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1996 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA9655T
Hi everyone, We changed a timing belt only (no seals or waterpump by customer request), and changed the radiator. The battery was disconected during this service, now it will not start, has injector pulse, but no spark. Factory security system appears to be wo...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G6W
Hello everyone, I recently replaced the main convertor with aftermarket because of code P0420. Car came back today with same code. ( I just realized that this vehicle is California emmisions ) Fuel trims are good. Checked and read similar post from Tim Nichols... Trouble codes: P0420 (Main catalyst below threshold B1)
1991 Mazda B2600 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF4142M
With key on has 12 volts to COMPUTER, DISTRIBUTOR, COIL, INIGHTER, When you try to start has injector pulse but on fire. Can't find a diagnostic tree to test this thing can any help with this one
2003 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46H23
okay this mits is giving me a fit. it missfires during acceleration, at times seems to lose power, bucks and jerks then at times it just missfires. at idle, it seems to get one or two intermittantly. now, i put a two trace scope on both upstream o2 sensors, no... Trouble codes: P0300
1992 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Cuts out, Stall
after hard acceleration,if you let up on the gas pedal the engine will idle down to about 500rpm almost will stall then bounce back up to about 1200 to 1500 rpm .this repeats it's self until you get back on the gas.at a steady cruising speed all is fine, only ... Trouble codes: 34 (detonation detected or ckt. fault)
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D6V
customer states that car will just start running rough at various times. sometimes will just hickup, other times actually surge for a few seconds and die. it usually restarts immediately but once in a while takes a few minutes.first time car was in we drove an...
1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26S1W
i'm stumped. after replacingplugs, wires, cap, and swapping injectors, still has misfire on #3 under accelleration. compression good. idles smooth. generic data stream shows timing at [...]. ignition data stream shows timing at 50 degrees. any ideas? Trouble codes: P0303 (3 misfire)
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D03
Hi fellow techs. hopefully someone has run into this condition before. I have this nissan that will not accelerate when this code is stored, however if you clear the code and start you can drive with out any problem and no code stored until you turn key off fo... Trouble codes: P1124
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mode 6 failure VIN: 4S3BH6657Y
This customer has no driveability complaints. I was examining the computer system with a new scanner (MAC Taskmaster)and found a failure in the Mode 6 data. I cannot find any definitions anywhere for Test ID 09 and Component ID 07. I tried a local Subaru deale...
1997 Toyota Celica ST 1.8L Fan switch VIN: JT2DB02T4V
I need help finding a part number for this switch. This car was imported into Canada from the US and the Canadian dealer parts system cannot supply a part number for this switch. The switch is mounted in the thermostat housing under the distributor. There are ...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL On VIN: 4T1BF28BXY
Vehicle came in with complaint of Check engine light on. Scanned it for codes, has PO773 SOlenoid E(5) in memory.(TCC Solenoid) Cleared code and test drove, after a long road test, 1hr. Code came back when not at Lock up speed, it will not lockup under 45mph. ...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Compressor VIN: JTDBE32K22
Customer came in with green a/c light flashing and no power too compressor. Pressures are equilized at 100. Tech. went under dash and when he was inspecting cabin air filter, the compressor engaged and worked fine. Performed wiggle tests. Compressor has not fa...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L tire pressure sensor VIN: JTEBU17R64
Not 100% sure of transmission type for this vehicle other than an automatic. A quick lube shop broke off the left rear valve stem. We removed the tire and found it to be a part of the air pressure sensor. We ordered a new one from the Toyota dealer. We install...
2005 Toyota camry 2.4L light
my shop does all the routine maintenance for a elderly transport company we just got in one of their new vehicles and i need to know how to reset the maintenance required light

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCG16SSX
Thank you all for the time you took to help with this problem. You all had good ideas. The FIX was to pull all injectors and have cleaned or replaced. Thanks again Ken
2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Battery Lamp/Alt VIN: 2HGES16543
I want to thank all who replied to my help request and apologize for the delay in posting the repair. First we verified that the harness and circuitry to the alternator was not damaged in any way. This vehicle seems like it has harness hangers every 6 inches b...
1997 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR16X8V
Two replies backed my thinking and one pointed out another reason for the code, but no suggestions. Sent PCM to Texas for repair. Invoice said to check grounds. Installed and checked grounds, all were good. Truck has been out for 10 days and no problems, mark ... Trouble codes: P0320.
1987 Nissan Pulsar NX XE 1.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1PN34S9H
hi again auto tecs. got 3 replies on this pulsar, the one that hit home was check distruitor for oil weepage. pulled dist cap, cover and rotor and found it to be wet with oil, optical sensor wasn't happy living in oily enviorment. ordered and install reman dis... Trouble codes: 21 (rpm signal).
2002 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH68632
Thank you for your replies sorry i havent closed this out earlyer my computer at the shop to go on line has been down for 21/2 weeks the problem was the air valve hose was clogged with carbon I cleaned the hoses & ran a drive cycle & the code cleared its self ... Trouble codes: 0065 (air assit injector solinoid malfuction).
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L test monitors VIN: JT3HP10V6W
yes we did get this issue taken care of , but the customer never came back to tell us , we had to call her back , so sorryu for the delay . it was the battery dropping off voltage intermittenly , causing some monitors to drop out only sometimesa new battery di... Trouble codes: P0401.
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