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2003 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L ecm VIN: JH4DC53033
po172 mixture too rich . New air fuel sensor. fuel pressure at specs , valve adjustment ok . map sensor replaced . no injector leaks
2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGFA16576
Hey guys I'm dying over here. I have a high idle and a weird fluctuation while driving. The high idle is constant at 1100rpm. If you blirp the gas the rpm comes down to 900 or so goes back up to 2000 and then settles back down at 1100. When driving if you let ... Trouble codes: P0507
2007 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28717
The vent valve was shorted. We replaced same and the canister. Both valves and the pressure sensor work when tested with scan tool and all hoses are clear. Code comes back on second road test. Any thoughts? Trouble codes: P2422 (Evap vent valve stuck closed)
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S2CK58W0W
thanks in po300. po152 bank 2 sensor 1, po158 bank2 sensor 2. hook up scaner road tested found on scaner. 2, 4 ,6 cylider shows misfire.check vacuum leak none found.check timing belt found 2,4,6 cylinder cam off one teeth. correct and installed n...
2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1BK323X5
I have this mazda that I replaced the engine with a fresh reman. When i I started the engine it stalled due to a vac line that I missed. After correcting the line when I tried to start it I got nothing . so using an otc scan tool I pulled codes from every syst... Trouble codes: U1900, U0100
2006 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L Cooling Fan VIN: 4F2YZ02ZX6
After replacing the thermostat, we cross check the cooling system to ensure that the cooling fans cycle on and off automatically without the a.c. on. They fail to do so, temperature rises to 235 F and the fans do not turn on. The fans do turn on when the a.c. ...
1984 Nissan 720 2.4L Stall
i'm working on this 1984 nissan little pick up,the problem is that the engine dyes (stalls-out) everytime when i shift the transmission into reverse or drive,the costumer states that yesterday he drove it to work and everything was fine,but when he was ready t...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L shift VIN: JN1CA31D1Y
this car has code p0720 revolution sensor.had this problem before i overhauled it,wont shift at all sometimes after it gets hot or 45 minutes of driving.i did the test for this code with volt meter on tcm pin #29 on ac scale.readings are at stop in idler drive...
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Engine VIN: 1N6AA07A95
Have this 05 nissan titan 5.6 . Customer complains of smokes on start up after sits for a couple of hours, verified customer complaint. Checked engine oil was 3qts low, checked service records customer is not very good with regular oil changes. performed leak ...
2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L engine
k gentlemen , i have a toyota thats kicking my but , car came in with this rattle coming from the timing cover , i diagnosed it as timing chain stretched ???!!! so i quoted it and made the appointment to install . got it all back together and the vehicle start...

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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L Hesitation, low to no power VIN: JA3XC57B9N
Thank you all for the replies, they were all helpful but Angel hit it on the head. The transmission was in limp mode and needs a replacement but the customer declined that repair so this one will go to the scrap heap. I feel stupid because it was obviouse as s...
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 3N1BB51D01
This one went to the back of the lot again but I finally got another shot at it and I am very happy to report that it is fixed. Thanks for all the help guys. I pulled the pump and examined it and the tank, no issues there. I confirmed the fuel pressure at the ...
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Immobilizer Key/Ignition VIN: 1N4AL21E38
Thanks to all who replied...We have been unable to get a hold of the customer to perform further tests on the vehicle. In any case we would have been referring the customer to return to the dealer for further diagnostic as it seems like that would have been be...
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Outlet temp VIN: 4S4BP67C25
Thanks for all the help guys. Got this one fixed. I put an expansion valve in the car and the temp got lower but still not low enough. The valve was very noisy and the low side was now pulling into a vacuum. I removed all the lines and the condenser. I fou...
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