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1992 Acura Integra GS-R 1.7L Misfire VIN: JH4D82380N
Good morning group, I have a 92 Integra that is my personal car. It has never given me a minutes trouble but I decided to sell it and found a buyer and now its decided to not fire on #2 at an idle. The cylinder is dead but it feels like it picks it up when you...
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78443
hi honda techs, i have this crv that has a code p0341 that according to my snap on scanner it has to do with the cmp sensor. my problem is according to mitchel code p0340 deals with the cmp sensor and that code p0341 deals with the variable valve timing contro... Trouble codes: P0341 (cmp sensor a ckt rang/perf. bank 1)
1993 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L shifting VIN: JALB4B1K8R
Any ***ISUZU HEAVY TRUCK pros*** out there??? This NPR has been serviced by our shop for years and suddenly intermittently starts and remains in 2nd gear, like it's in a limp-home mode. The "econo" light flashed while the problem occurs. It may do this for a c...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA723XY
i have this kia here with the CE light on sometimes and sometimes it goes offf according to my client. the code is p0101 maf signal abnormal. i found a tsb for this code that referred to cleaning the terminals for the maf and the tp sensor, and the iac valve... Trouble codes: P0101
1987 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall VIN: JM1GC311XH
This mazda will idle but stall as soon as the throttle is moved. I have repaired a vacuum leak, tested fuel pressure (40psi), the mass air flow door is moving, I have a good injector pulse, charging voltage is good. This thing has me stumped any insight will h...
1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3LV522XM
customer brought car in because it would shut off at not restart till it sat for a short time. we never got the problem to occur but we did have multible codes for no distributer ref signals. the wires and plugs were old so we changed the dist, cap, rotor,wire... Trouble codes: 3 (no g signal)
1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1NA3531S
Help needed. I have this miata that came in on the hook with a no start condition. I have good spark ,but when you turn it over the injectors pulse twice, and then no more. If you turn the key off, and turn it over again the injectors will pulse twice again th...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44Y8S
please help me before i go bat$&@t insane. vehicle has been to three other shops, including dealership - see HISTORY for details. symptoms include slightly rough idle, (minor concern to customer), and lack of power/surging/hunting idle after extended driving, ...
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: JN1EJ01P3N
car surges between 20 and 40 mph at very light throttle.checked coils,plugs,maf,tps,ect,o2 no conclusion.will sometimes act like stalling at idle but comes back.fuel pressure and tune up also good
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L all windows VIN: 1N4AL11D42
vehicle came in from another garage all windows inop at bcm alt acc @ battery feeds ok at window switch only batt. wire [white red] wire has 12 volts can not see broken wires in door. also other garage installed 3 switches @ also told us it was a auction car .
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D12
Hi Folks, This Altima is doing strange things! About a week ago this car came in the shop with the check engine light on, and the customer complaining about a rough idle. Code P0301 had set, and examination of the spark plug in that cylinder, revealed a groun... Trouble codes: P0301 (1 Cylinder misfire), P0302 (2 Cylinder misfire a week later)
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG12K9T
hello everybody this car came in with a po446 code, checked for tsb's, none related to this code in mitchell. so I print the check chart and crossed my fingers, I look at freeze frame and notice vapor press. sensor reads 155.23 psi so I go to data screen and s... Trouble codes: P0446
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Vent selector controls VIN: JTDBT1236Y
Evening folks...This Echo came in with a broken link rod for the vent selection linkages on the side of the heater box. The part is only available in a TSB update kit for stiff vent selection controls. We installed the kit & found the vent selector knob to be ...
2003 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT48163
Almost every time I see these codes on a vehicle it ends up needing new cats. A few times I've seen a TSB indicating an ECM update that changes the effeciency threshold. This truck has no such TSB's. There are no codes to indicate a fault with the O2 sensors t... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold - Bank 1), P0430 (Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold - Bank 2)

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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Misfire VIN: JH4CC2640N
thanks for the replies- the alternator fixed this one! greg and crew
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCB7662M
the coolent line to the trottle body was plugged up. a good powerflush to coolent system took good care of idle problem. just because the radiator looks great dont mean the system is clean. thank you all for your time and help,,,rich
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S6CM58W8W
THANKS! to Mike from NJ. As he suggested I unplugged the P/S switch and all is wonderful, vehicle idles properly. I had unplugged the switch and ran the vehicle in the shop but seen no change. Obviously the IAC system on this vehicle is very slow to learn. Fro...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L noise VIN: JT8UF11E3R
I say yes its fixed but time will tell, after talking to Lloyd Kopps a toyto field instuctor and alot of reading fourms and post seems to be a combo of things,, it was spark knock during crank, installed new lexus wires and preformed a very good de-carbon on t...
2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Surge VIN: 1YVHP80C26
most of the replies I recieved were all aimed at data and sensor readings I had already verified as good. Though on todays cars be sure to always verify latest PCM calibration, Mazda is noturiouse for haveing a slew of updates. Unfortunetly that was not my pro...
1991 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L smoke VIN: JA4GJ31S9M
Thanks For Your Help- 6 of 8 replies mentioned the IAC valve as the most likely cause of the ecm damage. We ohm tested the IAC and 2 of 4 legs had only .3 ohms spec is 33-38 ohms. We replaced IAC and ECM again, all is well. We should have checked first. Ja...
1994 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JA3EA11A8R
well its fixed I sould tell first what did not help I ck the cat wich was pluged replaced it did not help me got emails from BILL AND MICHAEL who both said the distrubuter I checked into this part and it has the coil ign module also a cam sensor wich I think h...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 453BD4357X
Thanks to all that replied.. The customer didnt come back yet but all the relies i got refered to ...dirty maf, poss carboned up iac, poss intake gaskets leaking and low coolant going thru throttle plate...again thanks for the replies.
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1GK12E8R
Guys thanks for the replies every thing was tried car runs fine all but stall at gagged throttle customer came and got informed on problem they are keeping me informed on car happy with it they say car has never ran as good as it does now they say they dont ga...
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