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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HNYD18242
this acura mdx came in july of this year with a severe missfire on cyl 2 found injector on this cyl not sparying fuel. After replacement vehicle ran perfect. In october customer brought vehicle in saying runs bad for first few mins after a cold start. I have v... Trouble codes: P1399, P0302 (Cylinder 2 missfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 missfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 missfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 missfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 missfire)
2008 Honda Accord EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCP36878
This car is a monster! On cold start only, it misfires on the front cylinder head only. With emphasis on cylinder 5. After a few minutes the misfire stops, but the idle still seems a little rough. The fuel trim is a little rich after warm up, about -12%. The c... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KNDJA7231Y
Vehicle presented itself as a stalls, usually after running approximately 30 minutes, and then no start/cranks ok for another 15 minutes. Customer has taken vehicle to parts store to scan codes and replaced several parts. I removed timing belt cover to inspect... Trouble codes: P1614
2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNAGD12873
Im having trouble with this one. When crusing engine starts hesitating. I scanned computer, I noticed that TPS voltage goes up normal when pressing gas pedal, but throttle position % stays at zero until voltage gets to 1.25v. Below that voltage there is no TP ...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29327
Hello than you for any help i can get on this cx7. Car came in with the check engine light on had code P2177 i erased code and took it for a test drive with scanner hooked up and pids stft and ltft on graphing mode i saw short term jump to 25 onces going highw... Trouble codes: P2177
2008 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L No Start, Surge VIN: 3N1AB61E08
Customer complaint-no start cold. Code displayed P0340,P1715. Unplugging cam sensor made it start. Scoped cam sensor, signal is spiking and has a bad pattern. Replace cam sensor with dealer part.Did throttle relearn 4 times and set timing at 6 degrees. Inside ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor), P1715 (ID pulley speedFix P0340 first)
2011 Nissan Altima S 2.5L max rpm's of 1500 VIN: 1N4AL2EP3B
car was brought in w/ no idle speed over 1500 rpm and cel on. checked codes and found c1130 abs/tcs code in it along w/p2128 and p2138 both pertaining to app pedal assy. checked pedal readings w/ scanner and meter. app sensor1 shows 0.6/0.9v @ rest and 3.9/4.... Trouble codes: C1130, P2128, P2138

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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L No power steering VIN: JM1BK12FX6
Thanks to everyone who responded to this electronic power steering problem. The wiring diagrams were a big help. Wiring, grounds and power source's all test OK. We opened up the electronic power steering and found water in it. No Mazda dealer near ...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D85
I am sorry this one when to the dealer. The car lot was pressed for time and took it to dealer and was told it needed 1100.00 bucks to fix. They towed it back and sold both cars, the one with engine and without and got 1000.00 bucks for them. I wish I got mor...
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