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1988 Honda CRX Si 1.6L won't light fire/cranks VIN: JHMED9367J
I love my sister & her kids, God only knows why they acquired this Hondoggy. Car sat around, I came by, reinstalled boltin main fuses in the underhood (pass side) fuse box. Laid on the jumper cables & vroom,vroom. Ok, I drive about 3 miles towards the shop, go...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1841Y
vehicle runs good, but still codes are present. when codes are cleared the come back one cylinder at a time. compression good at one time mil light was flashing but doesn't now Trouble codes: 0300 (random cylinder misfire), 0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), 0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), 0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), 0304 (cylinder misfire)
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGEM22531
Hello Honda Techs (magicians?) I have this 01 Civic with no a/c compressor engagement. Customer also noted that other things seemed to happen at the same time the air quit working, namely: brake lite on dash lit, no power door lock operation from drivers door ...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L key programing VIN: 2HG456FT45
I am trying to program a new key with my pgm scanner for a customer and ran into the following problem the scanner is asking for a password to proceed with programing a new key. can anyone help me out with this? I understand if you don't want to post this on t...
2001 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJ723415
Hey KIA wizards !!! I'm about ready to send this one to the dealer. This 01 Kia Sportage was rececntly bought from a used car lot. It throws a po 128 after a couple days of driving (coolant temp out of parameters) Freeze frame information indicates this happen... Trouble codes: P00, 128 (coolant temperature falls out of parameter for closed loop)
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT6GF10USY
Greetings to Lexus/Toyota fans: This vehicle has a stalling problem, right after startup. It is very random, but it finally did happen here three times in succession. By the time I hooked up the mastertech, the symptoms were gone. When it acts up the engine ca...
2004 Lexus SC430 4.3L Unknown VIN: JTHFN48Y24
how to reset low tire pressure warning light.does anyone knnows how the tire pressure monitor systems work.thanks
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L late1/2 shift/no reverse VIN: 1YVGF22C5W
cust came in complaining of no reverse and o.d light flashing, and late to shift into second. I was only able to duplicate complaint after driving 25 or 30 miles but i did notice a harsh 1/2. unit was then rebuilt ,also replaced a marginally bad planet and spr...
1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L TCC Solenoid VIN: JA3AM44HXV
Vehicle came in with shifting problem. Pulled code P1750-Solenoid Assy. Malfunction A/T. Test drove vehicle and not going into lock-up. Measured resistance of TCC Solenoid-13 ohms,Alldata says 3 ohms is spec. Decide to test drive and see if recieving signal,no...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D1S
Salesman bought this wholesale piece and had it cleaned. Did not make it home. Has new ignition parts from nissan,Is it common for this problem after a recon wash?It seems to have no ground signal at coil, does have 12v with key on and while cranking.Also is i...
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT3YP10V8T
hello, i am hoping that i can get some help with this, this vehicle came into the shop because it stalled on the thruway. went out to start and as usual it starts right up. left for test drive and trans was binding so bad that it almost wodent get out of the l... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor one malfunction)
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT3HP10V6V
vehicle hiccups @ idle, sometimes stalls, when @ normal operating temperature. sprayed carb cleaner into intake when problem occurs, no effect. scope pattern flickers/jumps when problem occurs. checked connections @ coil & igniter, monitor current @ neg. coil,...
1998 Toyota Tacoma Limited 3.4L Deceleration sensor VIN: 4TAWN74N4W
Good day. I have a 98 Toyota Tacoma V6, A/T, 4x4 That was setting ABS codes 26 (LF wheel speed sensor) and 44 (decel sensor ckt) intermittently. A replacement ABS module repaired the code 26 but code 44 still sets intermittently. The repair manual has a contin...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K5X
car came in for check engine light and smog, pulled code p0505 tested iac valve had open coil winding in circuit b, replaced iac valve test drove car, ran monitors everything ok pulled on dyno and check engine light back on. same code tried another valve same ... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control malfuction)
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L vehicle skid controll (traction controll) VIN: 4T1BF28B01
according to test results if patern scopes good on translate wires, replace ABS controller. I just need to know before I put a $$$ ABS controller in, have any of you ran in to this code with same results NOTE: found a TSB but the way I read it code 42 can be k...
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L manifolds VIN: JTEHT05J51
Calling all Toyota tech's...This is more of a information gathering post before we sell the job. We have this '01 Land Cruiser that is leaking around the front exhaust ports where the manifolds bolt on. The book shows around 7.5 hrs per side but isn't very cle...

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1984 Honda Prelude 1.8L Suspension
Thanks for all who replied. Unfortunately my e mail changed and none of the mail ws sent. The fix turned out to be nothing more than a loose front motor mount which somehow transferred noise into the wheel area. It was weirdbeard. Thanks again. God save us all...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L comressor VIN: 1HGES2OH77
Thanks for the replies! Problem was conrtol head as soon as i unplugged it ground to pressure swich was gone! It looked like pins were bent and damaged cars does have after market radio maybe radio installer damaged it who knows! Car is fixed Thanks Mike
1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L 4 wheel drive low range VIN: JACCH58E3K
Thanks for the 1 reply. Problem is so intermittent I may never attempt a repair. The one reply suggested a stuck valve in the valve body, and I agree that it seems to be a hydralic issue. Unless the problem becomes much more frequent I won't be attempting any ...
1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2216W
Hi all, I want to thank everyone who replied. You all had great suggestions. Ron from alabama hit it right on the head. There was Interference coming from an aftermarket radio & amplifier system installed in this car. The customer had a power inverter in the t... Trouble codes: 1345 (sgc signal).
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L PS/AC/TS/,SUN Roof VIN: JN1CA21A8W
Thanks to the 5 replies, it turned ou to be a ignition relay that the contacts were burned (tapped on it and everything came to life) replaced and all is well in Maximaland ! Thanks again, Kenny
2005 Scion TC 2.4L Power window VIN: JTKDE17705
Thanks to all who replied. Ron from Washington hit the nail on the head. All we had to do was power the window all the way up and hold it there a while. Ron said a few seconds, but it was actually about ten-twelve seconds, but it did the trick on both windows....
1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L cabin air VIN: JF2BC63C5M
well thanks for all the help here how it whent down Blake help by suggesting checking for temp drop with temp gun found that the line comming out of the evap going to the dryer was cold after thinking this over it had to mean that the dryer was pluged making t...
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