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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18861
Hello Acura techs, I have a resricted egr passage problem. If I energize the valve (open it)there is no idle speed change. What I need to know is where do they clog up? There is a housing on the rear of the engine that is host to the egr valve and thermostat h... Trouble codes: P0401
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L pulls VIN: KLAJB2Z8YK
Put transaxle ( sat for little more than a year ) in this car. Now when it shifts it jerks hard, mostly left but once in a while to the right. The faster you accelerate the the harder it jerks. Checked mounts, tie rod ends, ball joints, and dog bone. Everythin...
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD126X3
Vehicle was towed to kia due to dying on the road while driving and not restarting. Kia diagnosed that camshaft position sensor reluctor wheel came loose due to screw backing out of camshaft. Customer did not want vehicle repaired and had towed to us for secon... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L taillights VIN: KNDJC73353
Hey Techs, this sorento's taillights are not working intermittand[ incl front cornerlights]most of the time on first use after 10 min or so they come on, like something has to warm up. AllData is showing a taillight relais but not a location. Also the interior...
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L hard start cold VIN: 1N4BU31D6S
car came in with a complaint from customer that the car is hard to start when cold only. if the weather is not too cold, it will start easy. tried new engine coolant temperature sensor , distributor assembly, spark plugs wire set, cap and rotor and fuel filter...
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2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Misfire, hard start VIN: 3N1BBS1D71
Alright guys this car has a hard start problem and misfire once you get it started. It also will not take gas very well. It wants to choke down if you go full throttle. Unless you pedal the gas the car will just start and stall. But if you pedal the gas it wil... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Electronic VIN: 3N1CB51D53
I have a sentra that at time sets a check engine light. Pull codes and got P0720 P1574 Both are speed sensor codes. check data when driving and it will check good. the owner said the light will go out and then come back on in a day or two. It will also at time...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D85
Vehicle sat in our shop over the weekend, when I got in to back it out this morning, it was a no-start. Sounded like low compression, which I confirmed with a quick compression test. First test was 70, second was 95, then I put the plug back in and cranked it ...
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1988 Toyota 4Runner DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: JT3RN63W6J
truck will start and stall,then just crank,no engine light unless grounding terminal w at ecm.Injectors have power at both wires,no blinking,spark is good at all times.have traced wires and found all splices good from intake to ecm.Any help would be appreciate...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Surge VIN: 4T1BG22K5W
Hi guy's. I have a 98 toyota camry with code po171 system lean, WE can't find any vacumm leaks. replaced air/fuel sensor. Tuned up car. still get same code, and now have a driveability problem to. At a steady speed car starts to surge. Not a skip ,just surges ... Trouble codes: P0171
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L bogs down VIN: JT3HP10V2X
Toyota Techs, I need help! I have this 99 Rav 4. It has an intermittent loss of power or bogs down. Vehicle needs to be driven until hot then shut it off for 10 mints. Then when you start out driving this is when it usually occurs but is very INTERMITTENT. The...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L shift interlock VIN: 5FNRL18673
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. As most said, this was a bad brake light switch making intermittent contact. We replaced it and have a happy customer on our hands. Thanks, Ron
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Power Window VIN: JNKCV54E73
The customer did not approve service of this vehicle, the replies I received were to try wiggling the wires in the door and to the door, one of them was to check the switch very closely and the other was that the window motor has a reset switch on it and that ...
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1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2GH5TRU789
thank for the replies but turns out the mass air i got from napa was bad and since gm doesnt sell them anymore installed another napa mass air and all is well Trouble codes: 101 (maf code).
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1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2GH5TRU789
installed another mass air and all is well thanks for the replies Trouble codes: 101 (maf code).
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF1OUOX
Of five responses, three (Shawn, Alberto & Stuart) had directed my to a TSB regarding the charcoal canister breaking up inside which would block the flow of vapors. Sure enough, the charcoal was all throughout the vent port, purge port & evap ports. A new ca... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evaporative system vent solenoid problem).
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: HBAR07Y4XW
I wish I could give you guys a fix on this one but it seems the cust is too busy to let me try. As I said we had the front driveshaft balanced and no change. Thought we had it there but we'll have to try again. Most replies were suggested to check the drive...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D62
thank to the thre of you that replied, Kevin nailed it on the head this vehicle required a new cam and crank sensor kit from the dealer there was a tsb on it. Vehicle is gone and C.E.L is off and has stayed off. thanks to the three of you again. Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed sensor circuit malfunction).
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