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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGCB7677N
hi,all you honda techs,this accord is my boy's car,i did a nj dyno inspection and it did'nt pass.nox-1450[[...]]hc 128[spec132]co2.21[spec1.20] talking with my co-workers told me to reset computer and check for codes,when i did this [jumping the diag connec...
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR05YXV
This Infiniti runs excellent and shows no signs of misfiring. However the MIL light flashes and sets the P0300 code. The engine has had a complete tune up and the timing belt has been replaced recently. You could put a coin on its edge on top of the engine and... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Miss Fire Detected)
1991 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD17YUM
We got this Pathfinder in for a rough running condition. The vehicle would run, but ran very rich and rough. I found the fuel pressure was leaking down through an injector, but I did not know how many were leaking. I tried to start the vehicle to move it outsi...
1990 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L transfer case VIN: JT3FJ62G5L
I now have this vehicle in my shop with the transfer case disassembled and have found that the main seal between the transfer case and the automatic tranny is not installed square and there is an idler shaft that has 0-rings which are damaged. My question is:...

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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGEJ6550V
Replaced both the throttle body gasket, and the intake manifold gasket. Reset the IACV and idle to spec. PROBLEM SOLVED. Even though I couldn't find the vacuum leak, it was still there. Don't have access to a smoke machine, but maybe I should look into purchas...
1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Piston/Valve VIN: JNKNGO1C5L
Dear IATN, The summary of the replies basically indicated that it would be more cost effective to install a used engine, rather than to try to diagnose the noise. At this point the customer is undicided what to do. so, for right now, we dont have any more in...
1996 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L air bag VIN: 1F4DR17X4T
Well we got this one fixed, we replaced the air bag switch. it works normal now. thanks to john and Jimbo on this one. Many thanks to IATN for always providing great help.
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4BU31DXS
Thanks for quick responses,car is fixed,when testing it had the spark light lite up bright at the plugs and went dim on full throttle but then I ck'ed it coming out of the coil and it stayed bright the hole time,it turned out to be a very small burn mark in th... Trouble codes: P0325.
2000 Suzuki Vitara 2.0L starting
Alarm unit [...]+ was out all black leads undid whole loom to trace right wire. siren unit sounds when any supply to it is disconneted
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Wheel Bearings VIN: 1NXBAO2E6T
Customer came back to do a 4-wheel brake job. Upon removing 1 of the back wheels,I found it to be really cuppy. A few responses said to watch for that.Didn't notice the extent of the cuppiness till I pulled the wheel off. I told the customer that as long as th...
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