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2000 Honda Prelude 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBB6248Y
hello everyone , we have this honda prelude that came in with complaint of rough running on startup and mil on. the car does run rough on startup only intermitent and only for 10 seconds or less and clears up and drives great. the codes when it came in were fo...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L A/c VIN: 1HGEM21963
We have this '02 Honda Civic from another shop. The compressor will not engage. The relay is not being activated with the ground signal from the PCM. Looking at the Scan Tool we see that there is not A/C signal being generated withing the PCM. Meaning that the...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGES257X4
Hi Honda techs, this civic is puzzling us. It origionally came in with a complaint that the ac didn't work. we found a couple of small leaks charged it and it seemed to work. She brought the car back after a couple of days complaining that the ac doesn't work...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12406
we installed original o2, customer still had. it appears that pcm is defective or terminals have poor contact. We need some ideas how to check contacts to pcm from harness side, as pcm has been replaced and 02 sensor has also. With harness disconnected at both... Trouble codes: P0130, P0134
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L air output VIN: 3N1CB51DXY
Hey Guys I have a 2000 nissan sentra that I recently replaced a evaporator on. I charged the system everything was fine checked the a/c and it was blowing nice and cold. Gave the car to a customer and she brought it back 30 minutes later saying its not blowing...
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y94
Intermittent rough idle, surging at light load 30-40 mph, mil on. Freeze frame for p0132 showed 1875 rpm, 189 temp,17 mph, 77.3% load,7% ltft b1, 8.6% ltft b2, -25% stft b1, 3.1% stft b2. I thought vacuum leak b1, couldn't find anything. Cleared codes and drov... Trouble codes: P0132 (B1s1 high voltage), P0152 (B2s1 high voltage), P0158 (B2s2 high voltage)
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG69614
NIGHTMARE! This Sub came in with a blown turbo (bearing) and lacking power. By the book, replaced turbo with Genuine Suburu parts and gaskets. As recommended, removed oil pan, oil tubes to turbo and thoroughly cleaned insides (cleaned screen and reinstalled in... Trouble codes: P0011
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L low power VIN: JF1GD296X5
I have a wrx with no low end power, can't spin the tires on loose gravel. Once the rpm reach 4000 or so it takes off fine, maybe a bit sluggish but not terible anymore. From idle untill 4000 rpm it is terribly slow. car builds 1-2 psi of boost at 2000 rpm, 3-5...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Over Heating VIN: 4TAPM62N0W
I installed a new engine it came with a new water pump and thermostat all ready installed so put new radiator and cap belts started engine watched gauges as in a short time it was right below the red so felt the radiator hoses Top hot bottom cold so no water f...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K5Y
Car come in with code P0401(Insufficient EGR flow detected). All the vacuum hoses are on the right place according to my Mitchell. The car would die, when I pull a vacuum on the EGR valve. I replace the EGR Vacuum Switching Valve. Clear the code, drove to run ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow), P0402 (EGR Flow Excessive)
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5TDZT34A21
Thank you for reading this. This is kind of weird. Here is the problem. This car idles smooth as long as you don't engage the AC. Additionally, it will set misfire codes on most of the cylinders seemingly only at idle or when decellerating. Other than at idle...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T1BF32K52
HELLO TOYOTA TECHS: I hve this 02 camry with no AC. Car came in after customer tryed to carge the system with over counter kits. I evacuated recharged system and found no leaks, but still comprssor won't go on when AC is requested. The green light on the knob ...

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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Unknown VIN: JHMCG66531
thank for all the help guys i replaced the air flow ratio sensor from the dealer and this car work ok dont used after market sensor thank again
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S2DM58W0Y
Thank you guys for taking the time responding to my post. Also apologize for describing the situation without the waveform that i was suposse to send alone with it, i guess other wise the post itself would it be more understandable...that was my fault,i'm so s... Trouble codes: P0335, PR1MA, 1GN1T, 'E'.
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Passenger Side VIN: JTJGF10U32
it ended up being the controller, for some reason it was sending the 12 volts to the air bag module, weird ! car was very clean and no water damage...
2007 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L engine VIN: 1N6AA06BX7
thanks for the ideas guys, fought a little and won today. it's absolutely possible to r+r the engine with cats attached. using the engine leveller so the front of the engine is at it's highest point. and removing both motor mount completely. mitchell says to r...
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