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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Srs VIN: JH4KA9663Y
when i clear the code the light goes out it blinks twice then comes back on the first time i had to drive it and then after that it comes right back on the trouble im haveing is that it wont give me codes when i jump the srs conector under the glove box it doe...
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Srs VIN: 1HGCG16501
At the time we were replacing everything I had purchased two new airbags, seat belts, and SRS ecu from a seller on EBay. These codes have been there ever since, except for 9-4, that one is recent. Every now and again it annoys me enough to try something differ...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2HGES25703
Honda guys out there can you steer me in the right direction please? I have a 2003 Honda Civic with a 1.7 Vtec. Customers concern is when the car is started they go to take off and the car falls flat on it's face no power then it returns to normal. It does not...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Engine VIN: KMHWF35H64
Hello, all. Vehicle came in with extensive engine damage due to a broken timing belt tensioner and belt. Vehicle has 300k plus miles so we installed a used engine per customer request. customer came back a couple days later with temperature guage in the red, s...
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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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1989 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L intake/head gasket VIN: JN8HD16Y1K
Hey techs first time asking for a little advice here. I'll try to keep it short. I recently inherited this pathfinder and at first look did not see anything wrong with it. The only thing I knew about it is that it had been sitting since 2009 and driven sporadi...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Stall VIN: 4N2XN11T3Y
Hi this quest came in with a p0100 mass airflow circuit so I fixed the wiring and code never came back, short term and long term fuel trim are between negative 10 to full 25 percent yet t is still running lean. The cats are not clogged. If you all need any mor...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 3N1CB51D93
This is the third occurence in a couple months, when problem occurs, gauges all drop out and has no throttle response. I have not yet got it to do it for me, this is customers description. when it happens, he just shut vehicle off, restarts, and it will be fin... Trouble codes: P0462, U1000, U1001
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2005 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L airbag VIN: 5N1AA08A65
Hi Nissan Techs, We have an '05 Armada here that has 2 problems that may or may not be related. The client has had the brakes lock up twice after a panic stop but only under high ambient temp conditions. He disconnects the battery and the brakes unlock. Some ...
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2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L braking VIN: 1N4AL21E07
car came in for "grabbing feel" to brake while stopping. on test drive the pedal is very touchy and will stop on a dime like it is getting too much power assist. there are no codes, no noises and linings are at least half remaining.
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2005 Scion xA 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKKT62435
hi everyone got a head scratcher here. got this scion with typical p0012 code but this time when you try to activate oil control valve with scanner nothing happens. hook up 9 volt battery and engine instantly stalls. Ohmed out wires extensively to pcm and no p... Trouble codes: P0012
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2006 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3TMKU72N56
We have this tacoma with a hard p0018, sets within 5 min. Alldata shows the theory on how this code sets, but the only outcome listed is a jumped chain, or ECM problem. The engine does run quite well, with a bit of timing chain rattle here and there at idle, h... Trouble codes: P0018 (cam crank correlation bnk 2 sensor A)
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2007 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA66207
Thank you for all the replies. I came to thr conclusion that the valve adjustment needed to be checked and compression and also for bent rod. I explained this to the customer and they decided to take it to the dealer. So to make a long story short the dealer h... Trouble codes: P2279 (Air Intake System Leak).
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L Soft pedal and poor braking VIN: JT8BF28G61
Well I ended up putting a right rear brake hose on and bleeding everything again and that fixed it. With the pedal all the way to the floor the right rear caliper would not hold. I think maybe the hose was partially restricted causing some flow but not enoug...
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2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1BK143X7
SORRY I'M SO LATE CLOSING THIS REQUEST. I REPLACED THE CANISTER PURGE VALVE & THE OWNER CALLED & STATED THAT HE HAD NO PROBLEMS STARTING THE CAR THE NEXT TIME HE REFUELED. EVERYBODY HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD WITH THEIR RESPONSES. YA'LL MADE MY LIFE EASIER & I S...
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1990 Nissan D21 2.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1N6SD11S3L
The customer returned to have the regulator installed and the part that nissan sent us was wrong. So the customer left and we go tthe right part in and he has yet to return for repairs. I will post if this has been fixed as soon as he returns and we install ...
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2005 Subaru Legacy i 2.5L wheels VIN: 4S3BL61665
Thanks for all the help i ended up adding some limited slip additive and doing figure eights till i was sick the binding was gone i had the customer drive the vehicle for a few days to make sure the noise did not return and so far it has not. Thanks again for ...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L battery VIN: 5TDBT44A21
AFTER CHECKING THE TURN SIGNAL RELAY/FLASHER I FOUND NOTHING STICKING AND THE RELAY IS GOOD. I DECIDED TO REPLACE THE TURN SIGNAL SWITCH. AFTER REPLACING IT THE KEYLESS REMOTE SEEM TO LOCK AND UNLOCK THE VEHICLE NORMAL WITHOUT ANY LIGHT ON. THE VEHICLE WAS...
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2007 Toyota Yaris S 1.5L Fuel Pump VIN: JTDBT92357
Thanks everyone who trying to help, original pump and the second new one was burnt because guy who did the the job was to lazy to check amount of fuel in the tank - there was no fuel !!! The second used pump from junk yard fix the problem. There was a good gro...
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