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1997 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L ABS light on VIN: RA3-101405
I cannot see if this vehicle is an EX or LX but they are the only 2 options. It has an F23A engine. This vehicle does not have a diagnostic plug. We pinned codes 54. Now after replacing the relay we have code 31 - modulator. Does anyone know the procedure to c...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56643
we had a honda towed in for a no start.. scanned it for codes and got the listed codes. i erased the codes and got the car to start but it runs really bad and will only stay running if you leave your foot on the gas. by the time i got it in the shop it had res... Trouble codes: P1298, P1009, P2646, P0341, P0300, P0301
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2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Locks,Mirrors VIN: JTHBH96S36
Hello that car came to us from a body shop it had left front headlight replaced and minor repair on left front and set there for around 2 weeks, when it was competed the door mirrors are inop they will fold just the glass adjusters do not work and the vehicle ...
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2006 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Blower motor VIN: 4A3AB36F56
Ok got a tough one with the blower motor I'm trying to help another tech in the shop with this one. This car always has the blower motor going on high unless you unplug the transistor or the control head(wiring diagram calls it the a/c ecu) we've checked for r...
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1994 Nissan D21 XE 2.4L Timing VIN: 1NGSD16Y4R
Truck was towed in. Would run but timing is very retarded. I have checked chain timing which looks correct. I have removed the oil pump & aligned the timing indicators on it as per alldata. Reinstalled distribitor & all appears to line up but engine runs retar...
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L air bag VIN: JN1CA21A5W
Hi guys, I have a Nissan here that the customer maintains religiously and has recently suffered an air bag fault. This particular model requires the use of the Consult II OEM scan tool or use of the driver's door lamp switch. Having only a Solus, I have attemp...
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2004 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Intake Cam Sprocket VIN: 3N1CB51D24
Removed head. Removed 3 bolts on intake cam vvt gear. Removing the gear nissan said not to remove then just center going to reassemble but cannot find any torque spec for this gear 3 bolts. Is this vvt gear repairable once dissasembled? a different tech worked...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L fuel door lock VIN: 5N1AR18W65
The fuel door will not lock after fueling we checked the pin that locks the door and it slides in freely with no resistance so if you close the door it just pushes it in . I would like to know how this system works! Thank in advance Libby
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2004 Subaru Outback H6 35th Anniversary Edition 3.0L Surge VIN: 4S3BH81544
very intermittent chuggle or surge at 45mph when climbing a slight incline. Have test drove or road with customer 4 times. Today is the first time I could dupicate and just dd it couple of seconds; could not tell if it was a missfire or a surge then its gone t...
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2004 Subaru LIBERTY 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1BL9KL55
Hi guys, I got a problem with this Liberty 2004 EJ252 engine. Customer said that temperature gauge went all the way to hot and since then it doesn't start. I don't think that its been overheated cause overflow and radiator is full of coolant. Anyway it doesnt... Trouble codes: P1714 (Idle switch), P1709 (K/d servo switch), B0221 (Ca-hs ecm no receive data)
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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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1994 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4TARN01P2R
Truck came to the shop,with the low idle.hesitation,surge,dying out, cleaned the tbi,and reset the idle spped to specs,now it idles but i still have the black smoke,and hesitation i did check for vacuum leaks with propane but no leaks found,please help
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2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: JTEHD21A42
hey i have this 02 highlander we took the head off for a head gasket and two of the bolt holes are striped has anyone had luck heli coiling the block and were can i buy the kit thanks jeff
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2006 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3L Hazard VIN: JTEEP21A26
Customer brought vehicle in with fuses removed for hazards due to hazard lights flashing whenever key is installed and turned to position 1 or 2. Hazards work normally with key off. Replaced turn signal flasher module with napa part and hazards and turn signal...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH10CK01PY
thanks to all,the information some was useful, after re oming the wires and checking the fuses, found that some wires were melted and fuses were burnt.I replaced all bad wires and fuses, and still have one code left. I odered the b shift solenoid it was shorte... Trouble codes: P1298, P1166, P0141, P1768.
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Monitors wont set VIN: 2HGFG12886
I BIT THE BULLET AND REPLACED THE CAT WITH AN OE CAT FROM HONDA AND DROVE THE CAR ANOTHER 96 MILES BRINGING TOTAL DRIVE CYCLE TO 300+ MILES STILL 2 MONITORS NOT READY! AND STILL NO PENDING CODES, AFTER SOME CUSTOMER PRESSURE I DECIDED TO ISSUE A WAIVER FOR NYS...
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2009 Infiniti G37 3.7L No Start VIN: JNKCV64F99
OK ALL...THANK YOU ALL FOR ALL THE HELP , BUT SOMETIMES WE NEED TO ROLL UP OUR SLEEVES AND DIAG, THE PROBLEM THIS CAR WAS AT THE DEALERSHIP FOR A NO START BECAUSE THE CAR WAS 3 QUARTS LOW ON ENGINE OIL THEY EST. THE REPAIR FOR A ENGINE ASSY, THE EST WAS OVER $...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA4NW51S93
James from Wisconsin got it right. Even though we could not see any thing physically wrong with the tensioner we replaced it along with the timing belt and water pump. started it up and let it warm up and the noise over 2,000 rpm was gone, and customer and I ...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K8X
sorry it took so long to get back vary busy.This car came from the dealer already had the egr valve and vacuum switch replaced.Removed valve and cleaned ports Wayne from Illinois hit it on the head the new vacuum switch bad replaced switch all is good thanks t... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L Fuel Gauge VIN: JT2BK12U43
Thanks to Stephen, Miguel, and Carolyn. Stephen was right about the fuel tank, Miguel was right about resetting inclination, and Carolyn provided contact info that we didn't end up needing. Tha tank was the problem--Toyotas specs for the tank temperature sen...
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