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1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L oil in coolant VIN: JHMRA184XT
Hi, this vehicle came in with a complaint of coolant loss, it has oil/ trans fluid ? in the cooling system, the owner said he replaced a blown radiator hose a few days ago but has had no problems since. We are suspecting a head gasket problem, anyone else out...
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1861X
I have no symptoms other than intermittent SES with a P1399 that I can not get any info on. Alldata skips the number, and the library assistance had nothing. Anyone have a better description of this DTC and/or a chart for it? If I even just knew what circuit w... Trouble codes: P1399 (Manufacturer controlled Ignition system or misfire)
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1859X
I have this oddysey in here with a p1457 code. I have replaced the vent shut valve and 2 way valve, Both were faulty when vehicle came in. The light is still coming back on. I have tested the other solenoids and they are checking out ok, as well as the pressur... Trouble codes: P1457
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L srs VIN: 1HGCG16592
car came to me from a body shop with srs light onand codes 3-1, 4-1, and 5-1 for the right and left seat belt tensioners open circuit, and control module problem. replaced both seatbelts and the module and retested system, and now i have codes 3-3 and 4-3 whic...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L alternator VIN: 1YVGF22C4Y
Got code p1633 it says the alternator is overcharging
2000 Mitsubishi PAJERO GDI 3500CC Hesitation, Stall VIN: V45-440183
The vehicle came to my workshop 3 week ago with the problem that the Engine stall with hesitation when acceleration or after .Engine start very smoothly and the Idle is ok. I check the vehicle and found everything normal. But found problem when I check the fue...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA21D1S
customer came in complaining of a lack of power . what i found when i test drove the vehicle is it acts like a rev limiter kicking in at less than 2000 rpms you can not press the eccelrator hard are that is what you will happen . it will do this in park and in... Trouble codes: P0325
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNICA2ID8T
To all valued techs .I am struggling with a 96 Nissan maxima .The car will just cut out at idle but will restart right away .It occasionally has a miss or jerk on acceleration .There are no codes at this time but I have checked cam and crank sensors with my va...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
My shop owner bought this Altima at an auction and it has excessive crank time, especially when cold. I initially figured the base idle TSB for no start Nissans applied so I reset base idle according to procedure. (no improvement) I also immediately pulled the...
1986 Subaru GL 1.6L Pre-detonation VIN: JF2AF53B6G
Hi All. This Subaru has a pre-detonation problem on accel. which I cannot seem to find. The engine knocks on acceleration. Problem has been going on for about 3 weeks now. In addition to listed repairs etc., I have double-checked ignition timing, looked for va...
1991 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L Starting VIN: JSAETA01V0
I have pout in a 1991 suzuki vitara a motor from grant vitara 2002 and the ECU is lock from the imobilazer. Eny imformetion it well be helpful thanks .
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN63A0J
the truck has a stumble when you get it on it also won't pass emission test 15mph and the 25mph
1990 Toyota Tercel 1.5L Cuts out, Stall, hard starting VIN: JT2EL31F9L
please help! i have a 90 tercel that is hard to start most of the time & when it starts, you have to hold the gas pedal to keep it running. it feels like it's running too rich. i have a feeling that the computer is at fault but could not condemn due to lack of...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
Search of TDF offered no help. Looking for a pattern failure and quick test. And a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, too. Trouble codes: P0446
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C91
3 Mos ago customer came in shop for knock sensor replacement dealer had diagnosed. Replace knock sensor #2 and cleared codes. Code did not return till now same code p0330. so we tested circuit mitchell says to swap wires around and see if code switches to a p0... Trouble codes: P0330
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L abs light VIN: NZE121-314
this vehicle came to our shop with the two abs lights burning .I do not have any info on this job ,this carries the sixteen pin connection on the inside of the car .it carries the vvt-i engine .does any one know how to read these codes manually ,and does any o...

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1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CK58V6V
Thank you all for the help. This particular vehicle has the coil-over-plugs system for ignition. Unfortuneately, the leads for 1 and 3 got switched. Once everything was put back together, we still have a very poor running vehicle. A new compression test (first... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L driver's door lock VIN: JHLRD1866X
HI ALL, We replaced the door loock actuater/latch which came as an assembly. Thanks to those that replied, all said it would be either the latch or actuater.
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ6670W
thanks to all that responded sent it to the dealer for the updated ignision switch thanks again
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Temperature output VIN: 2HKRL1867Y
This customer has decided not to persue the problem. Since we are into the month of October there is no need to cool off. Thanks to those of you who took the time to respond. Seems the idea of a sensor was in everyones mind.
1996 Nissan 200SX SE-R 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BB42D6T
Hello Group---Customer finally brought car back in today, he just got married a week ago and said he was a bit busy to get car back sooner. Poor guy doesn't know what he is getting into?? On to the fix. Had 7 very helpfull responses to my request for help and ... Trouble codes: P0301.
1998 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L 3-4 and passing VIN: JN8ARO5Y3W
I have not fix this one . I did recieve one suggestion to try and adjust the tps and see if it would change anything. vehicle was refered to a freind who repair transmission. will update if i receive any helpful info thank for the reply I recieved.
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF655XW
Thanks for all of the replies. We replaced the leaking purge solenoid that was the only vacuum leak we could find. We tightened all grounds but did not find any that seemed loose. The customer took it on a long drive and it did not act up so we are assuming th... Trouble codes: P1507 (Idle control system malfunction).
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBE30K80
customer did not approve service.the dtc is p1566 Cruise Control Main Switch Circuit Malfunction . is very useful.Thanks all Trouble codes: P1556.
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