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1989 Acura Legend 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JH4KA3249K
Hello, We have this Legend in here for a misfire and things are just not making sense. The car came in with a check engine light on and code 12 stored. Replacing the EGR valve and position sensor got rid of the code but not the misfire. We have replaced the p...
1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L engine VIN: JH4KA8263N
Car came in with an engine vibration at idle. Replace various broken and leaky motor mounts. Idle vibration eliminated. Now customer complaint is a vibration at 1400 RPM. It only vibrates at 1400 RPM, in gear or in neutral. At all other engine speeds, everythi...
1993 Acura Legend LS 3.2L starter VIN: JH4KA7677P
I think there is a problem with the anti theft system locking out the starter relay. Has anybody experienced this problem. Or know about a reset procedure. Vehicle will not start unless I jump the starter solenoid or the starter relay at the fusebox. The ignit...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB9852N
I have this Honda that keeps coming back with the same crank no start. Each time it appears to be a low available voltage problem to me. The last 2 times it was in we put a Honda coil and wire on it. Both times it made improvements, but this may be because the...
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Starting VIN: INXA72102P
Vehicle cranks but will not start. Vehicle starts when bridging GARY/RED and YEL/BLACK wires at the IGNITION COIL RELAY. Wiring diagram shows both GRAY/RED and YEL/BLACK wires going to the ECM relay.
1991 Isuzu F FTR 5.8L Engine shutdown VIN: JALH6A1N5M
Engine will not shutoff with key unless you manually pull fuel shutoff cable. Charging voltage is low, have new alternator coming in A.M. All warning lites are on on dash. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs VIN: T4S0077069
This car has codes 35 and 36. resistance checks on all the abs sensors are good. wiring appears good at computer, tried a used computer. still same problem. no traction control light, just the abs light. any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you,...
1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF123XN
After warm up MIL comes on intermittently. No driveability issues. Runs great. Used Alldata to locate ground jumper (green: single wire) to flash out codes. No codes! If I start engine with jumper connected MIL goes out. Did find loose connection at IAC. Still...
1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1YVGE31AOP
heres a tough one, customer states car runs real bad when moist outside and a cold engine, but after warming up for ten or fifteen minutes it clears out and runs fine. i have only experienced this once and only for 20 seconds. have not been able to duplicate p...
1994 Mazda MX-3 1.6L No Start, NO SPARK VIN: JM1EC4357R
There is no spark. I am getting good waveform patterns at the distributor for cam. and crank sensors. The distributor has good power, but the ground is strange. When the distributor is unplugged I have a good ground, but when I plug it in the resistance on the... Trouble codes: 03 (no cam signal), 04 (no crank signal)
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2229S
Have pulled codes and came up with a code 61 as a past failure code. Repeated test drives have failed to duplicate tcs light and activation. As this code and problem are intermittent I am wondering if any one has had any experience with this code or problem as... Trouble codes: 61 (ABS/TCS Control Unit)
1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No Start VIN: JMIBA1416S
Hello guys, Why does our life have to be like this. we have a 95 mazda that was towed in for no start. we have spark but no injector pulse, i have power at the injector but computer not making ground, we have installed a used computer & used distributor, but s...
1996 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: 4F4DR17XOT
I have this 96 Mazda truck that won't shift out of 4 wheel drive. I attempted to see if there any trouble codes stored in the GEM Module, using the Snap on SOLIS, they don't have anything listed about a GEM or Body controller. The next thing that I tried was t...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2225X
replaced bank1 o2 senser light came back on within a day i need to know if any tsbs are on this problem also were to start on trouble shooting this problem note engine temp was 196 f on freeze data Trouble codes: P0171
1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L axel seal VIN: 1N4AB42DOT
replaced clutch 20000 ago replacded seals at the time about 5000mi seals leaking replaced seals again checked trans alignment ok about 6000mi later seals leaking again i am useing 80-90 wt gear lube anybody run in to this and why thanks lew
1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L front crank seal VIN: 1N4AB42DOT
third seal each seal lasts about 5000 or 6000 mi crank pulley looks great no grove pcv system is good valve cover vent is good these are aftermarket seals any thoughts thanks lew
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
I saw this Nissan Quest for the first time Saturday. It had a code P0135 for a front O2 sensor heater problem. I checked the power supply at the sensor, found battery voltage, and since I didn't have time to wait for a complete cold cycle to test the ground fr... Trouble codes: P0135 (B1S1 O2 Sensor Heater Problem)
1990 Subaru Loyale 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2AN52BOL
Hi Guys, This car was purchased from a customer who declined repairs for a blown head gasket. We repaired the problem then put the car up for sale. The only problems we had with the car was the trans fluid was in need of replacement and there was a cracked bo...
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L battery draw VIN: JT5ST87K6N
Hi, first time on tech mail. I have this celica with a battery draw on 20-amp dome fuse. It is killing battery over night. has .38 amp draw. I followed the diagrams on mitchel and alldata to unplug all i could in the circuit, I saw a previous techmail and got ...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L relentless P0401 cod VIN: JT2BG12K1T
ATTENTION TOYOTA GURUS This vehicle insists that EGR flow is insufficient & keeps tripping code P0401. In Massachusettes, the CEL light cannot be on to pass emissions test. This ongoing problem has plagued me for a week! The EGR valve IS opening, EGR gas IS ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow)
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG2ZKXV
Please help! Here is what I know. #1 Coil does not fire this coil is for #1 and #4 Cylinders. #2 coil fires good. I have swapped the wire connectors and the coil will fire when I plug the good coils connector into it so I know it is not the coil. I checked pow...

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1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: KMHCF24F3V
I'd like to thank everyone for their input on this one. 4 of the 5 replies suggested looking at camshaft timing again(which my boss agreed with) and one (Rick) suggested an EGR problem which was what I suspected. This morning I once again checked timing marks ...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58WOX
Our conclusion on this vehicle is that the rebuilder put the wrong crankshaft in the motor. The rebulider does not believe us so is hesitant to warranty the motor. I don't believe that we will use this supplier again. Thank you for all the help guys.
1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5220M
This MPV is now running well, thanks in particular to Terry(Mazda Shop Foreman from St. Louis, Mo.), plus help fromother members which I greatly appreciate. I suspectedjumped timing belt all along, but I made two mistakes. Ichecked distributor timing, not real...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L struts,links,etc. VIN: JN1DA31D52
Sorry about taking so long but I recommended that she take the car to the dealer to get the car fixed under warranty. There is also a bulletin on noises for this car so it must go to the dealer.
1991 Toyota Corolla 1.6L radiator fan VIN: 1NXAE91A7N
thank you for the help. the coolant sensor was the problem.Now the fan turns on @apprx.190'F thank you
1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L cruiscontrol VIN: JT3HN86R7W
The customer hasen't called or returned. The three helpful posts are in agreement that previous accident is the likely cause. So as suggested if the truck returns I'm looking at the accident aera after recomfirming codes. Grounds misplaced or loose, and repair...
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