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1998 Acura RL 3.5L inst. panel VIN: JH4KA966XW
we have this acura that we are having trouble with the instr. cluster to shut off. Even with the key removed the light for the cluster stays on. At time the main relay clicks on and off when it does this the light flash but if I unplug it they stay on. Can any...
1997 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L no power
as stated above crank and idle normal. vehicle will not move under its on power.all sensors appear to be within spec.on lab scope cam/crank/tps/airflow/cts/ats/mdp at pcm and sensor. ground line below .005 vdc. injectors pulse width apears to close several mil...
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JNKAY21DXP
Vehicled towed in used engine had been installed. Old engine destroyed due to being washed out with to much fuel. Used engine would not start due to hydro locked with fuel in cylinder # 5 checked all, powers & grounds @ ECM found broken injector wires & water ...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, o/d off light flashs VIN: JT8GK13TXR
I need your help again. ES300 has p0500 and p0720, speedo works, has some shift issues, cel light is on and the o/d off light flashes. we have followed the limited info available in alldata, checked the archives and according to alldata it needs an ecm. I just... Trouble codes: P0500 (vss sensor malfunction), P0720
1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1FC3327J
Hi all. Got this vehicle from another repair facility. They installed an engine but could not get it running after it ran for 15 minutes then died. First off found trailing ignition not working. Replaced coil with used coil fronm other shop. Got vehicle to run...
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22D9V
The problem I am having is the engine is runnig lean on and off idle speed, the engine hesitates under aload, plus surging and stalling at idle. When it acts up o2 signal is .OO1v STFT 25+. DTC PO171 lean Bank 1 ,po172 lean Bank 2, p1195 EGR Boost sensor circu...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8T
Happy Hoildays to all, This Nissan came in due to check engine light is on and it fails the Mass.state inspection. I checked for codes and found P0105,absolute pressure sensor problem,I went to Alldata and looked for TBI's none applied to this problem,I also c... Trouble codes: P0105
1999 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB41D3X
This is a ongoing problem that only shows up after customer drives the car. 1st time in with code PO335 CKPS fault code, we verified code with generic scan tool, removed sensor for inspection of sensor and flywheel teeth. No problem found, cleared codes, test ... Trouble codes: P0335, P1336 (CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR manufacturer specific)
1993 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2SK11E3P
Car came from another shop code 71 Modulator for egr innop repl. No vac. from port R at throttle body cleaned we now have vac. and modulator functions but still no vac. to egr valve.if we unplug vsv we have vac. leading towards ecm but we havent seen to many e... Trouble codes: 71 (egr)
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TBRN3418Y
Hello, This vehicle was towed in as a no start. It stalled while driving and would not restart. Cranks ok. Good fuel pressure and volume, has spark but no injector "flash". It has code P0340 stored, but cam sensor has a reasonable pattern as viewed with the Sn... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit)

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1988 Honda CRX Si 1.6L loss of power VIN: JHMED9363J
Thank you all for your assistance. I received many responses that reccomended an OE o2 sensor. The vehicle is waiting for the owner to come up with the bananas to purchase this and an exhaust system, upon close inspection we found a kink at one of the exhaust ... Trouble codes: 1 (O 2 sensor).
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L alarm VIN: IHCG5670YA
Hello everyone, I guess the owner of this car dont like alarms, I tested and it worked fine, alarm is a little sesitive. but not out of normal, thanks for all the help and hane a good day and happy new year.
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31DXV
Hi Everybody, the Q45 came in this morning ! After reading your responses, the one that really hit home was about the affected components sharing a common power supply. I printed a wiring diagram to confirm.I then found a blown 10 Amp fuse in the left kick pan... Trouble codes: P0325, P0330 (r bank knock sensor), P1110 (l intake valve timing control), P1135 (r intake valve timing control), P1400 (egr/evap control solenoid fault).
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S2CK58WXY
Thanks to all who responded. Wade from California sent info concerning a reflash for the PCM. All test for vacuum leaks, codes, power or ground problems, sensor inputs and PCM control outputs turned up nothing. I have referred the custormer to the dealer for t...
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Electronic VIN: KNDJA723XV
Sorry to say but did not get any help on this one. Only one reply and he gave me info I already had. I'll have to send to dealer If I find out what they do to fix I'll let you know.
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L engine VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
We did not get many replies on this one. Customer states that it used two quarts in 4000 miles. We will fix the leaking valve cover gaskets and oil pan gasket and have him check the oil every week.
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L High Idle VIN: 1N4BL11D92
Hi All...well this puppy hasn't been back so the second relearn must have taken ...replies were ...charles thought there was a recall on the pps's ...Dan said he saw this several times and eack time the ecm had to be replaced...I wasn't ready to go that way wi... Trouble codes: P0507 (High Idle 200 rpm idle over spec repeat hard code), U1001.
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN63AXJ
Sorry it took so long to close this. After checking every thing imaginable on this truck over and over, I finally took the injectors (which tested good) out and found a large amount of rust and dirt plugging the tops of two of them, I cleaned them and the fuel...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: GUH33NNBFS
thanks for guys that helping me. i am cleaning T.B, injector, and these problem willbe set thanks for again.
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Anti-theft VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
Thanks for all the replies. I have not yet seen this car back, and its probably because the owner of the vehicle wasnt too interested in getting it fixed to begin with, and is happy just having it disconnected. I had planned on checking all the switches from t...
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