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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L electronic engine mounts VIN: JNKCA31A01
This Infiniti I30T has a buzzing noise coming from the electronic engine mounts after turning ignition off also under light throttle.I know there is a tsb for vehicles built before oct. 2 2000,however this one has a production date of 01/01 and was wondering i...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 452CK58D31
car came in with a cam sensor code. replaced sensor then test drove car seemed ok. cust drove car and said she feels like it has no power. drove car but can't tell if power is ok due to the fact it has a 4 cyl in it. I do feel a very slight surge when going up... Trouble codes: P0341
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72351
I reciently worked on this Kia Sportage for the first time. It had a check engine light on with a P0440 (evap system problem). I first wanted to clear the code and see if it was a freak thing or real code. I cleared it and told the customer if the same code re... Trouble codes: P0440
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L Alternator VIN: JT8JS47E8P
Here's one for you Toyo/Lexus guys: We've got a '93 GS300 that will discharge the battery at idle, but only if accessories are on. It starts and is stable at 14.0 VDC. Headlights on causes voltage to slowly drop to about 12.9, and w/ lights and A/C on it will ...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2226X
This car is mainly driven around town but when taken on long trip, after driving at 70 mph, the last time for 5 hours, it will set the code P0402- excessive EGR- We have performed the repair that is listed in the bulletin from Mazda and cleaned the EGR passage... Trouble codes: P0402 (Excessive EGR)
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1993 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L No Start VIN: JA3CA26AOP
1993 Mitsubishi Mirage no spark or injector pulse.
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1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1231231235
this van came in with a no start.. did the normal checks..found that the fuel pump fuse was blown.. replace fuse and after cranking fuse blows.. unpluged wires at the tank the fuse remains good.. so... sounds like a fuel pump shorted..so i replaced pump.. stil...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: JN1CA31A7Y
This vehicle starts ok but after a few seconds, falters, stumbles, stalls when attempting to accelerate. Gets better slowly as it warms up. Tested all circuits from PCM to coils and all are good. No shorts to ground or power and no opens. With labscope attache... Trouble codes: P1320 (Ignition Signal-Primary), P0155 (O2 Heater Circuit B2S1), P1220 (Fuel Pump Control Module Circuit)
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D41
Car towed in with a crank no start contition. We found harness chewed up and replaced cyls 2,3,4 pigtails with same car harness and same wire colors. Have no waveform at coilpack IB trigger on cyls 1,2,3 but have trigger on cyl 4 and good spark, but only on #4...
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L extended crank VIN: 4S3BK6357S
first time to see vehicle--customer complaint is extended crank time very intermitten once every 6 or 7 starts in a day, says he has to wot to start smells like fuel at times. we pinpoint tested crank sensor, knock sensor and o2 sensors a pass perfectly, also ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0325, P0420
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1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SUBARU2147
hi, this is a strange one for me, no mill but data tels me somthing else ,at idle fuel status reads oldrive, 02 voltages are both at the bottom , matched, .0025 volts, fuel trim %s are both positive low numbers,??? off idle goes to cl,, closed loop , an o2 vol...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, idle roll cold VIN: JT2VK12E3N
Good day to all the i-atn techs.. I will try to make this one short and to the point. I have a 92 camry that has a loping idle with no loads. This doesnt happen all the time. will act up for about 30 secs and then idle normal again. I have removed and cleaned ...
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1992 Toyota Camry 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 4TISK12E5N
This car will cut off and usually restarts instantly. A few times it has given me a chance to determine the following: Ignition spark goes very weak, always has good injector pulse and fuel pressure. This car has a new ignition distributor and igniter. All gro...
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L display center VIN: 4T1BF28B2Y
Custumer had Radio replaced and now Drivers Information Display (Warning Lamps, Milage Display & Temp Display) to the right of Cluster Flickers and Air Conditioning Lamp will flicker also. A/C will also start to cycle on and off very quickly intermitently. All...
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1986 Acura Integra RS 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JH4DA1846G
thanks ,to all who responded, yes it end up to be ECT sensor .. but it never flash codes... replaced the sensor and car runing ok . again thanks all. Mike.
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1999 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L Clutch VIN: KLAJB52Z7X
Hello again, special thanks to those who responded. The parts we were using were factory GN parts and matched the originals. Ted was correct as the pivot arm or shaft was indeed bent. Finally recieved the part yesterday (back ordered of course), replaced it as...
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S6CM58W6X
Thanks to everyone who responded up front, especially Chris. The ultimate problem was the right side Catalytic converter. Some fault here definitly lies on my shoulders and I apologize. After getting the intake fixed (I did recheck it with no leaks found) I ... Trouble codes: 1133 (HO2 b2 s1 lean), 1171 (fuel trim lean on acceleration).
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1992 Isuzu Pickup S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S1CL11L3N
Sorry, to have waited so long to post this. I recieved good info, but nothing that I had not already checked. I am convinced I need a good ECU. The customer has given up on this truck. He is going to trade it in on a new vehicle.
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L program new key remote VIN: JT6GF10U6X
All replies were a benefit. Great help from members. Look forward to more assistance in the future. Thank you, Chris
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1YVGF22C12
Thanks for all the replys! The majority of my replies were pointing to the MAF sensor so I re-checked values and also tried unplugging sensor with no change. I then found if I loaded vehicle in gear slightly I would get the odd misfire from engine. Thanks to D...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BE686X1
I didnt receive as many replies as i'd hoped but still I was offered the TSB I mensioned. I was told that these engines run well over 100k without repair and that no repair should be made. This engine however kept setting a knock sensor to high code so somethi...
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