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1993 Honda Accord 10th Anniversary 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCB7695P
After replacement of shraeder valves ran vacuum and system held for 30 min so i charged system with one 12 oz. Can r-134 readings low 20 high 50 so proceeded with second can. Should have been plenty according mitchell even overcharged. High side read 100 and l...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Door locks ? VIN: JHLRD78814
Have a battery drain, pull #9 fuse in the underhood fuse box drain goes away, power to connector J in multi-plex fuse box this appernatly goes to the Immobilizer control unit (ignition switch)the only other problem found is that the lock button on the key fob ...
2005 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Noise VIN: 5FNRL38885
A body shop brought this car to us for a high pitched noise while driving. The sound occurs at about 40 mph, light throttle,near 2000 rpm only. It decreases and goes away with any throttle movement or change in vehicle speed. I tested for vac leaks, cleaned th...
2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L bcm VIN: JNRAS08W43
have this infiniti here that was towed in with a dead batt. charging system working good.checked for drain on system and found it to have 110-120ma drain coming from the BCM disconect the BCM and the drain drops to 20ma. checked with consult-II and all input d...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W72
this code is a hard fault comes back in pending after one test drive check coils in right places and right plugs installed alldata is vague bout this code seen where there is a tsb on it but cant find it if anyone knows where I can find it that would help me Trouble codes: P1341
2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L speedometer VIN: KNAFE12175
Hi, this is a 06 spectra, auto, speedometer intermitant will drop to 0 and inop, most first start, it will work a few min., and than drop to 0. I did replaced a cluster and BCM, still not working, it don't have vehicle speed sensor and use a TCM to send signal...
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1YVGE22D6T
The car has a misfire off of idle. Check engine lamp on code set P0301. I replaced plugs and the plug wires, replace intake gaskets, compression test all cylinders a little low but close together. Checked the ohms at the injectors and all the same. Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire)
2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK34375
Hello, hope you all can help. This mazda runs and drives great. lt trims stay at +20 with great o2 response and st trims between -3 to +6. I smoked the intake again taking special care of looking at hose under intake going to pcv. the hose visually looks fine ... Trouble codes: P2177 (Lean at idle), P2187 (Lean off idle)
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G71
Looking for some advice on this galant... Seems to run great until fully warm then it develops a misfire most of the time just random but occasionally hit sets a po304. Its a pretty harsh miss at idle or just sitting in drive. Ive swapped injectors from cylind... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
1996 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB41D3T
Thanks for any help you may offer. As stated engine will stall when manifold vacume is applied to egr. Im suspecting possible partial porting blockage. Dont know what may need cleaning,or even where these ports are, as i've not worked on one of these before. A... Trouble codes: P0400 (Insufficient egr flow)
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1N4BA41E04
car was towed in had 5 codes P0300 random cyl misfire P1148 closed loop 2 closed loop B1 P1031 A/F sensor heater control circuit P1278 A/F sensor B1 P1279 A/F sensor B1 slow response repaired exhaust leak at B1 sensor 1 with new cat & replaced A/F sensor, sens... Trouble codes: P1278 (Bank 1 02 sensor), P1279 (bank 1 02 sensor heater)
2007 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U87
Hello Fellow Techs ! This Quest is driving me crazy ! I thought i nailed the problem when i replaced ground cable and two visually blistered coils ( cyl 1 & 3) . Vehicle is missfiring with same po300. I hooked up labscope and i get nice pattern , Ecm seems lik... Trouble codes: P0300

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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38795
Thank you to all who replied. I readjusted the valves .001 over spec. Made sure all EGR passages were clear. Blocked off EGR valve completely. Scope tested main shaft rpm vs engine rpm, ok. Nothing made any difference. Customer took their vehicle to dealer for... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7239Y
Man, this car is a fighter. Yup. The computer was failed. A auto recycler had the exact ECM (make sure you compare ALL the numbers on the box) and it plugged in without programming needed. All fixed. Woot.
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12406
We returned vehicle to mazda,as our test had shown, loss of proper ground from ecm to sensor bank 1/ sensor 1-vehicle has been road tested over 55 miles and systems are clear, computer was exchanged and reprogrammed- thank you for your time Trouble codes: P0130, P0134.
2001 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6MD27T11
sory it took so long to reply the fix end being a leak at the top of the fuel tank around the o ring,it was hard to see when doing a smoke test.we replaced the o ring and bam its fixed,thanks to all of you who helped out. Trouble codes: P0455.
1999 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L motor VIN: 4TASN92N8X
many-many thanks to everyone who took the time to send a reply. dan and terry hit the nail on the head.came in the door this morning read answers everyone sent back.pulled idle air control motor off cleaned it replaced. cranked truck ldle drop to specs.had som...
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