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1995 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L abs module
this is a buddys vehicle . he was complaining of a noise on start up. it was coming from the abs module . the fluid in the reservoir on the module was empty. he claims no abs light has been on.After we topped it up and bled it, the noise was gone. We couldn't ...
1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: KMHWF35VXX
Hello, I have a Sonata in for a MIL on. My problem is that i am having great difficulty communicating with it with Snap-On MT2500 scanner. Snap-On scanner with asian import cartrige MY2000 software and key 5A. Tool communicates with ECM only one time per i... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor logic), P0335 (ckp sensor a circuit fault), P1134 (b1s1 o2 sensor transition time), P1372 (ckp sensor segment time aquisition problem), P1529 (snapshot request via can tcm)
2000 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACD5S8X6Y
this isuzu is a pain. car came in with p0401 no egr flow. i have tested the grounds, v ref, map sensor and removed the intake to see if port is glogged. generic scan tool is all i have, data is limited. per the mitchell test i had drop of the map so i thought ... Trouble codes: P0401
2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: KNDJF72435
This vehicle came in for it's first scheduled oil change and the oil filter was unfortunately double gasketed. The customer noticed the low oil pressure warning lamp and immediately shut the vehicle off. The vehicle was towed to the Kia dealer, who told the cu...
1998 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L driveraside power mirrior VIN: 1MGHJKIP05
Another mitsu from hell driver side mirrior not working passenger side works fine swapped mirriors out works on pass side! Alldata not clear at all on circut or test procedures! I have to rule out swich/module assembly! Alldata showing l/r wire going to dash e...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L noise VIN: 1G3AJ85M2T
rumbling rubbing noise taking off in 1st gear, can also duplicate under load in certain rpms, can't duplicate on lift seems worse going right, I can't hear any bearing noise in trans, engine does sound a little noiser than I've heard before, had thought maybe ...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D9X
HELP.This Maxima came in with the code po305 I check cyl.#5 for compression,injector pulse,ignition coil,the spark plug is new.The car runs fine but after 2 or 3 days the code comes back,the customer claims that when the check engine light comes on he feel the... Trouble codes: P0305
2002 Nissan Frontier 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26S92
PO301 occurs approx. every 2 to 3 days cannot duplicate misfire in shop or on test drive. Tested compression, ignition wires,injectors, and secondary ign. system. all ok.Smoked engine and found no vacuum leak.Has anyone seen this before? Thanks in advance for ... Trouble codes: P0301
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Misfire VIN: JT3VN39W4S
engine has misfire at 1500rpm. with the egr vac hose disconnected misfire is gone. checked vac to egr and it had about 13. in iatn history i found a reply from a Toyota tech saying it should only have between 2-5. any more than this replace the vac modulator. ...
1996 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GK12M0T
Failed Ca Smog for DTC P0401 only. Vehicle has no other problem passing. Clean out of tailpipe, functional test of EGR passes. That is, when vacuum applied to EGR valve, vehicle dies. Source vacuum hose at EGR shows 7-10 inches of vacuum when warm engine is re... Trouble codes: P0401 (Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Insufficient Detected)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L cruise control VIN: 4T1BG22K1W
Hi to all and thanks in advance. I recently bought this 98 camry and the cruise works intermitently The cruise light always comes on the dash when cruise is turned on. At first worked about half the time. now is worse. Im not sure but it seems like when it doe...

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1987 Acura Legend 2.5L compressor VIN: JH4KA2639H
I recd suggestions of replacing parts I had allready tried, and as the customer is not willing to spend more diagnosing time this car has been taken and not returned for further diagnostics Thanks for the help! Dave
1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 19UYA3253X
After replies informing me of recalls and pattern failures, I sent the car to the dealership(per owner). Repairs were made , the ignition switch was replaced, interlock repaired. Customer has driven for two day with no problem. I consider this a fix..thank guy...
1993 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L Electronic VIN: JHMBB2255P
Sorry it took so long to finish this one, I finally was able to work on it. The problem was in the head unit of the heater controls. I replaced the head unit and so far so good.
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6677Y
thanks to all that replied, car is outa state as i have said, i was trying to get some input on situation, as it is my daughters car and she allways heard me say to have car repaired properly, she wont know if theres another problem if the ck engine lamp stays... Trouble codes: P0420.
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CMS7W3X
i replaced the mass airflow sensor and the vehicle hasn't been back since. Trouble codes: P0153, P0157, P1171.
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W51
Thanks for all the replys. Vencent hit it right. I installed an 02 sensor from the dealer and it operated properly. thanks again Trouble codes: P1133 (Lack of switching bank1 sensor 1).
1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4BU31F8P
Hey guys we fixed it. We had a lot of replies, we had emails that told me to check for leaks in the exhaust. So I used my smoke machine and found a small leak at the headder pipe and the manifold just below the O2 sensor. We tightened it up, we then had anothe... Trouble codes: 55 (system ok).
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