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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCG2251Y
This vehicle is over fueling on cold start 0 degrees or colder. Noted white smoke and a strong fuel smell from exhaust with engine running. This issue clears up after only 1-2 min after start up. I have disconnected vacuum line from fuel pressure regulator whi...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC83D51
We Need some Hyundai HELP We have no results due to flow chart and wiring diagrams with misinformation. the test is the Terminal & connector Inspection section of the P0462 Flow chart the Diagrams show a 40 pin connector at the ECM and the test ask for us to t... Trouble codes: P0462
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2001 Isuzu NPR 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: J8DC4B1471
We were attempting to replace the tps sensor on the accelerator pedal assembly. The wires that come off the sensor go up into the dash & out of sight. Our tech info shows the connector in about the middle of the dash over the heater housing. We have removed th... Trouble codes: 21 (TPS circuit fault)
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2004 Mazda B2300 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR12D04
This truck came in a week ago with a very low power complaint, with a P0351 for coil Primary/Secondary circuit. Spark plug electrodes were bad shape, so I replaced plugs, wires, and the coil with a new Denso unit. 20 miles later the same code came back with th... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0304 (cyl 2 misfire)
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2011 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L rear door glass VIN: JF1GR7E62B
Both rear windows on this car go down at a normal speed, btu when trying to put them back up they are very slow for the first half then they go to normal speed. if it is cold outside they barely move and I have to help them go up. I thought if I cleaned and lu...
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2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Fit & Finish
Good evening great techs, hope everybody is doing well.The problem here with this well kept landcruiser is that the new remote control can not be programmed because the door lock actuators are all weak and I cannot actuate them 5 times within 40 seconds .I can...
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1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEH2467P
Thanks to all you techs for your help. The fix was to replace the cap & rotor. Jeff [...], hit the nail on the head! I suspect the rotor was the chief culprit, because the cap looked good. Other suggestions were possible bad g...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Radio VIN: 2HKYF18533
Sorry, I thought I had closed this request weeks ago. I was able to retrieve the code by using the method spelled out by James and others. The intermittent power issue turned out to be a failing accessory power supply relay [mounted on the back side of the fu...
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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L fuel gauge VIN: 5NMSH73E38
Still not sure how system works but here is what i did, ran new pump and sub sending unit in buckets next to each other to see if it would transfer fuel, it did not .With new pump and no problems with hose or sub sending unit I reinstalled everything with the ...
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2006 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJD73386
I'm going to close this out because I'm running out of time on this post. This car belongs to a used car lot and they aren't willing to pay $300 to put a new MAF on this vehicle to see if this solves the problem. If the issue is ever resolved I will update to...
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN8AR07S9Y
This bad boy is fixed!! I have to hand this to Michael from Pennsylvania - your one word reply hit it on the head. I read it first and thought, gee he didn't give much explanation to this, but it indeed was the distributor. I had smoke tested intake with no ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control system).
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2009 Nissan Quest 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U39
James [...] Maryland wins the prize! There is a vacuum tank for the intake air flapper valve on the side on the side of the intake. We smoke tested this vehicle several times (classic signature of a vacuum leak) and came up with nothing. The tank in question w...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBRT3411Y
I was a dummy with this one. It turned out that the fix I did worked out, it was the other o2 sensor. What I was really wondering if anyone ran into this problem about rewiring o2 sensor wires. Guess they didnt.
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2005 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Power Sliding Door VIN: 5TDZA23C15
Thanks for the help. Kept redoing the initialization and eventually the door started working. Initialization procedure I had said to just close the door and it appears like it has to be open and closed all the way manually.
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