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1994 Acura Legend LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7673R
I hope you Honda/Acura Specialists can help me with this car. I've checked as far as I can go without some REAL INFORMATION, not data. I have this Acura Legend 3.2L with Code 12. EGR PROBLEM--EGR Lift Position Sensor. That's what the code description in Alldat... Trouble codes: 12 (EGR SYSTEM PROBLEM EGR Lift Position Sensor)
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start VIN: KM8SC13D94
Hey folks, got one thats driving me nuts. Hyundai Sante Fe that will start and run fine until you fill the tank. once full customer says she has to floor the pedal to get it to start then hold at 2000 RPM for about 30 seconds before it will stay running. HELP!...
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JTBGK13T4R
Car came in 2 weeks ago with a stumble on acceleration, and stalling while driving along. It got to where it wouldnt start sometimes, scaned computer, had a p1300 (ignitor circuit malfunction). Scoped IGF & IGT signals, patterns looked fine, checked coil trigg... Trouble codes: P1300 (ignitor circuit malfunction)
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1998 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM3LV5230W
vehicle came in with CEL owner reported poor idle and no power. he left it overnight and when i tried to start it to bring it inside, it would not start. hooked up modis, pulled p0300 random/ multiple misfire. looked at live data while cranking, i see a rpm ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 4A3AK4Y1VE
hello we have an eclipse towed in cause it died on the road. the customer states the car bucked and then died. we checked spark first and it sparked the tester once but never again. the compression on cyl 1 was 90 so thats as far as i went. i checked timing be...
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1983 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L Heating VIN: JN1CZ04S8D
We have a 280 Z Turbo in our shop. It has a problem with the heating system. The Automatic Temp control doesn't switch to cold...it always blows hot. We are trying to find a vacume diagram that will show us how the vacume routing is suppose to be . We did repl...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4NX3232479
Hello, Nissan tech's i have thi altima with a 2.4L & a P0400 code. i have checked egr temp sensor and cruising at 2500 rpm's voltage is .23v. EGR Valve stalls car at idle if opened. voltage from temp sensor takes a long time to come up to idle voltage of 2.45v... Trouble codes: P0400
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Brake Pads VIN: 1N6AA06B05
Does anyone know of an after market brake update for this vehicle. If so have you done it and how did they work?
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2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Clutch VIN: 5N1AN08W96
nissan powertrain - flywheel & clutch help needed. we recently replaced a clutch assm and oem flywheel assm (dual mass)... started & test drove (5-6 mile)all normal, rtd to customer. cust rtd several days later w/ses mil on and code refs p0011 & p0021 ref vvt...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L converter VIN: 4T1BG12K5T
p0773 code stored and returns quickly. located sl solenoid on outside of trans by park/neutrual sw ohms out at 13 ohm. toyota manuel tells you to replace ecm. don't replace the ecm... replace the sl solenoid. reset computer and test drove for 20 miles. goes in...
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2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L Radiator VIN: JTDKB22U44
This radiator is leaking at the seal where the filler neck goes into the radiator. According to the dealer, no seal replacement or other service is possible- the radiator much be replaced. Has anyone encountered this and found a way to salvage the radiator?
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2010 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L blower VIN: 4T4BF3EK8A
hi guys, this car is still at the body shop .customer called and said blower runs with key off. i looked at the car and didnt see any damaged wiring or grounds.i have b+ at the blower motor on white wire and ground at white /black stripe the red i assume is c...
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1991 Isuzu Stylus S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JABRT536OM
I finally got this fixed. I took the advise about injector resistance differences. I went to the local U pull it junkyard and found a 92 Geo Storm that had the same injector part numbers. I ohmmed them before I purchased them. They all ohmmed 16 ohms each....
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L Control arm/sway bar VIN: 4S2DM58WX1
Apparently this is fairly common to have the frame rot out. Isuzu has been less than helpful so at this point he has decided to file a complaint about it with the govt. I guess he will be getting a new vehicle for Christmas. Thanks for all your help.
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1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L blows smoke VIN: JT8JS47ESR
After much checking and with lots of help we finally decided that it was the ecu. It turns out that it had a bad injector driver. Installed used ecu and all is fine
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L 4WD Shift Lever VIN: JA4MT31H5Y
Thanks to Greg and Jason for their input. Based on 2 different dealer inquiries, the plastic bushing is not available as a separate part. Need to purchase the complete lever assy $245US. Customer declined. FYI - I may replace the pivot pin with a longer on...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L drive shafts VIN: JN8DR09YX1
Well I strongly beleivethat this is a front driveshaft problem most likely due to imbalance. Vibration is non existant with front shaft removed. Customer is unwilling to drop the dough for a new Nissan shaft and has indicated he will look for a "used" one. I...
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L no heat at idle VIN: JN8AZ08W03
Well the customers is bring it back to me tomorrow. Cold temps coming, going to rebleed the system and if all else fails going to replace the water pump. cross your fingers...
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8AZ08W63
thanks to all who replied,custumer authorized a new body control module and send it to dealer to program,unfortunally dealer refuse to hook up their scanner because vehicle was in a flood.they charged custumer $500 to test before trying to program it after the... Trouble codes: P1614, P1610.
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1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L alarm transm VIN: JT3HT05J3X
many thanks to everyone especially Terry. The vehicle was repaired. Just to clarify, there is NO Button on the alarm module for this vehicle or there was no button that I needed to use. The program procedure was completely done from the drivers seat by cycl...
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