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2003 Acura TL 3.2L Lighting VIN: 19UUA56673
headlights will intermittently flicker.right head light will go out after a while.when i check power and ground at hid module seems its not there for a second and then i have full battery voltage and good ground.plug it back in then its ok for a while.have rep...
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1986 Honda Civic CRX Si 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMAF5333G
Honda techs, performance tuning shops, and any others, please help. This is a 1986 Honda CRX with a '87 to '89 Acura 1.6 liter non-VTEC motor. Further than that, it is turbocharged, runs the Acura ecu and DSM 450 cc injectors. Our customer bought this car from... Trouble codes: 1 (O2 sensor)
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: IHGCB7562M
Just failed emission test IM240 for HC high.Car runs good at idle.Off idle a slight flutter at tailpipe. Has a lot of mileage and burns oil.Although did not fail for smoking. O2 is very high and AFR is extremely high about 22/1.I thought maybe EGR ports clogge... Trouble codes: 12 (egr)
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Misfire VIN: 1HGCE6674V
the engine light keeps coming on, and is pulling a p0305 cylinder 5 misfire.Customer has driven vehicle for two weeks and came back with p0305, p0303, p1300, Vehicle does not "kick light" on imediatley, vehicle also has a slight miss at idle Trouble codes: P0305, P0303, P1300
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 4S6CK58W4X
the transmission was serviced (oil and filter), shifter solenoids were replaced ( 3 of them ) no DTC were found or TSB related to this problem transmission still acts the same when is cold for the first 10 minutes and intermittent when is hot with the differen...
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Mechanical
I am installing a transmission in family members car. I never work on Hondas and can't find any info on what fluid goes into the transmission. I was wondering if it is dealer specific or if I can get it aftermarket? Thanks in advance for any help.
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L noise VIN: 1HGCM56805
GOOD AFTERNOON vehicle came to us from used car dealer.upond road test vehicle has noise (wine)only when deceleration from highway speeds(35-65).raise vehicle up on lift acelerate engine in drive noise still heared on decel.in trans only not in wheels or hubs....
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Clock VIN: JT6HF10UXY
Can't find much information on Alldata For Driver Information Center. Clock Resets itself after cranking. Set time and you can turn key on-off all day long and clock keeps time. Crank vehicle over and clock resets. Radio and HVAC all keep their memory. Radio, ...
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BF28G81
hello i replaced ecm on it . on start , jump tg & cg of dlc for half an hour for transponder key but still no start any help will be welcome. thanks in advance
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L Temp Gauge VIN: JA4MW31R81
This ones been back a few times and this was the 1st time I actually seen the Temp gauge get pegged. First time it was in the Temp sending unit was replaced, and it seemed to have taken care of the problem. But now it's back and has all of us stumped. At this ...
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 4S3BH6869Y
Hello group, on this Outback I have a problem with an engine flare on the 2-3 shift. This only happens on initial drive away when the vehicle a been sitting over night. If you stop the vehicle and start out again it shifts fine. The other complaint is that whe...
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2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L transfer case VIN: JT3HN87R92
Hey, problem with this 4 runner is it is in 4 wheel drive with the indicator on the dash flashing. Customer called me a few days ago and told me they had this issue. He then called back and said after cycling the 4x4 switch on the high low shifter it went back...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L wipers and engine VIN: JHMCB7555P
well this is not over yet but i have fixed the fuse from blowing. I checked the grounds first to all related systems and found no problems there. I checked the wiper switch and found resistance across the terminals so i disassembled it and cleaned the conta...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5667S
THANK YOU FOR YOUR REPLIES, MOST OF YOU POINTED TOWARDS FAULTY DISTRIBUTORS,WHICH IS WHAT WE HAD IN MIND AS WELL,SO WE ROUNDED UP SEVERAL,FROM DIFFERENT SUPPLIERS AND BRAND NAMES,COMPARED RESISTANCE OF PICKUPS AND CONSTRUCTION AS WELL AS WAVEFORMS ,STILL NO AC... Trouble codes: 4 (crankshaft position sensor).
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: KMHFU45D31
I apoligize for the late post but the part required was a week wait. The MAF was 300 mV under spec. The issue was the sensor range charts from Mitchell were different from the dealer chart. Once I recived the sensor range charts from the dealer the issue was... 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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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S62
Sorry for the delay in answering, but we sent the customer out with requests that he call back when he was sure the problem was fixed. We sent him out several times before, assured that it was fixed, so he was unsure. He called back very satisfied. So, thanks... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0340-), P0340.
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Stall VIN: 4K3ATY4TTL
Well like I said in the post, I repaired the wirnig at the map sensor and all seems to be well. The customer has left and has not had any problems with her car. Next time I run across this problem we will all be a little wiser. Trouble codes: P1296.
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2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65631
THERE'S A SHUT OFF VALVE AT THE TOP IF THE FILLER NECK WAS THE PROBLEM, INSTALL NEW VALVE CLEAR PCM MEMORY DROVE THE CAR ALMOST 6 MILES & THE EVAP IS READY. THANKS Trouble codes: 442 (small evap leak).
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L oil pump VIN: 1GNDV03L95
Thank you for the info. I went ahead and followed the recommended steps in alldata and the job turned out to be not so bad. To answer the posts of the sender unit, the customer had that replaced at dealer and that is who diagnosed the pump. Happy to say oil pr...
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