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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions
car is failing smog test, high nox on 15 mph on 25 mph it will pass, check egr valve and is ok, test egr position sensor and it did pass, test egr solenoid and used another one and it is ok,when testing vacuum suply it will work inconsistent, on lower speed. a...
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JHLRD1858W
This vehicle came in when hot, will not run,bogs down,loss of power and backfires.When cold car runs perfectly until reaches temperature of 104c. no codes presently. Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0505
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L compressor VIN: JHLRD2843Y
here is one for u honda techs, came in with complaint about ac blows hot after about [...] of drive time. on my initial test drive ac did blow cold then it started blowing warm 20min into test drive. it blew warm about 3-5 minutes then started cold again. ...
2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No ecm communication VIN: 5FNRL18904
We got the car and our scanner would not communicate either we can talk to the abs and air bag computers. Checked all fuses and found good, performed AllData flow chart. We have battery voltage on DLC terminal 16, Battery voltage between terminals 4 and 16, Ba...
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Charging VIN: KMHWF25S93
This Sonata will not charge. It has about 11 volts running with a new battery. The battery light comes on with the key and stays out while running. I have no codes. I have power at three of four wires at the alternator. The fused wires to the alternator are go...
2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35H95
This car came to us about 3,000 miles ago with a p0302 code. We replaced the plugs and wires and did a motorvac service. Since then it has been back with a 2 and 5 cylinder misfire. We replaced the 2/5 coil and sent it back out. Now it is back with a p0305, p0... Trouble codes: P0305, P0302, P0300
2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHET46C26
Customer came in with p0456 small evap leak, wanted us to smoke it to find a leak, started with mitchell flow chart for p0456. Tested purge solenoid. With the key on the purge solenoid would be on (barely heard it clicking) checked and found 4.2 volts on the g... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap system small leak)
2004 Isuzu Ascender Limited 4.2L All Cluster Components,etc. VIN: 4NUES16S94
Hi Everyone Thanks in advance for your help! This vehicle came in for A/C Blowing out defrost only, and instrument cluster problems. Sometimes gauges work, sometimes not. Various dash lights (Air bag, Abs, etc)on/off/on/off. We replaced Mode Door actuator and...
1995 Mazda MPV L 3.0L high nox VIN: JM3LV5224S
lambda .9992 air fuel ratio 14.69
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JF1GG29624
Good morning, We need some help here, 2004 WRX was highly modified from a used car lot that we do rpairs for, we have never before not been able to correct an emissions failure. as you can see the GPM are very high so the problem should be obvious.--Fyi limits... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1)
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Electronic VIN: 1NXBR32E33
hi guys i have a 2003 toyota corrola code p0770 shift solenoid e i replaced the valve body with all the solenoid i drove the car for 2 days and the code came up back i check all the wiring their is a bulletin to replaced the pcm and the transaxle but the trans...
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U17
Frequent misfire #4 cylinder at 1000 rpm or below, very occasional misfire on #2 cylinder. Besides mil (or pending codes)and poor idle, everything works fine. Thanks in advance for your help. Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire 4 cylinder)
2008 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Turn signals and Hazard lights VIN: 5TENX22N18
Fuse for turn signal and hazard lights blows as soon as replaced. According to wiring diagram there is a black/yellow wire from turn/hazard fuse to the flasher. Figured I would disconnect flasher and install fuse and still blows. My question...there appears to...

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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Discharge air VIN: JH4DC4454S
Thanks to all for the responses! Removed rubber suction hose and am able to blow through both ways. But hold it up to the light and you can NOT see through it one way, turn it around and you CAN see through it. You can also actually see where the hose is comin...
1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L engine VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Thanks to everyone who responded but the solution was very simple: flooding. After double checking the ground wire was attached to the thermostat housing and reconfirming that all cylinders were receiving a spark I removed each spark plug and discovered they w...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 1ST and Reverse only VIN: 4S2DM58W72
It was summized that the trans did have an internal failure and the customer opted to get rid of the vehicle rather then fixing it!
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L unknowm VIN: JT8BF12G6T
Thanks for all the input from everyone. Frank & Charles nailed it. It was a cooling fan issue. The fan would only turn at a slow speed & only slighltly faster when reving the engine. The fix was simple. the solenoid valve on the pump was not connected. An over...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L network down, widows,temp gauge, a/c inop VIN: JTJHF10UX1
The customer contacted her insurance provider. They determined the car was struck by lightening and had it sent back to lexus dealer
1993 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Drive-axles VIN: JN8HD17Y0P
Thank you for all of your responses. The vehicle is completely stock and at stock ride height. The alignment is within specifications. Cannot find anything out of the ordinary, so I am going with inexpensive parts. Will speak with the customer and determine if...
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5TDZT34A21
Unfortunately we have not yet fixed this vehicle. The customer wants to wait for it to get worse to pursue it any further. In answer to questions posed, following is what we did: 1. Tested compression - good all cylinders. 2. Customer had replaced plugs. Th...
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