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1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L trans, converter VIN: JHMBB624XW
This prelude stalls when cold and put into gear. In park it runs fine, no mifire, no idle flucuation. Tried lifting car to take load off. Put in gear with no brake applied and doesn't stall, as soon as brake applied it stalls. I decided to disconnect the shift...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG667XX
Hello Honda techs... We have a 1999 accord ex 2.3 ulev california emissions that is giving us fits. It came in with a p1165 air fuel code, and occasionaly it would stall. so we checked the sensor and replaced it with an aftermarket one. code came back. put an ... Trouble codes: P1165
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L at rear of engine VIN: JHLRD68575
Came in for oil leak, we put dye in it and checked for leak. Found leak at rear of engine between engine and trans. Took trans shield off and looking at back of block I can see the oil leak coming out of a round protrution to the right of main seal, maybe end ...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LSE 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W91
got po160 right away replaced all 4 sensors with swap to oe denso sensors. When grounded both high and low side sensors no change in voltage. a steady .456 volts (connected or disconnected)when reading with scanner but with key on engine off the voltage of the... Trouble codes: P0160
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2002 Mazda B2300 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR12D22
We are unable to find this code in alldata.It will come on shortly after it is started.Looked at the basics but was wondering if anyone knows what this code is for? Thanks so much. Trouble codes: P1537
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1976 Nissan 620 2.0L Mechanical VIN: HL62010747
This truck is giving me fits. Came in with no brakes. Pulled front and rear apart and replaced front shoes and cylinders, rear shoes and cylinders, turned drums, freed up adjusters and made sure lower adjuster would slide.Packed bearings and replaced seals. Bl...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D62
car runs great but is using 1 quart of oil aprox every 350 miles. no leaks. no smoke. i have seen this before on other customer cars but never got an answer. any help apreciated.
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Compressor / Other / Noise VIN: 1N4BL11E02
I have 2 problems I believe may be related or independent from each other. Part 1: First if you have the vehicle running and push in the AC button and have the fan switch on any speed the is a hissing type noise from somewhere in the dash area (though at highe...
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L unknown VIN: JN8AZ08W93
This Murano has a buzzy type vibration mainly at 35 MPH that is dependant on engine torque. A slight pull will bring the vibration on and leaving off the gas it will go away. It will be so bad that it will make your hands numb on the wheel if held there. The c...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Electronic VIN: 1N4BA41E16
CHANGED TRANS FLUID CAR CAME BACK THREE DAYS AGO AND CAR BACK WITH NO SHITING INDICATOR IN LIMP MODE NO COMMUNICATION WITH TCM...CODES U1000...AND U1001..CHECKED All fuses and grounds all ok checked relas all ok any help would be great..thanks
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1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4S3BK4350V
We never take the time to ask questions we can answer, which is why I'm here now. We have a 97 Subaru that had a leaking head gasket - common enough. We foolishly tried to resurface the heads, and had it apart 3 times trying to get them to reseal. (word to the...
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BH675X3
A car came in with the head gaskets leaking anti freeze I replaced the head gasket after sending the heads out to get machined I have no leaks at all and no combustion gases in the cooling system, but the car is overheating. it overheat faster when the ac is t...
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2007 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG69667
Hey, car came in with mil light on with codes P2440 and P1410. Both codes indicate a problem with the air injection system. Looks like I would have to pull the intercooler and possible the intake just to get at these valves. I find no info on iatn or identifix... Trouble codes: P2440, P1410
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1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HTO5J1X
This vehicle intermittently drops cyl's 2,4,6,8 at idle only. There is no consistency to which cylinder and when. Have tried new coils and plugs. Ohmed out all of the injectors and watched for either coils or injectors to stop firing when the misfire occurs an... Trouble codes: 302 (2 misfire), 304 (4 misfire), 306 (6 misfire), 308 (8 misfire), 300 (Reandom misfire)
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF30K72
vehicle has repeated coil failures.performed intake and fuel sytem cleaning and replaced 2 coils.then vehicle ran great fuel trims good.vehicle returns a month later with p1300 and corrisponding coil is junk.moved coil and that moved mis.i know lean condition ... Trouble codes: P1300 (Misfire cylinder 1)
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF30K72
vehicle has repeated coil failures.performed intake and fuel sytem cleaning and replaced 2 coils.then vehicle ran great fuel trims good.vehicle returns a month later with p1300 and corrisponding coil is junk.moved coil and that moved mis.i know lean condition ... Trouble codes: P1300 (Misfire cylinder 1)
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E92
Toyota techs i need your help.this corolla came to us after another shop could not fix her problem.originally it had a misfire and hesitation off idle while accelerating,po300 and fuel trims were +25. Replaced fuel injectors because the inlet screens were torn... Trouble codes: P0300
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Timing VIN: JACDH58VXR
Hello to all that took time out of there busy day to help me with this timing problem ,i put the belt on and try to start the car and just when it felt like it was about to start the Dane starter quit on me ,so i order a starter should get it by Friday.an way...
