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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
1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L Surge VIN: JHMBB6247W
car surges rpms from 800 to 2000 only when is cold. honda dealer recommends to replace engine computer, idle computer valve and problem still continues. do you have any suggestion towards this problem? CHECK COMPUTER CODES AND NO CODES ON THE SYSTEM.
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45D01
Hello all, This vehicle was towed in to us from another shop who replaced the timing belt and performed other maintenance. After they finished the service they test drove vehicle which ran "great" but noticed some P/S noise so they bled the system by disconnec... Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition Fail Sensor Malfunction)
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2218S
this car will stall very intermittantly. the fuel pressure is good & the only time that i have caught it stalling i had my vantage hooked up to the crank sensor & it checked good. i have been driving the car for several days with a fuel pressure gauge taped to...
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
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L high NOX VIN: JA3XD64B8N
I have this 3000gt in here that is failing emissions test for high NOX. There is no egr valve on this engine and I have replaced the converter thinking maybe that was it. It had no change in the readings. The readings are around 1900 ppm. The vehicle is not ru...
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D2V
Hey guys,doing this for a friend. This car is weak on #4 cyl.. Replaced head, then a valve job & then replaced piston & rings, swapped injectors, replaced plugs, ignition is present, disconnect injector while running & a slight drop in RPM is noticed. What is ...
1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT4RN63B7G
Vehicle towed in as a no start. Found low voltage to pump relay and pump. No pressure at cold start injector. Replaced ignition switch due to voltage drop across switch. Pump came alive with good fuel pressure. Vehicle started and ran for 2-3 seconds. Fuel pre...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: C41U335695
i have a toyota sienna it had a p1155 replaced A/F sensor was ok for about three mounthes came back in would not idle amd mil light on found iac motor was stuck open cleaned it it is ok now checked MIL light found p1155 again found that on HAFR,HAFL too groud ... Trouble codes: P1155

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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W5Y
Well, the only thing I really learned about this vehicle is that no one anywhere around here (not even the closest 2 Honda dealers) know anything about diagnosing them. One person from IATN told me its the same as a Isuzu Rodeo but that didnt help me much! lol... Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit), P1340 (ION Sensing Module Cylinder Sync).
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16493
Well this just shows me always expect the un expected. Seems the customer has now fessed up. This fault started about 3-4 miles after his wife filled the gas tank in the Good old USA. Not sure if it was bad gas or diesel. But it sure dont run good. Well that o...
2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Burning shell
This we have to call a fix because Honda say there is nothing wrong. Sounds like this is all over the country. The answer is it is salt brine off the road that burns on the muffler. You tell me ???
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JNKAY21D4P
Only three replies, but all the same. Don't mess with Infinity engineers. From what I have found out 93 and 94 have VVT, this was dropped in 95 and 96. We are in the process of putting another 93 engine in..
1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Tach&Speedo Illumination VIN: JT8UZ30C5N
Pulled and sent the cluster by next day postal service on Monday, received a request for payment on Tuesday, had the fixed cluster in hand from DHL by 9am Wednesday, car done and out the door by noon... WOW!!!Manhattan, Ks. to San Francisco and back in three d...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U9X
thanks to all that replied. initially i was leaning toward fuel injectors possibly being restricted since airflow sensor had been replaced by lexus dealer, 02 sensors and a/f ratio senors tested good and fuel pressure was within specs. replacement of the a/f r... Trouble codes: P0171.
1999 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JA3AY31C8X
Sorry for the late reply. Problem solved! Although preliminary wiggle tests were thorough and without problems we found a broken wire inside the main harness to Ignition Sensor. I guess that the wiggle test was not good enough. Maybe driving the car stretched ...
2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4NW51S73
Customer has reported back and the check engine light is off and running good after getting rid of the fuel he had. I had another Mitsubishi in here a few days ago and checked the MAF readings on it and they were almost identical to what I had. I'm glad I didn... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank2).
1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6359Y
Well I did not want to close this out without a sure fix, but the customer was to reschedule and as of yet has not set up an appointment. But some of the replies I recieved mentioned the sensor being part of the mass airflow, this car uses a MAP instead. Also ... Trouble codes: P0111, P0112.
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1GK12E1R
Done and gone. Thanks to all. 6 replies said remove plenum, 4 said it has plug wires on the rear bank (It is COP on all cyls). 21 replies said no need to remove plenum. It's not that bad a job when you know the rear coils will come out. I used a snap-on plug s...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 4TARN01P4R
Thanks for all the replies. Alot said to replace head gasket and some said clogged radiator. I put the old fan clutch back on and sent radiator out to be cleaned. They said it was dirty and that it may fix my problem. Put radiator back in and test drove only t...
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