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2000 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC2393Y
Customer car came in three weeks ago with mil on code p1457. I smoke checked the system to find no leaks or issues so sent the customer on their way after checking and re tightening the gas cap. Vehicle came back a week later with mil on and same code in the s... Trouble codes: P1457
2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19222
Hi please tell me if I am missing something. The lexus I am working on came in for a new timing belt water pump job in which you have to remove the cam gears to remove cover to remove water pump everything went fine or atleast I thought. was running rough so c...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1BG22K7X
Thanks ahead of time for any help you can give me. Worked half the day on this high idle when warm. First start idles fine 1000--1100 rpm , as engine warms idle goes up tops out [...] when coolant temp reaches 198. TPS at 10% no codes scan data all seems n...
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JTEGF21A13
Im pulling what little hair i have left out. This Highlander came in on a hook with a no start. It had no injector pulse and no fuel pressure but it had spark. I noticed that the key was a aftermarket key. I told the customer to bring me all the keys to the ve... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ign primary 1), P0352 (Ign primary 2), P0353 (Ign primary 3), P0354 (Ign primary 4), P0355 (Ignprimary 5), P0356 (Ign primary 6)
2007 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, hard start VIN: JTMZD33V77
So far, I have run into a wall on this vehicle. Car has a po171, and cold it is a very extended crank, upwards of 30-45 seconds. Did notice a stumble/misfire when first started cold but that cleared up within 10 seconds and could not duplicate it. Fuel trims ... Trouble codes: P0171
2008 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BK36B88
Kind of a strange problem with this car as codes will set but freeze frame always shows fuel trims are within zero to three of perfect at time of failure, car runs very good and is smooth. Find no vacume leaks and only shows bank 1 as a problem but fuel trims ... Trouble codes: P2237 (a/f pumping circuit open), P2238 (a/f pumping circuit low)

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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all who replied. The PCM is fine (not fried). I never had the tool to actuate the solenoids. But I did read another Tech's posts and he used a scope to see them come-on during operation. I have to admit, one dedicated tech. But my diagnosis was simpl... Trouble codes: P1457.
2008 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Accessories VIN: 1HGFA16878
Thanks for the help, put a motor on & problem is fixed! I love iatn & really appreciate everyones response.
2010 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPET4AC1A
Well the customer dropped the car off for further diagnosis.Ran all test again,rechecked resistance. All was good.I kept the car over night,so I could check it while cold.ran test system opened fine,but when I turned off the solenoid sure enough the system sta... Trouble codes: P2004 (Intake manifold runner stuck open), P0661 (Intake manifold tuning valve control circuit low).
2004 Mazda B2300 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR12D04
Good evening all, First let me thank all of you for the great help, as it enabled me to finally get this rig running properly. I bought a back pressure test gauge and that showed there was only 1.5 PSI of BP at 3000 rpm, but it would still misfire at idle... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0304 (cyl 2 misfire).
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L overheats VIN: 4S3BG6853T
Thanks for the help, we are in the process of removing the heads. I also appreciate the tips about doing the heads, makes our job sooooo much easier!
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