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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3J4CC878
Customer came in a few months back complaining of occasional no start. Claims to get out of the car and pull on throttle cable, and then the car would start. On Wed. 12/17 came in and said the car done the same thing at lunch, but she could not get the car to ...
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2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L immobilizer VIN: JHMBB61751
Hey all, the customer has lost all transponder keys for this car. I am looking for info on how to go about replacing them. Mitchell refrences a red master key and black transponder keys but gives no instruction or expanation of procedure. I do have a Honda P...
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2004 Honda Element EX 2.4L Differential VIN: 5J6YH28544
Good day all I have a customer who brought his 06 Honda Element all wheel drive in for a chatter on tight turns. Upon a road test I am easily able to duplicate the problem. While driving in the tightest circles this vehicle can do at about 1/2 to 1 mile an ho...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5FNRL18874
customer smells fuel at the back bumper area and says fuel milage has droped.i could smell fuel at the rear bumper area, smoke test showed nothing even with tank lowered.filled tank completly full and lowered it and still cant find this fuel smell,i hope that ...
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1992 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Misfire VIN: JNKNG01CNW
i have tried to flush the injectors replace some plugs and 1 coil for the obvious this car has a dead hole and i cant seem to find which one right bank is pulling 4 amps left is pulling 8 amps i am new to using the lab scope i can see the current ramp it looks...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L limp in VIN: KNDUP131X2
This van sets a code P1723 - No Power to Transmission Control Relay.We have checked all wiring from computer to transmission no Breaks - the power wires from the computer have no power to relay.
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13143
Unable to locate any description or information relating to this code - Alldata, Identifix, Google, etc... Any help would be greatly appreciated Trouble codes: P0425 (Cannot find any info on this code)
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L blower VIN: JT6HF1OU4X
hi gentlemen, my name is mike and im new to this. now i have lexus rx 300 and the blower only works on the max setting. when we use the knob to turn it down it doesnt. it just stays on the max blow setiing im lost. i checked the fuses the realy the blower red ...
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2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L electronic steering VIN: JTHBK26286
Car originally at friend's shop. Customer claims he adjusted the manual steering column (non-electronic telescoping), then heard something snap & lost electronic power assist. Took car to dealer, want a ton of money just to look at it, so friend brought car t...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
I have a 2000 mazda 626 with a 2.0 in the shop that came in for a timing belt origonally. now i am having a problem with the idle quality. i have done this timing belt 2 times it has been checked by 3 different techs so the timing is perfect. it is idleing at ...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L heater VIN: JM1FE17334
Heater blows cold on drivers side and warm on passenger side. Has good air flow on both sides. The problem stays the same on recirc or fresh, panel, dash or floor. We back flushed the heater core but that didn't help. This car doesn't appear to have any sort o...
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA45G93
This vehicle came in with an engine needing replacement due to lack of compression. A used replacement was purchased and supplied by the used car dealer that owns this car. After replacing the engine these 2 codes were present. P0335 and P0340. Crank and cam s... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Position sensor), P0340 (Cam Position sensor)
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2005 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L tcs VIN: JN1AZ34E05
i have a 350z that the slip light flashes and the throttle is regulated for just a second or two then goes right back out. happens intermitton graphed all four wheels cannot see any difference in wheel speed when it happens. checked harness for rubbing/chaffin...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L drl VIN: 1NXBR12E31
first of all thanks to all who help!! customer came in complaining of no drl.checked all related wiring all ohm out fine,power and ground's are all good.was getting no signal from module to drl relay,replaced module,everything worked like it should.car came ba...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1987 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCA5634H
frank from delaware was right, it was the coil. I figured if it sparks it's good and that the pick up would tell it when to fire.thanks for all the replies.
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCD7267R
THINKS FOR YOUR HELP SORRY FOR SLOW RESPONCE BACK. WHAT I FOUND IS THAT WHEN FUEL TANKS GETS LOW. THE FUEL ON A STOP MOVES SO THAT THE FUEL PUMP CAN NOT FEED THE INJECTORS ALL MOST LIKE RUNNING AT OF GAS. SO WHAT I DID WAS FILLED THE TANK TO 1/2 TANK AND DROVE...
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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Unknown VIN: 2HGES16513
To all the folks who emailed me, thank you. The people at iatn are the best. Pulled the dash yesterday, found one of the main upper doors broken. Looks like someone tried to fix it once before. Talked to the customer and she told me the dash had been out when ...
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S2CG58EXR
It was determined the pcm was bad. Sadly the price tag prevented us from installing a new one.
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L steering wheel locks up VIN: JT8BF28G51
we installed a new rack and it solved the problem, thanks for all the great help,i wish will everyone a great holiday, joe
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 4A3AC54H51
Well...for now, am calling this fixed. I did not want to keep this open any longer. After a month with this car sitting in my shop, they are fianlly sending me a second transmission. I am quite certain the reman unit they sent me has pressure issues. Why mysel...
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2006 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 454BT63C36
Sorry I could not post this as a Fix, as the vehicle is no longer is my hands. A more thorough inspection revealed slight traces of coolant in the crankcase, as well as the customer stating that the engine had been overheated once due to lower hose blowing of...
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1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4VN13D8P
Thank you all very much! I found out the OX1 at the ALDL is the O2 sensor. So at 2,000 RPM I checked the volts there, and at the sensor, but only got .010 volts. So I cut the wire at the sensor, and then I got a steady .924 volts. I ohmed the wire with the ECM... Trouble codes: 14 (ignitor to ECU signal missing), 22 (CTS open or short), 25 (lean).
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L abs module VIN: 5TBRT34171
well i fixed it always when doing the wheel bearing replace the tone ring and the nut it will fix the promble anyway thanks bro replie back with tips
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