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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JH4DC53032
This vehicle will set a P0336 shortly after closed loop. When cleared will set imediatly when cranked. When vehicle is cold, it will NOT set P0336 untill warm and first stop is made. Once warm and code is set vehicle will not allow RPM above 3000 (Closed loop ... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank Sensor A Range Performance)
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 1st Gear VIN: 2HKRL1874Y
this is my wife's van, it'd had the cel come on for p0740 again and then the p0780-doom. put it off one to many days and she almost didn't make it home, told me that if she stopped she didn't think she'd make it home. well instead of diag, i went straight to t...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66523
Cleaned and reset throttle body, still will not idle relearn. Throttle stuck @ 7%. Replaced throttle body with new unit from dealer, same code and will not relearn. Thanks in advance guys! Trouble codes: U0107
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1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNRAR05Y2V
Hi everyone. This infinity came in complaint about loss power and hardstart.sometime long crank to start.fuel pressure is specs with vaccum or not at regulator and hold pressure. Once it ran, idle ok and slow open throttle will rev over 3000 rpm without hesita...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Engine VIN: JM2UF3135L
Have a customer who is crazy about his Mazda's. We have his 1990 B2200 in the shop now awaiting a repair decision with a worn out engine. He has a 1992 B2600 that has been totaled, but the drivtrain is fine. Also has a 1988 Mazda MX-6 as a spare car. What he...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA22241
Hello fellow techs. We got this car at an auction. Im pulling my hair out on this one. On accel the engine feels like it is dying or going into limp mode. About 3/4 throttle it happens every time. If you accel slowly, it runs fine. We have graphed the TPS and ...
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1993 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6HD16S5P
I am the third shop to inspect this little truck. Its a beautiful little truck that has been well maintained. When you accelerate this truck, it stumbles, misfires and then will stall. The fuel pump has been replaced and fuel pressure is within specs. Mass air...
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1994 Nissan D21 XE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN6HD16Y6R
This D21 has set code 32 (EGR function) coninually since we replaced the valve cover gaskets (require intake removal). The function of the solenoid and the routing and condition of vac hoses has been confirmed. The computer control system has been checked at p... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR function)
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L timing chain VIN: 3N1CB51D11
replaced head gasket -- while setting up the timing chain & gears ,, found that the timing chain does not have any timing marks (other than 1 dark link for crank position) to align to the chain with the camshaft sprockets -- does anyone know how to set-up the ...
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2007 Nissan Altima SL 3.5L ABS light on VIN: 1N4BL21E67
Good Morning, thank you for looking at this request. This Altima is setting a code C1142 = pressure sensor circuit. After following diagnostics in Nissan repair info and Alldata I came up with replace ABS control unit. Code reset after short test drive. I have...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF28K8X
Hey guys need some help. This camary keeps setting P0446. Replaced canister assembly twice. Is there a special way to smoke system? I smoked system as follows- attach smoke machine to service port and crimp vent hose that comes off canister and goes into cross... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap vent control circuit)
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A01
This vehicle has been causing us some grief in the evaporative emissions department. Initially we had code P0440, we replaced the gas cap with a Toyota cap, code came back, we replaced the charcoal canister with an OEM assembly from WPAC. Code came back, we wa... Trouble codes: P0441
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L speedometer VIN: 4T3ZF13C82
customer comes in couple weeks ago with abs and brake light on on dash, solus code 16384 (4000) undocumented. this comes and goes, when light not on no codes. autel scanner says ABS ecu malfunction for same light. customer seemed unconcerned about this problem...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L oxygen sensor VIN: 4T1BE32K53
thanks to all for help
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L battery VIN: JTDKB20U55
this car was dropped to the shop running, to check the check engine light, it had the codes p3000, P0A80, P3018, P3019, C1259 and C1310. After we had the car and check the codes we disconnected the hybrid batteris safe switch, because we wanted to check the ba...
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2006 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L no start VIN: 1NXBR32E96
Well , we replaced brakes last week and everything was normal. Yesterday brought in a tow truck for no start.Tried to start and it cranks but with the obvious sound of no compression.Anyway checked compression and zero ( 0 ) on all . Opened the valve cover gas...
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JHLRD78815
We tried 2 sets of new axles from different aftermarket companies. Replaced both front CV drive axles with Honda axles and vibration went away. From this point on, if I get a CR-V in, OEM axles ONLY!!! Thanks for all the help!!!
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73395
I disconnected the cam sensor and tried to start it, and it kicked back as if the firing order was off, and did not run. Replaced the cam sensor, cleared the code and rechecked. It runs, and seems to be fixed. Every reply on this confirmed CMP sensor is a c... Trouble codes: P0342 (Cam Sensor A circuit low input B1).
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT8GK13TXR
I cant express enough what a great asset iatn is as a tool , but more importantly the guys that actually take the time to respond and offer advice. After 10 to 15 years in the buisness, i realized that no one knows it all(this came after the cockyness of think... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305.
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Surge, Stall VIN: 4A3AC44G83
I steal don't understand the idle strategies but when the fans are on there is another set of values that its switches to that control idle. cause when they were on it idled like you'd wont it to even when you apply another load like steering or gear select....
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L no starter enable VIN: 5N1ED28Y0Y
first thanks to everyone that replied you guys are great. second id like to tell everyone that diagrams sometimes lie... with that being said the fix for this xterra was a pnp relay located in the main underhood fuse box. the relay was providing ground some...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BH66561
Solved. Many replies, some good. Brad got me thinking before Dave nailed it. My overheat was from an air lock. Every cold start this thing was pumping combustion gas into the cooling system, creating an air pocket that was causing the overheat. Have not d...
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2005 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Ok folks, so what I have learned is that yes you can install a used ECM but what you have to do is reprogram the immobilizer. you can not reflash the vin so therefore you will set a codefor that but the the vehicle will run normal. as for my original problem I... Trouble codes: P0638.
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2010 Toyota Hilux 3.0L Intake Sludge VIN: MRODZ22G30
I want to thank Brad [...] who went out of his way to follow up with me in solving the most likely reason for such heavy sludge in this low mileage engine. Below is his email reply I still think this particular engine is suffering from contamination caused...
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