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1996 Honda Accord Value Package 2.2L mode doors VIN: 1HGCD5691T
this car is driving me nuts I replaced the radiator car came back with no heat I replaced thermostst again still no heat I flushed the heater core water control valve is working my question? is there a mode door that has to open so I have heat from the heater ...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5634V
Hi guys got 1 that is killing me, this Accord when warm and mostly idling in gear will have a dropout like the ignition goes away for a split second and then everything is fine for a while then it may do it 2 or 3 time in succession, the car never dies and you...
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2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L engine VIN: JHMBB61401
voltage to all iac, egr, idle air are within specs, fuel injectors pulse is normal, only shuts down at higher rpm or by toggling the throttle, then cranks like getting no fuel, replaced fuel filter since no hard codes are present or anything is showing out of ...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN456D3
Started with a new flex pipe as it was broken. Code returned. Replaced sensor out of fustration unable to find anything wrong. Followed the procedure for cleaning the ground and the alternator mounting bolts as it did fail the voltage drop test. Code returned ... Trouble codes: 133 (front o2 slow to respond)
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L intelegent suspension VIN: 4S2DF58X32
system flashes code 4-1 looking for info on specific sensor.does anybody know if -1 refrences position/sensor #1 right front as refrenced in mitchell wiring diag. mnitchell gives only harness test then leaves me hanging. hard fault,and no sensor test. $300.00 ...
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2004 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L all shifts VIN: KNADC16504
harsh up shift all time fluid level full cust said had fluid and filter serviced some place else no codes in system. better when warm but still not like it should be. very good cust. anything that stand out would be helpful thanks
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2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L abs/vsc VIN: JTHBA30G84
To all valued techs .Have this car that will apply brakes on it's own,when it happens the vsc will blink and there will be a beeping sound ,it lasts for about 2 to 4 seconds. The problem is it does not happen often(you can drive for 3 days with no prob) and th...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L internal trans components VIN: 4A3AK34Y5W
car came in with major internal trans noise that only would happen when vehicle was just started and cold and as soon as clutchpedal would be released. within five to ten minutes noise would stop. noise sounded like a high shrill grinding similar to a very bad...
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1979 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L No Start VIN: HS130-1218
Hi guys, I have this 1970 280zx at the shop and it's giving me some trouble. The car has a no start condition due to no spark and no injector pulse, the car does have fuel pressure and volume. I have tested the coil, wiring between the coil and the ignition co...
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1981 Nissan 720 2.2L No Shutoff VIN: JN6SD065BW
I'm in deep on this one! The local diesel shops (there are several good ones,as we're an ag community) look at me and shake their heads. Nissan uses some kind of rotating linkage to actuate the fuel flow to the diesel injection pump, and to shut it off. It has...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 3.0L engine VIN: 1N6SD16S8S
This truck has a loud metallic rattling noise that is intermittent. It seems loudest when you raise the engine above idle. Sometimes it will be completely quiet for days. Four months ago we fixed a leaking timing cover and installed all new timing components. ...
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 3N1AB51A82
This car uses oil to the order of 3/4 qt per day(100-150mi.) of normal driving. Doesn't really smoke, cust. says however it will start smoking after idling for a long period. turns back bumper over tail pipe black after 1 day. Car runs strong, has anyone exper...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L a/c clutch and Rad. fans VIN: 1N4AL11D42
Car comes in with no a/c. Check all fuses they are good. The fan blows, lights for a/c come on dash.A/c clutch does not ingage and rad. fans do not come on.This vehicle has manual a/c.Replaced a/c relay and have no power to clutch. Thanks in advance.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, trans VIN: 1N4BA41E34
hello fellow techs, I am trying to help a coworker with a situation. he installed plugs in this maxima and now the idle is high and it sets a p0507 and will not go into gear. the trans does not engage in forward or reverse. I looked at it myself and cannot fin... Trouble codes: P0507
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1993 Other Asian 1800 423CID Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNAME08J3P
well here is shot in the dark i got in a Nissan made UD furniture hauling box truck today with the compaint of the check engine light comes on problem tried to find an aldl none found but did find a connector that says diagnostics on it under the drivers side ... Trouble codes: 13 (21 -), 21
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L abs,cruise and air bag light flashing VIN: 4T1PG22K4V
hey guys car coming back in wed. need some help the abs light flashing with air bag light and cruise light when car is running. no codes in engine, abs , or air bag modules. sometimes abs light is off, then starts flashing again. any ideas / strange one to me....
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Battery VIN: 4T1BG22K9Y
need help, real weird one. mother-in-laws car. she will use this car day in and day out for days or weeks straight or sometimes let it sit there. there is no rhyme or reason here but all of a sudden dead battery. I have checked fix database and knowledgebase...
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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L customer VIN: 2HNYD18703
THANKS TO EVERY ONE THAT REPLIED. ALOT OF GOOD RESPONCES TO MY DELEMA. I WAS GOING TO RUN THE GROUND STRAP BUT THOUGHT THE CUSTOWMER WOULD HAVE ISSUES WITH THAT. I WANT TO ESPECIALLY THANK BARRY FROM MASS FOR FAXING ME THE DOCUMENT ON STATIC ELECTRICITY AND TH...
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEG8655S
This one was a tough one to crack. I had a lot of replies, but every fix received I had already checked. After a long time of checking wiring, I decided to chech every ground connection and remove and clean one at a time. I would clean the ground and then try...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L noise VIN: 1HGCM56805
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED.AFTER MUCH DEBATE,BELEIVING THE PROBLEM WAS IN R&P DUE TO NO PITCH CHANGE WHEN SHIFTING JUST PITCH NOISE INCREASE WITH SPEED INCREASE.WE RESOLVED THE PROBLEM BY INSTALLING NEW RING&PINION.THANKS ONCE AGAIN JIM
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK32325
Well it turned out to be the purge solenoid valve stuck open, when you tapped on it it would close, this is what caused me so much grief as I checked it earlier & it was'nt stuck then. Thanks to the many posts that clue'd me in on the solenoid sticking. YOU GU... Trouble codes: P0171, P00, 455 (gross evap leak).
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1990 Mitsubishi Galant GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JA3CR56R6L
let it relearn idle a few times and turned down idle adjust screw
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L right axle seal VIN: JN1CA21D6X
Sorry to take so long getting back on this one, but had to make sure it would not come back. A seal from Nissan is what fixed this one. The aftermarket seal was somewhat different in design. The vent tube and axles were all good. Thanks for all the replies...
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1987 Subaru DL 1.8L No Start VIN: JF1AC42B1H
thanks everyone; Got it running this afternoon by replacing ECM. My wife clued me in when she described what happened while she was on the way to the hospital after receiving a call from the ambulance that took me in after my first heart attack. I was on a...
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