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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCG317XY
The car hits the rev liniter after 4200RPM, not oil level, not vtec, and speed jumps to 158 MPH... new distributor, new vtec solenoid... please help
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC13D12
run self test of evap system car passes. drive down road light comes right back on. Trouble codes: P0444
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2003 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Overheats VIN: JNRDR09Y93
Repaired coolant leaks at rear head crossover and front crossover oring.test drove seemed okay and rechecked coolant it was full.drove again after 3 miles temp gauge when up and coolant came out overflow. Let engine cool radiator still full.i talked to the guy...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT88F28G1W
We replaced a Mass air flow meter for code p0171, after checking for no vacuum leaks, in pcv system, brake booster and smoke test...Customer return after one week. Rescan and found code p0171. Freeze frame. 750 rpm , 0mph. long term bank 1 and bank 2 35% in cl... Trouble codes: P0171 (System running lean)
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2002 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L Alternator VIN: JM1BJ22502
hey folks, got this protege that's not charging. already have replaced 2 alternators one from world pac - bosch reman and another reman from oreilly. what the heck am i missing. my guess is that PCM. i got 12.58v at the alternator battery terminal even with th...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Cuts out at 3k rpm VIN: 4A3AK34Y0V
hey guys thanks in advance for any help. This car will run fine when it is first started and its cold. you can rev it up to the rev limiter which is at 7k. after driving it for a little while or letting it get up to operating temperature it will just cut off a...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNYUT54532
this car came to the shop in a tow, car start but dies right away, I have test everything timing cam sensor crank sensor fuesl pressure I have trie another ecu, maf, crank , cam sensor everything looks fine, any ideas, car stars accelerates but dies any body h...
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D21
Car runs great when started cold until driven for about 5-15 miles. Then idles fine and runs fine if you keep it below 2500 rpm and just apply light throttle. Heavier throttle application or higher rpms and it cuts out as if you turned off the key until you le... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency B1), P0430 (Catalyst Efficiency B2), P0403 (EGR Circuit Malfunction)
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4DL01D81
vehicle came in surging and stalling did full tune up plugs, wires, fuel filter, cap , rotor made worse replaced mass air flow sensor and this did not help either any suggestions???
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Stall VIN: JN1DA31A13
Nissan guys. Thanks for any replies or help in advance. Had the battery disconnected for a couple days during repairs. Fininshed repairs, started car with no problem, idled fine,ran great. Shut it off to put hood on, went to start and now start and stall. Let ...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T14
This vehicle has come in, customer complaining of MIL. Vehicle hesitates very badly under load and has very rough idle. Went ahead and swapped all the plus and coils around and cleared the MIL to isolate a cylinder, seems cylinder 3 is having the most misfires... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire), P0301 (Missfire Cylinder 1), P0302 (Missfure Cylinder 2), P0303 (Missfire Cylinder 3), P0171 (System Lean Bank 1)
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Compressor clutch VIN: JH4DC53042
I am closing this help request because the client has not returned with the vehicle for further testing. If the vehicle should return, I will update this post. I received seven replies to my help request. Here is a summary: Eric from Illinois asked, "Doe...
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1995 Mazda B2300 2.3L No Start
thanks all who replied. the culprit was in fact the crank sensor plug. i was getting false ac voltage spikes at ecm crank signal in. replaced the crusty old plug and she came on line. thanks again!!
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2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Rr Wsps VIN: JM1BJ24532
replaced the abs sensor and vehicle has not been back thanks for the help
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2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1NC25F56
Finally, its running!!! Jimmy [...] was correct, all four fuel injectors were clogged or stuck! The noid lamp that I was using to check for fuel injection pulses was burned out and the STFT being -99.2% further confused the diagnosis. This morning I tested...
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Won't Accelerate VIN: JN8DR09Y93
OK Sorry to wait so long but given the History of this Trucks intermittent troubles I wanted to wait & see if there were any more problems in the coming weeks of driving. It has been gone for just over 3 weeks & has gone 663 miles without any trouble. The ... Trouble codes: P1121 (Electric Throttle Control Actuator).
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1990 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT4VND7L20
well a nether one fixed due to some awsome responces from you techs. thank you!!! i unplugged the spedo head unit and the hesitation and cutting out is gone. i plugged it in agian a right a way the cutting out was back. got new spedo and all is good. thanks ag...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: 4TAWN72N0W
I am new to this group and I must say thank all of you who replied. Most of the replies sugested checking the crank sensor ring. Well I had my Tech remove and check it and the belt timing not once but twice befor asking for help. When I see all the sug. point...
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