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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L Misfire VIN: JT8BH68X4X
The code keeps on coming back after the car has been idling for awhile. Also the Abs system has a code that says ECM System Malfunction, which is strange to me, because we replaced the Abs pump with a good used unit, and what would make it say ECM, and not Abs... Trouble codes: P1349
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF1139L
We have always done good work for this guy so he wants us to figure it out. I am a carb guy but i have not ever worked on one of these carbs and when you don't know how this particular carb works/can't get info we need a little advice. The problem started when...
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1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L 1-2-3-4 VIN: JN1HJ01F4P
after replacing line pressure sylinoid pack. a week later car came back.with engine dieing when put into gear tested system and found convertor not unlocking.so replaced convertor.and car still dying when put into gear after car worms up it will unlock and shi...
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2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Charging VIN: 1N4DL01D7Y
hello everyone i'm having some problems with a altima. it came in with a dead battery, found alterator not charging so replaced alternator. car left came back week later, car doesn't charge at high rpm. has any one seen this before. thank you for any help you ...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Rt. Low Beam VIN: JN8DRO9Y71
A Guess for the archived is not plausible at this time, Rt. Headlamp socket to DRL Module, Yel/Blk to #8 (DRL) No continuity? If I manually ground this wire it will work. Where does #8 wire get its groung from? Or am I out to lunch? Happy New Year and let's h...
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2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L steering VIN: JN8AZ08T76
Good morning guys and gals. Just let me say thanks ahead of time for any help you may beable to give. One of the techs in our shop sold drive belts on the vehical in question. After replacing the belts the customer leaves, only to return in half hour with the ...
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2008 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JNSAS58V38
I have this customer with a Nissan Rogue that has a mouse nest in the blower motor. I was able to partially remove the blower motor and suck out most of the debris. However that blower motor fan is broken from the mouse nest. I now need to remove & replace the...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Automatic Transmission VIN: 4S3-BH6653
I'd just like to describe the symptoms which are rather unusual, while pointing out that none of several shops in Tucson, or the Subaru dealer, who has looked at this car numerous times, have been able to find any problem whatsoever. There are no codes set. T...
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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BP62666
thanks in advance for the help. anyway I have a p0420 code which appears to be the cat. but my cruise light is also flashing and I have not seen this before. If anyone can enlighten me on why my cruise light is flashing it would be greatly appreciated. thank y... Trouble codes: P0420
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1997 Toyota LAND CRUISER 4200CC Starting VIN: JT111TJ820
does anyone have a wiring diagram for the 24 volt starting system? the starter stayed engaged and burnt out and after relacing the starter it wont turn over. any help would be appreciated
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2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L abs VIN: 5TDBT48A06
thanks in advance. i have a 2006 toy sequoia.. customer came in saying the pedal went to the floor and abs started running.. and since has had a hard pedal sometimes.. there were 3 codes in the abs c0210 rr wheel speed sig..c1223 fault in abs control sys... an...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L lockup VIN: 5FNRL38775
THANKS FOR ALL THE RESPONSES. FIX FOR THIS ONE WAS ENGINE MOUNTS.WHEN VEHICLE WENT INTO ECO MODE, THE VIBRATION CREATED BY RUNNING ON 3 CYLINDERS COULD NOT BE DAMPENED SUFFICENTLY DUE TO THE MOUNTS.
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNDJA7236Y
Replaced the IAC with a second part from Kia, and all is well. Just hate it when you know you diagnose something, replace bad part and still not right! Thanks for your help. Trouble codes: P1505 (IAC fault).
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2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on, harsh shift VIN: JM1BJ2235Y
thanks to everyone that replied. after chasing this intermittant problem for awhile we finally had it happen with the volt meter on the battery and the scanner hooked up. the regulator in the alternator was failing causing an 18v spike to the rest of the car... Trouble codes: P0745, P1631.
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 2.3L Evaporator VIN: JM3ER29327
Many thanks to those of you that replied. In researching this low time dilemma with a number of sources, we found that Mazda is extremely low. Mazda's labor time to replace the instrument panel (dash) is 4.6hrs. The labor time for an evaporator core on a mid/l...
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4KX31G03
RE SMOKED VEHICLE FOUND PLASTIC T ABOVE TANK LEAKING. THANKS TO ALL FOR THE HELP Trouble codes: P0442 (evap leak small).
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L heat VIN: 3N1CB51D83
WE COULD NOT SOLVE HEAT PROBLEM. ADVISED CUSTOMER TO TAKE TO NISSAN DEALER. CUSTOMER CALLED ME AND SAID HAD IT AT NISSAN 2 TIMES AND STILL SAME PROBLEM.
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2008 Scion xD 1.8L head cylinder VIN: JTKKU10479
we going to put used engine less milege cheap thanks everyone who send replies "keep it up guys you rocks" totally duds"
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH68631
Well, this one appears to be fixed. Initially, we resealed the tail shaft housing, but the vehicle came back again with a leak. The only questionable areas were the external oil filter and one of the transmission cooler line connections about 8 inches away fro...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L heater VIN: JTEHH20V01
found the heater core was slightly blocked on the far end and was causing low heat to the drivers side. Changed heater core and heat equaled out in car. Thanks for helping.
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2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4L heater VIN: JTEGD21A01
Turns out the replacement controller was bad we ordered another and after replacement the system now works fine. This was one of those times you question your self because the replacement part was new and has a very low rate of new part failures. Thank you all...
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2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1BF30K15
Thanks everyone, The fix was to drive it and let it "slowly" relearn. Seemed like it took all day of driving to get it to adjust but it finally did. I'm thinking the tbi was so dirty that it created such a large varience in learned idle that it maybe took long...
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