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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L passenger sliding door VIN: 5FNRL38646
This van is having a problem with its passenger sliding door not opening with the power feature. When you press the button on the dash or use the door handle it pops away from the body and they something inside of the door starts clicking and the door just sta...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L slip and vdc lights come on VIN: JNKCV54E63
after vehicles rack and pinion was replaced and steering angle sensor was reset, as you slow down the slip light and vdc lights come on and it feels like the abs is being activated, scanned computer and only code pulled out was C1145-YAW rate sensor circuit fa...
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12563
Vehicle came in with intake air temp sensor out of range and p0133 upstream o2 sensor slow response. Replaced IAT and that is fine. Keeps coming back with p0133. Replaced MAF, Cat Convertor, OE style upstream o2 sensor, checked fuel pressure (middle of spec), ... Trouble codes: P0133 (Upstream o2 sensor slow response)
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2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L HVAC control head VIN: 1YVHP80C75
I need help figuring out how to remove the center cover with 3 vents/radio/ HVAC. I have pried and pried. I did remove 2 screws at the bottom and 2 at the top. Why won't it come out!? The customer is in the waiting room and the book give you .4hr. Thanks in ad...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D01
Weird one here. car came in with cel on. scanned car found p0174 last week.(THIS WAS A 5:00 SCAN CHECK). Advised customer car needs to be left. 2 days later car arrives, code still there. performed smoke test on engine-- no leaks. sprayed intake down for intak... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich bank 2)
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2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L No Start VIN: JTEGD21A03
see above, have tried retiming several times, cranks over good, cylinder leak down 9-11%, compression 150 - 175, injector pulse ok, all timing marks line up rather easily, scoped cam n crank and got results below, at my wits end, thanks for any help
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2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Engine VIN: JTEDD21A55
Toyota dealer suggest possible timing chain failure. Vehicle was driven thereafter and now refuses to start.
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2007 Toyota RAV4 Sport 2.4L 4wd VIN: JTMBD32V17
Hi all, I have checked this vehicle over and am not sure where to go next. after checking all grounds and powers and everything seems good, replaced control module with new one from dealer. code C1298 linear solenoid circuit will not clear. have load tested wi...
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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L Cuts out VIN: JHMEE2853K
replaced throttle body. thanks for the help. the information regarding the EGR was good and the distributor information. the car has already had a tune up and timing belt using exclusively dealer parts.
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Cruise Control VIN: JM1NB353XX
HI there everyone and thanks for the help. I ended up finding a bulletin on this one for a defective cruise control module that was used for at least part of 1999. The modules for these cars are discontinued. We called the junkyard and they got us a module ...
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2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L feels like misfiring VIN: JM1GG12L06
Unfortunately as of now we still could not pinpoint the exact cause of that surging under heavy load. We have data recordings on IDS and found out the load reading when surging was 157%, thus PCM cutting out fuel supply. Tested turbo wastegate function and a...
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2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JA3AJ66F26
First of all, thank you all for your replies. Dean and James gave us great information about the crankshaft sensor and wiring harness problems. We removed the timing cover again and inspected the reluctor plate, wiring harness, and crank sensor-- no problems... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit).
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51DX2
Thanks to all for the replies. Manolak was correct with the ground problem at the cylinder head. It did fix our readings on the scan tool and at computor but then 2 other problems showed up. One of the oxygen sensors was very slow and not reaching full range... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF signal low), P0731 (1st gear not functioning).
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2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid 2.5L Idle relearn VIN: 1N4CL21E67
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I ended up buying a Maxidas scan tool after doing some research and that seemed to do the trick in commanding the idle down. BTW..for the regular gas burners, there is a great youtube video from Wells t...
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2008 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Radio wont turn on VIN: 5N1BV28U88
Thanks for the few responses we did get. We found that this unit has a problem in the CD player drive that after a K.A.M. reset will allow the radio to play for a few seconds and then the cd player tries to eject a cd that is not in the player and so the CAN s...
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2009 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BC13E19
thank you everyone that has helped out with this code.i`ve had some codes that were not listed with the meaning for the code that ended up being dealer priority codes meaning to find out more the dealer is the only place to go.i cleared the code and took a qui... Trouble codes: 1421 (unknown).
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Fuel VIN: JT2BF28K2X
After going through some extensive testing and visual inspection of parts, we found that the harmonic/crank balancer had a broken tooth and another was bent. This is the part of the crank that interacts with the crank sensor. It was causing a read of 2 TDC ref...
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2004 Toyota Solara SE 3.3L Accessories VIN: 4T1FA38P74
HEY GUYS. THIS ONE IS FIXED. TURNS OUT BOTH OF THE CUSTOMERS KEYFOBS HAD DEFECTIVE LOCK BUTTON CIRCUITS.PURCHASED NEW FOB AND PROGRAMEDD IT. ALL IS GOOD NOW. DID NOT RECIEVE ANY REPLIES HOWEVER I HOPE THIS POST WILL HELP SOMEONE IN NEED . THANX AGAIN
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