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2005 Acura TL 3.2L ABS and TCS VIN: 19UUA66295
Good morning everyone. I have a 2005 Acura TL with an intermittent problem that I'm having a hard time duplicating. When the customer is driving the car, it will intermittently buck/shudder/bang for a short period of time (several seconds), and then the TCS li...
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1985 Honda Civic 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMAK5430F
Car passed Ca. smog on all 3 gases. Idle was too high for timing check. So thatís all that failed. Was 1100 RPM. Customer came to me to adjust idle. I dropped it to 700 RPM using a diagram from Alldata. Definitely turned the correct screw. Have triple checked ...
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1999 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6621X
Following the flow chart in Alldata and on our SnapOn Solus, The B1S1 O2 sensor passes. It ranges from 0.18 to 0.92 when RPMs are held at 3000. Snap throttle and it will range from 0.0 to 0.99. I also scoped the sensor with our Vantage Pro and it matched the s... Trouble codes: P0133 (Bank 1 sensor 1 slow responce.)
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2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DF58Y44
Came in torn t/belt bent valves.replace the valves.put engine together started up ran good drove around.idle and off idle smooth,plenty of power.no issues till the mil came on for p0346 bank 2 cam sensor.mil does not come on till drive around.it can sit all da... Trouble codes: P0346 (Bank 2 cam sensor)
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: JT8GK13T5S
Car came in with no 3-4 shift. Scope showed it was being commanded but no trans response. Also for some reason, the computer would not see the vehicle speed sensor if the trans sport/economy switch was in one of the two positiions. That was fixed with the bone...
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2009 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AA51E89
Hello Techs, This car came in late this afternoon(5:30Pm)for state inspection and failed for the above codes.It is running smooth lots of power and no noise,I just don't think this engine jump timing the way it ran or sensor failed at the same time.Anybody sen... Trouble codes: P0024, P0014
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2008 Suzuki XL-7 Luxury 3.6L Timing Chain VIN: 2S3DB41718
Thanks for any information you can provide. I diagnosed this vehicle and after doing the research found that I need to replace the timing chains and any related parts that are worn. I have not done a 3.6 before but when I looked it up on Alldata snd Mitchel, i...
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDK20U053
Dont know much about hybrids and prius for that matter. Looking for some toyota techs to tell me if this is a common issue, And maybe were to start ect. Thxs for all the help in advance Trouble codes: P1121 (Coolant flow control valve sensor circuit stack)
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 3-4 Shift VIN: JALDJ58X41
The trans only has main line pressure point,makes things diffucult. the key to what i described is trans shifts perfect into fourth on hoist. even has the solid clunk when it does.when the husband told his wife what was happening,she replied,"O-its always had ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1CA21D4X
thanks so much for the replies. I still never got any codes but changed downflow o2 and runs great.
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L temp light
Well the consensus was right the pan was dented and had pinched some of the wires but didn't break them. Checked continuity on these wires, ok. I got lucky and didn't break any solenoids. Dinged pan back out refilled cleared codes and everything back to normal...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L No Start VIN: 5TDZT34A53
Hi everyone and thanks for trying to help. I feel pretty bad that I missed the obvious.We sent the vehicle to the dealer and they said it jumped time and bent valves and may need an engine.We got the car towed back and sure enough it jumped only the right cam....
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