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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S6CM58W6W
We have a Passport that came to us from another shop for high idling issues, came in idling at approx 2800rpm. We tested IAC motor & performed Standard PCM tes light test for IAC control, works well. Cleaned ground by Cruise control module. Tested TPS sensor, ...
2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16603
Has anyone run into a 1.7 Civic with a start stall within 3 seconds.Fuel pressure 40 psi no codes.What was your fix? Thanks inadvance. Trouble codes: N0
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U4Y
Does the ipcsend voltage to the ecu? or what tells the ipc to send it? Trouble codes: P0500 (Vss malfunction)
2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Drive-axles VIN: JTHCH96S76
Thanks for your time and replies. We have a rattle in the left front that is not harsh. Sounds like body panels or something like that rattling on light bumps at slow speed. We have taken all the splash panels out,Fog light and even the sway bar links and roa...
2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L no power VIN: 4F2CU08111
SUV came in with a no power on hills. Has all of the symptoms of a blocked exhaust. It wont go past 3500 rpms. Tested both precats at the upper O2 sensor. no real problems found 2-3 psi WOT. Removed the rear pre cat and inspected it. It looks ok. no damage. (m...
2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Misfire VIN: JM1GG12L36
Hi Mazda Techs, We have a [...] that has an intermittent missfire that only occurs at 3200-4000 rpm in 3rd gear. it initally arrived with no codes and on the first t.d. in late afternoon it had an intermittent mifire that lasted less than 2 seconds. Whe... Trouble codes: P0300
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R8Y
This 4 runner has history of setting p0420.this is a california vehicle. customer has had convertor replaced less than two yrs ago.front o2 recently replaced.Dealer wants $2400 for a a pair of convertors, I talked to a local exhaust shop who told me these mode... Trouble codes: P0420

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1996 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF34T7T
well, after exhausting all resources available to us, we managed to "cheat" this vehicle by creating a Y style connection at the egr solenoid effectively allowing vacuum to escape all the time and then when the solenoid closed it would apply vacuum to the egr.... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr system malfunction).
2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L pcm VIN: JT8BF28GX1
Hi every body! Iam back. Thanks very much for your advice and time. I learned a lot from every one of you. As I said in my post, the codes were erased only one time; and all the monitors reseted except evap and catalyst.One thing that failed to mintion in my p...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Ckp VIN: 1N4AL11EX2
Thanks for all your help. Odd as it is, the signal plate is completely missing off the crank.
2005 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L srs light VIN: 5N1AA08A65
Vehicle has yet to return for further testing. When it does I will check connections and powers and grounds to srs controller. thanks for the replies.
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L valve timing VIN: 2T1BR12E0Y
well tech got this one fixed,special thanks to sean kelly for help on this one,the manuals,all three, were not much help,i've never seen timing marks like this-they were not there.i finally went by the lobes the way sean described and it worked,thanks again IA...
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDKB22U86
thank you to everyone who replied and for your time!the engine oil was overfilled by 1/2 quart and we drained to correct level.the aux. battery read only 8.5 volts we charged the battery for approx.1-hour put back in car and discharged rapidly to 8 volts so, b... Trouble codes: P2111, P3190.
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