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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HNYD18653
Customer has intermittant no crank concern.I cant seem to duplicate this. He says theft light proves out.Then he tells me the dash goes blank at times when fault occurs.Scan test shows p0705 TR sensor fault.Check on availiblity of this and no dealers stock TR ... Trouble codes: P0705
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S44
This car starts and then almost immediately stalls. Sets a P0340 cam sensor code. Very limited data on Solus Pro. Replaced cam sensor and then car would not start. Tech replaced crank sensor next, same thing. Starts and stalls with original cam sensor installe... Trouble codes: P0340
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Pinging VIN: JNRDR07X01
Trying to fix a customer's complaint of a intermittent pinging. The truck has an intermittent ping when going up hill during acceleration. During some test drives it would stop completely and would go up hill just fine. We replaced the oil with sythentic and c...
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2004 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4F4YR46U14
Have a customer vehicle driving one of my techs nuts. 04 B3000 v6 2wd that will on occasion will rev high when first starting to release clutch pedal. It maybe fine for weeks and then just start acting up out of the blue. Have the vehicle in the shop idling an...
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2010 Mazda 3 i 2.0L compressor VIN: JM1BL1SF0A
Car came in with compressor inop and fans inop with ac selected. I can only scan the engine for generic codes and it has nothing in the ecm. We manually checked resistance to pressure sensor, evap temp sensor and ambient temp sensor and everything is within sp...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, rev limits VIN: 1N4BA41E34
Original problem was and is the engine will not rev above 2500 rpm (except with throttle snap). Customer himself checked codes and had P0300 and P0113(IAT) and P0102(MAF). He himself then replaced the spark plugs and coils as well as MAF sensor. Still had prob... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U34
Replaced both cam sensors according to tsb,code returns instantly,van stuck in 3rd gear limp home mode.I have 12v supply and ground from 3 wire connectors Trouble codes: P0340
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L floods VIN: 3N1CB51D25
floods every 10 days @ start up - change spark plugs & starts right up - also is loosing antifreeze ( nothing visible) already checked for recall , not involved. customer says gas mileage is OK. holds fuel pressure overnite. any ideas? thamks to anyone w/ idea...
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2002 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Head Gaskets VIN: 4S3BE65682
This vehicle is in the shop because it is leaking a lot of oil from the head gaskets. I plan to replace the head gaskets but I have never had the heads off of one of these. From the Mitchell information that I have it looks like the bolts must be replaced also...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C35
Cruise control light flashing and no operation. Is there any way to diagnose this without using Subaru factory scan tool, I have Modis and current software still won't support cruise diag. Checked all other modules just to be sure. Thanks for any help.
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JF1GD70646
have no history on car since it was just bought. does have some aftermarket things installed on car mainly turbo, exhaust, blow off vavle and some gauges. as far as i know computer is stock along with ignition and injectors. the problem is that when you get on...
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Cuts out VIN: 1NXBA02E9V
Hello to all. We have this corolla killing us, while driving at different speeds (mostly 45 and up) it will buck violently once maybe twice and will not do it again. Have scoped everything we can think of map. tps etc... Installed crank sensor, distributor (ti...
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L timing chain VIN: JTDBT12321
Hi and thanks i hope some one can tell me or help with a few things. First i need to know is the timing mark on exhuast sproket is the one with 1 dot or the one with 2 dots.Second i need to no if you should be able to move vct sprocket left or right when it is...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Oil pump
Thx for everyones help. I just replace the oil pump o-ring. The o-ring broke into four pieces when I removed it.
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD1846Y
Well its fixed I guess I posted this too soon, I was kinda at my wits end with it. The crappy aftermaket cap was the problem. No signs of failure, replaced cap after I check to see if the coil did have spark at the tower. I hate shock therpy,I feel the coil an...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11EXL
The short answer is that a new fuel pump fixed this car. Now for the long answer. As I posted the vehicle was in another shop where the pulled the codes that I listed in the post, they also replaced the TPS and went through all of the grounds. When the vehi... Trouble codes: 24 (Intake air temperature sensor part of Mass Air Sensor), 41 (TPS sigal abnormal), 47 (TPS Shorted/open), 22 (Coolant temperature sensor siganl abnormal shorted/open).
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2006 Scion xB 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTLKT32456
While waiting for replies from you guys, the customer took the XB to the dealer and they said to replace the canister filter. I installed the canister filter for her about a week ago and so far I have not heard back so I have to assume it is fixed. If I hear o... Trouble codes: P043E, P043F, P0456, P2401, P2402.
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2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E25
well boys almost all my hair is gone, but i got it fixed. turned out to be the injectors. once the injectors were done trims were good. thanks to everyone who helped, but brent and stephen nailed it. thanks len Trouble codes: P0171.
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2008 Toyota Yaris S 1.5L Ac Not Cold VIN: JTDBT92318
He there and thanks for the help on this one. This car, in fact, has no clutch. The pulley and hub turn at all times. There is a PWM solenoid in the compressor at the rear of the unit that the AC amplifier toggles to vary the flow and the pitch of the comp...
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