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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB9851N
about 1 out of ten times when hot the car will just crank and not start, when it does this the spark gets weak and eratic and the injector pulse gets weak, preliminary tests are ok problem dont last long enough to spend much time testing any help would be appr...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCD565XS
this one is killin me, its my wifes car (of course)! it has a low speed hesitation/miss between 1000 and 2000 rpm,at light throttle application.it has never stalled although it feels like it wants to,as soon as give it more throttle it clears up and takes off....
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2004 Honda S2000 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMAP21464
Vehicle have missfire only when cold, missfire 1 and 4, and also random missfire, clear code. second time check engine light on with missfire #4 and factory code p1399 for igntion missfire. I usually run in to acura and honda with valve adjustment that is off ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304, P0300 (random engine missfire), P1399 (ignition missfire)
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2003 Infiniti I35 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA31A13
after doing a LOF and added a can of restore, we had a SES light and engine miss and ping, short history this car is alway runs low on oil between oil changes, as far as down to less than a qt..we checked codes and found P0011 and P0012 intake valve timing ban... Trouble codes: P0011 (intake valve timing bank 1), P0012 (intake valve timing bank 2)
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L oil leak VIN: JM1BJ24662
Car came in 1 year ago with 24k miles on it. Customer complained of a oil leak at front of engine put car up inspected for oil leaks, looked as if oil was comming from front (radiator side) corner of cylinder 4 from headgasket. Customer declined repair at this...
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2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L cylinder head VIN: JF1SF65622
Hi, I am posting this to ask for Cylinder head gasket help. I am a Mercedes tech, but we have to do cylinder head gaskets on this Subaru for a good customer. They are leaking coolant which I have found out is common. It does not fall into the Subaru "condition...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K3X
Help this vehicle has been passed from shop to shop and now it's My turn! All the above parts were installed by other shops using Toyota parts. This car will start and run good, when idling with the engine hot it will intermittently shut off. Sometimes it will...
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L 4x4 VIN: 5TBBT4814Y
I have a problem with a Tundra in our shop. The complaint is that the 4x4 light on the dash and the 4w/2w lights blink when pushed. The 4whl DOES work. Other things ive noticed are that the prndl switch has no light for "D". This may be unrelated. Also the 4lo...
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2004 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Sensor info
Is the TPS on the gas pedal assembly available for replacement as a seperate item? Any Manuf. or part # would be helpful. Dealer says that I have to buy the complete pedal/sensor assembly. Thanks.
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1992 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Park brake VIN: DC2S413E12
Hi ALL Thank you all This vehicle is finaly fixed I had to remove the calipers and repair the rola cam inside the calipers, adjust the pistons out so that the calipers only just slides over the brake pads refit the calipers and then bleed the system, then ad...
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1987 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall VIN: JM1GC311XH
Ok, here's the wierd stuff. Thank you for all the info I have recieved. We replaced the fuel pump and filter, there was a ton of rust debris in the fuel tank so I was sure that that was the problem, after finishing the symptoms were exactly the same, idle but ...
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1993 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L dash "lock" light on VIN: JM2UF6143P
Thanks to Brent - we did find it to be a vauum switch problem - it works great now.
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1993 Nissan D21 2.4L fuseable link VIN: 1N6SD11S7P
sorry it took so long to close this the truck is doing fine and running well the problem lied in the harness on the top of the engine it was rubbing on the bolt that holds the valve cover down on the back of the motor.I Had the truck running as I was moving th...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1N6AA07B94
Thank you all for the help. We waited to close this for a few days so the customer could drive it and verify the problem was gone...The report is a confirmed fix thanks to your suggestions. What we did was swap the ECU relay in the IPDM module located near the...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66571
A little more research and we found there should be no ground to A/F sensor KOEO. The ECU grounds the heater with a duty cycle when engine is running depending on run time. The signal can be monitored as a wave form. When codes were cleared, P1133 would come b... Trouble codes: P1130 (A/F sensor circuit open), P1133 (A/F sensor heater high input).
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