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1999 Honda Civic Value Package 1.6L high idle VIN: 2HGEJ6613X
I need alittle help on this one. Idle speed is at 830. iac count is 17. We set base timming 12 degrees idle bleed screw is as low as it will go. With iac motor removed I can set idle as low as I whish.I have searched for vacum leaks with propane and found none...
1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L throwout bearing VIN: JACDH58V1P
The car came back with the same problem as one year ago. This clutch uses a throwout bearing that is attached to the pressure plate leaf springs. It is pulled out to release the clutch rather than pressed in. We removed the transmission and found that the thro...
1989 Mazda 323 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BF2225K
Now the car comes back, very hard to start, but once warmed up it runs good.I mean really hard to start, like a old car flooding, you have to feather the throttle and baby it till it clears out, like that. spark was good, injector had pulse with noid light,ok ...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Rear calipers VIN: 1YVGF22D9Y
We're trying to install new rear pads on this vehicle and can't collapse the calipers. There are no slots for a tool. The dealer says they may be frozen. The pistons will spin but won't collapse. We've opened the bleeder with no effect. We've unhooked the emer...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4A3CS44R7N
All Import Techs I have a 92 Eclipse thats I can't figure out the idle problem. The idle goes up and down from 1000 to 1500. When I put the A/c on it smooths out but after a while it starts to hunt again. I can't find no vacuum leaks, I clean the Idle control...
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L door latch
Car came in, customer climbed out drivers side door and asked that we reapir or replace the drivers door latch. Won't open from either inside or outside lever. My question is does anyone know how to get this door latch to work one more time to get the door ope...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG685XX
I have this subaru that insist on giving me stress.Vehicle came in with check engine lamp on intermitantly p0302 code stored and was over heating.There where lots of bubbles going into over flow so we decided to replace cylinder head gaskets and we sent the he... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire detected)
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1NXAE09BXS
hello to all. i have a corolla that initially came in for a missfire and lack of power. scoped ignition and foud coil weak, dist cap carbon tracked and 1 leaking ignition wire. replaced all and car has a lot more power but still cuts out badly on accel usually...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAVL52N7T
This engine fails to start after 30 sec hot soak. Found the previos repairs were not actually done. Replaced cap, rotor, wires, pcv, fuel filt, cleaned throttle bore. fuel press is in specs during failure, have noticed cracking the throttle seemsto make engine...

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1985 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: JHMBB5233F
HI AGAIN Y'ALL !!! The ecm was behind the rear door panel. All we had to do was pop out ashtray and see the CODE 3. This was map sensor code. Guess what? The vacuum was low, less than 14'. The timing belt had jumpped a tooth. A new belt and new plugs have it...
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L door ajar warning lite VIN: 1HGCB7552M
Thanks all for your help. An internl feedback in the instrament cluster was the cause of the lites all coming on at once. Apparently there's an internal diode preventing feedback that shorted. Thanks again.
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G9Y
Based on the good feedback from a corprate Mazda employee I'm convinced it's a lower intake gasket and will be replacing it as soon as it comes in! Thanks to the 4 who responded.Kenny Trouble codes: P, 0304 (Number four cylinder misfire).
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L pass key ? VIN: 4A3AC44G1Y
Sent vehcile to dealer. Mitsubishi are the only ones and can reprogram th system. Thanks for your help.
1999 Nissan Sentra XE 1.6L cooling fans VIN: 3NIAB41D6X
We have determined that the problem is in the ECM. 195 is thermostat opening temp, and if fans are disconnected till eng reaches 3/4 guage the temp is aproximatly 128f. this is a more reasonable fan 'on' temp. 190 'off' is to low because it's below t/stat open...
1989 Subaru GL 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, power loss
found the emc would cause a stall when overheated with a heat gun and or the vechile heater. replaced the ecm no further problems reported
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L Radio VIN: 4S3BH67554
hello, techs. May be I was not very specific with explanaition how radio does not work, but I was very specific with questions. All responces(3) sugested possible security problem. My radio did not show any signs of life. As I thought it was wrong radio. Both ...
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