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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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1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L ABS Module VIN: 19UYA3256X
ABS light on (amber). Code flashes number 17, left rear wheel speed sensor circuit fault. Previous testing found open/innop left rear WSS. Resistance of old unit was 450,000 Ohms. Spec is 450 - 2,000 Ohms. Now produces adequate AC millivolts, identical to righ...
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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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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L 1st gear VIN: 1HGCB7678N
customer came in no 1st gear trans is like in limp mode jump diagnostic connector d4 light on constant no codes givin suspect trans controller removed controller and opened seen no obvious signs of corrossion or burnt spots re connected controller drove car tr...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1HGCD5637T
this car starts fine, then shortly after start up, idles rough, acts like it's starving for fuel when you try to accelerate, but once it hits operating temperature, it runs like a top. I've cleaned the IAC screen (was very dirty), cleaned the throttle body, re...
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2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KMHFU45E84
04 hyundai xg 350l keeps setting a p0305 cylinder 5 misfire code. Has rough idle and fills like it has a dead misfire at idle only, runs good off idle and nice and smooth when driving. You can kill each cylinder and have the same rpm drop on all cylinders. We ... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire)
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2011 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L transmision VIN: 4S3BH6654Y
transmission shifts into 2 gear late and 3rd after 5000 rpm
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Engine VIN: 1YVHP80D24
Vehicle originally came in with a misfire. Po305 check spark and injector pulse. Tried swapping coils, no change. Installed new #5 injector- no change. Compression 148 to 160 on all front cylinders. Running compression was 100 on #4 and #6 and 30 on #5. Spark ...
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Stall VIN: JA3XD64B7M
Hi Mitsubishi tech's, this car will stall at any speed after a long drive, about a couple of hours, all electrical systems shut down. The car will restart and be fine for a while and then it again in a few miles or so. We do have a code (14) for the TPS and it...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G62
Hello, I am having some trouble with this 2.4l galant. Vehicle comes in after owners son and friend had already spent a little while messing with the ignition coils and spark plugs. I asked if there were any other attempted repairs made to the vehicle but he ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 Missfire)
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U64
Engine has a small noking noise coming from bank 1. Data for ITV Time Bank 1 is -30 degrees and Bank 2 is - 5 degree at idle at 2500rpm is -31 to -[...] bank 2 is -5 to -8 degree. when I remove the intake manifold or timing cover I would like if someone cou... Trouble codes: P0011, P0345 (Camshaft position sensor phase)
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D35
hey guys!!!im the third person working on this car!!!owner bought the car with engine disassembled and i know the other mechanics that previously worked on it. they did the head gasket but couldn't get started.first time i checked saw #1 and #2 coils melted an... Trouble codes: P1800
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2006 Nissan 350Z Touring 3.5L Convertible Top VIN: 1N1AZ36DX6
OK NISSAN TECHS!!! Head scratch-er here!! 06 350z convertible. Before you tell me anything please read carefully as to the problem I am having. Car In Neutral, Brake On, Press top button and all I get is a click from the rear cover lid motor latch that releas...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 4T1BF30K63
car came in on a hook,we overhauled trans has 2/3 flare,we tried 4l60e sealing rings on rear cover, still same problem,i am not sure if there is a processor problem with this car please help.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Injectors VIN: 1HGCG564XW
Sometimes the customer is their own worst enemy. The car was running rough and they were going to bring it in. When they tried to start the car to bring it in they used a copied key and it would not start. The car was towed in and dropped off with the copie...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L main bearing cap side bolt VIN: 5FNRL18674
the customer is opting to do nothing at this time, coolant is only seeping not leaking but with the milage and the possibility that this is going to be major, they will most likely get rid of it if it gets worse.
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2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Misfire VIN: KMHWF25H94
i ohmn out all injectors there all checked good. so i started un plugging one at a time to see if one was shorting out. after alot of time i decided to change one . # 5 injector fixed it. i don't know why, because it ohmn out the same as the other five and i p... Trouble codes: P0305.
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Speedometer VIN: KNAGD12634
I would like thank all that had sent me help. As of today the customer has not bought the vehicle back in for more testing. But with all the info I have recieved gives me some good places to check. Thank You all Gilbert GS Auto Repair
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1BK323X5
Tristan hit it on the head. There two tin plates for ground wires on the trans. The one at the starter was tight. But I removed the hart ground wire and cleaned it up. That was not it. Farther up is a second plate with more grounds. It seemed tight but I ad... Trouble codes: U1900, U0100.
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1N6ED27T51
thank you to all ATN members that took the time to provide me guidance on this nissan and yes once I replaced the distributor with a nissan brand truck started like new, thank you again,all of you were right on the target,
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Engine VIN: 1N6AA07A95
Thanks for everyones help , still not exactly sure what is going on with this one. I took the vehicle out for a long hard test drive went threw several heat cycles and it stop smoking on cold start up. Not sure if the valve stem seals needed to heat up a few t...
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Valve clearance VIN: 4S3BL67625
Hi Guys I found another set of specs in the NoDatta, oops, I mean AllData. There are 2 completely different sets in there! What a JOKE!!! What the heck am I paying for?!?!?! Here is the real specs: Intake 0.0079 +0.0016 or -0.0024 inch Exhaust 0.0138 ...
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