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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L seat belt VIN: 54MA200318
Looking for some Honda guru's out there. I have tried looking up a way to test the seat belt system on this Accord. The dash light for seat belts comes on intermittent. Alldata does not seems to have a diagnostic or the basic information needed to solve proble...
2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG5671Y
I have determined that the egr passages are clogged and need to be cleaned. I can find no information about the best way to clean the passages on this year model. There is not an inspection plate or access plugs. If anyone has done this, do you have to remove ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR- Insufficient flow)
1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L passenger seat VIN: JNKNG01DXR
This car has a completely inoperative passenger seat. Power and grounds to controller are good. I can get no input signal of any kind to any terminal of the controller when operating any of the door mounted seat controls. Alldata diagrams are incomplete. As ...
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Surge
i have this g20 in the shop for a stall and surge complaint we tuned the car up but didnt make a difference, i checked fuel pressure it was good at 45psi the o2 sensors are working properly. after the car runs for maybe 5 mins and you go to press on the gas a...
1996 Lexus LX450 4.5L head VIN: JT6HJ88J7T
Help lexus techs.Customer had vehicle towed in to shop said the motor was locked up,after diagnosing found number 6 cylinder full of water,vehicle will spin over now.Is there a problem with heads or head gaskets on these vehicles,could the customer damaged any...
1994 Mazda Protege 1.8L Hesitation
I have this mazda protege that falls flat on it's face when you take off and then when you let off the gas it picks up again. I checked out the Mass Air flow sensor and it is OK. My real question is, what is the fuel pressure supposed to be. One book I have st...
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L long crank time VIN: 4S3BJ6320N
Howdy, this is my first post so hopefully I am doing this correctly, What we have is a 92 subaru s/w that has an extended cranking on a cold start only when the cooling fan is running,if you turn on the key and the fan is not on it will start right up. This pr...
1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Mechanical VIN: JT3FJ80WXM
i have heard that landcruiser's have brakes that are hard to bleed but i can't find the way to get them blead out... thank you in advance for your help in this matter...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L long crank VIN: 4T1VK12W2N
intermittently has a long crank.found fuel pressure always good.found no reference signal at coil.suspect pick up in distributor acting up.removed cap and all visually looks ok,no oil leaked inside or anything.has anyone experienced this before? thanx for your...
1997 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L brake pedal VIN: JT3HJ85J3V
this vehicle came in with excessive brake pedal travel and a spongy feel, not excessive travel then hit hard like rear shoe adjustment, but spongy. the front wheel bearings were very loose. tightened them but no difference. we bled the brakes with an air bleed...

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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5667R
Alot of good information. Most said the main relay was the issue. Tapping on it did not start the vehicle. I took it apart and all the solder joints appeared to be intact and after performing the Honda manual test it also showed to be functioning. Fuel pressur...
2000 Honda Prelude 2.2L engine VIN: JHMBB6180Y
well just got a chance to check timing marks. both cams ar 180 deg. off from each other. customer has not deceided wheater to fix car or not.thanks again for all the help i received
1990 Hyundai Excel 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KMHVF12J4L
After checking all the items listed in the responses, we performed some additional testing and replaced the PCM on a 'best guess' diagnosis. After installing the reman PCM an performing all the adjustments, the vehicle runs flawlessly.
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C6R
customer decline anymore research ,he decide to trade the i said before i would like to try a new ecm but customer decide otherwise,i am almost sure it was the problem. Trouble codes: 3 (dist.signal).
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1YVGE22D3T
Still waiting for customer to return. She's a hard lady to get to leave her car! Sorry for the late posting.
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4A3AJ56G2S
have put this car on hold for time being seems as it has been dump on us no word from the owner thanks too all also this is not a california car
1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L brake lights/cruise control VIN: 1N4AB42D2S
hey frank you hit in on the head 1157 buld filaments fused together causing both problems at a glance it looked good then we made the problem more complicated then it needed to be thanks again to all who responed every one one was in the right area except for ...
1986 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L Stall VIN: JT2AE83EOG
thanks to all who answered my cry for help.all of you were was the auxillary accel diaphram leaking. the fuel shutoff was sticky and the slow jet was fine now,thanks again. duane
1990 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4VN01D0L
You won't believe it. it was the coolant passage very restricted, plugged up. I did a fuel injection service on it like one other archive mentioned, it was really dirty (you could open the throttle bore and see it) The next morning I drove the car and it ran g...
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