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1994 Honda Passport EX 3.2L power steering pump VIN: 4S6CY58V7R
have a passport here that came in for a power steering leak, found that the front seal on the pump was leaking. that seal is the seal on the bearing its self, not replaceable accept with bearing. so we got a reman pump. installed the reman pump with honda flui...
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, not always VIN: 2HGEJ6678V
i made a new customer because a good friend of my wifes got tired of getting ripped off and lied to by some other guy that was working on her car. anyways i found and repaired a blown head gasket on her honda. repair successsful. she's been recently experienci...
1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D4V
hi all. this car came in with mil on for evap selenoid. po443. during inspection found vacuum hoses crossed. fixed that, then on test drive mil came back on. now has code p1443, evap selenoid check switch. checked that and it works pefectly. the lines are clea... Trouble codes: P1443
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 3-4 shift VIN: 4S2CK58V4T
Customer brought vehicle in complaining on vehicle hesitating/slipping when slightly accelerating when driving at hwy speeds. Vehicle seems to shift search when cruising and slightly accelerating up hills. It is not skipping. If you turn the poer drive setting...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W11
HI, this veh was given to me after other tech replaced the fuel pump, at cold startup (intermittently) the engine idles at aprox 200prm and backfire out of the intake,and sometimes stalls out, no DTC's, after aproximitly 10-20 seconds it clears up runs fine. i...
1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Electronic VIN: JT8UF11E3L
After performing repairs and retrofitting to R134a, system worked great for us in shop and on test drive. Customer drive for 20 miles and said AC shut off. Found AC light blinking. Tried to perform self diag, but control head is blank and could not read codes....
1992 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L timing belt tensioner VIN: JN3LV523XN
Hello!! Has anybody had repeat tensioner problems on these vehicles? This will be the 3rd 1 this year! no other problems found,all related pully bearings are new or good.cam shafts turn freely. ??? with new tensioner installed,engine runs good and smooth.wat...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Misfire VIN: JM1BJ2225Y
Car came in for bad misfire and check engine light flashing. Checked plugs, both wires, and both coils, all good. Put noid light on all injector connectors all operate normally except cyl 1. Light is very bright and doesn't pulse like other cyls. Have seen thi... Trouble codes: P0301
1992 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4GK51S8N
This very clean, low mileage vehicle belongs to s good friend's son. He purchased it from the original owner after he had a stroke and could no longer drive. The truck will suddenly turn on the MIL lamp, loose power and cut off, or just loose power with no MIL...
1992 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L No Start VIN: SONJOO3496
hi all tech vehicle tow in crank no start code 22 o2(mv)20 inj(ms)0 check all data crank sensor in distributor with cam sensor is it correct . does any one has this problem ,how to test please help. thank in advance. Trouble codes: 22 (crank angle sensor circuit problem)
1995 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L spark knock VIN: JA3AA11A3S
cam in blown head gasket removed head head cracked seen top of piston eat up questioned cust said also valves need to be adj i informed them that car must of been spark knocking and told them it needs a engine replaced engine with one that had 20000 miles and ...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start VIN: JN8AR07Y6X
hi techs this pathfinder will not start has spark and injector pulse for one second and then computer turns injectors off. the security light does not come on with key on or off or cranking tested wiring at the smart entrance control unit and all test good 3 f...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L ABS LF Wheel sensor VIN: 5N1ED28Y6Y
What gives? tried clearing code according to snap on MT2500 scanner buy grounding termnal 9 4 times in 12 seconds and won't clear. sensor res.168 ohm's and has good wave form. alldata wants me to do something similar but want's me to use nissan consult harness...
1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3AC24S9S
This veh will shut down and not restart when it gets hot.It sets a P1300 code. the trouble tree points to the ignitor or the ecm after checking the wiring for shorts or breaks.I checked the wiring and found it to be ok.There is no signal on pin 23 of the ecm(i... Trouble codes: P1300 (ignitor circuit malfunction)

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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCG5652A
ok lots of replies on this i call this one hell of a coincidence after re doing all the work just in case there was a mistake i had an idea it was the iac i removed the intake tube and used my finger where the iac passage is in the throttle body and used my fi...
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L hard start VIN: KNDJA7234T
Sorry about the long delay. The hard starting Kia belongs to a friend of mine. All the responses eluded to wiring problems and the vehicle was given back unrepaired. I called my friend yesterday to get an update, he said that he's been cracking the gas pedal t...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72351
I want to thank everyone who took the time to get back to me. Everyone recommended the gas cap. After clearing the code for the second time, the light never came on to date. If it does, I think I will order a gas cap up. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0440.
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start VIN: JT3FJ80W2N
First of all I want to trhank all the people who sent their ideas and replies! I replaced the distributor and checked for any kind if moisture source that could be somehow getting inside the distributor and found none what so ever! Truck seems to be ok for now...
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