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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7657N
My granddaughters car and is usually trouble free but won't start lately when hot. All I have is a Haynes manual that tells very little. No codes show up on test. The spark is there but very yellow in color. Plug are running clean and all wires are good. I hav...
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Misfire VIN: JACDJ58X9X
Hello Group- What I have is a miss under load that suprisingly does not set a misfire code. There are no ABS codes and the fuel level in the tank is about 3/4 so I'm not sure what's up with that. Anyway my dilemma is that during a pressure check of the coolin...
1979 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L backfire VIN: SA22C-5496
This car backfires in exhaust on decel...have double checked points & timing...believe may have a problem with anti-afterburn valve...don't know where it is, or how to test it...Mitchell 5.6 has no repair info, Identifix has no repair info, only place I found ...
1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Unknown VIN: FD3S-10703
This car runs perfectly apart when I came to tune it on the Rolling Road it was pulling only 190 BHP and compared with others it should be about 250 BHP. My question is that when I check the ign timing by grounding TEN in the diagnoses socket and using my stro...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G92
...after replacement of engine with used unit, repetitive mil(code p301-#1 cyl misfire), and rough idle with noticeable "misfire" attributes... replaced ignition wires, spark plugs and coils when engine was replaced. verified fuel injector operation-then teste... Trouble codes: P0301

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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM2RG40920
The fix for this car was a new ECT sensor located at the water inlet on the front of the head on the elbow for the lower hose to the head. I caught it acting up finally, saw that it went open as engine temp rose then came back at about 165deg. Thanks for all t...
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45D71
Dear members, Thank you very much for all who replied to my post.I finally fixed this car by performing the fuel injection service.Most of you suspect the maf sensor but on this one,it appears almost new and clean,and all the sensors readings are very normal... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DRO9X81
Thanks for all the responses. All said replace the Cam Position sensor(s). Many have seen this code and the sensors are to blame. Apparently, there is no good way to test them. I advised the customer, and recommended that we at least replace the right sensor... Trouble codes: P1140 (Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor).
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D71
Thanks to everyone who replied. The vehicle is fixed and back on the road, however, a misrouted vacuum line wasn't our problem after all. What threw us off was the switching valve sitting in the intake without any vacuum lines going to it and the fact that som...
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