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1993 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4DA9488P
hello group this acura wiil not pass ga emissions. has excessive nox. fails at cruise, allowed is 1088, it reads 1705 ppm. barley passes at idle with allowed 984 and reads 862. the co% reads o on both. there are no codes stored. checked and rechecked egr syste...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Multiple indicator lights VIN: 1HGCE6668S
This is virgin territory for us here. The MIL is on, no engine codes. Trans. code P1705. The mil will illuminate upon start up. Once you start driving the trans. indicator will light D1 and flash D4. We have replaced the gear position switch with an OE one. Wh...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L abs module VIN: 4S2CK58W4W
I have tried to replace the Coil Integrated Module for the code 35, and the new module we recieved set other codes that were not present before. I forgot to write them down, but they were related to solenoid faults, and instucted me to agian, replace the modul...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L blower & A/C switch VIN: 4S2CK58WXX
When put blower on high the A/C button (and compressor) will sometimes turn off & will get vent air. Doesn't do all of the time. Really think it's the switches, ie blower swithch & A/C switch in the control head but not sure. Any one seen this?
1989 Subaru E10 van 1.0L rear hub
Hi Folks, Got a rare little Subaru minivan her with a stripped rear hub. This is not a USA vehicle. Does anyone know where to get a hub. I've tried a couple of internet searches, not much luck, the owner ( He has a small rental fleet of which this is one) has ...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1237Y
This Echo gets a code 505 for idle valve, usually on cold startups. When it acts up, the car misses noticeable, but just for a few seconds. We removed and cleaned the valve, but it appeared to not be very carboned up, and the dealer does not stock one and says... Trouble codes: 0505 (Idle control valve)

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1996 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Idle is high VIN: JH4DB7565T
Thanks for the help yet everything that was sugjested we had already done. We had already cleaned the air valve but it did not help. Also we check the coolant and coolant level but they also were ok. If the coolant is low the temp sender will not get a good re...
1996 Acura RL 3.5L odometer, ambient air temp reading VIN: JH4KA9641T
One reply suggested we take out the dash pod and inspect the printed circuit for any bad spots under a magnifying glass. We suggested this type of exploratory surgery to the customer who declined. There were no other responses of a similar problem in a like ca...
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
The customer has the vehicle back and reports that all is well. The problem seems to have been the number five ignition coil. Moshen hit the nail on the head and pointed out that there is a TSB for Toyota as well. Some valid replies were injector, valve seatin... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire number five cylinder).
1997 Subaru SVX L 3.3L speedometer VIN: JFICX650VH
There was no consensus on this repair. The common problems are the front VSS that transmits to the speedometer and the speedo head itself. Being ignorant about these cars I referred the owner to the dealer for a professional repair.
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on, P0462F VIN: 4S3BH6651Y
Thanks to all Responders. The customer reported that after the guage repeplacment and 6k miles the gauge does not go to empty but the low fuel light comes on and the check engine light comes on. The end problem was a failing voltage regulator, part of the pr... Trouble codes: P462.
1998 Suzuki Swift 1.3L spark VIN: 2S2AB21H4W
there were many people out there that tried to help. I thank everyone of them. After hours and hours of research trial and error the problem still exists. the fixes we tried are the following replacing the ECM, crank shaft sensor, cam shaft sensor, air bag con...
1994 Toyota Estima Van 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 6T91MPAAAR
THANK YOU to 3 'angels' - Wayne, Paul [...] from New Zealand. I relayed your repsonses to my friend who has already found and ordered what he needs!! You guys were wonderful. Thanks again.
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