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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Surge
car was brought it for a surging on acceleration and on deceleration. rpm bouncing between 1200 and 800 at idle in park or drive. on the scanner it skips 3rd gear. when u manually select 3rd on the tip tronic it goes into 4th. car bucks and jerks on accelerati...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L closed loop operation VIN: 2HGES26784
I put an oem thermostat from the dealer in it and it's fixed. Thanks for the help guys. It heated up to 183 nice and quick with the right thermo.
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2009 Mazda 3 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
After 2 weeks the customer reports the egine light has not come back on after changing the a/f sensor. I do believe it will relight as long term fuel trims were hovering around -10 when it left. Trouble codes: P2188.
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AX35G3W
OK its fixed!!! Turns out that when the idle valve went out it back fed to the ECU and smoked some diodes. A "NEW" to the car ECU and a new idle valve fixed the problem. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0505.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Fault Mode VIN: 1N4BA41E44
Thank you for the replies, the customer has not returned the vehicle for repair & I'm not sure when he will. When he does I will check the cam sensors, sensor gap, & throttle body as suggested. Thanks again for the suggestions.
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