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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L od light flashes VIN: 2HGES16581
there is a code p1705. intermitently, the od light flashes and the check engine light comes on. this might go for a week or more before it happens and then again it may happen once a day for a period. i have replaced the position sensor.it seems to be worse in...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56435
Hey all, have kind of a weird one here. This accord runs fine but pops this lean code. Found p0171, so I reset it and road tested STFT is +20% to +15% and its driving the LTFT lean also. When it came in the LTFT was about +20%. I looked at the MAF and it looks... Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A31
car came in barely running-had to hold down accelerator keep from stalling --throwing fault code for p0505-tested and replaced IACV --still problem exists--checked wiring to ecu-found all ok--found ecu smelling like burnt electrical compenent--replaced ecu and... Trouble codes: P0505
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KNDJB7239X
Thanks for looking at my problem. Vehicle came in running very poorly. Numerous misfires and codes present were p0300, p0301, p0302, p0303, p0304, p0422, p0101. We replaced spark plugs, ignition wires and coils per other posts on iatn. Vehicle is running good ...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJD73333
This suv was towed in for a smog (expired tags). Upon putting it on the analyzer we noticed that at 25, the co was at 1.5% which is rich for this car. The second time it was at 25mph, the co was now .6 which is normal. This happened within 2mins of the other...
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1989 Mazda B2200 2.2L No Start VIN: JM2UF1131K
hello, i have 1989 mazda b2200 pickup that i was trying to help my buddy out with this. it came to me with a blown headgasket/no start. i removed the head and replaced the gasket. changed oil and filled with coolant.i started and it ran for about 20 minutes an...
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1990 Mazda B2600 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2VF414XL
we have one here that we need to be able to turn the check engine light off. we have the snapon modous and did as it said but light stays on has anyone got any ideas...thanks in advance everyone
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1996 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Head Bolts VIN: JM1TA2226T
Hello guys and girls. I have a question about the head bolts on a Miller Cycle engine in a Mazda Millenia. The dealer and Alldata say the max. stretched length of the bolts is 5.217 inches. When i measure the ones in the car, i only have about 4.5 inches on av...
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2000 Mazda B3000 SX 3.0L wipers VIN: 4F4YR12V9Y
Hello techs, i have a 2000 mazda b3000( ford ranger). customer complains that the wipers will continue to run when the swithch is in the off park position. customer replaced the multifunction switch himself with an aftermarket part, but problem still occures....
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2002 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH1BJ22622
when i start the car the o2 readings will both drop very low. ie. sensor 1 at 0.035 sensor 2 at 0.100. i smoke tested it. fuel pressure is in range. monotored scan data, coolant and intake air temp are within range. thottle position sensor sweeps ok. mass air ... Trouble codes: P0131, P0140
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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A53
Replaced the upr and lwr manifold gaskets (from Mazda dealer)because of the codes:P0171 and P0174. After running 30 kms, same MILs came on again. Engine running is very smooth and sound level is normal. I inspected the vacuum hoses and exhaust side crack visua... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank1), P0174 (system too lean bank2)
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L balancer VIN: JA4MR41H9S
Hi all I have got one that is driving me crazy. As I stated in the History I installed a new balancer about 5 months ago because the bolt had backed out of the old one. The customer told me that this was the second time it had happened except the first time th...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 453BG6850W
This car came in for head gaskets, after changing head gaskets the car has to be reved to make it even move the tranny is full of fluid but still hardly moves in any gear. when is is running the front cat gets glowing red, i've checked map, cooling sensor,mass...
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L transaxle/transfer case VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
AWD Subaru acts like clutch slipping. You can wind it up to 3K and it will slowly start moving. Pulled transmission and inspected clutch, had been hot but not worn out. Replaced clutch, pressure plate etc. and reassembled. Was OK for 1/4 mile and then there wa...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on, slight knocking VIN: JT3HP10VXY
Thank you in advance Toyota gurus.New customer, overall condition of vehicle good. During test drive with scan tool engine had slight pinging under load. PO401 resets after two test drives. Replaced modulator and VSV after checking valve manually and visual on... Trouble codes: P0401
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2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TASM92NXY
This truck will crank over and run for about 3 seconds then die. If you cycle the ignition switch it will do the same thing. This is a California Emmisions vehicle and I have the codes mentioned above. We have tried 3 coils swapped to different positions, ECU,... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0305-), P0305 (p0310-), P0310 (p0315-), P0315 (testing and results)
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wipers VIN: 5FNRL1855A
well thank u for the help but this one is fubar, installed both mutiplex controllers, new wiper stalk switch, tried 2 different wiper motors,int wiper relays, triple checked wirng and ran threw flow chart 3 times.All tests show it should work , still have lo &...
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2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Dome lamps,door locks,Dash display VIN: 4N2ZN16T01
Thanks to all who offered guidance on this vehicle, unfortunately the customer never returned for further testing! I learned from the responses that the root cause of my concerns was most likely a poor ground, with the ground connection near the accelerator pe...
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2002 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH89652
Thanks to all who helped. This one will be traded back to Subaru on a newer model. Trans slippage will be the culprit here, & with this milage the customer opted for a trade-in on an 08' Thanks again members
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L radiator VIN: JF1GG29672
The car has only been gone for 2 weeks now and has been fine. Only time will truly tell. I am almost 100% sure we have fixed the problem with the updated radiator from subaru. The updated radiator is twice as big (core size) and the cap on the radiator will ma...
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