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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9XYC007516
Thanks in advance for your help. This car came in with a P1457 code, Evap system. We replaced the cut solenoid located on the canister, cleared the code and it came back. I removed the hose from the purge valve located at the intake manifold and put my smoke m... Trouble codes: P1457 (Evap system)
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L rear diff VIN: 2HJYK16506
I have an 06 Honda ridgeline that needs your help! Customer complaint was a shudder experienced while powering through corners. confirmed customer complaint. Dropped drive shaft as it felt that the U-joints were bad, had a clicking to them, u-joints non servic...
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KM8JM72D25
This vehicle had a p0305 code originally, we replaced ignition wires, performed carbon clean, checked plugs etc, erased code. Ran well since then, over a week, after sitting overnight, started to run rough, codes above showed up, all on same bank, we performed... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Fuel pump lock ring VIN: KNADC12545
How do you remove fuel pump lock ring from tank, need to replace the pump assembly. There is a metal cover with 8 holes in it but it will not turn or pry up. Mitchell shows bolts for an 06 but nothing for 05 & down.
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT6HF10U5X
No codes set transmission shifts fast and shudders while driving low speeds has reman trans twice and new speed sensors and two ECMS used same problem scoped sensor wave patterns good wiring check over no problems found
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 4F2YZ06135
2WD 05 Mazda Tribute came in with a late 1-2 shift, finally kicking around 4k rpm, always when cold. Has trouble with 2-3 shift as well when cold. Its fine when its fully warmed up. Nothing substantial in old fluid. Flushed and filled, same problem. I have an ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L Electric Window VIN: 6MMAP67P6Y
Passenger side window motor not working from either switches (Master or Pass switch). I applied power and ground to motor and it does work. I tried tracing wires under dash and they disappear into a main harness. A WIRING DIAGRAM WOULD HELP ME cant seem to fi...
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1997 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D5V
Help iam getting crazy. Vehicle came to the shop for smog failure and mil on with code p0115 ect sensor circuit problem, checked wiring: ground ok, power 4.98v, ect sensor resistence ok, temperature ok fans working on time, i replaced ect sensor same problem, ... Trouble codes: P0115 (Ect sensor circuit problem)
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2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U44
Hi all Nissan expert Tech. Car came in engine light on code P1273, check fuel trim before repair ST B1 15, B2 15, after replace B1S1 sensor ST B1 9.4, B2 1.6, customer took car and came back couple days later, light on same code. Ck for vacumn leaks none, fuel... Trouble codes: 1273 (B1 Fuel ratio)
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, p1518 VIN: 4S3BH67552
The car will fail to start the first time stalling during start up. Then once started it will act like the ecm shuts off momentarily and the engine will cut out then comeback before it has stalled. I preformed a wiggle test on everything I could find and check... Trouble codes: P1518
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2006 Honda Civic DX 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 1HGFA16846
I JUST NEEDED TO KNOW IT WOULD COME OUT FROM TOP, EVEN THOUGH JUST ABOUT EVERYONE SAID TO DROP FROM BOTTOM,I PULLED FROM TOP VERY EASY AND PLENTY OF ROOM ,I TOOK CRANK PULLEY AND EXHAUST MANIFOLD OFF,DISCONECTED INTAKE AND LEFT IN CAR,DROPING IN WAS VERY EASY,...
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2008 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L heater control unit VIN: 5FNRL38628
Ok after making every input test followed from troubloushooting tree in regards body code every single test past...my last resource it was the climate control unit behind the glove box...and what a surprise when I lower the glove box the control unit was MISSI...
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2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13194
Cust. has not returned with it to do further testing. Replies included problems with the tuning valve assembly from poor electrical connections, gunking of the plates, and even plate screws falling off and getting sucked into a cylinder. Another suggested lo... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 misfire), P1159 (Intake tuning valve).
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT6GF10U7Y
I have not fixed this vehicle yet.(waiting on customer) I got some good info from the IATN members. The valve clearance was good and no sludge under the valve covers. Oil pressure was good as well. I am down to replacing the VVT gears and now waiting on approv...
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1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L condenser fan VIN: JN1RZ24D0R
After checking all of the wiring and signals to the ECM,replacing the dual pressure switch which changed nothing, I grounded the relay so the fan will run all of the time. We are in southwest Florida on a island so this is not a such a bad thing. The lack of a...
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D23
Ok... I finally got this car running. I had already checked compression and the wiring schematics. Compression was good. 155-160. I had checked and rechecked the connector view schematics and the plug on the cam sensor was wired correctly... To the diagram... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor).
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2004 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L Timing Belt VIN: 1N6ED29X14
We found a crack in the harmonic balancer and it was separating from the inside part. The crack ran about 50% around. We put it back together with a new balancer and so far no problem. I did not see anything wrong with the first install, so I am think the bala...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39WXS
o.k guys i decided to close this request, first power is back & code is gone, second we understand customer needs to use 1st gear for take off, customer agrees & will try it from now on.But power is back & he is happy. I want to thank all the technicians who p... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor circuit problem).
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2007 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L brakes VIN: 3JTMMU52NX
Man all you guys where right it was just the pads shifting. I just cant belive they could sound so loud like someone pinging a hammer on some metal. All it took was some lube on pads sides and on the pins to quiet the rackit. Well thinks alot for all your help
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