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2000 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L Head lights VIN: 4S2CM57W5Y
Hello to all. Thanks for your time. This Amigo came to us towed in with a dead battery and complaint of the headlights coming on by themselves or staying on with switch turned off. Charged and tested the battery and found it bad. Installed new battery, upon co...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W81
checked oxygen sensors on both banks. found sensors work as normal operation. after a few minutes one of the sensors, not both at the same time, will drop off to zero. It will alternate which bank shows zero volts from the pre cat oxygen sensors. both sensors ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0151, P0131
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB77230
hello group car came in ,,she wanted a basic tune-up...check engine lite was on...had code po171,,,followed diagnostic tree found leak on plenum gasket. replaced it no more leaks cleared light,,,car came back for same code..did the diag, chart and measured all... Trouble codes: P0171
1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L clutch, transmission VIN: JM2UF1111G
This truck was traded in to a used car lot that I do some work for the previous owner just had another shop put a new clutch in it about a month ago. I do not know if this is the reason a clutch was put in it or if the problem just started after the clutch was...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2212S
Hi All Thanks for taking a minute to look at this post. I appreciate any and all help. What I have is my daughters boy friends 95 mazda melina with a code 1402, and I am having trouble getting any info, what little I did get made me belive I had a bad egr po... Trouble codes: 1402 (manafacture specific egr)
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L compressor VIN: JT3AC14R7R
This van will cool for a few minutes, then compressor keeps cycling off. Driving, it stops cooling all together. Pressures look fine, we replaced expansion valve, dryer and correct amount of r134 2.6 lbs. I was wondering about pressure switch. I am not sure ab...
1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2AC52L3T
Vehicle came in 7/2004 with PO420. Followed troubleshooting chart. Led me to r&r convertor. Vehicle returned a couple of months later with same code. Customer was advised to replace O2 sensor. Customer did not want to spend the money, so I would turn mil off e... Trouble codes: P0420
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R7X
We have been servicing this vehicle over an extended period of time due to the customer not being able to bring the vehicle easily.First the converter was replace & everything was good for awhile & later we replace the frotnt A/F sensor due to MIL light.The MI... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K61
This car keeps setting a Evap control code. I went through the diagnostic proceedure which condemned the canister (It was leaking) Now I don't have any leaks the I can find. But when testing I show no vacuum on the pressure sensor. I do however get vacuum buil... Trouble codes: P0440 (EVAP control system)

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1988 Acura Legend L 2.7L No Start VIN: JH4KA4658J
Well... Thank you for the numerous repies. We will never learn the true fate of the weird clicking noises this vehicle exibits. Those who took a shot at it said that grounds are a big problem with these cars. Apparently there are a number of grounds on the e... Trouble codes: 15 (Ignition output signal circuit).
1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L speedometer VIN: 2HGEJ6342V
Sorry it took so long to close but we were unable to find a fix so I was hoping to get more responses. We tried everything that was suggested in the responses we received and found nothing to fix the problem. We were able to duplicate the speedo failure regula...
2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Surge VIN: 5FNRL18503
this one had the broken wires at the ps switch. many replies were right on. thank you. what a great tool. Trouble codes: P0505.
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L TCS light on VIN: JNKBY31D0V
We got three posts indicating that relay failures are common and ABS unit failures are not. We tested by supplying power and ground directly to the motor and it did not respond. We concluded we have a bad ABS unit. We found a used one and thereby dodged a $160...
1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L Stall VIN: JAACM18EXJ
well several issue combine into one...thank foe all those who replied.. 1-first off the fuel pump would (spool up) after about 20-30sec...the fix was a bad fuel pressure regulator.. 2- the fuel pump would loose power after about 2 mins... i would have powe...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L pressure regulator VIN: JM1TA221XS
thanks lloyd, clay, dan [...], and joe shilling. all of these replies seemed so universal stating that the filter is clogged, clay even said 'something is coming apart', and joe even called (a friend and long time aquaintence that owns a local prem...
1999 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY11A9X
Most of the replies pointed to a dead computer unfortunatly the customer did not want to fix the car. Thanks again for everyone's help.
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Dome Light VIN: 4T1BF12BXT
i would like to thank all of you for your responses. it was the right vanity light. it did apear as if someone may have put a way oversided fuse in it because the wire was melted from the left door pillar to the mirror.
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Well the over whelming majority wins you all got it right thank you very much, attn Brad ,tm8416,Todd [...] thank you guys, you all rock . I did replace the VSV and did a 2 trip drive cycle, no light came back on . I would have... Trouble codes: P0401.
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