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1991 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Alternator VIN: JHMBA4224M
I need some help from you Honda guys. Customer complains battery is dead in am. Battery light comes on at idle with A/C and lights on. The charging system output seems to be normal. Charging voltage is normal(13.5-14.0v).If I load the battery to 12v with engin...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5537V
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L battery light VIN: 2HGES16591
HELLO ALL, This vehicle first came in with a battery light coming on intermitently testing the battery and alternator found charging system to be 12.5 volts..Replaced alternator charging at 14.7 volts but now the battery light stays on all the time... tested ...
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L starter VIN: JT8BH28F5X
Original complaint: clicks but won't crank. Replace w/Denso reman #1 and solenoid clicks and starter motor spins but won't engage into flywheel but bench tests fine. Replace w/Denso reman #2 and solenoid clicks but starter won't spin but bench tests fine. Repl...
1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L Electrical VIN: JM1NA3530S
First of all Thanks for all of the people who help others on this site! I use it all the time but this is the first time I didn't find what I needed. The engine will crank but I have no spark or injector pulse. I checked 5 volt ref and I am only geting 2v afte...
1988 Mitsubishi Van 2.4L low power VIN: JA4FN44L2J
This van returned a couple weeks after a fuel pump replacement with continued "no power" complaint. I rechecked previous work plus the other items noted. I spent extra attention to the items related to the codes, but both the O2 and baro sensor responded accor... Trouble codes: 01 (o2 sensor), 04 (baro sensor)
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...
1992 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1RZ26H8N
When car reaches 40 mph a vibration is felt in the car and increases with speed. The customer bought new tires/wheels and vibration still there. Tires were rebalance and the front end aligned, no change. Now the car is a my shop and I lifted car up and ran it ...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3N1CB51D52
Customer cam in with an irratic idle, idle going up and down between 1500 and 2000 RPM. Replaced the IAC motor from nissan and the problem went away. We test drove the car and it was fine. Later that day the customer picked up the car and on her way home the s...
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L fork VIN: JF1GD29692
we were trying to replace the clutch in this car, however when we get the trans case back about 1/2 inch or so it seems that the clutch fork is hanging up on the shaft or bearing. we want to know if anyone done one of these before, its a pull clutch, or is the...
1990 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L turn signals VIN: JT4RN13S6L
when the turn signals are turned on all four lights flash. left or right turn the signal flases brighter on the turn that you are making.the other side flashes at the same time but dimmer.
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Timing Set VIN: JT2SV21W2M
My wife was driving her Dad's 196K mile Toyota Camry Wagon this evening , when the timing belt came unbuckled . {Yeah, I know, it has a 60K recommended replacement interval, but it's not MY car.} The question is does the 3S-FE engine become a boat anchor afte...
1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L dash warning VIN: 4T1VK13E0P
The ABS and Air Bag lights are on when car is started, then after pressing the brake pedal the 'rear light out' indicator comes on. When ever the brake pedal is pressed the 'R' (reverse indicator) lights up. The 'D' (drive) light does not work, but the rest (P...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGF21A41
6 months ago we analyzed vehicle and found P1130, found nothing wrong, but didn't have the knowledge of air fuel sensors. Cleared code and customer returned yesterday with same code, have been to Toyota performance class since and ran MANY tests with Modis and... Trouble codes: P0110, P1135

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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1858Y
After reading a few responses I decided to replace the gas cap even though I had tested it more than once and it passed each time. We got a new cap from honda and drove it till the evap moniter ran and passed. Thanks to those who took the time to help. Trouble codes: P1456.
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 3-4 shift VIN: 4S2CK58V4T
We never found any leaks, but found convertor locking and unlocking abnormal. Customer declined repair at this time.
1994 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MR51M2R
we sent this venicle to the dealer and the tech there agreed that this was a tiimg issue however he did not make any suggestions as to what to do upon reinspection we found the new cam sensor ring 30 degrees off firing no1 on no3 we reinstalled the cam gear ...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Engine VIN: 4A3AC44G31
I removed the down pipe to the converter, forgetting that there was another converter that is part of the exhaust manifold. I removed the oxygen sensor and it started immediatly. It seems this may have cause all of the original problems with the overheating. T...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L ABS LF Wheel sensor VIN: 5N1ED28Y6Y
Thank's for your replies but none of them helped with this problem, And didn't want to gamble putting a high dollar part on it and not fixing the problem, Recommened custmer take to dealer for further diag. Let them make a coin toss! thank's again. Jeff...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 3N1CB51D91
thanks for all your help guys. I scoped the MAF sensor and it was garbage so I informed customer and I guess she had some 'ricon' program @ the dealership so they replaced it and It's running great. Thanks again for all your help. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bnk 1 sys too lean), P0174 (Bnk 2 sys too lean), P0303 (3 misfire), P0300 (random misfire).
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L master cyl VIN: 1NXAE09B1S
Thanks to all gentelmans that took the time to replay to this help request ...the problem was sliding pins they were frozzen. special thanks to Mr Dannis, Mark, Mathis ,Randy and Mark
2002 Toyota 4Runner 3.4L srs light VIN: JT3GN86R22
FIX WAS THE FRONT IMPACT SENSOR. thanks to all those that replied! the old module was not replaced, guess we're just lucky. why no codes? idunno
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