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2001 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L Left front brake VIN: KLAJB52ZX1
Thanks in advance for reading this post. My niece owns this 2001 Daewoo which she purchased new. At 49,000 miles, I replaced just the pads on front. They had to be replaced again at approximately 120,000 so this time I changed the pads but I turned the rotors ...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1845Y
Customer scheduled for tune up due to stalling problem and mileage on vehicle. Performed tune up, road tested and ran fine, no codes at this time. Customer calls back week later, mil on, still stalling with bad gas mileage. Code p0172 stored in memory. Recheck... Trouble codes: P0172
2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLPD18651
vehicle came in with engine misfire and code p0304. checked and replaced spark plugs. misfire gone and runs great. have no other driveability problems. Cleared codes, ck. engine light starts to flash, and after 2'nd engine run cycle, will reset code p0304. I d... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire 4)
1996 Hyundai Accent 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHVD14N8T
I checked for other post on this and saw a couple that were unresovled. I thought they might be old so I'll run it up the flag pole again. This Accent came in with both a 133 and 136 code. We replaced the front and rear o2s. It came back a week later with the ... Trouble codes: 136 (rear o2 no activity detected)
1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 4S2CY58Z7N
Quit running while driving, towed to shop. No spark led to discovery of bad lead to spark coil and metal tab broken off distributor rotor. Replaced coil wire & rotor & cap after fishing pieces of rotor tab from distributor housing. Now able to start with start...
1988 Mazda RX-7 GTU 1.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1FC331XJ
Please Help! I don't have scanner capabilities to check this thing for codes. Sometimes it runs perfect, other times we start it, it sounds like it is missing. The idle will be up and down and it has no power or throttle response. It sounds like it is down a c...
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...
1996 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L bucking VIN: JM3LV5232T
drive car for about 50 miles, check engine light codes p0134, p0140, p0170, p01170 appear. changed mass air flow, fuel pump, fuel filter and o2 sensors. when check engine comes on, car will buck at around 40 mph on acceleration. can't get problem to happen in ...
1994 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 6MMAC4958R
i can only scan the computer when engine is cold as it warms up my scanner gets a communication error and will not work again until engine is cool the scanner is a mt2500 and works fine on other cars so its doesnt appear to be the scanner
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L left cam VIN: JA4LS31H31
need some help, thoughts etc. from you guys and gals if possible. thanks for taking time to read this. we towed this montero sport in a few days ago. the left cam sprocket bolt and pin had sheared and of course the belt came off. at first it apeared that possi...
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6SD11S6V
Thanx in advance for your time. I have a truck that will not rev. past about 2500 to 3500 rpm (it varies) and is popping back through the throttle body. There are no codes and the truck is not operating in a failure or limp mode. I unbolted the exhaust at the ...
1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L 4 th gear VIN: 1NHDL01D7W
Dear Members, The transmission shop told this customer to come to our shop. This 98 Nissan Altima has delay shifting to Overdrive. Customer stated that this problem started a month ago. The automatic transmission shifts up to 3rd gear without problem, but 4th ...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D6Y
Customer brought in with lean code bank 1 and lack of power esp. cold, tested and found bad MAF, replaced MAF cleared codes. customer returned week later check engine light on. p0420 cat efficiency below threshhold bank 1. Tested Oxygen sensors, ok. Replaced... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat Efficiency Below threshhold bank 1), P0430 (Cat Efficiency Below threshhold bank 2)
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D9Y
this monster came in like 3 months ago with p1320 and p0171, the customer complained of a rough idle when cold, i called nissan to price out a coil and they said they replace all 6 coils at one time, of course extended warranty would only approve 2 coils(which... Trouble codes: P1320 (ign sig. primary), P0171 (lean on bank 1)
2005 Suzuki XL-7 EX 2.7L MIL Lamp on, EVAP Problem VIN: JS3TY92V35
Hi, This is long and indepth, please read completely. Code 456 (small evap leak ). This a brand new evap system with everything integral in the cannister. Very similar to Chryslers' LDP. We have tested system with Kent Moore evap tester ( nitrogen/smoke mach... Trouble codes: 456 (Small Evap leak detected.)

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1995 Hyundai Accent 1.5L trans VIN: KMHVF14N3S
Thanks to all who replied. I learned a great deal about this transmission. Thanks especially to Joshua for his detailed explanation on the pulse generators and testing. After following the suggestions we determined it was a bad transmission. We received anothe...
2001 Kia Optima SE 2.5L No Start VIN: KNADG124X1
I checked the pressure regulator. I also checked the relays that were suggested. No problems were found with any of them. Whether the customer followed the proper starting procedure is anybody's guess. We ran an injector service on it in case one was dirty and...
1989 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JM1GD2229K
thanks guys. Iwas using a test light,when I should have been using volt,ohm. meter voltage was not high enough fire injectors.thanks for the input.
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3X
as per replies to my help request. we check ignition and distributor. they checked ok. we replaced the fuel pump and car is running good. thanks for the help.
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223Y
i found that the crank sensor was loose i tightened the bolt and it ran fine. i don't know how it got loose or why i had a crank signal and why i had a cam signal code Trouble codes: P1345.
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3CS44R3N
Thanks to all who took time to respond to my post. As an update I did find a bad IAC,one leg omhed at 1.2k,advised customer that I didn't think this was his hard start/cold run problem,but this part is definitly no good. He agreed to a new IAC,bought a new IAC... Trouble codes: 13 (intake air temp sensor), 21 (coolant temp sensor), 25 (baro sensor).
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3XC47S9N
I beleve in all education oporunitys, they can be valuble. Just not this one!!! Well ,almost all replies stated the same thing, gotta be the distribtor! i agreed and installed a 'quality reman' dist, still no good, Then I took off a new OE dist cap and install... Trouble codes: #22, #23.
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3G8685XT
Thank you to all of you who replied to this help request. We performed all of the recomended testing and found no problem. After we swaped injectors the light was cleared to see if it would show a missfire on another cylinder and it has never returned, no othe... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl. 4 missfire detected).
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