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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L OBDII Monitors VIN: KLATA5262Y
Does anyone know the enable criteria for the Oxygen Sensor, Oxygen Sensor Heater, and EVAP monitors? This vehicle runs great, I just need to complete two of these three monitors to issue a smog cert. Misfire, Fuel, Catalyst, Comprehensive, and EGR monitors hav...
2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCF85431
This car came in because the MIL was on and starts running poorly and looses power after 1800 RPM.. It had stored code P0135-CPS. We did a basic ck for vac leaks,loose hoses, damaged wiring harness ect. Replaced the the crank and cam sensor assem. and checked ... Trouble codes: P0135
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Inverter 110V AC system VIN: JHLRD78843
Fuses check okay, we suspect the inverter but cannot find a diagram for this circuit.
1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D9R
After completion we noted a check eng. lite on. I have a Mac Mentor that only goes back to a 96 model and found the same problem with my SnapOn scanner. I can't get any help from my scanner guy and I need to see if any of you have any suggestions for hooking u...
1991 Isuzu Pickup S 2.6L No Start VIN: JAACL11E7M
Truck came in as no start, cranks okay. checked for spark- good, checked injector- no pulse. checked power-good, no grounding from ECM. Flashed codes a total of 14 codes and some were for ECM ROM and RAM. So 14 codes and ECM codes Change ECM. Received USED ECM... Trouble codes: 14 (CTS Shorted), 15 (CTS Open), 25 (Press Reg VSV), 26 (Can Purge VSV), 34 (EGR Temp Sensor), 45 (O2 Lean/Rich)
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L battery and alternator VIN: JT8UF11E1P
this vehicle came to us after the customer replaced both battery and alternator with the same results. i looked in the fix databases and found similar situations but this vehicle checks fine; unless i am not understanding how the system works. alldata's wiring...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L dome fuse circuit VIN: JT8UF11E9P
Hi Techs i have 140 milliamp draw on the 10 amp dome light fuse under the hood battery goes dead in about 3 days.I searched archieves, about 50 milliamps would be more like it. I realize fuse powers up radio theft deterrent power memory seats etc, i removed ra...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L tail lights VIN: 4A3AK44Y6V
This car came in with the complaint of no dashlights or taillights. It has a dead short to ground from the taillight fuse to ground I have unhooked all of the running lights, instrument cluster and everyother plug I can find. I have determined that the short i...
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6352X
Hello all Suby techs! We got a good one here, this car has been to the dealership, a couple different shops and has wound up in our hands now. This Forester keeps setting P0420 cat eff. codes. It had a head gskt job done at another shop and 8 months later keep... Trouble codes: P0420
2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L fuel injection VIN: JT3HT05J7Y
the car seems to run fine once it starts, but once in a while, it starts and immediately stalls. This has happened both with the car hot and cold. It has never not started, but sometimes you have to start it three times before it stays running. Once it is runn...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L no circulation VIN: JTDDR32T6Y
vehicle has after market turbo installed.customer came in with intermitant over heating.once vehicle got hot thermostat wasn't opening.installed new thermostat.thermostat sill not opening.removed heater hoses and found no circulation.removed rad.rad 70% plugge...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Air Filter VIN: 6JAPAN2163
Hi. K&N air filters are these air filters good as paper air filters on filtration?Do you guys have any experience with these air filters? Filtration,fuel economy etc... Main concern is air filtration. Please help. Cheers.

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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JA3X374C4N
Not a fix yet. Customer is going to try the local dealer. Thanks to all Dale
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC54L5Y
thanks to all the replies, the exiter ring behind the crankshaft gear was rubbing the crankshaft sensor, causing failure of crankshaft sensor, replaced sensor and away the car went. we were just thrown off that the computer was setting the cam position sensor ... Trouble codes: P0340.
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CAXXXXV
OK guys--thanks for the help--after starting to remove the timing cover we immediately found the problem---crankshaft damper pulley was not bolted on tight, causing the crankshaft key to hog out the damper and timing sprocket. Timing sprocket was at least 45 d... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor phase), P1445 (purge control).
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