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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DB1664N
Good morning IATN. I have a 1992 Acure Integra with a DOHC 1.8L. The customer came in complaining about a stalling issue and a no restart. I pulled the car in and check it over and after about five min's of running the car would start to sputter and I would tu...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L speedometer
Hello honda Techs, i need some help on this one, this 94 accord speedo is intermittent, sometimes the speedo goes to about 20 mph just sitting there key on and engine off or running makes no difference also while driving speedo does the same, and other times t...
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1999 Honda Civic CX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6326X
Well this one is driving me nuts. This car came in a couple weeks back with a check engine light on, for a evap leak and when it was smoke tested I noticed a small leak from the canister area either the vent or the canister itself but because the screw were so... Trouble codes: P1457
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on
hi all.car came in with cel on,pulled code p0661 for intake manifold valve position sensor curcuit low voltage.so i checked the vacuum switch that applies the system and all seem ok with it.comes on at specified rpm,bleeds off when it should.the car runs great... Trouble codes: P0661
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2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Immobilizer VIN: FD2-120265
Good day fellow technicians. Have a Civic Type R this vehicle will not start just cranks and a very desperate owner. No communication with ECU tried other scanners. Immobilizer status comes up as system not normal on my Carman Lite no current data or codes ava...
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L Battery VIN: KM8JM12B35
The battery goes completely dead overnight, but only once every 7 to 14 days. Customer says the problem started after the dealer installed the new battery. The battery tests good and no significant draw is detected. The only electrical problem we've seen is th...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73D65
Vehicle came in last week for a poor running condition and check engine light on. Had a crank sensor code. Replaced crank sensor and repaired bare spot in pigtail. Car started and ran well. Came back today with a p0300 and also individual cylinder codes but no... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire)
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2006 Hyundai Sonata LX 3.3L Wipers
Wipers will work fine at times. Then suddenly they stop and will not restart. It will blow the wiper fuse if pushed to mist position. Have checked wiring and tested resistance for a short to ground. All test passed. In the wiring diagram, it looks like it pass...
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2004 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L tcm power supply VIN: JNKCV51F34
Hello I have this g35 here that will not start. I am not getting prndl indication on the dash and no comm with the tcm What i found was the #83 fuse was open in the IPDM this fuse provides key on power to the tcm. checked draw on this circuit and found it norm...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L No lock-up/p0770 VIN: JT6HF10U4Y
Thanks for your time and please bear with me. (my first post) This vehicle came to us with the p0770 code. Dsl solenoid circuit. The solenoid tested good but we tried another anyway, no help. I verified the wiring to the solenoid from the computer. the ecm is ...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L noise VIN: JT6HF10U2Y
Found that there is a humm type vibration droan that is in the rf area, most pronounced at 53 MPH and seems to be worse on decel. Seems noise is coming from area between t case and rf wheel. fluids full and clean. seems that noise MAY be traveling down drive s...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Driveline or? VIN: JT6HF1OU2Y
Hey fellow techs., I'am working on a Lexus rx300 and there is a whinning/squealing type noise that appears to be coming from the right front area. I eliminated any possiblity of belts or pulleys. The noise is more pronounced when cold and on decel. Tryed putti...
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2008 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29388
Hey Guys This car came in with a lack of power problem and check engine light. The turbo had a piece of aluminum impellar broken off which we did find and remove. We replaced the turbo and cleared codes. The MAF code came back on the first drive. Replace the M... Trouble codes: P0010
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AH36D34
This vehicle had bad PCM it has a obvious failure on the circuit board likely cause by a dead short in a wire that was repaired. I ordered a new computer and asked if it had to be flashed in the vehicle and the dealer said it does not need to be. I am wonderin...
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1RZ24A2L
Help Nissan Techs!! This 300zx came in for an engine re seal, clutch and timing belt. Injectors were replaced during service for P.M. reasons. Car ran great and was picked up. Came back for failing emissions test. Tested fuel pressure- perfect, no internal lea...
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 5N1AAO8B24
Hey gentlemen sorry have not been on for a while just been burning the midnight oil here at the shop. But need help have this 04 armada. No spark no start. Have batt power at the injectors and the coils. Getting good labscope readings from the cam and crank se... Trouble codes: P0340
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Starting VIN: 1N4BA41E34
hi tech i have this car in my shop for a no start scan test code for nat immobilizer system p1610 troubleshoot system replaced pcm replaced bcm replaced cut new key and programmed alco replaced nat antenna disconnect the alarm system clear code hard code p1610...
