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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG73E28
Hello hyundai techs, this one came in i was only able to do a quick check on it, the customer had to go but i did quick smoke test on it, no leaks detected. I wasn't able to find the pvc valve so i wasn't able to check it. Has anyone ran into this before? The ... Trouble codes: P2187, P2189
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Stall VIN: 1YVGF22D9X
vehicle stalls cold only when shifter is moved from drive to nutral. when vehicle arrived I was only able to duplicate the fault 2 times then vehicle was too warm. after performing other service work (V/C gaskets, knock sensor, thermostat,LOF) and letting vehi... Trouble codes: P1650 (P/S psi switch out of self test range)
1997 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Starting VIN: 3N1AB41DOV
hi every one i have this little sentra thats very hard starting cold tmp sensor reads good. inj pulse good. spark good. fuel pressure good . twice i shot ether in throttle body and seemed to started alot faster scaned and everything checks good no codes tried ...
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE430K1
Last month I installed a used transmission for a torque converter fault, all better. Vehicle comes back right away (after I ran 4 drive cyccles) with engine light on for said codes. I cleared them susspecting I got the trottlebody wet when I washed the engine ... Trouble codes: P0138 (o2 ckt hi volt b1s2), P0606 (ecm processor fault ects)

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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L hydraulic system VIN: 1HGEM22214
Thanks for the replies,we replaced the power steering pump and the car is working good.
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L engime VIN: KMHWF25S53
pulled engine could not verify what went wrong all timing belt components are in normal condition except at the belt, bottom crank gear has cogs striped off. replacing engine n/c per our warrenty. Win some loose some,never loose your creditability. Thanks to a...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12B64
Well this baby is out the door,I started scoping out signals and found that the cam sensor would produce a signal for about 2 seconds then it would start acting erratically.I had tried a cam sensor (aftermarket) but it looks like it was a defect .Install a new... Trouble codes: P0334 (cam sensor circuit a problem).
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs pump? VIN: JT8BF12G7T
thank you all for responding. we inspected all items , customer unwilling to have vehicle diagnosis. very intermittant problem. when vehicle returns for repair will post final fix. thank you.
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3NICB51D75
Thanks for all the replies. The timing chain is apparently stretched even though we did a visual inspection. We have found that if you superimpose the cam and crank sensor waveforms they are slightly out of sync. Customer has yet to decide if they want to repa...
2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3N1AB51D55
after installing a new throttle body assembly, i had to preform the idle air volume relearn 4 times to get the idle to fix itself! after each time i took the car for a test drive & when i returned it still was 1500 rpm's. i had read a article that it could tak... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle air speed rpm too high).
2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11086
I'm not sure if I've ever been more sore about a vehicle scenario. After replacing the Actuator/throttle body twice, (the dealer said they were getting returned left and right for failures, luckily they had 30 in stock) - it still did not work. I had failed ... Trouble codes: P2101 (ECT Range/Performance), P2108 (ECT Current - Performance/ Short or Open in Motor).
1998 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4S3BK4356W
Thank you all, I appreciate your time. Dyrell from Virginia gave some usefull info, both in test specs and encouraging me to look at TSB's more closely. I also did a wider search in the forum archives, much MAF info there. I found a post by Jonathan Riggle th...
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