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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMCB766XM
Group, Hope you can help point me in the right direction. This one is kicking my tail. Car was towed in as a no start. Customer states they had been driving it for a month with symptoms of misfires and bucking all the time but it finally just got to where it w...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8648S
hey guys and gals i ve got a interesting one repaired oil leak from valve cover gaskett and cranked vech for about [...] with plug wires disconnected now vech is crank no start ck spark ok fuel press good compression test all cylinders 160 crank engine new...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Sliding Door VIN: 5FNRL38886
I need some help with this one. This one came in from our used car department. The roller assembly was broken, so i replaced it, and now the door opens and closes fine manually. And it opens with the remote and the switch on the dash, but when try and close it...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Clutch VIN: KMHWF25S01
Looking for some input on the flywheel here. Came in with slipping clutch, but we found the flywheel shot as well. At this point the dual mass flywheel is worth more than the car. I found some conversion kits (goes to a standard flywheel) for the 2002 6 cyl an...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73DX2
Good Day, everyone. This Santa Fe is driving us towards a CLIFF!! Came in with CEL on, P0057 current.(bank 2 sensor 2 heater low). Went thru Hyundai diagnostics, and O2 sensor heater had failed- open circuit. All wiring checked good. Installed new O2 sensor- c... Trouble codes: P0057 (O2 sensor heater circuit low Bank 2 Sensor2)
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L rear hatch VIN: JNRAR07Y9X
I got this QX4 in today and the rear hatch relese and the rear wiper do not work. The rear washer is. I looked at the wirring diagrams in Alldata and i can see that power runs through the wiper switch. I am havving a hard time with this because the wire colour...
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2004 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Rear tire VIN: JNRAS08U94
Have this 2004 FX35 2WD that the rear tires only last about 10k miles, it looks like the right rear is wearing faster than the left rear. As far as the fronts they have about 60 percent left. All tires were installed at the same time. Thanks for the input. Pau...
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT8VK13T0P
the vehicle is here a few weeks later and running badly misfiring. low idle, no power brake assist. the timing belt has not jumped time all the marks line up well. egr valve appears to be working properly. what have i missed here? there is no fuel in the fuel...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L theft system VIN: JT6GF10V0X
hi everyone, have a 99 lexus rx300, the factory alarm sounds for no reason--DOES NOT have a aftermarket alarm in conj. w/ factory one, key is good, turns off alarm w/ remote, turns off w/ key in door, car starts and runs and turns off light w/ key in ign.- is ...
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2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTHBH96S66
Hi techs ihave problem with this gs300 car drive ok but when driving coming to stop cut off and at idle parking in the shop still doing run for little while and cut off can't find codes tanks in advance for any help
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1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN1113V
van came in for smog failure due to mil is on. p0325 p0171 are two codes. Everything else are passed. HC CO NOX are well under the limits. We checked no vacuum leak. MAF sensor tip is coat with dust. Clean the MAF sensor and test drive ok. LTFT at 8% and -3%. ...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Surge VIN: 1N4AL11D85
came in no start but started when dropped off by tow truck. scaned and found po507,used alternate fuel to find vac. leak and repaired . did idle relearn and now has hunting idle,replaced throttle body and relearned and got same results. replaced maf sensor and... Trouble codes: P0507
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2006 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L front suspension VIN: JN8AZ08T56
The customer complaint was very cut and dry. Noise from right front when hitting small bumps sound like a dull popping. After checking everything and finding the lower control arm rear bushing bad, we replaced it to no avail. We replaced RF strut after removin...
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2007 Nissan Altima 2.5L door locks VIN: 1N4AL21E77
Hello everyone got a weird one here, when driving the door locks will countinue too lock doors constant clicking of actuators and if you unlock doors will lock them and keep doing the same thing , looks like on scan tool they are being commanded, Checked all p...
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2007 Nissan Sentra 2.0L nats VIN: 3N1AB61E07
the engine will crank but not start sometimes and when this happens it will set a p1610 code for the nats system. we can tell that it is not going to start because the secuity light will stay on solid when cranking. the problem is intermittent that we are not ...
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1985 Toyota Celica GT 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2RA64L9F
Hello Toyota Techs. This is my problem here. The car towed in because it's been sitting for a while with coolant mixed with oil ( found a plug was leaking in the culinder head). Fixed the problem, adjusted the valves, started te car. Runs very nice on the idle...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXAE09B3S
Need help this car came to me as a warrenty from another shop. they replaced the o2 sensor and the knock sensor with no change still setting 52 knock sensor and 26 rich codes.What i found is that the o2 sensor is showing lean and the wave form is chopy at the ... Trouble codes: 53 (knock sensor), 26 (rich)
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8BD68S2Y
I scoped the maf and tps and both patterns looked good. I performed the throttle relearn procedure as Bradley from MO suggested and that seemed to do the trick. I suspect the problem was the maf, but after cleaning it and doing the relearn it was responding mu...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L door locks, blower motor VIN: JT6HF10UXY
Thanks for the help,Got a few more grays with this one. Turned out to be a bad BCM. partial systems out of bcm were working but others were not. I had lost blower motor operation, door locks, interior lights,rear wiper and tcs indicators. Thanks Jaime for the ...
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2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L starting/ long crankbat VIN: JYHBK26256
vehicle has not come back yet. i suppose the fuel gauge was off a bit. customer filled up tank and has been driving it since with no problems. thanks everyone for your help
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1993 Mazda B2200 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JM2UF128XP
Thanks for the great replies.We installed a used dist and this will allow it to idle and rev some.But as stated in the replies we do not have a 5 volt ref from ecm.We need a ecm but cust will not spend the money and i am not able to find a used one. Thanks aga...
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1988 Mitsubishi Starion ESi 2.6L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JA3CC54N1J
thanks for the replies but the client decided to not pursue any further checks. I did find a spec for... maf it works as frequency output rather than an analog voltage increase /decrease format. the maf had proper input power and ground but output was fixed at... Trouble codes: 1 (oxygen sensor), 3 (airflow sensor), 5 (tps), 6 (isc), 7 (coolant sensor).
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2007 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Torque Converter VIN: 5N1AR18WX7
Turns out this vehicle has a bad radiator and has mixed the 2 fluids. Trans is full of milkshake and id getting worse. Now I am waiting for my flabbergasted customer to make up his mind about what to do with this thing. Thank you all for your replies and ve...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39WXN
Welp the vacuum leak was the problem. The guys called me and thanked me for my help this morning. What threw me is that the distributor rotor was lining up w/ #1 and should have been a simple adjustment but it had some strange cap that might have been caus...
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