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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L ignition system VIN: 1HGCD5638T
This car came in with a torn heater hose below distributor, and hard start or no start. We replaced the hose, bled the cooling system. No start so installed known good distributor. Car started right up. Next morning very hard start but finally started, as thou...
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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L 2-3 Shift VIN: 5FNRL18013
We overhauled this tranny in January of this year. After a few months of breaking in, there is an intermittent noise in between 2nd and 3rd gear. The noise sounds like a high-pitched squeal. I pulled the tranny back out of the vehicle and found the counter s...
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2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L rear hvac VIN: 2HKYF18537
FIRST I'M NOT SURE IF ITS EX OR LX! I don't work on many honda's and there is no emblem on the tailgate. This car was driven into a pond. The entire interior was removed including the carpet by someone else in the shop. I'm putting rear heater core lines int...
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1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L all gages trans a/c VIN: JT6HJ88J9V
10 amp fuses blows all gages trans a/c stop working ck all wires none seem to be shorted unhook a/c compresser no help anyone seen this before
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2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L Unknown VIN: JT6HT00WXY
Thanks for your consideration here fellas, wondering if a lexus tech could shed some light. All lights are now off, until driven, vsc off, vsc trac, and ride height lights come on. Abs controller spits out undocumented code 21303. Has any one seen this??
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2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JAP1212JS6
This suv is not going into overdrive and seting p0325 and p0326 as soon as it is started.MAF was replaced 6 mo. ago due to lean codes and the trans was rebuilt recently.My 1st tought it had to be a wiring problem but all looks and ohms out fine. I'm starting ... Trouble codes: P0325, P0326
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN8DR09X42
car came in with a bad idle surge and codes for to high of an idle speed, and bank 1 intake valve timing solonoid. replaced iac valve, and cleaned throtle body very well. when i put it in park, it sounds like it is hitting the revlimitor. i also tested timing ... Trouble codes: P0507, P0011
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2004 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on, Limp Mode VIN: 4S3BE62554
I have an intermittent P2138 with limp mode for TPS ckt "D" and "E" rationality. Checked and cleaned connector at the throttle body, looked good. Cleared fault and it returned 2 weeks later, replaced throttle body thinking the intermittent was internal and one... Trouble codes: P2138 (TPS ckt D and E rationality)
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2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Mechanical VIN: FJ1SG69654
Deive 45min. on highway git off turn lt or rt car shakes violently loud clunking noises . I coud not duplicate the problem. CV joints are good. The tires are not rubing. Jerry [...]
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2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAWN72N8Y
Here is an interesting one: This vehicle has very low actual mileage. Tested and replaced Cam positon sensor. Cam sensor tested good but replaced it anyway. Problem remains. Tested and replaced crank shaft position sensor as well as a poor signal from this has... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire detected), P0340 (Cam position sensor circuit malfunction)
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 2HKRL18J1X
Talked with the customer today, since changing the Ignition switch, all her problems have gone away. Thank you to everone who pitched in on this issue. Regards James
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surge VIN: KM8SC83DX1
Got the truck fixed,The exhaust was partily plugged, but that didn't fix the truck ,but the 02 would read lean,checked the flow on return line under hard acceration there was No flow on the return line,and low on pressure,pulled pump and the tank was full of ... Trouble codes: P0037 (0s heater).
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2002 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09Y22
hi techs: we sent the car out to the dealership yesterday and come back today with FIXED! They said it was solder came loose from one of the wire,but did not tell us exactly where and which wire was. I got 4 replies on this one,thanks for the helping,see y... Trouble codes: P1140.
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2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBV61E27
The engine had been run low on oil before it got here. We manually activated each actuator and road tested the vehicle. Each time we drove the vehicle it took longer for the codes to set. On our final test drive, codes did not return. Customer decided to keep ... Trouble codes: P0014, P0024.
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D92
THANKS for all the information, i contacted the customer and told her what I recommended. She told me she is going to AZ to get the o2 sensors replaced??? Guess what itold was not good enough or what she wanted to hear, SORRY for wasting all you time and your ...
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1993 Toyota Camry 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T1UK42W4P
Well the general consesus was to clean the throttle body. I guess its bad to overlook the basics, I dont know why I try to over-analyze things. Well its fixed thanks to you fellas.
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