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2004 Acura TSX 2.4L Steering VIN: JH4CL95824
The car has a shimmey or vibration in seat upon acceleratrion only (at 3-4,000 RPM & only at 60-65 MPH), the axles, motor mounts, cv joints are fine. Tires have been previously balanced the rims are fine. It keeps getting worse, I am almost wondering if it is ...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5651R
Customer was driving down the road and went to make a turn at an intersection, and vehicle died. Checked for spark and found no spark and since i had just replaced the distributor 3 weeks ago, i assumed that it was the same problem only now i have the "d4" lig...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81615
Hello Honda techs, This car will buck and surge at will cel and tcs lights will come on. Code P2138 stored in memory. We dont have a lot of info on this code. This is my partners girlfriends car and wanted to see if we could get info to repair it before we sen... Trouble codes: P2138 (TPS Pedal position switchD/E voltage correlation)
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35V7Y
Hello all, I have a Sonata here I need some help with. The vehicle came in with the Check Engine light on and a P0501 VSS circuit stored. No other complaints except for the light. Speedometer and cruise control are both operational. Scan data shows VSS at 0 mp... Trouble codes: P0501 (Vehicle speed sensor circuit malfunction)
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1996 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L I/P Cluster /Wipers VIN: 4F4CR16X3T
This one can not get a state inspection cause the wipers do not work. Cause the i/p - gem fuse keeps blowing. (gem controls wipers) i checked the gem with short fint no short. I disconnected the i/p cluster short gone wipers work. Is there anything i should ch...
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4F2YZ04105
Need some help with A/C problem on Mazda Tribute.A/C will stop cooling at times,freon pressures good.We finally got car to act up,no comppreser engagement,no power to field coil,checked low pressure switch 12v on both wires, checked relay pin 1 13.6v,pin2 no g...
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L steering VIN: JM1BK32436
Hello All, I've got 06 mazda 3 steering makes cracking noise while vehicle is stationary, it does not do it all the time, we replaced both sides strut mount and bearing but still makes noise,everything else checked ok any idea regarding this problem well be g...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05S6W
In the past we would send a car with this code to the muffler shop, but I decided to look it up on Alldata. It gave several reasons why this code might be set. Timing, Intake and Exhaust leaks, Bad Plugs or Injectors or the Cat. I smoked the intake and exhaust... Trouble codes: P0430 (Three Way Catalitic Converter)
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L camshaft VIN: 3N1CB51D22
This car came in with a dead miss I suspected an ignition coil no luck Did a leak down test found cylinders 3 and 4 leaking and low compression on both 3 and 4 Head gasket was blown between 3 and 4 pulled head sent out to machine flat reinstalled head The comp...
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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L no accelleration VIN: 3N1CB51D46
hello all, have a 06 sentra that will go into a limp mode and not accellerate, pops code p2122, p2138, p0643. i have only 1.63 vots on app sensor 1 5v line and 5v on app2. checked all wires, grounds, both at app sensor and computer.when it runs ok all voltage ... Trouble codes: P2122, P2138, P0643
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2008 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L dash lights VIN: 1N4BA41E08
This car came in with the TPMS light on always, data shows all 4 tires within spec, also when you step on the brakes, the brake light and the battery light on the dash come on, sometimes steady, sometimes flashing. They go off when you take your foot off the b...
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2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65532
2/11 115000 miles comes in for cel, found not on but pending code for pre o2 sensor, explaine if lite returns will most likley need sensor, 3/11 115750 miles replace o2 sensor (oe) 4/7/11 116852 miles comes in car will barely idle can't drive needs tune up-do ...
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2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L 4x4 VIN: JS3TX92V73
The 4x4 lite flashes when in low or high the system seems to work is it normal for the lite to flash? we have a snap on Modis Worthless with Suzuki.
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L SL Solenoid E VIN: JT2BG22KXV
Transmission fluid is new. Main line pressure tests are good. No shifting issues. This is a 2 trip code. Tortured solenoid by activating it with backprobe connected to battery + with ignition off. Solenoid would intermittenly not click (engage). Replaced solen...
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BK18UX3
Hello techs, got a prius towed in the other day and need some ideas. Customer says that the gas engine quit while driving and they drove it on battery for some time until that ran out too. When it showed up I attempted to start it and the engine cranked for a ... Trouble codes: P3000, P3190, P3191
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2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L High idle VIN: KMHHN65F24
REPLIES LED ME TO REPLACE TPS WITH FACTORY PART AND I DID BUT TO NO AVAIL. THE ONLY THING I COULD FIND WAS A DOWN STREAM O2 THAT WOULD INTERMITTANTLY READ VERY HIGH AND OTHER TIMES READ JUST LIKE THE OTHER DOWNSTREAM O2. I TOOK OUT AND INSPECTED EVERY WIRE UND...
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1998 Infiniti I30 3.0L Compressor/ Fans VIN: JNKCA21A3W
This one is repaired, As some mentioned we found a cut wire for Ambient temp sensor under hood way back in the harness. As for the other codes we ended up replacing the HVAC Controler, AKA Auto amp with a used unit. Now system is up and running well.Thanks ...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Hesitation, Stall
The problem with this one turned out to be the new iac motor that was on it. It finally blew the fuse that fed it power. Replaced it again and no more problems. Thanks, Allen
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL11E83
Thanks for all, I did not do the repair to this one, customer took his car to his relative shop (far away) and did the repair. I think James from W. Sac of Calif. was right, customer told me the alternator has been replaced because too much output (confused P...
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