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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Air Tempature VIN: 19UUA66264
Car came in because the customer was complaining that the center air vent has different air temperatures from side to side. Outside air, 88 degrees Far left air vent 60 degrees Center left air vent 56 degrees Center right air vent 69 degrees Far right ...
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2006 Acura RSX 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC54896
vehicle came in with a check engine light with above codes . replaced valve control solenoid and rocker arm pressure switch . When you drive vehicle after a couple of miles and enigne warmed up , on scanner you can watch valve control switch turn on and when i... Trouble codes: P2646, P1009
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L no fuel no spark VIN: 1HGCD5659R
i have a 94 accord that will not start it was running ruff when it frist got here but in the middle of looking at it it cut out preformed some test found that the fuel pump was bad replaced fuel pump now there is fuel but now spark cut out we then checked the ...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Takes off in 3RD VIN: 1HGCE18600
Hi techs have this accord that starts its journey in 3rd(presumably) when D4 is selected. Can manually change to 2nd and 4 no other shifts are available. Will shift up once while driving and kick down available while in the top gear. Have read at least one pos...
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JHLRD1866X
Got a CRV here that intermittently shuts down when the throttle is depressed about 30% or so. If the pedal is continuously held or pressed further the engine will stall followed by a horrible rotten egg smell that seems to eminate from the intake. If the pedal...
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Engine light comes on Multi misfire. We have changed plug's, coils, and injectors. checked valves cold and cleaned egr ports plus changed valve. Belt timing and fuel pressure are good. Light takes about 24hrs to come back on. Only indication is slight rough id... Trouble codes: 0301 (0302 -), 0302 (0304 -), 0304 (0305 -), 0305 (0303 -), 0303 (0306 -), 0306
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L window VIN: KM8SC83D51
vehicle came in would not start and windows would noy roll up or down, wipers would not shut off, and said they found some burnt wires for trailer harness, alarm went off and thats when problems started. i found main fuse in the engine compartment blown, repla...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L battery VIN: KMHDN46D74
vehicle was towed in, quite while running. Battery was discharged. Put in a new battery, checked charging system, tested ok, well within specs. Did a parasitic load test, no excessive draw. Had cust take vehicle. Customer put fifty miles on vehicle in 3 days, ...
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2001 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNAGD12601
helo, this car runs great,90 % of the time, intermitanly at idle stalls, and idles iratic, starts right back up, but can't rev engine for a short while , then clears up and runs great agin, i tested egr valve, replaced ign parts (was due for a tune up)replaced...
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2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L key solenoid VIN: JM3LW28J93
My first thought was it was shifter mechanism. I checked shift interlock according to TSB. Solenoid powers up and pulls lever when in park and brake pedal pushed. Pushed on emergency release lever to see if key would turn, key won't turn to unlock. I disconnec...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L 3-2-1 downshift VIN: 4A3AJ56G2W
Customer picked up car and drove about a week and called to say it was downshifting hard. Drove car cold seems to work ok after it warms up on decel when it reaches 20 mph it has a hard downshift and at 10 mph it has a hard downshift.have checked adjustment on...
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2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C21
Starts and dies, just like in anti-thief mode, but as far as I know has no anti thief system. I can not tell if it is the ign. or injectors that are shutting off first. I have hooked up a 4 channel lab scope to the crank and cam sensors, they stay solid after ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8DR07Y2J
Tow in No start. has no injector pulse, have voltage at injector PCM not pulsing ground. With a low voltage circut testor the LED will flicker (slightly very dim) while cranking will not light a noid light or test light. Checked main ground and the PCM grounds...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L a/c system VIN: 5N1BV28V04
Hi folks. I have this quest that starting to get on my nerves as well as the owner's. The original complaint was it was blowing cold only on the passenger side, driver side was hot. I test drove it & found it to be warm all around. I checked high/low pressures...
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2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08W65
Customer brought in vehicle and stated that the VDC light had been on. He also said it sounded weird on acceleration, like the traction control was engaging and it has stalled when coming back down to idle. We checked it and the only trouble code we found was ... Trouble codes: P0340
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1996 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2BC53L7T
hi all i have a 1996 tercel every once and awhile the idle will increase to 2300 rpm for about 25 sec and then drop back to normal. it will do it at any time with no real pattern. i scaned the ecm (no codes) and took a recording when this happened, you can see...
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L compressor VIN: K0WU060519
Vehicle received at shop with no freon. Found leaking condensor, replaced condensor and drier and recharged system. Compressor would not engage. We then found we could jump the ground and the blue/yellow wire at the a/c amplifier and that would energize the cl...
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 5TBBT4815Y
dear friends, i have this toyota and am unfamiliar with this fuel control system. no fuel pressure and no power to the pump with key on. i understand that the cir open relay energizes the fuel pump relay. have tested the efi, cir open, and fuel pump relays all...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Fuel gauge VIN: JT3HP10V7Y
It's a weird one folks. This is a dual fuel sending unit type tank. Fuel gauge slowly raises to full after the 2 new fuel senders were installed. It is verified there is 1/2 tank of fuel. The resistance has been confirmed at both fuel senders, and at the recei...
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L Starting VIN: JT2BK18UX3
We Have this 03 Prius with and intermittent No-Start. Exclamation Point inside triangle lit on upper display. No check engine light on. Lower display has PS - Battery -! lit up and problem message. P3004 is a High Voltage Power Resourse Malfunction. If I let t...
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2006 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Cd changer VIN: JTEBU17RX6
I have a 4-runner that will on occasion make a beeping sound when the vehicle is started then eject all of the cd's from the cd changer.you can reload them and everything works fine.i have checked for any tsb's cocerning this problem and found nothing. Custome...
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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L ingition VIN: 1N4AA06B24
thanks for all your help called honda and has recall on ingition sending to dealer to be repaired
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L head lights VIN: 1C8EC16005
replaced the speed sensor the car has not come back sow it must be fixed thank for all the help i will call the customer the to see if it is not i eill post to let you know
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2001 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y81
Thanks for the replies, as i had mentioned we had just removed the IMRC manifold to remove carbon an when installing the plenum a wire harness was pinched due to being routed wrong and was rubbing against the IMRC linkage causing 5 hours of unnecessary labor. ... Trouble codes: P1518 (Pin 3 at PCM not going to ground or staying grounded).
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2010 Nissan Versa 1.6L random MIL VIN: 3N1BC1CP3A
Many thanks to Jeff, Brian, Thomas, David and Rodney for their responses. None could help me with Mode $06 definitions. Rodney said that Nissan does not use Mode $06. All encouraged me to send it to the dealer because it's under warranty(See first sentence of ...
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2002 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT12342
Thanks to all the techs for the help. Especially, Gregory who steered me towards a very informative article in 'motor magazine', where the article on Toyota vvt-i system by Dan Marinucci starts in the April/2010 issue and finishes off in the June/2010 issue. ... Trouble codes: P1656.
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