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1994 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4F4CR16XXR
hello, this truck has come back to me for this same complaint. cust. states, car sputters, and dies when driving. i have not experienced it as of yet, and we are playing catch up on the maintance. it has a slightly rough idle, but the fuel trim numbers look o...
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1995 Mazda MPV L 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: LVEW-40292
Hoping for some help here. MIL light comes on inttermitantly. Come up with code 17 feedback system. Can not find any info on what or where to start looking. We replaced the oxy sensor about a month ago.None of my books mention feedback system. Trouble codes: 17 (feedback system)
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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA2221X
Maybe someone can help us!This vehicle was towed to us from another shop who said it needed an engine.I refuse to believe this.At first it would idle at 2500rpm.With the idle screw all the way in and had no maf change on rev.In drive car would stall with littl...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L no communication VIN: 1YVFP80D33
Hello! After frontal collission and further repair this car has Check engine light ON.My OTC and Snap-on does not communicate with OBD-II protocol.Wiring seems to be fine. Question: Is there any possibility that Mazda has cancelled OBD-II protocol? And does an...
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1996 Nissan 200SX SE-R 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BB42D5T
NISSAN TECS: I DONīT KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH THIS SENTRA,IīVE TRIED TO HOOK UP THE SCANNER AND ANY LUCK.TRIED WITH THE NISSAN 12 PINS CONNECTOR INSIDE THE FUSE BOX AND NO COMUNICATION.TRIED WITH THE OBD-II AND NOTHING,BUT IF I HOOK UP THE SCANNER IN THE OBD-II GE...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y51
This Xterra has a fix value on O2 sensor b1s1, only at times, unable to duplicate problem in the shop, sensor replaced with new one, need help alldata doesn't show any related tsb's.Posible computer? thank's in advance. Trouble codes: P0141 (o2 sensor no activity bank 1 sensor 1)
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L guage VIN: 3N1AB51D92
Need help from Nissan guru's. This nissan have a strange problem with the temperature guage reading all the way hot, and the vehicle is not overheating. We replaced the tempeature sending unit and thermostat, the guage still reading high, than all of a sudden ...
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1989 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JT2MA71J5K
Hey guys, I need help from a real Toyota guru here. I've got this 89 Supra Turbo, which, after a hot soak, will fail to idle properly. The condition happens after one drives the vehicle until full operating temperature is achieved, then, after sitting for 15-2...
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1991 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT4VN13G3M
We have a knock or loud tap like valve train noise from top of engine. Sound is loudest from upper timing belt idler where the upper radiator hose connects. I replaced the timing belt that was very bad and replaced the tensioner and idler bearing assembly. I h...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K8V
This federal camry runs ok, has a P0171 with MIL on. lt fuel trim is 25% at idle some times its over 40%. When you drive the lt goes to zero and runs around.The front O2 (not af sensor)is running very well with a good range full sweep .100 to .900 . rear o2 ha... Trouble codes: P0171
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1999 Toyota Supra 3.0L No Start
I am in desprate need of wiring diagrams for this car. I really need something for the ECU harness. If anyone can send me or fax me information. This car is not a US car so it makes it very difficult to locate any information about this beast! Thanks Kenneth
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1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L 2-3 shift overdrive VIN: JNKAY21D3R
thanks to david from australia, he gave some information one the weak points of this transmission. best to rebuild, called dealer about shift solonoid pack, they flat said we are wasting our time and money. if they had the car they would install a transmission...
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L clutch hydralics VIN: 452CY58V6R
Thanks for the help offered.It appears the flywheel was turned previously & we were not aware of this as car came in not running.The flywheel will need to be shimmed to fully correct problem & customer doesn't want to do this now.Hard to fix a problem you are ...
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1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Battery VIN: JM1NA353XT
Finally got vehicle to act up. The drain ended up being in the radio. I let it sit for a few days in the spare stall with DVOM hooked up. Didn't really need the meter though, as when I came in the shop in the morning I could hear an occassional speaker pop. Am...
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1990 Mitsubishi Galant GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3CR56R0L
Removed ISC valve and cleaned idle passages. Relearned computer and test drove, ran perfect. Thank you for responding and helping us.
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1991 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L noise in transmission VIN: 1N65D11Y1M
Good evening Techs, I really appreciate each and everyone's response (16). 14 out of 16 said basically that the tranny had a bad bearing internally and most said input shaft bearing. 2 of 16 thought the pilot bearing could be an issue. While I was at the bank ...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1EJ01S7N
first off. i would like to thank everyone who replied the majority seem to think the problem stems from the coils. i also think this to be the case , but the customer has refused to pay 133.90 per coil x 6 a lot of money he says. he is going to live with it un...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L fuse #7 VIN: 1N4BU31F7P
Finally got this one off of the back burner and done... It turns out that contrary to what my diagram shows, there is a leg off of fuse #7 that goes directly to the seat belt switch under the pass-side seat. My circuit map shows a feed from this fuse into the ...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L speedometer & tachometer VIN: JN8HD17Y2S
Thanks to all who responded, unfortunately, the problem still exist. We even sent the vehicle to a electrical specialty shop in the area hoping they may catch something we overlooked, however, they had no luck either. Fortunately the customer has been patient ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA2104X
Thanks to everyone. The owner had his father tow the car in and the key was a duplicate key. I contacted the owner and had him bring in the key his son had at his apartment that was an original. This key started the car and would allow it to run. If you took t...
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1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L no start, oil light on, and blower motor runs with VIN: 4TARN81A6R
I got three replies, which I greatly appreciate. No one had my exact problem. So we dug in, the problem was broken wires in the wiring harness attached to the right front inner fender, behind the battery. You had to look close at the harness, as the tape looke...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2BG12K7Y
Thanks to all who tried to help. After hours of testing, including 'wiggle' tests, we had found nothing. During a disconnect procedure continuity occurred for a moment at the crank sensor, replaced at another shop. Apparently they had pulled too hard on the wi...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L blinking light VIN: 5TBBT4411Y
Of the great replys on this problem the fix was to take a hammer and hit the front diff. The problem must be that the customer isnt using the 4wd very much with will make the transfer case motor work but the diff motor will stick. They also told me that there ...
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2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF28K21
Thank you for the help. A new control head fix this one.Tested all the sensors and all test were good, replace head unit problem fixed.
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