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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L traction contrl VIN: 2HKRL1863X
traction control light on scanned for codes ...have code # 31-02 PFINH signal failure ??? can any one explain this i have no reference material for this thanks
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2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Hesitation VIN: KMHFU45E82
Thanks for everyones help in advanced. We had this car origonaly for replacing timing belt did that car left everything good about 2 months later customer took in to diff. shop complaining car would just die periodicly but allways restart that shop looked at i...
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4KLC4B1R3Y
I don't have any wiring diagrams for the fuel pump circuit, so that's a problem. The vehicle just came back, same complaint, hesitates under load, can't maintain freeway speeds. Ran a new power supply from battery to relay box (on driver's side), and from rela...
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2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Speedo VIN: KNALD12434
This car came in with speedo and cruise inop. No speed signal to computer. I raised the car and checked the power and ground to the VSS Sensor both good. No output from VSS. The VSS is gear driven. I pulled the sensor to check the drive gear. Good. Turned it b...
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2008 Kia Rondo LX 2.7L Misfire VIN: KNAFG52658
I am looking for firing order for the number 5 cylinder alldata tells you the firing order but not give location thanks for your help
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, p0440 VIN: JTJGF10U02
Hi guys, Thank you in advance for any help that you can give. This one is kicking my but and I really need some advise. Car came in with a p0440 and a p0446. I found a bad vsv on the canister, So I replace canister. Mistake 1, did not smoke. Car came back 3 d... Trouble codes: P0440
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2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JYJBT20X45
Cleared codes. [...] back days later. Can't test any other parts without removing upper intake. Is there a common problem in this system such as the air switching valve no 2 (asv no 2) (bank 2) that is possible stuck? Dealer wants to replace 3 valves, gask... Trouble codes: P1442, P1445
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C9V
This car came to me from a used car lot after another shop put a head gasket in it. They don't know how it was running before the repair because they bought the car with the "headgasket problem" so I don't know how it was running before that repair. I have got...
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2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2211Y
Need some help guys, p0401 keeps comming on, first checked passages and checked ok, found faulty egr and replaced. Light came back on 2 days later same code. Have checked boost sensor and boost sensor solenoid and both check ok. wiring to ecm are good.When i l... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficent)
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L p1603 VIN: 4A3AC84H31
Vehicle has come back twice with a check engine light and code P1603 Battery Backup Circuit Malfunction (Mitsubishi) P1603, We have check all fuses and ground to the battery. Car runs fine but does seem to idle higher than normal.
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L stuck in 2nd VIN: 1N4BU31D1T
hi all.got this altima in for a shifting problem.it takes off in second gear and stays there.even if you try to manually shift it stays in second gear.no passing gear.had code po1605 for a/t comm line error.tested comm line for continuity between the ecm and p...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Oil Leak VIN: 5N1ED28T9Y
Vehicle was brought in with oil pouring out on the ground. The valve cover gaskets were obviously leaking. After replacing them (they were hard and broken), it still leaked on the left side. And if you let it run for a while, it started smoking out the exhaust...
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2004 Nissan Patrol 3.0L pipes
The ABS system on this car has been removed. Need a diagram (plumbing map?) to refit the system
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on
car came in with cel on and code p0171 system lean.see freeze frame data is in "testing and results" below.i know these maf's can have issues with codes and no symptom, so after checking for intake leaks and 02 sensor i replaced it with a toyota oe maf sensor ... Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L converter? VIN: 5TDBT44A91
As soon as it is put into reverse or foward the engine dies. Almost feels like if you let the clutch out to fast, (this is an automatic). Are these known for torque converter problems. There are no codes for engine or trans. Are these known for this, I found n...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L starter VIN: 5TDBT48A93
Hello there I have this Sequoia here and the cust was towing a dump trailer and the batt was installed incorectly and when he stopped and went into a lumber store and came back out he saw the utility box smoking from the battery touching the metal sides of the...
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2007 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L tachometer VIN: 2T1KR32E27
Tach had been intermittantly fluctuating from 0 to 8000 rpm at idle. After cluster replacement now fluctuates 0 to 3000 rpm while engine is at idle when first started hot or cold. Scanner shows rpm around 900 rpm with little fluctuation. very little info on ta...
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1990 Acura Legend LS 2.7L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4KA4673L
It's been over a week since I informed the owner of what I found and haven't heard a thing from them. I did check for codes and it only has code 14 (Idle Control) I did check the crank / cam sensor and found no signal coming from it. I informed the owner an...
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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM8SB12B86
Thanks for all the replies. It was the Crank sensor, I put my voltmeter on a few circuits to see in any dropped out on a test drive. Got about 2 minutes into my drive when it stalled at a light and wouldn't re-start. Got code P0338 for crank position sensor... Trouble codes: P0134.
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2004 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L power window
The re-set procedure that was suggested by Luke fixed the problem. Thank you!
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2007 Infiniti FX35 3.5L No Start, Cuts out, runs on ether VIN: JNRAS08W07
Thanks for the replies guys, got the flu this week, but managed to fix this one, just hadn't logged on here yet. Had I been more on the ball I would have unplugged the MAF before I thought I needed help. As it turns out Chris' is spot on. Put in a new MAF and ...
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2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L speedometer not working. uses CAN & ECM. VIN: 3N1BC13E37
thank you guys, really appreciate the quick responses! Closed with fix. Suggestions were to scan while driving, checking vehicle speed: there was none, 0 mph. I checked wiring again and found the problem. FIX was the harness connector at left fender above whee...
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH67574
So the consensus was that it was an axle problem, well the customer is gonna tolerate it until it gets worse so I do not have a fix because at this time it has not been fixed. Thanks to all who replied.
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L parking lights VIN: 4S4BP61C16
The parking light switch was faulty. I found the Mitchell electrical diagrams difficult to follow and the Subaru ones were worse. At the parking light switch I had 12v at the white wire and turning on the switch gave me 12v to the orange wire and 12v at fuse ...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L starts hard cold VIN: 4TAPM62N9W
Customer took the truck, when I get it back I will go back to the basics and test compression. thanks for your help everyone!
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