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2002 Acura TL 3.2L Unknown VIN: 19UUA56612
the vehicle had a transmission rebuilt and after that he told me of a noise at speeds over 15-20 mph. After inspection and road testing, I decided the noise was coming from the right front and replaced the bearing and carrier bearing - no change, the noise is ...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7273N
vehicle died while driving. Was towed to shop after owner tried working on it. he replaced plugs and wires. I have checked fuel pressure OK 45 psi, Spark was weak so I replaced the coil. Pulled plugs and tested spark at plugs, good spark at all cylinders, Comp...
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1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L cooling fan VIN: 1HGCD5659T
Hello All, Hope you have seen this. The radiator cooling fan does not come on (A/C off only) It appears that the module is working okay and I have tried grounding the 2 sensors but it will not come on. The ecm coolant temp is accurate but the radiator fan is a...
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2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Temperature
*** Vehicle temperature on gauge rises to about 3/4 of the way to hot while vehicle is stopped and idling AFTER driving at freeway speeds at least 5-10 minutes and then coming to a stop. *** Gauge does not go up while driving on freeway, it goes up after veh...
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2002 Honda Passport EX 3.2L steering VIN: 4S6DM58W62
hi all, have an 02 passport 3.2 4wd, replaced steering rack for clunking noise on sharp turns. makes a popping or clunking noise in lf of vehicle while turning steering wheel sharply. two weeks later, car is back with the same noise. any help is appreciated. w...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor inop VIN: 2HGES267X3
vehicle came in a/c inop, charged. compressor not kicking on, verified relay works. compressor works when grounded at relay. no ground signal at pcm for relay control. replaced thermo protector, no change. noticed evap temp sensor at -40 f. unplugged sensor an...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM21584
Ok Folks, this one has me scratching my head, this Honda came in on the hook, no start. As in the past with Hondas I plug in my Scanner and usually find the cam or crank code and end of story. The Scanner dosen't find any codes and when I turned the key it sta...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Right Front VIN: JHLRD68414
Need help from other honda techs please. Have this crv, came from body shop ,above parts were replaced now ,there is a noise only while turning wheel slightly to left & accelerating sound like metal to metal. Noise is not present with wheels in any other posit...
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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Transaxle
Customer complaint was a noise from the "transmission". Another shop had replaced the clutch with a kit for the customers complaint. The noise would go away in neutral when the clutch was disengaged. the noise was present while driving also. Immediately after ...
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2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L tpms system VIN: 5NPET46C08
this is my wifes car, i put snow tires on for the winter and the tpms light came on, which i knew it would. when i put the summer tires back on the light stayed on. does anyone know how to reset it without going to hynduai
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1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT8JZ31CXP
Hey guys. This is my personal car that i just bought. It has a hesitation over 3500 rpm. No acceleration just the motor revving up and down. It will drive normally as long as I don't pass the 3500 rpm line. Feels like it's going into limp mode. I adjusted the ...
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1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L Ride control VIN: JT6HT00W6W
Hi Toyota & Lexus Techs. Car is in for stiff suspension, front & rear, ride height good, scan system no codes, look at data, all switches check on scanner are good and respond ok, hesistate and don't know where to start, should I replace accumulators ? Any bod...
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2006 Lexus LX470 4.7L alarm VIN: JTJHY00W16
Cleared faults in ABS/Trac/VSC module. Stop light swich live data is correct. Steering angle sensor reads 1150 degrees and tech is out doing re-initialization now to see if that corrects that. No faults have returned. This vehicle will have the alarm go off wh...
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2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L Hid Headlights VIN: JTHBK26288
Each low beam HID headlight will quit working independantly of the other after being on for a few minutes or sometimes after a couple of seconds (high beams are not HID - work normally). We replaced both headlight assemblies (reused old bulbs) and it does the ...
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2005 Mazda Miata 1.8L tachometer VIN: JM1NB35375
2005 Miata symptoms include erratic tachometer operation, surging with cruise control on. and check engine light on. I need a little help with this one, Alldata has pretty poor info on this car. Whats happening is a code P0741 torque converter clutch(TCC)solen...
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51DX2
Ok techs, I have one pulling my hair out. I have this Nissan with a code P0328. I've sent this computer in for repair for both the O2 heater curcuits setting codes and this knock sensor. The O2 heater codes were repaired by sending in the computer. The last tr... Trouble codes: P0328 (Knock Sensor circuit has high voltage)
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2005 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KL5JD56Z55
having promblems with torque specs on the camshaft bolts and crankshaft bolt also timing belt pointer on camshaft and crankshaft bolts torque specs alldata states 145ft on crankshaft bolt then 60 degrees than 15 degrees 37ft on the camshaft then 60 degrees tha...
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2007 Toyota RAV4 2.4L valve noise VIN: JT3XP10V4V
Help Toyota techs. This Rav had the valves adjusted at another shop and now customer complaint is sounds like a sewing machine. Was not there before valve adjustment? I removed the valve cover and inspect cam lobes and they look fine. Checked the valve clearan...
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2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E87
Hi toyota techs I got no accelaration all the values & voltage seems tobe ok codes are erased & comeback intantlly if throttle is disconnected only code p0122 comes back tps values are within range according tovantage pro both trhotles gets the same readings o... Trouble codes: P0121, P0122
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2010 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Brakes VIN: 2T1BUHEEXA
Hi all, Thanks in advance for any & all help. This car belongs to a student of mine. The car has intermittent pulsation, dealer is unable to duplicate complaint. I have yet to verify complaint either. It is described as an intermittent pulsation (NOT mechanica...
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES16555
Although everything looked good on the lab scope, after replacing the crank sensor the car has not had any of the symptoms it had before, [...] crank, stall and no starts. Thanks to every one for the help. Trouble codes: P0339 (Ckp no signal).
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1992 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JACDH58W4N
vehicle is still not fixed, back burner for now.. no conclusive faults found, we tried scanning as well as scope testing each individual critical sensor while duplicating the problem. It is near impossible to keep it running long enough to accomplish much. ...
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1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L Harmonic vibration VIN: JT6HJ88J1V
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED!! A LITTLE EMBARRASSED TO SAY, BUT FOUND ENGINE LIFT POINT (LARGE EYELET BRACKET) AT PASSENGER REAR OF CYLINDER HEAD WAS PUT ON BACKWARDS BY ME, HOOPED PART OF EYELET WAS VIBRATING ON FIREWALL. FLIPPED BRACKET AROUND AND WE ARE NOW S...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Horn VIN: 4T1BE32K63
THANKS EVERYONE FOR RESPONDNG,ORIGINALLY THOUGHT IF CLOCKSPRING WAS BAD THE SRS LIGHT WOULD COME ON.WHICH IS WHY I DIDNT SUSPECT IT AT FIRST.TURNS OUT IT WAS BAD BUT THE CUSTOMER DIDNT WANT TO REPAIR IT. THANKS AGAIN TO ALL
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2003 Toyota Matrix XRS 1.8L Speedometer VIN: 2T1KY38E23
customer has not brought this vehicle back to me mostly because he is not overly concerned about problem.unfortunatly when ck engine light is on it won't pass air quality check.as i stated in my post all four wheel speed sensors seem to be operating properly b...
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