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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKAY21D2S
Hello, We have an Infiniti J30 which stalls when shifted into reverse or drive. The problem happens ONLY when cold. The engine will restart right away without any problem but the engine will stall again when shifted into reverse or drive. Please Help. Thank y...
1990 Mazda RX-7 GXL 1.3L factory alarm VIN: JMIFC3521M
Hi All Thanks for taking a minute to look at this post. I hope you can help. What I have is a 90 rx7 that the factory alarm will not work at time and then other times it will set itself. What my customer wants is to disable it permantly. I cant find any info ...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L cyl head VIN: JM1TA2218S
We don't see many of these rockets made by J.A.Pan-I would like some advance information before I start ripping this vehicle apart. 2 problems- first, this engine has a cold start up clatter that sounds like it is coming from the rear cyl head- do these engine...
1993 Nissan Altima 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N4BU31C2P
first of this is my own car which i,ve had for about 8 months now. the motor runs great lots of power and no oil consumpstion. the main problem is extremely poor fuel mileage when used for city driving. we are talking about 15 miles per gallon or less compared...
1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16S1T
Hello there Nissan guys! I am having a problem with this 96 nissan truck. It happens intermittently, the check engine light comes on retrieving code #p0505-iacv/aac valve malfunction. IACV valve ohms out ok. Also checked iacv with labscope & pattern look good.... Trouble codes: P0505 (IACV/AAC-idle air control valve system malfunction.)
1990 Subaru Legacy 2.2L high clutch VIN: JF2BJ6502L
Subaru Tranny Guy's please help, losing sleep over this one. Aquired car for free, wont move. O'haul trans myself and found high clutches and rev. band burned. Everyting good for about 150 miles then no car takes off in 3rd and rev. locked in fwd.and rev. at s...
2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L starter motor VIN: JF1SF63512
Hello group, this subaru cranks iregularly & some times kicks back when cranking, just like the old days with dodge darts. Problem is much more severe sometimes than others. Customer never pursued solving the problem over the corse of the last year as it wasnt...
1990 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Air bag light VIN: JT2ST87N6L
Please Help I am a tech in a GM dealer I tryed to help out one of the cleanup girls and replaced the steering rack on her Toyota and found the wheel not straight after repair and due to the trouble to change the position of the shaft at the rack I decided to r...

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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L heater output VIN: 2HKRL1869Y
I want to thank everyone that replied to our help request. The comon thread was that there was air in the system, and that seemes to have been the case. The sugestions that the car be lifted in the front and the heater controls actavated when evacuating the sy...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1YVGF22D81
The customer has not yet returned with the vehicle for further testing. I received several responses pertaining to a possible faulty radiator cap or a head gasket problem. Some also stated to closely inspect all coolant line and hose connections for dried up c...
1993 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L 1-shift only VIN: 1N4EB31F4P
Hello to all Tech, Sorry for the late post,it the was very cold weather and part avialability hold me down (-13F driveway temperature).Thank you all who shared times and knowledges, too many to mention I appreciated you all.It's a worldwide effort from DownUnd...
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3DJ81W8P
With the help of guys like Dean, Agostino, Edwin and William the culprit was a bad TCM (transmission control module) In an unrelated matter, I'd also repaired melted wiring on the engine harness @ the EGR valve. Thanks much! Trouble codes: 83 (ESA1 - no communication), 84 (ESA2 - no communication), 85 (ESA3 - no communication).
1994 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13G8R
thanx guys, i isolated thw ckt from pcm and found through wiggle tests that i had intermit ground on thw ckt. found wires shorted together inside hard plastic wire loom that mounts in front of intake plenum. repaired wires and veh cranked right up and ran fine... Trouble codes: 22 (testing and results).
1996 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Coolant overflow VIN: JT5FG02T1T
I would like to thank everyone that replied. Everything that we had done improved the car up until the end. With the cooling system sealed up and the runability corrected the added pressure in the cooling system was making it leak by the filler neck in the rad...
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