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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...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Unknown VIN: 1HGES26791
hello, have a civic here that customer states after 30-45 min of driving air will go warm. if she hits recirc button air will go cool again. does not matter if recirc is on or off. has anyone every seen something like this.
2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16521
Customer's complaint is MIL coming on intermittently. Scanned for codes and retrieved P0401 (EGR flow restricted). Tested EGR operation by applying power and ground on pins #4 & #6, respectively and no response from the idling engine. So, it's almost an indica... Trouble codes: P0401 (Restricted e.g.r. Flow)
2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L Wheel Bearing VIN: KNADC16503
We have this kia rio cinco that keeps chewing up the passenger front wheel bearing. Seeing as this is the 4th bearing we figured it was time to call the dealer. Well apparently the dealer has a lot of issues with these. See fix.
1994 Mazda Protege 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1BG2246R
Techs: have no spark on this 1.8 SOHC signal (ne) at computer from distributor...ground at distributor ok 12 volt feed ok and 5 volt reference did not fix problem...any suggestions much appreciated. Trouble codes: 02 (ne signal)
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D52
Hello all. First time posting. This is a 2.5L, not a 3.5L. VIN has been checked. This Altima came in initially with intermittent long crank times. Found only DTC'S U1000 and U1010. Performed TSB for removing and cleaning all grounds. Car started great, 15-mile... Trouble codes: U1000, U1010
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Misfire, smokes VIN: JN1DA31DX2
hello,i have a 2002 nissan maxima and i need help.customer complaint is long crank,whitish gray smoke out exhaust that smells strongly of fuel and runs rough.when i first started the car it was missing and had the smoke that smells super strong of fuel.after a... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BL11E63
vehicle will not start cranks fine. will have a brief spark and injector pulse and at times will act as if its going to run for 1 or2 seconds. has 45 psi fuel and new nissan cam and crank sensors. i have scoped them all and are producing good wave patterns. ha...
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L right high/low beam headlamp VIN: JNAZ08WX3W
I have a Nisson Murano equiped with the XENON headlight system. The right high/low beam headlamp has no power at the bulb receptical. The fuses and relays are all good and functioning. I have power and good ground going into the headlamp unit. The marker /turn...
2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D75
Hi to all...Just wanted to say thanks for everyones help over the years and your welcome if I have ever answerd any ones postings...We have this altima with a 2.5 [...] and it is puzzling as its showing to me as a fuel pump problem as it will be hard to st... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Extended crank time VIN: 1N4AL1D25N
Nissan help my daughters car has intermitant extended crank times other times it starts fine. Has good fuel spark and new cam and crank sensors. Has start signal to ecm.. And help folks bob
2008 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L master cylinder VIN: 1N4BL24E88
Helllo all, Thanks for taking the time to read this. The Altima came to us from another shop. They installed 2 master cylinders for a low/spongy brake pedal. After install the brakes were fine for a week or so and the problem came back. We looked it over and ...
2002 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L Compression VIN: 4S3BH89642
Pulled timing cover and found all in time and no keyway issues. All in good shape. Performed a leakdown test 1=90%, 2=42%, 3=75%, 4=85%, 5=85%, 6=48%. All the pressure was going passed the rings during the test. After this we squirted two shots of oil in the c...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L engine VIN: 4S4BP61CX5
found play in crank shaft to connecting rod is there a repair to fix this with out removing engine
1999 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4TASN92N5X
This vehicle was here about 30,000 miles back for smog failure and had the same problems the tech at the time ended up replacing the up stream o2 and cat. To get it to pass when it came in a few days back for a smog test it failed for high nox emissions so f...
2004 Toyota Camry SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCSFERERR
Toyota techs!!! Just performed timing belt on 3.3 v6 and now mil coming on saying p0116, checked identifix and it says timing belt or Camshaft timing issue... Im just looking to see if anyone has incountered this also... All runs perfect and smooth just have a... Trouble codes: P0016

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Slow start at times VIN: 19UUA5661Y
Thanks to all who responded. The problem was in the fuel pump housing not the pump. The housing, which is in the fuel tank, is what the pump and guage sending unit attach to. It is made of multiple pieces of plastic which are glued together. The fuel outlet ru...
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L noise VIN: JHLRD1869W
Thank you everyone for your replies. Put new tires on vehicle and noise disapeared.
2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to everyone that replied, We adjusted the valves and cleared the code and so far customer says it is doing fine. Trouble codes: P0304.
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor inop VIN: 2HGES267X3
First off, thanks for all the replies, David from Mississippi hit the nail on the head. found the control panel not grounding out the circuit, basically not telling the pcm to turn the compressor on. replaced control panel system works. thanks again.
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AK44YTE
Thank you all again. You are the best. The IAC replacement took care of the problem. Jack
1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Temperature VIN: JF1GFG359S
The general thought is that the vehicle needs a head gasket, the customer declined the repairs at this time. Many offered good help while many others apparently did not read the help request completly.
2004 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L Trans. Slip? VIN: JTEBT14R14
OK well thanks to everyone who took their time to reply as usual I appreciate it. I did not get any answers to how to perform the Alldata Procedure on checking the fluid level by jumpering the DLC pins 4 & 13 to eventually get the "AT Temp" light to stay lit, ...
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