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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Valve Seals VIN: 1HGCD5530S
Hello Everyone, I have a 95 accord with a 2.2LT non v-tech. I have the head off replacing 2 bent valves due to timing belt failure. Question is, I am replacing the valve seals while head is off and wondering about valve seal spring colors? I know exaust seal...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 2HKRL18J1X
This vehicle was brought into the shop while I was on holidays, symptom was an intermitent stall. Symptom could not be duplicated and Timing belt and tune up was performed as regular maintenance. Yesterday the vehicle returned, same symptoms, intermitent stal...
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on
Vehicle came in for a stall or quit while driving, replaced distibutor with a complete new unit, new plugs and wires.Mil light will come on above idle and a code set for #4 misfire although no misfire is felt.Swapped plugs and no change, injector has a nice st... Trouble codes: P0304
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2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5FNRL38795
Just a quick question for the Honda Specialists. We have a 05 Odyssey that we are putting an used engine in. The customer stated that it was a V-Tech and Honda says it is a V-Tech by the vin but when we got it here the underhood says it is an I V-Tech. Is ther...
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES16555
This car will not start at times and will some times have long crank. It will also stall at times. I have lab scoped the crank and cam sensor, accourding to the wave form library it is a good signal. I have checked the signal at the crank sensor and at the com... Trouble codes: P0339 (Ckp no signal)
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L sliding door VIN: 5FNRL38406
Call to Honda guys any special/hidden installation problems right side sliding door in this van. Appears to be cut and dry through Alldata and Mitchell. I just want some tips before I get into it. Any help you can provide will be helpful. Thanks for your help!...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45922
this 2002 elantra gls has a code po133 stored, but all components seem to be operating fine. The o2 heater voltages are correct and it's response to w.o.t. is above 850 millivolts and when we lean out the engine it drops to about 200 millivolts. Just wondering... Trouble codes: P0133
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV51E33
vehicle dropped off with complaint of ses light and intermittant dying. Could not reproduce problem at shop so I replaced bank 1 cam sensor ( code 340). Vehicle came back a few days later same symtom but different code (p0335 crank sensor) and replaced it too.... Trouble codes: P0345
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Engine VIN: JT6GF10U9Y
We Have done every test possible and info from Scanner is all good. Firing of injector and spark are timed right with the compression stroke.All the elements of making a car start are all there. All Fuses are good too. This car was not in an acident so need fo...
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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2221X
The vehicle will cut out and fall on it's face on acceleration, will sometimes actually stall. When it is bucking the MIL turns on, but goes back off if the engine catches itself and continues to run - This is not a steady flash like you would see as a misfire...
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1996 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BL11D76
PLEASE NOTE...THIS IS A 3.5L V6. IATN did not give me the option. This engine makes a rattle\buzz noise when first starting, cold. I am quite sure that it is in the timing chain area. I have seen the TSB on the secondary chains and replacement. I am a little...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L poping sound in intake VIN: JN8AR05Y7X
Hello please help, we have this pathfinder in for poor idle stalling and hesitation/poor power when engine reach operating temp [180 degree F] road test cold engine, run fine till coolant get to 170 F. poor power and rough idle , stall cuople times. hot engine...
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2001 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L compressor VIN: 5N1ED28YX1
Hello there I have this Xterra that when you turn the A/C on it will start up when it wants to. Sometimes it starts right up and other times it may take 20 mins to start working. I replaced the relay with no change. The charge in the system is correct. When it...
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2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BL11D76
This engine makes a rattle\buzz noise when first starting, cold. I am quite sure that it is in the timing chain area. I have seen the TSB on the secondary chains and replacement. I am a little afraid of doing just that. I have seen posts on here of total chain...
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1996 Subaru SVX L 3.3L obd VIN: JF1CX8650T
Hope some one can help us with a problem on this svx,vehicle failed smog test due to no communication for obd part of test.we are unable to communicate with obd connector,tried 3 different scanners.we have power & ground at obd connector.Not sure which termina...
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1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C1X
checking a/c compressor will not come on at times, esp with hot weather. Check freon level and all fuses and found all ok. Check compressor lock sensor and thermistor and found both appear to be opoerasting normally. When system will not operate, a/c light fla...
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Stall VIN: JT28G22K9Y
When the temprature is over 105 degrees (all summer in Tucson) the vehicle looses fuel pressure 50 psi to 20 psi problem occured before and after fuel pump/regulator replacment. There is no drop in voltage to the fuel pump, grounds check okay. Has anyone seen ...
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2005 Toyota Tundra 4.0L 1st gear cold VIN: 5TEUU42N65
Customer has a problem that occurs when the truck is first driven after it has cooled off or overnight. When you first take off from a stop there is a 1-2 second shuttering just like a torque converter shutter. After warm up it is gone. It started happening af...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGEM21981
Thanks again to all that responded. The vehicle is now fixed and runs great. I had been looking through some of the IATN tech help archives and found a civic with a similar problem. A Honda technition had wrote that Honda had a known problem with the oxygen se...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Run-On/Dieseling VIN: KM85C73D44
Just wanted to thank everybody for the replies. Hopefully this helps someone in the future too. I wanted to let enough time go buy to assure that the vehicle was fixed. It did end up being the purge valve. I pinched the line off and let the customer take t...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Warning lights VIN: JNKCV54E73
We had already checked all grounds and the wheel speed sensors with labscope. Also checked the brake light switch with an ohm meter. Due to a gut feeling, went ahead and replaced the brake switch anyway due to the code description. Have driven the vehicle seve...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21DOX
Hi Guys, I'm sorry its taken so long to close this. The customer went out of town before approving the repair. We had to replace the ignition switch and key, and all was fine. No easy task, and it drove us nuts for a while, but I want to thank everyone for ... Trouble codes: P0325.
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Prndl VIN: 1N4AL11D32
By disconnecting the transmission position switch or the TCM the PRND32 indicator will no longer function. I don't know for sure what wiring in the trunk would or could affect this circuit. (reference to response I received) The dealership that I purchased t...
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2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y94
Finally got vehicle back this am and performed the poor ground tsb per Nissan, will post any new info if any more problems- thanks for the help as i overlooked that tsb because in Shopkey it lists as pathfinder when looked at, once pulled up it lists just abou... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152, P0300, P0138.
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