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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L fast idle VIN: JHLRD2842Y
wondering if anyone has ran across this. Car is comming in tomorrow. Customer is stating that her crv did not decelrate once and remainded runing about 70 on the freeway untill she turned off the engine. She was taking a off ramp so the brakes were pressed to ...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKAY21D5P
Hello all help please! I have a Infiniti J30 no start. Has injector pulse, fuel press., I replaced the plugs again with correct factory plug, changed oil and filter. The power transisitor was busted open on top so I replaced it. The coils are not firing, they ...
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1992 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L clutch VIN: JADCH58V3N
Custermer states that after driving in stop and go traffic she will release clutch pedel and engine will rev but vehicle will not move veary fast then finally get going. I have dreiven this vehicle for three days now and can not duplicate concern , any help wo...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L crankshaft VIN: KNDJA72354
hello i realy hate to ask this but im having a lot of trouble getting info on this vehicle ( the dealer was no help ) but does anyone have the torque specs on the rods and mains on this engine i had to replace the crank due to a worn keyway thank you for takin...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC54H91
Originally, when I first looked at this car, it also had a po174 (lean bank 1), a po171(lean bank2), a po134 no activity from o2 sensor. bank 1 total trim freeze frame was 37.5% on bank 1. aside from this, there was a lot of noise coming from under the t-belt ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
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1981 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ04SOB
I've had this car on the side for about a week. for the past 3 days I've just been staring at it scratching my head. Heres one for all you old timers and even you new-jacks building your first hotrod. This is a 1981 280zx with a fresh engine (never been ran)...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L transaxle VIN: 453BG6854X
This Outback 5-speed has a clicking/scraping noise comming from the transaxle on deceleration/coast only. The noise is related to vehicle speed and is present in all gears including neutral when coasting. The noise quiets on acceleration. I have the trans apar...
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JFISF65631
Please help! thanks in advance! I have a subaru forester with a p0440 that I can not get rid of. Two purge valves and two vent valves have been replaced with no success. I have smoke the evap system 3 times now and found no leaks. The gas cap was on tight ever... Trouble codes: P0440
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2002 Subaru Forester 2.5L sun roof VIN: JF1SF65572
we replaced the alternator, now cust states the sunroof will not work correctly. the automatic buttons work fine but the manual control buttons are not working,these are the c,arrow up and down buttons. since the battery went dead is there a relearn procedure ...
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1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Steering VIN: JT3DJ81W1S
Hi guys this land cruiser has a steering wheel that chatters or binds when turning at stops if you raise the idle it gets alot better, almost goes away if you raise the truck problem completely goes away. On the road its fine. So we put A new P.S. pump in it a...
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1997 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Long crank when hot VIN: JT3HM84RXV
This is my own truck. It runs very nice. Starts very quick when cold. The problem is when its fully warmed up, after a good drive, it will crank 2 or 3 times longer for it to start than on a cold start. Not sure if this is normal on these engines. I had a taco...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Chuggle, Black smoke VIN: JT2BF22K3X
Hello Toyota Tech's. This customer had some minor body damage repaired (grill hood and left front fender replaced) The core support did shift back and dent the front exaust manifold heat shield and slightly bend the front mixture control sensor as I found out ... Trouble codes: P0171 (sys. to lean b1s1), P0300 (random missfire), P0301 (missfire cyl. 1), P0303 (missfire cyl. 3), P0305 (missfire cyl. 5), P1133
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGCD5530V
Well, I feel STUPID. Hopefully this will maybe help someone in the future. Thank you VERY much for all your replies. We had tried all of the suggestions and finally just scrapped everything and started from scratch. The problem turned out to be bad gas. Drain ...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7231T
it seems these vehicles have problems with grounds as soon as i can get the customer back in (they will only come in when the mil returns)i will ck all the grounds. thanks for the help. i will post any fix data as i repair the vehicle Trouble codes: P1386 (knock sensor control zero test), P0326 (knock sensor 1 circuit performance b1 single sensor).
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1994 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4DR17X3R
Thanks again you brain surgeons. The problem was the 'martian' that I work with that did the head gaskets did just like some of you guys said, hooked up the O2s in reverse. Plugged in the sensors correctly and all is right in B4000 world. Thanks again. Trouble codes: 172 (173 -), 173 (176 -), 176 (177 -), 177 (testing and results).
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1997 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BC142XV
finally this car is fixed it ended up being the iac motor this is not cheap either 389.24 but it fixed the problem thanks for all the help dave
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L ignition timing VIN: 1YVGF22CXV
Thanks to everyone who replied. We sent this car to the dealer and they were able to use the oem scan tool to aid in setting the timing.
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JMNB353810
Thank you all for or help. This problem was of my own making, when I did the t belt I put the disk that the crank sensor picks up off of on backword.(The disk is behind the crank pully.) Trouble codes: P1345.
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L engine VIN: JN8ARO5Y5V
thanks to every one who had replied!this vehicle indeed needed cylinder head gaskets replaced.replaced headgaskets and problem went away!
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1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L transfer case VIN: JT3HT05J7X
Thanks to the guys who replied to my post. Two of three replies said that the front axle splines are likely damaged, possibly by the front axle snap ring sliding off causing it to damage the splines. One said this has happened to a Sequoia which is very simila...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L battery light VIN: 4T1BF30K82
CAMRY IS FIXED! thanks to all that replied. most replies were to use Toy reman which was not offered only new at $450. after 3 reman and one used alternator we tried a different approach. I went to techinfo.toyota.com and downloaded some diagrams on system. th...
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