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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD1846Y
Customer was complaining of stalling and taking 10 minutes of cranking to restart. I was never able to dulicate this problem started fine and drove ok untill after 30 minutes of driving it would have a slight hesatation from stops. Replaced tps in hopes to cur...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18653
The mis fire code for cyld 3 is the one that returns first and most frequent. The code will set at idle in stall after five to ten minutes. The fuel pressure will hold for three minutes. Out on the highway vehicle runs very good. When the cat is cool the readi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random mis fire), P0304 (mis fire cyld 4), P0303, P0305, P0306
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2008 Honda Element EX 2.4L Stall VIN: 5J6YH27778
This element stall on the first start when its cold .the owner said that she start the truck and then put it in 1 gear then 2 then 3 then at the first stop put the truck in neutral then it stall ,she restarts it and it run fine she go to works and its ok. Afte...
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2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Airbag VIN: JNKCU51F85
Car came in with airbag light on. Code B1134 side module LH open. Cleared code and hasn't come back yet. There is not much info on shop key about airbag codes. Any info would help. Thanks
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on
regular cust- has had in last year: timing belt, plug wires and plugs, filters, along with bunch of misc. other maintenance. month ago had random misfire along with cyl 1 misfire- replaced #1 plug along with wires [although the eng was tuned 6 months ago] clea... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1BC1411V
Vehicle has returned after 3 weeks with same complaint: when cold, after 2-5 mins, it will sputter, lack power, can not accellerate, poor gas mileage. when steeping on gas pedal rpm's go up but no power. idles low, chugs, and wants to stall. No check engine li...
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2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223Y
Code P1540 shows up always.We have replaced ABV (Air Bypass Valve) vacuum and vent solenoids with OEM units. Code returns within a few minutes of driving vehicle. We don't know whether misfire is related although misfire shows on different cylinders or 2 or3 a... Trouble codes: P1540 (Air bypass system open or short cicuit)
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1978 Nissan B210 1.4L Alternator/choke VIN: HLB2106545
This is a charging problem I am missing an input to S terminal at the alternator, There are 3 conections on this alternator its a hitachi w/built in regulator B = bat, E= earth ( ground) and a plug with terminals L & S S= Bat Voltage wich I have but s is the o...
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1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Code 33 and 34 VIN: 4N2DN11W3S
Hello everyone, I have been working on this car on and off since last week, and I have looked at my wiring schematics - good power and good ground; replaced the O2 sensor and it reads 0 mV and LEAN until it reaches ~ 180 - 190 degrees then the Oxygen sensor s... Trouble codes: 33 (Oxygen sensor), 34 (Knock sensor)
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Parking Lights VIN: 1N4AL11D75
This is my friends car, who also works for the sherriff department that is one of our fleet customers. I told him I would try to help him but I have come up with nothing. Transmissions are my thing so I was hoping one of you guys would have some insight on it....
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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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1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Engine/Timing VIN: JT4RN93P7P
Hi. Got this truck in for slow coolant loss. Eventually found oil in radiator & milked oil. Pulled head & timing cover to replace above parts. Got it all back together and it runs great, but after it warms up we got a knocking sound. Doesnt sound like its comi...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No 1-2 Shift, VIN: 4T1BG22K2X
First let me start out by saying this car is an absolute nightmare. The car came in with a rod knock. Pulled the motor with the trans for ease of rebuild. We were not able to drive the car when it came it, so we do not know the condition the transmission was i...
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2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Brake Pedal VIN: 4T1BE32K35
My client has a complaint of the brake pedal being soft (spongy). We previously inspected the brake system, we replaced the master cylinder, wheel cylinders, rear brake shoes and adjusted the rear shoes. Front pads and rotors were done as well, vehicle has new...
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2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4L No Start VIN: JTMBD31V58
A tire came off of another vehicle, went under this car and crushed the fuel tank. Vehicle was towed in because of no start on a decline. The customer did not know the tank was damaged. When it was towed in it would start when in the flat. We replaced the tank...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG164XY
O.K., took me some time to close this help request, but I was waiting for the customer to come back, He hasn't done it so far, any way, what we did was to cancel the vacuum line to fuel pressure regulator, engine ran fine, started fine after hot soak, emission... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, C0Y1, 6, M1SF1.
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No crank VIN: 1HGCM66573
Sorry for the delay gentleman, The vehicle has been setting for a week and half and is doing great. As you know the replacement MICU took care of one problem leaving us to realize we had a second. The long and short of it, on the backside of the MICU when co...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No go VIN: 5FNRL38796
It was the Transmission that had gone out. The key was that we had no forward or reverse. The codes we had were probably thrown off when the Trans suddenly quit while still driving.
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L overdrive VIN: 2T1AE09BXS
Coolant temp. sensor was the problem. Thanks for the info.
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2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L compressor VIN: JTEGF21A92
After replacing a broken control assembly, (wires behind temp control knob), the vehicle still did the same thing...blow ice cold for 10 minutes and then the recirc light would come on BY ITSELF and would disengage the compressor. We tested the system from top...
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