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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HKRL1863X
Hi fellow techies out there, this is a problem a friend is facing in Mali,West africa, no dealers there. Now his problem is it runs for a while,shifts to neutral or disengages after which he has to wait awhile before it moves again and then repeat. Can Honda t...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHJF35F7Y
i have a problem with the computer not grounding the fuel pump relay. the car came in with a no start problem, found fuel pump to be bad. i replaced it, still no fuel pressure, but now can apply power to pump and it works. i found 2 bad fusable links. to make ...
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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, CNT REV OVER 2200RPM VIN: JM1TA2227X
Car starts fine, idle is poor, and clearly misfiring. After 2-3 minutes of driving "TCS off" and TCS Lamp comes on and engine can not rev over 2200 rmp. Had prior O2 sensor codes fixed by replacing downsteam sensors one was cracked. Had replaced spark plugs ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple cylinder misfire deteted), P1402 (EGR valve postition sensor), P1540 (ABV contol system malfunction)
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2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Lock cylinder VIN: 4N2ZN16T91
Owner left vehicle in store parking lot. Removed the ignition key and locked it with the remote. Returned to the vehicle unlocked it with a remote. Inserted the ignition key in the lock. The lock cylinder would not turn. Customer called me. I got another key ...
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2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Lock cylinder VIN: 4N2ZN16T91
Owner left vehicle in store parking lot. Removed the ignition key and locked it with the remote. Returned to the vehicle unlocked it with a remote. Inserted the ignition key in the lock. The lock cylinder would not turn. Customer called me. I got another key ...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D62
need some help from the nissan gods we have a 3.5 maxima that keeps setting a p0300 random misfire you can drive this car and it drives perfect plenty of power but at idle you can feel a very faint inermitant miss fire not always there you clear the code and i... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire)
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L MIL Lamp on, SEVERAL CODES VIN: JT2AE09B2R
Has anyone encountered such an issue? This has been ongoing for 3-months now. Customer will be fine for a week and then all these codes appear. It does not seem to hamper the vehicle running condition or driveability at all. Codes that have been encountered in... Trouble codes: 52 (left knock sensor signal abnormal), 12 (faulty rpm signal no rpm), 14 (igt or igf circuit of ign. system fault), 24 (air intake temp sensor signal abnormal), 22 (coolant temp sensor sig abnorm.), 21 (left o2 sensor ouput voltage lower than 0.)
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2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L pump VIN: 4TIBE46K17
customer got stuck in the snow and burnt the transmission up and broke the cv axle. not sure of steering noise before becouse we could not drive vehicle. but now the steering is hard and noisy sitting still at idle and trying to turn the wheels. raise the rpm'...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L engine VIN: 1HGCG5647Y
We recieved quite a number of replies to this request and the consensus was pretty much it could be taken out the top. It was'nt exactly a piece of cake but that's the way we did it. I think if you have a lift it would be easier to go out the bottom but ya wor...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L left sliding door VIN: 2HKRL18691
I want to thank all that replied to my problem .We pulled the fuses and then the battery and it was the same we pulled the door panel off and then found a cable out of its keeper reinstalled still didn,t work we tried a different controller still the same. We...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L timing VIN: KNDJA72301
Thank you to all. The lifter bleed was the trick. I dont know the right way to bleed them, but i got it done. Interesting information that i could not find in a book. Again, thank you to all, I will try to reciprocate as needed. Jon; Uncle Rays Auto
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Surge VIN: 4A3AJ56G6V
pretty much got it pointing towards the distributor as being the problem but the customer doesn't have the money for it right now.Thanks for all the help.
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L Starting VIN: JN8AR07Y5X
well it ended up being the security system.ecm will cut injector pulse if it does not reconize the chip in the key.the customer tried to boost truck before bringing it in.sent truck to dealer and all is good.a good way to check security system is to check egi ...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D35
Tested for intake and exhaust leak, none found. Both will affect the fuel trims. Air flow sensor readings are never questionable. Tested the A/F sensor (Front exhaust sensor) with conventional methods. Shows full rich and lean. Oxygen sensor (Rear exhaust sens... Trouble codes: P1273 (air fuel sensor 1 b1 lean).
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