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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7572P
This is my personal car. A couple of days ago I was driving home and the car just stopped running. Got it home and found no spark or fuel pressure. Looking deeper I found the ecu fuse #2 under the dash blown. I replaced the fuse and it fired right up. Wouldn't...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES25862
Car came in with crank sensor code and I found corroded terminals on the connector. I couldn't buy a new connector, so I indentified the terminals as Sumitomo HX 040, and I ordered them. I had the connector housing sitting on the bench for days waiting for the... Trouble codes: P0355 (Crank sensor no signal)
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L first starting out VIN: JHMES96675
Hi all, A customer of mine brought his vehicle in for a shudder when first taking off from a stop. The shudder is in the drive train when the Eco gauge reads battery usage, around 10 mph and is more pronounced with more aggressive take off. It is there for an ...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D24
Has new cam sensor. On Hyundai's website I found out code is for cam/crank corralation. Double checked timing marks on belt and chain to rear cam. Can't seem to find any info on cvvt system. How do i tell if cam actuator is advanced or retarded. The solonoid w... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam sensor)
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2006 Infiniti M35 Sport 3.5L Compressor VIN: JNKAY01E56
This vehicle came in for no a/c, compressor not engaging, checked refrigerant charge, found low, evac and recharged, checked for codes in climate control #25 sunload sensor, replaced sensor, self test now shows OK,with scanner have no command for a/c request, ...
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2007 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE12197
Thanks in advance for any help. Customer tried to replace his own spark plugs, and broke the front O2 sensor in the process. The car was towed in as a crank-no start. After wiggling the O2 sensor, the car would start. We replaced the sensor and the car started... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim), P2195 (B1S1 biased lean)
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Headlamps,wipers,a/c VIN: 1N4BL11E22
Fellow techs. I need some help with this altima. The complaint is intermittent loss of headlamps, wipers, and the a?c clutch will disengage. I have been able to duplicate this once. I do not lose communication to the BCM. I have checked the grounds and have wi...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D72
Greetings All. I'm having problems with this 2002 nissan sentra with code P0355. I have checked power and ground to the sensor and they are both ok. Very low resistance to ground. Ohmed signal wire to PCM and there very low resistance there. Replaced CKP senso... Trouble codes: P0355
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Brakes VIN: 5TBRT3414Y
Hello everyone, Here we are again trusting in all of the collective knowledge iatn.net has to offer. This customer has a 2000 Toyota Tundra SR5, and the car's brakes don't release. Now, the customer stated that he bled the brakes and that they released, albe...
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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L VSA System VIN: 19UUA56842
Manual relearn procedures did not take after dozens of attempts. Tried to convice customer that this car needed a honda HDS tool to perform the relearn procedure/software update (if needed). Customer declined.
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Blend Doors? VIN: 1HGCM56874
Thank you for the quick replies. The problem was a low charge as most replies stated. The fix was a new condenser, as it had a pin hole in it. Sincerely Mark
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L power steering VIN: JTHBN30FX2
I just wanted to thank everyone for their help. Many of you hit it right on the dot, the screen in the resevoir was beyond clogged, to the point we did install a new resevoir and the noise was gone. As far as my update, the hard steering went away, an air bubb...
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1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Hesitation VIN: JM1BC141XW
Thanks to all who took time to reply. Manny from New Hampshire nailed it. It was the baro sensor. Problem is, that is not what they call it. It's called an egr boost sensor. When I read Manny's post about the baro I looked on my data list and it was only read...
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JM1BJ22541
Customer never retunrned with the car So i was not able to run a second block test on it
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2002 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6MD29Y72
I'm going to call this fixed because the main thing we were after was what should the supercharger output be. There was a TSB about going into fail-safe mode if it detected pinging and then reset when recycled key. This was not in the fail-safe mode. The TSB p... Trouble codes: P0328 (Knock sensor).
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2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Engine VIN: 4S3BH80631
I hate it when I can't post a firm conclusion to a problem but... First - thanks for the replies - most felt that the specs for the Crankshaft Sensor in the Subaru diagnostic tree were a typo and that my resistance readings of the sensor were close enough to ...
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2009 Suzuki SX4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2YA41129
Thanks to both Richards and Angle for the help on this one. I was just smoke testing this unit but after reading the replies I pressure tested the system and found the new part to be defective. The dealership warrantied the part and the customer has had the ve... Trouble codes: P0456.
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