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2001 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JH4DC43431
This vehicle has a interm. hesitation and or stall.Usually in the morning during the the first couple of minutes of driving.Customer states upon acceration from a stop the car will hesitate or stall,the stall can be avoided if the throttle is feathered correct... Trouble codes: P0132
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCB766XM
Customer complains of stalling on stops. Test drove and will duplicate the problem randomly. When I slow to stop can notice tach will drop to about 500 rpm and either raise back to 600 or stumble and die. Acts just like dirty TB or IAC valve problem. Take back...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7651P
What I have is a little '93 Accord kick my butt. Thanks to all who read and help for starters. The vehicle originally came in for a surging idle with hesitation from a stop and stalling at a stop. The idle surge was repaired with a Fast Idle Thermo Valve(like ...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L rotors VIN: 1HGCG16522
Greetings fellow techs. I have a Honda Accord here thats giving me fits. The complaint was a brake pedal pulsation. What I found was there was a vibration when applying the brakes. The vibration is not a rapid vibration, but kind of a rotational deal, seems to...
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Blower motor VIN: 2HKYF18536
Greetings Honda techs. I've got this 06 Pilot that has had mice removed from the blower motor fan twice in the past 2 months and I can't figure out where they are getting in or how to keep them out. What I have figured out is that they don't have to get past t...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG35GO1
This car will be hard to start first thing in the morning on the first crank. After that it will run fine all day but will set a code P1128. To set the code the fuel trim has to go 10-15 percnt lean for 30 seconds durning 2 drive cycles. I have scoped the seco... Trouble codes: P1128 (long term fuel trim too lean)
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L R low beam HED VIN: JNKCV51E33
car presents with inoperative HED RH low beam. We swapped the LH and RH low beams and the RH remains inoperative. All data has very limited diagnostic information. The swap of bulbs is the only "Test" we can give credibility to. ): Any and all help is apprecia...
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1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GGCS1446W
Hello all. This Hombre loads up and idles rough after startup for 1 minute, can smell raw fuel. I suspect an injector is leaking during a short soak. Fuel psi is 42, unhook reg hose and is 48, spec is 31-44 psi. let is set 10 minutes, engine off, fuel psi drop... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire)
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1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L Cuts out VIN: JT8UZ30040
We have struggled with this for a while, any help would be appreciated. Pete Trouble codes: 31 (mas air flow problem)
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1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L hot water valve VIN: JT8BH28F1V
heater not getting hot inside of cabin. I have to manually open the water valve under the hood to get heat. I suspect the water valve servo motor. I do not feel comfortable going ahead with the repair without getting some help from IATN. Is there common proble...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C33
Good morning Techs, This 03 Mazda 6i was a repo from a angry customer. We have cleaned all the water from the fuel tank, brake system, ps system and the transmission. We also had to reconnect some cut wires. I have a no start when I turn the key. I can ground ...
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1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01P4K
Hello all and thanx in advance. I purchased this vehicle as a no start. Figured it would be a quick fix and have a car to beat around in. Started my diag with a visual. Found that the plug wires were on wrong. Removed and rerouted wires but still no start. Dec...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16SXT
I have quite the problem. The problem originated as a stall at a stop. But would do it ittermentantly. This problem has gone on for about 6 mos. Customer installed a new O2 Bank 1 Sensor 1 thinking it may help. Since then it has been running rough and dying, b... Trouble codes: P0304
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D0T
Intermittently ( few times a day ) when driving vehicle will loose power (bog down) and want to stall as if starving for fuel for just and few seconds. Check and no codes present or stored. Vehicle has good fuel pressure and idles smooth. When first speaking w...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U94
vehicle cranks and starts for a few seconds, then dies out. had no fuel to the fuel rail. replaced fuel pump and now has fuel, but still has same problem. lost fuel injector pulse. replaced bank 2 cam sensor,and now have injector pulse on only one cylinder on ...
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2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L ABS Codes VIN: 4S3BH89601
The owner states the ABS and VDC light come on every 3 days or so. Pulled codes and got 81, 53, 82. None of these are on the published code list. We erased these and gave it back to the owner. 3 days later the light is back on this time with only the 82 code s...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L low power VIN: 4S3BH68641
Hi Guys, hope for some help on this one, I called identifix and didn't get much, maybe someone has seen this. This is a 2.5 sohc with NO MAF. The complaint is low power, and it does. no codes, and everything checks out. It accels slow (not deadlly slow)just un...
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1995 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L no drive VIN: 1995AVALON
Alright this one is for you toyota transmission guys i have a 1995 Toyota Avalon XLE i the transmission is a A541E I believe and i noticed something i did not until today well the transmission will take you anywherein reverse its all there but nothing at all i...
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L transmission VIN: 2T1BR32E34
Hello TOYOTA tech. need help on this one. Car came in with engine light on. Fault code P0741 was showed on my scantool. Check TCC. circuit voltage when the circuit activated by the scantool, it show normal. Check TCC. solenoid resistance, also fine. I clear th...
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2006 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L Brake module VIN: JTEZU14R06
This rig has a fault code 51. I tested as per AllData and have led to the Master Cylinder Solenoid, whick is the Brake control unit. This vehicle has just arrived off of the boat. According to the customer the anti slip light and the traction light were not on...
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2001 Acura TL 3.2L air bag VIN: 19UUA56601
I recieved 13 replies, lots of good information. It seems a jumper wire will work, but it is the sequence, unhooking the jumper at the correct time and then rehooking it that is the trick. one person sugeted using a toggle switch, this seems like a good idea. ...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Engine VIN: JN8DR09Y62
Thanks For The Help. I Did The Job By Removing The Manifolds With Converters Attached. To Bad The Frames Weren't Alittle Wider Cause I Had To Remove Exhaust Studs Also. All & All, Not A Bad Job Except For The Time Involved & Those 2 Top Bellhousing Bolts. ...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L engine VIN: 4S3BK4250X
the engine family and 2.2 are stamped onto block just behind alternator. thanks.
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1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3AC22S6M
From the info and direction given found out had block passage in intake removed cleaned van passed emission in indiana thanks from everyone who offered help
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2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L daytime running lights VIN: 5TBDT44105
I was able to wire in a relay that supplied a ground to the head lights when the key was on the only problem had was that I had to run a power wire from the ignition switch to the relay under the hood . i could not find a wire under the hood that has power wi...
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