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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA3AXYT
Idle surges between 900-1700 rpm in park. When in gear idle holds at 1000-1100 rpm. Checked for vaccum leaks with smoke machine and noticed leak from plenuim gasket area but didn't seem to be great enough to cause problem. However the intake plenuim gasket was... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control System Malfunction)
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWN72N72
Hi there I have this Tacoma that is being quite difficult. It has had this concern with setting cylinder #1 misfire codes for about 2 years now. The local Toyota dealer had it first and they sold him a full tune-up with plugs wires and injector cleaning. Pro... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301

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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGEJ6677W
I have concluded that a worn/failed head gasket seems to be cause of the concern. Everything else concerning the cooling system passes. Water pump- removed/installed- looks like new; radiator is not restricted; fans operate properly; was convinced thermostat...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Radio VIN: 2HGES257X4
Thank you everyone. The response was overwhelming that there should be a code for the radio in the car. Thank you guys, best tool in our shop.
1990 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JACCH58R4L
first i want to thank the people who took the time to help me out. this one had a few issues. i want to first say that yes i did check timing and it had to be advanced 20btdc instead of 10btdc. the reasons for this were as follows #1-the pcm was shorted causi... Trouble codes: 44 (map sensor circuit high).
2006 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E46
Thanks to everyone for their time and help,I'm really grateful to Brent from Utah and John from North Carolina, you guys pointed me in the right direction. It was the PCM ( covered under warranty ) but not after the Toyota dealer gave the customer the run arou... Trouble codes: P0353 (ignition coil c primary and secondary circuits).
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