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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCB7267M
we just got this 91 accord and it surges after getting warm from 1000 rp to 1600 rpm in P or N. I replaced the idle air control valve that didnt help the surge, but it does goes away if i unplug the idle air control valve but then it idles to low. so i plug it...
2000 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB624XY
Customer brought vehicle for no start, customer installed reman. Distributor, new coil, cap & rotor. Vehicle has no inj.pulse, & no ign. fire. I've replaced ckp. Position sensor, w/no change. I've also checked all inputs & outputs, & waveform patterns from the...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L springs/struts VIN: JT8GK13T4R
Vehicle will intermittently bottom out when hitting a bump. At fist it was thought that only happened when 4 people in the vehicle. but has happened recently with only 2 passengers in front seats. Vehicle is maintained in good condition. I would like to know i...
1994 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVGE31D8R
This car falls flat when rpm is above 3500 only in drive. The car idles fine and revs fine in park or neutral but driving it falls flat and feels like it looses ign then picks back up and goes. It does this all during test drive but only at 3500 or higher rpm.
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3K44Y5SE
The car will idle just fine for about 20-30 mins long enough to warm up and the fans to kick on. What happens the will start to idle hunt for a few mins. Then it will rev up and down from 2000 to 3500 rpm. That will go on for a few mins. After that the car wil...
1992 Nissan Stanza SE 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1FU2153N
We got this car in with a no start problem, from a diffrent shop. The car has no spark and no injctor pulse, we tried getting codes with a snap-on scanner, no comm. When you turn the key on there are four vac solinoids that click under the hood close to the ba...
1994 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6HD16YXR
Customer brought in this truck wanting speedo sensor replaced. Dealer told him that's what he needed(speedo inop). The service writer told him that we would test it first. Well the speed sensor resistance is about 270 ohms. It will produce A/C voltage while ru...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D1V
The customer towed in this Maxima to have us get it running as it had been sitting for a month- after replacing a bad starter, we got it running but it was missing on cyls. 2&4- checked injectors- all clicking- check plugs & coils- NGK plugs good & coils resis... Trouble codes: P300, P1320
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, lacks power uphill VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
Good morning, vehicle lacks power uphills and sometimes pings. LT fuel trim is 34% on both banks. ST fuel trim is 16%both banks. Emmissions are good. O2 sensors are working. fuel filter is in tank. there is no servive port to check fuel pressure. It looks like... Trouble codes: P0171 (P0171 system lean bank one)
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L front and rear VIN: JT3VN39W3M
toyota gurus help. i need a wireing diagram for the wiper and washer systems for this vehicle. shopkey is incorrect. fax me at [...]. thanks in advance.
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L trans VIN: 1NXBR32EX3
noise appears to be in trans axle. mostly on acceleration. anyone faimial with this unit.

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1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Stall VIN: 1HGCA5484H
Hey, thanks for all you techs responding. Well, and those 4 techs with that precise diagnostic, fix the problem. Special thanks to the 4 techs that point right to the problem. Replacing the TWSensor and the electrical conection fix this no start condition.
1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D9X
The customer declined our recommended repairs of timing belt and cam sensor. The replies received stated the cam sensor is a high failure item, and 1 reply suggested that the timing belt may have jumped. I don't think the timing belt has jumped as there were n... Trouble codes: P0342 (Cam sensor out of sync with 52x reference).
1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF3148L
I just want to thank all who replied, I must say that there is no greater resource on the planet as powerful as the IATN. Also want to thank Terry, even though we did't get to talk just the fact you passed your phone number to me to offer even more help just s... Trouble codes: 3 (no dist ng voltage).
1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L Solenoid B VIN: JM1NA3535V
Believe it or not an $800.00 control module can be defective. Ordered another one and replaced it. Car is fine.
1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Fuel fill VIN: 11N4AB41DX
Tanks to Bill for tipping us in the right direction.. there is a valve in the fuel tank (part of tank) called the fueling control valve .. Replacing the tank cured this major headache . thanks again Kevin
2000 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, over fueling VIN: JF1GF485XY
sorry i didn,t get back to for repiling to my request i haven,t had time to get back to the car because of the holiday . I,m new to this program sorry you waited for replie . I,m going to look at the replies you sent me thank you Trouble codes: P0340.
1989 Toyota Tercel 1.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2EL31D4K
Many thanks to Tony, Mark, Jim, Ralph & David for making me understand what a POS this carb is & confirm that I did not want to learn enough about it to troubleshoot. David said he thought there is an aftermarket kit for it but had been along time since he had...
1989 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Radiator VIN: JT3VN66W5K
Thanks you for all your replies! They helped me to eliminate the oil cooler (doesn't have one. The mount location for oil coolers on these blocks is just behind the driver's-side engine mount, not in radiator. And some Toyota V6's have it, some don't) and pitt...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K3Y
Guys thanks for your help, it was the front cat. we watced the o2 sensors. Trouble codes: P0420.
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