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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG5547X
Help Honda Techs! This Accord has a p0122 Low Voltage in TP Sensor Circuit fault with a low idle speed complaint. Throttle body has been replaced with o.e. unit and was ok for a while but now the same condition has returned. The reference voltage is normal at ... Trouble codes: P0122
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1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L No Start VIN: KMHWF35V1X
thanks in advance for any replies. p1616 main relay code. car towed in cranck no start. check fuses and found none blown. found power relays behind radio. 2 identical relays. swapped and still no start. found no power on any of the 4 wires on the top ecm power... Trouble codes: P1616
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C81
Car came in with no start. No spark, no injector pulse and code PO335 stored. Checked crank sensor resistance:852Mohm. Replaced sensor with new one which measured 850 ohm. With new sensor, had intermittant spark and injector pulse, still would not run. Tried s... Trouble codes: P0335, P0336
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Low Beam VIN: KM8SC73D13
I have replaced headlamps and multifunction switch and still have lose of low beams cannot duplicate problem in the shop
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JNI2D75
setting codes for system lean on both banks. cannot find any vacuum leaks or exhaust leaks. have cleaned MAF sensor. vehicle runs fine at both idle and cruising speed. did some checking in alldata and they said in their many tests to test purge control valve. ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Check trans light
Dear fellow IATN members i could use help again. My cust is contemplating getting rid of this truck as the frame is beginning to rot pretty bad. I am inspecting, and he doesnt want to invest in truck if the trans is failing (understandable). Recently the "chec...
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2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X85
This truck as been in and out of here a couple of times for cat efficiency codes (both cats failed and set codes). I reset the codes first and let it go to see if they came back which they did and then confirmed the need for replacements by watching before and...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1BJ2227X
The problem is that this vehicle has stalling problem that seems to occur only after the vehicle has been driven for a while and the engine properly warmed up.It happens only on decel. and if the vehicle is allowed to sit for at least 10 min. it restarts and r...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE55H91
Customer brought car to me after tune-up and valve cover gaskets were replaced approximately 1 week before. The complaint was rough idle and sluggish on acceleration( mil was on).They said it started about 5 days after work was done. After diag. test(p0300 and... Trouble codes: P0304, P0300
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2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L shift lock solenoid VIN: JN8AZ08W06
murano will not shift out of park.tested grounds & power .all good.pulled down shift lock control unit.stop lamp circuit good,also checked detent switch key,detent switch shift all ok.grounded shift lock solenoid at control unit and shift solenoid works & shif...
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1996 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3BK4556T
This vehicle has me pulling my hair out, It only has a misfire at idle and has been an ongoing problem for a year. This vehicle has good compression and I performed a leak down test results are good. Changed injectors, moved the injectors around,injector pul... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire Detected on cylinder number three)
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1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13DR5
Vehicle came in running badly. misfiring, no power. codes 14 & 25. ran diagnostics for 14, all checked good. Plugs and dist. cap were in bad shape. Changed tune up parts, test drove, ran good. Truck sat outside about 4 hours before customer picked it up (cold,... Trouble codes: 14 (No ignition reference signal), 25 (Lean exhaust)
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2AEO9B4R
Car came in with a code 14 only. Customer concern was bucking and surging and had died once at idle. Never could duplcate problem. Suggested a new distributor. Customer agreed that it may or may not fix it. Customer drove car over weekend and then Monday it st... Trouble codes: 14 (ignitor code)
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1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT856A014R
car came to me with rough idle.customer complains of car shaking in gear at idle.over the last few months has gotten worse, to an audible misfire.you can also hear it when revving motor in park at 2500 rpm.compression check showed #3 cyl low @115 lbs. rest @ 1...
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1999 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Mil VIN: 4T1BE18BXX
Ok, This one has me stumped! I have a 99 Avalon here that came to me for emissions testing, however, the check engine light was on. It gave us a code for a MAF Circuit, so we replaced the MAF and the customer drove it for a few days. Got it back today with th...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Engine noise VIN: JTEHF21A11
Hi, I have this Highlander with a top end engine noise, had the car in for a missfire a few weeks back, found 1 burnt exhaust valve. Sent the head out to machine shop and car is now running good but has a top end noise. Can't pinpoint it exactly, but sounds wo...
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2004 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Steering VIN: 4T1BF28B54
Please need help replaced steering do to defective steering joint did aligtment now i did a zero point calibration with my snap-on -modis still have code 54 road test abs light comes on and off do not know what to do now
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Blower Motor VIN: 5TEMV52N66
Vehicle came in with blower motor stuck on high, did the normal testing, bad resistor, replaced. Vehicle came back about a month later with same problem, did more test, talked with toyota, suggested blower motor cause off problem they have been having, went in...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2007 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38257
Well I got this one figured out last Fri. Just wanted to wait for a few days and check with the customer to make sure everything was good. The short answer is that is had bad gas... I did test the gas for ethanol content and it was less that 5%. It was def... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C9Y
found tps sensor to have intermitant short to ground pulling the voltage supply to mass air flow meter down. replacer tps no other problems found. Trouble codes: P0100, P0120.
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2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Starting VIN: JN8AZ08W34
Due to time issues i had the car towed to the dealer. i had 2 keys and they charged me 48.00 some replies said it could be done but they sounded like the same process to reprogram the key fobs. i hope to get a chance to try the key program myself. launch can d...
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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JF1GD706X5
The information was very helpful, The help request was written by one of my students. I have been using IATN to introduce my students'to the importance of having tech info.from seasoned technicians. A tool that should be part of their tool arsenal.
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH20V72
THANK YOU FOR ALL ADVICE. THIS VEHICLE IS FINALLY FIX. AFTER GO BACK DOUBLE CHECK OVER AGAIN. THE WHOLE VEHICLE NOT SUBMERGE IN MUD, ONLY THE RIGHT REAR SIDE ONLY.IGNITION IGT & IGT SIGNAL, CAM & CRANK, MAF ALL SENSOR TEST OUT GOOD WITH LAB SCOPE,EVEN SWAP AL...
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2010 Toyota Tundra 4.6L ABS module VIN: 5TFUM5F12A
Never came up w/diag.tree for code U0129,did get some usefull help from brent in utah. Should have 120 ohms @ dlc3 pin 6 to 14,I have 60 ohms, only goes to 120 ohms when ECM is dissconnected.stays at 60 ohms when ABS & 4x4 computer are dissconnected.ECM is my ...
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