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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1879Y
Dear fellow techs, This crv came in with check engine light on small hesitation at take off from a stop - replaced front o2 sensor, adjusted valves, checked fuel pressure - ok - checked purge valve -ok - vac 19 in at idle cleared computer and I drove it once ... Trouble codes: P0172 (bank 1 system too rich), P0170 (fuel trim bank 1)
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 2HKRL186X1
We replaced trans for customer and it had a problem shifting. checked codes and came up with P0780. We told customer that we should replaced b,c shift solenoids and he had us use the solenoids from old trans. We did this and came up with same code as before. W...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1B2227Y0
This car was in last week, customer complaint was check engine light was on, runs rough occasionally, and long crank time on occasion. I drove car in with intermittant missfire, I witnessed it once for approx. 1 min, had missfire code for cyl#2, and ECT code, ...
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2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Harsh shift VIN: 1238781239
This car came in with O/D light flashing and hard shifts. I tried scaning with 5 different scanners and no codes. I tried replacing the TCM with a used one and we had the same issue. This one has me puzzled?
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AY1A2Y0
car was brought in and it was barley running,sounded like timing issue or restricted exhaust.checked timing marks on cam and timing cover lined up good,so i dropped the exhaust at manifold made no difference.if i add carb cleaner the p.o.s.picks up and runs go...
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2003 Nissan 350Z 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1AZ34E03
THis car came to us with a long crank time,both hot or cold. I ran a tbs scan and found out the problem was with the crank and cam sensors, there was an update. We replaced the sensors with factory parts and the problem seemed to go away, released the car to c...
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2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L parking lights VIN: 1NXBR12E01
I am working on a 2001 Toyota Corolla LE. Last week car came in for headlights staying on all the time. After doing some research I found the fix to be replacing the headlamp switch and main daytime running light relay above the glove box. I replaced these par...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L tensioner VIN: 2T1BR12E62
I need some input from some toyota techs.I installed an alternator in this corolla with a new belt The tensioner is simple to operate since it has a bolt head to operate it and a single bolt holding it in (that I didnt touch) All went well alternator charged p...
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Restraint system VIN: JH4DC53002
We checked everything we could and even tried a 3rd module with still no luck. The only thing we could not perform was a check to verify the power at the connector was making contact with the terminal in the SRS module. We sent the vehicle to an Acura deal...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L drive line VIN: 1HGCD5636T
Thanks to all who replyed, it seems that the trouble would be the carrier bearing in the trans as was suggested, we checked for play at the axel to trans and we feel kinda stupped now for not seeing this when the axel was installed two times... We are going to...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L no obd ii communicat VIN: KMHJF25FXX
Vehicle was taken to dealer. Dealer replaced computer. Now communicates properly.
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L 2nd and 3rd shift VIN: JT8BH68X5X
weel guys thanks for all the replys and sorry for the delayed on this but the dealer have to order a new computer and reprogram the all system ,i tried to intalled a good used one and other shops around here so is myself couldn't do it i guees this is to old ...
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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L shifting , turns VIN: 4S4BP61C97
Thanks for all the replies. We flushed the trans with subaru hp fluid, that helped but the problem was still there. After further discussions with my customer I found out that this car was squeeling the tires on tight turns before the service. The car is under...
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2002 Suzuki Aerio GS 2.0L lifters VIN: JS2RA41S32
I will install the old lifters because the rest of the engine is in such good shape and low miles. I will try to pump them up first. If there are bad ones the customer can pay me again at a discount that I will give for the second time in. they don't want to...
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1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4TARN1P0PZ
Thanks so much for evrey ones help, I found and replaced a blown out intake manifold gasket..
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2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L readiness VIN: 4T1BG22K41
I have the drive cycle info if anyone wants it, basically the cat monitor will run if you drive 45-52 miles per hour for 4-8 minutes at a steady throttle, it took me 2 tries. Thanks, Artie
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