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2008 Mazda 3 i 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK32F78
Need help mazda techs, or anyone with info on this tough problem. This vehicle set code p0012 cam timing over retarded. Everything works fine when engine is cold. Was able to activate oil control valve and engine would stumble. Test drove and monitored vvt dat... Trouble codes: P0012
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 4A3AX35G6V
car came in idling terrible very unstable,ck engine light on customer says its lacking power cylinder balance test,all firing scope injectors,patterns look good checked spark at each plug wire with spark tester,OK this car to me is suffering from a lean condit... Trouble codes: P0170, P0304, P0442
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR18W65
Vehicle originally came in with MIL & Code P1136 Stored In ECM, Customer also had drivability issues with truck. Complained of truck"holding back" under acceleration. Have encountered this code before on 3.5L maximas, Infiniti G35s etc. Usually found oil low &... Trouble codes: P1136
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6553W
Customer complaint is poor acceleration and unable to get car to go more than 45mph at times. When I drove the car it didn't have good acceleration at low rpm and seemed to come alive around 1800rpm. At times the car would barely move at all when hot or cold. ... Trouble codes: P0324
2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L Stall VIN: KL5JD56Z36
Vehicle has an intermittent stall condition. May take 3 days to happen, may take 3 weeks. Vehicle stalls...customer uses phone to show video of vehicle cranking and not starting. but by the time the tow truck gets there, starts right up and is fine. Have had c... Trouble codes: P161B, P2106, P2110 (TAC Performance), P0068 (T/B Performance), P0646 (AC Clutch Relay Circuit Low)

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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L t.c.m. VIN: 1HGCB765XL
I checked all the circuits cleaned grounds and installed a reman unit in the car. All is well again. Here's to hoping the remanufacturer knows how to fix em. Ironically an employee at a parts store was about to rebuild one of these same day I fixed this one. T...
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1HGCD5635S
Steve from Arizona was accurate on this repair. The Compressor failed causing restrictions in the condenser. We replaced the Compressor, Receiver Drier and the Condenser. Blowing cold air now! Thanks so much for all of the help!
2007 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L noise VIN: 5FNRL38297
thanks for the help guys. it turned out that the odessey did have a rusted off mounting tab on the front warm-up cat it seemed solid on my first inspection but on close exmination i saw the broken tab and took a shot by replacing front and rear covers cured th...
2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27Y42
Thank you for all your help. With the information I received I was able to locate the knock sensor and confirm it was not unplugged nor was the wire cut. What the student working with me neglected to tell me, there was also a code for the Idle Speed Control Mo...
2008 Nissan Micra 1400CC Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
Dear friends, the car is fixed. the problem was the inlet throttle housing gasket is on the back of the air filter base. we replaced the o-ring gasket , make basic setting to the throttle and car runs fine for 3 weeks now, i think it is the time to close the... Trouble codes: P1171, P0108.
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