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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2HGEH2350N
Please help ! this car seems to have a rev limiter function built in. it won't rev over 4K RPM. we've scoped ignition, injectors, sensors in the distributor. Nothing seems to be shutting off but, engine loses power like key is turned off momentarily then back ...
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1999 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L Misfire VIN: JHMBB615XX
This vehicle came in with number one cylinder missing. The compression is 186.I preformed a leak down on # 1 and had 15%. The plug wires, plugs, cap and rotor have all been replaced. I check the valve clearange and it is good. It has very high HC readings at i...
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on, Idle only VIN: 4S6CK58W8Y
Customer stated to me that trans was slipping. and that check Engine light was on. Codes that I got were P0401 (fixed already) and the other one was p1290 Electronic Throttle Controll Forced Idle Mode. There is nothing in Mitchell but basic testing. I checked ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Flow Problem), P1290 (Electronic Throttle Control Forced Idle Mode)
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2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16802
Hello Iatn members, We had a 02' Honda come in from another shop after they replaced the t-belt for maintenance reasons only due to milege, they say that the mil light wasn't on before and the it come in running fine. Since the belt was replaced the mil light ...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: KMHDN45D11
Hello guys, We have a 2001 Hyundai Elantra in the shop with 3 undocumented codes that listed above. The MIL is not on though. The customers main complaint is a miss felt at idle. Checked ignition wires, scoped TPS & MAP sensors & cleaned throttle body & plat... Trouble codes: P0081 (undocumented code), U3118 (undocumented code), C0301 (undocumented code)
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CG58V9R
Vehicle came in for a no-start & we found fuel fouled plugs. Computer codes 33,44 in system(cleared). Changed plugs, oil & truck started. Was running very rough & black smoke pouring out the back. Snap on scanner showed normal readings for all sensors, except ... Trouble codes: 33 (map), 44 (lean)
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1998 Lexus SC300 3.0L keyless VIN: JT8BD6859W
i just bought this car and it came with 1 master key only. i bought a new uncut factory key and cant seem to get the new key programmed. i go through the process doors locked,manual unlock drivers door and open insert key then remove,cycle locks 5 times with s...
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1989 Mazda B2600 2.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF4141K
This truck has the MIL light on all the time- I've tried to either read codes or reset the light according to the instructions in Mitchell, and nothing happens- light just stays on- no flashing or anything. The truck seems to run well- some surging and high id...
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L head VIN: 453BC6329M
Car came in on the hook. Customer said engine was blown. We started it and saw #3 spark plug had blown out and took the threds with it. My question is. What is the quick and easy fix if any for this prob. Can it be done without removing the head.
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1991 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L throttle plate sticking VIN: 1NXAE94A9M
Hoping someone ran across this one. Customer brought in their car stating they could not push the pedal down, It happened a few times on them in the last few days. after a few minutes and one time shifting the trans from park to drive, it released. Im thinking...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K9T
i'm pulling out my hair with this auto , egr valve will not open under highway test drive , i checked all components in the system it has the low vac signal & if i drive in second gear (about 3000 rpm )egr opens (about 10 in hg) or drive 80 mph on highway (8-1... Trouble codes: P0401
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12B7V
M.I.L.comes on after two drive cycles and sets a code for "excessive egr flow" We tested both the vac switching valve and control valve and they seemed to be operating inter. so we replaced them. Car returned with the same code.We checked the egr and it seems ...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K52
Hello, This is my first post here. This vehicle came in last September with codes P0440 and P0442. We found a faulty rear evap solenoid, definitely was no good. Install a new solenoid and reset the memory. Vehicle came back in November. We tested the system a... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap malfunction), P0441 (incorrect purge flow), P0446 (evap vent malfunction)
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L instrument panel VIN: 1N4BU31D7S
ok thanks again guys, ok the problem i found was on the safety switch wiring harness mounting braket, when the customer put heavy wire at the fuse box, i guess he burned the insulation on wire that feeds the safety switch after i replace the switch so far the ...
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1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L check engine light VIN: JT3DJ81WOS
hi all,james from maryland hit it right on the head! this lc had an aftermarket alarm system installed on it. we all know how good these are,don't we. turns out it has a wire tapped into the selector wiring harness 'in case' you have a remote starter upgrade,w... Trouble codes: 1780 (selector switch malfunction).
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 4TIBG12K7T
Customer picked vehicle up this morning and it remains a mystery. Many replies pointed out the Distributor but it checked our normally. The new CKP installed elsewhere ohms out normal and works properly until the pcm is connected back in, then it flat lines, S...
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