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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S32
Checked evaporator hoses for leaks or pinched off (all ok), test canister valve (ohm'd out good but replaced anyway, according to flow chart) after replacing CCV valve the MIL light still came back on intermittantly--brought back in and did check voltage, ther... Trouble codes: P0446 (Canister close valve malfunction)
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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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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L high idle/hunts cold VIN: 1YVGE22C2V
Vehicle idles very high (2300 cold 1500 warm), idle speed hunts when cold. Sometimes it does this, other times it is fine. At times the vehicle lacks power. Cruise control also does not work, however the cruise did not work before we replaced the engine. No co... Trouble codes: P0420
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Compressor & Coolant fans VIN: 1YVGE22C3V
problem: PCM continously grounds cooling fan relay causing cooling fan to run- this cycle starts as soon as engine is started. Fan will run 6-8 seconds, off for 5 seconds and immediately on again. this continues until engine reaches 210 degrees and then fan ru...
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1988 Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2.6L jet valves VIN: JA7FJ23F4J
Hi guys We replaced the head on this Montero due to overheating new head came complete. Drove it 1300 miles came back with hole in valve cover and compression and oil blowing out. The #4 jet valve went through the valve cover after breaking the rocker. I thoug...
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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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1988 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21DOW
Problem is on medium acceleration and light load fuel injectors #2 and 5 loose their pulse from the pcm. I do not loose the signal for any ignition coils, I have even tried switching coils with other cylinders to see if the problem followed the coils, It didn'... Trouble codes: P0300
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y9T
This 1996 Nissan PathFinder 3.3L that we have for repair, I have not seen before. It was built in Jan. 96 and doesn't have the MAP sensor. The problem is that we are getting no vaccum to the EGR system. If I disconnect the the EGR solenoid elec. connector, I g... Trouble codes: 0400 (EGR recirculation), 0325 (knock sensor)
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D1Y
Thanks in advance for any replys,vehicle was towed in with a won't idle symptom,check engine lite on,scanned with MT2500,po505 idle speed control motor (IACV_AAC},vehicle will intermittantly idle by itself but normally not.IAC counts when it will idle are at 6... Trouble codes: P0505
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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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1994 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L oil Pressure VIN: JT2EL43T9R
Hello Toyota Techs!! This is the first 1.5L I have ever done. Once I got good parts (long story) the assembly went well. Main clearance is about 0.0010", rods are 0.0015", sorry I don't remember the cam clearance. It has a new Melling oil pump. I did clean th...
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4TARN01P7R
idle high some time idel go up and down from 800 to 1850 airflow meter singal is 2.95v put on rebuild and read 2.85v MITCHELL SPEC ARE 0.5 TO 2.5 IDLE SCREW ALL THE WAY IN O2 SWITCHES BACK AND FORES
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Surge VIN: 4TARN01P7R
idle up and down. fast idle. idle screw all the way in airflow metter read 2.95 put rebuild on read 2.85 spec or.05 oot 2.5 no vacuum link smoke test system
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 4S6DM58W3Y
Thanks for the five responses. In hindsight, I now know that the responses from Mike in Georgia and John from Nevada were on target. We felt we had already verified the valve timing on this vehicle to be correct and, therefore, subletted the vehicle to the Hon... Trouble codes: P1312 (ION sensing module secondary line circuit fault).
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L hard start cold VIN: KNAFB1219X
i had three replys on this problem. one tech says that this year kia sephia had thin flywheel and when it gets cold out it will warp a little and throw off the crank sensor. this car already had the new fly wheel. the two other tech had the answer to solve my ...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16S1T
Thanks to everybody who responded in my post. Well, the problem was really the IAC valve itself. The valve is actually shorted to its body but it's weird because you can only see the short when it's cold & not when hot. Fortunately, i have found a used one to ... Trouble codes: P0505 (IACV/AAC-idle air control valve system malfunction.).
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1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L srs VIN: JF1SF635XW
WOW!! WHAT A DEAL!!! I FINALLY FOUND IT! AFTER THE MEMBER'S IN PUT, MY MOTORS MANUAL GUY,& A DOWNLOADED WIRING DIAGRAM FROM ENDWRENCH, THE CONNECTOR IS BLACK & THERE IS 2 GREEN CONNECTORS NEXT TO IT. THEY ARE STUFFED WAY UP IN THE DASH LEFT OF THE STEERING COL...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L sensor VIN: 4T1BFSSK1V
Sorry it took so long to post the fix. After a lot of time and frustration, the problem was a defective ABS-ECU I purchased from Toyota.
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