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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG564XW
both 0/2 sensors have heater circuit codes front and rear. both have power to sensors but no grounds from pcm is this a common pcm problem? wrong sensors should be a/f sensors? any help would be great.
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Air Bag light VIN: 1HGCG5640Y
Hey guys, I have this Honda Accord with a SRS light on and Mitchell says you have to use Honda PGM tester to the DLC connector. No alternatives. I've read that you can jumper pim 4 to 9 at the DLC & I've read where you jumper the brown wire (at DLC) to ground...
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2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1HGCM72244
I was hoping someone might be able to give some first hand insight to this problem. This 04 accord came to us with a slight vibration at highway speed about 8 months ago. After new tires, alignment and wheel balance which seemed to do very little good, the cus...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L crank damper VIN: 5FNRL38436
Hello, I am working on this 06 Odyssey, doing a timing belt. The bolt for the crank damper seems to be siezed. I do not have the holding tool and have been attempting to brake it loose with an impact. The bolt will move some but will not come loose. Will the h...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L blower resistor VIN: JNKCA31A41
Replaced this part six weeks ago, it is blown again, and the blower motor is stuck on high speed. Does the resistor and the blower motor need replacement-can the motor cause the resistor to blow in this model, or could it be a bad new factory part after six we...
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1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Speedometer and Tach VIN: JT8BH28F6X
Speedometer and tach sporadically does not work when starting and driving car. However, some times they will start to work while driving car. Customer just bought car and have noticed problem a few times during the first week they drove it, we could not reprod...
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2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L pressure monitor VIN: JTHFN48Y92
Hello. I think this car has a broken tire pressure monitor. I borrowed a friend's scan tool and came up with the trouble code "C-2119: cannot receive from ID4." My Mitchell database gives me no description of this code. Any Lexus techs out there who can tell...
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1993 Mazda MX-6 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGE3181P
This car is a body shops son's car. We trade with each other. radiator hose blew and soaked distributor. no start. This is hall effect distributor. put vantage on it and no waveform from crank or cam sensor in distributor. They get there own parts, and got a u...
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L ABS Module VIN: 4F2CZ94163
This Mazda came in for compaint of brakes working too well intermitently after Ceramic pads installed. After multiple test drives finally discovered problem is ABS coming on. While stopping slowly the customer would push harder & when ABS motor stopped the veh...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 11YVFP0DX4
I have a 2004 Mazada 6. Complaint Check engine light on. Retrieve code P0442.I use a VACUTEC smoke machine. No Smoke leak afer combing over system , and passed pressure test. We Replaced the purge Solenoid, and reset PCM. Light came on 2 days later. Alldata li... Trouble codes: P0442
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT31R33
Please help! I have a misfire while driving. Mil comes on and code P0301 stores. Engine misfires also. I have swapped plug wire, coil, and injector. I installed a new iridium spark plug in #1 cylinder also. Test driving shows same misfire and Mil. Compression ... Trouble codes: P0301
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D3S
car came from another shop that performed a head job because of coolant in the oil. customer states that car ran fine before the head job , other than water in oil. now the car has a miss on #2and#3 cyls. there is no pulse to these 2 injectors.i have scoped ca...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 1N4AL11E95
Hello, This is the first time I have seen this car. They say the car reandomly dies. The dash lights are on and it does not seem to be electrical problem. There is no MIL light on, but I checked the codes and found P0725. I looked at up the code, but it sugges... Trouble codes: P0725 (Engine Speed Signal)
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12EXR
We brought this car in yesterday to do a transmission filter change and valve cover gasket change. When we lowered the car, one mechanic had disconnected the #4 plug wire. The other mechanic tried to start it. The car started but misfired due to the missing pl...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V4W
hi to all i have a 98 rav4 with a p0401 low egr flow i dint have any vacuum going to the egr valve so we tested the vsv valve and vacuum modulator valve after replacing the vacuum modulator valve the egr seemed to work but after driving same code if you pull a... Trouble codes: P0401
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K5Y
This car has egr insufficient flow code. Tested egr and it is working. Has vacuum going to egr valve when commanded on at 2500 rpm. Has anyone had this problem? Could it be a bad map sensor? Any input would be great. Trouble codes: P0401
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L battery light VIN: JHLRD78492
Thanks for the help! I installed a new Honda alternator this morning and the light is out. Thanks IATN!!!
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Stall VIN: JNKBF01A42
WOW GUYS, I WAS HOPING FOR MORE THAN TWO REPLIES BUT DO APPRECIATE IT. I WAS ABLE TO GET THIS ONE FIXED. THERE IS A SENSOR ABOVE EACH CAMSHAFT. BUT THEY ARE CALLED VARIABLE TIMING CONTROL SENSORS. THEY WILL SET A CODE OF P1140 AND P1145. NOT P0340 WHICH IS THE... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor bank one).
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D62
Craig & CHris were right on the money on this one, the passage in the intake manifold was clogged with carbon. I removed the intake and cleaned the passage with a pick and blew it out and re-assembled it and cleared the codes, and after 3 test drives, no check... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr low flow).
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2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4AL11D16
Thanks for all the help; we tested out the canister vent control valve. Found that it was not closing all the way. Installed new valve and the car has not been back. Trouble codes: P0455.
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Surge VIN: 4T1BG22K7U
Thanks to all that replied to my request for help. Three out of the six replies mentioned the IAC, when tested the motor did not operate. Replaced the IAC problem solved. Thanks again for the help guys.
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Misfire VIN: JT3HN86R8Y
this vehicle has been gone for a few weeks now, and have not herd from customer if ok or not. Even though the heads were pressure tested {ok} could be possible of a crack on the head that becomes a problem when warm, and causes ONLY THE PORCLAIN OF THE SPARK P... Trouble codes: P0303.
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