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1995 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L pressures VIN: JH4DB8588S
When I first checked this vehicle, the compressor ran fine, condensor & radiator fans run, compressor turns on, no low charge. The gauges when hooked up, the low side is always around 80 psi, and the high side is 135psi. Reving the engine does not increase the...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Rear brakes VIN: 1HGCB765XP
Complaint was: brakes did not work very well a couple of times. The brakes seemed to work good on the drive test, so I just decided to check to see if rears were working. I thought it was front/rear split system at first. Rear brakes do almost nothing to stop ...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L rear VIN: 1HGCB765XP
car has Diagonal split system. Left front and right rear on one master cyl piston and vise-versa on the other. How could such a system have the only the rear brakes fail, unless it is the proportioning valve? Unless I have missed something... Any one who reall...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGEJ6671W
Customer came in complaining that the throttle sticks and the engine revs at 4000 rpm. Test drove vehicle repeatedly and couldn't confirm customer complaint. Cleaned throttle body and returned car to customer. Customer returned with throttle stuck at 4000 rpm ...
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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L noise VIN: JHLRD1869W
Vehicle has a loud bearing type noise starting at 30 mph and up. Have tested on hoist with stethescope all wheel bearings seem quiet. Rear diff and transfer case seem a little loud but dont know if more than normal. Has michelin harmony tires with 3/32nds worn...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Warning lights VIN: JNKCV54E73
Vehicle turns on ABS, SLIP, VDC lights as soon as brake pedal is pushed. Code sets for brake lamp circuit but all brake lights work. Brake pedal has two switches (not one as wiring diagram shows) and if lower switch (cruise?) is disconnected, no warning lights...
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2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBV61E27
Check engine light comes on. Sets code P0014 and P0024 (exhaust valve timing control bank 1 and bank 2). Engine oil is full and engine oil has been changed to make sure the proper weight oil is in engine. Has anyone had any experience with these codes and can ... Trouble codes: P0014, P0024
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L a/c VIN: KNADC12361
Car came in running hot, no a/c, checked out had bad cooling fan motor on radiator,replace cooling fan motor, pluged snapon scan no codes, light on control panel comes on for a/c panel,radiator fan comes on with a/c switch on still no compresser , A/C defrost ...
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1999 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L engine VIN: 4F4YR16V4X
this a regular costmer,s truck. He cam in abiut a month ago with oil lite flickering. Found the crank case to be almoste three quarts low toped of anput on lift to check for leaks . No major leaks wer found. i sent him on his way with instructinns to return in...
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2001 Mazda Protege LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22511
I have scanned this car and retrieved trouble code P0455 (Gross evap leak). I have used the smoke machine to verify there are no leaks in the system. All of the lines front to back are free flowing and have no debris inside. I can command the cdcv valve on and... Trouble codes: P0455 (Gross evap leak detected)
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1MD28Y32
Please read complete post before making an assumption. Engine will set P0102 MAF low voltage code after running for about 5 minutes or more. Replaced MAF sensor with one from Nissan to have same intermittent problem. This sensor has a 12 volt power supply to i... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass Air Flow voltage low)
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L electric rear window VIN: JT3VN39W3S
getting signals from boyh switches, window powers up not down, probed motor goes down fine. no power out of module for down. wiggled wiper to stop still no action down.
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2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L Hybrid Sys VIN: JT2BK18U32
WHen I let the car off for a while (aprox 1 hr) and codes are cleared(both from ECM and HV ECU) then the car start again for about 30-45 sec after this time Check engine and Master warning light(triangle) come ON and Engine Dies. Then both DTCs comes to memory...
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2004 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Power door lock VIN: 1NXBR32E54
Hi everyone. This corolla came in with power door can't lock or unlock with keyless remote or master door lock switch and even passanger side door switch.but i can lock or unlock the driver or passenger door with key. Test master switch & all the door switch. ...
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20N85
Car came in cel on, code p0138/p0446, ordered new rear o2 from toyota put in, light came back on same day same code (i am currently only working on the p0138, will check the p0446 after o2 code done)anyway checked archives more than 1 person states sensors sho... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 sensor circuit high voltage), P0446 (Evap emm. Cpontrol sys vent control c)
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2005 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L exteneded crank VIN: 4T1BE32KS5
We have a 2005 camry 2.4 liter with a extended crank when cold and occasionally after warmed up.Our customers concern is when she goes to start her car first thing in the morning she has to crank for a long time almost where she thinks it not going to start so...
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2006 Toyota Highlander 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEDD21A96
About a month ago this same vehicle came in for the same problem, the traction control, vsc, and check engine light are all on, hook up a scan tool and it reads no codes in any of the systems, current or history, start the vehicle up and the lights go away but...
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2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Srs VIN: 5TDZK23C97
Hi Guys; I,ve got this customers van that has had an airbag light and ABS light on for months ,now they want to sell it and must finally do something! I have scanned the SRS system and get a recurring B0111 open in RH side squib code.Testing the continuity b...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L A/C Compressor VIN: JHLRD78482
Thanks for the reply on this vehicle, customer decided to wave the repair on the fuse box, due to car also needing a cat. con. thanks for the help. jim
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L torque converter VIN: 1HGCG56542
Thanks to all the help on behalf of the IATN network. The problem was a couple of crossed connectors on the transmission that got mixed up. Honest mistake... and thanks for all of the help
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2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJE723X5
Based upon the customer complaint, my gut instinct and the overwhelming concensus that the crank sensor was bad, we recommended the replacemnt to the customer. So far no problems, only time will tell. Thanks to everyone. Trouble codes: P0300 (Randam misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire).
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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L steering gear VIN: JT8UF22EXS
We did confirm that the PPS control module voltage was not correct and should be replaced, however this is not the fix. There are a lot of references to a screen in the resevoir. We do not have one in the resevoir. What we found was there is a screen in the ...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L 3-2-1 downshift VIN: 4A3AJ56G2W
I`m calling this a fix thanks for the replies tried them all but ended up replacing valvebody. So far so good trans is smooth down shifting can`t even feel the shift at all. Thanks for the help..
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L grinding noise VIN: JA4NW51S23
Thanks, for all the help.WE have found that one of the switches(soleniods) gets hot and the front diff tries to engage while you are dring( reason for the grinding noise)By putting it into 4wd the noise will stop. So, what we did is drive the suv around until ...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D24
Thanks for all the great replies. Customer could not leave car now said that he would return later when he had more time.I am going to start by checking feul rail real good, I was not aware of the injector problems and regulator problems. I also am going to re...
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2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L compressor VIN: 1N6AA06A66
after changing the control head we still had the same problem, we went back to the scan data and could not see what info the control head was missing. we took another look at the wiring diagram and only saw that the a/c air temp sensor as the input for compres...
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1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1VK13E2P
To get this to start again I found an open in red wire on dist. [for crank signal to ecm] open I replaced the hole wire & now vehicle starts. But I am back where I first started & I found that in the cranking position I loose power to ecm terminals D-1 & D-2 t...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4TAVL52N2T
Well finally got this one whipped, after checking and rechecking everything i.e. fuel, compression, spark, timing, etc. I knew from the feel of the miss it just felt like ignition. I had a OE coil on the shelf, put that on and intermittent miss disappeared. Th... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 5TENL42N72
Hi Guys, this one turned out to be pretty strange. the problem was in the fuel filter. the next time vehicle was towed back in it started and ran for about 3 seconds... instead of hooking up fuel gauge... i just cracked open the fuel line before the fuel f...
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