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1996 Acura RL 3.5L odometer, ambient air temp reading VIN: JH4KA9641T
Has anyone seen a similar problem? The ambient air readings often don't change -stays on 98 for most of the day. The odometer doesn't seem to change or may go backward a mile or two. We have checked with the Acura parts department. They have no history of sell...
1989 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Stall VIN: 1HGED3550K
Hi all you Honda Techs, this civic is testing me. after it gets warm when pulling up to a stop and you depress the clutch, the tach starts dropping and goes all the way to 0 after restart it misses for a second and clears up and idles fine 650 rpm. I notice th...
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Unknown VIN: JHLRD1864X
Evening ... This 99 CRV does very well driving in a straight line, highway speed. So, forgive me if you know the answer already ... But the question itself may sound simple ... I know what bad bearings sound like. I know what bad CV Joints sound like. So, ...
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L No Start VIN: KMHJF24M9W
vehicle came in as a no start. connected snapon scanner found codes po335&po336.preformed mitchell flow chart for codes listed above. found no 5volt reference signal to cranksensor.acorrding to flow chart said to repair red wire from sensor to engine control r... Trouble codes: P0335, P0336
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L Stall VIN: JM2UF3237M
customer took next day,died on way home.wreckered back,cannot duplicate problem.Uphill, cruising fine. Trouble codes: 08 (maf had no output replaced), 09 (thermosensor shorted replacedran good)
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L compressor VIN: JM3LV5222W
A/C system not cooling. Blower fan works in all speed. A/C on button functioning. When A/C is requested, the compessor coil have no voltage there at all. Fed 12v by bypassing ciruit for brief moment, clutch engaged and was working fine. Tried wiggling wiring a...
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Cuts out
Hope someone can help me with this one. I'm trying to get this car finished for my high school sons graduation present. I have pretty much rebuilt the car front to back.Too much to list. The car runs great except when it hits 5200 rpm while accelerating. It ...
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Left Caliper VIN: 4N2XN11T8X
This thing has got us stumped I don't think we are missing anything simpile. When this van came in with the left front locking up we put it on the rack and cracked the bleeder at the caliper when that freed up the wheel we assumed it was the hoses so we replac...
1981 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.8L charge fuse VIN: JT2TE72W7B
The charge fuse under the hood shows zero voltage.Does anyone know what the wire colors to this fuse are and where they lead to?Many thanks in advance... Randy [...]
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBA02E5V
Customer has MIL on with no performance problems. Scanned and found P0136, 02 bank 1 sensor 2, flat lined with sensor 1 functioning normally. Reading on scanner is 0.000 with warm engine. Checked power from EFI Relay, ok. The resistanse of the sensor is 13.7 o... Trouble codes: P0136 (O2 bank 1 sensor 2 downstream out of limits)
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1NXBR12E1Y
Came in with P0171. Also owner reports for the last two months stumbles very badly cold. Verified that any time it sits a few hours when put it in drive immediately after started it stumbles and lean pops very badly under load. Idles fine. After a minute or so... Trouble codes: P0171

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1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L ABS Light VIN: JM1EC4348N
Thanks for the advise, all wheel sensors checked out, customer admited that the ABS light was coming on before the repair and has taken the car to Mazda for repair on the ABS.
1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Speedometer VIN: JN1HJ01P2M
Thanks for the replies. Most of you stated that the rubber plug(thingy) on top of the speed sensor would be pushed out. As soon as I read it, I remembered it was and thinking it was weird but normal. Apparently not. Pushed rubber plug back down and speedo work...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
Well, I recieved 9 replies to my post and they were all right on the money. Everyone said Mass Airflow Sensor and everyone was right. The MAF was responding, but not enough. I was leary of throwing expensive parts at it. But you guys sound like your in the 'be... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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