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1995 Acura Legend L 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7669S
got this legend that came in for no check engine light during bulb check. found that the bulb had been removed. installed new bulb, started up and check engine light on right away.multiple codes stored, cleared codes and code 1 O2 sensor left side returned. ch... Trouble codes: 1 (left heated o2 sensor)
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1989 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Surge VIN: 1HGED3651K
Engine idle surges after warm up. On start up engine goes on fast idle and when it drops, it will surge up and down. Checked the throttle cable it has free play.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Pcm VIN: 1HGCG1646W
Howdy, Y'all. I do believe I have a problem with the immobilizer system with this Honda. A bit of history: It has been, for about the last two years, had an intermittant 'hiccup' while driving. Like you shut it off for a split second. No problems with driveabi...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Misfire
Done all the checks on this Civic which got me to the injector. All 4 injectors have good 12 power in one side. My test light lights red for positive & green for negative. Cyl's 1,2,4 on my test light a negative pulsing trigger that will also illuminate the re... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cyl 3)
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L 1-2 shift,2-3 shift VIN: 1HGCM66893
Hello fellow techs,My boss purchased this Honda from a friend.Transmission when cold shifting from park to drive has a delay.Also 1-2 shift is harsh cold,and 2-3 shift slips cold.When vehicle warms up,it shifts perfect.There are no codes in TCM.PCM,and ABS.All...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12344
I am looking for some help on this Mazda 3 that is giving me some trouble. The CEL light keeps coming on with a lean at idle code for bank 1. When the car came in it was running ruff at cold start up and wanted to die out like there was a large vacuum leak. Ch... Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean at Idle Bank 1)
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A4Y
2000 Nissan Maxima with 62k Has p1320, replaced all 6 coils and plugs with proper NGK, and ignition condensor. Code still comes back instantly. any help would be great! Trouble codes: P1320
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1997 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L rack and pinion VIN: JHMRA1866V
Fix ended up being replacing the rack. We tried all the replies people suggested before I bit the bullet and replaced the rack. Thank you for all the help
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2010 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Key stuck in ignition and gear selector wont shift VIN: 1HGCP2F34A
After 5 hours of tracing wires there was a broken wire between the ECM and the Transmission Range Switch behind the engine near the firewall. I basically just started tearing apart wiring harnesses and was ohming them out until I found an open circuit. Thank...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN56DX4
Thanks to everyone who gave their time on this one. The problem, turn out to be a simple case of New England Sand & Salt... When I removed the plastic cover that "protects" the upper portion of the filler neck(in wheel well) a pound of sand fell all over me. T... Trouble codes: P0449 (EVAP emission control system vent valve/solenoid circuit).
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1997 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L lifters noise VIN: JACDJ58V4V
HELLO THERE I'M STILL TRYING TO FIND THE DRIVER SIDE NOISE. I REPLACED THE TIMING BELT TENSIONER THE THUMPING NOISE DISAPERED, I DRIVED IT 25 MILLES AND STILL THE NOISE ANY OTHER HELP CAN HELP
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L oil leaks from the cam gear intake side VIN: JT8BD68S3W
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLYED. I REPLACED GEAR COMPLETE AND THAT STOPPED OIL LEAK!THANKS AGAIN TO MEMBERS THAT ANSWERED!
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2006 Lexus LS430 4.3L phone VIN: JTHBN36F56
thanks for the replies guys. most say to try a new mic, which we will try later on. She doesnt use the bluetooth thing enough to worry about it right now. Looks like the Nav uses voice too, but i dont know what its capabilities are with voice commands. The nav...
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA07A14
ok on the titan i did find a couple grounds not connected so i cleaned them and reconnected still no change.also had the security checked all was ok.so i give up and took to dealership.three days later they call me and they cant figure it out.they were asking ... Trouble codes: P1051, P0300.
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2002 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 4S3BH63582
Well I finally gave up and sent the car to the dealer. Customer was talking about trading it off when he left. He said he would let me know later if it gets fixed.. Several good ideas but still no fix. Several mentioned the MAP Sensor reading high, A couple of... Trouble codes: P0172.
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2007 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L steering wheel VIN: 2T1KR32E07
Thanks guys for your input and help. I cant beleive this steering wheel is on this tight. I had 2 coworkers try and it did not budge. The end of the steering shaft started to mushroom. I stopped right there and called the customer that if we keep trying it may...
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