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1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ2242P
Honda Pros, I have this little Civic that was towed in with a no start condition. The shift lock out was inop which led me to believe the ECM was bad. Sure enough, opened up the box and found burn spot on board (big burn spot on board!). Sent the ECM out had ...
1994 Hyundai Excel 1.5L pulse generators VIN: KMHVF2256R
Hello, This car goes into third gear default after taking off and getting through all the gears once. On snapon scantool the pulse generator numbers drop out one at a time after a few seconds of movment. pulse A seems erratic in neutral but never zeros out til...
1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L inhibitor switch VIN: JNKCP01D5P
Car was towed into shop with a no crank condition. Verified no crank condition, checked for power @ starter solenoid, no power, jumped inhibitor relay: car would crank just fine now. Tested inhibitor relay and anti-theft relay #1, both work as they should, fou...
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF1137M
Customer stated as vehicle is drive when cold first 2-3 miles feels as though it misses and surges a few times then feels like it is starving for fuel and has no power. Pulls to the side of the road and lets it sit for 2-3 minutes. Starts up and continuesto dr...
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L rear blower inop VIN: 4N2DN11W4T
Hi members, Van came in with rear blower not working.Fuses are good. Blower motor is working when you direct ground one of the wire (yello/black stripe).I'm thinking that ground circuit for rear blower is at the front control unit for rear AC . Can someone sh...
2000 Suzuki Vitara JX 2.0L running VIN: 2S3TD52VXY
hello techs have a vitara 2001 m.i.l light did not light up with a no start replaced ecm and fixed it for about 10 miles and came back with same symptons installed another ecm added a ground wire and main relay fuse fixed for 4 months and is returned with same...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Compressor Clutch VIN: JT4RN93P8R
A/C blows cold driving down the road. Come to a stoplight and A/C cycles off and will not cycle back on until you start moving again or you put it in park. When the truck came in someone had adjusted the idle up valve assem to about 1100-1200 RPM to make the A...
1996 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L electric door locks VIN: JT3GK13M7T
The driver's door will not open.The key turns left okay but is real hard going right.I pulled the top of the panel off and can force the electric mechanism to move but the door still will not open.Is there anything I can do o open the door to change the mechan...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K1Y
hi gang. got a 2000 toyota camry with a code po442 large leak detected. this is the late system with 3 solenoids which were all removed, vacuum tested, and determined to be working properly. the pressure sensor has 3.33 volts at atmosphere and subsequently ris... Trouble codes: P0442

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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L door locks VIN: 2HYKRL1809
hi group well thanks to dan for the very helpful information it helped out great, ran through the information and found that the powers and grounds out of the multiplexing unit were all ok, turns out the door lock actuator was the culprit locking the doors, re...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Clutch VIN: 4A3AC54H71
After heated discussion with Sach clutch technical rep on what defines a professional auto technician,we tried another clutch assembly. Unfortunately Sachs is the only one available to us in areasonable amount of time and since they are Mitsubishi oem supplier...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A3Y
Thanks to EVERYBODY who replied! I should have noted that I was getting 22% LTFT on both bank 1 and 2. So I had a problem common to both banks. But even without that info, had some great replies. The problem turned out to be that it needed a Mass Air Flow se... Trouble codes: P0171.
1990 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L transfer case VIN: JT3FJ62G5L
Number one: I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have resopnded to my post, especially Antonio Trompiz from Brazil. He took time from his busy day to scan a page from a Toyota Landcruiser manual to email to me! I finally had to subscr...
1992 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L air flow VIN: JT2UK13E4N
Thanks for the replies. The closest one was david from Georgia who said to look in the evap core area for blockage.I checked all the blend doors and the amount of freon in the sysytem. all were good.I then went to the salvage yard and looked at a evap core box...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L AT/Temp Light VIN: JT3VN39W2R
Hey Guys Thanks for all the replies to this problem, I have changed the fluid type to toyota fluid, DexronII just not avalible in this area that I can find Customer will report back at later date, It has been a coubple of days and have not heard anything bad y...
1994 Toyota Camry 2.2L SRS Light VIN: 4T1SKHE4RU
Thank you for your help The fix was to replace the air bag ecu code 22 was for a lamp driver or ecu
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L brake rotor VIN: 4TAVL52N7W
Thanks for the replies,I try all your ideas such unbolt master cylinder,adjust rear brake shoes,flushing the system with fresh brake fluid,etc.I didn't see anything wrong,I replace another two rebuilt caliper and new brake pads and machining brake rotors,by th...
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