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1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L no power VIN: 1HGCA5532J
new carb , unhooked exhaust , tried dist , tried coil ,and check timming. timming was good had no power on road test eney help would be nice.
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1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEG8551P
got this civic thats driving me nuts. came on tow and replaced main relay and fired right up. next day customer calls me with the same condition of no start. got spark, injector pulse, good compression, good f/pressure - 40 psi and yet no start. checked timing...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L air bag VIN: JNKCA31A4Y
we have had several of these infinities come in with air bag light flashing. according to alldata you turn the key on and press the door switch 5 times within 7 seconds and it should go into self diagnostics but it dont work ever on any infiniti i have tried t...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18271
hi there! this car drive me nut i look at scaner no reading all [...] for 02 sen sor 1 bank1 ,,,and once in a while no reading for [...] 1 as well when i drive the car that reading i got from scaner feel like it the pump i have reading for sensor 2 ba... Trouble codes: P0125
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN8DR09Y92
2001 Lexus came in with a p01135 code. replaced firewall air fuel ratio sensor with a bosch 13540 re-set ecm sensor started switching. I am concerned about the voltage output on the sensor 3.27v at idle. Have checked all grounds especially the most forgotten o... Trouble codes: P1135
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L monitors VIN: 4A3AK54F2T
customer drove for 2 weeks - monitors won't set. we took car for 2 days strictly following mfg.'s drive cycles. still won't set any ideas of any thing else we can do to get monitors set, or is it possibly the computer itself? thanks, Gary
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1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA11A7T
This car was handed to me from another technician. We installed the original EGR valve back on the engine that her friend replaced which had a temp sensor on it. Thats why it got flagged for tampering. But it had the P0400 code even with that valve on it. The ... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Flow Malfunction)
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Fuel pump voltage VIN: 4A3AJ56G5W
As charging voltage increases,fuel pump decreases.With charge fuse removed,fuel pump recieves 11 volts (batt volts is 12.5).Install charge fuse and as batt volts approches 13.8v,fuel pump volts begins to drop until engine stalls.Charge light does not work,even...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L fuel guage VIN: JA4LS31PXW
vehicle came in for crank no start condition, found no fuel pressure, removed tank found sender physically stuck at 1/4 tank and tank totally dry.. replaced sender unit guage worked ok, came back because guage would not move from 1/4 when fueled, took out new ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46GX1
Hello Guys Girls I have this Mitsubishi that came in for plug and wire replacement. The car was missing before I replaced the plugs and wires. After the customer came back and told me it was bucking on the take of. I verified it is sure was. I started checkin... Trouble codes: 1610 (Imobolizer)
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JN1CA31D4Y
Ok guys. I have this car come in for an extended crank time, before starting. Customer advised that it would not do it all the time. Checked fuel pressure and all was in spec. The funny thing i noticed was that, backprobing the fuel pump connector, with the ke...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y81
code 171 returns with in appox 10 minuets of clearing .ck all data in scanner everythihg looks normal except front o2 stays lean for about 80% of the time at idle ,ok while crusing .any help would be greatly helpfull. thanks in advance Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1)
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2BG22K7X
Car hit bumps on side of road & died wouldn't restart. found EFI fuse blown, was 10amp susposto be 15anp replaced with 15amp inspected for anything that could cause this found nothing. road tested good, went back over bumps and was fine, read IATN posts found ...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L cooling system VIN: 5TBBT4417Y
Recently installed a timing belt and rebuilt water pump. Now the vehicle is overheating. Tested thermostat and checked good. After sitting all night I took off the thermostat housing asembly to check water pump impeller. I was able to spin it with a small amou...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Evaporator VIN: 4T3ZF13C92
Thank you in advance. I have this Toyota Sienna that is beating me up. Vehicle came to us a month ago from body shop down the road to evac system. Body shop replaced rr 1/4 panel,and installed used evap and case. Charged system and both the front and rear was ...
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1986 Honda Civic CRX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMAF7322G
OK, first of all thanks for the input. it ultimately helped me solve the problem. about half of the gentlemen who replied suggested checking the map sensor. i started the vehicle and with it running bad i unpluged the map sensor. the idle went to 3000 rpms and...
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2002 Honda Civic GX 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 1HGEN26572
Replaced transmission and all is well . Thanks for the help Mike [...]
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L navigation VIN: 1NGBX54KD5
had to dissconnect battery for a half hour.then put in factory pin to clear owner info.thanks for all who replied.
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Fuel vapors in cabin VIN: JNKAY21DSM
Thanks to all who replied.After smoke testing the sys sevral times I found that with the check valve{roll over vavle}removed there was no leak.When I installed old check vavle found fuel pump o-ring leaking slighty.I belive the old vavle was not venting vapors...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80D33
We rechecked installation of crank sensor and electrical connectors. All appeared ok. The vehicle has not malfunctioned again. no check engine light. no starting issues. I informed the customer about a potential computer update and told him to take to the ... Trouble codes: P0335.
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Inition Cylinder Lock VIN: 1N4AL11D73
This was a case of customer thinking he had a problem. The car would start, no problem there . The problem he was having or he thought was a problem was that on occasion he could not get the key to turn without jiggling the key and jiggling the steering wheel....
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2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08W96
Had a new set of eyes check to make sure timing chains were ok. Chain was off 2 teeth on crank. Car is running fine. Thanks for the help
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1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Electronic VIN: JT2SV21E8K
Replaced TCM as everything else looked OK and it solved the shifting problem. O/D light still inop but customer says it didnít work before this problem started. The light is not just a bulb but some kind of module. Replies were for solenoids, range switch and...
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2004 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L timing belt VIN: 5TDZA29CX4
Thanks every Tech, especially John and Terry. I complished! I turned 60 degree counterclockwise, but bank 2 camshaft jumped when removing the tensioner. I want to know what degree which holds both of them. Thank Pros.
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