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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6558Y
we scanned using snap on solus system. can't find why light recurs! Trouble codes: P1149 (undocumented code from obd 2 generic scan)
1990 Hyundai Excel 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KMHVF12J4L
Got a lovely gem here, vehicle came in for a stalling and hard starting cold concern. Technician found service bulletin for wiring harness splice repair. Repaired harness and vehicle had no more stalling. Technician notice last step to reset tps and idle stepp...
1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L Cylinder Head VIN: 4S2CG58E1N
This car came to us with no compression on cylinders 3 and 4. Dealer had done valve job 2 or 3 times in last 13 months and would not warranty this time. We pulled the cylinder head and found the head completely destroyed on cylinders 3 and 4 and some damage on...
1999 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4ZR17X9X
The customer brought this vehical in becuase the "check engine" light was on. With my scanner hooked up, the readings on the scanner, for the forward O2 sensors was showing that they were not functioning properly. At times the readings would stay at 0V, on ace... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JN1HJ01CEP
Hi everyone: I don't work on imports very often so I need some help on this one. For about a year, this car has had a hesitation just on take off. It doesn't happen all the time. I have only been able to feel it once. I unhooked the egr valve and that hasn't h...
1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L VTC Gear
Would like to hear from you guys on this one. Customer bought one of the Japanese availiable engines that is suppose to have less than 40K miles and a 6 month warranty. We installed the engine and everything is good except after it sits and cools completely do...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y61
This Nissan has boomeranged on me! About one month ago, the truck came in with a P0171 code in it. I went through the troubleshooter in the Snap-on Scanner, and read the fixes here on IATN, and cleaned the MAF sensor. The fuel trim (ALPHA %) came back down to ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank One)
1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L loss of power VIN: 4S3BJ6320M
customer complains that intermittently the car will just lose power sometimes for long periods, sometimes for only brief periods. States that if she steps all the way down it will go after going to passing gear. We have only been able to duplicate the symptom ...
2002 Suzuki Aerio S 2.0L No Start VIN: JS2RA41S92
This vehicle intermitently will not start, it will usually crank, not start, occasionaly it will not crank. Have replaced alternator for low output per Suzuki bulletin. Replaced fuel pump for no fuel at one time for no start. Have checked for loose grounds. An...
2004 Suzuki Verona EX 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: KL5VM52L24
Suzuki techs may be aware of a hesitation or stalling condition with the Verona. Suzuki RE-flashed the ecm to cure the condition, but after re-flash vehicle did not improve. We replaced the ECM with a unit we ordered (not from stock). No improvement. Vehicle w...
1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN8GRXV
Hi guys...this vehicle came in for a mil illuminated, retrieved dtc PO1700, but I have no info on this code, not in the mt2500 troubleshooter or the shopkey. Any info that anyone could provide would be much appreciated. Btw, there are no symptoms associated w... Trouble codes: P1700
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K6W
after new egr components were installed still getting code p0401. all hoses and electrical wiring have been tested. including map sensor and 02 sensor. back pressure test was done. this car was received from another shop and i have tested all components relate... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficint flow)

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1997 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L valve train VIN: JM3LV5228V
Thank you for your replies. Wayne [...] of European motors was most helpful as he has completed these repairs sucessfuly several times. His suggestion was to follow the tsb,regardless of the info from Mazda that said the vehicle was not affected. He also stres...
1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
found connector/pins for egr sensor(dpfs) damage replaced conector with new pins
1995 Toyota hiace 3.0L Cuts out VIN: KZH110-000
Hello everybody, the problem i had was a tricky one but we found it straight away, we posted the help request BECAUSE we found it so quick and doubted ourselves. we rang a toyota tech i know and he said they had no real procedure for testing this sort of probl... Trouble codes: 22 (temperature sensor circuit).
1999 Toyota Solara SE 2.2L poor/low brake pedal VIN: 2T1C622PXX
thanx for the replies. it seems this was a domino affect problem!brakes overheated due to locking. found and repaired the orig prob, stuck master cyl. repaired visable resulting damage, cooked rotors and calipers, still no pedal at all. as it turned out, the n...
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