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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L alb light on VIN: JHMCB35400
Hi everybody, i have this honda accord that has the ALB light on all the time and the speedometer is not working, i believe there is a link between each others, i tested the four sensors at the wheels, there is ohms for all (around 610 ohms for front and 1320 ...
1989 Isuzu Amigo S 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JAACR01E8K
Okay, Isuzu Gurus, here's one for you. This Amigo limped in here under it's own power, but died at every stop. It will run if you keep the throttle open and the engine at around 3500 RPM, but dies if you let the throttle close like you shut the key off. It run... Trouble codes: 12 (System OK)
1996 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L No ECM communication VIN: JACDJ58V2T
Hi Isuzu tech, This trooper runs great but I can not communicate with the ecm for emission testing. I've tried several scan tools and I have power and a good ground at the data connector. The vehicle has a 2/96 build date. Any thoughts?
2000 Kia Carnival 2.9L Mechanical VIN: KNAUP75251
Engine brought to our shop from sister shop out of the vehicle. This is a Europeon spec vehicle but I'm told it may be the same as the Kia Serento in the US. Problem: Water in Oil. Engine Block looks good, bearings/pistons sleeves all look fine. Aluminum hea...
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 4A3AJ56G4S
can't figure this one out no codes masflow within specs and runs smooth at idle. When acc starts to blg and hesitate. Unplug maf and car runs great on and off idle untill you put in drive. then starts cutting out. Plugs good wires good. Replaced maf and nothin...
1991 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L No Start VIN: JT2AE94A1M
quick post here in a pinch, customer brought in jerking on freeway, just put in a alternator o.e.m 2 weeks ago everything fine, now developed jerking. No spark out of distributor, main relay tests okay, no codes, has a denso distributor cap don't know if that ...

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1992 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L starter VIN: JH4CC2654N
The majority of replies said to remove the intake to access.I priced the job accordingly and the owner declined the repairs.Some replies said you could sneak it out without removing intake.I guess we will find out if the owner changes his mind when it complete...
1996 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L ABS Control Unit VIN: JH4DC4360T
This vehicle has not yet returned, and may not. I heard a rumor that the vehicle was totalled in an accident, so I'm not holding my breath. My 'boss' has informed me that if/when the car returns we will be replacing the ABS assembly...sounds like a reasonable ...
1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA2253X
First we followed the advice of this tech in order test the fuel system: 'I read your post and I have a few things that might help you. First, yes, a bad fuel pressure regulator will have an effect on your lean condition. The corrected amount of fuel to be d... Trouble codes: P0171.
1985 Honda Accord 1.8L timing marks
Well everyone, chalk this one up to handing the baton to someone else. The major problem i felt was a timing issue. Some said to peek in the #1 cylinder hole for TDC but unfortuneatly this is the CVCC style port, so you cant really see the piston. The main tim...
1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT279LFG41
after trying everything we found a used carb and installed it all was good.. with the old one we cleaned the fuel boal,installed new fuel pump,and cleaned carb and still it felt line it ran out of gas )
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 2HGEJ112XR
Well, customer never did return for Honda parts. If customer does return, I will update with another post. Thank to all who took the time to read and reply.
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA2ID3X
Thanks to all replies, it really helps to have so many people willing to help out. I found the problem by checking on the OBDII side. Ty and Rick nailed it that on this model, the code was stored on the generic OBD side but not on the Nissan specific side. I f...
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L compression VIN: JMCA21DSXM
immobiliser system over looked originaly. the no compression was fuel wash out. why it was dumping fuel instead of no fuel or spark ill never know.
2001 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L valve train VIN: JS2GB41SX1
The vehicle is fixed. Kieth and bill hit it on the head (no pun intended). The center and ground elctrodes where indeed bouncing around and moving from cylinder to cylinder. We removed the cylinder head and had the head inpsected for damage (OK). Removed the e...
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