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1999 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JF1GC435XX
This one is just plain embarrassing: A regular customer gave us this car after she broke the t-belt and bent all the valves. We sent the heads out, replaced the belt, crank pulley (it had broken teeth) and one idler pulley. My tech said the car ran fine, so I ...
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1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT3DJ81W8P
truck itermitenly stalls out no power, no throttle response,then dies,turn key off restarts ok runs fine,no codes.unclear the info i get on my modis says a/f voltage L and R and varies at 25 count incriments,125,375,250,ect.reading on o2 sensor it varies 0-1 v...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JTEGH20V11
Vehicle cranks but no start, checked all fuses and relays, got code B2796, but vehicle does not have transponder key implifier. No other codes found, vehicle has aftermarket alarm system on it, was disabled. cranks but no start. Read some info on a short-pin r... Trouble codes: B2796 (No communication in engine immobilizer system)
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2006 Toyota Tundra 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBRV581M7
hello all, i have an 06 tundra in the shop,came in with collision repair and very rough idling with loud ticking noise. the valve on cyl 1 was bent,so i replaced lifter,valve and valve stem guide on cyl 1.also replaced all the other valve seals on that cyl hea...
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2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L High beam headlamps VIN: JTMBK31V38
This one is driving us crazy, we have 2 former Toyota dealer techs here and it's still a head scratcher. Customer just bought it out of state,high beam headlamps inop, customer added a factory Toyota trailer harness, he is unsure if the high beams worked befor...
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2005 Acura MDX 3.5L drivetrain VIN: 2HNYD18755
Well, I have no conclusion on this MDX, but this is what I know; In 5th gear at 1900rpm (62-70mph)it will make a harmonic noise at the rear of the vehicle, 2 cycles per second, no pitch change. It will go away when; you put it in 4th gear, converter is NOT loc...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L rotors? VIN: 1HGCD5693T
Every single reply is great information and pertinent. I can't make any replies or add more info to this case so I am going to close it. I found that the right rear brake will not lock up no matter what, I have plenty of shoe, they are adjusted fine, everyth...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation VIN: 2HGES26772
HELLO EVERYBODY, THANK YOU FOR YOU FOR TAKING YOU TIME TO READ MY REQUEST, AFTER CHECKING VTEC SOL. AND PRESSURE SWITCH, OIL PRESSURE AND VOLTAGE TO SOL. FOUND NO PROBLEM WITH THEM. SO WE REPLACE PCM. CODES CLEARED, TEST DROVE, CAR RAN FINE, NO MORE VTEC CODES... Trouble codes: P1259.
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22932
Well I did end up finding a leak, I followed the flow chart for this code and it helped me isolate the canister and found the FTP sensor was actully leaking. Trouble codes: P1457 (EVAP control system leakage).
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26754
Hi There everyone, thanks to all seventeen of you techs that took time to respond to my post. It was the cam sensor, I ad one coming OE from Word Pac. No more stalling or stumbling. I guess there is first time for everything. The majority of you confirmed that... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Cramshaft Position sensor Malfunction), P0344 (CMP Sensor circuit malfunction).
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G9Y
First - Thanks to everyone for all the input. I Pulled covers to confirm cam timing, it is on the marks, good belt. Knock sensors both checked good. Joseph - I checked all the GND's, none missing or loose, I disconnected & cleaned them anyway. Phil - I check... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303.
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE55H91
I recieved several replies to do with vacuum, and a few with related tune-up issues. After much testing and eliminating, I found the problem within the ECM. After double checking the distributor for moisture and misfire traces, then checking firing at the plug... Trouble codes: P0304, P0300.
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3NICB51D5Y
so i checked all fuel delivery components regulator,leaking injectors and pressure at pump,no problem found, after repalcing iac and cleaning mass air flow vehicle is now longer running rich and conveter is being replaced when the customer gets the money toget... Trouble codes: P0172, P0420.
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2005 Other Asian xb 1.5L trac VIN: JTLKT33475
have not fixed the vehicle, customer still haveing problems with the car.the replies i got were to try a zero point calibration. had already done that. but did agian with no change. another was to check the wheel speed sensors. that was done both visualy and w...
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2008 Scion tC 2.4L brake pedal VIN: JTKDE16718
well as most of you suggested, but chris from wisconson had best idea.i clamped off all 4 brake lines and tried pedal with car running.hard pedal.so 1 by 1 i released the clamps and left front was making most change.had to chisel off wheel lock,remove tire and...
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2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L light on VIN: 1F1SF655X2
This vehicle has not returned customer decided to live with it and not spend any more on it. Posts from techs were "try using mitchell on demand for diagram integrity", try swapping sensors from left to right and check slip ring", check if light comes on with ...
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