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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG13D57
Hello all this is my first post. Truck came in with stalling complaint and cel on. Codes for lean at idle . Scanner data showed normal fuel trim numbers and normal switching of both o2's. I could not duplicate customers complaint but the idle did occasionally ...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDRO7X71
this is anew customer and i have no repair history except swirl control selonoid was replaced by another shop and did not fix problem.i realy dont know much about this system so i need some help.so far i have checked voltage at selonoid and i have 12 volts on ... Trouble codes: P1130
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L dash lights VIN: JT8UZ30C2N
Vehicle came into shop with instrument panel illumination lights staying on constantly even with ignition turned off with key removed and doors locked. Removed instrument cluster and found short from instrument panel illumination circuit to instrument panel ke...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L dash panel VIN: JM1TA2215S
trying to determine what is involved in a/c - info panel removal, found alldata diagram but seems very vague. ran across something that suggested .5 hr for r&r. if anyone has actually pulled this panel, would appreciate any input. thanks.this is the red colore...
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2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L readiness monitors VIN: 1N6AD06W97
We have a 2007 Nissan frontier SE WAS IN FOR NEWYORK STATE INSPECTION DID NOT HAVE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON AND NO CODES STORED IN COMPUTERS HISTORY HAD 3 MONITORS NOT READY CATALYST,EVAP. SYSTEM, AND OXYGEN SENSOR. I HAD THE OWNER DRIVE IT TO SEE IF WE COULD GET...
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1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L spark plugs VIN: 4TAWN72NXV
i am working on a 97 toyota tacoma and i am having trouble fixing it. the problem is the spark plugs aren't firing and its not getting any gas in the motor. sometimes a little gas gets through but not enough to crank it. i have checked all relays and the fuel ...
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1998 Toyota T100 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4TN14D4W
Have this truck here for the first time. It looks like someone has put on two new oxygen sensors. It runs smooth for about 5 seconds after you start it. It immediately starts to stumble very badly and then dies. I thought maybe the cat was plugged. I put a pre... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean fuel), P0300 (multiple misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4), P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5), P0306 (Misfire cylinder 6)
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L ABS/Trac/ VSC VIN: 5TD8T48A81
vehicle came in with ABS,Trac,VSC lights on. drove vehicle no lights on, scanned vehicle, fault codes present-- C1234- C1232- C1231- I checked zero calibration, looks good-- I cleared codes and advised customer to drive a couple of days. vehicle back 1 week, s...
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2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L Electronic VIN: JTDKB20U34
Customer complaint is that when he presses the climate button near the display the massage "Check airconditioning connection"appears on the display and it does not let you see anything else on the display you can only control the ac and the heater from the con...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L steering VIN: 5FNRL38495
Well...the common consensus was that the pump was faulty, so that is what I replaced. The car is now Fixed! I did put in the p/s reservoir and cap as well. I new I was on the right track when the dealer had three of them in stock! I cannot believe I have not r...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 2.7L right directionals VIN: KM8SC13DO2
Thanks for all the replies,but the fix for this was something I partially overlooked when vehicle was in first time.The aftermarket trailer harness has inline connectors behind both rear taillights--after disconnecting the right side,all is well.The wires runn...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Intake system VIN: 1YVHP84D94
Thanks to all the responses, especially Michael in BC for his e-mails giving me more details on the cause, and Reynold, you guys were correct. True, I could see nothing wrong with the old PCV valve and I ended up installing the hose, which had been re-enforced...
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L charging VIN: JM1BK32F96
Thank for the info guys. It turned out to be the alternator. Bad diodes. The ECM was sending a request in the form of the 100% pw to the regulator but no output from the genarator. A quick love tap in the form of a hard short to gound for a sec.to the regulato...
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR51RXX
Yes its fixed (Sort of)5 replies, we all agreed that it was most likely a timing belt issue. Norris from Colorado gave warning about T-belt tensioner failing.James from Wisconsin gave warning about the ckp sensor plate coming off while removing rusty crankshaf... Trouble codes: P0300, P0335, P00, 340 (CMP position sensor fault), P0431.
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2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D83
WELL I THANK YOU ALL FOR THE INFORMITIVE REPLIES. SHOWED ALL THEM TO SERVICE MANAGER AND HE NOW HAS THE CONFIDENCE TO SELL THE JOB, HOWEVER THE CUSTOMER JUST DOESN'T HAVE THE MONEY RIGHT NOW, I WANT TO THANK THOSE OF YOU THAT SUGGESTED NOT TO MACHINE THE HEAD,... Trouble codes: P0302 (first visit), P0300 (second visit).
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L park lamps/tail lamps VIN: 1N6AA07B65
Well after 2 day the customer opted to take it to the dealer for inspection. He called and told me they had found an aftermarket wire somewhere in the harness that was backfeeding the license plate lights causing the parking lamps (same circuit) to stay on. He...
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L abs VIN: 4S3BD6753W
Thanks to everyone for the help. With a closer inspection, I found that the LF WSS was slightly bent. I suspect that a piece of rust from the old rotor may have got stuck between the sensor and reluctor ring.
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