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2007 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on, idles high VIN: 5FNRL38837
This is my personal vehicle and after performing 100k maintenance the engine idles high and check engine light comes on after 2 trips with code p2279. The van ran great before with no codes being set. I have double checked timing belt alignment and Valve adjus... Trouble codes: P2279
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D53
Hello and thank you in advance. Basically im trying to ignore and inevitable here and hopefully understand what went wrong. I just replaced the cylinder heads on this engine (my first set)and now i have a terrible idle quality and low vacuum. everything points... Trouble codes: P0340, P0345
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JS3TD62V3Y
Hi, I am looking for some help from the Suzuki techs out there . Have a 2000 suzuki with a 2.5 v6 come into the shop for a complaint of hesitation. Test drove it and it ran good for roughly 20 minutes then started to hesitate and barely run, soon after it kill...
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L No Start VIN: 5TBDT44146
Vehicle was in for t belt service,after completion will not start.Will not crank,have no communication with ecm,check engine light does not come on when key is put in run position.Checked all pcm power and grounds and have batt voltage on all pins at e3 connec...
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Dash warning VIN: JTDKB20U48
3 brake lights on dash are on as well as defrost light and tire monitor light on Looking for some ideas re all lights being on at same time. All brakes working fine and foundation are in good shape. Any help would be apprieciated. Thks Doug

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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L door locks VIN: 1HGCG1658Y
Turned out we had multiple door lock actuators failing; as we cycled the locks to assess operation the thermal switch would kick in and shut down operation of the driver's actuator. Customer did not want to replace the other actuators so we adjusted the linkag...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation
P0172 is air fuel ratio sensor code. Before I posted help, I cleaned throttle body, checked cam timing, replaced fuel filter, plugs etc. Scan to diagnose. then Replaced Air/Fuel Ratio Sensor (front O2 sensor) Runs well now Thanks for all your help in replie... Trouble codes: P0172.
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L r.side axle VIN: 4T1SK12E8P
You guys impressed me with the quick responses! what a great tool to have in the box! A big SHOUT-OUT goes to K. [...] out in Maine though for the correct tip- some juice,a pry bar between the bearing & bracket, with the air hammer on the bracket. Slicker than...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Battery VIN: 4T1BE32KX3
Thank you to all who replied. The problem found after a voltage drop on the battery cables was a loose ground at the negative connection at engine.
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