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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 19UYA42651
On going problem, seems to happen more in warm weather, cuts out at cruise and will restart after a couple of minutes. We decided to replace the main relay (PGMFI relay), as this has cured many Hondas and Accuras in the past with this symptom. Our problem is...
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8D68S5Y0
Acceleration is very poor and RPM's peak out at about 4K. It feels like retarded timing. Running the car with generic OBDII scanner shows timing starts at 6 and stays below 10 degrees BTDC when accelerating to 4K RPM. It increases to 28 degrees when decelerati...
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1994 Mazda MX-3 GS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1EC4362R
vehicle came in on a hook, customer stated started running poorly several months ago and just now able to have repaired. vehicle does not go over 1000 rpms in drive. will rev in nuetral and can go to 4500 rpms. cars spits and sputters when u try to take off in...
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1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L poor acceleration VIN: JM3LV523W0
This is a very wrn out rig, but it came in running bad and I found the three solenoids at the left rear on the valve cover to be disconnected and generally messed up. I used mitchell to trace out the wiring connections and got those hooked up properly accordin...
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C42
replace coil plugs wires camsensor and made sure timing was on, the car ahs not syptoms but the light keeps coming back on sometimes it take a week. please help Trouble codes: P0302, P0316
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AJ26E33
This car was towed in no start and is an out of state vehicle.Checked pwr to fuel pump 10volts,replaced fuel pump,still no start.Swap main relay w/at relay and swap fuel pmp relays,no start,car runs with pump straight wired.Now no voltage to pump at connector....
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L Alarm VIN: JN8AR07Y2X
While in for service this customer mentioned that lately hes been woken up by the alarm in his truck[5 occurances]Its kept in his garage under lock and key so I dont think its a critter issue.Im not familiar with the system and mitchell is sketchy at best.What...
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1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT4RN55E6G
I'm not big on parts swapping but this one has me stumped. The truck came to us because it would not pass smog-would not hold a steady cruise during the test account (random?) misfire. Originaly we found the vehicle to run very rich and noticed poor O2 activit... Trouble codes: 5 (O2 Sensor)
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ8643X
THANKS TO EVERY ONES HELP ON THIS, I KIND OF KNEW THE CONVERTER WAS BAD , I GUESS I NEEDED ASSURANCE TO MAKE THE RIGHT RECOMMENDATION TO THE CUSTOMER, WE REPLACED THE CAT WITH OEM AND ROAD TEST AND AND CUSTOMER HAS IT FOR TWO DAYS AND IT SEEMS FINE, THANKS A... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1993 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGE31B9P
Good afternoon Techs, Got 5 replies on this one and most said to check for air leaks in intake duct but Andrew nailed it! He mentioned coolant temp sensor so we checked it and the terminals was coroded. Cleaned it and she works great. Thanks to all who answer...
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L lights electric windows VIN: 6MMAP67P41
Three of the 4 replys were not much help but helped me eliminate some things but Ted from california put me on the right track it was not the instrument panel ecu but the instrument panel assist ecu located behind the right side kick panel it had gotten wet fr...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D02
Hi Guys Thanks for all who replied, I found the fuel press. was dropping from 50 psi too 10 psi with in an hour. replaced fuel pump assy. and now it only drops to 40 psi over night. They pick up the veh. two days ago, no news is good news. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0300 (multi cyl. misfire).
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4S38J6321M
Most of you were right! We put a T-Belt on it today and It now runs great. Thanks again for your help!!
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L icing on low side line and evap VIN: JF1GD29672
I just wanted to thank everyone for responding and helping me out.I had a lot of great responses. Bradley from Missouri had it right. I got a new expansion valve and it worked. 32 on the low side 200 high side. 35 degree vent temp. The only thing else I saw wa...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K1X
thanks to all who replied to my request I replaced the aftermarket Cat with a Factory Cat cleared the codes and the car is down the road every ones info was great and helpful to sell the correct fix he is fighting with Midas to get his money back there were th... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalytic converter efficience low).
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B7X
WIII I BELIVE THIS CAR IS FIXED. IWANT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THERE HELP.EVERY REPLY I RECEIVED WAS VERY HELPFULL.IT TURNED OUT TO BE A BAD AFS.ON BANK 2 RAD SIDE.THIS SENSOR WAS NEW OEM CODE 171 IS BANK1 RUNNING LEAN,I REALLY DID NOT PAY ATTENTION TO FEUL TRIM... Trouble codes: 171 (lean exh. bank 1).
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