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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L SRS System VIN: 1HGEM22911
Having trouble understanding and discerning the code reading for the SRS system. Have jumpered pins 1 & 9 @ OBDII connector, turn ignition to run position, Red SRS light and Yellow Side Air Bag Light both come on. Yellow Side A/B light goes off, Red SRS light ...
1992 Infiniti Q45 4.5L interior door lights and doom lights VIN: JNKNGO1C1N
The dome light and the door lights stay on all the time until I disconnect the courtesy light relay in the trunk. Once the relay is disconnected the domelight will come on when you open either front door and slowly go out when you shut them. It will not come o...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D9X
we're working on a 1999 isuzu rodeo-s, 2.2 liter. initially we found check engine light on, code set for cam sensor and map sensor. upon further inspection, found cam sensor connector melted. replaced cam sensor and new connector, cleared codes. now code p-162... Trouble codes: P1627
1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: KNAFB1213X
Car will run fine for a couple of days.Then will start by engine bucking & revving up.(like puting in neutral).Will turn CEL on and set codes.123 & 101. Have used a vantage and checked TPS & mass sensors and cant find any problems.Have went to computer and che... Trouble codes: P0123, P0101
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3CS44RSN
What could be frying the Computer in this Mitsubishi?The EFI relay has been bypassed.We took the computer apart and found some circuits were burned.We recall a Dodge Stealth that had the same problem with the fuel pump circuit,and was wondering if anyone else ... Trouble codes: 13 (iat error New Mass Air Meter Took Care Of This Code), 42 (Fuel Pump Circuit)
1997 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: EAIA001765
Hello fellow member. This is my first post.This engine has a very erractic idle when in the drive range. The rpm would reach as high as 1500 rpm then drop as low as 300 rpm. There are no vuccum leak.
1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN8HD16Y9H
Pathfinder came in with classic nissan injector symtoms. No idle, need to futter the gas peddle to keep it running etc,. Replaced both injectors after check out. Now when reved to 2700 rpms or higher it will hornch like a bad tps. AllData has no specific info ...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L clutch VIN: JN8AR05Y9V
we have a noise , that happens when the peadal is not released and not fully depressed. It happens when the clutch just being pushed . mostly happens when cold but has occured hot.mostly happens at take off but somtimes from 1 to 2 shift. the noise sounds like...
1991 Subaru Loyale 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2AN52B4M
This vevicle came in with no CE lamp on with key on engine off. tested and found ecm to be bad. Replaced ecm with used unit. The used unit was bad so replaced it with another used unit. the second used ecm stored a code 24 iac controle motor,performed tests in... Trouble codes: 34 (egr valve solenoid)

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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surges at Idle VIN: 1HGCA5641K
Thanks to all who replied & espically those that took the time to personally reply to my emails. Almost all the replies said to check the cold fast idle valve, coolant level & for air in coolant, vacumn leaks & throttle cable adjustment. I had already removed ...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Allen plug in head VIN: 1HGCG5648W
Many thanks to all for the replies. After discussing this with several machinists also, we decided to epoxy the plug. Since the head had only seeped this amount of coolant in 102,000 miles and the uncertainty about the risk involved in trying to remove the plu...
2001 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALC4B1412
Thanks for the help i recieved. Customer decided to take truck to the dealer they bought it from to possibly just trade it in. Today customer told me that they replaced the fuel pump which fixed the problem. Wish I had more info to give. I didn't get much of a...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L heat/ac control VIN: JTUZ30L1P0
After retesting, determined fault lay in the solar sensor for the automatic ac, replaced sensor in dash (BURIED DEEP!) customer has had a week and all is well. Thanks to all, Chris
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K9T
50% of replies suggested IAC valve and the others suggested sticking EGR valve. Found out car recently had IAC motor cleaned for rough idle. Could not duplicate problem of stalling while braking. So cleaned EGR valve. Car is gone, and have not heard back. Than...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No communication VIN: 4T1BG22K8X
I waited a day to be absolutely sure there wouldn't be any complaints. Also, I rechecked codes in the SIR system and 3 of the 5 are gone. The two that remain are for the driver and passenger bags and I really don't think they will clear out ever. Thanks for al...
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