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1991 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGED6455M
vehicle cranks no spark, fuel pressure ok, spark ok. no injector pulse,injectors have voltage at key-up, but no trigger signal from pcm. have replaced main relay. pin-out test at ecm good. injector resistance is with in specs where does the ground signal come ... Trouble codes: 16 (injector circuit failure), 20 (electrial load fault)
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Engine Noise- Loud tick/tap VIN: 2HKYF18426
This vehicle was recently purchased and there was a noticably loud intermintent tick/tap. I assumed valve adjustments. The valves were not off that much .001"-.003" all are within spec now. No difference. I had also checked to see if the VTEC rockers seemed to...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Engine VIN: KMHWF25S72
Hello Everyone, Got this 2002 Hyundai in the shop that is leaking oil from in behind the timing cover. Customer was at the dealer 4,000 miles ago for above related work. That was their 3rd attempt to stop the oil leaking. Oil was leaking then from the motor i...
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8UZ30C8N
Lexus/Toyota geniuses PLEASE HELP!!! I have this SC in here that is dumping fuel and running up CO% to noxious levels. Both HO2S pegged full rich no amount of added air will cause them to drop down. My main question is what if any, are the Ohms spec and testin...
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L gear chipped VIN: JM1NA3535V
Customer wants to replace 5 speed with a 6 speed.Brought me a 6 speed completely disassembled.Replaced several parts from dealer.I need help to make sure it is reassembled correctly.Anyone with experience with this transmission?
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT1H91P
Car came in with codes noted. Runs fine except for check angine light. Replaced front 02 sensor on right side thinking that was bank 2. Bank 2 is actually on the drivers side. So at this point the P0174 is still returning. Actually the P0174 has not returned s... Trouble codes: P0174 (System too lean bank 2), P0154 (02 Sensor CKT No activity bank 2 sensor1)
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1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4M2DN1112V
hi fellow techs ihave a problem with losing ground to the a/c relay after engins reaches temp all readings are normal i can shut the engine off for aprox 5 min and restart and the a/c will work for 5 or 10 min and do the same thing. if i just shut the a/c swit...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L timing cover OIL LEAK VIN: JTEHH20V91
bad vibration damper has worn a small hole in timing chain cover. Has anyone run into this and can I repair this with epoxy or the like...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Charging System VIN: 1HGEM21901
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO TOOK THEIR TIME TO RESPOND. CHECKED ALTERNATOR + MOUNTING BOLTS,CHARGING OK+BOLTS TIGHT. CHECKED BATTERY,TESTED GOOD. CHECKED INTSRUMENT CLUSTER,PASSED TEST. CHECKED ELD+VOLTAGE ON RETURN WIRE, CHANGED WHEN LOADED. AS I SUSPECTED IN THE FI...
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L compressor VIN: JTHBF30G02
found control head no good.(got one from pullapart
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Vibration VIN: 1YVGF22C12
ok guys, thank you for your replies. I have this one fixed. Turns out who ever changed the mounts befor put the front mount in backwards. So, when I install it the way I took it out, it was again backwards. Took it back out and turned around and all is good no...
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2YZ94133
thanks for hepling the biggest idiot today. I knew it would be something STUPID that I was missing. Never thought of the harness biening reversed. It looked so happy laying the way it was, just never doned on me. Reversed the harness, all better. Now my head h... Trouble codes: 304 (Cyl 4 miss), 306 (Cly 6 miss).
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L 1-2 VIN: JA4MT31HIY
Thanks to all who helped:JAY,ELBRUZ,JAMES,WINSTON and AVINASH.I was not able to fix this problem every suggestion was checked.the only problem I found was the 2 rear vss signal peak voltage were lower,like 1.5vlts compare to the fronts.I explained this to tran...
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2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E01
Thank you to all who replied.AN extra thanks to Neil and Alan did find particles getting up to evap purge solenoid.Replaced charcol canistor evap solenoid and eveything is working good. Trouble codes: P0441.
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