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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD189X3
Engine misfires @ idle all 6 cylinders only cold, after 4-5 minutes, misfires are gone. STFT does not change drastically between cold & hot B11.1 B20.91,checked EGR command & lift 0%, we checked valve adjustment it had tight exhaust valve clearance cyls. 4+5. ... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L engine seals VIN: 1HGEM229X2
oil leaking from front crankshaft seal area. asked for OE parts but was given after market crank seal and pan gasket. still leaked. Then found information and followed it using a sealer for oil pans on Hondas.It was from orielies and ordered by my employer. I ...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Steering VIN: 5FNRL38636
This thing is driving us nuts so I'm going to see what help I can get here. We replaced the steering rack with a reman unit. After about 1 minute of running the steering looses all power assist. When the rpm's are raised above idle, power assist returns. We ...
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L vvt system VIN: JT8BF28G31
Subsequent to all the above diagnostics and repairs the car performed well during 50 mile test drive, but, as soon as customer picked up car it revealed the exact same problem. I took it for a test drive and after a few miles the MIL light and TAC light came o...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L idle VIN: 3N1CB51D41
hi I recently change 2 alternator on this car it is still charging around 15.07 volts which is a bit high and the car came in with a code p0505 and no idle (stalling issue) I tried a known good iac on it with no results I check the voltage drop and all the gro...
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JN1DA31A43
This car was towed to our shop from another shop with a request to program the ECM because it would start, run for less than a second and die.If you crank right after it dies, it does not start at all. You wait for about a minute and it starts and die again. W... Trouble codes: P0345
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2005 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG65685
I need some help on this Subaru. The vehicle came in a few weeks ago with the check engine light on and a p1443 and a p0457. We started checking the car out. I tested the vent control solenoid with my power probe. The vent solenoid didn't work. Replaced the ca... Trouble codes: P1443, P0457
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L radio and CD player
All people indicated ignition switch is bad except Richie. There was the first potential defective part I thought. I checked the power circuit, it was good voltage on the Radio. So, finally I changed the radio, now the problem is gone. Thank you for every one ...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L Engine VIN: KMHDN55D24
Ok that one is fixed. Thanks to everyone who replied. With my lab scope I confirmed that the cam and crank signal were good individually but they did not match. This was caused by the timing chain uniting the exhaust camshaft to the intake camshaft installed b...
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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S4BP62C87
Well, the problem was with the engine mounts, but not the ones you would think. We loosened up the bolt on the torque strut (dog bone) and the engine fell forward about 1/4 of an inch. Test drove and all vibrations were gone. I don't know how we did it, but we...
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