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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA7668R
hallo evrey one thanks an advance i have 94 acura legend with no start befor that hapen car was cuting of and start emidiatly now car will no start at all i cheket no fuel was getin to the ingine also found no power to fuel pump replaced main relay i also repl...
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1996 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L Exhaust valve VIN: JH4DC4368T
Hello and thans in advance for your help. I have this car that came in for a miss P0303 with low compression Cyl #3 leaking exhaust valve. We did a valve job with all new valves, also new spark plugs timing belt and water pump.Car came back after a week. Compl...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L battery light VIN: JHLRD78492
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP! WE INSTALLED A NEW ALTERNATOR AS THE OE WAS FAULTY. WHEN WE STARTED THE CAR THE BATTERY LIGHT REMAINED ON EVEN THOUGH IT WAS CHARGING FINE. OUR OTC SCANNER SHOWS THE PCM SEEING AND CONTROLLING THE VOLTAGE. i SPOKE TO THE REBUILDER AND THE...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power sliding door VIN: 5FNRL18033
This van came from a body shop and was hit on the right side. The door skin,closer motor and inner door handle were replaced. The problem is when closing door the intial close is okay but you will still hear the slider motor running for a while and then the do...
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2006 Hyundai Tiburon GS 2.0L cruise control VIN: KMHHN65DX6
Hi Hyundai techs, Yes this car came to my shop for an inoperative cruise control. This cruise control system isn't in touch with the pcm, it's working on it's own with a cable attached to the trottle body. I really triple checked all the wiring going to the s...
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D8V
Hey guys I have this Infinity that has the codes lised above and an intermittant stall at idle. Always starts right back up but you have to put your foot on the gas to keep it running for a few seconds then it will be ok. Im going to check to Iac valve but wan... Trouble codes: P0500 (vehicle speed sensor malfunction), P0400 (egr flow malfunction)
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR07Y7X
so we did 2-4-6 injectors remn cap wires rotor new plugs air gas smoke for leaks slight leak out of egr and inake snorkel i seal intake hose for now but still runs bad...any ideas Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D62
This is a 4 cylinder Rodeo, don't see too many of those. It keeps setting the code p0401 for EGR LOW FLOW. The big linear Egr valve, with the 5 pin connector & no vac. hose, mounts on the back of the head, and I ran the engine with the valve removed to verify ... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr low flow)
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2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16533
Good day people. I have this KIA Rio that idles very rough. MIL will come on and transmission will not down shift into passing gear when throttle pedal floored. When vehicle came in first time had codes for MAF sensor and system too lean. No reading out of MAF... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean), P0121 (throttle position sensor switch a circuit range preformance problem), P0300 (randam mifire), P0301 (mifire cylinder 1), P0302 (misfire cylinder 2 P0303 P0304), P1166 (unknown trouble code)
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L rear air VIN: JTHBN30FX2
I have this 02 LS 430 that has the rear air suspension pumped up hard as a rock. Has codes 13 and 14 stored for open/shorted left and right level sensors. Anyone out there run into this before? Thanks.
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31DXR
hi everyone ive got misfire problem that i just cant figure out, hope we can work together to solve this problem its a 94 nissan altima 4 cylinder 2.4l engine. ive got a dead mis on cylinder #3. we checked for spark- good changed the one plug- still missing...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D81
Vehicle runs like it has a bad MAF sensor or plugged cat i.e: stalls, hesitates, backfires through intake, poor idle black smoke. Seems to be worse when vehicle is cold/sat overnight. After it warms up, it will idle in park or neutral ok but fall flat on it's ...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D62
This vehicle surges when idling in drive or reverse as soon as you let off the brake and begin to roll up to 5MPH. Also surges when cruising at 40 MPH and when you slow down from 5-0 MPH. There is a bulletin NTB01-074A which describes this similiar issue, bu... Trouble codes: P0300
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1994 Subaru SVX L 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LOSS OF POWER VIN: JFJF1CX355
This unit has a very pronounced intermittent misfire at idle and cruise when cold accompanied by a ticking sound from the front center of the upper intake manifold at the exact time the miss occurs. After 5-10 minutes of running, the engine smoothes out at idl...
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1995 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Steering coupler VIN: JF1GM6357S
This is more of posting a fix than asking a question. I just finished fighting a steering problem on this Impreza and wanted to pass on what I learned. This car came in with a complaint of hard steering like the pump was bad. On test drive I decided it felt l...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cooling fan VIN: JTBG22K7Y0
Hello everybody thanks in advance. I Have a Camry here with a cooling fan problem Both fans are running anytime ignition is on. Pulled Cooling fan relay number 1 and raditor fan will shut off pull cooling fan relay #2 and condenser fans shuts off. Check ECT se...
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2009 Toyota Corolla 1.8L Accessorys VIN: JTDBL40E39
Hello friends, This Toyota was towed in because the customer tried to jump start it and hooked up the cables backward. He, that is the customer replaced several fuses but to no avail. I charged up the battery and it started, however the inst. cluster looks l...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L R. Hatch VIN: 2HKYF18775
Customer took the Pilot to the dealership, where they pulled the hatch panel from inside the car and re-attached a link rod that had popped off.
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L dash lights VIN: 1YVGF22C5W
2 OF 3 RESPONSES TALKED OF BURNED OUT BULBS, THE LAST ONE GOING IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO OUR WORK ON VEHICLE. CUSTOMER DENIED COST OF FINDING OUT SO OUT IT WENT WITH NO FIX. THANKS FOR THE HELP EVERYBODY.
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4LS31H2Y
We were unable to access the immobilizer system on this vehicle we are sending it to the dealer and I will update this post when I get a fix. Thanks John
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L Vent temperature VIN: JA4LX31G43
Thanks to all who replied. This vehicle is not currently at the shop. The customer is driving it because it only acts up on long trips. However, I have evacuated and charged the vehicle already with the same result. I have checked for restrictions with a t...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L starts and dies VIN: 1N4BU31DXR
Sorry it took so long to close this, but cust. did't know if she wanted to put any more money in to it. Anyway, all of you who said not to use an aftermarket distributor where right. I put on an OE dist. and car fired right up and has been running great ever s...
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L condensor fan VIN: 1N6AA06A05
problem turn out to be broken wire from pressure sensor to ecm. i guess from the accident wire was broken by radiator support. we just had a hard time due to terminalogy of the new cars and diagram from alldata wasn't very clear. thanks to all who responded...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R8Y
It seems that this car is loosing the a/f signal at times but i don't have the equpment to varify that so I had to send it to the dealer. From what I can tell the O2 sensors and the A/F sensors do look alike but the connectors are different so you can't plug ...
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2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: 4T1BF28B93
WELL HERE IS THE DEAL?? THIS ENGINE WAS NEVER OPENED BY WAY OF PLENUM OR PLUGS REMOVED PRIOR TO THIS CONDITION. AFTER BLOWING AIR INTO #1 & 3 CYLINDERS THE RESISTENCE SOMEWHAT GRADUALLY DISAPPEARED. lOOKED INTO ALL CYLINDERS WITH BORE SCOPE, COULD NOT IDENTIFY...
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