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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Charging System VIN: 1HGEM21901
Thanks in all this honda came in from a used car has reman honda alternator p/n 06311-plm-505rm dated 04/11. The batt light is on all the time.checked charging voltage at idle with no load 13.6v. Turned a/c+headlights on and very little chang...
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Low beam headlights VIN: SHSRD78833
Hello, My problem with this particular vehicle is actually in locating parts. I'm having difficulty locating a replacement harness for the combination switch; mine is completely melted. According to Identifix, there is a repair kit for this however my two nea...
2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Mechanical VIN: KMHCG45C41
customer came in complaint was check engine light on and car feels hesitant. technician scanned the car and found code p1529 and p0722. in researching these codes we found that 1529 is for manufactures controlled vehicle speed, idle speed controll and p0722 is...
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L vvti
thanks in advance for help... issue here is the vvti pulley 5 bolts were removed to install new o ring because of oil leak .. we put it back together and car cranks but wont start ... is there a special procedure to put the pulley back together or is it only g...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3AC54H91
At 1400 RPM both banks drop to 32 mv, stuck lean, goes to open loop and sets P0300 with in minutes, can notice slight misfire. all simultaneously. introduce gas via throttle tube hose and misfire goes away. Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results)
1993 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N6HD16Y1P
Hoping a scope expert reads this. This truck idles ok but misfires on all cyls when you raise the rpms, in the bay or under load. I put an ST-125 on a plug wire, and as the rpms go up the spark starts getting weak past 1200 or 1300 rpms, and won't fire the ST-...
2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Unknown VIN: JN8AR07Y2Y
Need help from nissan guys. We had a pretty straight forward compressor job to start with. Came in with a/c blowing warm. Found low on freon. System already had dye in it. Compressor was lit up like a christmas tree at the seams. We replaced compressor, x-vale...
2008 Scion xD 1.8L cam timing, timing chain VIN: JTKKU10498
I am attempting to reset timing, i have removed valve cover and chain cover, reading what alldata describes is like fishing in a dry pond? no luck at all, where i am getting lost is setting the cams with intake gear unlocked chain not on crank or cam sprocket ...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66532
Do any of you have any info on a code p0066 air assisited injector control circuit/circuit low. Is the should the valve be sealed when off. Trouble codes: P0066
1997 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Cruising no load VIN: 4T1BF22K3V
Customer states that while cruisng with no load or at speeds above 40mph the car would seem to surge or jerk. As if your giving it gas then letting off, then giving it gas again. I have taking this car out on several test drives, even once with the customer, b...
2007 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTMBD31V77
hi all, this rav 4 came in customer told me it needed a trans.said wife was driving on freeway and car lost power,had to pull it over and get towed in.i got it with a dead battery, so after recharge i took it for a drive and it seemed to drive ok,but dash was ... Trouble codes: P0500

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1996 Acura RL 3.5L Stall VIN: JH4KA9656T
hi all thanks to all how replied aii good points thanks for the help. come to fine out this car has two relays for the fuel pume the one in the trunk was was the problem. thanks to all john. (iant is the best)
2002 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L 1st gear VIN: 1YVGF22C92
thanks for all the help. Most were right, it was an internal problem and we had to replace trans. Thanks for all the replies.
2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L condenser VIN: 1YVFP80C25
Pulling the front bumper was the correct way to get to this condenser and it's plastic frame out of the vehicle. It wasn't too bad this way. I just didn't think that it could be designed this way, like a VW!
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ANO8U15
ok guys this one is fixed,i tried swapping the fuel damper on the bottem of the fuel rail,didnt fix the problem,ok replaced the three injectors FIX IT.Now why would all 3 injectors go bad,the cust said they had just filled up with fuel,well why didnt all the i... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Long start time cold VIN: 2T1BR12E21
Thank everyone for their replies. It seems people are leaning strongly towards a faulty MAF. I would like to watch the values and compare them to normal, but I dont have a chart. Also the customer has not been back since I started this post, if they come back... Trouble codes: 0420 (Cat eff. below threshold), F0RG0.
2005 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L door locks
So what I have learned about this problem is that the testing info in Alldata appears to be incorrect and does not have proper testing for this problem. Unfortunately the Snap On Solus does not have access to the body module so I could not see any data. The cu...
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