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1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6340W
Hello, all- we have this 98 Civic that had a catalyst efficency code that we diagnosed in Sept.- customer declined a new cat at that time- He came back this week and had a reman? cat installed at a muffler shop- his light came back on for the same P0420 code a... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency low)
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ8644H
Vehicle came in with mil light on and code P0325 (Knock Sensor)Wiring tested good so we replaced sensor, cleared code and returned to customer.(64,750 miles) Vehicle came back at 70,825 miles with mil light on and same code. Everything tested ok so we cleared ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor)
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD77523
This is a little bit of a head scratcher here. Car runs great, but always sets code P0134. Scanner says its a rear O2. Honda info via Alldata says its a front O2. In any event, during road and shop tests, both work and read correctly. Usually sets within 15 mi... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 Sensor)
1994 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP01D2R
i have this vehicle in with a check engine light and there are no codes stored in the ecm. i have tried the snap on brick, mastertech, and mentor. i have even tried the jumper wire. the check engine ligth comes on while driving and can be cleared with the scan...
1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L CV Joint? VIN: JNRAR05YXW
While driving this vehicle between 20 mph and 40 mph, going straight ahead (not turning at all), with slight throttle pressure or coasting, there is a very noticeable cyclic vibration and noise coming from the left front wheel or tire or bearing area. The nois...
1991 Isuzu Trooper SE 2.6L alternator VIN: 5LESCH58EI
this truck was towed in to shop, customer jump started it backwards! The battery was dead, after charging it, we started the truck. It would start run for 3 seconds then die, lost fuel pressure. if the oil switch was jumped it would run. So we replaced the oil...
1998 Isuzu npr 3.9L wiring diagram VIN: JALC4B1K1W
Need sourse of 1998 Isuzu NPR wireing diagram
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC54L4Y
BG Induction service was performed, attatched at the air inlet at the trottle body. After cleaning,excess smoke from unburned cleaner occured. car began to run a little rough and hard to idle. It then threw the P1400 code, when cleared would come back on again... Trouble codes: P1400 (Manifold pressure differently sensor)
1994 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L convertor? VIN: JN8HD17Y6R
as a chrysler tech this problem is tough due to not having much info at my finger tips. any help would be appriciated thanks fred
2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L tire monitor VIN: 5N1BV28U95
I am trying to find a way to activate the re-learn procedure without a scan tool. We do have an aftermarket magnetic sensor tool but we cannot get the system into relearn mode. Nissan wants $75 to do this anytime the tire pressure light comes on or when any ti...
2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L Light
Truck rear sensor was disconnected at another shop without disconnecting battery so some blocks could be inserted. Now trucks ABS light is on and my MODIS won't scan the ABS part of it just the engine. Before I disconnect the battery you think it will work? It...
1982 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L battey,coolant,brake lights in dash VIN: IA44TN3475
Help Toyota techs this thing has got some major wiring issues i think wnet through all the test listed replaced alternator cause wasnt charging now it is charging the output from alternator when running is 14.7 volts the battery is getting 13.4 volts unsure wh...
1987 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L No Start VIN: JT2SV22E4H
this camry came in as a no start sometimes hard to start. replaced plugs and started. vehicle was running extremely rich. shut off at the end of day to return in morning and vehicle will not start. no injector pulse. replaced distributor and cleaned plugs and ...
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Vibration in Engine at Idle. VIN: 4T1SV21E7M
Hello All, this car belongs to a coworker. This problem has occured for over the duration of owning the car, about 2 years. he has done many repairs and the problem still is present. The car has vibration at idle only and goes away, off of Idle, It's not a eng...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Traction Control VIN: 1C4AC19920
This car came in tonight, customer complained of a check engine light and the Trac off light on. I performed engine dignostics and found the check engine light on due to an EGR valve position sensor. There were no codes for the traction light so I procded to c...

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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Unknown VIN: JHMCB756XM
Thanks to all who replied . we replaced the rack and used hona fluid , after many road tests we are satisfied of its repair . thanks
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L instrument cluster VIN: JN43ODU6B6
hey guys sorry for taking so long to close this one up customer was busy and had alot of stuff going on.she dropped the car off yesterday so i checked out the dimmer switch there was power going in but nothing comin out,pulled out dimmer switch to take closer ...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L power sliding doors VIN: 2HKRL1861Y
well this one is fixed. thanks for all the replies especially ronnie who sent information on retriving codes and information on 'homing' the doors after a repair. there were no codes. what i found was after removing the door panel and removing the door handle ...
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA2220S
No success on diagnosing this problem. Received a few replies. 1)Slow response from MAF sensor. Scoped waveform of both MAF and TPS and found sensor to be responsive. 2)Exhaust backpressure. Confirmed by removing O2S. No change. I found that the problem ca... Trouble codes: P1540.
2000 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L O/D light VIN: 4F4YR12C7Y
Thanks so much to those who took the time to help with this one. The prize for the fix was from James [...]. James give me the tip on checking a main harness connector under the driver's seat. He said to open the connector and check for signs of moisture. I d...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D2S
Car returned after driven 500 miles, knock sensor code did not return, customer is very happy with the gas mileage. O2's still stick sometimes, but not consistantly, and sometime will stick high now. Anyways, if the car returns for the knock sensor I will chec... Trouble codes: P0130 (Bank 1 oxygen sensor), P0505, P0325 (knock sensor).
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L catalyst monitor VIN: JN1CA31A3Y
I'm sorry i don't have a fix for this vehicle. The customer was new to us and had repairs done at other repair facilities. I got the impression that he was not happy with their performance and apparently he was also not happy with ours. He declined the repairs...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN29V0S
Many thanks to George, Joe, Wayne, Jeff and David (continuity tests were at ECU) for their assistance. Upon again removing intake manifold, corrosion was located on knock sensor pins, polished nice and shiny and continuity re-established. Lesson learned: Don't... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock sensor and/or circuit).
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K1T
The Timing Belt was off by one tooth. Thanks for all your help and insight in resolving this matter. Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft posistion sensor or circuit).
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L oil leak VIN: 4T1BF18BXW
Had several good replys. Most said sludge buildup or blow by. Some suggested problem might be covered by warranty. So we put it back together and customer took to dealer to try his luck. Thanks for all the great replies.
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L booster
booster was indeed the culprit. surprising at under 5o,ooo miles. thanks for all the words of experience.
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