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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Stall VIN: 1HGCG5649W
The car came to me as an intermittent stall that would restart after a few minutes-time ranged from 3-4 minutes to as much as a half hour and it didn't matter if the engine was cold or warm and it would stall on highway, in town and at idle. Of course it would... Trouble codes: P1382 (CYP loss of signal), P0420 (Catalyst efficiency)
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCG56401
P1381 CYP Sensor Intermittant interruption: This fault only appears very intermittantly after about 30 mins of driving. I have so far been unsucssesful in capturing any relavent data from this vehicle because of this intermttency. When this fault does occur t... Trouble codes: P1381 (CYP Sensor Intermittant interruption)
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD68412
This car when sold will go to high idle and as it gradually comes down it will start misfiring an eventually stall, I can keep it running with my foot on the gas but act like its in fail safe when revved above 2500 rpm's. I put the crank pulley on the white ma... Trouble codes: P1298 (ELD High Voltage), P1259 (Cam Position sensor A Crank Position sensor incorrect phase), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0302 (MIsfire cylinder 2), P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4)
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1999 Infiniti Q45 4.1L No Start VIN: JNKBY31A9X
after testing for a no spark lab scope shows the cam sensor is not giving a clean form. We order a cam sensor from the local dealer and the parts man says better check the magnets on the cams. NOW I am looking for the magnets and I can't find any info about th...
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68SXY
Hello Fellow Techs, I have a 2000 Lexus GS300, first time customer. In with a check engine light. P1755. Cleared. Came right back on. Dropped transmission pan, check wire resistence to solenoid, is good. Check solenoid, is working. Check power to solenoid, th... Trouble codes: P1755 (Linear Solenoid for Lock Up Control malfunction. Shift Solenoid Valve SLU)
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2006 Scion xB 1.5L engine VIN: JTLKT32406
I have 2 main questions. Can this engine be removed from the top? Also, this is the first chain engine i've done a head gasket on, will resurfacing the head cause too much slack in chain, causing cam timing issues? I know this is the case on Mazdas. I haven't ...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 2nd gear VIN: JT3HP10V4W
Vehicle came in for popping out of 5th gear, all other gears seem to work ok. performed TSB repair for 5th gear TC001-01. Replaced all said components and now 5th works great but it pops out of 2nd. I was able to make my repair by simply pulling the side cover...
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B0Y
Have a 2000 Toyota Avalon with a 3.0 engine came in wiyh multiple codes P0125 P0330 P1150. Replaced the thermostat for the P0125 replaced the #2 knock sensor for the p0330 and replaced the bank 2 sensor one af sensor for the p1150. After these repairs I have a...
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2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEZU14R48
Hey techs, I was looking for a few opinions on this 4 runner here. It has two codes po441 and po455. I have gone through evap testing and have done a smoke check on this vehicle and I originally thought this cap was leaking but after a new one installed I stil... Trouble codes: P0441, P0455
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start, Imobilizer VIN: 1HGEM21932
Thanks for all the replies I found the knock sensor shorted out. I put my low amp probe on pin A20 Yel/Blu wire and found it was drawing 1.5 Amps unplugged knock sensor and green security light quit flashing and car started right up. As a side note it is runni...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, no overdrive VIN: JT6HF10U0Y
2 OEM sensors & 1 sub harness is the only fix to these. Don't try to save here, it just isn't worth it. Thanks for all the help. This car will not go into overdrive if it sets knock sensor codes. Car is road tested and working well. Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor bank 1).
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2002 Subaru Forester 2.5L oil VIN: JF1SF65592
Thanks to all that replied! PCV has been replaced and have instructed owner to bring the vehicle back in 2 weeks. Will update forum at that time.
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2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L power steering VIN: 3J3HN86R22
Well, We pulled frt covers and inspected. Found water pump seeping and original t-belt. Replaced these as well as the key for the crank pullys. Noise still there, must be inside engine. Cust was happy that we did what we did, very understanding customer. He de...
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