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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...
2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ612XY
followed flow chart to no avail. I have replaced the evap bypass solenoid per TSB. the car came back with same code. any ideas or tips will be helpfull Trouble codes: P145
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L comp
Truck came back with not cooling enough complaint after we replaced comp,drier,exp valve,evap core& flushed the system as it was full of that black stuff you see in ford systems. 48 deg at 85 ambient-70% rh after repairs now the truck is back again & so is the...
1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L airbag VIN: JT8GK13T5S
airbag lamp on, pulled code 22 with snap-on modis scanner, alldata does not list code 22, tried to clear with scanner & will not clear, lamp flashes like it is trying to clear but will not go out, local toyota dealer says srs code 22 has to do with battery dis...
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Ignition VIN: JM1NA351AM
Replaced cylinder head and now will not start. Vehicle sat 3 months waiting for head. Ran fine, replaced head for oil leak, now won't start. Has fuel, spark, and INJ pulse.
1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1TA221XV
hello ,this mazda came in with a knock sensor code .so i changed the knock sensor,and the code went away.then it started cutting off everytime you try to acell.and sometimes you dont have to touch the pedal and it will keep cutting off.when you first start it ...
2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Idle Fluctuates VIN: 3N1C351D22
Hello fellow IATN members. I hope someone will be able to help me with my situation. I started the car and as soon as it was running, the idle was fluctuating between 1800 to 1100 RPM. When you put it in gear, the idle was steady about 700 RPM. I checked the I...
1999 Suzuki Swift 1.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2S2AB21H3X
Problem: Vehicle no start after hot soak. Now vehicle no start most of the time. What we've done: Vehicle diagnosed for no start when hot, had no ignition spark, good fuel pressure and volume. tested coils, wires, tested for codes, no codes. Scope tested cam a...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Chassis VIN: JT2BG12K4T
Guys, I need help. We did a 90k service and timing belt on the car and "ever since" there is a knocking/clattering noise in the car. The noise is heard mostly when driving under light throttle at 35 to 45 mph. Sometimes it is heard when braking. Some days the ...

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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Multiple indicator lights VIN: 1HGCE6668S
It appears there was a bad connection at the TCM. Once I put it all back together I was able to clear the code and everthing worked fine. Thanks to all who responded.
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L electrical VIN: 1HGEJ6574V
Hello to all, Thank you to each who took the time to respond. Came across broken clockspring, however customer did not want to spend money to perform repair, I did later learn that customer had someone else install a universal horn button to make it beep...
1996 Kia Sephia GS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: KNAFA1258T
Thanks for the help. The EGR port suggestion was a good one, but the whole problem was a defective rebuilt 'CARDONE' distributor. I really appreciate all of the replies. Thanks again.
2000 Mazda 323F 1498CC Hesitation, Surge VIN: SAFBAAMMM1
Well Guys! This one had me stumped. The customer came into me this morning with a letter from Mazda recalling the vehicle for a modified coil. This is a distributorless ignition system with 2 coil packs on the top of the rocker cover. And according to the lett...
1990 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JN8H17YDW2
After a day of test drives and checking grounds, the truck would not fail and the custmer decided to pick it up and it has not failed again. Thanks to all who took the time to answer.
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Turn Signals VIN: JN1EJ01F3P
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I found that the turn signal wire to the right rear turn signal was chafed through the insulation behind the back seat at the left side. I repaired the wire and installed a new flasher and all is good Ron
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y4Y
Hi Nissan Techs, I already find the problem, it was the Evap pressure sensor vacuum hose leak, the problem source. Trouble codes: P1448 (EVAP Vent Control Valve).
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L guage VIN: 3N1AB51D92
The fix is after removal of cluster, found cirucit board burn from behind, order new old from dealer, install, okay, Did not found cause of failure of board, but was told by other nissan techns that the meter assembly goes bad frequently.
1989 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JT2MA71J5K
I may have fixed this vehicle. I recieved four replies. One gentleman asked about the secondary ignition components. The second gentleman, Steve [...], referred me to a CTS that could possibly cause an overrich condition causing the engine to flood out. This ...
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