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2009 Acura TSX 2.4L Engine VIN: JH4CU254X9
Hey there, I have a cranks but no start condition. customer stated that they were drivng the vehicle, went into a store to shop, came back out and vehilce was a no start. Apparently they tryed to boost with no success. I have scoped Cam, Crank, injectors and c...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Reverse VIN: 2HKYF18553
This customer came in 6 months ago complaining about a loud banging noise in reverse when cold. We could not find it then but did a tranny service as maintenance. Now he came back and said it got way worse after reversing with the tent trailer. I has a huge cl...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Door VIN: 5FNRL38796
I have a 2006 Honda Odyssey that has a strange power sliding door problem. With the key off both doors work perfectly fine from ALL switches, buttons, and remotes. Now... If you turn the key on or engine running it is a different story. They won't work at all....
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D01
This car came in with multiple issues. First the MIL was on with the stated codes. Next on cold start it runs rough for appox. 30 seconds at idle and can not accelerate past idle . When warm you can accelerate to 2-3K RPM . When hot (10 Minutes Run Time) you c... Trouble codes: P0325, P0335, P0340
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2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Won't accelerate VIN: 1N4BA41E17
This car won't accelerate unless you unplug the ABS ( see related repair history). Graphed the wheel speed sensors again, they all look normal and consistent. I read the TSB about slow acceleration from 0-40 mph caused by wheel sensors, you can get it over 40 ...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TENM92N04
Vehicle has rough idle with miss about every 3-5 seconds. I can see and hear the miss. You can also hear it in the exhaust note. There is a "put" now and then in the burble that corresponds. Plugs look good and even wearing. Manifold vacuum is pretty stable.... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap Emission Control System Leak Detected Small Leak), P0446 (Evap Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit)
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2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L ICE gas engine VIN: JTDKB20U17
ICE doesn't start. Car codes/stalls within 10 seconds after READY with P0A0F INF 204 and P3190. However, if I burst starting fluid into throttle body it will run indefinitely so we got spark and presumably no mechanical issues inside the engine. Swapped throt...
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Shifting VIN: 1HGCG165X1
I have found that the TPS sensor was faulty...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Safety VIN: 1HGCM66553
Thanks for all who replied. Seat belt tensioner fixed my problem.
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L left front speed sensor VIN: 5FNRL38626
You guy's were right about the bearing being backwards.New bearing and put in myself and all is well.Thanks Mark
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2007 Honda Accord EX 2.4L the vehicle VIN: 1HGCM56747
First I want to thank everyone who took the time to help me out. I pretty much knew what the answer was gonna be. I just wanted to be sure there wasn't something I was over looking or an odd ball problem that have yet to run across . Since we have used a coupl...
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2005 Mazda RX-8 1.3L no start VIN: JM1FE17N55
treid everything that was suggested.we have decide to remove and get another reman engine and it hasnt got here yet. will let everyone no what i find out thks
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5N1BV28U54
Apologies for the long wait for a fix. Thank you to all who replied you were all very helpful! We had trouble finding an ECM that did not have the corroded hole in the bottom of the case (remove steel shroud sandwiching ECM to expose it, I bet you will find... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0306 (misfire cylinder 6).
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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D26
Well we got it all figured... Stupid injector... Swapped them around and found one injector bad. Thank you everyone for your help and guidence. Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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2012 Nissan Versa 1.6 S 1.6L Unknown VIN: 3N1CN7AP6C
Drove several times monitoring scan data as far as misfires or other abnormal values. Talked to someone who works at Nissan and they haven't heard of an issue like this and no TSB's or re flashes that address this problem. I will be putting another CVT trans...
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Engine noise VIN: JTMBK31V46
I want to thank everyone that did respond. We did suggest to the client that replacing the vvt gear and he declined. To the ones that thought 5k was a lot come live in the sf bay area and pay my rent.
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