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2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Glow plug light VIN: 78DE5B1472
I am working on a NPR diesel. We don't see these very often so we are a little stumped. The truck experiences no driveability problems but the glow plug light will flash while driving. What controls the light and is this a common fault on these. Thanks for you...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4A3AE85H81
Vehicle came into shop with engine misfiring under load and p0302 stored. We found obvious issue with distributor cap. we replaced complete secondary and vehicle ran great. came back about a week later with same concerns and p0301, we varified misfire under lo...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L heater
hey guys thanks for taking time to read this. ive got a 02 nissan altima 2.5l heater wont blow hot air until 2000 rpm then after 3-4 min of idle cools down to outside temp. have looked at tsbs with nothing matching, replaced the t-stat and engine temp valve bl...
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2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07U85
New customer. Complaint of intermittent c.e.l, scanned & both b-1 & b-2 cat efficiency codes. Road test & runs fine. We mainly do domestic, and the test procedure seems pretty vaigue. Local dealer has cats in stock & are fairly expensive. To date i have yet to... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat. low efficiency bank-1), P0430 (cat. low efficiency bank-2)
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L airbag VIN: 1N4AL11D05
this 05 altima has the srs light on a code b1023 (passenger airbag indicator circuit). can anyone point me in the right direction? i am finding almost no info on this code. thanks in advance.
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2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 2.7L head gasket VIN: 4TAWM72N3Y
Fellow techs, This 2000 Tacoma was brought in with the customer complaint of coolant having the appearance of "Strawberry yogurt". He indicated no driveability problems or other recent issues. Vehicle is well maintained. Our inspection reveals engine oil is...
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L computer VIN: JTEHH20VX2
HI everbody. I have a question about flashing a ECM on this rav 4. We were able to determine that this vehicle needs a ECM for the transmission shifting problem by using IATN. My question is all the information in IATN seems to indicate that the ECM's are prog...
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1990 Honda CRX Si 1.6L oil leak VIN: JHMED9365L
Thank you all very much for taking time to respond. I wish everyone I delt with was this helpful. The fix was the 4 o-ring seals under the rocker arms. Thank you guys for taking time to respond. Ron
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L timing balancer VIN: JHMCB7551L
the customer said that he would rather add oil every couple of days instaed of spending any money fixing the oil leak. the explanation that i gave must have not been clear enough because i was refering to the rear balancer and everyone that said it is replaced...
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, cannot refuel VIN: JNKCV51EX4
Thanks to all that replied. We performed the repairs outlined in bulletins 05-031 & 08-041a (revised). The repairs included replacing the shutter valve in the fuel tank, installing an updated bracket/cover for the fuel limit vent valve and replacing both gaske...
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT8VK13T4P
i WAS ABOUT TO GIVE UP ON THIS ONE, i DID AN UPPER INTAKE CLEAN, READJUSTED ALL THROTTLE STOPS/DASHPOT, CHECKED ALL THE SENSORS... BUT THEN IT DROPPED THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT SOLENOID CIRCUIT WHICH MADE IT STUCK IN 2ND GEAR, SO i REPLACED THE ECU, AND THE IDLE ...
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2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L crank and ignition inop VIN: JTHBE96S27
I want to thank all the Lexus technicians and fellow mechanics who responded to assist me with my problem with this Lexus, and after all the research and information that I got, the best way to solve the problem to call the Lexus mobile service technicians and...
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1994 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L speedometer VIN: 1N4BU31D6R
there was indeed a draw on the circuit. voltage from vss was in spec while un plugged . however when it was plugged in the draw took away from the speed signal. ran new wires from sensor to cluster problem solved...advised customer we needed to trace short. cu...
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11D42
Sorry for the late post completely forgot I still had it posted well scoped out the crank positioning sensor again and then found that the nissan sensor was defective turns out they had a few of these bad right out of the box they exchanged the sensor iI repla... Trouble codes: P0335 (testing and results).
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2002 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L abs, tire monitor VIN: 4T3ZF19C02
Thanks for all the help. I had two problems with this vehicle. No. 1 is the right wheel speed sensor was bad causing the intermitent code and the tire monitor lamp on occasion. No.2 is that there is still a abs lamp flashing and the red brake lamp on sometimes...
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2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L shifting, MIL VIN: JTMBK32V37
Ended up being the electronics in the transmission and the torque converter. Replaced w a dealer unit and symptoms were gone. Thanks for your input..
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