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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L door locks VIN: 1HGCG6671X
this car was sent to drive me mad!! customer came in with the complaint that the key fob would not unlock the driver's door. when u hit the fob botton it acted like it didnt have the power to do it. so we replaced the acutator. then in testing the switches aga...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L left sliding door VIN: 2HKRL18691
the left rear sliding door is inop with the switches and the remote . the customer said the door was frozen and he forced it open and it has not worked after that we checked for codes and did a rehoming on it and nothing changed we did the diagnostic tree on i...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES15522
Hi Guys, I had a costumer come call me to make a house call for a check engine light. So I got P1298 ELD/electrical load detector (high voltage). So I read the postings here and decided to replace the ELD it is only $27.00 and from what I here it is a very dis... Trouble codes: P1298 (Electric Load Detector Circuit High input)
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56405
The accord is setting p0341 only at cold start up. other repair shop found engine very sludged. they cleaned engine and changed oil several times. we found vehicle with code only setting in extreme cold over night. we have mastertech and are able to monitor sy... Trouble codes: P0341
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D32
My problem exists with an 02 Hyundai Elantra 2.0 liter, code P0133 (slow upstream 02 response) have renewed 02 twice, each time scoping up and downstream sensors with no flaws, have double and triple checked connectors,grounds and power, no exhaust leaks, no f... Trouble codes: P0133
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2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E04
Need Hyundai help. Customer brought in vehicle complaining of no power and MIL light on. Has code p2125. I started the test procedures from ALLDATA and got down to testing circuit from aps ( accelerator pedal position sensor ) to ecm. My first question is, bef... Trouble codes: P2125
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W21
car would run with reduced power.now will only idle.seems like fuel pump however i have plenty of pressure and plenty of volume.i am thinking possibly ecm however no codes. any suggestions would be great . thanks in advance billymac the fuel guage hasn,t worke...
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Stall VIN: 3N1CD51D11
This fine piece of automotive engineering was the victim of failed relationship the ex-boyfriend dumped 5 lbs of salt into the fuel tank. We cleaned everything out and replaced the fuel module because the filter is in the module. After returning the vehicle to...
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Rotors VIN: 1N6BA07B06
Thanks for reading and taking the time to offer any help.Recently we performed a front brake repair on this truck.We installed new pads and rotors with OE parts due to normal wear.It returned in with a pulsation very pronounced in steering wheel.At that point ...
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2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L turbo VIN: JF1SG69615
hello---i have a subaru forester in my shop-customer complaint is at about 2,500-3,000 rpm the turbo starts making a whiseling noise and the engine quits making power-is there any kind of service for this problem or is the turbo going bad?-we do not see very m...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L excessive vibration VIN: 1NXAE09B5S
thanks to all members to taken their time for help. ok this is story from this car, this customer just buy this car few weeks ago, yesterday they bring it to me because the car has excessive vibration from engine area,fenders,front bumper,dash board, steering ...
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBBD2E0T
The PCM will have commaned EGR on at normal load on light acceleration, then after a few seconds of steady "on" the PCM ground will toggle on & off for a few seconds, then steady on again, then the on & off routine repeats. I've driven the vehicle at about 50m... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
What is the correct PID range for the A/F ratio sensor? I know that I need to the this sensor as per a TSB. I do understand that the range is different from a normal O2 sensor. Trouble codes: P0171 (too lean B1S1), P1133 (o2s bs1 ckt response fault)
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JTDDR32T87
thank you for taking the time to read this! first of all about 5,000 miles ago we rebuilt the engine in this car because it was burning oil. took engine apart replaced all the bearings with toyota bearings and new rings. last week car came back with an unusual...
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1999 Acura Integra LS 1.8L power steering VIN: JH4DC445XX
The cause was the last shop that worked on the car. When they changed the timing belt they took off the pump and tank and plugged the hose with a plastic plug. When put back together they evidently pushed the plug into the hose when put back on the pump. Flush...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.7L Misfire VIN: KKMHWF35H4
Thanks all of you for your advices. I forgot to mention about the misfire, by the time the vehicle was in the shop, the misfire code & other codes were pulled out from the scanner, but didn't see any misfire on the misfire screen, I just reset the light & let ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0455 (Evaporative control system Large leak), P1166 (HO2S controller adaption diagnosis Malfunction Bank 1), P1167 (HO2S controller adaption diagnosis Malfunction Bank 2).
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L no heat VIN: JNKCV51EO4
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. YES IT WAS AIR IN THE SYSTEM. FILLED WITH AIR LIFT VACUUM BLEEDER AND FOLLOWED ALLDATA BLEEDING PROCEEDURE. HAD TO PERFORM ALLDATA PROCEEDURE SEVERAL TIMES TO GET ALL THE AIR OUT. THANKS TO ALL
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1992 Nissan D21 2.4L No Start VIN: JN6SD16SXN
TKS to Gary from Kentucky, Peter from Wisconsin, Todd from Louisiana, Mike from Ontario, and John from Connecticut, for taking your valuable time to answer. The suggested fixes were harness, pump assembly, fuel pressure. The final fix was the sender/hangar ass...
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1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Differential VIN: JN1RZ27H4P
I did remove the drive line as should have been done to begin with, it was indeed the center support bearing, thanks so much for everyone's help. You all did a great job.
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Stall VIN: JN8AR05YXX
After replacing the MAF and finding no difference in running, I dug deeper, I had checked the 1 degree and 120 degree khz signal from the dist, They were fine what I had failed to check was the kv from the coil also internal to the dist. Once I scoped the sign...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XN11T8Y
First of all I want to thank all the technicians that replied. After hours of testing and rethinking the van is not fixed. I talked to a Nissan technician here in Houston and said to check the TPS reference voltage and the O2 sensor wires near the cradle becau... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire).
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Steering VIN: JN8DR09Y91
SORRY FOR THE LATE POST. WE ORDERED A POWER STEERING PRESURE TESTER THAT WOULD WORK ON THIS. WE FOUND POWER STEERING PUMP WAS IN NORMAL RANGE. WE INSTALLED A RACK AND PINION AND ISSUE WAS CORRECTED.
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