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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA966X2
fuel pump relay has no input from the pcm.if relay is jumped car will run.
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1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5533R
Car was towed in as a no start, had no spark. Tested output from 3 distributor sensors, crank sensor signal was missing. Installed customer supplied distributor, engine started and ran. Had a bad coolant leak, customer took car and fixed leak himself, wouldn't...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5634T
hello everyone, we have a 1996 honda accord lx that is given us a major problem. at cold cranking(when first started)the car floods.we remove spark plugs & they are gas fould.we can replace the plugs & then it starts. this only happens one time a day.after th... Trouble codes: 135 (oxygen sensor), 141 (oxygen sensor)
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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L interior lights and door ajar lights VIN: 5FNRL18522
Any honda techs run across this and can help me out. I'm leaning toward either a passenger multiplex control unit or interior light relay. Am I close or way off base. Any help you can give is much appreciated. Thanks in advance
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHDN45D73
hello tech, anybody fix this code p0107 map low input.the car stall intermitently and sometimes hard to start. m.o.d. said to ohm terminal 1 an 4 on the map,the old map measure 16.57 k ohm the specs. is 30 k ohm(per mod).now,here where i'm having problem the n... Trouble codes: P0107 (map low input), P0449 (evap vent valve crt), P0452 (evap syst. pressure low)
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L compressor VIN: KNADC12391
need help please the a/c compressor originaly wouldnt run, chased that problem down to no ground for relay. thought i was out of the woods. now the compressor and the cooling cooling fan wont shut off. when you shut ac off one of the fans will shut off but com...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KNDUP13142
i have a 2002 kia sedona in my shop that has me puzzled.it has a low idle and stalling condition.i noticed that the ect value fluctuates from -39 to operating temp.the maf value also fluctuates from 5000g/s to 125000g/s.engine rpm shows [...] on scanner.tes...
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2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L r/r VIN: 1YVHP80D14
I have a mazda6 V-6 2003. We are replacing the rear bank precat manifold. (Right bank at firewall) On the Rust belt, we are fighting rusty fasteners already. Does anyone have any info on removing the cat from the vehicle after loose?? "Somedata" says remove al...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L 4wdL lite flashes VIN: JA4MT31R02
The customer says the 4wd L lite flashes after driving approx. 25 miles or so. She also says the car feels like it is jerking when the lite is on. We have driven the car extensively and not been able to duplicate the condition. We have checked the IATN fix dat...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L transmission VIN: JN1EJ01FXN
The vehicle owner recently had a used engine installed. Ever since, the transmission only has 3rd gear when put in drive. If it is put in manual 2nd, or manual 1st, it still is in 3rd gear. A transmission shop sent the vehicle to us. They believe there is an e...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JJN1HJ0F3P
The old 02 sensor and the new one will go all the way up to 1.42v and down to zero. I don't have a DSO but my fluke gives me an average of .75 roughly at 2000 rpm. I put an extra ground on both the 02 sensor body and the maf sensor. The maf passes per all-dat... Trouble codes: 45 (leaking fuel injector)
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1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1RZZ6H6P
hello guy we have this car tow in from il engine run with bab noise causing no oil , rod bearing went bab crank shaft gone too we install used motor from japan , car won't start unless put some carb cleaner in to intake vaccum line . fuel pres okie injector ok... Trouble codes: 13 (cts)
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2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D53
first of all thanks to all who reply. i am stumped on this one. problem is intermittent, but has been more regular lately. i tried closing terminbals at coil connector - seemed to work but still, code and misfire returned. injector also tested but not faulty. ... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire detected)
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
We did a complete brake job on this vehicle at 29000 miles about one month ago and it came back now with warped front rotors. Inspection revealed that the slide pin with the rubber sleeve on it was stuck. Removed and found the rubber sleeve swollen. We have su...
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2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L steering wheel vibration at 58-63MPH VIN: 1NGAD07WX6
The vehicle started to vibrate at 55MPH and starts to gets worse at 63MPH. Brought vehicle in and found a loose left wheel bearing. Replaced bearing and vibration still present. Vibration felt in steering first then felt thruogh out whole vehicle as speed incr...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BH6659Y
For more than 3 years this customer has complained about stalling and hesitating on a sharp left turn from a stop it does it anytime the tank is below 1/4 of a tank of fuel remaining. I believe it has to do with the transfer pump (pumps fuel from one side of t...
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2003 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JF1GD29693
We replace the tgv sensor with a new one. Have 5v on supply, the ground is about .3ohm, and no voltage on the signal wire. Has anyone ever seen any of these or have any information that could help. We are using the old harness, goin to check there now but thou... Trouble codes: P1086 (TGV Sensor 2 Circuit Low)
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1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire VIN: JT3HN87R4W
this belongs to a friend and good customer. the vehicle came in with a complaint of misfiring. i swapped the spark plug with another cylinder to see if the problem followed, and the misfire went away. i kept the truck for 2 days and it ran great! i gave it bac... Trouble codes: P0304
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Four wheel drive engagement VIN: JT3HN86RXX
This is certainly a challenge up to this point and honestly we are running out of ideas so I thought I would throw this on iATN and hopefully get some help from someone out thier that may have run into the same type of problem. The actual problem with this veh...
