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1987 Acura Legend 2.5L compressor VIN: JH4KA2639H
condition has been present for a couple of years, - ecu looses ground only above 2500 rpm and after 2 minutes - no problems with engine performance, only loss of ground, has anyone seen this? system operates normally at idle and up to 2500 rpm. Thanks Dave
1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH44A364XW
This acura has had egr passages cleaned along with both O.E. o2 replaced with O.E. parts following Identifix assistance but our light continues to shine after a couple days of driving. there is no driveability - the code is PO133 for HO2s SI Slow response. We ... Trouble codes: P0133
1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA4242K
HI Y'ALL ! Another Honda wont crank usually when hot (hot soak). There were codes for tdc/crank sensor(8) and cyl sensor (9). When it dont start we loose spark and injector pulse. The alldata flow chart leads me to replace the eECM with (known good) unit and r... Trouble codes: 8 (tdc/crank sensor inside dist), 9 (cyl sensor next to dist)
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L injector shorted closed VIN: KMHFU45D71
Has any one ever heard of this happening on this type of car? What caused it? Help Hyundai Tecks Please.
1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCA21D9V
engine miss cylinder #4 Trouble codes: 1320 (missfire)
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L no charge VIN: 4S2CM58V7T
Hello fellow technicians. I have this rodeo here that came in for alt not charging. Apparently they had it in a shop a couple of days ago and they tried 3 different alternators and finally said it was fixed. They brought it in here for the same problem. What I...
1992 Mazda MX-3 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1EC433XN
we replaced the heater core. unplugged the battery during the course of the repair. basically the whole dash had to be removed to replace the heater core. the ecm was never unplugged. the only items unplugged from electrical during the course of repair were th...
1992 Mitsubishi Expo SP 2.4L Stall VIN: JA3CY59W2N
I replaced the mpfi relay due to the fact that the relay ppears to have all the power and grounds the black and blue wireloses power b+ and car shuts off seconds after fp shuts off I have narrowed it down to the mpfi controller but this part is about $800 our ...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
Hi everyone, this vehicle has had an engine replacement (old engine blew) installed by another shop who then could not get the vehicle to start. We found 4 codes in the diagnostics but we felt most were from original engine. Cleared the codes and only ingition... Trouble codes: P0340, P1320 (Ignition Signal), P0105 (AP Sensor), P1105 (MAP Sensor)
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3N1CB51D51
DTC P0420, failed state emission test. This one has a bad catalyst indicated by excessive cycling of the O2 sensor B1S2. But the question I have is why isn't the MIL on? Both Modis scan tool and state machine indicate it is commanded on, but the bulb is not li... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst efficiency low Bank 1)
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR0PY11
Mil on after convertor replacement. Code p0138 was set as a pending code. The generic OBD II scan tool stated the sensor voltage was high. Mithell on demand code description states sensor voltage too low. Sensor voltage is low it switches between 0 and 150 mv ... Trouble codes: P0138
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4S3BJ6335N
Vehicle came in with very noticeable engine misfire. Checked and found all 4 injectors firing fine. Found #3 & #4 cylinders not firing from coil pack. Tried a known good coil pack and still does same thing. I am not a Subaru guy, so I am looking for some hel...
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD21V1V
This car was brought in for a mil light on and wont run over 30 mph, After checking codes we found the po102 code stored, cleared codes and drove car and the light came back on, but we did notice that there is a patteren to the problem . And we found that if y... Trouble codes: P0102
2001 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TEGN92N51
truck was in once before for intermittent no start. now its back and won't start at all. appear to have decent signal from cam sensor, has no injector pulse. it does have spark. Have snap on 2500 scanner but cartridges only go up to 2000 tried to get OBD II in...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: JTDBE30K30
engine coolant water leak between cylinder head and cylinder block.we have disassemblyed the 2az-fe engine,found three of the cylinder head bolts loose. we have met eight camry 2az-fe engines have the same promble.Does anyone knows why? thanks

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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L compressor VIN: 2HKRL18982
Sorry for posting this late,had the car scheduled for today. Thanks for all of the replies. First off I misinformed everyone with my update post. I said the high side pressure was at 300 psi. This was wrong because my gauge was faulty. Sorry about that, howeve...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L brake booster VIN: 4S2CM58W6X
customer has picked up vehicle before I could investigate some of the reply's. Thanks to all who responded with some good suggestions, and I will explore each one when customer brings back vehicle. dry rubber boot squeaking booster spring squeaking brake pedal...
1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Engine VIN: JM1FD3312P
Thanks for all the replies. We did the compression test several times with several types of different compression testers, all came up with the same result, low compression, consensus is the motor is bad. We did inspect the turbos further, it seems the oil d...
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Starting VIN: 1YVGE22C85
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L radio VIN: JA4MT21H51
The radio code was 9066. Special thanks to Micah form Washington and Gregory form Georgia who gave me this code. Also to Douglas [...]. from California who suggested a web page to get any code for any car make.
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Compressor engagement VIN: 1N4AL11D72
Well unfortunately there was no getting around the need for a factory scan tool showing the a/c pid's, so we had to send the customer to the local Nissan dealer. Thanks to all who responded, there were mentions of a wiring problem under the battery tray whic...
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R2X
Hello techs: Well, the injectors came back from Lindertech and several of them were 'leakers' and we felt confident that the power miss would be gone. Nope. Started digging and the light went off big time: The WIRES are labeled #1 #3 and #5 that go from the ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4).
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
Hello, tech, thanks to all who responsed.the large hose that connected to the canister was loose. sorry guys, it's my fault I should have seen it. thanks again, Rick Trouble codes: P0441 (evap system incorrect purge flow), P0446 (evap vent control malfunction).
2002 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 5TBST48192
I recieved 16 replies, all stating to replace oil sending unit per Toyota TSB EL017-03. Makes me feel kind of stupid, because I searched all TSB's prior to posting a help request, and must have looked right over this TSB number. The customer opted to replace t...
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