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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8540S
Hello out there, This older civic is about to get my goat.It came in with a hard starting complaint when cold.I checked the timing belt and it was original and had jumped a tooth so replaced belt water pump,plugs,wires,cap and rotor.Still had hard starting so ...
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2008 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start VIN: 5J6RE48508
Car drove in with no tailights/ running light problem. After tracing problem to a blown 7.5 amp, # 15 underdash fuse the lights work but car will not start. Cranks fine, no injector pulse or injector pulse. Codes listed in current and long term memory, cleared... Trouble codes: P1659, P0606, P060A, P0498
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1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L Charging VIN: JNKCP01D1P
This customer complained of a dimly lit "brake/battery" light on while driving and an occasional dead while driving situation. I checked it and found the charging system to be working correctly and no lights on, dim or otherwise. The customer was willing and a...
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2008 Infiniti G35 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1A398HGD38
vehicle was running rough and another tech says he found one of the two throttle plates stuck with carbon.he cleaned it and now it idles at 1700 rpm.it also will surge up and down.i hooked up my consult 3 and tried to do idle air volume relearn.it never comple...
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2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L Stability VIN: JTJGF10UX3
Hey guys, I'm back in need of your wisdom once agian. I have a 03 RX300 with mutible codes stored and they are not allways the same. I have had c0371(Yaw rate sensor)1234(yaw rate sensor not within specs)1275,1276,1277,1278(wss signal ),1281.And the hardest on...
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2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L belts VIN: JM1TA22102
The belts dig into this 2.5 timing cover. I'm doing a maintenance timing belt replace and its bugging me that the p/s () water pump belts is digging into the plastic timing cover. And when you remove the crank pulley, the crank pulley is digging in there to. A...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L balancer shaft VIN: 4A3AX35G5X
Need some help on the bearings for the balancer shaft,this is the left shaft which is to the rear of the block.This shaft is hard to turn , like possible bearing problems.Previously on a different mitsu I have sucessfully replaced these bearings and even have ...
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1989 Nissan 300ZX 2 2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HZ14S3K
help nissan techs 300 was towed in no start found no injector pulse replaced crank sensor ran fine let sit outside went to move no start sgain has fuel pressure spark and injector pulse motor is in time not sure what to do next thanks for the help jimmy
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Throttle conltrol motor VIN: 1N4AL11D13
I have check connector at throttle fuses relay and grounds Im stuck did I miss something and why does the signal from pcm cut out on the relay could this be a bad pcm. Help Whats making this hard for me to check it intermittent
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L power steering VIN: 1N4AL11E94
The customer brought in a vehicle they have owned for a few weeks. The complaint was the power assist had become inoperable. After a VERY short test drive I decided to replace the steering pump because it did not appear to have any fluid movement in the reserv...
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2002 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L traction control VIN: 4S3BH89642
I have a VDC OFF light that stays on at all times. Can only pull manual codes and get code 72 yaw rate sensor and a code 29 one of 4 speed sensors, i have no power to the switch under the radio. I can get a wire diagram to test the yaw sensor but it is no help...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L transmission? VIN: 4S4BP61C75
I'm hoping some Subaru techs can shed some light on this as I am shaking my head. About year and half put a clutch kit in this car, no problems, customer has had no problems. She drives the car to Florida every year, while down there getting ready to come home...
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2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 2.5L bearing VIN: JF1GD61627
First time posting in a long time. Vehicle was towed in. Replaced clutch assembly because tob was melted customer had no complaints other than noise. Since then customer complains that clutch pedal get hard after driving. We replaced the hose off of the slave ...
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2004 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L Head Tourque VIN: KL5JD52Z64
Hi I would like to know if any one has the correct head tightening specks for a 04 suzuki forenza 2.0 dual cam. AllData says in one spot 18ft then 90deg 3 times. In another spot it says 18 ft then 90deg two times. Ive done 18ft and 90 deg two times but a thrir...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T9Y
Hi guys, I need a little advise on where to go next with this one. This vehicle has been back to the shop several times with a p0171 lean code. Freeze frame date shows code is setting at idle. Short term fuel trim is 4.7 @680 rpm, long term fuel trim is + 32.... Trouble codes: P0171
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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Release Bearing VIN: 5TELU42N35
Vehicle came in with a noisey release bearing. ( Chirping Noise) Removed slave cylinder and slid throwout arm back and forth. ( Needed a Prybar ) Remove Trans, Where bearing slides on stub was excessively warn, Installed new stainless steel sleeve to correct t...
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1985 Isuzu Pickup 1.9L Cooling Systems
The general consensus is that the cylinder head is cracked. At this point we have replaced the water pump and drilled a hole in a new thermostat. The symptoms are have not returned so we expect to get some mileage out of the vehicle this way, however, at som...
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2007 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1GG12L37
thanks alot for the help replaced purge solonoid and fixed it no more light Trouble codes: P0455.
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2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L driveability VIN: 4A4MN21S46
This vehicle has not returned, if it does, I will check the hanger center bearing as suggested and the front shaft seals. Tech posts were "try checking idler pulley and other drive belt components" "possible dry hub seal or if cable driven speedo, check cable,...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L abs,traction control VIN: 1N6AA07B04
all is fixed thanks for all the help . fix ended up bing a very small chip in one of the tone ring notches i noticed it but did not think such a small amount would cause the problem thanks again
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on
customer took vechicle and is going to drive to attempt to set. will add info as more becomes available thanks to all for their help. Trouble codes: P0128 (Thermostat engine temp).
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T11
a new maf sensor was installed. The car ran a [...] lean, but not enough to set any codes. As suggested, the grams per second was around the size of the engine at idle, about 2 grams per second. But on a wide open throttle, it stopped at about 50 grams per se...
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2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1LR32E23
Thanks for all the responses...After further research this is what I found and this is what I did. When I started to reprogram the ecu the original calibration file was erased and then for some reason the programming failed. With a Toyota the program (either...
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