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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA41400
Hoping for some help in extracting codes from this car. My local help line tells me to expect a blue 2 pin socket near the passenger's kick panel which must be bridged to enter diagnostic mode - I can't find it. We have removed the ECU from the passengers foot...
1995 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L traction control VIN: JNKNG01D1S
Hello techs. I have this Q45 and I am wondering if there is a way to disarm the traction control system. Customer refuses the repair. Boz.
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4S2CK58W8X
Hello everyone I got this Rodeo that when it sets for 10 minutes or longer it has a long crank time to start, the engine will start easy if it does not set very long. it has no fuel pressure bleed, and has got good spark good injector pulse good fuel pressure.... Trouble codes: P0463, P1640, P0705
1994 Mitsubishi space wagen 2.0L Misfire
good evening to all we have this 1994 mitsi space wagon with a bit off a strange one if we accelerate hard it will miss and not rev up if we try to build up the revs slowly it is fine we have recently changed the plugs ( ngk ) the distr cap rotor arm and leads...
1992 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Brake Pedal VIN: JN1HJ01P1N
I'm stumped. Both rear brake lines began to leak, rusted through. Master cylinder was kept up, never was allowed to run out of fluid. Replaced both lines from the firewall manifold and installed new Napa pads & rotors. Opened both bleeder screws and they final...
1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2MX73E9G
this came in blowing black smoke and barley running. we retrieved 02 code tested and replace due to bad pattern. this did not solve it though it improved a little. we checked the tps and on our fluke meter it went from 0 volts with .020 feeler gauge to ol with... Trouble codes: 21 (o2s)
1990 Toyota Celica All Trac 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, No throttle response VIN: ST20200312
This Celica (3s GE Engine, MAP sensor system)is proving very difficult to fix. Several people have tried to cure this fault. Very intermittantly (every few days)the engine hesitates usually as you pull away from rest, then the engine cuts out or it refuses to ... Trouble codes: 12 (No RPM signal within 2 seconds from starting.)
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12KOT
Hello fellow techs. I have a fine piece of work here. I got this 1996 Toyota Camry that I had to change the engine because one of the connecting rods got bent from driving through a flood. Ever since the engine replacement, the MIL comes on, not right away, bu... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr flow detected)
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: STBRT3414Y
Not much to tell here. The problem seems to be intermittent. Trouble codes: P1120 (ACCELERATOR POSITION SENSOR circuit malfunction)
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Anti-theft VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
Hey guys, I have a car here thats driving me nuts. The problem is that evry time you go to unlock the door, no matter if its with the key-fob, with the key (in any door) or from the inside by unlocking the door manually, the alarm goes off. You can lock and un...
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C2Y
hello fellow iatn members. this one "got me twisted" vehicle comes in for a regular tune-up & check engine lite. well anyway, i did a complete tune-up & replaced all the ignition coils + rr oxygen sensors because they were reading too slow. code 300,304 & 306... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 306 (cylinder misfire), 304 (cylinder misfire), 172 (system rich)

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1990 Acura Integra RS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DA9440L
I would like to thank all who responded to my help request. The vast majority of people that responded verified what I thought it probably was but was looking for someone to mention something about the s3 light flashing. I am reasonably sure the main relay wil...
1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Charging VIN: JHMEJ6672W
Most the replies said to check the wiring under the intake.We opened the entire harness and didn't find anything. The fix on this was the eld unit or electrical load detecting unit.The only way it is sold is the whole fuse box under the hood. Thanks for the he...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Stall VIN: JHLRD1840Y
Thanks to all for the help, especially to those with the valve adjustment recommendation. We pulled the valve cover and found all the exhaust valves tight, especially #4. We performed a complete valve adjustment & that fixed the vehicle. Happy Holidays and T...
1998 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L slips 2-3rd VIN: KMHC24F7WU
Hi Group. thanks for 3 responses. a complete used transmission fix the problem.
1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L steering pump VIN: JT8JS47E4P
We had a similar problem on a 95 Lexus LS 400, the car came in with the same problem, we put in three power steering pumps and they kept failing. We called the pump manufacturer and they suggested that we install an inline filter in the pump return line. Suppo...
1996 Lexus LX450 4.5L Misfire VIN: JT6HJ88J7T
thanks for the replies everyone was right we were two teeth off on exhaust cam,stupid me!Ill check the next one instead of taking someones word.Thanks again IATN Trouble codes: 301 (misfire cyl 1), 302 (misfire cyl 2), 303 (misfire cyl 3), 304 (misfire cyl4), 305 (misfire cyl5), 306 (misfire cyl6).
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L retrieving codes VIN: 1YVGE22C6R
Thanks for the many responses, very much appreciated. I ended up getting codes out of the car with the scan tool through the ford connector. Thanks to all have a good christmas.
1994 Mazda MX-6 2.0L oil light VIN: 1YVGE31C8R
had chevy sending unit. replaced with mazda unit, took care of all problems. thank you to all who responded.
1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8L No Start, floods VIN: 4A3CS34T4L
replace computer, all is well. merry x-mas to all who responded and everybody else. peace!!
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L ABS module VIN: JA4MW51R11
Ok first- the tranfer case and differential for this vehicle have no separate controller. The PIDs are sent thru the ABS controller and a failure turns the anti lock light on. You can access codes by pulling out the underhood relay for the abs and jumpering pi...
1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31F3P
thanks guys!! the not enough spark was the problem. my spark tester just lights if there is spark, it doesn't get bright or dim, so i did the old screw driver test and i had to almost touch it to the engine to get spark. and i could not get the coil to jump an...
1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT111GJ900
A special 'thank-you' to Misier from Suriname and Kamal for the information they sent to me. Both said DTC 14 stood for Turbocharge pressure. The air filter was pretty dirty, so I cleaned that out, checked all the hoses and shut the engine off at higher RPM to... Trouble codes: 14.
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L condenser and radiator fans VIN: 2T1BR12E7X
Hello, Techs, thank you for taking time to help me. The problem was in the new pressure switch that I bought. I decided to buy another one and compare with the first one. The new one has continuity in the terminals 2 and 4 and when I installed the problem was ...
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