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2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L shifts & overdrive VIN: KMHCG35C52
Jumped in car for the first time and headed 1/2 mile to the highway. While on the onramp I felt slight bucking. Managed to get to 4th gear and then noticed trans started searching between 3-4th a few times before going into limp mode. The only code I get is th...
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1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YGVF22C2X
Hi Folks and thanks in advance for any help. This vehicle came in with a no start condition. I have no injector pulse and no fire. the vehicle does have an immobilize system and the immobilizer was shorted blowing the fuse. I replace the immobilizer with a use...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YGVF22C2X
Hi Folks and thanks in advance for any help. This vehicle came in with a no start condition. I have no injector pulse and no fire. the vehicle does have an immobilize system and the immobilizer was shorted blowing the fuse. I replace the immobilizer with a use...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L 4th gear VIN: 1YVFP80C33
Are we missing something or have we gotten 2 defective transmission in a row. When talking to the owners husband, he thinks he was missing fourth gear but the wife thought it was third. That means there is a possibility of three transmission with no fourth gea...
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2006 Mazda 5 Touring 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1CR29346
Help guys, have this 06' mazda 5 that came in on the hook running rough, no power, MIL lamp on, A/T lamp on. scanned the codes and found a P2100 TAC malfunction and also that the vehicle had lost #1 and 2 cylinders. checked fuses, checked harnesses, nothing fo... Trouble codes: P2100 (Throttle actuator circuit open)
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2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Hesitation VIN: JA3A26E62U
good customer, towed back from canada, where it broke a timing belt. they put in a belt. still had bent valves. we replaced valves, and had belt off time a tooth at first because we used the other shops timing marks. checked timing by factory marks 5 times now... Trouble codes: P0304
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1999 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Misfire, Miss at stop light VIN: JN1CA21DXX
I test drove the car and when you are sitting at a stop light you can feel a slight miss or hiccup that comes and goes. Sometimes it will be there constant and other times will come and go every 5 seconds. But car accelerates fine no miss under load and NO MI...
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D21
Car runs great when started cold until driven for about 5-15 miles. Then idles fine and runs fine if you keep it below 2500 rpm and just apply light throttle. Heavier throttle application or higher rpms and it cuts out as if you turned off the key until you le... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency B1), P0430 (Catalyst Efficiency B2), P0403 (EGR Circuit Malfunction)
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K2W
Immediately following filling up fuel tank fully engine will cut off at idle & some hesitation is felt on acceleration. Symptoms disappear completely after driving about 10 miles & does not occur after getting gas without topping tank off completely. This is m...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K8X
Tested and found bad vacuum switch for egr car left back four days later.Retested circuit noticed with test light on ground side of connector and vacuum gauge hooked to egr side of switch command with scanner test light will flash and vacuum will bleead off sl... Trouble codes: P0401
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2005 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Engine knock VIN: 4T1BE32K35
The car has had an intermittent knocking noise at idle for some time. Not there all the time. Have heard it more after warmed up, at idle, with the a/c on but I have heard it with the a/c off. Listened with steth. and seems to be lower end. Car has been mainta...
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2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCM82703
Thanks for all the replies.I believe the trans will need to be replaced or rebuilt.It was my daughters boyfriends car.Ends up they haven't had the car too long.The dealer his grandpa bought it from said if his guy did the work he would help pay for it,so they ...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1DA31A82
Thanks for the good posts. Everyone pretty much hit it dead on. 0 Compression bank1 and 30 on bank 2. Replaced engine with a lower mile one. Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 sensor).
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2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Electronic VIN: JN8AZ08W84
thank you guys for the help on his murano the problem was the wheel bearing ; when i change the wheel bearing the first time it was after market . so i got one from the dealer fix the problem . thank you guys again
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Motor Mounts VIN: 1N4BA41E64
Thanks for the tips guys Lowering the sub frame [as far as loosening the nuts on the studs would allow] gave me the extra clearance I needed. Since neither MOD or AllData listed any info on this job, I'll add some here. Hopefully, it will help someone else....
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2006 Subaru Forester X L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Fuel smell VIN: JF1SG67696
thanks to all that replied.the customer contacted the dealer that just worked on it,that said nothing was wrong,and they asked him if he would give them one more shot at it.they are to put new vent valve in the tank this time and possible canister for him.the ...
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1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1SV21E9M
The general consensus was inferior parts, I wanted to purchase factory parts to start with but they were unavailable, and now, not wanting to sink anymore money into my $400 beater, I warrantied out the napa plug wires, added an extra dose of dielectric grease...
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L oil seals VIN: 4T1BG12K2T
After rebuilding the trans, and since we had the motor out, we replaced every seal on the motor. I do not make a practice of glueing in seals, in fact this is the first one, but I did on all of them. I did check vacuum and pressure after reinstalation. No pres...
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