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2005 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA66225
Looking for help with this car!! Car came in on the hook with no start condition. It was determined that the timing belt had broken. Upon dis-assembly the camshaft in the rear head had seized and sheared the dowel on the cam gear. Bought a used cylinder head c... Trouble codes: P2279 (Intake Air Leak)
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2003 Honda Element DX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 5J6YH285X3
Hey folks ,just a little advice before I get started. Mitchell says to replace engine you drop engine trans as a whole/ my question is can you remove motor out the top by itself. Any advice appreciated.
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Electronic VIN: KNDJC73384
Good afternoon, I posted a help request back in Sep. about this transfer case staying engaged all the time. When the key is off the front axle would stay engaged. So I replaced the clutch assembly as per the bullentin, replaced the tires and alighnment. Now ...
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L cruise inop VIN: JTHBF30G92
My personal 2002 ES300: Left it sit for 10 days (garaged always). When started up, "cruise" lamp was on solid, cannot turn it off, cruise is inop. Tested switch functions (at ECU) OK. All power supplies and grounds to switch and ECU OK. No codes in ECU, BCU (u...
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2003 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD69S73
Hey guys, quick question. This Lexus came in originally with the VSC and ck engine lights on. Code was a P2121, which I determined to be caused by the TPS. Replaced the TPS, cleared the codes and now it comes back with this C1201 which is an engine control mal... Trouble codes: P2121, C1201
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1994 Mazda 929 3.0L 3-4 Shift VIN: JM1HD4611R
This engine was replaced with low mileage engine and transmission was rebuilt. The trans would not shift into 4th before the rebuild and still does not after the rebuild. It does have code 16 which does not appear to be related and have no electrical diagram. ...
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2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D75
Hey Mazda tech`s I have a Mazda 6s setting a p2108 Throttle actuator control mod. performance code. there is not much info out there on this problem. it was very intermittent but now is more often, Today it stopped the car ( not stalled ) but had no accelerato... Trouble codes: P2108 (Throttle actuator control module performance problem)
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46GX1
Can't seem to figure this one out. has an intermittent misfire did plugs, wires, coil still missed. swapped out the coils still missed. tested wires to injector good all the way to pcm. grounds are all ok. did bg fuel injection cleaning and air intake system c... Trouble codes: P0301
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2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN21S06
Costumer took truck out mudding and got stuck and it appears some water got sucked in thru intake and broke a valve and piston so we installed a used engine upon start up truck ran very bad and set o2 codes immediatly we replaced 3 of the 4 o2 sensors (because... Trouble codes: P0157 (02 signal low bank 2 sensor 2), P0137 (02 signal low bank 1 sensor 2), P0151 (02 signal low bank 2 sensor 1), P0131 (02 signal low bank 1 sensor 1)
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JNICN21DIV
this Maxima will start most of the time but will act up regularly in shop. I have no codes and loose spark and injection trigger . tried egi relay and ignition relay .Have check for damage to cranksensors and cleaned connections. If i unplug crank or cam senso...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Cam Timing VIN: 4T1BG12K3T
we have a 96 toyota camry in the shop that we replaced the head gasket on. removing the head requires both camshafts to be removed to acess the head bolts. now we are trying to time the cams and found that both intake and exhaust cam gears have multiple timing...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L gets stuck in neutral VIN: JT3HN86R9Y
this 4 runner runs good and shifts good. no codes in pcm or tcm. what happens is after extended highway driving, when coming off offramp and coming to a stop, the trans puts itself in neutral and won't go. if you rev up the engine for a little bit, it'll slam ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1989 Acura Legend 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA4654K
So yesterday I reverified Crank angle sensor was functioning all the way to the ECM.Due to the responses I received and a case i had previously of 4 bad distributors I just replaced the distributor, cap and rotor again. Light is now off and vehicle runs great.... Trouble codes: 9 (Crank angle sensor).
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2006 Daewoo kalos 1400CC abs unit VIN: EWK9087654
FITTED COMPLETE ECU PUMP UNIT NOW ALL WORKINNG PURE GUESSWORK AS NO CODES AVAILABLE DUE UNIT ECU DOWN..LAUNCH TOOL NOT ABLE TO READ IT. BUT THOUGHT THE MAIN UNIT.. THANKS FOR REPLYS. C
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1997 Honda Accord DX 2.2L battery/starter VIN: 1HGCD5606V
As per your suggestions, I replaced both the starter AND the ignition switch, all working as they should be now, no problems
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L compressor VIN: 1HGCG31441
During this process the owner was laid off, resulting in his not wanting to invest any money at this time. Thanks to everyone for your input. I have been a member for a while and have responded to questions but I never imagined the response I received. Than...
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2001 Honda CIVIC 1.7L Misfire VIN: IHGES26791
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES, JAMES HIT IT RITE ON THE HEAD. I PULLED THE INTAKE BACK WITH THE PLATE AND THERE IT WAS CARBON! THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME I HAVE SEEN THIS DESIGN, THE DIAGRAM I HAVE FOR THE EGR FLOW DOES NOT LOOK LIKE THIS. I CLEANED THE PASSAGES AND... Trouble codes: P0302.
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Stall VIN: JHGES26712
Thanks to all who replied. I did replace crank sensor as most suggested checked fuel presure it is good scoped cam and crank sensors scoped good it still runs for 2 seconds and stalls hook up timing light timing OK but noticed when it stalls timing light goes ...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Radio VIN: 2HKYF18553
thanks to all who answered.I received the code and I did not have to call the dealer.
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L left front power window VIN: JNKLA31A21
Found the reset information after some help from you guys, thanks, its working now
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2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP080C3
REPLIES STATE THAT AT LEAST 2 KEYS MUST BE CODED IN BEFORE THE CAR WILL START. AT FIRST THERE WAS NO COMMUNICATION. ONCE THE COMPUTER WAS REPLACED WE GOT A CODE SAYING THERE WERE NOT ENOUGH KEYS WHICH AGREED WITH MOST OF YOU. THANKS
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2005 Suzuki Verona LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VJ56L55
Sorry for the lack of an interesting end to this one. The car has acted up only one time, and not long enough for us to be able to tell anything at all. Hopefully I will have something to add to this in the future, but for now I have nothing. Thanks for you... Trouble codes: P0510 (Closed throttle position switch).
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2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L drivetrain VIN: JT3HT05J6Y
Diagnosed excessive lash in transfer case & customer declined repair. Thanks to all that helped
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2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: JTEHD21A42
thanks to all that replied after talking to the owner he went with a new short block thanks agian jeff
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDUB20485
Sorry for delay in closing.We got it going.had to go back under dash and found 3 connectors not plugged all the way in.I had my tech check under dash numerous times and he was sure everything was connected.I knew it ran previously.I had him start to take back ... Trouble codes: P0A60, P0A63, P0A72, P0A75, P0A7A, P0852.
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