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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DB7655Y
We have a 2000 Acura Integra LS 4 door that has an intermittent problem with idle fluctuation the shortly after being cold started.It drives to the first stop light and the idle drops but does not die and the car will not accelerate.After a few seconds it is f...
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2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L Hybrid VIN: JHMCN36415
Pulled codes with SnapOn Solus. Codes found were P0AC4 (permanent) and 17669 (temporary). Alldata, iATN, and Identifix make mention of P0AC4 code, but give no other information. Solus shows code to be "Hybrid Powertrain Control Module fault- MIL illumination r...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L abs module VIN: KM8SC13DO2
Hello to all Hyundai techs. First of all this a 2.7 Liter 2WD (front wheels) Sante Fe not a 2.4 as listed. The Abs and Tsc light is on code is (according to snap-on scanner)is C1275 G Sensor. Here is where it gets tricky, Firstly according to the dealer the 2W...
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2005 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13205
We got the vehicle from the 2nd Kia dealer the first said the repair wouldn't be covered. The 2nd couldn't under stand how the p/s belt problem could cause the t/belt to jump 4 teeth. The 2nd dealer put the timing marks on and started it up with a miss on #4 t... Trouble codes: P0304
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L Misfire VIN: JT8BH68X4X
The code keeps on coming back after the car has been idling for awhile. Also the Abs system has a code that says ECM System Malfunction, which is strange to me, because we replaced the Abs pump with a good used unit, and what would make it say ECM, and not Abs... Trouble codes: P1349
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2CZ961X5
hi guys this is my wifes car, the other day it just started to misfire so i checked the codes and found the 4 list here 305.352.354.355 i know the pcm are crap and a bad coil can take them out i stuck my noid light at each coil connector all flashed except #4 ... Trouble codes: 305 (cylinder 5 misfire), 352 (ignition coil b malfuntion), 354 (ignition coil d malfuntion), 355 (ignition coil e malfuntion)
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2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Camshaft VIN: JM1BK12F65
Just completed a used engine swap and it won't start. The engine was supplied to us courtesy of the oil filter vender for one of our local quick lube places. Seems their filter was defective or miss numbered or something and it failed, locking up the engine. A...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y81
You only need to read/respond if you are familiar with Nissan Publications and downloading reprogram files from the web to the Consult II. Otherwise you won't know what I'm talking about. There is a TSB to reprogram this P-Finder. I have everything needed EXC... Trouble codes: P0138 (02 signal high), ETC
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L no spark VIN: 5N1AR18WO5
Thanks in advance for any help.Vehicle came in for int no start, now won,t start at all with no spark. Scope tested ign sig from ecm (not present) replaced crank & cam(bank 2)sensors ton no avail. Does have 12v to coil & good ground .Don,t see to many nissans ...
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2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D16
This is the first time I have seen this code. It was at the dealer 3000 miles ago they installed a mass air flow sensor and front O2 sensor. Owner said light came back on not long after but was unsure how long and because the car was running ok did`nt return t... Trouble codes: P2A00 (Slow O2 sensor Bank1 sensor 1)
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBB02E3T
Hi everyone in Toyota world-we have have this old Corolla that won't go away. It has to pass the smog inspection and the same fault code keeps coming back p0125 (insufficient coolant temp for closed loop fuel control)Fault comes back within 15 min of clearing.... Trouble codes: P0125 (Insufficient coolant temp for closed loop fuel control)
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6655X
I REPLACED THE FAILED A/F RATIO SENSOR. I STILL HAVEN'T HAD ANY RESPONDS TO MY QUESTION AND CAN'T FIND ANY CORRECT DATA. WIRING AND WHAT VOLTAGES I SHOULD HAVE SEEN. THE AIR/FUEL RATIO SENSOR READS DIFFERENT THAN A NORMAL O2 SENSOR. THE REPLACEMENT FIXED THE L... Trouble codes: P1164.
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Transmission VIN: JTJHF10U21
Thanks to everyone. After checking everything from all the replies and had no luck we went over our work one more time. We found a ground wire coming out of a harness between the engine and the fire wall. Attached it and now the transmission works fine. Th...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
i wish to thank all of the replies to the mazda problem,we went ahead and tore the heads back down and found two bent exhaust valves on the back head.it seems that we bent them on installation,or so says the machineshop.on these engines if the heads are not se... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire).
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Surge VIN: 3N1AB51D32
Mostly everyone hit it on the head. Did the relearn and had no luck. Took it to the dealer and they had no luck either until they reflashed the system. Everyone was on the right track but for some reason it had to be taken a step farther. Thanks al Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF Sensor Circuit Low Output), P0113 (Intake Air Temp Sensor Circuit High Input).
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L 1-2-3 r shift VIN: 1N4BL11D35
thanks guys i will change trasm. complete and this is gone a be the solution ,thanks all of you.
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2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3N1CB51D46
THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR CURED THE PROBLEM. MOST OF THE REPLIES I GOT TOLD ME TO CHECK THE MAF AND THATS WHAT THE PROBLEM WAS. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP Trouble codes: P2A00 (description unavailable).
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1995 Subaru Impreza 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JF1GF2350S
Thanks to all for your help.I followed up on several recommandations.Injectors,coil,ect sensor are good.James had made a commenat about the cam and crank codes if they were currant or not.It made look in that area.They were o.e.sensors.but the codes were curre... Trouble codes: 13 (crank sensor), 11 (cam sensor).
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1993 Toyota Pickup 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13GXP
Thanks for all the replies. I am now convinced that fuel pressure is a key to solving this dilemma. I am currently going back through the supply system and will post any additional information as is comes to me. The vehicle is using the 3.0 pump with a retu... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L cylinder head VIN: JT3HP10V8X
I am so sorry for wasting everyones time . The fact that it was not an interference motor was something I should have looked into before I ASKED FOR HELP .Iput the belt and water pump on and everything went smoothly .I promise I will not be so careless next ti...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBT44A11
Well this one is fixed! My tech went ahead & welded in new bungs for the rear sensors & installed the toyota sensors & viola, the sensors now read perfectly, nice & rich @ 2500 rpm with very little voltage fluctuation, whereas the fronts are goin like crazy, j...
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