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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Throttle body VIN: 1HGFA16886
This car has got me going for a loop! So a while back it came in with an erractic idle. Checked for leaks.. none found.. cust wanted 150k service... replaced PCV adjusted valves and also replaced AFR sensor and [...]. the erractic idle is still there! now...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Pcm VIN: KM8SB73E14
Vehicule came in for an intermitent no start, we originaly tought about the crank sensor so i plugged the oscilloscope and the trace we got was good until it stoped starting. But after furter inspection here is a description of what is wrong: Everytime you op...
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2007 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 5NPET46CX7
While driving under load and on acceleration intermittantly cuts out for a split second. No codes stored. Nothing shows up on scanner while graphing. Feels like someone shut the key off for a split second. At first it seemed to be at the shift points 1-2nd shi...
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2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV54E05
Hey all you infinity guys i got another problem with one. This came in for smog but has the mil light on. codes p0011, p0021, and p0021. Exhaust cams are reading -15 and intake are reading +34 degrees. I checked both actuators and they work. All the cam sensor... Trouble codes: P0011, P0021, P0014
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1994 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11W9R
replaced all of the fuel injectors because one was bad under the upper intake manifold. road test vheicle runs great but mil light will come on. there was no mil light on prior to replacement of injectors. codes 34, knock sensor and 35 egr temp sensor. cleared... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor), 35 (egr temp sensor)
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2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Stall VIN: 3N1BB51A3Y
vehicle came is running fine cold, after an hr of driving vehicle will stall at lights and if cruising with foot off gas, replaced idle control valve for seized unit, also have removed and cleaned mass air , i dont usually mess with niss. any help would be gre... Trouble codes: P0505
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L lifter noise VIN: 5N1ED28462
Came in customer stated making noise after being driven on interstate . Road tested came back lifters on left head ticking , check oil pressure ( was with in specs.) 28 at idle almost 80 2000 rpms . Replace all lifters , also replace lifter mounting housing on...
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2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L long crank time VIN: 1N4AL11D76
good guess the crank sensor is a problem, but how to get at it. seems to be located on backside of engine near transmission and you can barely see it let alone replace it. We know this sounds stupid but how to get at it for replacement. Trouble codes: P0725, P0335
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2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, <4000rpm VIN: 4S3BL61657
This car came in with a low power complaint and would not exceed 4000 RPM. I have lost the documentation of the first scan test but it directed me to the VVT solenoid bank #1 which I replaced with a factory part. My inexperienced technician tightened the VVT p... Trouble codes: P0082 (Int. valve control ckt. low voltage bank 2)
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2012 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L Awd VIN: 4S4BRBKC8C
Hello everyone. My friend mechanic bought a flooded Subaru Outback. He fixed pretty much everything except issue that is probably related to differential system. When driving straight, there is no noticeable problem, but when steering and moving, even a littl...
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2001 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 5TEGN92N81
Hi crew , i ve this truck that fails smog inspection co,hc are high(c0,hc were are 15/50 25/50 1.04% 138ppm and 1.00% 180ppm ) so we did intrusive test we notice catalytic converter were low efficiency . Fuel pressure was 58 lbs. Is way off the specs ,michell ...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Anti Theft VIN: 1NXBR32E85
Code p2799 sets in ecm that was just replaced performed relearn again and still no start and code sets imobilizer data shows no codes and is disabling starting any help would be great was thinking about reflashing pcm due to the fact i found out this pcm was a...
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2006 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBT44A26
EVAP canister was replaced not to long ago. Now unrelated codes have popped up. TSB for these exact codes indicates replacement of canister assembly will be necessary. has anyone seen this? TSB #EG023-06, Date of issue April 14, 2006. I noticed the part number... Trouble codes: P043E, P043F, P0453 (EVAP emissions control system pressure sensor high input), P2401 (EVAP emissions leak detection pump stuck off), P2402 (EVAP emissions leak detection pump stuck on), P2419 (EVAP emissions pressure switching valve stuck off)
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2008 Toyota Solara Sport 3.3L Sensor VIN: 4T1FA38PX8
I have this toyota which we installed a new tpms sensor in the right rear.we programmed thje new sensor and all was well.this week light is on with a code c1226.i looked at all data but no such code is listed.my tpms tool shows me code number but asto what it ...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L no movement VIN: KNAFB121X2
This vehicle does in fact need a transmission. I have never seen this issue before, but I will remember it. There was no fluid flow out of the transmission pump. Customer elected to take to trans shop for overhaul. Thanks for the help.
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1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1NA3514P
Thanks for the replies everyone; I forgot to close this post the same evening I had posted it (but keeping it simple, and ensuring not to skip the basics I found the spark plugs and spark plug wires needing to be replaced). Thanks for your time, Michael [...] ...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L blend doors VIN: 5N1BV28U24
removed dash again and found to be a bad mode door.
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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL21E28
The customer decided to buy a used transmission and I just replaced it. The transmission fixed it. Thanks for all the help. According to the salvage yard these cvts are a common fail point in the Nissans.
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2008 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTMBD33V48
I technically didn't fix this but after cleaning the throttle body to remove the varnish build up and clearing the pending etc, the customer reports that the vehicle has since performed well and without incident. I totally expected it to return with the same s... Trouble codes: P2118 (Throttle actuator control motor performance).
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