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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG5650W
thanks for reading this, the car came in running bad at times. test drove with customer and sure enough when it got warm it skipped. We preformed a good tune up plugs, wires, cap and rotor. On test drive it would misfire at times so we cleaned injectors, and t... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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2008 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L wont accerlerate VIN: 5J6RE48798
On the cars last visit we replaced the throttle body in a "guess" attempt to fix the problem but didn't fix it. The car came back in today and it happened to the customer 3 times in one day but of course it wont do anything for us. We found the same code as la... Trouble codes: P2135, P2101
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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8BH22F7T
came in with clogged cat on passenger side . replaced cat , noticed smelling gas out exhaust . bank 2 running full rich . replaced b2s2 o2 sensor , and all spark plugs . still running rich . very weak injector pulse , untill engine is revved , then gets SUPER ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306, P0308
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2008 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Misfire VIN: JM3ER293X8
Are there known problems with fuel injectors on this engine? This #3 Missfire is very intermittent and customer claims it occurs at idle in gear. Afer driving for 5 minutes or so after vehicle sets for 1-4 hours Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cyl missfire)
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1999 Lexus LX470 4.7L No Start VIN: JT6HT00W8X
Well Thanks to everyone who replied, I never could get the truck to act up so I replaced the main efi relay which doubles as the fuel pump relay and the main efi fuse. Both looked ok, I even scoped the fuel pump and it looked fine. I'm sure I will hear from th...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L timing chain VIN: 1YVFP80C13
This one is fixed and gone. The problem was with the harmonic balance. The used engine came from a car that was in a frontal crash and had caused the tone ring on the balance to slip enough to advance the spark. We installed the balance from the original engin...
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2005 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1N6BD06T85
Thanks to everyone for your help. It was the ECM Relay. Replaced and vehicle runs great. Also checked grounds and they were good. Again, thank you for your help. Trouble codes: U1000.
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2005 Subaru Forester XS L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Vent VIN: JF1SG67695
Well thank you for the replies. We ended up replacing the ecm. I was not convinced it was bad because it would operate the drain valve when in the test mode. I took a chance and replaced the ecm simply because we had exhausted all the other possibilities. It i...
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1992 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, High idle VIN: JT2AE94A4N
Long story short. We switched injectors out with the injectors that came with the used engine and also throttle bodies. performed a fuel injection service and vehicle flew through the emissions test! All we can say is that the injectors were different between ...
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2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Suspension VIN: JT3HT05J6Y
So i tried to test the truck using the methods that some of you said. No definitive answer through those test either. Ended up pulling the the one link off that i had mentioned and you could see where it was twisting on itself. was really hard to tell with lin...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Oil pump VIN: 4TAWM72N7Y
Thanks for the replies guys, unfortunately i still got a mixed bag of results from yall.. Sounds like it may or may not need to have the timing cover etc removed, still unsure if there is bolts that hold it on from the back side or just the front. Car is go...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Stall VIN: 5TDBT48A22
Thanks for all the help. I replaced the ballast for the fuel pump and it roared back to life only for a little while. I hooked up the Modis and the wave form for the pump looked suspect. So I took it home for an extended road test and after driving it about te...
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2009 Toyota Corolla XLE 1.8L radiator fan VIN: JTDBL40E79
Okay guys im sorry it took me this long to post but heres what I did. I had a blower module here out of a 2005 chev avalanche that was basically the same design. Two heavier gauges going in and two going out with a smaller wire as the control wire so I wired t...
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