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2001 Acura TL 3.2L reverse VIN: 19UUA56681
hello group, customer requested a transmission oil change and check timing belt,test drove car before started doing service but didnt try to shift into reverse..so upon inspection timing belt is about to break,customer said replace it and sold a water pump at ...
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1993 Honda Accord SE 2.2L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy, trans 4th gr light VIN: JHMCB7683P
Honda Techs HELP PLEASE!!! This Accord came in first complaining of loss of power when accelerating at highway speeds. I couldn't verify the complaint at that time. Customer came in and to pick up car and it would only crank but wouldn't start. Then I found ou...
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HGFG11606
Hello My fellow IATNers: I have a 2006 Honda civic 2 door with a 1.8 L engine, customer has had vehicle for about 6 month, 2 days ago came in complaining that when 1st start engine runs rough, no check engine light coming on, it does it for about 3-5 minutes u...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JP8BF28G0X
Is the 2 codes related,I'm testing heater circuit for both.The front O2 passes power side,but unless computer only turn ground on when engine is running I have no ground,so that would be a computer issue.I'm going for rear O2 power next.I cleared codes,mils of... Trouble codes: P0125 (insuff / time for closed loop), P1155 (A/Fsensor heater circuit fault B2S2)
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L alarm VIN: JM1BK14384
Vehicle will have false alarm activation regularily. viewed PID for alarm history, says "TAJAR". Reviewed operation of all door switches, all work fine. Has PID for Trunk Ajar which is always "CLOSED" however there is a Liftgate Ajar which functions properly w...
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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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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Accessories VIN: 1NAL11D22C
Hey all, I replace the immobilizer on the igntion key to correct p1610 and ther Nats codes. Is there a way to reprogram this short of going to the dealer?? Thanks for the info.
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L engine VIN: 2GGG3HJKJH
hey guys.we have an 04 nissan titan with a 5.6l engine.this thing smokes out the exhaust when you drive for say 10 miles then let it sit fow a few minutes then re-start it.its oil smoke.no blow-by at the crankcase vent.took engine apart and you would not belei...
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1995 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L compressor VIN: JF1GM635XS
This system cycles about once a minute, on for about 45 seconds and off for about 15 seconds. When it cycles the pressures stay about the same high and low side. The cooled air stays about 45 deg. Customer says that he has installed several compressors due to ...
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L Transfer VIN: 4S3BH67504
Car does OK until driven approx. 30 miles, then will grind and pop on sharp turns. Very similar to the A/T version which is cured with an additive to the trans fluid. Sounds like very bad, dry outer CV joints, but both of these axles are new. Driveline does ha...
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2006 Subaru Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 3.0L Cruise Lamp VIN: 4S4BP86C26
Cruise control lamp in instrument cluster flashing intermittently. I'm having difficulty finding any information on this, so any help would be greatly appreciated. Customer stated that after hittiing a "bump" the fuel gauge read empty; this vehicle also has a ...
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2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L rocker arm VIN: JF1SG63646
hello everyone i just have a question regaurding installing the rocker arm on this subaru. Came in with a broken timing belt and bent valves. Heads are back from the machine shop and i was wondering if there is anything special that i have to do because of the...
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2006 Suzuki Reno 2.0L 4-3 shift VIN: KL5JD66Z85
Have this vehicle customer states that has lack of power on acceleration. Found DTC P1884 4-3 shift malfunction. Test drove vehicle, and have not experience problem yet. Did not find any other article on here with that same DTC. On mitchels the diagnostic flow...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Incorrect Vehicle Speed VIN: 4T1BE32K02
In the morning the speedometer jumps up to 140-150 mph while on the highway. The vehicle will not accelerate any more when this happens. It acts like it hits a speed limiter. It is a very intermittent problem and seems ambient temperature related. The problem ...
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TENL42N82
I am trying to find a source for the maf sensor connector. Does anyone have knowledge of a vendor? toyota only sells the complete harness.
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Ignition random miss fire VIN: 5TENX22N36
It has random missfire after comes off high idle
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Acura TL 3.2L Unknown VIN: 19UUA56612
It turns out, after "listening" with some new electronic ears the road noise/hum was coming from the right rear wheel hub & bearing - replaced and all is well. Thanks for the responses.
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2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L in cab vibration VIN: 4F2YU07141
i feel pretty dumb but the mount that was replaced about 9mths ago colapsed and was grounded out replaced again!with a new one and retested perfect...thanx for the input guys
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L no start/no spark
THIS ONE FOOLED ME, MAIN RELAY WAS BAD, RELAY WOULD CLICK AS IF IT WERE CONNECTING BUT APPARENTLY WAS NOT CONNECTING, REPLACED MAIN RELAY(GREEN ONE IN UNDERHOOD FUSE BOX) ALL IS OKAY, THANKS TO ALL !!
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2001 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F4YR16UX1
as suggested by all replies problem turned out to be a valve problem . the difficulty was that when we backed off the rocker compression would return while cranking engine and would go away when re tightened suggesting possible pumped up lifter or weak valve s... Trouble codes: P0306.
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4A3AA46H41
I fixed the vehicle by replacing the Expansion Valve. After I recharged the system to spec all pressures went bacl up to normal. Be sure to put the exact amount of freon in this car. They are very picky with refrigerant levels.
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L water pump VIN: JN1CA21D1S
I think most of concern was the unknown not having done one before. The only thing that threw me off was the fact that in order to get the tension of the cahin off the pump I had to turn the crab nkshat clockwise almost 30 degrees and the bolts needed to remov...
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2008 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Steering VIN: 1N4BL23E78
CUSTOMER COULD NOT BELIEVE THAT THEIR CAR HAD ISSUES AT 47,000 MILES AND OPTED TO TAKE THE CAR.I PRESUME THEY WENT TO DEALER.WE DID HOWEVER FIND A BAD FRONT CONTROL ARM BUSHING ON PASSENGER SIDE.THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED.
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L engine VIN: 4S4BP61CX5
thanks for all the replies. cust didn;t want to wait for the engine to be rebuit, so we replace the engine with a used one while using his original heads. car runs fine and cust is happy.
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