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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L speedometer VIN: 1HGEM22962
I have speedometer and no odometer reads 8888888 ,no codes
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2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRE48517
Check engine light is on, engine runs fine, I have had 4 scan tools hooked to this crv (generic obd11, otc genisys, launch x431, and a ae laptop based scan tool) no communication at all! I have checked powers and grounds at data link connector and all seems ok...
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1998 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L stalls in gear VIN: KMHVF24N3X
poor accel and after trans was hot stalls when trying to shift into gear any gear has p0732, checked pulse gens seem to be normal, acts like torque converter is locked, believe problem internal ,fluid level ok but is very discolored , bypased cooler to make su...
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L 4x4 control VIN: 4S2DM58W13
After getting the engine running, vehicle runs and drives OK but we have NO ENGAGEMENT of the four wheel drive and we can't make heads or tails of the info in all data. when you drive the car the little RED light in the instrument cluster comes on and if you s...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Stall
had an intermittent stall complaint on this 2002 spectra. it had no codes and we couldnt duplicate the stall and no customer info as usual. vehicle was in for maintenance (100k miles) and we did plugs, wires, new battery teminals, tbelt, and w/pump. after main... Trouble codes: P0121
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Power Brake Booster VIN: JT8BF28G6W
Fellow techs, this car came with a complaint of "the car wont stop" so i test drove vehicle to find a rock hard brake pedal. Tested booster to find no drop in pedal after staring engine, tested check valve and it was fine. Replaced booster twice w/ a used uni...
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L outer mirror VIN: JTJGA3IUX4
Trying to find out if anyone out there has changed the outer mirror actuator on a 2004 RX 330 Lexus. I cannot find any information on the actual removal and replacement of the outer mirror actuator. I have already purchased them from the Lexus dealership. Than...
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1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Radiator Fans VIN: JMIFD3313P
I have already found numerous problems and repaired or replaced, cut wires, burnt and corroded relays. With the Apexi PFC I can see CTS temp and program fan on temp. I know there are four fan relays. What else does the ECU need to see besides coolant temp to r...
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2001 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G51
This vehicle was brought in with the recommendation to have the cataytic converters replaced. It ran like cr-p. we scanned the computer and found lean codes both banks, imrc stuck closed and random misfire and misfire #2 cyl. We replaced a broken pcv vac elbow... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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1992 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.5L No Start VIN: JB3BU24A7N
This car is a dodge colt but inputting a Mitsubishi was the only way I could scan it. This car will start if plugged in or temp above 0 Celsius. If colder it just cranks, figured it was flooding , but not, not enough fuel. Fuel pressure good 48, spark jumps he...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D6T
Roommate bought car.. runs rough at times. I am a domestic Technician The alt SES light flash goingj over bumps at times. Stalls at times when turning slowly. After stalling at stop signs Engine restarts fine but when you put the critter in gear it boogs down ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Iacv), P0150 (O2 b2si), P0325, P0600 (Ecm-tcm), P1400 (EGR solenoid)
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2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Excessive rich VIN: 1N6ED27Y7Y
THIS TRUCK CAME IN WITH A VARY RICH CONDITION, MISSFIRE DUE TOO BLACK PLUGS OR ERRATIC SPARK OR INJECTOR PULSE.CODE THAT SETS AFTER RUNNING IS 335 CRANK SENSOR THEN 325 KROCK SENSOR. SCAN TOOL SHOWS THE ENGINE RPM SIGNAL GOING FROM 1500 RPMS TO 0 SAME WITH THE... Trouble codes: P00, 325 (Knock sensor), P00, 335 (Crank sensor)
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2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1N6ED29Y62
To all, I hope someone has seen this before. I have a 2002 frontier with what feels like a driveline vibration. You feel it through the floor and seat starting at 30 mph and is worst between 30 and 40. I suspected a u-joint and removed the driveshaft. It has a...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E2P
So this car has been a pill we replaced the eng and ever since has not restarted intermitt after driven and parked for short time we have installed a new dist and coolent sensor because of failures of both but nothing has fixed the problem we have only duplica...
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2008 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTWJO7373
The shop manual says the engine must be removed from the top with the trans,can it be removed from the bottom? is it better to remove from top or bottom?
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L anti-theft VIN: 4S2DM58W13
Well I didn't receive much help on bypassing the antitheft system so I bit the bullet and towed the car 75 miles to the only active dealer in southern Ohio. after about two hours and 126 dollars the truck started ,even with gas at least a year and a half ol...
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L engine VIN: 4F4YR12C1W
You guys are great! It was in fact a defective ECM. Thanks again. Merry Christmas to all!!!
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Heat VIN: 3VWCK21Y53
Well guy's here it goes. The problem--poor heat, Would intermintently only blow about 90 degrees from vents. Most of the time i could get above 140. Work performed- 1st attempt replaced T-stat, some success. 2nd, back flushed heater core and verified pro...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G12
Thank you to all who replied we purchased new cam and crank tone wheels for this year motor. The cam tone wheel was the problem the new one had two differant size blades on it witch fixed the problem. Trouble codes: P0335, P0340.
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BG68SXW
This subaru has a big FIXED stamp on it. Big surpise, the head gaskets were blown out on both heads. I forgot to mention that when I had the T-stat out, I could see the water pump and it appeared to be o.k. As a side note, I was able to get a T-stat with a "ji...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3BG685XW
Got this one fixed. Found out one of the customer's "friends" had "helped" her out by adjusting the idle screw. They must have moved it and the cables a long ways. The first time I moved the idle screw away from the throttle linkage until the linkage quit movi... Trouble codes: 1507 (Idle control problem), 507 (Idle control problem).
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1990 Toyota Camry 2.0L Engine VIN: 4T1SV2YE61
Well I was tring to help an friend/elderly lady with this one and definatly overlooked the basic stuff. Got the vech back in and it defilatly had worn out rings and blowby. Vech not worth an engine or overhaul. Thanks to all for the help! John
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDBT12371
Thanks for the help guys. We finally received a wiring diagram and found the relay that is under the dash above the fuse box that the custom had removed when trying to get the car to start. Thanks for the help and sorry for the unnecessary question.
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TEWN72N22
Thanks for the sugguestions guys. All seem to be pointing to CKP sensor. Customer has had the truck back in shop, starts ever time now... But now I know what to go to first when trying to find the problem.
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2010 Toyota Highlander 3.5L Navigation VIN: 5TDYK3EH0A
Hello Gentlemen, Thanks for all of your help on this one. I believe you all had the correct answer. Special thanks to Brett for posting what appeared to be the Toyota procedure. Lee
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