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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HNYD18203
This one came from another shop. Cranking hard or no start cold. If it sits overnight it has to be huffed lightly with starting fluid to start. Then it will act lean and pop and miss until it gets warm then runs fine. Pulled spark plugs when it was cold after ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss), P0301 (cyl 1 miss), P0302 (2 miss), P0303 (3 miss), P0304 (4 miss), P0305 (5 miss)
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JACDJ58X4W
Hi all, Okay to start this suv came in the first time for a blown engine. We removed the engine and sent it out to the machine shop. When we got it back and put it in it started and run fine. sent it out to the owner and in just over 1500 miles it came back in...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46L8X
hello gents this one will turn on engine light just after start up every time also has fuel pressure regulator thumping loud enough you here it in the vehicle.replaced reg with oe part no change there.checked ckp signal at connector and then at pcm pattern goo... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y11
Vehicle has been driven only 4000 miles since 2005 when new vtc sensor and timing control soleniods were installed. Vehicle came in this week for inspection and failed due to MIL on. Vehicle had code 1110 and 1135. Also had evap code seperate problem. Oil has ... Trouble codes: 1110 (Intake valve timing control), 1135 (Intake valve timing control)
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4AL11E72
help me get back in the big bed. this is girlfriends car and I don't do much with evap. was at dealer for body repair, had them check the codes ( thought they might know) said it needed cut out valve #14935-5mooa,canister # 14950-8j000 and purge valve on canis... Trouble codes: P1490, P0444, P0447
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2004 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1N6MD29Y04
As on some jobs a person gets to the point of needing people to stay on track hopefully someone can place me back on track on this job. This was a finish up of a tune up (cap, rotor, fuel filter from 3 months ago) that turned sour I know basics but just wi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Radom Misfire)
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L heater core VIN: 3N1CB51DX5
sorry this in in the a/c section - there is no heading for heat ! whats wrong here? - at idle vehicle has no heat - above 2000 rpm great heat - blend door is mechanical - i dont see a water valve - drained coolant was very clean - correct oem thermostat - i va...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1VK12E9N
hello group, we have an old camry here tha wont idle up when cold,replaced the iac motor with a new dealer part,started car idled high then came down.stalls because iac not working.has power to both center terminals.anyone ever run into this problem before?any...
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1999 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1HGCF8542X
we removed the iac from the engine for replacement. the new part was incorrect so we thoroughly cleaned the iac while it was out. since re installation it is running great. the rpm no longer dips low. the iac count is still 33 at idle. this is what we fo...
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2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ667XY
After reviewing all the replies we tied to set the evap monitor again by using some of the suggestions that ya'll sent in and we got a pending code P1457. So pulled the tank down a little bit and hooked our smoke machine to one of the lines at the tank and ma... Trouble codes: P1456 (evap leak fuel tank area), P1457 (evap leak canister area).
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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JACDJ58X12
After thinking wer had a faulty torque convertor we found that the incorrect fluid had been installed. This unit called for synthetic fluid & the tech had put the multi vehicle fluid in. We drained the fluid & put the synthetic fluid in & the chatter/vibration...
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1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L hot water valve VIN: JT8BH28F1V
Robert from Ohio told me to operate the servo motor with jumpers to see if it responded. The motor operated correctly. Robert also said that the control would likely be the problem. I do not like to guess at the customer's expense so I sent him to an authori...
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1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF3147L
I want to thank all of you that responded to my problem. I removed the covers of the computer and didn't find anything out of place, or anything burnt. Both the computer and the MAF sensor are very expensive to just see if that was the problem. I am however, g...
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YUO9132
I WANT THANK EVERYONE WHO ANSWERED.IT ENDED UP BEING A BAD AFTERMARKET DPFE.ACTUALLY A BATCH FROM BWD. GOT OEM PROBLEM IS FIXED Trouble codes: P0401.
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1N4AL11D45
I disconnected the battery all night, came in this morning, warmed up the vehicle, and re-ran all the learning processes. Car now idles at 744 rpms. Trouble codes: P0507, P1122 (etc system malf/circu).
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1BF18B3W
Did what everyone suggested. Almost evryone said car had a cracked head. Pressurized system and sure enough, you could see the crack. Thanks to all that replied.
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B2X
Thanks to all the technicians for all the helpful info. When it was all said and done, we replace bank #2 knock sensor with a carquest OEM style knock sensor and the light has gone away and has not returned. Will post another report if car returns. Trouble codes: P0325.
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L No Headlights VIN: 4T3ZF13C5Y
After three long days working on this vehicle, I Have a fix. This system supplies a independent ground and power to the headlights. First I lost ground input ( Orange Wire )from the Intergation Relay to the Daytime Running Light Relay. Replacing the Intergrati...
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