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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L EGR valve VIN: JACDJ58X82
Hi everyone. Got this one kicking my butt and they only have a week left to get it inspected. Originally came in and had a Code P0405 EGR sensor A low. Found bad EGR valve, Replaced valve with a good used one and it came back with a P0401 insufficient EGR flow...
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2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L Srs
After replacing the evaporator core the air bag light came on.tried to clear codes with scan tool and manually neither worked rechecked all connectors all seem to be in correct position.codes stored are b0108,b1100 and b1141 not sure which code should be addre...
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2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L Fuel smell VIN: JTHCE96S37
This car has been to 4 different shops trying to pin down a fuel smell. The dealer did the recall,another shop replaced all the injector o rings. I can smell the fuel but can not see it. The dealer told him he had a leak at the return hose and clamp. I don't s...
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2006 Scion xB 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTLKT33416
After replacement of evaporative canister and filter, we cleared all DTC's and ran all monitors without any more DTC's or "MIL" problems but Customer reports the "MIL" came back on shortly thereafter and, upon his return, ALL of the original DTC's had returned... Trouble codes: P0012 (Camshaft position A timing over-retarded bank 1), P043E, P043F, P2401 (Evaporative system leak detection pump stuck off), P2402 (Evaporative system leak detection pump stuck on), P2419 (Evaporative system pressure switching valve stuck on)
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TENL42N31
We have this Tacoma that runs very poorly. We disconnected the MAF and it runs good. We replaced MAF with new one from Toyota with same result. I know there is the codes about the A/F sensor but I was thinking if a MAF is wrong would that throw the wrong info ... Trouble codes: P0141 (O2 Sensor Heater Circuit Fault B1S2), P1130 (A/F Sensor Circuit Range/Performance B1S1)
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L compressor VIN: JTEBU14R73
AC light flashing. Compressor will not operate. Clutch engages with 12v supply. Power thru pressure switch. AC relay test okay. Have done tests per Alldata diagnostics. Ran power to clutch. with engine running. Air works okay but AC light still flashes
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2004 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 5TDZA29C44
Vehicle is giving me a little grief. It has a code for the B2S2, and the vehicle missing on bank 1 all cylinders. Checked fuel pressure and timing as well I replaced the bank 1, plugs seeing the customer was after replacing the converter and it now has a missf... Trouble codes: P0057, P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2006 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L key fobs VIN: 4T1BE32K56
Hey All, This is ( mommies) car and she lives in another state and has been asking me for help. Both key Fobs stopped working at the same time. She replaced the batteries and then took it to her shop and they re-prgrammed them and they only worked for three da...
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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Check Engine Light VIN: 2HNYD18653
SORRY FOR THE DELAY IN CLOSING, LIGHT WENT OFF BY ITSELF AFTER A FEW DAYS & HAS NEVER COME BACK ON. TO ADD INFO TO THIS POST, THE CUSTOMER WENT FOR E-TEST, FAILED BADLY. HE ENDED UP REPLACING THE OTHER O-2 SENSOR (AS I ORIGINALLY ASKED HIM TO) & VEHICLE PASSED...
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2007 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JHMGD37677
Sorry I haven't fixed this one yet, still waiting on customer. They've been living with the miss, and are reluctant to spend $500 more on new coils and the correct plugs. Many of you said the NGK or Denso plugs are required on this car. I didn't know these car...
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2003 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Electric Cooling Fans VIN: KNAFB161X3
I checked out the relays and all the wiring and it ended up being a bad ground. Thanks Mike
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2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L abs VIN: 2T2GK31U57
Found the problem to be the stop lite switch. All wires to switch found to be in good shape. Thanks for all the replies.
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1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Air Bag VIN: JM1NA3534T
All research suggested that it probably needs a control module. When I talked to the customer about the expense of replacing the module it became apparent that he wanted the $5.00 magic wand repair.I charged him our basic diagnostic fee and launched him. Th...
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1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L steering wheel VIN: 4A3CF44E2P
Thanks for all the replies.There was an overwhelming opinion that the cv axles were to blame and even though I could not see a problem with the axles I took a chance.The car has been on the road for 2 weeks now so Im sure that took care of it.
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1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1F421P8L
Thank you to everyone who replied. The first reply nailed it on the head. I switch the fuel lines when I was installing tne new engine(explains the slightly high fuel pressure). after I installed them correctly fired right up. Aagain thank you
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Battery VIN: JN1DA31D42
Thanks to all who replied on this vehicle. it is now fixed and confirmed. this car had a 400 ma draw most of the time and saw it go to 1.2 amp once and this is when the battery died over night. had removed all fuses and relays and still had 400ma draw. removed...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Shift VIN: 1N4AL11D12
Hi There, Sorry I took too long, but after 3 Trannies, and doing the same problem (not moving) I decided to take one more chance and installed another one... problem solved!!!the problem were the trannies, they all were not good, I found a 4th one, installed i...
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2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L overdrive VIN: 5N1AN08UX5
Did not find any coolant in the transmission, this unit was rebuilt by one of our sublet transmission rebuilders, unknown if problem was there before. At this time the customer has elected to drive vehicle and not spend for additional testing if required out ...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K5Y
Replaced the cam sensor and so far all is well vehicle not acting up. Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor performance).
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