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1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L ignition secondary VIN: 1HG7652903
spark refuses to emit from coil tower during cranking although igniter was replaced and primary is now pulsing on and off as a result and as supposed to, but with higher than normal minimum voltage seen on coil negative as viewed on scope greater than 1 volt, ...
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1997 Honda Accord DX 2.2L battery/starter VIN: 1HGCD5606V
OK, this car came to me with a slow/weak start. Battery load test revealed a near-dead battery, replaced it with a new Delco. I tested the charging system after replacement, had 13.8 volts, everything seemed just fine. About an hour later, the owner calls me f...
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2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG22541
This Honda idles very poorly. Has random misfire code and misfire codes for all cylinders. All cylinders have 170psi compression and new spark plugs. Smoked out intake and found no vacuum leaks. Removed EGR valve, and made sure it was not stuck open. Even bloc... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected), P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire Cylinder 2), P0303 (Misfire Cylinder 3), P0304 (Misfire Cylinder 4), P0305 (Misfire Cylinder 5 and P0306 Misfire Cylinder 6)
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22912
This vehicle came in about a week ago for a misfire code. It was running fine at the time so I cleared the code and sent the customer on her way and told her to call me for an appointment if it reoccured. A week later the vehicle gets towed in for a no start c... Trouble codes: P1298 (ELD circuit output high)
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L axlle/transfer case VIN: KM8SC73E14
this started out as an lof but the customer asked about aclunk on accelleration. it didnt act on the first road test but as it warmed up it got worse. it almost feels like a bad diff and/or transfer case but it only does it on accell btw its an all wheel drive...
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2002 Kia Magentis 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12882
1ST came ion with vs, small & large evap leak - found cap loose - tighten it ALSO had p1166 & p0102; checked live data - found maf readings on the low side of spec; tried to clean maf - no change; replaced maf with afgtermarket new sent cust home with codes cl... Trouble codes: P1167 (Lamda b2 control limit), P1166 (Lamda bank 1 control limit)
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2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JTHBD12902
just finished head job from bad overheat. keep setting this code have applied power and ground to vvt solonoid and the engine will stall and idle better vvt solonoid seems to be working tore down timing cover removed belt and made sure all slack was gone from ... Trouble codes: P1349
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D83
This Mazda sets code P2135 and turns MIL on. Mazda service bulliten 01-016/06 says if the part number does not end in BB then replace the throttle body. But the throttle body that Mazda has in stock comes ready to install on 2005-2008. But for 2003-2004 ther i... Trouble codes: P2135
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2005 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JM3LW28JX5
Hello, This MPV will start and then immediately stall out. Fuel pressure is fine and we have injector pulse. If I introduce propane the car will stay running. What am I missing?? Thanks in advance, Mark
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L p.s pump idler VIN: 4A3AC54L8Y
this eclipse has repeated power steering tensioner pulley failure.when removed,bearing feels good-smooth with no catches.it makes a howling noise.check with stethoscope-noise is at the pulley.have replaced 3 times-2 autozone,1dayco.may be quiet for about 3 min...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Motor Mounts VIN: 1N4BA41E64
My AllData [2011 Q1]gives no info on actually replacing the mounts. The left and right mounts are not an issue to change. Right now I have the front mount loose, but can not seem to get it to move forward to remove between the engine and radiator. Removal from...
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2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Electronic VIN: JN8AZ08W84
hi nissan tech . i have this nissan murano i change the left front wheel bearing . bal and rotate all 4 wheels . going home the all wheel light start to flash . then i stop .turn the key off start the truck and drive the light start to flash at about 40mph . n...
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1990 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT4VND7L20
hello to all toyota techs out there and thank you for your help in advance. this toyota p/u has me stumped! what its doing is cutting out at about 65 to70 mph feels like fuel or spark loss. after about 2 seconds it comes back to life. today i drove it and when...
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1999 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L smog check visual VIN: 4T3ZF13C3X
Ok fellas I really need your help with this. On this particular vehicle i passed the visual, and functional test and computer passed emission test HOWEVER THE STATE claims it should have not passed since they intentionally tampered with the vehicle and removed...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 5TBBT4416Y
Thanks for help ahead of time folks... truck came in with low power and only partial throttle (cable back-up) and codes p1121 and p1127. Completed diag for both codes and got no accelerator pos. sensor feedback to computer (p1121) and good batt. volt to conn. ... Trouble codes: P1121, P1127
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TEHN72N42
Vehicle came in with no tail lights. Repaired harnessd at left rear tail light. Now cranks and no start. No communications with ECM. Checked fuses and relays several times in both fuse boxes. Same thing with tail light unplugged. Any suggestions?
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2007 Toyota Tundra 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 5TEUU42N37
morning all, just a question- ac compressor locked up on this truck and I want to replace the expansion valve on this truck along with the compressor and dryer. but I can`t find proceedure on how to get to the expansion valve? Do I have to remove dash? Thanks...
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2010 Toyota Rav4 3.5L Smart Key VIN: 2T3YK4DV6A
I need detailed information on how to use the Toyota Tech Stream to program a used SMART KEY. My local dealer claims it's to much trouble or they can't do it,,,not sure wich. I have friends at another local dealer and would like to walk in the door with accur...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG1653X
thank you all for your help, found a broke vtec actuator(spring with a small piston like cover) on the cam while i was trying to adjust the valves. it has cracked the head, will be cheaper to change engine. thanks again Trouble codes: P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305.
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2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDU46D97
A new fuel pump is on order & will be replaced next week. Seth enlightened me to TSB on 08/09 elantra's with these exact symptoms. I will update this post then. Thanks to all Trouble codes: P00, 171 (testing and results).
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Compressor VIN: JA4MW51R52
I'm chalking this one up as fixed, as I haven't seen it back yet this week. I appreciate all the helpful responses. Thanks to Neil for providing me with the correct oil charge. I DID exceed oil capacity. Wouldn't expect to see a rear air system take only 4...
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2003 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Stall VIN: 6MMAP67P03
Thanks to all who took the time from there day to reply. The fix was a crankshaft position sensor. After following Gene's suggestion to take the IAC out of the game, it became evident that the problem was elsewhere. Shaun suggestion of an rpm error was spot on...
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1997 Toyota Celica ST 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2DBO2T7V
didnt fix this car we found cyl #1 and #2 low compression customer decline any repairs at this time thanks to every one for the help javier
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