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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5631T
helo iatn nation.have this accord that was towed in crank no start.found cylinders washed down so added a few drops of oil to cyliders and cranked it up.engine started and died a couple of times check engine light came on than engine ran.code p1381 was retriev... Trouble codes: P1381
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1HGCG2254X
Vehicle serviced with belt/water pump/seals 2 years ago, car towed in with poor performance condition last week, traced to rear cam off 3 teeth. Disassembled, cam gears inspected for broken keyways, idlers water pump and components in good condition, inspected...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM71643
good afternoon techs, this Honda was brought to us from another shop with this cam code. the other shop replaced the cam A sensor and code came back. When we got it I took the control solenoid out and made sure it was clean and I ran the solenoid with 12 vol... Trouble codes: P0341
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD733X5
Tested fuel tank pressure sensor circuit as per alldata all test passed grounds and voltage are all in specs.drove vehicle with volt meter on pin c23 at computer and voltage were between 2.4 and 2.6 volts. Thank you Trouble codes: P0452
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1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Stall VIN: 1YVGF22D9W
I have this car here that has stalled 2 times on the customer if he lets it sit 30 min. it runs ok , have not been able to duplicate the concern it runs ok now. fuel trims are ok. Any known problems on this car wiring, ckp etc. Thank you Trouble codes: P1132, P0153
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA466XX
I'm not real familiar with Mitsu's. My scan tool provides very little inside as well. No oil on the plugs when I replaced them. So, not fouling. I realize that the injectors could be at fault, but, I'm not getting any indication of that from the scan tool. It'... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfires)
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51R41
I am trying to figure out why my fuel trims are high on one bank. Bank 2 = 12.5 LTFT bank 1 = 6 LTFT, I did reset fuel trims to 0 and they end up back as noted above. I have tried everything I can think of to rule out that it is not related to the plenumn remo... Trouble codes: P0173, P0300
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D4T
This is a good one. have check codes and only got one for the rear crank sensor. tested it found it had failed so replaced it. Now I'm geting codes for the frt Crank sensor but it is good. checked all the wiring from sensor to ECM and all found to be good. I d...
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2004 Suzuki Verona EX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VM52L74
This car came in 2 months ago with codes P0133 and P0153. We replaced both upstream 02s with parts from Suzuki. The PCV valve was cracked and was also replaced. The car has come back several times with the same code. 3 weeks ago the car came in with the custom... Trouble codes: P0133 (No o2 switching bank 1 upstream), P0153 (No o2 switching bank 2 upstream)
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1993 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13D4P
when it came in, the Cam Timing 2 teeth off and distributor 1 tooth with new belt installed by relative of owner. wouldn't even run. after setting up mechanical timing, base timing, Idle, it now starts. idles and dies at 850, after restart 850 then 1500 rpm ru...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4TAUN61C3S
Truck has a surge in power and bogs down going uphill at 2000 to 2500 rpm until you acclerate harder then it begins to pickup power. Customer has been chasing problem his self and replaced all mentioned parts. Fuel pressure and tps stays steady as does timing ...
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2003 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF28B63
This vehicle came in with an intermittent ABS, VSC and Trac Off lights on (NO Brake light on.) The lights would come on while driving but after the key is shut off and turned back on they do not stay lit. The vehicle stops and steers fine with no mechanical pr...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7273N
Thanks for all the help I found that the igniter in the distridutor was faulty The customer did not wont us to fix it. He wanted to do it him self so I dont know if that fixed it or not
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12544
Thanks to all that took time to reply. Unfortunately this is one that most likely wont be duplicated out there. We found the tone ring, flywheel, for the crankshaft position sensor was damaged during engine swap. we found the initial misfires were caused by lo... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304, P0300.
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1991 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD22B6M
put in a nother distributer and car started thanks to all
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2005 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No comms VIN: JM1FE17305
Well, I didnt get much help on this one although 2 guys tried to answer my warranty question, but one said 4/50 and the other said 8/80. 8/80 was right I finally got a service writer at mazda to confirm. I would have liked to have tried eric's idea about using...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: JA4NW51533
It is always good to go back to the basics!! K.I.S.S . The timing had jumped due to bad tensioner. He should have checked this but it still would have had to been torn down. Always check the easy things you might be surprised. And also it is not bad to start o...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L engine
THANKS EVERYBODY FOR THE HELP I REALLY APRECIATE ALL THE HELP,AFTER CHECKING AGAIN EVERYTHING WATER PUMP ECT...AND REVWING ALL YOUR HELP DECIDE TO CHECKBACK THE RADIATOR AND FOUND LOWER TANK WAS CLOGGED,SO I HAD A VERY GLAD CUSTUMER,AND A VERY COOL VEHICLE,THA...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AR18W45
thanks too all that replied.found a broken wire in the harness on the side of frame.thanks again jim
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2000 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L Rear Wheel Bearnig VIN: 1F1GF4852Y
Thanks to all of you who offered suggestions. The car is fixed and out the door. I got a number of different suggestions, I think all of them would have gotten the job done. One idea was to remove the knuckle from the car and use a bigger press. I could grind ...
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