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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L humming noise VIN: 19UUA56812
This vehicle has a hum resonating from the intake and throttlebody. I isolated it to the IAC valve, which controls the idle perfectly. Disconnect and its gone. Ive tested the inputs and outputs and replaced the IAC. The ground, power and duty cycle is normal a...
2005 Acura MDX 3.5L VCT light is on
Does any body know how to do stering angle memorization procedure on MDX 05 without factory honda test tool, I know one pin on diagnostic connector has to be grounded for that and scanner dose it, but do not know which one. I have after market scanner but it d...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: KDMHDM45D6
Hello techs .Ive got a real good one here .This car will intermitantly shut down ecm .Check engine light flashes on briefly car shutters and then resumes.Checked ecm power and grounds all good. There are three power supplies to the ecm .One is constant power t...
2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L MIL Lamp on, OCCASIONAL BOG DOWN VIN: KNADC16362
Wondering if anyone has run across this fault. CMP sensor signal is good on oscilloscope, but the CKP sensor seems to show extra pulses. Mitchell's test procedure for P0340 says code will set if PCM does not see CMP signal for 4 seconds, it then has you check ... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor circuit fault)
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Engine VIN: JT8UF11E7R
We replaced the starter under the intake manifold and used all new gaskets going back together. It has fuel pressure in the crank mode, but dies off in the run mode. We have spark to all 8 cylinders and the spark plugs smell like fuel. Alldata and Mitchell do ...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2221Y
Guys thanks in advance. I have a code 507 that keeps coming up on this mazda and i am pulling what little bit of hair i have left out. We have replaced the air intake boot and inatalled a new idle air control unit. Cleaned the throttle body and checked for lea... Trouble codes: 507 (Idle control curcuit to high)
1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L will not run monitor VIN: JA3AA26A6T
This car runs well and has been put through the drive cycle in TSB 00-13-005 many times,but will not run even the o2 sensor heater monitor.The sensor heater has 10 ohms resistance,the car enters closed loop quickly and fuel trims never go over 6%.Here in GA. w...
1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Insterment cluster VIN: 1N4EB31FXR
Owner has replaced the battery and alternator. Stated that when starting car the instrument cluster is inoperative and while driving there will be a loud snapping noise at which tine everything will work fine. Car will do this every time it is started. When as...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D42
The car came in for failing emissions. The owner was unaware of a problem because someone cut the light in the dash so the check engine light would be off. I repaired the light and cleared the codes. Both codes came right back. The codes are for communication ... Trouble codes: P0600 (p1605-), P1605
2005 Suzuki XL-7 LX 2.7L A/C Recharge VIN: DFG1345TDF
Well a another Lube shop Claimed the life of another Engien and So we have had the great opertunity to put a motor in the car and got that all done except when we went to recharge the A/C there is no sticker on the car on how much to fill it and looked on Mitc...

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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Head VIN: 1HGCD5655S
Thanks again for all the help. The advice was pretty unanimous. We found a good used motor with 80K on the clock and stuffed it in. It looked real clean inside the valve cover and had no fluid leaks. Customer picked it up today.
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Transmission VIN: 2HKRL1865Y
Hi all the good people out there. As you can see this van had problem with trans and may still under warranty. So, I would send it back to dealer. Most of your answer were internal trans problem and recommend send it to dealer. Again, thank you very much for a...
1987 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1HZ14S2H
Well this car is fixed! Turns out the O2 sensor was biased rich, causing a lean fuel mixture and raising the combustion temperature. I had scoped the o2 sensor and it looked ok, but it was biased rich. Many of you had said that the mass airflow sensor could be...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA21D5V
I got 2 replies to this problem , the wiring harness next to the front right strut tower is a stress poing due to engine torqe and movement , I tugged on it and recreated the stalling , onece that was done I opened the harness and founed the crank sensor wires...
1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4AB41D1W
MY APOLOGIES FOR THE LATE CLOSE... most seemed to think i should go back to the old puter...but like i said, it tried to run onm the new/used one... i was reminded by a couple to scope my ckp, and my cmp signals, which i did. both were good. it was also sugg...
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP67C25
thanx for all the replies the problem was the injector which the dealer replaced under warranty!!! it took them a long time to figure it out so i dont feel too bad asking for help!!! thanx again, iatn rocks!!! Trouble codes: P0301.
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire VIN: JT3GN87R4Y
Sorry for taking so long to post but in lasst several weeks lost my mother & father in law. As usual iatn comes to rescue. We got car back in & swap to coils just in case it came back. I got the matco MST6440 crank pull tool & retorqued to specs. Called custom... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303.
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