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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L ? Ecu VIN: 2HGED6350M
Car has been well maintained: invariably started and ran well since rebuild. Unexpectedly refused to start one morning. Engine turns over correctly and fires irregularly but never on enough cylinders to start engine. Acts as if engine is fuel starved or floode...
1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BH28F7V
Hello,hope all is well.Ihave this night mare lexus that is smoking bad trims are negitive,p300 code i have missfires on every cylinder just on bank 2 everything else seems to be ok.When I have the key on engine off i could here one of the injectors on that ban... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2T2HA31U34
He is a friend of mine and he complain about poor fuel economy and code set p2197 so I replace the b2s1 o2 sensor and I find out the check engine light not even working.A week later he said still poor mileage so I scan it the code p2197 came back again and i u... Trouble codes: P2197
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L high beam VIN: 4A3AA46G52
Customer bought car from auction. Has low beam headlights but no high beam. Customer brought car in wanting headlight/dimmer switch replaced.(He supplied AZ part). Still no high beam lights. The only other thing I could see contributing to the problem was the ...
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L press pedal no go VIN: 1N4AL11D43
Have 2003 nissan altima,auto,4 cly. The issue is car runs but when you try to accerate it does'nt respond,The code can up for mass air neter,replaced one from auto zone went around building and right back to the same thing.Put another one from auto zone 4 mile...
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF28B91
Customer came home from church, parked car in garage, went out later to drive it, wouldn't start. Vehicle is well maintained. Cranks over fine, battery is strong. Looking for a common cause with this scenario. I know not much to go on but looking for any ...

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2006 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12626
OK so this car was going to put me to the test and my use if my tools. As for the codes I dont have hard copy anymore that they were on but the codes were B1S1 Low or no activity and B1S2 Low or no activity. And this was it, B1S1 was at 40mv and S2 was at 20 m...
1992 Mazda B2200 SE-5 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
Thanks to all who replied. I've come to the conclusion that the old motor is just too tired ie rings and valves. I have sourced a good used complete engine am going to swap out this coming weekend. Once i have a known good runner in place I can address any oth...
2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3NICB5ID36
A/F sensor was still operating within parameters also all other sensors operating within parameters just tripping light,Replaced ECM,no more light and car runs great. Trouble codes: P2A00.
2006 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on
thanks for everyones input,rechecked oil pressure,soloined operation and wireing,only conclusion was to replace cam gear as per toyota bulletin, car has been back on the road a week ,no more fault code. Trouble codes: P0012.
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