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2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no accel VIN: JALDS58X52
Great Isuzu Tech needed! First off, Thanks to all in advance who reply or read this post. You guys are great. Customer had vehicle at another shop for two weeks and they could not find problem, per customer, they replaced aps and that did not help. She then au... Trouble codes: 1515 (command actual tps correlation error), 1295 (ETC power management mode), 1299 (ETC engine forced shutdown), 1290 (ETC forced idle mode)
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13123
timming belt replaced as maintance at another shop in our chain. they said timming was on its marks twice!! we recived the van took the timming covers off it was out of time on the right (back) cams, so we aligned the timming marks and spun the engine over two... Trouble codes: P0301, P0305, P0303, P0300
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10U5Y
I am just about out of ideas on this Lexus! It started as a regular P0171 with a bad AMM but just refuses to cooperate with the normal fixes. It came in originally I replaced the AMM due to visibly dirty hot wires. I road tested it and the LTFT's were around 1... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean)
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Slips in all gears VIN: IYVGF22C62
First time customer. I drove the car before the axles were replaced and felt no problems. We replaced the axles last week and now the transmission will not shift properly and O/D lite is flashing. Obviously it is in limp mode. The fluid is full but smells burn...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Misfire VIN: JA3AH86F93
Mitsu techs ...I need your help. I inherited this 03 Mitsu Lancer Evolution after several shops tried. It has a reoccuring P0300(random misfire). I AM AWARE of the 5 speed trans update. I found excessive oil from the K&N Filter all over the MAF sensor(I cleane... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/muliple misfire -only code to keep coming back)
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on, spark knock,pinging VIN: JA4LX41G43
Has excessive spark knock under a load developing in the last week. Has number 4 misfire code.I put the number 4 "coil on plug"on the number 2 cyl. and installed another plug but code comes back even though you don't feel a miss under load.But of more concern ... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 cyl. misfire)
1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L instrument panel VIN: JN1HZ04SXD
This is a Digital Dash and the fuel gauge works just fine. It's the speedometer,tachometer and the temperature gauges that operate intermittantly. We have good grounds, one blown fuse which has since been replaced and poor conections at the fuse panel and that...
1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L not sure VIN: 4TAWN72N4W
This vehicle started out with a not engadgeing in drive first time in the am. We confermed symptom and did trans. Now every week he complains that it still has the same problem, but we are all in agreement that the brakes are now causing a different type sympt...
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Hesitation, no accel VIN: 5TGG544161
this is new vehicle to us from local used dealer came in with complait of ses light on 5 codes having trouble with codes p1129,p1126 both having to deal with ets(electronic throttle system)cleared codes p1126 recurring have no throttle operation other posts ta... Trouble codes: P1129, P1126, P0155, P0135, P0125
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5TDZT34A02
To all toyota tech. I need help to find out what is wrong with this problem. the engine run very good. only problem is when i start , idle drop and die, check tps and idle control motr, and everything look good. what else should i need to check? No computer co...

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1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMBA4132J
Sorry did'nt get back soon enough, customer came back after month. I finally was convinced that the cat was a crappy cat. I tried another brand and muffler shop , reads and way below average. Thanks
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L hydraulic system VIN: KM8SB12B02
Thanks to all who responded, the information you provided was very helpfull. The cluch now works just like it should. The disk will not go in backward, there is not enough room. I was able to verify from the part numbers you guys provided, that I did have the...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L spark knock VIN: 4S2CK58W32
thanks for all the help. i put in the oe plugs and added octaine boost, drove it for 60 miles with no problems.
2001 Mazda Miata LS 1.8L high idle
Thanks for all your inputs. Customer picked up vehicle after I posted help, and did not drop it back off. Thanks again I appreciate it. Trouble codes: P0507, P0705.
1995 Nissan 200SX SE-R 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, bogs VIN: 1N4BB42D3S
Replaced mas sensor and replaced exhaust converter/came apart.Pluged egr vacuum port.All is good.Had 3 different problems.All having to do with not wanting to run. Trouble codes: P0325, P0400.
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N6SD161VC
Finally this vehicle is fixed after spending some time chasing wiring harness ground problem,checking EGR and ports which turned out to be okay,also checked distributor for oil inside and rotor also okay..So decided to unplugged MAF sensor plug and let it run ...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D3W
checked coil and the spark was weak replaced distributor because this is a high milage vehicle so i figured it would not hurt to go ahead with a new one with all the problems i have had with nissan distributors in the past problem seems to be solved
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L no heat at idle VIN: 1N4AL11D85
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L timing belt VIN: JF1GD9KR54
i want to thank chris,enrico,sennen and especially tim for taking time out to make sure i had enough information to work with. We got the orginal timing belt and all the marks lined up .i just want to tank all of you again ,without you where would i be .
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Speedometer VIN: 4T1BF2BB61
OK, so I was correct, and the bad ABS module was the source of the inoperative speedometer as well as obviously the ABS code and inoperative ABS and the P0550 code. The original VSS which is located in the top of the transmission was fine, as were all the whee...
2004 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KDJ95-0012
Thanks for all your help replies. The problem was the turbo. The turbo-shop did not fit the variable nozzle vane control knob into the recess properly. We discovered this after removal and opening up the turbine cover for inspection. After fitting the control ...
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