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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHLRD1041V
customer was operating vehicle, vehicle stalled and would not re start. Was towed in, Has injection pulse, with no spark.checked for spark at coil with cap off, still no spark. Icm and coil failed resistance or continuity test. Replaced coil with a used unit i...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L fuel gauge VIN: JHLRD78892
Thanks in advance for looking. Long story short: Vehicle came in for int fuel gauge sticking at halfway. Gauge at half when it came in. Talked to good honda guy. Was told had problems with sending unit, so I replaced. When replacing it looked like tank was le...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HGES15557
Hello all, thanks for the help in advance. Regular customer, all services up to date. once a year, evac and charge a/c as pm. Complaint is A/C works some days and then not on others. hot/cold air temp, or engine temp makes no difference. When it did work, very...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start VIN: KM8SB12B12
This vehicle was towed-in to us from another shop. It was a no start for them. They replaced the timing belt and crank sensor. Then they replaced the ignition coils and wires. There is compression on all cylinders. There is injector pulse width. The problem is...
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Alternator Belt VIN: JN1HZ14S1G
The alternator belt on this 300zx keeps loosening up and squeaking or throwing the belt off. The customer first came in with loose belts. We adjusted all belts and noise went away. Week later car came back with alternator belt squeaking. Belt was loose and had...
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JNICA31D21
Hello fellow techs. Thanks in advance for your time. I have a dear friends car here who is in a bind financially like so many of us. She has a no start condition that I went to take a look at in the parking lot. I found no communication with scanner so I did a...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CBS1A34
The car has had the 0011 code ever since the first head gasket.We rechecked the timing marks and they appear to be on.I have oil pressure to the solenoid on the valve cover and have cleaned the actuator on the cam.Is there anyway to exercise the solenoid to se... Trouble codes: 0011 (ivt control)
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2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07U55
Comes in on a hook. Cranks and tries to start. Fuel pressure is good and the plugs are gas fouled. No spark -lots of fuel in the combustion chamber- good injection command. Good power and grounds to the coils. No igniton command (waveform) to the coils from PC...
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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L noise VIN: 1N4BL11DX5
Engine noise is when you first start the car for the first few minuts then it goes away. the noise is clear that its coming from the front of the engine in the timing cover please giftme an answer thanks
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L a/cenine light flashes, compressor. fan runs , VIN: 4S3BD6352S
hi guys.i have stuck here. customer complain engine light flashes. I noticed that when turn the ignition on.A/C Compressor switch on and off even inside a/c button and blower motor is off. when car start is behave normal. but engine light still flashes. scan P...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Cooling fans VIN: 4T1BF18B0W
Hello All, The problem with this car is the both cooling fans run all the time with the key on, if you pull fan realy 1 and 2 out they will stop, I have tested all the temp sensors and they are working fine, I have found that the blk/yel wire that goes from ...
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Stall, Dies with turn signa VIN: 1NXBR12L4X
The engine will run good however when headlamps or turn signals are turned on the engine stalls. With KOEO the 4 way flashers will pulse the fuel injectors. At times the cooling fans will run with key off. If I ground the white/black wire on the left front tur...
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2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L none VIN: 5TBBT44192
Customer has AIR Bag light on. Code read is B0108 Short in P squib circuit(B+) pass side. Cleared code and did not return until 3 weeks later. Read same code, cleared again. Did not reset code after clearing. This leads me to believe that it is intermittent ...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Compressor VIN: 4T1BE32K73
Hey Toyota Techs, I hope someone can give me some help on this one. This camry came in with a complaint of no AC and AC button on dash flashing. Car has manual AC. WHen button is first turned on, compressor will come on for 1-2 seconds, shut off then AC light ...
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1996 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: JH4UA3656T
thanks for who responded.your're not going to beilieve this.last night i was sitting on the bed thinking there is something not right about this whole thing. i have checked everything on the electric side so why is this happening.so this morning i asked if d...
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JHLRD1865Y
THANKS EVERYONE FOR RESPONDING! I MISSED THE MARKS ON THE CAM GEARS AND USED THE "UP" ON BOTH GEARS.AFTER FINDING THE TINY MARKS ON THE CAM GEARS,I REALIZED THAT HONDA GIVES YOU A HOLE IN EACH FRONT CAM BEARING CAP THAT LINES UP WITH A HOLE IN EACH CAMSHAFT TH...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KM8SC13D62
Thanks to all of you who provided causes for my problem. I kind of forgot to consider the TCC in my diag. After posting this here and getting the best of the best to help, I went to the transmission. This vehicle has 175K miles on it and when I checked the ...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: NXBER37923
i want to thank all who replied. i sent the car to the dealer for reprogramming. all is well. i am talking to my boss about upgrading our scanner so that we may start doing some of the reprogramming. thanks again Trouble codes: P0507.
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JA28G16524
replace injection pump problem solved. i had good fuel all the way to the pump. glow plugs worked, engine was ok . i think the fuel shut off plunger was stuck.
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1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1CF22P4X
Well after reading all 22 replies plus countless others in the other fixes we told customer he needed a oe cat. since we didn't put the newer aftermarket cat he took it back to the shop that did. paid the difference for an oe cat and came by here yesterday so ... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGH20V41
Got the vehicle back in and the gear WAS locked. even after blowing air into the oil feed hole to unlock the gear, it somehow became locked probly on reassembly. soooo we took it back out of the car and was not able to get it unlocked with the air blowing me... Trouble codes: 1349 (vvti actuator).
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