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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Compressor VIN: 19UUA66214
CAr came in Ac inop compressor would not engage. Several of the buttons on either side of HVAC controls stuck in. Replace both button assemblies these work good. Now When display says "AC on" compressor is not engaged,scanner says "AC switch off/AC clutch off"...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HGES16502
Ok I had this 2002 honda civic LX model come in. Did the basic check up, electric connectors in tack, checked power to compressor none, evacuated Freon and topped off with the proper 1.2lbs of Freon, still no compressor , checked under hood fuses and under das...
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L starter VIN: 4S2DF58X22
Customer said that the vehicle wouldn’t start. All it does is click like it has a dead battery but when the car comes into the shop it starts fine. Everything tests fine. The customer said that she tried to start it the other night and it clicked and clicked u...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E3P
The vehicle came in for oil change and we took it back to the owner it was idleing fine then it just shut off and would not restart. Have noticed even with the key off the ecm is very hot to the touch. Any help would be greatly appriciated
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Abs light VIN: 1YVHR80C33
I was called to a shop for this problem, The car would start and run very rough, I hooked wu IDS and got a code P0340 scope tested the CMp signal and would drop out when wiggling the conector, The shop has alredy replaced the CMP, So I removed the pins and rec... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor - No Status Available for this DTC), C1119 (transfer input signal failure)
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1992 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA7FL24W3N
This vehicle came in with mil light on. Hc a little high, nox very high. Less than 1/2 inch of vacuum getting to egr valve. Egr solenoid has 12 volts on both sides of solenoid. Ecm is not commanding egr solenoid or evap soleniod ground. Both solenoids have 36 ... Trouble codes: 43 (Egr system)
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L overheating VIN: 4A3AK54F2X
Hey all. We got this Eclipse in from another shop that we deal with. Complaint was the car would idle all day with no problems, as soon as you drive it on the road it overheats. Shop prior to us said they flushed it well, replaced the thermostat and checked th...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC34G21
Thanks in advance for help evryone.a used car lot dropped this one off- has tank pressure error code+purge flow error code.checked the purge+vent solenoids manually. They work ok,smoked system+found no leaks.pulled tank down+visually looked at lines+connection... Trouble codes: P0441, P0451
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW51R11
Car came in on the hook. Cranks, no start,no CEL, no communication with PCM. Found blown 20amp fusible link #5 in engine compartment fuse box. Brought up wiring diagrams and unplugged each item listed. Unplugged the connector for the fuel injection harness and...
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1997 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D0V
This car is driveing me nuts. I have been driving this car for the past 3 weeks to and from home. It ran great for about 5 days after the following. Replaced tps, cleaned a lot of carbon from throttle body, removed and replaced iac due to carbon build up. Clea...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D12
Ok guys, I'm not the best driveability guy out there but I can usually solve a misfire. This car has a misfire at cylinder number three no matter if I swap the coils, the plugs and the fuel injector. I have replaced the intake manifold gasket and checked for c... Trouble codes: P0303
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2003 Subaru Outback H6 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4S3BH80603
this subaru was towed in dew to a lack of oil pressure then a motor seize..we installed the motor from a scrap yard and it ran good when we first started it ...almost imediatly the at temp light started to flash...i knew what had happened there...i installed t...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L compressor engagment VIN: 5TDZT34A31
this unit came in with a/c not cooling , found mgc not engaging and a/c control light flashing . cked for compressor lock up and cked ok . no voltage at clutch , pulled relay and performed pin out test for control head , clutch and ecm . all voltages were as s...
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2010 Toyota lc prado 4.0L pps vsc VIN: LFMGJE720A
the landcruiser prado did not display two front wheel at the mulitiple screen of combination meter.after turn 2.5 circle install another known good prado's steering angel sensor,TWO steering angel sensor was bad. the ABS/VSC/TRC have a dtc c1433 steering angel...
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1998 Acura CL 3.0L Accessories VIN: 19UYA2257W
I want to thank james ,he nailed it.I pulled the relay for the rear defrosters opened it up and found the contacts welded closed.replaced the relay and the draw went away.thanks again for all the responses.
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Control Panel VIN: 1HGCG2251Y
Thank you to those who replied. We found out what was causing the inop fault. When we had ordered the air mix motor from the dealer, they had sent us a recirculation motor. The motors look identical. Our parts manager was confirming part number to reorder new ...
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2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16521
I would like to thank all the technicians who responded and gave clear and helpful instructions on how to tackle the problem. I did end up buying the update EGR kit and thoroughly cleaned out the plenum and the passages under the valve. However, I did not inve... Trouble codes: P0401 (Restricted e.g.r. Flow).
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2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L vibration VIN: 1HMCN36485
Thanks to all who posted. the problem was in fact the active noise cancellation system. it was amazing how the noise could be heard and felt throughout the interior even though it was actually coming from the frt speakers. the system would just activate for no...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Temp gauge VIN: KNDJA72301
Clutch fan was the problem. CLient was out of town and could not verify until today.You could really tell when we installed the new one
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.7L No Start VIN: KNAGD128X5
Wow. Thanks. I think we have a winner. The evap. purge valve. Everyone here has the same idea, about what was causing the problem. The customer doesn’t want to fix this problem at this time. I even offered to do it for free. (Them paying for the part.) I st... Trouble codes: P0715.
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: KNDUP13205
we sent this wonderfull gem to the dealer for a new pcm and programing thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0175.
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L vsc VIN: JTHBN30F31
FIRST I WANT TO THANKS FOR THE REPLY, BUT THIS CAR IS SO WEIRD. THIS MORNING AFTER I DISCONNECTED THE BATTERY FOR 5 MIN. AND WHEN I START THE CAR AND MOVE ABOUT 15 FEET THE VSC LIGHT CAME RIGHT BACK ON. SO I CALL THE CUSTOMER UP AND TELL HER TO BRING IT TO DEA...
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2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L airbag VIN: 4F2YUO6141
thanks for the replies. After about 30 min of messing with it the light went out and never returned. It is a good cust. and he understands that it is prolly just a loose wire but decided to just take it.
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3XE74CXM
Time is running out on this post so I am going to close it. The ECM is at electroneering in Houston Texas. They are still trying to salvage the board. They feel, as stated in some of the replies, that the capacitor leaked voltage damaging the board.(internal f...
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1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C1X
Thanks for all the help!! Replaed a/c compressor and rpm sensor. Given the miles, this seemed the right thing to do. Vehicle repaired.
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