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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D42
This one is a 'lunch-eater' that we've got over 7 hours in to no avail. Vehicle idles roughly, has no power or acceleration, and only intermitently sets codes. Step on the accelerator at idle and it takes 5-10 seconds for engine to wind-up---just like a plugge... Trouble codes: P1166 (Lamda Bank 1---Intermitent), P0300 (Random misfire---Intermitent)
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31A01
Car was towed to me blowing fuse "Eng Cont 2" in the underhood fusebox. Meter shows direct short to ground. Using wiring diagrams available, traced sensors that I can see are on this circuit. Unplugged IAC and ECM, still a short to ground. Customer has no know...
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2006 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L No Start VIN: JALB4B1616
2006 isuzu npr towed in for "cranks but not starting" problem.This truck ran ok previous day and the next morning would not start.. Glow plugs were not functioning so replaced glow plugs and controller ( glow plugs were somewhat "crinkled" at the tips and show... Trouble codes: PP109
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L outlet air temp VIN: JTJHF10V11
customer concerned with hvac air outlet temp not warm enough even though engine up to temp, if you turn the temp up above 80 temp will warm up, verified on scan tool actuator sensor responds when adjustment made with temp knob and visually i can see the motor ...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1YVHP80D63
any help starting me in the right direction would help dont work on to many mazdas car has a miss when driving at higher rpms..check engine light flashes..it starts smoking(white smoke) it starts backfiring through the intake..i waswill check compression and f... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L engine VIN: JA3AJ86E93
This car sounds like valve tappet noise,but could be crank or rod bearing.I want to check lash adjusters but alldata only says how to diagnose nothing on how to adjust lash adjusters.It starts up with noise sounds like one lash adjuster is loud but at 1000 rpm...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1HJ01F0N
This Nissan has a severe hesitation, lack of power, misfire, stumble, and massive backfire. The customer bought this car and brought it to us for suspension repair. We noted that it had slight hesitation and misfire. The customer took it home and replaced the ... Trouble codes: 33 (O2 circuit prob), 34 (Detonation sensor or circuit)
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1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JS3TD21V4P
Came in with codes for TPS and MAF and sporting a new TPS and MAF - old ones were in the glove box. Idled fine but lacked power. Cleared the codes. Now the thing has plenty of power but will not idle and the codes did not return. I initially suspected the MAF ...
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2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLS 2.5L no compression VIN: JS3TD62V52
VEHICLE TOWED IN WITH CRANK NO START. CUSTOMER STATES HE STARTED & MOVED VEHICLE ONE DAY, THEN WAS LIKE THIS NEXT DAY (DAILY DRIVER). ENGINE CRANKS SO FAST, CUSTOMER THOUGHT STARTER WAS NOT ENGAGING, BUT WAS. OBVIOUS NO COMPRESSION, LIKE BROKEN TIMING CHAIN. R...
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2005 Suzuki Forenza LX 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KL5JD56Z35
I found the PCV hose broken, so I replaced it and cleaned the throttle body and the IAC valve, cleared the codes. The codes stayed cleared, the idle is fine, but the miss is still the same as before. This is not a steady miss, but "hits" once in a while while ... Trouble codes: P2279 (intake air system leak), P0507 (IAC system RPM high)
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L Timing Belt VIN: JTEBT14R33
Hello Everyone: I have a 90K service scheduled for this truck next week. I'm going to replace the timing belt and water pump with OE parts. I have done many V6's, but not a Toyota V8. I have a 2006 edition of the Gates timing belt manual, but it does not list...
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2009 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TENX22N29
have no info on were to go toyota tech help needed have no tests done made sure all connections were good and mo vacuum leaks need some advice where to go and what to do like i said im a chevy tech with no access to toyota info Trouble codes: P0302, P0171
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: 1HGCM56323
thanks to all that took the time to answer the request, i am closing at this time , the intent is to do a cylinder soak with seafoam ,and or laquer thinner than retest the car . also i plan to check into the oil pressure , i think it is too high for this car,...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L downshift VIN: JTJGF10U71
I apologize for taking so long to close this post. We were dealing with an extended warranty which made things take much longer than they should. After looking again and again at all transmission inputs and seeing no problems I was convinced that there had t...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT1CA8D02T
well the purge valve fixed this problem.it has a factory update requiring the valve,a bracket,and 2 hoses.i had to drive this car 150 miles over the weekend to get the evap monitor to run!but it did and no codes.this is the valve on intake manifold,and most ha... Trouble codes: P1445.
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2005 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GG67565
Well this one is fixed and I appreciate the replies recieved. None of the replies specifically mentioned seeing this fault before. When the sensor was replaced in 2008 I called the Subaru dealer and had them run the VIN to check for an ECM update when I replac... Trouble codes: P0131 (o2 sensor circuit low voltage bank 1 sensor 1).
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12K7T
Thanks to all who replied, Shawn and Mark were a great help we checked the knock sensor wires at the ecm and bank 2 was 00mv so we ran a new wire ti the ecm and all is fine. Mark was right the wire was bad in the harness where it conects to the intake again th... Trouble codes: P0330 (knock sensor 2 circuit malfunction bank 2).
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG12K1T
thank for all the help. I miss aline the intack and exhust cams.reline the car stared and run
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2007 Toyota Camry SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 4T1BK46K67
THE LOCATION OF THE EFI FUSE IS IN THE ENGINE ROOM RELAY BOX. IT IS INTEGRATED INTO THE UNIT D PORTION OF THE RELAY BLOCK. YOU NEED TO REMOVE RELAY BLOCK TO REMOVE EFI FUSE ASSEMBLY. WISH THERE WAS BETTER INFORMATION ON THE RELAYS. THANKS TO EVERYBODY THE REPL...
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