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1997 Hyundai Tiburon 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJG24MXV
P1127 will set after driving for a while. No driveability complaints. Freeze frame: ect 226 degrees, MAP 43"HG, Short trim -1.5, Long term -23. I have very limited information on alldata and snap-on scan tool. Trouble codes: P1127
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L master cyl VIN: KM8SC13D55
santa fe comes to me with pedal going to floor. some else installed frt pads and claimed to open bleed screw on calipers to retract caliper pistons bleed system then had pedal go to floor. but later stated that pedal went to floor before pads install... ok I i...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cylinder head VIN: JM1BK32345
Greetings fellow Tech I have this '05 Mazda 3 came in with a bad crankshaft bearing. We replace the whole entire short block and put everything back with the old head. We started the car and the car runs great.. the only problem is this horrible tapping noise...
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1987 Nissan D21 2.4L Distributor VIN: 1N6ND11S7H
This is my son's truck and he takes pretty good care of it. I've tried helping diagnois the problem, but I'm now at an end. The distributor drive shaft that drives off the oil pump snapped on it a couple of weeks after he did a head gasket on the truck. He too...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01F1N
Need some help from Nissan guys. This 93 Maxima was towed in and customer states that it died while driving. Has fuel pressure and spark, power to injectors but no ground from ECM. All power and grounds to ECM are good. I did notice that security light is flas...
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
Don;t work on many nissans here Vehicle was towed to shop with a no start customer said he was driving and car cut off on him, we checked it out and found code p0505 and the #3 plug was not firing so we put spark plugs wires rotor and cap now all cylinders are... Trouble codes: P0505 (idel air curcit)
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1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L electrical VIN: 4TARN81A6P
car came in because after vehicle has been sitting for 2 days or so it would not start. car had .34A with car off and key out of ign. pulled fuses and found fuse AM1 would take away the amp draw. i looked up a wiring diagram and traced it to the alt. and pulle...
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1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L differential VIN: 4T3ZF13C2X
we have a 99 sienna that came to us with gear noise in side cover. we overhauled trans. and replaced bearing and race, back in 100 miles later with same noise. same bearing failed, tried bearing from another supplier, back 2 weeks later with same failure, any ...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L fuel guage VIN: JT3HN86RXX
This truck has a smoked device on the printed circuit board behind the gauges. The position is labeled L9 so I think the device is supposed to be some sort of inductor. This is a surface mount solder type p.c. board. I can get the gauge to work with an LED in ...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 5TDBT44A31
When this vehicle was first towed to us it had no fuel pressure. After testing for voltage at the fuel pump, it was determined the fuel pump was faulty, and it was replaced. The vehicle started and ran, pulled it out of the shop. It died right outside the shop... Trouble codes: P300, P305, P310, P315, P1320 (disciption unavailable), P1340 (camshaft sensor a bank 1 sensor 2)
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L check engine light on VIN: 4TRN48652R
HI. IF ANY ONE ALREADY HAVE SIMILAR problem that i have. code PO2716 transmission pressure line solenoid. how to fix this situation Im very preciate.
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2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L smart key VIN: JTNBB46K97
toyota techs...vehicle was purchased at an auction and it was bought without the smart key. we purchased a smart key\transponder and had a lock smith come in and try to program the transponder. he said the system would not accept the programing due to the ambe...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L plastic radiator VIN: 2HGED6350M
Virtually without exception the Techs advised me to replace the radiator and I will follow that advice. Thank you to all who responded. But which replacement radiator to buy? The OEM radiator is a DENSO [...] 2L. I have very bad experience using after m...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L timing belt VIN: 2HGED6350M
Thanks to all who responded. Some additional information should clarify some issues raised by the respondents. 1) The base of the distributor fits into an offset groove in the end of the cam shaft so it is impossible to install the distributor 180 degrees out ...
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 2HGES16524
i replaced the ecm and everything is working properly --thanx for the help
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1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24H7P
THE OWNER HAS DECIDED NOT TO FIX THIS VEHICLE. WE DO BELIEVE THE PROBLEM IS INJECTORS AS SO MANY SUGGESTED, BUT THE OWNERS MONEY IS TOO TIGHT AT THEIS TIME TO MAKE THE REPAIR. THANKS TO ALL WHO OFFERED HELP.
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1985 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L head gskt. VIN: JT2AW15C1F
Finally got this one fixed,been waiting on parts & customer approval for repair.Due to a lot of rusty bolts,decided to tear it down in the car rather than drop the powertrain,didn,t see any sense in creating more aggravation then necessary.What I found was hea...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR18E9Y
Well I really want to thank everyone that replied. Replies came fast and almost unanimously pointed to a faulty MAF. Some members offered helpful information that I learned from like that about E-85. Many also described relevent testing methods, particularl... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean).
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, idle speed hunts VIN: 1NXBR12E32
Thanks for everyone's help, and sorry for the delay in closing this. We ended up disassembling and cleaning idle air control motor. The deposits from cleaning throttle body filled the idle air passages. We also had battery disconnected, so I am assuming the...
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2009 Toyota COROLLA 1.8L alternator VIN: 2T1BU40E59
many thanks for all of the replies...FOR THOSE OF YOU OUT THERE WHO THOUGHT WE'D SEND THE CUSTOMER OFF IN AN UNSAFE VEHICLE...WHAT WERE YOU THINKING??? IS THIS HELP??? AS STATED IN OUR POST, WE MADE VEHICLE REPAIRS TO THE CLUTCH PULLEY, AND WE SUPPLIED EXTER...
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