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1995 Acura NSX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4NA1184S
Heres the story: the car has been sitting in a semi trailer for the last 2 years. After putting a battery in it we got it started but it ran poorly. We replaced all 6 plugs with oe ngk plugs from acura. We also found that there were signs of arching on the co... Trouble codes: P1204 (Cyl 4 missfire), P1205 (Cyl 5 missfire)
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L ing switch VIN: 1HGCM56323
key wont turn in ing switch.need some help on how to get lock & cylinder out with out turning key
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Fuel Tank VIN: KMHHN65F33
Hi techs, hoping that someone more familiar with Hyundai's can lend a hand on this one. The customer has complained that this 03 Tiburon GT is hard to fill with gas. Intermittantly it will spew gas back out of the filler neck, even when the car is not filled t...
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2005 Lexus LS430 4.3L pedal VIN: JTHBN36F75
you guys, this thing is bitting me in the butt. the car came in for brake pads. we replaced front and rear pads. then found out from customer that car has a brake pedal that slowly creeps down at stop light. when we road tested, we found customer was right. so...
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2002 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHM1NB3533
See *related repair history, sorry, put all of it in one catagory. duh! Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L crank sensor VIN: 1YFP80C735
mornin,mazda techs,when i posted this car previously,i recieved a few excellent posts from some obviously great mazda guys.please help again.dude ran his car low on oil,spun the crank sprocket and bent most of the valves.the shop that had it before me thought ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D1X
I'm at a loss on this one. I replaced the starter motor tonight on a nissan maxima due to a no crank condition, the starter would not turn at all with horrible noise. I disconnected the negative battery terminal,removed the airbox and replaced the starter moto...
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2001 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 5N1ED28Y31
Hi guys i have this nissan customer complaint rattle noise when she driving and hesitates code for knock sensor which probably knock sensor bad but i also have engine speed sensor code in tcm only and no crank sensor code in ecm.have anybody run this where ecm... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor), P0725 (Engine speed sensor)
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Bcm VIN: 1N4BL11E92
Found BCM to have a parasitic draw. I'd like to know when replacing the BCM with a new one from the dealer, will the Consult II need to be used to get it to work properly? Will a module setup have to be done like a GM? Can I program a key fob without the scan ...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L marker lights VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Dont need help..just hoping to save someone else some time and grief,coworker was working on this vehicle for inop marker lights,fuse would blow instantly.After multiple hours on this vehicle and looking at most of harness etc...found switch in overhead consou...
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2004 Nissan Almera perfe 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
Hello dear friends. This Nissan Almera perfect 1.8 came to workshop with alot of black smoke from the exhaust pipe. checked 4 gases and found CO more than 10%. tried to clean throttle and stabilized idle with the X431 but no change, checked spark plugs found ...
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2007 Nissan Quest S 3.5L txv/ compressor VIN: 5N1BV28U35
Customer complaint is not getting cold enough, Placed guages on car and high side press. is 225-250psi/ Low side prss. is 60-65psi. Did an evac and re-charge and system is very slow to take re-charge and wouldnt take a full charge. I am trying to figure out if...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L axle/bearing/tranny VIN: 4S3BG6855T
Customer brought me this litte gem: I don't work on these, but he is a church buddy. It has a very loud howling/thumping noise on the highway. I jacked it up and found the left front axle in bad shape. I replaced it, but it did very little good. This is an AWD...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Prndl Switch VIN: 4T1GK12E2R
This vehicle is going in to a failsafe mode because the "d" and "l" are staying lit up at same time, the "l" light even stays on when car is off and trans range sensor unplugged. We are checking grounds to switch and computer but wanting to see if anyone has s...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMCB766XM
Well alot of great replies. I finally(after much hair pulling) traced it down to a bad distributor assembly. The original had been replaced last year with a reman and I guess it failed. I would have sworn it was fuel related because you could slowly give it fu...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Sliding Door VIN: 5FNRL38886
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR THERE REPLIES ON THIS ONE, BUT I HAVE TO SEND IT TO THE HONDA DEALERSHIP. I TRIED TO REPROGRAM BUT WITH NO LUCK. THANKS AGAIN TO EVERYONE
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1989 Isuzu I-Mark LS 1.5L No Start VIN: 1651662222
hey guys fixed her all up . i was getting not so good spark and then it went to getting none at all. replaced distributor and it fixed everything
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KNDUP13185
OIL LEAK WAS FROM THE TWO [...] BOLT FOR THE PAN PUT SILICONE ON TO THE BOLTS AND INSTALL THEM DOVE IT FOR 70 MILRS NO OIL LEAK
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2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBA30G04
car fixed as was told to disconect one coil at a time i got to # 4 coil car ran better replaced coil car ran perfict thank you . Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356.
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2004 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AB36F14
Well I'll call it fixed! I wanted to make sure it had 500 miles of driving before it was considered ok. The Fix was to clean the Egr passage by removing the manifold, It really wasn't that bad in my eyes but It must be a sensitive system. Trouble codes: P0401 (Low EGR Flow).
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Surge VIN: 1N4AL11D85
unable to relearn comp. sent to nissan dealer for relearn. runs great after intake gasket ,no vac. leaks just surge at idle Trouble codes: P0507.
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2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D76
I found the 5 digit number on the BCM. I had to remove the BCM to find the number[[...]]. If you look at the tag and find the words, "Lot no" it is the 5 digit # next to it. The 5 digit number is the one you need to plug into the program...
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1993 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L seat belt warning light VIN: 4S3BJ633XP
well customer decided to live with the light flashing.they are an older couple and did not want to spend any extra money fixing a nuisance problem.i think the problem was the module for the seat belt restraint as the signal goes into this module.sorry this can...
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1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3AC24S29
Thanks to everyone who replied, I thought about just cutting the wire to the light, but decided to try the 16pin connector, that was not in any of tne referances that we checked, but was there. The obd2 lead us to a pinched wire in the harness for the crank se... Trouble codes: 12 (crank sensor).
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 5TEVL52N1Y
Sorry for the late reply, and thanks to everyone who responded. The fix was a bad crank sensor. What fooled me was the fact that I had an rpm reading while cranking in failure mode.
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Transmission ?? VIN: 5TDBT48A61
Thanks for the replies everyone. Checked all the selenoids and switches, they were all good. It ended up being the transmission. Thanks Again Mike
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