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1997 Acura CL 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA1154V
car intermitantly idles rough/ sometimes hesitates on light accel/ has a code p0172 fuel system rich We first adjusted valves and brought tune up to date and recheck symptom better but still there.Ruled out egr system,changed the fuel,replaced oxygen sensor, c... Trouble codes: P0172
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2006 Acura tl 1.0L unknown VIN: 1FEMB1WE12
hi. thank you for reading this post. first of all, my apologies for the bull*** vin etc. NONE OF THE VEHICLE INFO IS VALID!!! I'm looking for feedback from any users of either Autoenginuity or Ease Diagnostics. My shop is thinking about updating to newer stuf...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L brakes VIN: 2HGEMED645
Hey Guys, (sorry about the wrong VIN#) This Car came with brake pedal pulstaing. test drove and found rotors bad in the front checked rear drums looked fine changed rotors and pads on the front customer test drove the car came back with pulsating pedal. i drov...
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG56452
we have this honda in from another shop. codes 172 fuel system rich and pending code 170 fuel trim problem. vacuum seems low at idle, fuel pressure checked at tank connection is 45 at idle and drops to below 10lbs at wot. we are tring to find the correct fitti... Trouble codes: 0172 (fuel system rich), 0170 (fuel trim problem -pending)
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L alternator VIN: 2HGES16582
This vehicle was sold 2 months ago with no issues. Yesterday battery went dead [origional battery] put a replacenent in. Charging system checked good customer went on his way called several hours later battery dead. Jump started vehicle drove with no issues. T...
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1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB1213W
Attention Kia techs!! This one has us scratching our head! when this car came in it had a code po446 we found the canister had gas in it and the vent valve was not working. we replaced both of these but the code came back on our test drive. It was a pending c... Trouble codes: P0446
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L dash warning lights VIN: KNDUP13172
This problem occurred while I was driving this vehicle. We were taking this borrowed van on long weekend when leaving the door open for loading ran battery down. Jump started the van and due to time took off for weekend (I know I should have charged the batter...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
Hi Guys , I have this MPV that is killing me , the moment you give the vehicle any fuel it falls on it's face. I checked for TSB's.. scanned Pcm data and checked for codes and none were found. The tps seems to be reading correctly and has no glitches on the sc...
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JA3AY25C9Y
Hi All, I have this Mistubishi which I need come help with. It came in a few weeks ago because it would not start, when I gave it gas, it ran. I replaced the idle control motor, cleaned the throttle body and adjusted the idle speed screw. I later learned that ... Trouble codes: P0505
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Charging VIN: 4A3AA56L3Y
Hello expert techs. This Galant came to us with several MILs on the instument cluster. We found the alternator was overcharging to the tune of 18V. Diagnosis pinpointed the alternator. We installed a reman alternator, and the charging system now operates at 14...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L noise while driving VIN: JA4MT31HX1
Hi techs!! I need some direction on this vehicle. It came in to the shop with the a roaring noise and a bumping noise coming from the front. I noticed that when the steering wheel was turned to the left the noise was louder.This noise sounds like running over ...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1N6SD11Y6S
could this surge or miss be caused by the computor being in the "limp home" mode? it seems there are too many codes to be realistic. misses untill it gets to 3200-3400 rpm and then pulls hard. gas mileage is 20mpg. help! (my personal vehicle) Trouble codes: 23 (idle switch), 12 (maf), 34 (knock sensor), 45 (injector leak), 51 (injector circuit)
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8S
Thanks for your help. We replaced all the injectors and now can't get the plenum gasket to seal. It keeps pushing\squeezing out of place and causes mass unwanted air killing the affected cylinder. This gasket is made of pliable rubber? without any steel inside...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L compressor VIN: 3N1CB51D12
hello,nissan tech i have 2002 nissan sentra,customer states ac not cold no power to compressor when switch on.with scan tool hook up no ac on signal from pcm. perform system circuit check we found out when sent gound to switch assy(gy color),compressor kick on...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AC11D32
P0300 (Multi Random Misfires)popping every once in a while. Car runs very well when warmed up. The cold idle as been observed to be a bit rough at times. The freeze frame is as follows. RPM 1850, Fuel Sys CL Coolant 113 F St Trim -1.6, Lt Trim -1.6 Speed ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multi Random Missfires)
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L ABS module VIN: 4SBG6857W6
After all the work I got trapped air in the abs module. Tryed all different bleeding procedures, manual and pressure bleeding, still spongy pedal. Any suggestions?
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 41T1BG12K8
Need some help with this one. Car keeps setting a p0401, EGR low flow. Car seems to run fine, and no other codes are present. All components seem ok and test ok, with one possible exception. Mitchell mentions an EGR temperature sensor, but I beleive that thi... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Misfire VIN: SXA11-0156
Hello every one ,I have this trouble Rav4 which have me pulling out my hair . this rav has a miss on #1 cylinder, we have check compression 185psi on all 4 cylinders fuel 45psi it has good spark,injector signal on the scope shows that injectors are working ,we...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W7W
All wiring good, replaced ECM (no help). Giving up, POOR kid and I don't have the time to help him. Sorry for the no help and I appreciate everyone who gave some input but I'm at a loss as why one bank is dead rich and the other very lean WITH THE O2's DISCONN... Trouble codes: P0134 (tps), P0101 (B1S1 not switching).
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 1HGEJ8147X
Thanks for all the help. Peter from Georgia got me thinking in a different direction when he suggested voltage drop and WOT at the TPS. I replaced TPS which is all part of the throttle body and the problem went away. This part was around $300...OUCH! Again tha...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL18661
I guess I can say I never thought I would get more response to an update than the original post but I seemed to have gotten some emotions flared up... First off, We all need to lay off Dave, He's just trying to make a living like the rest of us, and he has apo...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45D01
Hi guys, I am calling this car fixed. The no tach and P0320 was caused by a new defective Ignition Fail Sensor. It turns out that this part generates a tach signal that feeds the tach and PCM an RPM signal based on current flow thru it. As far as the no signal... Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition Fail Sensor Malfunction).
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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L Compressor VIN: JNKCP11A4X
Thanks for all the responses, although, customer never called or came back for further diagnostics.
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7231Y
first thanks to responders. roy + shawn recommend cleaning induction system as carbon may cause concern. tomi found tightening ecm connections helpful for various coding concerns. however i need to kick myself in the behind for not following the first step on ... Trouble codes: P0326 (knock sensor).
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E8Y
well the overwellming responce was for the MAF sensor. i had cleaned it, cleared the codes and returned it back to the customer while awaiting a reply. i didn't relize i had fixed it, untill i called the customer back and told her what i had found out. she sai... Trouble codes: 0171 (lean bank 1 sensor 1).
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2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on, VSC LIGHT ON VIN: JT3HN86R01
Recap; VSC, Trac, and SES lights all came on at same time. Apparently, Toyota's programming makes all lights come on for engine code, in this case evap code PO446. Six responses and all suggested that this is normal operation for Toyota. Replaced VSV solenoid ... Trouble codes: P0446, ABS (41 46 Voltage problem Master cyl pressure switch), VSC (43 47 51 ABS control module Center diff lock Engine module problem).
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