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2002 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAJB82Z42
Customer complained of poor running after 30 miles of driving. I drove it for 30 miles and it never acted up on me.It acted like it wanted to start running poorly, and I noticed that the EGR Lift sensor voltage was fixed 1.5 V. I do get a continual pending cod... Trouble codes: P1404 (P1404 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Closed Valve Pintle Error .)
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Compressor clutch VIN: 5FNRL38727
Replaced defective coil, fuse and relay were both capable, just a bad coil. Had given customer option to change compressor or coil, since it had failed and I couldn't qualify anything in the system with no pressure readings. After coil repair AC working great....
1996 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR16X2T
Truck came in scanned it and codes for transmission came up p713 and code p708. I tried a trans range sensor but still says its in drive all the time truck starts up wont start in gear.voltage when looking at the computer for trans range sensor reads 5 vols an... Trouble codes: P0713, P0708
1995 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L Cuts out VIN: JA3AA31C3S
This car is a friend's daughter's car. I wouldn't have taken it on otherwise. It will run fine for several weeks, then start cutting out or dying. It is difficult to restart and continues to exhibit the symptoms until the next cold start. Then it's fine again....
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT5ST87KXN
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. I have an oldie that I have forgotten most of what I used to know about these old ones. This Celica has a light surge under light throttle at lower speeds. It also has a "rolling" idle. It idles there and just starts ro...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Misfire VIN: 5TBBT4417Y
Customer states he replaced timing belt and now it won't go over 3000rpm without popping back thru intake and loosing power. I have removed covers to verifiy cam gear timing marks line up and crank pulley is at 0 tdc. Codes p1300,p1310,p1320,p1340 set during t...
2003 Toyota Matrix XRS 1.8L Battery light VIN: 2T1KY38E83
Ive got a brain stumper here. The car came in for a brake inspection about 2 weeks ago. While road testing the car, I noticed the battery light would come on intermittently. Sometimes it was bright and sometimes it was dim. So I tested the charging system. At ...

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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JHMBA4231K
Thank you everyone, The fast idle valve was the problem. I tried to adjust it like you guys said but that made no difference so I removed it and tried cleaning it but I noticed the valve didn't seat in the seat. When I heated the bottom as the coolant would do...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN8AR05Y8W
Gentlemen, thanks for your input, it turned out to be a cracked coil housing...buried in distributor. I replaced complete distributor because of age, starts and drives excellent now...happy old lady!!
2008 Suzuki XL-7 Luxury 3.6L airbag light VIN: 2S3DA41748
Thanks for the helpful replies. Like most of the replies, we had also suspected bad programming. After some more arguing with the dealer they finally agreed to have another look at the problem. They had the vehicle for over a week but in the end they success...
2014 Toyota RAV4 2.4L No Start
okay, the car is fixed. thanks to all 7 techs who took the time to reply. turned out that the circuit going to the fuel tank which has to be accessed by removing the fuel tank was the culprit, we removed the fuel tank to check said circuit and after examining ... Trouble codes: P0137 (Oxy snsr crt. Low volt), P1603 (Eng stall hist.), P1604 (Stability malf.), P1605 (Rough idle), P0010 (Camshaft position actuator crt.).
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