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1990 Honda Civic 1.5L alternator
Vehicle brought in by owner complaining of charge system light comes on when vehicle is warm...checked battery, it is new, 12 volts, holds charge, not leaking. checked all fuses including underhood distribution center, all fuses good. when vehicle first brough...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L no shift to 4th or 5th VIN: 2HKRL18643
Ifound the internal filter pluged and fibre plates fried. ICompleted repair,s Now will not shift past 3d gear.[code 1751] and drive idicator light flash,s This trans is a basterd to pull I,m hoping someone can save my butt and give me some idea,s Thanx Wes,,,
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2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KMHCG45C33
This is my first time working on this vehicle so I do not have much info on prior conditions or repairs made to the car. Whats happening is on warmer days only when the temp gets into at least the 40s or 50s and only after driving at least 20 or 30 miles at hi...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L battery drain VIN: JP8BF22G0V
Thanks for any help i can get, but owner goes to college and drives every 3-4 days and it will be dead, so first i would like to know what "DCC" stands for and any other help ideas. thanks jeremy
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: JTHBF30G32
This car came in on a hook. Died while going down the road. Customer said he thought the alternator went. We tested the charging system and the alternator was not charging. Battery failed conductance. We replaced the alternator and battery, re-tested and sent ...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ24552
Very intermittant missfire code PO 300 at times the MIL light will flash. Ongoing for months. Origonally it would act up every few weeks then once or twice a week. When its runnign right it is flawless. I started with Mazda plugs and insulator/wires off coil... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H01
Good morning Mitsu masters, thank you in advance for your wisdom. This Montero Sport LS was towed in after a recent battery and then soon after alternator replacement. Apparently, the charging system voltage was very high even after the alternator changeout wh... Trouble codes: P1610 (Immobilizer)
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1989 Nissan Stanza E 2.0L check engine VIN: JN1HT21S6K
car come in for smog check,no check engine light or icon check in the cluster look up in book and alldata 1989 have to has an check engine light in cluster.pull out cluster no check engine light but found the connector that for check engine light no way to con...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L injector pulse VIN: JN1CA21D3X
Hello Nissan Techs: I have this 99 maxima with a no start condition. Checked compression,150 psi, fuel [...] KOEO, all good. I have spark but no injector puse. Checked with noid light and cranking. I have 12v at red wire on injectors KOEO. I have check...
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1998 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JS2GB31W4X
vehicle was brought to our shop with the above components replaced. what is verified is when it dies hot, have injector pulse and spark and fuel pressure is at35 psi at the time i am cranking and it will not start. crank ac wave is with in vantage pro specific...
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1991 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Misfire, Runs Rough VIN: 1NXAE94A4M
Clean, low mileage car comes in with what sounds like classic ignition miss. Check engine light on (Code 25, O2 sensor). Scope checked..ignition looks OK (marginal, but OK ). Replaced front O2 (based on age, not too pricey) runs the same (like its only hitting... Trouble codes: 25 (02 Sensor front)
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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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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2BG22K0X
Is this the way it is suppost to work? I could not find anything in alldata that could tell me if it has to be working for a sertain amount of time and then stop keeping the vaccum in the system. I am thinking that the other posibility is a bad fresh air contr... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich bank 1)
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2002 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L steering VIN: 4T3ZF19CX2
from mike and mario. van in like new condition .problem on excell [light only] and not hard steer to right.
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L starter VIN: 452CG58F0R
HAD TUNNEL VISION ABOUT THE STARTER USING TEST LIGHT I WAS GETTING POWER BUT AT TIMES IT WAS NOT ENOUGH TO FIRE THE STARTER. WENT TO THE IGNITION SWITCH TO CHECK FOR THE POWER AND FOUND THAT THE VEHICLE HAD AN ALARM INSTALLED THEY USED SCOTCH LOCKS TO INSTALL...
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1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1VVGE22C5R
I would like to thank all those who replied To my request for help. I replaced the throttle body with a used one and that corrected the problem. Regards Joe [...] Rose Car Care
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L high beam headlight & wipers VIN: JM1BK323X6
AFTER REMOVING THE CONNECTORS & PJB ABOUT 25 TIMES & CHECKING PINS & CONNECTORS EVEN WITH A MAGNIFING GLASS AND SEEING ABSOLUTLY NO ISSUES, I ORDERED A USED PJB FROM A LOCAL YARD & ASKED THEM NOT TO REMOVE THE CONNECTORS BUT CUT THE HARNESS INSTEAD. WHEN I GOT...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L ignition switch VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
Thanks to the several replies I recieved. The source of the draw was the port installed keyless entry system. I asked my Infinity contact if he had ever heard of this and he said no. He did add that since the aftermarket remote start tapped into several circui...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L blower VIN: JN8AR05Y5X
Hi everyone: This is a fix. The problem was the resistor refered to by nissan as the blower motor auto amp. This vevicle has auto hvac and that is where the difference is. When it fails it does not have a fail safe setting for the position 4. The blower simply...
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L OD Shift VIN: 4S4BP61C76
I have read all the replies, also have read all the Fix History and the best i can tell is that subaru has problems with internal lip seals. The way this car acted i sure thought it would be a sticking shift soilnoid of something like that. but i am not a tr...
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2VV22E0L
well turns out that the customer had a used long block installed and there is no place for a knock sensor on this engine, so the customer is taking back to other shop. as far as the idle is concerned I found the cam timing off 1 tooth and the coolant ports in ... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor malfunction).
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1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN93P0S
fixed it! found that the ignitor bracket was improperly grounded and there for was not sending correct signal to pcm. cleaned rust from bracket and reinstalled. all ok. (yes the ignitor bracket provides the ground on this truck)
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1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2TICF28P7X
The customer declined further repair. The next step was to replace the air fuel ratio sensors and rear O2 sensor. I wouldn't continue without this step first and couldnt say this would fix the misfire. I suspect the ECU. The problem occured very intermintantly... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305.
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