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1994 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 44RS011923
This started off as a misfire. Customer installed MSD cap, rotor, wires, and external coil. #4 plug wire insulator was burnt. Car was towed in to our shop after progressively running worse. We installed ?normal? cap, rotor, and wires, and reman distributor (cu...
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7236V
Number 4 spark plug had a carbon track, replaed plugs, coils and wires with Kia parts. That fixed PO304 code. Egr valve would not hold vacuum, replaced it with a Kia part. Then I had a rough idle, EGR driver in PCM is not pulling control circuit down so EGR v... Trouble codes: P0400, P0304, P0140, P0139, P0133
1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM2UF2117G
This truck started as a hand me down from another customer in Hawaii when it dropped the #2 exhaust valve and cracked the piston. We swapped out the piston and rod assy from another good engine, and carefully switched the rings to maintain the same compression...
1995 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BA1424S
Hi everyone, This fine Mazda Protege came in with a store code of P1000, readiness fault code. There was about 6 possible problems listed. I did a visual check of the data with a snap-on scanner. However, the there was an exhuast leakage coming from the manifo... Trouble codes: P1000 (readiness code)
1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C2T
Hi thanks in advance I have a 1996 (aug 1995) mazda 626. It has a code p1195 EGR Boost Sensor signal out of range. I have tested the boost sensor. I have the 5 volt referance, ground, and signal . KOEO 4.5 volts ALLDATA says apply 8" vacume to sensor reading s... Trouble codes: P1195
1991 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA3CU14A5M
This vehicle will not start. I know what you are thinking, probably the ECU, maybe the distributor. But both have been changed out. The replacement is used but looks like new inside, no leaking caps or burnt smell. We replaced the ECU just because it is so com...
1992 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3CR46V8N
engin basics ok, comp , fixed time ok has spark no fuel enable pump is good ran power to it, good fuel press , no injector pulse was at anothe shop changed comp still no start/ no pulse, dist are good suspect ecu, mpi relay is new , every thing leaving the mpi...
1990 Nissan LARGO 1950CC Tow Bar VIN: KUGC220421
HI Guy`s I have a Nissan Largo in I have never done this type in the UK as it was a special import and there is no data available and the local main deal is unhelpful what I want is a Workshop manual also a tow bar or a sorce where I can get one from as I have...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, Runs Rough VIN: JT3VN29V8R
Hello Fellow Techs. Today I had a customer bring in her 1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 (Federal Emissions) 3.0Liter Engine for a check engine light on and the engine running rough. She recently had replaced the Plugs, Wires, Cap and Rotor, but that didn't correct the... Trouble codes: 25 (Air/Fuel Mixture Lean), 26 (Air/Fuel Mixture Rich)
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Accessories VIN: 1NXBR12E2W
To all of you toyota guys out there I need your help. I recently replaced the wiring harness behind the dash because the wiring harness was melted due to a electrical short.(tail lights) Installed new wiring harness and now the tail lights work. Customer broug...

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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L oil system VIN: JH4KA7667P
well, the concensus seems to be valve guide seals. I've informed the customer & they're going to think about it & live with the smoke for awhile. Thanks for all the support! Scott
2004 Lexus RX300 3.0L electric window VIN: JTJHF31U40
customer went to other garage .we will buy oscilloscope and TOYOTA intelligient tester II ,I need it to test body ECU good or bad
1987 Mazda B2000 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM2UF1119H
Thanks for all the responces. Paul from Arizona gave me a Nissan part number #16197 61A03. Nissan had it in stock, and although the jet numbers was larger the emissions was well below state levels! Rusty from CA. has used MC solenoids from ACE Electric #MCS-19...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AK44Y9T
After much testing and inspecting we found a faulty Idle Air Control appears after driving for a while valve would stick and the problem would start. I wanted to be sure before i posted the fix, the customer has been driving the car for 4 days now! ...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G42
Turns out that 'generic' mode is sometimes TOO generic. The definitions for the codes I was getting were correct but the numbers were wrong. It should have been showing a P0335 and a P0340 (cam sensor and crank sensor). After getting the correct codes I was ab... Trouble codes: 821 (832 -), 832.
1989 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start VIN: JT3FJ62G9K
Sorry I have not closed this request. I still have this vehicle. I did replace the igniter assembly and still no injector pulse. We sent the ECM out, but due to Hurricane Charley, we have not gotten it back as of yet. I hope this will fix it. I will post the f...
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