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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Fuse #24 VIN: JH4DA9356L
Fuse 24 blows in 3-5 seconds after starting. Fuse powers main relay, pcm, cooling fan timer unit and alternator. Customer says she has replaced battery three times in last year. The car sits alot, and this is the first time I've seen this car. Could a bad dist...
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2005 Acura MDX 3.5L 5th gear
I was looking for some input on this trans we installed a used case that was repaired now the noise is still there but not as noticable ive ordered new 4th and 5th gear or am i looking in the wrong area thinking of replacing with a used one but then i might ha...
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No MIL function VIN: 2HGEJ8648T
Hello and thanks in advance. Hope the Honda guys out there can advise me. Got this (salvage titled) Civic which runs its MIL OK for bulb-check, but will not turn the MIL on if a component fails. My MODIS indicates that the MIL is on (both on arrival and if I i...
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1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L compressor VIN: 1HGEJ6500T
This is unbelievable. Car came in with A/C inopp complaint. Checked pressures - all of the R134A leaked out. Pressure tested system - no large leaks found. Evacuated and recharged system, but compressor won't engage and condenser fan doesn't come on. When push...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Injectors VIN: 1HGCG564XW
Car came in as a no start. It has spark, good fuel pressure and compression. It has no injector pulse. The injectors have power. It will stumble when hit with carb cleaner. It had 3 codes P0300, p0301 & p0303
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1996 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF34T7T
vehicle came in with code p0400 egr system malfunction. found someone had blocked vacuum line that supplies manifold vacuum to egr solenoid, repaired restriction and now it had vacuum supplied to egr thru the solenoid at all times, needless to say, ran terribl... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr system malfunction)
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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L headgaskets VIN: 5NMSG13D97
Good morning Automotive Warriors,I have a 2007 Hyundai santa fe 2.7 towed in for a engine stopped running no crank or labored crank.Looks like the headgaskets let go,my question is at 42,000 miles what would have caused this problem.Customer has kept up with b...
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2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Radio VIN: 5NPET46F99
Hello Hyundai techs, Car was brought to us by a reputable body shop after complete body repair to right quarter. The radio reception is good until the rear defrost is activated. We changed the amplifier on the right C pillar with no change in operation. Defros...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12504
I'm getting some weird readings on my Genisys on this vehicle. MAF is reading 138.9 g/s at 125v-131v, however testing the MAF with a multimeter it tested .5v at idle and around 4.4 at about 3500rpm. We also tested the TPS with a multimeter and read fine as wel... Trouble codes: P0030, P0101, P0172, P0102, P0121, P1121
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2006 Lexus LS430 4.3L phone VIN: JTHBN36F56
Lexus / Toyota guys. I have a 2006 LS430 with nav and bluetooth phone intergartion. Question is when i make or recieve a call the caller can barely hear me and i sound all muffeled. Also if i use the voice command nav it never understands what i'm saying, its ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Surge VIN: 4A3AE55H33
Hello my name is Mark a check eng light comes on and list low voltage to all 4 heated oxg sensors clear code car runs fine within 10 miles light comes on codes found po 0135 and 0141 In my experience all 4 heated oxg sensors to fail at one time is unlikely Trouble codes: P0135, P0141
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1987 Nissan Van XE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: JN8SC26S1H
the problem is wene driving the vehicle at highway speed eng. cuts out and chuggle . fills like some one turns off the keys for ten second and turn it back on.it hapen only whene eng. at normal temp. Trouble codes: 43 (injector circuit)
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA07A14
i need nissan help on this one,titan came in from other shop that put a fuel pump in it.truck still would not start so here i am,i have no injector pulse,or ignition spark.i have checked the most common like swapping relays in ipdm,i even installed ipdm from a... Trouble codes: P1051, P0300
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2003 Subaru Baja 2.5L Trans VIN: 4S4BT61C63
This Baja has very worn bearings on the rear mainshaft and some broken gear teeth in the transfer case section. There was plenty of lubricant. My question is if anyone has seen this type of failure before. It isn't mentioned on Identifix at all. My customer wo...
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2007 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Torque Converter VIN: JTMBD33V87
RAV4 has a shudder in the drive train only after initial gear shift at light acceleration. I removed the propeller shaft and the shudder was isolated in the front, feeling very much like a torque convertor vibration. I found a TSB that describe the exact condi...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on, Intermittent buck 1 VIN: 1HGCD7138R
the final conclusion was bad vss sensor and distributor scoped distributor and could see hash in the cylinder position sensor and not in the tdc sensor or crank sensor customer to return for repair no money for repair at this time Trouble codes: 9 (Cylinder position sensor malfunction), 17 (Vehicle speed sensor malfunction).
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2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L emissions VIN: 1HGCM55384
My customer has decided that since his car just passed emissions and it is almost time for a new car not to pursue any more checking. We have checked the cap, it passed the gas cap test. We also took every evap line off and blew through them with no blockages....
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2007 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28717
We blew out those 2 large hoses on the vent valve again. Although neither hose seemed restricted at all, that fixed the car. Many thanks! Trouble codes: P2422 (Evap vent valve stuck closed).
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46692
Thank you to all replies.Checked crank sensor with scope and no signal replaced and car starts and runs. Trouble codes: P1610.
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2002 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L rear wheel speed sensors VIN: 1N6MD26Y32
thanks to all who wrote in . i found we had a problem with one of the valves being stuck and after some investigating i found that the pickups run 3 differant types of sensors take note that if you order from a local after market parts get the dealer part # an...
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L clutch VIN: 1N4BL11D52
thanks for all whom replyed i replace the clutch master cylinder and vech is now ok
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