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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surges at Idle VIN: 1HGCA5641K
Vehicle has bad idle surge,mainly when cold.The idle will flare up & down between 1000-2000 rpm, I found a lot of information & same problems in the archives. I can block off the top air passage in the front of the throttle body & the idle is normal, blocking ...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCB9854M
ALRIGHT GUYS!..wE HAVE THIS HONDA IN THE SHOP THAT VIBRATES THE DASH,AND STEERING WHEEL IN ALL GEARS SELECTED.REPLACED ALL ENGINE MOUNTS,CHECKED BASE IDLE SPEED,AND TIMING.PCV SYSTEM CHECKS OK..ALL IGNITION SYSTEMS,AND FUEL SYSTEMS CHECK OK.I READ SOMETIME AGO...
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Doors VIN: 456CY58V25
I just bought this passport with engine noise. I found out after I got it that both rear doors won't open from inside or out. Does anyone know what breaks in these, and how to get the doors open without destroying the door panels, or anything else for that man...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1HGCG1649W
This car was brought into the shop with bad trans bearing noise, and no shifting problems. We replaced the axle bearings, and put the trans back together (no other repairs done). Now we have a problem with the 1-2 shift. It flares on the 1-2 shift, and when it...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JNKAY21D5P
CUST. CONCERN: VEHICLE RUNS ROUGH UNDER LOAD. DROVE VEHICLE FOUND NO HESITATION OR SURGE WHEN CAR ENGINE IS COLD. VEHICLE AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE WILL NOT ACCEL. OVER 2000 RPM IN ALL GEARS INCLUDING PARK AND NEUTRAL. VEHICLE HAS AN EXHAUST LEAK IN BANK 2 EXHA...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L inner CV joint VIN: JACDH58V4R
Attempting to remove front drive axles for replacement. Tech cannot figure out how to remove inner CV joint. It appears to be pressed into bearings inside the front differential housing. How do you remove these axles without removing the differential?
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2002 Isuzu 4X4 crewcab 3.0L No Start VIN: MP1TFS77H3
Hi to everybody. I am trying to help a fellow tech with the above vehicle.Apologies for the vague model description but I suspect this is an import and not a UK vehicle.The information I have is that the engine cut at speed and has not run since.Fuel has been ...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L speedomter VIN: 4S3BG6854X
need help! recently serviced a great customer's legacy for symptom of inoperative speedometer by replacing most likely component the speed sensor(s) with an o.e.m. Subaru part.This is the sensor(s) that come as the complete harness & hooks up inside the transa...
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1988 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT4VN63C6J
toyota guys please help, truck just purchased by customer. about every 3rd or 4th start truck will run good, what i have found so far is that the timing is reading diferently on consecutive starts - I.E.(in other words if you repeatedly start and shut off truc...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L ecu VIN: 4TAWN72N7Y
Customer said after the fact ABS light would come on and then go out at times. This started after a ABS assisted panic stop. Now ABS light on all the time and Check Engine Light is on also. Here we go! Engine code for Mass Air flow sensor.LTFT 29. Sensor wir...
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1238Y
Vehicle came in with P0171 code set and long crank times. Battery went dead due to key left on and then vehicle would barely run. Vehicle acted like plugged exhaust and would not accel over 25 MPH. Cat was extremely hot. Exhaust checked for plugging; nothing f... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean condition), P0300 (multiple misfire)
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R7Y
Dont use this forum often but thought someone might be able to give me a heads up on a vehicle that will be returning to me late next week. I dont remember the code, but it was "Fuel trim lean right bank" I have removed and cleaned the mass air flow, cleaned t...
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1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JHMCA5484H
Customer took vehicle to Honda dealer after picking up from us & said they replaed spark plugs & wire set & fixed it. Customer had been back in with vehicle Monday & we performed all the tests recommended by our fellow techs from IATN. The recommendations were...
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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Air Bag VIN: 1HGCG56752
Thanks for all the help guys. I finally found a code (thanks Paul from Georgia for telling me how to get codes manually) for the driver's side seat belt latch switch. Tested by AllData procedure and thought I had a bad module as many said was possible. Replugg...
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1997 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJW34M3V
Thanks to Bob at River valley, we changed the plugs to NGK #6953 and the problem is solved. We have seen several engines that only perform with one type of plug and we just added this one to the list. Thanks to all! Keith
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM57W31
I haven't yet repaired the vehicle, but I've discovered the reason for the lack of communication. It seems the Snap-on scanner will not communicate with this vehicle for some unknown reason, but the EASE pc scan tool will - IF the tech actually connects it cor...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Dash VIN: JT8UF11E5P
Thanks for all the help. The black and white wire was broken as most of you suggested. Never would have found that on my own. That also took care of all the performance problems. Thanks again.. Dan
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge
Thank you for all the help on this one, It turned out to be both of the coils. The surge was from the A/F screw being ran in and the Idle stop screw being over adjusted as well by the other tech I work with. the misfire turned out to be both ign. coils breakin...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDPR32T8Y
Cleaned the MAF. So far so good. Thank you all for your help. Trouble codes: P0171.
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2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Unknown VIN: 5TDZT34A73
First off I want to thank all the techs who took the time to help with the problem, most said there is updated computers for the problem, next step is to replace the 2 computers as suggested and go from there, again thanks for the help, I'll keep you posted if...
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