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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA2659T
No power on road sounds like popping back maf. O2 shows rich .9. Plugs fouled. O2 not sooted up. Tried new one, no help. Changed plugs, tried new maf, no help. Powers and grds at ecm ok. Exhaust unresricted. Secondary waveform ok. Injector waveform ok, 30 ms o... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0141-), P0141 (testing and results)
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L A/C Clutch VIN: 1HGCM66554
With scaner on car a/c comand is good all fuses good.Checked for voltage and grounds at relay found 4.0 volts on the ground line from pcm. I feel the pcm has gone out any help would be great.Can power up a/c compressor and it works good.
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG73D39
The has lean at idle codes. No vac leaks found with smoke tester. LTFT readings are +10% in generic obd data. Hyundai data on Verus scanner says LTFT is +1%. Cannot find any issues. Replaced collapsed pcv hose last time it was in. Trouble codes: P2187, P2189
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7234Y
Cannot duplicate problem have droven for hours with scan tool connected. Will almost leave customer stranded. Customer complains of stalling issue, hesitation and hi idle at times. Only comuter code is a p0101 mass air flow sensor code. Sensor was replaced by ... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass air flow circuit performance problem)
1996 Lexus LX450 4.5L Steering VIN: JT6HJ88J4T
Vehicle originally came in for repair of a poor steering assist condition, it was found to have a bad pump, at this time pump and reservoir were replaced and vehicle tested good, vehicle was returned to customer. Customer returned two weeks later with a compla...
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHA31U64
Hi! We have a recurring P0453 and need some assistance to correctly diagnose this please? Thanks! Trouble codes: P0453 (Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure SensorSwitch High Input)
1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L belts VIN: JM1NA3538R
At cold start up, the drive belts squeel. With the belts removed there is no noise whatsoever. After the car runs for a few minutes the noise will cease and not return until it sits for a while. Have tried Gates and Dayco belts. Mazda belts are on the way but ...
1987 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1HT2114H
This car has been intermittently stalling with a no restart until it cools down about an hour or overnight. Every time I have gone out to check it it restarts. many times it would restart after dieing. months later it is finally getting consistant and I have f...
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Won't Accelerate VIN: JN8DR09Y93
Having said all of what is listed in the Related Repair History, I want to say the Customers Wife came out of work 2 weeks ago, started Truck & it wouldn't go over 5mph (No Throttle Response). She let it sit probably less than 1/2 hour, husband came & tried it... Trouble codes: P1121 (Electric Throttle Control Actuator)
2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L unknown VIN: 1N4AL21EX9
Hello, I have this Nissan Altima that makes a loud snapping type noise or a single pop type noise within the first minute of an initial start up cold. Only does it one time and wont do it the rest of the day. It does not matter whether your in park or drive, I...

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1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6852V
Thank you for your replies Acutally I'm looking for a good shop to take this car service while in North Hollywood California. Our shop is in Washington state. Im stilling looking for a good auto repair shop. Please email me at [...] greatly appr...
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD79636
ok ,so this is most of a fix.the fix for the p2021 code for the intake runner sensor/actuator was to replace the whole unit, bank comes from the dealer as an assy, about $300 bucks.the intake pulls off with basically the whole engine wire harness.what a p... Trouble codes: P2021, P2444, P2431, P2433.
2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Engine VIN: 4TAWN72N9Y
Thanx guys for all your help as I stated in my update the head gaskets were installed on the wrong sides, replaced head gaskets and all is well! Again thanx and have a great [...].
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