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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCA5646J
this car is in for an intermittant no start. here is wher it gets weird... i can spray system cleaner into the throttle body and it will start after about 10 seconds of assisting w the throttle body cleaner(instead of starting fluid). i have done all the above...
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L front brakes VIN: JHMEJ6679Y
hello: this car came to me after customer gave up on another shop.here's what happens as you drive it for about 3-5 miles the front brakes will begin to lock up till they completely lock up and you have a hard time getting the car to move.the only way to unloc...
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Air Bag VIN: 1HGCG56752
Good morning folks. I have an interesting one here. This Honda came from a used car lot, so I have no history on it. The SRS light is on and will not go off. I tried retrieving codes 2 ways and clearing codes the way I read on IATN (see test and repair data). ...
1994 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L shifting VIN: JACDH58V1R
Hi Techs - this cosmetically clean-looking but mechanically poorly maintained Trooper drove in stuck in what seems to be second gear. The shifter will move freely from side to side where neutral should be, but the truck will actually be in second gear. The tr...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L mil light on VIN: KNADC12371
I hope someone out there can help us through this problem. Vehicle came in with check engine light on. Customer said it felt like it downshifted by itself going down a hill and the overdrive switch stopped working. We found code P0713 and P0763 as a pending co...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L transmission VIN: 4A3AA46G5Y
I can handle anything short of an overhaul, so I was hoping for a cheap easy fix. The transmission shop said that the transmission module was bad. A new one is over $800 wholesale. I decided to see if I could find one from a salvage yard and plug it in myself....
2000 Other Asian BOX TRUCK 6.38L system VIN: KMFHB47AXY
this bering truck belongs to my best customer. we are performing several repairs to truck but can not get any info on it. we need a diagram for heating and a/c, the blower motor controls have been bypassed, the compressor is not engaging, no a/c operation at t...
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JF15F63521
This vehicle runs perfect from a cold start, once it reaches operating temperature it takes a fit, backfires, runs rough, runs rich, misfires and all with no codes or obvious bad sensor data, it runs like it is firing coils at the wrong time, I have scanned an...
1989 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L electic fans VIN: JT2MX83E5K
can'y get electric fans to come on which are in front and behind radiator.can't find which relay is the control,i think its above fuse box in driver kick panel. also can't fint temp switch in engine that controls them.please help! chuck [...] autom...
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2SV21W6M
vehicle came with a rough idle under load. Such as when ac comes on and when in gear. Idles good in park, replaced iac and had very little change. wiring diagram showed a idle up diode. unable to locate it, not sure if it has one. would like to know if any one...

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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L blinkers, turn signals VIN: 1HGCD5636T
Thanks for everyones help, we did check all bulbs, no real problems noticed. Customer did not bring car back to check other things like switch. If we find anything else we will update.
1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Compressor/Pressure Switches VIN: 1GGCS1442W
Sorry about this one guys. Customer came back a week later and refused any further diagnostics. I did get some good replies from Eddie [...]. All said check for faulty wiring, bad relays, and they talked about ...
2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L temp gauge VIN: 4F2YU091X1
I received three replies about this. Thanks to the efforts and time spent to those that did reply. One was about a self test procedure, one about a connector issue,and lastly about the replacement procedure and programming. I hadn't seen the vehicle for a coup...
1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA4MR51M1S
First i want to thank everyone for the help they supplied. I ohmed out the iac and it had about 48 ohms which was high for the specs I given. Called customer and he said he had to think about it, but needed the vehicle back. So I dont know if this would have f...
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L 3-2 downshift VIN: 4A3AC74H33
Only 2 replies, one suggested a possible engine mount or exhaust routing problem. The other said that this car may still be covered under warranty. The owner checked with the dealer and was about 2000 miles out of warranty, but thought perhaps they might be ab...
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L lifters
thanks guys but the problem was a collapsed lifter.
1987 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN6HD16Y1H
Thanks for all the replys on this one it was areal nightmare- but we finally got it to pass after we figured out the co adjustment. what mitchells shows for checking wire voltages are not the right pins. we still feel there are other problems with the vehicle ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
hi every tech out there soory i took to long,thank to all who took the time to help me ,the problem was mass air flow sensor and the car run like brand you car,p.s i did not have to programm the pcm.thank and good night.
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3N1CB51D32
After going to the dealer they performed the recalls forhte foam on the pcm and also the pcm, cranksensor and the wiring to it, and now the vehicle is fixed...thanks for your replies
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