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2002 Acura EL 1.7L Cooling System VIN: 2HHES35872
This vehicle was driven into shop by customer. Complaint was that after driving for more than a hour, city or highway, makes no difference, vehicle will spill coolant out through overflow. Coolant level was low. Replaced thermostat and gasket, emptied coolant ...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L starts then dies VIN: 1HGCD5663R
Thanks for reading this post.This accord will intermittently not run.When it acts up it starts runs for 2 seconds the dies ,if you try to start it agian without turning the switch off it will just turn over without starting,but if you turn the switch off and t...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L security VIN: 1HGCG5650W
I am posting for info. only on this one for now, I do not actually have the car here. Here is my customer's message exactly as it reads: Hi Mark, As we discussed, we are having problems with the car not starting and it has something to do with the locking sys...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Unknown VIN: JACDJ58X7J
Received this vehicle from a trans shop because they suspect an electrical problem. First problem is that it does not have reverse unless you unplug the tcc/pressure control solenoid 4 wire connector. The tcc solenoid and pressure motor are both new. The resi...
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2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16503
hello all, especially KIA techs. Have a Rio with SES light on and code P1693 (MIL request Circuit malfunction)It is a hard code. Will light SES every second trip. Have gone through the VERY rudimentary alldata diagnostics and come up with no answer. Line betwe... Trouble codes: P1693 (MIL request circuit malfunction)
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2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L Rear air ride VIN: JTJBT20X65
I have this GX that the rear end is down and a rough ride. Check data list while raising and lowering rear end found LR height sensor not responding. Replaced sensor, turn key on, rear raised to normal height, hit height switch to high, car raised and motor st...
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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L alternator VIN: JA3XC4759N
book says 1.8 hours to remove the alt, in 20 years of doing alternators and starters this is the first time with this car. anyone know how to get the alt out? Archives show someone else asking 10 years ago but no response. Any help would be greatly apprecitate...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L air fuel sensor VIN: 1NALP52UW5
I'll try to explain this without sounding stupid.Heres what we got.2005 altima 2.5l the above mentioned vin is incorrect the vehicle left before I could put that info in.The code is P1273.Now according to my Genisys it stated Air fuel sensor1 bank 1 heater.I w...
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1988 Toyota Camry 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT2SV24E8J
Well I seem to be getting some good ones lately. I received this one the other day and have done some testing but can't seem to isolate it. The vehicle runs like a misfire and sure enough on checking the plug boot on #3 had a burn through. I replaced the cap a... Trouble codes: 21 (o2)
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2003 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L temp gauge VIN: 5TBBT481X3
The temp gauge sweeps right to hot. With the wire off the temp sensor the gauge stays all the way down. There is no short or open in the wiring. Cold or warmed up the engine temp is normal. I was wondering if this dash has a module that may be controling the t...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR30E65
Cranks, but wont start. Has fuel flow 14oz when cranking for about 4-5 sec. Checked for spark with the spark plug out like the book shows, NO SPARK I dont know what to do to find out why it has no spark. I dont think the anti theft system will cause no spark. ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L no green security key VIN: 1HGCG2254W
Thanks for all the help but after checking all powers & grounds and checking all components in the immobilizing units i could not find any component defective. Just when i was ready to send it to the dealer Lee from PA said try leaving the key in the ignition ...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L compressor VIN: JHLRD778X4
Thanks to all that replied. I did a through flush of the entire system and replaced the condenser. Now everything is working properly.
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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18744
First off, allow me to thank all of those who replied. I check the EGR system but the LTFT and STFT were still off. The customer rescheduled to have me look at the valve adjustment. As many of you predicted the valve adjustment was tight. Every exhaust val... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel trim rich).
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2007 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Starting VIN: 5J6RE48347
I recieved 9 replies. Most suggested checking things like connections at starter and battery, or check for security system issues(this CRV does not have one).Good ideas, thank you. One reply suggested checking PGM-FI relay, which does not appear on a diagram....
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNDJB72361
it turned out to be the terms under the top plate of pump unit where the 2 wires connect to the pump . they had lost there tenchen and wernt making good contact. ps those where the terms that where corroded. lol. emagin that! thanks all! jim Trouble codes: 440 (evap).
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L cv axle
Gonna call this fixed I installed the axle and had no problems with the axle coming back or otherwise. I would have prefered to use a factory style but all is well.
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L compressor VIN: JM1BK14384
The best responce was that the circuit board for the radio/AC can be brocken when the radio is removed. Why the air bag light was also on is a mystery. Thank you for the responses. The customer has not brought the car back for repair.
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4L531H41
Well,I never did get to the bottom of this one.I knew the fuel trims were'nt normal on the freeze fram data.They read normal 99% of the time.It only acted up 3 times while I had it and I drove it over 100 miles.Just long enough to set the code then ran fine an... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire).
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A1Y
Thanks for all the replies...It was the aftermarket coils that set the codes. Replace all coils with OE coils and plugs and all is well. Thanks Steve Trouble codes: 1320 (Ignition Primary Fault).
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2001 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD21S21
Thank you all for your timely replies. My customer has been a total slacker about bringing it back to us to follow up on.One reply suggested carbon on the backs of the intake valves. Six replies suggested an intake gasket leak at #1. The misfire only occurs un... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cyl 1).
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BJ6331R
I was unplugging the wrong connector, there is a black connector for the seat belt system right next to the read memory connector. Thanks Trouble codes: 35 (Evap Purge Solenoid).
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TARN93P8R
Thanks yall for all the replys. Robert from TX was dead on. With the ground on the intake. We looked and looked but could not finde it to inspect, while running my hand along wire harnesses a loose ground was found, still had I on it but not bolted to anything... Trouble codes: 22 (System normal at this time).
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