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1997 Acura CL 2.2L Speedo VIN: 19UYA1152U
Speedo and odometer were working intermittently. now speedo rarely works. With a scanner hooked up and viewing live data it will display the speed until electrical cooling fans come or when you turn on a/c compressor, then scanner displays 0 as soon as you tur...
1999 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, NO SPEEDO/ODOM VIN: KLAVA6929X
tried replacing speed sensor but didnt help (shot in dark) as that we can not get accurate wiring scematics or diagnostic flow charts. did testing for code, however the flowdharts and wiring colors dont match car and correct charts have not been able to be fou... Trouble codes: P0
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31AXY
Car originally came in with the MIL light on. It had a cam sensor code. We had one of the coils (car has coil on plug ignition) disconnected, and the test light blade shorted across the terminals of the connector. A small arc jumped, and scanner communication ...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L hydraulics VIN: 4S2CM58WXW
feels like clutch engages disengages, going up hills, give it gas and no response rpms go up and vehicle speed goes up slowly, then like a turbo kicks in grabs and goes, has misfire random most of time and a few times cylinder #3 (see repair history), I'm thin...
1988 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on, CUTS OFF AT 1400RPM VIN: JM1GD2221J
Hope everyone is doing fine. This 626 was brought in and the customer said that the engine was stalling whenever you were coming to a stop and applied the brakes. We found that the engine would start fine cold but after it heated up and it was no longer at "fa... Trouble codes: 17 (solenoid valve-idle speed control unit isc)
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L shift VIN: JA3XD64B6M
I'll make it brief, the trans will not shift, but if you turn on the automatic temp system (with a/c) the trans shifts normally. Turn it off, even while driving down the road, and it goes into limp in. I hope someone has delt with this, we don't see a large nu...
1994 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L First gear VIN: 4A3AJ56G8R
Vehicle came to the shop a few days back.The transmission when you put it in drive an start rolling it pops out of gear and goes to neutral,you stop it's in gear again,you start rolling and it pops out of gear.Put it in Low shift to second and third every thin...
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L valve train VIN: JN1EJ01F5P
There is a large amount of upper engine noise that sounds like it is coming from timing chain area. I would describe the noise as a rattle. Doesn't sound like valve lifters. Sounds like it could be coming from both heads. This engine has variable valve timing ...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
Ran all tests according to the Subaru manual, which says, basically that theres a bad connection. I've wiggled everything I can think of and was looking for help. Even tried a new TPS, same problem. Thanks in advance, Cheers Patrick Trouble codes: P0122

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1987 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JMIFC3312H
Thanks to all who responded! As always your help was invaluable. With your help here's what we found. The throttle sensor was the 'root cause' along with other techs (different shops) adjusting to 'correct' it. I replaced the throttle sensor, reset the aux val...
1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Hesitation VIN: JA3AY26A0V
This vehicle was a dealer vehicle purchased at auction. I could not get any history on it at all. what i ended up finding was two problems. 'First one' the tank was full of rust, and some of it reached the injector rail and injector screens. Second the transmi...
1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Under Rear Seats VIN: 45PE12FH56
There were no helpfull responses, There were no helpfull responses, we had a boby shop just patch it up.
2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF22K1Y
thank you to all who replied . the fix for this car was a new computer .after doing numerous power source and ground checks everything traced back to the computer .the problem was there was no power comming out of the mrel wire at the computer. that wire feeds...
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