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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ8542W
Hello to all, freeze frame shows long and short trims maxed out in the neg.light engine load on accell. map 14hg, baro 2.6v. I'ved cked tp-map-fuel presure and leak down-pulled the injector and cked for leaking no leaker and good pattern. purge sol. good- fuel... Trouble codes: P0170, P0172
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 1HGEJ8147X
Come in for lack of cold air at idle. Found compressor rapidly cycling. Would do this for a spell then shut down or sometimes stay on. Base idle adjustment and throttle body cleaning took care of the rapid clutch cycling. Now I am left with a compressor that w...
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JNKAY21D7S
While cruising car will stumble about every ten minutes. Fuel mileage is about 10 miles per gallon. Car drives fine otherwise.
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1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L Electronic VIN: JNKCA21D9V
Where's Waldo! Looking for the REAL location of the evaporator temp sensor (AKA intake sensor per Infiniti) Have gotten faxes from Infiniti dealer and from Identifix...still not in sight. One dealer said its on the front of the evaporator case (firewall side)...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Trans Lite VIN: 4S2CK58W1Y
Clean car in good shape, maintained well and not abused. A/T fluid & filter service approx 1 year ago. Trans was very clean and fluid level set correctly. Trans works and operates well. Recently trans lamp has started flashing, with no change in correct trans ...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JT8UF11E8M
well guys this one is giving me a hard time,the problem is that it leaks coolant from the over flow bottle,it doesnt overheat acoording to the customer we've replaced the thermostat and radiator cap at the resivoir and no luck keep in mind that parts are facto...
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1996 Mazda B2300 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CRJ2A4Y
po 351 code, replace ignition coil's road test ok, then restart check engine lamp on rescann same code clear & restart & road test, ok, till i cut it off & restart bang check engine lamp on & same code any help would be appericiated thank you Trouble codes: P0351
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AX35G4W
hello fellow MITSU TECHs, NEED YOUR HELP. i got a head-scratcher. 1998 eclipse spyder gs 2.4l, came in my shop with a rough idle (misfire) and SES light on (p0201 injector #1). at cruise speed it runs great, only at idle it would misfire. check all injectors r... Trouble codes: P0201, P0400, P1750
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1991 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1RZ24A5L
Ok, here's a tough one. This vehicle came in as a no-start, the owner's girlfriend(probably ex girlfriend now) chopped the wiring harness in a couple of places. The owner attempted to fix the wiring himself to no avail. I got the vehicle and started fixing the...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L no speedo VIN: Y8XW319845
this is a used car trade. came in with speed o not working fuse blown. pulled all connectors of circuit for fuse#8. now it will not blow any fuses. have dash all apart and know that as soon as back together, and driving down road. it will blow im sure. this is...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D31
This Sentra sometimes will idle and sometimes not. CEL comes on after clearing the codes listed almost right away. It will never rev. up , but just dies when you crack the throttle. Alot of the time I get a no comunication condition from the scan tool. Sometim... Trouble codes: P0100, P0340, P0731, P0733
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L compressor VIN: 1N4AL11DO3
this is a manuel a.c. All fuses are good. If I tap on the a.c. relay the compressor will come on. This is the relay in the relay-fuse box under the hood on the passenger right front side. It is the relay next to the fuel pump relay. I contacted Nissan and they...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E8Y
`this car came to us after the dealer had done a minor tune up and replaced the #1 up stream o2 sensor. code p0171 came back after 1 week of driving. we cleared it, didn't find any obvious air leaks or fuel pressure problems there in the the shop. by the time ... Trouble codes: 0171 (lean bank 1 sensor 1)
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L audio VIN: 19UUA5668Y
I used the alternator B+ plug and housing. I connected the jumper wires to the extra battery. I was not sure if it works through the cigarette plug. Using extra battery and fuse box or alternator plug is the best way. Thank you guys.
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1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L Surge, Cuts out, Pulsation VIN: JM1NA3536S
Two replies with suggestions for secondary voltage and cam timing. I found that the 5.18V on the open throttle switch had now become 8V!!! I unplugged the tps and the voltage did not change-PCM right? I wanted to double check before throwing a PCM at it so I p...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L O/D flashing,Odometer not working,Not shift to Ove VIN: JM1BJ2226Y
This one is FIXED. Basically, problem from bad connections but I don't know exactly which one. I just removed, looked, clean,applied dielectric grease for connections which I think moisture may get into. Areas I went thru : Remove fuse box under the hood,no ob...
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1YVGF22C52
sorry for delayed close , as one reply noted we did duplicate noise on lift by power braking and were able to lock the brakes on either front brake but noise come from transaxle differential area. used trans 1,000 -1,200 plus r&r. custermer took to trans. shop...
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Shifting VIN: JM7BK32685
Thanks to all who replied, this one really got me all wired up in the end. Special thanks to Dave from NYC I went with his openion and changed the Position Indicating Switch and reflashed the ECM and finally the problem is gone and today delivered the vehicle....
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge VIN: JN1CA21D0T
guys upon further investigation i found the computer thought the eng temp was 260 degrees.when in all reality it was 195-200 originally i thought this wouldnt cause this problem.we unplugged the cts sensor and the computer subistituted a value of 140 degrees a...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L starter VIN: JN1CA21D2V
Thank you all who replied. Those who said it was the ignition switch were dead on. I couldn't have done it without all of your combined experience. It sure gives you confidence to move ahead on a repair when you recieve simmilar answers from top techs. Thanks ...
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1990 Subaru Liberty 2.2L cooling system VIN: JF2BC7BROE
Sorry for the delay,most hit the nail on the head fix was a blown head gasket,heads checked and machined new gaskets and all is well,thank you to all the replied.
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2GK12E8S
I got three returns and they started to make me think and talking to a friend so I started all over I cleared codes and tryed to get it to reset them with no luck and it still would not start so I rechecked cam sensor ,wires, conectors and found nothing so sta... Trouble codes: P0340, P1300.
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