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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HCGB7273N
Used engine was installed 8 months prior to code 12 (EGR) setting, passed emission test at that time, no CHECK light. CHECK light comes on during light throttle, 30-35 mph.Referred to All Data for trouble shooting. Replaced ECM(reman)EGR, EGR lift sensor(facto...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L P0740 converter VIN: 2HKRL1860X
Help honda techs! this one is over warranty check engine light with p0740 converter clutch problem. I test drove vehicle and transmission seems normal. freeze frame 71 mph at apx 2300 rpm (roughly) I went ahead and changed the transmission fluid (honda atf) cl...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Hesitation VIN: KMHWF2SS11
This car came in with a lack of power at higher rpms, and a hesitation on initial acceleration. Timing (valve) was off, and belt was replaced. Hesitation remained, bosch MAF was contaminated and appeared inaccurate at low rpms (below 2000). It was replaced wit... Trouble codes: P0705
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1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CMS7W3X
ive checked grounds to the sensors all ok. on the scanner i can see the sensors doing their thing up and down, they're not stuck on low voltage. fuel pressure is ok, fuel filter was plugged. upstream o'2 are also functioning. initially the system had a lean o'... Trouble codes: P0153, P0157, P1171
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L no power VIN: JT6GF1OU6X
ENGINE HAS LITTLE POWER COLD OR WHEN IT COOLS DOWN FOR 10 OR 15 MIN.. AFTER DRIVING VEHICLE POWER STARTS COMING BACK GRADUALLY TO FULL WITHIN 2 MILES. VEHICLE CAME IN WITH BAD KNOCK SENSORS AND TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING WELL OR INTO OVERDRIVE. I REPLACED SENSO...
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1993 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6HD16S6P
hi we are the 2nd shop to have this one. it runs very lean and will stall at idle if you block return line will run good. have tested fuel pressure 35 psi, disconnect regulator goes to 44 psi, both in spec.fuel volume is good. blocking fuel return raises fp to... Trouble codes: 33 (o2 sensor or circuit)
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L #5 piston VIN: JN8AR05Y3W
Hi, customer came to us several months ago with a engine noise that sounded much like one lifter. Noise progressed into a constant engine noise. We pulled off right valve cover and started engine, lots of oil to top end and we could tell noise was deeper in en...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L electric window auto function VIN: 4S3BG4858T
This is a strange one. When the engine is running, if the auto down function is used for the driver's door window (only one that has auto function on this car) the window will go down all the way, however the switch will not release, and what happens is the mo...
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1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3DJ81W7R
Hello, Everybody!! This Land Cluiser came in for MIL on. Checked code and got 71 (EGR malfunction). Applied 5in vacuum to EGR valve and it died. Checked vacuum to valve ))) No vacuum. Checked Modulator and it's diaphram was leaking, so got new one (same part# ... Trouble codes: 71 (EGR malfunction)
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B0X
This car has been in a couple of times for misfire codes. Found intake gasket leaking. Replace gaskets clear codes and let customer drive , code return after a short time.It seems to have active misfire counts when egr is on. please send ideas thanks for you t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K71
I am posting this to answer the problem of the egr vsv being mysteriously bad while testing good. Look further for the fix. Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficent egr flow detected)
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L srs VIN: 5TDZA22C54
We have a vehicle in with SRS light on, scanned and found code B0135-Short in driver's side seat belt pre-tensioner squib circuit. Used Mitchell On Demand Flow chart for said code. Physically checked wiring coming from pre-tensioner, going to airbag sensor mod...
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1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L speedometer VIN: 1HGCD7222R
Well, it's fixed! I ended up replacing the VSS to start, but unfortunately the problem was still present. As many of you stated, the speedometer head itself was the problem. After replacement, all worked well. Thanks to all who responded.
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3N1CB51D52
There was an open recall on the ECM and after replacing the ECM the car runs perfect... Thanks for all the help.
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1992 Subaru Legacy Sport 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JF1BJ6728N
Diagram found. Tested power supply was ok. Found coolant temp sensor to be at fault as usual with cold start problems.
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1986 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN67S3G
Thanks to all who replied to this problem. I was about ready to pull my hair out. After trying several of the replies, the one that fixed the vehicle was Andy from Washington, sure enough it had jumped time. Thanks again for all the help. BOBBY in Arkansas
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2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L VSC system VIN: JTEHT05J21
Well we had another land cruiser come in today for an oil change. We used that abs computer as a donner computer and test drove. The problem was gone. no codes. However the [...] was too expensive for the customer. 1600 dollars. They left with the old computer...
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2001 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TEGN92N51
It was water damage to the computer. how it got there I don't know. look at the replies. One of you (thanks to all who took there time to read it) mentioned a guy from ebay in Florida. the dealer wanted $1,500.00 dollars for a new ecm. the customer sent the ec...
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