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1997 Acura RL 3.5L Misfire, not firing left bank VIN: JH4KA9643V
We have a Acura that is not firing the coils on the left bank. This vehicle came into our shop originally with the timing belt several teeth off, the customer had tried to do his own belt at home. We redid the belt and it ran fine. A few days later he returned... Trouble codes: P1304, P1305, P1306
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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18691
customer trying to pass smog, check engine light on, code for evap system. found bypass valve leaking, replaced both valves at evap canister. ran monitors and NOW we have a p0171 lean code, just as we were pulling it on the dyno, the light flipped on. long ter...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Coolant leak VIN: 2HGEJ8641W
Looking for the the coolant tube not available from Honda. Has anyone use a fitting from a different manufacture? to fix this leaking rioted steel tube, it presses in to the intake manifold 5/8 by pass hose with A 8mm branch coming off it. I may tap & put bras...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Airb ag Light On VIN: 1HGEM22084
Car has a Airbag Light On and Retrieved a 9-3 code from airbag module having trouble finding what this code references. Thanks
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L battery light on VIN: 5FNYF18566
Car was brought in with the battery light on, we checked charging system output and found 14.00v @ battery. I'm reluctant to condemn the alt. as I found two cases on the Pilot forum where both the alt. & battery were replaced without any success and two cases ...
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2006 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L Turn Signal VIN: JA4LX31F06
This customer complains that the turn signal sign on the dash board both blinks when you place the turn signal in the left or right side. It happens sometime. The turn signals work the proper way outside but it blinks both lights on the dash also it blinks the...
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1987 Nissan D21 2.4L wont rev VIN: 1N6ND11S7H
Vehicle came in with the fan thru the radiator. Swapped engines with a NICE junkyard engine that was previously rebuilt, still has paperwork on it and looks great. The engine acts like it has a rev limiter on it. Wont rev more than 2400 or so. I checked othe...
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L Low Fluid VIN: 5N1AR18W56
Got a head scratcher here. this truck stopped by a couple weeks ago, trans slipping. Checked fluid and added 3 quarts. Made an appointment to follow up and find the leak.The whole transmission area is clean and dry. there is no intermingling with the coolant, ...
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2007 Suzuki XL-7 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
vehicle come in shop needing timing chains replaced, after replace vehicle ran great, test drove around 50 miles with no issues, delivered vehicle to customer, three days later code p0021 intake cam bank 2 problem, info is very vague, any help is great help Trouble codes: P0021 (cam phaser systen bank 2 intake)
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs light VIN: 4T1BF18B5W
Had abs and trac light on with abs active at the end of a stop.Even though the lights were on we had no codes.Sent owner out and to return in 1 week to see if a code set.1 week later we have a code for a left rear sensor which we replaced.No more abs active at...
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2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L Door Locks VIN: 4T1BB3EK5B
Hi Toyota Techs, Our customer states that as he aproaches his vehicle with the key fob in his pocket his doors will unlock with no command. The customer is not touching the door handle or the key fob buttons. We are so far unable to duplicate this problem.
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1993 Honda Accord SE 2.2L speed sensor VIN: JHMCB7686P
I want to thank everyone for their replies. First time pulling abs codes on a obd1 Honda. When James from California stated the D4 codes are transmission codes. I had a (palm of hand hitting forehead) moment. I realized it is the same check connector to pull ...
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2008 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF28608
THANKS TO ALL WHO RELIED.SIMPLE OIL CHANGE DID THE TRICK. Trouble codes: P2647.
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12505
Manny thanks to Tyler and Paul. When scoping 02s at connector and at computer got different crossover rates. Repaired oil soaked and mangelled wiring harness at drivers side head area, and that took care of the o2 codes . As far as cam pending , scoped again ,... Trouble codes: P0133 (Upsteam 02 slow responce), P0340.
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10UXX
The oil pressure checked out fine with 20 psi hot idle and 55 psi 3000 rpm hot. Checked the screens they were clear. replaced vvt for bank 1 code hasn't returned and runs fine. thanks for the help, especially the location of the screens, alldata was of no hel... Trouble codes: P1349.
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2001 Suzuki Vitara JX 2.0L Crankshaft VIN: 2S3TD52V31
Thanks to all reply's. Easy fix. Put thread sealer on bolts and solved leak. Sorry no long detailed fix, but some things are that simple. Thanks, al
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1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L headlights
SORRY FOR BEING LATE CLOSING THIS ONE THREE WIRES GOING BACK IN ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE HAD BROKEN WHERE THE HARNESS HAD FELL DOWN . AS ALWAYS THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP
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1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT4RN93P4P
This little Toy is fixed. I replaced injector #1, along with new intake gaskets to complete the job and rule out an internal antifreeze or vacuum leak. Held my breath when I fired it up but it purrs beautifully. Thanks so much to each one who took the time t...
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2006 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Unknown VIN: JTMBD33V36
Customer has decided to trade the vehicle in. I do think the problem is in the convertor. Thanks for all the help
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