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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Surge, OIL SMOKE VIN: 1HGCG564XW
it has a very unstable idle, up and down. if you hold the accelerator at 2500 rpms the engine surges. also it starts oil smoking real bad out the exhaust.is there anyway the variable timing solenoid can do this? any ideas? thanks larry. Trouble codes: P0505
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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A88
This vehicle returned with the same code p1440 after the evap canister purge control valve was replaced. My problem is that I am assuming the purge control valve closes the evap system when it may be the volume control valve, or I installed a faulty purge cont... Trouble codes: P1440
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2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Front & rear window defroster VIN: KNDUP13164
So I got this mini-van with a battrey draw over night killing the battery The front window defroster light says on, on the dash. Light gets dimmer when I pull out the btn -1 fuse and will go completly out when I pull the btn-2 fuse out and then the battery sta...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AA46L5X
Hi, This Galant idles perfect, starts right up hot or cold and revs fine in neutral. But when in drive, under load, as soon as it hits 1500-2000 rpm with the throttle partially open, it cuts out and won`t fire until rpm drops to idle or I release the gas pedal...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TN2795U2V
car came for stall when shift to reverce and light on code# p0300 and p0136 i check spark are fine and i have good rpm signal! i try decabon service!it help for one or two days and then stall again when shift on reverce i did replace 2 crank sensor it get bett... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire), P0136 (crank position sensor)
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2006 Nissan Murano S 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8AZ08W26
they have been already replaced the all the coils and computer and reprogramed. still same froblem w/ no starts and burning #1,#3,#2 coils.rest of them has sparks.has no previous history reapiar. only thing i told by other shop had a front end body damage back... Trouble codes: 2119 (etc actr), 2101 (electronic throttle control)
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2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L 4 wd VIN: 1N6AA07B16
Hi Nissan Techs, We have an 06 Titan here that drives and shifts great but has the slip light on constantly and 4 wd is inop. I scanned all modules with our Mastertech...no codes found. If I hit clear codes in the abs section ..the slip lght goes out for appr...
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1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L compressor VIN: JT4RN93P6P
a/c system works well when car is moving. when at a stand still at idle a/c compressor stops cycling and a/c begins to blow warm air. as soon as engine is off idle and car begins to move a/c blow cold. timing is at 5 btc and idle is 750 rpm. is there some kind...
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 4T1BF22K5V
vehicle will start up every time. vehicle will idle indefinitely. the moment you start applying throttle in the service bay, the problem begins. up to about 2000 rpm, there is no problem. first, there is rough running after 2000 rpm, then as the rpms get highe...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L no monitors VIN: 4T1BF18B0W
hello! i am having a little trouble with this one. i have a costomer that brought in this avalon with no monitors set from an emissions failure. i have no codes or pending codes all tids & cids are passed. i checked all my reading on my scanner temp,closed loo...
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2006 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L Stall VIN: 5TEKU72N86
Aloha. This vehicle was involved in an accident. Impact on left front not enough to set off air bag. The vehicle will start fine and run for about 3 seconds and shut down. I have checked fuel pressure, throttle control, mass air flow, relays and fuses and have...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L cooling fans VIN: KMHDN45D42
Thanks for all the excellent information;Chris says this is a common failure of the thermostat and that the fans were running fulltime as a result of actual overheating even though the gauge appeared normal. I replaced the stat and everything returnede to norm...
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1991 Mazda 929 S 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JMHC2249M0
I REMOVED THE IAC VALVE AGAIN AND TRIED TO SOAK IT OVER NIGHT TO SEE IF IT WAS FROZEN, ALSO TRIED HAMMER TEST BUT AFTER FINALLY FINDING A USED ONE AFTER 10 SCRAP YARD THE MAZDA RUN NORMALLY WITH A LOW IDLE THANKS TO EVERY ONES INPUT
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L RF suspension VIN: JM1BK34374
Thank you everyone for your help. On the 2.3L engine be carefull to check the motor mounts with great attention to the lower portion of the front upper mount. The mount from above appears good but collapses ito itself undereath. I removed the mount and turn it...
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1995 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D8S
After recheching the car and going through more diagnostics we decided to replace the distributor again. We came to this conclusion in that the RPM signal was very erratic and jumping all over on the scan tool and gauge well this could only mean that the disti... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft position sensor circuit malf), P1336 (Crankshaft position sensor unable to read flywheel), P1320 (testing and results).
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1995 Nissan Pickup SE 3.0L front bearings VIN: 1N6HD16Y2S
I have received a few replies stating to check the tires and make sure i don't have a "bad" tire. I have not been able to get the owner back in here since putting on the manual hubs. When he does I plan to put earphones with speakers on different components,...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L no fog lights VIN: 1N4BA41EX4
Reply 1 of 4 Steve from Washington Aug 18, 2009 12:12:35 PM have you tried to ground the wire going out of computer that goes to the relay to make sure it clicks the relay and turns on the lights may have broken wire between relay and computer Yes and syste...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
Cannot say conclusively yet, however, the evidence so far would seem to indicate that the original rubber on the nissan caliper slide pins (and potentially all japanese imports) swells up with the addition of the green permatex caliper lube. This lube does not...
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L engine VIN: 1N6AA07B15
THANKS FOR THE HELP--AGAIN WE SENT THE ENGINE OUT FOR A REBUILD,SO VALVLE GUIDES AND SEALS ARE NEW OR IN SPEC.TOLD THE CUSTOMER TO LEAVE ENGINE OIL LEVEL WHERE WE SET IT.WE ALSO PUT ON A NEW SET OF VALVE COVERS.WE COULDN'T GET ALL THE SLUDGE OUT OF THE PCV BAF...
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2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L Hesitation VIN: JF1SF63541
Most members said to check timing marks or to use a factory belt, but as I had stated I marked the belt to the sprockets and transferred the marks to the new belt. After checking with Subaru for recalls on the air/fuel sensor they informed me that the cooling ...
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2004 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 5TDZA23C34
You guys are GREAT!!! It was the MG Relay. The dealer said that they have 42 of them in stock and it is an upgraded part number.
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