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1996 Hyundai Accent 1.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHUD14N8T
Help! i have this hyundai that is killing me. It cuts out at full throttle and low rpms. If i ease into the throttle it will rev up, but if i floor it from an idle it cuts out (bogs down)and will only go to 3000 rpm. It will do it while driving and also if i j...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L headlights VIN: KMHWF25S01
hope somone out there has had this problem, this car has been in three times in the last month or so for either both high beam bulbs burnt out or low beams burntout? the car came in this morning with all 4 bulbs burnt out. when we replace the bulbs it will be ...
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1995 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, slow start VIN: JALC4B1K6S
I had posted and updated the original post on this one on Friday but I have just started thinking in a different direction. This vehicle has had issues with hard start and rough run following cold start-up and driver had stated that mostly this vehicle would b...
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1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L parasitic draw VIN: JA3AJ46G6T
this car came in for a poor running condition car would run good and then fall on its face very erratic. came from a body shop which had identical car for parts. switched dist mass air no change. then i noticed that battery kept dieing within a few hours. hook...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4A3AX35G1X
Hello everybody, We're suffering from premature baldness on this vehicle. This vehicle came in from another shop with a very bad idle and low power. Apparantly Air Flow Sensor was already replaced with a new unit. When engine is cold everything is ok. As soon...
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D2T
I have a 1995 maxima that was brought in for a parasitic drain on the battery. I noticed when I pulled the car in the garage that the mil was on but it was running ok. I proceeded to ck for batt. drain and found 280ma draw which would definitely drain the batt... Trouble codes: P0115, P0135, P00, 325 (knock sensor1 circuit bank 1)
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L engine VIN: JN8ARO5Y5V
hello, everyone! this pathfinder has excessive " foaming " action in coolant revevoir bottle. customer came in and complaints of rough idle and stalling problems. when i had started it up in the morning it had idled absolutely fine and drove fine. then custom...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D6Y
Car came in with the ck light on after another shop had screwed the throttle stop screw in to keep the car from dying at idle. I cleared the code, re-set the throttle stop screw. The car idles fine sometimes and sometimes dies when decelerating. No codes now...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Engine Block VIN: 4S3BD4357X
This is directed to all the subaru techs.I just had one quick question.What kind of sealer do you recommend for the engine block case halves? My local dealer said just silicone.My mitchel repair said "Three Bond"(1215)or equivalent.I don't want any leaks and I...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22KXW
I got the car for a MIL On. Pull out codes for PO125, P1130, P1135. I looked on this one for the A/F sensor. It already got a new sensor. THis is the second time the light turns on after resetting the MIL and fuel trim. What's confusing me is that the a/f sens... Trouble codes: P0125, P1135 (Manufucturer Controlled Fuel Air Metering), P1130 (A/F Performance Malfunction)
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L daytime running lamp relay VIN: 1NXBR12E6X
Car came in two weeks ago with a erratic ligting problem. Tail lamp relay (underhood) was clicking and lamps would dimly blink in conjunction with clicking relay. High beam indicator would also blink (dim). The DRL (daytime running lamp) controller (toyota cal...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF2861W
First off thanks for all the help. Jim from Iowa had part numbers that unlocked the parts man's left side of his brain! But even though my connector had the same number (90981-11153). The replacment wire end for that connector (82998-12420) was the wrong size ...
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1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Tail Light Failure VIN: JT8BH28F5X
Many thanks to Jim, Michael, Brad, [...] and the Lexus doctor who had asked, 'When does the Tail Lamp Failure message appear?' It would be when the brake pedal is touched after starting the motor. The FIX was replacing the high-mounted, center brake light bul...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YCGE22C5S
Finally found a distributor(which is the CPS) in wrecker and that solved the code. 1995 distributor was not interchangeable with other years,so it took a while to find but was worth it.$50 vs. $500. Trouble codes: 214 (Camshaft Position sensor).
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGF22C7Y
thanks to all that responded (2). engine has been disassembled to freshen short block. we believe compression was too low. thanks again.
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Heater core VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
4 replies and everyone agreed that is probably is electrolysis. It is hard to believe it can happen so quickly. We changed the anti freeze and added a ground wire to the heater core. We won't know if it is fixed for a few months.
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1988 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1HU11P3J
well stupid is as stupid does.. when i was testing original eccs i must have blown fuse #9 i found it by running from the relay back i then started the car so i tried the original eecs DEAD thank god i wasnt that stupid because i know i checked it first thanks...
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FJSF6354Y
well it was the 'air fuel ratio sensor' i called subaru parts, they only had 20 of these on shelf, guess that kind of tells story, DID TRY UNPLUGGING SENSOR BEFORE REPLACEING, RAN GOOD THEN TOO, JUST TURNED ENG. LITE ON, REPLACED SENSOR WITH NEW, l.t. fuel tri...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2T1AE09BXS
A huge thank you to mark and todd from ohio who knew what it was short simple and to the point. I had put 4 after market coils on this car and all had the same issue. The coil from toyota fixed this problem Thank you so much. Thanks, Daniel Williams Tech...
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDBR32E53
Hello, This customer took car home they did not wont to pay for further diagnosis.The replies I got all said it could be the fuel pump. This is a common problem with these cars.
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