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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: THLRD184XY
Thank you for the assistance. I'm in a little bind here. This vehicle is half way in my shop because other cars were in here. I removed the cylinder head and now it won't come out of park so I can roll it out and close the door. I pulled the fuel pump fuse and...
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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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1995 Isuzu Trooper RS 3.2L Trans Shifting VIN: JACDJ58W1S
This is for all you Trans techs for Isuzu. Just wondering if anyone has run into this problem. Vehicle came in with the Ck Trans light flashing continuously. My scanner would not talk to this rig so I jump the connector like Mitchell states and pulled up the c...
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2006 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L No Start VIN: JALC4B1606
This vehicle was towed to the shop. Customer said it would not start the next morning. We are not a diesel shop but are trying to help this customer. Checked for water in the fuel and found when pushing prime button on top of fuel filter there was a small crac...
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73314
ihave this kia that is setting misfire codes and under a load it is popping through the intake.sometimes the vehicle runs good,but majority of the time it runs bad. the right bank is leaning out and the converter is getting red hot.bank 1 was 746 degrees and b... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0305
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L starting VIN: JT8UF11E0N
1 have 1992 lexus ls400. it will starts and dies immediately. steping on gas padel on off at 2000-3000rpm will stay running very ruff and dies immediately. will not stay running at all. fuel pressure ok.
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C2X
I keep running across vehicles that set codes similar to this one and the freeze frame data isn't showing the condition. This particular vehicle customer said had the check engine lite on for months and just went out. I did find p1131 stored but freeze frame s... Trouble codes: P1131
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2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80CX5
I thought this was a no brainer, boy was I wrong. This car was brought in on the hook. No start, Customer told he was told it was a bad fuel pump and bought a use one. I tested for spark, it was there, checked injector pulse, OK! Fuel pressure was at 52psi ( A...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L compressor VIN: JA4M51RX2J
first the compresser light flashs on then off then it cuts off completely control head? or automatic compressor controller when its working its cold!!!
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2005 Scion xB 1.5L blower motor VIN: JTLKT32425
We have a Scion XB coming in for a blower motor. It works if you give it the old Tap test. My question is about the replacement of the motor itself. According to Alldata, it give .5 ohurs to rpelace, but when you look up the service and repair, they have you p...
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1987 Toyota Celica GT 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2ST67L9H
Hello all, thanks in advance for this one. So this car is driving us up the wall. The vehicle came towed in initially for a no start. At first it was not getting any spark. We changed the distributor and the ignitor and the car started up but once we step on t...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L fuel guage, speedometer, turn signals VIN: 25G4693J23
Hi guys, hope you can help. Cutomer just called frantic tht none of the guages or turn signals are working including the speedometer. Customer said that the fuses for guage one kept blowing out, after being replaced everythign would work for a day or so but ...
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2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L code pending VIN: 2T1KR32E43
car came in for mil lamp on condition and has po420. the cat was rattle inside, installed aftermarket obd11 certified cat, pre and post o2 sensors, cleared code, road test to run monitor for 60 miles and still cat monitor is not ready and has a pending code po... Trouble codes: P0420
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2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L No Start VIN: JTEDP21A06
This vehicle was in last week with extended crank complaint. We scanned(no codes) and could not duplicate customer complaint. Today the vehicle returned on the hook as a no start. My tech sprayed some carb cleaner and vehicle started. It has started every time...
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDKB20487
This Prius will intermittently not get to the "ready" state after pushing the power button twice with the brake pedal applied. It started happening a couple of weeks ago and it seems to occur when the car is warm during the day after the car has been shut off ...
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2001 Acura TL 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA56611
sorry it took so long to get back to everyone that replyed.the shop got verry busy with other work,and our customer has another car to drive.we agree with michael from california that the abs unit is sucking in air.the customer agreed with us to replace the ab...
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1990 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7643L
Thanks for all the good info. After more digging I discovered the code 14 I was reading was the trans computer.Sometime in this cars life the engine computer was replaced with the wrong unit and the window for the led was not even visable when bolted to the br... Trouble codes: 14 (Electronic air control valve EACV).
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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16553
Sorry to post so late but thought that car was fixed. As we were running thru ecm pinout went to back out of bay and car ran great. Road tested twice fine,but had that feeling in the pit of my stomach.Next day after road testing twice problem showed up again.M...
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1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L blower speed VIN: JT8BF12G8T
This is fixed. A new transistor assembly. Here is my long story. This was a favor for a friend and has been dragging on. I suspected the transistor assembly in the first place and was trying to save money by repairing it since I was paying for it. I ordered a ...
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN8DR09Y92
Thanks Francis from New Jersey, and Long from texas took a look at the Iac and sure enough a bunch of carbon build up cleaned it up and idle speeds stabilized. Thanks guys thanks iatn. Trouble codes: P1135.
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2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Stall VIN: JM3LW28A84
Unfortunatly we tried every approach including the ones members suggested but to no avail. When we couldn't tell the customer what we felt was a definitive problem was he elected to take the car to the dealer. We have not heard back yet. Thanks to all who help... Trouble codes: P0102 (mass airflow circut low).
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JN1CA31D4Y
It turned out to be the crankshaft reference signal. I checked it and it was periodically not sending. Changed the crank sensor and she fired right up!!! Thanks for the help!!
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2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L door locks VIN: 5TBBT44173
The customer stopped in last week and said the locks began working of their own accord, so that is all I have for now. I did receive replies concerning aftermarket alarms or stereos added that could mess it up. Also possibility of wiring breaking between door ...
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