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2001 Acura Integra LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 901F001944
vehicle was brought in to have an oxygen sensor installed and an emission test. cat had been removed and a new one was just installed. exhaust shop found oxygen sensor was destroyed. customer chose to have a universal sensor installed versus the o.e. style due... Trouble codes: 304 (misfire cylinder 4)
1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Can't set timing VIN: 1HGED3650M
Just put an engine in this and went to adjust the timing and was unable to get into base timing mode. Jumpered the brown wire to the green and white and then jumpered the brown to ground and no response. The check engine light works but there is no reaction at...
1998 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57DW4
Need lots of help and some advil for this one. Amigo first came in with a P0341 and P0300. Watched cam counts on scanner under snapshot all ok. Put a scope on sensor, found a waveform that was not square. The engine has no bad runnning conditions at all. Insta... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft position sensor circut)
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, BANK 1 LEAN VIN: 4SC2CM58W7
installed used motor and now have this code. only bank 1 is affected by this. bank 1 o2 sensor not switching and injector pulse width is averaging a lower reading by 2-3. Trouble codes: 1171 (fuel system lean)
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start
Would not start upon arrival. Tested EGI and Fuel relays with known good. no change, tested fuel pressure )30 psi while cranking. Ckp signal should be fine due to fuel pressure. Tried a timing light pickup on Coil connector got flash but unable to really verif...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L suspension VIN: JT8UF11E4P
car came in very low in rear, and at times front also , when it shuts down it looses air and drops, start car and it pumps up real fast and drives ok --air suspension problem or leak we had a code 73 went we did it manually, but hot line said that for alternat...
1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JM2UF3149N
we just installed a new jasper long block and coputer. the computer fixed the first problem we were having but we still get a miss untill we put it in gear it gets a little better. we have set the timming and set the idle by the book and the only thing that he...
1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Steering VIN: JM1NA3539T
Customer complained of pull to right. Initial inspection of brakes checks ok. Removed calipers and pads, cleaned and lubed all necessary parts. Performed brake fluid flush. Vehicle tracks true under braking 95% of the time, then may sharply pull to either side...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L speedo VIN: 1YVGF22C6X
with car in neutral engin idle foot on brake speedo reads 20 mph. Will go up with throttle with red brick hooked up no vss signal on road test i receive no vss Intel 20 mph on scanner but speedo works good transmission shift are erratic and seems to follow wha...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L engine VIN: JM3LW28GGY
Hello everyone on this board. I'm looking to find out if any one of you have seen this condition, Which goes as follows: When engine is started and starts to reach normal engine temperature I hear a faint engine knock which slowly but surely becomes louder and...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L timing belt VIN: 4A3CT64U4N
This vehicle came in with a driveability problem of running ruff at times. When on a test drine we found a bad coolant leak. We called the customer and told her she had a waterpump out and it would have to be replaced before we could continue. She oked the wat...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L heater core VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
Hello Mitsubishi Techs: I have this 01 diamante with a coolant leak inside, most likely the core. I found some info saying it is a common problem on this vehicles, specifically a gasket before the heater core. Also that it affects the TCM. Does this mean the T...
1987 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L relays, fuel pump VIN: JN1CZ14S2J
Car first came in with a dead battery. With new battery hooked up and ign switch off, I heard the fuel pump come on and stay on, I also thought I heard the power ant. working. I disconnected the ignition switch after testing all the circuits, the pump did not ...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1C31D0YT
The owner claimed this vehicle ran OK prior to a front end collission. Now, when it is cold, it has almost no power and will hardly idle. Fuel pulse width is at 3 ms. and is definately lean the entire warm up time. As the engine warms, the engine gains power b...
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: 3N1AB51DX2
We cleaned throttle body, cleaned Mass Airflow sensor- checked minimum air. Cleared codes and drove car. Code P0507 came back and car still has high idle that fluctuates between 1000-2000 RPM. There was a bulletin from Nissan concerning the P1102- they say to ... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle speed higher than expected), P1102 (Mass Airflow Sensor)
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Bulb failure warning light VIN: JN1DA31D22
This Maxima has a bulb failure light that comes on only when brake pedal is applied. The body shop has repaired what they called a severe rear end collision. The lamp assemblies are new and all the lights function correctly. The car has a deck lid spoiler with...
1998 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4S3BD4957W
After test drive of 4 to 20 miles car loses power,Turn ig off and re start car runs fine for about same time period then looses power.I got the car to the shop with the power lose and found injectors #1and #2 no pulse at ecu, Did power and ground voltage drop ... Trouble codes: P00, 500 (VSS sensor Malf), P1507, P1540
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT3GP10V5T
Help Toyota Techs! We have a 96 toyota rav4 that has a intermittent stall,hesitation from a stop.the vehicle has sometimes shut off at idle.we made a movie when this occured on a test drive acelerating from a stop, and it appears as though it is ignition relat...

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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Master Cylinder VIN: JHMCB7558L
It's FIXED!!! Most replies reffered to things I have checked over and over again,Master Cly.push rod out of adjustment,Caliper slides frozen,wheel brgs,& rear shoes out of adjustment. Apparently another shop or possible a backyard mechanic changed the struts b...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JT6HF10U0X
well this one isn't really fixed but I received some good replies, and dug up some things of my own. The tsb refers to an updated valve body ($800 from lexus), which I think would have solved the problem, since we had no idea where the unit came from that was ...
2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L tire pressure monitor VIN: JTHFN48Y52
like all 14 replies said have to send car to dealer to have sensors reconized with dealer scan tool. thanks again for all the help. Jason
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3W
Hi, Thanks to all who took the time to read our post as well as those who took the time to respond to us. I am sorry to report that this vehicle is still not fixed. The customer was instructed to take their car to the dealer and has yet to do so. I am still ...
1995 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D0S
Thanks to all who replied, especially Bobby [...]. I tried the wet compression test and compression came up. It was really flooded and pulling the fuel pump fuse and cranking at WOT helped. As it turns out, one of the lobes on the original distributor that l...
1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1NGSD11515
Thank you to those who replied I found the problem it was a fuel injector that wasn't properly seated and was allowing a vacuum leak. Thanks for your help I'm sorry I wasted your time on this one.
2000 Other Asian BOX TRUCK 6.38L system VIN: KMFHB47AXY
thanks for the tip jerry. very little info on this truck. if this was not my best customer, i'd ask him to take it away. a/c problem is electrical, trying to get a service manual for truck. i have a 55 packard that i'm having better luck with. my advice to any...
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L transmission VIN: JT3DJ81W4P
Thanks to all you guys who helped. It turned out to be the harness inside the transmission. It had a broken wire leading to the #1 solenoid. Removed the harness, repaired broken wire and she ran like new. Thank you guys, John.
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L tail,and running lights VIN: 1NXBR18E1W
hello guys, first a thank you to all replies.the problem turned out to be the two main grounds to the running light relay,pins 1 & 12 white wires with black tracer.there are two connectors in the harness running out to the left front fender.one of the connec...
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