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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA7676N
Hey Guy, Ive read through past posts about no start, and found that the main relays are common, and also the ignitors. I have no triiger to the ignition coils, all fuses are good, and all power and grounds are present at the ignitor harness. Trusty Mitchell sa...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L ball joint VIN: 1HGCB7278P
This vehicle was towed in with the stud of the right lower ball joint sheared off -it broke at the ball joint end -not at the threads -the stub was left in the spindle with about 3/4 inch of stud sticking out -I know if taper in the spindle is worn and loose t...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JHMBC7677P
We have here a 93 Honda Accord that misfires on several cylinders at approx 2000rpm's, will rev through if you let off the accelerator and step on it again. We have done a complete tune and valve adjust including replacing the ignition wires and spark plug tub...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AK44YXV
VERY intermitant, Sometimes stalls at idle, somtimes taking off from a stop, Sometimes difficult to restart per cust. No codes pending or otherwise, short and long fuel trims around zero, Has NOT acted up on me yet, thou the customer said it happens as many as...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CAZ1D45
hello to all IATN techs, We got this vehicle in the shop for oil leak repair and after everything is put back together the vehicle got 2 dead cylinder 2&3 no spark came out from the coils , tried switch coil but no luck after did some test & found the signal w... Trouble codes: 1320
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L transmission VIN: JT3DJ81W4P
Hi Toyota Techs, This one came with no power. Road tested and found out that it's starting off in 2nd gear. I can start off in manual lo ok, but when I shift to Drive, it goes into 2nd gear and stays there. I followed code diagnostics, found shift solenoid #1...

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1988 Acura Legend 2.7L Brakes lock up VIN: JH4KA4648J
Well this car is a done deal. Thanks to every one that took the time to reply. Every reply was right on the money. After replacing the master cylinder once in our shop and twice elsewhere, we got it fixed with your help. Their are two adjustments you can do ...
2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DB7650T
sorry take too long to close this one . First of all thank you all your help, most replies agree that solenoid short and take ECM go bad as well, also 2 way valve contamination, corrosion and deposit salf inside the valve . My solenoild was short , so i think ... Trouble codes: P1457 (leak detected in EVAP control system).
2001 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L left turn light VIN: KLAVA692X1
customer has not been able to return car for repairs. possible causes for problem is turn signal lever, chafted wires inside left fender well, indicator cannister or anti-theft module.
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Manual transmission noisy VIN: KNDJA7237X
Noise was coming from the transfer case. Replaced transfer case and solved the problem. Thanks for all the help.
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR0544W
Jerry [...] was right on the money. Charcoal canister disintegrate internally sending charcoal in the entire system. I pull the hose on the Purge Flow Sensor located on the intake manifold and found charcoal in it. Disconnect the hoses from sensors and caniste... Trouble codes: P1444 (Purge Flow Sensor Circuit Low input.).
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L oil VIN: JF1SF6556W
Thanks to everyone! A lot of really good suggestions. I took it apart again and found what most of you said. 3 loose screws on the plate behind the oil pump. Removed all screws and used loctite. Customer has had the car over the weekend and placed cardboard un...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Valves VIN: 4S3BG6857X
Well, this has been enlightening. Talked to Fel-pro tech rep this morning; two things were clear: they don't have an accurate database matching parts to the packaging they come in or to the intended application. The rep claimed that the part number (Fel-pro 26...
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R7X
We went ahead and replaced the MAF sensor & the light remained off.Thank you all for the help, it was great information. Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGH20V11
well first i want to say sorry for taking so long to update,the fix to our problem has been the cat,like most of you suggested.the customer had already had the update on the computer done.thanks to all the members that took the time to help me with this proble... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency low bank 1), P0430 (catalyst efficiency low bank 2).
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