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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: JHMCB7659P
Car runs great going forward in all gears but stop and put in reverse it surges or cuts out. If you back across parking lot and throw in neutral it will continue to surge until you let off gas . It just started this one day.
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8645Y
Car came in on the hook with a no start. Customer stated it shut off on them going down the road. They towed it home prior to bringing it to us , replaced timing belt, plugs wires, cap ,and rotor. Still no run. Upon arrival at the shop I doubled checked all th... Trouble codes: P0118
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: 2HKRL18611
hello i would like to thank you all a head of time this vehicle has been wearing me out first the vehicle came in with a long crank after a hot soak very intermitant i could never get it to act up but the bank one 02 sensor was reading off the charts i replace...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L shifting VIN: 2HKRL18602
hi, need some help with a tranny problem on this odysesey.we removed original trans because trans would not shift @ times. trans was sent to winnipeg with all the sensors still in place on trans. winnipeg informed us tranny would cost in excess of 6000.00 to r...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL18064
Vehicle pulls hard right when braking then straightens out shortly after. RF caliper and RR caliper engaging first then LF and LR caliper engaging half of a second later. Vehicle came into our shop this way with worn pads (50k miles). I turned the front rotor...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCM66595
Howdy boys n girls, this accord was dropped on me by another shop, it wont engage the compressor, the snap on scanner says on when the a/c switch is depressed and indicates that the compressor clutch is on but it doesnt engage, the fuses are all okay none blew...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L variable valve timing VIN: 5FNRL38736
Came it customer stated the dealer said he needed a new engine due to low compression miss in #5. Their invoice said they had to drill out the coil because it was melted. I found that they had helicoiled the plug and installed a new coil. The code I get is p26...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L transaxle VIN: 2WPMPH5543
this is a special build application.this a 2003 go-4 3 wheel police vehicle.it has hyundai industrial drive train.my sanner will communicate with tcm as a 2001 accent.the trans.had no sign of any problems,driver had been operating for approx. 3hrs took a short...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L fork/bearing VIN: KMHD46D95U
We replaced the clutch assembly in this vehicle. It has a "pull" type clutch. After assembly the clutch will operate ok for about 10 to 12 times, then the fork will some how disengage from the bearing and the clutch stops working. Two items to note: 1st, we we...
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2001 Lexus GS430 4.3L compressor VIN: JT8BL69501
Vehicle came in with insufficient cooling. Evac and recharged to proper specs and found that low side pressures would be around 70 psi and high side would climb until ompressor shut off. Replaced expansion valve, drier, evaporator, and removed condenser to flu...
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2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JT8BG69S62
lexus tech, please help. car came in with check engine light on and customer complaint trans slip from 1st [...] 2nd gear and sometimes jerking. ecm has been reflash at lexus dealer 2 years ago with a different trans problem. install scanner, pull code p0753. per...
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L no reverse VIN: JA3BM54J8P
the car came inn with a no fordward,no reverse doto broken pump rebuild the transmission tofind out that there's no tcm we order one but i cant communicate and when it does i get no signal from the pulse generators thanks in advance
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1990 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNIHJO1P7L
Intermittiant cutting out. Scope pattern shows all plugs firing. Coil fires irraticly when its acting up and perfectly even and normal when running good. Checked Coil OHM 1 ohm. Checked 3 wire module and passes continuity test from Alldata) Dist has zero to 5 ...
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2003 Nissan Frontier 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6DD26T83
hELLO, THIS TRUCK CAME INTO THE SHOP FROM ANOTHER SHOP WITH A NO START, CUSTOMER STATES HE WAS DRIVING ALONG WATER PUMP WENT OUT TRUCK STALLED AND NO RESTART OTHER SHOP PUT IN WATER PUMP AND SENT TO ME BECAUSE OF NO START, NO INJECTOR PULSE NO SPARK, NO FUEL P...
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D74
Hi Techs Had replaced crank sesor 2 weeks ago.Car came back with same code.Found oil coming from crank connecter.Cleaned connecter and replaced with new sensor.Went on road test and did 3 drive cycles,on third one had a hard time starting but finally did.Chec... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor)
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T4Y
vehicle has code 171 lean condition long term fuel trim -19 short term fuel trim fluctuates + and - mass air flow 2 grams which seems low tried a new one same readings and cant find a vacuum leak ran propane over every thing got any suggestions guys thanks Trouble codes: P0171 (lean exhaust)
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2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHT05JX1
greetings toyota techs - veh came in with complaint of check engine light on and cruise control inop. followed flow chart for p0500 (vss problem) - speedometer function is normal - flow chart indicates speed sensor is ok if speedometer functions. tested vss si... Trouble codes: P0500 (vehicle speed sensor malfunction)
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Noise VIN: STEHN72N12
Supercharger has a bearing noise. Is there a source of information regarding rebuilding these OEM superchargers? There is none in Mitchell 1. I replaced the belt and tensioner which decreased the noise but it is still there. Is this a common problem with these...
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2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A61
Well, it looks like i may have fixed it- although probably not to infiniti's standards. the parts dept told me that i had the right computer, although i still think it wasn't the right one. My wiring harness matched up correctly, the 2001s did not have a wir... Trouble codes: P0105.
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L bucks VIN: 1YVHP80C43
DECIDED TO ROAD TEST SOME MORE & RETHINK WHATS GOING ON , FELT A FALSE NUETRAL/TRANS SLIP I HADNT FELT EARLIER . SCANNED TRANS & GOT PO733-GEAR 3 INCORRECT RATIO CODE . CAR RUNS PERFECTLY WITH AUTO TRANS IN IST & 2ND GEAR GO TO 3RD OR 4TH PROBLEM IS THERE . IT...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L transfer case VIN: JA4MW51R31
the abs and vss are happy. The vehicle has not returned yet to be looked into deeper. Thanks very much for the code definitions and locations of the solenoids to look closer at. When vehicle returns I will update this request with my findings and hopeful re...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L anti theft-ecu VIN: JN1CA21D5X
After triing every test and or possible solution to this problem, I did what Isuspected needed to be done in the first place and had vehicle towed to local Nissan dealer and had ECU reinitiated to key Via consult II.And just like magic the problem was correcte...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L compressor VIN: 1N4AL11D33
Hi, folks. This car is fixed. I got a relay from the nearest scrap yard, and plugged it in. Instant air cond! I think that Nissan really dropped the ball on this one. If there were that much of a problem, there would be more failures, as there are several rela...
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L viscous clutch bearing VIN: 4S3BH67503
We replaced this transaxle with a used part to finally fix it. I think we could have fixed it whith just that viscous clutch in the tail housing but that was $600 so the customer and I agreed that we didn't want to take another chance. We had the tail shaft ho...
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JT4VN13D7K
Thank you for all of the suggestions. During one of the times when the was running but running poorly, I decided to ohm test the coolant temperature sensor, and found that it all corroded and broken. The terminals of the broken connector were sticking out an...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Pings? VIN: JT3VN39W8S
In the end after testing and testing a TPS was installed and timing set to 8 deg. Ping is gone. The original TPS was tested several times and always the same results good. After reading several posts about TPS testing good and still being a cure we tried it. I...
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L calpers VIN: 1NXBAO2E1V
Installed new Master cylinder. Thanks for all your help!!! Jeff
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2004 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT12384
It seem's that this car is now fix. Last time we saw it we put the old original gas cap on it (remember it was change for a locking one...) and didn't hear from the client since then. I'm sure she would have stop by the shop if the SES light had came "ON" si...
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