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2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L dash lights VIN: KMHFU45EX4
This car came in with a miss.We scaned it and found a code 1723 and was in limp mode. We cleared and let the car go. The next day the car came back in they had to jump start it.We got it in and noticed that the idot lights stay on even with the key out.I check...
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2008 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Hesitation VIN: JM1BK32378
The original engine overheated and cracked the cylinder head. We replaced the engine with a used one. I was told that the engine that was put in came out of a 2006 Mazda 3. After the engine was put in, the car idles fine but has a bad hesitation. The fuel pres...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Trans. oil pump VIN: JA4MW51R02
Need a little help from some Mitsubishi techs!! How do I get the front pump out of the case?
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D3R
customer brought car in from another garage, they replaced the ignition power transducer, i replace the mass air flow 1st thing due to somebody did a tap test to hard( busted the plastic housing) & it wasnt even getting signal through it...well mass air flow m... Trouble codes: 12
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D6X
We don't see many Nissans but we have fixed a few of these for the same code P0400 in the past and have usually found clogged ports or bad BPT valve, but this one seems different. EGR valve opens with manual hand pump and engine stalls if held open. Vac hoses... Trouble codes: P0400 (low EGR flow)
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D31
The following week customer dropped off car and complained of rough idle at stops and cehck engine light came back on, scanned car and came up with a cat eff. Code removed cat. And found honeycomb melted, replaced cat, that took care of the cat eff. Code. Test... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor), P0134 (B1s1 no activity), P0171 (Bank one lean)
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2007 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L left cinch motor VIN: 5N1BV28U17
Hi guys, this got sort of dumped in my lap... already has had all moving parts changed in sliding door for the door not cinching in correctly most of the time. Previous tech replaced the latch assembly, the cinch motor assembly, the main door motor assembly, a...
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2011 Nissan Altima SR 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 1N4BL2AP1B
Good Morning Techs, On this Nissan, the customer isn't too sure how much more time they want to spend on diagnostics. What is going on is the check engine light will come on while driving and the car will die, but restart. One time the car died and had to be ... Trouble codes: P2101 (TAC motor circuit range/performance), P0223 (Throttle/pedal postition sensor/ switch B circuit high), P0123 (Throttle/pedal position sensor A circuit high input), P2135 (Throttle/pedal position sensor/switch A/B voltage correlation)
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1994 Subaru Justy DL 1.2L water pump VIN: JF1KA7227R
thanks to all who read. trying to get the front cover off so we can get to the water pump. we have all the bolts out of it but it wont come back very far. i'm not sure if the oil pump has to come off, we looked it up on alldata but the discription wasnt very g...
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2005 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA23C05
2005 toyota sienna towed in as a no start.vehicle was running day before and stalled out. Checked spark and injector noid but went strong to weak to strong,while cranking engine sounds as if it jumped time so we pulled all plugs which were wet with gas and too... Trouble codes: P0352, P0354
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L imrc VIN: JHLRD684X2
I'de like to thank james and carin for their help on this fix, I ling up the imrc like it should, ran the car and its "its all good" thanks guys..
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5FNYF28636
Thanks to James from California for explaining the Eco mode. I did not realize this car had (VCM) Vehicle Cylinder Management until he explained the ECO mode. I was reading about it on Honda's website. This explains why the load jumps very high due to shutting... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Misfire 1), P0302 (Misfire 2), P0303 (Misfire 3), P0304 (Misfire 4), P0305 (Misfire 5).
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L 1st- 2nd shift. VIN: JT8BD68S3X
This is not repaired as of yet. The customer came by yesterday and asked what I found out here on IATN. I relayed the messages and then he asked what to do. He has been to a third transmission shop who told him they would locate a used Trans ECU. I said it was...
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1989 Nissan Stanza E 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN1HT21S0K
I would like to think all the Tech. for all the help. I fix the car by replacing the EGR valve. The one on the car was stuck open.
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L high idle speed VIN: JN1CA31D01
I rechecked the vehicle for vac. leaks (non found). Adjusted tps to spec. and still no change. I discovered that when I performed idle air volume relearn it wouldnt complete. I tried the relearn procedure 6 times with no luck. I made sure all conditions were m... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle speed control solonoid).
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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L gross leak VIN: 3N1CB51D46
Thanks of all the help.The car is fixed. After testing the purge valve witch was not working Ends up Nissan has a updated canister purge valve. Replaced it and customer called and no check eng light. Thanks again for the help.
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1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L fuel pump VIN: 4T1SV21EXL
Thank you everybody. It ended up being a bad ground. When we realized we were looking at the wrong wiring diagram (There is a difference between a '90 and a '91) we were able to see that there was a perminent ground missing. the white and black wire from the m...
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