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2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18845
hey guys got an acura in here with a mystery misfire. codes set on all 6 cylinders. runs great right now. pulled freeze frame and it set at 57*F iat, 140* coolant temp at idle. stft's are -2,-8; ltft's are 0,-2. so to me it sounds like only a cold start proble... Trouble codes: P0300
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...
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16542
p0401 returning after cleaning port. I've done hundreds of these at honda dealer, never come back. Egr vls is 1.1v at idle, goes up to 2.5v at 1700rpm. When egr is commanded, the pink wire is showing 6v at egr valve connector and showing same at b7 pin at pcm.... Trouble codes: P0401
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Evap System VIN: 2HGES16502
2002 Honda Civic here with check engine lamp on, has P1457 Code ( Control Canister System Leak ) I smoke tested with Purge Valve and Vent Valve Closed and found no leaks, however vent valve is some how stuck shut from me testing it. Any one know if i should ...
2009 Honda Pilot EX-L 3.5L vsa light , charging VIN: 5FNYF48589
honda pilot was driving in a storm lighting struck near by sutdown suv I have replaced computer, as well as the eld fuse box along with the imobilizer, symtoms are vsa light on code (U1101, f-can malfunction) also charging system not working any help would be ... Trouble codes: U1101 (f-can maulfunction)
1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB1218W
Towed in no start, no spark, no injector pulse. Could not cummincate with scann tool so tested all powers and grounds which are good, also does have ref voltage. Tested cam and crank at pcm, cam present but no crank but crank has around 1 volt bias voltage, ca...
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L power steering VIN: JTHBN30FX2
Hi all, thanks for your help in advance. We have an 02 Lexus LS430 with a power steering noise that will not go away. Already flushed the system, new power steering pump and a new rack and pinion as well and the noise will not go away. We are stumped here, any...
2005 Lexus ES330 3.3L Cruise, ABS, VSC VIN: JTHBA30G25
Don't know where to start with diagnoses. Cruise control light flashes constantly, cruise control functions correctly. When vehicle is at a complete stop, ABS and VSC lights also flash. So I have 3 lights flashing when at a complete stop. Start moving and ABS ...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L alternator VIN: 1YVFP80C23
first off thanks to everyone who takes the time to help us out. we are on our 4th alt for the car and the last one was rebuilt by our builder. cust stated that when he used the sunroof this time is when the alt light came on and hasnt went out since car is pre...
2006 Mazda B2300 2.3L steering VIN: 4F4YR12D26
So this is the mystery problem we are having. Driving the vehicle, Hit a bump or pot hole, the steering wheel will shake as if the front end was loose. Power steering intensifies the effect and the steering wheel shakes left and right on its own until you hit ...
1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G2X
Car has Check engine light on for P0125. Customer is complaining of very poor fuel economy. Car runs well. Mass airflow sensor, coolant and intake air temp sensors all seem to be functioning normally. Drives fine. Short term goes to 24% soon after startup. No ... Trouble codes: P0125
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Engine idle speed VIN: 1N4AL11D66
Thanks in advance for the help. I cleaned the throttle body assembly during the replacement of the crankshaft position sensor and caused the throttle body to lose its learned value. Thought I could just disconnect the negative terminal for a few minutes and it...
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08U67
This "vehicle" was towed in as a no crank/no start. Long story short, I had key crank power on the grey wire at the IDPM. I have constant 12v on the green wire. I have nothing coming out of the IDPM on the white wire. I used my Power Probe to shoot 12v down ... Trouble codes: U1000, U1001
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL21E47
engine idles rough,and sets a poo75,I already checked the solenoid,by applying 12 volts the valve moves,also there is battery voltage with the key on,at the solenoid connector, I attached a noid light and it stays on at all the time,not blinking. it seems that... Trouble codes: P0075
2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 5TEGM92N24
this truck has a knocking noise when started cold. it only seems to do it when you put it in gear. it goes away after a bit and then is fine. happens intermittently. when i first heard it i thought wrist pin but not quite sure now. torque converter bolts are t...

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1999 Honda Civic Value Package 1.6L All shifting VIN: 2HGEJ6616X
Per suggestions I rebuilt the trans and replaced the Torque Converter. Problem solved. After doing so I dont believe based off of the condition of the internal component of the trans that there were any issues in there and did not have much to clean out when t...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L abs VIN: JNRDR09X71
Thanks for all the help after testing for all grounds and sensors found out the ground to the abs mod was making it to the mod but not inside replaced the mod bleed system all good thanks again larrys
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Srs VIN: JNKCV51F54
Installed used drivers side airbag. MasterTech showed no codes but was able to clear code and turn out light using MasterTech. No more light.
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1YVGE22D6T
I had ohmed out the fuel injectors and all read the same, but after doing all the other work and still having the stumble and misfire on number 1. I think that the intake was leaking a bit and the plugs wires needed changed any way. What I found was number one... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire).
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA22181
AFTER CHECKING EVERY SINGLE SENSOR ON THE CAR, I CHECKED THE CAM SENSOR WITH A LAB SCOPE AND FOUND THE PROBLEM. I REPLACED THE DISTRIBUTOR. NO PROBLEMS SINCE. Trouble codes: P0745 (Pressure cont solenoid), P0750 (Shift solenoid a), P0760 (Shift solenoid c), P1743 (Tcc solenoid), P1765 (3-2 timing sloenoid).
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 3.0L 120 amp fuse blows VIN: 4A3AC74H33
Most of the replies were about audio amps and other add ons but this car didn't have any of that. Customer needed the car so I had to let it go but if it comes back I'll update. Thanks to all for the suggestions.
1988 Toyota Pickup 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN63C3J
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L timing belt VIN: 2T1CF22P2Y
we ended up replacing the timing belt, tensioner and both idler pulleys. noise is now gone.
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Speedometer, Tachometer, A/C Clutch, And Abs Lamp VIN: 4T1BE46K67
Car is fixed, turns out the abs/skid module was causing the problem. Installed a new one for 1,500.00 and all is well now. Thanks for all that replied to this?
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L No Start VIN: 5TDZK23C37
Found I was getting a voltage drop across relay feeding coils. Replaced relay and been starting & running ever sense. Thanks for all input and ideas. Trouble codes: P0351 (p0352-), P0352 (p0353-), P0353 (p0354-), P0354 (p0355-), P0355 (p0365-), P0365.
2008 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Turn signals and Hazard lights VIN: 5TENX22N18
This one is fixed. Fella working next to me gave this one up and had taken out the fuse box inside to get to the turn signal flasher and had left it there overnite. I chose to see if I could find the B/Y wire at that end. When I found it I noticed that someone...
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