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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8149X
This vehicle came in with an intermitant rough running and cel on with multiple missfire codes. Test drove the vehicle several times and could not duplicate the customers concern. Found spark plugs and wires not in the best shape and replaced them. Sent the cu...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Radio VIN: 2HGES257X4
Steady Customer, changed battery and radio has locked him out. Does anyone know/have the code for the radio? Thanks in advance for taking the time and putting forth the effort to assist us.
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES26734
Car seems weak on power, otherwise runs OK. Code if cleared will reset almost immediately. Fuel pressure is good. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: KMHFU45D31
This car came in with three issues. The most apparent was the severe internal engine noise. Next the oil light was flickering at idle and the third was the no acceleration issue. Well I you have probably guessed the low oil pressure and knock lead to the used ... Trouble codes: P1110 (ETS fault), P1147 (ETS subaccel position senor 1 fault), P1151 (ETS pos sensor 2 fault), P1172 (ETS motor current), P1173 (ETS Rationality fault), P1196 (limp home valve on close throttle)
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Hesitation VIN: JNRDR09Y21
Car came in with a " no acceleration" problem. Diagnostic tests did not show any codes ( suspect cleared by previous shop), but data steam showed lean on both banks when road tested. Tests showed fuel pump to be weak ( appr. 28 psi @ idle with vac) replaced fu...
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L temperature gauge VIN: KNAGD12625
this problem was originally described to us by the customer as- the engine overheats when i run the air conditioner. after checking the car we found the engine was not overheating- the scanner displays the temperature at 201 deg. and the coolant temp sensor is...
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2007 Kia Spectra LX 2.0L tpms VIN: KNAFE12I37
I have this car in for a lof today and it needs a tire rotation. these vehicle is equiped with tpms. is there a way to do a re learn without using the tactory scan tool? i can't find any proceedure other then that.
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Unknown VIN: JT8UF11E7M
Calgon...take me away...seriously i hope one of you guru's can help me out. This Lexus is a serious headache for me. I have converted it over to 134 a year ago. It ran fine for a year. It came in a month ago out of freon. I recharge and test ran the system, it...
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA4LS41R3X
guys we have a mitsi truck here that has us baffled. intermittantly for 2 weeks customer says wont start or starts and dies. when it came in there were no codes stored. we were able to duplicate problem several times and found there was no spark. we had cam an... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor problem)
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L t-belt VIN: JF1SF63541
car towed in off highway, died going down road. inspected timing marks, right cam off timing about 160 to 170 deg. timiing belt tight,tensioner and belt ok. bent all valves in rt. head. don't know how timing jumped. replacing belt and tensioner besides head re...
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2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L steering VIN: 4S3BH80671
HAVE A OUTBACK THAT HAS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS, I.E. 55+mph, HAVE CHECKED WHEEL BEARINGS, TIRE BALANCE, WHEEL AND HUB RUNOUT, ALL IN GOOD CONDITION. IF ANY ONE HAS AN IDEA, PLEASE REPLY. THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR TIME.
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2004 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG63614
Hi Subaru Techs, We have a forester here that will intermittently set a p0420 code and will show mode 6 data of tid $01 cid$01 and/or tid$03 cid$01 fail. Scan data looks the same when system passes or fails. Has anybody seen this problem? also can anyone tell... Trouble codes: P0420
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1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L abs motor assembly VIN: JTCVN39W9M
hello & thanks in advance for any help. we have a 1991 4-runner in our shop making a noise from the abs motor assembly. it does not occur everytime you apply brake pedal but sometimes when you push brake in normal the abs motor/module makes a grinding noise. i...
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN13D8R
to all you toyota tecks i have this truck with a very confusing problem...this truck will not run at all no check engine light on with key on replaced air flow meter and computer i can not flash codes because the engine light is not on ...now here is where it ...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L display VIN: JTEGF21AX1
Hi The problem I have is the display is in operative the clock is also not working I have checked all fuses 3 times the ones under the dash and hood I removed the face cover and checked for power and I have 12.5 volts at three wires one all the time and the ot...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1HGCM82623
Hello Techs. I am happy to report that this vehicle was successfully repaired. Turns out that the Countershaft Speed Sensor signal would drop out as the engine bay temperature heated up. We replaced the Countershaft (Output) Speed Sensor, and test drove th...
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1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Limp In VIN: JACDH58V7N
Ike is on the aproach and I may not be able to use a computer for about 2 weeks after the storm so I am going to close this help request.What I learnt is that the TCM uses engine RPM to calculate trans input rpm.I spoke to my cousin and he said that that th...
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L combi valve & M/C VIN: KNAFB1217X
took car to independant shop not kia dealer put aftermarket master cyl on & oe porportioning vave all good now. note these valves fail alot! I checked kias at 2 aauto auctions and foun 3 leaking. this is a pattern fail & kia should recall it! instead of waiti...
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1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L readiness failed VIN: 1N4AB42DXT
Thanks for the responses, It is very obvious that the 96-97 nissans are the most difficult monitors to set. The drive trace has to be followed to a tee. Thanks again for the help. Ken
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2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L srs lamp VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
Thanks for all the help. The info was in alldata but you had to lie and say it was a 2007. The code meant that an air bag or pretensioner went off. The body shop said they had to replace the passenger pretensioner which had deployed. Once this code is set the ...
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2009 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L tpms VIN: 1N6AA07CX9
1st i want to thank all who replied to my post.second , the truck is an 09 model.. turns out the wheel supplier to the custom shop also supplied them with new oe style sensors already installed in the wheels.when i recieved another set of "oe style" replacemen...
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