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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L battery VIN: 2HKRL1862X
I have a parasitic draw of .10 -.15 amp on this vehicle. I have figured out that it is something on the #13 fuse in the passengers side fuse box, i have disconnected everything on this vehicle & drain still there . Replaced drivers multiplex control unit & dra...
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6671X
Well here I'm dealing with this civic and code P1456, I did smoke test and feed it to tube fuel vent (hose from tank to to canister)and find over vent shut valve leaking and was wondering if it is normal,also did it when I did apply smoke to filler neck, I als... Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap system leak gas tank area)
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2003 Honda S2000 2.0L immobilizer VIN: JHMAP11443
This is my sister-in-laws car. Have not looked at it yet, thought I would get some input first. Car cranks and won't start, intermittently.Green key light is flashing. She keeps trying, and eventually it starts. May act up several times in one day, or go a wee...
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1997 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KMHCF24F8V
Vehicle came in with a weak battery. Customer states that the check engine light was on and vehicle was "bogging down and stalling." There were no codes in the computer. Charged battery and started vehicle. The idle was surging, idle speed screw was turned all...
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2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L hazard lights VIN: 5N3AA08A04
I'm taking this over for another tech who is no longer here.. We originally got this thing in with multiple concerns of electrical components inop, all body control stuff. We found a blown fuse in the underhood fuse panel and an open breaker under the dash to ...
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2000 Isuzu F FTR 7.8L parking lights VIN: 4GTJ7C138Y
We have this FTR,when the lights are on after about 5 minutes the parking light go out and the relay inside the fuse box starts to buzz.If you turn off the lights or disconnect the relay,the lights will start to work again for about 5 minutes.We do not have a ...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT6HF10U9Y
help in advance this one has me baffled bank 2 is showing lean and missfires. Came to me from another shop. can't find any vacuum leaks. not sure of the repair history. Changed the bank 2 spark plugs no difference. bank 2 convertor was burnt out and catalyst w... Trouble codes: 300 (302 -), 302 (304 -), 304 (306 -), 306
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L engine VIN: JM2UF3137L
When started cold, doesnt smoke for 8-10 secs. Then blue oil smoke continuosly. Volume of smoke increased dramatically with RPM increase. All plugs were fouled when inspected. Did leakdown test on #1. Rings were solid. Have seen one of these before on same typ...
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2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2.0L intake VIN: JM1NC25FX6
Vehicle was presented w/ what customer described as "valve noise". At idle there is a definite tapping noise similar to a single valve tappet clacking. Noise was emanating from plastic intake. Could not hear noise in head area or anywhere else in engine when c...
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1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Surge VIN: 2T1AE94A6N
Has no codes. All scan data looks good. Timing and vac good. Fuel psi good.cant see any reason for the eng to surge or the high idle.
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1993 Toyota Pickup 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN1303P
Code 52 Appears After Driving for short distance (1 block). I have had this Intake off 3 times now and tested everything possible. New Pigtail Connector. New Knock Sensor. Used known good knock sensor. Checked wires between connector to computer multiple times... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor Circuit Open or Shorted to Ground)
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2004 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L transfer case VIN: JTEBU14R84
Hello, Have this toyota4 runner that came in 2 months ago for no 4wd. We found that the plastic gears wear all broken inside the actuator motor on transfer case. The new motor was on back order and it took two months to get. We installed it today and we had ...
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2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Hesitation VIN: JHMFA362X7
i finally decided it had to be the trans and Honda got involved and sent it to s different dealer who replaced the trans.They have an extended warranty ,Im not sure why the first dealer sent him away.Thanks to those than responded
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2007 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L shift vcd o\d light VIN: 5N1AN08W17
Sorry for the delay in the fix, replaced TCM. Guessing it was just one of those things.
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1996 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L front diff/ transmission VIN: JF1GF4853T
hello and thanks for all the help we went ahead and replaced the viscus coupler and it fixed the binding it was a reltivly easy job just removed the tail housing from the transmission right in the car a couple hours and it was good to go thanks!
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2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L Abs Light VIN: JF1SF6351Y
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR RESPONDING!I FINALLY GOT A CODE FLASH OUT OF THE BLACK PLUG!IT WAS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF COLUMNON THIS SUBI,AND THE TWO GROUND WIRES THAT EVERYONE REFERRED TO WERE NOWHERE TO BE FOUND.ANYWAY I JUST RAN AN INDEPENDANT GROUND RIGHT FROM THE ...
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