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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81654
used vehicle and was sold week later came back with ses light codes p0171 and p0174. checked for vacuum leaks. smoke tested none found. fuel pressure good 57 psi. made sure ethanol was not used in vehicle fuel alcohol content at 4%. followed alldata diagnostic... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel trim lean bank1), P0174 (fuel trim lean bank 2)
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2006 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L battery VIN: 5FNRL38206
Customer states once a month the battery will not crank the engine. On a very quiet night, vehicle in garage, can hear what she thinks a fan on, she gets in van and pops the hood, puts on the hood prop, noise will stop.Has anyone run into this gremlin.I have h...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L SRS Module VIN: KM8SC13D95
OK folks I have this lovely 05 Sante Fe that was wrecked and repaired then sent to me with an SRS MIL. Code was B1361 Driver side seat belt pretensioner high/low resistance. Repaired the bel{R&R) and code cleared, however C0794 popped up and will not clear. I ...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 4wd VIN: JACDJ58X1Y
Isuzu Master Techs. I could use your help. Cust dropped vehicle off with no 4wd complaint. I looked @ it at the time and 4wd was opperating normally. I tried to pull codes but didn't wait 3 12's for other codes. service writer sold a frt,rear, and transfer cas...
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2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L front brake wear VIN: JALB4B1472
as you can see in repair history, this truck is going through front brakes every 9-11k. we have always used only dealer parts. we have replaced everything except master cyl and i cant see that as a solution. there is no drag when pedal released, the wear is eq...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Stall VIN: JM1BJ2223X
Hello folks, we have a Protege here that fills the charcoal canister with fuel. The catch can on the firewall also fills when the Purge Solenoid is running. Anyone know of any common failures for this? vent cut valve,canister cut valve? The fuel filler tube is... Trouble codes: P0170 (System Too Rich)
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JB3XD54B6M
This thing will not rev over 3000,3500 even in neutral.Pops back through intake when driving. I dont have adapter for checking fuel pressure, but there is a healthy stream if I take return hose off. It has typical mass airflow symptoms. unplugged mas, no chang...
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2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Hesitation VIN: JA3AH86D25
This is for all you driveablity Techs. I have this 05 Lancer Evo. that will start and idle smooth, but will not rev up very well won't hardly move it feels like you have an intake pipe disconnected but that is not the case I have checked all connections. it fe...
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11D12
I had this going in a thread over in the Technical Discussion Forum but now it's time for the big guns. Last week ALL we did was put a clutch in this car. Second key start the MIL came on with the above code. Car starts and runs fine, just has a check engine ... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank position sensor)
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2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L overdrive VIN: 1N6AD07UX5
Good morning everyone, I have freind who is having a problem that I need some insightt with. The transmission seems to be having trouble shifting into overdrive. At around 45 mph at 1200 rpm it will try to go into overdrive but it will not go, also when it tri...
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2005 Subaru Forester XS L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Pressure control solenoid "b" VIN: JF1SG676X5
This Subaru will be fine sometimes, but most times the trans fluid temp light will start flashing and then the check engine light will come on setting a code P0778. When this happens the transmission goes into limp mode. I know the fluid is not getting hot as ...
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1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Unknown VIN: JT3HP10V3T
Greetings fellow techs, My customer is complaining that some times the car will not shift into high gear. She notices it on the freeway at about 60 mph, the rpm's are between 3000 and 4000. Other times the transmission shifts into the higher gear and will cru...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2BG22K6W
This car is driving me nuts. The vehical failed its emission test for high hc (100ppm) and CO (1.05%). I tested fuel pressure and it was 4 psi above spec... So i replaced the Fuel Pump Regulator, its inside the fuel tank. This brought the Fuel Pressure down to...
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2006 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1KDFTY2932
The engine cut out after the air condition is switched on, or if the steering wheel is turned into full left or right position when idling (idle speed 604rpm-740rpm fluctuates)Scan tool reads idle switch off under all condition.
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1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMEE2752L
Thanks for all the helpfull hints on this car, the problem was very intermittant so it was hard to test components. When it did act up I had volt meters on the map,tps,ats and the cooolant temp which all seemed stable when the problem did act up, I also hooked...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1HGCB7678N
Thanks to all for your replies they were all helpful in the diagnosis of this vehicle. Most asked if I had scoped the sensors in the distributor so, I did. What I found was mos of them had glitches in their patterns so, we put in a known good dist. and found t...
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Timing belt cover VIN: JHMRA3880X
Hi Guys I did get this cover off and thank you for your help annyone doing this job in the future should note the cam belt tensioners are on a stud both the balance shaft and the cam belt tensioners are on the same stud and the have slots in them so the can ...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Tail lamp indicator VIN: JT8BD68S9X
Sorry folks, proves out I was chasing a phantom. The customer who owns this Lexus doesn't believe in owner's manuals.. her complaint was the HEADLIGHT indicator was comming on ... yeah just as it's supposed to do when she turns on her headlamps... I finally...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L monitors VIN: JM3LW28G61
THANKS GUYS FOR THE HELP,BUT WE FINALLY GOT THE EGR MONITOR TO RUN AFTER 7 DAYS OF DRIVING. IT RAN AFTER THE WEATHER HAD WARMED UP. THANKS FOR THE REPLIES. Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L heater VIN: JN8DR09Y71
thanks for all the help on my post. we learned quite a bit on this one. heater core replacement is what finally solved our heat problem.with the amount of debris in the old radiator, it was a good bet the core was clogged. as suggested, we tried to "boil" it o...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TS2F13C91
thanks for the replies i road tested observing my maf pids gps and calculated load and they were not matching or even close at times thanks to Mark and Ken for opening my eyes.I replaced the maf sensor and road tested thoose pids were real close 80% and 80 gra... Trouble codes: P0171 (System to Lean), P0174 (System to Lean).
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR12E22
THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT RESPONSES. I RECHECKED EVAP WITH SMOKE TEST ,PURGE AND VENT VALVING ARE ALL OK. RESEALED INTAKE, CLEAN A/F SENSOR AND REPLACED FUEL FILTER.I DON'T THINK THIS IS GOING TO FIX THE STARTING ISSUE ON FILL UPS . I WOULD LIKE TO SEE WHAT THE... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L steering VIN: 4T3ZF19CX2
Sorry guys we took so long... it turned out that a wheel was the problem, we replaced it. I apologized this should not have been posted.. thanks to all that replied..
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