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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB121X2
car sets po 301 we can not varify missfire, customer states that car misses/boggs on highway very intermitant.any known history of po301 ? Trouble codes: P0301
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C1S
Vehicle will die when put into gear. Idle air control will not compensate for the load of going into gear. Responds to all other loads, a/c, rear defrost, headlights etc. Trans range sensor reads correctly in each gear position when backprobing pcm. Duty cycle...
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1NB35371
checked for codes none inj sig,no immobilizer check ecu all ok.installed owners old ecu,car will start and run on 1 cyl#1. all other inj drivers burned no out put.mazda dealer said that when you change out the ecu you do not need to recode i...
1997 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.5L radio VIN: JA4MR41R7Z
Hey Guys, We had this Montero come in the shop with a no-start condition. It had an oe theft-deterrent system, but didn't look factory installed. I disabled it, removed the module and re-installed the factory harness going to the ignition switch. I was then a...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L park lights VIN: JA4MT31H9Y
when you apply the brakes the dash lights and the park lights light up .This vehicle has a factory secutity system not sure if this could be problem.Cannot find anything to shut off security system may not even work .
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Fast or High Idle VIN: 4A3AA46G61
This vehicle came back in the shop two weeks later complaining of high Idle, and Trans shifting funny. Reving above 50 mph. We test drove vehicle and could never duplicate problem. We double checked all our work, and cleaned the throttle body. It was very dirt...
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 ...
1987 Nissan Pulsar NX XE 1.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1PN34S9H
hi everyone and especially nissian tecnicians. have this lovely nissan pulsar nx, 1.6l, fuel injected vehicle with a occational no start, no rpm to tacometer on dash signal and code 21 in computer. tested 02 sensor hangs around .3 volts but on opening throttle... Trouble codes: 21 (rpm signal)
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T3Y
Customer brought van in with complaint of poor idle. Jim checked for normal injector problems on this engine since we had replaced 2 injectors 9 months ago for a solid engine miss. injectors all ohmned 12.5 --14.0 range hot. Ran smoke machine to search for vac... Trouble codes: P0034 (Knock sensor circuit-------not current)
1996 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4851T
Car came in with ck light on. connected Subaru Select Monitor into OBD-11 plug on dash got blank like plug dead. Tried the Auto X Ray tester but same thing. Pluged Select Monitor into Yellow plug under dash and got error 2. ROM and ID do not match up. Tried A ...
1998 Suzuki Sidekick JLX Sport 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD21V8W
Good day, I have this 98 Suzuki Sidekick with a 1.8 DOHC engine. It sets a code 335 immediately after starting the engine. The Crankshaft position sensor was replaced by the dealer. I have replaced the ECM. I know the 1.6 engines had a problem with the cranksh... Trouble codes: 335 (Crankshaft position sensor signal)
1986 Toyota Supra 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2MA70L2G
I am looking for a wiring diagram and or repair info for this engine as it is diferent from USA spec engines. it is a 1992 1Jz-GTE with no VVTI this car starts and stalls it outputs a code 14 ? no igf signal Trouble codes: 14 (no igf signal to ecm)
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L am2 fuse VIN: 4T1BG22K5V
Hi there. The AM2 fuse has an intermittant short. The symptom shows up when the cust goes to start the car. With the AM2 fuse blown the car won't crank. The car has never stalled, the fuse seems to blow before the engine can crank. It also powers the injectors...
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Wheel Speed Sensors VIN: AHT33UNG90
This Toyota is called a Hilux in SA, but is similar to the Tacoma. This one is a Double Cab 4x4. Have been servicing this vehicle since new, and at 10 000km's we amongst other things, fitted a long range fuel tank. It fits in above the rear axle, under the loa...

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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Electronic VIN: JHMCB7652M
It turns out that the trans control module we had was wrong. We could not find the correct one used and he did not want to pay for a new one. He picked up car. Thanks for all your help. Lonny
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W51
Thanks for all of the replies. This vehicle was returned to the selling dealer and the dealer is going to have their shop make the repairs. Almost all of the replies suggested installing the OE spark plugs(I agree). The one thing I did not get a good answer fo... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple missfire).
1987 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN6HD16SXH
Thanks to everyone for all their help. After many hours and much hair pulling I found that the ecu was in control of injector pulse. When I partially covered the airflow meter bypass slots on top of the injectors, the injector pulse dropped and the car ran bea... Trouble codes: 12 (Air flow meter), 33 (exhaust gas sensor), 43 (tps).
1991 Nissan D21 2.4L timing chain VIN: 1N6SD16S2M
thanks for all feedback. we decided to go ahead and remove timing cover to properly install chain. we then checked compression and did find it to have 1 bent valve on cylinder # 4. many replied that we would have been fortunate if valves hadn't bent. we were i...
1996 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CZ24D9T
well, this vehicle leaves today running substantially better than it came in. It still has a slight hunt on days colder than 60deg. but overall much better. Decarbonizing made a slight improvement,even on a car with 10k miles on new motor. I cleaned and tighte...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Bulb failure warning light VIN: JN1DA31D22
Thanks again to all who replied, some of the replies questioned if the car had aftermarket or factory spoiler and if it was factory or dealer installed, this car had factory installed spoiler and LED lamp assembly. Also the car had no trailer hitch or aftermar...
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