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1999 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JH4DB7550X
Changed Timing belt/water pump and hamonic balancer and all related parts. Now that vehicle runs without sounding like a box of rocks it will not idle. It loads up very quickly and if throttle is snapped it will stall after. While I was testing, we lost spark....
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5J6YH28213
The customer states engine will cut out and stall at highway speed. She pulls over and it starts right back up except for the other night it did not start turns over. We went to get the vehicle and it started. I have not been able to duplicate the stall. I'm w...
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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L No-Start VIN: 2HKYF18524
Vehicle runs and starts normally over 40 deg. When it sits overnite and goes below 30 it will not start right away in the morning. After cranking for a while it misfires a little then starts and sputters for a few moments then clears up and runs fine all day. ...
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46F86
This Sonata came in running rough with a slight noise in the valve train. After scanning the computer, retrieving the po 18 and po300 the testing revealed that the missfire was in the #2 bank. We tested the coil and injectors, ran a compression test that revea... Trouble codes: P0018
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2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Airbag VIN: JNKCU51F85
Car came in with airbag light on. Code B1134 side module LH open. Cleared code and hasn't come back yet. There is not much info on shop key about airbag codes. Any info would help. Thanks
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E5R
Hey y'all. HELP!!! This LS 400 has us baffled. Every time the key is turned on, the TRAC warning lamp comes on, and it stores a code 47-Sub TPS sensor circuit. Simple 4 wire sensor, right? Right. looking at the tests from both Alldata and Mitchell, the pages a... Trouble codes: 47 (Sub TPS Sensor circuit)
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2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL24E09
Thank you for taking the time to read this and help out in advance. The problem we have is that the vehicle keeps seeting a p0303. I have moved the coils, plugs, and the injector to different cylinders. The misfire stays with cylinder 3. I have scoped the igin... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire)
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1993 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L drivetrain VIN: 4S3BC6539P
Hey Subaru Guys! I need your expertise! I have this 93 legacy and after driving for a short time, long enough to get it warmed up, it seems to bind when going into a slow, sharp turn. Like when turning into a parking spot. The car will actually come to a stop ...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L fan VIN: JT3HP10V2Y
Dear Toyota Tech and alls car had accident both a/c condensor and cooling fan been removed for body work after install all fan back they are turn on when the key it on all the time please help what i need to check thank you Tony
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2008 Toyota Yaris S 1.5L Ac Not Cold VIN: JTDBT92318
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this Yaris in for no cold air when AC on, just outside air temp. I put the machine on it and pulled it down. It seemed a hair low, but they don't hold much to begin with. I recharged it and the pres...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2HGEJ6581X
First thank you for all the great replies -I decarboned one more time -Checked Valve adjustment found ok -Retested no change -installed a known good ECU, BINGO, she passed As always Billy
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Loses OBD monitors VIN: 1HGEM22941
This one is fixed. Thanks are in order to Jonathan from California. He correctly identified the memory circuit as ECM/PCM Connector E (31P) Pin: #7 Color: Red/Yel Terminal Name: MRLY (PGM-FI Main Relay) Description: Drives PGM-FI main relay 1. Power source fo...
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2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL38747
Replaced plugs due to discoloration of boots. Did not fix issue. She will go to dealer. Thank you for all your time and help.
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2011 Lexus RX350 3.5L Safety VIN: JAP56YY47B
thanks ...was a simple reset to the Telemetric control unit as suggested the battery back up code was there causing the sos light to be red. cleared codes now is green.
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2006 Scion tC 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKDE17716
Sorry about the delay huys and gals. Waiting for customer to get car back to us so we can finish with it. Told him about the gas cap we are going to try that first and then go from there as most suggested. Thanks again for the help, Stan. Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap emmissions leak detected), P0441 (Evap emmission incorrect purge flow).
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L clutch VIN: JTEHH20V93
I finally got this one in yesterday. It wasn't nearly as bad as I expected and came right out without removing the engine. Mitchell gives 13.8 hours for this one and I had maybe 5.5 hours in it by myself. After doing this job I don't see any reason to remove t...
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2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L emission VIN: 4T3ZF19C93
First of all i will thanks alot those techs who spend their preciouse time to help me out of this mess god bless you all, yes i did fix the van by replacing the catalytic converter to oem part and the car passed emission test. god speed
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