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1998 Acura RL SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA9680W
vehicle acted up(misfired)once in 40 miles, on start up for a minute, after 1 hour hot soak i came in my eye Trouble codes: P1201 (1 misfire), P1203 (3 misfire), P1204 (4 misfire), P1205 (5 misfire), P1206 (6 misfire), P0300 (random misfire)
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L oil light VIN: JHMCB7666M
this vehicle came in for oil light came on and was blinking. he checked level added 3 quarts. we checked it for leaks replaced oil pan gasket and valve cover gasket. no more leaks. customer drove and return 20 miles said light came on. then i drove 15 miles no...
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1992 Honda Prelude S 2.2L Instrument panel VIN: JHMBA8248N
Hi all, have a NON fluorescent gauge cluster here, parking lights all work on PARK, but no gauge lights. I checked the fix database, but no one's seen this before. See my tests, but I did subst. known-good combo switch, so it's not the switch. Same result. Al...
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1999 Honda Prelude 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBB614XX
Complaint is dying going down the road intermittantly, vehicle has a manual trans and usually starts right back up before he has to stop. Once in awhile he has to pull over and crank the engine to start it. Been happening for two weeks. We pulled 8 codes most ... Trouble codes: P1607, P1632, P0107, P1361, P1359, P1382
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D2V
Hey guys, Hoping someone can help me out. We have a 1997 Infiniti J30 that we can't seem to get rid of. It originally came in with a rough idle and no engine light. We diagnosed a faulty iac/aac valve and replaced it with new parts. The car ran great and we a... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control system)
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2003 Infiniti g35 3.5L fluid amt on drain and fill VIN: JNKCV51EX3
hi all need to know about how much atf fluid to put back in this G35. vehicle is not equiped with a dip stick. need to get a (sst) to check that no one has. getting conflicting amounts from dealers. this is for a drain and fill service. thanks
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1991 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4GJ31S4M
At this point I have to ask the Mitsu experts…. This vehicle starts and runs fine and the only trouble is the MIL lamp. MIL is on code 42, for MPI relay. I tested the relay per MOD and it failed, replaced relay and it’s still broke. Pulled new relay and it too... Trouble codes: 42 (MPI Relay fault)
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1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FLSF6556X
ALOHA EVERY BODY, SUBARU TECHS I NEED HELP ON THIS ONE, THIS SUBARU CAME IN W/ E CK ENG LIGHT ON ,MISSFIRE ON ALL CYL,I TEST DROVE IT AND THE VEHICLE HAD A HESITATION, LUCK OF POWER UNDER ACCELARATION, AT SLOW THROTTLE IS BETTER BUT STEEL SLUGISH, AT WOT IT BU... Trouble codes: P0301 (missfire cyl 1), P0302 (missfire cyl 2), P0303 (missfire cyl 3), P0304 (missfire cyl 4)
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1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L electric window, door locks VIN: 1254879638
no power windows, no locks all fuses good atleast the ones i can see/ also no blower motor, [no voltage at blower fuse 10 amp/ no AC clutch engagement, , thanks to anyone who has had the problem before and can help, paul [...]
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1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T3ZF13COW
Hello All: We have this vehicle in the shop that was here in May/04 for poor idle and acceleration.At that time we checked for a tune-up which appeared original.We went ahead and performed the tune-up,found an ignition coil to be bad and replaced it as well, ...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1YVGF22C2W
Thanks for the replies. They all pretty well said that it needs rings. Sold a ring job and replaced the rings and problem has been fixed Thanks again for your replies.
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JA3BM64J7P
Ok guys thanks for the help, we found what was causing this by mistake. we had pretty much ruled out sensor problems and were trying to determine if this might be a timing belt issue. It was when we grounded check terminal the ecu retarted timing to base and m...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L steering column VIN: JA4LS21H11
hi thanks to Ty,Michael and Mark for their replies,it is indeed the lower steering shaft rattling,Mark suggested lubing the splines and it made a definite difference.Now im waiting for the cust to decide if its worth 300 nanner's to replace it.There is a mitsu...
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1994 Nissan D21 XE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N6SD16Y0R
Thanks for the replies. The most helpful was Jon from Colorado. He suggested testing in mode V which gave us a crank sensor code. The crank sensor is part of the distributor. Upon further inspection of the distributor, as we unplugged it from the main harness,...
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1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy
thanks to all---sorry it took so long to post a close i,ve had computer problems---i chacked all the replies and most was toward a temp problem but i had a temp reading of 180 and all other readings looked normal---will be going to dealer before long and i wil...
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2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH89661
when checking the grounds we cleaned and tightend all of them, none of them looked bad but the car has been out of the shop for 15 days now and today the customer reported that the light as of now has not come back on. if this status changes we will report it.... Trouble codes: P0464, P0183.
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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JS 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: J53TE162V4
Kostarelos from Greece, said he had a similar problem that turned out to be the ECU. We checked the ECU and found no problem, but when the car would die the ECU was be extreamly hot. In Houston, Autocomp will let us use a ECU for $30 and if it fixes the proble... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor Code).
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