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1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L crankshaft pulley VIN: JHMBB6142V
Once again I need to call out to my fellow techs for some assistance. This Honda has been plaguing us ever since we did the timing belt, seals and waterpump. As you can see by the vehicle history the crank pulley has now fallen off twice and the crank seal has...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26772
Hey Guys and Gals, I have a 2002 Honda Civic EX with the 1.7L SOHC VTEC motor that throws a code 303 (Misfire cylinder 3). The light illuminates after about 20 miles or so of driving. No real hesitation is felt. There is a slight inconsistancy at idle every o... Trouble codes: 303 (Misfire Cylinder 3)
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2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66313
Car was a tow in, customer complained about a no-start situation. Had the computer on and pulled the codes up. Thought it could possibly be the Map or throttle sensor, so i had unplugged them and the car started. Then plugged the sensors back and had NO Thrott... Trouble codes: P2122, P2127, P0107, P0117, P2222, P2627
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C12
Good afternoon, This Hyundai was towed in for fail to start. Pulled codes and recovered a PO335 and PO336, both crank sensor codes. Started running chart from Mitchell and discovered no 5 volt reference to crank sensor. Checked for short to ground from crank s...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L TCC solenoid VIN: KM8SC73D53
Hi guys, I got this car with check engine light on, P1529 mfr ctrl spd P0741B tcc perf or stuck I understand the customer is been having this problem for some time, I pull the codes and alldata don't show any information to diagnose this problem and I wonder...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L overdrive VIN: KNADC125X4
when I first start the car the overdrive cancel button works the light. after it upshifts the lite goes out and it won't go into overdrive. it doesn't slip, it just won't upshift. have lab scoped at sensor and don't have a pattern. on the green/orange wire I h...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNADC12524
this is a used car that our dealership sold. customer is complaining of stalling, poor acceleration and surging at idle. i have test drove the vehicle several times and cannot duplicate condition. any commons on this based on complaint, fuel pump or maf sensor...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18271
we have this 2001 is 300 we replaced the fuel cap because it a had bad seal we thought that would do it,but no luck, i have check for any leaks with snap-on evap tester and none found ive check solenoid under hood purge and checked for disconnected hoses,i bel... Trouble codes: P0440
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L alternator, starter VIN: JMOGF10S10
This car was brought in for a no start. The owner had to go overseas and left the car parked outside of the house for 2 weeks. When he came back, the car wouldn't start. Jump started the car, car started right up, but when he turned the engine off, it wouldn't...
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2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, 3 injectors B1not wo VIN: JM3LW28J53
The Catelytic converter B2 was red hot. Customer bought Cat. and O2 sensor from dealer and replaced by himself. We check and found 3 injectors (#4,5,6) B2 are not working. Have power(pulse)to injectors.Compression check are OK. After replaced injectors we get ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4), P0306
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C73
This is my wifes car. The check engine light came on the other day so I pulled the codes. There really is not much info on these codes in my solus scanner. It idles rough and will stall every now and again. I have checked for vacuum leaks with a smoke machine ... Trouble codes: P2177, P2187
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1998 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Misfire VIN: 6MMAP47P5W
Car came in with a miss, uder load mostly Code PO 300 . It would miss sometimes at idle. the customer had someone else put wires ,plugs,cap,rotor on it. Found a vaccum leak at right side of intake. replaced lower and upper intake gaskets. NOW IT RUNS WORSE THA... Trouble codes: P00, 300 (cylinder missfire)
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JN8DR09Y92
Vehicle came in w/ leaking head gasket. Replaced both gaskets, new head bolts, timing chain- guides, etc. Ran for a short period,but rough. Now i have a whole bunch of codes & a no start. Codes are follows: P1490- VC/V bypass valve circuit wrong volt P1610- NA...
