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1987 Honda Prelude 2.0L running VIN: BA5-100466
This car has a slight surge at around 3000rpm and travelling at 100ks any other time it is good. No codes are showing and have scoped the ignition circuit have a good pulse seconery & primery are good. This appears once it is warmed up. Temp circuits test ok.
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L SRS light stays on VIN: 1HGCG1659Y
ok, i'll try to get everything in the first post, im one of the techs and this is my first post here. car was found to be taped. fixed that and was expecting to go after a code,but it turns out the light never goes off. alldata has 2 charts, one for "SRS lig...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D0X
The MIL light only comes on when the computer comands the cooling fan to cyle. Once the MIL sets, the fan will not turn off until the code is cleared. I don't think it's really an issue with the fan because I pulled the fan relay and as soon as the computed gr... Trouble codes: P1627 (analog to digital conversion problem 5 volt reference shorted or open.)
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB1212Y
help! i have this 2000 sephia with a poor idle quality what i have is injectors 1&2 not firing when the engine is in crank mode i get a nice bright light on 1&2 when the engine is running i have a pulse but a very dim light if i unplug the connector with engin... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301, P0302 (misfire cyl2)
1986 Mazda RX-7 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FC3315G
This car came to us after 4 other shops have had it. Last one put a different engine in and still no start. It has a Bulldog remote start system on it. Talked to this company and tech said that his system wasn't the problem because the car turns over, just no ... Trouble codes: 23 (coolant temp sensor)
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGE22C9V
Hi all. The problem with this vehicle is that at times under load while at idle, the idle drops too low. Any help with this vehicle would be appreciated.
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Compressor & Coolant fans VIN: 1YVGE22C3V
problem: PCM continously grounds cooling fan relay causing cooling fan to run- this cycle starts as soon as engine is started. Fan will run 6-8 seconds, off for 5 seconds and immediately on again. this continues until engine reaches 210 degrees and then fan ru...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D1S
I'm trying to find any information on the wiring portion of this problem. I'm in the process of uncovering the harness and trying to find the splice. Thank you in advance for your help. Trouble codes: P0400, P1336
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Back Up Lights VIN: JN8HD17Y4S
Nissan Techs, we have this 95 Pathfinder, manual trans, and the back up lights don't work. We have replaced the back up light switch twice, once NAPA, once Dealer, still don't work. If you have the switch in your hand and push the button the lights work but as...
1995 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4TARN13P8R
Hello: I am getting ready to replace the engine on this 4WD toyota with a nice rebuilt and the Mitchell 1 OD tells me I have to remove the transmission/transfer case WITH the engine. I don't think my engine hoist can handle that length of steel! Is this really...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Jumps out of 1st gear VIN: 4TAWN72N2Y
Greetings! I have the transmisson out of the 4x4 Tacoma for inspection. It violently jumps out of 1st gear only. Visual inspection of all bearings and 1st gear parts reveals no wear. Any ideas??

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1987 Acura Legend L 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA255SH
thanks to all who email me. many many thanks. the fix,,dist. cap ...spark going to ground/... some times the easy things drive us nuts... who da thought??? spark at coil and spark at plug,,even bright orange,, dist cap, was the problem ...i had a old cap/ roto...
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCB7267M
replaced high idle control, iac, removed intake, replaced gasket,and cleaned out the ports all better now just not sure which ones fixed it thanks all.
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Air Bags VIN: 1HGCM56613
Got a cup of coffee? Good, get comfy and let me tell you how we fixed it. After some testing and talking to the body shop I discovered that the side impact sensor 'was not' replaced after all (some sort of parts to tech confusion). So they got me one and onc...
1991 Isuzu Impulse XS 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JABRT2352M
Thanks for the Three replies I recieved...I only took me another three hours to hunt this one down, but I eventually found it...The ECM had taken a dive... Thanks to Donald [...] and Victor for the... Trouble codes: 15 (coolant sensor), 21 (tps....closed switch...wot switch).
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L high idle/hunts cold VIN: 1YVGE22C2V
Well thanks for all the great replies. As one suggested we gave the customer the benefit of the doubt when they said it did not due this until the engine was replace. My tech has egg on his face. After both the tech and I worked on the vehicle for hours we f... Trouble codes: P0420.
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L clutch VIN: JA3AH86F84
customer did not come back for repairs but thanx to all who responded great advise as ussual
1985 Nissan 720 2.4L Cuts out, Shuddering VIN: 1N6NDO1Y6F
I would like to thank all of the replies on this help request. I went back and checked many of the things that I thought I overlooked in the repair. But, the timing was still good and I didn't cross any of the wires as some of you suggested. The vehicle still ...
1992 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN1FU21P1N
As it turned out it was the EGR valve not sealing properly when closed. This valve sits next to the #4 cylinder and was causing exhaust leakage into the cylinder. We replaced the EGR valve assembly and the engine functions normally.
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L oil leak crankshaft seal VIN: JN8AR05YZV
THANKS TO ALL, Many great people are with this network. I would like to say that this ones fixed but it will be soon.Because of the time were going to close it out and upgrade to a fix.The last tear down to find out what exactly was the problem is.The oil did ...
1997 Nissan gtst 2.5L transmission VIN: 6U90000ER3
i fixed it unfortunatly i wasnt able to get a wiring diagram but the vehicle had broken wiring mear gearbox mant thanks to who replied.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y01
Using Ray from NJ Idea of a temp gun I borrrowed one from a freind. Turns out there was a 50 degree diff from front to rear of cat. Now beleiving the cat is ok. I took the sugestions of the majority of responders and had the customer return the vehicle to the ... Trouble codes: P0430, P1110.
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L drivers air bag module VIN: 5N1DD28T42
Thanks for the replies,Bob [...],Gary.Bob hit on the head,when I had installed the sprial cable I didn't get one of the black connector on the back of the plug going to the air bag module seated in good,pop it in put the air bag module back on.NO AIR BAG LIG...
1996 Subaru SVX LSi 3.3L N-R, R-Park VIN: JF1CX865XT
Removed t-case from trans this past weekend and found wire to the duty solenoid (C) had come out of the connector. Replaced solenoid w/ new unit, and changed fluid. Codes immediately gone, & after one week running the vehicle, all problems are history, includi...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Blows EFI fuse Cold VIN: 4T1BG22K0V
Well, as far as we can tell, this one is fixed..The fuel pump was drawing 12 amps at times when cold (EFI fuse is a 15 amp circuit), this combined with the other solenoids and relays, injectors etc, would pull well over 15 amps although we were never able to d...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2BG22K4V
Well even though we were still not happy with the fuel trim the new O2 sensor allowed the car to pass VA emissions. It dropped the CO% down to 0.25% and it passed. Thanks for all the ideas most of them would have caused a neg fuel trim and we still have a posi...
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