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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH10CK01PY
the owner replaced the alternator, I have omed out the wires from the edl to the computer and replaced the green and red wire, oms were high, still no help, Trouble codes: P1298, P1166, P0141, P1768
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 15 amp Room LP fuse - drivers side fuse block VIN: KMHDN46D15
Thanks in advance for the help. Customer jumpstarted vehicle backwards.15 amp fuse for room lamp blows as soon as installed. Radio,domelight,OBD2 inop. Vehicle needs to go to New York State inspection and needs to have hook up to connector otherwise customer w...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Display VIN: JTJHF10U61
Hello, this Lexus RX300 had the sunroof left open during a 1+" rainstorm. Since then the HVAC display is blank, although the radio display works, & the controls do nothing. I have verified power & ground at combination unit. At this point Mitchell says to repl...
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L Temp from vents VIN: JTHBN30F62
CLIMATE CONTROL OWNER REPORTS UNIT WILL BLOW COLD AIR WHEN WARM IS SELECED. ALSO DOES NOT SEEM TO RESPOND TO TEMP REQUESTS UNTIL 3 TO 4 DEGREES ABOVE OR BELOW ACTUAL TEMP. Scanned and found B 1424 Solar sensor circuit Drivers side B 1421 Solar sensor circuit ...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17324
i have a rx8 that came in not running. put a new set of plugs in got it running, but only on number 2 rotor is firing. checked spark on number 1 rotor no spark either coil, any suggestions or common issues with ecm, wiring, etc? thanks Trouble codes: P0301
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Engine VIN: 3N1CB51D64
This 2004 has the QG18DE 1.8 litre Calif. motor. I have a used federal model with the same engine code. Is there a difference in the motors or is it just tuning/programming? I'd save some serious change if it would work. Wrecking yards list them as different b...
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2004 Suzuki Verona S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VM52L34
Thank you for any help with this. And yes all of those codes were stored when it came in. Ok it came in for a jerking/bucking. when driving if you drive below 10 mph car would stall but start back up. Finally the dash and tail lights are not working... Ok figu... Trouble codes: P0121, P0171, P0174, P0300, P0102, P0562
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEG8540N
Sorry for delay in closing ~ had to wait for customer OK to proceed ($$...). Thanks for educating this old guy that a good ohm reading from a sensor doesn't mean a good scope pattern. Crank and TDC sensors scoped OK, Cam sensor failed. New distributor fixed it... Trouble codes: 9 (Cam Sensor).
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L alarm system VIN: 2HKRL18682
Looks like it was the hood switch thank you for your help
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD68S4Y
Thanks to all who replied! It turned out the mouse chewed thru another coil signal wire. It appears that this car will not run with an open to one of the coil circuits. Trouble codes: P1300 (Igniter circut).
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L steering VIN: JA3AH86D94
t-case viscous coupler no good and not repairable. Had to get new one from dealer, but LA has a company that remans them!
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L timing chain noise VIN: 5N1AR18W25
thanx for all the replies, all were very helpful, i ended up replacing the secondary chains and shoes and also the primary chain, tensioner and main chain guide. it turned out fine it is alot of work and very time consuming.
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2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L t-case VIN: JS3TD94742
Thanks for the quick replies everyone. We finally got this one fixed. Turns out there was an inductive kick coming out of the coil primary power circuit into the switched 12v feed to the 4wd module. Even though we had previously scoped that circuit and saw a s...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Alarm VIN: JT3VN39W4P
HELLO GUYS WELL WE FINNILY GOT IT TAKEN OUT ONE WIRE AT A TIME AND THEN SOME REROUTING EVERYTHING WORKS NORMALLY. I WOULD SEND THE NEXT ONE TO THE DEALER TO HAVE REMOVED. WAY TO MANY HOURS ENVOLVED WITH OUT A DIAGRAM. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP
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2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHD20V24
I am closing this post because the Check Engine and VSC have not reoccured and the customer has not returned so i could see if the monitors keep resetting. When i did scan the vehicle i always did a "All Systems Scan" and there were no codes in any modules as ...
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