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1996 Acura RL 3.5L Stall VIN: JH4KA9656T
hi all this car is from car lot. this car was towed in startes and dies 10 sec later will start right back up then 10 sec.will die this well go on forever. tested fuel pressuer has good fuel tried adding carb ceaner on help it like you turn the key off.
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM55684
With the checks I've done I can see the timing advance is maxed out at 25 degrees, That is the max the VTC can adjust. I've changed the oil and added a flush to try and clean it out. It runs a little better but all 4 cylinders are misfiring and the timing is s... Trouble codes: P1009 (Camshaft position stuck at advanced position), P0341 (Cam position sensor bank 1)
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12543
Code P1166 have replaced pcm, maf,checked for intake and vacuum leaks,fuel pump, Trouble codes: P1166
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D43
This car came in with a cracked Manifold/Converter. We replaced the Manifold/Converter and the o2 sensor and that fixed the noise issue. After we replaced the Manifold we noticed the car just ran poorly and the customer said it had been running bad for some ti... Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L valve train VIN: 5TBRT34115
After identifing the plastic strap in valve train area of cyl#4 I took it out and reinstalled intake. Pulled the plug and looked for plastic, found none but started with plug out to blow anything out. Drove vehicle and condition seemed to improve but went back...
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2003 Kia Optima LX 2.7L Misfire VIN: KNAGD128T3
This was a wild goose chase due to lack of info and crappy ecm programming,checked another kia and there scan data shows bank 2 sensors at zero also so must be the way kia programmed there pids,we had o2 heater action and signals all the way to the pcm just no...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12524
Closeing the throttle plate more seems to have been the cure.Hasnt returned for a couple weeks. Trouble codes: P0121, P0171, P1166.
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2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Compressor cycles VIN: KNAFE12135
Thanks for all the replies. I got the cust. back in to test the thermister. The ohms reading should be 8.36k with evap ok. 9.12 with evap too cold. key off it is 3.74 and slowly falling. Unplugged it reads 2.75. key on engine running it reads 5.54k ohms...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L engine VIN: 1YVHP81D04
HI guys thanks for the Tips I believe we got it fixed. When I got back to the shop this morning the coolant pressure had not dropped so I ruled out head gaskets. Then I rechecked the oil and wouldn't you know it was a good half a litre over full. Not to mentio...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHPB1D34
Dear Members, Unfortunately the Mazda 6 is not fix yet. We still have the car in our shop. We removed front catalytic converter on bank 1. It was completely empty. Beginning of this job, we looked at this by bore scope. It had small crack, but it looked OK. ... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich Bank 1), P0443 (Evap purge fault), P0011 (Intake cam too advanced did not return), P0022 (Intake cam too retarded did not return), U0073 (Can Bus Communication off intermittent).
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2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1CR29346
most of the people was right the problem was the purge solenoid. but here is why I got confuse, I remove the valve before I sent the message and the valve looks fine and works when it was energized opening and closing. I install a new sensor and the problem w... Trouble codes: P0455 (evaporative emission control system leak detected gross leak).
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA4LS21H22
first of all thanks to everyone who replied. after checking the firing order & finding it to be correct i pulled up the wiring diagram & checked the coil connections & found two of them to be crossed. when reinstalling the harness the three wiring connectors f...
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2008 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L blower motor VIN: JN8AS58V88
Sorry for the delay but the blower motor amp. was on back order. That fixed the vehicle a huge Thank You for the replies.
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2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L fan clutch? VIN: JT2F1779H4
the radiator was stopped with dirt and stuff on the outside so at least one of you guys was right on thanks mark
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