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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT8UF11E8M
Hello Toyota/Lexus techs, this is a strange one. This car will cut out under light accel/tip in at cruise speeds. Pulled a code for tps, thought I had it nailed, but tps shows no faults when graphed under load, idle switch operation normal, timing set to spec....
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18271
This car came in a couple of weeks ago with cel on and code P1780 stored for the gear selector switch. I checked the wiring from the switch to the ecm and all i found was a bad spot in the switch in park position. Replaced switch and now the car is back with t... Trouble codes: P1780 (Trans selector switch)
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JA3XE74C1N
came in for a waterpump and rough run we did the pump and tbelt and said needed tune and declined. 2 months later came back did tune found plugs were good but did them and wires still was dropping 3-6 coil replaced it then checked the arcives and should have k...
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51D12
Thanks for any help! This one came in today with a PO031 O2 heater code. I ran through the verification test and it resets every time. The rest of the test I managed to get off the Nissan tech site says to check for battery voltage at O2 plug - ok. Then says t... Trouble codes: P0031
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1987 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L High Idle VIN: J2SV21E2H3
For some reason the ECU is not controlling idle speed. It thinks it should open IAC full, which creats 1500 rpm idle. I have done pin out voltage check @ ECU for all inputs. All are within specs. If you ground pin 9 (ics1) it will pull the IAC closed and idle ...
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1989 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L No Start VIN: JT2AE94VXK
Hi everyone. This car is hard to start after about a 15 min. drive. After it sits and cools off it starts up and runs fine. Has fire, injector pulse at the time of no start. The only thing we have done is replace the fuel filter, but it had this problem before...
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1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L compresor VIN: JT2SW21M3M
Hello all, we have on going leaking ac system due to poor quality reman compresors. Last year at the end of summer we replaced compresor again due to leak, with a toyota new compresor.Then yesterday it shows up with inop ac.(In the past we recharged with leak ...
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1981 Daihatsu Hi Jet Van 1.0L head gasket VIN: S81V-05476
Thank you for all the help the the best reply I got was to see daitahsu-help.com this put me in touch a man that gave all the info and specs for my car I got one member that will help me find the parts that lives in the dominican republic this has been the hel...
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2002 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CK58W92
Thanks , Recieved 5 replies , all good .The engine was trashed , RH cylinder head , The cam was not quiet siezed in the head but it was on the verge and finally did.The sludge was the tip off , the confusion was the low miles and the lack of experience with th... Trouble codes: P1125 (Fail safe mode acceleration position sensor), P1120 (TPS 1 tpsensor or circuit), 1220 (tps 2), 1295 (Power management mode).
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1995 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L Charging VIN: 1G6DW69Y7G
thanks guys for all the help.it turned out to be a defective reman alternator . when i called there tech line he said the charge relay should excite the alt but after fineding a wiring diagram the relay is excited by the alt. thanks again
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L speedo VIN: 4S2CM57W52
ran new wire from speed sensor to the computer and computer to cluster fixed problem
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L air bag VIN: JM1NA3515L
thanks for all the replys and thanks terry for for all your time/but my customer has opted to go no further with the air bag problem and has picked the vehicle.very thankful for the iatn network and the best techs in the world.
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1993 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L transmission VIN: JM1BG2232P
Customer has not come back to the shop so I phoned him at home. He tells me the problem went away after I tested the car. It may have had a bad connection somewhere that was moved when I was working on it. The car belongs to a friend of my employer so I am sur...
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L long cranking time VIN: JM1BK12F74
I finally got the fuel pressure to bleed off abnormally, so now the Dealer to replace fuel pump under warranty as per tsb... ...thanks to all that resonded!
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC54H91
well, it's fixed. I had a suspicion that the donor engine came from a Chrysler. We were lucky to have an identical Eclipse in yesterday, so a side by side comparison of the respective CMP's was possible. Here's some photos:[CMP hard codes for CMP/CKP]This one ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340.
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31DX1
well i had about 6 excellent techs write me back on what to do-i followed exactly what they suggested and i fixed this car-runs perfect-first after we replaced the idle valve we pulled the connector back apart and saw that it was burned-also pulled the compute... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle valve circuit fault).
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1997 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L pinging VIN: JT4UN22D7V
First of aLL I want to thank everyone that replied, Reno,Ray, and Melvin all recommended top engine cleaning and going to a higher octane, We had already did the top cleaning, and have tried higher octain and fuel from different stations, no luck.Ray had also ...
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