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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG66861
I am having a problem with this honda accord about 3 months ago I replaced the evap bypass solenoid and now I have dtc p1457 I checked the soleniod and it is working ok and checked for liquid fuel in carbon canister it is ok Im not sure where to go from here a... Trouble codes: P1457
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2008 Honda Element LX 2.4L tpms VIN: 5J6YH28708
vehicle came in with tire pressure light on. all 4 tires read 144psi. checked for codes and none we stored. performed tire position relearn and drove vehicle over 28mph. both left side tires read correctly, but the right side didnt. replaced both right side ti...
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2009 Honda Accord EX-L 2.4L Abs Module VIN: 1HGCP26849
We recived a 2009 Honda Accord EXL which has a history of a prior collision. The ABS Modulator does not have comminication. Was pulling a code of U0122 (F-Can Malfunction ECM/PCM VSA modulator control unit) through PGM. Replaced under dash multiplex controller...
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1995 Hyundai Sonata GL 3.0L Engine VIN: KMHCF24TS0
Car came to us from another shop with the diagnosis of a bad head gasket. We verfied the complaint. Removed heads from engine and sent to machine shop and found slight warpage and a couple of valve bent had that fixed along with new valve guide seals. Cleaned ...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: KM8SBI2B94
original complaint was that it started then stalled.when trying to start it it bucks like it is way out of time. timing belt was checked and timing is on the mark.they replaced the cam and the crank sensors then the ignition failure sensor. still no start. whe...
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G4Y
Hi everybody and THANK YOU in advance. I have this 2000 Lexus ES300 with trouble codes P0300, P0306, P1315, & P1325. I already did spark plugs and cylinders #1 & #4 coils about 1 month ago. The customer complains of the light being on with an occasional lack o... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cyl. Misfire), P0306 (Cyl. 6 misfire), P1315 (Igniter circuit fault 4), P1325 (Igniter circuit fault 6)
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2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L Radio VIN: JT8BD69S72
Hi Group.2002 Lexus GS300 10A Fuse for Dome light/Radio keep blowing every 2 or 3 days, when this happen no remote comtrol function, radio and dome light, replaced fuse with driver door module no resault, any help on this will be appreciated. Thank you Roobi
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Engine VIN: JM1BJ22532
Customer was driving temp. gauge went up.They pulled over and coolant was comming out overflow bottle .Vehicle was parked and towed in.Installed new coolant system keeps pushing coolant out of rad.ECT reading normal.Both cooling fans working.Coolant appears cl...
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1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L CV joint VIN: JA3AM44HXX
customer came in with a concer about a vibration while turning. Performed a suspension check and found that the left outer tie rod was loose. We replaced the tie rod end and sent the car out. The customer came back a few days later and said the problem was sti...
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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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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on, Down on power VIN: 5N1AR18W25
Hello all! Happy Thanksgiving! Well, this Nissan is making us look bad. We have been taking care of cars for these folks for as long as we have been in business and really want to get this one fixed. We have had a few driveablity related issues recently. Cam s... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/multiple cylinder misfire detected), P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency below threshold)
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L 4 wheel drive system VIN: 4S3BD6756W
If anyone had any experence with this I would appreciate for some help. I do have a computer off my car I can try and I'm probably going to try that to make sure to it's not the computer "TCM." Also should of I replaced the solenoid because of pinched wire? An...
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BL66542
Hello, I have a '05 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 DOHC Turbo car here that's being a real lemon. At about 35K miles the car came in with complete engine failure do to running out of oil. Customer bought used engine with 30K miles on it and we swapped it out. Now the ca...
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1996 Suzuki Sidekick JA 1.6L Cuts out VIN: 2S3TA02C2T
This vehicle will blow the ig.coil meter fuse at acell hot or cold intermittently. Looked at both Oxy sensor wiring harnesses for rub through none detected. No codes found. Only does it intermitterntly upon acell from stop. Can not duplicate by brake torquing....
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1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L No Start VIN: JT3HT05J6W
Customer came in concerned about crank and no start at times accuring most after a hot soak. We have experienced this problem several times over a few weeks of driving. We have noted that if you get in,sit down, and turn key on, if the check engine light illum...
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L sound VIN: JT2BF22K5W
hey guys. got this pain customers who is worried about an audable sound with key pad. He already has a keypad problem not working at times - checked the keypad battery and was good. he says he use to hear an audible beep ( not from the horn)when he used his re...
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2001 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T3ZF19C51
replaced o2 sensor, cleared codes, after clearing codes vehicle would not start and code b2796 no communication from immobiliser system present. this vehicle does not have immobiliser system (verified with toyota), no immobiliser components in vehicle. will cr... Trouble codes: P1155, B2796
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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA56882
Well lets see, the rotors have always been hand torqued, the rotors were cut on the car with OEM materials so we shall see what happens. He puts on 40k per year and it had 40k on the warped brakes, my gut tells me it is his braking. Thanks to you all.
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Engine VIN: JT8BFZ8GZX
Thanks for the replies.I was told by several people that the engine blocks are different(although I still wasn't told why,just that they were). Got a clean salvage yard engine. Resealed it, and the car was done with out any issues. Ps. The previous own...
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2006 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L Misfire VIN: 5N1AA08B86
The vehicle is fixed and again with the help of iATN member called David-VA. I went to iATN chat room and dropped my problem. The A/F Alpha bank-1 was 125% and A/F Alpha bank-2 was 86%. David asked me about this data and based on this data he told me to see ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multi cylinder misfires).
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2004 Subaru Outback H6 VDC 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH89674
Replies included recommendations for TPS (already done by dealer); trans service (already done by dealer); ignition miss, possibility, but dealer has aleady changed spark plugs. I recommended a scope analysis of ignition system, but customer declined at this ...
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2009 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Fuse Links VIN: JTDBL40E99
I FOUND 5 DIFFERNT FUSES BLOWN OTHER THAN ONE FUSE LINK IN THE BLOCK ASSEMBLY (COMES ALL IN ONE) AFTER REPLACING ALL THE FUSES AND FUSE LINK BLOCK ALL IS WELL. THE FUSE LINK BLOCK IN THE UNDERHOOD PANEL IS A TERIBLE DESIGN YOU HAVE TO TOTALLY DISSASEMBLE THE ...
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