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1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCA6273K
FAILS DRIVE CLEAN,,,vehicle runs well,idle is a bit rough,fails drive clean,other that drives well, HC LIMIT AT CRUISE IS 68PPM NOX IS 789 PPM
1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGED3655M
The engine runs ok untill the check engine light comes on. The LED on the computer stays on. No flash. Runs poorly. The shift lever will not move out of park untill the engine is switched off and then on again. The engine will then run properly. Sometimes for ...
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F4ZR17X6W
Hello fellow techs. This truck has been intermittently not starting for months on this customer. Never in the shop as usual,so we have not had the ability to inspect it during the malfunction. Every few weeks it intermittently doesn't start for 30 minutes or s...
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L engine VIN: JM1TA2223X
Engine smoking heavily when acceleration, Opened inspection cover for supercharger and found excessive oil inside housing. Customer wants me to rebuild engine, Any suggestions at what i should pay close attention to while stripping engine. Maybe there is a bu...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L compressor
This Galant will inter lose its a/c. Condition is very intermintent. I've been playing with it the past two days without it acting up. Customer complaint is after work (when its very hot out in our area)he will start the car and a/c will blow warm air at all s...
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 12NT019531
vehicle crank no start, ck have no spark, follow alldata ohm coil ok new ohm power transister shows open no continuity between a&b ordered new part installed no spark cked new part same no continuity with dvom + on a and - on b as per test. shows resistance if...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L RWD Clutch VIN: 4S3BC6338P
Hi all, hope you can help me with this as lack of information makes diagnosis hard. This vehicle is an AWD and I've learned that it has some sort of clutch that splits power to the rear diff. It seems like this clutch won't release. After the trans it at norma...
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT4RN01P3M
Help Toyota techs! I have a 22re that has been modified w/ lc engineering cyl head and cam. All adjustments are in range. Vehicle will not pass emissions due to what I believe to be a lean condition at cruise. Engine idles ok and emissions are fine, power and ...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Stall VIN: 1NXBA02E7V
I need to run this by some toyota driveability techs, this car will stall when accelerator pedal is depressed to anything above 1/4 throttle, just like it is going into "fuel cut" it is not supposed to do this until 3500 rpm when in park. The stall occurs arou...

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1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L air condtioner VIN: KMHCF24F4V
Sorry guys but the cust. is still on vacation and he has the car so till he gets back I appreciate all the effort and responces to my help request when he returns I'll tell you what I find. Thanks to all who responded. Frank
1999 Lexus LX470 4.7L electronic suspension VIN: JT6HTOOW6X
I shipped the vehicle off to the dealer and was told they adjusted the height sensors and that corrected the problem. I dont know why when I tried to adjust the sensors that the height would never change. According to Mitchells you are supose to use a scanner ...
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CAZ1D9S
Thank you to Chad who resonded with the possible broken wires in the trunk. The 95 maxima does not have any sensors or solinoids in the rear by the charcole canister. Finally the check engine light would not reset and the code came right back. I checked the so... Trouble codes: P0443.
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L vibration VIN: JN1CA2ID4V
Thanks to all I got a lot of great suggestions. I got in the car and drove it and noticed that it was pulling to the left under hard braking, and it turns out that the inboard pad on the left front was not the right part. The pad is supposed to have small hole...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1234Y
After reading thru all the replies most had mentioned MAF sensor, I call Toyota parts & found out they had a new part number (it had been updated) # 22204-0D030 Air flow meter. It has recently been ordered & we are now waiting for customer to return. Thank you... Trouble codes: P0171 (Too lean Bank 1).
2002 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5TEGN92N22
After taking off the right side exhaust camshaft,I was able to tap on the valve and get it broke free,once free the valve opened & closed well and a compression check showed no leaks,not sure why just 1 in 16 vlaves froze but I did get some more history on the... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (Misfire on 1), P0305 (Misfire on 5), P0306 (Misfire on 6).
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