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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8UZ30C8N
Lexus/Toyota geniuses PLEASE HELP!!! I have this SC in here that is dumping fuel and running up CO% to noxious levels. Both HO2S pegged full rich no amount of added air will cause them to drop down. My main question is what if any, are the Ohms spec and testin...
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L compressor VIN: JTHBF30G02
after getting expansion valve replaced(quote-did not have remove dash for repair)was able to sneek valve out between heater boxes.a/c control reads no temp(---)has no compressor operation.codes in system(11-12-13-21-24) check wiring in area of repair.none foun...
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Vibration VIN: 1YVGF22C12
Hello IATN and thank you for your help in advance. I have this 626 with a vibration in reverse only. I have replaced all 5 mounts with O.E. Mounts with no change. The car was envolved in a minor fender bender and the custamer states that the vibration started...
2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2YZ94133
HELLO ALL, BEEN playing with this MAZDA 3.0 but cant seem to put my finger on it. Car came in on the hook, no power. test at first and gut feeling was pluged exhaust. Tested and found rear converter broke apart. Also when I removed the o/2 b2s2 for testing fou... Trouble codes: 304 (Cyl 4 miss), 306 (Cly 6 miss)
1996 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AJ46G5T
Hello all, thanks in advance. I have a galant that is no start. I have no spark or injector pulse. I have read multiple posts of bad computers and distributors. I have a check engine light with the key on and can also communicate but I do not have any codes. I...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L oil pressure VIN: JA4MW51R21
hello,customer just had oil and filter changed at quicky lube,claims they had a hard time installing oil filter,engine is noisey,lots of valvetrain noise,some down low,installed oil pressure guage and the readings are around 80 to 90 on cold start,will drop to...
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L master cylinder VIN: 4A3AL25F07
Customer complaint is that she was driving on highway and applied brake, heard a loud pop noise and pedal sunk lower than it had been before. Customer took car to another shop, they tried bleeding system and said the rears would not bleed. We replaced master...
1994 Nissan D21 3.0L no drive in any range VIN: 1N6HD18Y1R
This Nissan 4WD truck began to have transmission troubles a couple of months ago. At times it would suddenly loose all gear positions including reverse. The customer said it would not move in any gear position. After sitting awhile it will go into gear and at ...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 1NX8R12E6W
This Corolla has me stumped, It came in with a surge and bogging out complaint. I checked fuel pressure and it was in spec. This was three weeks ago and the problem has progressed to the point where the car is miserable to drive. No codes present and all data ...

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2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66546
It seems this car fixed itself. It has not acted up since the visit to the shop. I called him yesterday now that some time has passed, and he says it's been good. Maybe when I ran it with the EGR valve off and goosed it, it blew a chunk of carbon out. Neve... Trouble codes: P0404 (EGR Control circuit range/performance).
2003 Nissan Frontier 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26T93
We have performed the suggested steps, we took apart all the intake and the EGR PLUGS, we clened the throttle body and remove a hole bunch of carbon deposits. Customer has performed TEST DRIVE, so far all OK... Trouble codes: P0301 (CYL 1 Misfire).
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Headlight bulb VIN: JTEBT17R84
I did check alternator output at high RPM. Max voltage I saw was 14.1v. I do not have a lab scope to check for AC voltage ripple at the Battery. I did see about .3 V AC at max. I do think like most who responded that a new alternator would fix it, but the cust...
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