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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Motor Mount/Engine VIN: 1HGCB9870P
Customer brought the vehicle in for excessive blue smoke out the tailpipe. When the connection to the rear motor mount servo is unplugged,the smoke goes away. Only when the servo is plugged in does the engine smoke. This mount is oil filled and servo control...
1993 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L No Start VIN: IYVGE31B3P
Hello Techs, This Mazda came in for routine maintenace service and a complaint of slight miss at the stop.We found the rotor button was arking and plug wire insulation are also arking.We replaced NGK plugs,dealer cap,rotor,plug cables and an fuel filter.Also ...
1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1HJ01P5M
Looking for Nissan Gurus ! This one has been tough, so far...Problem is stalling, usually shortly after warm up, cranks and re-starts instantly and runs OK. Extremely intermittently thereafter, it will occasionally stall, always restarting immediatly again. O... Trouble codes: 12 (Air Meter Open or shorted)
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L overdrive; cornering VIN: 4S3BJ6336P
This makes the third time I have posted on this car- third time's a charm??? Brief summary to date: Started w/ the area Subaru dealership attempting to fix a binding problem. It was more than the usual internal clutch problem. I assume they never could get pow...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BH6756Y
The car will act up at idle or under load, or at cruise. Under load the car has a loss of power and hesitation, then may suddenly pick up and the car will take off. Then when you come to a stop the idle surges badly and the car barely makes it through the inte...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E0N
Found no spark from igntion system; found a damaged ignition distributor & replaced with a remanufactured (ditributor)unit with new plugs wires cap & rotor. Still no start found no injector pulse - checked found a blown fuse & replaced as needed: Now we have s... Trouble codes: 21 (Oxgen Sensor signal), 24 (Intake Manifold Air Tempurature Sensor Signal), 42 (Vehicle Speed Sensor Signal)
1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Radio VIN: JT3GN86R5V
Does anyone have a wiring diagram for the radio on this vehicle? Someone got "cut happy" when they installed an after market radio. Nothing but chopped wires in the dash. New customer wants factory radio installed and MOD doesn't show the complete wiring to th...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Oil Pressure VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
Customer brought car in for timing belt and oil light flicker. Checked pressure where Alldata says, (In Head), found 3 psi hot, idle and 3000 rpm. Later found pressure tap in engine and checked there, hot 25, 80 psi hot @ 3000rpm. Pulled balance box and plugge...
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R3X
My question for the Toyota guys out there is it normal to have a dead A/F sensor and still have other problems. 25-40 miles on the freeway is what it takes to set the CEL again. Oh I did look at the MAF and it appeared clean however I did not have recognizable... Trouble codes: P0171

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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7154P
Hi All, I got a ton of replies on this one. First, I tested the old distributor. The pickup is an input to the ecm, the ecm then pulses the igniter and the igniter then pulses the ignition coil.There are three coils inside the distributor (crank, TDC, and coil...
1997 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L drivability VIN: JHMBB6158V
Link Leis, hit the nail on the head /we taped the old key under the dash and it started without the security system going off. the customer will have the new keys programed a the dealer.Thanks to all who replied Randy
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall VIN: 4S2CY58V4P
Live and learn, Thanks Ron Miller and Paul [...] this year Rodeo has a dual resistor system, what fouled me was the fact that I saw the failure just at the moment of switching with the old senser ( 3 times in a row), old connector and senser was corroded but ...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L clutch VIN: 1YVGE22C2V
i recieved 4 help replies on this mazda. yes, you do have to remove the engine to see the crank thrust bearing problem. also noted that the nut on the adjustment at the clutch pedal could back off (it didn't) and one tech mentioned he had seen the metal around...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L oil pump VIN: 4S3BD6858X
Thanks for all the replies,Thanks to terrence in missouri.For the detailed steps to resealing this pump.It really helped.
1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Burning oil VIN: JT4RN63B7G
Thank you for your replies. Billy [...] suggested that I check the rings. At first I thought why? The block was just machined and the machine shop supplied the new pistons.(less than 30 minutes run time)What could be wrong? Well, I had removed the head and...
1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on
Thank you for all of your respond,turn out to be the bad egr solenoid,witch was working intermitently. Trouble codes: P0401.
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