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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5658T
Heys guys I believe my egr passage is clogged up. I can take a vacum pump and see my egr valve working and holding vacum. I removed my egr valve and again applied vacum and can see the valve is working. I started the car with the egr valve off and i am not get... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr flow)
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6679X
Vehicle has a new by-pass solenoid, two way valve and used computer. MIL came back on. Smoke test showed no leaks what so ever. Purge valve and vent valve both close when grounded. Anyone have any ideas? Code is P1457 Thanks, Jon Trouble codes: P1457 (Evap leak detected)
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1654Y
Thanks for reading my post..Need some help from the Honda experts please,This accord will have a very hard start and rough idle especial after a hot soak but also if you just let it idle for a long time with the hood closed it will start to misfire and sometim... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RTS 3.5L popping noise VIN: 2HJYK16496
Have popping/creaking/clunking noise on turns, especially on left hand turns. Can verify on test drive, but unable to find a loose, worn, or damaged part in front end. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance. Honda Techs Welcome!!!
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire, Hard Starting VIN: JNKCA21DXT
The car misfires, sometimes very badly, only when cranking. At times it seems to almost backfire. Once it is started, it runs fine.
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UZ30C5N
Not sure where to go on this one. I replaced both O2 sensors because they were weak (would not peak above 700 mv)hoping this would take care of the codes, but it didn't. The car came is with the complaint that the check engine light comes on after extended dri... Trouble codes: 21 (Left Main Oxygen Sensor Circuit), 28 (Right Main Oxygen Sensor Circuit)
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2001 Mitsubishi FUSO 4.8L Cooling Systems VIN: JW6BH11S21
THIS TRUCK IS A DIESEL. The truck is overheating when he pulls a load. Does fine with nothing in the back of it just when pulling a trailer or a load in the back. I have replaced the radiator and the thermostat. I have checked for blown head gaskets but can no...
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1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6HD46S2G
FIRST TIME POSTING BOSSES TRUCK NOW. i GOT A 1986 NISSAN 3.0 THAT STALLS OUT AFTER HEATER PLATE UNDER THROTTLE BODY SHUTS OFF.If I get it warmed up a little more it runs fine for the rest of the day. HAVE CHECKED O2 AND IS FUNCTONING PROPERLY, ALSO SCOPED MAF ...
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1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Oil psi warning VIN: 1N6DD26S0W
The wire is broken and missing for the oil psi warning light switch. I can't find any trace of wire coming out of any harness. It could be in the knock sensor harness, or the alt harness, they are both in the general area. The wire is broken flush with oil swi...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA31D51
what causes this code 505 and how do i test im a ford tech Trouble codes: P0505, P0135
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Surge VIN: JN1DA31A93
customer states that when at a stop foot on brake the cars throttle will surge and the car will start to move foward and that he has to step on the brake harder to hold it back. he says its only happens once a month at the most and that he has brought it in to...
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2002 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH63522
Car came in about 7-8 months with a P0065 code. I couldn't find anything wrong. The customer agreed to put in the Injector air assist solenoid valve. The light went out while we were waiting for the valve. The customer said he didn't want to repair it. About 4... Trouble codes: P0065 (Injector air assist solenoid)
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2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Axle Brg. VIN: JS3TD62V2Y
Noise in LR wheel. Disassemble and had no full pieces. Ordered all new parts and looked in Chilton online and called they said no info from factory to dealers. Not sure which way Brg. goes on and get axle to go all the way in, acts like is hitting bottom. Curr...
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Chassis VIN: 5TBBT4817Y
Vehicle makes loud thump from drivetrain/chassis when stopping or accelerating. Performed basic checks, found that engine is shifting forward/rearward 1". Seems to be the problem, but I have never seen or heard of that being an issue, and local Toyota dealer h...
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4T1BG22K01
car came in with hesitation at idle, on accell and on decell. checked tps,map,o2's,and iac pids and all checked out ok. i also smoked out intake to check for any vacuum leaks and none were found.
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1997 Acura CL 3.0L abs pump VIN: 19UYA2240V
I want to thank everyone for their help, the l/f axle had a different tooth count on the reluctor and was causing the concern. The biggest issue was not being able to view scan tool data to see which wheel was different...so a tooth count was needed to figure ...
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1993 Honda Prelude Si 4WS 2.3L master cylinder VIN: JHMBB2160P
Wow, this was a good one - SAVE THE SEAL BETWEEN THE MASTER AND BOOSTER WHEN REPLACING BECAUSE THE NEW SEAL COMES ONLY RUBBER! THESE ARE PARTS FROM THE DEALER! (ORIGINAL HAS METAL INSERT - STRONGER! - we replaced the brake hydraulic system and the new seal ke...
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1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L engine compression VIN: JNKCP01D7S
Thanks to everyone that replied, this one is fixed. We put a few drops of oil in each cylinder and turned the engine over by hand a few times to work that oil into the rings and then did a compression check. The compression came up to 110 psi. We also put new ...
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2006 Kia Amanti 3.5L No Start VIN: KNALD12476
On this KIA Amanti no start, people suggested a key issue, a fuel reset button (no) pinched wires from the crash and resetting the ecms by touching the battery terminals together (disconnected from battery) I waited to close this to see if the dealer would war...
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8UF11E7R
Thanks to all who have replied, I changed the MAF and spark plugs as well as an oil change, oil full of fuel, now the car runs great again, thanks again to all for your time.
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4DC01D1K
Most of the members suggested replacing the ECM and verifying all the ground connections. I found and purchased an reasonably priced ecm on EBAY. We installed it and removed and cleaned every ground connection we could find. During a road test it started to br... Trouble codes: P0100 (maf sensor), P1320 (ignition signal circuit).
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L u-joint VIN: 1NGAA07B95
Well that was quick, Phillip's part number was dead on. Precision 369 which I crossed to napa number 1-0153 which I had in stock. Not sure on the pathfinder shaft being the same our pro link system did not list one. Fit perfect and about 1/10 of the price. Th...
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1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Torque Convertor VIN: 4S3BD6756V
I cannot post another update (no options available but to close the post) and will close this one by first thanking everyone for all of the helpful replies. You guys are great! We will replace the torque convertor next week. Sometimes the process of eliminatio...
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1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, rough running engine VIN: JT3VN66W3J
The noise threw me off. It was just a simple misfire on # 3/#5 cylinders,the wires were stuck to the egr tube. any way i changed the wires and the noise Quited down alot and its running alot better too. Thanks for all the info!!
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1996 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GK13MXT
i found through a previous post that some after market o2 sensors have an incorrect or low resistance. this ac delco o2 was measured at 5.60 ohms, when it should have been 11-16 ohms. ordered a denso part and the resistance was 13.4 ohms, and this fixxed the p... Trouble codes: P0135 (Bank one sensor one).
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