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1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JHMRA13860
cutting to the chase it has no spark and no fuel! last time in because it wouldn't not start or die... we replaced the ig sw. a stab in the dark... this time (2weeks later) the complain was after parking for 5 min. starts and runs and dies and restarts. tryed ...
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2001 Honda S2000 2.0L shifter VIN: JHMAP11471
we just got our first s2000 in for a clutch replacement. has anyone removed a shifter? alldata says remove the boot retainer but gives no how to. weve pried, tugged, tried to rotate to no avail. if we muscle it anymore it will probably break. any help would be...
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2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L cooling fan VIN: 1HGCM66333
customer brigs this car in for ac check says dealer located leak on ac line behind engine.we ran the car with some dye and in several minutes pressure was being released from relief valve.we noticed that when high side pressure reaches 300psi the fan would com...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start
this car came in as a dwd(died while driving) didnt start at the shop. checked codes had a p0343 cam sensor code, checked that out everything checked ok so possible computer. checked compression and found the plugs were wet and compression good. if i hook it u... Trouble codes: P0343
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS1223J
Hey, this one is making me pull out what hair is left. P0340 (CMP sensor) on a 2002 Hyundai Elantra, 2.0l. Some times get a mild hesitation but not sure if it is related to the MIL being on. Anyone with experience on this one please help. New cam and Crank Sen... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Sensor No Signal)
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCA31AXY
i have had the car off and on for about a month and a half, the first time the car came in it was intermintly missing. it had the p1320 code in it at the time. so i recommended replacing all the coils and also replaced both crank shaft sensors. the car left an... Trouble codes: P1320
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire VIN: FT8BF28GXY
this one is eating my lunch. the car has been back twice for misfire. the same coil has been replaced 3 times (factory toyota parts ) the car will run ok for up to 3 weeks or as little as 2 days, but still comes back with bad coils, as soon as its replaced it ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Radio VIN: 4A3AC54L0Y
Battery went dead on this vehicle and now the radio is locked out. I was wondering if anyone has access to the code. Part number - [...]. Thanks in advance.
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L batt VIN: JA4LS41R61
Hello all. We have a montero eating us up with a batt drain over night. With all the fuses and relays removed, the alt and abs module unplugged it will pull 52 milliamps. Has a new napa batt customer installed and test good. Leave batt disconnected over the we...
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1992 Nissan D21 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1N6HD16S8N
This truck won't ,go away! Customer complaint was hesitation, bog sometimes at certain point on road most mornings. When I finally got him to leave it with me I found that when it does it, it falls on it's face at part throttle like a really bad EGR, push a li...
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L immu VIN: JN1DA31D73
Hi techs, any help with this one is greatly appreciated. We've got an 03 Maxima that was first towed in for no start comlaint. Found codes p1610 and p1612. We performed the key relearn procedure using the key in the ignition lock cyinder, and the car started. ...
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2007 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L timing chain VIN: 5N1BV28U57
When the vehicle is cold (warm also but not as noticeable) it has a whine from the timing chain area. It is not a drive belt or p/s pump but the Nissan dealer told him it needed a timing chain and tensioner for 1300.00 bucks. I would like to know if anybody ha...
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Surge, Stall VIN: JT2BG12K7T
I have this 2.2 camry that's acting strange. Car came in originally w/ PO401. We found the vacuum switching valve to be faulty- not supplying vacuum. Customer also said that he vehicle would ocassionally stall & sometimes idle @ 2k. We thought that replacing t...
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2006 Toyota Tundra 4.0L compressor VIN: 5TBRU34126
Vehicle comes in with a A/C system that will blow cold for ten seconds then a/c compressor kicks off and A/c light on dash blinks. Checked to see if we supplied power to the a/c compressor it will work and works well. The light on the dash will still blink aft...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22932
Unfortunately I have not been able to resolve this problem at this time.We did replace the timing belt and adjusted the valves as some suggested as it was overdue-however it still does the exact same thing-the light will pop on while driving but with ABSOLUTLY... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire).
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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L valvetrain VIN: JHMES96674
The general consensus from the group is that the valve stem tops were worn out, and sure enough, they were dished in. Pretty bad for a Honda with less than 200k miles, but this may be common on the hybrids for some reason. We do not get many hybrid Hondas he...
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 4S2DM58Y44
Well, we pulled the left bank fuel rail and ended up finding a small piece of plastic inside the crossover pipe where it connects to the left bank rail. It was intermittently clogging the small hole that goes into the fuel rail. Which explains why when you got... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire).
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
Bryan, Martin, Richard and Cesar all have the prize for being correct IT WAS THE DIST. After double checking the timing I removed the rotor and dust cover and looked inside the dist. and found metal shavings. The shaft was a little loose. Installed a junk yar...
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2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 5N1MD28Y44
I AM GOING TO SAY THIS IS FIXED. THE CUSTOMER HAS STATED SHE DOESN'T HEAR IT AS MUCH THE MORE SHE DRIVES IT. SORRY FOR THE DELAY WE WERE HAVIN G HER PUT SOME MILES ON IT. IT WASN'T A LAZY SHIFT BUT JUST A NOISE LIKE SOMETHING ENGAGING. OUR TRANS GUY TALKED TO...
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2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L shift 1-2 VIN: 1N6AD06W35
well this 1 is fixed at first check the fluid looked good so i decided to pull the pan off to check for bad stuff in the pan when i pulled the drain plug out of the pan the problem became aperent it was a milk shake. we put an external cooler on it and i figur...
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1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JF1GF485XX
WELL THANKS AGAIN TO ALL THAT OFFERED HELP. WE HAVE INSTALLED A USED ENGINE AND IT NOW RUNS. THERE WAS A DIFFERENCE FROM THE MANUAL TRANS MOTOR TO THE AUTOMATIC. WE HAD TO SWAP CRANK AND CAM TIMING BELT PULLEYS. FOR SOME REASON THE CRANK SENSOR TRIGGER ON CRA...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2TIAE04B8S
thank you all for your time and help finding the problem , we were thinking it was not getting a enough fuel but it turned out to be in the distributor, either the cam or crank sensor, but none the less the (with the complete new distibutor ) runs great now, a...
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