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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Transmission VIN: KMHFU45D21
I hope some Hyundai techs can help with this one. I don't get many of these cars in the shop. This car came in with a P0715 code, input speed circuit malfunction (I think). The customer states that when driving the car will bang into limp mode which seems to b...
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2003 Hyundai XG350 3.5L cruise control VIN: KMHFU45E63
I have checked the cruise control on/off switch and the set button. They are working properly. My diagnostic program has no troubleshooting procedure for that vehicle. You can not activate the cruise control.
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Drive-axles VIN: JACDJ58X5W
question, used aldl break out box to ground pin #8 to check & clear any codes code #12 is present. why does the rear wheels iluminated in green on the picture on the dash ? blink wile driving truck on road test ?? thanks joe
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2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L compressor VIN: KNAFE122X5
AC compressor will not engage, pcm is not signaling compressor clutch relay on. i can manually energize relay and AC blows cold. I replaced triple switch and same result, I plugged in new thermister and still no luck. Scan tool data shows AC switch ON and pres...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L bucks VIN: 1YVHP80C43
bucks on acell but more at light throttle cruise . has drive by wire system . feels like a ripped intake air boot but its not torn . cleaned dirty throttle body . heres the killer . i see voltage glitches with scanner on accel pedal position sensor (sometimes ...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31F7P
Hello fellow gurus, I'm having a problem with this Altima. The vehicle has a severe hesitation when you raise the RPMs above 1500. It will also stall at idle, but if you hold the throttle just off idle it will run smoothly. All four plugs were black and smelle... Trouble codes: 21 (Ignition Circuit), 45 (Injector Leak california only)
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D6Y
this came with the code 0505.before scanned i knew was iac related problem.first of all the owner installed a used one,didnt work,then he put a new one and was doing samething.he ask me if i could take a look.i notice that when is cold runs bautiful,got power ... Trouble codes: 0505 (iac/acc)
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1990 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2AE98C5L
Hi fellow techs, this toyota is a real headache to me. It's been here for weeks and I still don't have a clue. I've done many tests and swapped some components with no avail. The symptom is when it sits long enough, it will crank and seem to be starting but s...
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1991 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L hvac VIN: JT2MA71N9M
Car came in with heat only complaint. This is the automatic climate comtrol system. Found VSV for heater control valve failed and soneone had routed full time vac to valve. AC system was almost empty. We remidied these issues. We now have cooling only on initi...
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L air bag light VIN: JTDKB20U47
i checked all modules for codes with toyota factory tester "mastertech with factory software and can vim" only ac code for sun sensor witch is common. tried to clear codes three times in both ocupant class ecu and srs ecu also performed occupant seat recalibra...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L turn signal VIN: 1HGCD723XT
Thanks to all for the the tips and suggestions. SPOILER ALERT: it was the Hazard/Warning flasher switch. After I found a schematic for the power and grounds I realized all the power (to include the turn signal stalk) runs through the Hazard switch. I talked...
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1863X
This One is FIXED. Mike and Chris suggested that there maybe an exhaust leak. causing the cat monitor o2 sensor to pickup excessive o2. We checked for any exhaust leaks with the smoke machine, none found but a valid test anyway. Micheal and James both sugg... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X21
Got a few good replies, about going back to basics. Came in today with a fresh mind and focused on egr code. Found all 5 wires to valve broken in half about 6 inches from valve. Reset fuel trims and all looks good now. Thanks for your replies and time. Iatn is... Trouble codes: P0405.
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Power Steering VIN: JT8BH28F5W
The pressure valve in the pump stuck 3 times. Last clean up we did was with the original pump. I believe the A/M rebuilds the valve bore may be scored and allows valve to stick. Advise new pump and rack with OEM units with this repair.
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1991 Mazda 626 2.2L Stall VIN: 1YV6D22B5M
Thanks for the help everyone. The fuel pump cured this car. Did not expect my fuel guage to be faulty. Had checked same way before. but saw no pressure drop, Bought a new guage and retested, the problem obviouse then. Thanks again.
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1989 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3CU46X1K
Well this one did not get fixed after checking everything that I could think of and everything that everyone suggested I still was not able to fix this car. It had a history that nobody wanted to share with us and that makes it hard. So the customer decided ...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29632
Long story short, a new defective mass air flow sensor. Another mass air senor, car run like a champ again. Thank you for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean), P0301 (1 misfire), P0302, P0303, P0304, P0204.
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