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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L motor mounts VIN: JHMCB7658N
Hi Guys I have a customer with a vibration on the steering wheel when she puts the car in reverse. The problem goes away when you slightly raise the idle. This condition happens hot at a stop with you foot on the brake it also goes away in drive. I suspect th...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on
code po 1457.Is there any particular pattern failures accompanied with this code? Trouble codes: 1457 (Evap Leak)
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L program new key remote VIN: JT6GF10U6X
Need the current program instructions for new ket remote fo rthe Lexus RX 300 1999. Tks, Chris
1997 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2228V
Mazda Techs,(PO420 & PO430) This car takes approx. a week to set the same 2 codes. I have replace the right rear o2 sensor, & the vehicle still sets the same codes @ the same time (cat effiencancy low, left & right banks). I have not scoped O2 sensors because ... Trouble codes: P00, 420 (cat effiencancy low), P0430
1994 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L o.d. VIN: 4A3AJ56G3R
The customer says that overdrive will drop out after about 1.5 hours of driving at about 55-65. Then he says all of a sudden when driving at 55 the tach will jump to about 4,000 rpms, and if he cycles the O.D. switch nothing happens. We drove the car and found...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D8R
Hello to all, This is an emergency HELP request. My wife and I are on vacation 600 miles from home and I have no test equipment available (and only a few tools in the car). 3 days ago we were driving down the freeway and the car developed a single cylinder m...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67522
Customer just purchased this vehicle about 1 month ago. Ran fine at first,after a 3 hour drive at interstate speed the vehicle started to surge, also noticed a buck when taking off at lower speeds, the check engine light also came on. Drove shorter distances a... Trouble codes: P0130 (Front O2 sensor A/F circuit problem lean)
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Stall VIN: JT3TE21V2V
this one is kicking my butt!!!it rums great until it warms up, good fast idle etc and it idles fine at rest but during a drive it stalls at every stop the idle air control appeasrs to be working( it kicks the idle when the ac is on)???
1995 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VD22F9S
hello all, I have this truck in here that originally came in with 3 codes, po130, front o2 sensor malfunction, p0133, front o2 sensor slow response and p0170 fuel trim malfunction. I found that the 02 sensor was bad and replaced that, cleared the codes and sen...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L fuel fill VIN: JT2BG22K3W
OK this one may be simple for some of you guys but here goes. The problem the customer is having is when he goes to get fuel, the pump continuously shuts off as if the tank is full. This happens as soon as the tank gets to about half full it can take 10 minute...

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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA96512
Thanks for all the help, 6 in all. What I learned was once evap cannister gets gas inside its N.G. I ordered cannister and 2 valves attached from dealer, went to put them on today and 1 valve was wrong. I'm sure this will fix it once I get the right parts. By ... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap leak small).
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L fuel gauge inop. VIN: VSDM58W9Y4
Thanks to all who responded. I installed an updated module and sent the rig to the dealer. They reflashed the PCM and now it's working great. As a side note we just got anouther one with the same symptom. And I'll have it fixed in no time. Again, thank you all...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L serp. belt VIN: 4S2CK58W21
The problem ended up being the bearing assembly for the fan clutch. We bought a new one and compared the flanges, sure enough the old one we took off was further up on the shaft making the belt rub on the edge of the pulley. It seems that the bearings in the h...
2004 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNADC16594
well i drove the car home at night and on the way in the computer put out a throttle position sensor code. i looked at the scanner values and they looked okay so i didnt pursue a tps problem that would cause these symptoms. so i swapped the throttle body from ... Trouble codes: 1166 (o2 snsr/pcm adaption diag fault).
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Battery Drain VIN: 4S3BG6854V
Greetings, Thanks for the help. Fuse #25 also feeds the clock and radio presets. Tried another stereo (same) snipped wire and no more drain. I was really interested in learning what caused the drain/voltage fluctuation but customer said that as I'm the 4th sho...
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