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2007 Acura RDX 2.3L Turbo Boost to high VIN: 5J8TB18217
This vehicle while driving will push the boost pressure past 230kpa, the desired is 117kpa, on the scan tool, when the boost is rising, I can watch and the boost sol drops from 90 to .13 and the wastegate solenoid drops from 90 to 0 on the scan tool, all the l...
2009 Honda Civic LX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGFA16579
This is my wife's car, and I usually don't get much time to diagnose it, so I am posting here first, to see if anyone has ran into this yet. PCM is intermittently setting a P0451 for fuel tank pressure sensor performance. It has been two weeks since I last cle... Trouble codes: P0451
2009 Lexus IS250 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JTHCK26269
Hello This car came in with the complaint of a fluctuating idle intermittently . We road tested the vehicle and what we found is when we came to a stop with are foot on the brake the idle would start to increase to around 1200 rpm if we shifted to neutral it...
2008 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L Warning buzzer VIN: 3N1BC11E68
We have this 08 Versa. The warning buzzer is on at all times. We have scanned all modules no codes stored and all doors reading correctly. Both the module in the door and in the trunk are always on. I am wondering if anybody has run in to this before? Not real...
2005 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BT63CX5
18 months ago, I diagnosed a P0457 as a faulty vent valve. Customer installed a new OEM Subaru one himself and all was well. Fast forward 18 months and this car returned with a code P1443. I checked the vent valve by disconnecting it, powering it up and groun... Trouble codes: P1443 (Vent control solenoid problem)
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E0Y
thanks for help. at point of guessing. customer brought vehicle to us after unsuccessful tune up at pep boys they also replaced the maf there.. car actually ran worse after he got it. it had multiple codes for misfire (all but #2) and lean code. we checked plu... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300

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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGCG5546X
Loose ground on rear corner of intake manifold, drivers side near firewall. Thighten up bolt to make a good ground. Vehicle runs ok now. Thanks IATN members Trouble codes: 1399 (random misfire).
2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGFA16867
Thank you to all who replied. Was pretty sure this was fuel related early on. Decided to give this one some time just in case. There was an immediate change after the new fuel pump was installed. Fuel pressure went to nearly 60 psi and short term fuel trim cam... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean).
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Cuts out VIN: KNDUP13183
Thanks to everybody for their input.Today (1/19) the vehicle would NOT start up at all. For the 1st time,I had a code for the CKP! (P0335) Replaced the CKP and all is well.No clue as to why it would start in the crank mode before. Saw a lot of CKP problems in ...
2007 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L anti theft system VIN: KNAFE12167
Thanks for all of the great suggestions everyone. After doing some unorthodox testing found the hood switch to be the culprit. Thanks again.
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08W45
This one is fixed. A big thanks to Andrew for the proper pin code. Came in this morning and put the pin code into the scanner. This allowed my to initialize the NATS system and program the keys. Codes are now gone and the engine started. Iatn came through agai... Trouble codes: P1610 (p1611-), P1611.
2011 Nissan Rogue S 2.5L engine VIN: JN8AS5MT3B
Vehicle has been take to our local dealer and is awaiting to find the issue
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L exhaust VIN: JF1SG65617
No, the cat's aren't plugged check back pressure in front of the rear cat, and it was also 3 psi. I attempted to replace just the rear cat, and it looks perfect on the inside. The front cat looks good too. Like some have said, a baffle might have come loose. S...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT3HP10V4X
After all the input from everyone, I checked the harness going to the map sensor and when I pulled I discovered the wire was half broken in the connector. I removed the pin and repaired the wire. Drove vehicle and so far so good. Thanks again everyone
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L Rear axle Bearing VIN: 5TFRV54108
Thanks to all who replied...apparently we damaged the bearing installing it! Replaced it again with another Toyota bearing using a proper fixture built from the original bearing housing and pipe. This allowed us to evenly press the Axle in and out!!Live and le...
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