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2006 Acura RSX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, No power when warm VIN: JH4DC54876
Vehicle was driven from body shop for alignment with blown head gasket running badly. Unfortunately we did not test drive (for obvious reasons). Head was removed and sent to machine shop. Head was overhaled consisting of light milling, reface valves & seats. E... Trouble codes: P0302, P0304
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1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Dome VIN: 2HGEJ6676T
Well once again here we go.dome light has not been working for two years ,wow there was a after market raido installed ???
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1992 Lexus SC300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JT8JZ31C8N
OK I was called into this shop after all of these repairs were already done except for the ignitor an d O2 sensors. The vehicle has a missfire/ surge under light acceleration light load and at idle. When I first got there they stated the vehicle came in on the...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD17Y5S
I'm hoping someone could help me with this Pathfinder! Towed in with a no start. No spark from coil and no injector pulse. Does have power to injector as well as to the coil. Put computer into mode 4 to check codes, none. Rotor button does turn when cranking e...
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2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L power windows VIN: 1N6AA06A64
Need some help here with this vehicle, calling all nissan techs! both front power windows are inoperative. have looked at all electrical schematics and diagrams, seems that this system has an encoder built in to the system, so I cant even try to give the motor...
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L tail pipe VIN: 1N6AA06A65
When the customer starts this truck, once in a while, a cloud of gray smoke comes out of the tail pipe. I started the Titan, after sitting for 3 hours, and a truck sized cloud of gray smoke came out the tail pipe and drifted away. But, no smoke after that. All...
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2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BAO7A46
will not start, sprayed either in intake no start. has good spark. has good fuel volume. no gauge to check pressure. but seems like has enough. started one time for me when checking spark turn off to hook spark plug back up then wouldn't start.
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Starter VIN: 4TAVL52N0W
The starter cranks all the time with the key on
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2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Batt. lite on VIN: 5TDBT48AX4
Customer complaint of battery light on dash illuminated with engine running.Checked alt. output ,within specs. Checked wiring, no problems found. Checked battery,OK. Replaced alternator with OEM Denso and still the light shines brightly. We're suspicious of a ...
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L ac compressor VIN: 5TEUX42N06
hey guys this ac unit came in with empty system and on off switch was flashing. so i charged it up put in 1.4 lbs which the tag saID. turned on ac and the clutch cycled for 2 seconds and shut down cheched fuse. was good and have batt volt at fuse the high side...
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L clutch VIN: KLAJC52Z2Y
thank you for your replies. the problem we were having was not in the clutch itself but in its distance from the release bearing. the reason the pedal stopped moving was from the built in stop on the fork arm to keep the release bearing from coming off the n...
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2001 Honda Passport LX 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W01
found ngk sparkplugs,replaced with denso,no more sputtering or backfiring omn cold start up,go figure. Trouble codes: P1340.
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L no communication. VIN: 2HGES26873
sorry for the long delay, just got the vehicle back from the dealer. it took them a week to diag and put in computer and program keys, when i brought vehicle to them i told them this is what i thought had happaned.thats why i put an alternator in vehicle. i co...
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2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12191
This car seems to be fixed. I still think the fuel pump was dropping out, but never got it to fail when testing. The fuel filter was original. I replaced it and never had an issue again. The replies varied widely, but none hit the problem. Cam timing, plu... Trouble codes: P0102 (Maf low), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304.
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12351
Most of the replies referred to the speed sensor at the right front wheel as the sensor at fault. Trouble was, there was no speed sensor at that wheel, which sent me off on a wild goose chase looking or where the sensor might be located. In part, this is also ... Trouble codes: P0501.
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80DX3
I FELL I HAVE FIGURED THIS ONE OUT BUT STILL WAITING ON THE COUSTOMER TO DECIDE. I HAVE NO COMMUNICATION WITH THE IP AND ALL WIRES ARE GOOD SO I RECOMENDED A IP FOR THE FIX. THANKS FOR THE HELP AND SORRY IT HAS TAKEN SO LONG FOR THE CLOSE. Trouble codes: U0100 (Lost comm with ecm/powertrain control mod).
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2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L battery light VIN: 4F2YZ041X5
Fixed with a altenater from Mazda, reman. Not sure why other one didn't work. thanks for the help.
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1993 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA7LS23G6P
We have fixed this vehicle by installing a replacement ECM for some reason the cause of the excessive fuel pressure and injector on time was caused by melted capacitors in the ECM. i guess the average mitsubishi lifespan of their ECMs is about 5 years if your ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE85H71
thank you for the responses but none that did not go towards what I needed. I had already tested the system and knew that every thing in the system was working properly but was not getting vaccum at port directly off of t-body coustomer did not want to by a t-... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficent flow).
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1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF635XW
Thanks for all the help guys. I cleaned all the grounds and checked the harness and the plugs. I didnt find any wiring problems at all. I cleared the codes and sent her on her way. Two weeks later the engine light is back on but only with the knock sensor code... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0136 (B1 s2 circuit), P0130 (B1 s1 circuit), P0261 (Inj 1 circuit low), P0264 (Inj 2 circuit low), P0265 (Inj 2 circuit high).
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