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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L passenger window VIN: 1HGCM72274
Ok honda gurus i need some assistance. This accord came in pasenger window inop. No power to the passenger switch o volts at the window motor. Fuse is good so is ground. So i give external power to the green and black wire on the switch now i have source volta...
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNDUP13143
Customer filled with gas just before symptoms started. Van will surge/buck/hesitate on accel and steady cruise, not like a misfire but like it has a dead spot in the accelerator. No codes. Fuel trims will drop like a rock. Disconnected the evap purge hose at t...
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KNADC16525
Thanks everyone. I have a kia .Good customer.States when the check engine lt came on car has no power. I drove it and it runs like a clogged cat.checked it and very little back pressure .fuel trims slightly neg.around 3% .vac at idle is around 20 steady .We... Trouble codes: P0325
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2006 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12626
Started but figuring out how to tap in and check fuel pressure as he tried to get it checked before. Big reason is o2s are dead at 40mv B1S1 20mv at B1S2. Dealer had replaced pcm and O2s upon codes, and said something about grounded 02 wire killed computer. Ne...
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L no monitors run VIN: JM1NA3530V
This little bugger will not set the Catalyst, O2, or EGR monitors. For some unknown reason the customer replaced the front and rear O2 sensors. We replaced the cat because the inlet/outlet temps were not good. I was getting 475* inlet and 350* oulet at 2000 r...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Misfire
misfire in idle, catalyst monitor and evap monitar never complete. To pass emissions all but one monitors needed to be completed. Reset the computer by grounding battery. Bank 1 runs rich and Long fuel trim stays from -2o% to -25% Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303
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2008 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Wiper motor won't shut off VIN: JM3ER29L78
The windshield wipers will not shut off. We have tested all the wiring between the switch and motor. We tested the motor at the connector with voltage and ground in the flow chart. The motor tests fine and the park switch signal is present that goes back to sw...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L anti theft VIN: 4A3AK44Y7V
Hello all. I have a 1997 eclipse gs and I AM having trouble finding the alarm module . I am trying to program my keyless remote, thanks
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1986 Nissan 720 2.4L No Start, bat was hooked up ba VIN: JN6ND16S6G
coust hooked up battery backwards. another shop threw a $500.00 every thing gets replaced or (egr) tune up at it even though they were told what happened. now the coustomer towed it in to us & we confirmed no spark & no fuel & confirmed bad ecm & replaced with... Trouble codes: 23 (normal with a no start), 24 (normal with a no start)
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: JNS09201US
Costumer was driving the car and it just die by it self. they tow the car to the shop. Engine cranks but doesn't start, I check fuel pressure ok. I check all fuses are ok. check spark and I have spark on 4 coils. remove valve cover to check timing marks seems ...
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2008 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L I-Key Buzzer VIN: 1G8AL52F88
I have this versa that has a problem with the intelligent keys.after about several hours of driving the car makes a buzzing noise from the dedicated speaker in drivers door.it always starts and the buzzer wont shut off until battery is disconnected overnight.t...
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2005 Scion tC 2.4L 1st gear VIN: JTKDE17715
I have a 2005 Scion tC here with a whine in 1st gear. It whines at all times in 1st, both under load and coasting, clutch in or out. If I pull it out of first while coasting, the whining immediately stops. If I try to engage first while moving at over 20MPH, I...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH66571
I need some ideas on this problem. This 4cyl.Outback has a intermittent #4 misfire.I've replaced spark plugs,ignition wire set and ignition coil with all OE parts,but the same problem.Since the misfire is so intermittent,I never could duplicate the problem whi... Trouble codes: P0304
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2003 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Misfire VIN: JF1GG29633
Check engine light on, running rough, felt like misfire. Was sure scan would reveal which cylinder was misfiring, but only had code for front A/F sensor. Replaced so I could see what fuel trims were doing. With old sensor could not get into closed loop. Fuel t... Trouble codes: P0031 (Front A/F sensor heater-replaced sensor no change in performance)
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BL68685
hi all, this subaru died on the road.towed into shop,turned key and it started,then died.it will do this all day.restart will run for 3-5 seconds then die.while its running it sounds fine.if you give it throttle it will die sooner than 3-5 seconds..i checked f... Trouble codes: P0700, P0725
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1989 Toyota Corolla 1.6L no reverse VIN: 5468789987
rebuilt this unit and have no reverse...Need a manual!! for an A131L trans.Clutches air checked okay..I need a manual to help me id the valve body parts..
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Cooling system VIN: KMHWF25S44
Thanks to all who replied. I forgot about the heater core being in the loop just like older Cavaliers. I have to call this one fixed but I only have the customers words as to what happened. She took it to another shop and was told the temp sensor connector had...
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1986 Nissan 720 2.4L No injector pulse VIN: JN6ND11S3G
I had several people make suggestions. One person stated that the distributor controlled the pulsing of the injectors. One person thought that my use of an LED instead of a noid light was stupid but, since I didn't have a noid and the lamp in the noid is an ...
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1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
The EGR did work (stalled the car and was being activated), BUT I decided to pull the end plugs on the intake and use a bore scope to find that the little ports going into the intake plenum from the EGR manifold were half clogged. Cleaned them out with great d...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L . VIN: 1N4BA41E85
well u guys were right on the money,it was the vtc sprocket that was bad,removed and replaced it no more noise,thank all of you for your help.
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L Engine Valves VIN: JF1GD79666
Thanks to all you that replied. I had some good tips on how to try to determine what valves were bent. I did what Rob from British Columbia suggested which was to put 50-60psi in the cylinder then open each valve manually with a screw driver or some type of le...
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