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1989 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGED3556K
Hi Honda techs! Thought we had this one licked, but customer drove ~100 miles before it died on the freeway. I suspect the main relay, igniter, coil or ECM. Unfortunately, it's running perfectly in our shop. Will the main relay cause the engine to lose power b...
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Oil pressure VIN: 1HGCB7654M
Car came in dead, no spark, no compression. New rings, bearings, all fitted individually. Used head with fresh overhaul to replace damaged one, new distributor for no spark condition...runs great but oil pressure falls off after startup...50psi then 25 then ze...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3254X
Where is the main fuel relay located? Thanks
2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16461
Hello everyone We changed an egr valve and cleaned all the passages in the intake but did not do the update as per service bulletin--don't ask why cause I don't know ?? All was well for a couple of weeks but now has come back with just the p1491 code and it se... Trouble codes: P1491
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, NO THROTTLE VIN: 4S2CK58W11
We cleaned the throttle body 5,000 miles ago. it had other codes for EGR and trans control and fuel level sensor. These codes are new. We can't duplicate any problems. Customer states "both MIL's are on" He also describes how after multiple restarts, the MIL's... Trouble codes: 1125 (controlled fuel and air metering), 1295 (controlled fuel and air metering), 1515 (controlled controlled vehicle speed idle control auxillary input.)
1989 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.0L Cuts out, BACK FIRES THROUGH C VIN: JA7FL24D0K
this truck acts as if running out of fuel, have tried with air cleaner off, no change, always seems to have low power but the real symptom we are chasing is accelerating up a grade it will start surging then back fire through carb, weird thing is once it start...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y7V
Car came in with P0441 stored, tested and found two leaking vacuum hoses to purge solenoid {inside right front fender} and solenoid that would not stop vacuum. Replaced hoses and purge solenoid, cleared codes, test drove and car reurned thirteen days later wit... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap Purge Monitor Failure)
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16SVC
hi im about to blow up this vehicle.there is a code po443 present evap code. comes on pending during first drive cycle. checked all evap components as per test on mitchell.checked 4 leaks with smoke none found,vent sol.,purge sol., canister (it has the type ?a... Trouble codes: P0443
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L update required VIN: 4552425245
just loaded the latest version 23 on my consult and hooked it up to a 2005 maxima and the screen say that the software version on the converter is out of date. I need some detailed info on how to update it what cable where and anyother help
1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Engine Idle VIN: JT3VN39WZP
Good evening(I hope), I am looking for moral support before I tear into this. This rig runs rough at and off of idle. The new plugs(that the last guy installed) were a little washed out with fuel. I had low vacuum so I dropped the cat with no noticeable chang...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGF21AX1
Toyota Techs...As I stated in the history,we always found the canister hose off at the air cleaner assy whenever it came in with this evap code...but not today. Now we have a P0446 in history,freeze frame shows this code and testing is inconclusive.Both purge ... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap emission control vent system)
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L yaw sensor VIN: JTEBT17R93
performed pa. emissions test on this vehicle subsequently got a code c1663 yaw rate sensor calibration undone. could running an emissions test on this reset the calibration it is now at -128. If so is it resetable in the aftermarket has anyone ever heard of th...

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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Factory car alrm VIN: JH4DC435XY
Sorry for the delay, guys. (Forgot all about it!) I replaced the central control unit for the factory alarm and all is well. Very rare failure on this unit, so no one had really seen before. Thanks for the help on it. I hope to return the favor soon.
1994 Honda Passport EX 3.2L power steering pump VIN: 4S6CY58V7R
well thanks for all the replies, after checking into everything you guys suggested with no success the honda pump finally showed up. the oem pump fixed the problem, not sure why because everything looked the same. but as with most things that are a headache, w...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78832
John [...] from Pac Rim sent me a TSB regarsding the ELD. Others mentioned a tight threaded (i.e. feels as if cross threaded) gas cap could set the evap code. I ordered the ELD which goes into the front fuse box. The customer states that neither code has re... Trouble codes: 1298 (ELD voltage high), 1456 (EVAP leak- tank system).
1991 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACCH58R2M
First, let me thank ciro from texas and johnnie from colorado for answering me they askd if it flashed a code and it did. unforunatly my friend's customer had enough of the trooper and has decided to trade it in on a new vehicle. To Jeff from washington, I pos...
1990 Lexus ES250 2.5L a/c compressor VIN: JT8VV22T2L
thanks for all the replies, we finally found the problem on our own. it was one of those situtations that you would call your worst nightmare. cure was vehicle was a gallon low on coolant causing a false reading to compressor shutting it down.
1992 Mitsubishi Expo SP 2.4L Stall VIN: JA3CY59W2N
well this one has a bad ecu but customer decided not to fix so thanks guy's I felt the ecu was the problem but the customer couldn't afford to put more money in this car so they traded it off just as well it smoked like a tar kettle anyway ...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, idle roll cold VIN: JT2VK12E3N
Well thanks to all that took the time to help, but the customer decided he did not want to spend any more on this Toyota. He did go and try to get emmission and failed with high nox. Replace converter and still failed. EGR system was working fine, but when bei...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Cruise Control VIN: 1NXBR12E7X
Received 4 responses to this help request. Two suggested going to for the installation instructions. This site requires a membership and password, so I didn't go further, One responder suggested trying Audio Vox sinece they have made so...
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