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1998 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DB7650W
First things first...Happy New Year everyone. The problem I'm having is the idle surging when hot. It doesnt happen all the time, but when it's not happening the idle is high(1200-1400 rpms). This problem happened last year and I replaced the IAC motor and the... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle control problem)
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L 2nd & 3rd gear whine VIN: 1HGCG564YW
When driving vehicle after transmission rebuilt you can hear a constant whining noise in 2nd and 3rd gear, but noise goes away when you disengage transmission
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLPD78492
Customer brought us 2 camshaft position sensors to install.He had a state emission test done and the state's test prints out the code.We installed both sensors and the car runs no better and code remains.I only have generic OBD II data from my Genisys(in manuf... Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft position sensor A circuit range/perf bank1)
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF18485
Customer came in with CEL. Misfire codes for #3 and #6 cyls. During our road tests,p0420 Cat efficiency below threshold-bank one, set also. We performed tune-up with dealer oem plugs. Car still has a ramdom intermittent misfire on any cyl it want to. Not just ... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 misfire), P0306 (6 misfire), P0420
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L strut VIN: JNKCA31A01
we replace front struts with factory parts. including upper strut mounts. nosie still there
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC123S5
hooked up scanner pulled codes po101(mass airflow circuit range problem) p1166(o2 sensor/pcm adaptation diag fault)po172(fuel system to rich bank #1)tested maf sensor with test from mitchell.maf did not pass the test.installed new maf sensor cleared codes.coul... Trouble codes: P0101
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1994 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Clutch VIN: 4F4CR12U7R
please help. i've be working on this headace for about a week. origanly came in for low clutch pedal and hard to get in gear. clutch and internal slave was replaced a while ago. I replaced clutch, slave, master cylinder, resurfaced flywheel and i even installe...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D3V
Hi Guys, happy new year to all! I have a problem with this nissan altima ,When you start it up cold, it runs rough and stalls. If you put your foot on the trottle its fine. but it idles too low for being startup cold. 650rpm. I disconnected the idle motorwhen ...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01A1Y
HELLO, THIS CAR CAME IN STALLING VERY INTERMITTENT. iT STALLED ONCE IN A 20 MILE TEST DRIVE It also had five codes . I knew it was ignition but not much more. I found in archives about aftermarket rotor buttons.My bossss not being convinced ordered a new rotor... Trouble codes: P0550, P0446, P0464, P1490, P1650
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Alignment VIN: 5N1ED28YX2
Vehicle came in for new tires and alignment check. Caster camber and toe all out on the drivers side which all are adjustable without a problem but I'm hesitant to make adjustments due to a pop-up after I typed in the VIN saying "may require special procedures...
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1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Unknown VIN: 453BK4955V
this was a tow in and the timing belt had broken..we put in the new belt and it has no compression...i looked at the crank pully and the keyway is fine. it is at the 6oclock and the timing mark at 12 and the arrow on the gear is at the 3 oclock...both cams the...
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6358Y
hello fello techs, especially any subaru guys, we have this subaru in for mil on had p1445 code we replaced valve and light was off for 9 months now light is back on and only tests i can find are resistance test ok and voltage test ok. if i connect pos. lead t... Trouble codes: P1445 (air assist solenoid malfunction)
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1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on, rich VIN: JT2AC52L2T
This car ended up at my shop after another shop did some EGR repairs. Scaned found EGR codes and Lack of O2 switching. Found the EGR solenoid was not plugged in. Found bank one sensor one O2 was switching very fast with lab scope test. replaced o2 with toyota ... Trouble codes: P0172 (System rich)
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C2Y
Hi guys I need Help Bad. 2000 Toy 3.0L v6 with p0302 #2 cyl misfire. The #2 Cylinder is dead. constant misfire. have 170 psi compression on front three cylinders. have replaced injectors, swaped coils replaced plugs. replaced lower intake gasket. removed valve... Trouble codes: P0302
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L engine VIN: 5TBRT3818Y
Good morning everyone and happy new year! this is my first time asking for help... Toyota is not my specialty but he's a good cutomer. So hopefully some one has some ideas for me! truck came in for a CEL, and for the timing belt (at 135,000 it had never been ...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on
Many great responses on this one. Great thanks to Benson from California. Excellent explaination on how this system works. I backprobed the blue/black wire at pin C10 at the ECM. At idle I had 13.5v. At 4000 rpm driving I also had 13.5v. I replaced the soleno... Trouble codes: P1259 (VTEC Malfunction).
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2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L hydraulic VIN: XMHWF35HX2
thanks guys replacing the master cyl fixed the problem.it had a bypass in the cylinder. by diconecting and blocking the ports the pedel still went down ,confirming a bad master cyl.
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L Misfire VIN: KNDJA723F2
Most replies pointed to the recall on the fuel injection harness. Went through all the steps. Appears to have cured the problem. Thanks for all the replies. I tried to reply personally through emails. Thanks again, Isom
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1988 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L No Start VIN: JN1PB21STJ
Hi gang, I really want to thank Frank in New Jersey for emailing me the ECU wiring schematic. What I found was one of the ECU grounds under the carpet on the pass. side, the factory connector had rotted in half. I repaired the wire and the ECU powered up and t...
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1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L no reverse no 2nd no 4th VIN: JN8HD16Y2J
broken hard parts in trans still need to tear down but due to holidays havent had time thanks for help guys and happy new year
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2002 Nissan Frontier 2.4L fuel tank venting VIN: 1N6DD26S52
THE REFUELING VENT CONTROL VALVE WAS REPLACED ALONG WITH A USED FUEL TANK,(ONLY AVAILABLE "WITH THE TANK" AND THE DEALERS DO NOT STOCK THE TANK) THIS SOLVED THE PROBLEM AND THE CUSTOMER IS HAPPY. THE VALVE IS PLASTIC AND LOCATED IN THE TANK AND IS ACTUATED B...
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 4TAVN13D1R
I tried a new igniter,ECM and the wires are good from the igniter to ecm. the coil spark jumps .50 nice and blue. I have been busy with too much stuff going on to be able to just work on this truck and it is my fathers. I am going to try a few other things and... Trouble codes: 14 (IGF signal loss to ECM).
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2003 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TEWN72N83
Thank you for you ideas. I am sorry to inform the problem has not been resolved. The engine will not start. The cam sensor and ignitor have been replaced. While cranking there is fire to the spark plugs. The injectors will pulse during the first few crank...
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2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L vsc VIN: JTEEP21A35
THANKS FOR ALL OF THOSE THAT REPLIED, HAD TO SEND VEHICLE TO DEALERSHIP TO GET A NEW COMPUTER. WHEN I TALKED TO THE DEALERSHIP THEY TOLD ME THAT ANYTIME THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON THE VSC AND CRUISE CONTROL ARE DISABLED.
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