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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG22541
customer said the car cuts off, stalls when come to stop. recently the problem start to happen on the freeway on high speed. the electrical part of the ignition switch was changed. a dealer part was used. i checked the iac valve, the main relay and the fuell p...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start, Stall, Dies while driving VIN: JNKCA21A5X
The NATS system on this car has repeatedly locked up. Two times while the customer was driving the car. The story I got (from the previous owner, who I happen to know) was this occurred while out of town so they took it to a Nissan dealer who reset the key. It...
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L timing adjust VIN: JM1BC1412V
i just replaced the distributor and am trying to set the ignition timing. my service information says to ground diagnostic pin #10. i cannot find any labeling on the car or in my other service info. alldata shows a special tool to do timing adjust. any help id...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L idle in drive VIN: 4T1BF28B9Y
This Avalon is a friend's car. It has the somewhat odd issue of a semi-on/off lurch at idle in gear, hot or cold, not dependent on anything. No codes, driveability, or mechanical faults present. The problem is more of a curious annoyance, and we were wondering...

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1999 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N6DD21Y3X
First as always I must say thanx to all that offered help.Youre a great bunch of fellows. I was given alot of good testing ideas all of which made small improvements. The actual problem was in the distributor. There was just enough play in the shaft (side to s...
2001 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD21S81
Fast and accurate response.Eight said blocked egr tubes and were right.Disconnected egr vac and missfire stopped.Customer has appointment next week to clean tubes.Many replies even gave details on cleaning the tubes.You turned a disaster into a money maker.man...
2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L skid control module and steering angle sensor VIN: 5TDZ34A73S
Thanks for the responses. Ended up having to take the vehicle to the dealer. We never got a clear decision on whether we could install the parts and drive to the dealer for the programming of the new computer or not, so decided to not want to risk it. Custo...
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