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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L idle
So this problem has currently been going on for about a month,the car runs fine, no misfires no cel. The only thing the car does is on neutral at a stop light or sign, the car idles at about 500 rpm and sputters slightly up to 600 to 650 ish. And vibrates like...
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2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD78403
Vehicle will cut out for a brief second while driving. will do this numerous time throughout a testdrive. Check engine light will flicker on and tach drops out for a second also, when scanner is hooked up it loses communication also. I have back probed power a...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L battery VIN: 5FNRL38706
Vehicle has come back, once again need a jump with a dead battery. battery was charged quickly by alternator and didn't need a jump into the shop after sitting. Put a meter in series to check for a draw. Honda says Sleep Mode occurs in no longer than 10 minute...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W11
I hope someone can help with this one im lost.head job,and new timing belt was done.first start it started great,everything built up ran good.Then suddenly started to lose power,running rough,and stalling out.i pulled the plugs out and one side was flooded wit... Trouble codes: 1311
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2007 Mazda 3 i 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK32F97
This one is a little confusing to me. Car runs lean off idle. Runs like a champ. Dont let the mileage fool you. Car has been well maintained and is very clean. Sitting at idle the lt fuel trim is at 3-ish. As soon as you open the throttle plate (even barely) t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire), P2177 (System lean off idle)
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L no heat VIN: 3N1CB51D33
i am closing this post.Due to the fact their were 2 or 3 shops ahead of us we may never know where the problem started. we installed a new heater core and checked cable blend door operation operation. then installed new head gasket.Two things i found that may ...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L ignition coils VIN: 1N4BA41E14
The vehicle came in on the tow truck with a no start issue. Hocked up the scanner and didn't get any communication.When i opened the hood i found #2 coil was burned up, upon further inspection i also found #1 and #3 coil were also burned up. Fuse # 35 was burn...
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1997 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Powertrain VIN: 2T1BB02E8V
My customer came in complaining of an exhaust noise. After taking a ride with the customer, I found that the issue is actually a engine mount type vibration that's transferring a lot of noise into the body. All of the mounts look fine, they all have a small nu...
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L oxygen sensor VIN: 1HGEJ8148T
Thanks everyone for their help, I was not able to get the car back on lift due to thanks giving. Either way I removed the o2 sensor and placed it in the front and jumped the harness to the other o2 and the problem followed . proceeded to getting a new one of ...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L locks VIN: JHMEJ6675W
customer did not want to go any further on testing and left the car the way it is I will post up if he comes back to have us finish with the diag thanks for all the help !
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2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Low Beam Headlamps VIN: 5NPEB4AC8B
All is well with the lights. Replaced both low beam along with the fuse, cleared the codes and did a hard reset on the computer and the lights work fine. Thanks again!!
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2006 Mazda RX-8 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17376
You guys ROCK!!! I cleared the codes, did a hard reset on the computer then turned the KOEO and pump the brake pedal as fast as possible until the oil guage moved. I test drove the car and all is well. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire), P0302 (Misfire cyl 2).
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L fuel gauge, Speedometer, instrument cluster VIN: JA4NW51S63
I believe this vehicle had a bad instrument cluster. The customer chose not to fix this vehicle do to the cost and the down time to send the cluster in. They will continue to use a GPS speedometer
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B2Y
NOT SURE IF IVE FIXED THIS ONE OR NOT. I ADD RISLONE OIL ADDITIVE WHICH HAS ALWAYS BEEN A TRUSTY SOLUTION FOR ME FOR STICKY LIFTERS AND WHAT NOT SO I DECIDED TO TRY IT ON A "STICKY" CAM ACTUATOR. TOLD CUSTOMER TO DRIVE A FEW HUNDRED MILES AND IF IT STILL ACTS ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire), P0302 (2 misfire), P0304 (4 misfire), P0306 (6 misfire), P1354 (Vvt problem bank 2).
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2005 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5TDZA29C35
The installation of a Dealer Belt and Tensioner took care of P0016, P2196. The aftermarket belt must of flexed/stretched while running and would relax close enough to make the timing marks align when shut off cold. However this vehicle still has a slight miss... Trouble codes: P2196, P0016, P0300 (Random Misfire).
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