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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18643
hELLO FINE TECHS: wE CORRECTED A rough idle and codes P172 and p175 by removing and cleaning the throttle body. After this, we ran engine and two days later MIL was on with code P2279 (intake air system leak). We have removed and inspected all vacuum lines an... Trouble codes: P2279 (Intake air system leak)
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L 4k idle VIN: 1HGCB7575P
Good evening all, I have a 1993 Honda Accord EX that has an idle issue. The vehicle idles at 4,000 rpm. Vehicle has a new iac valve, fast idle valve, and engine control module. The vehicle has no vacuum leaks and all scan data is within specs. Trouble codes: 14 (iac system malfunction)
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Dual controls VIN: 1HGCM56653
Hi, This Accord, came in with low freon charge, Client said he had recharged at another shop 2 weeks ago. we found .5 lbs in system. we recharged and found the above readings. I think poss Expansion valve. When you adjust the dual controls pass side is ice col...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X31
i am at my wits end. the car runs fine, no drivability problems at all. watching the o2 [all 4] on the modis, pre cat. o2 switch normal on bolth sides. poast cat o2, drivers side o2 switches normal but slightly low. the pass. side starts at 450mv koeo, koer it... Trouble codes: P0137 (o2B1S2)
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2001 Kia Optima SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD126X1
kia techs i am having maf problems with this optima-can u tell me that i should read 12 volt at pin 2 power to maf or should i read 5 volt?
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L shift solenoid VIN: 4A3A46G11E
Trying to help a fellow tech out here, has a 2001 mitsubishi galant ES, the car goes into limp mode soon as trans shifts into 3rd gear. the trouble code we keep getting is p0765, so after insppecting and testing the solenoid, he wastold it was bad trans, so he...
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD11S4V
Does anybody know of a cheaper way to buy a MAF for this Nissan. I can't find any used ones in a salvage yard around our area. Buying it through Nissan they want to sell the whole TB assembly. The only other place in the after market that I found one was at NA... Trouble codes: P0100 (maf)
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA3102Y
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2008 Nissan Titan PRO-4X 5.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1N6BA07C98
Have any of you Nissan guys seen any common coolant leaks on these trucks. This is my personal truck and I can smell antifreeze when it is hot, but can not find a leak. The smell is outside the vehicle, under the hood. I never smell anything inside. I have pre...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L turn signal VIN: 4TAUN41B6S
Thanks in advance.Got a weird one. When turn signal is on horn goes on too [ left or right or hazard] IGN ON OR OFF. I ck fix data nothing. I ck wiring diagram it is two differnt circuit horn wire goes from swtich to clock ring to horn relay to horn. I ck wire...
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1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L cooling fans VIN: 2TIBR18E4W
hi all have this toy.all fuses good and no codes the cooling fans stay with key on, both of them i can remove relay one , and one fan will stay on one will go off i can remove relay 2 and one fan will shut off the other stays on i can remove relay 3 and both s...
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2003 Acura TL 3.2L transmission VIN: 19UUA56603
Thanks for your help.Transmission was removed and overhauled again with new valve body,all seems good now suspect problem was in old valve body.
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6675W
Thank you all that responded... Honda has a reflash for that problem... we sent the car for the reflash and drove it. All is fine now. Trouble codes: P1165.
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2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKYF18183
New crank sensor and all better. Thank You for the help
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, no communicatiob VIN: KMHJF25F3X
i received several very good responses i even did a little research on the responses and seem to be very accurate thanks very much sad to say i did not fix car. looking real close i found a section that had been modified in the wiring harness, cust don't want ...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Timing belt VIN: 4S2CM58W4X
Thanks for all the help. Drivers side head pulley bearing siezed up. Removed head, broke head bolt off in block. Installing good used engine at this point.
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Fluid condition VIN: JTHUD30C2N
Well after all of the great advise from all we have come up with the fix. The screens in the resevoir were definately an issue and the screen in the solenoid also needed to be cleaned.The bleed procedures also came in handy. After all that we still had the foa...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L low oil psi VIN: JT6GF10U8Y
Most replies were for sludge build up. Someone cleaned the sludge out of this one before it ended up in our shop. We cleaned the pick up and blew out the passage to the oil pressure sender. Added a new oil filter and oil. Vehicle has been driven for a week now...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Valve Advance VIN: JM1EK14334
Thanks to everyone for the replies, you were on to the right track. We had already lined up the cam/crank a few times using the SSTs and were pretty sure that it was set right. An oil pressure check showed good oil pressure at the filter, but after finally s... Trouble codes: P0012 (Valve Timing Over Retarded).
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1992 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L boost gauge inop VIN: JN1CZ24H3N
HI, THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. THA PROBLEM WAS A DISCONNECTED VAC. HOSE UNDER THE PLENUM. TOOK A WHILE TO LOCATE IT BUT ONCE SECURED THE BOOST GAUGE OPERATED PROPERLY.
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Mil on VIN: 1N4DL01D51
Well, it whipped me. I tested the filler neck and cap area by isolating he filler neck with clamping pliers and got it to hold; some had suggested that it might be rusted out where the cap sits and I never saw any rust and it held pressure. I retested the pu... Trouble codes: P1441 (Evap very small leak).
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2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED29Y14
BELIEVE CAR HAS BAD ECM BECAUSE GROUND WAS NOT BEING COMPLETED TO THE SOLENOID, CUSTOMER DECLINED ECM REPLACEMENT. CUSTOMER FELT A 700 DOLLAR PART DIDNT WARRANT REPAIR SINCE VEHICLE SEEMED TO RUN FINE, ONLY ISSUE WAS M.I.L. THANKS FOR YOUR REPLIES LEONARD Trouble codes: P0477 (evap emiss system vent control open circuit), P0455.
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1988 Toyota 4Runner DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT4RN62D2J
Thx to all the replies replaced coolant temp sensor and o2 sensor fixed all the problems and also had a dirty egr. Trouble codes: 51 (Switch Signal).
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Speed Sensor VIN: 4T1BF12B9T
Ended up doing a trans flush and replacing filter and car has now been gone almost 2 weeks. When i dropped the filter there was alot of crud inside it. I am not sure if it was just dirt from sitting at the junk yard or clutch material.I would have thought most...
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L monitors incomplete VIN: JTEGH20V83
sorry for delay, custoer will return when smog inspection is required. i was not having problems setting monitors. monitors would go incomplete intermittenty, battery strong no loss of radio memory or time, possible ecm problem ? will update.
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