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1990 Honda CRX HF 1.5L Rev limiter too low. VIN: JHMED8367L
Hello everyone, I've got a real doozy here. One of our good coustmers sons has a 1990 crx. He bought a 1996 b18 c out of an acura integra gsr. He and a local guy tried installing and wiring it, what a F$#%&*@ mess. I think ive got the wiring sorted out but the... Trouble codes: 04 (CKP open or short), 41 (o2 heater malfunction)
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Right Front Axle VIN: JHLRD18631
This was sent to me by another shop, this is the 3rd time axle has came apart from right inner axle tripot. It is NOT coming out of transmission, it is pulling tripot out of tripot housing. customer has only owned car about 6 months, there is no evidence of a...
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2008 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L intermittant arcing VIN: KMHCN35CX8
Has anyone experienced this strange occurance.We can see the high voltage spike jump to the engine ground off the damper pulley with the engine running intermittantly.Spark spike also happens after the engine shut off.Also have replaced the champion spark plug...
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1997 Isuzu F FRR 7.1L Stop Motor Box VIN: JALF5A124V
Hi to all This is the first time posting for help so here goes. We have a 97 Isuzu FRR and can't get the Shut off motor to energize and pull the cut off lever on the mechanical fuel distributor.We can pull it manually and shut it off...the lever is not stuck m...
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1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Will not let fuel in VIN: 1N6SD11S9C
I have a 1995 nissan pick up, i replaced the fuel pump and the costomer came with a complaint that she could not fill the truck with gas, the filler tube to gas tank click the pump off acting as if the tank is full, removed tank and found no problem and no res...
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L timing belt VIN: 1NGED27TIY
Owner was driving vehicle when timing belt let go. Vehicle will crank but distributer does not move. We are certain the timing belt broke. Is there a way to determine how much damage may have occurred to the valve train or pistons when this happened? This engi...
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: JN1DA31D03
hello to all iatn members,hope everyone is doing well,customer had car towed to shop,it died on the hiway,crank no start,car had no fuel pressure so has i went to remove pump found car to be out of gas,fuel gauge reading a quater tank,so replaced the sending u...
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2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L 225 amp battery fuse link VIN: 3N1AB61E17
Howdy Howdy everyone. I have one in front of me that has me racking my brains. It's a 2007 Nissan Sentra 2.0L Auto Trans car. It came to us about 2 weeks ago for a no start condition. Another technician diagnosed concern and replaced Cam and Crank sensors and ...
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1989 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Ign. Mod. Runs hot VIN: JT4VN93D3K
Cust. Came in with compalint replaced ignitor 3 times in past 1 year. Carquest told him they cannot replace it again if it goes out. It needs to be checked out by a shop. I checked the voltage reading, voltage drop test pwrs. And case ground. Ok less than 100m...
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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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2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L No Start VIN: 5TEUX42N45
Ok I had this truck come in needing a replacement motor. I put the new motor in and it will not start. I do belive it does not have spark. It is not throwing any codes at this time. The battery was disconnected for about a week. Do you need to reprogram a key?...
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1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3643W
Thanks for all of the replies. The vehicle has not returned yet, so I don't know if the [...] came back on or if she hasn't had time to come back. Most said to clean the EGR passages and install the updated sleeve & valve. This is a different system and I have... Trouble codes: P1491.
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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA42431
thanks to all the great replies.we did check the valve adjustment again.they all were in spec.luckily another car came in and we swapped the map sensor which seemed to clear the lean idle and misfire condition up.thanks again to all the great replies Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfir), P0301 (Misfire Cyl 1), P0302 (Misfire Cyl 2), P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4), P0305 (Misfire Cyl 5), P1071 (Fuel Metering too lean).
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2000 Isuzu N NPR-HD 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4KLB4B1R4Y
found ignition timming off. reset timming nad no more proplem.
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L speedometer VIN: 4S2CK58Y04
well this one is fixed,special thanks to Rich,William,Gene,Daniel,Matthew,& Mark.well it turns out I thought I had a good pattern from the speed sensor,the pattern is a square wave pattern. the pattern we were getting on the front edge of the square wave had a...
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Compressor VIN: KNDUP13153
Thanks for all the replys, the fix on this one was the A/C compressor. Testing showed power and ground to the clutch but wouldn't engage. A/C is working great now.
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1988 Nissan D21 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N6ND11S4J
I have considered the replies and tested the fuel volume = good I did remove and clean the MAF sensor it looked clean already, but I did it any way. I left the key on over night by accident, the next day the battery was dead, charged it and the problem gone...
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2007 Nissan 350Z 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1BZ34D17
well this one is fixed.thanks for all the replies.this system is not controlled by oil,the exhaust cam is rotated by a magnet and plate on the exhaust camshaft.although the resistance value was right on,after pulling off the retarder assembly i noticed a stran... Trouble codes: P0024.
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JTDDR32T01
Thank you to everyone who responded, your answers were all very good. After checking everything, we decided to swap injectors off of a similar vehicle. Problem solved! We then replaced all 4 injectors and it is now running good with no codes or hesitation. It ...
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2005 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JTEBU14R85
The truck is fixed. The canister assembly from Toyota turned out to be defective. The Toyota dealer warranted the canister and light is off. Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap Small leak).
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5TEPX42NX6
Group I sent this to toyota. Customer had extended warranty but we found out it was still under dealer powertrain warranty. After further testing I found that cylinder 3 when pressurized was filling with coolant if allowed to sit for prolonged period with pres...
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