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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L pings under load VIN: 2HGEJ6358Y
Hey, folks.The customer brought the car in for a tune up and timing belt- obviously it needed no tune up, as she never drives it.As a maintenance item ,we did the timing belt as it was past the 5 year mark,and she wanted it done. There was no road test prior t...
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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1HGCG56762
I have spent about five hours on this car and i believe that I have covered everything normal so I'm hoping that someone has run into this before.The symptoms are as follows:Starts and dies several times cold. When it stays running ,it hesitates badly on accel... Trouble codes: 1399 (pending misfire)
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB82B01
Engine Idles rough and falls on its face on accell only when it is cold. I have checked fuel Pres. ok the MAF looks ok Coolant temp and intake temp sensor ok O2 sensor switching good after it warms up Runs good EGR works like it should have also check the knoc... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system to lean bank 1)
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1993 Infiniti Q45 4.5L engine VIN: JNKNGO1D5R
replaced #4 injector.. Cranked the engine and heard a delay. Found injector did not seal. fuel in # 4 cyl. Resealed and started engine. Now I have a light knocking tinning sound coming from the bell housing/ oil pan.. Rod bent!!??
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1996 Infiniti J30 3.0L water pump VIN: D6TM305394
Hi, I have this car in the shop,with the water pump broken off. Two time this happen,have anyone had this happen.I had one tech tell me that the fan clutch will do that.I this want to know have anyone ran across something like that.
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2003 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on, P1456 VIN: JNRDR09X73
Vehicle has P1456 code stored in computer. Have replaced vent solenoid, purge solenoid, and gas cap. Vehicle test good in the shop and has been in twice. Every time vehicle is in the shop we do serveral OBD11 drive cycles. Any help would be greatly appreciated... Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap. small leak)
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1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L steering VIN: JTBJS47E8S
this car came in with no power steering we checked the fluid which was slightly low and was dirty ,we inspected the rack and saw it was leaking and when you turned the wheel there were no bubbles in the resivior,we dont have a pressure gauge for the power ster...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67571
this is the 3rd time this car has set this code it ussually happens about every 3 months, one time it had a dead front o2 sensor so we replaced it. when we get our hands on it every thing tests good, All tests lead to replacing converters but that is a lot of ... Trouble codes: P0420
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1982 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L lifter noise VIN: JT2MA67LOC
Hello to all, after performing a valve job (leaking gasket exturnal) after a hot soak or after sitting a long time (days) I have a couple of hyd. plungers(lifters)making noise. I have little info on this one, can any toyo techs. tell me if the oil restricter o...
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1990 Toyota Corolla GTS 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2AE98J3L
THIS CAR IS SETING A CODE 52 WITCH IS NOT IN THE CODE LIST FOR THIS CAR, ONE YEAR NEWER IT IS LISTED FOR KNOCK SENSOR. I SERCHED HI AND LOW AND FOUND NO KNOCK SENSOR, AT THE COMPUTOR THERE IS A BLACK WIRE WHERE THE KNOCK SENSOR PIN IS, ( IN THE WIRING DIAGRAM ... Trouble codes: 52 (not in code list for this car)
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L ignition cylinder VIN: 4T1SK12W1P
I have a camry wagon that was towed in with ign. cylinder jammed.Steering wheel is not locked though. Key doesn't line up with lock but if you pull the key part way out you can move it the last few degrees to line up with lock. The ign cylinder and switch are ...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E4S
car came in on the hook customer says car stalled at 40 mph no restart checked fuel pressure 42 PSI checked timing cam and crank right on checked injector pulse and I do have pulse I sprayed carb clean in the intake plenum and no change I pulled out #1 plug it...
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B7X
vehicle came in with PO446 but passed quick bay test, I also operated vsv multiple times with no problems, reset and sent on. Came back, same code drove thru drive cycles instead of bay test and it reset but still didn't find anything so I put on the vacuum ho... Trouble codes: P0446
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEVL52N51
Hey guys, my problem is minor compared to many of the others, I havce this truck with a code 446 in the system, evap vsv, I used the diagnostic tree and ended up finishing with a faulty Evaporative vacuum switching valve, the problem is, the stated repair is t...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A21
thanks in advance for any help. this highlander came in for cel on and poor idle,scanned for codes and found po171,checked for vacuum leaks and cleaned maf,no change,replaced maf and now have po174 lean condition bank2,p1130 b1s1 perf.malfunction and p1150 b2s... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1130, P1150
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L bent valves VIN: 4T1BE32K33
hello everyone, have this 03 camry that came in on the hook checked all the basics has spark and injector pulse , performed a compession check and found no comp across the boards , remove valve cover and check to see if valves are bent, sure enough exhaust and...
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L all gauges VIN: JNKCA2JD9Y
a couple say to check power and grounds at gauge cluster but its wierd the customer has not came back in some said the gauge cluster was bad anyways when it comes back in i will repost an answer thanks to everyone for the input
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: 4A3AX35G4V
I failed to mention that the shop with this vehicle had already removed the balance shafts and had replaced the oil pump twice. Sorry, folks. The fix was a small crack in the pick up tube where it meets the flange that holds it to the oil pump. I guess it was ...
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1990 Nissan 240SX XE 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HS34P4L
well i found a ghost in this car check one power source then go back and check again it would be gone it was not in the pcm,sent it back to the shop that wire the car the custmer decided
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN8DRO7Y41
Thanks to everyone who replied. We re-checked intake manifold vacuum and fuel pressure and everything looked good. We took the vehicle on another road test and ran a propane line to the driver's side window. When it bogged down, we added propane manually and t...
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