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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6556Y
came in with check engine light. code is for primary 02 (in manifold) scanner reads .710-.800 millivolts on the 02 sensor all the time. which says its rich. CO on 4 gas say it is clean as can be. 02 will go lean .100 millivolts if vacuum booster leak is create... Trouble codes: P1149
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1HGC56691A
Hi All, I have this Accord that when it is cold it will slip when shifting from first to second. When it is warm the transmission shifts properly. The fluid level is good and it is not burned or discolored. I do not want to put a remanufactured transmission in...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L key off draw VIN: JTGHF10U6X
Need some help with a key of draw problem. Found a post in the archives, exact same problem...summary only, no fix. The problem is a 190 mA key off draw. When the short pin is removed(underhood fuse panel) the draw goes away and when the pin is re-installed t...
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L retrieving codes VIN: 1YVGE22C6R
Good morning guys, Ive searched the archives about flashing codes manually for this 1994 Mazda 626 and searched through Mitchell. There are supposed to be two pins that need to be jumped under the hood, but only one pin is there. This has been posted in the he...
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGE22C4R
The car had been sitting for 1 year, I never heard it run, the tps was missing, i purchased one and installed it, car starts and runs fine, but will idle upwards of 2000 rpm. I also had a used intake plenum off of the same car, put it on, a little better, but ...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
this is a re-occurring dtc.the 1st time was for p1320,p0300,and,p0303.a week later it was for p1320,p0300,p0302.i replaced #3 coil,and #2 coil those times. now the mil is on again,but only p1320.possible spark plugs? they look good... also,nissan has a tsb;ntb... Trouble codes: P1320
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L C.O.P. connectors VIN: 3N1CB51D41
Hi Folks, This car had a case of underhood "rats". We've repaired all the damaged wiring with the exception of two of the ignition coil connectors that the little buggers destroyed. We haven't had any luck finding anything outside of a complete engine harne...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L sulfer smell VIN: JN1CA31D81
Hello Techs, I have this 2001 Nissan Maxima that the customer is complaining about rotten egg smell. He says all the time when pulling into the garage and exiting the vehicle with a warmed up engine he gets a sulfer or rotten egg smell. I checked the emissions...
1990 Subaru Loyale 1.8L Misfire
This car Fails the 2 speed idle test at idle only. At, 2500 rpms the Hc falls off to 10 hc. I put the vantage on spark plug wires one at a time, all show misfires. The voltage on Vantage fluctuates from 3kv then up to 17 and then back down . All cylinders are ...
1991 Subaru Loyale 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JF2AN52B2M
This car pops back through the intake under moderate acceleration up hill. It also sometimes has a serious hesitation during accel when it just falls on it's face like a loss of fuel then it picks back up. It seems to have a lack of power all the time. The cus... Trouble codes: 11 (Crank angle sensor No referenece pulse), 13 (Crank angle sensor position pulse not detected), 14 (Fuel Injector abnormal injector output), 34 (EGR continuously on or off), 35 (Purge continually on or off), 61 (Park switch continually ono)
1979 Toyota Pickup 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality
Just picked up this as a personal vehicle. Almost every vacuum line is missing/plugged. What I am needing is a vacuum and engine/emission electrical diagrams. The tune-up spec sticker is under the hood but am unable to find the vacuum hose routing diagram. I h...
1987 Toyota Supra 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2MA7OL2G
Hello Toyota techs, I am helping a friend with this one. The car has been sitting for a year, a used crate engine has been installed by a friend of the friend, and will not start. I have no spark, good voltage to the primary of the coils, but no trigger signal...
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Brake pedel VIN: JTEBT17RT3
Need some help from you toyota Guys ! Replaced front Brake pads resurfaced rotors , seemed routeen went to road test and the first time pedel depressed low pedel and Car will not stop ( feels like old cars with way out of adjusted Drum brakes ) Hit pedal a sec...

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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Interchangibility VIN: 1HGEJ1125S
Hello everyone, I was able to successfuly install the 5spd from the 97 Integra 1.8 into the 96 Civic. Evidently the customer knows more about honda products than I would have guessed. He was right on about interchangibility. Probably if he wasnt such a pis...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No normal drive operation until hold is applied VIN: KDNDJA7239
I want to thank the gentlemen that responded to my post. Due to the limited scanner and computer information I shipped the vehicle BACK to the transmission shop for their opinion of possible internal failures. they have not reported back. This will be the last...
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L mil lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S0W
Prolbem was the canister wint VSV. You were right again THANKS! Trouble codes: P0446 (vsv for vapor pressure sensor open or short circut).
1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4TARN01PLP
Thanks to all who replied!!! This one is gone. We had tested and retested everything on this truck no problems found...We then decided to replace the ECM the truck ran better right away, no idle concerns, but we still had some odd readings. We then ran the tru...
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Axle seal VIN: JT3HN86R4Y
Most all repilies say to replace the seal and check or replace the vent tube. Also a few mentioned keeping the fluid level a bit lower than the top of the fill hole. The customer canceled his appt last week and has not yet set a new date. I am planning on repl...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Cannot fill g/tank VIN: 4T3ZF13C01
Thanks to all who offered help for this problem. Unfortunately, none of it made any difference. The customer picked up the vehicle but is willing to try something else if I can figure another type of repair. I will probably try wiring open the trap door at the...
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