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1997 Acura CL 2.2L shift into 3rd gear VIN: 19UA2254WL
Hello group, could somebody please give me the web address of the acura site to access the service manuals.All I can find is the sales site with no apparent link to anything service related. This car has 2 codes PO740 and PO730. I want to suscribe to their si...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L SRS Light VIN: JHMCG66871
I pulled codes with a Master Tech.15-3 was the code check power & ground circuits to OPDS unit they are good. I replaced the OPDS unit. I tried to clear codes and the light came on steady again this time with a 15-1 code. I rechecked power and grounds and foun...
2005 Infiniti QX56 5.6L ads VIN: JNK23RTUYR
body shop job hit right front reaplaced air bags no problem now have ads skid code steering angle sensor which was replaced with clock spring and code for front left speed sensor, part order for that bUT WHAT ABOUT THE STEERING ANGLE SENSOR MY CONSULT II show ...
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L extended crank VIN: KNAFB1213Y
This car has deveolped an extended crank warm, starts good cold. Customer states next day after we replaced fuel pulsatror problem started. Test fuel pressure, no pressure key on engine off as soon as builds up pressure cranking, starts and runs fine. shut off...
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223Y
car will run for about second or less and die code p1345 will set the very frist time u crank it. i have a signal out of the cam sensor and at the pcm. not sure what to do know i want to replace the cam sensor but it is $800. maybe someone has seen this before... Trouble codes: P1345
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, High idle speed VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
Car left for a week and came back with complaint of high idle speed. Rechecked previous repair and everything looked ok. Car was idling at 800 rpm's. Sent car out. Came back again and said it was only while driving and coming to a stop. Test drove and with clu... Trouble codes: P0440
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3DJ81W8P
Intermittent MIL, deleted codes 83, 84 & 85, but they all returned after approx. 10 miles of driving. Implies no communication between engine ECU and transmission ECU for at least 1/2 second. Looks like heat-damaged engine wiring at the EGR valve. Trouble codes: 83 (ESA1 - no communication), 84 (ESA2 - no communication), 85 (ESA3 - no communication)
2000 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E51
need help from a toyota expert-customer complaint is that the mil lite comes on while driving-when coming to a stop the car may stall-codes p0172-po420 are coming up-also for sure the exhaust manifold is leaking-could that affect the drivebility of the car?-or... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich bank one), P0420 (catalyst effec. low bank one)
2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Soft Brakepedal VIN: 5TBBT441X3
Hey everyone Customer came in the shop complaning about soft Brakepedal(mashy). no big deal bled the brakes still soft. Called the Dealer because Truck is under Warranty, they said thats normal on the Tundras. Thats hard to believe for Toyota! Need some advis...

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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L fuel pump,spark VIN: JH4DC4352S
Replaced the engine wiring harness and it fired up first try. Reinstalled the original harness and found that the CKP signal was at the dist connector but lost it at the next plug. Must have damaged harness when engine was pulled. Thanks to all that replied.
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78412
The purge solenoid at the intake was stuck open which was suggested in one post. In this case I powered the valve and banged it a couple of times which made it work allowing me to top the tank and check the start-up which was normal. This purge valve is about ... Trouble codes: P1457.
1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L steering assist VIN: UNKNG01C2L
I had a few replies. The customer stated that he has only had the problem one time in the past month. I informed him that my next option was to replace the solenoid. He was not willing to spend the money at this time. I am sure it is either a bad solenoid or a...
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L no power VIN: KNDJB7231V
Thanks to all that replaied. First code 1693 deals with no MIL, it says according to snap on tech ser. that mil light circuit is shorted or open. The car needed a timing belt it was 1.5-2. loose. replaced with belt and tensioner. The no power was due to plugge... Trouble codes: 1693 (man specific codecan not locate anywhere).
1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L Surge VIN: JT8UZ30C5R
I tried everything and checked everything that was suggested and nothing helped. I do appriciate the replies and wish me luck on this one. If I find out what the problem is, I will post it here. Once again, Thank You. Trouble codes: 31 (Airflow Meter Circuit), 24 (IAT Sensor Circuit).
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U3X
Thanks to all that replied. R & R idle control assembly and cleaned. Asked customer to drive for a few days to make sure light did not come back on and car did not die. She called after driving for about a week and said that light had not come back on and car ... Trouble codes: P1351.
1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BC1410W
after resetting codes, it takes long time for the code to reoccurred. with the help that i got, i tested and replaced fuel pressure regulator. the pressure was not within spec. the car hasn't come back yet and i have to close without a total fix. thank you for... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction).
1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall
Thanks to all 10 who replied, you were ALL right: computer. When I told the customer, he informed me that someone replaced the transmission computer but before he did, he replaced the engine computer by mistake! He went on to say that his problem started at th...
1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L Turbocharger
There is a total mismatch in hydrid of the TD05 14B to a TD05 16G. Turbo shaft was bent and cartrige is wasted. With the cost of hybrid, better off getting a new turbo. COst would be cheaper.
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L heater core VIN: 4A3AE45G71
Thanks to all that responded,the professionalism and 'community spirit'is to be commended.Car went out the door Friday.Voltage in coolant was .3volts,motor mounts are tight.I thoroughly flushed the system with water,refilled and bled with Peak extended life co...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L no reverse VIN: JN8HD17Y0S
thanks the clutch drum had worn the stator on the front pump and the debris clogged the shuttle balls in the reverse apply piston Everything is now running great thanks for you help
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Alternator VIN: JN1CA21A1W
Definitely apreciate all the replies and recieved allot of good advice. Unfortunately we could not test it when the battery light was on, it was very intermittant, and my boss didn't want to chance a new alternator. I didn't have much choice in the matter bein...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG2ZKXV
I have not fixed this vehicle. Everything that was suggested I had already checked or done with the exception of running new wires but all the wiring test fine. Thanks for your help but I am sending this one to the dealer. If I am able to find out what fixes i...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32TXY
this vehicle returned to my shop today. after being able to spend some more time with it, i found the problem. many of you told me that it was the mass airflow sensor and it needed to be replaced. i removed the sensor again and upon further examination, i real... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich).
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