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1994 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 6MMAC4958R
i can only scan the computer when engine is cold as it warms up my scanner gets a communication error and will not work again until engine is cool the scanner is a mt2500 and works fine on other cars so its doesnt appear to be the scanner
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1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AB41D7W
Hello everybody. This vehicle has a egr code. P1402 egr flow is excessive. The customer never complained about a running problem, only MIL. The first time he came in I found vac hose under the egr transducer bad. I also inspected the egr valve for sticking. I ... Trouble codes: P1402 (EGR flow is excessively high during the specified driving condition)
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1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Engine VIN: 4T1VK13E0P
Sorry this is kind of long. This car came to me about 2 weeks ago with an overheat complaint after driven for 1.5 to 2 hours. Customer stated that the water pump, thermostat, & radiator had all been replaced. I found the head gasket was leaking @ #3 & #5 cylin...
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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ1126R
found a bad coil on the car by manually dropping the negative side of it to ground. put a new coil on and then found the problem that took out the coil, the #2@3 plug wires where arching out the side to the head. put new set on ran good
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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L tcs code VIN: 2HKRL1850T
Thanks Randy for the help you were right on the money. The problem was a DTC set in the pcm which caused the TCS to shut down communication. I confirmed repair to the EGR system and cleared the P0401 and that allowed the code 31 to clear from the ABS/TCS ecm.
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L engine oil usage VIN: JACDJ58X81
thanks to all who replied. the general consensus was a case of either carboned or worn oil rings. i changed the oil again and added a can of rislone. the customer will report back in 1000 miles good or bad. thanks again everybody. bill
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
I would really like to thank you all for your help you were right we replaced the mass air flow and air filter and reprogrammed the ecm and now the car runs better than it ever has thanks a lot. Trouble codes: P0153 (O2 Slow Bank 2 Sensor 1), P0133 (O2 Slow Bank 1 Sensor 1).
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2000 Toyota Tundra 3.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBJN3213Y
Thanks to all who replied;you confirmed my suspicion that the maf was bad. Finally got the customer to return,replaced the sensor,cleared the code and all is good. I really appreciate everyones input as mine is a one man shop and really need someone to bounce ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172.
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