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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Cold Shift VIN: 1HGCG665X1
I have a 2001 Honda Accord with a BAXA transmisson.Trans came in from another shop, that they bought to resell. When first Open Unit up, everything looked good.Called other garage,they said it has some kind of shift problem.When Car is cold , or.. first start ...
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Electronic VIN: 1HGCG32452
Group I have a automatic trans problem of the worst kind. I received this car from a family member to repair for their daughter. It was slipping badly so we installed a rebuilt transmission with new converter from one of my good suppliers. Flushed cooler and s...
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH18553
Help me honda guys , hello everyone, i keep getting code p0011 after about 5 minutes of driving. The oil was changed one day before i got the car (qs 10w30 and stp filter) could that be my problem? the vtc screen was completely clogged up , so i thought i foun... Trouble codes: P0011 (Variable valve timing system malfunction)
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21544
Hello fellow Techs, Some help here would be nice. This honda has a code p0497 and has returned 4 times in the past year 3 of these the past month. The pressure sensor has been replaced twice. The bypass solenoid once. After repairs have been made the vehicle h... Trouble codes: P0497
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2008 Honda Civic Si 2.0L No Start VIN: SHHEP33545
hey there have a no start on this civic i just did a head on. Rechecked all grounds i removed I have spark fuel compression cleaned plugs rechecked timing chain dead on wont start tryed with carb spray maybe had bad gas still didnot start. Customer stated had ...
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2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13154
Hello, I thought I had a slam dunk on this one. The van always ran fine for me, but the customer stated that if they drove it for a while and really warmed it up, the van would not restart after shutting it off. If you let the van sit and cool down, it would r... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft sensor A circuit)
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L trans solenoids VIN: JT6GF10U7Y
From used car dealer. He bought it from individual who told him it had IAC problem code p0505 and someone had told him it needed a ECM. We checked it and thought IAC was bad. Found in IATN archive where these are a problem. Some had gone thru 3 or 4 from deale...
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1985 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Unknown VIN: JNICZ14S1F
This was brought to me by a trans shop-I do electrical--seems all was well until customer replaced power switch-he used a generic one with no light and the wiring is different-and he replaced the engine. Now when power mode is off shifts erracticaly. Can NOT f...
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1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Hesitation, Slow acceleration VIN: 4N2DN1112V
Changed MAF, plug wires rotor and cap, Checked spark plugs. Inspected catalytic converters and removed ox sensors no differance. idles smooth but slow acceleration. Checked fuel pressure ok. seems to lack power when you punch it. no codes? Drove car with rear ...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D34
we have tested variouse sensors relays and routed wires looks all good car starts then cuts out fuel pressure is unknown do not see schrader valve or hook up any help would be great Trouble codes: P4410
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2005 Other Asian xb .0L compressor VIN: JTKLT334X5
Vehicle will not circulate freon. No leaks, everything works from the drivers seat, every once in a while when driving the ac comes on properly and it will quit when vehicle is restarted. When it works, all is well but it only works if driving intermittent
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1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Camshaft VIN: 4T1VK13E3P
Please see above repairs as I typed this in the wrong place. Dual overhead cam, need to know if Mitchell is wrong and rear cam gears in center are supposed to be lined up 2 dots to 2 dots, Tech tip says yes and that mitchell is wrong (They picture one dot to t...
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2003 Toyota Tundra 3.4L Shifter VIN: 5TBBN44163
Hi Folks: This Tundra was driven it by the owner. The shifter cable (automatic) broke right at the transmission. He was able to start it and block the wheels, and crawl under and shift into drive. (sounds dangerous!). We installed a new Toyota cable without to...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L ? Ecu VIN: 2HGED6350M
I will close this request with thanks to everyone who replied. After ruling out a) fuel pump: the pressure was 38 lbs/in2 right on target b) computer failure: it worked normally c) distributor problems: a timing [...] confirmed a spark to every cylinder, I fin...
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4F4YR12C7W
I AM CLOSEING THIS WITH A FIX WE KNOW WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE. FIRST I DO NOT DO MUCH WORK ANYMORE THE INFO I HAD WAS FROM MY TECHS. JAMES [...] GAVE ME THE IDEA THAT VALVES MAY BE STICKING OPEN. i WENT OUT STARTED THE TRUCK IT RAN FINE FOR JUST A LITTLE W...
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2004 Nissan primera 1600CC door locks VIN: SJNBAAP12U
Erol thank you for your interest and help. You were very close,i get started teaching prosedure by turning on and of ignition sw,all others are as you described. (i get information from dealer)
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1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3BG6850X
When going about trying to diagnose a driveability problem I always try to develop a plan as to how to find the problem. In this instance, I feel like I used more of a shotgun approach. Here’s a list of what I checked and a summary of the results. Cleaned ...
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2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L timing chain tensioner VIN: 2T1KR32E63
Had to beat and pry tensioner out. Seems it was broke and was wedged in the hole. Was afraid of breaking cover, but took time and it finally came out.
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L suspension VIN: 5TDZA22C04
customer has not yet returned, guess the noise dosen't bother them. the noise they origenaly came in for was fixed, but i wanted to fix all the noises. replies i got talked about the struts, engine cradle bolts ,sway barlinks and the wheel bearing and hub. all...
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