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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG225XX
Vehicle has all cylinders misfiring randomly ICM checks ok,coil ok, all power and grounds good, Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (2 misfire), P0303 (3 misfire), P0304 (4 misfire), P0305 (5 misfire P0306 6 misfire)
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1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ2216X
customer thought transmission was problem but at light load and 2900-3000 rpm's starts bucking but no misfire codes!!! can make surge in park if held at 2900 rpm's. also noticed engine idles rough and runs noisey below 3000 rpm's but smooths out above 3000 as ...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK32325
You know life's interesting when you need to ask for help twice in 1 week! Well here goes... This Mazda came in with CEL on & codes po171(system lean)& po 455(gross evap leak) fuel trim #s were +30 lft & sft @ idle & +5-10 or so anything above idle, sounds lik... Trouble codes: P0171, P00, 455 (gross evap leak)
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1988 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L No Start VIN: JN1PB21SXJ
This particular vehicle pops a code 11 after it sits, the code is for no crank angle sensor and the distributor was replaced with one from the junk yard. i clear the code and the car starts, until the next engine start, and then no start. i know I have crank a... Trouble codes: 11 (co crank angle sensor)
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2002 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26502
Truck came in with mil light on with P0402 and no drivability problems. Cleared codes and truck came back after about a week with light on again. Diagnosed EGR valve, EGR solenoid, and EGR temp. sensor to be working. I checked EGR passages and they are clear a... Trouble codes: P0402 (EGR control backpressure transducer malfunction)
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2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L booster VIN: 5TDBT48A36
This Sequoia makes a whistling noise during the first brake application of the day. Driver complains of little to no power brake assist during this time. Suspect vacuum leak causing this. Scanned abs module, has stored dtc C1310. Tested solenoid, which was goo...
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1991 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Drive in ALL gears VIN: JH4DA9365M
We decided to have the trans rebuilt. Thanks to all the replied.
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA5663Y
Thanks for the replies, becuase there was no driveability problems the customer decided to take the car last night. He said he will get in touch with me next week. Thank you. Trouble codes: 3102, 3602.
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1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L noise and slow shift into reverse when cold VIN: 1HGEJ6672V
Well The car left yesterday and all is good. Once the case was open it was easy to see the issue. The Reverese gear Bearing was blown apart - While the issue was only present in the morning we do not know. We did an overhaul - (waited a long time for the ha...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S2CM58V4T
i don't how how all the other shops missed this one. The egr port on the intake was clogged, but just enough of an opening that hee was a rpm drop when the egr was activaited. Removed the throttle body, unclogged the port and the vehicle passed with flying col...
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACOJ58X0W
hey you guys thanks looked at what you guys said and all looked good so i replaced o2 with after markrt senser one day light back on so replaced with factory replacement and week later all is good.thanks for the help. one question though,i thought aftermarket ... Trouble codes: P0153.
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2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16533
Well I'm going to have to close this help request. I got a lot of very usfull suggestion, but no fix at this time. I believe that the valves are getting sticky on this engine. One test that I did was a manifold vacuum test. The reading is between 5-10 inches a... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean), P0121 (throttle position sensor switch a circuit range preformance problem), P0300 (randam mifire), P0301 (mifire cylinder 1), P0302 (misfire cylinder 2 P0303 P0304), P1166 (unknown trouble code).
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC5L54Y
well its fixed, steve you hit it right on the head found the restictor as you stated and it was plugged, cleaned it out with a small pick and brake kleen then blew out with air, the egr is know receiving 10 to 14 inches of vacuum under load, ran egr monitor aq... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr insufficient flow detected).
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 1N4AL11E95
This website ROCKS!!! Alot of you mentioned the crank sensor and it has been updated. I took out the old cam and crank sensor (it is the same part number for both) and there is a big differance between the old style and new. I replaced them both, as advised... Trouble codes: P0725 (Engine Speed Signal).
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Surge VIN: 4S3BJ6333R
Well we did not fix this one, Customer decided to trade off for new car. I had 11 replies all of which suggested everything we tried. Including new O/2 sensor. Used MAF sensor, Tps sensor, New coolant temp sensor Throttle body cleaning, Fuel system cleaning,Ow...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L long crank times VIN: JT3HP10V1W
I have had conflicting opinions concerning CKP amplitude. Identifix told me 5 volts- Mike [...] said his new CKP had about 1 volt- I was showing 2 volt peak to peak cranking and running. Regardless, I can't get hold of customer for further testing- he has my ...
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