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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HNYD18602
Hello everyone and thanks for the help with this one. I have this 2002 Acura MDX in for the light being on. It has 3 misfire codes stored(3,5,6) and a P1456, evap emissions failure. This engine seems to run fine and i can't see that it misfires at all. The spa... Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap emission failure), P0303 (3 misfire), P0305 (5 misfire), P0306 (6 misfire)
2005 Acura TL 3.2L pump VIN: 19UUA66205
This TL has poor power steering assist especially hot at idle, gets better if i run the engine up to about 3000 rpm. Any one have any experience with pump failures on these?
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG2244Y
This car will start losing power and bog down when accelerating (the gas pedal 3/4's or more)on an on-ramp or through a turn but then jump back to life and keep on going. It will only do this during turning whether left or right it doesn't matter. It will NOT ...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L alternator VIN: JHLRD68404
This one is kicking my butt, 3 alternators an e.l.d. and a pcm and still full fielding (18v). Has anyone seen any similar issues? I guessing a rub through in the harness but each time we test and inspect seems ok. Thanks in advance for any and all responses.
2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L navigation VIN: JTJBT20X13
Siutation is display screen turns on and radio will play, ventilation system will work, but no navigation. The "L" displays and goes away after initial start up. Radio display works when radio used, but disappears shortly after. The customer had an icident a w...
1999 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Stall VIN: 4N2XN11TXX
Stalling and misfiring in hot only and if you wait about 5 min. it will restart ok and dies again once it's hot. Trouble codes: P1336, P0325
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4BA41E85
HI NISSAN TECH YOUR HELP NEEDED,THIS VEHICLE HAS A Intermittently MISSFIRE,CHANGE COILS INJECTORS,NOTE 02 SENSOR READING FUNNY,B1-S1 2.90V--B2-S1 1.93V THE REAR SENSORS B2-S2 0.08V---B1-S2 0.00V.FUEL PRESSURE OK. Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0174 (fuel system lean bank 2)
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada LE 5.6L starter VIN: 5N1AA08A44
NISSAN TECHS we need some guidance.This Armada has severe problems. SES light is on and there are communication codes U1000 and U1001.Also codes P1212(TCS/CIRC),P1610(NATS malf),P0462(Fuel level sensor) and that is just the PCM.Trans ECU has P1705(TP sen/circ)...
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06AX5
Good Day all ! Have these two cat codes ( PO420 and PO430 for low effiency on both banks ) and no other codes and truck runs very good - no problems. I looked for TSB's - none found and I looked in the achieves but nothing found there also. Only has 67,000 mil... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L odometer and clock VIN: 4S3BH89631
odometer and clock reset when key is shut off, alldata doesnt supply decent diagrams of this system but i did find a diagram showing a custom cpu controlling these and other functions, the other functions work, i am having trouble identifying this part to test...
1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L ping VIN: 4TARN81AXP
the truck pings if you crowd the throttle in 5th gear, it will ping from 45-53mph. i have replaced fuel and air filters, spark plugs, checked timing, and removed and inspected the egr for leaking past the seat.
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2BG22K2X
hi : car cuts out & stalls checked fuel pressure ,coil,crank & cam sensors checked almost everything & no codes replaced idle valve & wires & efi service thanks mike
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L all shifts VIN: JTEHF21A33
vehicle came in with locked-up engine from sludge in oil pan. We swapped with used engine with 86k miles. To swap the engine we dropped the subframe and then separated the engine from the transmission. The harness was never removed from the transmission (even ...
2004 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T24
p0420 I think it needs a convertor. Is ther anything else i should check? Do i need a toyota one or will an aftermarket onework?

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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L drivability VIN: KNDUP13205
Throtle body was full of carbon and sticking on back side. Cleaned and cleared all is well now tks all for your help Robert
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L air bag VIN: JM1FE17314
Thank you all for your replies. Three suggested wiring loom problems and one tech sugggested the ecm as the culprit. There was a recall with a new harness on these cars when new, and then in '06 an overlay harness replacement to address issues with codes B1994...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Misfire VIN: JM1BK32334
Well I'm afraid this post may be of no value to anyone. The vehicle is now running fine and we really didn't do anything. I will tell you what we did prior to the engine smoothing out. We had disconnected and connected several harnesses namely the two going in...
1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Keyless Entry VIN: 4S3BG6850X
Thanks to the gentleman who replied. The customer has yet to bring the vehicle back into the shop, so that I can apply some of the suggestions offered to me.Wayd,Tim,Mike,kevin,Justin,& Calvin, thanks for the information. You all are in the same area! It was ...
2005 Subaru Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 3.0L havc VIN: 4S4BP86C85
ok i got great replies, unfortunatly, the bulletin for the rev sensor only goes up to 2004 and changed compressor in 2005, if the rev sensor goes out in 2005 you have to change the whole compressor. I went back to the scene of the crime and double checked al...
1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, rev limiter VIN: P7H5081043
Found IDL & e2 wires shorted together for open/close throttle on tps. thank u all for the replies.
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Starts and dies VIN: JT4RN01POK
It turns out that the shop that cleaned this truck's injectors, (they've cleaned thousands, ultrasonically, quite a few for me, with no problems whatsoever) had switched to a new solvent that, if not re-installed fairly soon, which these were not (sat for 3 we...
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