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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JHMBA4231K
I need some help, When you start this car the cold idle flares up to about 3000 then starts to hunt up and down constantly, when warmed up the idle surges from 1200 and up to 1750 or so, I have no lights on on the PCM and I have checked the IAC resistance and ...
2007 Hyundai Tucson Limited 2.7L Mechanical
we have this suv come in run very poor power lost and pinging some when engine goes back to idle. code cam sensor problem p0340 we check timing mark look right on the money but the chain mark at the back of right side the mark it is not line up like the left s...
2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L wipers VIN: 5NPET46C98
got a problem here. wipers will not shut off or park.works high when on high and low in all other positions when you bull the bcm connector out - it would park sometimes. all circuits seem to be good but seems bcm still activating relay when in switch in the o...
2011 Isuzu Reach 3.0L Redundant injection valve stuck closed bank 1 VIN: JALB4W175B
Delivery truck Drove in at 5 mph. DEF fluid was empty. filled and cleared all dtc info vehicle ran fine for 60 miles. DTC p20c9 p205, p206 and p208e present replaced Redundant tank sending unit and Temp sensor as per dtc indicating temp sensor fault. cleared a...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E9N
Hey guys, hope you guys can shine some light on this one for me. I have been fighting this car for a couple weeks now. Came in initially for a check engine light coming on, and abs and tcs light coming on shortly after. Scanned and found code 52 for knock sens... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor Citcuit B1)
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AW86V98
check for intake leak it was ok.check for ecu upgrade and it had the newest update.check current data for map,maf and tps data and they seem ok.check wastegate actuator operation and it was ok.the code comes on after 2-3 seconds of hard acceleration always and... Trouble codes: P1235 (Mass Airflow Sensor Plausibility)
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Transmission Control Module VIN: 1N4BA41EX4
Vehicle came in on the hook as a repossession with no key. Had new key cut and programmed and found transmission will not engage in drive or reverse. No communication to the Transmission Control Module (TCM). Verified power and ground to the TCM and replaced m...

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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22522
The fix for this car was a new ECT sensor. I had mistaken the larger sensor on the thermostat cover for the ECT sensor when it was actually the radiator fan switch. The ECT sensor screws into the water outlet housing at the transmission end of the cylinder h... Trouble codes: P0128 (Engine coolant temp. below thermostat regulating temperature.).
2005 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGE516505
vehicle was purchased at a buy here pay here. customer declined further repair they were going to trade it in. Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0300 (Random/Multiple misfire).
2009 Nissan Versa S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BC11E69
Well this car has a vacuum leak that I have not found. If I cover half of the air intake in front of mas airflow sensor fuel trims level out and run normal. I may have to just do intake gaskets and see what happens. Thanks again to all who responded. Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system to lean B1).
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Power assist VIN: 4S3BH6657Y
Thank you all who responded to my request. I drilled a hole in the banjo bolt on the pressure side of the pump and screwed a pressure gauge into it and guess what, low pressure-10psi at idle- 100 at 2k+. Finally talked customer into a new Subaru pump and all i...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K73
Thanks to all who replied. Most of the responses had to do with fuel trim, Maf, PCM reset or exhaust leaks. I double checked all of those things and they were all perfect. I was unable to confirm whether or not the TSB for the 4 cyl PCM update would also ap... Trouble codes: P0420 (Bank 1 Cat efficiency), P0430 (Bank 2 Cat efficiency).
2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 5TDZA23C26
Thank you for all the replies, we end up perform zero point calibration & road test the car 2 times on freeway with many high speed sharp turn, no faults came back. Customer pick up the vehicle for a week, no complaints at all. We call this one fix, thank you ...
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