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2005 Acura EL 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HHES358X5
I've had some issues with the NGK/NTK hego installed in position 2 downsteam or cat monitor sensor. The Mil illuminates after about 50 km with code P0139 [slow switching]. Has anyone run into problems with aftermarket sensors causing this in Hondas? or do I ha... Trouble codes: P0139 (Hego sensor B1 sensor 2)
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JHMCB7668M
I am having trouble getting this car to pass smog. Car fails for nox on both 15mph and 25mph tests. After running lambda found that air fuel ratio is 17.9. Have replaced fuel filter and 02 because o2 was switching really slow. Catalytic converter was replaced ...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 4-5 shift VIN: 5FNRL38605
Hi Folks, Wow, what a week- Honda Odysseys' kicking my butt! This van is shuddering from 4th to 5th gear. But only on a slow acceleration. Can happen anytime, but I notices more during the first 10mins of driving. Before I condemn the whole transmission, just ...
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2000 Lexus GS400 4.0L Clock,Radio VIN: JT8BH68X4Y
Dead battery is cause by clock,lighter,and radio on all the time even the ignition switch is disconnected. Remove radio fuse number 2 and power to clock,radio,and lighter is gone. At the fuse box ( wire connector 2b),found wire green with white stripe and red ...
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NA3537V
Hello to all. This Miata has begun generating a check engine light for cylinder misfires at or just following highway driving. Recently, a code started popping up for an IAC concern. We tuned the engine last month (plugs, wires and fuel filter) hoping to fix t... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control System), P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire)
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC84L7Y
the vihicle has a hard starting speacially when cold in the morning ( intermittant)and also when you let it sit outside for about 4 to 5 hours after 20 secs the car stars up and runs ok we check power grounds powers ok another shop installed an "after market ...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L no start VIN: 5N1BV28U44
vehicle came in on hook. dealer said it needed timing componets replaced them and would not start. it was a no start when i got it. i have random injector pulse and spark. i have 150 psi compression on 2 of the front cylinders. have no codes. checked all fuses...
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2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB61E17
Vehicle came in Crank no start, crank sensor flat line. Replaced sensor would start & run for 10 min & stall Code P0335 would return.Will restart after sitting for 15 to 20 min. Found by wiggling harness at ECM 5 volt signal would drop out to sensor. Plugin on... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft sensor circit)
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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L warning systems VIN: 1N4AL21E58
Thanks for any & all help. I've never had to deal with a can problem so i might be a little lost on this one. 2 months ago this car came in with a fuel sender code & numerous U1000 can communication codes in pcm tcm tpm meter & ipdm. None were found in bcm srs...
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L turbo lag VIN: JF1GD29624
hello everyone i have a subaru wrx with a turbo problem. seems that its not building boost. with my gauge hooked up driving and when accelerating, boost is flucuating from 0 to 5, then around 5000 rpm, the boost will jump to 10 as i shift. i can move the waste...
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2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara EX 2.5L No Start
Car was towed in cranks, no start. Checked for codes, none. Has spark, has no injector pulse. Check fuses, all good. Alldata doesn't give enough info on what the pcm looks for to fire the injector (cam sensor, crank sensor, etc). Any info would be helpful.
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1995 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L ignition VIN: JT2ST07N7S
Customer has had issues with vehicle going fine for a while then vehicle will not start . vehicle has been towed and after vehicle set's for a little while it will start up and work properly . It has been advise to have the key and lock cylinder replaced . the...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L steering VIN: JT3HP10VXY
Only when cold, ( below zero Farenheit)on startup when turning steering a loud cracking noise from front end steering both directions until warmup a couple of minutes.
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2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L battery dies VIN: 5TESM92N84
ANYONE HAVE ANY IDEAS? unknown battery drain. 425mA load, a real puzzle to me. Has no voltage drop across any fuse. Load stays at [...] or so mA after every single fuse or relay is removed, one at a time. (key off, doors closed, no lights on.) THANK YO...
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Unknown VIN: 1NXBR32E24
When cold rubbing, squealing noise is heard, sounds to me like an older pilot bushing making noise, this one has no pilot bushing. When coming to a stop, idling in neutral noise is heard, as soon as cluth is depressed noise goes away, cannot duplicate it long ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Acura CL 2.3L park lamps/starter-security VIN: 19UYA3153W
Greetings! We have followed the wiring loom starting with the rear to the front, installed the multi-function/combination switch, and are installing the license plate lamps and brackets. Thanks for your assistance and will post additional information shoul...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG22562
Ok we got to the bottom of the Accord missfire issue. Bottom line is that #4 cylinder has 10% leakage from the exhaust valves and #5 cylinder has 20% leakage from the exhaust valves. Even after the customer put 200 miles on it since we last saw it. When the en... Trouble codes: 303 (304 -), 304 (305 -), 305 (300 -), 300.
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4KLC4B1R3Y
Alright, it needed a fuel filter... The customer swore that the filter was new when he brought it to me the first time. I looked at it sure, AC Delco, looked new enough to me. One thing I didn't mention in my initial help request was that when servicing the...
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1997 Mitsubishi Legnum 2490CC TCL Traction Control
TCL light now stays off. Vacuum lines had been wrongly positioned. The TPS was out of adjustment. The TCL solenoid gave the correct ohms reading - between spec 36 - 44 oms. We checked it a number of times in the vehicle & out. It worked correctly (HELD VACUUM)...
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2004 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Varible Valve Timing VIN: 1N4BL11D94
Thanks to all who responded. I think Paul, Clay, Rodney, Guy, and Luke were the most accurate. Another shop had replace the timing chains. I am almost certain they are not installed proplerly. The customer finially told me the chain was replaced because of ...
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2000 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Well- finally! One morning with the motor cold I had my guy start it up and race it up. This little baby pin hole made my face feel cold air. The pipe to the motor had a pin hole factory weld leak so I started tearing into it more cold! Found 3 more. So I... Trouble codes: 133 (slow response B1S1).
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTDDR32T6Y
A new ECU fixed this vehicle. After performing the tests that Mitchell recommended, I was able to determine that the ECU was damaged. Another factor that assisted with the diagnosis was the fact that the ECU heated up to 180-200 degrees within a minute after t...
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2005 Toyota Tundra 4.0L Unknown VIN: 9W1WB55645
thanks to the replys i would of taken along time to find that problem but it was the selector range switchnever saw it because it was located on the opposite siede of the transmission, istalled new switch and now ok thanks again
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