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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5654V
Hi fellow Tech/Honda techs Car came in with a misfire, did basic tune up (Plugs NGK) ,cables, dist cap and rotor, car ran much better but still had and little misfire On #1 & #2 had a distributor to try out still the same, tested crank sensor Good. changed # 1... Trouble codes: P1300 (Controlled ignition system or misfire), P0301 (1 Misfire), P0302 (2 misfire), P0135 (B 1 S1 Heater), P0141 (B 1 S 2 heater circuit)
2001 Kia Optima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12611
need some help please.not to familiar with kia a code po171.was in a week ago and found pcv hose loose.repaired line and now vehicle back with code po171.any help or ideas would be greatly appriciated Trouble codes: 171
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L left outer joint VIN: 1YVGF22C3X
We have been chasing this issue for months now. The drivers outer axle joint will click on turning after about 2000 miles of driving. We have put 6 axles from various remans and some new. Always the same result. All motor mounts are good. Alignment good. Equal...
2004 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28J74
OK, here it goes. COP ignition system with coil drivers in the ECM. Right from the door I ohmed out the primary and secondary coils on cylinders 4,5,6. That is the front bank near radiator. Secondly I fired up the Modis and my low amp current tester and checke... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl 4 misfire)
1988 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L retro-fit VIN: JT4RN64P8J
I am starting to get into A/C work and I would like to know what the majority of all of you guys do when reto-fitting vehicles. I have a R134 machine only so I have been letting the freon out in the atmosphere and the vaccuming the system with the machine, rep...
1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L 2-3 shift, 3-4 shift VIN: JT2SV21E8K
This camry will not shift past second gear most of the time. It has no codes in the ecu but I can induce a code and it will store it until cleared. The tranny passes the manuel test and shifts as it should when the ecu is disabled. I have ran all the wire test...
1992 Toyota Camry XLE 2.2L Code 41 VIN: 4T1SK13E1N
This car came in with no head lights. we diagnosed it as bad headlight switch. We had to remove the air bag and steering wheel to access the headlight switch. In the process we disconnected the battery, waited 3 minutes, and disconnected the air bag. Should ha...
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4TAUN41B9S
Well This car came in on a hook no start. I found no spark Crank sensor was bad and plug wires cap rotor and plugs never changed in 200000+ miles replaced parts. This truck has a miss fire under load ING shows on scope normal even under load. Scanner Shows tha...

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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3178Y
After getting a sensor from the dealer and testing all inputs and outputs from ECM. We also ohm tested all wires and decided the ECM is bad. Trying to find a used one for customer Trouble codes: P1167 (1 air fuel sensor heater system fault).
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L range senor VIN: KMHDN45D12
I change the range sensor, talk to the guys at the dealer and was given a print out on installation. I did every thing and i notice that as a general practioner, i had to ask the obvious becasue i know that the steps at the dealer are totally different from af...
1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L power window VIN: J2NCPX873K
finally got this one found broken wire under center console that feeds the sub switch in the door thanks for the replies
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L posssible lockup VIN: KNDUP13152
Well I drove it for about 100 kms and it did not set a code or act up on me. I talked with our trany rebuilder and they actually have not worked on alot of kias. I beleive there is either something sticking inside or pressure bypassing internally, causing the ...
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L front wipers
Thanks guys for the lead I found the red/blk wire cut thru on the pass side of firewall repaired and we're all happy. Many thanks to all you folks for the help,iATN is worth every penny
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 4T3ZF13C21
thanks to all that replied. found that the timing belt sprocket had been rocking back and forth on the woodruff key and hammered the groove out on the sprocket. (thanks george from california) also the sproket moving back and forth on the crank put a step on t...
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start VIN: ZW5TEWM72W
WE tested for purge valve staying open but since the last post the vehicle has not had another incident.Most likely the valve was the problem but as of now we did nothing to repair the problem until it occurs again. Trouble codes: P0441.
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L reverse VIN: JTDBE32K92
Hello everyone and thanks for the help that was offered on this one. We got a few responses telling us to look for mounts moving too far and clicking the shift lever into neutral. We eliminated this by taking the shift cable off the trans and the problem sti...
2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L 4 wd VIN: 5TEWN72N24
Thanks for the help. The accuator on the front axle was shorted out because of water getting in it through the vent hose. Seems the truck has been in some deep water..
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Blown Fuse VIN: 5T0ZA22C44
Well, vehicle is gone, I could not duplicate, I like the dirty throttle bore sugestion- I would have liked to seen the throttle stick for myself to prove it was the culprit, but it worked fine when I recieved the car, I will update if vehicle returns Trouble codes: P2118 (Circuit Problem- Idle Motor).
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