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1994 Honda Civic VX 1.5L Cuts out VIN: 2HGEH2373R
Thanks in advance guys, Any vetran Honda techs please take a look at this post. I just aquired a '94 civic vx. It has a preexisting problem that I am having trouble diagnosing. It is a fedral vehicle and does have a 5 wire LAF sensor. First the symptom. Only d...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L no start VIN: 1HGCD5636T
replaced the head gasket and tryed to start the car and all it does is crank and crank. i made sure i bleed out the coolant valve and checked for spark injector pulse and fuel pressure and all is good. i have gone over this engine about 4 tmes and im unable to...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2HBEJ8541X
hi honda dudes, this car is very intermittent, but when this happens we are missing spark. check the distributor and find that when this happens we loose the 12v signal at terminal 8 on dist. connector. there is no voltage there until you crank it when all is ...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG6653X
Ok car is getting no spark or injector pulse, also shift interlock is stuck and will not release from park. This problem was intermitent but seems to have finally went constant. I have looked at the wiring diagrams and I keep coming back to only three fixes ma...
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45G4Y
customer came in about 3 weeks ago with p1128 intermittent, replaced maf sensor cleared codes, customer back 1 week later with p1123 and p1128 i thought it was strange to have both system rich and system lean. cleared codes sent customer on his way. thought ma... Trouble codes: P1123, P1128
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S2CY58V2R
Happy new year to all... This one came in with customer complaining of "backfiring". We observed misfiring and very low power. We had 3 open wires and original plugs, so, she got new coils wires and plugs. The trans is flashing code 51 for coolant temp sensor ... Trouble codes: 51 (Transmission code for coolant temp sensor problem)
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB7230X
thanks in advance for any help on this one. we have a 1999 kia sportage we put a used engine in. it is a dealer car so we have no history. vehicle came to us with no compression new used engine has good comression, spark and fuel. plugs smell like fuel but are...
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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L ride control VIN: JT8BH22F4T
Greetings, I have this LS 400 in great condition came in for slamming,over bumps and poor ride quality. all suspension componants checked out and replaced struts and springs/ aligned, w much improvement. couple months later my cust returned complaining of stee...
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1996 Mazda MX-3 Precedia 1.6L leaking water pump VIN: JM1EC4332T
Hey guys and girls.I have to replace the water pump on my daughters mx-3 1.6l.I am a GM tech and its been a while since doing one of these.Mazda time is about 4 hours-is this correct?.Is this a job that needs special tools? Any help is appreciated-thanks.Keith...
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1996 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L over heating VIN: JM3LV5237T
vehicle came in running hot,gauge @ 7/8. replaced thermostatw/ oe part still not flowing . flow tested radiator not up to par replaced radiator.removed water pump to check impeller o.k replaced water while it was out.
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L bucks in 1st gear VIN: JM1BC1419V
Put in new water pump & timing belt with kit. 2 weeks later starts to buck severly about 1800 to 2000 when taking off in 1st gear. Recheck timing of belt multiple times. Unplugged EGR, nochange. Fuel pressure & volume good. Lab scope test of crank tps &maf sen...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4MT31H6Y
Hey guys ive got a montero here that wont shift because there is no input sensor signal ive traced all wiring and found a internal falure of pcm so i installed a used pcm and now it wont start i think it has to be programed to run my question is will a used co...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Speedo VIN: 1N4BU31D3V
No speedo operation on instrument cluster
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2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L park lights-tail lights VIN: JF1SG63653
Car came in with complaint of no tail lights. Said problem started when smoke came out from around steering column. Seemed to be a switch problem. Tried new switch but still no tail lights. Searched wiring diagram for likely problem but short of a relay not wo...
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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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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L OD Shift VIN: 4S4BP61C76
The car came to us it shift into OD Hard, Only when its cold. No codes Fluid is good. Only when its cold first drive it hits hard, once it warms up it works Fine
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXAE09B8S
veh came in a week ago for a cel, pulled multiple codes and could not duplicate any failure or cust complaint of intermittent stalling. cleared codes and sent em on his way, told him to come back when the cel came back on. car came back with 7 codes. 14-igf si... Trouble codes: 14 (igf signal malfunction), 22 (thw circuit malfunction), 24 (tha circuit malfunction), 25/26 (fuel system lean and fuel system rich both codes), 42 (vss), 52/71 (knock sensor and egr malfunction sorry ran out of room for more codes)
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
This one is killing me!!! It will crank but will not start, will at times attempt to run. Have run every check and test I know of, crank sensor, cam sensor, pickup, coolant temp sensor, all check within specs. Compression is 195psi across the board. Timing is ...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L monitor pass VIN: 4T1BF22K2W
Can not get convertor monitor to pass. Mode 6 shows all pass. All readiness monitors pass except Convertor & Evap, not concerned with evap at the moment. Drove the drive patterns found here on IATN multiple times. eng tmp is greater then 180f & iat greater the...
