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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L Electronic
after replacing timing belt, pads & rotors the customer complaint is that the vsc and check engine lights come on. they come and go. i found an 02 sensor code and i did find some posts about the 02 heater shorting and lighting up the vsc light so i changed the...
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1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JHMBA412XM
Hello my awesome counterparts!! Heres my story. Customer recently acquired this vehicle. The complaint is engine idle at 3k when coasting or decelerating. Customer informed us the previous owner stated the TPS (TAS)was bad. check for codes, none present, sweep...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L no start VIN: ES26742L03
replaced the timming belt and the waterpump.car was running when it came in.when i start it it runs for a few seconds and dies right out.i rechecked the timming and its good.has spark,fuel presure,not to sure here whats going on with this car.please help
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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG56792
Customer brought car in after it had run hot, checked radiator found no coolant, checked oil found coolant in oil, replaced head gaskets(had head checked at reputable shop), timing belt, water pump, after all was done went for a test drive CEL came on with p12... Trouble codes: P1259
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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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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L l door inop VIN: KNAGD12662
This is what i have. The locks work with the key and the remote. If i try and open the left door with the outer handle then the locks close. i tried to unhook the battery to override this response. still the door will not open. Any short cuts here?
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2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L unknown VIN: 4F2CU08191
Client complained of engine not shutting off for up to 15 minutes after ignition key is turned off. Brake light and battery light would come on intermittently. AVR test: OK. Test drove vehicle but did not experience any of these except brake light always on. T...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 4A34AA6G4Y
i have replaced after market o2 sensor of b1s1. the graph shows swing from .2b to 1.2v response.i am wondering either need of oem o2 sensor or bad computer? you help would be greatly appreciated it. thank you. tae Trouble codes: P0135
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Surge, Cuts out, Drops cylenders VIN: JN8AR05Y9T
Well this one I got it from another shop after five mounth. I think it is a maf or in the harness. but I had one it was the o2 sensor . also had same simtoms on a maxima that was a fuel injector. O ya. This truck feels like a rev limiter is comeing on when you... Trouble codes: P0135
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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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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Starting VIN: 3N1CB51D64
Car was towed in intermittent no start/ hard start cold. We scanned vehicle and received a p0335 ckp sensor code. Installed new one from dealer, still no start but now it will not start at all. Also replaced cmp sensor and after more testing at the computer de...
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 453BK6353S
Vehicle has rough idle when cold and stalls when accelerator pedal is depressed. Once the vehicles is warm, (above 185 F) the vehicle will respond normally. The Throttle Position Sensor was replaced because there was a zero reading on the "Throttle Angle" PID...
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Stall, Missfire Codes VIN: JF1GG29604
This vehicle has an interrmittent decel stall, and keeps setting all 4 cylinder missfire codes even though the engine runs perfect. Spark plugs and all coil packs have been replaced, timing belt was recently replaced while inspecting crank and cam gears for da... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 missfire), P0302 (cyl 2 missfire), P0303 (cyl 3 missfire), P0304 (cyl 4 missfire)
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2005 Suzuki XL-7 LX 2.7L No Start VIN: JS3TX92VX5
HELLO MEMBERS!!! I THANK YOU all in advance for taking the time in reading and repplying. I am in need of assistance on this one. Im helping a close friend of mine with this complaint. This car got towed in to his dealership for a "Crank, No start' condition. ...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Driver's door VIN: 4T1SK12E5P
This car developed a problem with the driver's door lock in which it will not unlock, either from the inside button or from the outside key. The car has electric door locks which work from the pass. fr. door for the right front door and both rear doors, but no...
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Steering Rack VIN: 2T1AE09B8R
I have a 94 Corolla with some funky knocking noises going on in the front over bumps. It sounds like bad struts, clunks severely. The car also has a brake pulsation (slightly warped rotors i believe), which causes the noise to sound much worse when braking at ...
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L cat monitor wont run VIN: 4T1BF12B1T
We need to run cat monitor for state inspection. Have followed Toyotas recomended test drive according to the related bulletin. Requirements have been met of engine temp being over 176 degrees and intake air temp over 14 degrees. I can not access mode 6 inform...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Electronic VIN: 4T1BE32KX3
Hi all, i have a 2003 toyota camry le with manual climate control. the customer has had issues with this for sometime now. a/c will work some times and not others. when it stops working the a/c light will blink. i have replaced a/c compressor with new denso un...
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1988 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JHMED365XJ
I thought that maybe the impeller on the waterpump was worn. It was due for a timing belt anyway so I replced both. The waterpump looked fine but the impeller was different on the replacement. This was right before Christmas. The last time I talked to her ...
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1999 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Electronic VIN: KMHWF25S1Y
Thanks to all of you who take time to help me ,whit the hyundai web site i have found a corroded wire (feed)in the fuse block in the engine compartement,thanks again.
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L crank , no start VIN: KM8JN12DO5
Found a corroded wire under fuse box under hood. Black w/orange strip feeds 12 volts to ecm from main relay. Thanks to all that suggested www.hmaservice.com thank you very much. Thier wiring diagrams blew away Mitchell. Thank You all again!
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L Intermittent wipers VIN: JNKDA31A52
Thank you all for your replies. Sorry it took so long to get back to you. We are going to try replacing the wiper motor since everything else we have inspected is functioning properly.
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1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5233W
thanks, all of you that submitted your ideas. I had tried most of them breifly. Still no solution. So i went back to the basics, and found out that while the other shop was trying to diag the problem one of their techs had dropped the dist in 3 teeth off. Rese... Trouble codes: 1345 (camshaft correlation).
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2005 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L oil VIN: 5N1AN08W85
CHECKED WITH NISSAN THEY SAY ITS NOT A COMMON PROBLEM, AFTER CHECKING INTERNET SEEMS TO BE A PROBLEM I KNOW SOME PEOPLE MAY NOT LIKE IT BUT I PUT A CAN OF RESTORE IN CRANKCASE BEEN 3 WEEKS NO LOSS OF OIL
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L collant teme VIN: 4T1BG22K4Y
thanks for evrybody ,i tested 3 after market sensors at 50'c by check the resistance all of them not in range ,i used other sender unit from different camry was in our shop .now evrything work fine ,i make order for original part come from toyota dealer.
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L ABS/Trac/ VSC VIN: 5TD8T48A81
Vehicle not fixed---I explained to the customer the possibility of component(s) and cost of each component that might be causing the INTERMITTEN condition he is experiencing, customer decided to trade vehicle in. would like to thank all who replied to this req...
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