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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, backfire VIN: 4S2DM58W0Y
i got a good one. It's a 2000 isuzu rodeo with a 3.2. It runs rough, hesitates, dies occasionally, and backfires under load only when cold started and in open loop. I sprayed down the intake manifold for vacuum leaks and couldn't find one. Both short and long ... Trouble codes: P0300
1990 Mazda MX-6 DX 2.2L electric window VIN: 1YVGD31B9L
Car came in with drivers door window down and would not roll up. Remover door panel and found no voltage to the switch. Tested fuses under the instrument panel(all tested good. Has a good ground. Used a booster battery to raise and lower the window by jumping ...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Engine VIN: 1YVGF22C1W
This vehicle misfires, will sputter and die; only at idle. Very smooth once you hit the gas. No codes. I am thinking it is a vacuum leak but cannot find it.
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: FFJNFVDSG2
this one is driving me up a wall. came in with the map /pressure sensor disconnected.and the tank pressure sensor connecter at sender not plugged in all the way. and a missfire coade on cyl 1 from a plug wire that was not plugged in all the way and the lean co... Trouble codes: P0171
2008 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L tpms VIN: 5N1AN08W18
after erasing all codes on road test right front, left rear and left front wheels pressure registered ok. Replaced right rear sensor only as that was the only returning code c1710 no data from sensor. After sensor replacement and codes erased on road test now ...
1995 Subaru Impreza 1.8L Hesitation, Stall
My nephews car. Car died on vacation and local mechanic said it needed a fuel pump. After the new fuel pump install he drove 100 miles and refuelled. Car would start and die after a few seconds. He put a fuel relay in car then another fuel pump with no change....
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W9R
As stated in repair history, we have already replaced the knock sensor and harness with factory toyota parts, and the code keeps coming back. We have tested all grounds with excellent voltage drop readings. *We have a signal from the sensor to the computer w... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor signal not input to computer for 6 revolutions between 1500-5200 rpm)
1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: JT3HT05J0W
After the repairs stated above, the engine was still hard to start and would not hold an idle. Ok, typical, I'm thinking it is the idle motor that so typically causes this on Toyotas. More much alarmingly, though, once the throttle blade passed %30 open (or s... Trouble codes: P1128 (Throttle motor lock malfunction)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2BG22K1W
Headache, please help, car came infail smog gross polluter, p0401 to low egr signal, install egr vsv and cat that took care og problem tretest car twice one pass emissions and fail monitors, the other test pass over all, customer took test on test only center ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0401 (Low egr)
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E11
Hello everyone, I have this engine problem with this Corolla w/ the 1.8lt VVTi engine. I replaced the timing chain w/ a complete service kit from NAPA. Once the job was done the car ran beautiful. Customer picked and called shortly after saying that the MIL ha... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p1349-), P1349
2009 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L No Start VIN: 3TMMU52N99
Now there is no comm with techstream software or any other scan tool. Tried battery disconnect and tried to reflash again. Any help or tips would be greatly appreciated.

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2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L oxygen sensor VIN: 2HGES15114
Ok , after talking to the dealer I found out that on some Hondas if you run premium gas that is blended with ethanol it wi actually foul the air fuel ratio sensor, Honda replaced the sensor for me under warranty, the customer switched to regular gas at shell.....
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Timing Chains VIN: 1N4BL11D75
We replaced the rear cover with a known good one, the smaller o-rings were very flat and possibly leaking pressure, all o-rings and gaskets were replaced and all is well now. Thanks for all the help and suggestions. I wish I could know for sure which it was, n...
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