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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGCD5539V
This accord will idle low & stall often when warmed up. we pulled the iac off and found it a little carboned up but didn't see anything wrong. Throttle body passages are wide open. Applying vacuum to the egr kills engine. I had another iac that was known fault...
2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Drive Line VIN: JHLRD77876
Hello all. We have this CR-V that exhibits a moderate vibration during acceleration in all gears.When at cruise or slowing no vibration is felt.Vibration occurs ONLY on acceleration.I removed the rear drive shaft and vibration remained.Rear differential dual p...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L overdrive
Hello everyone . I have a transmission that shifts normally thru all gears until overdrive ,then engine revs, no overdrive engagement. Trying to fing out if anyone has seen this before, Is this normally a valve body /soloniod prblem. or a mechanical failure in...
2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L misfire VIN: 4S2DF58Y94
Hi guys, have one here that I cant figure out. This vehicle starts and runs fine, however for unknown reason when I put it in gear (sometimes) the entire left bank of cylinders goes dead cylinders 2,4, and 6 drop out. It will not do it all the time but when th...
2010 Lexus IS250 2.5L power windows VIN: JTHBF5C23A
Hi all, I have this lexus that is kicking my but over here. Maybe someone can help me. The right front window is inop with the master window switch. It works ok with the right front switch. So i know the right front switch and motor are good. I am not sure abo...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L at light flash VIN: JM1BK34436
hi guys hope you can help, this mazda has only one complaint,intermittent thump while driving is what customer stated,i road test for @ 20 miles then finally felt a bucking a/t light flashed once, gear indicator droped from 5 down to 3 and trans followed [down...
2006 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E06
customer is trying to get his car smogged, (california)... vehicle came in with p0420, (cat system efficiency below threshold bank 1). found an exaust leak between manifold to cat donut gskt, replaced it. replaced downstream HO2 sensor but code returns. exaust... Trouble codes: P0420

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2005 Acura MDX 3.5L 5th gear
Sorry for the delays I r&r the trans again and installed a new rear trans case and it fixed the problem thanks for the help
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L transmission VIN: 2HKRL185X1
we replaced the transmission and finish just last monday oct/1 we still waiting to see if code doesn't come back, thanks to every body for their imputs.
2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Surge, High Idle VIN: KNAFE12105
The part we replaced was a IAC not a TPS (had to many things on the to do pile I guess) It made no change according to customer... I drove this car for the weekend and did experence their concern... Scanned It and found IAC out of spec... Replaced It and all i...
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12565
Thank you all for your responses. We switched ignition wires #1 & #4, and drove the vehicle for 20 miles. The P0304 code did not come back. We tried a "beautifully made" aftermarket coil pack, Then the engine thumped, when we did brake torque test? We then che...
2007 Lexus LS460 L 4.6L Dual Climate Control VIN: JTHGL46F17
My bad, I thought I did close this request. The uneven cooling output on the center vents was caused by low charge in the system. Valve at low side leaking. The solar sensor fault was disregarded as this appears normal fault code in workshop environment. Than...
2002 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22D92
well guys it wasn`t a thriller like the singer but my mini scanner sent me to injector as compression n spark plug was good cold r hot,it was a tricky one as it ran so good cold r the first fifteen minutes.but afew of u`all were correct on injector but the tes...
1989 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L intake/head gasket VIN: JN8HD16Y1K
Sorry it has taken so long to close this one. This has been worked on on the side and just haven't had much time to work on it. I sincerely appreciate all the help and suggestions. Looks like I will be replacing the engine if I can find a good price. More than...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Cuts out VIN: JN8DR07Y71
hi guys i replaced mass air flow with after market twice i bought a oem from nissan the vehicle work ok thank to all the help guys have a nice day
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L starting VIN: 1N4DL01D41
Hi Guys, Thanks for all the help...The general consensus was that my only option was to replace the engine control ECU and then program the keys, I did not have access to any higher level scan tool that might allow the existing ECU to be reprogrammed. Unfortu...
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L nats code VIN: 5N1BV28U54
Thank you David and Andrew for the code,van started right up.Its great to have the help from the techs on IATN.
2005 Nissan 350Z 35th Anniversary Edition 3.5L Clutch pedal VIN: JN1AZ34D25
Thanks for the replies. Decided to order a new clutch, remove the one from the car and compare the two. The new pressure plate diaphragm fingers were 5 mm higher than the one in it. Installed new clutch. Pedal was a lot better but not perfect. Drove it home an...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
Thanks to all that responded. Got some great tips. I started by checking the PCM to see if the inj. driver was fried, open and check, found no visible burn or smell so we put it back in. started to remove the aftermarket alarm and put back to factory spec. we ...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L no power to B+ temanal in toyota connector VIN: 4TAWN72N2Y
Thank you everyone for your help. It ended up being the fuse box inside the cab at the efi fuse.the fuse was good on both sides but I had no pwer to the efi relay. I tracked it down to the fuse box and bypassed it. it worked perfect after that. I replaced the ...
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Clutch Master Cylinder VIN: JTDBE32K25
Thank you all for your time in helping me with my problem. I replaced the master with a Toyota part. The original replacements were all from Napa. I verified correct adjustment and will have to see if it comes back. There has never been a fluid leak. Once agai...
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