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1993 Acura Legend LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA7676P
occasional crank no start
1986 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGBA7439G
Good morning group. I have an 86 carbureted accord that was towed in for an intermittant stalling and would not restart until it cooled off. After several test drives and checks we determined that it was running out of fuel. While checking it was determined th...
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...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L pump motor VIN: 1HGCD5656T
Original problem was ABS light on codes was pump motor . Test showed pump would not run even with jumper wires. Used unit installed and attemted to bleed. After 40 ABS light comes on. code 1 pump motor over run. Pump does now run but apperantly does not pressu...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L srs light stays on VIN: JHLRD78802
this vehicle was in an accident prior to the current owner having the vehicle he bought this as a salvage vehicle. the srs light stays on, while the passenger side light goes off on the dash indicator. i jumped the #9 and the #14 pins in the dtc connector and ...
1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L no power
i am hoping someone has run into this problem, car has no power maybe get it up to 30mph here is what i checked : fuel pressure was good at 45 psi-replaced fuel filter. removed timing covers to check timing marks all were good, tried a good mass air flow meter...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Valve Train Noise VIN: 1YVGF22DXX
Greetings To All From Southeast Missouri! Another shop sent us this car for valve train noise. The noise is coming from the rear cylinder head. The noise sounds like excessive clearance between the cam and the lifter ( has the style of lifter that sits on top...
1980 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: HS13022899
Vehicle came in with a number 5 faulty injector. Replaced the injector and the next day the vehicle returned not able to keep idle or acceleration at all. Vehicle came in after the engine rebuild and harness repair were done. Prior to the engine rebuild, evid...
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...
1985 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L bog VIN: JT4RN66S7F
Hi guys need help from the toyota techs,check wiring to knock sensor no short to ground or open. signal look ok.Replced knock sensor. MIL returns after reving two to three times. I will check ignition next I,m assuming that the pcm is checking opens and shorts... Trouble codes: 12 (knock sensor)
1987 Toyota Supra 3.0L P/S pump
This car came in with a leaky pump and high pressure line. I ordered up a pump reseal kit from Toyota and purchases an aftermarket high pressure line. After changing the line and resealing the pump, I have absolutely no pressure at all in the pump. Now for the...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4T1VK12W8P
Camry V6, when cold, will fall flat on its face. Seems OK warmed up, runs good. We can reproduce it by power braking in shop. It will bog way down and fire back through intake. Weve ruled out ignition and fuel supply. We never lose pressure or volume when pro...
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L 4 WD system VIN: JT3HN87R0Y
This vehicle will engage 4wd, but will not disengage. Schematic not helpful in understanding operation of all position switches, so 4wd is deactivated. No power from 4wd ecu when 4wd switched to "off" ECU swapped with known good unit, no change. Both the diffe...

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1988 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JHMED6358J
The only value I found to be questionable was TPS voltage which was just .6 to .7v. A e-mail and information taken from a traning article indicate it should have been approx. .45-5v. Given the price of a throttle assembly and the value of this car they decline...
1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L engine VIN: JHMBA4172M
still not fixed. it won't happen in the shop or long enough to figure out. thanks for the help. there is no discoloration in the dist. changed the belts and the noise is the same.
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L shifting VIN: 1HGCB7276N
Thanks for all of the replys. It was as i suspected and most of you confirmed. The trans ecu was bad. Upon a little closer inspection i found 2 burned capaciters. We had the unit remaned and all is well. Thanks again for all the replys.
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGCD56465
Want to thank you folks for all your help. I tried the suggested helps and none seemed to make any difference. However, the customer decided to take it home and get rid of it anyway!
1996 Honda Civic HX 1.6L air bags VIN: 1HGEJ7125T
This system its a self alive one, with the time , if there`s no problem, the light goes ofF.But something happend with this, due somebody removed the srs fuse with the switch on for a long period, I had to reset the light by jumping the yellow connector in th...
1994 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP01D9R
still havn't fixed this car. turns out the factory information is incorrect about 5 volts on signal wire. Trouble codes: 82 (crankshaft pos. sensor).
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT8BF28G0X
SO far I have changed the computer twice with no change. It turns out I had two bad used computers. I have ordered and am waiting on a new computer. I will post result when it is fixed.
1994 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGE31D2R
customer took the vehicle to the dealer. i can't get in touch with him to find out what the fix was. i strongly suspect the ignitor i checked everything and couldn't find anything else wrong. thanks for the help Trouble codes: 02 (crank 1), 04 (crank 2).
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 4A3AE45G81
hi all replay where very good and i did several test but the car never cuts out while i have it. so i gave it back to customer a week ago and i told him to bring it back when the car cuts out. thanks all replay. marlon [...] dino`s automotive
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