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1999 Honda Civic Value Package 1.6L rear defogger VIN: 2HGEJ6616X
i HAVE A 99 CIVIC WITH NO FUNCTION OF THE REAR DEFOGGER. i HAVE TESTED FOR POWER TO THE RELAY (PRESENT) AND TESTED FOR POWER TO THE GRID (ABSENT) THE WIRING DIAGRAM DOESNT SPECIFY ANYTHING IN BETWEEN RELAY AND GRID. CANNOT LOCATE ANY SPLICES. HOPE TO NOT TEAR...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L internal engine VIN: 1HGCM66543
Hey guys I need a little help from you Honda techs, My wife's 03 accord has developed a tapping coming from the engine while it's warming up. The tap will start about 30 seconds after cold start-up and continue for about 10 minutes. The noise sounds like a lo...
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1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNCKP01D3T
Any Infinity, Techs. that can help me with this EGR System? My question is the EGR Control Valve, how does it work. I applied vacuum to the port which supplies vacuum from the engine, & the vacuum port from the egr passage temp sensor & plugged the other two p... Trouble codes: 401 (Low flow on egr)
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA4MT41R21
This is the customers complaint. They say it has happened twice in the last couple of weeks. "Stalls within 5 min of cold start and will not restart for 30 minutes and then it will be ok." So far I have not experienced the problem. No codes runs good. I was ...
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L delayed engasgement VIN: 4A4MM31S44
the shifter handle is spongy into drive cold, but is ok after warmup. it delays engagement both forward and reverse cold but fluid level is ok engages ok warm!!! thanx in advance for any ideas!!!
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1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L power steering VIN: JT3AC12R3M
Costumer complains about power steering tight in cold weather only. once engine warms up no problem. Fluid is full and looks clean. Belt in good shape. Hoses don`t seam to have any problems. Pump is circulating also. Thanks for your help to all. And happy holi...
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2004 Toyota Highlander 2.4L abs VIN: JTEGD21A64
Truck came to our shop for this problem...Truck has been to 2 other shops who could not find the problem..ABS will enguage and Slip lite on dash will flash when speed hits 10 mph...below 10 mph drives fine.When ABS enguages , no data will change on scan tool ,...
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2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L right rear pads VIN: 5TDBT48A04
75000 miles, exact same problem, right rear is metal to metal. front pads 8/32 left rear 12/32. open rear bleeders and you can retract "both" pistons with a 'POCKET" screwdriver and "two" fingers. i don,t think caliper is the problem. were it a master cylinder...
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2005 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT12375
Customer came in with a check engine light on. No other concerns. Started vehicle and noticed check engine light on along with a blue low coolant temp light on. Vehicle had been sitting for a while and outside temp was in the 60s f. . Plugged scan tool in to p...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L fuse VIN: 4S2DM58W0Y
Well, I got this one fixed finally. Figured out the problem yesterday. Lucky me:) So, this one blew fuse when the truck is on ground. So, I checked the current draw at 4WD module on power side to the Transfer case motor and it was drawing super high. and ...
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1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1NDL01D5WC
This one was a lesson! At the sugestion of you Guys I rechecked all powers and grounds,CTS and ATS,smoked it,resistance checked the harness,start fuse good to and from ECM,replaced the reman dist.and rechecked for possable security problem,fuel pres. and volum...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L brake fluid loss VIN: 4S3BD4351T
I cleaned everywhere and discovered the abs was leaking, as always the wet spot gives it away. Im waiting for a salvage yard to supply another one. Thank you all for your help.
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L very low power VIN: JT3VN39W3R
Most replies were in the right direction, however both Brian and Tim from Florida were right on the money. After tear down found passenger side cam gear would just spin, dowel/alignment pin had sheared off... replace gear, pin, and belt tensioner for good meas...
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2009 Toyota Sienna CE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZK29C38
thank you everyone for the great responses, i read them all and have tried all your suggestions. i did the WOT test to check the maf and got an 85% engine load, so form all the suggestions maf is running very well. speacial thanks to lloyd from ohio who sugge... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean).
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