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2007 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38257
I have an Odyssey here that is throwing me for a loop. Came in Mon. with a complaint of stalling at idle. It seems to be mainly when the van is cold, and it has been COLD here lately. Had codes for every cylinder misfire except for cylinder #6. When I started ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP131X2
We started this job with different code. Had evap vent solenoid code and replaced vent solenoid with factory part. Then came back 2 weeks latter with small leak code. Went trough everything to find leak. Smoke tested and nothing present. Does anyone have any h... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap very small leak)
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT6GF10U5X
This one has us somewhat stumped. We performed a valve job due to coolant leaking between cylinder heads. Put it back together and everything was good, started right up and sounded good. Test drove it and came back with p1346 and then 1349 both having to do wi...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Code -p0705 VIN: 1N4BU31D0V
Drive cycle monitor will not complete, attempting to complete a ca. Smog inspection. Car runs good. Sets code p0705, at second-trip test drive, code comes back. We tested the safety neutral inhibiter switch, it felt okay, but we replaced it anyway. Did not fix... Trouble codes: P0705 (Trans range sensor malfunction)
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3NICB51D5Y
nissan techs,got a problem here I need help with. I got a 2000 Nissan Sentra 1.8l L4, running rich and cutting off at idle when at normal operating temp., have checked mass air flow, ect sensor, back pressure on catalytic, and have replaced iac valve for high ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0420
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Starting
hi this car bucks when you try to start,when i disconnect the distributor it cranks normaly i have checked mechanical timing it apears to be in spec the compresion confirms this somthing is causing the timing to change while monitoring the data i did notice th...
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2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Starting VIN: JN8AZ08W34
Installed used ecm because of a no start no check engine lamp on. Car started up. Disconnected battery, mounted ecm, brackets and glove box, now xar still has check engine lamp on but no start. Cranks ok nats lamp stays on steady while cranking on in on positi...
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2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08U25
customer called me this morning and said her xterra would start then stall, would be towed in . after awhile it showed up, customer stated it started and ran so she drove part way here then stalled out and had it toed the rest of the way. after reading codes... Trouble codes: U1000 (Can communication fault), P1705 (Undocumented code)
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2005 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5N1BV28UX5
This problem is driving me crazy because it only happens once and the the car will run and run with no more problem. The issue is when cold in the morning and warming up the van will stall out some times, completely silently no stumbling and other times when d...
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2003 Subaru Baja 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 4S4BT61C93
We received this subaru on the hook the customer stated that the vehicle got hot into the red. We checked out the system and the radiator had a crack in the plastic radiator so we sold him on a radiator, t-stat, hoses and radiator cap. Told him possible could ...
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2006 Toyota Tundra 4.7L Poss.Induction Noise VIN: 5TBDT48166
This truck has an odd noise while driving. It has a faint noise that becomes more pronounced with throttle pressure and goes away as you come to a stop. It reminds me of the normal vacuum noise in a plastic upper plenum but is louder and while driving. It cann...
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1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L 2-3 VIN: JHMBB6240W
I ended up stripping the transmission, could not see anything that stood out, but suspect something in the valve body must have been stuck. Put it all back together and in a way I was not confident but hay everything worked this time when road tested so case c...
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2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0L Radio VIN: KMHDU46D27
Hi all. Thanks for the quick responses. The customer took the vehicle to the dealer and they confirmed the radio is the cause of the draw. 360ma is definetely too much. It should be around 40ma.They are ordering them a new radio. Thanks for all the support and...
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2005 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L gauge fuse
Eric hit it on the head. After talking to the driver he said it happened after it was put in reverse. Traced the wires back even though the reverse lights were working. About 8-10 inches behind the rear end attached to the left frame rail was the pinched harne...
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1994 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L fuel smell VIN: JN8HD17Y7R
sorry it took so long to close this request. i posted for a friend and it took awhile for him to get back to me. he said he checked all hoses and clamps for tightness and pulled some sparkplugs to find that the electrodes were pretty much gone. he said he did ...
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L plugged cats VIN: IFBHIRTIE3
all done!!! Thank you all. I didn't get replies soon enough to save me. I did get them halfway through right bank removal and removing the motor mount and bracket , jack engine, is a big time saver. Don't have to remove studs that way. Thanks so much. I had ab...
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2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BE6358Y
i droped the trans. pan and found it full of metal called the salvage yard about the problem and they sent a replacement install it and all is good thank all that replied
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L Starting VIN: JTDKB20U37
Thanks for the help. The fusible link block in the engine compartment has one spot that was blown. My brain was fried the other night with this car. It's got tons of electrical issues, from before the no start. New customer-not thrilled with the last place ...
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