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1999 Acura TL 3.2L smell VIN: 5214542133
Anyone had one of these cars, when the heater is on smell is unbearable, when a-c is on no problems, checked for any small varmits in system with no luck, cant find any reason for this, thought if anyone might have an idea let me know.
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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L 4th pressure switch VIN: 2HNYD18923
D5 light flashing while driving up the road I retreived code 27 (P0873)4th gear pressure switch..Identifix says to check for voltage at the switch I have 10 volts on both third & forth gear switches (its only flagging the 4th gear), it doesnt say what voltage ...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5647W
this car i have been working on for a while the engine when accelerating cuts out at 4000 rpm, acts like a gm product when in neutral would not go past 4000 until put into gear. i have replaced the tps with a good used one, i have replace the v-tech solenoid, ... Trouble codes: 1259 (v-tech system)
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Stall VIN: JHMCG5650X
i have a 1999 honda accord in my shop and custumer complains in stalls. twice it happened to her on the highway at normal cruising speeds and about 6 time it stalled mybe 20-40 second after she started the car, hot or cold engine. i now had the car for a week ...
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W4Y
This Honda was brought to us after multiple shops have had their hands on it. From what we can tell there has been a salvage yard engine installed. The MIL will flash when ever you get over 2000 RPM, but does not always store any codes. I have seen it throw a ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 5FNRL18533
Hello all thanks for taking time to read my request. Have a Honda here that is loosing coolant. I pressure checked no external leaks found. I removed all spark plugs and pressure checked it again (looking for any signs of coolant) none seen. I used a block tes...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 5FNRL18654
Vehicle first came in for a check engine light. PO740, torque converter clutch solenoid circuit. Tested wiring and finally went ahead and replaced solenoids. Vehicle came back in with a smoked trans, fluid looked like mud. Rebuilt trans and two weeks later, li...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNRDR09X01
Hello Fellow Techs. I have here a vehicle that came from another repair shop for a High Idle Speed, and oil leaks. The oil leaks have been repaired, but I am unable to get the idle under control. There is a fault P0505 - IAC VALVE-AUXILIARY AIR CONTROL (IACV-A... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac valve-auxiliary air control iacv-aac valve)
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MIL Lamp on, hard cold start VIN: 3N1CB51DX4
very hard to start stumble intil hot, p0340 come on only when problem occurs. ECT temp. ok no broken timing chain guide and hydrolique binder not all the way out. Cam signal always present.Ignition système and fuel pressure ok. runs beautiful when worm. Trouble codes: P0340
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2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L engine VIN: KL5JD56Z96
heres my problem :we replaced 6 intake valves due to no compression on 1 and 3 cylinders tech put vehicle back together now it appears that the cam timing is off even though all the marks are linged up correctecly has anyone experinced this problem before ...
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2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L abs VIN: 2T1FF28P7Y
ABS light is on.I would like to check powers and grounds at the ECU but I am unable to locate the ABS controller. I do not have much Toyota experience and ALLDATA has not been very helpful thus far. Can anyone tell me where the ABS ECU is?
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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Stall VIN: 2HNYD18633
Thanks to all who replied. My next visit with car was for a valve adjustment, which made sense to me since these Acura's have been noted for tight valves. In fact I had one with similar problems a few months ago with random-misfire codes. That problem turned ... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich condition bank 1), P0175 (rich condition bank 2), P2279 (intake air system leak).
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1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L ingition switch VIN: JHMEG868PS
Hello, lady decided to go back to the honda dealer as the switch was install about 7 months ago hopefully they can help her. many thanks to all those who responded.
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 11YVFP0DX4
Thanks to all for Replies. This vehicle passd a smoke Test and the .020 leak test. We replaced the purge valve at first bc they do stick usaually. But In this case , Thanks to Paul [...] Indiana, The LDP was intermitanttly Hanging Open, we replaced it and that ... Trouble codes: P0442.
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2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 3N1BB51D8Y
thanks everybody for the help,the problem was a defective aftermarket MAF senor,got a MAF sensor from Nissan car runs great.
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on, false misfires VIN: 1N4BA41E95
Good replies from Eric,Romain,Thanh,and Dane.Thanks for the input. After much thought and the tsb from an 04 Maxima on the air fuel ratio sensor 2 and a po300 random misfire ,i =I looked closely at the a/f ratio sensor thru all temp ranges. the vehicle NEVER m... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L overheating underload VIN: JF2BJ63C1L
I finally got the vehicle at my place of work and was able to check things out more throughly.I tried bleeding the system again before i tore it down. I noticed that the right bank got hot sooner and didn't allow water to circulate to the left bank to open the...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 43SBG6850X
hello. someone told me years ago. always check base engine... with all the electronics it is easy to get looking too deeply into a problem and get sidetracked. thanks to all who replied lots of good ideas. checked every lead as they came in. removed left hand... Trouble codes: P0304.
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Engine` VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
Swap was simple and direct. Only had to change the cover and crank gear as the cam sensor in this one is in the distributor. Thanks for all the help guys.
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E1Y
WELL THE CAR HAS NOT COME BACK FOR THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT SO THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR HAS FIXED THIS ONE I JUST FELT THAT THE FUEL TRIMS WERE TOO HIGH. THANKS FOR THE REPLIES. Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1).
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2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L abs vsc VIN: 5TDBT48A26
This vehicle is fixed and needed the ECU calibrated. TSB BR007-06 covers the procedure for zero point calibrating the abs/vsc ecu. Thanks
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