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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S6CK58V6S
I have a 1995 honda passport that has had a random stall with a no start. the transmission light will come on for a bit while driving and sometimes it will stall. after it stalls it will not start and the check engine light on the dash is not on. i have checke...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG165XY
This car came in 4 days ago and one of the guys got these codes. He had a known good MAP so swapped it out and checked out some other stuff (see the repair history) and ran it through the OBD monitors and all systems were go. Car came back today (his day off) ... Trouble codes: P0108 (MAP sensor circuit high voltage), P0113 (IAT sensor circuit high voltage)
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG16551
no trouble codes!!! turn over no start. checked coolant temp sensor, it is accurate. checked for spark and found spark plugs very wet, but we do have spark. put spark plugs in and now vehicle runs but it is very rich. checking timing, it is perfect. checked f...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L rear pads VIN: KM8SC73D72
this santa fe is wearing only the inside pads out.we replaced both calipers with the anchors and pads(pads 3 times).we do not have a pressure gauge to check the fluid pressure but if it was pressure related should it not affect both inner and outer pads? any h...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN46D25
Hey guys,I have an intermittant no start that i can not duplicate at the shop.I installed a new fuel pump about 2 months ago due to a no start.It did not have fuel pressure then & a new pump fixed the problem.Customer says the car will start for a second & shu...
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2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTHBD19213
idle surges 1500-2500 for appox a min then surge reduces 900-1100 for a min then returns to normal .i cant find any info on idle relearn . is there a procedure or not ? if so what is it please . any help would be a great help thanks in advance
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1976 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: HLS3029896
This vehicle came from another shop, has new thermo-time switch, water temp switch, had corrosion in most of the connectors, cleaned these connectors, has a rebuit ECM, this vehicle will run good for a couple of weeks then will start billowing out black smoke,...
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1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L no start after new cam was put in VIN: JN1HJ01F8R
cranks but no start
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2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L Surge VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
hey to all, help me out nissian techs, i bought this van from my customer, it had a check light on, it was knock sensor, cam sensor, cam sensor in distubtor, replaced, seems to stubble when acc from stop, and at idle, drove home and light came back on, this ti...
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2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: SN1BV28U64
Good morning all, I was wondering if anyone has done a timing chain on one of these vans. I am trying to decide whether to remove the engine or do it in car. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks, Artie
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2006 Scion xA 1.5L compressor VIN: JTKKT60426
This car is a classic "Little Old Lady" special. She purchased it new, the only work so far is lof. The A/C controls seem to work- lights, fan, modes but it does not cool. I checked pressure and it has 100 psi on high and low sides. I don't have a factory scan...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BG6853V
Dear Fellow techs I need some advice on this subaru. It needs the trans replaced. Old car but sound ,customer on limited budget. I have a wrecked 1997 legacy outback for adonor car. I am told the gear ratio is different. If replace both trans and rear differia...
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2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Drive engagment VIN: 4S3BE6355Y
When vehicle is cold and drive is selected a delay is present followed by a harsh engagment. After vehicle warms up problems go away. Delay is only present when going into drive from park or reverse. all other shifts are smooth.
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH67554
Customer has continuous problem with spark plugs cracking at the porcelain area. First encountered on cylinder #2 now on #1. Check engine light will come on and the appropriate P030X code will be present. Replace the effected plug, car runs fine until plugs cr...
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1970 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1211212121
I need help! This cruiser goes back a few years.The problem im having is popping back through carb.I have tried alot of things/has fairly new points new plugs wires cap rebuilt carb. I have played with timing up/down to no avail.I have checked compression did ...
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2003 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L timing chain tensioner VIN: 1NXBR32E93
On this 03 Corrola, how does one release the timing chain tension after installing the chain and tensioner? It has the hook to hold it back, but has to be pushed in to release the hook. How do you push it in after installed? I know this could be a forum quest...
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Misfire VIN: 5NPEU46F26
car came back-unable once again to duplicate concern. i swapped the plug, coil pack and injector all to different cylinders so that when it happens again, i can poss. isolate root cause. in the meantime, the tranny went out of this thing so am waiting to get... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3L2864Y0
Thanks so much for all the help.Was using a newer scanner which works fine on every thing else I plug it in to.Not on this mazda. !!. Snap on stopped in yesterday and let me use his modis.comm. just fine.Fond I had no sensor grd to TPS,MAF,fuel pump relay,etc....
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L body control module VIN: 1YYHP80C07
10 REPLIES-THANKS EVERYONE. PLUG & PLAY, PERFORM P/WINDOW RELEARN. REPLACED HOOD RELEASE CABLE, LEAKED CHECKED & GONE. I THINK THIS BCM HAD BEEN REPLACED BEFORE, P/N FOR BCM THAT WAS IN VEHICLE WAS FOR ANTITHEFT. CAR DID NOT HAVE ANTITHEFT. INSTALLED BCM FOR C...
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1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24D7R
Pins in ecu connector were loose. Pulled pins and re-tensioned the piece that looks like a thin band in center of pin. Re installed and concern was then corrected. Thank you all.
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D01
FIRST OF ALL THANK YOU TO EVERY ONE WHO REPLIED. CHECKING THE COOLANT SYSTEM FOR COMBUSTION GAS TESTED POSITIVE AND PRESSURE TESTING THE COOLANT SYSTEM WITH THE PLUG OUT OF CYLINDER 3 PROVED A BLOWN HEAD GASKET OR A CRACK IN THE BLOCK OR HEAD. UPON DISASSIMBLY... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire).
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Unknown VIN: 11N4BL11D2
thanks to all who took the time to help. don,harold,and andrew hit it right on the head. i bled the heater core. the car has been gone for a week and no problems. thanks for the help.
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2006 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L Compressor & blower VIN: 5N1AN08U15
Thanks for all the help never would of thought that the resistor would cause the a/c to act like that. I guess that was one of those hard lessons learned. The bear eat me on this one. Had a feeling it was the resistor but never seen one with those symptoms ...
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1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4TAWN72N2X
Okay everyone... thanks for all the input. After checking and rechecking everything over and over, it still led to a bad catalyst. The new one we installed was defective right out of the damn box! Called our rep at Worldpac and screamed bloody murder, got a... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean mixture code).
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2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L p/s resevior VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
thanks to all that replied, replaced the resevoir and that took care of the fluid erupting from the resevoir
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Head Lights VIN: JTDKB20U25
thank you for all the replies and hats off to Carolyn [...] from San Francisco she has a video on youtube showing how to change these lamps the fix was replace both bulbs I have done that and the owner is very happy the dealer wanted 1 hour per side plus...
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