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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: CB3-101447
Vehicle starts up idles for a few seconds starts to miss then cuts out. Codes showing is 4 CKP sensor but test ok. Voltages to computer ok, earths ok. All inputs to computer eg- sensors good. Have good spark, injectors pulsing correctly. Can anyone help. Trouble codes: 4 (ckp)
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCB7557M
Hello. After all the repairs noted below, the engine still loses power and stalls, usually on the fwy, and restarts easily. There is a code 15 (ign output signal) every time. The fuel pump current ramp test results indicate a bad pump. The ignitor, CKP and CYL... Trouble codes: 15 (Ignition output signal)
1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L cold start VIN: JNKCA21DXV
Car will start and die cold will re start and die 2 to 3 times then runs fine
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L exhaust VIN: JM2UF3132L
The truck has a low power balance on cylinder 2. The engine has a small missfire at an idle and runs well otherwise. If the truck sits overnight and you start it up there is a huge cloud that comes out the exhaust. When the engine warms up the smoke goes away....
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L OD light flashes & no codes VIN: 1YVGE22C9V
Car came in w/complaint of harsh 1-2 shift & OD off light flashing. Scanned car found no codes, trans fluid full but did smell alittle burnt, road tested and could not verify problem, vehicle shifted fine & no light flashing. Had customer drive car & told him ...
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC54L3Y
car first came in with mil light on p0306 code. replaced plugs wires cap rotor and cleaned injectors car was fine for about a day came back in with mil light on and p0300 code this time.cleaned injectors again cheched for vac leaks non found. had dealer flash ... Trouble codes: P0306 (cyl 6 missfire), P0300
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L axle seal VIN: 1N4BU31D8V
My wifes 1997 Nissan Altima needed a 5 speed trans because of a leak which resulted in the trans going bad. I put a good used trans in it but I cannot stop a leak from the drivers side axle seal. I replaced the seal several times but it still drips. Can the ax...
1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN1118V
I need help on this one. Car came in with check engine light on. Retrieve code : PO120 and P1705 ; TPS signal malfunction and excessively high or low voltage input from TPS respectively. Come across in my archive file that have the same problem, same year and ... Trouble codes: P0120, P1705 (excessively high or low voltage input from TPS)
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E9W
this customer came in with check engine light on. code p0446---evap control system vent control circuit. after checking out the vehicle, the vapor pressure sensor vacuum switching valve (vsv) was rusted and stuck. have seen alot of problems with the other valv... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap control system vent control circuit)
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E62
Customer is now back w/ MIL on and intermitten miss, MIL on and with p0300 and p0301 and p0304 misfire codes. Cyl 1 injector was replaced in previous repair. Trouble codes: P0300 (multible cylinder misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 missfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire)
2004 Toyota Solara SE 2.4L no 4th gear VIN: 4T1CE38P4U
when this car came to us the check engine light was on and the trans was defaulted to 2nd gear. it had codes po717 and po793 which are speed sensor codes. we found one speed sensor broke and replaced it, but the codes kept returning. after extensive wave form ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1992 Honda Accord DX 2.2L cooling fans? VIN: 1HGCB7648N
Fixed!!! Hey guys - the problem turned out to be electrical - found a short in the wires at the fan switch - replaced harness and all is well. the fan switch is located at the thermostat housing for future reference. Thanks for all the replies - pretty random,...
1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGCB7653P
thanks to all who replied i ran car to 2500 rpm chcked vac had 21 inch applied vacunme and it only droped 4inchs so we tried to sell the removel of ports to clean but customer didnt want to continue so car left with out fix thanks again for the advise that way...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L fuel gauge inop. VIN: 4S2CK58W9X
hello ,thanks for the help.after futher investigating i found a shorted wire in harness.every time i would put the tank up the wire would short out on the frame.that explained it working outside the tank and not inside.looks like the wire was pulled,like someo...
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hard Start VIN: KNDJA7238T
First I would like to thank the four guys who took the time to reply to my help request. The owner had to have the Kia back. I called the customer a few days later and she stated that the hard to start hot issue was no more. She said that it improved after dri...
1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HZD4S3D
thanx for all the help we found the connector for the oxygen sensor reset our missfire turned out to be the dist shaft was loose and the rotor was digging a groove in the dist. cap replaced dist. dist cap rotor and cleaned plugs ran great thank you again Tom
1988 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT4VN63C6J
I thank all for your input. I may not have described this problem fully, what would happen is that you could start this vehicle on 5 succesive times (or as many as you wanted) and get 5 different base timing readings, it may be right on or maybe retarded or ad...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Transaxle/engine VIN: 4T1BG22K6W
I would like to thank all of those who took the time to reply. The general concensus was either the new axles are out of balance or there is an internal out of balance problem in the transaxle. The vehicle vibrated pretty much the same before and after the rem...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L turn signal VIN: 4TAWM72N3W
thanks for all the help there was trailer wiring that was tied up under truck removed wiring problem gone.
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire
sorry guys, I may have messed up on this one slightly but I will give you what happened. The car in question actually came from another shop & they could not fix. It came down they said they had carbon cleaned it, injector cleaned it & removed & cleaned the ma...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E41
Sorry it took so long to post my fix, I wanted to make sure that the vehicle was fixed and that the light did not come back on. We cleaned the MAF sensor, it had lots of build up on the hot wire. Customer has been driving the vehicle for 3 weeks now with no ... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich bank 1).
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L headlights VIN: JT3HN86RX1
The owner of the 4runner is driving around with the jumper wire installed. The headlights work fine and shut off with the key. She feels thats good enough, to not bother to bring it back. Although I don't feel its fixed properly. Thank you for your time. Vince
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