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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26822
came in with P0135-cleared code-immediately returned--has new sensor-upon futher diag found that there is no 12 volts to heater. Wiring schematic per mitchell is either wrong or connector switched. Mitchell shows blk/yel blu/wht grn/yellow wht. I have green wh... Trouble codes: P0135 (o2 sensor-primary)
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1993 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3CH56D2P
greetings to all i received this car from another shop,the original problem was no spark or injector pulse.they were able to locate a used one,installed it and now it has no fuel pump operation.i checked the main relay for my powers and they are all there.the ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AC34G63
car misfires at load only or fast revs.all ignition system check twice working properly. cyl. ok valves ok! notice with advantage on # 2 and #3 injectors harness,at load signal would loose drive signal to injector. #1 and 4 ok! when at idle drive signal to inj... Trouble codes: P0300
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1992 Nissan D21 2.4L No Start VIN: JN6SD16SXN
If you read the repair history you will see it had the pump replaced. Yes I know it has lots of K's but it has been well looked after. Passed from father to son. Still in good shape. At present it will intermittently blow the FP fuse. Last time it blew fuse th...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D4S
This is a Lexus tech repairing his kid's Maxima. Clutch was slipping and was replaced on 11-9-08. Performed fine. LOF performed on 11-15-08 using 0w-30 Mobil 1. A few days after the service, the car would seem to forget how to idle, usually when hot but occasi... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor)
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Steering VIN: JN8DR09Y91
This pathfinder has stiff steering when vehicle is not moving. the issue am told is intermittent and will sometimes have no problem. we are unable to check power steering pump pressure. we did check rack slide pressure as discussed in mitchell. we unhooked ste...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Enigine VIN: 31CB51D84L
Vehicle came in complaining Hard start when cold. When you get it started it smokes excessivly but once you get it running it runs fine. Did a compression test all cylinders test at 130psi, the spec is 196psi. Oil in all cylinders, like there is no piston ring...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L ipc VIN: 1N4BA41E45
I had this nissan drive into the shop with a lack of power on acceleration. I also had the IPC guagesinop, all the back lighting on the IPC are working. I also had the ABS and Brake lights on, but no check engine light when the key is turned to the run positio...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D35
Customer came in a month ago and had code P1273 (A/F Sensor lean). Tested, and learned, a lot of the system. Air flow and air/fuel sensors test good, according to Mitchell. Oxygen sensor (rear) is showing rich. Cleaned air flow, cleared codes, and light was go... Trouble codes: P1273 (air fuel sensor 1 b1 lean)
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SK12EOR
no start cold...plugs wet ...dumping fuel. Excessive wets plugs only happens when cold occasionally.? Has good spark,good fuel pressure?/ whats going on? have replaced coolant Temp sensor & have replaced plugs,cap,rotor & WIRES. SYSTEM HAS NO COLD START INJE...
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2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L key regstrationi VIN: JTEBY99J00
Only 1 master key in hand. This works fine and starts the engine. but for safety reasons I want to register another key in it. Can anyone help me with the manual way to register a key in this car ? It has seperate immobilizer unit.
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L heater VIN: JHMCM56603
yes i believe heater core and heater box need to replace but customer dont have money to repaired it, later on they have money will be repaired it,thank you for all TECHS helped me.
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2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGFA16536
I had replaced the ECT sensor and the CE light would still come on intermittently. All the connectors were corrosion free. I then replaced the temp sensor in the radiator and the light has not come on since. I figure what was happening was the two sensor wer... Trouble codes: P2185, P2183, P0111.
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2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN65F54
i removed crank sensor to check the tone ring and the sensor fell out very easily.check tone ring and that was ok.so i put crank sensor back in with a couple light taps and it fired right up and ran perfect.so i think the sensor was never fully seated in the h... Trouble codes: P0335, P1372.
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1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNCKP01D3T
I HAD SEVERAL GOOD IDEAS TO LOOK AT BUT I HAVE NOT SEEN THE CAR AGAIN. I AM GOING TO CLOSE THIS FOR NOW, & WILL POST SOMETHING WHEN I SEE THE CAR AGAIN. Trouble codes: 401 (Low flow on egr).
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1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3T8BF12G3T
Thanks for all the help. We have fixed the vehicle, found that there was a few vacuum lines that were dry rotted and falling apart. Also, found that the battery was weak and the EGR ports had some carbon build up. We replaced the vacuum lines, battery and c... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L heater controles VIN: JT6HF10UXY
well its fixed, we checked the ac as per 1 reply no problems, decided after looking at the heater core replacement cost we would try a power flush on the core, it didn't seem restricted but we now have 175*to 180* outlet temp at all vents. Thanks again for all...
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L 2-3 shift solenoid VIN: JT8BF28G31
Thanks for who responded. After much confusion at my local Lexus dealer, they eventually reset the memory of the cars original ECM and all shift problems went away.
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1992 Mazda Protege LX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BG2260N
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED, AFTER RETRACING FOR VACUUM LEAKS AND CONFIRMING AIR FLOW SENSOR COOLANT TEMP AND TP READINGS, WE FILLED THE CAR WITH GAS AND IT HAS RUN FINE SINCE. ALTHOUGH NO ONE HAS ADMITTED IT. IT LOOKS LIKE THE CUSTOMER PUT E85 IN THE TANK, THE... Trouble codes: 17 (no change in oxygen sensor output).
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Transmission VIN: 1YVGF22C82
Thank You all for the great ideas and help. after using an external shift box the transmission didnot shift correctly which led me to believe it is an internal problem, unfotunatly the customer declined any further work on his vehicle. I also selected ford c...
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1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4L Gauges
Thanks for the info fellas. I am sending the unit out for repair.
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L air bag VIN: 5N1ED28Y42
No corrosion was found on the sensor or connector. I did ship it off to the dealer and they replaced the module. They were crossing their fingers on the fix and the light did not come back on.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L srs VIN: 1N4BA41E54
I used a different scan tool and sucessfully cleared the DTC's. No more DTC's. Thanks for all the help!
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L abs VIN: 4S3BG68853
thanks to all that helped, this one wasn't so much a problem as to find a way to pull the abs codes. Which with the help of those who replied, I was able to do. Thank you.
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2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L right rear pads VIN: 5TDBT48A04
Summary, no fix. Have talked to Identifix numerous times, the concent is the hydraulic unit, the dedicated solenoid for the right rear brake. Solenoid issue/contamination issue. Diagnosis will procede, but "help request" time line has expired. Customer underst...
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