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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D82
Hello everyone, This vehicle keeps setting these 2 codes. We have looked at it 3 times and have cleared the codes each time but they return. We can find no leaks, we have checked it all 3 times using a smoke machine. we have tested the purge and vent valves re... Trouble codes: P0455 (large evap leak), P0456 (small evap leak)
1991 Mazda 626 LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGD22B7M
This car stalls at stops, struggles to stay running when put into gear (D or R no difference), and fails to adjust it's idle for electirical engine loads (lights, heater fan, radiator fan, etc.) Cold engine performance is OK, but warm is always frequent stalli... Trouble codes: 16 (EGR Position Sensor), 06 (Vehicle Speed Sensor Problem), 09 (Water Temp Sensor Circuit)
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L odometer VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
Customer brought the van in complaining of an erratic speedo and odometer. The speedo needle was jumping around erratically and the odometer would read 100K miles, 450K miles etc. Now the speedo operates but the odometer reads 0 and the trip odometers will onl...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L a/c cooling problem VIN: JM1FE17N04
at idle w/outside temp 87 the vent temp is 53 with fan in # 2 speed on recerulate, at 2200 rpm setting the same, vent temp 45. low pressure is 24, hi pressure is 215. when the rad fan is not running because of eng temp, and the engine at 2200 rpm as soon as th...
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JH1HJ01F1P
This is a weird one drive the car for about 5 miles there is a hard miss , it happens just once then the ck engine light comes on. We tried to retrieve codes before turning engine off, but there is no responce from the ecm. Turn the engine off and switch to mo...
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JT2VV21E0L
I've done the normal tests and when the car dies it still has spark and fuel pressure. The injectors shut off. I put a noid light on the injector connector and when the light stops the engine stops the spark for the plugs is still there. the distributor has th...
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3FJ80W0N
Originally came in with codes 14, 25, 26 & 71, found vacuum signal problem to EGR modulator from throttle body and made correction to increase vacuum signal from EGR modulator to EGR valve, deleted all codes. Upon a drive cycle, the codes 25 (lean) and 26 (ric... Trouble codes: 14 (Ignition system), 25 (Lean condition), 26 (Rich condition), 71 (EGR problem)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L door locks/alarm VIN: JT2BF28K1W
hi all, got this customer that states after entering the vehicle and closing the drivers door, power door lock clicking noise is heard. and also some times the alarm will go off at home in the garage after set. all of these problems are intermitent and can not...

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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGC1654WA
Thanks for the help! We have found the problem. The key for the #4,5,6 cam is sheared. The timing marks lined up but the cam was out of time. 3 of the 4 replies said internal / valve train or head. Dan [...] hit the nail on the head with the seared key. I... Trouble codes: P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (p0300-), P0300 (testing and results).
2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Suspension VIN: JHMCG6694Y
After working on this car for 2 weeks off and on, I had to give the car back. I have never had a car like this before where I couldn't find the noise complaint. Even my shop foreman could not figure this one out. I have tightened every bolt I could imagine at ...
1985 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1FB3310F
hi guys sorry for the delay customer pending to return for further testing on the air injection valve but decided not to fix the vehicle it was one of the cleanest rx 7 i have seen in a while its a shame.the help received was great got explanations were it mad...
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L cranks/no start VIN: 4TAUN73C2S
thanks for all the help; unfortunately the customer decided not to fix the problem because of the expensive cost and has not yet returned. i did however clean the mass air flow sensor, but the problem persists. i told him we recommend to replace the maf sensor...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L unknown VIN: 4T1BG22K31
Hello all and thanks for all the ideas. I checked all wheel bearings, rotated the tires , turned the front rotors, checked for stuck calipers and slider pins and every thing else except axles and trans or diff. bearings.(customer not willing to authorize repai...
2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 2-3 shift initially VIN: JTEHH20V42
First off, thanks to everyone who responded, especially Mike who's reply sounded like everything we've been through in the last 10 days. The fix was the ECU but there remains many unanswered questions about the current level of diagnostics available to us out ...
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