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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1HGCG1657W
greetings to all this speedometer on this car does not work nor does the odometer.a road test shows that the ecm is getting a signal and is reading a vehicle speed sensor.i removed instrument cluster disconnected the 22 pin connecter and tested the blue and wh...
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHLRD1842X
This vehicle came in as a no-start. Replaced fuel pump because it had very little volume. The engine will not start and the fuel system is over fueling the engine. Has high HCs in the crank mode. TPS and MAP scope out okay. MAP is 2.87 dcv with KOEO. Took com...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L airbag system VIN: 5FNYF18675
Hi. I need help defining some air bag light codes. I've got a Genisys scanner. First code i pulled is 65-1. That is from a 2005 Honda Pilot. Second code is 0-1 which is from a 2004 Honda Pilot. I've got Alldata and Mitchell on Demand, but neither one shows the...
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13125
Car came in for inspection with light on. Customer said dealer had tried to fix it but light kept coming on. We inspected vehicle and replaced carbon cannister and vent solenoid, cleared code and ran monitors. Car passed, a week later the customer called and s... Trouble codes: P2422
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Harsh Shift VIN: JT8BF28GW5
We performed a timing belt and valve cover gasket replacement and now the customer is complaining of a harsh engaugement into reverse or drive. We have checked all grounds, timing and idle speeds and found all to be correct. The problem is worse when the engin...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT8BF28GW5
We performed a timing belt and valve cover gasket replacement and now the customer is complaining of a harsh engaugement into reverse or drive. We have checked all grounds, timing and idle speeds and found all to be correct. The problem is worse when the engin...
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1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L P0325/won't idle VIN: JM1TA2210V
There is a noise which seems to originate from the center of the engine, similar to a lifter ticking. Noise is definately NOT in the lower end. Problem: Trips P0325. Wires test good, no voltage drop. Replaced knock sensor. Still has code. Also, as soon as c... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor)
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2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L all shift VIN: JM3LW28A32
hello all, Today I have a 2002 mpv that came in with od light flashing and mil light on. I found same codes in engine and trans so I first tackled the engine codes with was caused by a vacume leak at the brake booster hose nipple on the intake, a rotted breath...
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JN1HZ14S5G
Im not sure on this one, car came in running ok. It had been sitting for some time. preformed a tune up and now the car smokes like crazy. Rechecked everything I did and all looks ok. Car seems to be running very rich. Replaced Air flow meter, temp swith(up by...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No ECM communication VIN: 3N1CB51D32
There is no communications with the engine control module when trying to check for codes and obtain vehicle data.The service engine soon light illuminates then goes out as normal and is not on thereafter while driving vehicle.Everything is ok with this vehicle...
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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29635
imidiatly at start up idles at 1200 rpm and gradually rises , when it hits about 1800 eng lite comes on , code p0519, then starts surging and missing, is there a base idle setting and procedure, or am i missing something Trouble codes: P0519 (iac valve)
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L transmission VIN: 4T1BE32K24
her the problem guys, i only have 6 volt on solenoids (sl1-sl2) on first gear,and when i shift to first with the shifter i see on scanner that the lockup solenoid go on and the motor sound change. please help me im done!!! thanks richard [...]
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5634V
this vehicle turned out to have a mix of issues that compounded themselves, the car wasnt warming up like it should and I was pretty sure of a t-stat issue, so I installed a stat and then decided to try new plugs even though the ngks didnt look all that bad an...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Master Cylinder VIN: 1HGCM66523
Thanks for all the replies so far, unfortunatly most of the replies mentioned the float being on the cap. The one I have is non-servicable inside the resivoir, you cant even see it through the plastic. One reply referenced a tsb that I had not previously been ...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN456D3
Thanks to Ty from Connecticut and Robert from Utah this Elantra has a new exhaust manifold and problem solved. The crack in the manifold was on the block side of the #3 exhaust runner and made no noise. I found it with the help of my tech who plugged the tai... Trouble codes: 133 (front o2 slow to respond).
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2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L abs/vsc VIN: JTHBA30G84
Thanks guys for your help ,I rechecked the ecu and sensors and rings all were good so I moved onto the yaw and steering angle sensor .What I found was the yaw sensor was installed backwards and loose, someone had removed it to wire a cd player in and put it in...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4AL11DX3
Sorry about the delay.As recommended by Jamie [...] I scoped the accelarator pedal sensor and one of the two was bad. Also I scoped the new MAF and the signal is very hashy so I need to get another one. The bad news about the APP is that it's back order from...
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK6356S
I still haven't fixed this vehicle. Most respondents suggested checking the grounds. Voltage drop in the ground circuits are normal. I replaced the MAF twice(rebuilt unit). It has has set the MAF dtc once since the last MAF replacement. I did find out that the... Trouble codes: P0100 (Mass or Volume air flow circuit.).
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C11
Customer qualified for an emission repair voucher from the county, so she went to a neighboring shop which is set up under the voucher program-we are applying to become certified for this program in the future. The customer reported that both knock sensors wer... Trouble codes: 330 (Bank 2 knock sensor).
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2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L transfer case VIN: JT3HN87R92
Only received two replies, both suggested lack of use was causing system to bind. One suggested possible front actuator and other suggested transfer case actuator or possible bent shift shaft. We removed the front actuator and bench tested with no problems, so...
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2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L dr window VIN: JTEHD21A34
i FINALLY GOT THE TOYOTA BACK; THE LADY LIVES ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ISLAND. THE WIRE THAT IS ALL RED (I DONT HAVE THE WIRE SCHMATIC) IS SUPPOSE TO BE GROUND AT ALL TIMES FOR THE DRIVER SIDE. I CUT THE WIRE, PUT AN EYE TERMINAL ON IT AND GROUNDED IT TO A ...
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