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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Surge VIN: JHMCG66522
Need some help. Have one that after warm engine will be idling and then a bad shutter and engine almost dies but will not die. Also I think is related after hotsoak engine has a long crank not to long but noticable. Fuel pressure good,Fuel relay working have i...
2006 Kia Sedona EX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB23366
I also replace all spark plugs and switch ignition coils , still has same problem . Trouble codes: P0018 (Cam sensor crank sensor correction), P0302 (cylinder 2 missfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 missfire)
1990 Mazda Protege SE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: JM1BG2239L
fuel pressure,sprk,injectors ok,chaned dist with used one still the same.seem to hear a vacuum whistle but cant find any.vehicle cuts out bad while taking off from stop,stalls comingto a stop and hard to start after.only when scannerf does not give live...
2007 Nissan 350Z 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1BZ34D17
hey guys need some help with this has a cam over advanced code for the exhaust cam on bank 2. first of all the oil is clean and full,the code sets immediately after doing the actuator test. i have ohmed out the exhaust timing retarder sensor and it i... Trouble codes: P0024
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Stall VIN: JF15F6553X
HELPPP!!! This subbi is kickin me all over my shop. MOD wiring diagrams dont match the MAF sensor and my Solis Pro has about a 5 sec data transfer rate. Chased the grounds all seem ok. Can anyone direct me to accurate wiring diagrams please??? Car drove in. Ru...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1GK12W5S
Initial complaint was that after replacing battery, customer could not start vehicle and the horn would not shut off. We replaced with correct battery and inspected for blown fuses. 120 amp for Alt, 15 amp for EFI, and 20 amp for dome were replaced. Vehicle wo...
1998 Toyota Tacoma Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAWN72N8W
Truck has MIL on. P0340 B1 CMP Circuit Fault. Did a resistance check on sensor; checked good. Showed 1239 ohms (spec 835-1400 ohms). Checked my wires from sensor to ECM; also checked good. Hooked up modis scoped for a wave pattern of the CMP Sensor. Pattern lo... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position A/VVT Sensor Circuit Fault B1)
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5TEPX42NX6
Group, I have this prblem Toyota that we received from another shop here in town. The customer states the problem occured after the last ice storm we had several months ago and has been sitting ever since at the other shop. I was told that one morning it start...

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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Long crank VIN: KM8SC13E45
It was the PURGE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE, (On intake.) I don't know where my test went wrong. I remove all line from canister, blocked it off. and tested in the a.m. Still same no start. So I put everything back together and pinched of the line like suggested. ...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L lack of power VIN: KNDJA72301
AS Bob t of New York said the hood insulator would block air flow when hood was down. A couple of extra retainers and all was good again. Thanks for the help Mike
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L Steering VIN: JT8UF22EXS
It is fixed the wrong readings on the speed circuit sent me down the wrong path. I pulled the solonoid off on the rack and cleaned the filter and all is well . Thanks Mike P
2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBN36F04
I recieved one reply telling me to check the ground for the rear lamps. The ground was good. I recieved 2 replies telling me that the key codes can be learned without a scan tool by using the "hand shake" procedure in Alldata. Did not recieve any informatio... Trouble codes: P0850.
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D4X
thanks for all the responses .it ended up being the TPS wouldnt show up on my scanner .but when i put my vantage on it sure enough it had a couple of glitches.
2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Lighting VIN: 3N1AB51D24
thanks to all that helped after removing the auto start from the car all is working so they are going back to the shop that installed the auto start thank you all for your help
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L entire system, overflow tank VIN: 5N1AR18WX5
Well this one is done! Not having good diagrams on Alldata were kind of vague but as one of the posters stated, the flat cap goes on the radiator amd the pressure cap on the overflow, It was reversed and has been since it was having issues. I called customer a...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K3Y
thanks for the help guys, for the guys who said front cat, that did the trick. probably sell both in the future but i was always under the imression the rear did most of the work (hence being the "main" cat versus the front "pre"cat. i left the rear alone and ... Trouble codes: P0420.
2007 Toyota Avalon Touring 3.5L Malfunction Lamp VIN: 4T1BK36B27
Thanks For All the Great Feed Back to My Help Request. Rick and Mike provided the proper solution; jumpering the 4 and 13 pins on the OBDII diagnostic Link Connector with the key on for about 30 Sec.,then removed the jumper and connected Scan Tool to Read and ...
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