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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG55801
Hi everyone. A friend of mine from out of town called me about her Honda with this code. Since I can't remember, does the 2.3 engine usually restrict on all 4 intake runners or around the egr valve? Any luck on cleaning without removal? Trouble codes: P0401
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16571
Hello all!This vehicle is making me want to leave the trade. We replaced the tranny with a used one from junk yard.Every thing is back toghether and now the car wont start.Has injector pulse,sparks,all grounds are good.Fuel pump will not turn on.Has all the po...
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNADC12322
thanks in advance for any help offered. customer said the car started this problem about 2 months ago, and got progressively worse until it was towed in. the problem is that it acts as if you momentarily turned off the ignition then turned it back on. sometime...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80D33
hello all: This MAzda 6 won't start. Compression is 150 on cylinders. fuel pressure about 65 psi. When cranking engine backfires but it won't start. Checked timing chains and marks. All right on the money as per Mitchell Manual. Removed spark plugs. All six pl...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L engine VIN: 4A34Y4VE18
this question is for you mitsu guys out there. I had a customer bring in his car with the 2.0 non turbo engine that had a after market turbo on it (more sewer pipe than my house). He had blown the engine at the track (aka the county road) he asked about an eng...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L state inspection VIN: JN1CA21D8T
i have this nissan max 3litter that wont run the evap cat or o2 monitors. Orig had B2S1 O2 code. Changed with Bosch O2. Cleared codes but cant get evap cat or O2 monitors to run .O2 heater monitor has run. I just need one more monitor to run to pass state insp...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Wipers,radio, & Shift lock VIN: 4S3BH68684
Customer complain when she has radio on, wipers on, and is shifting into reverse the wipers & radio will stop working, no power. Somtimes it will start working again right away, sometimes it won't. Sometimes key off and it will work sometimes it won't. We clea...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C8X
Well, I am just beside myself. Thank you all who responded. As it turned out the cam gears on this vehicle had 3 reference points for the cam sensor, one on one side of the sprocket and two close together on the other side, 180 degrees away. After removing th... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor circuit).
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CA31D61
Thanks for all of the replies and none of them were helpful. The problem turned out to be that the ECM that we purchased from the dealer was bad. This is why it would not relearn the idle. For those techs that mentioned that your not supposed to adjust the idl...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S3BG4855T
Thanks to all that have helped but we still have no answer to this one and i think we must let it go, Car is idleing smoothly now with no black smoke and no surge we suspect it was an evap problem but cannot verify. Thanks again
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L air bag VIN: 2T1BR32E75
Thanks to everybody who had responded. The problem was solved by taking the car to the nearest dealership where the sit senser was recalibrated.
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