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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L heater VIN: 2HNYD18652
So now I have it back in my shop this year again w/ no heat or lukewarm heat. Water temp at radiator is around 200 degrees. Htr core inlet temp is around 170 degrees, htr core outlet temp is 140 degrees. Hot water vlv is operating correctly and the blend air d...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Surge VIN: 1HGCG1653W
This vehicle has a continuious rolling idle (see related repair history) When the engine is started it revs at 1500rpm, stays constant for 30 seconds and then goes into a rolling idle (like its low on coolant). Cooling system has been repaired for freezing bec... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control Circuit Failure)
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Hi Idle VIN: 1HGCM56445
Since throttle body replacement the idle is too high. Tried to do relearn but does not change. Any ideas? Thank you.
2006 Honda Jazz/Fit 1.3L MIL Lamp on
Hi fellow techs, I have Honda Jazz/Fit in the shop that has MIL code P0172 fuel metering too rich. I looked at HDS all the data seemed normal except I suspected the MAP reading was kind of high at idle. It had reading between 31 to 33 kPa (conversion to Volt 1... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel metering too rich)
2008 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L Stall VIN: KMHCM36C78
This vehicle will die when idling when the engine is cold and temperature is cold--(below freezing) Starts back up and idles again - may die again depending on how long it sits. after running and engine is up to temperature, will stall out driving down the roa...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: JT8UF11E2R
Engine experience misfire and surging only when cruising at highway speed. Code 13 (cam sensor) was retrieved. Symptom never occur at low speed. Both cam sensors were replaced. New spark plugs, wires, dist. cap and rotors were also replaced. Has anyone ever ex... Trouble codes: 13 (Cam Position Sensor)
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on
This is really two issues: Issue-01)Basically this vehicle throws a P1351 and starts acting funny. The customer states that they are worried that it will cut off. I have not been able to see the problem myself, as it is intermittent. Per Alldata the diagnosis ... Trouble codes: P1351 (Deviation in crankshaft position sensor signal and VVT sensor bank 2 signal 2-trip detection logic)
2008 Lexus RX350 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on, Power loss VIN: 2T2GK31UX8
Lost power while driving, MIL Came on; Crank but no start; Low coolant due to a leak at Water pump. The story: Teen age driver; Was driving at 45 MPH when MIL came on along with VSC OFF and Traction Icon lights; soon after that she felt no response while acce... Trouble codes: P0116 (Temp. sernsor circuit/range- Current), P0117 (Temp. sensor circuit low input- History), P0300 (Randum misfire)
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: JN1CA31A6Y
Always seem to get these when it's real busy. Customer complains that car won't stay running at idle and bucks. Road tested and confirmed concern. Performed visual inspection and found intake hose broken at throttle body. Replaced hose and car is still stallin...
2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD09U67
This vehicle will not start when it is cold. I replaced the IPDM as suggested in several other posts but still have the same problem. If you hook booster cables or a battery charger to the vehicle, it bust right off. Battery is not low. Starter spins the heck ...
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Accessories VIN: JT3HN87R4Y
Customer complaint of no beeper from keyless entry,tested old beeper ,no good replaced with new performed volume adjustment per tsb,can here beeper but it is real faint,can hear volume increase and decrease with volume adj but never gets loud like new.Thinking...

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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4KA7663P
Thank you all for the input. The EGR system was not blocked every part of the system worked except the turn on signal from the computer. The position sensor read normal .5 at idle and when vacuum was applied engine would stall and position sensor would go smoo...
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L alternator VIN: 1HGCG56762
Hello all, would like to think everyone for there help on this one. The remans I was having an issue with were Remy's. After checking everything I could think of and that was suggested, I got a different brand alternator. Was wanting to get a Denso since that ...
2006 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38886
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G1W
Have not fixed this vehicle since customer has not returned either cause light hasn't returned or he took it somewhere else.I had tried switching o2 sensors around from bank one to bank two with no change.also tried another mass air'd pcv and hose-ok... Trouble codes: P0171.
2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Cruise Control VIN: 4F2YZ04135
William from Connecticut nailed it. Replaced the speed control servo and the static self-test passes with no faults; cruise control works fine.
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