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1988 Honda CRX Si 1.6L loss of power VIN: JHMED9363J
Greetings- I am looking for some help on a 91’ Honda CRX 1.6 lt. Problem is a code with the O2 Sensor. When the vehicle is driven for a variable period of time the check engine light will illuminate and performance will decrease. Until a code is set the vehic... Trouble codes: 1 (O 2 sensor)
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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L brake lamp VIN: JHMBA4144K
hi group vehicle has unit in dash to tell you when brake light is out or door is ajar etc, brake lamp part of system always on and brake lights funcyioning properly, pulled unit out of dash verified power on yellow wire ok, good ground, wht/grn wire when apply...
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1996 Honda Civic HX 1.6L air bags VIN: 1HGEJ7125T
DEAR HONDA TECS: I`M TRYING TO RESET THE SRS LIGHT ON THIS CIVIC BUT MY SCANNER ITīS NOT CLEAR ENOUGH IN ORDER TO GIVE ME THE STEPS TO DO IT. I NEED TO FIND THE "MES" YELLOW CONNECTOR BUT I CAN`T FIND IT.IT`S THERE ANOTHER WAY TO RESET THE LIGHT? wHAT`S THE ME...
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALC4B14DY
This thing has no fuel to the injectors hence no start. I don't normally work on these types of vehicles. The plethura of vacum operated levers move the cable on the side of the injection pump when the key is turned on. Scanner won't communicate even in generi...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB72391
ok this truck came to us for a Check Eng Light on pulled codes found P0134,P0135,P0136,& P0141 checked sensors according to alldata they were bolth bad ordered new ones from Kia fixed it right up. 3 Days later Cust. comes back in light back on so we check code... Trouble codes: P0134 (No activity detected in front O2), P0135 (Front O2 Heater Circuit Malf), P0136 (Rear O2 curcuit malf), P0141 (Rear O2 heater circuit malf)
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1988 Mazda 323 GT 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BF2237J
Hey, Mazda guys and/or gals, help!!! This car came in for REAR BRAKE work. installed new calipers and rotors and after completing work has not started since. I did nothing at all electrical or driveability wise. Admittedly, it had long crank times with a stall...
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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2227X
Please mazda techs (HELP), This car will intermittently code p1540 air by-pass system - open or short circuit. When this happens sometimes it will also light up TCS light and trans will go into limp mode. I have inspected vacum hoses til I can't see straight a... Trouble codes: P1540
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1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, LACK POWER VIN: JN8HD16Y4H
car came in as no crank starter shot - replaced starter replace plug wires , cap and rotor per customer request vehicle would barely start . running very rich - found fuel pressure good at 37 psi at idle - pressure would drop off to nothing when shut off. foun...
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Ignition VIN: 1N4BU31D2T
Thanks in advance to all of you nissan guys/gals. This car was towed in, no start. Pleanty of fuel, dist. turns. I have spark from the coil to the cap, but nothing coming out of the cap. I replaced the cap and rotor to no avail. Some oil inside the distributor...
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1992 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L No Start VIN: JS3TDO2V5N
Hi All: Had this Suzuki towed in with a no start condition last week. Upon visual inspection I noted that it apparently had not had an ignition tune up in 200,000 plus kilometers. I replaced plugs, cap, rotor, and wires as they were all severely degraded. Atte...
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1998 Acura CL 2.3L head or block VIN: 19UYA8148W
Hello again fellow Techs, No real news on this one. The way the cooling system continues to bubble up oil indicated to me there was still an internal oil galley leak. As mentioned in the post I cleaned the motor, radiator, heater core independently (reverse fl...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGE22C0V
thanks i fix the car in about 30min. after reading your post. i found the masair flow sensor to be loose and a bolt missing and dirty. replaced the bolt and cleaned the sensor and the car runs grate. p.s. i checked the cam timing and the dis. cap and rotor all...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Timing Chain VIN: JN1CA21D9S
To answer some of the replies we had used OEM parts,did the waterpump(forgot to mention) and this vehicle has no VTC gears(that was the older twin cam 3.0).The UPPER tensioner holes were blocked with sludge .. even doing the engine flush at the local Jiff lube...
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Hesitation VIN: JF1SF6552X
Finally! This one goes home and stays there. Many suggestions to replace MAF sensor, ignition components, fuel pressure & volume checks, etc. We found that by using engine vacuum to injest top engine cleaner into the intake slowly at first, then as the can emp...
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1985 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L No Start VIN: JT2MX73E6F
Cold start injector was the fix! What threw me off was the fact this car did not hold fuel pressure over night and the pump does not run for 3 seconds when in the on pos. The iinjctor time switch was working the injector was working but not sprying fuel. Thank...
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