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1990 Acura Legend LS 2.7L Stall VIN: JH4KA3271L
Problem is veh. will start and immediatly stall after ilde flair. On average happens twice before veh. stays running and will not reoccur untill next morning. tune parts in moderate cond. Throttle body a little dirty, but have seen worse. no related posts foun...
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1998 Acura CL 2.3L head or block VIN: 19UYA8148W
Fellow Wrenches, This Acura arrived in the shop with customer complaint of oil in the cooling system. This was evidenced to him by oil filling the recovery tank. He reported that he had added about a quart of oil to the engine in 500 miles of driving. We pursu...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Electronic VIN: JHMEJ6680X
vehicle came in with no speedometer and the D4 indicator light flashing & check engine light on...fuse #15 in the interior fuse box is the "alternator & speed sensor" fuse, 7.5A, has a dead short as fuse blows instantly upon replacement...don't have a wiring s...
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Hi im having problems with this Lexus es300. Check engine light on, tried to get codes but get no communication to scanner. Checked the power, ground, and data line at DLC3 and everything looks good. Also car would start and stall. If I play with the gas I can...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
occurs in open loop and closed loop random misfiring at idle intermittently, unplugging individual coils all cylinders change engine running when opening the throttle sometimes rpm increases normally then next time could just bog out at 1500 rpm and if you hol... Trouble codes: P0171 (right fuel system lean)
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1997 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Stall VIN: JT3HJ85J5V
We blocked off egr valve. Vehicle ran great. Attached valve starts stalling again anytime you come to a stop. Replace egr valve,problem still exists.Please HELP great customer!!
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1651W
Yes, the problem is the crank sensor socket not been push in properely by previous owner's mechanic.Thanks to you all for prompt and correct responds.Thanks again/ Charles. Trouble codes: P335.
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Fails state inspecti VIN: 4A3AK24Y9T
Thanks for the replies. After trying to diagnose using the Mitsu 1 adapter and using BOTH the obd2 and Mitsu 12 pin connector and still no communication. I checked for power on pin 16, ground on 4/5 and then signal on 7. Power and grounds were good. Signal was...
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L oil pressure VIN: 1N6SD11SXV
Thank you everyone who replied. Responses included bad oil pump, air leak to intake side, orings left out, regulator or relief valve stuck, oil pump not primed, passages restricted, dented pan, gunk in oil pressure switch. We took the timing cover back off and...
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L loss of power VIN: 4S3BJ6320M
Thanks to all that took their valuable time to reply, I checked all suggestions and learned a few valuable things but stiil found nothing. Well one day I might learn !!! After checking everything electronic 4 different times right down to scoping the processor...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BG4852T
Thankyou very much. the vehicle is now fixed. the problem was that another shop had replaced the timing belt and it was off 1 tooth on the crank gear even though the vehicle ran fine for the first 2months according to the customer we determined that as the bel...
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2001 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L sterring gear? suspension VIN: 4S3BH63571
Thank you to all replies. At this time, the customer is taking vehicle to dealer for tsb repair, (steering line upgrade). they are very impressed with IATN and the effort we take to service the customer. I am sure i will retain their service needs. (aside from...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L keeps running w/ off VIN: 4TAVL52N1W
There was never a resolution to this problem. The replies sent were greatly appreciated and we checked as much as we could given what the customers were willing to pay for our time (not a big priority to them). Neither vehicle had an alarm system so that possi...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG28KXY
Thanks to all who responded. The vehicle started for us after dismounting the coils and moving the wiring around. We figured this had to point toward a wiring or connection issue. The problem was a connection at the 1/4 igniter. I had previously tried wiggling... Trouble codes: P1300 (1 igniter), P0300 (random misfire).
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