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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72K15
Hello kia techs i have 1 that is stumping me .this kia will drive normal if you clear the pcm and start over after driving for 10 minutes the rear 02 sensor starts climbing to .8 and stays there the front looks normal but my fuel trims start heading for the ne... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich)
2004 Kia Magentis 2.4L alignment specs. VIN: KNAGD12684
Can anyone provide me with the alignment specs for this vehicle.I have tried ALLDATA and Napafix.Nobody seems to have any info on this model.Thanks.
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73395
Hello Kia pros! This Sorento has an intermittent crank, no start condition. Code P0342 is now set, but not currently a problem. I am familiar with crank sensor issues on these engines, but did not find much info on the cam sensor and this code in particular. W... Trouble codes: P0342 (Cam Sensor A circuit low input B1)
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Starting VIN: JTJHF10U91
code B2796. The car is here with 1 key. the customer just bought the truck from a "tote" lot. He only got the 1 key, and it's an aftermarket replica named "platinum". We've driven the car many times in the past week sorting out the maintenance issues, and it r...
2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y8Y
Vehicle came in with rough idle and dies at idle with codes p0131 and p0325. Cleared codes the knock sensor code p0325 returned immediately but not the o2 code p0131. I pulled a plug and found it to be clean and white like it is burning lean and fuel trims are... Trouble codes: P0131 (O2 circuit low voltage b1s1), P0325 (Knock sensor)
2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start VIN: JNBDR09Y33
To all Tech, I have a no start condition on a 2003 Nissan Pathfinder. There are no ignition trigger and fuel injection pulse. By backprobing ECU, I was able to see the crank and 2 cam signals with my lab scope. Power source at terminal #109, #119,#120,#121 an...
2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Noise VIN: JTEGD21A11
Once warmed up, this Highlander under light accel, in gear (power brake) maybe 1200 RPM, has a serious rattle. Just like marbles or pre-ignition. We inspected the timing chain and gears, all tight and look good. We located a TSB on other 2.4 2AZ-FE engines in ...
2003 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 2T1KR32E53
We installed a long block in a 2003 Toyota Matrix XR [...] with a 1.8L. The vehicle had 121,654 miles. The engine ran okay and had a slight amount of smoke from the exhaust. It came back at 122,695 after 1,041 miles using 4 quarts of oil. We found...

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2003 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA56793
Well thankyou to all that gave me information. Knowing how the old accords would coke up within the manifold i should have known. removed the top plate and the entire passage way was filled carbon, vacuumed it out and cleared out ports as suggested reinstalled... Trouble codes: 001 (egr insufficiant flow detected).
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC13D12
Found yellow wire from solenoid to ecu intermittently dropping out. Ran new overlay harness and test drove 3 times to check for code. This is a three trip code. Trouble codes: P0444.
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT88F28G1W
I recheck all the basics over..everything is okay...vacuum leaks...fuel pressure,...ignition...all good...We finally removed the rear 02 sensor connector and found a type of grease in there first thinking it was contamination at first...remember..I checked wit... Trouble codes: P0171 (System running lean).
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C27
Thank You to all that replied - it looks as if this car has a bad cat and will go back to the dealer for warranty repair. Thanks again! Trouble codes: P0420 (cat eff. low B1).
2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L pulsing..shudder VIN: 5TENX22N85
Thanks for all the replies there was some good info there. unfortunately client took the vehicle the same day as my post and has not returned with vehicle for further testing. so I will have close as a no fix for now. I will update if client returns for furthe...
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