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1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3647W
Hey guys i have a code 1491 EGR position problem after replacing valve and sensor light comes on after driving about 35 miles.The egr is working plenty lift when accel could the computer be bad please help
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG1653W
Thanks in advance for any help. I have a Honda Accord 3.0 V-6 engine that doesn't want to cooperate with us. Per customer at times while driving engine will lose power to the point of having to pull off the road and engine stalling. Customer can wait a minute ...
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1990 Honda Civic 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGED6446L
When i drive this car some times it lack power and engine light comes on and missfire on Accel on the surface road the pcm light blinks 16 injection and 7 TPS. I soldered the Main Relay contacts it was bad, check all ground wires for the engine they all seam o... Trouble codes: 16 (Fuel injection), 7 (TPS throttle position sensor)
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L Steering VIN: JT8BH68X9X
This vehicle is equipped with variable assist p/s and at highway speeds where you should lose youre assist it feels as if you dont because the steering is very sloppy. All suspension is tight and the vehicle alignment is perfect. Mitchel gives very little daig...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10V5Y
we had a 2000 lexus rx300 come in for a check engine light scanned and code p0440 was present. tested the system for leaks did not find any.we changed the gas cap and the vsv.now vehicle is back again with the same code.i went to the mode 6 data on my scanner ... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system fault)
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L chassis vibration VIN: 1YVGF22D1X
thanks in advance for any and all help. vehicle has a vibration that is felt in steering wheel and seat when making a left turn and accelerating. the harder the accel the worse the vibration. inspected for obvious worn steering or chassis parts, all look good....
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L oil in air cleaner VIN: 1YVHP82D34
Car came in with complaint of oil leak at left front of vehicle and smoke out tail pipe on start-up. Customer said they had added 1 1/2 quarts of oil before the short drive to our shop, still 1 quart low today. Coolant full & clean, no overheating. Found oil i...
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1988 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L Charging VIN: JN1HM05S1J
Did a quick diag but I must have missed something. Replaced alt but still no charge. I checked all fuses and fusable links, all were ok. Charge lamp does not ever come on. Battery voltage present at Bat. terminal. Also battery voltage on white reg. terminal. 2...
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1JN1CA21D8
Customer states it will not start sometimes after hot soak. I have been unable to duplicate the no start, however what does occur consistently after warm up and hot restart is that it cranks as though ignition timing is too advanced so it starts hard, sometime...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y5Y
Hello all - I normally have better sense than to get involved in vehicles outside my usual makes, but this Nissan S.U.V. belongs to an old friend and well, you know. It started running poorly the other day, felt like it was dropping cylinders, tachometer needl... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor circuit malfunction)
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2002 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4TCZF19C92
Toyota tech help, van come in from used car lot, no repair information, it ran good at cold, but engine misfire when warm, cyl # 2 4 6 all on same bank.Code P1354 VVT system Malfunction Bank 2. Cyl # 2 4 6 also have misfire code, also igniter CKT fault for Cyl...
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L left side power sliding door
First off thanks in advance for any help I might receive. I know it takes time to respond and it is really appreciated. Vehicle came in last week and the owner stated that the driver side power sliding door had not been working for quite some time. She stated ...
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Cuts out VIN: KMHWF25S95
I would like to thank everyone for there input greatly appreciated. I replaced the fuel temperature sensor and that fixed the code that kept showing up but not the stalling condition. I removed the timing belt cover and noticed the belt was missing some rows u... Trouble codes: P0183.
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1986 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.3L batt lamp,brake lamp,gauges.
went threw this truck with a fine comb came up with nothing in the circuits for the alt, or dash. stumped, truck is waiting for further diag
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Misfire VIN: KNDJA72301
After numerous removals of the intake plenum it finally came down to a bad PCM intermittently dropping #3 injector. Due to location of ignition components and injectors it was very difficult to nail down. Dealer has repalced Both coils,plugs and wires twice a...
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1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF3148L
ALLDATA library has a procedure how to diagnote a distributor : 90 B2600. Either distributor or computer are . bad .My case a computer Thanks ALL HELP.
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L no o2 or cat moniter VIN: JN1CA31061
After clearing KAM, we drove car about 30 miles and got all monitors EXCEPT cat to run. This was enough for testing and customer is now happy. I ask him to return in a month to see if the cat monitor ever runs. Thank Guys Scott
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06B04
FOUND 1 WIRE TO HAVE 5 VOLTS. I FOUND BROKEN WIRES TO THE REAR HARNESS CONNECTING THE EVAP PRESSURE SENSOR. REPAIRED THE HARNESS, AND THAT FIXED ALL THE REFERENCE VOLTS TO ALL SENSORS. I STILL HAD A SMALL SHORT TO GROUND IN THE EVAP SENSOR, BUT IT DIDN'T SEEM... Trouble codes: P0452, P0550, P1229, P2122, P2138.
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1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L 2-3 shift, 3-4 shift VIN: JT2SV21E8K
I am going to close this post with a no fix. This is a classic case of the cust not really buying into a researched couse of action. I checked the system after getting responses from members and recomended that he take the car bac to the tranny shop and have...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L dash indicators VIN: 5TDZT34A12
Tried everything that was sent and more, got Toyota of America involved and they are sending a rep out due to how many times this vehicle has had steering and abs computers replaced. Big problewm with 2001 and 2002 models. So no fix yet, thanks for eveyones ...
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