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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGEJ1129R
Vehicle came for rpm flunctuates between 600 to 1000 when sits at idle. I check for vacuum leak, good. Pull IAC valve off and carbon buid up. Replace with a new one and clean throttle. Vehicle still act up the same with rpm flunctuates. Any help would be appre...
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L enigne VIN: JM3ER29307
At the 1st start up there is a noise like an air pump that is failing and super loud. The vehicle is not equipped with an air pump. The customer is also noticed excessive tail pipe smoke. We are aware of the TSBs for an updated PCV system. However we can't tel...
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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D16
This car will not start up with first turn of key. On second try it will start and run rough for a few seconds and set a code for camshaft sensor circuit. There is a new camshaft sensor installed . If the code is cleared after it stars and runs it will not set... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft sensor circuit)
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2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Compressor VIN: 4S4BP60C98
The compressor cycles on and off too quick
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86RXY
This vehicle came in after replacing both valve cover gaskets. Now has knock sensor codes both banks. Vehicle does run rough at times, unable to catch any readings when it does it, usually under hard acceleration. We replaced both knock sensors, visually inspe... Trouble codes: P0325, P0330
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1999 Daewoo Leganza SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: KLAVB6929X
Well, we got er dun. Thank you for all your help. You know its not very often i get stumped like this but it happens to the best of us. Thank you very much to the two of ya for the description on the filter monitor and MAP monitoring, very insightful and takin... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr flow insufficient detected).
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2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Limp Mode VIN: 2HGFG12688
What happens was, there is a break in a wire right at the neck of the ecm harness, this wire break or cut but was hiding in the insulator... so i decided to begin pulling wires from the harness connector, behind, and by God grace, i discovered one wire which ...
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2009 Honda Element EX 2.4L wheel speed sensor VIN: 5J6YH28799
The aftermarket hub assembly had an erractic signal and set exciter ring code{although it functioned }.Replaced with a second unit and its repaired.Thanks for helping me figure out how it functioned.
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT8GK13T5S
I would like to thank everyone who replied. By unpluuging all 12 volt related sensors and components, I pin pointed it down to the pcm itself, after the fact that the customer told me that someone jump started his car, and the customer saw sparks. The vehicle ...
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2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T2HA31U16
well, after over thinking the issue, the customer took the car over the weekend, put about 200 miles on it, and the car made it simple. Dead cylinder on # 6, we originally swapped # 2 & # 6 injectors, Not all from front to rear ( my mistake ) , replaced the 3 ... Trouble codes: P0174, P00, 302 (miss fire 2).
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2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L oil pressure VIN: 1YVHP84D15
well really dont call this a fix as you can not fix something that is not broke...we felt we had covered all our bases so we contacted the maker of the oil pump.we were told that engine could have up to 90 psi of oil pressure and that the pump had been "packed...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
Hey folks! Sorry for taking so long! After hours of diagnostics, I suggested that PCM have to be bad( didn't find short inside) but my friend that owns the garage said probably the car owner will not go ahead to have done but just in case he decide to do it th... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle control System malfunction).
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Main Fuse VIN: 5N1ED28T41
Thanks for all of the responses. I had already check all of the suggestions. Hoping someone had seen this before. I took a shot at it and replaced alternator.I think going into reverse was just coincidental. Owner has driven 175 miles without any problems afte...
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2007 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L fuel sender VIN: 5N1BV28U97
Found problem with cluster/connection. Customer returned vehicle yesterday and after consulting schematic in between and scrutinizing how circuit worked, I determined it had to be something with the cluster. In my haste to get vehicle diagnosed and fixed to ...
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