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1988 Acura Legend L 2.7L No Start VIN: JH4KA4658J
Hello, This vehicle cranks, but does not start. It has no spark and no fuel injector trigger. We checked for codes and found a code 15, ignition output signal circuit. The check chart led us to replace the ignitor. The vehicle had no change in symptoms after ... Trouble codes: 15 (Ignition output signal circuit)
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L pressure regulator VIN: JM1TA221XS
just wondering if anyone out there has experienced any common causes for this condition. after vehicle is warmed up, trans buzzes loudly in the pump/valve body area if rpm's are raised abouve 1500. any direction would be appreciated as the customer most likely...
1987 Nissan 200SX XE 2.0L No Start VIN: JN1PS24SXH
code#44, sparks ok, f/injectors working as specified, timings ok, compressions ok, battery ok,firing orders ok, initial problem was that car cuts off intermittently and became worse, now it won't starts only with reduced amount of fuel by,for example...
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63521
Inherited this from another tech. The MIL will come on for a period of time (sometimes days) and go out other times. I have inspected the wiring as well as tested the reference voltage. It hangs around 2.5-2.6V On min/max mode of my voltmeter it has spiked to ... Trouble codes: P0328 (knock sensor circuit high)
1993 Toyota T100 SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4VD10C2P
Greetings: This vehicle is failing CA emissions test due to elevated CO and HC. I have checked O2 at sensor and it is showing proper function and feedback. I have checked pulse air and it appears to be working. I have noticed that if I use idle manual mode to...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L radio/cassette VIN: 4T1GK12E2S
Dealer replaced defective battery. Radio (original OEM AM/FM/CASS A11712) now reads "SEC", flashes the key icon on front of the radio. Owner's manual says code is 3-digit, supplied by owner. Voltages and ground measure good. I have all radio model and serial ...
2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L trailer wiring VIN: JTEEP21A64
installed toyota trailer hitch accessory from dealer. i have no power at hitch wiring. plugged pig tail into vehicle wiring harness in left rear quarter panel and installed 20 amp fuse in the under the hood fuse box. is there anything else i am missing?

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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L No Start
well thanks for all the replys. even to the ones who felt the need to be so negative. i guess some of us are not perfect. but as to the car and condetion we don't have answer for why it happened. the owner now says they had a hose blow and over heated it. coul...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A5Y
Thank you all for responding to my request. I am pretty confident your suggestions will help me to reslve this issue. The only challenge now is selling the repair to the customer. Trouble codes: P0172 (lean condition).
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: 4S2CM58W0X
Thanks to everyone who responded. Almost everyone said the tank 'did not' need to be dropped to complete the reflash procedure and you were right, we found another dealer that did it for us. You'd think that at least there would be a little professional courte...
1984 Mazda B2000 Sundowner Base 2.0L Differential VIN: JM2UC1214E
Thanks everyone for your information. From what I have found from other mazda's that came into the shop, mine has as much play if not less than most of the others. The clunk going around corners turned out not to be comming from the rear. Part of the battery t...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C5Y
The customer made an appointment for us to recheck this but then called back a couple days later to tell me the light has been off for a week so I am going to close this. I had a good response telling us to make sure the timing belt is spot on, otherwise it wi... Trouble codes: P1506 (Idle control system RPM lower than expected).
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D2W
sent to dealer low oil pressure caused slack in timing chains altering ignition timing thanks to everyone who responded,thanks again,great org.
1984 Subaru GL 1.8L No Start VIN: EFJ18T2AF0
Ok guys and thanks for the help. I replaced the revolution sensor assy or as most call it the fuel control unit and it didn't solve the problem. It would still start and after about 5 mins it would die again and if i leave for a long period of time it would st...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TEWN72NXY
AS most of you replied my problem was in the MAF I cleaned it and the improvement it made in performance was clearly evident. I drove the truck to do a road test, it checked out great. Thanks again for all the help. Trouble codes: 172 (lean condition).
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Electronic VIN: JTDBEE30KX
problem has not reoccured for over 3 weeks. we were not able to duplicate trouble. had several replies stating the problem likely to be the magnetic clutch relay to be the fault. i swapped it with another relay in the fuse box. we tested the speed sensor, insp...
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