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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L emission failure VIN: 1HGCG2258Y
will not pass emission test because ,cat test not ready,oxygen sensor not ready,evap not ready.all the other tests are ready,have tried to do obd2 drive cycles according to ALLDATA numerous times customer has drove for about 2500 miles on x-way and normal driv...
1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Stall VIN: JT8UZ30C9N
toyota lexus techs please help; this 92 sc 400 starts and idles great.as soon as the gear selector moves out of park or nuetral the engine abruptly dies like key is shut off.once engine dies code 15 is set. ignitors test perfect.we removed shift position switc... Trouble codes: 15 (ignitor 2 to ecm)
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
1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF3148L
cust installed new cap ,rotor,wires, coil and plugs. After some testing, the dist had good voltage and ground, the coil had power to it. So with the miles on it I recommended a reman dist, [quite pricey]. still no spark I checked for tsb's and did not find an ... Trouble codes: 3 (no dist ng voltage)
1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Extended Crank VIN: JM2UF3142N
Checked codes,unable to retrieve using Check engine light.Vehicle has int. extended crank.Checked spark,good all the time.Checked fuel pressure,40 psi and holds.Checked injector pulse with noid light,not very bright on initial crank,but normal after start up.H...
1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L No Start VIN: JA3AY26A5V
guess what Santa brought me! towed in no start. have injector pulse, have spark, could not hear fuel pump run even with 12v applied. gas flow was like my bad prostate. replaced fuel pump can now hear pump run , have great pressure still no go. have checked com...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D6V
hi techs, i am posting this for another shop which we work together when we have a problem this maxima came in with a damaged starter, a local rebuilt was put in and car started fine but some times it doesn't start and it sounds like timing is really advanced ... Trouble codes: N0NE
1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L blower motor VIN: JN8AR05Y3X
Hey guys I need your help on this one, I have this pathfinder here with a complaint of no blower motor operation in any speeds. This is equipped with auto ac. The auto,1,2,3, don't work at all. Tested blower motor and it is good. I have a 9 volt signal to the ...
2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65612
our problem is the check engine lite is on with p0130 we cleared it and it came right back on in less than a mile. car runs perfect has no driveability problems. alldata wants us to monitor the air/fuel sensor data on the scan tool. we tried to monitor it on a... Trouble codes: P0130 (front air/fuel sensor circuit range problem)

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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMBA4234K
I wanted to thank everyone that helped me out on this one. I just got the car in again today and sure enough the EGR passages were clogged up, thanks Darrell. I tested the EGR and it did stumble but not as much as it should. I drilled out holes in the intake a...
1991 Honda Prelude Si 4WS 2.1L T-belt VIN: JHMBA4246M
Thanks for all of the replies, 34. I got lucky. Some suggested rolling cams around and checking for bent valves by looking for excessive valve clearance. I did so, and all seemed OK. Then I performed a leakdown test, all OK. These two tests were quick and easy...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S2CM58W5X
thank you for all of your help. it took a little time but finally got to the root of the problem. I removed the center console to expose the ecu, and while idling high I pulled on ecu connectors and this would temporarily fix condition. I then removed ecu and ...
1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L headlamp (xenon) VIN: JT8BH68X6W
thanks for the three replies on this problem. I replaced the bulb with a factory part from the dealer, and all is well and the customer is happy. Thanks for the help.
1985 Nissan 720 2.4L head gasket VIN: 1N6ND06S4F
Thanks to all who took the time to respond!!! especially Mike from Rising Sun Engines. The concensus is just bad luck. no problems were found in the cooling system as I stated in the original post.I will pull the head send it out to be check for cracks and res...
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Speedometer VIN: JN1MS34P4P
Thanks to all of the techs who responded. Unfortunatley, the concensus was to replace the speedo unit. One tech mentioned bad solder connections, which may be helpful, but I'm still faced with the task of trial & error. Sounds like new speedo is thet way to go...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L radiator VIN: 4S3BH6654Y
to all the faithful,most said my problem was with the head gaskets.tried a few of the suggested tests which left me still guessing.decided to pull motor and work on this project bolted to stand.found head gasket material eaten away over 1/4 of surface?.am wait...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L ride control VIN: 5TBBT4410Y
Thank you for the suggestions to this balance problem. I have not had the vehicle back here yet to see if any of them will work. When I do I will keep you posted on what happens.
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