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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L main relay, ecm VIN: 1HGCB7570N
Hi Honda pros! Car stalled on freeway and arrived on hook. Cranks, no start. Customer reports that check engine light does not come on with key now (diagnostic check at start-up), but always has before. I noticed with KOEO that the check engine light flashes d...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L head bolt VIN: 4S2CK58DXY
hello all. we are putting a new head gasket on this rodeo and have reached the torque bolts stage. alldata call out that the spec is 18 ft/lb+90+90+90. This seems really, really high. Can anyone confirm that this is correct? or supply a more correct torque lev...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT6HF10U7X
hello techs i got this car back today with low idle complaint in the morning it idles about 700 in the morning cleaned throttle body in about 3 weeks ago. it worked fine at that time but same problem. no dtcs found any helps would be appreciated thanks
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1BJ2212Y
This came in on towing. Cranks but doesn't start, fuel pressure and injector pulse ok, shows rpm on scanner while cranking, no spark at coils, one spark on crank start, then nothing, all sensors look ok on scanner, ready to try ecm, but would like to know if I... Trouble codes: P1345
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L 02 sensor harness VIN: 4N2DN11W7T
This is a relative easy one.. but would like some input. Iam in the process of replacing the rear 02 (after cat). However, all the sensors i have been getting are integrated with a long harness (approx 2.5feet) with a rubber boot. This would tell me that the c...
1994 Toyota Camry XLE 2.2L no other symtoms VIN: 4T1GK13E5R
Hello. Sudden acceleration is back, or at least that's what my customer states. While attempting to park, the vehicle shot forward and was unable to be stopped with the brake pedal. It jumped the curb and hit another vehicle. And of course we can find nothing ...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L 1st gear VIN: JT3VN39WR0
This vehicle was brought to us after the transfer case was overhauled & drum assembly replaced due to the sealing rings wearing grooves in the drum.Now when you start the engine and pull out the engine revs & trans slips until it shifts into the next gear.Afte...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Vehicle fuel filling VIN: 1NXBR12E2W
Hi All, Thanks for taking a look here. This vehicle has problem in the fuel filling system. No matter how empty(or full), the pump at the gas station Won't allow the car to fill up without "clicking". In other words, it takes forever to fill an empty tank. E...
2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L ABS/Traction VIN: JT3HN86R52
We don't see a lot of Toyota vehicles out here and we are really scratching our heads over this one. Customer states that when they pulled in their driveway, the brake warning light came on, also the ABS & VCS/Trac lights. Then the truck stalled. They said it ...

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1986 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JHMBA534OG
Well,we have tried everything that all of you suggested and we we're unable to repair this condition so we had to give the vehicle back to the customer and told them we would keep triing to lacate any information related to this problem.we still thank everyone...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hydraulic System VIN: CD5635TA26
Hello all! First, I want to personally thank the 18 members who took time to send me their suggestions for the '96 Honda Brake problem. All suggestions were great; made sense and I checked each one. Though I didn't find a 'smoking gun' I am confident it is fix...
1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6340W
Well, the Civic appears to be well now- the muffler shop questioned some frayed oxygen sensor wires (nicks in the insulation during their replacement job) and replaced the upstream O2- this didn't even correspond with cat efficency code!?!? But the customer sa... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency low).
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L RPM high when shift VIN: 1HGCG554XW
Sorry for coming down to the wire, I almost forgot to close this properly. The vehicle is 'fixed'. I actually never found a cause for this. I did find a hose that went from the IAC to the intake manifold at the head near the injectors and is manifold vacuum. I...
2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18614
great info group! i was working in the totally wrong area, due to incorrect dignoisic trouble tree from my web based info program, and if i had been famillar with the honda vtech system i would have known that. seems this code is set when vtech oil pressure di... Trouble codes: P1259.
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN45DX1
All of the responses were appreciated and helpful. Not being able to pinpoint the problem, I did everything. I pulled the fuel pump and made sure that all connections were clean and tight. I cleaned and tightened the battery and cable connections. I also made ...
1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L master cylinder??? VIN: JM1FC3329J
A very big thanks to all that replied. We stepped back and pretended that we had never seen the car before, started from scratch again. We just could not understand why the problem came all of a sudden after replacement of master by other shop. It did not make...
1999 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA221XX
Thank you for all your assistance! We removed the throttle body and found a fine layer of gunk, cleaned and road tested, no more egr code. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow malfunction).
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 3N1CB51A9Y
Thanks to all that replied to this post and as it looks,the water pump may be the culprit. I am not sure if the impeller is plastic or not and all other replys were things that i have done. Mon am came in and car is gone off the lot!! Thought someone stole car...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66501
thanks to all,most info verry helpfull. turns out dealer had updates& cat under warantee thanks agian Trouble codes: P0420.
1996 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L Alternator VIN: JS2GB31S8T
Thank you all for your replies. Although we did replace the alternator with a reman Denso unit that is not what caused the failure. After tracing the wiring harnes we found that this car had a DRL control module. It was fed directly off of the white/red power ...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2SK12E6P
car hasn't come back- thanks to all- must have been a bad coolant temp. sensor.
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