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2002 Acura EL 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HHES36652
A/C works fne when turned on. When turned off the A?c clutch cycles on and off abut every second. If I unplug the pressure switch and ground the red wire the clutch engages if I give it 12v the clutch with disengage and stay that way until I remove the ground....
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1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Starter Relay VIN: 1HGCA55311
First of all Thank for your help. This vehicle start without push cluth pedal / I do not have electric manual but seems to be starter relay stuck close. I need ask to you that is where is the relay location. Thank you for your help again.
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L radiator cooling fans VIN: 1HGCD5632T
What this Honda is doing is intermitting. Sometimes when you turn it off the cooling fans will stay on until the battery dies. I have tested everything I can find but it continues to happen. Pulling the fuse at night prevents the battery drain. Last year and t...
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1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGEJ6622W
This honda has a rolling idle when warm.have checked for vac leaks-none found warm of cold.have replaced iac.original would work right,if i tapped on it,until next key cycle.tried 2 used and one new still won't idle.tapping does not work with used or new iac.a...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1860Y
Customer complained his TCS light comes on- Honda told him to ignore MIL (!). I have tried scanning with different tools, tried Identifix- finally got a code 31 in TCS/ABS, identified as communication failure between TCS and PCM. also got old codes from ABS, d... Trouble codes: P0401 (Catalyst efficiency), P0420 (Egr)
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L head lights VIN: 1C8EC16005
we have a 2005 honda crv she says the headlight keep blowing the bulbs she has replaced 6 in 8 weeks alt is charging at 14.4 but dose not go over that with lights on ac drops to 13.9 for split second then comes right back she says no other lights burn out wire...
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN45D53
I have a hyundai thats giving us problems it came in with a map sensor code low voltage. It looked like someone was messing with the wires and swaped them around. I rewired the sensor how the diags show and put in a new map sensor. Now the car wont start. Trys...
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2003 Kia Rio RX-V 1.6L Steering Stops VIN: KNADC16503
This Rio came in with a complaint of noise on hard left turns. The back of the left front tire is hitting the body. Whatever passes for a steering stop on a left turn isn't working. I am assuming that it wasn't doing this right off the production line. There i...
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2004 Kia Optima EX 2.4L vibration on decel VIN: KNAGD12664
replaced the timing belt and the customercomplaint is that on decel the car vibrates thank you for your help
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: KNADC12524
When the car is first started up. It runs but is rough and stalls out, it will do this the first 2-3 times and when it starts to warm up it seems it will idle good, but still will have a stumlle. but will not stall out. Please help, Been working This for month... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle con. RPM High), P1166 (o2 B1 Control Adaption)
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2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L Instrument cluster
Took this one on for a coworker that works in our parts department. Complaint is this: Instrument cluster started showing these signs randomly when driving then would go away for a week or two at a time, but now it is doing this ALL the time: Tachometer inop...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AC34G6Y
Vehicle came in on tow truck, crank/no start. Found no spark, no pulse, can not hear fuel pump run. The chaeck engine light is also not coming on and no communication with ecm. I limited info for this vehicle. wiring and connector diagrams hard to under stand....
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 4A3AC54H41
Hi ya tech's i have this 01 eclipse 3.0l. Came in got a oil change. They change the air filter at this time. Next day came back with lack of power at 4000 + rpm's. At moderate acceleration no problem,idles find,runs smooth,no codes. But with foot to floor, at ...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y5T
I work for a ford dealer and i dodnt know much about nissan so any help would be nice i was going to replace the egr vale but i want to be sure it is the sensor is there a test i can do to make sure it is the egr and not the sensor thank for any help Trouble codes: P0402
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27Y71
The customer had the check engine light come on,we scan for codes and found p1441,and po325.well we went after the p1441 code. we found the vacuum cut valve/bypass valve was broken and the evap vent valve was not working because of broken wires.replaced both v... Trouble codes: P1441, P1490
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L cooling VIN: 5N1ED28T71
Help!!!June last year we did a preventative maintenance service wish included timing belt and tensioner, crank and cam seals,water pump, thermostat. (A year prior that, the truck was in an accident and had replaced the radiator,2 years old now). we recommended...
