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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L closed loop operation VIN: 2HGES26784
This vehicle came in with a code of p0128(coolant thermostat below warm up temperature)basically its not getting up to proper operating temperature . I first changed the thermo thinking it was sticking open. I then read a post saying that the coolant sensors g...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L evap vent solenoid VIN: 4S2DM58W72
p0440 Smoke tested system by hooking into evap test port, smoke is venting out of the vent solenoid from a small opening on the bottom front of the housing, this does not appear to be a broken part but was made with this opening, just wondering if anyone has a...
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2003 Isuzu Axiom XS 3.5L Misfire VIN: 4S2DF58X33
car came in would not start. replaced timing belt and waterpump. engine starts but only runs on right bank. checked timing alignment 3 times. fuel injectors are working has spark. pulled coil connectors on left side. idle stays the same pull coils on right sid... Trouble codes: P0300
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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L Shift Solonoid VIN: JT8UF22E2S
I got this vehicle from other shop, cust complained about lait shifting the gear about 5000 rpm than it is changing the gear, i did test on the road, and getting the code listed above, nothing else, first when i reseted the ecu it was shifting prematurely 2000...
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L speedometer VIN: JTJBT20X84
My wife's 04 Lexus GX470's speedometer is not working. It's stuck on zero. I tried tapping on the dash but still nothing. The odometer advances the mileage correctly, there are no trouble codes or check engine light. The scanner shows the correct MPH while dri...
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1992 Mitsubishi Expo LRV 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on, runs lean VIN: JA3CV20D9N
Cust. states she was in the hospital for three monthes, her car was parked in the garage. When she tried to start it no start. Further testing revealed car will start with some added carb. spray. After warming up car will run and start up all day long, until a...
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1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11W1S
hey guys this vehicle comes to me from another shop.the customer has spent about $1000.00 dollars trying to get an emissions at no avail.so however this is what i've ot.engine idles good and runs good cold.once it is warmed up the computer is having a hard tim... Trouble codes: 33 (o2 senser circuit fault)
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2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1N6DD26S4Y
This little Nissan came in on the hook and we are having some issues with it. Customer states truck has never had a single issue with any tranmission problems, but he drove home just fine one night, and came out the next morning to it not shifting at all. Truc...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D91
THis 2001 Altima has codes P1448 and P0455 . -Smoke detector indicates no leaks. -Purge valve tested Ok. -Bypass valve tested Ok. -Pressure sensor tested Ok. -Canister shut valve tested Ok. -Canister has no leaks. Is there anything I am over looking guys pleas... Trouble codes: P1448
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Key VIN: 1N4BL11E63
Hi I have a customer who would like me to cut and install a key for them. Does anyone know if this can be done without the factory scan tool (consult 11). If there is a way to program another key without any scan tool I would greatly appreciate a detailed disc...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L differential VIN: 4S3BG6859X
hello and thanks in advance for any advice,wanted to know if there were any long term effects on diff,if fuse to allow only front wheel drive operation was left in place for a long time...
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH67574
customer complaint is that has intermittent vibration on acceleration between 25-40 mph and it pulls to the right. I havent been able to duplicate it but another tech that did experience it said it felt like a seperated tire. visual inspection is axles are ori...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L abs VIN: JT3VN39W2S
Customer states ABS light is on. I jumpered terminal TC and E1 to pull trouble codes. Pulled a code 41 - abnormally high or low battery voltage. Checked battery and charging system. Battery is good. Alternator is charging properly. Approx 14 volts. Checked fus...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L starts hard cold VIN: 4TAPM62N9W
starts hard below 20 degrees. will not start below 5 degrees unless block heater is used. Starts and dies below 50 degrees temps with cold engine. Coolant temp and air temp sensor read same as ambient temp., pulse width 31ms at 10 degrees while cranking. When ...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWN72N33
Help Toyota techs, I have a very good customer that has a check engine light comes on spuratically. The code is for Cyl. #1 misfire. It comes on after 2 or 3 weeks of driving under any conditions. This customer is very knowledgable about his vehicle and says i... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Cyl. 1)
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2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L abs brake control system VIN: JTEZT17R83
this 4 runner limited 4.7L has this codes c0278,c1223,c1241,c1251,c1252,c1253,,c1256 i tested the room block relays have there proper volage and relays have there proper resistence I also have communication with scanner on all modulars i tested the booters pum...
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2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L pedal VIN: 5TBBV54137
The brakes work fine and the ABS activates but if you sit at a stop you can push the pedal to the floor. The customer states it has been like that since new and it may be a little worse now but not by much. He complained to Toyota once and was told that is jus...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 5FNRL18092
Well it is somehow fixed. After checking everything electrical we pulled the transmission back out and apart. Took the whole thing down, checked every clutch, seal and valve. Found no problems. Put it back together and back in. Runs great for two weeks now.whi...
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2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRE38767
i think we got it! thanks for the replies. Checked the thermo vavle as a couple of u suggested and it tested ok. Recheck for vac leaks and none found. Got to messing around with scanner special functions and found a TAC test, under this test u can run a thr... Trouble codes: P0507 (IAC higher than expected).
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2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Steering VIN: 3N1AB61E47
My customer has not brought their car back to be fixed. I have recommened replacing the front strut bearings. I think this will fix it.
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Compressor VIN: JTDBR32EX4
Good evening fellow techies! Well, all of your posts were right on the money and thanks for the confidence to follow-up with this repair from the 'get-go.' The customer was also very happily surprised to find out that we no longer had to replace the compres...
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2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L No Start VIN: 5TDZA23C36
I had an intermittant no power from the A/F relay and the EFI relay. Relays would come on but I had a bad connection at the passenger compartment fuse box. Thanks for the help and suggestions everyone.
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