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2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3HGCM56303
Dead miss on #1. Replaced plug, no change. Coil fires to ground. Swapped #1, #2 coils, miss did not follow coil. Compression 175 on #1 and #2. Observed piston movement #1. Noid light flashes for #1. Removed fuel rail and cranked engine, all injectors spray equ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (1 misfire), P0303 (3 misfire), P0420 (Catalyst efficiency)
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHDN45D42
I scanned and found a p0340 cmp ckt malfunction. I checked camtiming marks and found camshafts one tooth off. realigned per tsb of updated cam gear marks. car ran better but still had p0340 and rough idle. checked cam sensor power and ground good 12v and 0.01m...
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L Misfire VIN: 1S2DM58Y14
Vehicle came in with #3 misfire. Diagnosed as bad #3 injector. Replaced inj. and it ran fine for about [...]. Came back with #4 misfire, also diagnosed as bad injector. On test drive after replace #4 inj. #5 started missing. Low line fuel pressure seems to ... Trouble codes: P0303 (3misfire), P0304 (4 misfire), P0305 (5 misfire)
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L engine VIN: JM2UF3137L
When started cold, doesnt smoke for 8-10 secs. Then blue oil smoke continuosly. Volume of smoke increased dramatically with RPM increase. All plugs were fouled when inspected. Did leakdown test on #1. Rings were solid. Have seen one of these before on same typ...
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2003 Mazda Miata LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB35373
Could really use some help, This mazda has been in twice for the same code the frist time we replaced the crank sensor. Car was good for couple weeks but keep in mind its not driven much.CEL back on Customer pulled code P0340 and tryed replacing the crank sens... Trouble codes: P0340
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Power Locks VIN: JM1BK32324
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 04 mazda 3, four door in and the concern is that the power locks will not lock with the remote(factory RKE) or with the switches. None of the lock actuators lock. The doors will unlock using bo...
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2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Transfer Case VIN: JA3AH86D75
Hi, I need help finding out what type of fluid the ACD takes. We changed the transfer case and now we need to fill the ACD. The reservior cover say ATF SPIII, is that Dex III? Thanks for your Help!
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2003 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Lights VIN: 5N1ED28Y93
I am a Toyota and VW specialist. This is owned by one of my VW customers. Symptoms are Key off and out of the ignition, interior idiot lights will come on and fade in and out. These include the MIL, Brake and Charge lights. Also the Passenger side marker and f...
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2001 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDY32T51
What are the readings supposed to show for the MAF sensor... gm/s for idle, acceleration and snap wot? According to All Data the front 02 sensor needs to alternate above .55v and then below .4v. The reading did not always go above and below those values, does... Trouble codes: P0171
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L passenger window VIN: 1HGCM72274
Well the motor was bad as i stated in the post, but what i dont understand and what screwed me up is when i gave power to the switch and depressed it up or down there was source voltage at the motor harness with the new motor hooked up it still didnt work. So ...
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1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKCPO1D8S
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT POSTED INFOMATION TO ME ON FIXING THE PROBLEM. IT WAS A WEIRD ONE ON THIS CAR. I HAD TO LAUGH WHEN I FOUND IT CAUSE I NEVER HAD SEEN IT BEFORE LIKE THIS. THE PROBLEM WAS A SLIGHT CRACK IN THE VACCUM HOSE FROM THE INTAKE TO THE BRAKE B...
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2004 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L No Up Shift VIN: KNDJD73323
Thank You for all your help,it was a blessing!I found the tps sensor was reading half throttle at closed throttle.I replaced the tps SHIFTS GREAT!!! THANK YOU AGAIN!
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1992 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU42XON
well found out that it was the eec power relay and a old alarm relay that was still active cut the relay out and ran it straight thank u all. p.s this year model did not have a cam sensor/dist sensor
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L no monitors run VIN: JM1NA3530V
Thanks to everyone who responded. After 65 miles of driving they finally set. Can't tell you why...
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2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Od light flashes VIN: 4F2CZ96193
Thanks to all who responded. problem was broken wire from oss to pcm. repaired wire, now all is ok. Trouble codes: P0720 (Output shaft speed sensor ckt), P0722 (Output speed sensor no signal), U1041 (Scp invalid data for vehicle speed), U1123 (Scpinvalid for odometer), B1352 (Ignition key-in ckt failure).
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L 3rd-4th gear VIN: JM1BK32324
Hi there and thanks to those that responded and gave me some info. We disassembled the trans and found 3rd gear ground off badly and the reason it would not pull down into 4th was because metal from 3rd gear had gotten into the synchro slider and stopped it f...
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2005 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L srs VIN: 4A3AB36F15
Thanks to all who replied. Mark had it right. It turned out to be the srs module. This car belongs to a used car lot and they got a used one. Put it in, no programming needed, cleared the codes and all is well. No more air bag light, no more codes. Thank...
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2004 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L heat VIN: 3N1CB51D44
Thanks to everyone who replied this was the first time I placed a request on IATN and it was a big help. I reinstalled cam sprocket without chain applied air to port and locked in advanced position, checked timing to make shure it was good and vehicle started ...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D34
Well we had two problems, the first was one tight exhaust valve. the machine shop was supposed to perform the valve lash adjustment when performing the valve grind (we paid for that service) after checking the valve lash, we found several out, so ordered shims...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1N4AL11D35
We pursued the bulletin that identifies a problem with the ground wire on the pressure control solenoid, unfortunately that didn't help so we have identified the issue as an internal valve body concern that will require replacement of the valve body. At this ...
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