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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Drive-axles VIN: JHLRD1863X
When you accelerate from a stop, it shudders pretty good up to about 30 mph. It feels like a common halfshaft issue. Almost like it's shaking the vehicle side to side from the front. I like to install Honda shafts but service manager won't justify $1000 for bo...
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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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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L shift interlock VIN: JT8JS47E3P
This is a longshot here, but maybe someone who's worked on more than one of these has seen something like this. Customer complaint: won't shift out of park.( Brake lights OK.) ECU-1G 10A fuse (powers the shift lock ECU) blown. Put in 15A breaker and it snaps i...
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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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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L Alignment VIN: 4S4BP62C97
We replaced the steering rack. (Reman Cardone) When we took it to be aligned (we do not have an in-house alignment rack) it came back with the steering wheel tilted slightly left and was pulling left. We returned to the alignment shop and they adjusted it. It ...
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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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2003 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 2T1KR32E93
Transmission swap 5spd to 6spd standard parts needed and computer infor./what changes needed ??? thank you stan.
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2005 Acura RL 3.5L Keyless go VIN: JH4KB16535
Found blown accessory fuse but did not repair problem, customer returned to dealer who sold him the car and repaired the issue, did not learn of the repair as of this time.Thank you for all ur advice though, it was helpful in some ways.
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22912
We have checked Valve timing and everything looked good. We also tried to start it with the cam sensor unplugged. We suspect it is the computer but the customer wants to take it to the dealer. I will post what the problem was once the customer lets us know. Th... Trouble codes: P1298 (ELD circuit output high).
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hard to start VIN: 1HGES26862
thank 's to all ATN members,they were right the fule pump was leaking down,I replace the fuel pump and problem solved, thank you ATN team and let's keep the team together for good
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Power, Hard Start VIN: KNDJA72381
The customer did not approve more diagnostic time. Because of it's mileage, she decided to get rid of it.
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4GW48S43
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. WE DECIDED TO OPEN THE WIRING HARNESS NEXT TO THE ENGINE (CLOSE TO THE INTAKE AND FIREWALL) WHERE WE FOUND ONE OF THE COIL WIRES WAS GROUNDING WITH ANOTHER WIRE. WE REPAIRED THAT AND ALL IS FINE. THANKS TO ALL. Trouble codes: P1300 (1 igniter fault), P1305 (2 igniter fault), P1320 (5 igniter fault), 01325 (6 igniter fault).
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2007 Nissan Sentra S 2.0L intake VIN: 3N1AB61E27
Thanks for the info I needed guys. The common concerns, the item I was the most worried about was a tendency for the Catalyst to come apart, with the engine ingesting the pieces and ruining rings and cylinder walls.The cat is ok Oil level and pcv function were...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BK4354X
thanks to all who replied. i replaced the MAF but the problem wasn't fixed. I tested the cam and crank sensors and found them to have good patterns. I focused my attention back to the coil since thats where the problem began. I found that wiggling the wiring h...
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2005 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S4BP48C85
Well, this is weird. The owner found that there was still some warranty left on the car, so he made an appointment with the selling dealer, which is about 30 miles form here. He was on his way there and a few miles from the dealer he got mad at the car and s...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM6ZN9T
Well I fixed the this truck. Robert, Bill, Steve, and Tracey was right. It was the factory o2 sensor was installed and fixed it. Drive it for awhile and the same codes came up. It was still rich reading on the scan tool. Drive it somemore and it cleared up .It... Trouble codes: P0130 (Heated O2 circuit malfunction bank 1 sensor 1), P0133 (Heated O2 circuit slow response bank 1 sensor1).
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E41
After my update I never received any solid information on the compression readings in relation to this problem. The engine compression is the only thing that has been found to be below specs and after questioning the customer further the engine has been using ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean o2), P0300 (Missfire), P0301 (1 Cyl Missfire), P0302 (2 Cyl Missfire).
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2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWM72N93
Well I recieved 6 replies to this one. A few of you were suspicious of fuel problems as was I. The coil code was on # 1 cylinder and James hit the nail on the head when he said unplugging a coil on this system is like adding fuel to a fire. The PCM wants to se... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coilA primary circuit).
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2007 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5L Solenoid B VIN: JTMBK32V87
Thanks for the ideas, all were very helpful in completing this repair. I went in and checked the solenoids, they all ohm'd out within spec (5.0-5.6), I then disconnected the transmission from the TCU and applied power to the suspected solenoids, all seemed to...
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