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Crank Pulley VIN: JHMCB7654L
Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you. A great help from all. Mud on my face though, I installed the balancer drive sprocket backwards and the flange that should face outwards, faced inwards and stopped it from bottoming properly, just short of where it should go, a...
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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L starting system VIN: 1HGCD7202V
Thanks to all for their help on this one. The problem turned out to be a damaged wire in the loom at the hood latch assembly at the plug below the latch. We repaired the loom and reset the alarm and all is well.
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2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L srs VIN: 1HGCM56856
Pass. seat sensors needed to be replaced and calibrated.When srs deploys srs control unit must be replaced ,passenger seat calbration is also required.Thanks for the responces. Bruce
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Readiness Monitors VIN: KMHHN65FX3
This one is fixed! Thanks to all who replied, especially Tim! I didnt' have all the information from the customer before I opened the help request, not that it really would have mattered. This kid spent $4K trying to get this car through emissions, with num...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58VOT
WE CHECK FOR VACUUM LEAKS, AND FOUND NONE. WE DID HEAR A SMALL EXHAUST LEAT AT THE EGR TUBE, WELDED IT, BUT THE CODE RETURNED. WE FIANLLY REPLACED THE AFTERMARKET O2 SENSOR WITH AN OEM O2 SENSOR, AND THIS CORRECTED THE PROBLEM. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED ... Trouble codes: P0147.
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS31P0W
I recieved a couple of replies with good info, but I am somewhat embaressed to mention the fix. I guess during the heat of battle that day, I managed to confuse the front sensor with the rear. Don't ask me how, but I did. The main thing is that the front heate... Trouble codes: P0141 (rear o2 heater circiut).
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26COY
Hello Guys sorry for the wait.put new purge sol, and vent sol, short money. sent customer on way. still couldn't test system and get it to pass but customer hasnt come back.she is good customer so when she comes back i will add more. Trouble codes: P0442 (Small leak).
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2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN21S26
YES, I ASSUME THE VEHICLE IS FIXED. IT HAS BEEN A COUPLE,OF WEEKS AND NO ENGINE LIGHT HAS COME ON. I WAS NEVER ABLE TO GET A FAILURE TO OCCUR HOWEVER, SO I REPLACED THE PURGE VALVE (POSSIBLE INTERM. FAILURE) AFTER DOUBLE CHECKING NO LEAKS WERE PRESENT, PURGE A... Trouble codes: P0441 (no purge flow).
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2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L 3-4 th shift VIN: JA3AV66V29
Special thanks to Larry [...] who provided valuable information intended to explain how the sys works, what the DTCs means, and also showed a path to solve the prob. Summarizing, first checked the CAN network just by entering and reading DTCs in every availab...
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1991 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CZ24H7M
SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG TO REPLY BACK ON THIS ONE,IT ENDING UP BEING A BAD ECM LOSINE THE GROND.IT TOOK 2 WEEKS JUST TO GET THE PARTS.THIS ONE IS FIXED THANKS TO EVERY ONE WHO LEAD ME TO THE PROBLEM.
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Converter VIN: JN8R05S3WW
Hi , it looks as though we are dealing with a trans issue, while watching the data readout, this jerking only happens when in lock-up. We pulled the trans pan and it was full of metal and the fluid looked and smelled burnt.We stopped at that point and told the...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L No Start
HELLO, THIS ONE WENT TO THE DEALER FOR WARRANTY.THE MAJORITY SAID THAT IF THE POWER AND GROUND ARE OK PLUS THE ABSENT OF MIL AND NO COMMUNICATION A GOOB INDICATION OF BAD ECM.ONE MENTION TO CHECK THE ECM RELAY,THE FIRST THING I CHECK IT,S OK IT FEED THE MAIN P...
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2004 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Extended Crank Time VIN: 3N1CB51D84
Performing the tsb fixed the fuel leak down problem and of course the extended crank time. Thanks for all the replies I know I can always count on IATN members to come through. Thanks!!!
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Interior VIN: 1N4AL11D95
Thanks for response- it was a "ghost" problem, however it did take 1 hour for the draw to subside- seems long for a Nissan but you were right thanks again
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback Limited 2.5L not ready for inspec VIN: 4S3BG68587
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE REPLIES.THEY ALL SAID BASICALLY THE SAME THING.I DROVE THE CAR 20 MILES AND DID THE SUGGESTED CYCLE.2 READINESS LIGHTS WENT OUT AND THE VEHICLE PASSED RI INSPECTION.THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP.
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BGY851V
TO CORRECT ONE ERROR, THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT DID NOT WORK AT ALL, NO CODES WERE IN MEMORY AND COULD NOT COMMUNICATE WITH ECU WHEN ENGINE WAS RUNNING. TIMING MARKS WERE ALL ON THE MARK. 1 AND 2 COIL SIGNAL WAS FLAWED AT ECU. CAM AND CRANK SIGNALS WERE GOOD AT T...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Ign lock cly VIN: JT3HP10V6W
Thanks all that replied, the key has to be in acc. postion since key would not turn . thanks to alex urbie drill lock cly out, where key goes in. Lot easier drilling then pin just to add peel cover off lock cly and move tapper ring really hard todrill.
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2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L radiator VIN: 5TBRT34104
Thanks to everyone that replied. The truck now has only .04 volts with the ground removed from the radiator and measuring from the coolant in the radiator to the ground post on the battery (with the positive still attached!) We drained the Sierra coola...
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