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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Misfire
To all Techs, This Honda Civic has an "intermittent" misfire that seems to occur when driving at highway speed. The "intermittent" misfire occurs when the VETC system is either ON or OFF. I even remove the EGR valve for testing but the misfire still persist. I... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (1 cyl. misfire), P0302 (2 cyl. misfire), P0303 (3 cyl. misfire), P0304 (4 cyl. misfire)
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on
This vehicle showed signs of a bad shut valve, however the light came back on. I tested the other components like it says in the Honda information. I replaced the bypass solenoid just to cover that leaking as well. I pulled vacuum on the canister and the tank ... Trouble codes: P1457
2013 Lexus GX460 4.6L Suspension
This car has a problem that is lower by an inch on the right side. The dealer try 3 times and not been able to fix this problem. Does anyone has information or the TSB on how to reset or adjust the KDSS system on this vehicle. thank you in advance for any help...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1YVGF22C8W
This vehicle has a persistant misfire at idle. No codes are showing now and I have driven it and tried to get them to return. We have scoped the ignition primary and the spark line, dwell and duration as well as firing lines look normal. The plugs showed a s...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L starter VIN: 1N4AL11D52
try to start vehicle after being parked and intermittently it will not crank, during no crank dashlights and hazard lights flash. Unlock vehicle with unlock button on key fob and vehicle will crank and start. No codes, security system was a dealer installed un...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D52
Service engine soon,check engine light on. No communication with ecm.Tried 3 different scanners in both vin specific mode and Global obd2,can communicate with air bag and trans models,pulled fuse to ecm to no avail.Any one else experience this on a Sentra?
2005 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L Airbag VIN: JN1AZ34E95
The SRS(airbag) warning light is on all the time. Reading the fault code with the DS708, I pulled out code B1134 for the driver's side airbag. No real helpful diagnostic info in Alldata. Would appreciate any helpful info. before I go into the Nissan website. T...
2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF19C93
Van came in with 02 heater fault. Replaced sensor and cant get cat and evap. Moniters to run. Car driven 250 miles at varied speeds. Scanned with no pending codes. Whats up? Trouble codes: P0155 (02 heater fault b2s1)

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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L compressor VIN: JHLRD68402
Sorry for not closing sooner we had gotten super busy. Thank you to everyone you were all right, this is a plug and play unit and does not need any programming. The car is fixed and back on the road. Thanks again you guys are awesome.
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L valve guides VIN: 4S4BP61C45
Thanks for all the info. A few things I learned are: they do not make oversized guides from Subaru, this is a fairly common problem on high mileage 2.5s, usually only happens on exhaust, not necessarily due to overheating and it is easily fixed in my case with...
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