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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Stall VIN: 1HGCD715XR
Car according to the customer dies after running 20 min all different times never same driving conditions have not duplicated but have noticed that the idle control seems slugish at times but will recover and return to correct idle maybe the car is mosty stall...
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Starting VIN: 2HGEJ667XX
hello honda techs and all others i need help this vehicle has no spark i believe a battery was put in backwards. the big 80 amp fuse in fuse block was blown byb my helper.he has since been fired for other mistakes. i cant find a lot of no start info in alldata...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16522
Hello genius' I'm the third shop to see this same misfire problem. As mentioned other shops have replaced all six igntiion coils, removed intake and cleaned EGR passages (sucessfully). Replaced EGR valve itself. Scan shows misfires on all cylinders and a cod...
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Instrument Lights VIN: KMHCG45C02
Came in with a no charging complaint. When i checked it all was fine 14.5 volts. When boss tried to take home there was no dash lights and was not charging. Turn key off and restarted it was charging and dash lights worked. Then boss says tere are sparks jumpi...
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 452DF58X02
02 Isuzu Axiom 4X4 3.5L. Customer came in complaing of noise on start up. Found the starter was shimmed using 2 lock washers causing damage to the flywheel. Replaced starter and flywheel and grinding noise is gone but now when you start it you hear a screechin...
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Compressor VIN: JM1BK12304
This car came in with air cold at times. Compressor will cuts out as it does the pressures rise. Some times it will cycle continuosly for a minute then stop. The first thing I did was evacuate and recharge with 1.1 pounds of freon. It seemed like to much freon...
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Refueling VIN: 4F2YZ06175
Customer says that pump keeps stoping while gasing up every time regardles of the time of the year or temp check everything i could think off found no restriccions on the filler neck no kinks or bends on the vapor hoses replace fuel vapr lave solenid ( by the...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N6SD16S3S
hello got strange one need help with . nissan techs help us out . truck came in will not idle stalling at idle . think we have mass air flow problem have run trouble tree from alldata . maf circuit is ok . can blow light air across maf and idle steps up and wi...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Stall, no power VIN: 3N1CB51D7Y
while first checking this car the engine would start run then die, removed a vacuum hose and fed it some carb cleaner and would continue to run. replaced fuel pump, and have no change if i clamp off the return line the fuel pressure jumps to 70 psi and the eng...
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2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JF1SF63551
thankyou in advance I have a really strange problem with this subaru and am hoping that some one has experenced this same problem. When driving with the ac on and when coming off idle, like at a stop sign I will depress the accelerator with no reaction in rpm?...
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2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8L a/c VIN: JTDFR32001
2001 toyota MR2 Spyder a/c will stop working intermitently. It seems to happen more when hot and humid but is not consistant. The A/C switch starts to blink and the compreser will not engage.If you shut off the car and restart the car the problem goes away. It...
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1997 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Set timing VIN: JH4DC4366V
the jumper is just a jumper, many suggested a paper clip. the timing doesnt change when jumped and although this seems strange to me several have said its normal. the red mark on the crank is 16 degrees the spec for this car, you can use the white mark if yo...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L loss of fluid VIN: 19UUA5662Y
thanks to everyone who responded to the acura trans help request. the owner was told about the responses,but chose to try and make it home without any repairs. he did call and say he made it without any problems. he knows the transmition isn't long for this wo...
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1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1N6SD11Y7V
first off thanks for all the replies. everone mentioned the maf sensor and we replaced with a napa still same problem so i got replies to use dealer maf only.customer declined.have a friend with a similar truck and he let me try his parts from his truck. tri... Trouble codes: P0180, P, 1130 (swirl controll valve controll solenoid valve), P0420.
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Serpentine Belt VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
I had come to the conclusion that the alternator pulley had to be replaced. Using a stethescope with the tip off I could isolate the noise there for sure. I had tried marking the harmonic balancer inside and outside, ran the engine and found the marks still ...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
Well, it took a while as the PCM needed to be sent out for repairs. Seems none were available for exchange. Anyway, once the PCM was reinstalled, after a rebuild,the fault is no longer there. Here is what made it a bit easier to diagnose. With the scan tool in... Trouble codes: P0154.
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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L muliple warning lights VIN: 4S4BP61C57
Replaced the alternator. That cured the important warning lights including the battery light and the brake light. Aparently the internal regulator was defective in spite of the correct charging voltage. Regulator was not available separately so I installed ...
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L compressor VIN: 4T1GBG22K2
thanks for the help. most of you were right. their was oil traped in the evap. even tho i flushed the evap. three times it still had oil traped. the only way i could get the oil out without pulling the evap. was to recover the freon with the motor running and ...
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