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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCD5680U
vehicle originally came in for an oil leak, we repaired and also sold to new axles, 2 days later vehicle was towed in for a no start. diagnosed no spark and sold customer distributor. vehicle left and was all fine. until a week later customer stated car was st...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21241
po171 lean bank 1 stored in system. Customer complains of a poor idle at stop lights and then it will stall. This only occurs when the fuel level is at 1/4 tank or lower so he says. He also complains of excess crank time when it is hot. So far both times I hav... Trouble codes: P0171
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L hvac controls VIN: JHLRD77432
car was seating 3 days when owner came back hvac controls where not working and heater control unit lights where flashing, tried to pull codes but 67 is not part of the chart,at the same time this lights are flashing about 4 relays are clicking under hood,look...
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2001 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: KNAGD12611
We are the third shop to be blessed with this car. When it's cold (first start or after cool down) it runs very poorly until it warms up. First start idles at 8 deg. advance and after warm up it idles at 28 deg. advance in park. When warm and in gear will idle...
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1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L brake lamp VIN: 1YVGF22C6X
hi everyone. this 626 lx came with no brake light at all. tail lamp and turn signal working.the wire feed stop lamp have power, but only soon you put the bulb in. the voltage change from 12.67v down to 0. i disconnect all all connector at tail lamp and check t...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D5X
help me guys. i just replaced the timing chains, etc on this car because one of the guides came apart and chain was slapping against timing cover. car is all back together and now it wont start. it is a crank no start. if i depress the accelerator pedal, it he...
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2002 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: BF2FFREDEF
Sorry guys car is gone did not have correct vin. 2002 Nissan frontier customer says on long trips truck will loos power,stall and cluster will stop working. Have not been able to recreate problem. Has a mutiple missfire code in history light will come and go. ...
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L NATS (Key Identification) VIN: 1N4BL11D85
Vehicle came in for an intermitant crank no start. Found code P1615 IMMU Communication (Immu is unit on key cylinder that recognizes signal from key). Could not verify concern, vehicle started everytime. Cut an additional key and reprogrammed both keys to vehi...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
Hello and thank you! Iatn members before hand. This car is driving us Crazy. We did a clutch job on this nissan, and all went well as soon as we finished the job we went ahead and started the engine up and it developed a dead miss. we went ahead and disconnect...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Keyless Entry VIN: 4S3BG6850X
G,day folks! Customer brought his own Transmitter (key phobe) w/instructions, for his keyless entry system. (Factory installed) The problem I'm having is I cant locate the programming button, according to Subaru. It's located on drivers side under dash, beneat...
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BE6861Y
Thank you all in advance for your help. This car belongs to one of my tire techs, so he is still learning. I have been supervising him along with my line techs. just needing a new direction to go or if someone has run into this before on these models. When hi...
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1995 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5L Cuts out VIN: J2EL56D4S0
ENGINE ON TAKE-OFF HAS NO POWER UNTIL RPMs INCREASE. WHEN ACCELERATING FROM A DEAD START ENGINE WILL SOMETIMES BACKFIRE SPIT AND SPUTTER SOMETIMES STALL, ONCE THE RPM INCREASE RUNS SOMEWHAT BETTER.
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1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HJ85J6T
hello i don't know if anyone has had this problem but this landcruier has a intermittent bank one lean. every time it's at our shop all my fuel trims are ok. i road test to see if i can get my code and all fuel trims are good no vacuum leak, smoke test intake.... Trouble codes: P0171 (b1 lean)
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2004 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF28B94
have this avalon with a abs code of c1301/42 malfunction. checked all wiring that is affected by this all good. dont have equipment to test translate ecu or abs ecu. alldata tells me there posible problems. brake fluid level sensor circuit is good. is this a c...
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2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L spark VIN: JTEDP21A04
Well she didn't get a new master key and now the alarm led is flashing and immobilizer is cause of no start. Cranks no start. Has code B2799 in engine and B2795 in Immobilizer. B2795 is Unmatched Key code. She does have the cut key but I/we don't think it is...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L cv joint VIN: KMHWF25S14
thanks for all replies, turns out it wasnt a cv issue at all.It was the incorrect oil pump timing, there is a 2 to 1 ratio balance shaft behind the pump i figured tht out the next morning when i started the car and it shook the dash and as the car warmed up it...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LSE 3.2L front/rear wipers VIN: 4S2DM58W0Y
sorry it took so long to get back to you,i wos waitting for the costumer to find his own part,replaced alarm module,fix the problem
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1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C7T
Hello: The usual "I don't want to spend any money on this" reason from the customer and non-communication from the used car dealer that unloaded it on me. The reason I replaced the MAF with the TPS code is the software I am using (snap/on) lists a MAF failu... Trouble codes: P0120 (Throttle position sensor cicuit A).
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine control 2 fuse VIN: JN1CA31A3Y
Thanks guys i sure do appreciate all the help as of now im still seaching for the short but you have sent me in the right direction with all your replies but i believe im getting closer. the customer bought a new car and gave me the car for what he owed on a p...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Crank sprocket VIN: JT3HP10V2W
My first thought was heat but I guess I just needed to here it from somebody else. Just a little bit of heat and the sprocket slid right off. Thanks a bunch to all who replied, this sight is the best.
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