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Long Crank Time VIN: JTMBK31V06
every am, which is the first start for the day. the crank time can be from 5 to 10 seconds. then starts and runs fine. this job will be comming in next week for a comprehensive diagnossis. i was able to drive, and check scan data last week when vechile came in...
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2008 Toyota tundra 4.7L no spark or noid light VIN: 5TFRT54198
I have a 2008 toyota tundra 4.7L with a no start when cold. It will start when temp is above 54* It has no spark or firing of the fuel injectors when this problem occurs. Does the CMP control the ignition and injectors? It has a poor wave pattern from the CMP....
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2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Charging VIN: 1HGEM22201
PCM fixed it. No real troubleshooting procedure.Leap of faith!!! New honda part and programmed.
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38165
The IATN gang comes through again!! A special thanks to Chris. Thank you for your emails they really helped. Well I rechecked all plugs and coils. Plugs were dealer spark plugs. I rechecked my timing marks and everything checked OK. EGR system is working... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 30130.
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HFOUXYO
Thanks for the help. The 25 amp A/F heater fuse was gone, somone removed it. You guys saved me alot of additional time. (already have so much into it,) Thanks 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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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
THANKS FOR EXCELLENT REPLIES. AS A COUPLE STATED WE DID ANOTHER COMPRESSION TEST THE NEXT MORNING WITH A NEW GAUGE. READINGS WERE NOW 165 PSI IN ALL EXCEPT #4 CYL WHICH WAS 125. ALSO NOTICED EXCESSIVE FUEL IN #4 CYLINDER. BLEW FUEL OUT. REPLACED THE BOSCH PLU... Trouble codes: P0304, P0130.
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6851X
Most replies check to see if the car was hit in the front to see if the fans were shorted. I did not find a short but a local the car was hit. But according to the code the short would be somewhere in between the fan relay, sub fan relay, and the ecm. I borr... Trouble codes: 1520 (cooling fan relay 1 circuit high input).
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2005 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5L starter VIN: 4S3BP61615
Well it is "fixed" or I just made it go away again. I decided to rethink my bypass relay. This setup seemed to keep the code po851 away. I hooked the relay up as follows: At security relay behind glove box, using another 5 pin relay connect Green/Black from...
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1989 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L 4x4 VIN: JT4VN13G0K
Hi and thanks for the info, we will have to get this truck back in and check what this snapping sound is in 4 wheel. It's up front and only happens when you first put in 4 wheel. Right now the customer has the truck, so we are waiting for it to return Thanks
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4T1GB22KIW
well, sorry it took so long to get back i just wanted to make sure it wasnt coming back before i closed this post thanks to every one who helped you were all very helpful but eric [...] helped me very much,thank you very much i put a coolant temp senser on th...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L trouble code po770 VIN: 4T1BG22K6Y
CUSTOMER WOULDNT PASS EMISSIONS TEST WITH LIGHT ON . I TALKED TO A FEW TOYOTA TECHS WHO VERIFIED PCM PROBLEMS . MY TRANS GUY CHECKED VEHICLE AND SAID ALL SOLENOIDS WERE MECHANICALLY AND ELECTRICALLY FINE . POSSIBLE SOFTWARE PROBLEM ? ADVISED CUSTOMER TO DR...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L cv joint VIN: 4T3ZF13C92
After two sets of shafts, still no change, replaced all of the mounts. Problem solved. Thanks for your help...
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2004 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L possible late 1rst. VIN: 5TDBT44A24
I can't believed, all of the replies were right on, Thank you all, I believe that the problem was too much grease in it, it so happens,I thing that if drive shaft is lubed whyle is on the abve ground lift with tires hanging down, the driveshaft is extended, th...
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