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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCG3257X
customer complains that at a stop light, it feels like it surges or jumps forward?. no problems found in computer except a rear o2 begining to go bad, but has not matured into a code yet. I can't duplicate it, but I have the car for the day and will drive it a...
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG31781
replaced pcm per customer request, per dealer. replace a/f sensor two times and a/f sensor relay once. checked tsbs found one about fuse 6 but is ok check alt. wiring per tsb nothing found. ran code flow charts two times and no problem found. Trouble codes: P1166, P1167
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KHDJC7339S
mil is on after two days of normal driving, sets p0337, but does not affect driveability. everything seems to be working great...took it on a test run and noticed no problems, starts great, runs great but lamp on two days after being cleared. checked for tsb's... Trouble codes: P0337 (crankshaft sensor/wiring circuit)
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1TA2217S
Customer brought car in complaining it was acting like it was running out of gas but not till it has been drove a mile or two. I started by changing fuel filter apon customers request, this did not help. I checked regulated fuel pressure which was 28,29 lbs wh... Trouble codes: P0135 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit bank 1 sensor 1), P0155 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit bank 2 sensor 1), P1521 (manufacturer controlled vehicle speed idle control and auxiliary inputs), P1522 (Manufacthrer controlled vehicle speed idle control and auxiliary inputs)
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22D2T
This vehicle has been here for several days and has been extremely exhausting at this point. Vehicle originally came in with codes P1195 and P0400. There are no symptoms of any kind, vehicle appears to be running well. However, check engine light will prevent ... Trouble codes: P0400 (p1195-), P1195
2007 Mazda 3 i 2.0L variable valve timing VIN: JM1BK12F37
Vehicle now throws code p0011 current, and immediately sets MIL and code p0016 pending on first start after codes are cleared. Lack of power and strange throaty intake noise on acceleration. Also has distinctive deep ticking noise that sounds like one cyl. Kil...
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.
2000 Toyota estima 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: GHACR30WMR
hi this is a curly one customer said mil comes on near the top of a hill code is for a lean condition pressure tests fine new filter in tank this system has no fuel return pipe might be pump or afm dont like to guess all checks out fine in the shop only happen... Trouble codes: 0171 (lean code)
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L steering angle sensor circuit VIN: 5TDBT44A22
Customer came in saying that he went to the car wash and blasted off the engine compartment,then the abs light and check engine light came on,never was on before this,we air dried all the electrical connectors to the abs unit reset the computer but the abs lig...
2004 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B84
After diagonis codes, replaced computer,with used one per customer,codes were gone for 3days now back constantly.Retraced all wires ,voltage stays at 3.3volts on both,even when unplugged on Scanner and voltmeter when key is on.Has battery voltage on the other ... Trouble codes: P0135 (AFS heater circuit bank 1S1), P0155 (AFS heater circuit bank2S1)
2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZT38A45
Not real familer with this code, was hoping someone has seen this code before.I replaced the driver module per tsb, check power and ground at module. Any help will be greatly appretiated. Thank you John Trouble codes: P0418 (Air injection system air pump malfunction)

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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L alternator VIN: JHLRD68404
After all was said & done turned out the alternator(oem) was bad. The connector had been replaced and it seems alldata's wiring diagram was off. We had another 04 crv in the shop and we looked at the wiring and found the e.l.d. wire was mixed up when connect...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D43
New ECM installed and programed and 1 week later still no problem. Will keep or fingers crossed after all it is a Hyundia
2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L all VIN: JAATFS25H3
Thanks to all 4 members who took the time to offer help. All 4 replies were correct in the process to check the transmission oil level and when we checked it all was okay but oil needed changing. On the request of the owner we bought a new filter and when we r...
1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1EC4329N
I must apoligize, as I have not found the diag connector for this vehicle. I know where it is supposed to be, but it's not there. If the vehicle does come back in and I am able to locate the connector I will share that info with you. Thanks again.
2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM3LW28J93
did find the PCV hose collapsed, cleared up all the issues. Thank you
2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D82
after further checking and double checking i found the crank sensor plug had a pin slightly bent from trying to reinstall harness from underneath.i found that with a little work the sensor can be accessed from the top by removing air filtre box and hoses and h... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725.
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L all shifts VIN: JTEHF21A33
Well the vehicle is fixed and I'm sorry to have bothered everyone. Maybe someone will get a good laugh. I came in early this morning and jumped on this thing. I scoped the line pressure control solenoid and didn't see an obvious problem, but of course I've nev...
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