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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1860Y
Hello, I have a evaporative code p1456 I have replaced the following with factory parts, Honda gas cap, replace two way valve , and bypass solenoid. The two way valve , seems to work for three weeks with about 1000 miles driving, Install bypass solenoid and ro...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Unknown VIN: KNAFB12132
Customer complains that on fist start of the day transmission won't upshift. Also states that speedometer is inoperative at the same time. My road test this AM showed an irregular speedo function initially but trans shifted OK. There was a flare on the first 2...
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1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C9T
This vehicle is driving us crazy drove 30 miles and caught light flash 7 times then on solid. But the funny thing is you couldn't feel any missfire what so ever. when vehicle first arrived at my shop i pulled a pending code and history code p0300 and p0304. th... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0302, P0303
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Automatic Transmission VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Car was towed in from a trans shop after an overhaul. I replaced the rear bank cam sensor, which resolved that code. I replaced the connector on the turbine speed sensor, which resolved that code. However, when the trans is shifted to reverse from an idle, a n...
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2004 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L fuel fill VIN: 5TDZT34A64
Hi Toyota Techs, We have a Sequoia in that the client is having problems filling fuel tank. Client says she has to fill tank very slowly or gas pump kicks off. There are no evap codes and no obvious signs of damage to tank, fill pipe, or hoses. Has anyone out...
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1997 Acura CL 3.0L Electronic VIN: 19UYA225XV
thanks to everybody who responded. ended up being a loose connection at the two solenoid pack on top of the transmission at the connector.
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2004 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HNYD18674
Many thanks to Steve and Dave who pointed ou that the condition was a torque convertor shudder. Thanks again!!!
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W6X
AFTER ALL THE TROUBLE , END UP A DEFECTIVE PURGE VALVE SOLENOID WHICH WAS A BRAND NEW WE BOUGHT IT FROM HONDA DEALER, WE ORDER ANOTHER ONE PUT IT ON DROVE THE VEHICLE, ALL MONITER ARE READY NOW & SO FAR SO GOOD. THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED & HELPED US IN THIS IS... Trouble codes: 440 (Evap Leak).
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16554
Thanks a Lot: The car has a security system and somebody took the power for the alarm from the fuse# 4.Sometimes the car was out of power to the O2 Sensor( 12 volts O2 heater). I Did not realize it before but when I saw an e-mail asking to check the power to t... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2S no activity), P0141.
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2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5NPEU46F57
Thank you for all your replies. This was one of the easiest out the bottom engines I've ever done. It looks much more difficult then it ends up being. A table would've been nice, but the jack stands worked fine. The dealer had said there was no oil in it ...
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L a/c Clutch Relay VIN: JNRAR05Y6X
We were skeptical about the ECM because it is not connected directly to the burned-up A/C clutch. It is only connected to the a/c clutch relay coil, so how could it get damaged. The relay is fine. A factory reman ECM fixed this one. Thank you to everyone w...
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L fan VIN: JT8VK13T4P
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ADVICE, I WENT BACK TO THE CAR AND WENT STEP BY STEP CHECKING VOLTAGE DROPS AND SENSORS RESISTANCE, I FOUND THAT THE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR WAS NOT TO SPECIFICATIONS AFTER I RUN THE TEST SO I REPLACED IT AND PROBLEM FIX. THANK YOU ALL FO...
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2005 Nissan Frontier Nismo Off-Road 4.0L Stall VIN: 1NGAD07U55
K I S S, SOMEBODY NEEDS TO TELL ME TO START WITH THE BASICS. THE HIGH TRIMS WERE DUE TO A SUBSTANCIAL VACUME LEAK THAT I HAD HEARD BUT THOUGHT WAS THE AIR INTAKE, AT THE FILTER HOUSING. WRONG. BRAKE BOOSTER LEAK!! REPLACE BOOSTER & TRIMS ARE FEELING A WHOLE LO...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 4T1SK12W3S
Hi Guys, I'm going to close this one. Other than the one time vehicle acted up there were no further ocurrences. We dropped the pan replaced the filter and fluid and inspected for metal, damaged wiring, solenoid issues etc...npn.. fluid was a little dark but ...
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E33
I installed the 360 cat and the car promptly ran the monitor,it has passed it's emission test and the code has not returned.I'm not sure why Toyota still offers the original cat unless they just want the money(nah-that can't be);this car had been flashed befor... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEBU14RX4
thanks for the help guys. i hate to say it, but this one is not fixed. i got three replies, and, based on them, i am pretty confident that it needs an air fuel sensor. it's acting fine right now, so the customer asked me to clear the code and see what happens.... Trouble codes: P2241.
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