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2005 Acura MDX 3.5L Vsa VIN: 2HNYD18815
I need to perform and test the vsa sensor neutral position memorization and can't figure out which pin on dlc is called scs circuit. All info i have says to short scs circuit to ground using hds . I'm sure that's hondas scan tool while i hace an iscan 2 which ...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L battery voltage, trans solenoid supply voltage VIN: 2HKRL18943
i have a weird one here. customer comes in saying they think they need a transmission. upon inspection what im finding is the van shifts fine, drives fine, for a van with 200k. but... when driving at 55 mph in drive then slowing down to stop the battery voltag...
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L fuel pump VIN: JHLRD685X5
thanks in advance for any help on this one.crv was towed in as a "no-start".found 2 fuses blown. #17-fuel pump,and #19-turn light(i couldn't shift it out of park). replaced both fuses and all is well.checked fuel pump amperage draw,6-8a.there doesn't appear to...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L battery VIN: JNKCA21D5T
Please help. This car has been an ongoing problem and seems to be getting worse. Parasitic draw is a little higher than i would like it. Sometimes at .082, but sometimes drops down to .062. It will sit for us over the weekend and still start fine, but customer...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L no 4th tcc VIN: JT6HF10U7X
U140E Transmission works good when you first take off cold. od cancel on and off will go in and out of od and tcc. After driving few miles less than 4miles will not shift into od and no tcc. Found information of knock sensor problem and will set a knock sensor...
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1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L Cuts out VIN: JM1NA3531R
Got this Miata that once it has warmed up for about 30 seconds starts cutting out like a rev limiter once you accelerate above 2000 rpm's.The first 30 seconds it runs fine. Maf was tried and disconnecting the tps makes no difference. It is definitely shutting ...
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1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C8V
Hi Guys, This one is kicking my ass. The initial complaint is failing California smog inspection for MIL on. Passed tailpipe portion of test. Customer had failed at another shop a month prior to coming to my shop for consumer assistance repairs. During the t... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple misfire)
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1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JM1NB3537X
Hey guys. I'm going to need some advice on this one. I just bought this car for myself and its making bottom end knocking noises on acceleration. It only makes noise when you first start it up for a second, when you rev up the engine, and also while you accele...
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2002 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ52251
This car runs decent, slightly rough idle. Check engine light came on with P0421. Looked at O2 sensors, front one switched at about .5 of a cycle per second. I thought this was very lazy. Put in a new sensor, and it switches not much faster - about 1 time per ... Trouble codes: P0421 (Warm up Cat efficiency)
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L transmission problem VIN: IN6D26SWWY
does any knows a sorce to rebuild mitsubishi pcm?i have 2000 mitsubishi montero spot with pcm problems.new one $1,500 plus $500 for programming aaauuhhh.mariano kee-up the good work.
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1996 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD11SOT
MIL light is on. Is there a way to retreive codes on this truck without a scanner? I don't have the cable for my Genisys. Thanks for the help.
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1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4DL01D3W
this car runs great, good power, etc. a little timing chain noise when throttle is blipped. no oil in distributor, fuel pressure good. after running for approx 15 minutes car will die while idling. restart, will die again. restart with accel pedal cracked, wil...
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1998 Nissan 200SX 1.6L Cluster VIN: 1N4AB42D1W
Customer stated dash light inop. Diagnostic verified dimmer switch bad, replace with dealer part. Light come back but no brightness adjustment. Diagram show no other parts control lighting other than dimmer switch. Thinking it was a defect part, order up anoth...
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2004 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 5N1ED28T54
Ok nissan techs, I could really use your help on this one. 2004 xterra comes in not cooling. checked pressures and found lowside at 70 and highside at 100. Checked fan operation and it seems to be pulling air through pretty well. Replaced exspansion valve and ...
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2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Lockup VIN: 5N1AN08WX6
Greetings to all,this nissan has a slight chatter when it goes to lockup.i recommended changing the fluid.i removed the drain plug on the pan and noticed the color of the fluid was not good.long story short the trans cooler in radiator is leaking i wanted to c...
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L engine internals VIN: JF1SF63542
Customer states that since head gasket's were replaced vehicle now burns 13 quarts of oil in 3000 miles. Before the job vehicle was consuming around 5 quarts. we did the overhaul to fix external head gasket oil leaks on both heads, found lots of corrosion and ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH18553
WELL GUYS THANKS FOR THE HELP, THIS ONE IS FIXED. WE CHANGED THE OIL USING 5W20(THIS IS WHAT IS CALLED FOR IN THIS VEHICLE) AND THE FILTER, THIS DID NOT FIX OUR PROBLEM. SO WE REMOVED THE VALVE COVER AND AS YOU COULD IMAGINE IT WAS IN TERRIBLE CONDITION. GUNK ... Trouble codes: P0011 (Variable valve timing system malfunction).
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2008 Honda Civic Si 2.0L No Start VIN: SHHEP33545
Hey everyone thank you for taking the time to help me out. After cooling off over night and looking at your helpful responses I went to take another look at the valve adjustment and noticed that the cam lobes for intake and exhaust were at the same point and t...
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2002 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JNRDR09Y62
Checked ecu number in scan tool and found different ecu part numbers in the new one than new one. Talked to junkyard and they are looking into it. Service writer gave the junkyard a number on the outside of module and the number he crossed from the dealer to a... Trouble codes: P0505 (Iacv-aac valve system/circuit).
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1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Camshaft VIN: 4T1VK13E3P
We had to chance it before the replies but replies were on the money. It is two dots to two dots. Thank you for your help, the replies did nail it, Mitchells picture is off.
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2003 Toyota Tundra 3.4L Shifter VIN: 5TBBN44163
OK, we fixed it. The problem was mechanical and at the transmission. My son removed the cable with the bracket that holds it to the bell housing. He could not remove the cable from the bracket on the truck. In a vise,he removed the bracket and accidentally ben...
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