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1999 Daewoo Nubira SX 2.0L odometer VIN: KLAJA52Z4X
Hi! Odometer and trip odmeter do not work. Speedometer works fine. Does anyone have any experience with anything like this? There is only one speed sensor on the trans. Thanks in advance!
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7671N
Group, After renewal of H02S and Fuel filter, still has a cold power loss at low speeds when first takking off. The 02 voltage from the output sensor wire is 12 (system) volts for about 20 seconds. It then goes stochiometric on the road test. The bias voltag... Trouble codes: 43 (fuel supply problems)
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5638V
This vehicle has been in several times for this code with no avail in the repair. There is no previous history of the problem. I checked the old tech mail and found some articles none of which led to a fix. The first thing we checked on this vehicle was the ga... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap control system leak detected.)
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W7W
I hope someone has seen this one before!Vehicle came in with MIL on and codes listed above stored. TPS sensor had been replaced by another shop, scoped sensor out,no glitches,followed pedal position.Checked connector and wiring ,no problems found.Substituted g... Trouble codes: P0121, P0122 (TPS circuit low input)
2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16312
Orginal customer comnplaint was of intermittant stall and lack of power. Of course car would not act up for me but igniton components were shot and the valve cover gasket was leakimg down the plug holes and ruined the wires. The throttle plate was covered with... Trouble codes: P1166, P0717, P0732, P0733, P0740
1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF1238L
spark plugs fuel fouled. vehicle would not start. replaced plugs, vehicle starts only with throttle open and at higher rpm's. let vehicle idle, idled very rough for only a minute then died. restart not possible. new plugs fouled. checked vacuum at fuel rail wh...
1997 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR16X8V
OK you Mazda tech’s please tell this old machanic he is on the right track or did I miss a turn. Customer said truck has stalled (engine went dead) the last 3 times he has driven it. Engine would turn over but no restart, let it set for 20-30 min. and then wou... Trouble codes: P0320
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L 3-2 downshift VIN: 4A3AC74H33
Our customer brought this car in with a complaint of the transmission slipping on a 3-2 downshift. Upon further questioning and a test drive with him, I finally heard the noise he was talking about. I'm not sure if the transmission is slipping or not. The cond...
1984 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ14S1E
This one acts just like a bad maf sensor, under medium or hard accel it hesitates badly, backfires and sometimes stalls out, however the signal is in range, has b+ and good ground (.002 v) & if feathering the throttle or accelerating slowly the engine will go ...
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L oil VIN: JF1SF6556W
As basic as this sounds, I have an oil leak I can't find and its a pretty fair sized leak. It seems to be coming from under the timing cover. Oil can be found on the plastic splash cover under the car and drops can be seen clinging to the bottom of the timing ...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BG6853W
car has heavy engine vibration at idle in gear, forward or reverse. Also has vibration in neutral worse at 1300 rpm and again at 2600 rpm. have replaced transmission mount, double checked timing belt, (also verified by dealer), and two torque converters. Injec...
1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1SK11E7S
Hello all, I have this camry in here that after running about 15 minutes it will stall and not restart for about another 15 minutes. I have replaced the coil and the distributor and there is no change. When this stalls I still have spark and I have injection p...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K9W
Customer had car towed in stated drove car the night before it was just fine, next morning it would not start. We checked car it has no codes,it does crank, has spark, has no injector pulse no fuel pressure. car has no power to the fuel pump pump is ok power t...
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2TICF22PXY
hello every one out there,thank for your time on this post,this is my first time so please bear with me.i have a solara that missfires on 1,3,5 only.i dont now how to c/k fuel p.s.i on car,so i dont now if its fuel related,there no vaccum leak compression test... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0305

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1997 Acura TL 2.5L tires VIN: JH4UA2655V
thanks for all responces! many of you suggested going with the tire pressure recommendations on door label which do call for a much lower pressure. time will tell how this will help. the rear calls for 29psi and the front is 32 psi. we may need to replace tire...
1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58V4T
Sorry it took so long to close this, The problem with thius truck was the egr passages were partially blocked. I removed the valve and cleaned out the passages and all is well. Thanks to all of you who replied.
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L hot soak long crank VIN: 2HKRL18621
After the fuel pressure sensor and the TV sensor the van was okay for about a week and then it started to act up more frequently. The customer brought it back and to me and it now seemed more like a IAC problem. The engine would fire quickly and eaisly the fir...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W81
Thank you for all the help. the problem was that the front oxygen sensor connectors were switched when the transmission was installed. One response I got, hit the nail on the head. thank you so much. Trouble codes: P0300, P0151, P0131.
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L Unknown VIN: JT8UF22E5S
Thanks to all that responed. I inspected the brake fluid and decided to replaced it for testing and mainenance purpose. Also found the brake master cap to be defective. Unable to be closed properly. Ordered an replacement. Inspected all four ABS sensors ...
1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start VIN: JMINA3516P
Thanks for all of the help. Whent back and checked all of the basics. Found there was voltage at the ecu cranking circuit during cranking, but no voltage to main EFI relay during cranking (ther was voltage with key on engine off). traced it back to ignition sw...
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