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2000 Acura EL 1.6L low power
2000 acura 1.6 el. Low power at all speeds. Starts very well, idles smooth, no codes, decent mileage. Vehicle seems to be lacking power at all speeds. Very noticeable on hills. I drive a 93 civic sedan 1.5l auto non-VTEC, and it will run circles around th...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16532
hello HONDA tech's, this vehicle is driving me crazy, it acts like the cat is plugged, will start but idle's poorly, then has no power. I have pulled cat same results. I have no communication with computer, check engine light is on,have checked all voltages at...
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L air/fuel VIN: JHMCM56393
Hello, the honda accord is displaying P1157 code after scanning the car. Though the check engine lights disappears after erasing the code but comes up after a short distance,even before leaving the garage. Please from your wealth of experience kindly advice wh...
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Engine VIN: KNDUP13183
Hello everyone, we have an 03 Kia Sedona in the shop. it came in because the engine was vibrating like it had a misfire. first we scanned for codes but we didn't see anything... so next we looked at the spark plugs and found that they had been done in the last...
2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LW28J35
Just purchased this vehicle as a non-runner without keys. Had new keys made(non chip)and attempted to start it. There is no light on the dash indicating an immobilizer and the ring around the ignition cylinder is steel. My locksmith says a plastic ring would i...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L power window VIN: JN8DR09X11
This one for the Nissan techs out there. After replacing the window motor and installing , when you press the switch in auto to close the window , the window would come to full closed and the it rolls down about 6 inches and stops.As far as I know this is the ...
2009 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L Traction controll VIN: JF2SH63639
C0071 Steering angle sensor output. I can see data from steering angle on the scan tool as a graph with no dropouts...I reset the steering angle sensor G sensor with a snap on Verdict with the latest update from snap-on...before resetting this i had codes C005...
1990 Toyota Corolla GTS 1.6L ignition VIN: JT2AE98C1L
Alldata having issues taking my credit card info to look up diagnostic and ohm/volt readings for two pickups in distributor and igniter readings. Please provide into. Also, wiring diagram from igniter to ignition/ecu is helpful. No spark and rotor in distrib...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4T1BE32K03
Car came in on tow truck with broken belt and top of radiator split open and oil and antifreeze mix sprayed out. tried to start engine and sounded like it wanted to run on one cylinder. Oil smelled like charcoal. Sold a reman engine and installed, new plugs an... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354

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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Hesitation, Pinging VIN: 1N4BL11E13
As Paul suggested I did a volumetric efficiency test and got 53%. Fuel trims were all good so this confirmed a good MAF and a restriction in the exhaust system. Many of you were right about the catalytic converters. Customer agreed to replace them and the p... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1).
2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BA06B46
paying attention is very important. i had put the relay in the incorrect position as i did not pull the ipdm. so i replaced the 3rd relay from the left in the view with the ipdm in place not pulled out..well, pulled the ipdm and put it in the correct location(...
2001 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN87R51
Ok So I knew i had a vent valve problem with the canister. I grounded the Canister closed valve and the pressure switching valve. then i grounded the Purge VSV with the engine running while monitoring the pressure sensor on scan tool. once i got about 20 i sto... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap System).
2009 Toyota Corolla XLE 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBU40E39
Let me start by thanking everyone that tried to help. This vehicle has left and the customer is going to try another computer. Everything indicates that the computer is at fault. Wiring is good, voltage and ground to the MAF is perfect. When I unplugged the A/... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass airflow range performance), P0172 (Bank1 system rich).
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