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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8542S
Hello Honda gurus . This Honda has a long cranking time to start. I have checked the coil and scoped crank sensor, all shows good. It does have good injector pulse. When cranking there is no spark at the coil tower. When you release the key it will spark once,...
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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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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L immobilizer VIN: 2HGES26763
Hello techs. Hoping for some good news, but i just need a straight anwser. I installed a new ignition switch (dealer item) and it came with two new keys. I assumed this was going to be a problem but hadnt planned ahead. The car will not start and all the info ...
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2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L no heat- drivers side VIN: 1HGCM66524
Ok Honda lady and gentleman wizards, got a strange one. This electronic climate controled dual control Accord has Ambient air (no heat) coming out of drivers side of system even with control set at high. Pass side is normal (Tons of heat) I have removed the le...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S83
thank you in advance :0). i have here a 03 sonata towed in no start. there is no communication to two different scanners no spark or injector pulse, there is fuel pressure. i have tested the main relay, coil resistance, injector resistance. the main timing bel...
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC733X4
Hi All you techs. Got a small problem with 2004 Kia Sorento EX (85,620 miles) Came in last week for a bad shifting trans, collected code P1121 TPS signal circuit. followed MOD5 test .TPS had no glitches, check wiring to TPS and wiggle tested OKAY Checked wiri... Trouble codes: P1121 (TPS signal circuit .)
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, lacks power VIN: 1YVFP80D63
this vehicle came in from another shop with a MIL. found code P0300, stress tested the front 3 coild and found one bad pattern. replaced coil and cleared codes. on road test vehicle lacked power MIL flashed and then came on setting code P0300. I removed the in... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2CZ96173
Hello all, I am looking for some info. or help in finding a certified used catalytic converter. I was told during a CTI class years ago that they are available to purchase and if anyone could help me with either a company name or a phone number i would really ... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0305 (cyl 5 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire), P0316 (misfire within first 1000 rpms)
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L ignition VIN: 3N1CB51063
Vehicle cranks over fine and wont start took computer manuallt turned uo coolant temp higher and it started fine replaced ECT and still doing same thing
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2005 Suzuki Forenza EX 2.0L low beams VIN: KL5JD56Z85
hello every one. this car came to me with the low beams inop. high beams and side markers work good. i tested the fuses for lb and there is 0 vdc. the relay for head lamps is clicking and swaped with knowen good relay. no change in condition. i can apply power...
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1985 Toyota Pickup 2.4L oil VIN: JT4RN50R0F
i have this truck with 22r we replaced timing cover chain and gears,pulled head,put new valve seals laped valves surfaced head, becuase water in oil from timing cover.adjusted valves,gave back to customer, customer came back in about 400 miles and used 5qt oil...
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L starts then dies VIN: 4T1BF12K7T
hey all got a strange one. car was towed in a few weeks ago with a no start. vehicle will crank and start then die in 5 seconds. has good spark and fuel pressure. injector pusle is shutting off.has a code po1300, initialy diagnosed bad computer. replaced it sa... Trouble codes: P00, 1300 (ignitor circuit)
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1998 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L No Start VIN: JT3HN86R8W
engine started and ran a few minutes & then died. now it starts when cold, runs a little & then dies. then it will start & die just like turning the key off.Have tried jumpering the relays,replacedcoils & ignition module, & tried running off propane. Have scop... Trouble codes: P1300 (ignition control)
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L collant teme VIN: 4T1BG22K4Y
hi evrybody ,this toyota came to our shope having over heating after check i find evrything normal only the guage for temperature stay all way up .i disconnect the scoket for the sender the guage move all way to the cold position.i change the after market send...
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2001 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L low oil pressure VIN: 5TBBT44151
Good evening: Customer delivered car complaining of low reading on oil pressure guage. He cannot recall when problem started. I grounded the single wire sensor to the guage and it pegged. Installed mechanical guage and got 10 psi at idle and the same at 2000 r...
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2003 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1KR32E53
This vehicle will not start cold, cranks ok. If jumped with jump pack, starts normally. Battery volts stays at 10 to 11 volts while cranking. Suspect possible IAC problem, duty cycle to IAC varies from 65 to 95 percent while cranking.
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2004 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA29C34
Customer said that the MIL had come and gone. Now the MIL is off, but the computer has the code, P0346. I check the TSB that says refreshing the computer. Can I fix this problem with replacing the cam sensor only? Trouble codes: P0346 (camshaft position sensor a circuit range/performance bank2)
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2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L cams installation VIN: JTEDP21AX4
hello toyota gurus this highlander came in on hook with oil lite on...,checked with mech gauge no oil pressure and had po346 ,po302 code..thought it was simple oil pump replacement so with mileage suggested t. belt,water pump..got it together still had miss o...
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1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCD5525R
i went the junkyard route and all is well thanks to all who helped it is great to know i can build this unit in the car if i had to happy wrenching to all have a great new year
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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L transmission system malfunction code VIN: 1HGCG32062
Thank you everyone for your replies. The check engine light did end up coming on. We replaced the Pressure switch and no more check engine light. Car stills run great.
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L radio code VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
Thank you very much the code is 7896. You saved me 60 bucks
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on, sometimes flashing , VIN: JN8AR05Y7T
someone told me that clearcote comeing from other dist parts could be geting on the optic wheel and causing this problem. so one of the guys cleaned the dist, so far ok? it's been 4days. Trouble codes: P0306, P0304.
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1997 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D3V
thanks very much to all technicians help me whith this car nissan,i fix this by change the cam sensor,and car star.
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2005 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L shifter VIN: 1N4AL11E15
cust has driven vehicle for a few days with shifter only getting stuck once, he bypassed it returned today for us to install new shifter assy. (his request). only time will tell if it is fixed??
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2008 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JNSAS58V38
Thanks for all of the replies. One person said 6 hours plus a evac & recharge. Everyone else said 1.5 hours. That is what alldata listed after the HVAC box was out. I charge 2 hours to do this job. We were able to remove the gas & brake pedal and some other mi...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L cracked pipe VIN: JF1GG29612
Thanks to one and all for the advice. Some said take it out the top, Paul from Woodys said the bottem. He offered the most detailed description, so we went that way. What a sob of a job!!Finally got it done after about 10 hours work. Bolts rusted, things li...
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1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3FJ60G6H
Thanks to all who took time to reply. Suggestions were carb issues, vac lines, etc...We had covered all that and still couldn't get where we needed to be. Maybe I'm not remembering right about modifying the carb. In any case, we've recommended to the custom...
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1997 Toyota T100 2.7L Mechanical VIN: JT4UN24D1V
Well another one fixed by friends of IATN. This sure is a lifesaver of a site. My tech never checked the pushrod clearance of reman booster. I never even thought about it either. I am looking for a hole to crawl in right now. How embarrassing of putting a...
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