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1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Surge VIN: 1HGEJ116XP
Double ckecked timing marks. MAP and TPS sensor voltages checked good.We have unplugged every sensor on the car and it will still surge at 1500 RPM.Distributor wave forms look good,no spikes. Trouble codes: 01 (O2 Sensor or Circuit Problem), 02 (Rear O2 sensor or circuit problem), 03 (MAP sensor electrical problem), 04 (Crank circuit of TDC crank sensor), 05 (MAP sensor mechanical problem)
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L speed VIN: 1HGCG556X1
hi everybody thanks in advance i have a 01 accord i replaced the clutch and every thing seamed fine untill i drove it the car will not rev over 4000 it is just like you are in nuteral but you are driving down the road i cant find any info on all data for a man...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L blower motor VIN: KM8SB12B83
Hi folks , I'm a Saturn tech that got this dropped in my lap. No blower operation. Previous tech ordered a part( blower resistor) then went on vacation. Just for fun I tried it, of course, still inop. Checked wiring to the resistor. I'm assuming the resistor i...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S2CM58W5W
Hi everyone.This truck came in on a tow truck.Costomer was saying that the truck would loose power and back fire at times.We took the truck out for 4 days and finaly yesterday it started to act up.What we felt that as you are crusing with the keeping the gas p...
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12653
Vehicle initially came in with a concern of surging,stalling and hard to start. Allowed vehicle to idle to verify. Engine stalled. Won't start. Waited five minutes, vehicle started right up. While monitoring the tach gauge, needle dropped to zero and engine st... Trouble codes: P0335
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L master cylinder VIN: JT8BF28G9X
Hello all!This car looses its brake pedal when the brakes get hot.The brake warning light does not come on when this happens.Warning light does work.I was thinking master cylinder,but the light not coming on has kind of baffled me.
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2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L auto height control VIN: JT6HT00WXY
I have checked for codes and system has none, gone through manual bleeding procedures and electronic bleeding procedures. I've tested the motor and relay and everything appears to be working. I can't find pressure specifications, scanner is showing between 140...
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1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Shift Lock VIN: 17P0216081
Hello, I have difficulty finding a good wiring diagram for the shift lock system on this vehicle. The shift lock solenoid/servo buzzes when the engine is running and the brake is applied. The solenoid does not buzz with the key on and engine off(brake applied...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Extreme hard start VIN: 1YVHP80D24
a used car dealer brought this gem to us. an auction bargain that needed an engine. we replaced the engine with a really low mile(3k)used engine. when attempting to start it up after the engine install we had no crank. problem found 125a main fuse blown.replac...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Misfire VIN: JN8AR05Y3T
Hi all! We have the above metioned Pathfinder in our shop. The truck has a hard multiple missfire above 2500rpm. My Snap On scanner on Gen. OBD does not want me to access mode $06 to determine individual cylinder missfire. My question, could a faulty knock sen... Trouble codes: P0300, P0325
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, High fixed idle VIN: 4S3BH6757Y
Hello I am having problem with this Subaru. The customer says that while trying to aclerate and turning it hesitates. This summer it had the same problem. I found that the plugs were covered in carbon tracks. Replaced plugs. Was ok until the next morning engin...
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1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L ping / knock VIN: 2T1BA02E4T
I have this persistent ping / knock problem that is driving me NUTS! The engine has a very noticeable ping ONLY at a 1/8th throttle opening, light engine load, speeds from 15 to 45 mph. The engine will NOT ping at any other throttle opening, engine load or sp...
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2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L serpentine belt tensioner VIN: JTDDY32T1Y
Hi everyone: This car came in with a rattle or grinding type noise. Noise comes on when first starting in the morning for about one second then it goes away then will not come back util car is parked until after work. Then some time noise come back for about o...
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2007 Acura MDX 3.7L key fob VIN: 2HNYD28427
GOT THE CAR BACK FROM THE DEALER MONDAY NIGHT ALL IS WELL SO FAR.THEY INSTALLED A NEW PCM. BUT THEY COULD NOT TELL WHAT HAPPENED . ALL THAT THEY KNOW IS THAT THE KEY FOBS AND THE COLD START PROBLEM WAS RELATID . THE PCM WAS NOT RECIVING THE SINGNAL FROM THE CO...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L voltage VIN: 1HGEM22572
Well the fix was not what i expected The cust took the car to a dealer they replaced the alt i put in with a new one of theres makes no sence to me i had no voltage on that wt/bl tracer wire one of the responsies i got from other techs said i should have 5 ...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D1R
To everyone that responded to my issue, I thank you a ton for taking time out of your busy days to respond. I checked out the ECT and Crank Sensors...looked at the injectors again, was about to send them out to get them checked out. Looked for vacuum leaks, ... Trouble codes: 45 (Injector Leak).
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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Reduced power VIN: JACDJ58X22
As of today, the Trooper is running very well. In checking for corrosion in the terminals at the PCM, none was found. After re-installing the connectors, the vehicle ran great. The PCM retained the codes but ran well. After erasing this batch of codes they... Trouble codes: P0101 (p1125-), P1125 (p1295-), P1295 (p1299-), P1299 (p1310-), P1310 (p1326-), P1326.
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L 3rd gear VIN: JM1BK14335
cusomer took vehicle to mazda, and they're fixing it under warranty. thanx for all the help!
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1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AM84J2V
thanks to all who said look under the coil assbly. sure enough there it is, i did not look close enough and mistook those as being coil related. wiggled connector and temp reading matched engine temp. fixed for now unless sensor or connector are intermitten... Trouble codes: P0115.
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A1AA46G6Y
Well after discussing this at length with the customer he decided to take the vehicle. I think he will be getting rid of it. I got some good ideas to check but most everyone agreed that it would have to come apart to check. I checked the timing marks and ch... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No movement any gear VIN: 4A3AC54H01
The customer did not want to spend a lot of money on the car, we located a used transmission (against my recommendations), flushed the transmission lines and all is good. Maybe one of these days I will tear into transmissions, but not at this time we are way ...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Starting VIN: 3N1CB51D93
Thanks to all of you that replied, the fuel pump repair kit did the trick. The vehicle is gone and the customer is very happy. I told the customer about IATN and how it has helped many of us Technicians.I am very pleased to be involved in such an effective web...
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2005 Nissan Murano S 3.5L Intermittant function VIN: JN8AZ08W45
This vehicle essentially fixed itself, though I did unplug and contact clean several plugs that may have been the reason the intermittent behavior occurred in the 1st place. The car was parked for about 4 months, and I theorize minor oxidation as it was outdoo...
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2004 Suzuki Verona EX 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VM52L74
Thankyou to all who replied to this post. Kim hit this one right on the head, the PCV valve on the back of the intake was cracked. I over looked it because it was still in position but when Kim said to actually check it I grabbed it and it came free. I repl... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172.
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