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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L airbag VIN: JTJGF10UX1
Hi Lexus techs, we have a rx300 that intermitently sets a b1141 left side airbag sensor code. after the code was cleared the first time it took over 3 weeks to return. I a pin check on the harness and swapped the the right and left side airbag sensors as they...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Transmission VIN: 1YVFP84C04
Vehicle came in with customer complaint that vehicle quit on her, battery light had come on. Customer managed to get vehicle jump started and brought into us, she did notice while driving into us that transmission went into limp mode. Scanned system and found ...
1992 Mitsubishi Expo LRV 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3CV20D4N
Hello everyone, Customer came into the shop with his 1992 Mitbubishi Expo - after looking at the vehicle yesterday in the shop the vehicle would idle rough and inspected the ignition system and it is okay; however, after the vehicle comes up to the normal ope...
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L Hesitation, low to no power VIN: JA3XC57B9N
Hello Mistubishi Tech's. I need help on this one. I have had the car for weeks now. It came in on the hook due to very low power. It barely had enough power to move it into the shop but it starts right up and idles nearly perfect. I diagnosed the computer as t...
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1N6ED27T51
vehicle came not running,I was able to started,but after about 3 minutes it started sputtering,running rough and it just dye out,I ATTACHED a fuel pressure gauge,and started up again running it had 35 psi fuel pressure,then after 1 minute it dye out again,I re...
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Lean
No codes stored engine runs to lean checked for vacuum leaks none found ref. voltage to o2 is .6v ok o2 sensor output voltage is .3v and when i connect it to the harness the computer drives the system lean .035v and the engine starts to misfire and pop out the...
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L trans. hard shift VIN: JF1SG696X4
looking for phase2 [...] low duty trans.solenoid.Dealer says valve body only no solenoid available.Any help would be appreciated.
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT4RN13P9R
Thanks in advance for any help.. while accelerating after shifting gears, this truck hesitates like its lacking fuel. holding back if you will... then around 3400 - 3600 rpm it all seems to kick in and run fine. i suspected TPS and unplugged it. the truck ran ...

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2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JNKCP11A8Y
The car is fixed but I do not know why. OK, I know that for Nissans Napa MAF sensors are junk, as are O'Reilly's and Autozone. (don't laugh at me please). We are in a small town in Missouri and all parts from other vendors are an hour away or more. The ... Trouble codes: P0171.
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNDJD733X4
Ok sorry took so long to close. Replace spk plugs and two coils. Took care of the misfire dtcs. Now the o2 sensor Dtc I had a hard time with and also the stalling. What I noticed was the fuel trims where not moving at all on bank 2. If I pick up the tons to 2... Trouble codes: P0152 (O2 sensor circuit high voltage bk 2 sn1), P0158 (O2 sensor high voltage bk2 sn2), P0340 (Camshaft pos sensor circuit malf), P0300 (Random misfires), P0306 (Cyl 6 misfire), P0302 (Cy 2 misfire).
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UF11E7M
By bypassing the fuel pump resistor the fuel pressure is in spec. Without trying a known good resistor I can't say if the one on the car is bad or not My customer does not want to go any further so we are stopping here. The car still hesitates cold but runs...
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L rotors VIN: JM1BJ22551
Hi Techs, Thanks so much for all the responses and help offered due to my repeated rotor warpage. Many suggestions were checking for excessive hub runout. Others suggested cause, may be driving with left foot on break,or other driving habits. Also wheel nu...
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L flexplate VIN: JM1BK12FX5
Thanks to all that replied!! I drove the car some more before I tore it down and noticed once the transmission warmed up a vibration developed that was quite bad when torque converter was slipping and pretty much went away when converter locked up. Removed tra...
2010 Mazda 3 i 2.0L no communication VIN: JM1BL1SF6A
Thanks very much for the info you supplied. I checked the resistance on pins 6 and 14 and they were shorted together. So, I started disconnecting modules. I was yet naive to the network diagram. The info was all there in alldata, but it was difficult to put...
2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L engine VIN: 1N6AD06U87
as everyone said the tensioner shoes were worn out. we replaced the tensioner shoes only and this did save alot of time. thanks all for the help. is there any way of buying the shoes seperste?
2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L high beam VIN: KL5JD56Z36
found that one of the little green wires which supplies power to the high beam indicator light should have been put in series with the three yellow wires..all is good and now fixed thanks to all the replies
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