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2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1HGEM22165
This is one for all you honda techs. Car came in as a no start but would start if you held the gas down. pulled the plugs and found them black and fuel soaked. Cleaned the plugs and the engine starts better however it is running very rich pouring black smoke w...
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2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5FNYF18627
customer stated vehicle began running bad and stalled. towed in. started car, it idles a little rough when try to accelerate engine tries to stall and wont pick up. makes a throaty sucking sound.(sorry for description)let off pedal and engine idles but rpm is ...
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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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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Headlites VIN: JTEHH20V41
Hello all, a good friends son has this problem and i am ill right now and cant help them.the vehicle has no high or low beams the only thing that works is the flash to pass feature when you pull the wand back the high beams flash. Anyone had this on a toyota ...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: 4T1BE32K42
Taking a chance someone is on line on a friday night. Vehicle had oil pressure light blinking and on steady at various times. I installed a gauge to confirm poor pressure. Dropped pan and removed pickup and cleaned. To add oomph to a repair that may or may not...
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2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD78403
Thanks to all the replies. Ended up finding wires to the fuel tank pressure sensor shorting to ground causing the pcm to shut down, wires were right back at fuel tank, repaired wires and all is good.
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire VIN: KMHWF25S22
Thanks everyone for your help. When idling the the lab scope showed a good wave form but with engine under a load the wave form went crazy. We replaced the crank position sensor and engine runs fine now.
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRDR07Y31
So this one is not fixed yet! Thanks to Timothy from Wisconsin I rechecked the IAC valve and sure enough it was shorted. That's where things got complicated. I then found the PCM burnt up internally, apparently a common problem with Infiniti's when IAC shorts....
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L a/c VIN: JT8VK13T4N
thanks to all that wrote in .I talked to the coustomer about the repairs and the cost to do the job . I also told him to take it to the local technical collage they have a class in the spring of the year for r12 we called and set the appointment. the instructo...
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L Air Bag Sensor Assembly VIN: JTJBT20X94
THANKS FOR THE INPUT FROM ALL- THE FACTORY PROCEDURE IS MISLEADING- THE WIRING TEST NEED ONLY BE DONE AT THE CONTROL UNIT. CUSTOMER HAS OPTED TO WAIT FOR A WHILE BEFORE RETURNING FOR DIAGNOSIS SO I WILL UPDATE IF POSSIBLE. GREG
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4A3AX55F8W
First I would like to thank everyone for their response. As it turns out I was chasing several problems. One being the timing off a few teeth. In checking other things I found that 2 injectors had been replaced (#1 and #2) the same cylinders that were missing ...
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