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1986 Honda Accord DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on
PGM-FI light on when driving. Found code 12 EGR malfunction. Found EGR faulty and replaced. Found EGR Solenoid faulty and replaced. Still has light on and code. No vac to EGR. Testing on dyno we found that after start up ECU will send ground signal to EGR Sole... Trouble codes: 12 (EGR malfunction)
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1986 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBB7230G
I have this Prelude that apparantley goes through O2 sensors. About a year ago vehicle failed smog and another shop replaced O2 sensor. Car recently came to me with check engine light on and code 1 in ECM, although vehicle ran good at the time. Checked O2 sens... Trouble codes: 1 (O2 sensor problem)
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1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMRA1868T
This Odyssey came in with an intermittent check engine light coming on. Code 8 was stored, TDC position error. Cleared the code and the light remained off for about a week. Since the code was not current at that time, did a bulletin and IATN search and found s... Trouble codes: 8 (TDC position sensor error)
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L srs air bag VIN: 2HGES16862
honda tech ,this honda has a srs lt that will go off and on but set no codes,we checked for power and grounds ,also checked for a sort or open in circuit that goes to dash.ok replace srs module thinking its was turning lt on ,we open driver air bag circuit to ...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Compressor VIN: 1HGEM21912
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCM81603
Here is a good one.. 03 Accord V-6, 20k miles, runs rough, belongs to a dealer we`ve been doing work for now 8 years... No codes stored for now.. Car had clutch done by us, and in about 2 weeks came back with engine(!) shaking slightly at idle. It had a code f...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2HKYF18593
on initial check up, compression test got an average of 180 psi on six cyl. upon stallin and try to restart engine . this occurs after engine gets pretty warm. would a valve adjustment help this problem. any suggestion or a possible fix is appreciated. thanks
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2005 Honda GL1800 1800CC Intake Valve VIN: 1HFSC47015
I apologize for bringing a 2 wheeler to this forum, however I have performed the preventative maintenance on this bike and now it sits at a dealer with the heads off. This bike had a severe timing chain noise on start up, which got quiet in 2-3 seconds, but st...
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1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L No Start VIN: WXP7901053
customer stated had right side of engine noise and low power.so he changed oil installed plugs and wires it would not start after he was done we have spark but fuel fould plugs it will try to start. but pops out intake so pulled timing belt covers and its in t...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7235X
Hi have this Kia it has extended crank and then when it finnaly starts it bogs and has no power if you let it idle it might sty running but you have to feather the gas to get it to rev up. The plugs where black when removed has low vacumn 8lbs Also can a cam s... Trouble codes: P0343 (Cam sensor circuit hight input)
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1990 Lexus ES250 2.5L Hesitation VIN: JT8VV22TYL
Car came in with a sag hesitation or stumble cold. Is there any common prob with that. No codes present
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1993 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1EB31P2P
first. to make it clear,emissions results,idle is actually 15 mph,cruise is 25 mph, per CA state 2 speed test. car belongs to family,came in for failed smog,did thourough tune up, verified egr operation,replaced sluggish o2s,verified timing,fuel injection cl...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D21
Greetings This vehicle came to me with severe power loss, missfire, and rough running. Customer replaced plugs, maf sensor, had the injectors serviced. On first inspection, I found the #1 & #4 spark plugs black carbon fouled. # 2&3 were clean and white. After ... Trouble codes: P0174
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Spark knock VIN: JF1SF6556X
Customer complaint: MIL on, Hesitation, low/rough idle. Had code PO170 stored and sometimes returns after a few drives. I have verified the running issues and noticed severe spark knock on medium to heavy acceleration. MAF signal was a little low @ 2500RPM. Re... Trouble codes: P0170
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1992 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L antenna VIN: JT3AC11R9N
Greetings IATN members. This van is my shop shuttle. The antenna needs to be replaced. Have no help from alldata or mitchell. Nonpower. Long tube and connector feed down through hole above driver door. Need to know what has to be removed to access connector. T...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG12K7T
Hey Toyota guys need help with this one. Vehicle came back in next day with check engine light on and had code P0401 again. Removed EGR valve and cleaned passages and pipe from valve to exhaust. Cleaned port on intake. Replaced all the vacuum lines. Tested MAP... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow detected)
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1996 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4UN24D6T
Hello Toyota experts, This T100 is driving me insane. It wants to shut down at 2500 RPM regardless of engine load. Almost feels like a rev limiter but never in Park or Neutral, only while driving. Fuel pressure is within specs (40 PSI). The speedometer is inop... Trouble codes: P1780 (Neutral Safety Switch malfunction)
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1997 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L spark knock no power VIN: JT4UN24D8V
This truck has poor acceloration and spark knocks under a load.The plugs and wires are good,and i've checked the exhaust for restriction and that is o.k..I checked the cam timmingand that is good to.I hope some of you may have seen this problem before or can s...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L engine VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
Hi all I am trying to install used engine from what I think is a 99 Toy into my 97 Toy, the only reason I think the used motor is a 99 is becouse the spark plug wires are marked 99. In main wire harness from used motor there are more plugs going under dash tha...
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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L N J emissons NOx VIN: 2HGED6346L
Want to thank you all for your imput. Ididn,t know oxides of nitrogen was called NOx.Road tested car & car is not running as good as it should. Told cust. of the resonces i recieved & now I have to wait for him to save up some money.I have to close this due to...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL1876Y
Well I got this one nipped in the rear!...quite litterally, it was the rear expansion valve, although it was more of a guess than logic. I seemed more like the front valve was bad (due to warmer suction tube) but as soon as I turned the a/c on (after replacein...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51DX2
Thanks for all the input. Had the cust take it to nissan to see if they could get the pcm covered under warranty. The pcm was the problem for the no communication with the pcm. But as for the no shifting into 4th gear... It seems the cust had run over a block ...
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