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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6679X
Hello iatn, I'm hoping someone can help me befor I lose my mind. We have a 99 accord that we pulled the intake to clean the carbon from. All went well we reassembled and immediatly had a idle surging problem. ice cold the vehicle idles around 1600rpm after a f... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac malfunction)
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2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Oxygen Sensor VIN: 2HGEJ6612Y
Hi, I'm working on a 2000 Honda Civic which has code P0135 (Bank 1 Sensor 1 Heater Circuit Malfunction). The OEM sensor had no continuity between the black wires and no ohm reading so the sensor was replaced. We found the exhaust manifold was cracked where the...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L compressor VIN: JHLRD78472
compressor kicks idle down when compressor is on. compressor is on for a short time at idle, thus blowing warm air. on accel vehicle blows cold (40 degrees at hwy speeds). we replace everything but evap core and hard lines but flushed evap core and hard lines ...
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1998 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: KMHJG34F5W
hi techs,this tiburon runs ok but you can not rev it up,it just bogs, there are no codes and all sensors are working- the weird thing is soon as you disconnect the mass airflow sensor it rev's up no problem, so tryed an other mass airflow sensor but same story...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Surge VIN: JNRDR07Y31
hi all, this qx4 came in for a 90k and a smog. the 90k went well, changed plugs with same brand and part#, test drove great. problem, smog machine ask's for 2 speed idle test. while trying to perform the 2500 rpm part of the test, the engine will surge about 4... Trouble codes: P0505, P0420
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, ON ACCELERATION
have this miata in my shop.idles fine.on acceleration cant get passed 3,000 rpm with out bogging,hesitating and almost stalling.no codes and appears that this car has no data stream.checked fuel pressure 40psi,checked timming belt is in time and changed the ma...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C41
Been having this problem for about two weeks now. I have this 626 and it stalls at lights only when cold. as soon as it warms up runs fine. checked all the basics and haven't been able to show anything. If anyone has had this same problem please help, haven't ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L temp at 3/4 VIN: JA4LS31RP0
I like to know if any one has info on the condenser fan operation on this. All data or Mitchell has no info,coolant temp starts going up to 3/4 in stop and go traffic,you rev the engine for 1 or 2 seconds starts comming down to 1/2 .1/2 is 220f on scanner,3/4 ...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51R02
this car came in with mil light on replaced sensor on bank 2 and light came back on the next day with same code po155. check all fuses everything is good. has anybody ran into this problem before? thanks chuck Trouble codes: P0155
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1975 Nissan 710 2.0L Timing Chain Tensioner VIN: HLG6200261
I hope there is some older Nissan/Datsun engine tech that can help on this one. The truck runs fine but I would hate to launch the chain after all the work I did. I installed the piece of wood (cut to repair manual specifications) to retain the chain tensione...
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1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4AB1D1TC
Why will the egr valve not open when it is on the car?? This car is failing for high nox. I have up to ten lbs vacuum at the thottle body source, up to 10 lbs vacuum at the egr switch, both in and out, and I have up to 10 lbs vacuum at the egr vacuum port when...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D93
After putting in a short block, this car is a no-start. All of the engine work (eg cam timing) has been checked and re-checked. There is no ignition or injector output from the ECM. The crank sensor (Y, ECM Pin 13) is a nice 5 Volt square wave and the cam sens...
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2000 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF485XY
car came in with ses light on code p1133 was found running 8 volts back to pcm,simple shorted o2 heater wires,wrong w/o2 harness unpluged still setting code,run trouble tree with no definitive results,found tsb for replace o2 sens and reflash,had dealer check ... Trouble codes: P1133 (o2 sens heater input high)
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2005 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BK36B95
Hey Everyone, Customer complaint of intermittent hesitation. Most often occurs during/after hard, low speed turn or u-turn, then try to accelerate out of turn and "NOBODY HOME". When it comes out of hesitation, of course she is full throttle, it will screech t...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC54883
defective vtec solonoid. thank all you guys for the help .I really apriciate it. Trouble codes: P1259 (VTEC system malfunction).
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: KNDJC73393
Customer has not brought the truck back into the shop yet to be looked at. I guess she either gave up or someone at the Kia dealer caught it. Thanks for the replies.
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1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1.8J296746
Thanks for all your help. we cleaned mass air flow sensor.Customer when on a long trip. Check engine light stayed off. Car ran great. Trouble codes: 1345 (cmp/map), 420 (cat effec).
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2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L No affect VIN: JM1BJ2717Y
I would like to thank all of the people who sent me a reply for my problem. I am closing this without a fix because the customer seems to have vanished off the face of the earth! However I would like to let everyone know that the majority of responses had to d...
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2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.5L abs VIN: JS3TD62V43
SORRY FOR THE WAIT BUT I THOUGHT I CLOSED THIS. THE PROBLEM WAS A BENT SPINDLE.IT WAS WRECKED AND ??? REPAIRED BEFORE WE GOT IT.REPLACED SPINDLE AND FIXED CAR.THANKS FOR THE INFO
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T11
WELL THE PROBLEM ON THIS ONE IS A WEIRD ONE,WE FOUND A EVAP HOSE FROM THE TANK TO THE CANISTER TO BE DAMGED BY A RODENT UP ON TOP OF THE GAS TANK,HE HAD A NEST GOING ON IN THE AREA.WE ALSO FOUND SLIGHT DAMGE TO CANISTER SO WE REPLACED IT TO BE ON THE SAFE SID... Trouble codes: P0440, P0441, P0446.
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