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1997 Acura CL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 194YA225XV
i PULLED THE CODES ON THIS ACURA AND FOUND CODES FOR THE TDC/ CAM SENSOR TESTED WITH THE MODIS AND FOUND THAT ON OF THE SENSORS HAD NO SIGNAL. REMOVED THE SENSOR AND FOUND THAT THE CAM SPROCKET WAS RUBBING ON THE SENSORS. I CHECKED THE CAM FOR END PLAY AND FOU... Trouble codes: P1362 (tdc no signal), P1367 (tdc no signal)
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L window regul VIN: 1HGCD5650V
This vehicle came in with a broken left front window regulator. We replaced it with one from Dorman. We have since replaced this unit twice, and it has now broken for the third time. After replacement the window works fine, but in a couple of months the regula...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L speedo VIN: 2HKRL18691
I have a speedo head that will not read after having the dash apart to repair other problems the trans shifts fine the scanner shows speed signal ck the wiring going into the cluster looks fine traced wiring down dont see any thing broke is there a reprogram f...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGEM22982
hi all, thanks in advance for any help i may receive. customer says he has had this car since it had 9,000 miles on it. the problem came with the car, purchased from private owner. the problem is weird. it starts o.k. and drives fine when hot or cold, however,... Trouble codes: P1298 (eld), P1457 (evap)
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1989 Mazda 323 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BF2325K
vehicle had head removed to do headgasket. head and block were surfaced, valves were removed and seals replaced. r&r'd head and reassembled motor. car cranks just wont fire. plugs are fuel soaked. have checked all electrical connections including grounds and t...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L hydraullic's VIN: 4A3AX55F9W
checked master cylinder adjustment, ok but changed to test.worked better on road test but then wouldn't release after sitting. fluid was trapped and wouldn't allow fluid to escape back to resivoir. has a fluid chambeer inlne but dealer doesn't know what it doe...
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2004 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LZ31FX4
hello everyone, we replaced the timing belt and vehicle left and came back a week later. check engine light was on(code p0335) and when the light came on the customer noticed an extended crank issue. engine runs great without any drivebility concerns. hope thi... Trouble codes: P0335
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D6V
Hello everyone, We have a 97 Altima in the shop with a recurring p0400 EGR code. When it came in we replaced the vacuum control solenoid and the EGR transducer. We also removed the Egr valve and cleaned out the passages. When activated at idle the engine stal... Trouble codes: P0400
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Interior VIN: 1N6ED27T5Y
The odometer on this Frontier is on kilometers the customer would like it to read in miles, i cant find a procedure to change it , tahnks in advance for any help .
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R9X
Hello there I have this 4 Runner with what seems to be a simple misfire issue. I have check plugs wires and coils and it still will misfire especially on #3. I have switched plugs wires and coils around and it still has a problem. It also has a no power when a... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0306 (misfire 6), P0171
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E91
Thanks in advance guys.This car runs very lean at idle.Car came in the shop with a p0171 .and p0300. My mastertech scaner shows at idle MAF 2.5 GR/s , both o2 sensors 0.00v ,stft 19%,ltft 29%. I have run fuel press ,compression,check for vac leaks and check in... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L Warning Light VIN: JT2BK12U23
We have a 2003 Prius that acted up on us while performing another basic repair. When you turn the key on, the large "!" exclamation point with a triangle around it come on the main cluster. The NAV screen displays a "PS" Power problem. I have done some searchi...
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7664L
Hey everyone! 9 out of 9 of ya'll were right,clogged EGR on the backside.I got duped when I ran a wire on the drill through the front half and got nothing on the cable.After ya'll said what it was we drilled out plugs and all were packed.Thanks so much for all... Trouble codes: 43 (fuel supply).
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Performance=ok VIN: JNKCA31A8Y
Thank you everyone very much. You were all correct in assuming the MAF was bad. I installed the OE p/n 22680-2Y001 and it was re-programmed by an Infinity dealer with the upgraded ECM software. The air volume learn was also performed. Engine light off and ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 2 lean condition).
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L rf window motor VIN: JNKCA31A01
Tried all info , Michael [...]'s info was the best, still have problem, must have bad actuator, customer does not want to spend the money Thanks Joe
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10UXY
THE NEW COIL FROM BWD HAS TOY PART NUM ON IT BUT IT WAS NO GOOD WENT TO LOCAL DEALER BOUGHT ONE AND PROBLEM GONE Trouble codes: P1300 (ignitor circuit malfunction cyl 1), P1305 (cyl 2), P1310 (cyl 3), P1315 (cyl 4), P1325 (cyl 6).
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1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41DXT
Group, Sorry for the late posting on this. I was right in my diagnosis on the distributor. What was wrong though was that 3 reman distributors we got were bad. I even got them from 3 different suppliers!! Thanks to the 5 replies I received who helped narrow it...
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Oil in Radiator VIN: 1NGED27Y3Y
Thanks to all of your help. I did pressure test the transmission cooler in the radiator, and did not get any leaks into the cooling system. I called the dealership and looked over the engine again I did not find an oil cooler on this truck. We advised the c...
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2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L overdrive VIN: 1N6AD07UX5
Thank's to all who replied. To Rob [...] was wrong to say that dealers are parts changers, I used to work for a local dealer and found it hard to make a living doing mostly warranty work so I have a bad taste in my mouth, again I apologise if I offended anyone. Vi...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L brake fuse VIN: 1N4BA41EX5
I WANTO TO THANK THE THREE PEOPLE WHO REPLIED TO THE BRAKE LIGHT SHORT.IT TURN OUT THAT THE LIGHT SOCKETS WERE MELTED SO BAD I HAD A HARD TIME GETTING THEM OUT.WHEN I REPLACED THEM EVERYTHING WAS FINE.THANKS AGAIN!NOW FOR THE OTHER PROBLEM WITH THE DASH GAUGES...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L SRS light on VIN: 4S3BH66531
The customer has decided to drive the car as is. The code is intermittent. It was pointed out to me that the likely cause was the cable reel/ clock spring. This makes the most sense, as it is the only moving part. Skoobie should make a code JUST for the clo...
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 4S3BL67665
Just read the original post. Sorry my entry came up twice. I don't have a way to remove it for better clarity. Anyway, the fix for this one was a wheel bearing.
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1992 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Stall, Stall at stop VIN: 4TARN81PXN
Final repair was the ignition controller/igniter - we replaced with a used unit - should have used an OEM after all. Thanks for all the great tips. The original one completely failed. Overall we had replaced it with two new ones from the same vendor, it was an... Trouble codes: 12 (No NE Signal is input to the ECU for 2 sec or more after STA turns on), 13 (NE signal is not input to ECU for 300 msec or when eng speed is 1500 RPM or more), 14 (IGF signal from ignitor is not input to ECU for 4 consecutive ignition).
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1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Misfire VIN: JT3HN86R1W
thank you all for your replies. i checked the injector and it was at 16.1 ohms. a known good inector (#1) and it was 14.1 ohms. not much difference, but this was also when it was cold. probably got worse as it heated up. replace #3 injector. problem sol... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L axle seal VIN: JTEBU14R73
Well we installed a OEM Toyota seal, tech said this seal felt like it was slightly tighter, also replaced breather vent just for fun old one looked ok,I guess time will tell if this is the fix. Thanks to everyone who replied, looks like this newer design doesn...
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