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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L reverse VIN: 2HKRL186X1
alredy ck for bulletins ,diagnosis trees but nothing there of much help .hoping a honda tech can pull me out fire on this one ,thanks for any thoughts or ideas or fixes ahead of time ,i appreciate your time and experiance .
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES155Z2
Thanks for reading my post. This civic will set code p1519 seem only to set when cold when fault occurs the idle stays up at 1500 and if you do a restart idle seems normal... tested iac and wiggle tested the loom and ecm connectors and can't find any fault? An... Trouble codes: P1519
1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Hesitation VIN: KMHWF25V6X
there is a hasitation on acceleration, kind like the one you get wen e.g.r opens to soon, and as soon as the r.p.m builds up car runs great, but sometimes anything below 3000 r.p.m's i will get that no power,cat plug,lean mixture tipe of hesitation, but i've l...
1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1NA351XL
This car was just brought in today from a Test Only Center where it failed the smog test for high NOX emissions. I have tested the O2 and found it to be OK, it actually has a perfect waveform. This Miata does not have an EGR system. I drilled a hole in the exh...
1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Front brake calipers VIN: JM1HD4617P
Hi everyone! have a tough one. Owner brought in car complaining of steering wheel vibration starting at 30mph, only at certain times. Took car on road myself found no vibrations for first 3 miles. After obtaining operating temperature and some good heat from t...
2001 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22281
Light has been comming on and going off intermently. O2 sensor cycles good at idle. When at cruise fully warmed up o2 sensor goes full rich at the same time the long term goes to 25% positive and short term goes to -25%... any ideas??? Trouble codes: P1170
1993 Nissan NX XE 2.0L ac system VIN: JN1GB36C7P
replaced almost every part of the ac sys and flushed several times and found no blockage...sys has been converted to 134 and is not over charged...the high side pressure reads high the fans are running and pressue dosent change have put 3 compressors on with n...
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y4T
vehicle ran never quit or stalled prior to installation of knock sensor. after replacement of knock sensor the vehicle will run fine at speeds but when returning to idle it just quits as if the ignition was turned off. the vehicle will restart with no hesitati... Trouble codes: P0161 (left rear o sensor heater)
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27YKY
Vehicle Came in with P0325 and P0302 Replaced knock sensor and injector #2 , Also replaced Spark plugs for maint. Ran good . Next day had miss , Checked all injector plugs , replaced cap and rotor and wires. Ran Good for 2 weeks , Customer returned , replaced ... Trouble codes: P0300
1990 Subaru Liberty 2.2L cooling system VIN: JF2BC7BROE
Hi I have this Subaru liberty came in with overheating problem, RACV breakdown service told him the therostat is the problem I have replace the thermostat water pump and flushed the radiator,sitting idling there is no problem vehicle reaches temprature and the...
2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH6355Y
Car came in with a P0303. It was missing when first started badly. The coil checked out bad and was replaced as well as a tune up being done. This car still misfires after sitting. It seems worse after a hot soak. The fuel pressure does not drop. so I think th...
1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3HJ85J5T
Vehicle came in because it stalled. Towed in and we tested and found no fuel pressure. The 15 amp fuse was blown. Replaced and after a test drives it blows again when it is idling and you shift gears. Replaced the fuel pump becuase all wires, ballast resistors...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L ign.switch VIN: 4T1BG22K6X
ever sense i put a new ign. cyl. in this car the steering wheel lock wont work unless i turn the steering wheel upside down. the lock cyl. has a long rod on it, im not sure if that rod has to be a certain way, thanks
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C41
Good morning group, I have an 01 Toyota Sienna van that came in for no a/c at idle. What i have determined is that the compressor shuts off at idle (750 rpm) and will not engage until you raise the idle speed to about 1100 rpm. After you let the idle fall back...

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1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cooling system VIN: JHLRD1745W
Replaced rad and it circulates good... thank you for the replys..
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: KMHDN45D91
I replaced the input speed sensor and that fixed the no shift into overdrive problem thanks everyone for your help .
1990 Mazda RX-7 GTU 1.3L No start VIN: JM1FC3314L
Thanks to everyone that replied to my request. Here is a brief run down of what was suggested. 1. Check idle control vavle for carbon buildup. 2. Check compression which requires a digital tester. 3. Could have a possible bad apex seal. 4. This is from Eddie...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y1V
Sorry for the wait I had to special order the boost sensor. I pulled the sensor down and tested it, I had 5 volt ref. a ground and the signal was 5 volts . I applied vacuum with my mouth no change on signal wire. Same test on new sensor signal drops to zero. A... Trouble codes: P1447.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
roy from oregon was right on the maf fixed it thanks chuck
2001 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L cooling system VIN: JF1GG68532
All 20 replies agree that the head gaskets are most likely the problem. Customer has decided not to repair at this time. He's thinking about replacing with a new motor. Thanks for all the help.
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