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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Steering VIN: JHMCM56633
Custumer replaced P/S pump cuz it went out after that car has no steering it is really hard to steer. suspecting that is a bad pump he put another one, no luck. well to make my story short we end up replacing P/S twice, rack and pinion twice and also a pressur...
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCA21A6X
This car came in two months ago with cel on and complaint of slight hessitation found po302 but car ran fine so I switched #2 and#4 cyl coils and cleared codes told customer to bring back when light came back on. Few weeks later came back with cel on and #2 mi... Trouble codes: P0300, P1320
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2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L dash/radio VIN: JM1BK12F35
before i start battery and cables test good no voltage drops and conections good and no codes in any modules. Now this mazda has a intermitent problem where the customer states that the engine,radio and power steering all cut out at the same time, and the powe...
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Idle Issue VIN: JN1CA31D61
Car came in and the A/C Clutch would not catch correctly causing and jumpy idle when the A/C is on. So we replaced the A/C Compressor. The issue was still apparent, but it had gotten a lot better than before so we replaced the IAC Valve and the Thermostat just...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Clutch VIN: 4S3BH66542
Car towed in zero clutch, hydralics seem fine, replaced clutch assy. And flywheel, disc was in pieces. Car was released and 1 week later clutch was slipping. Replaced clutch again with different manufacturer with same results. Clutch tech line advised new hydr...
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1997 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L MIL Lamp on, code po402 VIN: JT3HJ85JXV
vehical brought in check engine light on code po402 eccesive egr flow we change back pressure tranducer and vaccume valve we test drive egr working ok passage are clean vaccume line ok no restriction in throttle body clear code but same code coming back when w... Trouble codes: P0402
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B2Y
Customer said engine was running weird with check engine light on. Driving down the road seems ok but idle surges slightly. Found misfire codes and p1354 for vvt problem. Went ahead and pulled front valve cover to check for sludge which is common in these engi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire), P0302 (2 misfire), P0304 (4 misfire), P0306 (6 misfire), P1354 (Vvt problem bank 2)
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2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L none VIN: JTEHD20V64
Good morning to everyone.Heres the problem,the rav4 has a loud vibration noise coming from under the hood area.We replaced the vvt.camshaft gear didnt change the problem.Then we thought it was baffle or somthing loose in the intake so its off on the bench, see...
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2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L audio unit VIN: 5TFHY5F12A
Ok have this Toyota with built in navigation and all the functions seem to work but no sound and no response from the volume control.Tested at the amplifier under passenger seat,power and grounds ok but seems to have no sound input.Does any body have an idea o...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18743
As just about everyone suggested it was the valves to tight. I knew it after the first suggestion because i have run into it before but it took you guys to blow cobwebs out between my ears! Thanks guys, another happy customer!
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2004 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB16164
thanks for the help suggestions. It is running good now I think he got some bad fuel , we have filled the tank with new fuel and it seems to be working fine know. Trouble codes: P0301 (eng miss 1), P0303 (eng miss 3).
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2008 Mazda 3 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Battery VIN: JM1BK34M18
We took the plunge and purchased a used module by exact ID number (Car-Part.com is a great help). Once installed the electric draw dropped to 250mA and sometime overnight it dropped to 80mA. We had not ever seen less than 300mA before. No programming needed...
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2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM3TB29L28
Thanks to all that replied on this cx-7 Everyone was pointing me where I was going after ruling just about everything else out,and it is something I think I will see more of now that these cars are getting older. It turned out to be the injectors, but there wa... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS21H93
I'm grateful for all of your suggestions. The fix was to replace the power transistor. It's been almost a month & i have not seen it back since. Your suggestions did make me think about other possibilities especially potential stategies the ecm may take if th... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6MD29Y83
Thank you for all that replied to this help request. The determining factor ended up being the vehicle came with a supercharger and the computer was not matching the replacement engine. The check engine light had been tampered with so it would not come on. So ... Trouble codes: 14, C0DES.
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2004 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 5N1MD28Y94
We did change the vehicle speed sensor in the t case. This trouble code was intermittent but did effect the transmission operation. It has been at least 2 weeks and customer has not called or returned. Thanks for the input.
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Surge, Misfire VIN: JF1SF63592
we did not ask for a dianosis; just a simple question about the codes! We replaced the coil to fix our problem. For the strang code #s...? Thanks anyway... Trouble codes: P0304, P0303, P1111, 20B0, 20B1.
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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1GE61658
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR REPLIES. AFTER DOUBLE CHECKING ALL TIMING MARKS AND VERIFING COMPRESSION AND CYLINDER LEAK DOWN I DECIDED I HAD HIT A WALL. WITHOUT FACTORY DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT OR BETTER INFORMATION I SWALLOWED MY PRIDE AND TOOK IT TO THE DEALER. THEY...
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2007 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L Replacing camshaft actuator VIN: 5TBRT581X7
I aligned the marks and put it back and all is well the actuator unlocks itself when oil pressure is applied thru the oil contro valve. Thanks for the replies
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