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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L code 37 VIN: JACDJ58W7R
After following the flowchart and checking the wiring using voltage drops and ohm test the problem didnt seem to be inthe wiring so i replaced the tcm still same problem using the information i have i have a few questions 1. this code is generated because of n...
1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L Surge VIN: JT8UZ30C5R
Greetings fellow techs. This one is a head scratcher. This lexus came in with a surge and MIL. Checked for codes and it had the MAF code. Easy enough. Got a used MAF and cleared codes. No more MIL or surge or codes. Test drove vehicle and it ran like a champ. ... Trouble codes: 31 (Airflow Meter Circuit), 24 (IAT Sensor Circuit)
1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5220M
This van suddenly ran very poorly, and then would not operate at all. It had spark, checked one injector for pulse (ok), good feel pressure and volume, and checked timing with engine cranking to verify that timing belt did not jump. Replacd distributor with Be...
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L air bag VIN: JM1TA2225X
to all you great techs and soon to be great techs, we have this millineum in and the air bag light is flashing 6 times. according to mod this is code for driver's air bag. we have removed air bag and checked wiring to bag and column, checked connections at se...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Speed Sensor VIN: JN1CAZ1DXV
This car is back for the 3rd time. Came to shop from Nissan dealer with same code P0500 they had replaced vehicle speed sensor, customer drove vehicle two days and light came back on with same code. Customer complained Torque convertor would engage & disengage...
1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KFQ543R656
Vehicle failed State Emission Inspection for CEL on and related code. Our shop doesnt see to many Suzukis- and we are inquiring to any pattern failures. I will take o2 readings in the morning. I would think cat has taken a dump. Someone know of any reflashes n... Trouble codes: 0420 (Catalyst system efficiency below threshhold)
1988 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN67M2J
Hi Guys, this is my first time, This vehicle was towed from another shop, we found a electrical short on the wires over the intake, we fixed, and run good for 5 days, now there is no signal on injectors, we checked air flow meter and check whith a rebuilted, w...
1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L cruiscontrol VIN: JT3HN86R7W
Truck came in for 120k service and check engine light on. Was told at that time the speedo and cruise control were intermintant. He has his GPS Velcro'd in front of the dash cluster. Checked for codes Engine: PO500 = vsv(speed sensor) Cruise: 12, 21, 22. acc...
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T3ZF13C4X
I hope this is something simple. My guy replaced the battery in this van, and now it won't start. It cranks, but there is no signal to the injectors or coils. I have power to both, but no ground signal. My guy did not have a power source to the van when he rep...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, hard start cold VIN: JTDDR32T0Y
Greetings and thanks for your time. Car was towed in for a no start. Customer said it started running poorly and died a few miles later. Would not re-start. Had plenty of battery and cranked fine. 1/4 tank of fuel, added another 5 gallons. Got it to run on bra...

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1997 Acura CL 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire
thanks to all that respoded. The fix was a clogged egr port. I removed that plate on the intake and cleaned it out. It was full of crud. Now this acura runs great again. Thanks again.
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD563XV
Due to time restraints I will close this post, as customer has been unable to return with vehicle. At this point her options would be to try another dealer for warranty repair (extended), or let us check the hoses for restrictions and try an alternate diagnose... Trouble codes: 0441 (insufficent purge flow).
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L with pulse wipers VIN: 1HGCG16521
this honda has to go to the dealer,still can't get pulse wipers to fail long enough to trouble-shoot the system.customer informed me that she is not happy that i haven't fixed it yet!.if she only knew how difficult it can be.working at gm dealership and not ha...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L power door locks VIN: 5RNRL18963
Well this one is fixed, I could of swore it had a broken wire, so I traced the lightgreen,red wire from drivers door lock acuator to the drivers side fuse box where it turned into a yellow wire at the junction block and then it went to the multiplex control un...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Front Axle VIN: 452CM58WXX
Summary of Replies. 1. Check for transfer Case output shaft or splines on driveshaft. 2. Drive in reverse can sometimes un-spool the differential. 3. Suspect problem/weakness in transfer case I inspected the output shaft and it appeared to be sound. Unwind...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8T
Thank you all again for taking the time to read my request and help me out. I turns out there was a bad wire to the sensor. After most of you said that Nissan has a problem with broken wires I got a little more aggresive in doing my wiggle test and started to ... Trouble codes: P0105.
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L vacuum leak VIN: 1Y23DT1CNV
The guy didn't show up for apointment. Coments were good I liked the one with stetoskope nice and cheep.
1993 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2SK11E3P
Thanks to all the replies Hooked up vac tee to egr and had good vac on road test seems replacing modulator and cleaning vac.sources fixed the original problem was unaware car had to be under load for vsv to supply egr thanks to Gary [...].And again than... Trouble codes: 71 (egr).
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4T1GK12C9R
Thank you for your replays. This customer doesn't want to spend any more money on this vehicle, So I had to stop working. Sorry I couldn't give any helpful information.
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