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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Unknown VIN: 19UUA56843
Hello Techs, Trying to replace the timing belt. The crankshaft bolt is frozen in tight can't break it loose.I know Honda has always had tight torque bolts. We have put a lot of pressure on the bolt with holding the trans using a break over bar and cheater pipe...
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1998 Honda Civic GX 1.6L Misfire VIN: 1HGEN1641W
Well folks I had one nerve left and this car has officially run it over!!! I have 3 hairs left as the rest I have pulled out. If some one could either help me or take me out of my misery I would greatly appreciate it. This car will on occassion run poorly in t...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL18622
No start read rpm with modis, no spark or injector noid, fuel psi ok crank sensor? Trouble codes: 1399 (Misfire)
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Lighting VIN: KUDUP13125
We are still working on this. Also checking the DRL system. All turn signals and brake lights work. We have been working on this off and on for several days. The tail lights are very stubborn and the wiring diagrams cannot be correct. No tail lights is the pro...
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2007 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L o2 sensor VIN: 1GH23H5SDF
I just put an engine in this kia and am finding out now that the o2 sensors will plug into ANY o2 sensor connector. My alldata wiring diagram calls the sensors 1,2,3,and 4. I have good pictures of where the wire-end of the 02 sensor should plug into but no pic...
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L overdrive VIN: JTJHF10U32
told by lexus dealer after scanning that she needed a new tranny at a cost of $6000. i removed tranny pan found no problem with fluid color or any traces of metal or clutch particles.I replaced old filter and added the special syn. fluid recomended by lexus.th...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Charging, Electrical System VIN: JM1BJ24642
This is my personal vehicle; Surges @ idle and while driving. Head lights & interior lights go dim , then get bright in sink with the rise and fall of engine idle. Solus-Pro Scan tool: DTC-P1632 Generator out put voltage to PCM less than 8 volts. DVOM voltage ...
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1995 Mitsubishi canter 8.2L transmission shift VIN: FH218C-501
Hi there i have a 1995 fuso small truck with an exedy automatic transmission. it does not change gears well but does not slip i would like to know if anybody can tell me the tps voltage settings ie min and max voltages if i alter it even a small bit the check...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G92
This car pops these codes after 2 key cycles. The 12 volt, 5 volt and ground are all intact. The cam and crank sensor are within spec while running. 2.5 - 3.02 volts for the cam and 3.8- 4.00 for the crank. The scope shows good wave form. The tone ring on the ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0335
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Timing VIN: 1N4DL01D0X
Question on Cam Timing: Alldata and Mitchell both show a picture from Nissan on the intake camshaft keyway lining up to a 9:30 position and the exhaust camshaft at a 12:00 position. However I have read some posts here and a tip on Mitchell to put them both at ...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D61
Nisn. Techs...I have a mobile diag business in San diego. A shop pulled the code P0100, then replaced the MAF sensor. The problem continued so the orignal MAF was reinstalled. And they called me. The P0100 didn't return during my testing but a Bank 1 rich code... Trouble codes: P0100 (Maf)
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2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L drivability VIN: 3N1CB51D63
Hi iatn 2003 nissan sentra Customer states that the car will race or serge when applying the brakes heavy, or sometimes when parallel parking like someone is pressing on the gas. The problem is very random and very intermittent i have personally driven the car...
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2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 5N1AN08W26
I have an 06 nissan xtera that had 3 gallons of water in a full tank of gas.the custumer said he drove about six miles after filling truck with the contaminated gas.we put truck in the bay drained all the gas out of the tank and ran the engine with the motor v...
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6850W
Two weeks ago vehicle died going down road-customer said lights kept getting dimmer and dimmer then died. Had towed 35 miles to Her home. Started up next day and drove to us to check. Alt charged and battery tested good. We scratched our heads and decided to p...
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2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L power door locks VIN: JTDBE32K04
Power lock only unlocks driver door with the key, the fob or the power lock button. All doors will lock with the key, the fob or the power lock button. Only the Passenger front door and both rear doors do not unlock with the key, the fob or the power lock b...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Clutch VIN: JH4CC2547N
The shaft cover was behind the LR trans mount. Removed LR trans mount and large steel cover and shaft was inside. Thanks For The Help
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L +Vsa/Srs VIN: JH4KA965XY
Well many thanks to Seth, Dale, and James for taking the time to post some guidance. Searching about on the Mitchel & Alldata I did find enough info to do an overview and attempt a fix using the diagnostic socket mentioned PT#07PAZ-0010100. Having obtained th...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18023
Thanks for the help guys. As far as there being a bulletin for the egr, that is for cruising speeds not idle. It ended up being a bad fuel injector, since they are relatively cheap we just replaced them all. Trouble codes: P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306 (testing and results).
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HJYK16536
well first off i would like to yhank everyone that took the time to help. i think that adjusting the valves is all that was needed but the dealers and no one else had the gaskets in stock so the customer declined the repair. thanks again and if they bring it b... Trouble codes: P2279 (intake air system leak).
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L light VIN: KNDJC73363
this fine piece of junk is fixed the problem was the electro magnetic clutch inside the transfer case it was shorted cuasing the issues that this vehicle was having.
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BF28G7X
Thanks for all the great input. Here's what I found out. As some stated you can't program the master key to a used PCM using the factory tool. (MasterTech 3100). When you buy a new/rebuilt PCM they come in key learn mode and will match/learn the keys. Have all...
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1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3CT64U3L
cts connector was missing and spade terminals were used after checking source voltage and groung at pcm found wire switched from coolant temp switch with wire from ctsensor the cts was seeing 9-10 volts instead of 4.5 siwitched it up all is well.Thanks for rep... Trouble codes: 21 (Cts).
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2008 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4A3AB26F18
Well the customer finally came back for a Throttle body service that we had recommended, All is running GREAT now! Thanks for the replies! Thanks again IATN! Fred Freds Mobile Service Trouble codes: U1073, U1109.
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JN8AR05Y6V
I installed a ignition distributor,purchased from Nissan and was Reman. Truck starts and run good ,plenty of power with no breaking up.Thanks for the insight I know that there was not much info to go on and I appreciate all whom have replied. As usual you all ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L NATs VIN: JN1CA21D9X
Thank you for your input...we ended up sending it to the dealer because of not being able to communicate with that particular module and we have not heard back yet what their results were. I will post an update when I hear more from the customer. Thanks agai...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L readiness monitors VIN: 4T1BF32KX2
I am closing this post but not as a fix. The customer drove the vehicle for over 400 miles since I last cleared the codes on 10-28-10 and came back today 11-11-10. Scanning the vehicle I found all the monitors but the cat had ran and passed and that there were... Trouble codes: P0430, P0116.
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