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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L high idle VIN: 426CM58W6W
Hello everyone. This Passport came in last week Weds. with a high idle. (About 1800 rpm.) Checked for TSB's first. Found one that had me check a number of things. First off there was no MIL on, or no codes stored. So performed TSB checks. Tested for vaccuum le... Trouble codes: P0507
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Safety VIN: 4S2CY58V6S
can any one let me know how to disable the security system on this car. i have the key but not the remote control. or how to set the sytem without the remote control. the car does not stard and there is a key simbol at he dash. the engine does not turn, the cl...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S2CK58W5W
This car was driven 1600 miles with no reoccurance of problem stated above until Sat. 7-30-05. Driver states it shakes bad upon start up and you have to keep your foot on the gas to keep it running then after awhile it will stay running but at any time in may ... Trouble codes: P0705, P0705, P1404 (erg stuck closed since cleared)
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1989 Nissan Pulsar NX SE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JN1CN3452K
Hy every one,have some problem with this one and Iam short of idea.the thing happens when engine is cold,he start very well but if you want to rev the engine it look like to have too much gas or the timing is too retarded.this situation going on for 4 to 5 min...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN8HD17Y7S
I ran across this vehicle with performace problems and poor fuel economy. I checked the archives but nothing seemed to fit what was going on. I have fixed the vehicle and am posting to add info to the database that is lacking. Stay tuned for the fix!
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1984 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Electronic VIN: JT2SV12EXE
WHEN THE CAR IS FIRST TURNED ON THE a/c SYSTEM WORKS FINE - AFTER 5 MINUTES OF DRIVING THE COMPRESSOR SHUTS OFF AND IT BLOWS WARM AIR - WHEN DIRECT POWER IS PUT TO THE CLUTCH THE A/C SYSTEM COMES BACK ON AND COOLS GOOD - PRESSURES ARE 40 LOW / 200 HIGH LOW PRE...
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Stall VIN: 1NXBA02E7V
I need to run this by some toyota driveability techs, this car will stall when accelerator pedal is depressed to anything above 1/4 throttle, just like it is going into "fuel cut" it is not supposed to do this until 3500 rpm when in park. The stall occurs arou...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R2X
Hello: This 4 runner will run fine with under 10 g/s mass air flow but as soon as the air flow goes above the magic ten mark it will misfire on #4, now and then on #5 and #3. Mostly on #4. I replaced the coil and plug on #4 and added some JB fuel injector cl... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4)
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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DCS4842
After consulting with the customer about possible scenarios, they opted to take to the dealer. Thanks for the help, but we can't win them all. Trouble codes: P0300 (randam misfire), P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P0302 (misfire cyl 2), P0303, P0304.
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7658N
As I mentioned in the post this was a spare time project and we have had none to look at this since the post. Most replies said to check grounds, most said the one at the t-stat housing...that is one of the things we did first...Really nothing more to add as...
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1999 Mazda Millenia 2.5L engine VIN: JG1TA2228X
wow finally my mazda is running. thanks to those who responded, but a special thanks to alan [...], product support engineer @ mazda technical services. he confirmed that the cam installation precedure in alldata was correct. as odd as the precedure was (loc...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L a/c switch shutting off VIN: 4A3AA46G13
Yes, as everone told me to check the heater motor resisitor was the problem, when i removed it, the ceramic was cracked. I did find a wiring diagram for that year car. And i still don't understand why the fan STILL worked but the a/c would shut off on medium /...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 12NT019531
Vehicle is fixed. After sitting awhile vehicle goes to no start no spark. Cel out does not ck and sometimes flickers found voltage drop at eccs relay. could tap relay and cel light would come on and vehicle start and run perfect. replaced relay all ok. Note to...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L hard starting VIN: JN1CA21D4S
Thanks for all of the replies. I got lots of great suggestions and checked all of them. The one that seemed to do it was removing and cleaning the iac valve of all things. The customer didnt want to purchase a new valve and was happy with the way it was starti...
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1993 Subaru Loyale 1.8L CV joints VIN: JF1AC4229P
Customer opted not to replace the bearings at this time. So I have not fixed this car.The info I recieved was a great help, bottem line customer doesn't want to spend the money to fix it right. Thanks for the help and sorry for not closing this sonner, got bus...
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2001 Suzuki Vitara JX 2.0L No Start VIN: 2S3TD52VX1
Seems the main problem with this little babe was the cam trigger. The mechanic that was worling on the vehicle had a tough time getting the correct replacement part. We do not have a Suzuki dealer here in Sherman so he was trying to get the parts from Dallas. ...
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1232Y
Thanks for the replies. After re-checking and adjusting correct timing of cam and crank (off 1 tooth/ 1 cam), the vehicle drove about 50 miles before MIL came on again... same code. I assumed the oil control solenoid was functioning properly due to the obvious... Trouble codes: P1349 (Variable Valve Timing sensor circuit).
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K6Y
First, Thank you all so very much for helping me with this car! 20 replies in all! The fix was the VSV Value, They seem to be a pattern failure. The consensus was, they work 90% of the time and fail 10%, Mostly after they heat-up and then, stick or short. Al... Trouble codes: P0401.
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