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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1872Y
Customer complaint was check engine was on, we scanned vehicle, turned light off, customer drives 100+ miles then comes back in with MIL back on, all 4 codes returned, we scheduled vehicle in & replaced Plugs, wires, cap, rotor & drove for 30 miles, returned v... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire), P0303, P0304, P1399 (Manufacturer Specific Multiple Cylinder Misfire)
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L ABS system VIN: 4S2CK58W81
Vehicle came in for poor braking at highway speeds. Test drove and noticed badly warped rotors. Replaced pads and rotors, and adjusted rear shoes. Test drove 10 miles to seat pads and rotors. I don't use any severe break-in procedure, just normal braking from ...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U6X
Thanx for any help on this Should be simple to replace charcoal canister Ordered part off of vin # [...] updated to part # 77740-48011 the part has been updated the old canister has a vapor pressure sensor part # 89460-0W040 it has 1 port on it only th...
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1996 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR17X6T
truck orinally came in for misfire on cyl #4 and #5 misfire.checked spark plugs found electrodes completly worn.did complete tune up and replaced coil do to being week.truck ran fine on road test.customer brought truck back with in a 100 miles.same codes also ... Trouble codes: P0304
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L a/c-p/s VIN: 1YVGF22CX2
Here we go, vehicle exhbits what is belt squeal on cold start up, and goes away after 3-4 minutes, on both idle and accel. balancer,tensioner pulleys, and belts have been replaced. belts three times. no alignment issues, or belts coming apart, or fraying. powe...
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JMI8K14304
Hello fellow Techs and thanks for your time. This vehicle was towed in with a crank no start. -0- comp on cyl 1 & 2. Head gasket found blown. Renew it, re-time using proper tools (timing pin for TDC and flat bar to sync the cams). It starts, drives fine, no ch...
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D15
Car was driven to shop for check engine light on. Checked camshaft position sensor wiring and replaced camshaft sensor. Car will not start. Fuel pressure is 52 psi. and I have spark and injector pulse.Compression is 150 psi.on all cylinders. I have also instal... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position circuit)
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1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4853X
This vehicle keeps setting the code listed. It is an air fuel oxygen sensor. If I clear the code the A/F sensor works. If code is present the ECM goes open loop and sensor stays at 3.7V. I read that a heater circuit with too much amps being supplied from the ... Trouble codes: P1130 (Front oxygen a/f sensor circuit malfunction open circuit)
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1995 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4TIGB11E1S
Customer's complaint is losing oil at an accelerated pace, 1 quart per 250 miles. I removed the timing cover and I can see a nice trail of oil coming from the cam seals, especially the front cam seal. What I would like to know is the best way to loosen & remov...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 2HKRL186X2
Well the customer decided to drive this thing until it won't move anymore. I know it wont be long at all. What we discussed is the replacement of the trans as a complete unit. Thanks to all the members that replied. I did remove the shift solonoids and yes th...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start VIN: KM8SB12B34
Thank you for all the suggestions- we checked the purge valve and it was fine. Problem had never showed up after filling. We cleaned the MAF sensor in case the mixture was off. We checked and cleaned connections at coolant temp sensor. Have monitored all s...
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2000 Infiniti G20 T 2.0L Battery light VIN: JNKCPLLAXY
Took your advice and replaced alternator. No light, we'll see what happens here in a few weeks. Thanks a lot guys
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Charging, Electrical System VIN: JM1BJ24642
After installing an After-market Alternator, the problem still existed. At first I was afraid I installed a bad part. Th vehicle has many after-market Stereo Components installed. I systematically started to disconnect them one by one. I eventually determined ...
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2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Power Window VIN: 1YVFP80C26
It seems the passenger side is bad, there was no click heard during programming. Customer was content with the windows working like they are.
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2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2ZN16T01
Thanks to all who gave their time to help.As was suggested i installed a oem 02s sent customer on her way two weeks later and still all is good.thanks to all. Trouble codes: P0141.
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6850W
This one is fixed-I never would have found it if the problem would not manifested itself again. After driving for 2 weeks, Saturday night it again would not start after 1 hour at a Coffee shop. I talked with the customer at church on Sunday morning and got h...
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