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1993 Acura Legend LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7678P
car came in missfiring with code 15.looked at alldata,they had me ohm testing wires that showed all checked good. i then replaced both parts, the ign. mod new from dealer and a used ecu. any and all help will be appeciated. Trouble codes: 15 (ign. signal output)
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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L pressures VIN: JH4KA7657R
this car came in a while back an a tech here replaced the evap core due to leak at the same time he did a expansion valve and drier car was gone a couple of weeks and back with complant of after diriving for a hour ac quits cooling got the car to act up and ho...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA5667Y
Vehicle has bad miss sometimes under light acceleration. Also at cruising speeds has a slight surge. Replaced all spark plugs with OEM brand and replaced cylinder 1 and 5 ignition coils. Still get a slight miss but cannot get a MIL, even after driving it for 2... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P1456 (evap. leak), P0300 (random multiple cylinder misfire)
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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18252
Vehicle has intermittent misfire on cylinder #1 and #4; tried new coils-no change. Freeze frame data shows misfire on cylinder #1 at 0 mph-idle. Short term fuel trim at -3.9 percent and long term trim at -4.7 percent. Intermittently you can feel mis-fire at fr... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 4 misfire)
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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L cant pump fuel VIN: 2HKYF18514
hello techs,im reopening this post please ready the info carefully.as i can only update once.this vehicle is a 2004 honda pilot,3.5-v6 auto.53,000 miles.the customers complaint is they can't pump fuel while at the gas station.the handle justs clicks and pump f...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Power Assist VIN: JNKNGO1D7R
I've learned quite a bit about this system working on this car. Basic complaint: power steering assist goes away after 5-10 minute drive. Let the car cool down, power steering works OK again for a few minutes. Mitchell, of course, has zero info. regarding Act...
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT8UF11E7N
hello all .i have 92 lexus that seems to be cycling the fuel pump on then off again.car surges and dies at times .was diag be another tech for fuel pump.well i have been asked to look at to makes sure he was correct.so i researching this i find that it should ...
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2003 Lexus GS430 4.3L timing belt VIN: JT8BL69S63
Hi All, I'm replacing the timing belt on this car (maintanance) and can't find any information in mitchell for cam seal replacement. I have the front portion of the gear off, but can't see how to get to the seal. I've noticed other posts on this subject and t...
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Starting VIN: 1N4DL01D8W
hey everyone i just installed a moter in this car and it wont start i have fuel spark and injector pulse ichanged plugs wires cap rotor and the distributor i have 150lbs compresson in3 cylinders and 100 in one it cranks fine sounds like it dont have fuel or sp...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A62
hEY GUYS I HAVE THIS NISSAN EVAP CODE VENT LEAK I REPLACE REAR CANISTER AND VALVE ALSO THE DEALER TOLD ME OF ANOTHER VALVE UNDER THE VECHICLE THAT IS POPULAR SO I REPLACED THAT ONE STILL LIGHT COMES ON PLEASE HELP
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2004 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N6DD26T34
This is my truck. When taking off from a dead stop it has low power intill over half throutle then it takes off and runs normal But still not full power. I think it is the throutle switch. I was setting the timing and the switch was disconected to set the timi...
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1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L connecting rod VIN: 4SEBK6755T
dissasembled motor and didn't note orientation of connecting rod I know what rod went where but not which side faced forward the dealer and manual said "mark faces front of motor " but which mark are they talking about is unclear if anyone has had one of th...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG28K8X
hi tech, 99 camry setting code p0401 within 2 days after clearing. the egr is opening above idle and when i put vacuum on the egr the engine died at idle,which i believe a will functioning egr system.it look very basic system,but i think i'm lost on this one. ... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufient egr flow)
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2001 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L vvt-l VIN: JTDDY32T81
hello there---hope someone has seen this-I have a Celica gts with code 1693 VVT-L closing malfunction but I have a whine similar to a low P/S at the rear of the head where the VVT-L mech is located-anyone familiar with this? g
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC123X1
Kia is one pain when it comes to the turbine and vss sensors. The codes I had were one for each and after replacing the turbine sensor the vss came back yet the speedo and cruise were working. I sent it off the dealer for a computer reprogram and it is now o... Trouble codes: P0501, P0717.
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1992 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L engine misfire VIN: 1N4EB32H7P
i am closing this because i have not had time to investigate further--we got really busy and it will be a while before we get back to it--THANKS for all that replied
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JTDBT12381
Thank You for the excellant help. It turned out to have several problems. The first post on the vacumn leak was a good idea but I forgot to mention we had smoked it for leaks already. We replaced the vvt gear because it set the code and had a ratlle sometimes.... Trouble codes: P1349.
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