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2005 Acura RL 3.5L compressor variable capacity control solenoid VIN: JH4KB16575
When I check power INTO the Variable Capacity Control Solenoid Valve (VCCSV)(black wire) I find battery voltage. When I check the red wire I find it is ground but not a strong one, this wire goes to the Climate Control Unit.***If I remove the harness at the VC...
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2002 Daewoo Leganza SE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: KLAVA69269
This is a vehicle given to me by a customer after the timing belt broke causing all 16 valves to bend. I got a new head. I used new head bolts. The tightening procedure is to tighten, in sequence, the bolts to 18 ft lbs. Then tighten, again in sequence, 90 deg...
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1977 Honda Civic 1200 1.2L Head VIN: SBC5113539
I am doing a head gasket replacement and I am putting it back together and I don't know any torque specs or sequence's. Of course Mitchell dosn't go back that far nor can I find anything on the web. If anyone has a mitchell or chilton manuel that goes back tha...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L All Gears VIN: 1HGCG2257X
We had this car come in originally with only 4th gear and reverse. Found a used transmission and after we installed it had a late shift on every gear right away, and it almost seem to get later of a shift the more we drove it. I just figured the used trans was...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD18721
This Honda has been driving us nuts for a couple of days. Code P1399 keeps reoccuring and no other codes show up. I removed the valve cover and checked valve lash. Also swappwd another distributer with no affect. Tried replacing all ignition and fuel filter al...
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2003 Honda Civic GX 1.7L Stall VIN: 1G45633UT3
posting for a friend, vin is incorrect...states car starts and stalls.Acts like security issue (starts and stalls within 2-4 seconds) but the green key indicator on the ipc goes out. flashes with key on,then out when starts,no codes stored, told me honey comb ...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L guage
car came in temp guage reading hot, no physical overheat. I used infrared temp gun to determine engine coolant temp normal, scanner reading for coolant temp 270F. Previous repair was new thermostat and flushed cooling system, bled cooling system. test drive: A...
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2006 Infiniti M45 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY01E1G
came in with multiple problems. ac was caused by damaged wiring in front end. after this was was done, the customer wanted us to go after the code. it shows up for bank 2 ivt control. checked the tsb's mentioned in the archives, and went through the entire dia... Trouble codes: P0021 (IVT control)
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2004 Isuzu NPR .0L abs VIN: JALE5B1454
Abs light stay on i would like to know how to pull code manualy?
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2001 Nissan Primera 2000CC Transmission engagement VIN: WTP12-0148
Check for codes but scanner is not communicating with TCM only. Check for codes manually and got line pressure sensor, not sure where to turn.
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D12
This nissan has a hard fault, u codes that Im having trouble fixing. can't find any good diagnoses info on alldata check for fixes on IATN all or most talk about a ground under the dash and also there is a TSB out on this code. I added a new ground under dash ... Trouble codes: U1000, U1000, P0021
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E94
Hello all this one is a killer,car came in nostart condition customer said he went away for the weekend came back car would not start. scan for codes P1564 ascd switch came up on the ECM no other codes for any other modules i have injector pluse but no spark i... Trouble codes: P1564
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1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF635XW
This car has had a motor replacement, new engine had bad valves. New heads were installed, and now has 140 lbs of compression in all cylinders. Car runs great untill it warms up the has poor accleration and poor idle quality. Compression check was done after w...
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2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3SEBS456RW
HI guys -please ignore the vin I am home now and my mind is racing here. Last year this car came in with a 420 code and the cust wouldnt spring for a subaru conv. We replaced the ft sensor with a subaru unit and the rear w aft market. The converter was a Walk... Trouble codes: P0133, P0131
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG12K6T
Thanks in advance for the help. This one came in with above code. We check egr system and all check passed. Also pulled egr off tho lock in intake and my tech ( who is no longer here) said that it did not looked clogged. So we cleared codes and sent on its way... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient flow detected)
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L A/C Light VIN: 5TEWN72N44
Hope all you Toyota techs are well. We have this '04 Tacoma with no light on the A/C button. We can press the Recirc button and it does light. Fuses good, couldn't find a relay for the A/C mag clutch. Is it part of the control head on this model? Anyway, I rem...
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2006 Acura MDX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18906
Sorry for the delay, we had to schedule the vehicle back for the timing belt/ valve adjustment service. While adjusting the valves, there was only one cylinder that was out from the rest of them. I was suprised that it was throwing both bank codes for this. We... Trouble codes: P0175 (rich condition bank 2), P0172 (rich condition bank 1).
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2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Lift Gate Actuator VIN: JHLRE48747
FINALLY FIXED IT. THE CAR UNKNOWINGLY WAS IN THE BODY SHOP AND WAS HIT IN THE RIGHT REAR DOOR SO THEY FORGOT TO PLUG IN THE DOOR CONNECTOR TO THE BODY HARNESS. I PLUGED IT IN AND THE LIFTGATE WORKS GREAT. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE
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1991 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L Suspension VIN: 4F2CU44X8M
I got some good replies suggesting replacing the body and frame rivets, checking the ball joints and tie rod,spot welding the crossmembers. We came to the conclusion the noise is coming from the brakes only on very hard stops going down hill. Since everything ...
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