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1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 1.5L emissions VIN: JHMEG1142P
Failed state emission test 50/15 test HC reading 185 Allowed 159 CO Reading .98 Allowed .89 NOX Reading 2561 Allowed 1242 All passed on the 25/25 test The engine and exhaust appears to be running too cool Put a new 195 degree thermostat in Checked timing(good)...
2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JHMBB61401
This car is idleing at 975 RPM. The code P0505(idle control system malfunction) keep coming back after I clear it. According to mitchell it support to be 650-750. I have found no vacuum leak when I smoke test the intake system. I can not get the RPM to drop wi... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control System Malfunction)
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Discharged battery VIN: JNKCV51EX3
Hello to all, working on this 03 G35 sedan. Vehicle has an aftermarket radio and dash kit (double din). This vehicle has a current draw of 390mA. The only way I can lower the draw to 79mA is by pulling the 15A radio fuse under the hood. I thought "bingo" after...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y81
Replaced all coils and plugs Trouble codes: P1320 (No primary signal to ecm)
2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L timing chain VIN: 5N1AR18U46
Hi to all. I was looking for some tips from anybody who has performed this job. This pathfinder with a 4.0 came in for a noise. I removed the belt started it up & noise is still there. Sounds like a whinning noise & gets louder the more rpms its given. I found...
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL21E58
Thanks in advance for any help. This one is complicated. Last week customer was driving from mass to maine in the severe snow storm we had. He lost power and vehicle was what he called in limp mode. Customer stopped and found snow in the air filter. He cleaned... Trouble codes: P1610 (NATS malfunction), P1612 (NATS malfunction), B260A, B2618 (Bcm), B2607 (steering lock relay), B2108 (steering lock relay on.)
2005 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Program VIN: 4S3BL67645
Another shop called and asked if I could flash a pcm for him. I told him I could and he dropped it off. I flash GM, Ford, Chrysler and Toyota with factory tools. No problem. I installed his PCM and went to the website to flash it. Unknown to me was that Subaru...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L 1-2 shift VIN: JT3HN86R8X
Auto trans 1-2 shift is comes in at around 4500-4800 rpm when cold. As the vehicle warms up the shift rpm's come down a little at this shift point. Also can 'accel pedal' shift at a lower rpm once warmed up. Once this gear engages the remaining upshifts are fi...
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1FF28P0Y
I have been battling air fuel ratio sensor codes on this vehicle for over a year. The codes can be clared and dont return somtimes for a week or up to 6 mounths. The custmer even drove the vehicle to flordia from pennsylvania and back without any codes bein se... Trouble codes: P1150 (A/F sensor ckt range perfocmance B2 S1), P1150 (A/F sensor ckt range perfocmance B2 S1)
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L drivetrain
Thank you in advance for taking the time to answer. It will bind up after driving about 20min then BANG and release. Once it starts it will bind up every 2 blocks or so. Removed and dissasembled trans, front diff, transfer unit, rear diff. All looked like new....
2006 Toyota Tundra 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBJT32176
hello every body have a code p2401 i think it maybe the evaporitive canister pump module, has any body ever seen this before? does any body no where it is located, component locater does not show it and tsb is for other codes not this one by it self.

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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L p1354 vvt bank2 misfires 2,4,6cylinders VIN: JT8BF28G71
thank you for the replies.bank 2 solenoid sticking.install new bank 2 OIL CONTROL VALVE SOLENOID.NOTE!!! SOLENOIDS DO NOT INTERCHANGE FROM BANK 1 TO BANK2.
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66501
Problem went away [...] enough for us to do some comparison testing and get a better idea how to test this unit. When it is working and at idle there is around 8 volts on the wire going to the ECU instead of .09. There are 3 terminals on the IAC, one is power i... Trouble codes: P0505.
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