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1998 Acura TL 3.2L PGM FI Relay VIN: JH4UA3647W
HELP! I cant the PGM FI relay on this car. Shop key wiring diagram lists it to be on the left side of the dash. According to component locations it should be all the way to the left on the 3.2-it's not. On a 3.5 it would be to the right of the steering column-...
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2006 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Unknown
hi all, ive got this accord thats using lots of oil.regular customer,she has not missed an oil change or a service since new.but recently it started using a ton of oil.i replaced the pcv with dealer unit,same thing.anyone else had this problem with this 2.4l ?...
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Abs, Trac Ctrl, Stablilty VIN: JNKBF01A32
The abs, trac and stabilty lights are all on. We can not communicate with the computer or retrive any codes. We can communicate with all of the other systems. All of the fuses are good and the chargeing system is operating properly. I was thinking about trying...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L will not pass inspec VIN: KNDJB7236Y
Truck failed NJ inspection because comprehensive component is READY but the 10 other readiness monitors say UNSUPPORTED. Car is North America car(not from Canada)customer has owned it since new and said computer was never touched.We checked/cleaned all battery...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Surge VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
this quest has a strange surge that happens @ 1750 if the throttle is held there with a throttle holding tool, the surge is about 150 rpm, just enough to be noticed, but the weird part is it will do it in gear,neutral, and while driving anytime it's loaded at ...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L noise in rear VIN: 4S3BG6850W
so there is a noise above 30 mph letting off gas pedal in gear grinding bearing type noise, can hear loudest at front of rear diff. by pinion, replaced rear diff. with used noise still present, talked to drive line repair place said ujoints in rear driveline c...
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2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L Stall, power loss VIN: KL5JD86Z76
This car came in with a loss of power at times. Checked it out but could not reproduce the problem. Had codes P2106 and P2110 both are throttle limiting codes. The sensors on the throttle body were erratic so customer decided to replace the throttle body. Car ... Trouble codes: P2106, P2110 (P0161b-), P161
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1992 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L taillights/dash lights VIN: 4T1VK13E9N
Please help! looked off and on this vehicle for three days can not find short. Used power probe smart transmitter still can not find. after probing connector back of fuse panel showed me that the 1D connector unconnected fuse no longer blows. wires dissapear q...
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JTDBT1236Y
at cruise when fan turns on it goes into closed loop o2 switching etc. when fan or load turns off it goes into open loop, o2 sensor pegs out rich until a load is applied. the Modis pid data when in open loop is " OL-DRV" does this mean anything other than open...
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1995 Acura Legend L 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7669S
well it is fixed. feel dumb it turns out that it was a code 10 and not a code 1 could not see how a 0 could show when the codes flash so I thought it would be code 1 well live and learn it turned out to be a bad intake air temp sensor. thanks James would prob.... Trouble codes: 1 (left heated o2 sensor).
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2003 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: 190UA56653
Both codes come from the transmission selector switch and 1st hold switch which are in the console. James from Cal hit it right on the head, found the switches full of cream from coffee drinks and dog hair. The switches come together in a section called the D...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L oil useage VIN: 1HGEM21903
well seems the concensis is overheating takes the tension out of the rings. Techs more familier with honda do rings and bearings on all head gasket failures which i will do from now on . thanks as always for all your great help. This one will now get rings and...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCM66573
Well this is a wierd one, replacing the starter has cured the problem. Ya ! I don't believe it either. After spending several hours around the ignition switch and main and fuel pump relays bypassing and jumpering around them I decided they were not the problem...
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2008 Honda Accord LX 2.4L rear pads VIN: JHMCP26418
Not sure how my fix didnt go through on IATN. The consensus of replies confirmed my initial thought. The pads were previously installed incorrectly. The piston was not clocked in the correct position which caused uneven pad wear. The piston was applying its fo...
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2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Very touchy throttle VIN: 5NPEB4AC8B
Well, after considering all the very good information I got from the 11 replies I've decided to take the consensus of advice and encourage my customer to continue working with his dealer and Hyundai on this concern. My gut feeling? I don't think there's any p...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Customer was out of town on an extended business trip & returned the vehicle this past Monday. I replaced the aftermarket c.o.p. units with OE Nissan c.o.p. units and that cure the PO1320 issue. I heard this AM from the owner and she said that all is well. I'v... Trouble codes: P1320.
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Gas odor VIN: 1YVGE22C5S
I had to remove the tank to replace the fuel pump for customer. This was purely a "maintenance" pump replacement based on mileage and customer moving to another location where I wouldn't be available for repairs. Any rate there was no problem found in all the ...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12344
Fuel Pump Fixed the lean problem. If you have to do one of these pumps good luck they suck. Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean at Idle Bank 1).
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2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Misfire VIN: JM1GG12L36
I put in the correct application plugs and problem solved. thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P0300.
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Stall VIN: JA3XD64B7M
Hi and sorry for the long response . We haven't got this car to do it for us and the customer is in no big hurry. We are recommending the ECU because of there record of failure, though. Waiting on customer. Thanks for the help George
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29682
First off, I would like to thank those who gave me advice, and even emailed me. It is sometimes nice to have a new set of eyes so to speak. For those who told me to check the basics, I should have been clearer on the information because we did. We had compr... Trouble codes: P303B, P0304.
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R8Y
Well overwhelming responce was to replace with dealer cats.Unfortunately they totaled over 2500$.customer declined that much money.Funny thing is i had cleared the code and customer took 4runner in and it past smog test.Only every two years here so customer is... Trouble codes: P0420.
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