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1986 Honda Civic CRX HF 1.5L EGR inop VIN: JHMAF5313G
This has got to be the CRX from hell. Several years ago (It's in the archives) we had this CRX in for no EGR vacuum signal. At that time I had a tech that had just come from Honda. He was able to get vacuum and electrical diagrams that matched the car from the...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L hard to put gas in t VIN: JT8VZ30C3N
customer complaint that after we replaced the fuel pump they have a problems ti put gas in the tank,the nosle keeps poping up making real hard to fill up,i personally verify that,ck for dtc's and ther are no codes at all anny ideas? thanks.
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1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L ride control VIN: JT6HT00WXW
Hi Thanks for the help, Having problem with this system i can get in to the module and run test like raise front or rear in witch it well do both just fine.The problem it has is the rear well sit in lowest sitting and the front will still work fine raise setti...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF1OU3X
Hey gentlemen, I've got a lexus problem that I cannot figure out. P0171 keeps coming back within 4 drive cycles and the SUV misfires going down the highway (presumably misfiring due to rich condition). I have replaced the mass air from other suggestions in fix... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system too lean bank 1)
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1988 Mazda RX-7 Convertible 1.3L Hesitation VIN: JM1FC3517J
this is a 1988 mazda rx7 just droped in a junk yard engine (1.3l non turbo) car has no power and has a loud squeeling noise like a belt squeek but it sounds like its comeing from inside the engine the noise occures when the car is under a lode or when you snap...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1YVGE22D3V
Vehicle came to us with complaint of misfire. Test drove with client revealed a wobble in vehicle at @18-25 under moderate acceleration most noticable in second gear. Both front drive axles were replaced with aftermarket talked client into factory replacements...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Bucking, low power VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
Hello all, This MPV came in to us for intermittent low power and bucking. Pulled the codes seen above, and looked at data. The MAF is reading correctly right now as far as voltage is concerned, but the Genisys does not tell me calculated air flow, it has a PI... Trouble codes: P0103 (maf circuit high input), P0174 (system too lean bank 2), P1173 (feedback a/f mixture control ho2s b2s1)
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y03
Rechecked cam actuators with scanner, bank 2 actuator running at 75 percent duty cycle and bank 1 at 40 percent duty cycle. Oil pressure 20 psi hot at idle. When this codes comes up, it has a loss of power. Cleared codes then P0011 comes up. Cleared codes agai... Trouble codes: P0021
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L abs system VIN: 1N4BA41E85
abs always activating while braking. - removed l/r sensor connector & found no resistance "open circuit". - replaced sensor & cleaned bearing area & hole. - rechecked wheel speed & now no reading at all. - verified that r/r speed sensor resistance was the same...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JTDDR32T8Y
hello great tech's! we have a 2000 celica gt vvti that the owner states after they fill the tank up from 1/4 tank to full, then get in the car to drive away the car stalls and dies or just plain will not start till after you crank on it for 30 seconds. then t...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L brake VIN: 5TDBT48A03
hi, i have a 03 sequoia with the brake light keeps coming on with the code c1223 ( abs control system malfunction ) and code c1247 ( delta s sensor circuit ). replaced abs control module and perform 0 point calibration. light still comes on. replaced brake boo...
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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L Differential VIN: JH4KA7669P
Thanks to the Davids, the James, the Johns and 1 Hubert who replied. Once we got the stubborn 36mm plug out, the rest was as easy as the replies outlined. Thanks again guys it's great to have some info before tackling an unfamiliar r&r procedure and before buy...
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2000 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: KLAJB82Z8Y
Went to his garage. Took this for a test drive with fuel pump tester duct taped to windshield. Altho it is very intermittent it was the problem. I want to thank all who answered. All you guys ( gals ) are nothing short of super.
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L abs VIN: 1HGCB757XP
First off I want to thank everyone for the help and suggestions. We decided to go ahead a open the bleeder on the abs pump without the tool. We figured since the system wasn't working for over two years that the pressure would have been depleted and it was. So...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No communication VIN: 1HGEJ8147X
John from Pennsylvania got it. The customer had "upgraded" to this ECM. Reinstalling the original, which he had stored in the spare tire compartment, solved the communication and starting problems. William from North Carolina also hit the nail on the head. Wha...
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2000 Honda Civic Si 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM1153Y
Follow-up. Found that the Si was frying map sensors. Still need to check wiring to find short. The EX computer is OK so I am assuming the Si computer is OK. Fortunately, I have time to work on this one. Trouble codes: 0108 (high map/baro).
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 5FNRL18654
After replace converter and oring and performing many other test we finaly installed a replacment honda trans problem solved at that time
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L alternator VIN: KNADC12311
Sorry to take so long getting this answer but business is booming with small jobs. Car to car to car to ...you get the point. Well I cant thank you enough. Nick [...] Hit it right on the head. The condensor fan was still working but the ampe...
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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS 2.0L tire pressure monitoring system VIN: JA3AU86U28
Thanks to the 5 guys who replied.I'm afraid we had to send it back to the dealer to have the light reset.I'd also like to say that the dealer walked outside with the customer and reset the light,at no charge,and without any waiting time or an appointment have...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L abs VIN: 5N1ED28Y7Y
The customer has not come back yet so I can take another look at it, I got 3 replies to my post, one said to do some pin checks at the abs unit, the second said to check trailer hitch wiring in the back and the third said the dealer has to reprogram a new sens...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K7Y
Hi guys, thanks again for the help. The problem with this vehicle was when our mechanic repaired the wiring harness the wire gauge he used was to big. (trying to get the job done fast). I noticed it when checking his connection. Lesson here use the proper gaug... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor).
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2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L OBDII monitors VIN: 4TASN92N2Y
well guys this one had to leave (customer needed car back). All bases were covered as far as warm up (new T-stst), ECT, IAT, VSS, and KAM. It would be interesting to note that there was no CEL even with the A/F and o2 unpluged (2 drives). Possibly rebuilt ECU ...
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