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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 19UUA66274
This car is my own. It always had a rough idle since I bought it from a customer. Previous customer overheated it. Since then I did head gaskets, valve adjustment, injectors & plugs. The engine idles rough and seems to have progressed to a slight stumble when ...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Electric load detector VIN: 1HGEM22961
Looking for general information on this one. Have this code P1298 Electric load detector high voltage. All of our test point to this being bad. Dealer is telling us that it has to be replaced with the underhood fues panel. I am sure this right but just want to...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1HGCG16511
First off tahnks for any help. I know about TSB for the EGR system. Was woundering if any one has had any luck with just cleaning the ports out and not replacing any parts (customer does not want to spend alot of money). Second can this cause the misfire codes... Trouble codes: P0780 (Shift malfunction), P0700 (A/T system malfunction), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P0401 (EGR insuffience flow detected), P1399 (Misfire any cylinder)
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22971
My problem is the timing belt tensioner setup because according to alldata you should install the belt counterclockwise now by doing this the other side of the belt was loose and by turning the engine two time counterclockwise the crankshaft gear move away fro...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation VIN: 1HGES26734
Hello Techs. I need your advices. 2004 Honda Civic EX intermittently hesitates, almost cuts out, in the highway on hot days after an extended drive. When it happens, RPM will not go higher than 3000 rpm. It goes to normal right away when the car is driven 'nor... Trouble codes: P2646 (Vtec oil pressure circuit low voltage)
2007 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Tpms VIN: 5FNRL38887
Does anyone know if we can eliminate the TPMS system warning on an Odyssey that has had the de-PAX procedure done (normal wheels and tires installed). We'd rather not use TPMS sensors at all because of the message on the dash that mentions that despite a flat ...
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Steering VIN: 5FNRL38678
This vehicle has very tight steering especially in slow tight spots such as a parking space. The customer has had it to the dealer and they have given him no advise except we can start replacing parts. Has anybody had this issue and what is the fix. Thanks To...
1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L No shift VIN: JM1BF232X1
dear mazda transmission tech. is my used tran no good, or something else need to be look at. there is a lot of pressure inside the tran when i remove the tran oil stick. please give some advices where to look for this problems. thanks
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Cams VIN: JM3ER29337
After installing the new chain and sprocket there is a noise that sounds like it is under the valve cover (sounds like an exhaust heat deflector buzzing under the vehicle). The noise appears at about 1300RPM. It seems to go away when you disconnect the oil con...
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA1D4ST
Please read this entire post before responding. I have a Nissan with a no start condition. When cranking, it randomly bucks and backfires. The coils on cylinders 2, 4 and 5 are not receiving a fire signal from the pcm. Cylinders 1, 3 and 6 are getting signal,...
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L Booster VIN: 5N1AA08B74
Greetings to all have this armada with red brake lite on and yellow traction control light on retrieved codes pertaining to brake booster problem.i drove truck and all feels well customer states he hears a noise.brakes are all good. Im thinking possibly the bo...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L seat belt warning light VIN: JT3GP10V3X
Seat belt warning light on gauge panel blinks continuously while driving even though seat belt is buckled. No seat belt warning "chime" ever comes on while driving even though seat belt warning light blinks continuously. Information system only gives inspectio...
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L howling VIN: JT2BG22K21
thanks for any help up front. i have a toyota camry making a howling noise it sounds like when the iac on a ford is going bad so i replaced the iac on this car with no change the noise is come from the intake and gets loader has it travels into the breather bo...
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Cooling Systems
hello, this is my sisters car. im going to be working on this car this weekend. i need to change the engine and inverter coolant. alldata info is vague at best ( no surprise here). im just looking for some info and tips for changing the coolant, im not fully u...
2005 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L rear washer/wiper motor VIN: 5TDZT34A15
Hi: Toyota Techs, I need your HELP. I have a 05 Toyota Sequoia SR5 with a inoperative tailgate washer/wiper motor. Check all Fuses and Ground, all Ok. I am using Mitchell Wiring Diagram to do the test from the Front/Rear Washer/Wiper combination switch. I have...

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1997 Honda Accord EX-R 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD566XV
thanks to all who replied. Most of you commented on maybe the egr passage was plugged. Well you were right on. cleaned passage and customer is very happy. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire).
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L lLF door actuator VIN: JHLRD78812
thanks to all that replied, you were right the latch assembly had to be removed to replace the door lock actuator.
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM71643
Well, I checked valve timing -right on the marks. Put a lab scope on the cam A and cam B sensors, nice clean signal everthing in sync? I'm at a loss. I will be watching for any other thoughts or ideas Thanks again Trouble codes: P0341.
2004 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Shift Interlock VIN: 2HKYF18684
1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Speedo VIN: 1YVGF22C6W
Well as of now I am going to close this one as the last time I spoke to him he still had not fixed this vehicle, I only received a few responses with references to checking the abs system, this car did not have abs, checking the speedometer head, and for check...
1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA466XX
Thank you for all your suggestions. I performed more testing as you had suggested. Upon testing the CKP & CMP sensors I found 3 grounds wires worn through underneath the air cleaner extension tube. They were in close proximity to the CKP sensor & one was th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfires).
1991 Nissan D21 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N65D11Y7N
Thanks for all who replied. I did check all the grounds like someone had told me about wiggle test was unsucessfull. I had donated enouph time to this vehicle i asked for dia time and customer had already bine to other shops and got over charged so he wasnt go...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN8AR07Y7X
Thanks to everyone, it was the distributor. Thanks again to all who replied.
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L ac compressor inop VIN: 3N1CB51D82
thanks for the replys guys. running out of time here. it seems that the computer is not turning the ac on. customer is taking car to the dealer.
2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Surge VIN: JN8AZ08W96
thanks for the replies. the vehical has not returned for continued diag. will post any success with this one. i like the cam chain and resetting the timming ideas.
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