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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA66274
car came in with all misfire codes, checked valves and exhuasts were tight, adjusted valves and smooth idle now, but on heavy acceleration runs great but when you let off gas and resume cruise speed it will misfire and cel flashes with above codes. have tried ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire)
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA66274
car came in with all misfire codes, checked valves and exhuasts were tight, adjusted valves and smooth idle now, but on heavy acceleration runs great but when you let off gas and resume cruise speed it will misfire and cel flashes with above codes. have tried ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire)
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1HGCG564XW
Greetings All. Happy Holidays. I really need some help on this one. Has misfire on cyl #3. Checked compression 150 all 4. Hooked up vacuum guage 20" steady no flickering on vac guage. Checked injector pulse-good. Swapped inj #1 with inj #3- no change. Swapped ...
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1999 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Electronic VIN: KMHWF25S1Y
this sonata is in the fail mode (3rd gear) i have no back up light ,no speedometer, no range light in the cluster,and a not able to communicate whit the trans ecm .so am sure that the tecm as no power even if my fuse are okay.i have all data but could not find...
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1998 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L harmonic balancer VIN: KNAFB121XW
This vehicle came in with the belts off, upon inspection found harmonic balancer came apart. Replace balancer, installed belts. Start engine and found an ignition type ark from the crankshaft pulley to chassis, engine was not missfiring. Remove and inspected c...
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2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L gas filling VIN: 56GJ3972KD
hi sorry about the vin don't have car hear.car is hard to put gas in keeps pushing gas out the fill pipe.is there some type of vent in the tank thats not working.looks like only a fill pipe going down to the tank with no vent line.hope someone can help thanks ...
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2002 Lexus LX470 4.7L ahc VIN: JTJHTOOW52
Help Lexus Techs! I can't seen to find enough tech info to diagnose this one. What I need to find is the AHC ECU pin values for the output to the Dampening force control actuators. (S8) 1 thru 12 (from AHC ECU) are for the dampening valves. I have Ohm tested t...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JH1CA3106Y
This car came in running bad. Had a p0304, diagnosed a dead coil on cyl#4 replaced coil and plug. Test drove, no miss, no trouble codes. After the car sits overnight cold. It is a hard start. Then misses and stumbles at idle on multiple cylinders until warms u...
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2008 Scion xD 1.8L head cylinder VIN: JTKKU10479
sorry for this, but this is my 09 scion same as 08 standar, mi son was driven on the street 50 miles he tryn to pass another vehicle try to shift gear to 3 end BAM PUT ON 1.believe it or not lost compression i going to put used head ;because bent valves; DO I ...
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1995 Subaru Impreza 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JF1GF2350S
Hi to everyone and thank you for time. I replaced the cam and crank sensor about a month ago for a no start and fixed the problem.Customer returned yesterday with a complaint of long crank time and running rough for about 2 or three min. only then runs fine wh... Trouble codes: 13 (crank sensor), 11 (cam sensor)
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L differential fluid VIN: JF1SF655XX
replaced rear main seal and torque converter seal.test drive for 30mins no leak shift smooth. customer pick up the car and drive in the hwy for morethan 45mins and the car start smoking and when she pull over got a alot of oil.tow car to shop and check the tra...
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L abs VIN: 4S3BD6753W
After replacing front and rear pads, rotors, calipers, ABS intermittantly activates when almost to a stop(very slow speed). No ABS codes are stores, light is not on. Brakes have been bled several times manually and with power bleeder. Pedal feels normal. We ha...
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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCD5609V
Thanks to all who replied we had to back burner this car before fix was found, I'm sure it will be a wiring issue once I can get back on it. Lots of good advice thanks guys! Trouble codes: P1279.
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1998 Infiniti Q45 T 4.1L Power Steering VIN: JNKBY31A9W
A new resivoir fixed the problem. I had some replies that said the filter in the resivoir will get clogged and cause the problem.The old resivoir had a screen that filters the fluid as new fluid is poured in . But the problem is a filter that you cant see...
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Water outlet VIN: JTBUF11E9R
Thanks for your help, guys. You all are great. I got the car back and pulled the water outlet, looked like a combination of the new outlet not being perfect, and the thermostat o-ring not able to seal it well. The answer was simply a small bead of RTV, like yo...
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1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26Y9W
Hello, Thanks for all the help a few responses said replace speedo head Amrik singn seemed to hit it right on. He said remove cluster and tighten screws in back of cluster.They were all loose I tightened them up drove vehicle and all is fixed. thanks again...
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4T1BF22K8Y
Gary [...] had it take the two phillips screws out and turn the spool as you clean it I added a little wd40 just to try and keep things moving. This part was from echlin but the part was made in Japan by Toyota to me this is a Toyota part sold under the Echlin...
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2010 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L blower VIN: 4T4BF3EK8A
thanks for all that took time to reply ,not much info on this car out there yet. there was 1 post in indentifix, ck power & grounds if ok remove fan connector and remove small red wire, plug conn back in if blower still runs with key off replace blower motor ....
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