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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Temperature output VIN: 2HKRL1867Y
Here is another strange one. The A/C works fine so long as the auto climate control is set for 60 or less. As soon as one turns the control to 61 degrees f. the heat kicks in and the output temp runs wild to full hot. I have read the problem with the control h...
1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1HD461XP
Ok,Im at the end of my rope with this one!the customer brought car to us with mil and intermittent stall at idle.Code is an 02-no ne2 signal.I didpinout test as per alldata,no problem.Continuity,resistance and ac signal all within spec.I no what your thinking.... Trouble codes: 02 (No ne2 signal)
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, erratic speedometer VIN: 1YVEG22CXT
Hello mazda guys got a good one for you ! got this one from another shop . came to me with intermittent stalling prob. ive searched fix data base w no solid answers . have seen 1 post with exact same prob. but no replies , closed out with fix , i checked same ...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C1X
Hi, The customer recently bought this car and ended up with a P0133 code and wouldnt pass inspection due to code. O2 pid read 0.00 volts on the scanner. Checked and had 3.75 volts on sig return wire (Pin #60, red )from the front 02 sensor. Checked voltage dr... Trouble codes: P0133 (Heated O2 SEnsor Low Response)
1988 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1HT21S55
Hello fellow techs, I had this vehicle given to me with a blown head gasket was blowing oil everywhere. Decided to rebuild motor and let my daughter drive it to school. after engine rebuild it searches for idle from 800 to 1400 I can disconnect idle control an...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA21D2W
This car is giving me fits, The problem is it surges at low speeds, If I monitor the EGR solenoid I have 12 volts there untill it gets to about 100rpms Then it pluses about 6 times in a 5 second period. you can feel it in the car. If you go faster it stays at ...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D32
I have this 2002 Altima that is very intermittent on setting code P1121. No driveability symptoms were present when it would set the code. It might set once a week for the past month and every time I would do diagnostics everything checks good. Today the compu... Trouble codes: P1121, P1223 (Throttle Pos. Sensor 2 circuit low input)
2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6556Y
Need some SUBI help.. This car idles perfect and most of the time drives perfect. The car will intermittantly turn on check engine light with P0130, primary 02 fault. Replaced 02 with factory sensor. Light still comes on. 02 voltage while cruising stays around... Trouble codes: P0130 (Fault primary O2)
1993 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L Lack of power VIN: JS3TD02V2P
This vehicle has a severe lack of power at idle and when driving. It seems to be worse when the vehicle is hot and the outside temperature is hot. Customer says that cool mornings seem to help. The vehicle does not miss. When I accelerate and then back the thr...
1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SV21EOM
problem with car is hesitation or bog under moderate to heavy acceleration. it even cuts out and stalls.have tested air flow meter and t.p.s. switch.but no problems found.did have a long crank time till start.until i replaced the igniter and dist.assy.almost f...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4RN93P8R
First thanks to all who will read and respond to my post. This Toyota truck came in from another shop. The vehicle would start, run about a second or two then die out. Have fuel pressure gauge hooked up to cold start injector inlet. Have 38 psi pressure when a...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L passanger poweer slidding door VIN: 4T3ZF13C21
hi guys i need help from you toyota techs.the passenger power sliding door doesnt close when commanded or it wiil sit there and attemps to close and goes back An foward. havent experince that problem my self. customer state that when the door goes back and fow...

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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L Engine VIN: JH4KA8262P
Well we didnt get to fix this car, we recemmonded a rear transmission mount as many have stated only to learn another shop had replaced that mount about a year ago with no luck, so we looked into other areas pointed out by the responses we received, the left a...
1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L fans VIN: JHMCA5544K
the customer decided to bypass the fan switch at this time and have the fans run constantly and did not want to spend more money at this time.many thanks to all the replys/much usful info and its great to part of iatn.thanks all and i will update if the custom...
1990 Hyundai Excel GL 1.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHVF22J9L
Howdy everbudy, First things first, THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED!! We checked advice of all replys that we got. John from Texas hit it on the head! Removed ECM and found burnt diode in circut board. Just recieved ECM today at lunch. Hooked it up and problem is...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C41
Well, the largest problems on this one is the lack of specific information and the parts availability, however it was eventually determined that cam sensor, crank sensor and ecm are all bad, since customer was looking at a huge bill I contacted Hyundai's natio...
1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L mainifold VIN: JM1FC3525M
This vehicle has been repaired. We opted to r&r the manifold and remove the broken studs with a torch. Despite the way it looked, we learned the r&r was actually quite easy. The high grade of steel involved would have made drilling an extensive process. A bi...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C7W
hello and thank you for taking time to respond to our request. we had four peplies and they were all helpfull.Thanks to Marshall from Georgia for your advise. In both cases the o2 was at fault, however on the mazda our tech did not quite understand the relatio... Trouble codes: P1131.
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JA3XE74C4N
Thanks to everyone The owner took the car too try it. The surge was so intermeted that I could not get it to do it but for a few times and not enough to get a good reading from it. This is after i had replaced the TPS. some of the sugestions (I did look into a...
1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN6HD15H8G
Thanks to all who had some input. The customer declined to have us further diagnose his problems. Good ideas about the injectors and the cam timing, but those seemed to be okay. Thanks again.
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L harsh shifts VIN: JN1CA21D8S
The Maxima is fixed! I don't know why I didn't look at the dropping resistor first.It is located next to the air cleaner and I disconnected it while disconnecting everything else.Thank you that replied.Info(technical)is hard to get and understand on this veh...
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Sorry I took so long to close.Customer decided to trade vehicle.To many problems,car not worth repairing.Thanks for all the help.
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Accessories VIN: 1NXBR12E2W
Thanks to all that replied, After everyone telling me that it was on the drivers side fuse panel I realized that I did not switch the relay from the old harness, thats why i could not find it because it wasn't there.Unfortunatly I gave the old harness to the c...
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