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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L compressor noises VIN: KNDUP131X3
This is my own personal vech. If you drive for awile with the a/c running on max or normal a/c you can hear a fog horn type noise intermittantly comming from the engine compartment and underbody. It is mostly heard on the passenger side of the engine compartme...
1986 Mazda RX-7 1.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: JMIFC3318G
Hey Mazda techs, It's been a long time since I worked on a rx and I think its a compression problem is there a quick and easy way to test compression without the recording gauge. It will start sometimes but sounds late and no power. I have good spark at leadin...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2225Y
Front h02s replaced about a year ago by dealer for same concren. I have never duplicated no inversion on front o2. Code seems to set at highway speeds, but comes on and goes off with no apparent driveability symptoms. No vac leaks. Any help would be appreciate... Trouble codes: P1170 (h02s front no inversion)
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4L11DX5C
We had this 05 Altima in about May 5 for an intermitten stall and no start after warm up. We replaced the cam and crank sensors at that time and fixed the problem. I don't recall if it had any codes at time because we had old scanner updates then. I also don't... Trouble codes: P1111 (Intake/Valve timing control solenoid valve)

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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L all speakers except woofer inoperative VIN: 2HKYF18613
Unplugged the radio and used a DVOM to test each individual speaker for shorts to ground or power. Results showed the right front door speaker to be shorted to ground. Unplugged the individual speaker in the door, reconnected the radio; entered the security co...
1991 Mazda B2600 2.6L Stall VIN: JM2UF6142M
Customer has decided to have us replace the MAF sensor and am waiting for the deposit on this special order part. Will post final fix after sensor is installed.
1998 Mitsubishi RVR GDi 2.4L Backfire VIN: N74W-00020
The problem with this vehicle was caused by carbon buildup in the intake manifold, after the engine was shut down the throttle would cycle open then shut, I'm guessing that this would give just enough air to ignite any glowing combution deposits through an ope...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
Thanks to all who responded I was thinking the ECM was internally shorted giving the high O2 voltage readings. Most of the replies agreed with me and recommended ECM replacement. Aaron [...] informed me of a Nissan Recall on these computers. A search in... Trouble codes: P0134 (HO2 Sensor 1 Bank1), P0154 (HO2 Sensor 1 Bank2).
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