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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Air bags VIN: 1HGCM56694
Hello Honda techs. I was wondering if Someone would have a wiring diagram for the air bag system for a 2004 Honda accord. Thank you for your time.
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L injector VIN: JNKCA21A8X
the vehicle cranks but will not start. test performed: checked fuel pressure and spark are ok. there is no injector pulse. can start using alt. fuel source. can not gather enough info to eliminate security system as a suspect. scan tool shows no codes and all ...
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21A7W
car wont start. it coughs back through the intake on occasion , borrowed both crank and cam sensors to no avail.getting odd pattern of spark and injector pulses. cyl #6 in front gets what seems like correct no.s of spark then gets too many to often cyl 4 just ...
2006 Nissan Maxima 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA312DX
Hi everyone, This car came to us from our local dealer.Customer states that they had put all New o2 sensors into vehical.Customer says they had A ck engine light.They drove the car for a couple of days and light came on.This is where I got involved.I put my s... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L coolant VIN: 4S3BG6857V
this car will overheat and loose coolant very intermittently once a month or so long trip or short doesn't matter never when i have it i have read articles about headgaskets and cracked heads and blocks but i can't find any proof and i would think it would be ...
1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAVN73K6S
this thing sets a code p0420 about every 500 to 700 miles. freeze frame data shows the b1 s2 02 sensor switching mirroring b1 s1. in my shop with the modis on it every thing is working fine. the b1 s2 switching much slower as designed. thanks john Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency bank 1)
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B3X
Car came in with a lean code about 2 weeks ago. I could find nothing wrong. I cleared the code and informed the customer that I could not find anything and we may have to try a MAF sensor. I was a little leary of replacing it because I had never seen this styl... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L master cyl VIN: 4T3EZF13CY
I do accident investigations for Police Depts, laywers,etc. The driver of this Sienna claimed she lost her brakes (she is not sure if the pedal dropped to the floor or that the pedal was firm. She just says,"I could not stop") The first investigator claimed t...

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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L SRS light stays on VIN: 1HGCG1659Y
Turned out be a bad circuit to the seat belt light on the insturment circuit board. Soldered and repaired the circuit and the SRS light went out and everything is fine.
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1845Y
Sorry it took so long to post this. Had to wait ten days to get vehicle back in and then one week of owner driving to be sure it was fixed. There is no MAF or EGR on this engine. Coolant temp sensor was reading correctly and verified with an infared thermomete... Trouble codes: P0172.
1997 Hyundai Tiburon 1.8L flywheel VIN: KMHJG24M6V
member C. Lee sent me this link to a Hyundai TSB [...] and we have now recieved the part and finished the repair on the vehicle.This TSB was not listed in Alldata and our local dealer didn't know ...
1999 Lexus IS200 2.0L Central locking VIN: JTDBS18200
Thanks for the replies. We have not fixed it as the customer didn't bring car back, but we now have Lexus programming instructions which should come in useful in the future - as Lexus UK give nothing away. I would like to thank Dee Indrathaher from New York wh...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Stall VIN: JM1TA2214S
Hi there, I received several replies from people who had similar problems with these cars, all of which had a different solution. Among the Solutions were EGR boost sensor, cracked air intake boot, PCM, aftermarket distributor (we replaced it with an origina...
1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNIRZ24A7L
Sorry for the late post, but we were waiting for customer to scrounge up the cash for the part. Many of you hit it on the nose, replacing the MAF sensor cured the problem. IATN does it again. Thanks so much for the speedy and accurate responses.
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA3109Y
Thanks very much for all the help. The car has been fixed. The unamimous suggestion was to replace the mass air flow sensor, air filter and have the dealer reprogram the computer. We installed the new mass air flow sensor and air filter. However after talking ...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D81
To all. Thank You for the replies. This car is now fixed! The old IAC was shorted and burnt the ECM. New ECM and a flash at the dealer. All is well. Again. Thanks. Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control Problem).
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L engine VIN: 4B3BG6857T
Most everyone said the same thing. Get a new shortblock. The most useful information was learning the cost of a short block. From Subaru, my cost is around $1500.00. This is not a bad price. Used motors are going for $2,000 and up. And we all know used motors ...
1995 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4TARN13P8R
Hello: The engine came out of the toyota truck without the transmission as ALL of the replies stated. A few hints I garnered: 1.Disconnect the wiring harness from the PCM down at the right kick panel (computer and two other connectors) and feed it out of the...
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