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1989 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGED3557K
I have spark but no power to injectors or fuel pump, I am missing injector pulse too.I am missing the ground signal to my fuel injection relay from A12 and A14. The car will start if I jumper a ground to the PCM on either A12 or A14.The fuses #37 & #2 are good...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L abs VIN: 1HGEJ113XS
Hello everyone. This vehicle came in with a constant ABS light on. I jumped the service connector in the passenger kick panel but the light would not blink. The SRS light did blink quickly. I assumed i had the wrong connector but I couldn't find another one. I...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L master cyl VIN: 1HGEJ122XS
Car came in for a intermiten seeking brake pedal at stop lights vehicle starts to move with pedal all the way to the floor, performed brake inspection all ok on leaks, I clamped off all four brake lines and the brake pedal is soild, as i released the rear clam...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD563XT
Not very Hondarific Tech needs some intellectual reasoning for why i am even looking at this car there does not appear to be anything wrong. ??? its the driver i think TIA Trouble codes: 715 (Speed sensor)
1990 Isuzu Pickup LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JAACL11E4L
HELP! This truck won't cause the problem for me in the shop, or on test drive. But the customer can, I've seen it. She will go out to run erands and at the second stop it cranks no start. When it happens I have spark. Tried a coil anyway. It was on the shelf. ...
1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L no turbo boost VIN: JN1CZ24A2L
Hello. I have this 300zx turbo with no boost. I've checked all through my mitchell for some info and can't find anything. I know nothing about turbo's but told customer I would try. The car runs great there are no codes i checked for vacuum leaks and noe were ...
1990 Nissan D21 2.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N6SD11Y9L
The engine has a severe surge just off idle caused by the injectors being shut off and back on. It will do it loaded or just running in the shop. Idle is perfect, above about 2,000 RPM the engine picks up and revs normal but in the 1200-2000 range it will surg...
1998 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S3BK4958W
Help keep us from going postal! This right hand drive car intermittently starts missing on 1 or 2 cylinders, and the injection pulse is going away, originating at the ECM. The speedometer stopped working at the same time this problem started. I have searched t... Trouble codes: P0403, P1443, P1507
2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L abs light VIN: JF1SF65601
Need to know if there is a way to retrieve abs codes, what the procedure is, where the test connector is located, and a description of the connector or wire colors.
1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3AC12R8M
This van came in on it's 3rd test and failed. It was at a Toyota dealership and they recommended an egr and a cat. Customer declined and brought it to me. Front O2 was recentlly replaced and functions normally. EGR works fine as well and timing is set. Tune up... Trouble codes: 41 (throttle position sensor)
1995 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Engine oiling VIN: 4T1GB10E4S
Good afternoon, this vehicle came in with oil pressure light flickering at idle with engine warm. We installed an oil pressure gauge to engine and pressure was at 40 psi hot, but it steadly dropped to 0psi. We then unscrewed the gauge with the engine running a...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDY32TOY
Car comes in about every 4 to 6 weeks with MIL on. Always the same story. Same codes PO440, PO 441 and PO 446. Smoke machine shows leak at fuel filler area. I like 3 or 4 others before thought it was the gas cap. It's been replaced 6 times and that's not the p... Trouble codes: P0440, P0441, P0446

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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1859X
thanks to all who replied the problem ended up being in the bypass solenoid valve. Replaced the valve and all is well. Thanks again for all the help. Trouble codes: P1457.
1999 Honda Civic Value Package 1.6L high idle VIN: 2HGEJ6613X
Not many replies on this one.the idle speed was suspect due to information conflict. Alldata listed the spec's of 680 rpm,the car had an idle of 830. My tech line said the Honda oe manual idle spec was 750 +/- 50. With the information in hand we tested another...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Mechanical VIN: KM8SB12B62
This one is headed back to the dealer. One responsesuggested loosening motor mounts lifting engine slightlyand retightening. Also checking IAC and throttle bdy forcarbon buildup.Overwhelming responses said dealer did nottime balance shafts correctly when they ...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58W0Y
BAM! You guys nailed it. I ran the vehicle with the air cleaner off, MAF sensor still attached, and yanked on the engine harness. Vehicle died immediately. Since I had all the injector codes I started tracing the green wire with red tracer from the [...] conne... Trouble codes: P0201 (Injector Circuit Open Circuit Malfunction Cyl 1), P0202 (Cyl 2), P0203 (Cyl 3), P0204 (Cyl 4), P0205 (Cyl 5), P0206 (Cyl 6).
2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L MIL Lamp on, lack of acceleration VIN: 4S2CM57W91
John, you must be psycic. After reading all of your replies, I checked the spark plugs and the customer did indeed install bosch platinums. I guess you can't take anyones word for granted. Never ASS U ME that other people will install the proper parts. THANK Y... Trouble codes: 1340 (ion sense module), 1311 (ion sense module sec line 2 circuit fault), 1312 (ion sense module sec line 1 circuit fault).
1999 Kia Sephia 1.8L radiator fan VIN: 1GRWSDMHGT
recieved replys to check black and yellow wire at relay to see if grounding out,turning on relay,it was not. also one reply said to check pressure swith ,it was ok,customer declind replacement of computer,if comes back will post repair.thankyou.
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD68S4Y
this is the strangest thing i have ever seen and truly dont know what the fix is. we changed every thing in the fuel system all evap parts, tank ,filler neck,every thing still no change.even just pooring gas from a gas can and the car still has a hard time sta...
1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AJ56G7V
Thank you for all your replies. I had found out that the vehicle recently had the battery disconnected and cleaned. But what I had noticed the battery still had a lot of corrosion on it, so I recleaned the terminals and retightened the clamps. Also the airclea... Trouble codes: P0505.
1991 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2ST85N4M
Hello to all and thank you for your help. The problem is that we have a wrong computer. A 92 camry 2.2 got to the shop today for service(nothing wrong with this car) and we install the computers on hand to make sure they were good.Started the camry ok no pro...
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