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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W4X
Hi all, trying to fig this one out. car came in with cel on code p0174. shecked FT with solus and was at +24%bank 2 -3%bank 1. O2 volts .04 and steady at bank2 s1. O2 volts switching normally between .100 + .800 on bank1 s1.gas machine showed extreme rich cond... Trouble codes: P0174
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L immobilizer VIN: JHMFA16886
Ok guys this one is my wifes car and its stuck in the driveway. We went away camping for the weekend and when we came back the battery was dead. I hooked up my trickle charger to the car and got juice back. When i did i noticed she left the rear light on insid...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L power door locks VIN: KMHJF25F5X
hello fellow techs ! door locks blow fuse once in a weeks time , customer can't leave car for any length of time . has any one seen a similer problem with this make & model of car ? any help would be greatly appreciated !!! thanks for your time
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2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X22
Hello my friends,I need to pick your brains again.Before I condemn the fuel pump as being weak i need to know what to check beforehand.According to the manual the fuel pressure should be between 48-55lbs.Now is that deadhead pressure or regulated pressure?It h... Trouble codes: P0401
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1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FB3329E
hello, we cannot find any info for setting tdc (if any), the front cover gasket was replaced and crank was inadvertently rotated with dist out of block, installed dist - best guess now cranks no start. veh ran fine before repaired. would anyone have some advic...
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2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGF2200Y
This vehicle has been serviced here at my shop for 8 years and has all the regular maintenance. vehicle has an intermittent Engine Cranks but won't start. the vehicle came in 5 weeks ago for the same complaint, could not duplicate complaint over a 2 day perio...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
This one came in with the complaint of a vibration in 2nd and 3rd gear. Vehicle idles rough and seems to cut out under acceleration under light or heavy throttle. When it acts up the tach starts jumping around and if you watch the rpm reading on the scanner it... Trouble codes: P0325
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2003 Nissan Altima 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 14NBL11D43
Hello All, This vehicle is one of a couple that is taking sleep away. The code p0340 always sets. Tested sensor according to Nissan info in Alldata and found the B1 cam sensor bad. Replace sensor with a AutoZone part and CEL and hard start continued. Checked ... Trouble codes: P0340 (bank 1 cam position sensor phase)
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L No Start VIN: JF1GD29642
Replaced 2.0 with a 2.5 block I get 12v at coild but no spark. I heard that you need to reflash the ECM??? Any way car was drove in but after the swap no spark. We tested the CPS and replaced 1 fuse that was blown. Fuse is good still but once again.. no spark...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66572
Idle surge and stall is the majore issue. I went after the p0065 code first. Usually the air assist solenoid will give me a IAC code when it fails. I verified solenoid clicks when ground is supplied and engine runs differently. I have a small vaccum when check... Trouble codes: P0130, P0171, P0065
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Crank sprocket VIN: JT3HP10V2W
Vehicle came in on hook, quit going down the road. Diagnosed as broken timing belt, easy fix right? After reading on iATN about this particular engine we sold the customer on timing belt kit,waterpump,cam and crank seals. I now have it tore down to do the seal...
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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JH4DC54803
thanks to all that took the time to reply. After some more inspection I found the #3 exhaust cam lobe center worn down to nothing (still had lobe but were roller was riding and roller was still rolling).Replaced cam and all is good.Thanks again,this sight is o... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0304.
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BJ245X2
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. WE REPLACED THE EGR VALVE AND THE CAR IS NOW FIXED
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L compressor VIN: 4A3AC44G61
I recieved a couple of good tests to perform, check for low coolant, check for low rpm's, which I did not do on my initial inspection. I had a few inquiries seeking more info such as pressure readings when the condition was present, the pressures were all norm...
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1983 Nissan Maxima GL 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1HU01S6D
Thanks for all of you that helped me. It turned out to be the distributor/module but the customer declined the repair cost more than vehicle worth. Thanks again.
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D3S
thank you all for help after further testing and advise from my fellow mechanics here at iatn, i removed the iac, and saw carbon build up in the intake severly blocking the hole to the egr.. i cleaned the iac and removed carbon in the intake wich made the egr...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D01
First of all I have thank everyone who responded. Weird system how this system works. I hope you take this into consideration.First thing, information in ALLDATA is wrong; wire diagram error that comes from the Factory. The connectors are backwards. Second, th... Trouble codes: P0155.
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Compressor VIN: 1NGAA07A24
I didn't uderstand the flow chart Identifix supplied. Rob, Bryce and Charles were correct. "IPDM" INTELLIGENT POWER DISTRIBUTION MODULE was bad. Nissan Dealer said they were sorry for saying it was head unit and they owe us a favor. "Cant return electical" Dam...
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2006 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L starter relay VIN: JF1GG68646
My customer did't want to go any further with testing, so we grounded the wire to the start relay from the pcm, and he started and drove off into the sunset. Thanks for all your input I think it was either a bad conection at the pcm, or the pcm just refused to...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L No Start, No MIL VIN: 4T1BE32K72
This one won't act up long enough to find out what's wrong. Just sitting still, and it clears up and starts fine. We removed the intake and checked the wire harness, which tested and looked fine. Removed both fuse boxes and found nothing. Car is still here, ca...
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2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L compressor VIN: 4T1BE32KX4
Out of 6 replies, 3 suggested the clutch relay. This had been replaced, as stated in my help request. I had, however, failed to indicate I had checked hot & grounds to the controll assy. The first reply concurred with our hunch that the controll head was at fa...
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