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2007 Acura TSX 2.4L A/C compressor VIN: JH4CL95937
We have a very intermittent A/C problem. A/C goes hot while driving. When we stop, it restarts before we can get to the compressor to check for power. It was doing the same when we had the B2131 code for the temp probe which we replaced. Test drove and worked ...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L module VIN: 1HGCE1829S
Hi Honda techs, I have a 95' Accord wagon that has the srs light on all the the time. The vehicle has not been in an accident and all the components look to be original. I jumpered the diagnostic connector but did not get any codes. If I unplug the passenge...
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1996 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L Compressor VIN: JHMRA1875T
When we did our diagnosis, all relays are working, the ECM is grounding properly. Diagnosis leads to the thermostat. When you ground the Blue/Red wire @ the thermostat, no condenser fans or compressor engagement. Tells us that the thermostat is bad. Install a ...
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JN12D35
This one will not go away, tech replaced the timing belt and spark plugs and then noticed a rough idle- rechecked the timing belt which was correctly timed. Number 3 cylinder was found to have low compression at 40 pounds and a high leak down out the intake. T... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire)
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1999 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 4KLC4B1R7X
Hello everyone I hope you are having a good week. This vehicle came with blown head gaskets the heads were cracked we put rebuilt heads. Note: customer blew head gasket 3 years ago also. The problem: after driving at 65MPH for over 15 minutes straight the temp...
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1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L unknowm VIN: JT8BF12G6T
the engine periodicly o'heats at idle. can run at idle for over an hour with no problem then suddenly starts to get hot. does not o'heat while driving. this car has the hydralic cooling fan which is operating. fan speed increases with rpm. I have done chemical...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JA4MW51R61
This vehicle heats up very quickly and moves fairly quickly to peg the temp gauge after a few minutes. I know these vehicles have a problem with temp gauge, but it seems it is overheating based on what the scanner reads and very little flow if any through the ...
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2005 Scion xB 1.5L compressor VIN: JTLKT32495
Customer complained that at times, after driving 45 mph, the AC stops blowing cold air. On a test drive on 105 degree day, it worked fine, but suddenly it quit blowing cold, reached 119 degrees center vent. then, we checked pressures, something around 125psi o...
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2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8L cylinders 2 &3
Vehicle came into the parking lot & died. We checked codes/ data & found a defective coil. Replaced & was running fine, road tested & vehicle begain to smoke badly & had lack of power issue. Found clogged cat on bank 2 [of a 4cyl motor] which was cyls 2/3. Rep...
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1988 Honda CRX Si 1.6L No oil pressure VIN: JHMED9365J
He there. Thanks to those that helped. I recieved several responses about plugged pickups etc. I lowered the pan and the engine was pretty clean except there was no doubt it was pretty beat up inside. Very metallic in the oil and bits of bearing material. ...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Park lights VIN: KMHWF25S94
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. This customer wanted to invest little money into this junker so we did some rewiring under the dash. We put in a relay, grounded by the headlamp switch which closed to send voltage down the 4 individual wires to each p...
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2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L bcm VIN: JNRAS08W43
well after talking to the customer some more we discovered that they had a complaint of the windows rolling down by them selves. putting all the piceses together (doors unlocking and locking int. windows rolling down) and this vehicle has a feture that if you ...
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L first gear VIN: JT8VK13TXP
thank you for your help. with the help of your replies i checked the resistance at the ecm the resistance at the ecm to body ground was at 14.5 ohms. then i checked the wiring and applying voltage to circuit was able to activate the solenoid. the ecm is su...
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2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L Throttle inop VIN: JTHBE96S27
This vehicle did pop both the main modular style fuse and the fuse for the throttle control the throttle control required reprogramming also so we took to the dealer for reflash worked perfectly THANKS TO ALL WHO TOOK TIME TO REPLY YOU KEEP THIS OLD GUY INFOR... Trouble codes: C1201, P0504 (A and b switch correlation), P2118 (Throttle actuator motor correlation perf).
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2008 Lexus RX400h 3.3L abs VIN: JTJHW31U78
THE VEHICLE IS FIXED. I DO NOT KNOW WHY IT LOST ALL THE VSC CALIBRATIONS AND LINEAR SOLONOID VALVE CALIBRATIONS. I USED MY TECH STREAM DID A ZERO POINT CAL TORQUE ANGLE CAL YAW SENSOR CAL AND LINEAR SOLONOID VALVE CAL ALL CODES ARE GONE ALL LIGHTS ARE OFF AGAI...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK34375
Thank you for the help. After extensive testing for air leaks. I kept coming back to defective maf. Replaced it again, and load pid reached up into the 80's and the air flow got up to 122. Was a brand new oem maf. Just my luck defective part caused hours of ch... Trouble codes: P2177 (Lean at idle), P2187 (Lean off idle).
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D5Y
thanks for your gays help. problem was solved with replace idle control and throttle body assembly. Trouble codes: P0050, P0740.
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L cluster lighting VIN: JN8DR09YX3
You hit it! bad reostat The lighting for the hvac was just givin me a hard time. Glad I asked. saved me some headaches for sure.
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y73
Installing a new sensor from NISSAN was the fix. The sensor from Orielly was an exact match, manufacturer markings and all. I have had precisely this same problem with another Nissan. The sensors are made by the same manufacturer as the Nissan sensor, but do n... Trouble codes: P1110 (Bank 1 intake cam advanced.).
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