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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JAKAY21D75
Hi Guys Originally came in and would barely run. We diagnosed and replaced maf. Ran great and went out. It died on the freeway on her way home. She brought it back and has constant code 13 ect or ect circuit failure, comes right back after clearing. I got a... Trouble codes: 13 (ect or ect circuit failure)
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L extended crank VIN: JT8BH28FXW
Car came in to us with this condition happening for the customer over the last two weeks and getting worse. We checked for DTC and found a P0340. Scoped the CMP and could see no problems with sensor. Did the same for CKP pattern looks rough during cranking how... Trouble codes: P0340
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L Torque Converter Clutch VIN: 4A4MN31S84
I need some help with this one, o4 endeavor with a tcc shudder. We have installed a new torque converter, tcc solenoid and flushed the fluid with valvoline maxlife synthetic. Customer stated that it was ok for 3 days then the shudder came back in 3rd and 4th g...
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1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
Hi everyone and thanks in advance for your help. this car is driving me CrAzY!!! its driven on a paper route daily and after a few hours it has a few symtoms that i can not recreate here at the shop. she says (1)the brakes go to the floor (i know she drives wi...
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2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L gauges VIN: 3N1BB51D61
this one acts up intermittently. Speedo, tach, temp, gauges will drop out, and odometer will go blank. When i first scanned the car i had P0505 idle control system problem, P0500 vss circuit, P0460 fuel level sensor circuit. I then cleared codes, road tested t...
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L window regulator VIN: JN8AZ08W03
Greetings. I have this 03 Murano thats giving me a bit of an issue. The problem Im having is the passanger window will roll up then drop a few inches. Ive read on this site as well as Identifix that there is a reset proceedure involving pushing a button and a ...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D23
hello...let me start by saying i dont have much nissan experience. customer brought his car and stores a p0335 and code pending i think it was p0745 , anyhow it was for the vss in the trans, cust also supplied a crank sensor and vss and wanted me to just insta... Trouble codes: P0335
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2001 Subaru wrx 2.0L condensor VIN: JF1GD29662
Strange one here. Replaced compressor, had a bad clutch. Low pressure side would drop to 5psi, high side 225. After much research found expansion valve and dryer are a part of condensor. Replaced condensor, had awesome cold out put, pressures were 35 low side,...
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2002 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L valve cover spark plug tube removel VIN: 4S3BH66532
How do you remove spark plug tubes?
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1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1767188911
truck failed smog check marginally for HC and CO low nox and 02, performed lamda calculation to determine fuel trim found fuel trim slightly rich, checked 02 sensor and found no wave pattern or switching signal on any wire, esp black signal wire on OE harness....
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1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Accessories VIN: 4TARN93P2R
Ok i really could use some guideance after this pickup gets hot about 60 miles of driving you start hearing a clicking when you let off the throttle and when you push it back down a little it clicks back on found out this it the circuit opening relay the picku...
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1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4T3ZF13C8X
we have checked and replaced coils injectors igniter crank and cam shaft sensors Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0305, P0171
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3DP10VOY
We have tried everything...We rechecked the timing, replaced the coil with a toyota coil, put in a new ECM, by passed all the circuits from ecm to coil, new cam and crank sensors. We are going crazy!!! Any help would be great... Thanks Trouble codes: P1300
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L hesitation VIN: 5TBBT4817Y
Vehicle has a lack of power coupled with intermittent hestation only at higher speeds under heavy load. Customer indicated MIL was on. MIL is not on and could find no codes present or in history in any of the vehicles systems. Computer data appears normal. Veh...
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2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Stall VIN: 1HGCF866X1
Hey thanks guys, this was indeed a strange one. After a day or two of driving the symptoms became worse and not intermittant any more. This pointed us in a whole new direction, and sure enough this problem was in the trans. Trip to local tranny shop and viola ...
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2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E94
I replace the maf with oe Hyndia part and that fixed my problem. Koer at idle maf voltage was at 1.39v driving down the [...] and short term fuel trims too 0%, koeo maf read 1v, vehicle running was 1.39v, lesson kids is the books aren't always right or hard to ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: JACDJ58X4W
Well after much aggravation the truck is fixed. Replaced the left (bank2) CAT and all is well. Checked back pressure in front of each cat and found 3psi on B2 and 0.5psi on B1. Now we have good power and even fuel trims. Thank you all for your suggestions... Trouble codes: P0300 (P0137- Low sensor voltage B1 S2), P0137 (Low sensor voltage B1 S2).
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Low power VIN: 4S2DM58WX3
Thank you for the replies. I unplugged the MAF sensor and the fuel trim readings looked good for a minute then went negative again like before.Went back to the wiring harness by the drivers side valve cover because of all the posts I read stating that there ar... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P1312 (Ion sensing module sec line 2 fault).
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G72
The car is reflashed and has been returned to the customer, but not without a lot of our time(over a one week period) and pain. If you reflash, you may want to follow our ordeal below Special thanks to Alan Vorhess at Mitsubishi Special Technical Services, an...
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2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L pressure switch VIN: 1N4AL11D33
unknown to us this was asalvage vehicle and wiring was damaged and auto body mixed up wires in fender took awhile but good to go now thanks to all who tried to help
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2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4RL11D83
This thing is fixed! There was some good advice given, Bruce from Kentucky pointed out a service bullitin I had missed concerning the P0745 that occationally popped up. We sent the car to the transmission shop to deal with the line pressure solenoid problem. A...
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L mULTI VIN: 4S4BP61C06
I have fixed this vehicle with the help of you good people. All who responded stated the "check connector" was connected, and it was. This 2006 Outback has the connector on the passenger side of the dash FYI. Having to repair all brands with a generic scan too...
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: JT2BG22K5V
First I would like to thank those who responded. I capped off the nipple and the engine runs fine with no codes. The vacuum nipple is question was only used on Calif spec cars. There is a breather port beteween the #2 and 3 intake ports on the side of the head...
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