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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5647W
Thanks in advance for your help. Code P0505 led to idle reset procedure.The idle screw was out about four turns. Here in lies the problem with the idle set corectly it will not start. It will fire then die it just will not stay running. So I ran the screw back... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle controle fault)
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L engine VIN: 1HGCG2258W
need to replace engine on this vehicle,was wondering if it can be pulled from top? and if it can do i need to pull trans together with engine
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Bolt VIN: JHMEJ8645Y
Checked all data and fixed database to find rotation of crankshaft bolt engine rotates counter clock wise but i cant find info on the bolts rotation (clockwise, counter clock wise) ??? Any help would be appreciated. thanks BOB
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Surge VIN: 1HGCM56624
I need some help from you Honda gurus. Sorry for the long post. Intermittently I have a fluctuating idle. It fluctuates from about 1000 rpm to over 2000 rpm rythmically. Seems to be idling too high and the IAC is trying to bring it down. It doesn't seem to be ... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle Higher Than Expected)
2004 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C04
Hello and thank you in advance. This accent came in with the MIL on. We have limited diagnosis info on this system. We checked for power to the valve and it was present. Dealer stocked the valve, so we ordered one hoping the valve was the problem. Light still ... Trouble codes: P2419, P2401
1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L Mechanical VIN: JM1NA352XL
We have low engine oil pressure(warm) on this Miata. We connected a mechanical oil pressure guage and got 12 psi @ idle, 15 psi @ 1000 rpm, 40 psi @ 3000 rpm. Spec call for 28-43 at 1000 rpm. The initial complaint was low oil pressure warm. So we had the motor...
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4F4YR16X6W
Thanks in advance. I have a 1998 Mazda B4000 with an intermittent miss causing rough idle and more consistant at 45-50mph. Watching Modis, B1 long term at -10% and before o2 sensor change, [...] term was at -23%. Mode 6 shows misfires on 1,2&3 at different tim... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire)
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AX35G4V
I have 97-mistubishi spyder 2.4L non-turbo convertible that comes in with "it won't idle complaint". Scan for codes and found P0505 ISC problem. Clear code and it comes right back after first key cycle. When I turn key on I hear ISC motor doing a short cyc... Trouble codes: P0505 (ISC problem)
2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Hesitation, Stall, bogs/lacks power VIN: 1N6BA07AX6
Hello again Iatn, I have this Titan and it is driving me crazy. 2 weeks ago it came in and presented with the classic bogs on accel, lack of power, stalling under load with accompanying catalyst efficiency codes. It was just recently tuned (plugs) at the deale... Trouble codes: P0430, P0420
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L # 2 cly VIN: NO VIN IM
napa timing belt tensner looks ok cly head had been sent out & ck no problem found timing belt has marks & all will line up ok
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 2T1AE09B8S
I need some info on Vin # breakdown on engine ID for toyota engines.I have an original car , all the numbers match , car, title , engine , And the engine looks like every other 7A-FE 1.8L I have ever seen before.I am trying to id a potential doner engine on th...
2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 3.3L power steering VIN: JTEDW21AX6
Greetings to all, Hoping to get some insite into this vehicle. Customer bought car new, and yesterday the power steering went out. No power assist to left at all, and a tiny bit while turning right. No much info in Alldata, and did a search on this great site...

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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: SHSRD78892
Hello everyone this is one of those. It turns out the timing chain was stretched. It hopped timing while driving it to the dealer for ecm update. Bent most of the valves. Putting new motor in as we speak. The old motor showed no remarkable wear with chain guid... Trouble codes: P0341.
2008 Honda fit 1.5L small light fuse VIN: JHMGD38408
Thank you all for the replies. Once I got computer back up and running, was able to pull diagrams. I know a few said just take it to the dealer. I don't give up that easy. I like to learn from problems. It did turn out to be an internally shorted relay. ...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA72301
I decided to replace the ecm. I found a used one. Installed it and it started right up. I still don't the answer to my question, of where the ground comes from. But it done and out of here
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L no crank VIN: JT6HF10U4Y
Thanks everyone for your help,but Myrose of California was right internal starter issue solved problem
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1BJ24503
thanks for help especially to alan in calf. info led us to order a computer as all else failed .again thanks for all info from alan. we will keep trying.
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L head gasket? VIN: 3A4MT31H1P
Because of the work I had scheduled I have had to postpone disassembling this engine. My customer isn't in a big hurry and is very understanding. The oil I'm seeing isn't transmission fluid as someone suggested it could be and there isn't any oil cooler. It se...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y6Y
our feelings were a bad dist, we did check out all the very helful emails [ lots of times we all miss the easy fix ] and they just confirmed to install a new dist -truck runs like brand new and thanks to all who responed , joe cat
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4T1SK12E1P
Thanks to all who took the time out of their busy days to respond. I feel stupid and embarrassed over this one. The dealership found the problem to be two misfiring ignition wires. This car had a relatively new AFTERMARKET WIRE SET on it (Maybe 20k miles new) ...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L upshift VIN: 4T1SK12E7S
At this time the vehicle has been trouble free for a week, We were finally able to get it to act up on us while we were graphing the vss signal at the ecm. The signal at the cluster was fine, but at the ecm, there was no vehicle speed. The od light would blink...
1997 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2DG02T5V
Big thanks to everyone's help, the problem was a bad computer or the wrong computer to be more precise. The old computer is suppose to be for a 98 celica and that's why it was spitting out the codes so quickly. The 97 celica have a different evap system then ... Trouble codes: P0441 (purge flow), P0446 (vent valve), P0450 (pressure sensor).
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3TMKU72N15
replaced fuel pump assembly.runs great.thanks for everyones help Trouble codes: P0171, P00, 172 (lean bank2).
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