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2002 Acura TL 3.2L Misfire VIN: 19UUA566X2
Thanks in advance, I got one here driveing me nuts. Car came in complants of misfireing and check engine light on. Scan codes found p0301 302 304 306 300 also codes p1456,p0740,p1399. swaped coil with known good one car smooth up to the point i ordered the oth... Trouble codes: P1399, P0304
2000 Isuzu N NPR-HD 4.8L master cyl. VIN: JALB4B141Y
vehicle came in comnplaint of low brake pedal.adjusted rear brakes first,pedal slightly better.bled complete brake system,found air in left front caliper.pedel was at top where supposed to be.customer picked up vehicle on friday.drove home no problem.vehicle s...
2008 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Compressor VIN: JM3ER293X8
I think I am lost on this one. Customer complaint is that after driving the A/C stops blowing cold. After 30 minutes or so, the relay coil looses it's ground. If I ground it the compressor works fine. Pressures are normal for this part of the world, 35-38 lo...
2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D86
This Nissan has been to several other shops where they replaced the cam and crank sensors, spark plugs and the ecm for a no spark condition. I installed a dealer crank sensor and the vehicle starts and runs. After it warms up and you shut it off, when you try ...
2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Timing chain VIN: 1N4BA41E66
To all Nissan techs out there. Got this maxima that has a rattling noise. Took out the primary tensioner cover and found the shoe broke and the tensioner stretched out. My question is, is there a way of replacing the secondary chain tensioners without removing...
2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L compressor VIN: 1N4AL24E89
This Altima has no compressor engagement. The refrigerant resting pressure is 95 psi. The fuse 41 has 12v on both sides with the key on. The led on the ac switch lights when the button is pushed, The pressure switch on the drier has 5 volts across the colored ...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Bent Valves VIN: 4S3BH665X1
Hello everyone, This car broke a timing belt by wrapping it around the crankshaft pulley about 100,000 miles after it was last replaced. It appears to have bent every one of it's exhaust valves. According to alldata all sohc subie motors are free wheeling. Any...
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZK23C87
Hi all thank you in advance and all help is appreciated. We have a 07 Toyota Sienna Van that continually spits out a code P0101. We replaced the MAF and the fuel pump both with dealer parts. If you clear the code it stays out for sometimes a day or can be as l... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass or Volume Air flow circuit range/performance problem)

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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD7239T
Swapped distributor with one from a like vehicle and not misfiring anymore, so I ordered and installed a genuine honda distributor sub assy and ignitor and its fixed. I wish I knew how to figure it out instead of just guessing. Thank you all for your input, yo... Trouble codes: P0108, P0300, P0301.
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L All Electrical Circuits VIN: 5NPEU46C96
I'm sorry, I thought I had closed this already, What we found was a poor connection at battery ground cable to frame. It looked ok visually but when we unbolted, cleaned and reconnected it the problem went away. Again, I want to thank all that offered help.
2007 Infiniti M35 Sport 3.5L No Start, no crank VIN: JNKAY01E57
customer has had no more trouble with car as of july 8 when he brought the car in. just to intermittent at this point. thanks for the help. If I find anything I will post a fix Trouble codes: P0615, P1815.
2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVFP80CX5
Thanks to all that replied. This one almost got me, the coil for #1 cylinder was shorting out and backfeeding throught the computer causing the car to stall. Replaced coil, wires and plugs and car ran flawless.
1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: SW20006770
Thank you for reading and all the advise, it ends up is the MAF sensor internal shorting out, reference voltage get pull down, by disconnecting individual sensor, the ref voltage come back up, I check spark and fuel pulse, jump ECM bypass wire everything back...
2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L coil, injector? VIN: JTDKB22U74
ok thanks for all the replies. I did do a compression test and found 150 to 155 across all four cyl. I was only getting a misfire #2 code so I ordered 1 more plug just in case. same misfire code. the biggest issue was trying to get vehicle to act up. it ...
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