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1997 Acura CL 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire
Greetings to all Acura techs. I have a strange one here. This 2.2 came in with a Po301 cylinder misfire code and running poorly. Of course the first thing I did was cap,rotor, wires and plugs. Same problem, next I replaced the Injector for the cylinder with no...
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1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 4WS 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA4144J
Hello. I am a Ford suspension tech. I was talked into doing this job by my sister. A year an a half ago this car broke the timing belt while on the highway. It bent afew valves and punched a hole in a piston. The owner started to pull the motor himself then ra...
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1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF3148L
cust installed new cap ,rotor,wires, coil and plugs. After some testing, the dist had good voltage and ground, the coil had power to it. So with the miles on it I recommended a reman dist, [quite pricey]. still no spark I checked for tsb's and did not find an ... Trouble codes: 3 (no dist ng voltage)
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2003 Mazda Protege Mazdaspeed 2.0L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1BJ227X3
DEAR MAZDA TECSĦĦ THIS PROTEGE HAD A PROBLEM ON LOAD AND WHEN IS HOT.I`VE BEEN TRYING TO DO SOMETHING WITH THE SENSORS BUT EVERYTHING LOOKS OK.SINCE THE FANS BEGINGS TO WORK THE ENGINE STALL ON LOAD , BUT EARLY AT MORNING WITH THE ENGINE COLD EVERYTHING WORKS ...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Try to make this short. Car was towed in on 12/21/04. Stalled and would not restart. Morning of 12/22/04 I came in started car just fine. Though it may be fuel pump getting hot so I let it run. Found coil and plug wires(cheap set of wires)not making good conta... Trouble codes: P0335
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L HVAC & engine VIN: JN1CA31A5Y
Engine is only reaching 130 degrees f. This is because the cooling fan is coming on as soon as you turn the heater on. We have disconnected the cooling fan activated by the HVAC system and engine will get to temp and the cooling fan will come on when needed. T...
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BF1285V
hey guys, i'm having a problem with a '97 avalon with a 3.0 l engine that has a slight hesitation at around 55-60 mph. its not an egr problem, we disconnected the egr & replaced spark plugs, ignition wires & no.2/5 coil. if anybody would be able to help me wit...
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1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L Shift solenoid VIN: KNAFB1216W
This is an able to fix close but not able to get authorization to fix. Alex [...] was right on the money with his diagnosis of a shorted shift solenoid he sent me the diag and specs to confirm the problem. Since this is a auction car that was intended for r...
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L lack of power VIN: KNDJA7231W
The crankshaft keyway was damaged and the crank appeared bent in the front. All though the timing marks lined up the car was about 30 degrees out of time. The customer had us put a used engine in. Thanks for the help.
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1985 Nissan Maxima GL 3.0L a/c control switch VIN: JN1HU11S2F
Thank you for all your replies. The A/C switch is powered by the fan switch as you told me. I had no power coming from fan switch. I disassembled the fan switch and cleaned the contacts and reassembled,problem solved. Thank you all once again and have a safe a...
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1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HJ01P2K
Thanks to all that replied. As I suspected, there was nothing wrong with the computer. Four of the six fuel injectors are bad. Trouble codes: 33 (O2 sensor circuit).
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1991 Subaru Loyale 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JF2AN52B2M
I would like to thank everyone who took the time to offer your help. It turned out that this had a bad cap that had bad corrosion in 2 terminals and 2 wires that were nearly corroded away. By the symptom, I went totally the wrong way. I put a new cap, rotor, a... Trouble codes: 11 (Crank angle sensor No referenece pulse), 13 (Crank angle sensor position pulse not detected), 14 (Fuel Injector abnormal injector output), 34 (EGR continuously on or off), 35 (Purge continually on or off), 61 (Park switch continually ono).
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