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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Starting VIN: 2HGES16503
How do I remove the ELD fom the fuse box? Seems simple enough but cannot remove no way am, I missing a release other than the one on top. Thanks Mike
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Radio Reception VIN: 1HGCM56644
Has anyone had this problem? customer states radio has no reception with defrost on. With defrost off radio sounds clear the second you turn on defrost you hear nothing but static, you loose the station almost completely. Found antenna module at rear left qua...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L Blower VIN: JNKDA31A02
Car came in HVAC blower inop. Customer stated blower was noisy & then quit. Removed blower & amp drawed @ approx 60 amp. Checked fuses & found ok. Replaced blower & resistor/amp. using Nissan parts through Worldpac. Blower still does not work in car. Hot side ...
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L instument cluster VIN: 4S2CE558X4
Fuse for anti theft blows and instument cluster is inop also trans wont shift. Customer had truck is other shopfor inop speedo and was told it was the vss. They replaced it and still didn't work. Now when I check it it appears the imobilzer in the theft system...
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 2T2HA31U74
I recheck the timming belt was allign correctly and when i check the vvt solenoid bank 2 was not respond slowly and replaced. But it was same code popping up. When i road tested no check engine light on drive. Soon as you start up the vehicle 2-3 times code ca... Trouble codes: P0018 (Crankshaft position-camshaft position correlation bank2sensora)
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2006 Lexus IS350 3.5L Navigation Display VIN: JTHBE26206
Touch screen is inoperative. All the physical buttons that operate the Navi, Climate, Info etc all work. The touch screen is not responding in all modes. The display works fine. Is there a setting that shuts off touch screen operation? I checked the owners man...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM2UF123XL
I tough never goin use this any more but iwere wrong ha hey guys need help on this this truck came on a hook w/overheating problem we deal the price and start working ,finish call customer to pick up/we told him need to replace radiator fan clutch.he would do ...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L A/C Compressor/Blend Door VIN: JM1BJ24642
This vehicle is experiencing a combination of issues. On a previous visit, the vehicle came in with a flickering A/C on/off light on dash, I replaced switch & cleaned all connections. Issue was resolved. First, Temp Control Blend Door will not function prope...
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Pats VIN: JM1BK12F84
See outcode and I appreciate if someone are able to give incode. Thanks Outcode for Part number: LF68-18881-D Serial number: AA89 Outcode PCM : 8EC754 Error control: 4AD53. Outcode HEC : 0A7AD3 Error control : 4A806
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2007 Mazda 3 i 2.0L alternator VIN: JM1BK32FX7
This car was flooded so the engine was changed by another shop the car came in with a check engine and battery light on. I have a p0113 iat sensor circuit high output and the alternator is charging at 13.25.
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT Spyder VR-4 3.0L Hvac VIN: JA3AN74K5S
Intermittent power to A/C control head/panel-either KOEO or KOER, has no voltage supply-all fuses good. Approx every tenth start-up display will illuminate and operate briefly, then lights out. No operation, AllData schematics are difficult to read or understa...
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1999 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Wont start below 20 VIN: 1N6EDZ6Y4X
This customer is at wits end with thing!he has had it towed to numerous shops,and it starts up when the techs begin diagnosing the problem.the last time it was a problem was late last winter,and the shop that "repaired"it said that the fuel pump and harness wa...
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L dies at idle VIN: 3N1CB51D21
Hello guys,car came in with complaint of engine dying,engine will dye coming to a stop or just idling.checked for codes and none were found,checked for IAC percentage and was at about 19% when engine died.My first solution was to clean upper plenum paying part...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L OBD fault VIN: 3N1CE51D14
Hello fellow enthusiasts ! this 2004 Nissan Sentra came in with heat problems, tested positive for combustion gas vapors in cooling system; customer authorized cyl.head r&r. We sent head to machine shop for crack check (negative) and resurface, reassembled, s...
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2005 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Head Gasket VIN: 3N1CB51D85
I have acquired this vehicle from a customer of mine. They brought it in for misfire, overheating and knocking noise in engine. It was easily diagnosed as a blown head gasket with damage to lower end bearings. Customer did not want to replace engine, so I boug...
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2001 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L steering VIN: 4S3BH63501
car came to me makeing a vibration when u turn steering wheel we replaced the rack and the power steering pump but it still does the same thing will not do it sittin still only when you go slow n turn right any ideas please let me know thanks in advance
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1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L 3--4shift VIN: 1FBS31S5XH
Vehicle had a no start concern and smoke from under the dash. Removed the dash and repaired the the white and black ground wire that was melted going to the relays under the dash. Found the battery ground wire at the transmiision loose and the reason I believe...
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1990 Toyota Camry 2.0L Engine VIN: 4T1SV2YE61
This camry has oil blowing out the oil dipstick tube and does not use a pcv valve. Does anyone have any experience with this? Im assuming the crankcase vent hose at end of valve cover isnt suposed to do much otherwise it could suck oil into intake.
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4T1SK12E2R
Hello Everyone this old Camry is beating me up in the corner. It is a 94 2.2L auto & it died while he was driving. I went ahead and towed it..battery was strong but spun motor very slowly tried a new battery...no help. ...thought it was starter. Got it on lift...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2BG22K6X
The codes stored have been in the pcm for a long time before this new problem developed. This car will sag heavily when accelerating from say 35mph. It will stall if you continue to press the pedal down. If you hold the pedal in the same spot it will surge up ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insuffecient egr flow), P0441
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2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L Charging VIN: KMHCG35C02
thanks for all the relplies. new alternator was not charging becuz of the static electricity building up.new belt actually fixed this one.
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1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8BH68X1W
Thanks for the replies.William you were a big help telling me about the 3 fuse boxes,I don't know how I missed checking them more thorughly.I found blown 5amp fuse for ign. I started vehicle and when I revved it up it quit again.I rechecked all fuse boxes and ...
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1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Starting VIN: JM3LV5230W
had to remove power steering pump and alternator, and remove front drive shaft. take starter out front. thanks for the help
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ24652
Greg from Washington, You're the Man!!With your comment about swapping the injectors. I changed injector #3 for #4 and no more rich code. Although it ran great before,It must have had a leaky injector#4 Thank you all so much!! Trouble codes: P0172.
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1BG9KEAV
Hi to everyone and a big thankyou for all your help. The customer ended up taking this car back to the original mechanic who worked on the car. I definitely had a valve problem as no 3 inlet valve was leaking. My gut feeling is this engine has been cooked at ...
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1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT3VN66W0J
THANK YOU ALL IT WAS BACKWARD HEAD GASKET I CHECK AND SEE LEFT TO RIGHT AND RIGHT TO LEFT AFTER REPLACE NEW GASKET AND AND THE TRUCK NO MORE OVER HEATING THANK YOU
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1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Drive-axles VIN: JT3HN87R9T
Customer does not want to spend the extra money to fix this vehicle. I have it narrowed down to the VSV behind the battery but not completely sure though. Thanks for all the help guys!!!
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2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 2.7L Speedo,Tach VIN: 4TAWM72NOY
We took out the cluster and tapped on the speedo module, it has the odometer in it, and all started working. took it out and cleaned connections and reinstalled and so far so good. Thanks
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2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B21
after many hours we removed upper plenum, both valve covers and inspected cam shaft timing marks (4 gears), marks were off so we researched information to call the rebuilder, and the installer for more information. we found the engine installer had removed th... Trouble codes: P1346.
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