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2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JHMES96623
Vehicle came in w/ complaint of buck/hesitation. Test drove confirmed at 20 mph buck is pretty obvious. Using master tech scanner while monitoring misfire counts scanner says cyl #1 several counts. I have replaced both sets of plugs, swapped ignition coils, pu...
2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L engine VIN: 2HGFG12826
please help honda techs. i can't find where the coolant is going on this car. the customer says it started getting hot on his way home so he parked it and left it for several hours. when we got it the coolant was really low. i filled it and pressure tested wit...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHDN45D13
I have a weird one here. Had the scope on it all day and have come up empty. ALL grounds on engine, battery and connections cleaned and tested. Total voltage drop now .02V. Taking over from my boss as stated in : related repair history. It DOES NOT feel like r...
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge VIN: JTHBF30G03
Car surges between 2K and 3500 rpm, happens during accel from stop, no codes, all readiness passed, checked air filter and MAF both were dirty, cleaned MAF, blew debris out of airbox(not much) replaced air filter with new. Now feels like surge is worse. Checke...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TANL42N8W
I have replaced the VSV valve that operates the EGR valve as some prior posts have recommended. I have also removed the EGR pipe and valve to check for restrictions/clogs and I didn't find any. The EGR valve appears to be working properly (will stumble @ idle ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow)

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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Engine VIN: JHMCM56603
We replaced all the motor, upper and lower transmission mounts with Honda factory mounts. It is a smooth as glass. The mounts we originally installed where from an aftermarket source and listed as OE. We did not change one at a time to find out which one it wa...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Abs Sensor VIN: JHLRD78853
The replies were helpful, but the wheel sensors operate a little differently than the ones previous to'03. We learned that at each wheel we could measure aprox 11 volts and a ground at each wire plug terminal when the sensor is unplugged. The sensor seems to b...
2005 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L No Start VIN: SHSRD68595
Well thanks for the help this crv is fixed. I went back and checked all fuses again rechecked the wiring I had repaired at the canister and all looked good... Bit the bullet and put an ECU in starts and runs perfect... Also fixed the P0453 Thanks again!! Trouble codes: P0453 (FTP sensor circuit high voltage).
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Tach stops working VIN: JF1BC6323L
I would like to thank everyone for there replies on this problem. I have been sick for sometime so no one at the shop followed up on talking with the owner of the car. They took the car home intill I was able to get back to the shop and talk with them. After t...
2006 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: 4T1BK36B46
Well this car is being returned to the customer not fixed. We where later advised that this was a flood salvage car which we kind of suspected. The owner basically wanted to nail us down to a set charge to diagnose this vehicle, Which we are not willing to do.... Trouble codes: P2799.
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