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1994 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4CC266XR
Hello. We have an old rolling dumpster, well it's full of trash anyway. Car came in for a hard start problem with the MIL on, and customer said occasionally it would stall as well. We retrieved the fault codes by using a jumper wire at the 2 pin diagnostic con... Trouble codes: 3 (MAP sensor electrical circuit fault), 5 (MAP sensor mechanical fault), 13 (Transmission mainshaft speed sensor)
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2001 Acura TL 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1Z324TY5KD
Vehicle will start every time however when throttle is depressed engine will nearly or will die. Once above 2500 by feathering throttle, engine runs perfect. Engine performance increases if fuel return is pinched, however fuel regulator and pump have been chan... Trouble codes: P0505, P0300
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2009 Acura TL 3.5L gas cap indicator on VIN: 19UUA86249
This TL has a Fuel Fill Cap Loose indicator on intermitently.If you reset it, will remian off for almost a 100 miles or so. While the indicator is on I ran the evap self test successfully. Map and baro match koeo @ 100kpa, FTP 0 kpa (tank diff from atmosphere)... Trouble codes: B1142
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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCA5549J
this car was running fine as i said in the history of repairs before the customer decided to install a muffler and starter. now it backfires in the air cleaner and will not start. any help will be appreciated. thanks..
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1997 Honda Accord EX-R 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD566XV
When customer came into shop he advised me that done alot of work to this car. After about 50 or 60 km, the check engine light would come on and then start to flash. I took the car for a road test, after clearing the codes, and drove about 15 km and the check ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
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1997 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L Cuts out VIN: KMHJW24M4V
The owner of the vehicle claims it cuts out even shuts off at times. Will restart...we have not experienced the problem as of yet. It takes some drive time to occour. There are no codes. Any suggestions would be greatly appriciated. Thanks Steve
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D42
Engine has intermittant misfire at idle or cruising speed. Happens cold or hot. Will run fine at times with an occasional miss, then other times miss very badly but not under a load. Accelerates fine. Have noticed that when ever scanner is connected to vehicle... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance Bank 1)
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2005 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No comms VIN: JM1FE17305
Howdy boysngirls! Got a Wankel (mazda rotary) this thing shows all data and code info through the snap on scanner but wont show any obd2 data or readiness tests, I am using the can adapter and personality key k2a and even without the can adapter the scanner sa...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA31D6Y
Intermittint slow crank then extended cranking before start up.can happen at any time, first thing in morning, after driving ten minutes or two hours and don't happen all the time.no codes, battery test good, nothing obvious on scanner, disable fuel injectors ...
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2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BH89681
This is a tough one, this subaru came in with the customer complaining of a hesitation when traveling up hill, shifting issue, and possible loss of power. Check engine light was on, trouble codes p0105 and p1102 were present but our modis snap on scanner did n... Trouble codes: P0105 (Absolute pressure sensor circuit malfunction), P1102
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2007 Subaru B9 Tribeca 3.0L warning eror code on dash "er bb" VIN: 4S4WX85D87
after service there was a dash warning "er bb" illuminated in the odometer area. Er cods or error codes are listed in all data but this code is not listeg. Googled error code found reference to a vacuum system failure but no exact discription or diagnostics, a...
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1987 Toyota Pickup SR5 Turbo 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN67G6H
This truck is in the final stages of a swap and we are not having luck finding definitive information. I am simply looking for a real ECU pinout or even better a few pages of a factory manual that could be emailed to us. The info I have found online is spotty ...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN87R0Y
Truck came in w/p0300 p0303 p0304. Truck had 2 different types of spark plugs. Changed spark plugs & wires. Cleared codes & drove the truck. When cold, truck run perfect. After it warmed up p0304 came back. It seems to run better at high rpm. #4 injector chang... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0303
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2005 Toyota Avalon XL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 4TBK36B35U
I need some advice from you Toyota techs. I have a tech who was doing a power steering pump on this car and he forgot to break the line loose on the pump and when he went to break it loose he only had the lower pivot bolt installed and snapped the ear off. AHH...
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2011 Toyota SIENNA 3.5L Lighting VIN: 5TDKK3DC7B
Vehicle requires drl lights being on to pass canadian law. The vehicle does have factory drls but according to canadain law the lights can not be turned off by a switch. Does anyone know a safe way to repair this problem. I have seen a few that have had relays...
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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L Prolong cranking VIN: 2HNYD18833
Thank you to all who replied. The loss of pressure was not at the engine through the injectors. Conflicting parts info. had me unsettled. Initialy, the local Acura dealership claimed that the regulator and pump were separate items and had no documentation of a...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGCD7256R
well guys thanks for all the replies i really hate condemming a head when the car runs perfect but in this case it had a head issue the head had poor machine work done in the past so i replaced the head with a reman and reassembled all is well thanks for all ...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HGES16502
Well i took more of a gut feeling because when I applied ground to the heater control unit #4 everything started functioning ok, so that told me ECM was ok (it was just not recieving the signal to turn on the compressor) I ordered the front heater control unit...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Right Front VIN: JHLRD68414
o.k guys we got this noise taken care of, jeffrey from wisconsin was right ,after all the checks performed and driving with chassis ears to find problem; the solution was upper engine mount.we performed the technical service bulletin by pushing engine to the l...
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2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L tpms system VIN: 5NPET46C08
i ende up taking it to the dealer. they reset it. i priced a tpms computor from snap on @ 750.oo. i'm retiring next year and didn't want to spend the money. thanks for all the replies.
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Ac VIN: JT8DD68S4X
HEY THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. EVERYONE WAS RIGHT ON THE POINT BUT THE PROBLEM WITH THIS ONE WAS THE HARMONIC BALANCER CAME APART (IT IS THIS TYPE WITH THE RUBBER BUSHING IN BETWEEN THE CRANK PULLEY AND THE REMAINDER OF THE BALANCER. AFTER I INSTALLED A S...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L overheating VIN: 4A3AK54F2X
Well I have some good news! Those of you that said it was the radiatore were correct. When I took the old one out and shook it a bit, the nice new antifreeze turned milk brown. Tried to take a hose and spray through it and I could tell right away it was the...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D12
Hey guys, talkin about going around the block to get to the house next door. As I said in my request, I had swapped the coils, the plugs and the fuel injectors with adjacent coil, plug, and injector and still had the miss at number 3. But when I performed the ... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2008 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L Starting VIN: JN12TYU777
I never did find out what C1735 code was for but replacing the IPDM fixed the code and the fan and start problem. I did also replace the PCM as I found that the trottle would not let the engine rev up. A very expensive repair after replacing the ABS BCM, IPDM,...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L electric rear window VIN: JT3VN39W3S
found bent rear wiper not allowing full return to stop on wiper motor.
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