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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD7165T
Hello, Techs!! This Accord towed in today, Cranks but Won't start. I have fuel pressure, Injector pulse, but NO SPARK. I got power on Blk/yel wire at ignitor and coil. There is no ground signal from ignitor at the coil. I have checked the signal from ECU at th...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L mil light on VIN: 1HGCG1654Y
this vehicle was just purchased, i have not been able to duplicate clients complaint, vehicle was running real rough and d4, and check engine light were flashing for car owner , we test drove vehicle over 50 miles could not duplicate, before i ship would like ...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L axles? VIN: 2HKPL18642
vehicle came in for an oil change & 4 new tires. did all of the above. could not road test before or after, because of a snowy day & roads were terrible. customer picked up. brought back 3 days later complaining of a vibration. so we drove car & it did have a ...
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L idle VIN: KNAFB1216Y
Kia guys, We have a 2000 kia sephia with an intermittent surging idle. At highway speeds car performs ok. Throttle body clean. I saw posting mentioning the wiring harness that is by firewall may be too tight causing the tps connector to have a bad connection....
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB121XY
Replaced B1S1 HO2S with new Bosch due to codes P0131 & P0135. Cleared codes after repair and Check Engine Light still coming on with same codes. Checked fuses all look good. I do have 12V at pink wire going to heater part of H02S.I am thinking possible ECM.Any... Trouble codes: P0131 (Front HO2S Circuit Low Voltage), P0135 (Front HO2S Heater Circuit Malfunction)
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA723X1
Happy new year, I am looking for some information on this Kia. It has a CEL on. Here is what has happend so far. It had a aftermarket cruise contol sys. installed, during instalation a wire was shorted, melting wires in main eng. wiring harness. The wires we... Trouble codes: P1586 (AT/MT Condification)
1985 Nissan 720 2.4L Cuts out, Shuddering VIN: 1N6NDO1Y6F
The complaint with this vehicle was it needed a tune-up. A minor tune-up was performed on this vehicle about a week ago. The plugs were found in bad shape. The timing was checked and found to be off. Also, the truck was idled high. It sounded like an airplane ...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cooling system VIN: 4S3BG6853V
Vehicle came in for general maintenance and wife said cold air at stops.Found water pump leak and oil leaks coming from timing cover so timing belt and cam seals were replaced and also water pump.When the thermostat was removed we found that it had been punche...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L intermittent starts out in 3rd gear/ sluggish take VIN: JT3VN39W4N
Looking for a Toyota Tranny guru for some advice. Brothers car getting bounced around with no known correct diagnosis of problem. I am looking for someone who a ran across similar problems that could advice for the best test procedures, or recomend what adjust...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L heater VIN: JDDR32T4Y0
Hey Guys, This cars heater stays cold, we replaced the t-stat and bled the system. The lower hose and heater hoses are cold, the temp guage reads normal, and the fans come on. We searched the archives and tsb's and cannot find an answer. Has anyone seen this ,...

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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L air bag VIN: JM1TA2225X
the problem was the clockspring. i went to radio shack and got a 2.2 ohm resitor and installed it in the connector where the air bag goes. this mimics the airbag. used a mutimeter and checked resitance at the base connector of steering column and rotated steer...
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L clutch leak VIN: 1JNM3RTYSD
thanks to michael [...] who said there is a bracket missing on line that helps with vibration,had dealer fax copy of breakdown and does have backet.
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TBRN3418Y
Hello, I want to thank everyone who offered help on this. The problem was a jumped timing belt. The water pump was leaking and the residue on the belt tensioner caused it to stick and allowed the belt to jump a few teeth. We found that the noid light we were u... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit).
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: STBRT3414Y
the clean up of the throttle body seems to have fixed it. The command not responded to due to a stuck throttle plate obviously set the code. It's still on the road and doing well! Trouble codes: P1120 (ACCELERATOR POSITION SENSOR circuit malfunction).
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