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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L Electric adjust VIN: JH4KA7663R
Hi guys -- I've got one here. Electric steering positioner works fine on the two memory settings but switch is *more or less* inop -- manual or auto switch mode no difference. The UP button sends wheel straight up. No down. Have to re-push a door-mounted memo...
1999 Mazda Millenia 2.5L engine VIN: JG1TA2228X
during preassemby i read what information was available throuth alldata discs and i called alldata for more detailed information. the information sent was still incomplete compared to other makes. problems began with what alldata showed as an updated cam assem...
1994 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L engine VIN: JA3AA31C3S
Hi guys, This car has suddenly developed an oil leak between the head and block at the right front corner (#4 cyl.).I don't know of any overheating history and it hasn't been leaking the past few months until now.I understand the oil feed is in that corner of ...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JA4MT31H2Y
Vehicle runs fine in 1st (automatic) once It shifts to second & beyond engine will not rev above 3500 RPM. Voltage reference at 10 volts (s/b 5 volts) processor is cutting fuel or spark at 3500 instead of 7000 rpm
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D6W
Hello group. I have a nissan here for the third time back with a dead fuel pump. Somehow there is very fine steel shavings ending up in the gas tank and ruining the fuel pump. The particles are very fine, and it actually makes the fuel look dark grey in color,...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Variable Timing VIN: JN8DR09Y01
After replacing both head gaskets; code P1145, which has to do with left variable cam timing, keeps setting. I have checked cam and crank sensors, which checked out good. I found that when looking at both variable timing position sensors, they appear to be out...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L driver side rear power window VIN: 5N1MD28T32
When master window switch removed and power fed to the rear window (Driver side), window will go up and down fine. There is no continuity from the power feed terminal in the master switch to either wire when rocked and checked with a ohm meter. There is no vol...
1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4852X
Vehicle failed Mass.Inspection due to MIL LAMP on. 2 codes were stored a P0325 and a P1121. The vehicle has no driveability issue. The P1121 is nuetral position switch circuit "low input". I have 12 volts while cranking(in park and nuetral selector positions) ... Trouble codes: P1121 (Nuetral position switch low input), P0325 (Knock sensor circuit malfunction)
2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L timing chain, valve train VIN: 4S3BH89601
Hi, subaru techs. I need some info. on what to expect with this vehicle. vehicle was towed in last night, cutomer is moving from new york to texas. they said that vehicle lost power and stalled, and would not restart. when we tried to start the engine, it cran...
1978 Suzuki streetbike 750CID Misfire VIN: GS750E1079
This is my personal motorcycle. It idles great but when warmed up if you open the throttle Quickly like accellerating onto the on ramp,it backfires through the carberators and the exhaust.
1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L alternator VIN: JT3FJ60G8H
We are trying to diagnose a dorment charging system which has recently been replaced. We installed a new Denso alternator with a new IC Regulator from Toyota and the relay on top of the alternator was replaced with a new piece from Toyota. There have been a co...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1232Y
Hello all, I have a 2000 Toyota Echo that stumbles and stalls on accel. Much worse after reaching operating temp. Had code 1349 for VVT circuit. Engine pretty sludgy upon removing valve cover to replace cam timing actuator (gear assy). I tried to follow TSB ex... Trouble codes: P1349 (Variable Valve Timing sensor circuit)
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K6Y
Evening Everyone, Last week this Toyota Camry came in with the mil light on and a code P0401 stored.I check over the system according to Mitchell On Demand.The EGR value, opens and will stall the motor, also holds vacuum. Modulator,Passes all the vacuum tests... Trouble codes: P0401

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1997 Acura CL 3.0L compressor VIN: 19UYA2259V
We are closing this at the present time as the vehicle has repaired it self over the weekend. No problems the owner says now and everything is working fine now so we don't have a clue at this point. I want to thank the 7 people that sent replies to me and wish...
1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCA563KA
thanks guys for all the help. that pcv valve was the problem. after install the pcv valve and readjust the timing and idle speed with and minor adj. to the kick down cable this vehicle can now be driven without fear of death. this is the easiest fix with the m...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2H6EJ6348T
Hello, Several of you suggested secondary ignition related parts. Turns out you were right. On visual inspection I found nothing out of the ordinary on the plugs or wires, and power braking did not produce any misfires. I took the vehicle on a long (2 hour...
1995 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D7S
thanks for all,vehicle stall because wire on top of ignition module connector have loose pin contact.perform connector repair.customer had vehicle for a week.thanks again Trouble codes: 12 (maf sensor).
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X7X
thank you for help found air flow meter was the problem replaced air flow meter no more problem thanks every one Trouble codes: P0136 (signal low bank 1 sensor 2), P0157 (signal low bank 2 sensor 2), P1171 (fuel system lean on aceleration).
2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT6HT00W7Y
First I would like to thank those who helped, most said replace the throttle body. The EFI flush along the air intake cleaning seemed to fix, the throttle blade assembly was pretty carboned up. The vehicle has been starting fine sine... Again thanks for the he...
1993 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Clutch pedal VIN: JA7LS21G9R
Thanks for all the replies. It turns out that the clutch cable that was replaced two times needed a third! I think the aftermarket clutch for this does have to much pressure causing the cable to bind internally. The customer is happy and I am happy and it is d...
1996 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR51M0T
Thanks to all who replied. You had some good suggestions. Unfortunatly, the problem turned out to be my error. I wrote down the firing order wrong and reassembled it the way I wrote it down. Sorry for the mistake. Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire cyl. 5).
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3N1CB51D32
All replies centered on one item-the ECM. Seems as though Nissan puts some sort of foam around them, which as it deteriorates gives off acidic fumes which attacks the circuit board in the ECM. Sent owner to the dealer for ECM replacement under the 8/80k emissi...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K9Y
thanks for the responses, the 2000 federal emissions camrys do not have the egr temp sensor, they use a calculated value from the pressure change at the map. put on a new gas filter at intake manifold and car completed monitor and no more mil. thanks Jim. Trouble codes: P0401 (egr low flow).
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Tachometer, Speedometer, Tripometer, Odometer VIN: 2T1BR12E0Y
Replaced cluster (used). Fuse blew instantly again. Traced and found connection at speed sensor was corroded and shorted out speed sensor intermittantly. Replaced sensor (with used, new $350.00) and new used wiring connector. All working fine now.
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Compressor VIN: 5TDZT34A92
A new front expansion valve fixed the pressures. Was given the wrong one. I noticed internal differences but thought it was an update. I made sure I did have the right part this time. Low side is about 32 and high side 180, little high for the high side but ...
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