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1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L speedometer VIN: JHMCB7648M
I've got this Honda Accord in here that has a speedometer reading too fast. the wiring looks okay, and I've already tried replacing the sensor. what else would make it read too fast? It's reading almost double actual speed
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Maint. reminder light VIN: JHMCG56412
I cannot get the maint. required light on the dash to reset.
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2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Starting VIN: 2HGES16304
Hi everyone,this car came in for a starter problem.it would click once in a while but now it does nothing.I decided to make sure if the starter died completly so I tried to start it with my probe and she turned over.So I pulled off the the wire going to the si...
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2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L srs VIN: 1HGCM56856
Thanks for the help, passenger seat system will not initialize SRS code 81-79 front passenger's seat weight sensors initial check failure is a hard code.Good connections under seat.seat data reads 280lbs, disconected weight sensor still have data reading 280lb...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L no power, no shift VIN: KMHJF35F5Y
came in with no upshift and check engine light on with codes P0122 [...]. did test for tps and found voltage of 5 volts on green wire and should of been on white/black wire, shorted acrost green and w/b wire and tps reading is 0 but disconnect jupper wire a... Trouble codes: P0122 (throttle pedal position sensor switch A circuit low), P1703
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2003 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L up shift VIN: JALC4B1413
this truck was towed in customer complaint is no forward gears. inspected and found a trans line to the pto had broken and leaked out almost 10qts. of fluid. we replaced the line now the trans is in failsafe mode. have cleared codes and tried to get out of fai...
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2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L Misfire VIN: JTHBD19254
Okay guys so the issue I have is that Ign. coil #3 (closest to the firewall) does not get a ground signal at idle, but when the rpm's are brought up to around 1,200 the signal begins to starts very weak. At 2,000 rpm or more the signal comes on strong just lik... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L new comp,evap ,conder.
customer came in with no ac,the evaporator and condenser were leaking and radiator ,we replace all of the components and started to blow cool by pressing on the gas the temp would drop to 50-53 degrees and low side was at 13-20 psi high side would go to 250- 3...
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2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L 3-4 th shift VIN: JA3AV66V29
Car shift find until reached speed enough for 4th gear wich never engaged and transm change MODE (no more shifting). About CODE P184B is the only that is ACTIVE even after clearing, it appears inmediatly just by turn ign ON. Checked and studied Wiring diagrams...
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L smokes VIN: 4T1BE32K74
this camry smokes lightly only on start up the rest of the day does not smoke at all in the mornings it will smoke briefly.
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2007 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L door locks VIN: 5TDZK22CX7
Hi everybody, I got this sienna that all doors lock but when unlocking only the the driver door unlocks. Same with door switches and key fob. The rear sliding doors don't unlock or open, passenger front door doesn't unlock. I checked for codes and any visual b...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L head gasket VIN: KMHDN45D92
I ended up loosening all the head bolts, and re-torqued to 30 ft lbs. then 85 ft lbs. following the factory pattern and it stopped leaking. I thought it was kind of weird that the factory information never says anything about loosening then tightening the bol...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Coolant Temp VIN: KNDUP13112
Thank you very much for everyone who responded to my problem. I went to check exhaust gases with my 5 gas,but to find out that my 5 gas is broken, so while i waited for part to come in i pulled another vacum on system and filled to find that it is not getting...
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2005 Lexus ES330 3.3L Door Mirrors VIN: JTHBA30G45
Tested Wire Harness, Checked Powers & Grounds, Both Right & Left Mirror power units failed, replaced - All Good thx to all for help.
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D52
Thanks to the guys who responded also want to thanks IATN I have been using it for 10 or more years it is a great tool. I was very sure it was a PCM problem because we changed the O2 sensor (the one closet to the transmission that is B2 S1) I unplugged the con... Trouble codes: P0051.
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start, Blows fuse, #59 ecu VIN: JN1DA31A82
Tom from Georga had the correct answer. Adding a Ground to a ground wire of the MAFF will not cause a short. Look elsewhere. At this point he did not think the ECU is bad. I inspected the ECU and found no smeel of burning or damage. There were quite a few thin...
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2004 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D75
I replaced the ckp sensor and I have not heard anything back yet
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L air fuel sensor VIN: 1NALP52UW5
None of you will probably believe what I am about to tell you.I wasn't getting many responses but I found a post on a nissan forum for the throttle issues these were having with a few key words about the self learning cycle.Heres the kicker this forum stated t...
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L speedo and shift VIN: JTDDR32T51
I had several great replies.Most were saying that the gear in the trans were knowen for coming loose,and the diag for that was to remove the sensor and see if the gear will move with a scrwedriver, and when we tried that trick we found the gear was loose, Cust...
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2004 Toyota Echo 1.5L insufficiant cooling VIN: JTDJT12304
I want to thank eveyone who replied to my request.I took the advice of the majority who replied and replaced the compressor.It fixed the problem.I guess what threw me off was the fact that the pressures were excellent for at least 20 minutes after starting the...
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JTDKB20U05
We ended up trying the seafoam in the cylinders over nite and adding the rest of the bottle to the oil. its using about 1/2 quart to 1000 miles. We found out he was trying to go 5000 miles between oil changes, it finally caught up with him. We are staying with...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR30E65
Over sight kills every time. This is a fleet vehicle with 5 keys on the key ring and I was using the wrong one all the time. after reading the replies I became more focused on the theft system and even started reading the owners manuel and noticed that it said...
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