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1995 Acura Legend GS 3.2L Vibration at idle VIN: JH4KA8175S
Hello everyone... Any honda or acura techs... I have a 95 acura legend with a 3.2l manual 6 speed that the customer is complaining about the idle vibration that he feels more when the car is fully warmed up... We have checked ignition system, compression and f...
1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCB715XP
This veh; was driven in to me with a idle problem on start up rpm go to 2300 and then they hasitigt from 1500 to 2500 and after engine warms up its 1200 to 1900.i have check idle control at intake good no vacumm leaks .checked wiring all looks good and test go...
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD1853V
First time customer with no previous repair history from our shop. Complains of vehicle stalling/cutting out while at idle or during coming to a stop. Happened twice in the day after she had driven it for 30 min. Second time it stalled she said it was hard to ...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC13E64
Hello to all techs--- i got thrown into the middle of this mess and need some help. The tech working on this vehicle just threw a bunch of parts at this truck and didn't fix a thing! it originally came in with a high idle and stalling condition with codes---p... Trouble codes: P1118 (Throttle control), P1178 (Throttle control)
2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBA30G44
Check engine sign lights on with TRAC OFF and VSC sign. I could not find any TSB and cases at iATN. Can I just replace the TPS? The TPS looks mounted with revets to the throttle body. I hope to get pin point solution. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P2121 (Throttle Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Range/Performance), P2128 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch E Circuit High Input)
2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF93U12
po 172 check on and intermitent idle ruff see above Trouble codes: P00, 172 (systeme too rich)
2008 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L compressor
Hi fellow mazda techs and hopefully a few ford techs. I've got 2008 Tibute 6 cyl with no ac compressor function. When scanned I get two u codes for no communication to the FICM module and the IC. (Sorry i am writing this from home if needed I can ad code numbe...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L clattering under lite load VIN: JN1DA31D72
i have a nissan maxima that after the car warms up it will have a clattering noise under lite loads. in bay snap throttle test is fine or half to full throttle while driving is fine. only at cruising or a little throttle does it like spark clatter with no code...
2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67583
good morning subaru techs, I have a good one this morning. this vehicle came to me with a "runs really bad" complaint and engine light on. I couldn't even make it out of our lot before I turned around. scanned and found codes listed but it idles perfect. idle ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
1997 Toyota Corolla DX 1.6L Cuts out VIN: 1NXBA02E7V
This one is for the records. I think IATN is a great network and just wanted to put this one in the records. This car came in after it had been to numerous shops with a no fix. Well I don't believe in "No Fix" if others cant fix it, bring it to me. The problem...
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L abs VIN: JTEZU17R03
Codes c0205 & c1223 - no wheel speed signal from lf wheel - problem has been in vehicle for almost 2 years per customer - has been at toyota dealer without being fixed - the repair information or description from both alldata or identifix doesn't explain how t...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8BF28G4W
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U5X
All replies point to the same thing, use an OEM coil for these COP systems. The coil is on order and I consider the case closed. Thanks! Trouble codes: P0132.
2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JM3LW28A43
thanks to everyone that replied. for rear heater problem pinched lines to front heater core closed and forced coolant to rear core worked great. as for oil light removed pan and found piece of oil pan gasket had come off the metal skeleton of gasket and parti...
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L transfer case VIN: JA3AH86C66
Thanks All. Everyone but me seemed to know that you have to pull the axle stub shaft out the drivers side first, then the transfer case just about falls off. I did save a bit of time and mess by leaving the rack in the car. After removing the K member I tied ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
Sorry guys but i thought request had already been closed. hadn't cked my email in awhile and found out this morning it was still open. I apologize for this greatly. the idle surge ended up being in the throttle body itself. we tried cleaning and relearn proced...
2005 Suzuki Verona EX 2.5L transmission VIN: KL5VJ56L35
Thanks to James, Richard and Richard. They pretty much confirmed what I suspected. Though I couldn't duplicate the customers complaint I did duplicate a "garbled display" one time when moving the shifter around. The dealer also told us they sell "A LOT" of the...
2005 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5TDZA23C25
Well, my diagnosis of the variable valve timing unit making the noise was correct, however not for the reasons I had originally thought. This vehicle has a hydraulic variable valve timing unit. I was able to find a very good description of the way the VVT uni...
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