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1991 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Drive in ALL gears VIN: JH4DA9365M
This car has been sitting for 2 years. The trans worked fine befor being parked. After eng repair and getting it started the trans now goes forward in park, reverse, neutral, and all the drive gears. sometimes if you work the shifter enough it will go into rev...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA5663Y
The MIL will come on and flash for about 5 seconds after start up. There is no misfire. Got codes out of the Secondary System ABS. 31-02 PFINH signal malfunction, and 36-02 TP sensor malfunction. I was wondering if anyone has any info on these two codes. Trouble codes: 3102, 3602
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2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L srs VIN: 2HJYK16528
thanks in advance. i have a 2008 honda ridge line in from a body shop that had a small front inpact. they replaced the front bumper and driver side seat belt. they gave it to me to check out and i got a code e2-11 passenger side airbag and passenger side tensi...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CM58WOW
As I already stated this vehicle was in my shop for an egr vavle and O2 sensor. Those parts fixed the problems it had so we called the customer and when they came to pick it up in the morning it would not start. I got it back in the shop and after thinking tha...
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2003 Isuzu NPR 3.9L no dash warning lights VIN: JALC481463
Thanks in advance this came in for service and we noticed no reverse lights. after checking out the switch noticed no power to back up light switch. the exhaust brake stays on, no speedo, no odo., no warning lights. all fuses are good in glove box and in relay...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC5L54Y
has no vacuum to egr valve, can ground solenoid and vacuum goes up to 10 inches, mdp kp 69.4, spec around 25 kp, when driving vehicle pcm is commanding solenoid, checked all vacuum lines and they are routed correctly, it should be applying vacuum but why not, ... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr insufficient flow detected)
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L engine VIN: 3N1CB51D73
Car was brought in with no or intermitent heat. Car was also puffing white smoke on start up but generally not running too bad. We found that there was no heat and checked for water to heater. The hoses where both the same temperature-cool, yet the top rad h...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4350T
We have an AWD Sube that is giving us fits. Vehicle will light MIL after a mile or so and set P0500, speed sensor fault with the eventual stall. The P0505 IAC is from what all information shows a side effect of the P0500. What we have done is tested both speed... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor fault), P0505 (IAC Fault)
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2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L dr window VIN: JTEHD21A34
window switch makes a buzzing noise and the window wont move. ther is power to the switch. everything else works fine. used a powerprobe to make motor work; window goes up and down fine. thought i had a bad switch, got a good looking used switch. this switch b...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L temp guage VIN: 1HGCG5641W
Well, after trying a new temp guage from the dealer, and running a new wire from the sensor to the back of the guage. still wasn't working, with old cluster, with used cluster and with new guage from the dealer, all did the same thing. coolant would stay low, ...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L steering VIN: 1HGCG66822
Thanks for the help. Finally fixed this one. I had loose lower control arm bolts. Early on in the repair of this vehicle I had gone over all of the undercarriage bolts, but when I tightened the lower control arms, I tightened the nut instead of the bolt. The n...
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1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Hesitation VIN: JM2UF3141L
I found a vacumn solenoid stuck shut that controled flow to the fuel pressure reg. Dealer did not stock solenoid so I bypassed it and drove it long enough to readapt idle. Now no shutter on excel. Tanks to all who repoded. One response impeticuler who had thi...
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1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L timing chains VIN: 1N4AB41D5T
ok i finally figure out the problem. all the cams are in the correct spot. i found that the balancer has slipped, causing the tdc mark on balancer to be off. also found the vct gear to be bad. i replaced both parts and car runs great. thanks to all replied.
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2001 Nissan PRIMERA 2000CC Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WTP12-0025
Thanks guys for your help. The problem end up being the electronic throttle body. Replaced the unit and the idle even out to around 1500rpm steady. The scanner was then able to re learn the idle position. Now Idling stable at 700rpm. It appears that Nissan hav...
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2003 Nissan Altima 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11DX2
Well after 3 wks of trying, $400 bucks for rent car, $200 for gas, $60 bucks for a pedal assembly, lots of great ideas from other members, I gave it back to the customer unfixed yesterday. The 2138 DTC trips when the signal from app#1 and app#2 do not tra... Trouble codes: P2138 (APP Sensor 2 Ckt).
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L steering wheel VIN: 5N1AR18W55
hey guys it seems the problem was too much play in the left front inner cv thanks for all the help
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1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L abs motor assembly VIN: JTCVN39W9M
well i have to close this help for now. but customer has not brought it back to fix. i did receive a good reply that made sense from donald from ohio. he suggested the pump itself was weak internally leaking by seals and could cause this problem i was having. ...
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2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA23CX6
All parts we installed were OEM. The vehicle actually was still covered under emissions warranty and went back to the dealer. Hopefully I can fill everyone in oin the fix after they are done with it. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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