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2004 Isuzu NPR .0L abs VIN: JALE5B1454
I get information from Identifix to get abs code jumpterminal 12 white/blue wire of the data connector to terminal 4or5 (ground) with ignition key off when the ignition turn on the abs will flash out 2 digit code start with normal code 12 to clear ...
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2006 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L No Start VIN: JALB4B1616
Thank you for the helpful replies. Several had questioned fuel quality as these engines require clean and good quality fuel in fact some dealers have suggested adding a secondary fuel filter; however my fuel was good and clean.Others mentioned oil level and q... Trouble codes: PP109.
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1999 Kia Sephia 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy
Thanks for all the responces. Yes, it was timing as suggested. The belt was jumping back and forth three teeth at a time. I had to run it check it and re-run it till I found it off. The tensionner and oil was the root cause of the belt jumping teeth. Thanks a...
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L navigation VIN: JTJHA31U54
Thanks for all the help. I've kept all the good info given and STILL await the customer's return as he is a very busy business individual who has trouble getting here for the needed testing. Once again, I'm sure we didn't power down the system when battery w...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1NA3514M
First of all I like to thank everyone here. You guys are great. After reading all the responses here what I did: I found that the gasket in front of the cat was leaking. After fixing it the O2 reading came down and lambda calculation came to normal-about 1.02....
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2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22132
As advised, I removed the throttle body and EGR valve. I cleaned the two ports behind the throttle body with a curved pick and B12 carb cleaner spray. I also blew AC flush through to EGR port. Thank you to those who responded. Kerry was very specific and corre... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR flow problem).
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2005 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L extended cranking VIN: JM3LM28A45
this vehicle had a bad ground at the rear of transmission bellhousing. multiple grounds bolt to a bracket, bracket bolts to trans & hold wiring harness as well.
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2006 Mazda 5 Touring 2.3L Flex plate VIN: JM1CR29386
Well I really feel like a fool now... the standard figer test does not work with this torque converter, and gettting it to seat fully in is a bit tricky i ended up putting it on the ground with the torque converter pointing up to finaly get this thing to slide...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4MT31H6Y
Thank you guys for the replies. The fix ended up being adjusting the TP sensor. The IAC was trying to compensate for this, but adjusting the TP did the trick. Also replaced fuel filter and did intake valve cleaning/fuel injection service including cleaning ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L transmission goes into limp mode VIN: 4A3AC44G9Y
I was finally able to locate the correct control unit and immobilizer for the J6B transmission. Programmed control units to vehicle. The J6B control unit (came from a 2001 spider convertible) and has no sport mode. Road tested and now hangs in 1st gear till 40...
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Surge VIN: 1N4BL11E13
Okay, Thanks to all of your replies! The customer bought the thermostat, this took care of the P0128. The thermstat did not look faulty but it was slow to open and close when watching it with the scanner. After doing the tests for the MIL and ECM and then t... Trouble codes: P0128 (Temp out of range.), P0650 (MIL control circuit.).
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2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
i pulled the injector rail and found injector #1 and #4 plugged with a white substance. the fuel rail had something in it also; you could here it bouncing around. thanks to denis from malaysia,long from texas,ron from massachusetts,and scott from arizona. Trouble codes: P0301.
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D94
This car is fixed and gone! Most of the replies were things that we had checked but I appriciate the suggestions. Had to go with my gut and tear the timing cover off. The chain had stretched and the tensioner was at full extension.The chain was out of time ...
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1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L 4wd engaged VIN: JT3DJ81W5R
I want to thank Brad [...] and Paul for their replies. I am confident the problem is in the transfer case center diff or actuator fork. My problem is the customer who was so worried about the problem won't spend any money. Now that I know the t-case can be re...
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Surge, Stall VIN: JT2BG12K7T
Thankyou everyone for your suggestions. It wound up being the ect. Replaced it & car runs fine
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2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K81
I DOUBLED CHECKED TO MAKE SURE THAT I HAD NO VACCUM LEAKS RECHECKED THE MAP SENSOR AND THAT WAS FINE.I DECICED TO GET ANOTHER AIR FUEL RATIO SENSOR FROM THE DEALER AND NOW IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL WEEKS AND THE LIGHT IS OFF,THE FIRST AIR FUEL RATIO SENSOR I RECIEVE... Trouble codes: P0171.
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