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08W53
Vehicle came in hesitating and sluggish. No codes at first. Driven hard, will set a P0300. Both banks alpha readings would max out at 65%. Thought problem was a MAF and threw in a fuel system service for good measure. After blowing it out, only bank 2 now goes... Trouble codes: P0300
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2007 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNIMG4E25Z
Hi Tech this vehicle is not what it states in the in the specs above the vin number is correct it is a nissan mini van with a ZD 30 engine. the code i got is ECM 10 i changed two known working ECM and the situation remains the same. I am lost to the next step... Trouble codes: ECM, 10
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cylinder heads VIN: 4S3GB6855V
need spes on intake and exhaust valve lash
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2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92VO3
hi guys i really need some help on this one this car came in with low idle and check engine light on i had to drive it in the bay with both feet i scan for codes and found po131,po133 and po506 i then check volts at bank 1 sensor 1 all ok i then clean iac and ... Trouble codes: P0131, P0133, P0506
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1998 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B8W
Hey guys, hoping to get some advice on this one. New customer who has had this car to several places trying to get this problem repaired. Check engine light on, code for rich condition on bank 1. previous tech replaced the air mass meter and air filter with oe... Trouble codes: P0172
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Stalling
This car was checked out by another tech. In our shop. He replaced the ecu to currect the intermitten problem of stalling. But the problem still happening. Now is my turn to fix this car and save his ass. The car is stalling at idle i can see the check engine ...
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1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L trans VIN: VE13456345
thanks for all the help replaced the speed sensor seems to be ok he has not called replaced with a honda speed sensor
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L No Start VIN: 4SZCK58Y64
Thanks to the 3 that replied.The customer did not want to spend any $ on any testing.What we were able to decide that it appears to be a lift pump problem.There is another high presure pump on the head which appears to be ok. ( unable to find out how to check,...
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2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTHBH96S66
thank you for the time and help that all of you have given to me . We replaced battery in car it didn't happen as often as before is better now that we did replace the battery but customer says that it still cuts out occasionally. I think that the dealership m...
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2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Stall VIN: JM3LW28A33
Thank you for all of your replies. I went over the wiring harnessess and found nothing out of the ordinary. Power-braking the engine provided no areas for concern where any harness was stretching abnormally. I wish that I had more information, but it has been ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Communication VIN: 443AC44GX1
Thanx for all the replies the car the computer i got from the rebuilder was bad so I sent it back to give them a second chance. Iatn mandates that we shut down our request after 30 days well i have this car for thirty days so I will close this for now.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on, No acceleration VIN: 1N4BA4SE94
I concluded that the Electronic Throttle Contorl was the culprit. Customer declined to repair due to costs.. Have not heard back or from customer since Accelerator pedal was installed; guess that you win some and you loose some.. Trouble codes: P0550 (Power steering pressure sensor), P1229 (Sensor power circuit), P1446 (Vent control valve), P2122 (App sensor), P2138 (App sensor).
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2004 Nissan Altima 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4BL11E34
Thanks for the replies guys. I repaired this one, ans thought I had closed the request, but IATN reminded me that it was still open. Anyhow, the primary chain tensioner guide had broken and allowed the tensioner to extend all the way out. It also allowed the c...
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2006 Other Asian TC 2.2L Unknown VIN: JTKDE16796
Thanks for the many responces and how quick I got them, I've been waiting on the customer to bring his car back in for further testing. We did the jumper test and found that the system did not cycle anymore, worked great. So we replaced the switch like one pos...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L axle/bearing/tranny VIN: 4S3BG6855T
Thanks to all for a plethora of valuable information! After 40 years of domestic only repairs, I was looking to others for help, and received plenty. Rick informed me that there are two separate dipsticks, one for the tranny, one for the diff: the owner didn't...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXAE09B3S
after re torqing the knock sensor and cleaning the connectors at the computer and sensor. advised cust that if light came back on that a ecu would be required to fix the car. Ecu is 1000 dollars customer has not returned. Trouble codes: 53 (knock sensor), 26 (rich).
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