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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7260M
falls on its face and stalls on acceleration. no codes, fuel pressure is good. sometimes wont start. then when you get it running its fine until you give it some gas and it falls on its face and stalls out. pops through the air cleaner.
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JHMCD5658S
When cold the engine starts and runs at about 1400 RPM for about 3 minutes then starts surging at 700 to 1500 RPM for about 5 min. then when engine is hot it idles ok. If you restart the engine the cycle starts over again, but since the car is warm, it stops h...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L all upshifts VIN: 1HGEM22921
Any help would be greatly appreciated.This Honda flares on all upshifts,seems to be worse at lighter throttle.No codes.Next thing I was going to check line and clutch pressures but haven't found the right adapters yet.Just thought I'd try on here and see if th...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L heater VIN: JHMCM56603
hello all techs out there this car have dual heater and AC but driver side doesn't have heater passenger side Ok,blower motor blow out both side passenger hot driver side NO.the control penal working find and both door inside working fine.i can't get it both b...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L crossover tube VIN: JNRDRO7YX1
i have 2oo1 qx4 that the water crossover tube on the rear of the cylinder heads is leaking.it has a3.5 v6.cant see a good way to get to it without pulling the engine or transmisson.has anyone had any success in replacing the o-rings on this.how did you do it?
1996 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L High idle VIN: JACDJ58V4T
This vehicle exibits a very high idle after approx. 10-13 miles of driving. If I start it and let it idle in the shop it will begin to flare up and eventually remain at 2500 rpm after about 10 minutes. I've cleaned the grounds pertaining to the PCM. They rema...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L spindal VIN: JT8UF11E1P
problem with worn rear spindal bushings, parts are not serviceable per my local area lexus dealer. any ideas on an outside parts provider for these parts
2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L VSC and TRAC OFF lights on VIN: JTJGF10V23
Hello, After doing a normal rear brake service: Resurface rotors, install new pads. The VSC and TRAC OFF lights will light on after start the engine and drive forward about 5-10 feet. If cut the engine off then restart the engine,the VSC and TRAC OFF lights wi...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L alternator VIN: 1N4DL01D7Y
Just a question to make sure Im thinking correct. This car came in not charging. Tested and found the alt not charging. Checked the wiring to the alt with the car off and key on and found no power from the charge light bulb but the light IS on when it is runni...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L abs VIN: 4S3BG68853
Hey all you Subaru techs out there. Is there a way to pull abs codes on a 1997 Subaru legacy outback without a manufacturers scan tool. All data isn't giving a procedure and I am assuming that like with all other cars there should be a way to ground a diagnost...
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1F1GD296X2
Hello to all, This car runs well except when accelerating fairly hard between 4-5000 rpm. The engine will cut out for maybe half a second & then recover & run well again. It will set/reset code P0244 after 2 shifts (auto trans)! Tachometer seems to drop with a... Trouble codes: P0244 (wastegate control solenoid valve malfunction-high input)

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KM8SB12B1A
Wow don't know what is worse that this really happend or every one of my techs plus three from other shops over looked this easily made problem. the coil wires are marked 1 and 3 however the coils can be be put in eather hole and the wires look good ran to eit...
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L VSC light on VIN: JTHBN30F02
Thanks for all the responses. We have run into this code in the past after performing timing belt work but did not have this problem. A couple responses said the light could only be reset at the dealer. Thanks to Vladimir and Wladimir for the detailed procedur...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L driveline VIN: JA4MT41RXY
Well, I have not yet fixed this vehicle. However, I believe the problem is in the torque convertor. During this post, I received a call from another IATN member out of Utah (Dave, I believe) who was having the same concern. He diagnosed it as a faulty torqu...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 5N1AR18W85
it seems this is pretty uncommon on these motors. thanks for a few of the help requests although a few people baffle me me by asking a question to my question on wether there are chain issues on these engines. after removing timing cover i discovered the pass ...
1998 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L No Start, no spark on #1 & #4 VIN: JT3HM84R4W
In regards to the replies I have recieved is that there is no wires running under maf sensor that could corrode off or short out...Runs along fuel rail. Secondly I have scoped both the cam/ crank sensors at the PCM with nice clean signal from both, and connect... Trouble codes: P0113 (Igniton Circuit Malfunction Bank 1).
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