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1987 Acura Legend 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4KA2642H
Thank you everyone in advance for your suggestions. This vehicle will run sometimes but when you apply the gas, it dies. Most of the time it won't start at all. I have checked spark and injector light. There is some but weak, checked cam sensor and it has a sh...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMCB7671N
hey everybody , thanks in advance. my problem is a hesitation after a hot soak that bogs down only for about five seconds. If you stay into the accelerator you'll hear a popping sound in the intake like a back fire. if you baby it through it will cease after a...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L air bag light VIN: JNRDRO7Y21
solus tells you to turn key on & within 7 seconds to push driver`s door button 5 times to retrieve codes,did that but nothing shows
1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Hesitation VIN: JACDH58W2R
this vehicle came to us with a hesitation hot,cold anytime we changed the plugs & wires , air temp sensor & new fuel & sea foam fuel conditioner, as the vehicle had been sitting for over one year. we drove the vehicle for two days . at this piont the hesitati...
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge VIN: JTHBF30G52
On a light to moderate throttle this thing surges as if it is EGR flooding. It is much worse cold through warm up but still there at temp. Also it is noticable at cruise but no where near as bad as on accell. Cleaning of the MAF had no effect, trim levels don'...
1993 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF3233P
Customer brought this mazda in after replacing the pcm, maf and o2 sensor himself. Truck starts but runs very rich at idle and too lean under load. Happens immediately after starting. We triple checked powers and grounds. Added grounds. Tried another reman maf... Trouble codes: 08 (maf sensor fault), 09 (ect sensor fault)
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Misfire, p0300 VIN: JM1BJ24622
multiple cyl misfire and loss of power very intermitant, happens after starting only very intermitant, happens only for about 5 min then smooths out, happens 3 times per week, have not been able to duplicate concern, multiple test drive. any ideas would be gre... Trouble codes: P0300
1995 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1RZ27D1S
Need some help with this one , Harry the happy homeowner has been working on this . He gave up after replacing the Mass airflow , idle air control valve, pcm, tcm. I first check fuel pressure and it was right at spec. Performed a motor-vac due to the car had b...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D4T
vehicle has an intermittent no start, after driving and turning the vehicle off the car would just click, single click no repetition, after replacing the starter the system stayed exactly the same, all the dash indicator lights stay illuminated when the key is...
2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L abs code 52 VIN: 4S3BE63553
dtc 52 = abnormal motor and/or motor relay Followed diagnostic tree for code 52 on abs Tests 1-4 all within specs resistance testing was from abs ground circuit of motor (at disconnected harness) to chasis ground. Checked for motor operation as per next test,...

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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W1W
thanks to every one . i finally removed intake to check for leak and when i did so i used wire to hold injector harness up and out of the way . ifound no intake leak or cam problem so i put engine together started and now ran worse but got injector codes po204... Trouble codes: P0300, P1171, P0157.
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L low pedal VIN: 4S2CY58VZR
Most replies centered around flywheel shims and slave cyl rod adjustments. Either of these should work. If you machine the flywheel, try to get or make a shim. After you install the clutch, you have to add washers to the slave rod. That worked very well. Bleed...
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12514
Thanks to the members who responded. All had different ideas. Ultimately, we got in touch with a tech at the local Kia dealer who told us he had done many of these head gaskets and had never used any sealer at all and had no comebacks doing them this way. So t...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D9W
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L no power VIN: 5N1MD28Y92
Thanks to everybody who tried to help. I disconected both front catalytic converters after the exaust manifold and taken vehicle for a test without them. Vehicle performed good,installed converters and problem is gone away. Again thanks for everyones input. Th...
2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L starter VIN: JF1SF63502
Sorry all, havent got vehicle back to do more diag. Not sure when it will be back, cust. had family issues and is tied up for now, I will post if and when its fixed. Thankyou all for your input and good ideas, and your time, Doug
2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury 2.7L rear end VIN: JS3TD94706
still waiting on the customer to decide on what they want to do since the vehicle is still under warranty,thank you to all who responded sorry i am unable to post anything intelligent
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