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1992 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L code 1-8 VIN: JH4CC2653N
I can run the pump motor by jumping the relay pins and the accumulator will hold the pressure over night going by the pressure switch staying closed until i bled off the pressure using the service bleeder then the switch goes open. I have verified all the wiri...
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Exterior Mirror VIN: 2HNYD18662
I have a problem with the exterior mirror on the left side. When you place the vehicle in reverse, the right mirror will tilt down but the left mirror does not. The left mirror itself works with the switch properly. It just doesn't tilt down. Any input would b...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L a/c relay VIN: JHLRD78384
German tech trying to fix a jap car. The clutch coil on this is open an either needs a clutch or a thermal protector. Haven't actually checked that yet. Have no PCM ground for relay. Alldata not clear on how this grounds. What must be present first for the con...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDM45D81
Customer dropped off car with MIL on. Scanned, found code P1440, evap vent ckt. malfunction. Wiring diagram does not show a vent solenoid. Has anyone else seen this code before, is there ideed a solenoid, are there any failures I should check or rule out first... Trouble codes: P1440 (Evap. vent ckt. malfunction.)
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBF01AX2
Car came in to have a starter installed. When we were done the check engine light came on right after we started it and had a code P0605. When we test drove it it was in limp mode. We cleared the computer and test drove. It will cut out (like a fuel cut) at 3,... Trouble codes: P0605
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S6X
Customer complaint"Loss of Power, won't accelerate!" I have gone through both Mitchell ane TIS trouble trees. The wave form looks close to the TIS sample until it the engine warms up, about 3 minutes. At this point if the throttle is at idle the wave form sta... Trouble codes: P1125 (Throttle Control Motor Circiut Malfunction)
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2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L Rough idle and missing at road speeds VIN: JT6HIOOWOY
Codes PO300 PO302 PO304 PO306 PO308 At first there was just a rough idle, any accelerator smoothed out, now missing at highway speeds. Ran well 7K miles after timing belt and water pump were changed out. Checked fuel pressure & coils
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L epc code VIN: 1YVGF22CXY
Hello everyone please HELP! Overdrive light flashing. Checked codes found p1746 epc solinoid. Checked resistance on solenoid, replaced solenoid in transmission has same issues. checked all wiring to and from pcm to solenoid, test ok. Tested signal from pcm to ...
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1985 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JN1HZ14S0F
Thanks in advance for any help Checked fuel pressure and ignition spark from coil but not from dist cap. Replaced cap and rotor. Pulled each wire with timing light on coil wire, no change still interment spark. Tried cranking with a starter button - no change...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1DA31DO2
we replaced the clutch and flywheel. now the car is very hard to start unless the crank sensor is unplugged. seem to run fine once its started. any ideas?
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA07A74
Well guys I have this truck with multiple codes and almost stalling and not really sure where to start, Customer bought this truck used a couple of weeks ago and looks like has been in wreck before, I scann ECM and found the following ECM, TCM, and ABS codes, ... Trouble codes: P1212 (TCS Comm line circuit), U1001 (CAN Comm circuit fault), U1000 (CAN fault circuit fault), C1156 (CAN comm/ or steering angle sensor), C1132 (Engine 3 fuel cut system), P1716 (Turbine Rev sensor circuit fault)
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Tail light, guage light VIN: 1N4BA41E05
2005 Maxima blows fuse #41 in IPDM, when headlamps turn on. Vehicle looses tail lights and night time dash lighting. I have tested the circuit with inline amp guage...test ok. I separated plug at base of IPDM and ran a fused wire directly into red/blue wire to...
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1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L horn,hazard VIN: JT3GN87R9W
I recently had this customer come in with no hazard light or horn operation. The vehicle has had the hazard switch and horn relay replaced. I have been looking at this thing for a couple days and am at a loss. I would appreciate any ideas. I have checked all t...
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2004 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT12384
This car came in this afternoon with a check engine light ON, try to pull the code(s) using our OTC Genisys but found no code what so ever. Try to restart the car in hope to get some code back with no succes, even road test the car for a while but that change ...
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2000 Honda Accord DX 2.3L clutch VIN: 1HGCF8543Y
With multiple replies suggesting problems with the hydraulic hose I went back to that to look it over again. I cleaned it up, put some baby powder on it and stuck a brake pedal depressor on the clutch pedal to keep pressure on it to see if any fluid was seepi...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM219X2
THANKS FOR EVERYONES HELP! i have fixed this puppy. out of all the makes and models and a civic was beating on me? anyhow. i was worried it may be a starting blow headgasket so i did what some suggested. cyl tdc compression air. got only 125psi down on all 4 ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHCG45C01
front cat does reduce NOX its 1200.00 brought it down to 7 ppm from 680 ppm alot of guys said vcheck for vaccume leak I input my readings wrong on my O2 and my CO2 (not CO) any way thanks for the help I really appreciated help on this one
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12524
Sorry for the length of time for the response, I check timing marks and right on the money i leak down tested all cylinders and they had between 80-90% leakage and the leakge was in the intake side. I plan on redoing all the test again, BUT i think he cooked t...
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTJHF1OU82
woooohoooo. we finally found the problem. when we were heating up the broken bolt the lower crank gear with the tone ring for the ckp sensor got a little hot. when we ordered a new one we could see how the gears were actually thinner and smaller than normal...
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1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N6HD16S7H
Want to thank everyone who replied to this post. Gene you hit it on the nose. I called the company that rebuilt the old injectors and they said it was fine. But as I stated in my post the other injector worked on both drive circuits. I should have hooked up...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01F1N
Thanks for the help guys. I did a little research online and in the fix database and finally figured a couple of things out. I'm gonna list everything I know on these so it will save the next guy some time. 1. If you want to see if the alarm is working,open...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
Thanks for the replies,We checked the intake for a leak and had tried a distributor,we ended up replacing the MAF sensor with a dealer new part,and waited for any recurring complaints,none.This one is fixed!!!Thanks again for your input.This is a great tool to...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
HAD CUSTOMER BRING IN OTHER KEY, CAR STARTED WITH DIFFERENT KEY. THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR HELP. DOCTOR DALE.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Navigation VIN: JN8DR09Y21
Both Navteq and Nissan customer "care" unable to give guidance. Navteq issued RMA and software returned.
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2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Display screen VIN: JN8AZ08T66
Thanks for the 5 help replies. Checked for power & ground into unit, OK. We advised the owner of this vehicle to have his Murano serviced at the dealer. I was waiting to see if he had taken it there before closing this post. Still no word from him so I'm going...
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