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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L Srs VIN: JH4DC54882
I am working on a dealer vehicle that was purchased and now I am the one to fix the problem. The dealer wanted me to send the module out to have re-built or repaired. Initally had 10 codes: 01-01 Open Circuit Driver Side Air Bag 02-01 Open Or Increased Resista...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66584
Hello to all.I need some help on this Honda. I did a timing belt and water pump 2 weeks ago.(Sept/10). Customer called on Monday 9/15 and stated that the check engine lamp was on. customer came into shop and code P0344 was stored for intermittent camshaft posi... Trouble codes: P0344 (Cam shaft position sensor intermittent), P0389 (Crankshaft position senor b intermittent), P2195 (Bank 1 sensor 1 stuck lean)
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L inner joints VIN: 5FNRL38646
This vehicle has the economy feature that turns off 3 cylinders at cruise. The rear motor mount was replaced about 2 years ago because of loud, obvious vibration at cruise when econ was operating. Apparently the engine has such bad vibration problems when runn...
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2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L ignition VIN: 2HKYF18417
Car came into shop withe VTM-4 lamp on and check engine lamp flashing with hard misfire. Pulled faults p0304 p0305 p0306 p0300 and a powertrain malfunction code in vtm-4 module. We found wave forms for the these cylinders were consistent with faulty coils. Rep...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Cuts out VIN: KM8SC13D93
While driving engine will buck, tach will drop out and come back up in a blink of an eye then engine will act like injector timing is off. Scan values are normal. Cycle ignition and all is back to normal. Symptom is very intermittent and happens so suddenly th... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor), P1372 (PCM Segment Time Acquisition Incorrect)
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2008 Hyundai Veracruz SE 3.8L radio is locked out VIN: KM8NU73C88
We have this suv and not getting any help for getting the radio unlocked as far as dealer. Mitchell also does not show the procedure. I did find some info on the internet but I would rather get it from someone with some experience first. thanks Roger.
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2008 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L Engine VIN: JNKCV64E28
Vehicle was towed in from dealer. Customer stated engine was surging at times then would run fine. This went on for a couple of days until engine would crank but not start. I replaced the bank 1 cam sensor and now I have NO CODES present. I can get the car to ...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Camshaft VIN: JT8BF28G1X
This is a family members car and out of my comfort zone. I am replacing heads on this due to a bent exhaust valve and working very slow and methodically. My question is on the replacement of the camshafts. I have installed the new head [ right side ]. Accordin...
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2011 Mazda 3 i 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1BL1UF8B
Customer Lost Keys, I have a Vetronix Pass Thru device, Does any one know if we can reprogram the keys. The nearest Dealer is 3 hours away
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2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG696X5
Hello everyone, I have a subaru that started off as a hard start and a mil setting the misfires on the primary bank. Well first I found the fuel pressure leaking into the #3 intake runner. Made the estimate and installed the regulator and a fresh set of plugs.... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0303 (misfirecylinder 3l)
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2003 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L monitors VIN: 4T3ZF13CX3
vehicle came in with evap vent code p0446 and po442 small leak. Removed and tested vent sol. Tested ok, smoke test system. No leaks found, smoke test tank side separately, no leaks found. Cleared codes to see what returned, now cannot get cat, evap monitors to...
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2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Dies in Drive VIN: 2T1KR32E63
Vehicle came in with just the code P0770, Tested the wire to the pcm and was ok. Tested a used ecm and code P0773 came out and drove the vehicle and P0770 was pending. Replaced transmission. As soon as i start it P0773 comes out and put into drive the engine s... Trouble codes: P0770 (p0773-), P0773
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2011 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L cam timing VIN: 4T1BF3EKXB
We just put a rebuilt motor in this car. Promar in NJ did the rebuild. the reason for motor failure was that the radiator leaked and the customer drove the car with no coolant in it, and severely overheated the engine. I got the thing put all together, and fr...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L navigation system VIN: 1HGCM66874
thanks for all of the responses, we believe the dvd player was at fault, I did have the correct discs for the vehicle. I was unable to confirm the diagnosis because vehicle ended up being sold. thanks again so much for your time.
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1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JNKAY21D9R
Thank you for all of your help. I have fixed this vehicle and it passes smog with flying colors. When using the factory scan tool I monitored the maf sensor, ect pid and O2 sensors. The engine temperature was 195 deg. One O2 sensor was not reading at all a... Trouble codes: 55 (system passed).
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2011 Isuzu NPR-HD 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JALC4W161B
Most of these issue were covered by dealer warranty. The owner got a recall notice shortly after I found out, specifically for this issue. Long and short, the driver should have stopped driving and did make it worse. Isuzu is having trouble with this newer em... Trouble codes: P20C9, P244B, P2463, P20AD, P1490, P205D.
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Poor pedal/ soft VIN: JT8BD68S2W
The vehicle has not yet returned for testing. The final test I came up with you fellow members help ( thanks !! ) to try is to carefully block or pinch off all rubber hoses at all wheels. Then " feel pedal ". If pedal feel is still soft the air is in the mast...
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2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L cam advance VIN: 1YVHP84C36
ok this one is fixed. some of you were close but led me on the correct track. I pulled the head back off and low and behold there was no oil hole next to the head bolt in the front. doing research found that I ordered a head seat for an 05 model year - miss ty...
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2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP84C36
this one is fixed , thanks to george and his info. I pulled the head back off and found it to be the wrong gasket. after more research I hound I mis typed info into the parts house and ordered a head set for an 05 which does not have the oil passage in the gas... Trouble codes: P0012.
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2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L ACD hyd. pump VIN: JA3AV66V29
Thanks for the help, however the customer has elected not to pursue the matter further. I did find a spec and a test procedure that has you tap it to the pressure line from the pump and verify that it can procedure 120 psi min.
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2011 Nissan Juke SL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AF5MV5B
thanks for the few replies i received-these things must have very few issues. ok, on to the fix. sometimes we quick view things as i did, the service info i used on identifix would have worked better if i had read more than seen what needed done, the illustrat... Trouble codes: P0234 (Turbo overboost).
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2008 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L Stall VIN: KL5JD56Z58
Thanks for the help but customer decided to trade it. I was actually still in the middle of tests when they showed up in their new car and took it to dealer for trade in. I checked all the grounds and even supplied my own. Replaced t-body with used unit with s... Trouble codes: P2135 (Throttle Position TP Sensor 1 - 2 Correlation).
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1985 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT2AE83E9F
THANK YOU FOR AL [...] YOUR REPLIES. I PURCHASED THE AAP DIAPHRAM FROM TOYOTA. THE AAP IS ON THE FIREWALL SIDE OF THE CARB HELD WITH 3 SCREWS. AFTER MOVING THE EGR SYSTEM ASSIDE I WAS ABLE TO REPLACE ON THE VEHICLE. CRANKS AND RUNS SMOOTHLY NOW. CUSTOMER OPTED OUT ...
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