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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L radiator VIN: 1HGCG66882
car came back a few months later with the same problem. cooling system full of oil, we removed the radiator and tested transmission oil cooler. we did not find any leaks in the radiator cooler. oil in the engine was about one one quart low. no signs of head ga...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Air Bag Light
Is there any way to check air bag code on this vehicle without a reader?
2007 Kia Sedona 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB233X7
Problem is very intermitent. When cold after sitting a few hours, there is no power whatsover when trying to accelerate, vehicle stalls, then codes set. Try it again 10 minutes later and problem goes away. Checked Alldata and Shopkey, but they give very little... Trouble codes: P2106 (ETC System Malfunction Forced Limit Power), P1295 (ETC System Malfunction Power Management), P161B (PCM Internal Error-Torque Calculating)
2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM3LW28J93
I have a MPV here today with no codes, and misfires, howver it was a very unbalance idle, almost like an EGR valve partically stuck open, a roll in the engine, everything is orginal however nothing looks bad and anything off of idle is perfect, any suggestions...
2009 Mazda 2 1.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: JMZDE14550
Hi,Members This 1 is very interesting - came on with stall problems (for short period and start again til the next stall...and recurrent)! When I checked it - it's run fine and suddenly I heard sparks noise and min' after it's stall!!! The sparks came from the...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MT31R42
car was tow in for low idle found iac to be short out replaced iac now has high idle found bad ecm due to the short in the iac replaced with rebuild ecm now it will not start setting code 1610 i know i have to have it repromgram but i do not get any rpm signal...
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, tach fals to '0' VIN: JN8AR05Y5T
this vehicle will intermitentl idle down to or close to "0" rpms for the customer.he said it does it all the time,but seams to be more oftenwith the a/c on.i have driven and road with him,it runs fine when i am in it.no dtc's can not see anything out of placor...
2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L Multifunction display VIN: JTDKB20U84
This vehicle came in with an intermit. display malfunction Most of the time the display will show the battery usage page, when trying to select other functions it will go blank for about five seconds and the change over. It does not allow a user to select any ...

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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L hydraulics VIN: JHLRD17631
The fix for this one ended up being a Dealer (Honda) master & slave cylinder combination. We had used after market (ATM via NAPA) & never could get the clutch to "feel" correct. Always had high engagement & stiff pedal. Installed Honda hydraulics & pedal was...
2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6653Y
first thing thanks to everyone who replied.i went back and check all the fuses first,they were ok.the grounds to the computer all fell within specs.all the powers to the computer were ok as well.as i went back to the heater circuit i read a reply from brandon ... Trouble codes: 1167 (a/f ratio sensor bank1 heater malfunction).
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D54
Thanks for the replies. no fix here yet! some stated that it could be throttle plates dirty, tps, or carbon canister flooded with gas. all were fine. Thanks to Robert [...] for the in...
1995 Mazda B3000 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: S4F4CR16U3
havent got the truck back for diagnosis. last found no clog in egr port to dpfe sensor, no clog in port in exhaust to egr valve. pretty sure like everyone says thats its a dpfe fault. Thanks for everyones advise!!! Trouble codes: P0401.
1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223W
Well this car is fixed we replaced both O2 sensors again! The first set of O2s were genuine Mazda but they were both bad so we replaced them with two more mazda units. The trims are normal all O2s are moving normally so far no codes. Thanks for all the help I ... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173, P1170, P1173 (b2s1 inversion fault).
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L egr VIN: JH1BJ2232Y
It was a little tricky getting the one bolt out but I am glad I asked because from the way it looks you have the mount in the way. By removing the snorkel you can just get the room to get it out.
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1YVFP80C44
Thanks to all who replied. Turns out timing was off, which seems to be a common problem. Jason wrote: if you have access to alldata it should explain how to check the cam timing, basically you need to remove the valve cover, then there is a blind plug behind t...
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L freeplay accessive VIN: JF1S6557YG
Good Evening Folks... Thank you for all your input. I was aware of the bulletin on the slave and flex hose,but I viewed the plunger operation and it was in my opinion operating within range. The issue originally was a worn out clutch disc, and we pulled the tr...
2000 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L steering pump VIN: 453BE6456Y
Thanks to all of you for the input. Wayd [...] hit a home run, the oring on the pump inlet was damaged on installation. Replaced both orings, problem fixed. IATN rocks!
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L compressor VIN: 4S3BH68621
Well, this one didn'wt work out so good. Thanks to all that replied, I did get some new information about these things I didn't know. However, after driving around for 45 minutes with the scanner on, damn thing didn't skip a beat. Perhaps it fixed itself. ...
2005 Toyota Tundra 4.7L abs VIN: 5TDBDT4818
Hi Guys- yes we fixed this one- the solution was this: the rear brake proportioning valve actuating rod was disturbed (by us) when we were working on the truck. it was not pushing on the proportioning valve, but we could not see this because there is a rubber ...
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