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1999 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA364XW
car came in with check engine light on.code po401 insufficient egr flow.when full vacuum is applied at idle engine bogs down but does not die.when static testing (o"in vacuum voltge 1.30. 1"in vacuum volts 1.30.2"in vacuum volts 1.52.3"vacuum volts 2.86.4"in v... Trouble codes: P0401
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Safety VIN: 1HGCB7576P
Hello Fellow Techs. Todays diagnostic dilemma comes from a 1993 Honda Accord 4-door, with Driver Side ONLY AirBag. THe customer brought the vehicle in for a SRS Light on, and upon checking the vehicle out, I found that I need a special cable to check voltage...
2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG35G8Y
We have this Hyundia that basically runs very bad and bogs down when cold by the time you get it in the shop runs ok Ive cleaned and scoped the MAF sensor looks good ,and tps also looks good checked crank and cam signals and also injector scope patterns I have... Trouble codes: P1128
1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1NA3531R
this car was towed in about a month ago , with a no start.i checked for code and found a code 1 no ign pulses. i folowed the flow chart and replaced the coil pack. the car ran fine and no codes in memory. the car ran good for about 2 weeks. it was towed back t... Trouble codes: 01 (no ignition ref)
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22211
IO need help. this car will turn on mil & tract control lights. computer must be going into a limp in mode. when these lights come on you can not exced 2400 rpm. have checked all vac lines. they are all good. have checked most of the soleniod's all good. I hav... Trouble codes: 1526 (air bypass valve soleniod ckt), 1540 (air bypass valve control sys. malfunction)
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L no speedometer VIN: 1YBFP80C53
Needed electrical diagram for the VSS system. Including wiring colors. Problem is the vehicle has no speedometer,poor acceleration and no shifting. However, acceleration in reverse is normal. Any thoughts and assistance will be appreciated. Thank you. csz
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L wipers,headlights VIN: 4A3AA46L3Y
Vehicle came in with no hi-beam headlights,intermittent wipers not working,fog lights not working.checked all fuses,all checked out o.k. no codes in memory,pulled inner fender well and checked wiring seems, o.k. ended up replacing front ecu in fuse panel and e...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G52
Runs rough in morning,jerks while driving cold did not duplicate, performed tune and ran rough set misfire #3 but no response from #1 and #3 on cylinder balance test, spark strong, re-installed original plugs, no change, checked for intake leak no change, chec...
1992 Toyota estima/emina 2.2L timing belt VIN: CXR1100063
good afternoon all techs the problem iam having with this toyota is im trying to replace the timing belt it is a 2.2ltr diesel on a 3c engine code how do i remove the drive shaft from the front crankshaft to ancilaries alternator ect any help would be welcome ...
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JT3HP10V7T
this vehicke came in dead on a wrecker, we diagnosed it had spark but no fuel. we tested for voltage at the pump and had none. we put 12 volts direct to the pump and it ran for 10 seconds and died. again no fuel pressure. we replace the pump and now the vehicl...
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Power steering VIN: 4T3ZF13C0X
We replaced rack and pump plus resivoir onthis sienna due to contaminated fluid and a missing resivoir screen.We flushed all lines and checked for blockages with compressed air.all seems ok.But still when vehicle is stone cold the ps pump whines until warm.Rep...

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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L air bag VIN: JT8UF11E9N
Many thanks to the 2 techs who took the time to read my post and contributed meaningful suggestions. I have solved the problem, it turns out i actually solved it from the time i fitted the clock spring as what i found out is that air bag codes on this model wi...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Dash lights, fuel guage VIN: 1GFT543H76
We reinstalled cluster after it had a second visit to the service center and all is well. The service center stated it worked for them on the bench immediately and for two hours straight, so they reheated solder connections. I suspect possibly if I would have ...
1994 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Front Cover VIN: JMIFD333IR
Sorry for the late closing. The replies where split. Some said not to touch and others said it was not hard. The time given where any where from 4 to 8 hrs. The customer has not returned for the repaire so I will close this post, my time is running out.
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Timing belt tensioner
IATN members come through again and my tech can sleep again. Kirk [...] nearly as fast and all were correct. In summary, there is no centering/locating pin for the tensioi...
1992 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L engine VIN: JA3CR46V4N
I took out the plug on the side of the block behine the ac compressor like I should have done to begin with and inserted a 6 inch 1/4 inch drive extension into the hole, thanks everyone for your quick responses.
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 1.8L Caliper(s) VIN: 4A3CF44B7P
First I made sure there was sufficient clearance between the pushrods. Then I loosened a line at the master and the wheels unlocked, so I replaced the master. To fix the squeal I re- turned the rotors, and re-faced the pads with a belt sander. Also thanks to T...
1989 Subaru DL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1AK43B7K
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I beat my head on this one quite a bit before by chance finding the problem. I was at my whits end when i looked down at the battery, and tucked away near the battery, but not attached was the body ground cab...
1985 Toyota Tercel SR5 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JT2AL35W2F
sorry about the time but, we double checked our work twice and still are at a dead end. being a 1985 and not in very good shape, the cust. has opted to get rid of this thing. sorry i can't provide answers. thanks to the 5 replies i did get. i just wish i could...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1BG12K8T
I finally gave up and wired the kickup (vsv) to get [...] from hot wire to compressor and ground to body. Works fine. Had 3 replies two said ground should come from seperate controller,(a/c amplifier). This unit is on MOD wiring diagram, traced all wires from ...
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 5th gear VIN: JT3HP10V2Y
Thank you for all the help.I replaced all the fith gear parts & retainer & everything works great.It also resolved the problem w/ the shifter moving under load.
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