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1992 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DA9369N
hi every one, i have this car with idle dropping every time that you hit the brake pedal or turning the head lights on for a few seconds and it gets back up to normal again, please let me know if any one had this problem, i connected the vacuum gage to intake ...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L shift interlock solenoid VIN: 4S2DM58WX1
have this rodeo that the shift lock will not release when the ignition is on and brake is depressed,but with the key off you can shift it normally.some data has no testing or inspection procedures.and the shift lock solenoid my cost is 160.00 and about a week ...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on, INTAKE RUNNER VIN: JM3LW28G71
We had these codes in the vehicle about a month ago and with testing found that the PCM had shorted to ground on the control circuit so that every time you turned the key on, the runner control opened to maximum. It is not supposed to do this until engine RPM ... Trouble codes: P1518 (Intake control stuck open), P1520 (Intake circuit problem)
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: HBAR07Y4XW
Hello Nissan techs. I have a pathfinder here with a vibration. The vibration is felt throughout the truck, mostly in the body; through the seat. It feels like a bad U-joint. It is most prominent around 70km/h (40mph). I took the rear driveshaft out first and f...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Surge VIN: 1N4DL01D01
hi i have this 01 nisssan altima at idle it surges in a cycle. the a/f alpha %starts at 100 and gos to 125.at 125 it runs good .then it drops to 100 and engine starts to surge . the o2 sensor reads 001 and does not move untill off idle. the engine is lean.if i...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D62
HELLO FELLOW TECHS GOT THIS NISSAN THAT I HAVE A ISSUE WITH. VEHICLE CAME IN FOR FAILED EMISSION DUE TO C.E.L. ON, HAD A CODE P0725 ENGINE SPEED SENSOR CIRCUIT MALF. cHECK THE WIRS FOR A SHORT AND DIDNT FINE ANY SO I REPLACED THE ENGINE SPEED SENSOR AND DROVE ... Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed sensor circuit malfunction)
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
well the car is my boys friend and they but all the parts at it be for coming to me there is know codes becouse they had taken the cabels of the battery well i went to see the car and you can get it to start but you cant give it gas it just dies check for clog...
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1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: BG5-026168
Vehicle has check engine light on,have check for codes took two road tests and code 66 - two stage twin turbocharger system showing. Have checked current data of vehicle and no turbo pressure on number two turbo - Number one showing 18% at [...]. First this... Trouble codes: 66 (Two Stage Twin Turbocharger system)
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1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV24EOM
customer complains of no start after driving all day. vehicle towed in with crank no start. fuel pressure 42 psi, spark good, no vacum leaks, compression only at 75 psi across the board. i know this is low ,but thougt would still get some pressure, backfire, h...
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1996 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, WONDERING MISS FIRE VIN: JT4UN24D4T
this engine will run good for about 45 miles then miss starts to happen randemly, cold or hot. fuel pressurs stays good, fuel trim adds fuel. im at my witts end. help plz! Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0302, P0306
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L overall vehicle VIN: 4T3ZF13C01
Hello All, I have an intermittent shaking at highway speeds on this Sienna van. We rotated and balanced all tires, no change. I noticed the van would sometimes shake and other times not. I could induce the shaking by accel and decel rapidly. Once shaking bega...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG32K23
Car is storing a [...] cam sensor and p0420 cat below threshold. I was able to see the cat fail on a long testdrive but the cam sensor code is a mystery. Cam sensor was replaced 5 months ago for this code and did not reset until now,and the code stored sev... Trouble codes: P0340, P0420
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2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Misfire VIN: 2T1KR32E04
Hey toyota techs.Hope you can help me on this one.This Matrix XR has a bad multiple cylinder misfire.First tried new dealer plugs and no change.Cleaned the MAF and still no change.Tried to swap coils to the cylinder not misfiring and it still doesn't misfire.S... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302, P0304, P0300
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1999 Honda Prelude 2.2L Idle VIN: JHMBB6141X
Thank you all for the help. Car is very frustrating because we went to test it and now it doesn't want to act up the same way it was when it arrived. Now all it does is when the vehicle is started cold it surges only one or two times then it acts fine, smoot...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L fuel smell VIN: 1HGCG6652Y
Found out that Purge opens and is pulse width(ground side) operated when engine temp reaches about 150. The Vent solenoid is normally open except on test. What I found to be the trouble or seems to have fixed it was the by-pass soleniod, I went to test it by a...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 2-3 VIN: JACDJ58X0Y
I'm closing this post because client has not returned for further testing. The replys from Pete and Tony from washington were helpful and I suspect that as they suggested the mlp sw. is faulty, as I did see the park indicator light breifly flash once while I w...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L crank VIN: JM2UF3138L
THE OPTIONS ARE TO REPLACE THE CRANKSHAFT OR ENGINE WHICH EVER IS BETTER FOR THE VEHICLE CONDITION. ALSO YOU CAN TRY TO WELD THE CRANKSHAFT, BUT ITS A CAST IRON CRANK SO WELDING IS A HARDER JOB. THIS TRUCK WAS A 800$ TRUCK SO CUSTOMER WANTED TO STOP.
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1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Emmisions monitors VIN: JM1TA2213T
We finally just replaced the pcm and it passed all the monitors.
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C33
Good evening Techs, Mazda is fixed and thank you to all that responded. Alan from California called me and explained how to check the CAN circuit. Pin #6 of the DLC should read approx 2.6 volts and pin #14 should read approx 2.4 volts. Actual reading was pin 6...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A5Y
Many thanks to the 9 techs who replied. In a nutshell, there was one suggestion for the crank sensor, one for the MAF & the majority spoke of coil replacement. The MAF was replaced 7 months ago for driveability & performance issues. There is an updated part n... Trouble codes: P1320 (ignition signal).
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D9Y
Thanks for all the help. Even though I scoped th e mass air flow sensor and the pattern looked good according to my modius, it was no good. I unplugged it like it was susgeisted and it ldled ok. Ordered a new for local dealer and told customer to take to same...
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