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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNDJA7235V
Customer brings car to me and asks for my help. Customer buys used Kia Sportage 4x4 with 100k and the car "runs rough at low rpm / idle." He had taken it to another shop where they replaced the spark plugs and ignition coils and the same symptoms persist. No...
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Balancer bolt VIN: JT8BD68S8Y
I need a little help from the lexus techs. I am trying to do a timing belt on this lexus, and cannot seem to get the balancer pulley bolt to break loose. Anyone know any tricks or a prodedure. Any help would be apreciated Thank You.
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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'...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G01
ok so heres the problem, performed 60 tune-up and replaced plugs, also found #3 plug wire with high resistance. Heres the problem every parts house including mazda dealer is sending me ford style wires (where theres a locking ring that holds the wire to the co... Trouble codes: P0303
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1BK12F04
In our database, the step number three asks if there is "any" voltage produced by the cam sensor and the answer is yes. The number four goes strait to inspecting the variable valve timing actuator and it seems to be such a huge step that it makes the customer ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor problem)
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1975 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: HLS30-2060
fighting this one for a while. vehicle cold starts and runs great, the only issue is after being driven and engine is at normal operating temp. shut vehicle off 10 to 15 min and try to restart, sometimes hard to start, has lean back fire or just runs poor for ...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DXY
Removed intake manifold to replace knock sensor. Only had knock sensor code. When I had the plenum off I noticed that theEGR port was blocked with carbon so I cleaned it out and put it all back together. Srarts and runs good but I now have a PO105. I found in ... Trouble codes: P0105
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1998 Nissan 240SX 2.4L reverse/1st VIN: JN1AS4409W
hello everyone, and thanks for any help up front. i have a customer who has towed this vehicle the wrong way, and burnt up his transmission. we started out by replacing the original transmission with a used one, and flushing out the cooler. filled trans with f...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2XN11TXY
I'm banging my head against the wall on this one, thanks for any help in advance. This Quest has a fuel system rich code and according to the trim and O2's it is rich. AFter resetting the Trim to 100%(the scan data on this one uses 100% like 0%), the O2 sensor... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel system rich)
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L dead battery VIN: 5N1BV28U64
Isolated draw to fusible link J according to Shop Key (latest edition). Things on is circuit include Trunk,Tailgate,Fuel Doors,Door Locks,Anti-theft,Headlights,Exterior Lights,Interior lights,Wiper/washer,Seats,Navigation,instrument cluster, Power tops, warnin...
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Intermittant Overheating VIN: JF1SF63562
This vehicle overheats intermittantly on highway(Will go into hot on dash & scanner shows 260-270). Will do 1 of 4 times approx. after about 8-10 miles.Pull over, let cool down & then will be fine next 10 miles. We tried a Suburu thermostat & flush & did not h...
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1982 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L egr VIN: JT4RN44D6C
The vehicle will not pass a smog test. NOX is too high. Checked EGR system with vacuum gauge attached to EGR valve and no vacuum is ever applied. This condition was checked while the vehicle was being driven under various conditions at operating temperature. T...
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 4T1VV22E2L
THIS CAR HAS A STUMBLE LIKE A HESITATION ONLY BETWEEN 1000 AND 2000 RPMS ONLY UNDER LOAD OR AT IDLE HOT OR COLD ANDONLY INTERMITANTLY SPARK TESTED COIL SPARK WILL JUMP OVER 1/2 INCH SPARK IS CONSTANT WHEN THIS IS OCCURING I JUST HAPPEN TO PLUG IN A NOID AND SE...
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Noise inside carries bearing VIN: 1NXBB02E3T
Thank's in advance. Cuctomer Complaint Vehicle vibration between 55-65 mph. If vehicle drive pass 70 mph. vibration is go away or better, we hear the noise inside diff./carries bearing and has little play between inner axle and differential, please giving me a...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Wiring VIN: JT3HP10VXV
Hi everybody, i have this Toyota Rav4 1998 model with aircondition & heating wiring problem, can anybody provide me with the heating & A/C wiring diagrams. Best regards
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L module VIN: 4T1BG22KXW
This abs lamp flashes most of the time. First test drive flashed entire test drive. Second test drive flashing for 5 min. then stopped. No codes. When light was not on I grounded Tc to E1, light flashed continually... no code If light is already flashing gr...
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1987 Acura Legend 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4KA2642H
Thanks to everybody who took the time to reply and give me some good tips. Most everybody was right. It was the distributor rotor and cap. Some suggested the exhaust which I had checked. Just forgot to mention. Anyway, car runs good and the customer took today...
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L air temp VIN: JT8BF28G3Y
the owner of the car refused to futher look into this problem
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1999 Mazda B2600 2600CC Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: MNA8SFD70X
Well, I bit the bullet and bought a new MAF and was delighted to see that the sensing element was standing up in the breeze where mine was missing. Having now looked at the voltages of a correctly funcioning MAF via the scanner and by backprobing the harness, ...
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L sensor VIN: 4MG1020000
sorry it took so long had to send customer to dealer to get the sensor relearn thank for all the help
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1993 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Surge VIN: 1N4EB3219P
sorry, customer did not return to complete repairs. i would have hooked clutch safety sw back up and continue to troubleshoot. thanx to all replys.
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