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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JNKAY21D3P
This car had a miss, found to be fuel injector #6. The injector was clearly bad, and I replaced it. Now it sometimes won't start, and when it does start it misses on cylinders #1, 2, & 3. It has fuel injector pulse and the injectors have approx. 12 ohms resist... Trouble codes: 21 (Ignition primary fault)
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BFZ8GXY
This car has high idle until it gets warm then starts surging. I found with the lab scope the ecm is commanding the bank 2 VVT oil control valve to advance and retard. The pulse width is rapidly changing. This causes surging that comes and goes. The idle is hi... Trouble codes: P1354, P0300
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBN30F70
after completed repair with operation temeperature and a 5 mile test drive c1336 came on. does anyone have any information on this code? Checked mitchell on demand to no avail. Trouble codes: C1336
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1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJO1F6R
help nissan gurus,we have a 94 maxima with a 3.0 that keeps fuel fouling all the plugs.we replaced one set started and vehicle blows black smoke and idles terrible.we have disconnected maf sensor no chenge,undid cts sensor and shorted across no change,we remov...
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2005 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG6915H
Hi every one this is more of a asking for a path then a silver bullet. I cant find any information on diagnosing this issue in alldata. I can get much usefull scan data since im using a OTC Genisys. Ive done some visual inspection for correct base valve timing... Trouble codes: P0011
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2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP68C15
car was presented to us with slight rough idle. check codes. p0304b. searched tech bulletins. found bulletin for carbon tracking. pulled plugs and replaced. saw no problem with coil so switched it to another cylinder. after roadtest, rough idle returned. check... Trouble codes: P0304
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Stall VIN: 4TAWN72N4T
after a hot soak period of about 15 minutes,vehicle will start and stall imediately unless you keep rpms above 2000 rpm.seems to run rich until it clears out. other than this problem the engine preforms flawless and gets good fuel mileage.thanks for any input.
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2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L axle VIN: JTEHF21A82
Truck has heavy vibration at high speeds (50mph and up) when you are coasting. Goes away when you accelerate. inspected driveshaft and axles. Has slight play in inner cups on rear axles. Vibration will also go away when turning left and right. Seams like rear ...
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L engine VIN: 4T1BE32K64
After replacing the head gasket we have a no start. It fuel fouls{wet} the plugs instantly. We have double checked the timing marks, but, worry that with the VVT-I camshaft, it might be locked into a wrong position. Is this possbile? When cranked with wide-ope...
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2005 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Suspension VIN: JTEBU14R95
Customer complaint was loud rattle or knock in suspension on rough road. We inspected suspension for loose parts and the only thing that showed up was left rear shock leaking oil. This has the X-REAS system that connects left rear and right front shock with hy...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7237Y
Thanks Guys for all The Help. I did use a factory relay, but that wasn't the fix. I took Ali form Colorado advice and Check the power and grounds on the computer because i had no check engine light at all. That check out good, I then took the fuse box out and...
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1989 Mazda 323 1.6L Moonroof VIN: JM1BF222XK
Paul, thanks, I came to work today with the caulk in my hand. A good friend convinced me to give it a try and drop the rest of the moonroof. I did and it was a stick and dirt in the tracks, with the help of some Blaster lube, it works now and the lady is abs...
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2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L ABS light on. VIN: JS3TX92V53
Thanks everyone for the help.Richard from california sent the most data.All replies verified I had 3 speed sensor fault codes.I was unable to scan this system,so I started with the basics(a brake inspection).All brakes looked great,and axle seals and bearings ...
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1984 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Mechanical VIN: JT4RN70D2G
Thanks to all for the help. The vehicle had a failed brake pressure regulator- new was not available- took two used ones to find a good one. let me be clear on the post- the valve I said the truck did not have was the one on the rear axle- this truck had one u...
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1988 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2SV22W4J
Couldnt get to the bottom of it because the customer couldn't leave car or pay for the diagnosis, I did get it through smog by cracking open the air flow meter and adjusting the spring almost 1.5 turns, (smog tech is my best friend, so I could do it at his sho...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2BF22K4W
Well six replies overnight and five of them said Idle Control Valve.I replaced it and the car starts and idles like a champ. Many thanks to all who responded. Trouble codes: P0135 (02 Heater circuit malfunction Bank1 Snsr1).
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Over Drive VIN: JT3HN86RXX
Well at the end of the mess the tranny has to be replaced check and double checked all of the sensors! sorry it toke so long but tried every option first!!
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