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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7656N
This Honda sets a code 12 when driven on the highway for only a few minutes. I drove the front wheels in my shop and found that the valve was not being commanded on. I then checked the solenoid circuit and the valve position circuit connectors at the pcm, with... Trouble codes: 12 (EGR system malfunction)
1991 Isuzu Impulse XS 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JABRT2352M
This one is getting to me...the ecm will indicate that the coolant sensor is maxed at 180 degrees C...and then the car acts up...(I changed the sensor and checked the harness...all good) usually when i disconnect the coolant sensor the car runs better but stil... Trouble codes: 15 (coolant sensor), 21 (tps....closed switch...wot switch)
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1RZ24A0L
drive the vehicle over 25-30 mph depress the clutch the vehicle rpm drops to zero and car cuts out even if the car is rolling in neutral. normal driving in gear everything is ok. egr is ok not sticking, tech bulleting about the same disconnect maf sensor the p...
1995 Nissan Pickup SE 3.0L tcc VIN: 1N6HD16Y4S
Nissan officiandos please submit your thoughts. This vehicle was built 12/1995 BUT it does not have an OBD II connector nor does it have a 3.3 litre v-6. It is for all purposes a 1995 vehicle and that is where the problem starts. I cannot access data with my o...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D11
code P0335 sets immediately on start up. The crank sensor was replaced with a kit that also included the cam sensor and intake valve position sensor from Nissan. The timing marks are in line with the crank gear. The wave form on the CKP sensor shows a 0-12v sq... Trouble codes: P0335
1993 Toyota Celica ST 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, smoke out exhaust VIN: JT2AT86F5P
I need help from toyota techs here. This is my friends 93 celica that came origionally for no start/run poor. I don't have foreign car repair manuals, neither does my scan tool work on cars like this. They took it into this other shop, got it back today and it...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Blows EFI fuse Cold VIN: 4T1BG22K0V
Car blows efi fuse only when running and only after it's sat overnight here in the lovely Ohio weather 20-30 degrees..Car fires right up, runs for about 8 seconds, blows efi fuse 3-4 times then won't blow it again all day after it's been in the building for 15...

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1997 Acura CL 2.2L shift into 3rd gear VIN: 19UA2254WL
First of all I have to apoligize for making a mistake on my original post, this car is 3.0L V-6 not the 2.3 4 cyl as stated.I was having severe mental detonation at that point.Of course that changes everything in the diagnostic process and I sincerely apoligiz...
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1855W
Although the CRV had no driveability issues,the MIL was annoying to the customer.But not annoying enough.After clearing the codes and road testing to try to re set code, no MIL.All but one of the replies recommended changing the thermostat.This code is set, as... Trouble codes: P0116 (ECT Range/Performance).
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHWF35HX2
Well this one is fixed. As several guys suspected it was the eca power relay located behind the ac control panel. It was VERY intermittent. Thanks to Paul, Michael, Andrew and Donovan for there insight. Special thanks to Paul he asked me to email him the vin a... Trouble codes: 560 (System voltage problem).
2005 Infiniti QX56 5.6L ads VIN: JNK23RTUYR
Steven from new york got this one the sensor has to be aligned by CONSULT II in order for it to work. I found it under work support in ABS it also has g sensor calibation so I calibrated it while I was there. bottom line the steering angle sensor will go out w...
1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF3236C
well the customer hasnt ponied up the cash for the injectors, and were pretty sure that injectors are plugged. We cant say for sure if we are gunna fix this or not. to answer some of the questions I got, yes this is injected 2200, they were only available on w...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGE22C3V
hi, we rechecked the timing belt and replaced the tensioner spring, the car seems to run fine, except when it's cold outside. then we have an idle problem, that speeds up the idle to around 2000 rpms. we had the computer updated and didn't help the idle. still... Trouble codes: P1504 (iac circuit malfunction), P1506 (iac overspeed).
1986 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L parts availability VIN: JN1HZ14S0G
The 300Z is on the road and running well. All responses were very much appreciated and most included good sources for parts. Here is a list of suggested parts sources for hard to find parts provided by other members: (...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4S3BG685XT
thanks guy's this is the best thing since the scanner! i went to as someone gave me the address on one of the responses, information is the hardest thing to find. thanks again for the help.
1982 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L retractable headlight VIN: JT2MA67L1C
Thanks for the replies. I tried manually cranking the motors to the up position, checked for broken wires and disconnected one motor and all test lead me to believe the interior headlamp relay is not operating properly. But Toyota has rendered this relay obsol...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W65
I did check the Valve adj. We found some exhust valve tight. We advised the costomer a valve job is in the future. He says when it starts running bad then may fix it. Trouble codes: 25 (Lean running).
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