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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 621H572888
Have this honda odyssey misfire on all cylinders except for number 2. FF is stored for P0303 @753 RPM, ECT 203F, Closed Loop, Load 27.1% STFT 6.3% and LTFT 5.5%, TP 9.8% Misfire is constant @ idle and cruise, higher speed it'll clear up a little but still not... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder number 1), P0303 (Misfire cylinder number 3), P0304 (Misfire cylinder number 4), P0305 (Misfire cylinder number 5), P0306 (Misfire cylinder number 6)
1998 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHWF2552Y
Hello I have this Hyundai that when the customer drives to work about 50mi. one way will stall and not restart for about 5 min. about once every 2 wks. I have taken and driven it extensivly without it happening to me. I have tuned it up, replaced both coils an...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Vents VIN: JNKCV51E73
customers concern is that there is a flaky debris which appears somewhat like ash coming out of the vents. removed cabin filter and all appears good inside of blower housing. flakes are white in color while the insulation sealing the duct joints is gray. fresh...
2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L Misfire VIN: JNKCVS1E05
Feels like a dead miss. Cly balance test #5 and #6 low performance. Switch coils and plugs still has misfire on #5 and #6 holes. Has good spark from all the coils. Compression and leak down test showed good. Smoke test showed no leak. All the injectors ohmed a... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L rear seals VIN: 4S2CK58W6X
Thanks in advance for all your help. I feel kind of silly about this... but... This is my personal vehicle. The rear axle seals are leaking. AllData has proven once again as NO DATA. I need some guidance on how to perform the rear axle seal replacement on t...
2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L MIL Lamp on, speedo inop VIN: 4S2CE58X72
Hi Y'all!! this Isuzu speedo don't work. I have 12v on pin 1, 10v. on pin 3, and good ground!! spec on pin 3 is 7-8v. and batt voltage on pin 1. I got new sensor and still don't work This is 4L30E GM trans. Is there someting inside the tranny. Alldata says the... Trouble codes: P0502, P1870
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine VIN: JT8UF11E6M
replaced engine. had compression on initial engine spin and as oil pressure came up , compression went down.tried a lighter weight oil, no change.drained oil and spun over a few times to try to get the pressure off the lifters but still no change.any help will...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Engine Time VIN: JM1BK12364
Car came in a tow. The costumer crashes against a big rock and broke oil pan. After repairing it, the engine wont start. We had spark, fuel and pulse. Turns out it was out of time. Disasamble engine and find out the crankshaft rotates freely with out moving th...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Communication VIN: 443AC44GX1
Hi all I have this eclipse that customer tried to get inspected and the equipment wouldnt comunicate through the dlc. Car runs good But It doesnt comunicate with any scanner I try. The check engine light is not on but goes on and off when you start the car lik...
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D12
When sitting in park or accelerating in first gear; as soon as this little sentra hits 1750rpm it starts to surge and buck, the rpm oscillates by about 300rpm. Also when this happens alpha increases to 130%. After it accelerates past this point, or before, Alp...
2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5L No Start VIN: 3N1AB51A63
With key on... Security light on steady doesn't go out. While cranking security light on steady doesn't go out. no spark or pulse What does the immobilizer knock out at start? Is there a way to eliminate the circuit maybe artficially ground a ckt to see if sta... Trouble codes: 1610 (nats malfunction)
2005 Nissan 350Z 3.5L Clutch Pedal VIN: JN1AZ36A85
Test drove the vehicle first and felt a slight clutch slippage,pedal height appeared to be even with the brake pedal and pedal stroke felt normal. Pulled out the tranny installed a new Nissan P-Plate,Clutch and release bearing. The dual mass flywheel had sligh...
2008 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Abs Controller VIN: 1N6AA06F68
Am repairing this rig for a local body shop, left front was hit! was presented with an intermittent loss of speedo, as well as loss of communication with the abs control module, would set a pcm code for loss of vss as well. finally discovered the abs module wa...
2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L axle VIN: JF1SF65631
After installing new engine, car runs great. Although one major problem, under accel the front end shakes very bad. But once you let off the gas it smooths out and doesnt shake anymore. We changed out the front axles with another company and it still shakes. A...
1994 Toyota Camry 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2GK12E8R
Ok here it is this problem only happens about twice a month. The guy is driving about 35-45 mph and the car will just cut off. He will pull over and the engine will start back fine but as soon as he puts it in drive it cuts back off. this will happen about 5 t...

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2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C65
hey everyone thanks for all your help no vacuum leaks i checked for restricted exhuast and turned with no change so i went back to timing pulled the valve cover since the exhuast cam is drive by the intake cam and not the belt i checked the chain. sure enough ... Trouble codes: P2188.
2005 Isuzu NPR 5.2L engine VIN: JALC4B1655
Thanks to those who replied. Removed head and replaced head gasket, Coolant is staying clear of oil and is not overfilling now. Did find on removal of head that head gasket had main sealing surface distorted, sealing oring out of place. Upper cam gear was not ...
2002 Mazda B2300 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR12D22
Thanks so much to all three replys that were right.It was the hose for the imr swirl valve.Was broke at valve.Thanks again. Trouble codes: P1537.
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Hesitation VIN: JM1BJ24503
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. In fact, we pulled the intake apart(unbolted from head and dynamic chamber) and lifted it off leaving the dynamic chamber on the car. We found one of the flapper plates laying in the intake, the screws had ...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L alt VIN: JA4MT31H9X
thanks to all for your help, we removed the alternator to replace it. With it out we checked the wiring. the positive cable was full of corrosion, inside the insulation. Problem solved.
1976 Nissan 620 2.0L Mechanical VIN: HL62010747
Thanks to all 15 who replied, This vehicle will most likely never be fixed. Comes down to a matter of economics. The NLSV for this truck fits 8/75 to 8/76 I have not been able to locate a used one. New is available for only $900.00 This is a very odd brake sys...
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L compressor VIN: JN1CA21D8T
Thanks for the replies, after further testing I found no problem with the wiring between the computer and relay. The computer was not grounding the relay for whatever reason. Due to cost of repair it was decided to install a simple switch on the dash to ground...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L speedometer VIN: JN8AR05Y1W
We will call this a fix because I received the information needed to verify fault. According to Avinash from Tennessee the VSS should reach at a min. of 500 mv. I had 600mv at 60 mph and 450mv at 25 mph. My recommendation was to replace the speedometer head an...
1999 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D5X
First off thanks to all of you that responded, and you were all totally on the money. What I learned was that even though you can blow air through the adaptor and tube assembly and you get air in the intake, remove the transfer tube with temp sensor and clean ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor Problem 1), P0400 (EGR System Problem).
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D84
Although we have yet to see this car back in the shop. I have discussed with the owner what is the most likely culprit, and I agree with some of you that the purge valve is open when it should not be. Namely refueling during hot soak, causing enough vapor to e...
1995 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L calipers VIN: 4T1GK13E5S
This car had the wrong rims the previous owner put 15 in steele wheels ( While the Brakes were worn out, and the Caliper was inset) which are for a 95 Camry without ABS and not XLE the XLE takes alloy 15 in. wheels. to handle the larger calipers.
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E92
well his one is fixed. I finally captured the front o2 fall to 0. It was new installed elsewhere and looked like a cheap aftermarket.put in new toyota o2 and all is well. thanks for taking the time to help me out. Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L ABS Lights VIN: 4T1BE32KX3
Well when I had the car in the shop I haven't had an opportunity to read the post yet. The customer didn't want to leave the car so she took it home and said she would return. Well she hasn't so I'm just going to close this post. But thank you all for your hel...
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