner to tank twice.checked air filter box for proper box as per tech bu... Trouble codes: P2187
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1994 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA4MR51MOR
Need some sage advice on this one. This is a friend of my brother in law or I would have given up long ago. Truck was towed here last month with complaint of engine stall. Found idle motor not working although truck still ran, just low rpm. Talked with owner a...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L compressor VIN: 4A3AC54L2Y
Six months ago this vehicle came in with intermittant a/c operation, a/c pressures were good, system operated as designed, unable to duplicate condition. Six months later customer came in for no a/c. found low refrigerant charge caused by leaking condenser. re...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L right axle seal VIN: JN1CA21D6X
Came back for right axle seal leak after we replaced axles. We replaced seal and warranted the axle just incase. came back again within a month for same thing, we replaced seal and axle again. Is now back for a third right axle seal leak. Everything looks and ...
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29624
vehicle has a rough idle and hesitation in acceleration. found 3.754 volts at front a/f sensor and rear o2 sensor has 0.075 volts and fluctuates very slowly - never above o.100 volts. short term fuel trim 25%. Trouble codes: P0171, P0300
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1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: JT4RN63B3G
This truck came to our shop smoking like a train. We pulled the turbo and found the bearings very worn and lots of oil in intake and exhaust. Customer supplied us with a new turbo and we installed it with no problems. Soon after it started smoking again. Lots ...
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1994 Toyota Camry 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1GK13F6R
vehicle came in running rough... i replaced #5 coil, code p1300 was stored in memory...i checked the igt signals 1-6 and i get a trigger with 5 small "humps" between each trigger igt 1-6. i checked igf and i get a 5v square wave(5v being the [...]. i chec... Trouble codes: P1300
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1995 Toyota T100 3.4L Engine VIN: JT4VD12E2S
Okay guys. Just trying to get some thoughts before it gets expensive. I have a 1995 T100 with a 3.4 in it. It has what appears to be a lower engine noise when warm. The noise is not present when cold then as the engine warms up you will hear a brief rattle/kno...
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2006 Toyota HIACE VAN 2.494L cambelt light VIN: KDH200RSRM
Cannot find how to turn off the cambelt replacement light. Our information says all Hiace vans are the same 1996 - 2007. We have just turned another 1996 off the way the book says but this 2006 is different. Can anyone please help?
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L key VIN: JHMEG8643N
igntion lock and assembly have been changed. customer has not returned--but i will try neutral safety and shift interlock solenoid when they do thanks to all for the help peter
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L TCC solenoid VIN: KM8SC73D53
I check the resistance of the solnoid and it was ok 2.7 - 3.4 so i figure the harness is good too. talked to the customer about getting the transmission rebuilt and he denied, I guess the last shop he visited have told him the same thing. Well thanks guys.
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2004 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KMHHM65D74
thanks to all brute force would have broken parts & removing the slave cly. and leaver was the right start . every one hint haft an answer is no good . had to call dealer and ask a friend . you have to remove slave cly. leaver and plastic bushing and reinstall...
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2003 Infiniti M45 4.5L etc VIN: JNKAY41E43
Hello guys After removing the air inlet,I found sticky carbon buildup around the throttle plate and cleaned it with a rag and carb cleaner.After clearing the code and 6 drive cycles so far no problem.Returned car to owner after explaining that new throttle ...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L throttle body VIN: 4S2DM5SW32
THANKS GUYS, FOR THE HELP THIS PROBLEM TURNED OUT TO BE AN OPEN IN THE GROUND WIRE FOR THE CRANK SENSOR! WHEN I MOVED THE HARNESS THE CAR WOULD STALL! I OPENED UP THE HARNESS AND FIXED 13 SUSPECT CONNECTIONS NOW THE CAR RUNS GREAT, NO MORE BURPS/STALLING! HOPE...
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1998 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L shifting VIN: 4S3BK4350W
The car is (actually will be) fixed by dealer. I heard back from customer today that the dealer did perform diagnostics to chase the p1772 code and found "chewed" wiring harness & "animal droppings" under the hood. They will be installing a replacement wire ha...
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