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1990 Acura Legend LS 2.7L starts in 2nd gear while in drive, no 4th gear VIN: JH4KA4676L
NO first gear in D mode, In manaul low there is first gear.
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1996 Acura TL 2.5L engine VIN: JH4UA2659T
car came in for not shifting properly checked out had misfire codes tuned up then retested know still shifting erratically like car with clogged cat converter checked converter its OK. checked on scanner car running rich changed o2 sensor mass air and coolant ...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGEJ8255W
I can't clear this light. When the key is in the on position the light will come back on. The circuit is not open and the idle is smooth when the iac is unpluged. I the replaced with a used with on fix. I have then sent to Honda and was told to replace with th... Trouble codes: P1509 (iac fail)
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L light VIN: 1HGCM82603
Thanks in advance. This one came in with a traction control and brake light staying on. I scanned computer for codes and found none. My scanner did not give me a option for abs or traction control only engine control. I did replace brake light switch as i saw ...
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2005 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 4KLC4B1405
Hi Guys, This Truck has a brake booster light on hard pedal you turn the key on pump behing the dash runs continousley you pump the brakes start the truck pedal does not drop, I am suspecting a bad booster, out of the pump behind the dash I am getting at least...
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2006 Kia Optima EX 2.7L Air Bag Light On VIN: KNAGE12456
Car came in with Air Bag Light on, Code B1481,it is a history code, it never is a active code. I shut the light off and it didn't come back on for over a month.According to all the tests I see is that the code has to be active to repair. I have the tests right...
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Shift Quality, Check Engine Light VIN: LDKMSALKS4
The transmission was trashed when it came in with the slip, delayed shift and code p0793. The transmission was rebuilt but same problem. Is there something the builder may have missed? What causes this code to set? Both NC and NT sensors are new. Checked the p...
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1994 Mazda Protege 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1BG2249R
having trouble with this one. cranks but no start. fuel pressure good, good spark, checked coil, distributor, vane air flow meter, timing belt, main relay, injector pulse, and still no start. any help will be helpful.
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1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JM1NA3531R
mazda tech, please help. car tow in with a cut off problem when car get hot and car not able [...] start again unless it sit overnight. we found no spark from one coil on # 2 and 3 cylinder. we replace two new set of coils pack and ecm, still same problem. we ove...
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4LS31H5P
hi guys i have this mitsubishi montero this truck crank long when it,s cool . i check codes no codes check fuel psi good. 45psi and volume ok ect and iat, tps, ok after keep cranking a while it would start.and run good no problem when it cools have same strati...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: EC3A-02003
Hi Team Information is a bit sparce here and this may just be a faulty etv motor . What i would like to know is just how to prove that it is faulty. I have been unable to find any test info. I also wonder if this code could be set by some other fault. So befo... Trouble codes: 95 (etv motor)
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1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Starting VIN: 1N4DL01D6W
hi everyone iv got a guy passing through on his way to iowa wev got a bot of a problem we got a 1998 nissan altima gxe 2.4 l he came in last night whith a misfire we couldent get any codes but tested the crank sencor was bad replace it car wont start i pulled...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E94
this car came in to our shop for a clutch running it just wouldnt move. replaced clutch ptessure plate and fly wheel assembly.after ward car has experienced a no-start.have checked for pinched wires and found none, scoped cam and crank sensors tested good repl...
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2004 Scion xB 1.5L Valves VIN: JTLKT334X4
Hello, good ideas needed, we have this Scion came in no start, burned & bent valves on exhaust side. Machine shop cleaned, pressure tested, surfaced and replaced needed valves. Reassembling need to set valve adjustment, which is done by the lifter thickness, p...
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2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L odometer and clock VIN: 4S3BH89631
odometer and clock reset when key is shut off, alldata doesnt supply decent diagrams of this system but i did find a diagram showing a custom cpu controlling these and other functions, the other functions work, i am having trouble identifying this part to test...
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1991 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT5VN94T6L
vehicle came in for rough running & lack of power- cylinder leak down verified leaking exhaut valves after reassymbly vehicle still running poorly have 5hg vacuum while running performed smoke test with no leaks found isolated all vacuum lines on right side of...
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2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L head&block VIN: 4T1BE3ZK64
leaks oil between head &block left front of engine
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited 3.3L pedal travel VIN: 5TDZA22C84
pedal goes to floor on first application.will pump up hard,test drive has great pedal when hard,on next application goes to floor,have to pump to get hard again.replaced master cylinder with new toyota master cylinder,flushed system with dot 4 brake fluid,inst...
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2000 Honda S2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMAP1144Y
well,about two weeks ago,(october 1st,or 2nd),after checking and checking again everything i could think of,and after following each and everyone of your suggestions,i adjusted the valve lash and lived the adjusment on the loose side (specs. call for intake(0.... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire on cylinder 4).
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L A/C clutch coil VIN: 2HJYK16266
Well we went ahead and replaced the magnet anyway because none of the replies were viable solutions. We increased the clutch clearance to the maximum spect of .55mm and we will see if it comes back, the clutch spects are .35mm - .60mm so this should keep the c...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L timing belt VIN: KNADC12553
Well it has been gone for a week. I removed head for a third time and found #4 exhaust slightly open. Disassembled head myself and found all Ex. valves .040" too tall on the installed stem height. Topped all the valves on my equiptment, added .020" shims under...
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2006 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L engine VIN: KNDJC73306
Thanks to everyone who replied.I didn,t mention early that I had check all inputs to computer and they were reading normal.I did a cly leak down test and found the left bank had major leak down on all cly.The right bank was o.k.The customer declined tear down ...
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2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
i had my students check for continuity between the fuel pump relay and the CPU and the relay and the fuel pump. Both checked out. We pulled the fuel pump and found the fuel pump wiring in the tank damaged. Replaced the pump and wiring and the car started rig...
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2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L rear hatch & glass VIN: 4A4MN21566
First, thanks to all for the direction. Once I found where the circuit diagrams were, I could make sense of the test procedures and determine the fix. Turned out to be the outer glass handle was shorted, making the ETACS think that it was open, which prevent...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2BG22K2X
THANKS TO EVERYBODY IT WAS COOLANT TEMP SENSOR REPLACED IT FIXED PROM IT WAS A BIG HELP THANKS MIKE
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L fast idle VIN: 5TENL42NX1
The fix for this one was a relearn found in the bi-directional functions labeled "injection volume for maf" by the description I didnít know what it was and there is no info about relearning idle air volume anywhere I looked on alldata. Soon as I entered in to...
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