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1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L almost all systems VIN: JHMCA5545J
Hello, This is my personal car. When I turn key to off after I have been driving, it takes the dash lites,power accessoriesand engine 20-30 seconds to shut down.They do NOT shut off quickly. They fade out real slow. also my passenger headlamp is real dim at al...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L comressor VIN: 1HGES2OH77
I have this civic that the compressor runs all the time even with a/c swich off I am getting ground signal to the pressure swich all the time I have unplugged ecm, multiplex box still have ground signal to swich! I need to know where ground signal comes from! ...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB82B21
Hyundai Guru's - Need Help with a PO171 Lean bank 1 code. Smoke test showed no vac leaks. Freeze frame info: ST 12.7%, LT 12.5%, 28% calc load, 35mph. Verified this condition on road test and in neutral at 2500rpm and idle. Cannot check fuel psi unfortunately ... Trouble codes: P0171
1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Harmonic ballancer VIN: JM1TA221XW
Car came in with engine noise. Did visual inspection and found crank pulley moving around. Replaced timing belt and harmonic ballancer, with aftermarket (Dorman). Two days later we get a call from customer, started making same noise. We have her bring it in an...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS31P2W
thanks in advance guys. vehicle came in with check eng. lamp on.pulled code p0510,(closed throtle switch)wich is integrated into t.p.s. switch tested ok,but replaced it anyway as suspect. vehicle returned with m.i.l.on again,code p0510. tested switch operation... Trouble codes: P0510 (closed throtle position switch circuit malfunction)
1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: H1S3042847
Hey guys, I have not seen to many of these old Z cars, unfortunatley Im not that familar with them, vehicle runs great, except for failing the idle portion of state emission test, the under load readings were well below standards. Fuel pressure is on spec, coo...
1991 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1RZ26H6M
CAr was towed in for starter replacement, no big deal. We raised car and starter is hanging, one bolt hole is striped. We installed starter and car cranks normal but won't start. Fuel pressure ok, injector signal ok but no spark. Crank sensor signal ok. Power ...
1996 Nissan Pickup 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N65D11Y5T
Hi - This truck has been losing power literally for years, loses power and idles only. Try to accelerate and it feels like a low rpm 'rev limiter'(2 mph max) every few weeks. I replaced the CTS last fall and all good for 3 months. Back again for same thing, I ...
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L cooling system VIN: 5NIED28Y41
This trucks coming in from a local dealer who couldn't explain the coolant loss. Customer found the coolant overflow would go empty every few days.We have verified this. Two days after our oil change, we found coolant definitely in the oil,but with the kind of...
2004 Suzuki BALENO jxr 1600CC burn headgaskit VIN: P980765883
the vehicle burn head gaskit due to overheating and i replace the head gaskit. and tuning the engine, that is cleaning throttle body, spark plugs.starting the vehicle easily but run not easily on road. this is required more power of engine to run on road. i wi...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Unknown VIN: 4T1SK12ESN
Hello Techs, We've got this 92 Camry with a hard vibration at 50-60mph. Vibration is gets worse under acceleration. Vehicle recently had two new tires so we suspected tires and possibly bent wheel. After rotating and balancing did not help we put all four whee...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K11
I've got this Toyota thats kinda weird it runs great 99% of the time no codes no check engine light ever. Every once in awhile it will stall at a light then idle very low/bad . if you give it some gas it runs good then once it starts doing this in will do it u...

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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L d4 light VIN: 1HGCB7243N
ok thanks for all the helpful replies there was a soda or somthing spilled in the shifter area so i took it apart and cleaned it all up still have a d4 light checked all grounds to the ecm and at controller all were ok as most replied there was a burnt circuit...
2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L drivers window VIN: 2HKF92464T
As suggested in replies the speed Pluse sensor was ba. 6 wires going to the motor 4 are for this function on checking for pulse signal found none replaced motor assembly fixed problem thanks guys.
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45DX1
Thanks for the information on the strange Codes. Communication or CAN codes are still relitivly new to me. Thanks again !! Trouble codes: P00, 081 (u3118-), U3118, C0300.
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L compressor only runs for a few seconds VIN: JA4MW51RO1
Hey guys the compresor on this truck was very noisy so I replaced it and it took care of the blinking light. Thank you for your help. Mitch
1999 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L A.T. at temp light VIN: 4S3BD6757X
The fix was to repair the open in the trans temp sensor circuit. I received only one reply, but as it turns out, Doug's info is EXACTLY was I was looking for (thanks Doug!) Using the strange procedure outlined by Doug (see his reply for the procedure), I w...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1VK12W2N
we have finally fingered this one out! we found the wire for the solenoid on the power steering pump was not connected, the cooling fan was spinning slow, once connected the fan ran faster and cooled the engine compartment, no more vapor lock has happened, tha...
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