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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Trans VIN: 1HGCG56702
HI honda tech i have 02 accord 2.3 l coming with bad trans (burning clutch,alot metal chip when drain fluid,replace with rebuid trans it come with code p0758,replace shift solenoid B & C & line pressure solenoid test drive it come to code p1753 replace tcc sol...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18983
The customer had noticed a misfire condition only during start up and only after a long cold soak. The misfire condition is very brief, (8 - 15 seconds in duration). After it clears, it doesn't misfire at all during normal operation and will not occur again un... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (p1399-), P1399
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L immobiliser VIN: KMHHN65F53
i describe the problem in the other section .
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2007 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JM12BX7
Have replace purge control solenoid valve,canister,fuel tank pressure sensor with updated connector,gas cap,and closed canister valve. Have tested and re-tested each part.Have good vacuum to purge valve.Purge holds vacuum.Can feel purge click when operated by ... Trouble codes: P0441
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2007 Lexus ES350 3.5L 1-2 and 2-3 shift VIN: JTHBJ46G47
I want to thank everyone in advance. The car came to the shop with and metallic rubbing noise only audible while moving in reverse. Took it apart and found the c2 clutch hub was coming off of the planetary sun gear. The c2 hub was rubbing in the clutch piston....
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29L37
This vehicle came with MIL on, codes P2178 and P2188. Customer subsequently took vehicle to dealer on the basis of emissions warranty. Dealer Diagnosed failed turbo charger and air fuel sensor but declined warranty based on previous vehicle history with Mazda ... Trouble codes: P2178 (System Rich Off Idle - Bank 1), P2188 (System Rich at Idle - Bank 1)
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L ignition VIN: 4A3AK54F6S
Good Morning, We have this low mileage Mitsubishi Eclipse gst that was towed in for a no start condition. The vehicle owner stated that a speaker and amp were installed recently causing the car to not start with the ignition key. The vehicle will start and run...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L no communication VIN: 1N4BA41E54
I'm wondering if anyone has had a similar issue with one of these and knows whether or not the modules are prone to failure. As of right now I suspect I have a defective used replacement, which may have had the same issue I have and resulted in the car being s...
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2005 Nissan 350Z Grand Touring 3.5L poor acceleration VIN: JN1AZ36A95
Problem: Vehicle throttle operation appears to be limited to 20% Vehicle was involved in a fresh water flood where the engine was hydrolocked. Vehicle sat for 2 years in customer's garage and finally he decided to get it fixed. During restoration process rep...
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2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Block? VIN: 4S4BP61C28
Good customer, always on time and up-to-date with services. Customer called and said it was bubbling brown fuild on the ground. I asked her if it over-heated, " I don't think so", asked her to turn the key back on - Temp gauge went to hot. Towed it in, radiato...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3HP10V4Y
First off, did research archives and found helpful info (a match on description) on a 1998 RAV4. However, fix did not help us on this one. To recap, starts and idles good, accelerate to 2200 to 2400 RPMs, cuts out severly, muffled backfire, then dies. Can pull...
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2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.7L Starting VIN: JTEBT14R74
driver said coming down freeway car shut off. turn key on has power to radio,wipers,heater but no power to instrument panel batt light oil light ect engine wont crank. if i put power to the 10 amp ign fuse it will start and run need to no what powers that fuse...
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2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L engine VIN: JTEGD20V54
replaced cylinder head gasket for external coolant leak after repair completed vehicle will crank but not start seems to be fuel fouling spark plugs no cofes stored good spark plug spark compression 180 pounds on all 4 cylinders ran good before repair just had...
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2007 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L 140 Amp Fuse VIN: JTEBU17R07
How do you get the underhood fuse panel apart to access the bolts to the 140 amp fuse.the panel has some snap locks on it at each end but still won't co-operate and we don't want to damage anything. Thank you
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCE1821S
I got some good information. Thank you, Long from Texas for a detailed check. I printed it and will keep for future reference. I removed the dist. cap and looked inside. The dist was a rebuilt(I found the tag) and what I found was two of three push on conne... Trouble codes: 15 (ignition out line or circuit fault).
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Pings VIN: JNKDA31AX2
We will be trying new camshaft and crank sensors first then rechecking the cam degrees. If it's still not near zero we will be checking the timing chains. Trouble codes: P0011, P0021.
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2008 Infiniti EX35 Journey 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAJ09F68
THIS ONE IS FIXED! THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPONDED. THE FIX WAS THE EXHAUST CAM ACTUATOR THATS IS PART OF THE CAM GEAR ON BANK 2 WHICH IS THE DRIVERSIDE. WE ALSO REPLACED THE VTC COVER THAT HAS THE EXHAUST CAM RETARDED IN IT. Trouble codes: P0024, P0300.
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality
First off thanks to all of you who replied you guys are a wealth of knowlege. The problem turned out to be two fold. First the throttle body gasket was leaking and secondly the idle air control valve assseymbly was so coroded i had to replace it. Vehicle runs ...
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2009 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Steering angle sensor VIN: JF2SH64619
No helpful replies on this one. Recalibrated steering angle sns. with a snap-on Modis and vehicle is fixed. Lesson learned don't trust your equipment 100%. Thanks to all that responded.
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2000 UD 1400 4.6L No Start VIN: JNAUZV1J0Y
Well UD service manuals are inccorect. I went through four sensors and all tested at 1.3kohms. I found that that main fuel filter by tank was clogged. PROBLEM SOLVED Trouble codes: 16 (Crank sensor no pulse).
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