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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L red brake indicator VIN: 1HGEM22582
came in with red brake light on in the cluster and checked the switches and all are good...find no real diagnose chart for this issue im hoping someone has seen this problem and send me down a good path... there is a code in the pcm for eld(p1298) electronic l...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16685
this honda come in for long crank start,no start,start and die ,with code po355 checked senser no signal, so replaced the senser ,but still long crank and code will come back right away ,i all ready checked power ground to the senser and ther is good cam signa... Trouble codes: P0335
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1984 Isuzu Trooper 1.9L 4wheel drive VIN: JAACH15A2E
Hi Izuzu Techs, We have Trooper here that came in for 4wd inop we found the front locking hubs had been switched from side to side and were damaged. We replaced these hubs and the front wheels will lock in now but when you engauge the 4wd in 4 high or 4 low a...
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: JT8BF28G11
Afternoon Tech's . I have this 2000 lexus ES300 that has low power. Checked Code's,noticed that the misfire code's are on the same bank as the 02 sensor code's. lab scope ignition no problem found on ign system. Test a/f sensor found a.f sensor on b1 stuck a t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305, P1133
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1993 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22BXP
Replaced the crank sensor in the car for a no spark condition. Now, while cranking, my compression guage reads 0 psi. Cylinder leak test finds no leakage. Checked timing marks, all dead on. I'm pulling my hair out because I know I'm missing something simple...
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1997 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM3LV5237V
Hello fellow techs, I am having some issues with this MPV and I am hoping for some suggestions on it.This MPV drinks gas like it is going out of style.It runs beautiful but the fumes coming out the tailpipe are enough to knock you out!!Here are some numbers I ...
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4A3AJ46G4V
Hi, I have a problem with a Galant. It came in with no communication to the front o2 sensor with the corresponding fault code set and MIL on. I replaced the setsor reset MIL and perfomed a drive cycle. One week later the customer atempted to get the car inspec...
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1999 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA3AY26A8X
This vehicle came in for poor runnig condition while cold. I was told it had fault codes for lean bank one and misfire, but were erased before it came in. Confirmed poor runing cold and after warm up the vehicle ran but lacked power. Fault code did not return....
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L spark & fuel pulse VIN: 1N4BU31D5S
this very rough car was towed in. owner said engine was just replaced (looks like under the old oak tree type job) stated the car drove on three occasions & then would not restart again. research i've done seems to point to a faulty distribitor. i have checked...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 5N1ED28T9Y
I have a Xterra 3.3 that will run rough and then not start. When not starting there is good fuel pressure, good spark but no or very weak injector pulse. I have tested grounds for pcm. I have scoped Cam sensor and tdc sensor in distibutor and both seem to be g...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L power window VIN: 3N1CB51D22
see above. i put it in the wrong place
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2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Heater VIN: JTDDY32T7Y
Customer arrived with complaint of "No heat" 28 degree day, vehicle at operating temperature. Heater output temperature 44 degrees. I checked the adjustment of the blend door cable. It is correct. When moving the temp select knob from cold to hot there is an...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Speedometer VIN: 5TEGN92NX3
I don't usually do work on imports but customer wanted me to look at this P/U. The speedometer and tach do not work at all and there is a light on in the dash that says RR Diff Lock. I have no idea what that light is referring to. I have checked all fuses an...
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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG66501
Thanks to all; I had some good suggestions, It turns out the camshaft siezed long enough to rotate the cam gear on the shaft a few degrees the released and turned over fine. the timing marks were still aligned and on a quick look the key was still in the shaft...
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2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L driveline VIN: JT8BH28FXY
Thanks to SCOTT from IL. ,JAVIER from NJ.,FRANCIS from NJ.and ADRIAN from OHIO.I appreciate you taking your own time to offer help, suggestions were to check strut bar bushings for fluid leak and loosness, I checked all suspension components and completed a 4 ...
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1982 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L left headlight VIN: JN1HZ04SZC
After much searching we found a broken wire between the two headlights. After checking the fuse box, relay and headlight bulbs that was almost all that was left.
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2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH80641
The fuel injection cleaning did solve the problom with cyl 6 missfire. The p306 code never came back. Trouble codes: P0306.
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Lighting VIN: 1NXBR18E11
After checking all the wiring and cleaning the grounds to make sure the module was not working the customer has declined further repairs. Thanks for all the good responses.
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L head lamp VIN: 1F4GR5678H
WELL THANKS FOR ALL THE POSTS $650.00 DOLLARS TO TOYOTA FOR TWO HEADLIGHT BULB AND ITS FIXED. I DID FIND AFTERMARKET VERSIONS OF THESE BULB ON PLASMAGARAGE.COM BUT THE CUST. OPTED TO GO OE. HE DID CALL TOYOTAS 800 NUMBER TO ASK FOR A GOOD WILL REPAIR AND THEY ...
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