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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL3864B
Customer came in for check engine light on- found multiple cylinder misfire codes- the car only will act up usually on the first start up of the day and can last for up to 10 minutes- we know that the car will misfire on every cylinder bank 2- cylinders 4-5-6 ...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Compressor VIN: JM1BK12304
This car came in with air cold at times. Compressor will cuts out as it does the pressures rise. Some times it will cycle continuosly for a minute then stop. The first thing I did was evacuate and recharge with 1.1 pounds of freon. It seemed like to much freon...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cooling Fan VIN: JM1BK32396
Have an 06 Mazada 3 with poor A/C operation. Found the cooling fan inop in all modes. Tested for power and ground to the module. Tested the signal from the PCM for continuity and shorts. Not exactly sure what kind of signal I am supposed to see here, my info i...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3ER29347
I am working on a 07 mazda cx-7 and it is puking oil out of the valve cover breather hose straight into the air intake duct. I did a cylinder leakage test with 0% leakage on all four cylinders,but, I can hear air by the timing chain(the valve cover is off). Th...
2002 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L AC specs VIN: JS3TX92V02
Sorry to bother you, school is on vacation & I can't get to the info! I need R134 capacity (it has front and rear air), and if it's not too much trouble, the Alt. belt tension spec. Thanks, Don
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L compressor VIN: 4T1GBG22K2
I need help. been doing a\c work 35yrs,never seen this. comps lock up after about 100 mi. 3 new densos. checked oil each time less than 1oz from new comp out of the box. after flushing sys added 4oz to comp & 2oz to drier. recharged sys. worked good for two da...

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2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Long crank VIN: KMHWF35H43
well I posted up this car to see if there was a common hyundia fault. We have all had all types of vehicles with similar problems, but this one I didn't have the correct adaptor so at the customers request based on a [...] we put a new fuel pump which seemed t...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L battery VIN: JNKCA21D5T
I would like to thank everyone for responding. Thats what makes this site great. I need to close this help request due to time, but i have ordered a battery disconnect that Katheryn led me on to. When it gets here i will let you know. Thanks again.
2002 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12322
Sorry for the delay in closing this. And thanks to those who replied. Some time after the vehicle left our shop, it was towed back in. While driving at highway speeds, the timing belt failed and the engine is a big paperweight now. The customer is deciding... Trouble codes: P0717 (Trans input speed sensor a circuit no signal).
2004 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN8DR09Y91
Thanks to everyone who responded. It turned out to be the mass sensor, I was hesitant to put this sensor on do to the fact that I wasn't sure it would fix it and the cost of the sensor but, that's what it was. You folks are great and thanks for the help.
2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L compressor VIN: 5N1BV28U54
Its fixed.We replaced the ipdm.Thanks for all the input from everyone.Sorry for so long for close.We have been fortunatly busy.
2003 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH80633
Hello again. Thanks for the replies! We got this one fixed. This time around we scoped the MAP for change when EGR was commanded on by the PCM and saw no change. Being that this is a 3.0 H-6 the only access to the EGR on this thing was to remove the intake man... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR system flow fault detected).
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L start in second shift to third no o/d VIN: JT2BG22K4Q
I remov ed the trans pan and teseted the solenoids with air and found the #2 tword rear of the trans was not sealing.
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T4Y
Well I appreciate all the responses but customer has not yet returned with vehicle to put them to the test.Guess she decided to live with mil for now.Thank's again,Russ Trouble codes: P0441, P0171.
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