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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6625A
this honda has code 92 have tried new gas cap.have checked rubber hoses for being split or cracked. Is there a common problem with these that can cause this code .I have no smoke machine .does this code indicate a leak or does it indicate a bad component. Any ... Trouble codes: 92
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1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L AC Circuit VIN: 1HGCE18600
Hi guys been over this diagram several times and read some helpful posts. This vehicle's Compressor Relay is only switched to GRD when cooling fans through ECT switch B are engaged. I'm thinking the PCM but still would like some additional diagnosis. When ecu ...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG5558X
ok i have 2 honda's with the same problem. i have done a tune-up, i dont think its a disturbtor. i think its a bad map sensor, but i dont want to start replacing parts that i dont have to. jus want some suggestions on what to look at first. the vehicles are co... Trouble codes: P1399 (misfire in all cylinders)
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2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Electronic VIN: KMHJG35F8Y
thanks for taking time to check this one out! car came in with a bad shift flare and harsh engagement. we read about some common problems with pulse generators and tps. we replaced both and reset system. no change in symtoms. we then decided to send to trans s...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall VIN: 4S2CK5XWXX
Well all, here I am begging for a bail out from the infinite wealth of wisdom in the automotive world. I have about 6 hairs left on my head from either scratching or pulling. This wonderful vehicle came to me a while back with a hard start and I found the fue...
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1997 Nissan Sentra 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AB41D4V
According to customer she filled up friday morning and MIL comes on later on the same day. She brings it in and she had a P0440 only so i looked at her fuel level and saw she got gas. I smoked system and it was all good. Shes back a week later. P0440 and P0446... Trouble codes: P0440 (EVAP Emission system), P0446 (EVAP vent controll circuit)
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D01
swaped cylinder 2 and 3 coil packs and cylinder 3 and 4 plugs and cylinder 1 and 3 injectors and i am still getting a misfire on cylinder 3 for a few seconds after a cold start in the morning or after letting the engine cool off after starting it. Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire)
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2002 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31AX2
Don't get alot of Nissan's in the shop so we could use some assistance with this 2002 Nissan Maxima. It has a 3.5 V6 engine and is very well maintained. We have a check engine light with code P0021 Intake Valve Timing Control Bank 2. The customer brought in re... Trouble codes: P0021 (Intake Valve Timing Control Bank 2)
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Unknown VIN: J1FUTHYDGE
Greetings Nissan masters, Never had a Titan with Tranny problems so Im gonna run this one by you. Vehicle towed in with trans in limp home, the following codes are present, P1754,P1764 and P1769... I read a few things about TCM problems which I may investigate...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L ABS motor VIN: 1N4BA41E06
As you drive above 8mph the abs motor starts to run constantly and then when you apply the brakes the abs just shudders this always happens when u first drive the car for the day and will act up consistantly till it warms up. No codes present.All wheel speed s...
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2009 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L cruise control VIN: 1N6BD06T29
This one is for any of the Nissan dealer techs out there, this is my personal truck & I bought it during the cash for clunckers debacle, anyway it does'nt have alot of options, but the one I miss most is cruise control...as this truck is drive by wire, is ther...
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2000 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E8Y
thanx for looking in advance still have a lean condition. short term fuel bounces neg n pos side 5% each way. long term stays 10% pos. cleared code sat but no lite since. it returned with a lean code previously with just a new rear o2 sensor. i feel like the l...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCB7667L
Thanks for all the replies. Cam timing was off as nearly everyone suggested. Thought we checked but apparently not well enough.
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 5FNRL18973
Sorry, this got double-posted. We checked the torque on the rear head bolts and found four stripped. Installed helicoiols in those bolts and reinstalled head, I think this is OK, the owner has it and he has complained about some oil leaking, but it is not o...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L connector VIN: KMHDN45D11
replaced input speed sensor,tie wrapped harness to sensor.i have a parts man in san antonio looking for the pig tail,thanks for the help
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8JN72D25
OK FOLKS, THE PROBLEM WAS THERE WAS A BAD GROUND ON THE MAIN RELAY.I PUT POWER TO ONE SIDE OF THE RELAY AND IT STARTED. CHECKED THE GROUND TO THE RELAY AND IT WAS BAD. THE WIRE ITSELF WAS ALL CORRODED INSIDE THE WIRE COVERING. REPLACED THE WIRE AND PROBLEM SOL...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L window motor VIN: JWKCV54643
Car is fixed. Special Thanks to stephen in Cali. If you review this repair- follow his very well laid out relearn procedure and you should be succesfull. I got a lot of great info from everyone so Thanks to all.
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2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L pass airbag VIN: JNKCV51F45
I sent the vehicle to the dealer turns out it needs a new module,sensor etc. 1500.00 in parts only.
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2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80DX5
Fixed, turns out it was the bellows as well as that purge valve. Thanks again IATN! Trouble codes: P2179 (system too lean off idle), P2187 (system too lean at idle).
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21A4W
Thanks to all who replied.Those who mentioned the o-rings between the block and rear timing cover hit the nail right on the head.After cleaning,adding dye to oil and moving a wire bracket,was able to see point of leak with black light and a mirror.Is coming be...
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2006 Scion xA 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKKT62456
thanks to all that replied, i knew how to test the actuator and was aware of the bulletin on replacing the cam gear, what i wanted to know was if complete timing chain removal was needed! as aldata said labor was 1.2 hrs, jamie [...] replied it was possible t... Trouble codes: P0012 (cam position a timing over retard bank 1).
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1997 Suzuki Sidekick JLX Sport 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD21V1V
Customer has not returned for repair. We suspect the mass air is at fault and several techs replied with the same concern in their shop, aftermarket mass air will not work. Customer is still choking at the cost and searching the internet for a used replacment ... Trouble codes: 103 (mass air high).
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1985 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L power steering pump VIN: FT2AE82E0F
Hello, everybody! Thanks for sending me all clues which is big helps for me. The main problem was the remanufactured parts were defect in turns such as partially plugged in P/S pump and partially stuck in RACK&PINION. I should check the remanufactured parts be...
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1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No communication VIN: 2T1BB02E7T
Thanks to everyone that replied. It turns out that it was a combination of two factors going on. The DLC terminal pin tension was slightly low for the highly-used state emissions testing machine OBDII connectors, making for intermittent communication (that we ...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH20V51
We r/r the timing chain and found the chain to be rather worn. The customer isn't very good about oil changes and the engine had a lot of varnish, so it would be easy to see chain wear. New chain seems to have fixed the problems! Of the three replies, I had on... Trouble codes: P1346.
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2008 Toyota Sequoia Limited 5.7L Safety VIN: 5TDBY67A18
thanks,the car comeback,i registrated it again,the first number of the tire pressure transmitter ID is 8,registrated with the IDs,[...],everthing is ok.
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