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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES16593
I am trying to find out why its setting this code when the system holds vacuum perfectly.The FTP sensor shows an increase in pressure and voltage as fuel tank is drawn into vacuum.It shows .30psi and 3.0 volts under vacuum.Its going the wrong way according to ... Trouble codes: P1456
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2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L No Start, cranks slow, loud VIN: 4A3AL25F88
Vehicle cranks slow, starter has loud, hollow metallic sound, tried starting fluid, disconnect & recharge battery, no help. Checked valve timing ok, r&r crankshaft pulley, inspect balance shaft belt and rotor for ckp sensor(all teeth ok, with appropriate teeth... Trouble codes: U1109, U1117
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Abs Pump VIN: JF1SF6351Y
Customer brought car to my shop saying it needed front brakes because they were grinding.upon taking it for a road test before bringing it in the service bay,i discovered that what he was referring to as grinding,was actually the abs pump activating as the veh...
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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L Battery VIN: 4S4BP62CX7
Battery goes dead after sitting for a couple of days. Has a 350mv draw. 320mv is through the "back up" 20 amp fuse in the underhood PDC. I can't find wiring that lists this fuse, but if you unplug it the radio, HVAC control and the clock are INOP. The back up ...
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2010 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L judder/stall at stop VIN: 4S4BRBJC3A
Car has intermittant judder and sometimes stalls at stops. Driving through town 35 - 40 mph and decel to a stop it starts to judder then stalls like a torque converter not disengaging. Anyone have any issues with lock up solinoids or valves sticking? CVT trans...
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2002 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTDDY32T82
This car is possesed, first off thank you all for helping. Original problem was throttle plate was worn due to excessive coking. We cleaned it and brass plate was worn so bad that idle was high. Replaced throttle plate assembly and all was well, at least we th...
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2005 Toyota RAV4 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on
The first problem was the engine overheat due to the broken radiator cap, engine loss power loss compression, so we overhaul the engine, and replace everything except CPK, now the engine wont start and no spark on 2 & 4 coil pack but coil is good and everythin... Trouble codes: P0115 (Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit Malfunction)
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2006 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E06
Hi and thanks for looking at this for me! I usually do NOT touch Jap cars but got suckered into this one. My question is all F/T values appear good i.e. long & short (10% BUT O2F/T 96.3% I have never seen O2FT before all I can find out is that it's the same a... Trouble codes: P0171
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2008 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E98
Came in with p0101. Replaced maf with denso part from world pac. No vac. Leaks found and vehicle runs fine. Came back with same code a week later. I suspect some sort of software issue.any advise and help appreciated. Trouble codes: P0101 (Maf sensor range performance)
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1996 Honda Civic HX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGEJ7221T
REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION AND TCM CUT THE #18 WIRE FROM THE TCM CONNECTOR THIS WIRE IS A SPEED SENSOR WIRE.
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2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD18681
WOW you guys are great!! I am overwhelmed with all the response on this & almost everyone hit it on the head![LOL] I did check valve timing & for vacuum leaks both are ok. I pulled the valve cover [cold engine] & almost all the exhaust valves were to tight I a... Trouble codes: P1399, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L No Movement VIN: JHMES96695
WE DECIDED TO PULL THE TRANSMISSION AND CHECK THE FLYWEEL AND SURE ENOUGH THE SPLINE OF THE FLYWHEEL WHERE IT SPLINES TO THE INPUT SHAFT OF THE TRANSMISSION WAS STRIPPED OUT. THIS TRANSMISSION DOES NOT HAVE A TORQUE CONVERTER LIKE A NORMAL AUTOMATIC BUT HAS A ...
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2009 Honda Pilot Touring 3.5L valve adj specs VIN: 5FNYF48829
Thanks for the quick responses and although it's not buttoned up yet I call this done. I should have stated there was no sticker under the hood (my first thought)(hood replaced?). Hopefully between performing the TSB and valve adjustment it will happy Honda ...
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2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Srs VIN: 5FNRL5H60B
Thanks for all the replies. Looks like SRS module will need to be replaced. Did not find any belt tensioners triggered. Body shop is going to send to dealer. Dealer told us that the SRS module would have to be programed.
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2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L windshield washer VIN: KNDMB23396
Never overlook the obvious. AllData had a lot of misinformation for this one. It showed a module that even the dealer couldn't find. Fuses were good and since neither the front or rear washer didn't work, I assumed it had to be the module that AllData showe...
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2003 Mazda Miata 1.8L ignition lock VIN: JM1NB35353
thanks for the insight everyone. the ignition locks on these are not servicable, they are sold as complete units. So i just re-coded all the doors and reprogrammed the remotes. So they have 2 keys now, one ignition and one door. If money was no object we coul...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46L8X
First like to thank all who offered help. Most of you were dead on. I initially found leaking lower intake gskt. and after replacing it my fuel trims looked better hanging around +5 to 6.2% , which is still bit high and of course my mil p0300 came back. I firs... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2007 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Driveshaft VIN: 1N6AA07B27
Thanks to all who replied. Kevin and Timothy were right, We pulled the rear diff cover and found some pitting on the spider gears. There was no noticable noise or play coming from pinion area. Nissan does not offer any internal replacement parts and nothing a...
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2008 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Battery Drain VIN: 5TEMU52N68
The customer has said that he has not experienced the problem in several days. He does have an aftermarket radio but is convinced the problem is in the doors. Thanks for all the suggestions.
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