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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L ing.sys. VIN: 2HKRL1865Y
This is my own car and I can not belive I can not fix it! first I am a honda tech. My ody.is my 2ed ride do not use it much a couple weeks ago I went to use it on vet. day it started but the idle was high and set a code for IACV so I used it for the day and pa...
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1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L engine
2.2 92 subaru engine , left head bad ,replace head engine did run for awhile and cannot started again, , compression on all cylinders 80-90 psi remove timing belt no luck it wants to start but no luck, remove heads valves looks ok
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2004 Suzuki Swift+ 1.6L No start condition VIN: JS2ZC11S27
I cleared all codes listed, and tried again, the car cranks ok, but still no start. Scanned again and found only P1638 (Immo info mismatch), @ this time I disconnected the battery, unplugged both the ECM/BCM, and re in stalled as required, but still no start c...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L headlights
I had the owner check the doors to see if the interior lights activated properly with each door. Owner was aware the drivers side door does not activate the interior lights and the switch seems to have fallen into the pillar. Judging from the replies I advi...
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L abs VIN: 4F2YU08162
Had to punt on this one due to lack of codes and extended time between events. There was no "flare" during the event, just a faint "hitch" when the lights came on- felt more like a engine concern rather that an ABS application. The dealer has now taken a stab...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D94
Thanks for the replies. The problem turned out to be the camshaft actuator/camshaft gear. The alignment marks were correct and the chain and tensioner were good. The reluctor on the front of the gear was not positioned correctly. I have no idea how this ha... Trouble codes: P0021 (A camshaft position Timing over-advanced or system performance B2).
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: JA3AM84J3S
Knew this was an oddball, the few replies received confirmed same. Have yet to receive OK for further repairs. Several suggested the "snake eyes" of the tensioner were upside down, creating too tight of a bend in the drive belt. Several others thought the engi...
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2004 Nissan Almera Comfort 1.8L Starting VIN: SJNBBAN164
Thanks a lot for all the help, it seems that the rebuilt ecu i got was not coded correctly at this was the problem why the engine not started. we got a used ecu "set" with engine ecu , body ecu and ignition switch and this is fixed the problem. thanks again ...
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L poor aceleration VIN: JK1SF6550X
Once again thanks to all for the information supplied. The customer decided to do this in two stages. We installed the knock sensor and he test drove the unit for two days. I explained to him about the MAF readings being on the high side and he chose to return... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor).
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L check engine VIN: JT3HN86R84
Thank you all for your replies. I was desperatly parts guessing, as I have had to do with no plazable sollution. Long before I opened this request I throughly checked the Catalysts, It had and aftermaket and original catalysts on it. The problem was not the ca...
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