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1993 Acura NSX 3.0L Emmisions VIN: JH4NA1156P
This is for all you California Techs. This car runs great all the time and is bone stock, no modifications at all. It will not pass the smog test because the NOx, something this car was never designed to control, reading is to high. It measured 865ppm and the ...
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2006 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JALC4B1666
Vehicle was towed in, engine shut off while driving now just cranks & will not start. We are able to start with either after engine runs for 3 minutes or so sets trouble code P0093 for Large leak? Pressure is normally around 5000 psi & conditions for setting t... Trouble codes: P0093 (large fuel leak)
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT8GK13T8R
Doing a charity job on a worn out es300. Car will run fine when cold. Once it warms up check engine light will come on and car acts like it is starved for fuel when you try to accelerate (bogs down). It will also just shut down. Most times it will restart. Fue...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L engine VIN: JM1BJ2225Y
noise seems to be present around timing cover area, subsides when a/c compressor cycles on , we did timing belt,water pump. anybody seen this problem before.? noise was there prior to us doing timing belt and water pump.
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2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Surge VIN: 1YVFP84C96
This mazda came in with surge on light acceleration.It feels like a torn air intake boot.I checked and cleaned the mass air flow sensor,i tried a known good mass air flow sensor.I disconected the egr valve,i smoke tested the intake for vaccume leaks,they are k...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1N6SD11S1S
I want to thank everyone in advance.
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1997 Nissan Altima XE 2.4L Odometer
Customer states that vehicle accelerates slowly from a stop, no power. Upon test driving vehicle I noted that the O/D light illuminated for 2 seconds, flashed 16 times, and continued to stay illuminated. I cycled the OD switch on/off and the light stayed out. ...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Battery VIN: JN1DA31D42
Hi guys. have this altima that has a intermittent battery drain. has set in shop for 5 days with no trouble then customer takes and it has a dead battery within a day or 2. back in shop and thought had a .5 amp draw then draw was gone. sat in shop for 5 days a...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Compressor controls VIN: 1N4AL11E82
Hi, This system will cycle on and off but be off more than on. As a result the vent temp is not cold enough. The charge is correct & the air has been vacuumed out of the system. The controls visually appear to work properly. The wiring diagram indicated the co...
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2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L abs VIN: 3N1BC13EX7
had c1102 and c1106 found opn l/r wss replaced. now dtc c1106 is gone but c1102 remains. modis has limited info. unsure of what may be causing issue. any help appreciated
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2004 Toyota Matrix XRS 1.8L high idle VIN: 2T1KY38E54
I've done everything possible to aliviate these high idle, no change. initial concern was vehicle dies randomly slowing from a fast speed, had code po505 idle air problem, smoke tested passed no leaks, replaced iac for possible sticking, now idles at around 11... Trouble codes: P0505
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Computer VIN: 5TETX22N26
Hello all, This one has me stumped. Truck came in for exhaust leak and code for catalyst efficiency below threshold. Cat was cracked and B1S2 (post cat) showed 0 Volts. Replaced cat and OHM checked O2 sensor. Checked ok. Checked all four wires up to the comput...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S4X
The Lexus dealer diagnosed it as a faulty throttle body. They are installing a replacement part. Trouble codes: P1120 (VPA and VPA2).
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2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X85
I am going to cross my (now bloodied) fingers and call this one fixed. I replaced the pump & both #2 ck valves. Thanks for the good info on a bad system. I posted this request because I didn't really find anything wrong with my bench testing. ( I did hook the ... Trouble codes: P1442, P1445 (Air inj sw valve 2 stuck cloased b/2).
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Starting VIN: 1N4AL11D72
I THANK EVERYONE FOR THE QUICK RESPONSES!I READ ALL REPLIES,AND ALL ITEMS CHECKED OUT FINE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE GROUNDS ON THE CYLINDER HEAD ON THE PASSENGER SIDE.I CLEANED THEM THOROUGHLY,REASSEMBLED WITH SILICONE DIELECTRIC.KEPT THE CAR FOR TWO DAYS AND...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D35
THANK'S TO ALL, We ck'd the wave form in the car after we reinstalled the crank sensor and it preformed AS it should ,the car fired right up every time after that! The only thing we can think of ,is perhaps the air gap some how was not correct or blame it on ... Trouble codes: P0355.
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start
Well first of all a big thank you to all of you guys who took the time to reply to my help message ,you guys are all terrific and extremely knowledgeable on Toyota cars.I checked just about everything you guys told me to check but unfortunatly the owner of the... Trouble codes: 14.
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1998 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L water pump VIN: 4T3ZF19C2W
Thanks to everyone and your quick response. Initially I had replaced the termostat, Applyed a vacuum to the cooling system and "sucked" coolant back into system Over heat condition still occoured. I then "rigged up" a system to allow for a coolant fill funnel....
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