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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG5547X
This car had this code and replaced the items This is the third time it has come back Freeze frame shows that it is happening at dfifferent speeds and time Help Have checked all lines and intake line Trouble codes: 1457 (evap system leak detected)
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCG6655Y
customer said he would drive acouple of blocks and car would die wait a while and it would restart had it towed in it started for us got across the street just made it in the shop and died would never have got it to restart at first we had no spark fuel pressu...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L cruise control
cruise control does not work. Switch on dash lights and sends power to cruise cont. module, light in instrument panel does not light. Went through alldata flow chart all checks out ok except step that says to check voltage between body ground and pin 8 blue/gr...
1980 Mazda RX-7 S 1.1L counterweight VIN: JM1FC3314L
Any Mazda performance Guru's? I need your assistance... contrary to the description that came up with the automation from the vin number of this vehicle, it is a 1.3L non-turbo, and a 5 speed transmission, NOT a 1.1L with a 4 speed. In lieu of a customers que...
1985 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1FB3310F
hi there mazda guys i need help with this mazda has high co and hc. california loaded mode test 15/50 25/25 at 15/50 i have 2.45co and 400ppm hc and at 25/25 2.5%co and 375ppm hc. i suspect air injection unable to prove or be sure but i had the vehicle on the ...
1995 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L No Start, VIN: 4A3AJ46G7S
HI Y'ALL! Another Mitsu wont start at times. There are no codes found in the memory. As stated we did tune up and it "NEVER" did this before. That is a "NEW ONE" on us. Now, at times, I cant say if it is hot or cold,just at times, it cranks and dont get spark...
1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JN1HJ01FXR
Vehicle came with complaint that vehicle would not stay in gear unless the shifter was put into lower gear, we replaced shifter bushings and everything seemed fine, until the next morning. Test drive cold and transmission would go into neutral when going into ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y11
this vehicle came in 4 weeks ago with code p1320. customer said engine was running fine but mil on. went throgh diagnostic steps and every thing tested ok. recomended and replaced plugs because they were original and had nothing left. engine light came back on... Trouble codes: P1329 (manufacturer controlled ignition system or missfire)
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JF2BC63C6L
The customer explained that 2wks ago the car started running poorly specifically that it would shake at idle and with the ac on it would nearly stall. The check engine light was on too. We checked out the trouble code and it was for a purge solenoid. We found ...
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, VIN: BG5-125636
Hello everybody,I have a subaru legacy GT here which brings up code 66. does any one have any info on what causes the ECU to log this code. I believe the vehicle has an induction leak as it is running lean and when i put our scope on the O2 sensor it is cyclin... Trouble codes: 66 (Two stage twin turbo system)
2002 Subaru Forester 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65502
this customer came in w/ a stalling and cel on. code is p0170---fuel trim malfunction. looking up the code in mitchell, there is no code p0170 for this year vehicle, (problem one). no big deal, found it in alldata. fuel pressure on vehicle is 46 psi koeo and 3... Trouble codes: P0170
1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3N87R5T0
Hello out there in iAtn land, This vehicle came to us with the MIL on and the code was P0446. We tested all the switches and the sensor as well as the controll circuits at the ECM. We got questionable readings at the sensor so we put a new one on. The owner of... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap VSV vent controll malfunction)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA4242K
Thanks Again to everyone!!! The main/relay was the solution to the no start hot. 9 out of first 11 techs said they had trouble with the Main relay. What had me chasing my tail was using the Honda flow chart if we lost either one of those signals, and the sen... Trouble codes: 8 (tdc/crank sensor inside dist), 9 (cyl sensor next to dist).
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Unknown VIN: JHMEJ6634W
Thanks to Neal, David, and Gilfor nailing this one right on the head. I had diagnosed all the solenoids, they seemed to work fine, transmission fluid was clean and had not been changed, and because the problem came on suddenly, i did not think it was a fluid i...
1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKNG01C1L
We'll this one is still not repaired, but I'm closing the help request. I received 6 replies most of which suggested I do something that had already been done with results listed in my original posting.(maybe my posting wasn't clear) One suggestion was to unho... Trouble codes: 45 (Fuel Injector Circuit).
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y7V
Went back and retested hoses and solenoid found the problem. Testing the solenoid I installed the hand vacumm pump to the lower port and applied and removed power & ground to solenoid. No bleed through was detected as it should have been. Removed the solenoid ... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap Purge Monitor Failure).
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L read tail gate door lock VIN: JN8HD17Y1S
Thanks to the 3 people who replied. Randy,Scott and Frank. Scott replied he had seen the same problem with the actuator. So, the fix was to replace the actuator. I made sure nothing was binding inside the tailgate ie latches,rods.. I then removed the power doo...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: JNPAR05Y1V
Thanks to all that replied, I had checked all the wheel cylinders, calipers, for any dampness, bled all the brakes again, no air found in any of the cylinders and calipers, went to bleed the master cylinder and found air coming out of the front part of the mas...
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