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1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Misfire, no spark #3&6 VIN: JA4MT41P2V
Hi Y'all! Here we go AGAIN. There is loss of spark on coil for cyl #3&6. If we swap coils the problem stays there. There is 12v to coil thru to the power transistor. I verified the cam and crank signals and jumped to the ECM. We replaced the ECM!!! Guess wha...
1997 Nissan CEFIRO 3.0L air bag VIN: WPA32-7248
This car came in with the air bag lamp flashing continuosly. I checked the fixed data base and went thorgh the door switch proceedure to obtain codes. The code I seem to get is 21.. as in the light flashes on twice fro about 3 sec and then a short flash. Then ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Engine Ping VIN: JN1CA31A0Y
The customer reports severe intermittent engine ping. Engine will start pinging under random conditions not related to load, gasoline grade or temperature. Local dealer has replaced all ignition coils as per service bulletin for ignition detonation issue. This...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Solenoids VIN: 2T1BR18E9W
Hello all. I have this Toyota that will drain the battery in a couple of days if left sitting. The battery has constant 1.2 amp draw on it with the keys out of the ignition. I have traced the draw down to the Trans solenoid pack. If I unplug the connecter on ...

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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CM58W8X
we received some good information thanks to all that responded.Vehicle has not acted up since we posted our help request.We are hoping to confirm problem before repairs.we will update with fix.Thanks for all that took the time to respond.
1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
thanks guys after reading the tips i took the inside cover off the dist and found oil on the inside i replaced the dist and it ran like a million bucks! thanks again.
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8HD17Y8S
From the five replies received I found very important advices that I will follow: 1) Usually with an 11 you will get a no start or stall/dying issue. 13 is head temp sensor, this connector gets green corrosion on the pins. 2)Back probe the mass air flow on gro... Trouble codes: 12 (mass air flow sensor), 23 (34 - knock sensor), 34 (knock sensor), 45 (fuel injector s leaking), 51 (fuel injector circuit open), 11 (13 14 21 31 32 33 35 43 55 15dtcs total).
1999 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L head gaskits VIN: JF1GF4355X
I have recieved 16 replies, Thanks to everyone that replied! not wanting to gamble on the condition of the existing engine parts, the customer decided to go with a good low milage used engine. and based on my experience over the years I have had the best resul...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT3VN39WOR
Thank you for all your help. We test the purge valve for vaccum leaks and operation that checked ok. One e-mail said to check the tps and replace it because it was been a problem for with this truck. So we ran test's and avery thing looked good. The only thing...
2004 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Sound System VIN: JTEHT05JX3
Hi everybody, thanks for all the help, the amplifier is located under the passenger seat and it was defective, replaced with a new one and the sound is back. Best regards.
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