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1985 Honda Accord LX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGAD5434F
To all Honda techs. I have a 1985 Honda Accord that stalls out at idle once it warms up. I used to have a troubleshooting guide for the Carbs on these cars but I lost it because I thought I would never see another one of these. I remember that some valves and ...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E1R
Vehicle failed state inspection. Check engine light is on Code 25 and 26. Reading for HC And CO at 1399 rpm HC Standard: 107 Current: 144 Fail Co Standard: 0.59 Curent: 2.14 Fail Reading for HC and CO at 1915 HC Standard: 103 Current: 30 Pass C0 Standard: 0.... Trouble codes: 25 (air fuel ratio lean malfunction), 26 (air fuel ratio rich malfunction)
1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JM2UF1236N
Good morning Mazda techs.I have an old mazda pickup which is giving me lots of grief.Customer is complaining that it has no power and won't accelerate over 3000 rpm.He left it overnight.When I started it colt it fires right up and revs right up with no hesitat...
1992 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L air intake noise VIN: JT4VN93D4N
Hello everyone.. This problem seemed straight forward, but as usual, may be an expensive head scrather for the client. The problem is this truck as a VERY loud intake air rush noise comming from the intake boot. I took apart all the boots, made sure there were...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L gauges VIN: JT2BG22K3V
im back again with this lovley camry that wont leave my shop-driving back from getting it smoged all the gauges stopped working-no odometer-no electric windows-there is a 10 amp gauge fuse that blows immediatley when you install it-we pulled out window switch ...

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1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Supercharger VIN: JM1TA2222S
Thanks guys,I am sorry to say that this engine was not fixed. What we did was to get another used engine from the junk yard. This one when installed,start up and ran well the first time. NO SMOKE. As for the previous engine I am still at a loss as to what went...
1995 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA7LS21G2S
this was a fun one and thanks to all those who replied but unfortunately you were all wrong...the customer bought a set of injectors and we put them in at no extra charge..nice guys arent we? anyway the fuel rail was tottally plugged w sugar...yes sugar..cryst...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L release bearing
after closly looking i found the spot to place the skrewdriver it was right at the end of the release bearing i placed the driver there and gave it a twist it came out easy the phots in alldata are crap thanks for the help guys
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1CA31D9Y
Thanks for all of the replies. Most agreed the MAF sensor can be replaced without reflashing the computer. That seems to be the case. I installed the new MAF sensor and advised the customer that the computer may have to be reflashed to run 100%.The cars been r...
1992 Subaru SVX 3.3L Courtesy Lights VIN: JF1CX343XN
Thank you for the replys every one! The wiring diagrams for these cars are poor. Wire colors dont match and they show grounds that are not there. Any way I found the problem to be a corroded wire at the passive restraint control modual. Its in the trunk under ...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JT3HP10VOV
Thanks for all your help;the fix was indeed to replace the coil. I should have thought to stress it but most seem so reliable that I just forgot. I am a bit curious why I got so many suggestions to check the fuel system,etc when I had isolated teh problem to i...
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