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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, hard restart VIN: JN256AH796
this car runs great and hasnt acted up on me but the owner swears that after a short drive and stop the car is very hard starting..any ideas in this area would be greatly appreciated...thanks in advance ...
2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G21
this one is driving me nuts car came in with check engine light on need nys inspection. customer just put in new bosch platnuim plugs. plug in scanner get code 300 301 302 and some other evap codes 441 442 which i fixed ( bad selenoid) put in new factory wires... Trouble codes: 301 (cyl 1 misfire), 302 (cyl 2 misfire)
1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKNG01C1L
This one has taken me to school and eaten my lunch and it's my personal car. I've changed 5 of the 8 injectors(AZ oxygenated fuel)I'm told is a big culprit. When they quit it's real easy to ohm and find the bad one. This time I get a re-occuring code 45 with a... Trouble codes: 45 (Fuel Injector Circuit)
1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GGCS144XW
howdy yall, I have this vehicle back for the 5th time now with the same code...P0172. No other codes have come up at any time. i ran throught the test from alldata and can find nothing out of specs. kept vehicle for a week after replacing 02 sensors and road t... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich bank 1)
1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L Alternator VIN: JT8JS47E8P
Here's one for you Toyo/Lexus guys: We've got a '93 GS300 that will discharge the battery at idle, but only if accessories are on. It starts and is stable at 14.0 VDC. Headlights on causes voltage to slowly drop to about 12.9, and w/ lights and A/C on it will ...
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L timing belt VIN: 4A3CG64F9P
greetings...this 2.0 is driving me mad. pulled the head to replace gasket, now i am installing a new timing belt. i have had problems with the tensioners on these in the past, so a new one has been installed, along with the tensioner pulley. i have installed t...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6854X
Thanks in advance. This one was just smogged by a shop down the street (california dyno test) and two days after it triggered po325 and p1443 . Before i dive in i was looking for some help. Thanks Mike [...] Trouble codes: P0325, P1443
1993 Toyota Camry 2.2L blower modes VIN: 471SK12E4F
I have been taking care or this camry for six years now, and have done everything on it.Ac bkows cold but out the floor vents. Seems to blow out the defrost but very little out the face vents.I have looked at the movement when you dial it from defrost to vent,...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L unknown VIN: 5TBRT3411Y
This 2000 Tundra is making a bearing type squeal intermittently. Today, the squeal occured enough for me to determine that all of the forward accessable pulleys were not the cause. I checked the noise coming from the idler pulley, tensioner pully, alternator, ...

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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: ES165X1L02
Customer chose to take vehicle to local Honda dealership.
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58XXX
Hello Again! I would like to start off by giving personal thanks to Stan [...] for responding to a e-mail I sent him directly (not once but twice) and for steering me in the right direction. I would also like to thank Marty (last name unknown) at Izusu tech s... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Monitors VIN: KNDJA7233X
All replies were very helpful,but I'm working as a consultant on this particular vehicle, therefore, not hearing from the technician nor the shop owner has'nt allowed me to utilize the information.Most replies suggest I address the 02 sensor first,and I agree.... Trouble codes: P0137 (RearO2 sensor voltage low), P0141 (No rear O2 sensor Activity).
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT6GF10U9X
some of the replys thoght we should check the sensor we replaced was in fact the FRONT of the engine, not the front of the car, the correct one was replaced. all other replies sugested we relpace the mass air sensor, we did only to have the same resuluts. we t...
1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L no third operation VIN: JA3CR56VOM
Well, unfortunately the customer decided to either do the job himself or just can the car. I had found that unplugging the ETC module, the car would not drive at asll except reverse. I determined that the trans was screwed internally and recommended a new or g...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Variable Timing VIN: JN8DR09Y01
I sent the veh. to the dealer for further testing and they found the ECM needed to be replaced under warranty. There may be a problem with radiators with these pathfinders causing head gaskets to fail.
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2S3TD03V06
first of all just let me say thanks to all who replied, with extra thanks to nick for a good way to test this system. luckly this motor had a external egr pipe. i had allredy cleaned the valve and lowER port prior to my post. i removed the egr pipe and checked... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow).
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