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1992 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN1FU21P9N
Hi all and hope you maybe able to help a transmission shop guy out. A good friends Nissan came in with a rough running condition. I saw oil leaking internally from the distributor and assumed(ugh) that was the problem after reading the forums stating a miss fi...
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08WX3
This one first came in a month ago running with a hard misfire at all speeds. Had a cylinder three misfire code stored, plugs had never been changed. Advised the customer needed spark plugs changed and a compression test. She decided to trade the vehicle in. C... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152, P0138, P0158
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH68671
This car has had 3 coils in less than 3k miles, here is the history, we installed a coil pack, plugs and wires in January 2014, in June 2014 the car broke down 150 miles from our shop and was told he needed a coil pack, it seems when I had the owner bring me b... Trouble codes: P0304, P0303
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L 3-2 downshift VIN: JT3VN39W6S
Looking for a toyota tech for some help. I have this 94 4runner that when cold will shift fine but when reaching 40 mph and backing off the throttle will downshift and hold itself in 2nd gear. It will upshift if you work the throttle around but sometimes it wi...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Starting VIN: 5TDBT48A13
Truck towing not cranking, no codes found fuse 20A EFI No1 Blows when key On.That fuse control Cruise,trans,engine And immobilizer, disconnect all connections go to trans, cruise , immobilizer key on fuse keep blows.All Techs out there had a same problems plea...
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2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 3.3L Tires/Suspension/Drivetrain VIN: JTEBW3EHXA
Hi, i have an issue with a 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. The customer complaint was for a noise in the rear end and a shake on acceleration. We performed a road test to confirm customer complaints and inspected suspension, tires and drive train on the hoist....
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1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6225V
The IATN consensus is it's probably a bad injector or set of injectors although they look original. I don't think they've been replaced so I'm pretty sure it's not going to be the wrong size. Either way, the customer decided to take the car and not put any mor... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel trim system malfunction), P0172 (Fuel system is too rich).
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2008 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L Av VIN: JNKCV64E38
the bcm module and the fusible link at the positive battery terminal... No idea how the BCM packed it in after being able to comm with it flawlessly, almost seemed it was on its last breaths so to speak...the customer replaced his own battery years ago and the...
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2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Misfire VIN: JM1BK32457
Thanks to all who replied. After sealing intake, inspecting IMRC Butterflies, switching injector and coil, retesting for vac leaks, we figured the only thing left was the valve or valve seat problem. We also flashed the pcm, just because. We did a running c... Trouble codes: P0304.
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2007 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L engine VIN: 1N6AA06A87
Originally I tested the radiator with a heat gun while running, after getting all your advise I ran the engine hard for 20 minutes, remove the fan shroud and use my had to feel for cold spots and found one. Also I am sorry for using the term overheating, when...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66502
As I suspected and was suggested by one person here it was a map sensor that was reading about .5 volt low koeo and koer. Interesting...out of spec by Alldata info but in spec by Subaru testing? thanks to all those that replied! Trouble codes: P0130.
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start
I guess im going to tear down this truck and check relucter ring. I have exhausted all other checks. I did look in hole where the crank sensor goes and think I see some damage. ill post later if that in indeed the problem. the customer said this all started wi... Trouble codes: P0336.
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