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2000 Honda S2000 2.0L rev limiter VIN: JHMAP1146Y
The car had a VTEC code in it and we replaced the oil pressure switch. Now we have no codes but the rev limiter is shutting it down at 7,000RPM. It should go to 9,000. Looking to see if anybody has seen this before. I think the water may have damaged the mecha...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22564
Ok this is a 04 civic with a 1.7,Vin # [...] It has been to a couple shops and the dealer before landing here. The car originally had codes P1156 and P0497. The fuel cap, purge valve, canister shut valve, bypass valve and charcoal canister were re... Trouble codes: P0457 (Low purge flow)
2005 Isuzu Ascender LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4NUES16S67
customer complains of rough idle on cold startup. He says goes away when warm. could not duplicate concern. customer says you have to drive it and when you are sitting at a light it feels rough. I did notice a vibration in drive due to a transmission mount. Cu...
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5TEPM62N44
Hi looking for ideals on a toyota tacoma 2.7 liter. Came to me with a number 3 misfire found a burnt valve replaced valve and put it together and start it all was good except the idle is to high which idled fine before I pulled head with the exception of the m...

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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18693
Thanks to all who replied, you were all pretty much correct. A valve adjustment took care of the misfires and engine codes. All the exhaust valves were too tight to put any feeler gauge into - so much for the "only 50K miles" used engine. Decided to compare... Trouble codes: P1399 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (Misfire 4 cylinder), P0401 (Misfire 1 cylinder), P0700 (Transmission code - 3rd pressure switch circuit), P0300 (Random misfire), P2237 (Ho2s b1 s1 1p line high voltage).
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Ecm monitors VIN: KNADC12301
Thanks to all who replied with tips. It turned out that it was just a big pain in the butt to run the all the monitors. Lots of highway miles and, a couple days of trying. Thanks again.
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13122
Thanks to all again. Code P1159. Brett, Bradley, Ty, Rashid, Vi, and James. All nailed it, The intake has a plastic gear for the runner actuator and strips. This is the 1st thing to check before getting into the system deep. Ends up needing the whole plenum ... Trouble codes: P1159 (vics valve curcit malfunction).
2007 Nissan Versa S 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 3N1BC11607
the car never died also i never got a chance to scope out the pump before it left the cars been gone for a while and it still hasnt died on them im not really sure what happen sorry guys
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