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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire
found #2 misfire at 1800 rpm. disconnected egr and misfire went away. attempted to induce more fuel with no change. replced parts noted with no change. computer turns on egr solenoid at 1800 rpm when in gear. not able to find problem.
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L brake pedal VIN: 5J6YH28543
This vehical came to us after previous repairs. the customer bought this vehicle, drove it 25 miles had a brake problem. cracked a rotor in the rear. he had all 4 rotors replaced he got it back drove it for a few days rear brakes heated up they replaced the re...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Temperature control VIN: JNKCV54E73
Dual air climate control functions are all normal except when commanding any temperature above 60 degrees farenheit. In other words, the air is cold when commanding 60 degrees but gets warm/hot at 61 degrees or higher. This is the same on the left side, right ...
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT8BD68S5W
VEHICLE WAS RUNNING AND STALLING,NO POWER OR ACCEL INTERMITTENTLY, WAS ORIGINALLY TOWED IN FOR THIS. WOULD NOT MOVE OR CUTS OUT WHEN ACCELERATING.WE ADDRESSED THE OIL LEAKS THE CUSTOMER COMPLAINED ABOUT FIRST WE REPAIRED THE OIL LEAKS AND TIMING BELT. (REPLACI... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter circuit malfunction), P1120 (accelerator pedal position malfunction), P1121 (accel pedal position sensor out of range)
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AJ56GXV
hello friends, ive been working on this 1997 mitsubishi galant with an electronic transmission. the mil is on for a code P1600 - serial communications problem. i checked mitchell for diagnosing and end up replacing both the tcm and the pcm but the mil is still... Trouble codes: P1600 (serial communications problem)
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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: IN4BL11DO5
HELLO I'm a lexus/toyota tech and i'm not fimiler with nissan it has p1402 egr system flow detected and i think the e.g.r. might be stuck open but nissan says they never had to replace the e.g.r. valve they just cleaned the e.g.r. passages and this fixed the p... Trouble codes: P1402 (e.g.r. flow detected)
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L engine VIN: JS3TX92V23
Suzuki techs, Customer has owned vehiclem for about a year with no prioblems. Recently, it started using oil and smoking. ( about one quart per 100 miles ). Thinking the engine may still be under warranty, she took it to the dealer. They changed the PCV valve ...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L shifting VIN: JM1NA3517L
allright you guys bailed me out again.80% of replies stated to replace clutch master and slave as a pair,well i replaced master and rebleed the system and was great.i have held on to the car for an extra week to put some serious miles on it with no further pro...
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1996 Mazda B2300 SE 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13S83
Sorry about the late reply. I did fix the problem it was in a coil pack. I dont know the detail problem but I was checking my spark on each cyl. then I found one cylider with a very weak spark so I switched my coil packs an the problem never came back so mor... Trouble codes: P0320.
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L charge light VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
THANKS 4 ALL THE HELP GUYS. I TESTED EVERYTHING OVER AND OVER AD COULD NOT FINE ANY THING WRONG. AFTER YOUR SUGESTIONS I FOUND A .8 VOLT DROP FROM THE BATTERY TO THE ENGINE I CLEANED BOTH ENDS AND RECONNECTED AND THIS FIX MY WHOLE PROBLEM THANK AGAIN!!
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2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Wheel Studs
Thanks to everyone that replied.I cannot believe AllData says to remove the rear wheel hub to replace the rear studs.I simply knocked them out and found a spot they would go back in and then pulled them in.I would especially like to thank Dennis from Massachus...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L 6thgear VIN: JM1FE17301
FOUND THAT I HAD TURNED 6TH GEAD CLUTCH HUB ARROUND THAT FIXED IT THANKS FOR IDEAS CHUCK
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1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L clutch VIN: JN1MS36P7P
THANKS ESPECIALLY TO MICHAEL AND SHO... IT TURNED OUT THAT THE PROPORTION VALVE HAD TO BLED.. ALL IS WELL AND NO COMPLAINTS FROM CUSTOMER. THANKS FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP AND REPLIES
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2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N6SD11SD9
whew finally fixed what a job I really feel for you nissan techs. Thanks to Marion [...], your right it was blown out on cyl 4 port. also thaks to Michael [...] for the detailed teardown it really helps to have nice folks like you guys thanks again to all that ...
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1997 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L wobble VIN: JF1GF4853V
Thanks for all the replies. I sent this customer to the alignment shop, before attempting any other diagnosis. I have not heard back from him yet, as far as the outcome is concerned. If I have more to add at a later date I will. Thanks again for all the help.
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1999 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L engine VIN: JF1GM6752X
I would like to thank Richard, Andy, Paul, Rob, Spencer, Dan, Daniel, Leo, Blair, and Mark for quick and very helpfull info. The concensus is to make sure that both motors are of the same generation. Make sure the manifolds are of the same bolt pattern. Use th...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3VN39W9P
As usual, thank you all so much for your thoughts and responses. I should have better understood the system before posting so I could ask the right questions. MOD information was incomplete regarding how the EGR bypass worked so I finally subscribed to Toyota...
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1995 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4RN81A6S
Wow, what a killer this one was. I replaced the engine harness, coil with new, distributor with new, fuel pump relay with new. Drove and it died everytime?? Pulled the steering column down and inspected the electrical part of the switch. saw a verrrry smal...
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