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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCD5658T
when cly #1 misses vacuum for cly one is highest. acts like exaust valve is not opening (according to vacuum wave patterns) don't know much about vtec. can one valve be affected? have alot of blow by have informed customer about different engine. Trouble codes: 301 (cly one missfire), 302 (cly two missfire), 303 (cly three missfire)
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Ignition coil VIN: 1HGCG2256W
This Honda came in for intermittent no start, customer wanted complete tune up. wires,plugs,cap,rotor and coil. I changed the coil because there is power going to it but nothing coming out of it. It came back a week later. Same problem. Car would start the fir...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG66812
Hi all, We have 2002 Honda Accord with check engine light on & multiple missfires. Replaced spark plugs/cap/rotor. Car still misses. Checked valve adjustment all ok. Checked Egr valve ok. Checked fuel pressure ok. When crimped return line runs a lot better ? M... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L Unknown VIN: JNKAY21D6V
I need some help, I have this Infiniti with poor AC cooling, what I have is low side pressure around 70 and high side around 150-170, I replaced the expansion valve and have the same readings, this model has that trick variable compressor, I put a new compress...
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1995 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4KLB4B1A0S
hello to all hope you are staying cool its over 100 here. here goes this truck came in from a friends trans. shop i dont usually work on these, no info,but it has a factory 350 chevy and 4l80e trans. this thing when you get to about 50 mph and accelerate hard ...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L radio display VIN: JT8BF22GV0
this is one for you lexus techs, the sound system in this car is a 6 disk cassette radio package. the sysem works great in all modes. the problem is the display screen is black all the way across with one corner trying to display. is there any repair for this ...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L ignition switch VIN: JMITA2215S
Ignition key gets hot after 1/2 hour of driving
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1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L ABS Module
I have never posted a question, but has anybody encountered an ABS unit in which one of four channels gets stuck and will not pass fluid?? After installing new front calipers, rotors,& brakes I can bleed the right side but not the left, and there is no fluid ...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31F2P
This car is hard to get started. Once it does start it idles fine. You can ease the throttle slowly and the rpms will increse, but if you open the throttle other than very slowly it stalls(loses spark). I have scanned it (no codes present).I have replaced the ...
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1993 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L temp guage VIN: 1N4EB32A9P
tried other cluster and problem is worse.Does anyone know where volt reg. for guages is or does it even have one?
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8ARO5S3X
help nissan experts, i have a pathfinder came in with mil on when i test drove i found that 1-2 shift took awhile and then shift hard like a shift kit never would go into overdrive.when i scanned had above codes and one for no tps signal to trans control modul... Trouble codes: P0450, P0105, P1105, P0120
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51A02
Let me thank you in advance for even reading this. This cars is my currant nightmare. As the tech who come back from vacation to find a problem droped on me. The car had a hunting issue. would not idle correctly and our other tech had decided the i.a.c. was at... Trouble codes: 506 (idle lower then expected), 507 (idle higher then expected)
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1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4KA7655M
After several tests, and checking powers and grounds, I am convinced that it is a bad PCM, the customer could not afford it at this time, she said she would return, if she does I will update, thank for all of your help all replies were useful. I will also repl...
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1991 Honda Civic Si 1.6L Surge VIN: 2HGED736XM
Thanks for the replies. Some said check tps, others leaned to the IAC. Electronic Air Control Valve in Honda speak. The TPS checked good. I found the ECM in the floor on passanger side and checked codes. Had code 14 for EACV. Disconecting the valve did not hel...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L A/C system VIN: JHMEJ8542V
I would like to thank all who responded to my problem. I went ahead and replaced the expansion valve and it took care of the problem I was having. I do want to say that the condensor fan was operational, since I forgot to mention that in my post. Again, thanks...
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L condenser VIN: 1HGEJ8246Y
The non-oem condenser was masking the fact that the compressor was weak. Once I installed the oe condenser it worked correctly at about 2500 and up rpm. We installed a new compressor as well and all is good. So a strong compressor would have been ok with the n...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Hesitation VIN: KMHWF35V2Y
I talked to the customer recently and he seems to think the car is ok now.It was somewhat better after the work we did but in my opinion not repaired.i am going to try to talk the customer into a couple of 02 sensors. i had a reply concerning these even though...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L engine VIN: JACDJ58X01
Only received 3 replies, and all is well. The swap worked just fine with a little harness moving around. Pretty cut and dry, thanks as always James
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1993 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4N2DN11W6P
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. I replaced the MAF sensor and the idle returned to normal. The van also has an increase in power. Thanks again, Steve
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1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1N4BU31RC1
Well sorry for the delay on this fix but customer decided to get rid of vehicle. I'm left to belive that it had to have a mechanical problem. Everything else checked out... I have posted the help replies I received in hope thate the info may help someone else ... Trouble codes: 34 (Knock sensor circuit).
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D21
Thanks for all the replies. Reprograming the computer didn't help. This was the third maf sensor. As it turned out, the customer had switched the 02 sensor wires. They were reading the wrong bank.I just didn't catch or expect anything like that. Probibly will ... Trouble codes: P0174.
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 4TAWM725TZ
Many thanks to all of you for taking time to respond. We ran this truck with BG engine purge for a number of hours and then we removed the oil pan and checked the main and rod bearings for wear. All the bearings showed minor wear. We did find that some of the ...
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