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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGED6350M
1991 Honda Civic 1500 DX; throttle body FI. There are two idle problems. A) Fast idle: The engine will not idle below 1K RPM even after it has reached operating temperature; adjusting the idle control screw has no effect. Although no codes are displayed on the...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L pedal pulsation VIN: JHMCD5656S
Vehicle first came in for steering wheel shake and brake pulsation, found right front caliper hanging up, replaced both calipers and hoses, short time later back with sinking brake pedal and intermittent pulsation, found master cylinder bad, replaced master, t...
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2007 Honda Accord LX 2.4L air bag VIN: 3HGCM56477
we replaced trans a week ago and came back with airbag light on, cruise and horn not working, we did have to adjust steering at lower joint because steering wheel was off. any ideas on what to check, have checked for loose or pulled wires and everything includ...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Electric accelerator VIN: KMHFU45D81
we step on the accelerator and the car doesnt respond. the electric motor is not getting any power to it. we are getting signal from the electronic throttle sensor and also the accelerator position sensor. the codes that come up are P1191 & P1193 limp home val...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L radiator VIN: KMHWF25S62
Hello, this car is pumping oil into the radiator, (I assume oil and not ATF because the coolant is coffee and milk colored), and there is no noticeable loss of cooling system pressure. The car does not have an oil cooler, and I haven't found any related TSB's....
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Battery goes dead VIN: JT8BD68S9Y
Hello! We have a problem with this GS300 with a battery that goes dead. We have found that the fuel pump relay is staying on. The fuel pump relay is triggered by a yellow/black wire from the ECM, plug E6, slot #10. We clipped that wire, the fuel pump relay goe...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L alternator VIN: JM3LW28G2Y
I am going to try to keep this as possible but its not going to be easy. Vehicle came in with battery light on, alternator not charging. Found alternator wiring cut and rigged, main terminal on alternator burnt. Sold new alternator and connector. After removin...
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2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM1BJ2239X
This Protege has a serious lack of power on accel intermitently. Will rev up all the rpms you want in the bay with some initial hesitation. Sometimes will pop back thru the intake slightly in the bay under load. We have removed timing belt and crank gear to ch...
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start, Misfire, VIN: JMOBK10310
g,day. thanks in advance for the help.vehicle presented to workshop on a tow truck.owner was driving along, heard loud bang noise,a/t light flashed on,then off drove for another half mile then stopped.hooked up to check dtc,dash lights went haywire,vehicle won...
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2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L engine swap VIN: JM1CR29326
I am replacing the engine in a 2.3L Mazda 5 with a manual transmission. I have sourced a good engine from a donor car with an automatic trans. I'm getting varying feedback about whether or not these engines are interchangeable. Is there someone who has done th...
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G02
This vehicle was brought in to us by a used car dealer because it keeps throwing cmp and ckp sensor codes. The used car dealer replaced both sensors and checked the timing belt for alignment, which was ok. So now I have it. I am considering that possibly the e... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft position sensor circuit), P0340
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Stall, RPM hang up VIN: 1N4DL01DX1
The car came in with complaints of poor performance, poor idle, stall surge etc. No codes. We've located an intake manifold gasket leak and replaced the gasket (cleaned throttle plate too), which took care of all the symptoms but the occasional stalling on dec...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D52
replaced o2 sensor light came back on took to dealer for my customer think the problem is a bad ECM. delaer said it has a bad o2 so I get it back and re-check everything I have a good ground I have 12-volt from the fues and the return signal is switching. I in... Trouble codes: P0051
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S4BP61C15
I am writing this post for aid from Subaru techs. I am not sure if the problem with this vehicle exists. I cannot recreate it to verify but am guessing that it would be a drivetrain problem. The customer's complaint is an intermittent shimmy/vibration at highw...
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHLRD1041V
Special thanks to Michael from Ga. Went back and and checked the coil again. Replaced it again and fire in the whole. It is crazy. the other coil ohmed out great but still did not work. also tried a new from the parts store. No good. Found a good used one ...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L p0700 VIN: 5FNRL18904
Thank for all the replies, Sounds like the torque converter comes apart internally and sends particles through the transmission. This one is coming apart for a rebuild and a new torque converter.
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1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L rear suspension VIN: JNRAR05Y5V
thank you to all your replies.the fix i found was the lower control arm bushings were worn out.i thought they were fine until i unbolted them to see the bushing properly.they were had to see when they were bolted up in their hangers.the center bushings separat...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L wiper motor VIN: 4S2DMS8W12
Well guys we went ahead and ordered a new motor since we tryed everything else but that didn't work.So the boss called the dealer and talked to one of the techs there.He said that the most commen problem is the alarm silenoid.He said there is a resistor in it ...
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73314
im sorry for taking so long for closing this.the vehicle was sent to the kia dealer because i exhausted all my options,i havent heard what fixed the truck or if it is fixed.im sorry ken [...] Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0305.
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L steering VIN: JTJGF10U32
I REPLACED THE RIGHT SIDE STRUTS WHICH SUPPOSIBLE BRAND NEW PARTS(DEFECTIVE). CAR IS FIXED..
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44Y1V
Took vehicle to a friend at the dealer and had him Sync the cam and crank sensor with the MIT scan tool. Code has not returned. Thanks to all that helped Trouble codes: P1390 (Timing out one or more teeth).
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on, LIMP IN MODE VIN: 1N4BA41E64
thanks to all who replied!!! this maxima is fixed and runs like a raped ape!!! as i suspected the timing chains were installed out of time. and with a stuck pair of vias solenoids it was remarkably running. we tore this baby down and reset timing on chains a... Trouble codes: P0345, P0021.
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L pressures VIN: JF1GC6754Y
Thanks again to all that replied. I had held off on replacing anything else and decided to play around with how much freon to put in. I added about half the max amount and it worked good. I tried a little more and still went ok. I let the system settle one m...
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1991 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L low power , pings VIN: 4T1VV22E9M
thanks to all who replied. i went back and rechecked the basics and i ended up finding that the head gaskets had been replaced at one time. i'm assuming that the heads were milled and the combustion chamber edges were never chamferred. i looked at the radiator...
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Stall, Dies with turn signa VIN: 1NXBR12L4X
THANKS GUYS , WE HAD 7 REPLIES and 2 OF THEM,JAMES AND PETER HIT IT RIGHT ON THE HEAD. THERE IS A GROUND CUIRCUIT CONNECTOR ON THE BRAKE PEDAL THAT WAS MELTED AND THE DRL RELAY BEHIND THE GLOVE BOX HAD 2 BURNT SPOTS. FIXED THE CONNECTOR WITH A BUSS BAR AND RE...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Door Locks VIN: 4T1BE32K72
Hello Everyone, UNfortunately customer will not ok the fix for this car due to cost. I had received several replies on this vehicle for bad door actuators, as well as broken door harnesses. I had been able to operate all door actuators with my power probe, ...
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