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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2HKYF18583
Hey there, this Honda Pilot will intermittently stall (die) at stop lights after it warms up. It acts like the idle is too low, like the iac isnt working, so I replaced the iac with a deal part, and it test drove great for a day. Customer brough back with exca...
2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KMHWF25S44
Car came in for running rough. Test drove the car and found it undrivable. It bucks, jerks and stalls. It sets a p0340 on the second drive cycle. I dont know where to go. I took the timing belt cover off and the belt looks good. Scoped the cam and cranck with ... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: KMHDN46DX5
The vehicle's 2-3 shift under light throttle seems to occur while the previous gear is still engaged. If throttle and speed is increased, the shift is normal. This action when vehicle is at normal operating temp. Also when vehicle is parked, after the 2-3 symp...
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Drivetrain VIN: KMHDN56D85
Greetings ! First Time iATN user here - This is a doubly Ironic Problem for me as it is a friends car and a concern I was foolish enough to point out to him because I noticed it when driving it to my shop to do some other work on it (converter) even though he ...
2007 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.0L overheating VIN: KM8JM12B67
vehicle came in with customer complaining of overheating. found code p0125. scan tool shows -54 degrees f and 0 volts for ect. temp gauge appears to work correctly. tested ground and signal for continuity- ok, tested voltage at ect connector 5v and ground 0.-o... Trouble codes: P0125
2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L Heater/Air Cond. VIN: JTJHW31U26
Vehicle came in with a stuck ignition cylinder. We had to drop the steering column to remove the cylinder. In the process we removed the the drivers information center and stereo assemby. After reassembling everything, the ignition switch works great but now t...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Emission VIN: JM3LW28G51
Hello my fellow Iatn'rs: I have this one Mazda MPV, customer had Battery replaced By AutoZzzzz, about 2 month ago customer had registration smog due a month later, it was rejected due to 2 Emission monitors not ready, (no codes, car runs perfect) EGR and Catal...
1999 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JMFLRH76WX
Dear mitsu tech's, this 1.8lt engine is driving me insane. The vehicle came in with a bad misfire and pinging badly. After checking codes found a cam angle sensor code. Did a visual check and found that the spark plugs were fouled as if the firing order was in...
2008 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Radio wont turn on VIN: 5N1BV28U88
Hey Nissan guys, we have a quest with the standard base radio in it and the radio will not come on. We checked the usual voltages and what not and everything tested good so we replaced the "AV switch unit" and still non-op. Noticed that there was a vin code st...
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Surge VIN: 4S4BP67C05
Car has a 1-2 mph, rapid surge when C/C engaged. Can see throttle opening angle is changing rapidly in datastream graphing. Increasing speed manually 1-2 mph so C/C isn't running the throttle causes it to smooth out. Mitchell and Alldata say ECM uses speed sig...
2003 Suzuki Aerio SX 2.0L Stall VIN: JS2RC41H53
Group, I have a believe fuel problem with this vehicle but wanted any suzuki experts advice. It came in as dies at idle at times and won't hardly go when accelerating. Symptoms supposed to some and go. I scanned and had code for mass airflow. Noticed when dies...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Noisy valve train VIN: JT3RN37W4R
Hello all. I'm posting in order to eliminate things I haven't thought of and for some fresh ideas. This 22R arrived at the shop with a very rough idle; it had a reman. motor installed some months ago at another shop. I pulled the valve cover and found zero las...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Cam seal VIN: 4T1BG12K2T
Wonder if anyone has run into this.This Camry came in for oil leaks,of which there were many.Main leaks were cam seal and oil pump cover.Put in a t-belt kit,oil pump gasket and seal,crank seal and cam seal.Ran engine without timing covers to check for leaks,af...
2005 Toyota Echo 1.5L Misfire VIN: JTDBT12305
I have put multiple coils on the same two cylinders evevry couple of weeks. After replacement the car runs great. Trouble codes: P0301

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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L ABS Module, Master Cylinder VIN: JH4KA7655R
hey guys thanks again for all your information about telling us to check the mechanical issues. We looked into the ABS Motor. We disconnected the wires to the motor 1 by 1 and realized it was still locking up. We then unplugged all wires but one and the same t...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C24
thank you again for all your support,and going thru all your imput I determined it is the computer causing this problem after following some some of your advises and tests,I'm waiting for the computer to arrive and get this car going,but once I get it I will p...
2004 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4F4YR46U14
We replaced the Mass Airflow sensor and so far all is well. Thx's everyone for the help.
2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L tcc staying engaed VIN: 4F2YZ02Z45
thank you all for the quick responce and advice. The cust. did not whant to fix the car but with the tests that I have done it is the torque converter that was locked up. For pepole how may look at this post the car would die as soon as you put into gear wi...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E6P
After much aggrevation with this car and the car lot we got it from, I am done working on it. The car still is not running. I feel it is all going to boil down to a bad igniter, but the guy who has it (used car dealer) doesn't want to spend the money to get ... Trouble codes: 14 (No Ignition Signal).
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