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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JHLRD1846X
This vehicle was brought in from a quick lube place after oil change and injector cleaning.What it does is on hard throtle accelaration it starts to die out and back fires,If you go easy on the gas it will rev up to 3500 rpm and reach cruising speed with no pr...
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JHLRD78815
Customer states a vibration during acceleration mostly around 20 mph. Inspected and found mounts for rear differential broken. We replaced all the mounts for the rear differential. Its a lot better but still has a vibration. Feels like its coming from the rear...
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2008 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1HGP26388A
Customer just bought this vehicle used and noticed that on cold starts a nasty noise from the motor and goes away. We verified it on cold starts and only happens 2 times and noise is gone and cant recreate it until it sits overnight. Changed the oil and filte...
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L compass/computer VIN: 4S2CE58X42
Is there any other battery that could have drained and it is causing the problem? How do I get these two things working again? I have done extensive research and found nothing helpful. This is my last chance. Any help will be really appreciated.
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT8GK13TXR
to the best group of people in the field(kissin up never hurts), i have a 94 lexus es300 from another shop here that has intermittant misfire on cyls. 1 3 5, according to modis. Havent been able to duplicate problem. the other guys replaced plugs with autolite... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T3R
This one is giving us fits! have replaced everything in the egr system but the egr valve itself. last time in we were going to replace the valve but found a split vacuum line, ran vehicle through 3 drive cycles with no more light, thought we had it. car runs g... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr system excessive flow.)
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1997 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR41R3V
check engine light still caming back with same code P0170 the freze frame is rpm 2348,coolant temperature 199f degrese,sort term fuel trim bank1 %16.4,long term fuel trim bank 1 %12.5,mph63,calculaded load valve %52 this happens afther a 20 or 30 minutes drive... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction bank 1)
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1NHJ5469KH
HI EVRYBODY I HAVE THIS CAR AND I WANT CHECK THE ignition relay for nissan maxsima 1998 .I COULD NOT FIND ANY INFORMATION EXCEPT THE LOCATION IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME TO GIVE ME SOME INFORMATION OR SEND WIRING DIGRAM.THANK YOU FOR EVRYONE SPEND TIME TO READ MY ME...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
all hoses look to be ok any sugg. from the nissan guys would be great thanx Trouble codes: P0440
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2005 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Hello all, I'm working on a 2005 leg outback xt that sets a random p0638 I have followed the flow chart for the code and it has lead me to an ECM replacement. So, my question is can you put a used ECM in that vehicle? My thought on it is that you can not but I... Trouble codes: P0638
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2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L light on das VIN: 4T1BE32K25
How do I reset the "maintenance required" light on the dash? Thank you.
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1999 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Valve rockers VIN: JH4DC4354X
Vehicle is fixed and customer is happy. Thank you all for assisting me in this repair. I am sure the explanation from the machine shop is weak at best, but I don't want to start pointing fingers either. Thanks again!
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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5FNRL18062
Problem ended up being a combo of 2 things. First was all the valves was too tight. Readjusted the valves and vacuum went back up to 21 inHg. Second problem was exactly what Greg from Ohio stated. I found the two wires for the power steering pressure switch ...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5FNRL18622
We can call this one fixed. Went over some of the replies and as i've seen before some take time to offer good advice and take time to look into the issue. For those people i thank you. We ended up with a new computer which resolved our issue. The original com...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56643
i ended up pulling the valve cover off and i found a badly streched chain that had jumped time. i called honda and ordered all the psrts.. this customer got lucky and had no bent valves..thanks to everyone for your help Trouble codes: P1298, P1009, P2646, P0341, P0300, P0301.
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2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Locks,Mirrors VIN: JTHBH96S36
Fix and delivered, it turned out to be the junction block behind the glove box it has the gateway ecu and a body control module in the same housing, everything works now, thanks.
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L high beams/wiper intermittant/signals VIN: JA3AJ26EX3
Finally gave up. No report back from dealer yet. I did recheck all powers and grounds, using a 1157 bulb. All ok. Thanks to all who spent time, and your welcome to come to my retirement party soon. Donald [...]
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1994 Nissan D21 XE 2.4L Timing VIN: 1NGSD16Y4R
sorry about late close. swore i already did. the problem was the oil pump shaft position. pulled pump, moved one tooth, all fine. thanks to all who responded.
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2008 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL21E18
Thanks for all your help guys, as we all suspected bad ecm, replaced it and car is running great.. back probed ecm found low results and same results at the ignition coil. Trouble codes: P0302.
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2008 Toyota Highlander 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEES41A58
only closing this because of time restraints. sent car to dealer 2 weeks ago and they haven't figured it out yet either. must be a good one Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 misfire), P2240 (Sensor pumping current bank 2 sensor 1), P0174 (System lean bank 2).
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