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1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, hard start VIN: 4S6CM58V3V
Hi thanks for the help in advance,so this came in on a hook due to a leaky waterpump,no that I have done allthe repairs its dosent want to idle very good and it surges only on start up and and after a few surges it will smooth out it does have a p0101 maf perf... Trouble codes: P0101
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Misfire VIN: 1HGEJ864XX
ok honda guys im at your mercy this car has a misfire on all cyl only under load when cold codes set at 120f ect fuel pressure is good when occurring only last a short while then clears until vehicle cools for a while i havent been able to scope crank n cam wh... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L compressor VIN: JHME595674
I have a hybrid that looses compressor opreation intermitently. I have evac and recharged system and swaped relays No trouble codes. Tony
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Misfire VIN: JNKCV54E34
This is a puzzler. Vehicle runs with a complete misfire, sets only a code P0300. Checked compression, 155 on all cylinders, checked vacuum 19 and steady, performed cylinder balance test and found #4 and #6 which are side by side to make no difference. Looked a...
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2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L tpms VIN: JTHFN48Y72
vehicle came in with tire pressure monitor light on,and code c2119.Tried tire pressure relearn sevral times then replaced the right front tpms sensor.that was the only sensor that was not showing a change when lowering or raising tire pressure.all other 3 tire...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK14324
just a heads up this is my own vehicle ok looking for some mazda tech help here, the p0715 resets very randomly and still get the 3rd gear lock-in until you come to a complete stop and cycle the ignition. the too rich code is very random as well and occasion... Trouble codes: P0715, P0218
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L rotots VIN: JA3AD29F84
I hate to ask this question but this vehicle has really got me stumped. The customer brought this car in to have the rotors replaced as he clearly has a pedal and steering wheel vibration when applying the brakes. After test driving the vehicle I concur. A ver...
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2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y94
Hello all- got one im a little confused on here-this xterra came in with o2 high voltage codes present- hooked up scanner in the bay and watched 02, b1 and b2, all seems pretty normal-graphed b1 and b2- all seems normal-ranging above and below .5 so okay, grap... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152, P0300, P0138
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2003 Subaru Baja Sport 2.5L hoses VIN: 4S4BT62C53
Another tech inspected this vehicle, oil was found in coolant, hoses soft as a result, upper rad hose leaking, engine oil looks OK, passed block test. I searched fixes none found with oil in coolant, looks like head gasket is the only place it could mix.Any ot...
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1998 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DC4359V
Thanks to all who replied, succesful repair with an oe distributor. I didn't want o commit immediately because the oe part with all Components costs $800 so I sourced out a known good assembly and the vehicle is back to normal, thanks again to all who replied
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2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, Runs good VIN: 1HGEM77962
well this is a funny one, first thanks to all the posts and thanks to IATN. the veh had a head gasket repair 6 months ago we sent the head assembly to the machine shop and had them go through the head. valve job, decked, seals ect... when i got the head back i... Trouble codes: P1259.
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2004 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L 2-1 downshift ? VIN: SHSRD68414
Vehicle is fixed.Replaced the throttle body.performed relearn procedure.works perfectly.Thanks for all the input.
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L exhaust valves VIN: KM8SB13D93
thank you for your opinions...most talked about getting the customer on their way which i'm well on my way to doing...worked the weekend, motor is out, used one will be here in an hour...not crazy about eating it but i was going to and am at this point...custo...
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDTC73324
We found that the car would only start if we removed the plugs on the passenger side, which after further testing revealed the passenger side secondary cat was completely plugged. Replaced the cat and it now runs Trouble codes: N0NE.
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2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L key solenoid VIN: JM3LW28J93
Adjusting the park position switch solved the problem for now, 3 weeks. Customer declined new shift lever assembly. Thanks for replies. I had reviewed similar tech help posting regarding same issue. It contained a copy/paste trouble tree which is as follows: ...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L wont rev VIN: 1N6AA06B04
Well it is fixed and I feel stupid again. I hadnt noticed that the tailpipe was missing and where the exhaust dumps out is where the evap pressure sensor wiring is routed. I was getting some very strange voltage readings and it was confusing me. If I would unp... Trouble codes: 2122 (2138 -), 2138 (1229 -), 1229 (0550 -), 0550.
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1998 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B8W
Thanks to all of you who offered me help with this Toyota. As I had said before this car had been at numerous shops previously with driveability complaints. While I had the vehicle the symptoms were extremely intermittent, most of the time the car would run gr... Trouble codes: P0172.
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L Starting VIN: JT2BK18UX3
From the replies I recieved I checked the service plug again and from what HV Battery PIDS I could read with my SnapOn Modis the battery was OK. I replaced the 12V battery with a new larger and more CCA battery as some suggested.I could justify the replacement...
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