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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGCB7667M
When performing the ASM test at 15 and 25 MPH the unit passes without a problem. Then when the Smog check is performed it has high CO%, sometimes at 15 MPH, sometimes at 25 MPH, and Sometimes both! AH, Then we do the ASM test it passes again at both speeds. So...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Abs VIN: 1HGEM21941
Hi guys, maybe someone can help me with this 2001 Honda civic SI. I'm having a problem with the ABS unit. When it came to the shop had the ABS lite on then I test drive it there's no ABS at all. Then I scan it give me the DTC 81 ABS/VSA Control unit Failure an...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 1HGES26772
no codes, shift flare in 2 to 3 shift when cold, I loaded a pressure waveform of the event...any ideas... see the arrow in the picture showing the hump... that is the flare, no hump no flare.
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2007 Honda Ridgeline RTS 3.5L Heater VIN: 2HJYK16427
this vehicle is a dual done automatic heating system,intermidently on heat or ac the mode doors & heat adjustablity will become inoperative,the fan will continue to work but it will blow air out all areas[vents,defrost,floor with no abilty to adjust mode selec...
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2006 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV51F16
Please read carefully before reply.- This car has a crank/no start prob, sometimes it sounds like its going to start but never reach enough rpms. Client says he bought the car with this prob, so I have no previous information. I have NO DTS, Already verified t...
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1985 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L No Start, Hard start VIN: JM1FB3310F
For all the Rotary buffs out there, we need some help with this rx-7 that came in. Customer complains its hard to get the car started in the mornings, but once its warmed up will start right up the rest of the day. Takes a couple of tries before it starts to r...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC34G8Y
Hello I need help evap code#p0442 no leak caniter been replace but code come back what should I check next please. Tony Trouble codes: P0442
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31DX1
hi guys this car come in misfire and seems fine when cold i scan the car got code P1320 and [...] engine light doesnt come until it gets hot it also had a little exhaust smell check cat temp its fine almost same front and back by 30 degres cel i change th... Trouble codes: P1320 (Missfire), P0303 (3 cyl)
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2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Electric window VIN: JN8AZ08W84
Greetings. The driver's window will go down perfectly with the "one touch" feature of the window switch. When raising the window, it hits the top and then goes down 1/3 of the way and then stops. The only way to raise the window all the way up is to play with ...
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2009 Nissan Rogue (Truck) SL 2.5L RH seat belt VIN: JN8AS58T59
Air bag light would not reset so now i have it fault code B1084 rh pre-tensioner short . i disconnected rh pre - tensioner assy came back with a B1084 and B1177 RH pre -tensiner open. Plugged rh pre-tensioner back in , cleared codes and retested came back with...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Electronic VIN: 4S3BK4350T
Got a weird one here. I know about the Suby speedo problems, have replaced a few, but have never seen one do what this one is doing. It is a car I bought to resell, have a deposit on it, and of course, now it starts acting up. I have driven it about 600 miles ...
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E14
This one's got me stumped guys. Customer complaining of rough idle. Verified. Smooths out at about 1000 rpm and while driving has lots of power no hesitation. Had code P0031,PO134,P0300,P0301,P0302,P0303,P0304. tested o2 and found heater circuit bad replaced w... Trouble codes: P0031 (O2 Heater circuit low bank1 sensor1), P0134 (O2 Circuit no activity Bank1 sensor1), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303
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2007 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEUX42N87
This tacoma will set a code p0031, on cold start. It sets on a cold start everytime the ambient temperature is below 40ish degrees. We replaced the 1/1 AF sensor with a toyota replacement. Light came back on, we have battery voltage to the sensor from the a/f ... Trouble codes: P0031
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2009 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BK46K49
Hi Group, This vehicle came to us with a serious rod knock due to lack of oil caused by a leaking oil filter drain plug, (pretty sad...'09 Toyota with only 72K on the clock!) We obtained a long block with only 10K miles that looked really clean inside. The i... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crankshaft position - camshaft position correlation Bank 1 Sensor A), P0017 (Crankshaft position - camshaft position correlation Bank 1 Sensor B), P0018 (Crankshaft position - camshaft position correlation Bank 2 Sensor A), P0019 (Crankshaft position - camshaft position correlation Bank 2 Sensor B)
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UUA66244
Finally fixed this car. First of all, many suggested possible reprogramming of the used PCM, several shorted coils, a couple suggested fuse failures, and 1 lonely little cam sensor failure. Appreciate all who took the time to respond. Some emailed me more than...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L control head VIN: JHLRD77853
As we began testing this system it started working and continued to do so. By the replies the most likely culprit is the actuator, could be a control head but they don't fail as often. Thanks to those who replied.
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB72361
This Kia is fixed we found that the fuel pump relay wires were corroded.we took apart fuse box cleaned all connections then all was good .thanks for the replies everyone Trouble codes: P1115.
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Accessories VIN: JT8BF28G4X
Thanks to John for the tip... What happen was we got three technicians working on this at the same time...three chefs cooking..:).. One of the tech disconnect the switch at the radiator, thus lost ground at the a/c pressure switch ,,,which I fail to check gr...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT88F28G2X
Thanks to those who responded. The customer opted to take the car to a dealer, rather than have us try to repair it. Trouble codes: P1349 (VVT system problem right bank).
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L ride VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
As most of you stated, the fix was the left cv axle. It showed no signs of wear or slack but I rolled the dice and replaced it. Car is smooth with no sign of vibration. Thanks to the many people that took the time to respond, and to IATN for making this possib...
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2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L no 4 wheel drive VIN: 5TBBT44163
It turned out to be a stuck actuator. Replaced works fine.
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