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2002 Acura CL 3.2L Transmission VIN: 19UYA42452
Honda Acura techs I need you. Vehicle came in for eng light fault, found code p1739 for problem in 3rd clutch pressure switch circuit. Customer states solinoid was replaced a year ago. At times it does stumble when shifting. Before I tear this thing apart can ...
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1991 Honda Accord SE 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCB7684M
Car will not start, customer stated it was idling in his driveway and the engine died and it would never start again. It has spark, and has fuel pressure, the injectors are firing but just spins and spins and will not start. I have not checked timing belt, but...
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L SRS light on VIN: JHLRD1748X
SRS light on, code 3-2 (increased resistance in driver's seat belt tensioner). Does anybody know how much resistance these tensioners should have? MOD says install a SRS simulator lead and recheck for codes. This code does not come back immediately, but always...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L ring gear
OK guys, Never seen this before and I was wondering what could have caused it. I replaced a clutch do to poor performance and turned flywheel. Drove greeat for a month or so, she was heading to denver(75 miles) and started to hear a noise. She pulled over for ...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L radio & nav come on with car off VIN: JNDKA31A32
Radio & navigation system turn by them self when sitting and kills battery over night if you tap on console or steering wheel everything turns off. Already replaced ignition switch, problem still there, also replaced smart entry module.
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L engine VIN: KNDJ073383
hello to all, and thanks to any one who can help. kia was brought to us(chrysler dealer) with an over heat concern and coolant leak. this is a new customer so no history. psi tested cooling system and found cracked coolant bottle. replaced bottle and purged sy...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L A/C temp VIN: JN8DR09X52
no codes found, blend door working even disconnected blend door at max a/c to make sure it stayed completly closed.set A/C in car at 65F max cold temp.actual output temp 50F but still humid. bypassed heater core now output temp is 42f and not humid, fond no he...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L air bag light VIN: 1N6AA06A64
has code b1086
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: JF1GD29622
Got a wierd one here, this vehicle bucks wildly on accel from a stop cold, symptom disappears after warm. Mass air sensor, coils and plugs have been replaced already in attempts to repair symptom. No codes, haven't found anything wierd in data stream yet. anyo...
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Drive engagement VIN: 5TEHN72N71
This Tacoma will intermittently not engage when put into drive on cold start up after sitting over night. This happens about once every two weeks. When it does happen reverse will work but when placed into drive the engine will rev but it won't go anywhere. Th...
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2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L coolant becomes low VIN: 4T1BE32K54
I have this toyota that is over heating because the coolant gets low in about a week after filling up the system, there are no visible leaks, pressure tested to 15psi no leaks in system, i tested the block and no leaks head gaskets seem ok also replaced the ra...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5634T
i put in a new fuel pump and a new fuel filter and that took care of the problem, car runs great and the owner is happy thanks for all the help
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1996 Isuzu Trooper SE 3.2L Oil Pressure VIN: JACDJ58V0T
Thanks for all the input and clarification, the owner decide to take the vehicle as is and keep an eye on the gauge and any lifter noise he might here in the future. Thanks again.
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hard Start VIN: KNDJA72301
Thanks for the replies. Upon further investigation I found out that customer had used engine installed. When I scoped crank sensor I had a wave form and resistence was good. I decided to rescope both sensors and realized that although I had good wave form, I d...
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2006 Kia Sedona EX 3.8L cts VIN: KNDMB23386
After rechecking voltage and other sensors from information form the replies the fix was taking the vehicle to the dealer for ecm updates, that fixed no other problems
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT88F22G0V
vechicle was not fixed tryed everything you all sugested but with no luck. customer towed vechicle to junk yard. He didnt want us to have to spend anymore time on it. thanks for all the replys
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L running VIN: JT8BD6853W
problem is in the security system custer doesnot believe it and is taking it to the dealer.Instead of us having it reflashed for half the price of what Lexus wants .So be it. Thanks for the help
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U64
All replyies said that pcm was bad, which i tend to agree with. Car's check engine light must have stayed off long enough to pass e-check. customer seems not to concerned about battery back-up for pcm seeing how it isn't causing drivability issues. thanks agai... Trouble codes: P1065.
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L tail pipe VIN: 1N6AA06A65
I am not sure it is the valve stem seals, because it is possible there is a malfunction / clog of the PVC system, because the problem is not always there. I suggested to the customer we remove the valve covers, to check for pools of oil, or something which wou...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Starter VIN: 4TAVL52N0W
Some input, But no fix, I still have the car, but it sits all torn apart and still cranks the starter when I turn the headlights on, thanks for trying to help. Steve
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2002 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF30K8U
FIRST OF ALL I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE GROUP FOR YOUR TIME AND ASSISTANCE. IT TURNED OUT TO BE A FAULTY FILLER NECK. EVIDENTLY THIS IS A PROBLAMATIC AREA WITH THESE VEHICLES. THANKS AGAIN!! Trouble codes: P0441, P0446.
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BK18U13
Thanks for the replies,all very good info.I think Lucious garage had the best info to clean the throttle blade and sopped out some oil pooling in the intake while the throttle was removed.The vehicle performed fine and did not reset the light but I was unable ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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