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1993 Acura Legend 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JH4KA7676M
Hello need some help on this repair, I have a 93' Acura Legend V6 and am having trouble with the idle. When you start it, the idle shoots up to about 2500-[...] and stays there for awhile and then it comes down and is just erratic after that. You can keep t...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L whistling noise VIN: KM8SC13D42
This santa fe has a loud whistling noise coming from under the hood. It is not a squeal, it is a whistling noise. I removed air filter lid and noise still evident. I cleaned the throttle body and reinstalled. Whistling noise still there. Removed pcv valve and ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AA46G5Y
Vehicle was towed in for a no-start. Checked for spark and injector pulse, had no spark but did have injector pulse. No power to coils, replaced Ignition Fault Sensor. Vehicle started and ran fine in shop. Took vehicle for a test drive and vehicle died after 1...
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L starts,than cuts-off VIN: JN1CA2101S
This vehicle was brought in from another shop with a used engine already installed in it.The problem is that it will start and run for aproximately 20 seconds and than cut-off.When it starts,you can provide an alternate fuel source[for example,propane or spray...
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2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L reverse VIN: 1N6DD26S2Y
The truck has no reverse. The customer states that he called the dealer and they said that they had the silver bullet. A "cable inside of the transmission has come off- this happens every time a Frontier is in a front end collision" ,is the story I got second ...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Starter VIN: JT2BG22K1Y
Customer called said won't start. Questions lead to discharged battery. Towed in. Driver stated he disconnected battery because it sounded like the starter was running. Customer questioned: at 3:00AM there was a noise she thought it was the young neighbor boys...
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L E.L.D. high input VIN: JHLRD1868Y
this one is fixed I had three Techs offer help two of them more then one reply thank you guys I started looking at wire harnesses under the intake manifold thinking I would have to start taking them apart but found a ten wire connector with wires sticking out ...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D41
Customer never returned. I had 7 replies. 1.to Replace the crank sensor.2 To Check The cam timing. 3 MAF sensor. 4 plug wires. 5 two of you said they have seen intake gaskets suck in and collapsed PCV hoses causing the misfire codes. Also I was advised to scop... Trouble codes: P0340, P0302.
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L 4x4 indicator lamp VIN: JA4MT31H4Y
Have to close this one without a verified fix, sorry guy's. Vehicle went to high tech trans shop where no problem was verified. My client will not authorize any further diagnosis at this time for the wiring harness thru the floorboard area. After all we've don...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MN09S00
Well This one is closed customer refused repair. I had inspected all wiring to and from pcm to all sens. and could not find any problem. here is my last test result I unpluged all sens. that feed from that wire. map fuel tank press. sen, maf, tps. I pluged in ... Trouble codes: P0125.
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D0S
Sorry for the long response, I was away on vacation. Great feedback on this one. The problem was a clogged orifice in the small egr tube going to the vacuum switch. I wasn't thinking clogging since when I applied vacuum to the egr valve the vehicle would stall... Trouble codes: P0400.
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
thanks guys for all your help.got to work and performed pressure test on cooling system held ok no coolant in cylinders.called customer to ask if he had visited a gas station lately and he told me his wife had gotten half tank of gas 15 minutes before car star...
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2001 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH64501
Hi, I order the coil from local one and only dealer, seem like they use all kind of excuse to delay our order, finally it works like a dream. Thanks for all look at and replied. Have a good week end.From Freddie Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire detect), P0328 (Knock sensor 1 CKT high bank 1).
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1992 Toyota Camry 2.2L Surge, Stall VIN: JT2SK11F5N
It seems my main problem with diagnosing this vehicle was that I had no way of testing fuel pressure and roadtesting it which I think was the area that was affecting driveability and i couldn't scan it. I think I was losing fuel pressure under load. The fuel p...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
thanks to everone who responded to my request for help.as of yet i had not determined what has caused the mystery code nor has the customer returned the vehicle for further diagnostics. Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean fuel trim), P1210 (sub injector circuit malfunction).
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2002 Toyota 4Runner 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R52
Got three replies on the 1135 code which was what I call an ox sensor. I had thought fuel meter was MAF. Domestics, it is.I got one reply on doing brake adjustment for feel. But lights are still on. I found too it needed over a gallon of antifreeze. Not having... Trouble codes: P1135 (MFL ctrlled fuel air meter).
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2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8L battery VIN: JTDFR32003
when i removed the AM2 fuse goes down to 10 m A. this feeds pwr. to combanation meter,cruise and engine control,seq.transmission,air bag,starting and ignition.told cust.that we need more diag. time he refused so i told when your not going to drive disconect ba...
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