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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: 2HNYD18643
Please help! customer brought in and complaint all door locks won't work with remote or door lock switches on both side of door. Checked and found blown fuse #12(20a) on passenger side fuse box. Replaced new fuse and all door lock works again but, it burned a...
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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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1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5633R
i have this accord no start,no spark no injector pulse cam is turning the distributor.i have power to the igniter on the black with yellow tracer and the green wire got i have power to coil. i replaced distributor with a reman also replaced main relay still no...
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1998 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Alternator VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Srs Light VIN: 1HGEM22541
The srs light comes on while driving. It will go out when i am stopped or in park. I have scanned for codes, none found. I do have a code in the pcm 20-02 eld high voltage. I looked for the description in aldata but couldn't find it. Not sure if it's related t...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Shut Valve VIN: 1HGCM55634
month a go pull the code p2242 evap shut valva stack closed replace the comoplete canister and shut valve. 2 weks later vehiculo camback whit the same code ,remove canister we found water in the litle plastic tank located above canister olso water in the shut ...
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.7L Srs VIN: KMHWF35H75
The SRS system is now completely disabled and disconected, but I don't have the adapter to perform the required tests described, after system preparation, the diagnostic procedure request me to check PAB resistency, but I need some adapters whic I don't have. ...
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNADC12553
First start of the day, the idle hunts 500 to 1000 .. after 30-45 min of driving the car seems to start to have no throttle response unless pedal to the metal. as you keep going the no power or throttle response gets worse and you have to pull over. car is idl...
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8UZ30C3N
PLEASE HELP...When I got this in the plugs, wires, cap, and rotor were shot and the right cam sensor wires were cut by the serp. belt. So I replaced them and the o2's but the car is still acting up. at idle there is a distinct jerk to the motor, I have been g... Trouble codes: 13 (cam sensor), 21 (02 sensor), 28 (02 sensor)
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1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1NB3531X
Ok here you go ive inherited this fine piece of ______t,Intermittanly cold start stumbles falls on its face last a couple min and goes away.Cust states it also surges on highway havnt felt this yet though.Maf reads 4gps at idle ltft and stft lil neg.What is th...
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1995 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA26A6S
Well this is driving me nuts, it came in with code po340 cam sensor signal. Couldn't get it to act up so suggested maby a bad sensor in dist. cust showed up two weeks later with code reset and a new dist., said put it in , well needless to say code came back a... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Key VIN: JA4LS21H4Y
Is there a procedure to code a new key on this vehicle without using a scan tool. I know the procedure for volvo and ford and just wondering the dealership wants $150.00. The student has the orginal key and a blank he got on ebay.
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2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Parking Lights VIN: 1N6BA07B26
I have just replaced the ipdm due to a no start. After replacing the truck started up and everything works as should except the parking lights. When you turn parking lights on with switch then turn them off they stay on. I did a search on here to find that som...
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2007 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Torque Converter VIN: 5N1AR18WX7
Hello techs. This Pathfinder has a vibration when the torque converter locks up in OD. It's been a while since I test drove it, and I can't remember if it happens when locking up in 3rd gear as well, and I know that would be a valuable bit of info.. The proble...
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2008 Nissan Quest 3.5L unknown VIN: 5N1BV28U78
here's something weird. When driving this quest very occasionally when you step on the brake the check engine light and the brake light will come on. when you start driving again they will go off. Checked for codes in all computers and there are no codes anywh...
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1987 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L timing chain VIN: JTHRN62D3H
This 4runner is becoming a pain. Owner had the headgasket replaced by another shop that didn't even check the head, it still leaked. Had it done again by a different shop who found the cam was wiped out, got a used head and made one out of the two, but never h...
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1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L won't shift VIN: JT3VN66W4J
This vehicle will not shift out of 1st. If I unplug the trans harness it will have 4th gear only. If I power the solenoids manually I can make it shift into the various gears by running a hot or ground wire to the various solenoids in different combinations. T...
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2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R52
After doing tune up, vehicle came back with same codes. It is picking up misfire on cyl. 1 on computer but can not feel skip. Rechecked coil and it was fine. Checked cam and crank signals and are good. Did compression check both running and cranking are fine. ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire on cylinder 1), P0300 (Random misfire)
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2004 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Evaporator core VIN: 5TDZA23CX4
Hello everyone, have another question for all that have delt with this type of vehicle. I diagnosed a leaking evap. core and my service writer suggested maybe we should replace the heater core at the same time. It made sense but when we tried to locate the par...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No A/C clutch VIN: 1HGEJ8146W
Cleaned the idle air control. Found out that vehicle had been tuned 6 weeks ago. The tech that tuned it used the idle air bleed to adjust idle. The air bleed screw was more than 2 turns (out) out of adjustment. Set air bleed - problem solved. Thanks for t...
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1997 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GGCS1442V
Removed timing cover and found the tensioner to be broken. Chain had skipped 2 teeth. Replaced chain, gears & tensioner. Thanx for all the help! Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1FE17N04
the problem was low compression ..We caslled mazda and athey have extented warraty on the engine and we sent it away to the dealer for a new engine ,,thanks again
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC84H63
Well after buying the information from Mitsubishi. I could trace the power flow correctly. The power was feed was from the ignition switch to the MFI Relay under the hood. Under close inspection of the wiring harness found two wires chaffed by previous accide...
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L cooling fans VIN: JA4LZ41G03
Thanks for the help but we never could prove anything. This is our personal shop car so we unplugged one of the two fans and made if driveable. Thanks again
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D6Y
replaced downstream o2 sensor on bank 1; problem taken care of
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1997 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Diff VIN: JF1GC8KP5V
Sorry i am new to this and thought I had closed this case when I hit update. Yes again thank you all who replied the fault was the transfer Duty solenoid and the solenoid was clicking when voltage was applied but the solenoid was not opening. Fitted a new sole...
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1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT4RN63A2J
thanks for all the advise. it was all very useful. I only got to fix the symptom not the problem. it ended up being the timing was retarded. I think the coolant temp code or another code that showed up (51 idle switch not closed at idle) was not letting the co... Trouble codes: 21 (Too lean), 22 (coolant temp sensor).
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2004 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L shifting VIN: JTDDR32T14
Well thanks to all who reponded, unfortunatly the used car dealer hasn't gotten back to me about fixing the car, but i did determine the computer to be faulty with my updated solus software, it proved to have no control over gear selection and has been suggest...
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