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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No A/C clutch VIN: 1HGEJ8146W
When the vehicle goes to idle the ac shuts off. anthing above idle the ac functions normal. 50 rpm above idle and the ac works. The relay (coil side) I can see the ground that is controlled by the computer shut off and come back on when the idle increases.
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2001 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 456CK58W11
well after this suv came with a flashing SES when cold and came with lean rich codes.p0172, p0174 p0175. i spayed around intake and i found a leaky intake and replce gaskets along with spark plugs. Then it was sent out, but two days later the car came back wit... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174, P0175, P0300
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2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L run good VIN: KMHCF35G2Y
cannot get this car to ru evap and catalyst monitors please help
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C22
hi guys , stuck, i have an accent with no computer, chacked all powers and grounds and replaced it with two differnt used ecms, from two different scrap yards, i have no injector drive, no spark, no fuel pump, i have checked all powers and all grounds to the e...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Timing VIN: JACDH58VXR
hello all this trooper is a 1994 3.2 v 6 SOHC the problem is the timing belt broke ,we got the new belt and i cant get it right ,i read the Michael book on the timing ,but it doesn't tell you witch of the four marks on the right cam is the correct one. the rig...
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Surge VIN: 1N4BL11E13
Here we go... We have this car and because it has a code P0128 along with the P0650 the car goes into limp mode. Well, we can take care of the P0128 but all tests ran and voltage and continuity tests lead me to the instrument cluster (Multifunction Indicator f... Trouble codes: P0128 (Temp out of range.), P0650 (MIL control circuit.)
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2007 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L Starting VIN: 5TBBV58137
Hi everyone, My personal truck is acting up. The vehicle will start and then stall within 2 seconds. The immobilizer light in the center of the dashboard is not lit at all at any time that i have noticed. This seems like an imobliser issue to me, but im not v...
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1999 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L compressor VIN: JH4DC2392X
Thank you to everyone for your help. The evap. temp. sensor was the problem. After I viewed your suggetions, I performed the test for the evap. temp. sensor in Mitchell On Demand and it failed. So keep some ice water handy for the test. Aloha!
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22973
Finally fixed this civic. I had the egr valve unplugged and no have changes. Checked fuel volume and was great. Started to think back to basics and road tested vehicle for a long (30 minutes) road test. Notice now only does it under heavy load going up a hill ... Trouble codes: 2002, 7201, 7101, 7401.
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2006 Infiniti M45 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY01E1G
Thanks to David and Usman, they pointed the way to the problem, most likely being the camshaft actuator itself, or the solenoid. the oil quality is an issue, but this engine was very clean. due to the large amount of money already expended on body work and o... Trouble codes: P0021 (IVT control).
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L timing VIN: KNDUP13173
thank you all for your information, i have not found any problems with the engine or how it runs, i am suspecting that is has been running with this one gear off 2 teeth for some time. i am going to replace the belt and set all the marks back to where they sho...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10V4X
I found some bad wire for front bank vvti solenoid above the tranny valley closer to rear head. repaired wire which fixed the weird signal that I found on my lab scope was asking everybody about. I also found the vvti solenoids to get sticky when they got war... Trouble codes: P1354, P1349, P1346, P0300, P0302, P0304.
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2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L no 4-5 upshift. 4th gear is highest will go VIN: JTJBT20X63
Thanks to all who replied. I changed the valve body w/ used unit and all is well. I bench tested all the solenoids and cleaned valve body on original but there must have been something in there that i missed. Thanks again.
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2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L Surge VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
would like to thank all that responded to help with this vehicle, i switched the rear injectors to the the front and the miss fire went to cyl 2, replaced injector and problem solved. so once again thanks to everybody, nissan quest for sale lol.
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2000 Subaru Forester S 2.5L pedal VIN: JF1SF6551Y
Thanks to all recieved info re check master,wheel bearing loose,bleed. Re re all pads service pads,free up all pads in supports.Pedal improved.Check with customer after several weeks,happy with pedal. Thanks again to all. Francis.
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L failed emission VIN: 4T1BF12B7T
Finally! Got the monitors to run and it passed the emission test. I had a lot of replies with lots of ideas. A few expressed that the drive cycle to be completed properly needs to be performed on a dyno. I don't have access to a dyno so I could not try that. A...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L security system VIN: JT2BF28K8X
Thanks to you all for eleven replies. I learned a lot here and so did the customer.Never lose your only key and hang on to a spare! We wound up sending the ecm off for reprogramming to two new keys and the car started right up. Everyone happy!!!
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 5TDBT48A62
We tried all the suggested procedures and were unable to relearn the new keys,sent it to the dealer and they could not repair it.So we are using the transponder from original key,totrick the ecu untill customer can afford an ecu
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2006 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L a/c system VIN: JTEBU14R86
after replacing blower controller and hvac module,i did the wiggle test on # 2 heater fuse and found the socket to be spread enough not to make 100% contact until the heated partially open circuit at the fuse socket made contact.i pinched the socket closed the...
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