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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L turbine speed sensor VIN: 1HGEM22901
This civic came in with a check engine light, code p0715 (input/ turbine speed sensor A circuit malfunction). I pulled the sensor out and tested the resistance, it was 525 ohm (spec is 400-600 ohm) I checked both wires for short to ground, no short to ground. ...
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2007 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L Coil Pack VIN: JHMGD38637
This is a parts-availability issue, rather than a diagnostic one. I replaced one coil pack last summer with Honda part 30521-PWA-003. The car has run fine since then, until this week: another coil pack is failing. This time, however, Honda sold me a 30521-PWA-...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L moaning noise VIN: 4F2YU08161
there is a moaning noise in the intake area about 2000 rpm with load, also when decel and at idle sometimes. I took IAC motor off and ran with it off, no change. I s there a baffle etc. inside the intake that may have deteriorated?
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Alternator VIN: 5N1ED28Y51
This Xterra came in this morning with the complaint or long cranks, no cranks, and/or starter click. As I went to start the truck this morning the dashboard was not lit up. The odometer, speedometer. tachometer, and all the warning lights were dead. The only l...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D83
Greetings to all. I have a Nissan Sentra GXE that came to me with a P2138. When the vehicle came in the MIL was on but vehicle ran fine. Accelerated well and other than the MIL being on was for all intents and purposes perfect. Tested the wiring @ APP 1 & 2 an... Trouble codes: P2138 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor Circuit Range/ Performance)
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: JN1CFAN16Z
Hi there! I've got an imported Nissan Sunny in the shop.The original engine went(QG16) and there is no replacement available locally.Another shop dropped in a local(South African) QG18 engine,changed the intake manifold,etc and extended the cam sensor wiring,s...
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2007 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S4BP63C07
Hi All. For the last six months on and off This turbo charged 2.5 has intermittently misfired mostly at idle and occasionally at highway speeds according to owner. Initially, flushed oil system with Suburu flush and added synthetic oil to correct possible clo...
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1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start, When cold VIN: JT4RN63A2J
The vehicle was brought in as a no start when the outside temperature is below approx 35 degrees. It has been warm weather since brought in and i have not got it to do this but once and before i had a chance to check anything the temp had gone up enough to sta...
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1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L radiator fans always on VIN: 4T3ZF13C7W
Hi Guys, this is a new customer we've never seen this car before. He bought it new and has been to quik lubes, midas, the dealer etc. He asked us to check why the radiator cooling fans come on - they seem to be on "high" speed ( they have 3 speeds, I believe...
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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HKRL18551
WOW, after a full day of re-diagnosing. My intial diag was on the money. After my update yesterday I checked for vacumm leaks. I also checked cam timing, IAT, ECT, TPS, and the IAC signals, all ok. So I decided then just to put another valve in it. The second ... Trouble codes: 3102, 0504.
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Clutch VIN: JHMES96625
Thanks for all of the advise. We will get him scheduled in and go from there. I think with all of the advice we shouldn't have any trouble.
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2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JNKBV61E17
Took back to Dealer, they said no codes were ever stored and they replaced both VVT solenoids under warranty. Do not know why no codes ever set or why problem occured after battery was replaced but car is fixed.
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NA3537V
Following the air gap adjustment, the customer was able to keep the check engine light off long enough to get her emissions inspection and armed with a current tag, she no longer feels the urgency to return for further testing. I am sure I will find the root ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control System), P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire).
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2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 4A4MN21SX5
Thanks for the replies, i took apart the column and didnt find any problems. Customer did not have any speedpasses on his key ring. We estimated replacing the key antenna, customer decided to take vehicle until problem comes back. Maybe i fixed a connection is... Trouble codes: P0513.
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2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN21S06
well i got a used computer in (same part number)and truck would not start so i found a locksmith that said he could program the key to the computer for $150 so i stuck working computer in truck and went to see him swapped computers at his shop and he "programm...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L lack of power VIN: 1N4BA41E84
Several members hit this one. It was a plugged rear cat converter.Replaced it and car runs strong. The problem was intermitant for awhile adding to the confusion.Thanks to all who replied
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1993 Subaru Loyale 1.8L No Compressor Engagement VIN: JF2AN52B6P
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THE REPLIES. MOST SAID TO LOOK CLOSELY AT THE SENSOR AT THE FRONT OF THE COMPRESSOR WHICH WE ALREADY HAD. IT IS VERY HARD TO FIND INFO ON HOW THE AMPLIFIER INTERPRETS THE SIGNALS GOING IN. WE JUST BYPASSED THE AMPLIFIER AND L...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L fan VIN: JT3HP10V2Y
the car it fixed I check it was missing fan switch I replace new Switch the fan go back to normalthank you all.
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