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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Idles up and down VIN: JH4DA9354L
This car is constantly idling up and down. We have replace the IAC motor and also replaced throttle body (used). We have check for vacuum leaks and have not found any. If we take and unplugged IAC motor idle will smooth out but will Idle at very high rpm. We h...
2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L maintenance light VIN: JTHBH96S96
anyone have a clue how to reset the maintenance light/oil change reminder on a 2006 gs300 lexus? its located in the instrument panel near the odometer display
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R61
This toy Came in with p1127 and p1300, Testing 1127 seems pretty staight forward on MOD, check ETCS fuse then check for power to connector e14 terminal 8, I have both, thus, replace ECM? can it be that simple? I went ahead and checked the grounds and power fee... Trouble codes: P1127 (ETCS Power Source Circuit), P1300 (Igniter Circuit)

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1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L radio.speeo meter VIN: 19UYA2250X
thank darryl,tim,al for reply my help rerueat,i replace ignition coil and problem fix.customer had vehicle for week already. thanks again
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Alternator VIN: 1HGES16571
Once again, you guys did not disappoint. I had very good responses with a lot of great ideas, but the common thread with all of them seemed to be, only replace alternator with a Honda unit. One reply indicated a problem with a wire chafing, but I think the bes...
2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB61791
UNBELIEVABLE I HAVE NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE. The exhaust cam seized up and caused the timning belt to skip.I have never seen a honda timing belt on a 2.2l skip ever.We had good compression to, but it skipped just enough to cause a no start condition. The reason...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L timing belt VIN: JTGHF10V9Y
Looks like it's a belt problem, the cam gears and the crank gear along with the tentioner and idler bearings are ok, waterpump also ok, since it was apart I put a new belt on it and the noise is gone, I did get some helpfull info next time I get one with the n...
1991 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L Steering VIN: JM1BG2241M
Hello, Thanks everyone for their replies! I recieved lots of replies, a bunch of good ones and some interesting ones. Nobody specifically identified another Protege that they had had with the exact same problem, but two people reported the same exact probl...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Head gaskets? VIN: 4S3BG6852X
Well, this car is finally repaired! It turns out that a head gasket failure was the initial problem with the car. Everybody should be aware that when ordering Aftermarket Head Sets for this car that they are boxed wrong!!! (99' only) After installing the heads...
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3FJ80W0N
Many thanks to Tom, Jim, Erick, Dan, Jon and Minhphuc for helping me to know that a misfire can result in codes 25 & 26 (lean/rich) together. A valve adjustment made the Landcruiser idle smoother and fixed the problem. Trouble codes: 14 (Ignition system), 25 (Lean condition), 26 (Rich condition), 71 (EGR problem).
1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3N87R5T0
Thank all of you that gave a reply to this. Asof today the customer has not returned. I have talked to him and the MIL is currently off. I did not replace anything scince my original post, but I expect the problem to show up again soon. I am most likely going ... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap VSV vent controll malfunction).
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTPBG22012
Hello again,Sorry for the delay with the fix on this vehicle.It took the customer a while to bring back the vehicle.I took the advise of some of the replies and removed the IAC motor.I did find that it and the throttle body were carboned up. I went ahead and c...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGF21A41
I explained to the customer that the A/F sensor was faulty, but he doesn't have the funds at this time for repairs.Thanks for the responses. Trouble codes: P0110, P1135.
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