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1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L shift mechanism VIN: 4S6CM58V8T
Hi Honda Passport/Isuzu Rodeo techs! I have a 5-speed here stuck in 3rd gear. The shift lever moves fore and aft between what feels like 3rd, N, and 4th, and will not slide over for 1st, 2nd, 5th, or R positions. Regardless of lever position, trans remains in ...
2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT6HT00W7Y
Hey Techs, I have this Lexus LX470 beast, the complaint is when cold intermittantly will start and then die, it will start right back up but hesitates when pressing the throttle for about 15 seconds, then runs fine the rest of the day. Another person that driv...
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)
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Battery Drain VIN: 4S3BG6854V
Greetings fellow Soobie techs, Maybe it's the heat (all time records!) but this ones beating me. Vehicle has a real battery drain, about 5 VDC. Removing fuse #25 (lighting)eliminates the drain. If the door is open it's a steady 4.5-5.0 VDC drain. Close the doo...
1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L spark plugs VIN: JT2SW22NXM
Hi Guys, I would appreciate it if anyone can help me out here a little. This is my son's first car and we have had four techs go over it so far. My son lost his engine 92 2.2 5S-FE on July 3rd. Crankshaft was badly chewed up, that we decided to drop a replacem...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start
vehicle has spark and fuel. cked pulse ok. seems to sound like timing problem. check belt ok. Customer stated at times vehicle would start and run fine other times would pop and backfire and crank hard. Any ideas not familiar with toyotas. Sounds like out of t...
1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Speedo,Fuel Gauge VIN: 4T1BF12B7V
We inherited this jewel with the Speedometer and Fuel Gauges Inop. The Circuit Board on the cluster is burnt up. The original circuit board was replaced and burnt up within seconds after replacement. Subsequently the entire cluster was replaced with the circui...
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Tachometer, Speedometer, Tripometer, Odometer VIN: 2T1BR12E0Y
Car came in last week with erratic then quit speedometer, no a/c, no heater blower, no tach, speedometer, etc... Found blown 10a mini fuse (guages) blown. Replaced, all working fine. Drove on weekend, Sunday started losing power, towed in with dead battery. ...

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1983 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FB3317D
found manifold vacuum leaks at carb base and intake manifold using carb cleaner. the shops smoke machine leak checker couldnt find them! I even specifically checked for the intake leak when I had the carb off and the only place smoke would leak from was the ai...
1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L TCC Solenoid VIN: JA3AM44HXV
Thank you for your responses,I removed the Transmission Control Module and disassembled and found some burnt circuitry. Replaced the TCM and vehicle shifts fine. Again thank you for your responses.
1986 Nissan D21 2.4L Surge VIN: 1N6ND1642G
thanks too all sent e mail all very good.help to hane a third hand in thing out outher diration to look. custmor declin repairs Trouble codes: 23 (tps swich), 24 (tps swich), 42 (throttle position senser).
1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L no shift VIN: 4S3BC6338R
Sorry it took so long to post. I didn't get much help on this one. What I ended up finding was that the computer/module for trans under the dash connected to the steering colume was bad. the circuit board was loose and would not make contact unless you held th...
1993 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L engine VIN: JT2EL43T2P
Thanks to all who have replied. Mostly all of you were correct.It was in fact in the rings. They were all froze to the piston heads. I did know these little 'rice were so touchy'. This was the time that this is ever happened to us. Just got it back together to...
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR18E3Y
Hello again and thanks Everybody says very common for mass air flow to set this code of po171 Lean condition.I replaced the sensor and all Is fine, My o2 voltages were reading like they should and my Hesitation is gone. Thanks again to the Techs at IATN Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K01
sorry for taking so long to close but i'm yet to find the problem all info was good but all was tryed before post converters and o2 and air ratio sensor were replaced with oem parts will update if problem is found. Trouble codes: P0420 (cat below threshold bank1).
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