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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18012
car misfires severly at idle, kinda smoothes out at high rpm, MIL flashes, the questions i have is when i unplug igntion coil 6, no change to idle quality, but all 6 coils have on pin 1, 14.0 volts, pin 2 0.0 volts, pin 3 has 4.0 for a split second then drops ... Trouble codes: 1399 (Manufacturer misfire temporary code), 300 (multiple misfire), 301 (cyl 1 misfire), 302 (305 -), 305 (306 -), 306
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L running VIN: JTJHF10U31
Okay so this Lexus came customer says the engine lites on, scan it and had a p0302, p0304, p0306, p0171 fuel system too lean bank 1, p1130 a/f sensor circuit range performance b1/s1, and mass air flow performance code, so after looking at the codes and checkin...
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2000 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1NB3533Y
Ok guys, I feel like I am loosing my touch here. Can not seem to figure this car out. Customer stated car hesitates on acceleration. Customer replaced the spark plugs, but did not help. First I pulled codes and found an EGR excessive code plus an intake temp s...
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2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L egr system VIN: JM1TA22102
the car has a p0400 code that keeps coming back , has any one seen this problem , we replaced the egr valve,egr solenoids,egr boost sensor, egr boost solenoid, checked bloocked ports , wiring, all good. thanks for the help
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2002 Mazda B4000 4.0L no first gear VIN: 4F4ZR47E52
just got the truck and there is no first gear start out in second then shift to drive and runs fine even on jacks will not move tires in drive have not done much yet defrosting it first just looking for a direction
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Keys VIN: JM1BK32304
I need the incodes to access security and program 2 keys. Part Number: L3S8-18881-F Serial Number:L B39F Outcode -PCM:3DE79C Error Control: 4C06C Outcode -HEC: A4B5B5 Error Control: 5403A
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12345
After installing the used engine and road tested within a few miles of driving we got a code P0132 and P0138. Being that when the car came in it was not drivable we do not know if there were any codes previous or if the check engine light was on prior to the e... Trouble codes: P0132 (p0138-), P0138
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2006 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Another tech at shop is working on this mazda. Both upstream o2 sensors stuck at .04 at idle. Smoked intake found intake hose cracked replaced hose sets same codes. Vehicle had aftermarket massairflow sensor which read 2.7 grams per second at idle replaced wit... Trouble codes: P0131, P0151
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2005 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L lifters VIN: 4A3AB76S85
Engine has very noisy lifters intermittently, usually after cold start. Oil pressure checks good. Pulled oil pan and checked for sludge, it was clean. Have changed the oil and filter twice. Used OE filter. I can race the engine up for a while to get the lifter...
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2009 Subaru Tribeca 3.6L Steering VIN: 4S4WX99D59
customer concerns is that the vehicle pulls left and at low speeds the steering seems unstable{wanders}. I test drove vehicle and verified customer concern, vehicle does pull left at all speeds and at low speeds steering seems to wander. I also noticed that at...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L no start VIN: JTEHH20V01
No start/no spark, starter cranks fine. Car sets code 2796 no communication with immobilizer. There is no fuse in the fuse box for immobilizer. Took cover off steering column and no transponder amplifier nor is there a provision for one. Customer has been driv...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E25
Hi techs. We have been fighting this one. The check engine light continues to come on with evap code (PO456). We have smoke tested for leaks and run a self test on the system. It seems all of the solenoids are working properly and no leaks seen. We have replac... Trouble codes: P0456
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1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Oil flooding the intake VIN: JHMEG85700
Thank you all for you assistance, there was no notable reason for this problem. The manifold seemed ok the oil breather was good. I changed the engine oil and used a Castrol 15W40 and drove the car and the problem seemed to improve. On a road test the engine o...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L clutch VIN: 2HGES15864
Hi Guys, Like we know there is always a first and thanks to you guys for the joint knowledge,IATN rocks. After taking your advice and with a lot of hand pumping the clutch pedal we fixed the problem.
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Heater VIN: 5FNRL38606
This van is fixed . Heater is blowing 190 degrees F, out all vents on max heat and ac at 20 degrees across all vents. Working like it should. This heater core is about a foot long and just the first 4 inch where the lines come in and out was not plugged up....
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29L37
A big thank you to all the contributors on this ticket and others in this site. We sent the vehicle to another dealership which replaced the Mass Air Flow Sensor. Vehicle drives good at this time and back with customer. No word on fuel trim or any other data o... Trouble codes: P2178 (System Rich Off Idle - Bank 1), P2188 (System Rich at Idle - Bank 1).
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2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Belt VIN: 4S4BP62C55
Well, we are waiting for the customer to return to at least determine if the belt is loosening up but so far we are unable to make contact. I will update when vehicle returns. Thanks for everyone who replied and hopefully I can post a fix later.
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L guage fuse 10 amp VIN: 4T1BG22KXV
FINALLY FIXED IT. ALL SAID TO LOOK AT THIS HARNESS IN THE TRUNK. IT WAS ON THE OTHER END OF THE CAR. ENDED UP USING OLD SCHOOL TECHNIQUES TO FIND THIS. THIS CAR HAS BEEN BUTCHERED WITH ADD ON SECURITY SYSTEMS AND IT WAS FALLING OFF, FOUND SCOTCH BLOCKS FOR...
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