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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Abs VIN: JT8BD68S4W
This car has the codes c0226, c0236,c0246,c0256, c0278, c1223, c1225, and c1246 intermittently. I have read these are problem children with modules and I have purchased the unit seperate from the pump unit. I ohmed the new unit and the old solenoids and the sp...
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Alt. VIN: JA3AJ36B92
Hi guys, This customer has had three other shops look into her problem without much success. It seems if a good alt. is installed it frys (so they say). I put a good used one on and it isn't charging. I checked for opens and shorts and checked all connections...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Hey guys, i have a camry that keeps setting the mil for p0401. Found the transducer bad, replaced it and shipped car. Came back two days later and same code. Transducer working, hooked up vacuum gauge to egr, working. Read your post about tvs sticking, bypasse... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr insufficent)

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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCG66851
Thanks for all the advice. I was trying to repair the idle instability and misfires only at idle after vehicle warm up. I found no vacuum leaks. The correct base timing was checked and rechecked. Checked and rechecked valve lash found to be correct. Recheck... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0304.
2007 Honda Fit 1.5L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMDG38627
Hello all, This customer has not yet returned for service. The general consensus seems to center around the coils. Guy from Montana sent me a very helpful procedure for checking idle above or below specifications. I will save this for future use, unfortu...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Charging VIN: 1N4BL11D05
checked alt. for a drain as some explained ..checked starter and with all fuses out still had drain ... cutomer did not want to pursue it at present ..he was going to check the dealer to see if it is a common problem
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4T1SK12E9S
Wow! Thanks for all the helpful AND quick responses. As noted in many of your emails, the O rings ARE available from Toyota. Part #s 90301-38005 and 90301-52006. We ordered these from another dealer(in the next city over), installed, and all is good. Also, as ...
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