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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8UF11E7R
A year ago, at 141k miles, the car had a problem with the TPS signal, it would not rev past 3k rpm, the problem turned out to be in the E.C.M. had it rebuilt, no problems afterwards. At about 147k the water pump started leaking, replaced the timing belt, water...
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Steering VIN: JT8BD68SOY
this vehicles power steering system does not have much power assist at lower speeds.It has a variable assist pressure control system but alldata gives only a brief description of how the system operates no diagnostic information at all.Has anyone seen this pro...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L shift control VIN: 4A3AJ56GXW
I replaced the valve body w/solenoids and the problem went away.shifts in all gears now.thanks for your help.
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 4A3AA46G23
Kept the car a few days. After scope checking the cts multiple times I caught a few drop outs. Replaced the cts and cleaned the maf for good measure. Cars gone no return. Thanks for the input.
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2006 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ16E66
I verify all the sugestions that i receive to fix this problem i replaced injectors for known good one Maf sensor fuel pump coils spark plugs and wires. and i make all the repais that i explain in this issue before. The misfire continues. I thinks that maybe i... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire detected).
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1994 Nissan D21 2.4L up shifts VIN: 1N6SD11Y2R
Finally back vehicle back in shop this past tuesday. Checked everything out again. Found everything ok but i added more fluid to transmission and let sit overnight. Next morning was a little chilly but transmission shifted ok. Customer took vehicle said if any...
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1998 Nissan 200SX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AB42D0W
Hi everyone: This one is afix. DTC P0105 is for MAP sensor. I did not get many replies, but got some good info. The trace of a MAP is similar to TPS, for it receives a 5 volt reference. Make sure you have it. Also make sure you have good vacum source. With a v... Trouble codes: P0105 (Barometric press circuit).
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2005 Scion tC 2.4L srs light is on VIN: JTKDE17795
firts off i have to say thanks to all that replied. the body shop had replaced both front seat belts,the front crash sensors and the srs controll unit.the problem was they got a used set of seat belts and srs conrtol unit.this business is getting worse the in...
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2001 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Cooling Systems
THANKS ALL FOR YOUR HELP.IT WAS A HEAD GASKET PROBLEM.I DID NOT REPAIR THIS VEHICLE,THE DEALER WHO SUBS THE JOBS TO ME,DECIDED TO SEND THE VEHICLE BACK TO THE AUCTION FOR RESALE.A COST EFFICIENT MOVE.
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT3VN39W3R
First let me say Thanks for taking time to respond, sorry my reply wasn't more timely but here goes: all responses asked about belt setup & It was verified once prior by assembling tech. but I pulled covers & distrib cap & brought to TDC. found cams correct b...
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