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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF185X3
Car came to the shop with all those codes mentioned including P0305 and P0306 and with the VTM ligth On , I went to test drive it and there was no misfire felt , only a shudder and jerking exactly around 50 miles per hour , if I kept going faster , shuddering ... Trouble codes: P1399 (Ramdom Misfire), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D23
Hello all you Hyundai techs. I have a wierd one. I am a technician at a in-house finance used car dealership. This elantra was purchased at an auto auction and during reconditioning another technician found burnt wiring behind the radio. So he replaced the ent...
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD6853X
Hi Guys and Girls. Thanks in advance for any help with this. I never had the pain of dealing with this VVT system so sorry for the ignorance. I have ohm tested and it Ohms out within specs. But when I do direct current test it barley moves. Has anyone Knowledg... Trouble codes: P0155, P1349
1999 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2212X
The car came in with no power and hardly running, plugs were fouled, spark was very weak on back bank. I replaced plugs, wires, cap, rotor, and distributor. The car now has lots of power and good spark on all cylinders. I pulled the timing covers and verified ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire)
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y01
this came in running bad - had 6 codes - most due to bad vac. leak and intake valve controller bad. repaired vac. leaks and replaced controller for intake valves -well i was at it i replaced intake gaskets(common prob) and plugs and wires. here is the problem ... Trouble codes: P0300
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8S
PROBLEM DESCRIPTION Well Im working on a 1995 Nissan Maxima, It has an intermittent crank/ no start condition and heavy misfire problem. Maybe 1 out of 10 times it will start up after about 2-3 rotations, other than that its more like 15-20. Gas pedal movemen...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Stall VIN: JN8AR05YXX
Thanks in advance, This Truck was brought in by another shop to me. Its Symptoms are after 5 min of operation from cold it has a hard start, I have tested several sensors to include the TPS, MAF, CKP, Dist CKP/CMP, Vacuum Pressure transducer, according to what...
2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN8AZ08W74
have replaced the throttle body and cannot get the relearn to stick. have tryed 20 times or so. am i missing something?
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2TICF28P7X
This beast is very intermintant. When it the problem occurs it's like a switch. It will occur at start up or while driving down the road. The fuel trim #s are high only on one bank. Short FT #1 19.4 Short FT 52.2. the other bank SFT -7.9 lft -0.1. When there i... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2008 Acura TL 3.2L abs / vsa VIN: 19UUA66248
Thanks to Manit, John and Jacob for the wheel bearing clue -- They were spot on --(A special "Thank You" to Manit for some email help also) Also next in line for valid areas to look was wheel speed sensor and Steering angle sensors -- I do not possess a scan...
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L no overdrive VIN: KMHCG35C23
The fourth gear hub assembly was bad due to thrust bearing failure. Replaced with reman transmission.
2001 Isuzu NPR-HD 4.8L blower motor VIN: JALB4B1461
Thanks for the help effort to those that responded. I still have had no one to fax me a wiring diagram for this, but one responder provided a [...] to download it for a fee. I was trying to save my customer the expense. The advise regarding the power on the fus...
2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L Starting VIN: JTHBA30G54
After many hours and lots of disassembly I finally found the cause of the problem and as often happens the problem was not from the manufacture but the aftermarket. The reason that I had a draw on the AM2 circuit was that at some point the car had had a antith...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L transmission VIN: 6MMAP67P01
Thanks to everyone that replied. From the responses, it sounded like the transmission need to be removed and inspected further. I wrote the customer an estimate for a replacement transmission, but the customer chose not to have it repaired at this time.
2002 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L pump pulsating VIN: JFLGD675X2
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SK12EOR
Thanks for all that took the time to help me get this issue resolved. Changed the coil, must have been defective (what a suprise)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Reverse VIN: 4T1BG22K8W
Thanks for all the help but was hoping I did not have to go the Long route. Flushed the transmission one more time and seemed to be holding up and got reverse back but after a 15 minute test run noticed the torque converter had an overwhelming shudder and woul...
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