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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Brakes VIN: SHSRD78823
Hi, I'm working on a '03 Honda CR-V 4wd with an automatic transmission. The customer states that on hot days, after lots of stop and go traffic, when he comes to a stop the brakes will lock up for the last five feet or so. I haven't been able to recreate the...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L alternator VIN: SHSRD788X4
Hi, thanks for the help. This one is strange, crv came in and we noticed it was overcharging and boiling the battery. replaced alternator and battery and tested output. the alternator was only putting out 12.6 volts. after further checking we put another alter...
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2006 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AB36F26
Thanks for trying to help me out with this one guys. I have a 06 galant with a turn over no start condition. i dont have any trouble codes, no rpm signal, no injector pulse, no spark. I have replaced the crank sensor and vehicle still will not start. I have sc...
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2003 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Heavy mis all the time. Definately cylinder number 1. compression at 165 on1 and right there on all others. fuel pressure in spec. seams to be adding fuel. swapped number one injector with 2 no change. checke plug multiple times. swapped number one wire with N... Trouble codes: P0301
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2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L heaterbox VIN: JF1SG63633
The A/C and heater work okay as in hot and cold,blower motor works and switches speeds, but the air flow from the vents is low. I would say 50%. Checked the cabin air filter first, didnt have one in. Removed the blower box and looked into the heater box. I cou...
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara Limited 2.5L No Start VIN: JS3TD62V31
New customer for me so I don't know the history of this vehicle. Customer states that while moving from California to Texas vehicle would not start after stopping to get fuel. Was towed to a shop that replaced the fuel pump relay. Approximately 6 weeks later I...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L emergency brake shoes VIN: 5TDBB48A42
Hi I have a 02 Sequoia that I'm putting rear calipers and rotors on and I have knocked the pins that hold the E brake shoes to the backing plate there is no room between the end of the axcel and the shoe to put this back togeather do I have to pull the axcel o...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L inoperative cruise VIN: JTDBE30K32
Customer came in for a 90k service and complained of an intermittent inoperative cruise control. Performed test as specified in TIS and AllData (same thing) and the vehicle failed. Have any of you had experience with this code? I am looking for suggestions, b... Trouble codes: P1566
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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Cold Shift VIN: 1HGCG665X1
As I said, I've been thru and thru with this Unit.The trans has a delayed 1-2 shift in early am, for 1 mile, after that, shifts perfect everytime.I installed New O.E Valve body,scrutinize drums, seals etc..after 3 teardowns,replace all the solenoids. I called ...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81615
Hello and thanks for your input. The app voltages were out of spec. Doug [...] sent the specs of app(a):2.3v wot and .2v idle app(b) 4.5v wot and.5v at idle. Replaced app cleared code and it ran like a champ. Thanks again, Ted Trouble codes: P2138 (TPS Pedal position switchD/E voltage correlation).
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1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L no start VIN: JM1NA3510P
Well guys this one is finally fixed and it turned out to be ... the igniter, thank you all for the replies and the responses.
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1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C8V
All of the suggestions were good. In the end, I had to put my hands up and cut my losses. Parts changed in an effort to fix this car were: disrtibuter, spark plugs, EGR "Boost" sensor, intake manifold gasket, and injector o-rings at intake. After doing the... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple misfire).
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1NB35380
I first would like to thank all who gave some input to this post. The fix is as puzzling as the problem itself. First, we pulled the fuel rail, inspected it, cleaned it, and bench flowed the injectors with some potened cleaners. Reinstalled. That took ca...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Start, Stall, No Comm VIN: 5N1ED28T51
Ok, so I removed the ECM to find that the main processor had a burn mark on it and I suspect that the ECM was overlading when the A/C was being commanded on. I suggested to the customer that we should have the ECM overhauled, but this vehicle has almost 200,00... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor Problem B1), P1605 (A/T Diag Comm line wrong signal), P0505 (Idle ctrl system problem), P0464 (Fuel level sensor ckt intermitt).
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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L no accelleration VIN: 3N1CB51D46
thanks to doug for his advice about the 5v, took me a mintute to understand the system. the problem was the 5v signal to the vent soliniod was rubbed in trunk and would short out the system. found the wire, repair and all is good. thanks again. Trouble codes: P2122, P2138, P0643.
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L blown fuse VIN: 5TEWM72N21
Thanks to all who replied. Bill from Fl hit it right on the head. Rear 02 harness rubbed thru on exhaust heat shield intermit grounding out & popping the fuse.
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2008 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L codes VIN: 5TFDV8108X
Thanks to Edward, Pete, Mark, Ken and Wayne for trying to point me in the right direction. The fix ended up being the reflash mentioned in TSB#0170-09. Flashed the truck and it's been good since, no more codes. Alldata has this TSB, but the repair instruct...
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