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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Reverse VIN: 1HGCG5640Y
very intermitted when put in reverse the car starts to move then acts like you put the E/brake on,trans has been serviced (honda fluid) and flushed.Other than that shifts fine no slipping no codes. If anyone has seen this I could use a hand fixing,or are we lo...
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2008 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D48
Vehicle came in with CEL on. Code says misfire on cyl 4. Vehicle ran fine on test drives. Freeze frame showed misfire happened at 4500 rpm, ECT 70 degrees Celcius, 95 kph, 99.22 load. Swapped coils and plugs. Test drive: OK. Days later vehicle came back with s... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire)
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA2101T
we have a 96 maxima here with an intermitent stahling condition .when it happens is when coming to a stop or slowing down . usually allways starts right back up. we replaced the ignition switch back .also found intake boot loose .tighened .still happens .im th...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11E33
Need Nissan help. Thanks ahead of time for your response. Car came in no start. Had fire and fuel pressure was correct. Compression very low, 20-30 on all cylinders. Removed head, found no problem with head gasket. Determined rings worn out and replaced engine...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BG6854V
Hi this Subaru has a loud knocking while its running we drove it in and it didnt have any knock it ran fine but needed head gaskets so wo pulled the motor and did the head job and stuck it back in and we cant figure out what the loud knock is coming from but u...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Stall VIN: JT2SK12F8N
This car will run fine on test drive for 30 minutes. After that it will stall when coming to a stop. Have run 3 bottles of injector cleaner through it. Have changed gas filter. Also have removed iac and cleaned it and throttle body. Will sometimes run fine for...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Iac VIN: JT3HP10V5W
Hi and thanks in advance to your help. We swapped a motor in the vehicle and the tech did not discover that there is a deference between FED emissions and CA emissions. The problem is the vehicle has a PO505 code and we discovered that the IAC motor for the ...
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1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4TAWNXXZ48
new customer at the wheel here. truck cuts out at 2500 rpms on up. 1 new coil new plugs and wires. Came in with autolites. Installed ngks. The cut out is exactly 2500. Compression 180 across the board. Genesis scanner will not look at crankshaft signals. Tore ...
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2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L steering colum VIN: J103HT05J3
installing new column lock and the little knob do not pull back all the way and while drive the steeing wheel locks
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2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Left Rear Folding Seat VIN: 5TDZA22C66
Hello fellow techs i have this 06 van that the left rear seat in the very back the seat back will not go up and down with the switch. I removed the rear cover on the seat to expose the motor and the module. The seat back moves freely, when you operate the mech...
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1992 Honda Civic CX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEH2355N
thanks to all technician help me wuith this car,i replace pcm and car star.so far is good.apreciate to all.
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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Blowing fuses and starter engages in reverse VIN: 5FNRL18093
Allright. Its fixed. Most of you were right, it was in the wiring. I was hoping for something easier than tearing apart harnesses and chasing wires. To be quick: The selonoid wire doubles back in the harness and goes where you wouldnt expect. Because the...
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2008 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Tpms VIN: JNRAS08W88
So I scanned for fault codes and had 15, 16, 17, 18. I ended up raising the tire pressure higher than my gauge showed and used the TPMS tool to read the pressures & set them to 33psi. Magically the computer accepted the readings and all is good now.
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2004 Kia Spectra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE12184
Found purge solenoid stuck open. Idle set screw had been adjusted to compensate for malfunctioning solenoid. Replaced, but still had oxygen sensor code. Replaced rear oxygen sensor with a factor one. All is good now. Trouble codes: P1166 (O2 Sensor System Lambda Bank Controller at the Limit Bank 1), P0140 (O2 Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected Bank1 Sensor2).
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2006 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJD73366
after having this car a few more days I finally got back to it.car was not firing injectors,no rpm sig.replace crk.sens. rpms now still no inj.however w/koeo disconn.crk.sens.& reconnect it injs.fire 1 time.kia gives very little about ecms.a new one is 1200 do...
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1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L stop lites VIN: 1YVGF22D5W
well to this customer hasn`t showed back to finish repair,during the test stop lites started working again when i added voltage to dead wire.thinking what happened is that particular wire was missing voltage contact at combination switch,i bumped it n started...
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2001 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G51
Thanks to all those that took time to respond. We tested the injector resistance and scoped the coil driver, we found no signal for the #2/#6 coil pack. We had to order a new PCM from Mazda ($1000.00) after a bone yard ($125.00) PCM would not even start the v... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
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2005 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L spark plug VIN: 3N1CB51D45
I SENT the head to a machine shop and they resurfaced the head and removed the broken spark plug and installed heli coil in the problem hole and one other which had bad threads. This was Michael suggestions to let a machine shop what they do best. Steve help...
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2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1SF65592
I opted to replace the aftermarket sensors, even though I had seemingly good signals from both, with OEM and it hasn't acted up since. Thank you Andy for your help. Aloha! Trouble codes: 0335 (Crank sensor replaced).
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S4BP61CX6
If I hadn't seen, I wouldn't have believed it. Before, it was fully warm on the driver's side, and ice cold on the passenger side. Flushed the heater core in both directions 6 times and we now have full heat on both sides of the dash. Did NOT see any abnormal ...
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF22K8W
Well I was stuck on the engine not getting hot enough idea. So I tried a new tstat from toyota. This raised the temperature about 10 degrees and it would actually go closed loop for about 3 seconds. So I checked the A/F sensors power and on the back somebody ... Trouble codes: P0115 (Engine Coolant Temperature sensor circuit), P0125 (Insufficient coolant temp for closed loop fuel control).
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