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1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD2846W
This vehicle came in with a 1607 code and a complaint of severe hesitation, so bad that the car had to be driven with very light throttle and by manually moving the auto shift to 1st gear to build up speed. After the car sat for a bit in the warm sun, the car ... Trouble codes: 1607 (Problem in computor)
2004 Hyundai santro plus 1000CC No Start VIN: 2356485213
vehicle was going on road suddenly he stop because overheating due to wrong cooling system, when this happen the head gasket was burn , after this the vehicle checked and replace the head gasket, when all work is complete and starting the vehicle , result no s...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: N/A
got a wierd one fellow techs.i have a lean misfire under full load wide open throttle.i have or beleave to have low fuel pressure.my fuel pressure is 32 psi at idle and when i remove the vacuum to regulator it goes to 40 psi.alldata says regulated fuel pressur... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0137 (o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 2 lean)
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L inital take off from rest VIN: JT8GK13TGR
i am looking for a part number for the correct solinoid to replace in this transmission, both dealers i have called act like i'm speaking a language other than english. the only number i've come up with at this point is 85420-33010, is this 260.00$ solinoid th...
1991 Mazda B2600 2.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM2UF3143M
Hello all, I have a Mazda pickup here I'm having some trouble diagnosing. When initially started, the vehicle will start and stall several times. Finally it will start and idle, but once the throttle is opened at all, it boggs down as if it is going to stall. ...
1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L Hydraulics ?? VIN: JM3LV5215M
Help! Seems like it should be a simple thing but I am lost. One of my regular customers was away on trip and had problems with brakes took it to a shop and they told her she required a new master brake cylinder. It was still drivable so she came back and broug...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L axle removal-left VIN: JM1TA2213S
Thanks in advance for your time; we are attempting to replace the left output shaft seal, the axle will not disengage from the transaxle. According to the shopkey instructions a pry bar is inserted behind the inner joint and then struck with a hammer, problem ...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L 1-2 shift 3-4 shift VIN: 1YVGE22C9V
The Mazda with an automatic transmission will not shift into 2nd gear. Fluid is full and clean. Codes are P0732, P0734, & P0755. Following diagnostic procedures, Alldata says to replace computer. Checking alittle futher, checking for voltage from the solenoids...
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
1991 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4EB31B6M
Hey brothers in wrenches. Ive got this Sentra from another shop.. No start/cranks okay. No fuel pressure/ no spark/ no injector pulse. The ECCS Relay is not receiving a ground signal from the ECU to turn on. Question lies here. What does the ECU need to see be...
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11WXT
Need some help with this one guys. Vehicle originally came in for failed obdII emisions. Codes 300 random missfire and front o2 sensor heater circuit. Found broken wire for front o2 heater circuit - replaced sensor. Found arcing wires did tune with wires. vehi... Trouble codes: 300 (random missfire)
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cooling system VIN: 4S3BG6858W
Vehicle initially came in for heating on slow climbs. On test drive, went up slow, steep two mile climb well, stopped at top and let engine idle - engine heated. Reved engine and it cooled right down. Coming downhill, it heated and could not be corrected by re...
1987 Toyota 4Runner DLX 2.4L Timing Advanced VIN: JT4RN62D5H
Hello, all. This one failed smog at another shop and was brought here for diag. Passed emissions levels ok, but failed timing test, over 40 deg. advanced, supposed to be 5 btc. Verified that marks on balancer lined up when #1 piston at tdc with dist rotor poi...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L 5th gear VIN: JT4RN01P4K
This vehicle came in on the hook.Owner states 5th gear has not worked for sometime and now going down the road in 4th gear the vehicle came to an abrupt halt. Trans locked up and will not move in any gear once the clutch is released it just dies.Shifter feels ...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Oil in spark plug tubes VIN: 4T1BG22K71
Does anybody know how the sparkplug tubes come out of the head on this 2.2. I have one getting oil in it. And is there a o-ring on it or does it just use sealer ?

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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation VIN: 1HGEJ8249W
Hey guys, Thanks for all the replies. 99% suggested checking the cam timing one way or another. We did a vacuum test and got a steady reading of 14 which confirmed the timing problem. What had me a little stumped was that compression was good and no check en...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L readiness status inc VIN: 1YVGF22C31
Yes this has been a fix. Thanks to all who replied. Some of the replies were on the right track. The problem is that the monitor was not given a chance to run completely. One of the replies said to drive the vehicle @ 65 mph for 15 min, and it should complete ...
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6351X
Several ground wires from the ecm are joined together in two round terminals attached by an 8mm bolt in the intake manifold to the right (passenger) side of the ignition coil. I had no voltage drop from the negative battery post to the bolt and manifold but 25... Trouble codes: P0130.
1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: JT4RN81A8M
Dear Members, Thank you for technician who e-mail me for advise. I appreciate very much. None of them hit the nail, neither I. What I did to compromise the problem, I adjusted ignition timing about 5 degree advance, and add 700 ohm to ECT. I measure the CO and...
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