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1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58V4T
Hello all, I have this passport in ere with a p1406, egr fault code. Looking at the scanner at idle the egr sensor is around .9 volts. I replaced the egr and the voltage is still the same. There are no blockages in the intake. I can not understand why this cod...
1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L SRS Light VIN: 2HGEJ6348V
Extracted codes 72 and 73. Alldata indicates these are for faulty SRS unit and remedy is to replace unit - no testing of any kind recommended. I guess I've been doing this too long but that seems way too easy! Is there anything else I should be looking at befo...
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Hi fellow Tech, this honda is eating my lunch break and sure can use some help.The customer has been very patient and an old friend.The MIL will come on intermittently between one day to a week with one or two codes (P0118-coolant temp circuit high input(open)... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr flow restricted), P0402 (egr flow excessive), P0118 (engine coolant circuit high input), P0524 (No definition available)
2003 Honda Civic DX 1.7L maint. req.ligth VIN: 2HGES15103
dear honda tecsˇˇ i just want to know why the maint. req. light is on and how can i reset it. the car in running ok and there's no codes. i'll appreciate your help.
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM58W0W
this thing was towd in. aint nevr seen it b4. itz a friend of th bossz brother!!! im 53 yrz old n cant here. as soon as i got it startd th othr tech i work with came over and said it had a vac leak n he could here it. my prurdy lil boss said she could here it ...
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L crankshaft VIN: JM2UF3132M
hi guys this pickup originally came in with smoke out the tailpipe cold. diagnosed stuck rings. good customer who didn't want to pony up for a reman, so we thought we'd help him out and do a quick re-ring. all was good for 3 weeks, then he came back with oil l...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C7Y
No codes,does not start cold,plugs are fuel fouled(dripping wet) ect reads ok ,maf check oks pulse width at 54.2 ms timing belt is ok engine timing has been checked and set properly.exciter ring checks ok.We are at a lost to understand why this is flooding on ...
1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB42D7S
Greetings professional technicians, Thank you for your valuable time. I have a customer car with a not so reliable history that has me stumped. 95 Nissan 200SX no start no spark. Customer first stated “I was told computer was bad and replaced it with used co...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D8T
This Maxima came in for an oil leak which was from behind the inner timing cover. Listened carefully to timing chains before we started the job and they were quiet. On installation my tech thought the tensioner for the outer chain squeezed back a bit stiffly. ...
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L spun 4 rod bearings VIN: 1N6ED27YXY
I am asking for Nissan techs help. This vehicle came in knocking. Had 40 lbs oil pressure. It also has a Wynn's Extended care warranty. :( We realized that it was going to need a different engine with even taking it out of the truck. We had found a good used 3...
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L auto locking hubs VIN: 5N1ED28YX1
Vehicle came in with auto locking hubs melted and failing. Vehicle's 4WD would not engage. Replaced hubs with new parts, check wheel bearings and related parts for obvious problems, none found. Vehicle came back thirty days later with same problem.
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Surge VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Hello everyone. This one came in on the hooks, would not start-no compression. Sprayed intake cleaner into cyl. and compression came up and engine started. No codes at this point. Did a throttle body clean, intake clean, replace plugs, injector clean. Vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0507
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Stall VIN: JS3TD21V8T
I am fighting an occasional stall on this vehicle; what I want to know is, are there two cam sensors, or one cam sensor and one crank sensor? ALLDATA wiring diagrams show two cam sensors (one on back of head corresponds to cam sensor #2), but diagnostic info l...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1VK12E3N
car runs good cold then at 137 degrees injector pulse dies off on #3,#2, & #6 injector pulse slows up & 1,5,&4 stay the same as before good injector pluse. no codes when it happens ,the data on scanner stays the same as if the car was running ok
1994 Toyota Corolla 1.6L engine VIN: 1NXAE0454R
when at stop in gear car has a vibration. idle speed is ok. no visible signs of mounts bad. customer says has had this condition for some time, this was present before the work above was done.
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT3AC24S5R
Under light load and/or decelerating, turning right, the fuel injectors fire multiple times during each revolution of engine, hence van misses and stumbles ( I am reading with a scope, triggering on cam sensor have one pulse and reading second display on injec...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
Correct egr restriction and vacuum problem. Engine now has sufficient flow. however still setting po401 code. Has any one seen map fail within range causing po401 Trouble codes: P0401

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Acura RL 3.5L secondary driven gear VIN: JH4KA9653W
The problem was a stripped out extension shaft and secondary gear asm.The cause is lack of lubrication to this area of the trans.The diff.was ok.Some techs pointed out there are some recall on this style trans for this concern but it did apply to this particul...
1987 Honda Accord 2.0L engine VIN: 2HGCA5637H
Thanks to all who replied on this problem, many of you suggested replacing the rear engine mount,and adjusting all the mounts. We replaced the rear mount, and adjusted the rest this fixed the problem. No more bad vibrations,thanks again for all your help since...
1989 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGED3643K
I thought i already had closed this request..i'd like to thank the people who turn out to be the coolant sensor
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Air bags VIN: 1HGCM56694
Thanks to everyone who replied and for David from Florida for faxing me a wiring diagram. It was a great help and the car is fixed and on its way. Thanks again.
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L efi VIN: JN1RZ26A8L
I believe the problem is in the ecm leaving the ground to egi and coil relays on, I'm waiting on customer to get me another computer, thanks to all replies all good leads
1991 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L trans functions cold VIN: JNIHJO1P3M
went to the boner yard and got the sols and valve body out of a smoked unit for this trans runs the nuts now pressure sol failure.
1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L smoked the center idler VIN: 1243569878
thanks for all the suggestions replaced whole engin with a low miles jap take out unit 50.000 miles purs like a kitty cus says ouch, but loves his car, this was the path of least resistence for cust and repair.
1984 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1432R134R1
I fitted a new air injection pump and the CO's came way down. It seemed the old pump had trouble pushing air passed the check valve, I had previously checked the output of the pump unloaded. Thanks for all the response, and the two folks who had the answer. -B...
1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JT3DJ81W7R
it turned out to be a bad connection at the computer cleaned the connection and it works great now
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Stall VIN: JTDAT123XY
Thanks for all of the replies. I decided to inspect the MAF sensor as some of you suggested, and found that there was carbon on it. I cleaned it with rubbind alcohol and a Q-tip then reinstalled. I also cleaned the throttle body with intake cleaner. So far all...
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