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2004 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Right Front Window VIN: JH4DC53094
Right front window will only go down. Check power and ground at the window switch; good. Using a test light at the window switch side connector going to the motor; the test light lights up with the switch up and down position. At this point, power and ground i...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKYF185X3
I cannot get rid of this vehicles misfire. New plugs and coils when vehicle came in initially misfiring, was gone a few weeks then back in for misfires on 3 and 6. moved coils around and cleaned EGR passageways (almost completely plugged), vehicle back again, ... Trouble codes: P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0300-), P0300
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Emission monitors VIN: KMHCG45G5Y
Hello techs. I'm having a problem getting the veh to set the Cat and evap monitor for a smog check. Evap I will be able to handle. Has new cat and both O2 sensors. Previous cat was starting to plug up and would set a PO420 code after a very short drive. Prior ...
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2012 Kia Optima LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5XXGM4A76C
Got this gem from body shop. Front-end collision. all main grounds on left front cut. spliced in crimp solder and shrink all new leads, replace ground cable to get vehicle to start. Body shop fixes front end, brings car to my shop, with some connectors loose. ... Trouble codes: P0326 (Knock sensor)
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2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L shift indicator light/s VIN: 3N1AB61E47
Hi Guys, Well I'm looking for a short cut on this one. It's my daughters car.. last night she tells me the shift indicator lamps (on shift console) all stopped functioning at once. But the trans is functioning normally. I looked the wiring up on alldata and ...
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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL21E38
Need help guys, customer brought the car in stating it almost didn't make it to the shop. Pulled the car in & it had a slight cyl. Missfire. Only code is po300. Replaced #1 & 2 coils & plugs because the plugs were wet. Helped for 1/2 the test drive then almost... Trouble codes: P0300 (Mutiple missfire)
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2009 Nissan Quest 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U99
We got a 2009 Nissan Quest here with fuel trim problems at idle. The short term fuel trim constantly cycles from 25% to 0% to 25% (im reading this in OBD2 data) and we notice a surge in idle speed. Also the idle is high, about 1000+ in park/neutral. I tried... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
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2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L driveability VIN: JS3TD94107
Car will not pass emissions test for a Code P0171 and P0174 and these codes are pending as well. The only checks that were on identifix where the pcv hose that is know to crack and leak. This vehicles hose is OK. The short term Fuel Trims are at or close to 0 ...
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1994 Toyota T100 SR5 3.0L ignition timing VIN: JT4VD20A8R
Hi Toyota techs.This T100 will not accelerate when the timing is set to 10 degrees.Upon checking with a timing light and watching the scanner,I realized the timing is retarding about 15 or 20 degrees on throttle opening.Checked G1,G2,and NE coils resistance in...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Loss of CL fueling VIN: 1NXBR12E72
Random loss of Closed Loop status at 2500 RPM causing high tailpipe emissions. History: Failed emissions test both idle and 2500 RPM, Gross Polluter status (about double allowed). Diagnosed corrupted fuel control caused by slow oxygen sensor limiting CL statu...
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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Ignition? VIN: 5TEMU52N65
OK, Toyota Techs. This one is for you. When shifting FROM any gear TO Park, the engine stalls. It dies rapidly, as if the key was turned off. It will start right back up. If shifted TO park fast enough (very fast), the rpms, momentarily, drop but recovers and ...
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2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JHLRE48727
Was misled thinking that the customer's certified pre owned vehicle would warranty the transmission (called dealer; was told this). Customer called the dealership that sold her the vehicle and did confirm this however when she had it towed there they informed...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L valve shims VIN: JACDJ58X1X
thanks to everyone that responded. the problem that i was having was my adjustment was to loose. i needed thicker shims, everyone's help was for tight valves. so the heads made the long 12 hour total trip to the big city for a proper valve job. thanks for the ...
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L battery VIN: KNDJC73395
i replaced the three diodes under the dash on the drivers side. i believe that the bad diode for the dome light was the problem. i would like to thank Brian [...] for the help with getting me the part number for the diodes. thanks to everyone that responded wit...
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2006 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L Turn Signal VIN: JA4LX31F06
customer never returned back so i do not have any answers as to a fix. thanks to all who took time to respond. sorry for taking so long to post a reply. thanks again
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y71
So the answer is yes, timing that is off will throw this code. With my autoenginuity showing intake valve timing off on that bank, and my lab scope showing a clean signal I am comfortable saying it is mechanical. Thanks for the help always appreciated. Trouble codes: P1140.
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L AT Light/TCM VIN: 4S3BH6755Y
I am not 100% sure if we cured the problem but after the work, there was no check engine or AT light flashing. Customer purchased his own computer which we installed and we also installed TPS. After 21 miles or more, trans shifted correctly and no lights. Howe...
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2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 2.5L 3-4 upshift VIN: 4S3BL61637
Customer hasn't returned yet. The temps outside are warmer and problem isn't happening at this time. We feel the problem is most likely a inner lip seal in one of the clutch pack drums. We'll update you went the car is repaired.
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1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Guages fuse blows VIN: 1NXBR12E1W
Hi there and thanks for the help on this one. This one was fixed by broken and ripped wiring by the trunk hinge. We fixed it up and the fuse has not blown since. Thank you Ron
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2005 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA22CX5
All six injectors were restricted; though there was no debris in the injector screens. The customer, after explaining the problem and of not finding any obvious reason for the injectors to be restricted, revealed that this happened after filling up the tank ... Trouble codes: P0157 (B2 Oxygen sensor low voltage), P0174 (B2 Lean), P0171 (B1 Lean), P0300 (Random misfire misfires are occurring on B2 only).
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