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1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JHMCA5543H
Thanks for reading this,my wifes Honda a has high idle problem and an intermitent surging idle problem i have cleaned out the TB idle screw and have it screwed all the way in and it still idles at about 1500 rpm all the time and then it will surge to about 200...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1HGCG1651W
Hi Guys! This question is for all you Honda guys. Since there aren't many Hondas in this area we don't get many in the shop except for minor tune ups and such. This one has an a/c that isn't getting cold enough. The temp at the vent with all but one vent clo...
1996 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L No Accurulation VIN: KMHCF24F7T
Hey Hyundai guy's need HELP. We got this car about a week ago with a no start problem. The engine would not run or unless you kept your foot on the gas pedal. Engine RPM would not go any faster that 450. We did find a code for the MAF/IAT which was tested and ... Trouble codes: P0110
1999 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHWF25533
car driving us nuts car will run fine until warmed up then will stall like key was shut off,, when trying to restart will detonate and buck like its out of time,,,if let car completely cool down will start up and run fine until warm and stall again under same... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft sensor logic)
1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1BB1415T
on narmal take of will boog down , but easy accelation does fine.check egr ok,tride used ecm no chang, tride used mas air no chang,
1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Surge VIN: 1YVGF22D2W
Hello fellow techs This Mazda Intermittantly surges while driving like the transmission is shifting up and down. Vehicle was taken to transmission shop, where the front seal, which was leaking, was replaced. They also pulled a TPS code and replaced the TPS. Sy... Trouble codes: P0108, P0123
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2227X
the customer drove car from california to chicago check engine light came on when hit illinois and running bad. scanned has code po306 and a dead miss on #6 cyl. running compression 45-50 psi, reg compression 150 psi injector has pulse used vantage and has goo... Trouble codes: P0306
1991 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L AC relay VIN: JN1EB31PSM
AC compressor is inop. I have no ground to the AC relay. If I provide ground to relay the system works. According to my information the ground comes from the ECU. I tried a known, good, ECU...that did not fix the problem. In the process of finding no ground to...
1991 Subaru Justy GL 1.2L No Start VIN: JF1KA7322M
Hello all. This Subaru was towed in yesterday with a no start. Found no spark, no fuel. The distributor has been replaced previously. What is really strange about this one is the computer sends a flashing ground signal to the coil with no crank signal. Just tu...
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Misfire VIN: JT2AE09B4S
Engine will miss between 2750 and 3100. This is a hard miss, like a dead hole. It is not consitant but often. With our digital scope KV 1 and 3 are lower than 2 and4 but is not braking up during miss fire. Injector pattern is good on all four during miss. Inje...
1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2AC52L4V
hello everone.I have this toyota tercel I replaced the engine in back in february.all was well until last week car came in with a very high idle (1500-1900 rpm).Ive checked all the vacum lines all attatched and no leaks found. the thing trowing me on this car ...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L ABS\Trac VIN: JT2BF22K0X
Hi Guys: I'm pulling what little hair I have out in fistfulls. Car came in ABS MIL light on, Trac Off light flashing. found procedure to reteive DTC, got a Code 43, ABS control System Malfunction. Looked up diagnosis procedure in Mitchell, basically, you start...

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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UF11EOM
Great tips from many knowledgable Lexus techs. Turned out to be the wiring to the upper ignition coil had been pinched and shorted when the intake was previously removed at another shop to replace the starter. Amazing how smoothly these cars run on four cylind...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Struts VIN: JT8UF11E1M
Thank you Jim [...] for your input. The customer usually keeps the suspension setting on 'normal' versus 'firm', and doesn't want to chance a stiffer ride. We decided to just replace the front factory air struts at this time.
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1YVGF22C2Y
Thanks to those who have replied. I was not able to repair the vehicle. I agreed with the dealer in that the transmission had internal problems and would require replacment. The customer took it to a transmission shop out of our area and they said that they co...
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