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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Engine light comes on Multi misfire. We have changed plug's, coils, and injectors. checked valves cold and cleaned egr ports plus changed valve. Belt timing and fuel pressure are good. Light takes about 24hrs to come back on. Only indication is slight rough id... Trouble codes: 0301 (0302 -), 0302 (0304 -), 0304 (0305 -), 0305 (0303 -), 0303 (0306 -), 0306
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L interior lights VIN: 2HKRL1863X
1999 Honda Odyssey. Interior lights turn on while driving. lights will turn on and then turn off. This issue only happens when the weather is hot. Dealer could not help and tsb's did not match up. Thank you for your time.
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2005 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L No Start, Misfire VIN: JHLRD78955
Vehicle was towed in as a no start. Found vehicle to be "flooded over". Vehicle would start after gas pedal was pressed to the floor; placing it in anti-flood mode. We had 301, 302, and 303 miss codes, buyt the vheicle ran perfect. We found the spark plugs t...
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2005 Lexus LS430 4.3L wipers VIN: JTHBN36F55
Hello fellow techs. I have a Lexus that the rain sensing wipers don't operate. When you put the switch in auto, they operate as intermittent wipers. The dealer suggested we try to re-tape the sensor to the window, so we did. That did not help. If anyone has an...
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2007 Lexus ES350 3.5L Chime VIN: JT2HBJ4668
We have this lexus that the door chime will go off eight to ten times when you open the door. The customer states it did not do this when he first bought the car, can we program this, is there a module failing , very little information on this system. Thanks f...
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1993 Nissan D21 2.4L Starting VIN: 1N6SD16S8P
I have a 1993 nissan pickup from a different shop.And owner and shop say that when it blows the meter fuse the lady was backing out the garage alternator light came on and she drove it back in the garage and would not start. blown meter fuse.It happened a year...
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1994 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: JN3MS37AXR
we have a 94 nissan 240 sx .this car after warm up usually on acelleration will cough or cut out for a second and then catch itself and run fine. it doesnt happen all the time. some times when coming to a stop it will die. it allways starts right back up again... Trouble codes: 34 (egr lift sensor), 35 (knock sensor)
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2004 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D34
i noticed the idle lower than usual and tried to clean the iac. i didnt since it looks like its part of the tps on the trottle body. All i did was clean the throttle body and after i started the car the idle began to fluctuate between 1500 and 2000 rpm. i trie... Trouble codes: P0507
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2BG22K5Y
Hello iatn universe!!! have a stumper for you...this car came over on a hook from another shop because they needed help figuring out no start. Here's the curve ball. It will run and run excellent as long as you feed it carb spray through intake. Easy one right...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L no fuel no spark VIN: 1HGCD5659R
well thanks to everyone who tried to help we have check everything that could be check and we did not fix the problem we now beleave that the pcm is at fault and we have one on the way
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR07Y4X
didn't want to cloes this till i gave it some time to be sure it is fixed. what i found was that the fuel injectors were not getting enough amprage to open. voltage drop test across injector harness confirmed the problem. most replies were about the dist. i ... Trouble codes: P0440, P0158.
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2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Low power VIN: JACDJ58X92
Sorry to have to close this without a fix, but as of today, we still haven't figured out this low power issue. Sometimes it runs great, most times its doggy. I guess we will keep plugging away at it. Thanks all
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y5T
i just want to say thank you to all that give me some help in fixing this one sorry so [...] but it is fixed found a broken vacuum line to the egr vale replaced the line talked to the oner the other day he says the light is still off once again thank every o... Trouble codes: P0402.
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09YX2
This one is kind of weird. I went through a lot of tests, and never found a smoking gun in the form of any parts that needed replacement. After the last time the car was in the shop, the MIL went off by itself. I went to the customer's home to test the system ... Trouble codes: P1130 (Swirl control valve solenoid).
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L abs VIN: 1N6BA07B35
We were never able to reproduce the braking symptom, thus could not verify problem. Advised customer to continue to drive until problem became more frequent. Thanks to all who replied. I do suspect the problem is a wheel speed sensor.
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2005 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L 4-5 shift VIN: 1N6AD07W75
Hi Guys, thanks for your help, but this one was straight up a buider error. He air checked piston before adjusting 3-5 band, pinching seal on piston. All fixed.
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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JS 2.5L No Start VIN: JS3TD62V1Y
Well, the problem was the cam sensor. I had scoped both cam and crank sensor and both had good signals. I had taken the crank sensor out and look thru the hole to check the reluctor physically to make sure they are okay and they were. Then we had taken the bra...
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1985 Toyota Celica GT 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2RA64L9F
First of all I like to thank everyone replied. I replaced the fuel pump and that did not fix the problem. Next day I came to work, started the car and BINGO!!! it runs fine. I kept the car for 3 more days, we drove everywhere - no problem. Customer took the ch...
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1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L valve cover VIN: JT3AC24S8S
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES.THE FIX WAS CLOGGED PCV BAFFLE IN VALVE COVER.REMOVED BAFFLE AND CLEAN RE-ATTACH WITH SMALL SHEET METAL SCREWS
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Cyl.123 VIN: 4T3ZF13C62
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP GUYS. ONE OF THE CAMS SLIPED A TOOTH. IT WAS RE-ALIGNED AND EVERYTHING WAS OK.
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