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1997 Isuzu Hombre XS 2.2L drl VIN: 1GGCS1946V
Just looking for insight on the location of the daytime running lamp module. All of my resources indicate behind dash above steering column but I must be blind. Thanks!!!
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2004 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Blend Door
I have tested the control head and actuator the bellcrank and push rod all work normally with no temp change from registers. I belive the blend door it self is defective I have been on the KIA web sight and there is no information on R+R of the hvac case or re...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HFOUXYO
Customer had before mentioned parts replaced by other shops. We check and found Aifr fuel sensor voltage won't change much. 3.29 to 3.3V no matter what. With new air fuel sensors in I tried used ECU. Same problem. I then tried another denso A/F sensor. Still c... Trouble codes: P1130 (A/F circute range malfunction bank 1 sen.1), P1133 (A/F circute responce malfunction bank1 sen.1), P1135 (A/F circute heater malfunction bank1 sen. 1), P1150 (A/F sensor range performance bank2 sensor 1), P1155 (A/F sensor heater malfunction bank2 sen.1)
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1988 Mazda RX-7 GTU 1.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1FC3311J
This car was pushed in, no start, completly flooded.replaced plugs and wires all 4. would not start completly flooded.Then i started to read.seems like Rx-7 have a huge cold start flood problem.so here is the only way we could get this thing to start. If you p... Trouble codes: 12 (trailing coils/module code)
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L high beam headlight & wipers VIN: JM1BK323X6
i just wanted to replace the cabins filters, & here i am with another disaster. i removed the fuse- junction block under the right side dash to get to the filters. basically unplug the connectors & remove the box. installed the filters, reconnected the connect...
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Battery VIN: JM1BK12FX6
When the PJB (passenger junction box)is unplug the battery draw drops to 50 ma. A use PJB was install and still battery draw of 200 ma. Thanks in advance Daniel
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
HELLO FOLKS. THIS ONE CAME TO US AFTER GOING TO DEALER. DEALER ADVISED FOR INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET CAUSING CYL. 4 MISFIRE. DUE TO PRICE, CAME TO US FOR REPLACEMENT OF INTAKE GASKET. WE REPLACED INTAKE GASKET. RAN PERFECTLY FINE FOR 2 DAYS. TODAY CUSTOMER SAID W... Trouble codes: P0304, P0130
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L blower VIN: JN8AR05Y5X
Hello Nissan techs: I have a 1999 pathfinder 4x4 SE with a heater blower inop. Even though this sounds simple i can't figure it out. The blower is inop on all speeds. I have 12v at the motor on blue wire and vehicle ground. When I try to ground the motor accor...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA31DXY
diagnosed cold drivability issues as mass air sensor--replaced sensor and air filter as per tsb with oe nissan parts-will i need to have puter flashed --nearest dealer is 40 miles away
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L engine VIN: 5N1MD28Y22
customer first brought to us for smoking too much. we could not find the problem and said they should take to dealer to get diagnosed. Dealer said to replace all injectors because they thought they were sticking. we replaced all injectors with new oem ones. st...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06B74
This truck came in about 3 weeks ago with a PO442 evap small leak. I replaced the evap vent solenoid per a TSB that I found on Alldata. I have smoked the system and have not found a leak on it. Does anyone know of any fixes for this problem. I have not replace... Trouble codes: P0442
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2004 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L right front brake caliper
We put new brake pads on the front of the subaru by compressing the twin piston calipers with the proper compresser.approx. one week later the car returns with a low brake pedal at best.fluid is present at all bleeders exept R/F .I cracked the output line of t...
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2005 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5L starter VIN: 4S3BP61615
Car was sent to me from a bodyshop, superlight deer hit left front. No crank. Security relay clicks when key in crank pos. Can make car start by grounding Black/Ltblue wire from ecm to Security relay. I made the car go away a few months ago by wiring a relay t...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L NO Tach VIN: JTDDR32T2Y
Hello Toyota Gurus: I changed the engine,(drank oil)and the trans, ground into third. After installing and hooking everything up, I do not have a tach reading. The scanner shows RPM the engine runs well and when I hook up volt meter to tach wire from computo...
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Timing belt area VIN: JT2BF22K9Y
Have any of U guy's experienced a noise after the timing belt, and water pump replaced. It sounds like a bolt is coming loose We replaced timing belt two times and tensioner as well and both times the noise come back after a few days of driving. we sprayed wat...
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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L Engine Oil VIN: 19UYA42641
We do not work on Acura line much, Thanks for all the replies for what type and weight oil to run. We wound up running 5W30 non synthetic. Thanks much, Kurt Euroquipe LLC Saint Charles, IL 60174
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on, TCS VIN: 1HGCM66875
Yeah!!! The customer had to bring this car in seceral times due to time constraints. This guy used to live near a beach with fresh salt air. We found a connector that looked great from the outside but had corrosion on the inside. The connector was the ABS sen...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56405
Thank you to all who replied to this. Most everyone mentioned the timing chain being an issue, which didnt really seem to fit this one. Car runs fine and only time light sets is when engine is started cold. I recieved no further insight into what honda is usin... Trouble codes: P0341.
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2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E04
Thanks to all who responded to my post. We called the dealer and this problem was covered under warranty. I cleared the code and after cycling the ign. switch a couple of times, the car ran fine and code did not come back. Customer took it to dealer and dealer... Trouble codes: P2125.
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Rotors VIN: 1N6BA07B06
Well after considering all the recommended help suggestions, I decided on a thorough re-inspection with run out measurements and mic all rotors.Machined front rotors with a hunter on car lathe.Hand torqued all bolts and lugs to specs.The only culprit I could ...
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2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L turbo VIN: JF1SG69615
SORRY I TOOK SO LONG TO GET BACK TO ANYONE ON THIS VEHICLE-IT TURNED OUT THAT THE CUSTOMER HAD A GOLD WARRANTY THAT COVERED THE REPAIR-SO I NEVER HAD A SHOT AT FIXING IT-THANX FOR ALL THE ADVISE- BRIAN
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K1W
Well, thanks for all the help! Thomas from California hit the nail right on the head, the inline filter to the MAP sensor was partially clogged. After reviewing all the replys and going back and rechecking everthing, I removed that filter and sprayed carb clea... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficiant flow).
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2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L motor VIN: JTEEP21A86
I fount the 5 replies informative BUT the fact that cyl 6 had low compression with valve clearance was not addressed. I feel I have a damaged piston or cylinder wall. I was hoping to see if others have run across this problem. I plan to install a used engi...
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2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L pump VIN: 4TIBE46K17
thanks again. i got some great replys. i noticed on the ps resevoir that it said to use dexron atf. what was in there was regular ps fluid. i sucked out what was there and started to flush when i noticed metalic particals in the bottom of resevoir. i installed...
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