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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Surge VIN: 1HGCG6659X
under hard acceleration car stumbles about 4000 rpm simular to rev limiter sets mil code p1259 Trouble codes: P1259
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21932
veh came in had 303 misfire code. checked plugs had autolites in so we installed ngk's. found no other problems at that time. customer came back had 303, 302, misfires. so we current ramped injectors foound the pintle hump to be gone or just barely noticeable.... Trouble codes: P0304
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2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5NPEU46F57
mitchell says to drop engine out of the bottom, but it makes it difficult without a table jack. my question is to the Hyundai guys if they have ever or know of this engine being able to be pulled out the top? also, hopefully i can get this to turn over so i ...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L no power steering VIN: JNKNG01D6R
we have this Q45a inf with active suspenison and we installed a rebuilt power steering pump and a rebuilt rack assy and after it was installed i have no power steering at all we checked the pressure of the pump and we are only getting 100 psi we have checked a...
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1993 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L Glow Plugs, Shut Down VIN: J8DC4B1KXP
This truck has two unusual problems. First, the glow plugs do not get energized. There is power to the relay with the key on, but no ground. I have had no luck tracking down wiring diagrams for this truck to determine where the ground for the relay is supposed...
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB1211X
hello all you kia technicans out there. i got this 99 sephia driving me crazy.it is a no start.i have 40 psi fuel pressure while cranking.i have a good spark,i "do not have injector pulse".there is no codes in the ecm.i have a good ckp & cmp signal.and both ha...
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12141
Vehicle came into our shop with a engine light on. Codes were po128 thermostat system malfuntion(which is repaired)and po460 fuel level sensor malfuntion. Customer needed to get to work so info. is limited at this time but if anyone has any insight to common i... Trouble codes: P0460
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L no overdrive VIN: JT6GF10U8X
Hi I have this Lexus that occasionally will not go into overdrive. The problem does not allways occur but when it does it will never go into overdrive until you stop and turn the key off for a second and then restart and continue to drive.THe fluid has been ch...
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTJHF1OU82
customer complained of a loud noise at idle sounded like belt noise. she tried to drive it in but it stalled and died and wouldn't restart. towed in and sounded like broken timing belt. pulled off covers to find broken belt and the bolt that holds the tensione...
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2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L headlights
car came in with headlights and side marker lights flickering switch off position. Customer installed different bulbs ,removed them still marker lights flickering. In the front underhood fusebox the ETACS-ECU also is shaking with the flicker. Switch headlight ...
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN8DR07Y21
This path have no power when we whant to accelerate, we are able to make the wheel spin but after that we are not able to push-it to 60mph . Its like if the engine w`ont go up in revolution ,no code, good fuel pressure,removed cat not clocked,new gas filter,go...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L engine VIN: JT2BG12K2T
Hello, i have a 96 toyota camry which was in the shop 2 months ago with a severly blown head gasket head was warped very bad. replaced head, head gasket, water pump, t-stat, Radiator. it was fine until monday, it came back knocking severly and overheating. tod...
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1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT2AC52L6V
whoever can solve this one is held in high esteem by me, as i rarely get stumped like i have on this one. cust recently had timing belt done--not by me. left the other shop and ran well. he stopped, got back in, started running like hell. took back, guy had ...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L radio VIN: 1223345667
Hi This vehicle's radio plays up have to reset the time and station everytime you start the car,I have checked fuses etc. It loosing memory is this a internal fault or would there be some bad connection some where in the system I have checked most of the volta...
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2008 Toyota camry 2.4L main bearings...2, 3,4,5 VIN: 4T1BE46K57
removed oilm pan with nengine still in vehicle///boy did i bite off a huge chunkmof crap.alldata calls for 18+hours to install rods and mains...but i only had to do the main bearing 2, 3, 4 and 5...#1 bearing was perfectly fine without even a scratch...the oth...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB723XX
I have pulled the fuel rail so I can watch the spray pattern on all 4 injectors while activating them and they all look the same. The 1-2 and 3-4 inj. are different so I swapped 1 and 2 to see if misfire shows up on #1 first. Now that I have put everything bac... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301.
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22161
HAD BAD ECM CAUSING MISFIRE ON CYLINDER 3. ECM HAD DRIVER FOR INJECTOR GROUNDING OUT Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire cylinder 3).
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Electronic VIN: IDO NOT HA
sorry so log closing post dropped pan was clean flushed trans fluid still did it changed valvebody & was fixed. thanks
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L booster VIN: JT3VN39W10
THANKS TO ALL QUALITY TECHS WHO OFFERED ME THEIR VALUABLE TIME TO HELP ME.FINALLY, I FOUND THAT THE BRAKE BOOSTER WAS THE PROBLEM.WE SEND IT(A COUPLE TIMES) TO GET "REBUILT" BUT STILL HAD THE PROBLEM UNTIL WE INSTALL A USED BOOSTER AND FINALLY FIXED THE COMPLA...
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5TDZA23C84
Thanks for all the replies to this. We too thought this was a normal idle strategy, and with no fault codes suspected everything to be normal. We explained to the customer that an obstructed throttle passage would cause the idle speed to drop for a given perce...
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2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L Service Brakes VIN: 3TMJU62N95
It would seem from the posts here simply that the run out is excessive and that could be the only possibility, or as it seems the vehicle is particularly sensitive to runout. Even though .002 is considered the limit, the vibration upon brake application is pre...
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