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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L wont shift out of 2nd VIN: IHGCB765XM
Hello fellow techs. This honda belongs to the parts managers daughter so any help would be greatly appreciated. The original complaint was that cruising along at 65 the tranny would upshift into 2nd for 1 to 2 seconds and then go back to normal. By the time sh...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, code p1361 VIN: 1HGCD5631T
Runs good for first 20 mins. and then sets code, PO1361. Still idles good, but cuts out over 2800 as if it had a rev-limiter. After cool-off, same condition. Followed flow chart from All-data, everything checked good, but still replaced tdc sensor and ecm, pro... Trouble codes: P1361
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Unknown VIN: JHTWE346FJ
Hi honda trans pro. I have this tran slipping in reverse and alot of whining noise when in reverse. this car is my niece ,never work on this trans before. Do stall test in drive good by fail in reverse. Help with any technical information,could this be a press...
1998 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHCF34T7V
Car was towed in for a no-start, T-belt had stripped off 5 teeth and damaged crank sensor. Slapped a belt and tensioner and Ck. sensor in it. Car runs Really rough at idle, has low vacuum 8-10. When u rev. it up smoothes out vacuum goes up to about 17-19. Has ...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34Y2S
the vehicle will not start up sometimes! sometimes it will not start after hot soak , or even when it is cold.when i first took the vehicle in , it was driven for about an hour then it sat for 45 min.when the customer got back in it to leave his destination it...
1988 Nissan D21 E 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN6ND16S5J
THIS THING IS DRIVING ME NUTS! iT HAS 2 PLUGS FOR EACH CYLINDER AND TWO COILS OF COURSE. I have replaced many of the component with used parts off another of his nissan donor vehicles with no good results. The problem is that when you try to rev the engine (in...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L speedometer & tachometer VIN: JN8HD17Y2S
Hey guys, Hopefully someone may be able to help us with this one. The vehicle came in for speedometer inop and tachometer inop. The check engine light was on also. The code is 14 for no VSS signal. On test drive the tach sometimes would fluctuate erratically, ...
1989 Suzuki Swift GLX 1.3L speedo cable VIN: JS2AA35S5K
Hi all, I have a swift here that has a strange oil leak. Oil appears to be coming up the speedo cable and leaking out onto the floor. I talked to Suzuki and they sent me a new speedo case, seal and o-ring at the transmission end. But no fix. I am hoping somebo...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SK12E1P
Friend Called said car would not start. Drove home from work got out got back an hour later and no start. Went to house found no spark, smelled fuel when cranking but could get no pulse from Injector as per Vantage

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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: JH4KA7662N
Thanks for all the suggestions on this one. The car has not been back for about 3 weeks. We pretty much eliminated the possibility of a second head or head gasket related failure through all the tests suggested. David from California and Jim from Florida sugge...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Clutch VIN: JHMCB7557N
The 'FIX' is very simple...IF the bushing is NOT very badly worn-out DO NOT try to locate one, because you can't find one.. unless you are willing to spend mega $$$ fo a new flywheel from the dealer...Thanks again...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 2HGES16511
Hi group, I had 7 replies. Thank you all for the usefull tips after going through the diagnostic chart we found out internal transmission problems. So we ended up replacing complete transaxel. from the wrecking yard
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L Clutch VIN: 4A3AK54F1V
Thanks for all of the replies. As it turn out the clutch had been replaced twice before!! The flywheel had the correct distance from the surface area to the mounting pads, but the flywheel itself was too thin. A new flywheel from Mitsubishi took care of it. Th...
1978 Nissan 620 2.0L starter solenoid
I want to thank EVERYONE for thier input on this aggrivating problem. I remember years ago, that i wired a hot trigger from the iggy switch right to the starter solenoid because the stock wiring had intermitant problems. I think that one wire i installed just ...
1996 Nissan Pickup 2.4L monitors readiness VIN: 1N6SD11S4T
first of all I would like tho thanks TY from connecticut, jeff from southern CA and luis from central CA, yuor replies help me alot. finaly customer get time to leave the truck here for 2 days for me to work on it, on the way to the shop check engine light cam...
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Left Front Automatic Seat Belt VIN: 4T1SV21E9L
First of all,I like to thanks to all Techs for give me such it good advise, I found the problem, it was few broken wires by the driver side door harness, and I also found the most important broken pink&blue wire that give voltage into Door Latch Swicth, to sen...
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B3X
Well I got a lot of good suggestions on this one. We went ahead and installed a vacuum kit per Toyota service bulliten, even though by the serial numbers the car was build later, and shouldn't have required it. The car came back two weeks later with same code ... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP falt).
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K1X
Thank you, all 7 techs who replied. Suggested were Head gasket, new plugs, ECM, Ign Module, poor Engine Ground(for DIS), Cam Sensor and Brian from Wisconsin said 'sit back and look the car over' and pointed to the direction of Compression, Timing belt and plug...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG28K7Y
I recieved numerous replies most of which said that the ecm was under warranty untill 80,000 miles, and injectors for 36,000. I did use an injector cleaner additive to the gas tank and told customer to give car a good drive and not to just putt around town. He... Trouble codes: 0300 (random misfire).
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