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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHCG45G8Y
vehicle came into the shop customer complains of engine stalling went outside to pull car in car starts fine runs good never could get car to act up i kept the car for two weeks checked fuel press it was good i checked crk position sensor ohms is within specs ...
1993 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGE31B3P
Hello members, This car cuts out while driving on high way speed and won't restart, But waiting for about 45 minutes or so, it will runs fine again for 15-20 miles and cuts off again. Seems like thermal breakdown on ignition coil or pick up coil symtom. When i...
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)
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Unknown VIN: 4A3AC44G91
Hello gentlemen, this Eclips came in with a vibration concern. it shows itself in drive with the brake applied. if placed in neutral the vibration goes away. there is no vibration when the vehicle is being driven only at stops. the customer stated that the...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L heat core VIN: 6MMAP57P31
I belive i might have a heater core leak. theres no exturnal coolant leaks.The inter windshield is coated with a film. I have heard that it could possibly a heater core gasket... if so would i have to remove the dash just to replace the gasket. please help.
2001 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N6DD26S21
This truck will start and run fine, if you let it sit and idle, especially on warm up, it will stall. If you restart without cycling the key to "off" first, it will start and then stall almost immediately. Repeated restarts without cycling the key result in re... Trouble codes: P1336 (chipped flywheel tooth)
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L rack VIN: JN1CA31D52
This vehicle is leaking p/s fluid in drivers floor board.Crazy I know but I'm wondering has anyone seen this before and can I reseal it?I can get a seal kit from nissan and I would rather repair the factory unit then install an aftermarket one.I should also ad...
1997 Subaru Legacy 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BC6854V
All right Subaru Gurus! Towed in, died while driving. I have spark on the front coil, not on the rear. Scoped signal from ignitor to coil pack, OK. Scoped signal from PCM to ignitor, with ignitor connected and unplugged, have signal on one, not on the other. H...
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Oil Temp light flashing VIN: JFISF6354W
Iím over looking the procedure in ALLDATA to diag and perform a pin test to see if the problem is in the wiring or the solenoid C itself. My question is; I see that to get to solenoid C the extension case needs to be removed, is this something that a non-trans...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BK4359X
car has surge and rough idle (like miss or bad motor mount) found no codes. the o2s are rich all the time (.87 and not moveing) the MAF reads 5.35 gps. the regulater is not leaking the injecters are not leaking. cant find any resson for the rough idle or the r...
2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L awd VIN: 4S3BE686X1
The AWD on this OutBack is inoperative. I feel confident I have diagnosed it to the transfer solinoid in the valve body. I'v removed the pan and theres 8 solinoids in there. My problem is I'm unable to properly Identify which one it is. My manuel has a very po...
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...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Engine oil leak VIN: 4T1BG22KXV
Oil is leaking at the rate of about 1 "drop" every 2 to 4 seconds from between the large oil pump housing and the engine block when the engine is running. This is the larger housing (about six inches square) that bolts directly to the block, not the smaller ho...

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1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L emission monitors VIN: JA3AY36C7V
Thanks to Laneard from Texas and Lewis from California they hit the nail right on the head. In 1997 when this car was made emissions were done with a exhaust test and not a computer monitor test. In order to make this car pass inspection all the monitors had t...
1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L shoulder belts VIN: 1N4BU31F6P
Thanks to all This vehicle does have lifetime warranty on seatbelt so we collected our half hour and sent them to the dealer with an authorization code. thanks for the number to call and thanks to the gentleman who sent alldata library number, we will surely u...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Power Window VIN: 4S3BG6858X
Hello all, Thanks for all of the replies, numerous ones stated to check the wiring in the door jamb while others mentioned the regulator was the issue. The customer declined further diagnosis time so unfourtunately I can't tell you what it was, sorry.
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4S3BH66512
I am happy to say we fixed it. It was recommended by several people that we change the front O2 sensor which controls the fuel trim and have the computer reprogrammed. We contacted the local Subaru dealer and asked about the re-flash. They told us to send it d...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Runs great no sympte VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
Sorry I took so long to close this.(Missed past 2 days of work due to sickness}.When I got back to the shop I decided to do a quick visual before smoking the car.Checked the gas cap..was plenty tight.Went ahead and removed the cap to look at the seal.(appeared... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap Emission Control System Malf).
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Traction Control VIN: 1C4AC19920
Thank you all of you who have responded. I put an EGR valve on the vehicle for the egr code and cleared the dtcs from the ecm, and the trac off light was still on. I chased the power wire coming from the brake control module and found it chaffed on the far lef...
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