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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1HGCB7658N
Hello Everyone, This Honda is keeping me guessing. When you accelerate it acts like it is hitting a rev limiter when you hit 3000-3500 rpms. I'm not sure how else to describe it. It isn't a straight up normal misfire, and it doesn't seem to loose spark. With... Trouble codes: 14 (Electronic Air control Valve)
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5640W
Thank you for your time. Customer complained that the check engine light was on and slight valve ping. We checked the codes and had code P0325 Knock Sensor. We did the check chart in Alldata. Check chart indicated the problem is intermittent. The check chart s... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor)
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG5551X
Hello guys and gals & Honda techs...we had a 99 Accord 2.3L towed in here with a stripped crank woodruff slot in the crank and the timing belt cog. The customer had the car at a Honda dealer where they removed the crank pulley to inspect. We ended up with the ... Trouble codes: P1259
1990 Hyundai Excel GL 1.5L Excessive Emissions, excessive nox VIN: KMHVF22JXL
hello all you mits and hyundai experts. this excludes the computer ad sales pitch guy. (there is a computer salesman that throws alot of responses to buy his reman computers and i think by now people know who he is. ) anyways and anyhow. i have this vehicle in... Trouble codes: 11 (o2 sensor circuit)
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L clutch hydralics VIN: 452CY58V6R
This vehicle is driving me mad! The truck will not go into reverse w/o grinding.Seems to be improper hydralic pressure, so we replace the clutch slave & master cyl.The problem is no better.The vehicle has an almost new cluch & the rod is adjusted as far as it ...
2000 Mazda 323F 1498CC Hesitation, Surge VIN: SAFBAAMMM1
Hi Guys, This 323F is a headache. I've no history on vehicle customer just bought it with the problem. Its starts great, but when hot on WOT it dies then surges sometimes backfires through the inlet I thought it was the timing belt misalligned as it was replac...
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Turn Signals VIN: JN1EJ01F3P
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help. I have this Maxima in with no turn signals. I found the flasher to have a hole melted in it. I replaced it and it flashes fine on the left side, but on the right it would only flash in the front and not on th...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L transmission VIN: 4S3BG6850X
Thanks in advance. I have a 1999 Subaru Outback all wheel drive that slips when starting from a dead stop at times. Acts like it is in nuetral then it slams into gear when you rev the engine. The trans fluid is clean and full.Otherwise the car upshifts and dow...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L abs modulator VIN: JT3VN39W3N
hi all got a weird one here. the problem is after driving for a while the brake pedal will sink about a 1/2 inch and gets hard, then kicks back up with presure. was able to duplicate symptom in the shop by turning engine off releaving the vac out of the booste...
1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L converter lock up VIN: JT2EB02E40
Hi, I have a 1996 Corolla Automatic 1.8L 7A-FE intermittent code P0770. With scope on TCC pin at ECM, power is supplied at cruise, and lock up is achieved, when I go up a hill, ONLY, I feel a misfire/chuggle type feel, and the power to the TCC is going ON/OFF ...

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1996 Acura NSX 3.0L Engine VIN: JH4NA1185T
We have received 7 replies, thanks especially to Jerry [...] of NSX Care confirming that the vibration is normal. This vehicle does have some vibration but not sure how severe. The timing gear set up as per Mitchell is correct and the same as factory manual. ...
1998 Acura TL 3.2L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3647W
Got 4 replies regarding this problem, one was cam timing, the timing belt was replaced here in january, and the customer has had no problems up until lately. The other 2 posts were regarding the possibility of sunken or tight valves, the forth was regarding a ... Trouble codes: P0132 (02 sensor signal high bank 1 sensor 1), P0172 (system too rich bank 1), P1204 (cylinder 4 misfire), P1205 (cylinder 5 misfire), P1206 (cylinder 6 misfire), P0300 (random misfire detected).
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Not 3 and 4 gears VIN: 1HGCG2252Y
Thanks to all who replied to this request, but i didn't get further information about this tranny -remember Mexican Hondas have not OBD II connector and that make it more complex-, so customer, after this long time, sent his car to dealer.I hope get alldata (b...
2000 Honda Insight 1.0L batterys VIN: JHMZE1355Y
thanks to those who replied to this post three said to send it to the dealer. one said to replace the under hood battery. also one wasnt sure how to test the charging system. well this i can help with. i found that if you leave the a/c on you can hook nup your...
1987 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1FC3322H
the fuel injectors were leaking so i got new ones and it fixed the problem.
1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L SRS system VIN: JM1NA3539S
I have fixed the vehicle by replacing the SRS module with a new one. This vehicle already had a updated SRS module but it had apparently went bad when the customer either jump started their vehicle or when installing the new battery.
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Safety VIN: 4A3AA46G5Y
Thank you all of gave me help and special to Mr Claudio [...] who gave me the override code (6346) The car started and drove to the dealer to get new programed keys.
2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Injector Pulse VIN: JN8AR07Y6Y
Thanks for all the excellent responses; Our internet was recently disabled for a short time & now we are back. That's the reason for the tardiness on the fix. The truck was towed to the dealership & reprogrammed like we were instructed from the other tech.'s o...
2003 Suzuki Aerio SX 2.0L Door locks VIN: JS2RC4IHX3
To all who sent information, thank you. The coding system worked and all is well.
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L srs liht VIN: JT21FKF554
thanks for all the support it was a side air bag sersor and broken wires.
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