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1987 Acura Legend L 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA255SH
hi guys,,(import help/honda..) this v6 legend just stalled out on rd,,,spark (orange)ok ?? in time, replaced t/belt since i checked cyl/crank sensor ,behind front cam gear ,ohm out great,,,new/ timing belt installed,,,no codes from computer,,,if i set a code f...
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1989 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGED3643K
hello honda people.this civic dx tbi has like a light miss to hard lean miss about 1 minute after cold start and last about 15 to 20 seconds. the temp here in the morning is about 50 to 65 degrees.after that car runs perfect.so being temp related first thing I...
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2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLPD18651
vehicle came in with engine misfire and code p0304. checked and replaced spark plugs. misfire gone and runs great. have no other driveability problems. Cleared codes, ck. engine light starts to flash, and after 2'nd engine run cycle, will reset code p0304. I d... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire 4)
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1996 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, NO POWER VIN: KMHCF24F8T
Re-checked cam timing and found to be one tooth off. Have smoke tested (no leaks), checked to make sure cams weren't reversed (OK), checked firing order, replaced plugs (incorrect gap), replaced dead pre-cat O2 sensor, checked exhaust backpressure (normal), ch...
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L 2-3 and 3-4 shifts VIN: JNKBY31AOV
Hello, this Q45 has 1-2 shift only. There was a P0744 TCC code stored in the PCM. Throttle switch and TPS appear to be working just fine, and I've disconnected the TPS and road tested with no change. I've cleared the code (thought maybe some sort of limp mode)...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L right rear electric window VIN: JHBD182910
cannot locate info for testing drivers master switch or body control module, rr window wont go up with master switch but works normal with rr door switch
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Engine knock VIN: 1YVGE22C7V
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 97 626 in and it has horrible noise at the top of the engine. It is not lifter tick, it is like the cams are knocking on the bottom of the valve cover. If you reve it up, its gets pretty loud. We...
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1989 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.5L No Start VIN: JA3CU26X7K
Customer drove it to the store, Parked it, came back and car would crank and not start. Car was towed to the shop. It cranks good, No injector pulse, Spark is O.K. Verified power & grounds to PCM, check fuses and control relay, seems O.K. Checked TPS, Air Flow...
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JA4MR41H3S
Hi Group, This vehicle came to us with a hevy engine knock, the engine was run low on oil and took out the bottome end. We installed a used engine and transfered the orginal intake and sensors. After this the vehicle sits it stalls mostly cold, I tried to go t...
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1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L wont set monitors VIN: JA3AA11A8T
This little Mits. is givin us fits! The vehicle had failed its IM test. Thier garage determiner it was an O2 failure, did repairs and sent it to us. (We certify "gross Polluters") There is no problem with emissions now, but we cannot get the monitors to set. W...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y9T
My problem is no EGR vacuum to EGR Transducer or valve. I have checked all passages and there is no clogging. I unhooked the EGR solenoid valve harness and got good vacumm and the system worked and I got got good vacuum to the transducer and the valve worked b... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Recirculation), P0325 (Knock Sensor)
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y01
I am the second shop this vehicle has been to . Last shop replace the intake timing sensors. These 2 codes keep coming cback. I have tested all o2 sensors as far as the catalys effiency goes all seems well. Trouble codes: P0430, P1110
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1999 Suzuki Vitara JS 1.6L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: J4JDSLK232
This vehicle seems to have a hesitation or serious lack of power under load. Such as when going up even moderate hills. Cruising it seems to run just fine. When this hesitation occurs it "feels" like either the ignition is breaking down or it is being starved ...
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1991 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L head gasket? VIN: JT2EL43BXM
Hello all! I am writing because I have a unique problem. I have been working on this '91 Tercel because it smoked pretty good (the blue kind). It had good vacuum (21 in/hg), but compression was low on 3 and 4 cylinder. I honed the cylinders, re-ringed the pist...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2VK12E1P
Howdy from MO. I need some input from some wise Toyota techs. This Camry came in on the hook with a no start condition. You guessed it, when I turned the key it started right up. I let it run, did some checks & test drove-OK. Turned the car off & then it would...
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1993 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4VN13G3P
No start when towed into shop. Scanned found code 15,Checked for IGF signal, none found so replaced module. Now problem is module overheating, to the point you can't touch it.Now it dies as module heats up, let it sit 15 minutes and it starts up.Won't overheat... Trouble codes: 15 (IGF Signal Loss)
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L abs VIN: 1HGCB7673N
Unfortunately none of the replies have helped. The code I get is for the pump motor circuit. The replies covered the pump motor overrun code. Here's what I learned though: The abs pump/accumulator assembly goes bad quite frequently and must be serviced as an...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L turbocharger
The problem wuth the car was a major boost leak as what all those gentlemen that replied had adviced. I had to replace the turbocharger completely due to the impeller got misaligned and destroyed the shaft completely. The owner of the vehicle just bought a sli...
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1985 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HZ1452F
Well after a trip to the dealer for a new set of injectors, new pressure regulator, and new injector wiring (all under warranty) the Z is running better, but still too rich (5 to 6% CO). After checking the ECM #'s, found that according to Nissan, this vehicle ...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L pinging VIN: 1NXBR12E32
customer has an appt with the dealer, they already have told him that the mil should be on! no knocking and all fuel trim looks good. cleaned already clean maf, no missfires. vvti test with spx genisis tests good. if customer returns with answers i will post i...
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