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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Bucks - part throtle VIN: JHMBA4127K
Car bucks at part throttle all the time but worse when hot. when accelerating slightly feels good when you step into it fully its ok, it only bucks and starves at part throttle.
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L vtec VIN: 1HGEJ8144V
this 97 honda civic ex came in with no running problems, only dtc 1259. i had cleared code as mitchell instructed, drove car with a couple of 6.000 rpm blast and monitered, vtec status showed on at the required times about 5400+ rpm's. now the dtc 1259 has not...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L AC System VIN: 1GHCG2257W
came in not cold, charged with dye, was cold for a while, came back a few weeks later low again and i found the leak at the low side port. replaced the line and the problems started with the pressures, and it isnt cold, replaced the drier and the problem is st...
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45G1Y
working on this for another shop. They installed a new upstream 02 and of course the code came back. the only problem I felt is that it is low on power. Could a "out of calibration maf "cause this code to occur? Thanks for your help. Trouble codes: P0133
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Struts VIN: JT8UF11E1M
We have a Lexus LS 400 in the shop with weak struts. After pricing new struts (Vehicle is equipped with factory sport suspension - air bags) the customer and I are thinking about doing a conversion to standard struts. (springs) I am familiar with many of the c...
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1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1FD3318P
Hi, Thank you for trying to help. We believe the problem is in the air injection system. On a road test, the smog pump air is being diverted from the air control valve back thru the relief hose to the air filter housing on acceleration. When we back off the g...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Starting VIN: 1YVFP80745
need info on this car towed in ran out or low on oil the filter was installed wrong.did lof over now car is a no start do these cars have some kind of safty feature on them.all i get is one injector pulse and one spark during cranking.compresion is good .see n...
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Battery light doesn't come on VIN: 4A3AA46G63
Car came in not charging. We installed a Bosch alternator and same thing, when key is first switched on battery light does not come on and of course it won't charge when engine is on.We thought it was a defective alternator so we ordered another.We installed a...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D91
the customer stated the check engine light is on. the customer also mentioned when filling the gas tank at several different service stations, the gasoline always spills out and does not want to shut off. the canister does not appear to be cracked and the evap... Trouble codes: P1446 (mfr. contrl aux emmisions)
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH6656Y
customer replace frt 02 sensor already, but found the code comes back instantly.never heard of the code,using snap on scanner does not help. Trouble codes: P1134
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1VK12W2N
VEHICLE WILL NOT START AFTER A HOT SOAK, TESTED COIL OUTPUT(GREAT), FUEL PRESSURE READS 38 TO 44 ON GAUGE, HAS NEW CAP,ROTOR,WIRES, FUEL FILTER, ALL INJECTORS OHM WITHIN SPECS, AFTER HOT SOAK FUEL GAUGE WILL STILL READ 38 TO 44, OPEN VALVE ON GAUGE AND VAPOR W...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 12WEFG1V51
Car came in with mil on and code po171. Checked for vac leaks, non found. Checked fuel pressure it was at 45-47 psi. No exhaust leaks found. Injectors all dropped the same amount of pressure when I tested them w/ an OTC injector tester. I did replace the o2 se... Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L front drive axles VIN: 2HNYD18411
after reading the responses to my post,i did check to make sure the 2nd gear recall was completed.it had already been done.i decided to pull both front axles,although the cv joints felt and looked ok..left front axle,upon inspection,had a missing bearing.i had...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A11
Greetings to all that replyied to my request. after 9 replies and all pointed to the Mass air flow sensor (dealer had 4 in stock) I did replace it, we did not reprogram the ecm because customer wanted to try sensor by it self first. The owner has had the car f... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L calipers VIN: 4N2DN11W4S
we replace the master cylinder with a new one from the dealer.test drove w/ new master. took a temperature reading from left front rotor and showed a drop in temperature, but wheel felt just a little tight.we decided to warrantee the new brake hose and caliper...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Unknown VIN: JN8AR05YXV
Thank you for the replies,I was running out of options on this one so I pulled the trans and went through it and I still couldn't find anything wrong all the clutches were like new and all the seals and sealing rings looked fine.I called a friend at a trans sh...
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hard start VIN: 4T1BG22K91
Installed Iac motor and the car has not been back since. thanks to all who helped us out. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L abs light VIN: JTEHT05J11
Vehicle was re-bleed by the dealer with oem scanner. Abs light has not come back on and it has been off for 5 days now. Good luck independent techs with this one. Thank you for all your input. Don [...]
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