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2003 Nissan Altima 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11DX2
I have already replaced the throttle body assembly and the pedal assembly. Has been to the dealer to get idle programmed. I have done a few movies when the problem happens but I can't find a glitch on shopstream. I read all the forum post w/ P2138 DTCs and fee... Trouble codes: P2138 (APP Sensor 2 Ckt)
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Number of Keys VIN: 1N4AL11D45
I sometimes do some investigative work (mechanical anaylsis etc. )for insurance companies on auto theft claims. Does anyone know if OEM Nissan software will give me the number of learned transponder keys in the anti-theft system? This is a great help on theft ...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L int. lighting, radio, clock VIN: JF1GG29662
This vehicle does not have any power to the interior lights, the radio does not light up or operate, seems as if there is no power for memory when key is off. There is no power to door switches for interior lights. Radio does have power feeds when key is on. T...
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2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E14
codes were set when come in tsb said it could be filler tube day have a new up dated one for this car 2002 to 2004 i put presure test on system and holds good & the two switches are good open & close with power just codes 441 442 446 evap codes any help would ... Trouble codes: 441 (442 -), 442 (446 -), 446
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2006 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E46
Hi guys, I have the above vehicle with an intermitent misfire on CYL#3, MIL light on,code- ignition coil 'c' primary and secondary circuit fault. I swaped the coils, same code is back, replaced plugs, checked resistance of injectors and truns out the same with... Trouble codes: P0353 (ignition coil c primary and secondary circuits)
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1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3640W
Thanx for the help with this fix, it was instrumental. Fix was the bank 1 O2 sensor. Before repairs I noticed that the voltage was aprox 0.00 and when goosing throttle it would never go past .3V, bank 2 would vary but somewhat sluggish. I did however talk t... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2005 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC54845
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED! OEM AIR/FUEL RATIO SENSOR FIXED THE PROBLEM. AFTERMARKET O2 SENSOR WAS THE ISSUE. THANKS FOR THE HELP. iATN ROCKS!!! HAPPY DONALD Trouble codes: P1157 (a/f sensor circuit high voltage).
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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JHMCA5542K
THanks for all the replys,I had tried disconnecting the egr and it made no change.The customer didnt want me to spend any more time on this problem and picked up the car.He said he would bring it back if it got worse. Thanks for all the replys and after the t...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Surge VIN: 1HGEM21902
CHECKED ALL THE SUGGESTIONS THAT WERE OFFERED. ENDED UP BEING THE IAC. REPLACED THE IAC AND CLEANED THE THROTTLE BODY. IDLE IS BACK TO NORMAL. THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL THE QUICK REPLIES. IATN RULES!!!
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, #4 missfire VIN: KMHJW35F24
o.k. guys here it goes summary. vehicle was a used car lot purchase. irony from axed auto sales.korean car.korean owner,very little broken english.so much for diversity.ALL REPLIES APPRECIATED !!!most of you guys nailed it. engine was apart recently just that ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss fire), P0302 (2 missfire), P0304 (4 missfire), M1SC, ENG, HWY.
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L boggs on acc VIN: JNKCA31AX1
Thank you for your help all This one is fixed. The MAF sensor fixed the prob. When I checked the old on on the veh with the lab scope it seemed to respond well although it would only rise up so high. So if you are having a prob like this keep in mind that t... Trouble codes: P0135.
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4S2CK58D71
Well, we never could get rid of the noise. We tried a goodyear timing belt like Marty suggested. We had already gotten all of our timing components from the dealer, so I assume we had all the most updated parts. The lady had just bought the vehicle from a loca...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: J1JHF10011
Dealer claims there was no sludge buildup in engine however they determined by compression that one of the pistons had clogged oil rings!?. They claimed they flushed that particular cylinder to clear rings and problem oil consumption should improve. We shal...
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1984 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ16S6E
Thanks for all the replays. I ended up measuring the resistance across the injectors all were 4 ohm except one which was 2 ohm and pulling amp from ecm. not leaving enough power for all the injectors to fully open, once shorted injector was replaced I was able...
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1997 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L right turn signal VIN: JT4UN22DBV
thanks to those that responded. found out it was a bad ground connection to the right rear socket. repaired ground and everything ok now
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