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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: IHGCD553XS
Car came with a complaint of low eng temp. Replaced thermostat with honda part and sending unit with honda part.Worked good for a few days. It came back complaining of high engine temp. It goes to just before the red and the fans cycle on bringing the temp dom...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18D92
i have this hyundai thats driving me crazy it keeps setting codes p1505 and p1507 isc circuit opens codes.another shop already replaced isc and ecm and bypassed both wires leading to isc from ecm.i double checked wires and reinstalled original pcm and isc.stil... Trouble codes: P1505 (isc circuit open)
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, no power under load VIN: KNDJA723X2
This sportage is gonna get someone killed trying to pull out in to traffic. Its ok after 30 mph or so, but bad on hills, any time under real load it just dies, sometimes it will come to life after a delay of several seconds. You can feel out the throttle to ge...
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1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223W
This vehicle has been in two other times for these same codes. the first time we found the maf duct broken. The second we replaced both pre cat. o2 sensors. Now it is back with the same codes no running problem the only complant is the mil. At idle the pre o2 ... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173, P1170, P1173 (b2s1 inversion fault)
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1BK34394
Hellow everyone, hope someone has seen this before. this engine is making a lifter type noise.It does not have hydraulic lifters and the clearance is good, changed oil made no difference sounds just like a lifter noise ie:same speed and noise, has anybody hear...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1GA21DXS
Vehicle came in with hesitation and check engine light on. Tried to communicate with the snapon scan tool with no communication. Tested all the grounds and powers OK Tried to put into self diagnostic mode and would not do that either. Has anyone else had a sim...
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2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D02
Hey guys - We are currently waiting on an ECM to try. Local wreckers are all out. Just wanted the groups opinion on this one. Car was towed in with a start stall condition. On occasion car will run and stay running but with no power and rpm limited to under 25... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Sensor fault), P1102 (MAF fault intermittent), P0102 (MAF fault intermittent)
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y3W
Good day people. I have this Nissan Pathfinder that is setting code P1456 (small leak detected in EVAP system) intermittently. I have tested for leaks in system. None found. When I first got to it, the pressure sensor was not moving up or down with pressure ve... Trouble codes: P1456 (EVAP system small leak detected)
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2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06A24
Code P0335 sets on start up on second ignition cycle. Installed another Crank Sensor still same problem. Checked power and ground to crank sensor and load test all three wires to sensor. Engine has ticking noise and customer stated Check Engine light and noise... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Shaft Position Sensor A Circit Error)
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2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Detonation
Ok here is the deal. I haven't worked on this car because it's my son's car and he in Denver and I am in Austin. He bought the car two months ago and it did fine for a couple of weeks and then started making a noise on acceleration all of a sudden. He took it ...
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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L low power VIN: JF1GD70645
we have a 2005 wrx sti that the owner brought in for check engine light on, it had 4 codes 2 for bank 1 and bank 2 camshaft timing overadvance and 2 for cam sensor signal loss, the tech replaced the cam sensor and 2 weeks later car came back with the 2 current... Trouble codes: P0011 (a camshaft position timing overadvanced)
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1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L CV Joint VIN: JT3VN39W2M
I am an instructor at a votech college. A group of my students were attempting to replace the boots on the right front drive axle on this 4-runner. The inner boot was torn, and while attempting to remove the axle fron the spindle they managed to pull the inner...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
Cust complaint of check engine light is on. We found code p0450 evap pressure sensor malfuntion checked voltage and is ok light is still coming on??? Trouble codes: P0450
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited 3.3L engine VIN: 5TDBA22CX4
Hi I have this van here and when you raise the rpm up and then let it come back down it rattles really bad. It sounds like the valve train is loose. Kinda of like a loose timing chain. I did not find any TSBs on this. Also I have a niece that her toyota v-6 do...
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2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TETX22NX5
I have a 2005 Toyota Tacoma, 2.7 engine that came in with codes P43E, P43F, P2401, P2402, P2419. We found a tech bullitin EG025-06 and we replaced the canister twice. When using a smoke machine and closing the vent solonoid it only partially closes and smoke s... Trouble codes: P043E, P043F, P2401 (p2402-), P2402 (p2419-), P2419
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L immobilizer VIN: JHMFA16886
thanks to all that responded the problem was the immobilzer obviously and when the battery went down and then recharged it wiped it clean. The tsb in which i should have caught nailed it along with a few of you that responded thanks for all the info and great ...
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1991 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1FU21P1M
Thanks again to all the responses.After getting my butt kicked on this Stanza i finally figured out that the torque converter was locked up.Thanks again to all the responses and seperate e-mails i received.
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1986 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L a/c VIN: JT2AW15CXG
Sorry it took so [...] to post fix but wanted to give time to make sure problem was solved. I don't know that I have ever gotten two bad expansion valves but that was the problem. Ordered another expansion valve from another supplier and now all pressures perfe...
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF22K6V
FIRST OF ALL,THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED.THIS IS A GREAT TOOL FOR ALL US TECHS.THE PROBLEM TURNED OUT TO BE A LOOSE GROUND,AND ADIRTY GROUND.THE EC1 GND. POINT WAS LOOSE AND A BIT DIRTY,SO I CLEANED AND TIGHTENED.ALSO EB1 GND. WAS DIRTY,ICLEANED AND RE TIGHTENED... Trouble codes: P1014.
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