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2001 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC23841
This car started out as having a interm. p1259 with no driveabilty issues,and after inspection I thought it had a problem with the Vtec solonoid.It progrssivly has goten worst.I replaced the vtec solonoid and pressure switch.The problem has not been corrected.... Trouble codes: P1259 (vtec malfunction)
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6677W
looking to find how the power circuit of the the upstream oxygen sensor heater circuit is wired. no power intermittently to the heater element at the oxygen sensor; retrieved code for heater circuit- ohmed out o2 sensor heater- open/failed; replaced sensor- sy...
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18596
Customer complaint was that the vehicle had very little power, would not accelerate but could coast to drive, engine light came on at that time. The next morning the light was off and the engine ran fine, they brought it in to us and we scanned for codes histo... Trouble codes: P0223
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L can VIN: JNKCV54E44
This vehicle has a CAN/LAN failure with codes U1000 and U1041, while checking the CAN H&L I have been unable to locate the transmission control module. Component location is supposed to be behind the passenger lower kick panel next to the PCM. Nothing is there...
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1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1BB1412T
The Protege will not run well enough unless the MAF sensor is disconnected. It was replaced by the customer with a reman. If plugged in, car will exhibit loss of power and stalling. I have checked the fuel pressure, which is 41 lbs, cleaned and made sure the E... Trouble codes: 100 (MAF sensor code on due to MAF being disconnected), 401 (Insufficient EGR flow), 1136 (Bank 1 sensor 1 heater circuit high input)
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Head VIN: JM1BJ24542
Customer came in a couple months ago complained about burning oil. Said car smokes bad on start up. We confirmed complaint and decide to pull the head and have the machine shop go thru it. Machine shop said that some of the valve seals were not down on the hea...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L pressure plate VIN: 4A3AC84H01
hi there, i have an eclipse with a pull type clutch. the car was brought with a diagnosed differential problem, i got it apart sure enough the spider gears were broken. i got another junkyard transaxle (see related repair history) i got the new trans in and al...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L speedometer VIN: 3N1CB51D3Y
Hello, I've got a 2000 Nissan Sentra 1.8L. When the car first came in the speedometer fluctuated rapidly from 0 to 3000, but has since quit working altogether along with the Tach. When I hook up a scanner, the vss parameter reads zero all the time. I took th...
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2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L ABS light on VIN: 5N1E028TZY
It may not be relavent, but, this Xterra is acually manufactured on 6-99. but when I punch it in in Alldata or this request form, there is no Xterra model to choose from, so I chose 2000. and I do not know if it is an SE or XE. I cleared codes,rechecked codes...
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L timing chain
Please help. I have a 1.8 liter vvti corolla that came in for misfire and driveability complaints. Found bent valves and locked up vvti intake cam gear. My concern is with timing chain reassembly. I can not find a definite answer if vvti intake cam gear should...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid VIN: 2HKRL18621
I recieved many replies to this request, all seemed to point in the same direction. Replace the transmission, seems as if these transmissions come apart frequently, and the issues that I encountered were the begining of the end. The vehicle ended up being trad...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power sliding door VIN: 5FNRL18033
Thanks to all who replied. The fix was to change the door latch/closer motor. I put the original back in and the door is working great. The latch was supposed to be new from the dealer. There is also a TSB# 99-072 that deals with this door problem. Thanks agai...
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Airbag VIN: KNDUP13113
I ended up calling the dealer you guy's where right and the dealer took care of it under warranty. Thanks Guy's Christopher
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L MIL Lamp on
The fix for this vehicle was to replace the timing tube on the front of the intake cam, this tube actually controls the movement of the camshaft. Was actually an easy fix considering that the cam had to come out to disassemble the tube from the cam. Trouble codes: P1354.
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L transmission quits pulling VIN: JA4MT31H7Y
thanks far the replies, after following your advice, we double checked everything and found it was actually low of fluid. thank everyone very much!!
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT31R33
After reading the replies and testing further I eliminated secondary ignition,fuel injectors,egr,and wiring. My next step will be to inspect timing marks and belt tension. I believe pcm is turning off #1 injector. Customer is out of money right now. Thanks to... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31DXR
thank you to all that have replied, after listening to all your responses we narrowed our diagnosis down to and intake gasket leak, or internal engine damage. unfortunatly when we told the customer of our diagnosis, the customer decided to scrap the car for ...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D3S
Thanks for all replies. I had already done the testing most people suggested.I went ahead and bit the bullet and removed the timing cover.Sure enough the crank gear was out of time 1 tooth.I don't know how this causes 2 cyls to not recieve coil pulses, but at ...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1DA31D12
SORRY FOR THE LATE CLOSING DATE. WHAT WE WE FOUND WAS SOMEONE HAD CHANGED THE BATTERY AND HAD IT STUFFED UP AGAINST THE UNDER HOOD FUSE BOX HARNESS. CAUSING SEVERAL WIRES TO RUB THROUGH THIER INSULATION AND SHORT TOGETHER THUS CAUSING OUR 12 VOLT SHORT REPAIRE... Trouble codes: P1229 (sensor circuit short), P1223 (TP sensor circuit 2), P0221 (TP sensor).
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12EXR
Thanks for all your help. Tom we are in Madison! Problem was a fuse in the dash fuse panel. I had asked a tech to check all the fuses and he missed it. Grrr... But we still replaced the coil due to the low resistance. Amazing how much time you can waste ...
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2006 Toyota HIACE VAN 2.494L cambelt light VIN: KDH200RSRM
CAMBELT WARNING LIGHT. We are still waiting for the customer to return the vehicle. We will try this procedure when it does. SENT FROM iATN member (Nick). Thought might work on Hiace. 1. Turn ODO / Trip display to ODO. 2. Switch ignition off. 3. Hold the trip ...
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