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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Differential VIN: JHLRD78912
I'm starting to get desperate here. There is a bearing noise in the differential of this CR-V and I don't know what else to do. I took the diff apart and ended up replacing the tail section (Honda part which includes gear set, side bearings and pinion bearings...
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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L transmission system malfunction code VIN: 1HGCG32062
Hello, We have just rebuilt the transmission in this vehicle. we replaced the clutches,solenoids, & torque converter. We reset the TCU & PCM. Installed factory transmission fluid. The vehicle drives just fine but when I use the Launch to pull the codes from th...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L battery draw VIN: 1HGCM66565
hi all, this accord has a parastic draw of .020 amps on a 1 amp scale.i think this is 2000 miliamps,which is too much and it is drawing the battery down after a few days resulting in a nostart some mornings..it seems to go away if i pull the backup fuse from u...
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L crank , no start VIN: KM8JN12DO5
used vetronix master tech and autoland vetus scan tools to attempt diagnosis. both scan tools read data error " 000 " when attempting to get data on engine controls. was able to read abs and transmission system. replaced ecu with a new dealer unit. cranks but ...
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2007 Hyundai Sonata Limited 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46FX7
Hello Everyone, I have this Hyundai that has a code P0480 fan control circuit problem. The engine cooling fan runs all the time. No a/c or defrost requested. Did try a new cooling fan relay but problem still occurs. The MIL will stay lit also. Wondered if anyo... Trouble codes: P0480
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8UF11E6M
when starting is very long cranking time and finally starts and barely runs if you hold accelerator to the floor,
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L rotors VIN: 5N1BV28UX4
Aloha all members, I've got me a head scratcher. After machining both front rotors & replacing worn front tires, the van still has a severe pulsation when brakes applied. Higher speeds produces a steering wheel shimmy & slower speeds gives you a jerking motion...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67562
PO420 returns after driving vehicle approx 100 miles. Downsteam o2 voltage fluctuates indicating cat not working. No exhaust leaks or other codes,datastream looks normal Trouble codes: P0420
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5T3VL52N1Y
this truck came in with complaint of poor fuel mileage. no ses, no driveability issues, both trims are +or- 3 at idle and cruisin on the highway. plugs are fairly new ngks no carbon buildup at all, wires are good. the egr temp sensor goes up when valve is comm...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L lube VIN: 1NXBR12E31
Oil light started to turn on.Took engine out,cleaned strainer,changed oil pump,checked bearings,checked cylinder head,changed oil pressure switch,installed engine.At test run after a while oil light starts flikering and then it stays on.Connected a mechanical ...
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2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L DVD system VIN: JTEEP21A35
This vehicle came in originally with a battery drain that was traced to an after market remote starter. the remote starter was removed and the draw was fixed! Now the truck is back with a complaint the the DVD entertainment system does not work. I found the po...
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1993 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L alt VIN: JHMBB2153P
Well this is a fix but not as expected!!! Using alldata I performed all test and determined the ELD was defective. The eld is not available. I took my alt to the rebuild shop to get a regulator to wire around the ELD and PCM. reinstalled alt and still no charg...
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2005 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13205
We ended up pulling the head and the intake valves on #4 were so slightly bent you had to spin them in a drill to see they were bent, and then it wasn't obvious. On reflection we should have run shop air in the cylinder and listened in the intake. When it pass... Trouble codes: P0304.
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2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19263
Thank you all guys, very helpful and to the point. While I had a bad feeling about installing a non-OEM HO2 sensor I went with customer's request having still warned her that it may not do the job and cause more expense for time spent. Everybody came up with t... Trouble codes: P0058.
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L navigation radio gps VIN: JTJBT20X04
when we pulled car out of shop yesterday morning everything was working again customer needed car back.im pretty sure though that it has a bad connection on one of the plugs though as suggested on the help thanks for the replies
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2000 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L cluster lights VIN: 3N1CB51D64
I want to thank all who responded to my post especially to Rob from Britich Colombia who got me going down the right path.I started by inspecting the horn circuit as he suggested and found no apparent problems.I then removed all fuses for the horns and gues...
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2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: IN6ADO7405
I want to thank the 9 replies. Most all said the IPDM module they where right the IPDM fixed the no start. I had to wait 2 weeks to get one from Nissan they where on back order.Nissan has a big problen wit this module. Thanks again Happy New Year John
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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L No Start, no spark, no fuel VIN: JS3TE94756
yep welcome to the world of "Immobilizer" Dennis [...] was right on... this vehicle has no light that indicates it had "Immobilizer" but it was a "Hertz" rental vehicle the first part of it's life, so it all makes sense now. it was my first experience wit... Trouble codes: N0, C0DES, NE.
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