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2008 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L range switch VIN: 5FNRL38418
the d light on the dash flashes after the car has been driven a while. check engine light comes on for code p0705. I have replaced the range switch and tested the wiring harness from switch to pcm and found no opens or shorts in harness. with scanner hooked up...
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D55
This vehicle has a p0171 code. The freeze frame data showed the vehicle just off idle with about 1000 rpm, and the LTFT was 25%. Now with the vehicle idling warmed up the ltft is 25% and the stft is around 0 unless you barely move it off idle and it will go up... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Code P0505 VIN: JNKCA31A7Y
P0505 is a fault code for idle problem. I replaced the IACV and repaired the ECM and completed the IAVL successfully, but I keep getting the P0505 code and we cannot smog it. Help!
2006 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4F2CZ04196
Client says engine start fine in the morning, start driving with out any problem, once arrive to an stop it stall (this symptom is intermittent) then after running the car for more than 20 minutes the stalling becomes more frequent(only at idle), if you try to... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too Rich B1), P0175 (System too Rich B2), P2196 (O2 Sensor signal stuck rich B1S1), P2198 (O2 Sensor Signal stuck rich B2S1), P0403 (EGR malfunction)
2007 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: GG3P400777
Need some help with this P2188 code. The engine smells like it had fuel in the oil so we have replaced the injectors and carbon cleaned the valve heads replace the MAF sensor and new engine oil. Code came back after a few days driving.Oil still smells bad but ... Trouble codes: P2188 (System too rich at idle)
2008 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80C88
my customer stated that car shut off while driving. towed it in. no codes, no spark. I have fuel pressure and injection pulse. the vehicle security light goes out. when I disconnected the crank sensor the injection pulse went away so I assume its live. I hooke...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, hes to go to idle VIN: 1N4BA41E85
vehicle has manual 6 speed. when the throttle is closed to shift (or ever) the idle takes about 5 seconds or so to actually go down. so either the vehicle slows down too much to shift or ends up shifting hard. we have a modis that does have the ability to do t... Trouble codes: P0507 (High idle speed), P1800 (vias circuit)
2005 Subaru Forester XS L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L rear struts VIN: JF1SG67615
Hi subaru techs! Can you switch over ride leval rear struts over to regular rear struts? Has anyone had experiance in this. Thanx Mark
2009 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JF2SH63639
Hey everyone. I have this Subaru that has an intermittent noise(like a whirring or dull whistle), and it only happens when in drive or reverse while trying to accelerate. And usually while the vehicle is cooler(on initial start up or after sitting) I can do a ...
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JS3TE94128
Hi all... Have this 2008 suzuki grand vitara idling too slow and will not compensate for loads. The only thing done to it was a battery replacement. After connecting the new battery and started the veh now it exhibit the slow idle. Already tried two different ...

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2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Pcm VIN: KMHWF35H04
The car never did complete the readiness monitors, it is stuck on EVAP and O2 monitors. I forced a test on the EVAP system which came out OK but it didn't help getting it to complete the test. I mentioned to the customer that he might need more gas in the tank...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Charging VIN: JM1BJ24672
Customer is taking car to the previous shop and attempt to get a dealer alt installed on warranty. . I appreciate the help from "The borderline" helped me get to the conclusion that I should install a factory alternator. The ALT output of 14V is not enough, PC...
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT3VN39W3M
Thanks very much for the replies, great answers. We put another power steering pump on and the noise went away. I believe it was probably the O ring issue that Denver [...] suggested. The other recommendation to stick with an o.e. pump for Toyotas is probab...
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