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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5650T
customer brought vehicle with numorous codes and complaint of vehicle hesitating while trying accelerate, almost where vehicle would die. when ran codes vehicle indicated fuel metering to lean, and mess of other codes saying: poor fuel pump fuelline clogged re...
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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 ...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Vibration
This customer just bought this Accord. His other car is a 3-series BMW. He came in with a complaint of vibration at idle with A/C on. I looked at the car and drove the car. There is a vibration, but it is not that bad. I told him that the Honda is not going to...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Cuts out VIN: KM8SB12B22
Cuts off at speed or at idle. no specific pattern of failure HEY HYUNDAI GUYS.. Got another brain teaser its got 150k on the clock but runs perfect untill... it just stops.. could be at a traffic signal or 60 mph. 4 or 5 x one day.. nothing for the next one or...
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2007 Infiniti FX35 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JNRAS08U57
We have a 2007 FX35 here that has been a little bit of a stumper. The vehicle came in as a crank no start (very randomly it would barely run on a cylinder or two). Tested all the basics and found no compression, timing or fuel pressure problems. Digging into... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Detected)
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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...
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L rear controls arms VIN: JA4LX31G93
having repeated failure of rear lower control arms on this vehicle. the outer bushing is a heim joint of sorts where it bolts to the knuckle. installed NEW factory control arms and within days the bushing will start making noise, like a binding/pop when releas...
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2009 Mitsubishi Outlander ES 2.4L Blower Motor VIN: JA4LT21W49
I have a outlander with the blower motor always on high. I can not find any diagnostics in all data. Identifix has nothing on it. I am hoping a mitsubishi tech can help. Thanks mike
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
Car returned with code p0175-system too rich bank 2 after test drive to set monitors. I have checked for intake and exhaust leaks and have not been able to find any. The fuel trim is at -23% on both banks at 2500rpm. Tested o2 sensors and test ok. I am pulling... Trouble codes: P0175 (Too rich bank 2)
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Suspension VIN: JN1CA31A31
To all you hissan techs, we have a customer come in compaining of fluid leak a rear of car, in front of left rear tire. On inspection we see left trailing arm is wet by bushing. (clear oil) we checked with dealer to see if they are oil filled bushings. They co...
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2002 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6MD29Y72
Vehicle does not have the power or acceleration you would expect from this vehicle, which is customer complaint. Fuel trims good, timing good. Has only a knock sensor code. Can only get 1.5 to 2 lbs of boost pressure from the supercharger though. Believe it sh... Trouble codes: P0328 (Knock sensor)
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2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL21E47
I already replaced the ivt valve,and still running rough t idle,if i remove the ivt connector it smooths up, i need help to find the ecm wire so i can check resistance of the circuit,my all data does not clearly shows me wich wire at the ecm i have to test,tha... Trouble codes: P0075 (Ivt contro solenoid valve)
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2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Engine VIN: 4S3BH80631
Greetings! Car was in for front axle replacements and maintenance items. When complete, started and ran about 3 seconds, then died and has not restarted since. Has good fuel pressure; has spark. Pulled DTC P0335. As per flow chart - checked continuity ECM to s...
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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Stall VIN: 2HGES26725
The car is fixed but the tech is still confused. Eric was right, this engine will shut down if the cam is off by 1 tooth which is what I had on this one. Don't know how it jumped, belt tight tensioner good etc. I understand the fact that it won't run if the ca...
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L engine VIN: 5NPEU46FX6
come to find out after i was diagnosing the vehicle, the rubber part of the harmonic balancer flew off while the car was idling, i replaced the crank pulley/harmonic balancer and belt all is good..
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1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB1218W
HAD NO RESPONSE ABOUT THE BIAS VOLTAGE, NO CRANK SENSOR AVAVILABEL FOR 5 DAYS SO CUSOTMER WENT TO SALVAGE AND PURCHASED A USED ONE AND NOW HAVE AC CRANK SIGNAL WITH BASE LINE BETWEEN 1 AND 2 VOLTS, SO GUESS BIAS VOLTAGE IS FOR SELF DIAG CODE SETTING, ONLY ON...
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L air ride VIN: JTJBT20X84
I'm calling this fixed. I was able to remove both rear height sensors leaving them connected to the harness and backprobing the center wire with my labscope. They both had a clean sweep with no drop outs from about 0.6 volts to 4.5 volts when manually operat...
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2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L abs VIN: JTJHW31U06
Vehicle was still under warranty, so the owner took it to the dealership. Thanks to everyone for their responses.
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2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A65
this one ended up being easy. it all came down to tunnel vision and taking a beak over night. there was a hole in the pcv tube on the back of the intake resulting in a direct vacuum leak. that explains the negative fuel trim because if it were to balance out t... Trouble codes: P0134, P0154, P2179, P2195, P2197.
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L oil leak VIN: 4A3AJ56G4W
So it has been a couple weeks and a couple 100 miles and have no leak anymore. . That website has the picture of the hole in my block. Not sure how it got there or why it started leaking after my last T/B service. No matter...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G2X
Thanks to all who replied. The general theme seemed to be O2 sensor issues, which I kind of suspected. However, when customer was originally in time was limited so I had test driven in and tried graphing PIDs w/a Solus. Too slow. Once a proper scope was hooked... Trouble codes: P0125.
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Electronic VIN: 1NXBR32E33
i guy i replaced the computer and reprogrammed vehicle came back after 2 days customer state at high speed constant then the engine light comes on i going to replaced the transmission
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