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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG3143X
Hey everyone, so i got a 99 accord that when started (mostly at cold start) the idle will surge and flucuate between 1500-1800 rpm. has stored code p1519 iac valve circut. i put the two together and thought i would have an easy fix. (not the situation) so did ... Trouble codes: P1519 (Iac valve circut)
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
2006 Kia Rio 1.6L Windows, RH VIN: KNADE12326
RH windows inop, LH windows normal. Circut has one power relay with seperate RH & LH power window fuses. Bat+ present at fuse 32/LH P/WDW-25 amp, fuse 21/RH P/WDW-25a fuse is open from power or ground. By electrical diagrams the IP fuse block is faulty, Provin...
1980 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L High idle VIN: HS13020573
Hi every one thanks in advance.i get very little info on pre 83 vehicles in mitchell on demand,so,idle screw&air bypass screw are turned all the way in,found no vacuum leaks,o2 works good,emissions are good.it came in for timing out of spec 10after-spec is 10b...
2013 Other Asian ODYSSEY 3.5L dOORS VIN: 5FNRL5H45D
Suspect you would have to be a Honda Tech to understand this system. But anyone who can help I thank you. Left sliding door works normal so all interrelated parts are ok. All power is there from fuses and grounds are good. Comparing all sensors door to door. R...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Fuel Smell VIN: JF1GD70664
The customer has just purchased the vehicle so we dont have any real history on it. 2 problems- 1st is when the engine is idling and not moving the car fills with gas fumes. I have smoked it and cant find any leaks. Looked at all of the fuel lines and dont see...
2002 Suzuki Aerio S 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JS2RA41S02
Vehicle comes in running rough at idle and stalling. Customer states bucking.Has very poor idle but smooths out over 2000rpm. Based on maf reading replaced MAF sensor with no change. I don't have a gas analyzer but reading o2s sensor at sensor with new sensor ...
1997 Toyota Mark II 3.0L ABS Master Cylinder/Pump Unit
Standard brake pad change on this car was performed. Caliper bleeders were opened when pistons were collapsed to prevent fluid back-flow in the system, and no air entered the system. Pedal was depressed several times to extend the caliper pistons once everythi...
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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2006 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L heater blower VIN: 5FNRL38886
we tried another resistor and now it is working normal. thanks the resistor is a relay also and was not shutting fan off. is working correctly now. thanks to all
2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Under Dash Fuse Box VIN: JHMFD16796
Change the underdash fusebox and make sure that the product number correspond and will work with it. Moreover, make sure that all the ground wires are properly grounded so that you will not spoil the fuse and ecu
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Variable valve timing VIN: 1YVFP80D74
Thanks to all of you for your help. After talking to the owner of the dealer that sold the car, I got more information. The customer was in the owner's name a "punk kid" and this guy never speaks poorly of anyone. The customer put 2500 miles on the car in 2 we...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L ignition VIN: 4A3AK54F6S
Thanks to all who answered. The vehicle was repaired with a new clutch start relay. The relay supplied by the vehicle owner was a different part number but looked identical to the original one.
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D6W
Thanks to all who responded. Even though the egr system worked perfectly when tested, it did have a carbon build up in it. The egr temp sensor was able to get bellow .5 volts but was totally caked with a thick coating of carbon. The tube leading to the sensor ... Trouble codes: P0325 (p1402-), P1402.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
We had the PCM rebuilt, and programmed by Nissan. It now idles, but still cuts out at 2500 rpm. Nissan could not find the problem either. I will be looking at the vehical again. Trouble codes: P0505, P0403.
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Window Operation VIN: 1N4AL11D16
2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Awd VIN: JF1SG63665
Thanks for all the help. On the 2005 and up Subaru's there is no longer a solenoid in the rear case, it is now part of the valve body. I flushed the trans fluid three times and replaced the warn tires. It is 90%+ better. We are going to flush the fluid one mor...
2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L 4wd VIN: 5TBBT44132
Had to go wire to wire on this one at the 4wd module using Mitchell. There is no way to read this system with a scanner. It has no data line and no manual way to pull codes. Found 2 of the contact switches in the transfer case motor were not reading properly...
2006 Toyota RAV4 2.4L door locks VIN: JTMBD33V56
This is a very intermittent problem, the car has been in twice we checked wiring, as recommend by members thanks for the recommendations. If we get this car back and resolve the problem I will re post. Thanks again for the suggestions.
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