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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Left Door VIN: 2HKRL186XX
Left door will start to open and then stops and alarm beeps 3 times. my confusion is when the single pin door switch is disconnected the door works from remote, button on dash and outside door handle, but not inside door handle. Have pulled #13 fuse and re-hom...
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2003 Hyundai XG350 3.5L drivers window swithc VIN: KMHFU45EX3
this one is eating my lunch. the customer said the drivers window went down by itself and then the swithc started smoking. i got another used switch and after about a minute the new switch started smoking but during the wait time all the windows and mirrors wo...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S43
This car will not start sometimes when hot.The cam sensor code will come on.Another shop has already changed the cam sensor and still the same results.it is intermitent and cust would like me to fix it.Have voltage tested and used the flow chart and wiggle tes... Trouble codes: P0340
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L extended cranking VIN: KNDJD73384
Symptoms began 3 days ago. When cold, you have to crank it over for over 30 seconds before it will start. While cranking it will start to hit on 1 or 2 cylds and finally start like it's flooded. Dealer put plugs in it 8 months ago. Once it's running, it runs g...
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2004 Kia Optima EX 2.4L ignition VIN: KNAGD12674
Car died while driving. Customer put a fuel pump and a fuel filter on before towing it to the shop. I checked the codes on it. It only had a p0335, crank sensor code. I ordered a crank sensor, tear it down and the timing belt has several teeth missing, so i ch...
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Starting VIN: JT8BD68S3W
This vehicle has a strange problem that is driving us nuts. The engine will start cranking over on its own without anyone in the vehicle, no keys in it or anything. It was here a few weeks ago and we replaced the starter relay (it was partially melted inside) ...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR51R2W
vech came in runnig rough back firing and staling after vech gets hot 15 to 25 miles .did motor tune per coustomer request let vech run and after it gets to operating temp it starts to misfire pop back through intake and stalls will restart and runs rough unle... Trouble codes: P0120, P0340, P0335
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1999 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L Stall VIN: 4N2XN11T6X
Hello fellow techs we have this quest here from another shop and was running very badly..misfire at idle and stalls when put into gear and accelerate moderatly. we installed a better quality cap and rotor and have fixed the misfire as well as clean the throttl...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: JNK1GE4D15
once again, hello fellow technicians!!! i got 2 vehicles with the same indentical problem. 2005 nissan maxima 3.5 and a 2003 infiniti m45. fuel gauge on instrument cluster would read 1/2 full with an empty tank. no codes or tsb found. removed sending and verif...
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2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Surge VIN: JF1SG63623
Car will start to surge when under a load above 3,500 rpm . Engine starts and idles normally and accelerates up to 3,500 rpm normally . Tried a new subaru front o2 sensor first - did not change . Checked fuel pressure 30 psi at idle - 41 psi with hose off regu... Trouble codes: P0171, P0130
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1986 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4RN62D0G
High emissions at cruise. The distributor is pegged to get it advanced enough, but if we change the cam timing we have to peg the distributor the other way in its adjustment. All grounds were voltage-drop tested. Found a bad one at the battery but replacing ...
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2000 Toyota highlander 3.0L Unknown VIN: JTEHF21A23
well i have this toy in check engine lite on and vsc lite on scan for codes pulled p0766 shift solinoid d performance(shift solinoid valve s4) so called trans service and replace soliniod when removing the pan fluid was vary dark with aluminum look to it shiny...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L rear balance shaft VIN: 1HGCB7652P
Thanks to everyone for an outpouring of help here. Talked to the customer after getting the results, one person answered a question of a spiral cut shaft which would suck the oil inward helped me understand the design of the part. I siliconed a plate to th...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Accessories VIN: 1HGCD5656S
thanx for all the replies, the problem was shorted wiring in the steering column thanx again
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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L neutrals at stops VIN: 2HKRL187X2
PROBLEM CHILD FIXED! LARRY FROM UTAH, BRIAN FROM PENN, AND ANTHONY FROM SC HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. THE SPRAG AND RACE WERE WORN SO BAD THAT I COULDN'T EVEN GET THE SPRAG OUT OF THE RACE. WE HAVE BUILT LOTS OF THESE TRANNYS AND NEVER HAD THIS PROBLEM. FRO...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNDJA7233Y
Derrick saved me from putting on unwanted parts,thanks.The fuel trims had to be relearned with a extended test drive. I did drive this vehicle maybe 6 to 8 miles but I guess this wasn't enough. Some of you agreed with Derrick.Others said spark plugs--injector-...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72392
thanks for the help,it was the crank gear,key way is in bad shape.sorry to wast your time i should of checked it out more i should of knew it was timeing because of low vacumm the brakes were hard when running ,because of the vacumm.thanks to all. Trouble codes: P0343, P1115, P1624.
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2011 Kia SOUL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJT2A20B
First of all, thank you very much! Nick! You are real Super Tech and so smart. Today, I replaced the purge control valve and fixed. When the scanner Evap testing, the systam makes vacuum to check leak. If the purge valve stuck closed, the system can not makes ... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP large leak).
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Driveline or? VIN: JT6HF1OU2Y
Hello again Techs. The customer was very patient and understanding and wanted the problem figured out. That being the case I left vehicle outside over night to get cold. Put on hoist first thing in the morn. and pulled front driveshaft out and ran it to speed ...
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L other VIN: JN8AR07Y4Y
Thanks for the help gentelman. TPS adjustment fixed it to my knollage, Martin Trouble codes: P0300, P0733.
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D41
thanx a ton to everyone that replied. i did find coolant on the iacv. gave customer a estimate and they decided not to fix it. wow this is a expensive repair! no dought you guys was on the right track with it needing a pcm. thanks again to everyone. Trouble codes: P0505.
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1998 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: JS2GB31ZXW
Thank you to the 3 of you who replied. Finally got it out of here yesterday. Did in fact find 1 broken tooth on crank sprocket reluctor wheel! we just kept overlooking it i guess. Mitchell timing info is correct for the record. We did have it timed correc...
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1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Mechanical VIN: JT3HN87R1T
This one is fixed. As most people replied it was chunks of oil crust getting sucked up against the oil pickup tube. As one reply said "coffee grounds" is the best description- almost two handfuls, I'm surprised it had pressure at all. Without a complete teardo...
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