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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D7V
Hi group, we have a 1997 Infiniti J30, with check engine light on. (code p0705) park/neut position or swich problem. replaced inhibitor swich (nutral safty swich)no resault, during freeway drive according to the customer statement major surge or bucking with t... Trouble codes: P0705
1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L air bag light VIN: JT8VK13T5N
Got code #15 for open in front air bag sensor circuit, I have checked resistance of wiring and both crash sensors, I found a tsb for the wrong pins on the crash sensors for giving wrong specs. I see the mistake and am using the correct numbers.(publication # R...
1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JM1HD4615P
Hello, this car came in with a stumble and wouldn't rev over 5000 rpm Fuel presuure was 32 psi at idle 12 at 2000 rpm. replaced pump and filter pressure up to 53 psi. Car returns with similar symptom car sat in shop 3 hours with hood open and shop heat on symp...
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA3AM54JOS
cyl 3&6 no spark ,no ground pulse to power transistor to fire coil from the computer.checked all powers and grounds to computer (all good) replaced the computer 3 times ,still there .disconnected all the wires from the computer not needed to make signal (all s...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Timing Belt VIN: 4S3BG685XV
This vehicle was brought into our shop 3 months ago with the timing belt having jumped 2 teeth on the crankshaft. (The cams were still aligned.) The timing belt had been changed by another about 1 year earlier, mileage unknown. Along with the belt, they had re...
1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L low on power VIN: JT3FJ60GXH
We installed a Jasper Engine in the landcruiser. The original engine had thrown a rod. It even broke the arm off the fuel pump. This truck had sat for a little over six months before the engine job. the customer said the carb was replaced with a reman unit a f...
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L vibration VIN: JT2ST87F1N
Hello to all members. I have this Cilica that has a bad vibration when accelerating, especially after 45MPH. The car runs great and has plenty of power, no missfire,etc. I've checked all the obvious, cv axles and boots look good. Also at idle you can feel the ...

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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1HGCA5534K
Thanks for all the replies guys. The problem was a very small vacuum leak between carb and base plate that takes pre-molded o-ring. All is good now. Thanks for the help.
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, No power VIN: KMDJA7234V
Several of the replies I recieved poited to the crankshaft timing gear spinning on the crank. We pulled the timing cover back off. It had us fooled for a short time because the crank keyway is actually hidden and you must pull the center bolt out then slide of... Trouble codes: 1693 (mil malfunction).
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM1BJ2227X
She a runner! Thank you to all that replied, especially Alan from Mazda. I had opened the harness, however, not far enough. The real problem area is where the harness bends at the trans axle. I had tested and retested, wiggled, shook. Finally I resorted to act...
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ24543
We found that the coil for the 1 & 2 plugs had the blue(bottom) wire loose in the connector. We installed it properly, replaced the ignition coils and wires with dealer units and returned the car to the owner. Check engine light came back on in a few days. Cus... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L door locks, starting VIN: JN1CA21D7V
There is a main feed wire to the BCM. It is powered by a 7.5 amp fuse under the hood.It has 12 volts at the fuse and 12 volts at the bcm. However, it has 800 milliamps at the fuse and 0 amps at the BCM. If you supply voltage to the wire at the BCM everything w...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L 5th gear VIN: 1NXBR12EXW
This one goes into the fixed file. I replaced 5th gear, hub and slider. Repair can be done with trans NOT removed, but since hub is a 'snug' press fit take your time. Key to correct diag. is drive car in 5th gear and watch shifter for movement on accl and dece...
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1BF18B6W
thank you again for all the replies-about 80% said there still could be a problem with the coil packs even though i didnt see any signs of arcing any where-we started to get mis fire feed back while driving and it always felt like an ignition problem. one repl...
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