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1987 Acura Legend L 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA2555H
hi guys, tow in, dye on road, stalled out,,crank;s no start. poping a little,,,check, fuel pres/ok 38psi, ck in time/syn, compression 125/ across, when plugs removed #1 plug only black fouled,,all others ok,, fuel/spark/ compresion...have voltage at both side ...
1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Main Relay VIN: 1HGCB7551P
Hi, Intermittant no start while cranking. I'm trying to find the infamous "main" relay on this accord. She always starts when I get to the car. Customer says she wont start when sitting in the heat. Its hard to test for something that isnt broke when I get the...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L compressor VIN: 2HKPL189YH
Compressor was replaced by another tech about a year and a half ago at approx 35k miles. when we recieved it it had 49k miles, hi and low side pressures static were about 60 psi. When the ac was turned on... no change in readings, althought the compressor was ...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, P0131 VIN: SHHE478402
Fellow Techs This car was involved in a very strange accident, all the underside was damaged (rubbed) The two lambda sensors were also hit thus were replaced Local dealer needs 1 month to get the spare parts do the Denso sensors were fitted to this vehicle (... Trouble codes: P0131 (Bank 1 O2 sensor Voltage Low)
2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L MIL Lamp on, Lack of power VIN: 4S2CM57W61
Good day everyone. Here we have a 2001 Rodeo Sport that has an intermittent lack of power after driving anywhere from 45 minutes to a couple of days. We have not been able to duplicate the problem yet, but the customer states that it will barely get out of its... Trouble codes: P1125 (electric throttle control), P1295 (ETC power management mode), P1515 (Command actual TPS correction)
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L compressor VIN: JT8GK13T8R
Customer bring in car for not cooling at times. Pressures are normal while it works, but when it acts up, pressures equalize, does not cool, but compressor is on. It does have the push button a/c control head. I have evacuated system and recharged with virgin ...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS31P3W
please help.this montero has generic data.what does the ecm look at to read egr flow.egr system is working properly.thanks for any help in advance.this is a heat case. Trouble codes: P0400 (low egr flow detected)
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS31H3Y
The car came in for the check engine light on and a rough idle. I performed the scan tool diagnostics and found a p0400 code for the egr flow malfunction. I pulled the egr valve off to check for carbon peices blocking the pintle. Found some carbon in the egr v... Trouble codes: P0400
1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1N6HD11Y3G
Any help is appreciated, I am sure i am just overlooking the obvious. There is no injection pulse from the ecm wiring all checks good and i have also tried a known good ecm...both ecms give the two codes listed and i cannot find a positive id for these codes. ... Trouble codes: 31 (24 -), 24
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D81
hi guys i need help from you nissan guru's. this sentra has 4 o2 sensors. two pre and two post. (WERE REPLACED PER DTC AND CUSTOMER REQUEST) after rear o2 sensors replace dtc p0160 returned. check wiring to pcm ok check grounds in the rear of intake ok. left r... Trouble codes: P0160 (left bank rear 02 sensor high voltage)
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D72
Nissan/Infiniti techs.Here's one for ya, P0226 [...] keep coming back after clearing all codes and this vehicle will not move.RPM's max out at 1500rpm and she crawls real slow. Customer states that he was driving on interstate and pulled off for a pitstop(f... Trouble codes: P0226 (Accelerator pedal sensor circuit range/performance problem), P1228 (Accelerator pedal position sensor 2 circuit high voltage), P1705 (Throttle sensor circuit malfunctionAccelerator sensor), P0455 (Evap system -gross leak)
2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L Hesitation VIN: JF1SF655X1
This car originally had a missfire problem, I replaced the plugs and wires and the miss was gone. Then about 2 weeks later the car was back with a hesitation problem. I tested the fuel pressure and the pressure was 7 psi below spec. The fuel pump solved this p...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L mil off VIN: JT4RN93P8R
Hello Tech's. Need help from some Toyota techies. This is my first posting. This vehicle is my personal pickup. My pickup needs to go in for a smog check. Gave the pickup a tune-up (new spark plugs, cap & rotor, air filter, valve adjustment, clean pcv valve) a... Trouble codes: 42 (Vehicle Speed Sensor)
1996 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L Hydraulics VIN: 6T153VK100
This car had the clutch accumulator overhauled two years ago to correct a fluid leak and the master and slave cylinders overhauled a year ago to correct a low pedal. Now we have a low pedal again, but the fluid remains full and there is absolutely no signs of ...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
help!! Trouble codes: P0401
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4TAVN52NXW
Hello all This vehicle has a hesitation on takeoff with a surge on acceleration. After checking everything we could think of we discovered that if you plug off the EGR vacuum hose at the EGR valve the truck has no drivibility problems. We teed into this hose w... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2 cyl), P0305 (Misfire 5 cyl)

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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L codes VIN: 1HGCG16582
This one went back to the dealer. We had a few replies to ground different wires at the ALDL, but did'nt get the chance.
1991 Infiniti M30 3.0L code 16 VIN: JNKHF14C5M
thanks for the multiple replies. this code deals with the tcc sol. replaced the sol. (190.00 cost), and the system is back to normal, and my daughter is off to break something else!
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L light bulb burnt out VIN: KNDJA7230T
This isnt a #74 bulb one of the replys sounded as if he knew which bulb I may have had. Im going to try and mail mine to him to see if he can get me one. Im closing this thread as I dont know how long it will be before I get a bulb for this vehicle. However I ...
2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4F2YU81X1K
Well I only recieved one reply to my email address but now that I am ready to close it I see there were actually 12 replies. For some reason 11 did not make it to my email address, they would have been helpfull. I have already cleaned everything that could be ...
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L valve train VIN: JN1EJ01F5P
Thanks to all who responded. The majority of the posts involved the VVT- Variable Valve Timing sprockets on the intake camshaft. There is a bulleting concerning rebuilding the sprocket by replacing the spring only. The dealership we deal with has never sold a ...
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.5L electric windows VIN: JT2VV21E8M
Everybody said the same thing:bellows in door area.I knew that would probably fix the windows but wasn't sure about the seat belt. A couple of people mentioned that it was related.Found 2 wires broken,and to my relief it fixed the seat belt problem too.Was a q...
1991 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1NXAE94A5M
At last, it is done! Something I failed to mention in my origional post was that I did notice, at the time, some evidence of corrosion on the larger connector. That's right Steve, corrosion. I started first at that connector, planning to pop the grounds out an...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L compressor VIN: 2T1BR18E4W
I want to thank everyone for all the help. I learned a lot from this one, - one is to go and make sure that the job was done correctly the first time. Another was that the A/C compressor has an 'rpm counter' in it, and if the belt slips, it will be shut down. ...
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