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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGCA6281K
This vehicle stays in close loop for only about 30 seconds under ASM. During the first 30 seconds, the EGR valve opens to about 2.2 volt (EGR position sensor) while both O2 sensors appears to be in fuel control (cycles up and down). However, after 30 seconds, ...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31A31
We found a used ECU for this car with the same part number and without a burned up circuit board. (There is a related post on that from a month ago.) We sent it off to be repaired because it would not ground the ECU relay, turn on the CEL or communicate with a...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L engine VIN: KNDJC73333
Well here I go getting myself into another after hours project, I just bought this Kia from a customer because of a loud tapping noise in engine, they didn't want to pay to diagnose the problem. My first thought was that a rod bearing was worn out and piston w...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1BK34376
This was a tow in it will start for 1-2 seconds when noid light is bright when it starts for the two seconds. It does not loose spark and will run with starting fluid. The noid light goes very dim even when running on fluid and when it dies. If I hold the key ...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D7Y
hello everyone. I have this nissan in the shop towed in no start died while driving. checked and found no spark or injector pulse. checked for codes and found code p0340 cmp sensor. replaced can sensor and still no start. replaced crank sensor also both with o... Trouble codes: P0335
2004 Nissan 350Z Touring 3.5L window motor VIN: JN1AZ36AX4
Thanks in advance for your review!!! With limited alldata information on wiring & diagnostics, with limited foreign scan tool data I am coming to the conclusion of the switch or electronic control issue. There is power & ground to the RF window switch (black &...
2005 Scion tC (Car) 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JTKDE17795
Hey guys, I feel like this one's staring me in the face and I just can't get it. It has a random miss at idle that affects all cylinders and the kicker is it goes away and PURRS when I add 20% injector volume on my scanner. Lean miss, right? No specific cylind... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Compressor VIN: 4S4BP60C98
The compressor cycles on and off too quick
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, No Communication
This vehicle comes from another shop, came to me with the whole interior torn apart. the vehicle runs great, battery light is on but alternator voltage is 14volts. and check engine light is on, but no communication to pcm or any other modules. I haven't had mu...

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2006 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KM8JN12D76
Sorry for the delay, we finally got the vehicle back to finish the repair. It turned out to be a no code MAF sensor that was causing the vehicle to run just a little bit to lean. We had tried to clean it, but that wasnt good enough so we went ahead and replace... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank one), P0174 (Lean Bank two).
2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR18U36
thankx everyone for helping out, the problem was a loose conection on the evap volume solenoid(canister purge volume solenoid)whats weird is that it gave us the po448 and not po445.but it is fixed.thanks!! Trouble codes: P0448.
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E27
Sorry for the late delayed closure. Changed the NATS antenna (attatched to the steering colulm), dialed in the code all you guys were so kind to provide me, and it was good to go. Thanks again to all Trouble codes: P1610 (p1614-), P1614.
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4BA41E87
What it turned out to be was the ABS system There is a tsb on the abs causing drivablity problems on these drive by wire and cvt transmissions 2007-2012. NTB11-089 date issue, September 26, 2011. What I did was disconect the ABS module and when I test drove th...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L shift VIN: 4S3BG6851W
yes I think the problem was created by me when I installed the used motor however I have not had the time or available space to drop the pan and see. thank you everyone for your replies.
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on
Well thank all that replied,after testing,retesting,checking vacuum hose routing and rechecking,testing ETC,TPS and Vss with noid light,and scope,cleaning all passages,thoddle body include,could not get code to reset on countless test drives.I'm left with to g... Trouble codes: P0401.
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF30K23
Thanks to all who replied, I appreciate your efforts!!! A special thanks goes to Thomas of North Carolina, who nailed it perfectly. The "tech" who did the spark plugs failed to tighten the ground wire hidden behind the center of the plenum. Thanks again to a... Trouble codes: P0032, P0052.
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