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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4UA2656T
This vehicle came in for failure smog tail pipe emissions only has no check engine light, runs like a champ no hesitation at all idles perfect clean and well maintained failed both 15mph and 25mph at 15mph nox 1380...co 0.01...hc 17ppm...o2 .1..co2 4.8 at 25mp...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L +Vsa/Srs VIN: JH4KA965XY
Not our usual fare this--so I am looking for some advise /guidance from you Acura techs. This vehicle has had a re-man rack installed by the owner and aligned by a tire store outlet. The alignment print out is to spec.The car drives and performs as it should....
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L rear ac VIN: 5FNRL18673
Hello all. I have this Odyssey that came in back in june for rear ac not blowing cold. The front ac works just fine. I checked the pressures and they were ok. High side around 175 and low side around 30.I did the feel test on the lines at the rear ac and the i...
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L srs VIN: 2HGES16514
Hey all you honda techs, I have got one here that has a code for the srs system. the code is 0-1, and I cannot find a description for it. I am hoping one of you all can piont me in the right direction.
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L compressor VIN: 1HGFA16816
car came in cust said after it is drove down the road a/c stops blowing out the vents .foud out compressor was not shutting off and it would freeze up. checked codes had p0498 evap cvs volts low and p0533 a/c pressure high .scan data says compressor is command...
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1999 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L alternator VIN: KMHVD34N2X
The vehicle came in with a broken alternator bracket and seized alternator. The customer had had the battery replaced reciently. We put a new bracket on and a new alternator. The vehicle was charging normal and running good. Three days later the car came in wi...
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L running VIN: JT8BD6853W
Tested battery - good check and performed test as indicated. fuel pressure - good spark- good compression good. found security light flashing at all times tryed a second key still cranks no start injectors do not pulse 12 volts on one side of inj harness at ea...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Temp Control VIN: JT68F10U6X
never seen this one before. The auto. Temp control will not change from 75 deg. All else works. Suspect hvac control head but im not sure. Anybody seen this before? thanks for any help you can give. Im challanged when it comes to electrical problems & an not s...
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2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L battery light VIN: 4F2YZ041X5
vehical came in not charging. charged battery and replaced altenator. Installed motorcraft for a ford Escape, only one avalible without waiting a few days. Now vehical charging but the battery light is on. Stays off till runs for a few seconds. p0622 sets. All...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 2.0L compressor VIN: JA3CX56U5M
this thing came in with the compressor leaking from the seam. replaced compressor, flushed system and replaced the expansion valve and dryer with dealer parts (except expansion valve). it is converted to 134a but that was done before we got it. when the custom...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AL54F9S
We have a tough one. At idle & low RPM it runs great. As soon as it hits 5 lbs of boost it runs horrible. It runs rich, cuts out, surges. We smoked it several times. Checked the tube from the inner cooler to throttle body several times & it looks great On the...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ 3.0L Lacks Power on Accel VIN: 4A3AA46L8Y
Hey Everyone, I got a stumper here. Regular customer, daughters car died out of town. Lost electrical power. Towed to closest dealer. They installed replacement Alternator & told my customer the car was ready for pick up. After he left the dealer, he could not...
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2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L fuel, turn signals, transmision VIN: 5N1BV28U94
IP cluster fuel gage & turn signal indicators stop working intermitantly, also transmission will drop out of overdrive when this happens. Sometimes a tap on dash will get it to working again but not for long. Does anyone know of a fix for this other than repla...
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6850W
This cars kicking our butt. Has what seems to be a mechanical misfire. Have done a lot of test but all seem to check out fine. Fuel pressure good 35psi. Has good spark. Noid light shows all injectors working. Pulled injector connector and idle does change. Use... Trouble codes: P0325
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2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U66
Hi Toyota techs, I have a prius here that set the codes I listed in the info section...u0293, p0a93, u0111, u0121. The ck engine light and the big red triangle are on constantly. the vehicle drives ok on hybrid battery and engine. engine cycles on periodical... Trouble codes: U0293, P0A1D, U0121, U0111, P0A93
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2000 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L cooling fan VIN: KLAJB82Z7Y
Sorry,I didn't get this closed on time. I thought I had it fixed. Was not getting power to ign. 2 relay which powers up cooling fan relays as well as power windows and hvac. Ran a new wire to power them up from fuse box to ign.2 relay. car went down the road f...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall
This actually had 2 separate problems, and I thank you all for the replys. I blocked off the egr and the stall out stopped, so I put a new egr in and all was good for a couple days, then the ever great ignition switch actually started melting... So I got a ne...
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S6CK58W7Y
Thanks to All, it was the front o2s sensor wires crossed. Trouble codes: P0151 (p0154-), P0154 (testing and results).
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Auto Headlights/Door Locks VIN: JNKCV54E24
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. REPLACED BCM AND STILL HAD SAM [...] PROBLEM, SENT TO DEALER AND FOUND BAD DOOR PIN GROUND. VEHICLE WORKS GOOD NOW.
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L fuel VIN: JT88F22G0V
car not fixed yet no imobilizer for this 1997 model that i see in any file. dont know where to go from here
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L abs VIN: JTJHF10U22
Right rear wheel speed sensor gap was incorrect due to rust build up on knuckle.Removed sensor and cleaned rust off of knucle with wire wheel on die grinder.now works as expected.
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Turn Sugnals VIN: 4A4MN41S64
Tested wiring from turn signal switch to EATCS module one more time and replaced EATCS module blinkers function properly everytime. Thanks a bunch everybody.
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3NICB51D5Y
Thank you for all the replies. Several stated to check the head gasket, but I was confident we weren't dealing with that issue. One member stated to check into the MAF and he was correct. What seemed funny about this diagnosis was that the trims were only ...
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2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD06U67
Well after your help, doing more research, and talking with the Identifix help line we narrowed it down to a Communication/BUS issue, or a bad ECM. The whole time I was thinking that if the ECM is unhooked and the fan is still running then it could not have a ...
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1993 Subaru SVX LSL 3.3L awd solenoid c VIN: JF1CX353XN
Well the summary on this vehicle is the tcu is stuck in stooped mode,i suspect either the manual switch at the shifter or the inhibitor switch is faulty.Did pin value check at tcu and then ran out of resources to point me in the right direction.Sent customer t...
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1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: I3N5J5872J
thanks to all that replyed to this but the person that help the most was the last one to reply the problem was in the wiring right over the fuel rail rubbed threw the man ground wire (brown one)thanks and good luck to all
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2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L water pump VIN: JTMBK32V87
thanks to all that responded. we finished the job it took about 4 hours to complete.
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